Arts & Culture

Arts calendar for May 15-29, 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 15-29.

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., Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. $20-$30. 316-263-0222, www.mosleystreet.com

“Party of One”

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

Rogers Ballet Student Concerts

“The Seasons,” 2 p.m. Sun., Riney Fine Arts Center at Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave. Free. 316-263-8014, 316-295-5677, www.friends.edu

Live music

“The Pirates of Penzance”

Wichita Grand Opera production, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Bradley Fair, 21st and Rock Road. $37-85. 316-683-3444, www.wichitagrandopera.org

Offenbach Operas

Opera Kansas performs “Le 66” and “Lischen und Fritzchen,” 7 p.m. Tue., Prairie Pines, 4055 N. Tyler. $22. 316-721-7666, 316-722-1145

“Ties That Bind”

Wichita Broadway Singers show, 7:30 p.m. Tue., The Independent School, 8317 E. Douglas. Free. 316-942-5374, www.wichitabroadwaysingers.com

Special events

Real American Country Fest

Car show, live music and more, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun., 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, 1-5 p.m. Sun., Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $5. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

Lunch and Learn

Spring luncheon and talk on garden horticulture, noon Mon., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. $25. 316-268-4921

Children’s Farms Festival

Meet different heritage breeds, 1 p.m. Sat., Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd. Included in admission. 316-942-2212, www.scz.org

Midwest Beerfest

Food truck roundup, grand tasting, silent auction and more, 1-4 p.m. Sat., Century II, 225 W. Douglas. $15-45. 316-303-8100, www.wichitatix.com

Bike to Work Breakfast Stop

Bike commuters are welcome to breakfast in the museum garden, 6-9 a.m. Fri., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

Endangered Species Day

Interactive stations around the zoo to educate about endangered species, 10 a.m. May 28, Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 W. Zoo Blvd. Included in admission. 316-942-2212, www.scz.org

Steampunk

Steampunk-themed vendors, food and more, 10 a.m. May 28, Old Cowtown Museum, 1865 Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-219-1871, www.oldcowtown.org

Great Plains Woodcarvers Annual Show

50th annual woodcarving show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., Cessna Activity Center, 2744 S. George Washington Blvd. $3, free for children under 12. www.greatplainswoodcarvers.com

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

“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

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

“In This Moment”

Stephen Locke storm cinematography, noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. through July 2, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Free. 316-284-2749

Tour the Art Garden

Outdoor tour of garden with sculptures, 10 a.m. Sat., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

Student Exhibition

Work from Wichita Center for the Arts students, 1 p.m. Tue.-Sun. through June 26, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. 316-634-2787, www.wcfta.org

Summer Opening Party

Cash bar and live music, 7 p.m. Sat., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. $10. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

“Kachina: We Are The Spirit”

Exhibit featuring Kachina dolls made by the Hopi people, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Included in admission. 315-350-3340

The Ken Enquist Collection

American Indian photography, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Included in admission. 315-350-3340

“Dialogue”

20th century drawings, noon-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. until May 29, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Included in admission. 316-268-4921, www.wichitaartmuseum.org

“Dinosaurs in Motion”

Fully interactive metal dinosaur sculptures, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. starting May 28, Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Included in admission. 316-660-0600, www.exploration.org

Books

Alec Grecian: “Lost and Gone Forever”

Reading and signing, 6 p.m. May 23, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. 316-682-1181, www.watermarkbooks.com

Wil Haygood: “Showdown”

Reading and signing, 7 p.m. May 25, Wichita State Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. Free. 316-682-1181, www.watermarkbooks.com

Auditions

“Outside Mullingar”

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

Wichita Children’s Theatre Touring Co.

Must be at least 18 and prepare a short monologue and two vocal selections, 5 p.m. Wed., Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center, 201 S. Lulu. 316-262-2282

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