Sunday Arts calendar (July 14)


“The King and I,” musical, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $22-$60. Call 316-265-3107.

“Peter Rabbit,” shows 10 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. Fri., Wichita Children’s Theatre, 201 Lulu. $6 for show and cookie, $7.50 for show and pizza. Pizza served 11:30 a.m. Call 316-262-2283.

“Say What?! Comedy Improv,” part of “Empire Live Series,” 8 p.m. Sat., Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audiences only. Cash bar available. Tickets $10. Call 316-219-1871.

“Butch Cassidy and the Can’t Dance Kid, or, You Polka, You Brought Him,” comedy, Sat., Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15-7:30 p.m., curtain 7:50 p.m., dinner/show $27, $23 seniors, $21 under age 12, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.

“Betty Blue Eyes,” musical comedy, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, July 24-28, Century II Concert Hall. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 and 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $22-$60. Call 316-265-3107.

“Broadway Bound,” musical revue, Heather Muller Black Box Theatre production, 7 p.m. July 25-26 and 8:30 p.m. July 28, 2 p.m. July 27, Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Tickets $8.50, $12.50 reserved premium seating. Call 316-262-2282.

National Theatre Live: “MacBeth,” Shakespeare’s tragic tale of ambition and treachery unfolds within the walls of an intimate deconsecrated Manchester church, 7 p.m. July 26, Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15. Call 316-263-1665.

“Hairspray,” musical, through July 27, Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Select Thu. matinees, lunch service 10:30 a.m.-noon, show 12:30 p.m.; Thu.-Sat. dinner service 5-7:15 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun. matinees 2 p.m., show only. Tickets $45 show only, $60 lunch/dinner and show. Call 316-612-7696.

Diamond W Wranglers Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. July 26 and Aug. 24, Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Reservations required. Tickets $30, $15 ages 3-12. Call 316-778-1751.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” classic by Oscar Wilde, through July 28, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152

“Knockin’ ’Em Dead: A Rock ’N Roll Whodunit,” murder mystery with audience participation to determine which member of the theater troupe is responsible, through Aug. 17, Cabaret Oldtown, 4121/2 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $20. Call 316-265-4400.


“Romantically Inclined,” featuring the romantic chamber music of Johannes Brahms, Zoltan Kodaly and Antonin Dvorak, 8 p.m. Wed.-Fri., The Barn at Prairie Pines, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Tickets $12-$47, optional buffet dinner at 6:30 for additional fee. Information, 316-721-7666 or cmatb.org.

Mike Blakely concert, “Empire House Live” series, 8 p.m. Fri., Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 Museum Blvd. Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Information and purchase tickets, 316-219-4849 or WichitaTIX.com.


American Indian Festival, powwow, art market, Indian tacos, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., Century II Expo Hall. Tickets $5, $4 active military and 55 and older, $3 ages 6-16. Tickets available at door or in advance at wichitatix.com or 316-219-4849.

Tuesdays on the Terrace: music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tue., Ryan Windham; July 23, Shantel Leitner; July 30, Jenny Wood; Aug. 6, Aaron Lee Martin; Aug. 13, Wayne Long and Arthetta Faye; Aug. 20, Bruce Huss; Aug. 27, “I Wish I Wrote That”; Sept. 3, Nikki Moddelmog; Sept. 10, Scott Allan Knost; Sept. 17, Uche; Sept. 24, RKO Blues. Tickets $7, $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.

KEYN Summer Concert Series, 8-10 p.m., WaterWalk, 515 S. Main. Fri., King Midas; July 26, Big Fat Fun; Aug. 2, Lucky People; Aug. 9, Across the Pond; Aug. 16, Soul Project. Bands are subject to change. Bring a lawn chair. Free. Call 316-219-6060.

WSU Summer Symphony Orchestra Concert, featuring faculty artists Emily Sternfeld-Dunn and Randolph Lacy, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Tickets $7, discounts available. Call 316-978-3233.

Wichita Art Museum Birthday Bash, music, activities for children, ice cream 2-4 p.m. Sat., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-268-4921.

