Sunday Arts calendar (Aug. 25)


“Nunsense,” musical comedy, 2 p.m. Sun., The Forum Theatre – Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Tickets $20. Call 316-618-0444.

“Spring Awakening,” rock musical, through Sat., Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Thu.-Sat.: doors open 5 p.m., dinner service 5-6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun.: doors open 12:30 p.m., matinee 2 p.m., show only. Tickets $58 dinner and show, $43 show only. Call 316-612-7696.

“Not Now, Darling,” comedy, through Sept. 1, 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. Reservations recommended. Call 316-744-2152.

“A Few Good Men,” drama, presented by Wichita Scottish Rite Signature Theatre, 7 p.m. Sept. 1-2, Wichita Scott Rite Center, 332 E. First St. Tickets $10 adults, $7 students, military and seniors. Call 316-263-4218.

“Dr. Dillinger’s Freaks and Floozies” (Cirque du Risque), part of “Empire House Live!” series, 8 p.m. Sept. 6-7, doors open at 7:30 p.m., Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audience. Tickets $15, $18 at the door. Cash bar available. Call 316-350-3323.

“Cymbeline,” play, Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Company, each performance 7 p.m. Sept. 6, Central Riverside Park; Sept. 7, Hap McLean Park; Sept. 8, Riggs Park, Haysville; Sept. 13, Buffalo Park; Sept. 14, College Hill Park; Sept. 15, Andover Sports Park, Andover; Sept. 20, Central Riverside Park; Sept. 21, College Hill Park; Sept. 22, High Park Amphitheatre, Derby. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. In the event of inclement weather and for information, call 316-655-2017.

“Play On!,” a farce about community theater people putting on a show, Sept. 5-29, 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. Reservations recommended. Call 316-744-2152.

“Jailhouse Rock & Roll or I Love to Sing Sing,” through Sept. 7, 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 17, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.


Friends University Faculty Fanfare, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Free. Call 316-295-5677.


Tuesdays on the Terrace, music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tue., “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.

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.


“Ray Turner: Population,” portraits on glass, exhibit Sun., 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.

“ViVi,” artist Curt Clonts, through Tue., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Hours 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Crazy Eights Small Works Invitational,” various artists, ceramics by Judy Brees, exhibit through Tue., Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Nathan Hein, art exhibit, Tue.-Sept. 20, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center, Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Carole J. Branda and Eugene A. Stucky, artists, acrylic paintings and clay sculpture, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Thu., exhibit through Sept. 4, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Hours are by chance or appointment. Call 316-303-1996.

John Hicks Ahhd Art, paintings, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Sept. 20, “Art For Lunch” presentation by John Hicks and Mary Werner, noon-1 p.m. Sept. 3, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

Bob Bayer, Lindy Wiese, Jeanne, Sean and Stephanie Ward, artists, exhibit through Sat., Riordon Clinic, 3100 N. Hillside. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. private tours. Free. Call 316-682-3100.

“War and Peace,” works in fiber, artist Shin-hee Chin, exhibit through Sat., VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

Annual Artist Member Exhibit, through Sat., Hutchinson Art Association, 405 N. Washington, Hutchinson. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Fee. Call 620-663-1081.

Emerson Wiens, artist, wood carvings, exhibit through Sept. 14, Pages Books & Coffee, 605 N. Main, Newton. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-283-1596.

Autumn & Art, juried art festival by 95 artists from Wichita and across the United States, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15, Bradley Fair, 2000 N. Rock Road. Free. Call 316-630-9990.

Kansas: The Big Picture, Kansas scenes in large-format photographs on canvas plus a variety of ceramics, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton, exhibit through Sept. 17. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

“Art Room 114 Artists,” various artists, exhibit through Sept. 20, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-321-3223.

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.

Gallery XII Artists, art exhibit through Sept. 30, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“Landscapes and Still Lifes,” watercolor paintings, artist Jette Summers, exhibit through Oct. 18, 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 316-293-2643.

Gems of Fine Art: International Miniature Fine Art Traveling Exhibit, international group of artists who specialize in creating diminutive gems of the fine art world and promoting an ancient art form, through Dec. 28, Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 N. Main, Newton. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Admission $3. Call 316-283-2221.

“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.


Ballet Wichita Dance Studios, annual auditions Sun., 12:30-3 p.m. ages 8-13, 3:30-5 p.m. ages 14 and older, 1600 W. Douglas. Call 316-210-1879.

Repertoire Division, dance auditions, 12:30-3 p.m. Sept. 7, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Call 316-262-2282.


Senior Wednesday at the Historical Museum: “A Kansas Soldier at War: The Civil War Letters of Christian and Elise Dubach Isely,” by Ken Spurgeon, book signing, 10 a.m. Wed., DeVore Auditorium, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Cost for program $2. Call 316-265-9314.