Arts & Culture

Three fine arts performances this weekend

Trombonist at Friends

Trombonist Dave Glenn, who has two CDs and tours with stars such as Diana Ross and Lou Rawls on his resume, will perform at a jazz concert at Friends University on Wednesday. Glenn, who is the director of jazz studies and a professor of low brass at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., will join the Friends jazz combos for the concert, which begins at 8 p.m. in the Casado Campus Center at Friends. Admission is free. For more information, call 316-295-5677.

‘The Learned Ladies’ at WSU

Wichita State University Theatre will put on “The Learned Ladies” this weekend. The show, a satire by Moliere with lots of 17th century period costumes, stars Rachel Curtiss, Trevor Comstock, Steffan Rowe and Robert Thomas. It’s at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Wilner Auditorium. Tickets are $10, $8 for military members, senior citizens, and WSU faculty and staff and $6 for students. WSU students can get one free ticket with a student ID. For more information, call 316-978-3233 or visit

Piano artist at Bartlett Arboretum

Grammy nominated pianist Philip Aaberg will perform as part of Bartlett Arboretum’s Treehouse Concert Series at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Gates open at 3 p.m. and tickets are $10, free for children at the gate. Barbecue and Italian fare from Luciano’s will be sold, but people are welcome to bring picnic lunches as well. The Bartlett Arboretum is in Belle Plaine. For more information, visit

Denise Neil