Sunday Arts calendar (March 23)


“Southern Hospitality,” comedy, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Fri., Southeast High School, 903 S. Edgemoor. Tickets in advance, $6, $5 students/seniors; $7 at the door. Call 316-973-2700.

“Twelve Angry Jurors,” play, 7 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Wichita Northwest High School, 1220 N. Tyler Road. Tickets $5. Call 316-973-6000.

“Wild Rebel Angels on Wheels or Heck’s Angels in Haysville,” comedy, through Sat., Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Thu.-Sat., curtain at 7:50 p.m. Dinner/show $28, $18 show only. Senior and child discounts. Call 316-263-0222.

“Reno County 911: “The Adventures of Starsky & Hutchinson,” comedy, April 3-May 24, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Thu.-Sat. curtain at 7:50 p.m. Dinner/show $28, $18 show only. Call 316-263-0222.

Met: Live in HD “Puccini’s La Boheme,” opera, 11:55 a.m. April 5 Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $23, $21 seniors, $18 students/military, $13 ages 7-17. Call 316-440-6407.

Friends University Theatre Showcase, 7:30 p.m. April 9-10, Friends University Cornerstone Studio Theatre, 2100 University. Free. Call 316-295-5677.

“The Ugly Duckling,” musical, April 9-12, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. $6 show only, $7.50 pizza and show. Show times are noon April 9; 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. April 10; 10 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. April 11; and noon April 12. Pizza is available with lunch and dinner shows. Call 316-262-2282.

A Festival of One-Act Plays, seven short plays selected and directed by students, 7 p.m. April 10-12, Jabara Theatre, Newman University. Tickets $10 adults, $8 students, $5 for Newman students. Call 316-942-4291, ext. 2486.

“Broadway by Request,” 7 p.m. April 12, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main in McPherson. Tickets $10-$32. Call 620-241-1952.

“Tosca,” by Puccini, opera, 7 p.m. April 12, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $35-$85. Call 316-262-8054.

“Die Fledermaus,” operetta, April 10-13, Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $16, $14 faculty/seniors/military, $6 non-WSU students, WSU students free. Call 316-978-3233.

“Man of La Mancha,” musical, April 10-May 4, Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Show times are 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-618-0444.


WSU Symphony Orchestra and Lynne Davis, 7:30 Tue., Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.

Soweto Gospel Choir, African Gospel music, 7:30 Fri., Memorial Hall, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th St. in North Newton. Tickets $23-$27, $18-$27 seniors, $12-$27 students. Call 316-284-5205.

Barry Ward Gospel Concert, part of the Front Porch Gospel series, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel in Benton. Tickets $15. Call 316-778-2121.

Rjd2, musician and producer, 8 p.m. Sat., Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 316-612-7696.

“The Road Home,” Singing Quakers concert, 7:30 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. March 30, Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $16, $13 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts or 316-295-5677.

“Pops a-Plenty,” featuring Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony, 4 p.m. March 30, Bethel College Memorial Hall, 300 E. 27th St. North in Newton. Tickets $6-$14. Call 316-772-3265.

“The Joke’s On You,” concert, featuring Friends University Community Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. April 1, Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $11, $9 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts or 316-295-5677.

Wednesdays in Wiedemann, featuring Lynn Davis, 5:15 p.m April 2, Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3456.

Jazz Vocal Ensemble, concert, 7:30 p.m. April 4, Friends University Sebits Auditorium, Tickets $9, $6 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts or 316-295-5677.

Of Montreal, concert, 8 p.m. April 4, Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Tickets $15. 316-612-7696.

“Ode to Joy,” Classics Concert, 8 p.m. April 5, 3 p.m. April 6, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$55. Information and tickets, www.wso.org or 316-267-7658.


Chocolate 101, featuring Beth Tully, cultivation, production and myths about chocolate, 6 p.m. Tue., Wichita Center for the Arts. Admission $60, $50 for WCFTA members. Call 316-634-2787.

Senior Wednesday: “Goat Glands to Ranch Hands,” by Orin Friesen, discusses the interesting stories behind the history of Wichita’s local radio station, KFDI and signing books, 10 a.m. Wed., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Musuem, 204 S. Main. $5, $2 seniors/children under 12, ages 6 and under free. Call 316-265-9314.

Meet Hook, music by Truckstop Honeymoon, bison tastings by Schane Gross, Buffalo Sweat brew by Tallgrass Brewery, 6 p.m. Thu., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at door, members free with advance registration, $5 at door. Call 316-268-4907.

