Sunday Arts calendar (Aug. 12)


“Legally Blonde,” musical comedy, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $20-$58. Call 316-265-3107.

“Streakin’ ,” musical flashback of the 1970s, through Aug. 25, Cabaret Oldtown, 4121/2 E. Douglas. Shows at 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $19. Call 316-265-2558.

“Dirty Square Dancing” and “Sweatin’ to the 80s,” musical comedy, through Sept. 1, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Tue.-Sat., curtain at 7:50 p.m. Dinner/show $27, $17 show only. Senior and child discounts available. Call 316-263-0222.

“Next to Normal,” rock musical, through Sept. 1, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3701 E. Douglas. Thu.-Sat. dinner service 5-7:15 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun. dinner service 3:30-5:45 p.m., show 6 p.m. Tickets $35.95 Thu., $41.95 Fri.-Sun, $36.95 children 12 and under. Show only $19.95-$31.95 adults, $19.95-$26.95 children 12 and under. Information, 316-612-7696 or www.crownuptown.com.

“The Radio Adventures of Trixie Trueheart, Girl Aviator,” nostalgic comedy, through Sept. 2, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $10 Thu. and Sun., $11 Fri. and Sat.

“The Lion King,” musical, Sept. 4-30, Century II Concert Hall. Shows 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Thu., 8 p.m. Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $40-$135; may be purchased at Century II WichitaTIX box office, by phone at 316-219-4849 or online at WichitaTIX.com.


Ronny Cox Concert, actor and musician, 8 p.m. Fri., Empire House Theater, Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets in advance $12, $15 at the door. Call 316-350-3323.


“eGuitar@80 – eighty years of the amplified guitar,” Wichita’s role in electric guitar development, origin and history of the instrument, exhibit through Nov. 11, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 children 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.


“Vacate,” exhibit of images celebrating vacations of the summer season, through Fri., Center Gallery at the Midwest Center for Photography, 111 Ellis. Free. Information and hours, 316-269-1250.

Samuel Agoitia, artist, exhibit through Aug. 20, The Leaf Tea Lounge, 605 N. Main, Newton. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Call 316-283-1023.

Tim Stone, artist, exhibit through Aug. 24, Vintera Gallery, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-262-2435.

Visions of Mexican Art, paintings, sculpture and photographs by well-known Mexican artists, exhibit through Aug. 25, Wichita Art Museum, 1401 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7 adults, $5 students, $3 students, children under 5 free, Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“A Second Glance,” artist Jeffrey Pitt, exhibit through Aug. 26, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“Crazy Eights,” art by various artists, exhibit through Aug. 28, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Ongoing Art Showing, featuring locals artists, sponsored by Artist Central, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Aug. 30, Kansas Masonic Home, 201 S. Seneca. Free. Call 316-686-2266.

“Delicious Desideratum,” art by Jennie Becker and Novelene Ross, exhibit through Aug. 31, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Viewing is by appointment only. Free. Call 316-303-1996.

“Kansas Reunion, Paintings and Prints,” by Robert Bolton Smith, exhibit through Sept. 1, Visual Arts Alliance of McPherson, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

“Wild Flowers, Wild Skies,” oil paintings by Matthew Richter, ceramics by David Bahre, exhibit through Sept. 1, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

Ed Davison: Recent Acquisitions, exhibit of paintings, through Sept. 16, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students, children under 5 free, Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Moody Waters,” six egg tempera paintings by Jim Butler, exhibit through Sept. 28, KU School of Medicine-Wichita, William J. Reals Gallery of Art-West, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.

The Kansas Academy of Oil Painters, exhibit through Sept. 30, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sun. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“5 to 9,” featuring Rich Bachman, Luke Bott, Justin Cary, Ryan Gallett, Chad McClure and Jonathan Wood, exhibit through Sept. 30, Art Room 114, 144 N. Main, El Dorado. Free. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Information, 316-321-3223 or www.artroom114.com.

Extraordinary Ordinary,” public art installation on WSU campus by artist Tony Feher, exhibit through September, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Information, 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu/feher.

Murdock and Beyond, pairings from the permanent collection, exhibit through Oct. 24, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7 adults, $5 students, $3 students, children under 5 free, Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Southwest Archaeology, The Ewing Site: An Unusually Rich and Surprising Place,” exhibit through Dec. 12, includes pottery, unique jewelry and photographs describing the Mesa Verde inhabitants of the Ewing Archaeological Site from A.D. 1050 to 1150, Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology, Neff Hall, Wichita State University. Hours 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free.

“The Lois Kay Walls Visual Arts Series: Art from the Museum’s Collection,” exhibit through Dec. 12, featuring various artists, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Lois Kay Walls Gallery, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or Wichitahistory.org.