Arts & Culture

Sunday Arts calendar (Feb. 2)


“Driving Miss Daisy,” story of two outsiders who come to a mutual respect based on their independence, strength and stubborn integrity, 2 p.m. Sun., The Forum Theatre – Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Tickets $11.50-$25. Call 316-618-0444.

“The Bad Seed,” based on William March’s novel, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Fri., Southeast High School Auditorium, 903 S. Edgemoor. Tickets in advance $6, $5 students/seniors; $7 at the door. Call 316-973-2700.

“Wild Rebel Angels on Wheels or Heck’s Angels in Haysville,” comedy, Thu.-March 29, 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 available. Call 316-263-0222.

Met: Live in HD “Dvorak’s Rusalka,” fairy tale, 11:55 a.m. Sat., Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $23, $21 seniors, $18 students and military, $13 ages 7-17. Call 316-440-6407.

“Inherit the Wind,” drama, through Feb. 9, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $12, $10 seniors/military/students. Call 316-686-1282.

“Seussical,” musical, 6 p.m. Feb. 12, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. Tickets $15, children $8. Call 785-827-1998.

“Clybourne Park,” play, 8 p.m. Feb. 12-15, 2 p.m. Feb. 16, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Tickets $25, $20 members/seniors, $15 students. Call 316-634-2787.

“If Music Be the Food of Love, Sing On,” musical, Feb. 13-16, presented by Guild Hall Players, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $12, $7 students. Information, or 316-683-5686.

Late Nite Catechism 3 “Till Death Do Us Part,” comedy, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main in McPherson. Tickets $22-$30. Call 620-241-1952.

“Almost Maine,” a town that doesn’t exist because its residents never got around to getting organized, 6 p.m. Feb. 14, Northeast Magnet High School, 5550 N. Lycee, Bel Aire. Tickets $5 show only, $12 dinner/show. Call 316-973-2300.

“Say What?! Improv,” “Empire House Live” series, doors open 7:30 p.m, show 8 p.m. Feb. 15, Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audience ages 16 and older. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, or 316-350-3323.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” musical, Feb. 13-March 9, The Forum Theatre – Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $23-$25. Call 316-618-0444.

“Godspell,” musical, through Feb. 22, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Tickets $50-$60 lunch/dinner and show, $35-$45 show only; $35-$45 ages 12 and under. Call 316-612-7696.


Cirque de la Symphonie, Classics concert, includes aerial fliers, acrobats, dancers, jugglers, 3 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $27-$65. Call 316-267-7658.

“Let’s Dance,” performed by Friends University Community Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Tue., Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $11, $9 seniors/students. Call 316-295-5677.

Wednesdays in Wiedemann with Lynne Davis, organist, 5:15 p.m. Wed., Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Free. Information,

Three Phantoms in Concert, pops concert, 8 p.m. Sat., Wichita Symphony Orchestra, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $25-$70. Call 316-267-7658.

The Delano Chamber Brass, concert, 3 p.m. Feb. 9, Westside Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. Free. Donations accepted. Call 316-772-1207.

Friends University Concert Band, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10, Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $6, $4 seniors/students. Call 316-295-5677.

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, banjoists, 8 p.m. Feb. 15, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. Tickets $35-$55. Call 785-827-1998.

“The New World,” American Brass Quintet, Classics concert, presented by Wichita Symphony, 8 p.m. Feb. 15, 3 p.m. Feb. 16, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$55.


Kansas Statehood Celebration, musical performance by the Prairie Rose Rangers, the Crowsons and Home Rangers, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free. Call 316-265-9314.

Senior Wednesday: “Downton Abbey,” British watercolors, 10:30 a.m. Wed., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Active adults 55 and older. Admission $2. Call 316-268-4921.

Breast in Show, fundraiser, improvised acting on the spot, made up of the Sloppy Joe Improv Troupe, 7 p.m. Sat., Newman University De Mattias Performance Hall. Admission $5. Proceeds go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Call 316-942-4291.

Valentine’s Benefit Powwow, 1-10 p.m. Sat., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Free, donations accepted. Proceeds will benefit the American Indian Festival. Call 316-350-3345.

“An Affair to Remember,” chocolate lover’s affair and art auction, 6 p.m. Sat., J.O. Sundstrom Conference Center, 102 N. Main in Lindsborg. Tickets $15. Call 785-227-2015.

Cosmosphere Open House, Hall of Space Museum tours, hands-on activities, noon-5 p.m. Feb. 9, Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, 1100 N. Plum in Hutchinson. Free. Call 620-662-2305.

Literature in Kansas, the 1930s, presented by Kansas Humanities Council, 2-3 p.m. Feb. 12, Butler County Community College, 901 S. Havenhill Road in El Dorado. Free. Call 316-322-3247.

15th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration, Cajun dinner buffet, silent and live auctions, music by the Mudbugs, 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Hyatt Regency, 400 W. Waterman. Proceeds will benefit the YWCA Wichita – Women’s Crisis Center. Tickets $100. Information and tickets, or 316-263-7501.


Friends University Student Art Exhibition, art by current art students, exhibit through Fri., Riney Fine Arts Center, Friends University. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., 2-6 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-295-5537.

Bob Benson and Robin Lies, artists, photography and hand-blown glass, “Art for Lunch” presentation noon-1 p.m. Tue., exhibit through Feb. 21, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291, ext. 2199.

Kansas Art Guild Exhibition, opening reception 4:30-6 p.m. Thu., exhibit through March 31, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“Juvenile in Justice,” photographs by Richard Ross, artist talk 6 p.m. Feb. 6, exhibit through April 13, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., noon-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-978-3664.


“The Swan Gondola,” by Timothy Schaffert, 6 p.m. Feb. 10, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Call 316-682-1181.


Wichita Symphony Orchestra Chorus Auditions, 6 p.m. Thu., Riney Fine Arts Building, Friends University. Information and to schedule an appointment, 316-777-0774.