842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth.
- Thursdays: John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
749-7699. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, nine-ball tournaments at 2 p.m. Sundays.
Bambino's Italian Cafe
832-8800. 1801 Mass. Music by acoustic singer-songwriters on Thursday-Sunday nights.
- April 22: Alonzo Beardshear.
- April 23: Ernesto Valencia.
- April 24: Sheri Martin.
Boomer's Smokehouse and Saloon
832-9828. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Pool tables and dart boards. Live bands.
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands including rock, reggae, jazz and blues. Swing Set, Sundays. Open mike, Mondays.
- April 22: KJHK's Farmer's Ball.
- April 23: Son Venezuela, Casolando.
- April 24: KJHK's Farmer's Ball Finals.
- April 26: The Boneshakers, SugaDaddies.
- April 27: Karaoke.
- April 28: Holstein, Simonwonder Brown, Clay Goldstein.
- April 29: Tina and the B-Side Movement, Exit 159.
Brown Bear Brewing Co.
331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday nights. Carol Dressler open mike, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Sunday of the month.
- April 22: Sugar Sly & The Strutt.
- April 24: The Band that Saved the World.
- April 27: Celia.
- April 28: Lisa Donnelly, with Mike Roberts.
- April 29: SugaDaddies.
842-1414. 943 Mass. Son Venezuela and Key West Jazz Quartet alternate on Sundays.
23rd and Haskell.
- April 28: Professional men's, women's and midget wrestling.
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
- Wednesdays: Karaoke.
Free State Brewing Co.
843-4555. 636 Mass. Brewery and restaurant. Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight daily.
- Fridays: The Free State Brewery Jazz Quartet, straight-ahead jazz, 8 p.m.-midnight.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. Ultra Groove-Funk, Soul & Disco Party, Saturdays. Lazer Music Show, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Sundays. Martini Project-Acid Jazz in the Lounge, Mondays. Retro dance night, Thursdays. Good Times House Party, Fridays.
- April 23: DMC Technics Regional DJ Championships, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.; Good Times with DJ Z-Trip, 10 p.m.
- April 26: Leftover Salmon.
- April 27: Cubanismo, Son Venezuela.
841-1960. 1031 Mass. Hours: 2:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays and 1:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekends. Featuring live music Sundays and live jazz Wednesdays. Three pool tables.
Jack Flanigans Bar and Grill
749-4295. Just off 23rd Street behind McDonald's. Featuring restaurant and music emporium. Billiards, darts and TVs in each booth. Open for dinner Mondays-Thursdays, and lunch and dinner Fridays-Sundays. Live music or DJ on Saturdays. Dart league on Tuesdays.
- Wednesdays: Karaoke.
- Thursdays: DJ Michael Cain.
- Fridays: DJ Retro Rob.
749-3320. 926 1/2 Mass. Live jazz, funk, electric blues and original rock. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. daily. Concert information, 749-1387. All shows start at 10 p.m.
- April 22: Richard Leo Johnson.
- April 23: Sky Bob Fly.
- April 24: The Deal.
- April 28-29: Matt "Guitar" Murphy.
J.B. Stout's Grill & Bar
843-0704. 721 Wakarusa Dr., in Wakarusa Plaza. Billiards and 25 TVs.
Jet Lag Lounge
842-0083. 610 Fla. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Sundays. Live bands on Fridays and Saturdays. First Friday and Saturday night of each month, Billy Spears Band.
Kaspars Bar & Grill
3115 W. Sixth.
- Saturdays: Karaoke.
842-8225. 2228 Iowa. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Nine billiard tables, dart league, big-screen television.
The Laughing Dog Saloon
841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Saturday nights. Free biscuits and gravy at midnight Friday and Saturday.
- April 24: Blue 88.
832-2330. 920 Mass.
