Sunday Arts calendar (Aug. 3)

08/03/2014 12:00 AM

08/02/2014 10:52 PM

THEATER

“A Little Night Music,” musical, presented by the Guild Hall Players, 7 p.m. Sun., St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Tickets: $12, $7 students. Call 316-683-5686.

Wichita Comedy Show, featuring Nema Williams and Ed Blaze, 8 p.m. Fri., Hyatt Regency Wichita, 400 W. Waterman. Tickets: $20. Call 316-293-1234.

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

“42nd Street,” Broadway’s liveliest tap dance extravaganza, presented by Music Theatre Wichita, Wed.-Aug.10, Century II Concert Hall. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Sun., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Tickets: $24-$62. Call 316-265-3107.

Empire House Live: Stomp and Holler, featuring Possum Posse, 8 p.m. Sat., Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Bring your lawn chairs. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 316-350-3323.

“Fox on the Fairway,” comedy, through Aug. 10, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $14, $12 students/seniors/military. Call 316-686-1282.

“But We Digress,” comedy, presented by Old Cowtown’s Empire House Live, 8 p.m. Aug. 15, Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets: $10. Information and tickets: www.wichitatix.com or 316-303-8100.

“Say What?! Improv,” Empire House Live series, doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. Aug. 16, 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.

“Some Enchanted Evening,” musical, through Aug. 23, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Shows Fri.-Sat. and Aug. 21, dinner 5-6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m. Sun., show only; lunch 11 a.m.-noon, show 12:30 p.m. Aug. 22. Tickets: $25-$45 show only; $40-$60 dinner/show. Call 316-612-7696.

“Will You Still Love Me in the Morning?” comedy, through Aug. 31, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road in Kechi. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152.

“John Wayne’s World” and “Studio 54” Musical Comedy Revue, through Sept. 6, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Doors open 6 p.m., dinner 6:15 p.m., show 7:50 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets: $28 dinner/show, $18 show only. Call 316-263-0222.

MUSIC

“Art for Your Ears,” concert series, featuring the Cherokee Maidens, 7 p.m. Thu., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

KEYN Summer Concert Series, 7 p.m. each Fri. through Aug. 15, WaterWalk Place, 515 S. Main. The Funtones, Fri.; Across the Pond and Rockin’ Horse & Carson Mac, Aug. 15. Free. Bring lawn chairs. Call 316-685-2171.

Concert in the Barn, musicians Dean, Debbie, band Isaiah and other performers, 7 p.m. Sat., Concert in the Barn, 9221 N. 143rd Road in East Benton. Free. Call 316-788-8990.

Stomp and Holler Outdoor Benefit Concert, featuring Possum Posse, 8 p.m. Sat., Wichita Cowtown, 1865 Museum Blvd. Tickets: $12. Bring your lawn chairs. Proceeds will support visitor and education programs at the museum. Information and tickets, Wichitatix.com or 316-303-8100.

Prairie Window Concert Series, “Red Molly,” program of the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains in Hesston, 7 p.m. Aug. 22, Newton Fox Theatre, 518 N. Main in Newton. Tickets: $20, $10 kids. Call 620-327-8127.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Block Party, games, music, prizes and package mac ’n’ cheese meals for the hungry in the community, 6 p.m. Fri., East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 E. Douglas. Call 316-682-6518.

Writing Connection Writer’s Workshop, various topics, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Cost: $60. Call 316-682-1181.

“House & Home,” examines the varied history and many cultural meanings of the American home, exhibit through Aug. 10, 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 adults, $2 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Call 316-265-9314.

“All for the Paws” KHS Benefit Concert, featuring Scotty McCreery, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10, The Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg. Admission: $30, $35 day of the show. Call 316-722-4201.

Fighting Together, learn the facts, find guides for treatment, featuring Dr. Macaluso and Dr. Preskorn, noon-1 p.m. Aug. 12, Alzheimer’s Association, 1820 E. Douglas. Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association and KU Wichita Clinical Trial Unit. Call 316-293-3805.

Alzheimer’s Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 12, Alzheimer’s Association, 1820 E. Douglas. $10 suggested donation. Call 316-267-7333.

“What Do You Bring to the Table?” subject deals with climbing the ladder in a man’s world, 11:30 a.m. Aug. 14, Metro Appliances and More, 3545 N. Hillside. Cost: $15. Sponsored by National Association of Women Business Owners. Call 316-680-6547.

Beer Dinner, beer pairings presented by Jeff Gill, sponsored by Tallgrass Brewing Co. and The Swedish Crown, 6 p.m. Aug. 16, The Swedish Crown, 121 N. Main in Lindsborg. Tickets: $45. Call 785-227-8422.

ART EVENTS

Kansas Academy of Oil Painters, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, closed Sun. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

Fine Art for the Wine Heart: Matisse’s “Woman With a Hat,” painting while sipping wine, 7 p.m. Thu., The Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Painting supplies furnished. Cost: $35 members, $45 nonmembers. Call 316-634-2787.

Art exhibition, featuring artists Clark Britton and Rebecca Hoyer, opening reception 4:30-6 p.m. Thu., Larksfield Place Bistro; exhibit through Sept. 28, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. 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 Fri., 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.

“In the Thick of It,” artist Anne Schaefer, exhibit through Sat., Wichita State University Shift Space Gallery, 416 S. Commerce. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Wed.-Thu., Sat.; 5-9 p.m. Fri. Free. Call 316-530-2202 or 316-266-6476.

“Five Woven Paths,” fiber art by various artists, opening reception and gallery talk 7 p.m. Sat., exhibit through Sept. 27, 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.

“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 p.m. Sun. Admission: $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and ages 5-17, under 5 free. Saturdays free. Call 316-268-4921.

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.

“Welcome to My Abstract World,” artist Vicki McIlroy and various art by Shalo Maida, exhibit through Aug. 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.

Crazy 8’s Small Works Invitational, featuring ceramics by Gordon Zahradnik, exhibit through Aug. 26, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Painting exhibit, by Shirley Gitchell-Johnson, through Aug. 31, Hutchinson Art Association, 405 N. Washington in Hutchinson. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 620-663-1081.

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.

“Kansas Landscapes,” artist George Jerkovich, exhibit through Aug. 31, Watson Gallery, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. The KU School of Medicine-Salina is co-sponsoring the event. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 785-493-1492.

Marissa Kucharek photography, mixed media by Bruce Robinson, watercolors and acrylics by Jo Zakas and Bob Bayer, exhibit through Aug. 31, Artist Central, 5014 E. Central. Viewing by appointment. Free. Call 316-686-2266.

BOOK SIGNINGS

“Ruin Falls,” by Jenny Milchman, 6 p.m. Tue., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki,” by Haruki Murakami, midnight release party, treats, balloons and readings, 11 p.m.-12:30 a..m. Aug. 11-12, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

TaraShea Nesbit, Rebecca Rotert, Jenna Blum, featured authors for reading and signings of their newest novels, 4:30 p.m. Aug. 16, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

AUDITIONS

Wichita Community Theatre, auditions for “Bell, Book and Candle,” 2-5 p.m. Sat.-Aug. 10, at the theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Roles available for three men and two women. Information: www.wichitact.org or 316-686-1282.

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