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August 15, 1999

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LAWRENCE

American Legion

842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth.

  • Thursdays: John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Astros Billiards

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.

The Bottleneck

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.

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.

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.

The Granada

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.

Harbour Lights

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. Open for dinner Mondays-Thursdays, and lunch and dinner Fridays-Sundays. Live music or DJ on Saturdays. Dart league on Tuesdays.

The Jazzhaus

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.

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.

King Arthur's

842-8225. 2228 Iowa. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Nine billiard tables, dart league, big-screen television.

Pat's Blue Rib'N Barbecue

1618 W. 23rd.

  • Aug. 27: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band, 9 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.

Red Lyon

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.

Replay Lounge

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.

Rick's Place

749-5067. 623 Vt. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Darts, pool and shuffleboard. Live music every Saturday.

KANSAS CITY

Aladdin Restaurant and Bar

Holiday Inn Citi Center, 1215 Wyandotte.

  • Aug. 20: Mike Davis, Spring Fever, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

* Aug. 21: Kacee and the Uptown, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

  • Aug. 27-28: Mike Ning, Sherry Jones, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Sept. 10-11: Mike Ning, Sherry Jones, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Sept. 24-25: Mike Ning, Sherry Jones, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

B.B.'s Lawnside Bar B.Q.

1205 E. 85th, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Sundays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.

Big Daddies

112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • Aug. 28: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band, 8:30 p.m.

Blayney's

(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Grand Emporium

(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Aug. 24: Dave Mason Remake.

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.
  • Aug. 18-22: Dean Hagglund.

LAWRENCE

Kansas University

  • Sept. 12: Piano Concerto Readings, with KU Symphony Orchestra and undergraduate piano students, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Sept. 24: "Honoring Johann Strauss and Some Contemporaries," with KU Symphony Orchestra, KU Chamber Choir and flutist John Boulton, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Sept. 25: Band Day parade, 1 p.m., downtown Lawrence.
  • Sept. 28: Concert Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Oct. 10: Five KU choirs, with Inspirational Gospel Voices and The Elements, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Oct. 16: Marching Band Festival, all day, Memorial Stadium.
  • Oct. 22: KU Jazz Ensemble I, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Oct. 29: KU Jazz Singers, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Nov. 5: "All-Brahms" concert, with KU Symphony Orchestra, violinist Ben Sayvich and cellist Ed Laut, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Nov. 8: Four Choirs, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.
  • Nov. 9: KU Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Nov. 11: University Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Nov. 21: "Pictures from an Exhibition: What Did Ravel Do to Mussorgsky?," with KU Symphony Orchestra, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Nov. 22: KU Jazz Ensembles II and III, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Dec. 5: Holiday Vespers, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Jan. 30: Piano Concerto Readings, with KU Symphony Orchestra with graduate piano students, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Feb. 18: KU Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Feb. 20: "For Valentines," with Four Choirs, 7:30 p.m., site to be announced.
  • Feb. 22: KU Concert and University Bands, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Feb. 24: "Anglo-French Evening," with KU Symphony Orchestra, Collegium Musicum and KU Chamber Choir, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Feb. 27: "The Joy of Singing," with KU Chamber Choir, Oread Concert, area choirs and Pieces of Eight, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • March 2-4: KU Jazz Festival, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • March 10-11: Music and Dance Scholarships auditions, Murphy Hall.
  • March 13: Four Choirs, 7:30 p.m., site to be announced.
  • April 1: "Mozart and the 20th Century," with KU Symphony Orchestra, saxophone player Vince Gnojek, oboist Peggy Marco, clarinetist Larry Maxey and bassoon player Alan Hawkins, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

See Calendar, page 44E

  • April 10: KU Symphonic Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • April 12: KU Concert and University Bands, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • April 14: Jazz Ensemble I and KU Jazz Singers, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • April 18: Jazz Ensembles II and III and Vocal Jazz Choir, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • May 7: "Sacred and Secular," with KU Symphony Orchestra and KU choirs, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center.

KU Recitals

Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.