- April 23: B Groove, jazz, 8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
The Pool Room
749-5039. Hillcrest Shopping Center, 925 Iowa. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Twenty-two billiard tables, seven TVs, videos. Weekly 8-, 9- and 3-ball tournaments.
832-8228. 944 Mass. Darts, pool table, big-screen TVs. Celtic Jam Pub Night, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of every month. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays.
749-7676. 946 Mass. Pinball, video games, beer garden and occasional live music. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-2 a.m. Sundays.
749-5067. 623 Vt. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Darts, pool and shuffleboard. Live music every Saturday.
B.B.'s Lawnside Bar B.Q.
1205 E. 85th, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 23: Fast Johnny Ricker.
- Sundays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
- Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 22: Little Mike and the Tornadoes.
- April 23-24: Son Seals, Bel Airs.
- April 24: Son Seals, Lamont Cranston Band.
- April 26: The Toasters, The Rayguns.
- April 27: James McMurty, Hadacol.
- April 28: Meditations.
- April 29: Carey Bell.
(913) 829-8200. 11950 S. Strangline Rd., Olathe.
- April 22: Jesse James Dupree, 9 p.m.
Stanford and Sons
504 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
- Mondays: Open mike night, 8:30 p.m.
- Tuesdays: Best of Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
- April 28-May 1: Bob Zany.
47th and Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
- Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
- April 25: 24th Annual Music Festival, with handbell choirs, 7 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.
- April 26: University Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
- April 28: Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
- April 22: Doctoral recital, Holly Swartzendruber, soprano, 7:30 p.m.
- April 23: Student recital, Carrie Ives, cello, 7:30 p.m.
- April 24: Faculty recital, Christopher Moore, trumpet, and Michael Bauer and Marie Rubis Bauer, organ, 7:30 p.m., Bales Recital Hall.
- April 24: Kansas Composers Project, 2:30 p.m.
- April 25: KU Trumpet Ensemble, 2:30 p.m.
- April 24: Kathy Forste with Bill Thompson, folk, 8 p.m.
- April 25: Rowan, Celtic music, 2 p.m.
Ecumenical Christian Ministries
843-4933. 1204 Oread Ave.
- April 24: Didgeridoo workshop by Phil Jones, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Memorial Drive, Kansas University.
- Recitals are at 3 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, except holidays and when KU classes are not in session.
Mass Street Music
- April 22: Free clinic by guitarist Richard Leo Johnson, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
West Side Folk
842-1163. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
- April 23: Curtis and Loretta, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread.
- April 23: Korn, Rob Zombie, Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 29: The Hard Knock Life Tour, featuring Jay-Z, DMX, Method Man and Redman, 7:30 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
(816) 842-5500. 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 24: Kathleen Battle, soprano.
Friends of Chamber Music
(816) 561-9999. Concerts at the Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted.
- April 25: Lionheart and Anonymous 4, 3 p.m., Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 12th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
(816) 221-6000. 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 23: Bill Engvall.
- April 24: The Chieftains.
Quality Hill Playhouse
(816) 421-1700. 303 W. 10th, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted. Performance times vary.
- "I'll Be Seeing You: The Songs of World War II," through May 2.
St. Patrick's Church
1357 N.E. 42nd Terr., North Kansas City, Mo.
- April 25: Zoukfest, with Roger Landes and Gerald Trimble, 7:30 p.m.
Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000. 214 S.W. Eighth. Performances start at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
- April 25: Interstring.
628 S. Kansas.
- April 24: Mark T. Gottschall, 9 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Oskaloosa Public Schools
(785) 863-2539. 404 Park.
- April 27: The Instrumental Music Concert, Oskaloosa Public School's Multipurpose Room.
University Dance Company
- April 23-24: University Dance Company, with the Cohan/Suzeau Duet Company, 8 p.m., Lied Center.
- April 28-29: "New Dance/Theatre/Music," student dance recital, 7:30 p.m., Elizabeth Sherbon Dance Theatre.
State Ballet of Missouri
Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted. Ticket office, (816) 931-3330; information, (816) 931-2232.
