Arts & Culture

Sunday Arts calendar (July 21)


“Betty Blue Eyes,” musical comedy, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, Wed.-July 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. Thu.-Fri. 2 p.m. Sat., 8:30 p.m. July 28, Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Tickets $8.50, $12.50 reserved premium seating. Call 316-262-2282.

“The Underpants,” play, Thu.-Aug. 11, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $14, $12 students, military, seniors ages 60 and over. All tickets $10 opening night. Call 316-686-1282.

“Jailhouse Rock & Roll or I Love to Sing Sing,” Thu.-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.

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. Fri., Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15. Call 316-263-1665.

Diamond W Wranglers Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. Fri. 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.

“Hairspray,” musical, through Sat., 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.

“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.


“Enchanted Devils and Dreamers,” featuring violin and harpsichord, 8 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2, The Barn at Prairie Pines, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Tickets $12-$47, optional buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. for additional fee. Information, 316-721-7666 or


Susie McEntire, country Christian concert, 8 p.m. Sun., 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

The Wichita Birthday Party - Happy 143rd Birthday, Wichita, tours, crafts, refreshments, 1-4 p.m. Sun., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free for those who bring a birthday card. Admission $5, $2 children ages 6-12, under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or

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

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

Heather Muller Black Box Theatre, silent and live auction to benefit the theater, 6-8 p.m. Sat., 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

Sale-A-Palooza, artwork from private collections, jewelry and various other items, 10-a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 1-2, 10 a.m.-noon Aug. 3, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Cash-only event to benefit the Wichita Center for the Arts and its missions. Admission free. Call 316-634-2787.

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


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

Artists With Disabilities, artwork from competition held by the ARC of Sedgwick County, Wed.-Aug. 24, CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

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

Street LVL: Art and Sound, printmaking, stencil art and installation, artists Sonny Laracuente and Armando Minjarez, music by Mark Walker, exhibit through Fri., 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 Fri., 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 Fri., 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.

“War and Peace,” works in fiber, artist Shin-hee Chin, reception 5-7 p.m. Aug. 16, exhibit through Aug. 31, VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

“Art Room 114 Artists,” various artists, opening reception 6-9 p.m. Aug. 3, 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.

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

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

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


“Flyover People,” by Cheryl Unruh, 2-3 p.m. Sun., Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 N. Main, Newton. Free. Call 316-283-2221.