Susie McEntire, country Christian concert, 8 p.m. July 21, Sports & Aquatic Center, 104 N. Thorp, Marion. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the gate, $5 ages 5-12, free under age 5 with paid adult. Information and purchase tickets, 620-381-0109 or marioncountyfairks.org.

“Summer of Magic,” Harry Potter film series, Mondays only through July 22, Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway. Tickets $5, free with Big Brothers Big Sisters membership card. Call 316-263-0884.

Heather Muller Black Box Theatre, silent and live auction to benefit the theater, 6-8 p.m. July 27, Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center, 210 Lulu. Tickets $10 for auction, $25 for alumni performance of “Broadway Bound” before and after auction. Call 316-262-2282.

Art for Your Ears, 7-9 p.m., McKnight Outdoor Plaza, WSU. Aug. 1, Mark Selby and Tia Sillers. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Free. Information, 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu/artforyourears.

Treehouse Series of Concerts, 4 p.m., Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plaine. Sept. 15, Driven; Oct. 13, Philip Aaberg. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Tickets $10. Information, 620-488-3451 or bartlettarboretum.com.


Virgil Penner, artist, opening reception 6-8 p.m. Thu., exhibit through Aug. 10, Pages Books & Coffee, 605 N. Main, Newton. Free. Call 316-283-1596.

Artists Sam and Kent Wilson, exhibit through Fri., Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Dustin and Lisa Sypher and Gallery Member Mary Erickson, layers and shapes, exhibit through Sat., Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-2626-5192.

“Visibility,” paintings, artist Sally Allen, exhibit through July 23, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Linda & Sheldon Ganstrom: Bell(e)s and Bow(l)s, exhibit through July 26, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Viewing by chance or appointment. Free. Information, 316-303-1996 or fiberstudio1@sbcglobal.net.

Street LVL: Art and Sound, printmaking, stencil art and installation, artists Sonny Laracuente and Armando Minjarez, music by Mark Walker, exhibit through July 26, Go-Away Garage Gallery, 508 S. Commerce. Viewing by appointment only. Call 316-263-9455.

“Petite Paintings,” watercolor and oil paintings, artist Jan Butler, exhibit through July 26, William J. Reals Gallery of Art, KU School of Medicine-Wichita, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-3400.

Nathan Patrick, photographs, exhibit through July 26, Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery, Friends University. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-295-5537.

Rosemary Dugan and Judy Dove, pastels, acrylics and collage, exhibit through July 28, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

Photography Show, photographers Richard Kuhns, Fred Lassman, John Morrison, Rod Seel, Steven Seymour, blown glass by Roger Ward, exhibit through July 31, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-321-3223.

“The Santa Fe Collection,” contemporary paintings, sculpture, prints and assemblage, exhibit through Aug. 1, Marcia McCoy Studios, 5020 E. Central. Viewing by appointment. Free. Call 505-470-1067.

Prints and Print Makers, 1916-1946: C.A. Seward and Friends, curated by Barbara Thompson, exhibit through Aug. 4, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission: $7 general, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, free for ages 5 and under. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Art Unleashed,” featured artists Gregory Folken and Krystle Cole, exhibit through Aug. 5, Derby Public Library, 1600 E. Walnut Grove, Derby. Hours 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-788-0760.

“Two Dozen from Five Decades,” glass by Vernon Brejcha, “ The Road Less Traveled,” paintings by Brian Hinkle, collections by Herschel Logan and other various artists, closing reception 2-4 p.m. Aug. 18, exhibit through Aug. 19, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Information, 785-227-2220 or sandzen.org.

Ray Turner: Population, portraits on glass, exhibit through Aug. 25, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $7 general, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, free for ages 5 and under. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

Quilts from the Permanent Collection, quilts and coverlets, exhibit through Sept. 22, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Sun. Admission: $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, ages 5 and under free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Western Lithograph Co.: The Fine Art Printing Program,” drawings printed in multiples by master lithographers, exhibit through March 11, 2014, 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 general, $2 ages 6-12, free under age 6. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.

“Small Pleasures,” outdoor sculpture, exhibit through fall of 2016, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Information 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu.


“The Never List,” by Koethi Zan, 7 p.m. Thu., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“The Art Forger,” by B.A. Shapiro, 7 p.m. July 22, Ulrich Musuem of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.