June 8, 2014

Sunday Arts calendar (June 8)

“Peter Pan,” Ballet in the Park, performed by Wichita Ballet, 2 p.m. Sun., Main Street Park, 400 E. Main in Mulvane. Free. Call 316-687-5880.


“Peter Pan,” Ballet in the Park, performed by Wichita Ballet, 2 p.m. Sun., Main Street Park, 400 E. Main in Mulvane. Free. Call 316-687-5880.

“Love’s Labour’s Lost,” Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Co., 7 p.m. each evening, Sun., Central Riverside Park, 720 Nims; Sat. Hand Park in Derby; June 15 Buffalo Park, 10201 Hardtner; June 20, Central Riverside Park, 720 Nims; June 21 Hap McLean Park, 6801 N. Hydraulic in Park City; June 22, College Hill Park, 304 Circle Drive. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In the event of inclement weather call 316-655-2017. Free; donations accepted. Information, www.wichitashakespearecompany.org or 316-806-4432.

“Comedy on the Bridge,” opera, performed by Opera Kansas, 3 p.m. Sat., (rain date 3 p.m. June 15 ) College Hill Park stone bridge, 304 Circle Drive. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Call 316-218-8795.

“South Pacific,” musical, Wed. through June 15, Century II Concert Hall, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun., matinees 2 p.m. Sat. and Sun. Tickets $26-$62. Call 316-265-3107.

Father’s Day with the Prairie Rose Rangers, featuring the Prairie Rose Rangers, barbecue meal, horse-drawn wagon rides, cowboy movie, 1:30 p.m. June 15, Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel in Benton. Tickets $30, $10 ages 6-12, $5 ages 3-5, ages 3 and under free.

“The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” the critters encounter a troll asking for payment to cross his bridge, 10 a.m. & noon Thu. 10 a.m., noon & 6:30 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m. & noon June 20; Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. A Picnic Theatre production. Ages 2-8. Tickets $6 show only; $7.50 pizza/show. Call 316-262-2282.

“But We Digress,” comedy, presented by Old Cowtown’s Empire House Live, 8 p.m. June 20, Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-303-8100.

Opera on the Lake, comedy, floating stage, dinner and fireworks, 7 p.m. June 21, Bradley Fair Plaza, 2000 N. Rock Road. General admission free; $150 VIP dinner and seating; $50 reserved seating. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for general seating. Information and tickets, WichitaGrandOpera.org or 316-262-8054.

“Say What?! Improv,” “Empire House Live” series, doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. June 21, Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audience ages 16 and older. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichita.com or 316-350-3323.

“Angel Street,” psychological thriller, through June 22, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $14, $12 students/military/seniors; all tickets $10 opening night. Call 316-686-1282.

“Shrek: The Musical,” adventures of Shrek and his loyal steed donkey, through June 28, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Shows 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat. (dinner 5-6:30 p.m.) 2 p.m. Sun. (appetizers/desserts available 12:30-1:30 p.m.); 12:30 p.m. matinee June 19, (lunch 11 a.m.-noon). Tickets dinner/show $50-$60, show only $35-$45; children $37.50 dinner/show. Buy one adult ticket get one child’s ticket free ages 13 and under. Call 316-612-7696.

“Ix’ticha: Spider God of the Amazon,” explorers lost in the rainforest are shocked to discover a giant spider, through June 29, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road in Kechi. Performances 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat, 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11-$12. Call 316-744-2152.


Bradley Fair Summer Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. each evening, Joseph Vincelli, Thu.; Vincent Ingala, June 19; Will Donato, June 26; Denny Jiosa, “Celebrate America” concert and fireworks display, July 3, Bradley Fair, 2200 N. Rock Road. Free. Information, www.bradleyfair.com or 316-630-9990.

Kansas Mennonite Men’s Chorus, concert, Memorial Hall, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th North in North Newton; 4:30 p.m. Sun., Presser Hall, Bethany College, 335 E. Swensson in Lindsborg. Free. Call 620-327-2422.

Brave Combo, musicians, 4 p.m. Sun., Bartlett Arboretum, 301 N. Line in Belle Plaine. $10. Call 620-488-3451.

Delano Chamber Players, concert and reception, 3 p.m. Sun., West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. $10. Call 316-259-0467.

“Romantic Ruminations,” Chamber music, 4 p.m. Sun., Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, 1200 N. Boyd in Newton. Tickets $12.50-15, includes dessert.

Bucky Fowler Band, music, horse-drawn wagon rides, cowboy movies, Silver Screen Cowboy Museum and chuckwagon supper, 5 p.m. Fri., Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parrallel in Benton. Tickets $30; $10 ages 6-12; $5 ages 3-5; ages 3 and under free. Call 316-778-2121.

Tunes and Tallgrass on the Terrace, music, screening of “Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, food trucks, 7 p.m. Fri., Wichita Art Museum Blvd., 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Call 316-268-4921.

Kodaly Certification Program, concert, performed by the teachers, 4 p.m. Sat., Wiedemann Recital Hall, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3456.