“It’s Time for Real Talk: Dr. Steve Perry Conference,” featured speaker Dr Steve Perry, topic will be School Choice, sponsored by Urban League of Kansas, 7 p.m. Fri., Christian Faith Centre, 1130 S. Broadway. $25 for forum, $40 forum and private reception.

Wedding and Special Event Expo, fashion shows, food samples, vendors, 6-9 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m Sat., El Dorado Civic Center, 201 E. Central in El Dorado. Admission $3 for brides, $5 general public, free ages under 10. Call 316-321-9100 or 316-321-3150.

Antique Appraisal Fair and Native American Artifact Identification, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Augusta Historical Museum, 303 State in Augusta. $3 per item for appraisal, free for artifact identification.

“LieSpotting: Two Patterns of Deception and a Radical Path to the Truth,” presented by Pamela Meyer, 7:30 p.m. April 3, Friends University Alumni Auditorium. Free. Call 316-295-5611.

President’s Run, Falcon 5k race, live music, vendors and Chris Cakes, 9:30 a.m. April 5, Friends University. Ticket prices vary. Call 316-295-5803.

Sons of the Pioneers Concert, horse-drawn wagon rides, classic cowboy movies, Silver Screen Cowboy Museum and barbecue supper, 5 p.m. April 11-April 12, Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel in Benton. Tickets $40. Call 316-778-2121.


Art Show at the Dog Show, juried exhibit that is dedicated to canine-related art created by national and international artists, noon-4 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall, exhibit through April 7, at CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

“Go Shockers & Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk,” artist Becky Drager, Gallery at Artworks, 7724 E. Central. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1481.

On Repeat: Selections from the Collection, diverse range of artwork, noon-5 p.m. Sun., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“Magical Moments,” paintings, artist Sally Johnson, reception 2-4 p.m. Sun., exhibit through April 29, VAAM Gallery, McPherson Opera House, 223 S. Main in McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-6131.

Art on Monday, with Susan McKnight from Susan’s Floral, noon lunch, 1 p.m. lecture, Mon., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $30. Call 316-268-4912.

Photographs and Ceramics, artists John Ellert and Dan Gegen, exhibit through Tue., Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Thu. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

“Heights Art,” recent works from Heights High School, opening Thu., 6 p.m., exhibit through April 5, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Viewing by appointment or by chance. Free. Call 316-303-1996.

“Recent Works,” artist Travis Berning, exhibit through Fri., Center Gallery, Bethel College, 300 27th St. in North Newton. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2-4 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-284-5222.

“As I See It,” photographs, artist Randy Bradbury, exhibit through Fri., William J. Reals Gallery, KU School of Medicine-Wichita, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.

“Surroundings,” wildlife bronze sculptures, exhibit through Fri., Art Room 114 in El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-321-3223.

“Works From Faith,” paintings, opening reception 6-9 p.m. Fri., exhibit through May 9, Karg Art Glass, 111 N. Oliver in Kechi. Hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-744-2442.

“Under the Layers,” artists Jennifer McBratney and Erin Raux, sculpture and mixed media, opening reception 5 p.m. Fri., Art For Lunch noon April 1, exhibit through April 18, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Call 316-942-4291.

Dane Jones, artist, printmaking and mixed media works, reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through April 4, Friends University Riney Fine Arts Gallery. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-295-5537.

Pastel National 2014, pastel on paper, juried by artist Marla Baggetta, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through May 11, The Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“Neighborhood,” artist Rebecca Hoyer, exhibit through March 31, Hutchinson Art Center, 405 N. Washington in Hutchinson. Hours 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tue.-Fri. Free. Call 316-620-662-1280.

Kansas Art Guild Exhibition, exhibit through March 31, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.


“Wichita State Baseball Comes Back: Gene Stephenson and the Making of a Shocker Championship Tradition,” by John E. Brown, 11:30 a.m. Sat., Lionel D. Alford Branch Library, 3447 S. Meridian. Free. Call 316-337-9119.

“A Year of Kansas Weather,” by Mark Bogner, 11 a.m. Sat. Williams Ace Hardware, 642 N. Andover Road in Andover. Free. Call 316-733-0023.

“Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War,” by Robert Gates, 6 p.m. March 31, Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Watermark Books & Cafe is partnering with WSU for this event. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

The Chicken Whisperer’s “Getting Started with Backyard Chickens,” by Andy Schneider, 6 p.m. April 3, Tractor Supply Co., 9425 W. Kellogg. Free. Call 316-721-4797.