Arts & Culture

Arts calendar for Feb. 21-March 6, 2016

From left, Alex Castaneda, Molly Tully, Kelly Wonsetler, Megan Parsley, Damian Padilla and Dylan Lewis star in “Little Miss Moonshine” at Mosley Street Melodrama.
From left, Alex Castaneda, Molly Tully, Kelly Wonsetler, Megan Parsley, Damian Padilla and Dylan Lewis star in “Little Miss Moonshine” at Mosley Street Melodrama. Courtesy

How to get listed: Go to events.kansas.com, and enter your event information for consideration for the Sunday and Friday calendars. Here are a few events for Feb. 21-March 6.

Theater

“Little Miss Moonshine”

Beauty pageant spoof, doors open at 6 p.m., dinner served 6:15-7:30 p.m., show at 7:50 p.m. Thu.-Sat. through March 26, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. $30 dinner and show, $20 show only. 316-263-0222, www.mosleystreet.com

“The Golden Girls: A Theatrical Parody”

8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. through March 26, Roxy’s Downtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. $20-$30. 316-265-4400, www.roxysdowntown.com

“Oedipus Rex”

7 p.m. Sun., Signature Theatre, Wichita Scottish Rite Center, 332 E. First St. $14 for adults, $10 for students, military and seniors. 855-755-7328, www.selectaseat.com

“Flashdance: The Musical”

7:30 p.m. March 1-3, Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $35-$70. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

“Pirates of Penzance”

Comedic musical, 7:30 p.m. March 4-5, 2:30 p.m. March 6, Music Theatre for Young People, Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $11.80. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

“The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance”

8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sat. March 3-12, Forum Theatre, Wichita Scottish Rite Center, 332 E. First St. $23-$25. 316-618-0444, www.forumwichita.com

Music

All-State Concerts

All-city honor choir 7 p.m. Tue., elementary choir 6 p.m. Thu.; middle level choir 5 p.m. Fri.; all-state choir 1:15 p.m., jazz band 2 p.m., orchestra 3 p.m., 1234A band 4 p.m. and 56A band 5 p.m. Sat., Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $7. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

Kansas Wesleyan Concert

With cellist Jesse Henkensiefken, 3 p.m. Sun., Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Free admission. Donations accepted. 785-227-2220

Chanticleer

All-male a capella chorus, 7:30 p.m. Tue., Memorial Hall at Bethel College, 300 27th St., North Newton. $23-$27. 620-327-8158, www.hesstonbethel.org

“The American Romantic”

Wichita Symphony performance, 3 p.m. Sun., Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $10-$57. 316-267-7658, www.wichitasymphony.org

Wichita Symphony Youth Orchestras Concert

3 p.m. March 6, Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $14 adults, $7 ages 13-18. 316-267-7658, www.wichitasymphony.org

Special events

Women’s Fair

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $8.75, $7.75 seniors, $5.75 ages 6-12. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.org

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through March 8, Hutchinson Public Library, 901 N. Main, Hutchinson. Free. 316-663-5441

Civil War Letters Home

Letters exchanged by Kansas soldiers during the Civil War, 2 p.m. Sun., Harvey County Historical Museum & Archives, 203 N. Main, Newton. $5. 316-283-2221, www.hchm.org

Gun & Knife Show

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 28, Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $10. 563-927-8176

Death by Chocolate

Sample chocolate with live music, 7 p.m. Sat., Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. $85, 21 and over. 316-660-0620, www.exploration.org

Black History Gala

Live music, food and full bar, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 28, The 40 Plus Lounge, 3926 E. 13th St. $10 presale, $15 at the door. 316-559-8222

“Wichita Vortex Sutra” Reading

50th anniversary of Allen Ginsberg poem, 1 p.m. Sun., Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free. 316-978-3664

Senior Speed Dating

6:30-9 p.m. Thu., Derby Welcome Center, 611 N. Mulberry Road, Derby. Free. 316-788-0223

Exciting New Plants

Shrubs and roses, 7 p.m. Mon., Botanica, 701 N. Amidon. Free. 316-264-0448, www.botanica.org

Outdoor Living and Landscape Show

11 a.m.-7 p.m. March 4, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. March 5, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 6, Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $9, $7 seniors, $4 ages 5-12. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

Guys, Gals & Greenbacks

Roaring ’20s-themed auction to benefit McConnell Officers’ Spouses’ Charitable Association, 7 p.m. March 5, Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount. $25 in advance, $35 at the door.