“Raise You Up,” performance by The Heart of America Men’s Chorus, 7 p.m. June 21, 4:30 p.m. June 22, DeMattias Performance Hall, New University. Tickets $15, $10 students with an ID. Call 316-708-4837.


Hope in Spring Gala, dinner, live auction and benefit concert featuring Kyle Dillingham, 5 p.m. Sun., Abode Venue, 1330 E. Douglas. $100. Proceeds benefit victims of DUI crime. Call 316-262-1673.

Butterfiles ’n’ Bloom, examples of Daylilies that bloom early, featured speaker Lenora Larson will speak on butterfly’s lifestyle and requirements that will help gardeners create a butterfly habitat, 1 p.m. Sun., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Admission members free, $7 general, $6 seniors, $5 ages 3-12, ages 2 and under free. Call 316-263-7608.

Share Our Culture: Shawls, demonstrate the basic steps to shawl making and the history of the shawl, 7 p.m. Wed., Mid-American All-Indian center, 650 N. Seneca. Free. Call 316-350-3340.

Neighborhood Lunch, board games, puzzles, crafts and fellowship, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Thu., Pilgrim Congregational Church of Christ, 6000 E. Harry. Free. Call 316-685-4451.

Flint Hills Art Festival, art display, music, tours, food, Fri.-June 15, in El Dorado. Admission $5-$20; some activities free. Information, 360eldorado.com or 316-321-9100.

Symphony in the Flint Hills, guided prairie walks, educational activities, catered barbeque, begins at 1 p.m.; 6:45 p.m. concert by Kansas City Symphony, Sat., Roslia Ranch, 13231 SE Rosalia Road in Rosalia. Tickets $90, $50 ages 12 and under. Information, kcsymphony.org, 620-273-8955 or 620-273-8955.

Veterans Appreciation Day, flag raising, guest speakers, food and beverages, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Alefs Harley-Davidson/Buell, 5427 Chuzy Drive. Free. Call 316-440-5700.

“House & Home,” examines the varied history and many cultural meanings of the American home, exhibit Sat.-Aug. 10; 2 p.m. Sat. program and tour; 2 p.m. June 15, exhibit tour, both by curator Sarah Levitt, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $5, $2 ages 6-12, ages under 6 free. Call 316-265-9314.

Kansas Orchid Society, orchid and plant sale, plant related items and art, 2 p.m. June 15, Botanica Gardens, 701 Amidon. Admission free. Call 316-264-0448.


“Acrylic Paintings with an Air of Whimsy,” paintings by Virgil Penner, opening reception 2:30 p.m. Wed., exhibit through Aug. 8, The William J. Reals Gallery, KU School of Medicine, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-3535.

Kansas Academy of Oil Painters, opening reception 4:30 p.m. Thu., Larksfield Place Bistro, exhibit through Aug. 3., Gallary at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th N. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“Vantage Point: Photographs from the Permanent Collection,” African-American artists Gordon Parks, Chandra McCormick and Carl Sidle, exhibit through June 14, The Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sat. Admission: members free, $5.50 adults, $4.50 students/seniors, $2.50 ages 5-17, ages 5 and under free. Call 316-262-7651.

Dennis McKay, artist, exhibit through June 18, Tessera Fine Art Gallery, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-262-2435.

James Pringle Cook and Marydorsey Wanless, artists, paintings and photographs, exhibit through June 22, Sandzen Gallery, 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free; donations accepted. Call 785-227-2220.

Architectural Hardware, artist Robert Schmidt, art by Barbara Niewald, through June 23, Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-262-5192.

“Colorado West,” photos by Bob Benson, ceramics by David Long, exhibit through June 24, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Call 316-267-5915.

Student Faculty Exhibition, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and photography from the Mary R. Koch School of Visual Arts, exhibit through July 6, The Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Call 316-634-2787.

“Tallgrass Prairie Press,” ceramics by Tracy Collins, exhibit through July 26, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main in El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. or by appointment. This is part of the Art Crawl of the Flint Hills Art Fest. Free. Call 316-321-3223.

“Land, Sky, and Other Enchantments,” photography by Kelly Wright, sculptures by Don Lind, through July 26, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

TRI Art, paintings by Jacob Seymore, Bryan Reynolds and Jose Alvarado, exhibit through July 31, Gathering Spacer Gallery, Derby Public Library, 1600 Walnut Grove Road in Derby. Hours 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-788-0760.

Meet the Artists, watercolors by Susan Bartel, baling wire horse sculptures by Belinda Skiles, through July 31, Gallery 101, 106 E. Main in Marion. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 620-382-7504.

“Gesture and Expression: Isabel Bishop and the Fourteenth Street School,” paintings, drawings and prints depicting shop girls, vagrant men and teeming life around Union Square, exhibit through Aug. 17, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and ages 5-17, under 5 free. Saturdays free. Call 316-268-4921.


Heather Muller Black Box Theatre, auditions for “That’s Entertainment,” 5 p.m. Mon., ages 12 and up, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Call 316-262-2282.

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