Arts & Culture

Arts calendar for May 1-15, 2016

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 May 1-15.

Theater

“The Mountain Gals or Those Are Some Twin Peaks”

Comedic melodrama and musical revue, doors open at 6 p.m., show at 7:50 p.m. Thu.-Sat. through May 21, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. $20-$30. 316-263-0222, www.mosleystreet.com

“Enchanted April”

8 p.m. Sun., Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. $14; $12 students, seniors, military. 316-686-1282, www.wichitact.org

“Party of One”

8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. through May 21, Roxy’s Downtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. $20-$30. 316-265-4400, www.roxysdowntown.com

“The Music Man”

2:30 p.m. Sun., Century II, 225 W. Douglas. By Music Theatre for Young People. $10-$12. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

“Goldie’s Bar”

Performance and fundraiser for Wichita Community Theatre, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 258 N. Fountain. $30. 316-304-9284, www.wichitact.org

“Mister Roberts”

8 p.m. Fri.-May 13, Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 332 E. First St. $10-$18. 316-263-4218

Jester Awards Ceremony

Featuring performances by Kansas teens, 7 p.m. May 13, Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway. $10. 316-265-3107

Live music

Shen Yun

Classical Chinese dance performance, 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Wed., Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $68-$108. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

Special events

“Blue Man Group: Making Waves”

Interactive music exhibit, noon-5 p.m. Sun., Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Included in admission. 316-660-0620, www.exploration.org

Indian Center Car Show

10 a.m. Sun., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Free. 316-350-3340, www.theindiancenter.org

Discover the Dinosaurs

Interactive dinosaur exhibits, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 8, Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $15-$22. 651-766-2800, www.discoverthedinosaurs.com

SALSA Charity Benefit

Fundraiser for Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, 5:30 p.m. Sun., Brickyard, 129 N. Rock Island. $75 in advance, $100 at the door. 316-263-4044

Community Holocaust Commemoration

Musical pieces, readings and interfaith memorial service, 7 p.m. Tue., Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th Street North. Free. 316-686-4741

Beer and Bacon Festival

Try more than 100 craft brews and food from more than 15 area restaurants, 4 p.m. Sat., Hartman Arena, 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive, Park City. 316-744-8880, www.hartmanarena.com

Moms & Mimosas

Drink samples and fashion, 1 p.m. Sat., Towne West Square, 4600 W. Kellogg. Free. 316-945-9374

“Oklahoma” Sing-Along

Sing-along and pie auction presented by Music Theatre Wichita and Tallgrass Film Festival, 2 p.m. Sat., Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. $10. 316-265-3107

Great Strides Walk

Fundraising walk for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 9 a.m. Sat., Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Donations accepted. 316-652-6524

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Mexican food and live music, noon- 5p.m. Sunday, Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd. Included in admission. 316-942-2212

Real American Country Fest

Car show, live music and more, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 14, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. May 15, Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. $20 per day, ages 12 and under free. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

Thrive Expo

Expo for baby boomers, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 14, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. May 15, Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $5. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

Creature Campout

Spend the night at the zoo and see nocturnal animals, 5:30 p.m. Fri., Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd. $30 per person for members, $35 for nonmembers. 316-266-8213, www.scz.org

Yoga and Sweet Treats

Yoga followed by food, 6 p.m. May 12, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. $25 general, $15 members. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

Create-A-Thon

Create a stuffed creature, 9 a.m. May 14, O.J. Watson Park, 3022 S. McLean Blvd. $27.37-32.64.

Art

“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

“Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott”

Photography exhibit, 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

“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

Pastel National Exhibition

75 works by leading pastelists, 1 p.m. Tue.-Sun. through May 8, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. 316-634-2787, www.wcfta.com

Arthur Hall Exhibition

Etchings, drypoints and aquatints from Arthur Hall, noon-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until August 7, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

“Past and Present”

Celebrating Wichita’s artistic heritage, noon-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until November 6, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

Art and Book Fair

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 8, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

Mother’s Day Art Fair

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. 316-634-2787, www.wcfta.com

Books

Ken Ilgunas: “Trespassing Across America”

Reading and signing, 2 p.m. Mon., Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. 316-682-1181, www.watermarkbooks.com

Grant Snider: “Quiet Power”

Launch for book that Snider illustrated, 6 p.m. Tue., Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. 316-682-1181, www.watermarkbooks.com

Terrie Curry: “The Unspoken”

Book launch for local author, 6 p.m. Wed., Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. 316-682-1181, www.watermarkbooks.com

Book Buzz

Inside look at upcoming Penguin Books releases, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wed., Wichita Public Library, 8515 W. Bekemeyer. Free. 316-337-9456

Jane Hamilton: “The Excellent Lombards”

Reading and signing, 6 p.m. Thu., Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. 316-682-1181, www.watermarkbooks.com

“Trials of Apollo” Event

Costume party with prizes to celebrate launch of new Rick Riordan novel series, 10:30-11 a.m. May 14, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. 316-682-1181, www.watermarkbooks.com

Auditions

“Outside Mullingar”

Irish accents required, 1-3 p.m. May 14-15, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. 316-686-1282, www.wichitact.org

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