Sunday Arts calendar (July 6)

07/06/2014 12:00 AM

08/08/2014 10:34 AM

THEATER

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” musical, based on the Old Testament tale of Joseph and his coat of many colors, 8 p.m. Wed.-July 13, 7 p.m. Sun., matinees 2 p.m Sat. and July 13, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets 424-$62. Call 316-265-3107.

“The Three Little Pigs,” story of how the pigs learn to use common sense and the wolf learns to control his temper, 10 a.m. & noon Thu.; 10 a.m., noon & 6:30 p.m. Fri.; 10 a.m. & noon July 18, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. A Picnic Theatre production. Tickets $6 cookie/show; $7.50 pizza/show. Call 316-262-2282.

“The Female Odd Couple,” classic farce about mismatched roommates, Thu.-July 26, Forum Theatre Arts & Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. matinee on Saturdays. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sat. matinee; $25 Fri.-Sat. Information and tickets, www.forumwichita.com or 316-618-0444.

“Aladdin,” musical, Fri.-Aug. 9, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Lunch 11 a.m., show 12:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 12:30 p.m. matinee July 17. Tickets $15.

Roy Rogers Jr., classic and cowboy song, horse-drawn wagon rides, classic cowboy movies and chuckwagon supper, 5 p.m. July 18, Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel in Benton. Tickets $40. Call 316-778-2121.

“Jaws: The Melodrama,” by Tom Frye, through July 19, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner 6:15 p.m., show 7:50 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Dinner/show $28, $18 show only. Call 316-263-0222.

“Say What?! Improv,” “Empire House Live” series, doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. July 19, Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audience ages 16 and older. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-350-3323.

“Perfect Wedding,” a wild stag party results in the groom-to-be finding a strange girl in his bed on the wedding day, through July 27, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road in Kechi. Show 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152.

MUSIC

Art For Your Ears, featuring singer-songwriter Ellis Paul, 7-9 p.m. Thu., McKnight Outdoor Plaza, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-6462.

Jazz Festival , music, food and cold drinks, 7 p.m. Sat., The Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Tickets $20. Call 316-262-7651.

SPECIAL EVENTS

American Indian Festival, cultural celebration that preserves the traditions on American Indian artisans, art, song, dance and history, 6-8 p.m. preview party Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 13, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Tickets $30 preview party; $5 adults, $8 adult two day pass; $4 seniors/military, $3 ages 6-16, free for ages 5 and under.

National Depression Glass, convention/show/sale, vintage glassware, pottery, china from the Victorian era up through Mid-Century Modern with emphasis on the Depression era, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. July 13, Wellington High School, 1700 E. 16th St. in Wellington. Admission $8 and good for both days.

ART EVENTS

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

Kim Casebeer, Carol Long, Deb Gilley, artists, landscape paintings, ceramics and printmaking, exhibit through Aug. 17, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 785-227-2220.

Fine Art for the Wine Heart: Monet’s Pink Water Lillies, painting while sipping wine, 7 p.m. Thu., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Admission $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Call 316-634-2787.

Lisa Solomon, artist-in-residence, opening reception 6 p.m. Thu., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-6462.

Betty Rose Monroe and Josh Novak, costumes and design in watercolor and ceramics, exhibit through Fri., Fiber Studio, 418 Commerce. Viewing by appointment. Call 316-303-1996.

Senior Wednesday, featuring artist Lisa Solomon, hand-drawn doilies and hand-tied French knots, 10:30 a.m. July 16, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Ages 55 and older. Free. Call 316-978-6462.

Artist Robert Carver, paintings, exhibit through July 19, 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.

“The Endless Possibilities III,” paintings by Sally Cobb, ceramics by Joyce Furney, exhibit through July 22, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

“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.

“Indian Territory: Contemporary American Indian Art,” exhibit through July 27, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and ages 5-17, under 5 free. Saturdays free. Call 316-268-3921.

“TRI Art,” paintings by Jacob Seymore, Bryan Reynolds and Jose Alvarado, exhibit through July 31, Gathering Space 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.

Kansas Academy of Oil Painters, exhibit through Aug. 3., Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“Acrylic Paintings with an Air of Whimsy,” paintings by Virgil Penner, exhibit through Aug. 8, 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.

“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.

“Night: Works on Paper,” prints are media for nocturnes and share characteristics with the night, exhibit through Aug. 31, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission, $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and ages 5-17, under 5 free. Saturdays free. Call 316-268-4921.

BOOK SIGNINGS

“Africa’s Embrace,” by Mark Wentling, 6 p.m. Thu., Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Waiting on the Sky: More Flyover People Essays,” by Cheryl Unruh, 1 p.m. Sat., Faith & Life Bookstore, 606 N. Main in Newton. Free. Call 316-283-2210.

“A House in the Sky,” by Amanda Lindhout, 6 p.m. Thu., Grace Presbyterian Church, 5002 E. Douglas. This event is in conjunction with Watermark Books & Cafe. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“The Devil’s Glove,” by Louis Agnello, “Cousin Vinny” 12:30-5 p.m. July 18, Bookaholic, 8760 W. 21st St.; 1-4 p.m. July 19, Barnes & Noble, 1920 N. Rock Road. Free. Call 316-721-5575 or 316-315-0421.

AUDITIONS

Wichita Community Theatre, auditions for “On Golden Pond,” 2-4 p.m. Sat.-July 13, at the theater, 258 N. Fountain. Roles available for three men ages 35-80, two women ages 35-70 and one teenage boy. Information, www.wichitact.org or 316-686-1282.

Wichita Children’s Theatre Professional Touring Company Auditions, noon-6 p.m. July 14-15, by appointment only, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Actors should prepare two musical pieces, one upbeat, one ballad and be prepared for a cold reading. Call 316-262-2282.

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