- April 22-25: "Giselle," 7:30 p.m. April 22, 8 p.m. April 23-24 and 2 p.m. April 25, Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.
Ticket information, Murphy Hall Box Office, 864-3982, or the Lied Center Box Office, 864-2787. Performances at 8 p.m., unless noted otherwise.
- "The Gut Girls," 8 p.m. April 23-24 and April 29-May 1 and 2:30 p.m. April 25, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
Lawrence Community Theatre
843-7469. 1501 N.H. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
- "Return to the Forbidden Planet," April 22-25, April 29-30 and May 1-2.
Seem-To-Be Players Children's Theatre
843-5067. Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth, unless otherwise noted.
- April 24-25: "Hansel and Gretel," 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. April 24 and 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. April 25.
American Heartland Theatre Co.
(816) 842-9999. Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Performance times vary. Show times: 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
- "Steel Magnolias," through May 9.
Colony Steak House and Lobster Pot
(816) 452-1144. 8821 State Line Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
- "Absolutely Confidential," through May 1.
The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
- "Teahouse of the August Moon," with Gary Sandy, April 22-June 20.
Theatre for Young America
(913) 831-1400. Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Dr., Mission. Show times are 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
- "Maggie Magalita," April 24-May 21.
UMKC Theatre Department
(816) 235-2700. 52nd and Holmes, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
- "Red Noses," 8 p.m. April 22-24 and 2 p.m. April 24-25.
(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3820 Main, Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Judas Kiss," April 23-May 9.
Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts
(785) 273-1191. 215 S.E. Seventh. Performances at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.
- "Swingtime Canteen," April 23-25, April 30-May 2 and May 7-9.
(785) 594-6451. Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
- April 22-24: "The Arms of Man," 7:30 p.m., Darby-Hope Theatre.
331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Thursday Stories, 10:30 a.m., and Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., children's amphitheater; Chess Club, 7 p.m. Mondays.
- April 23: My Favorite Poem Project, with Danielle Augustine, Nakia Sanford, Tom Momberg, Michael Napier, Robert Hemenway, Bonnie Augustine, Brian Daldorph, John Musgrave and Shannon Roesler, 7 p.m.
- April 24: "Working Women and Class Distinction," a panel discussion on gender roles, 1:30 p.m.
Douglas County AIDS Project
- April 24: Community quilt display, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
- April 24-25: Faith Community AIDS Awareness Weekend.
- April 25: Service of Remembrance, 2 p.m., St. Lawrence Catholic Center, 1631 Crescent Rd.
- April 28: Lecture by Jane Fowler, co-chairperson of the National Association on HIV Over Fifty, 7 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auditorium, 325 Maine.
Lawrence Arts Commission
- April 24: Percent for Art Workshop, 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m., city hall, 6 E. Sixth.
Lawrence Public Library
843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
- April 22: "Secrets of the Emerald City: Oz for Adults," by Robert B. Luehrs, 7:30 p.m., auditorium.
- April 23: "Fridays with Fellini: '8 1/2,'" 7:30 p.m., auditorium.
- April 28: Presentation by Mike Cuenca, including photographic images of his research trip to Belize and his recent Web site construction research, 6:30 p.m., room 100, Stauffer-Flint Hall.
The Raven Bookstore
749-3300. 8 E. Seventh.
- April 25: Reading and book signing by Wendi Lee, author of "Missing Eden," 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Noon-1 p.m.
- April 28: "New Ways of Looking at Art," Pat Villeneuve, associate curator of Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art and KU associate professor of design.
301 W. 13th, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 24: Tae-bo workout with Billy Blanks, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
- Exhibit on dinosaur and prehistoric reptile specimens, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, through April 25.
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
- April 23-24: The Capitol Steps, 8 p.m., Yardley Hall.
- April 27: Lecture by Dr. Patch Adams, 7:30 p.m., Yardley Hall.