Paranormal Investigation at the Museum

7 p.m. March 5, Harvey County Historical Museum & Archives, 203 N. Main, Newton. $35. 316-283-2221, www.hchm.org

Art

George Bellis Exhibition

Bellis’ work includes theatrical scenery, silent movie sets and store windows, 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. until March 20, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Included in admission. 316-265-9314, wichitahistory.org

“Art and Everyday Life”

Art from Lucile Blanch, noon to 5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until March 20, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

“Rhythm and Hues”

Explores the influence of music on art, noon-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until Feb. 28, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

“Small Pleasures”

Designed for Ulrich Museum facade, 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. until May 31, Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free. 316-978-3664, wichita.edu/ulrich

“Turquoise: Stone of the People”

Turquoise and silver jewelry, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until Nov. 26., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Included in admission. 316-350-3340, www.theindiancenter.org

“Visual Justice”

Gordon Parks photographs, 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. (open until 8 p.m. Wednesdays) until April 10, Ulrich Museum of Art, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free. 316-978-3664, wichita.edu/ulrich

“Earthly Journeys”

Noon to 5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. until March 5, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Art for sale. 316-284-2749, carriagefactoryartgallery.com

Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition

Showcasing artwork from middle and high school students, 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. through March 6, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. 316-634-2787, www.wcfta.com

“Dialogue”

Drawings from the 20th century, noon-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until March 20, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

“Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott”

noon-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until May 8, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

“Freedom Now”

Civil rights photography, noon-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until May 8, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

Guitar

Exhibit about the history of the guitar, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. through May 8, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Included in admission. 316-660-0620, www.exploration.org

Blue Man Group: Making Waves

Interactive music exhibit, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. through May 1, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Included in admission. 316-660-0620, www.exploration.org

SweetArts

Original art and gifts by more than 30 local artists, opens 10 a.m. Fri.-Sat., runs 10 a.m. Mon.-Sat. through March 5, Lawrence Photo Print & Frame, 6508 E. Central. $25-$200. 316-267-3700

“Abstractions”

By Jessica and Jonathan Eaton, 8 a.m. Mon.-Fri. through March 31, William J. Reals Gallery of Art, 1010 N. Kansas. Free. 316-293-2643

“Elements: Air”

Exhibit about elements of the medicine wheel, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Included in admission. 315-350-3340

Katie Mayer and Dewayne Horner Artwork

10 a.m. Sun., 7:30 a.m. Mon., Reverie Coffee Roasters, 2611 E. Douglas. 316-201-1144

“Blue”

Art by Martha Wherry, 10 a.m. Thu.-Sat., Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Included in admission. 316-267-5915, www.wichitagalleryxii.com

Artist Talk

Beauvais Lyons, 3:30 p.m. Wed., Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free. 316-978-3664

Palette to Palate

Live auction, wine and dinner, 6:30 p.m. Fri., Noah’s Event Venue, 1550 N. Lindbergh Circle. $150. 316-383-8880, www.p2pwichita.com

Love Your Gallery Gala

1970s theme art gallery fundraiser, 6-9 p.m. Sat., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. $60. 316-284-2749

Art for the Heart Auction

6 p.m. Sun., Abode, 1330 E. Douglas. Free. 316-267-1330, www.abodevenue.com

Artist Talk

Beauvais Lyons, 3:30 p.m. Wed., Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free. 316-978-3664

“Figments”

Digital photography by Sarah Wolfe, Cadman Art Gallery at Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free.

Art Talk

Dr. Rebecca Miller Davis, 5:30 p.m. March 3, Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free. 317-978-3664

Books

Kansas Author Dinner

Talks from Marsha Diane Arnold, John Brown and Jim Hoy, 5:45 p.m. Thu., Wichita Marriott, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive. $60.

Mini Used Book Sale

10 a.m. Sat., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

Writing Now Reading Now

Michele Battiste poetry reading, 5:30 p.m. Thu., Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, 1845 N. Fairmount. Free. 316-978-3664

Auditions

“Enchanted April”

Roles for five women age 30s-60s, three men ages 30s-60s, 2:30-5 p.m. Sun., Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. 316-686-1282, www.wichitact.org

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