Arts & Culture

Sunday Arts calendar (July 28)


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

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

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” classic by Oscar Wilde, 2:30 p.m. Sun., Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Tickets $11. Call 316-744-2152.

“Not Now, Darling,” comedy, Thu.-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.

“Spring Awakening,” rock musical, Fri.-Aug. 31, 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.

“Mary Poppins,” musical, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, Aug. 9-11, Aug. 14-18, 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.

“The Underpants,” play, through 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.

“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.

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

“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.


“Enchanted Devils and Dreamers,” featuring violin and harpsichord, 8 p.m. Wed.-Fri., 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


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

Art for Your Ears, 7-9 p.m., McKnight Outdoor Plaza, WSU. Thu., 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. Thu.-Fri., 10 a.m.-noon Sat., 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.

KEYN Summer Concert Series, 8-10 p.m., WaterWalk, 515 S. Main. Fri., 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.

Chinese Night Market Festival, Asian art, music, refreshments, 4-8 p.m. Aug. 10, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $7 adults, $5 members, kids under 12 free. Call 316-264-0448.

Night of the City Sensational, community, diversity, recognition, flair and celebration, celebrating one city, one community and one voice, 6-11 p.m. Aug. 17, Mid-America All Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Tickets $50, discounts available. Call 316-880-5546.

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


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

“Kansas: The Big Picture,” Kansas scenes in large format photographs on canvas by George Jerkovich and a variety of ceramics, gallery talk 2-4 p.m. Sun., exhibit through Sept. 17, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

Photography Show, photographers Richard Kuhns, Fred Lassman, John Morrison, Rod Seel, Steven Seymour, blown glass by Roger Ward, exhibit through Wed., 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 Thu., Marcia McCoy Studios, 5020 E. Central. Viewing by appointment. Free. Call 505-470-1067.

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

“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.

“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

ARC Exhibit, through Aug. 23, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Bob Bayer, Lindy Wiese, Jeanne, Sean and Stephanie Ward, artists, exhibit Fri. only through Aug. 23, WaterWalk, 515 S. Main. Hours 6-10 p.m., music 8 p.m. There will be a drawing for a painting. Free. Call 316-686-2266 or 316-219-6060.

Cindy Chinn and Donna Walling, artists, exhibit through Aug. 24, Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-262-5192.

Artists With Disabilities, artwork from competition held by the ARC of Sedgwick County, through 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.

“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.

“ViVi,” artist Curt Clonts, through Aug. 27, 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 Aug. 27, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Bob Bayer, Lindy Wiese, Jeanne, Sean and Stephanie Ward, artists, exhibit through Aug. 31, Riordon Clinic, 3100 N. Hillside. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. private tours. Free. Call 316-682-3100.

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