Kansas City Zoo
(816) 871-5701. Call (816) 871-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- "Alaska: Spirit of the Wild," "Sharks," "Everest," "Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun" and "The Greatest Places," Sprint IMAX Theater.
(913) 341-2272. 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 27: "John Hancock's Champions on Ice," 7:30 p.m.
(816) 221-6000. 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo.
- April 18: Sinbad, 7:30 p.m.
Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000 or 1-800-949-TPAC. 214 S.E. Eighth.
- April 24: Comedian Steven Wright, 8 p.m.
Topeka Barn Dance
(785) 354-8773. Reynolds Lodge, Lake Shawnee. 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. the fourth Saturday of the month, unless otherwise noted. Newcomers group at 7 p.m.; potluck at 6 p.m.
- April 24: Dance with Faris Family Band and caller Jim Williams, Community Building, Lecompton.
(785) 272-5821. 635 S.W. Gage Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
- Mini train and carousel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art
864-4710. On Mississippi Street west of the Kansas Union on the Kansas University campus. Comprehensive museum with paintings, sculpture, graphics and textiles. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Mondays.
- "Constructions of Place: Architecture in Photography," through May 23, North Balcony Gallery.
- "Intersections of Race and Gender," through May 23, Study Gallery.
- "Portraits: The Artist in Print," through May 23.
- "Cindy Sherman: The Complete Untitled Film Stills with additional Sherman works from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection," through May 23, Kress Gallery.
- "Two Centuries of American Glass," through Aug. 22.
Programs, lectures, films and events
- April 22: Tour du Jour: "The Secrets Behind Acquisitions," by director Andrea Norris, 12:15 p.m., Central Court.
- April 23: "Knocks at My Door," film, 2:30 p.m., Auditorium.
- April 26: Hallmark Symposium: Gary Kelley, illustrator from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 6 p.m., Auditorium.
- April 28: "KU Perspectives: Cindy Sherman," lecture by Joey Sprague, KU sociology department, 3:30 p.m., Kress Gallery.
- April 29: "Contemporary Art, Artists, and Institutions: The Good, the Bad, and the Totally Unacceptable," lecture by Marcia Tucker, founding director of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City, 7 p.m.
- April 29: Tour du Jour: "Narrative Art," by intern Amanda Hamon, 12:15 p.m.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (the Kansas Collection and University Archives close at 5 p.m.); 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday (University Archives closed).
- "The trail-blazing leadership of Martha Peterson," Kansas Collection.
- "Under the Southern Cross: Australian discoveries," Special Collections, Main Gallery.
- "Kansas -- Costa Rica Connections," University Archives.
Kansas University Natural History Museum
864-4540 or 864-4450. On Jayhawk Boulevard on KU campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Live preparation of recent museum dinosaur finds, throughout 1998.
- "The Lush Vegetation of Antarctica," through April 30.
Programs for children; to register, call 864-4173.
- April 25: "Reptile Rodeo," ages 7 to adult, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m.
Museum of Anthropology
864-4245. Spooner Hall on KU campus. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Permanent exhibits: "Costa Rica and Her Neighbors" "The Human Life Cycle," "Peoples in Africa" and "People in Places."
- "The Talking Pot: Interpreting Ancient pottery from Costa Rica," through Aug. 16.
- "Archeology in Kansas," through Aug. 1.
Watkins Community Museum of History
841-4109. 1047 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- "The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."
- "Bert Nash: The Man, The Inspiration to the Community and The Mental Health Center," through June 1.
Clinton Lake Museum
Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. Includes the exhibit "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
- "Transportation: Rails to Conrails."
Kansas Museum of History
(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.
- Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
- "Midlin, Kansas Chronicles: A Postcard Story," featuring the work of artist Clark Britton and writer Tom Averill.
- "Leading the Way: Famous Kansans," through November.
Territorial Capitol -- Lane Museum
(913) 887-6148. Near downtown Lecompton. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Constitution Hall State Historic Site
(913) 887-6520. 319 Elmore. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Displays on territorial Kansas. Free.
Coal Creek Library
Eight miles south of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 1055, east on Douglas County Road 460. Established Nov. 22, 1859. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Sundays, April through October. Area historical information. For appointment, call (913) 594-3960.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
(816) 561-4000. 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Comprehensive art museum. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Sculpture: Abstractions and Transformations," through Aug. 15.
- "Copper as Canvas: Two Centuries of Masterpiece Paintings on Copper, 1575-1775," through June 6.
- "Isamu Noguchi: New Acquisitions from the Hall Family Foundation Collection," through June 13.
- April 22: "Portraits: Talking with Artists at the Met," with Michael Kimmelman, 6:30 p.m., Atkins Auditorium.
- April 24: "Revisiting Twentieth-Century Art -- Midpoints: Realism," 10 a.m., Atkins Auditorium.
- April 25: "Isamu Noguchi's Poetry in Stone," 2 p.m., Atkins Auditorium.
- April 27: "Northern Lights: Hals, Rembrandt and Vermeer," 5:30 p.m., Atkins Auditorium.
The Kemper Museum
of Contemporary Art
4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Robert Graham: Process -- Charlie Parker Memorial," through April 30.
- "Wendy Jacob: The Squeeze Chair Project," through May 23.
- "Abstract Painting, Once Removed," April 23-July 18. Opening reception, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. April 23.
Kansas City Museum
(816) 483-8300. 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Exhibits also at Town Pavilion, 1111 Main.
- "Dino Daze," noon-4 p.m. April 24-25.
- "Puppetronics," through May 16.
- "The Magic of Your Senses," puppet show, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., through May.
- "Spring Skies," through June 13.
- Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
Toy and Miniature Museum
(816) 333-9328. 5235 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- Saturdays: "The Great Mystery" puppet shows, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
- "The Art of the Doll," through May 1.
- "Miniature Book Society's Traveling Exhibit," through June.
Art and Design Gallery
Art and Design Building, KU campus. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays and holidays.
- Art Department Scholarship Show, through April 23.
- Design Craft Area Scholarship Show, April 25-30.
Artframes Gallery and Artforms Sculpture Garden
842-1991. 912 Ill. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays or by appointment.
865-4181. 1017 1/2 Mass.
- Beadwork by Melba Whatley and split-loomed necklace and bear fetish collection of Brenda Eubanks.
749-0200. 820 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. on Thursdays; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Contemporary fine crafts by national and local artists, including ceramics, metal, wood, jewelry and furniture.
749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.
500 Locust Gallery
832-9867. 500 Locust. Gallery open by appointment or by calling 841-6138 or 842-5328.
- Recent figurative works by Askew, Doner-Hedrick, Dunkley, Graham, Haller, Jackson, Johnson, Murphy, Piller, Sudlow, Underwood and Whitenight.
Free State Glass Gallery
840-0900. 1021 Mass. Hand-blown glass and sculpture. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
Valley West Gallery and Framing
315 N. Second. Hours: 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.
- Southwestern and American Indian arts and crafts and black-and-white portraitures by Bill Ginkens.
842-2770. 723 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Works by national and international artists, including jewelry designs by Peter Zacharias and enamels by Faulker Fusaiy.
Haskell Indian Nations University
749-8417. 155 Indian Ave.
- Exhibit of photos from the Rinehart Collection, library.
Julie Hammer Home Studio
841-1191 or 841-1800, by appointment only.
- Watercolor paintings, prints and notecards.
843-7749. 18711 Jefferson Hills Dr. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Call for an appointment.
- Paintings and original prints.
Lawrence Community Theatre
- Watercolor, oil, charcoal and acrylic by Mary Jane Choice, Gladys Six Green Room, through May 2.
Lawrence Public Library
- "Small Landscapes," by Jane Fortun, entrances, through April.
- "A Child's World of Art," children's art from the Douglas County Child Development Assn., gallery, through April.
- Paintings by Vera Heitmann, through April.
Lawrence Riverfront Plaza
Sixth and New Hampshire, Suite 110.
- Portrait exhibit by Wayne Wildcat.
- Collection of photographs by Tim Nauman, through May.
Paul Penny Home Studio
843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.
843-0080. 919 Mass. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Works by regional artisans in clay, fiber, glass, wood and more.
Redfield's Stained Glass Studio
843-4039. 2050 E 1550 Rd. Hours: By appointment.
Custom stained and beveled glass.
Roy's Gallery and Framing
842-1554. 15th and Kasold Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring glassworks, ceramics and original artwork by artists including J. Brothers, J. Gaumnitz, L. Copt, R. Sudlow, B. Opelka, J.G. Brown, J. Orr, J. Whitenight, C. Krallman, Free State Glass, V. Brejcha and R. Zerwekh.
Silver Works and More
842-1460. 715 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. Featuring fine jewelry and crafts by local and national artists.
Southwest and More
843-0141. 727 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Specializing in American Indian jewelry and fine arts, Mexican imports and western style.
749-0744. 1 Riverfront Plaza, Suite 321. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Watercolor paintings, prints and Christmas cards.
Wheatfield's Bakery & Cafe
841-5553. 904 Vt. Hours: 6 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.
- "New Works: Oil Pastels by Missy McCoy," through June 20.
841-5140 or 842-3154, by appointment. Realistic, figurative murals and paintings; specializing in portraits and commissions.
Kansas City Art Institute
(816) 561-4852. 4415 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
- Paintings by Ron Christ, through May 7.
- Works by Jenny Hahn and Shannon Nattrass, through May 1.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library
(913) 551-3280. 625 Minn., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Pastel works by Destani Shodrick, through May 14.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, Argentine Branch
2800 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Paintings by Lillian Engelbrecht, through May 20.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, West Wyandotte Branch
(913) 596-5800. 1737 N. 82nd, Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- Paintings and ceramics by Jan Gaumnitz, through April 29.
(816) 842-8755. 412 Del., Suite A, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.
- "Sensuality Is Its Own Reward," a collaboration between Jacqueline Warren and Linda Lighton, through May 8.
Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art
(816) 474-1919. 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.
- "Terra," an installation by Jacqueline Bishop, and "Thickets and Other Places," works by Judith McCrea, April 23-June 5. Opening reception, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. April 23.
Society for Contemporary Photography
(816) 471-2115. 2004 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.
- "The Ride," biker-inspired photographs by Richard Loftis, Danny Lyon and Ann Simmons-Myers, April 23-May 29. Opening reception, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. April 23.
Collective Art Gallery
(785) 232-4254. 3121 S.W. Huntoon. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.
- "reVisions," work by Pat Nobo, through May 5.
The Aardvark Gallery
(785) 594-3980. 719 Eighth St. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. An eclectic collection by local and regional artists, including painting, sculpture, pottery, wood turnings and photographs.
(785) 594-7470. 622 High. Hours: 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Sculpture, photography, paintings and other artworks by regional artists.
- "Not Your Ordinary Two-Man Show," with chairs and pottery by Larry Brow and mixed-media works and installations by Henri Doner-Hedrick, through May 8.
Holt-Russell Gallery in Parmenter Hall. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
- Fourth annual juried undergraduate art exhibit.
- Senior art exhibit, opens April 27.
Ottawa Community Arts Council Gallery
105 E. Fifth. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
- "Painting on Porcelain," works by Carmen Peffly, through May 1.
(785) 456-2029 or 1-800-899-1893. Carnegie Arts Center, 521 Lincoln. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
- "Altered Tradition," featuring works by Chris Wolf Edmonds, Shirley Hurt, Elaine O. Henry, David Harris and Peter Wilkin, through May 16.