  • Sept. 13: Visiting Artists Series, Valentin Surif, piano.
  • Sept. 21: Visiting Artists Series, Karen Becker, cello, and Paul Barnes, piano.
  • Sept. 22: Visiting Artists Series, Kenny Werner, jazz piano.
  • Sept. 30: Faculty recital, Larry Maxey, clarinet, and Linda Maxey, marimba.
  • Oct. 6: Instrumental Collegium Musicum.
  • Oct. 7: Visiting Artists Series, Tom Ashworth, trombone and euphonium.
  • Oct. 11: Faculty recital, David Bushouse, horn.
  • Oct. 18: Faculty recital, Wendy Zaro, soprano.
  • Oct. 21: Visiting Artists Series, Neal Corwell, euphonium.
  • Oct. 25: Faculty recital, Scott Watson, tuba.
  • Oct. 31: Visiting Artists Series, American Pianists Association Competition winners, 2:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 1: Faculty recital, George Boberg, percussion.
  • Nov. 2: KU Jazz Combos.
  • Nov. 4: Collegium Musicum, 7:30 p.m., Bales Organ Recital Hall.
  • Nov. 9: Visiting Artists Series, Roman Rudnytsky, piano.
  • Nov. 14: Student recital, KU Trumpet Ensemble, 2:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 15: Choral workshop, with Oread Consort and Chanticleer, 9:30 a.m., room 328, Murphy Hall.
  • Nov. 15: Faculty recital, Vince Gnojek, saxophone.
  • Nov. 17: Undergraduate Music Honor Recital.
  • Nov.19: Student recital, KU Percussion Ensemble.
  • Nov. 29: Faculty recital, Kansas Brass Quintet.
  • Dec. 7: "In dulci jubilo: Early Music for the Christmas Season," with Collegium Musicum and Oread Consort, 7:30 p.m., Bales Recital Hall.
  • Feb. 17: Visiting Artists Series, Andrew Russo, piano.
  • March 6: Faculty recital, Ed Laut, cello.
  • March 7: KU Madrigal Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall.
  • March 9: Instrumental Collegium Musicum.
  • April 3: Faculty recital, Christopher Moore, trumpet.
  • April 4: Undergraduate Music Honor Recital.
  • April 5: Graduate Music Honor Recital.
  • April 9: Student recital, Brass Choir, 2:30 p.m.
  • April 16: "Bach and Billings Anniversary Concert," with Collegium Musicum, 2:30 p.m., St. John's Catholic Church, 1229 Vt.
  • April 25: Student recital, KU Saxophone Quartet.
  • April 27: Student recital, Erin Binter, soprano.

KU Carillon

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

Liberty Hall

644 Mass.

  • Aug. 16: Ween.
  • Nov. 4: David Grisman Quintet.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Aug. 20: Jazz singer Queen Bey, 7 p.m., with information fair, 6 p.m., lawn.
  • Sept. 17: Joshua Bell, Sam Bush, Mike Marshall and Edgar Meyer, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 1: Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 17: Navah Perlman, piano, Kurt Nikkanen, violin, and Zuill Bailey, cello, 3:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 14: Chanticleer, 3:30 p.m.
  • Dec. 17: Boys Choir of Harlem Christmas Tour, 8 p.m.
  • Feb. 11: The Watts Prophets, 8 p.m.
  • Feb. 13: "Sponsus: The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins," featuring Ensemble for Early Music, 3:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 29: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra with Andre Watts, 8 p.m.
  • April 2: Australian Chamber Orchestra, 3:30 p.m.
  • April 19: "For Dancers Only," Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, 8 p.m.
  • April 29: Emerson String Quartet, 8 p.m.

KU Opera

Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, unless otherwise noted.

  • Oct. 8-10 and 15-16: "Master Class."
  • Dec. 10-12: "Amahl and the Night Visitors," First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt.
  • Jan. 20-23 and 27-30: "Cosi fan tutte" and "Closer Than Ever."
  • April 7-9: "The Rape of Lucretia," St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 964 U.S. Highway 40.

West Side Folk

842-1163. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

  • Aug. 28: The Plaid Family, folk and Celtic, West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Dr.
  • Sept. 4: Don Conoscenti, contemporary folk, location to be announced.
  • Sept. 10: West Side Folk fund raiser, with Pamela Bruner and others, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 964 U.S. Highway 40.
  • Sept. 24: Connie Dover and Roger Landes, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 964 U.S. Highway 40.
  • Oct. 1: Tanya Savory, contemporary folk, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.
  • Oct. 7: Carolyn Cruso, Celtic and original folk, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.
  • Oct. 16: Steve Kaufman, acoustic guitar, West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Dr.
  • Oct. 30: Vance Gilbert, contemporary folk, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.
  • Nov. 4: John Gorka, Greg Greenway, contemporary folk, Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.
  • Nov. 12: Original Recipe, Mid-Day Ramblers, bluegrass, St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 964 U.S. Highway 40.
  • Nov. 20: Bryan Bowers, traditional and original folk, West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Dr.
  • Dec. 2: John Smith, Sally Barris, contemporary folk, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.

KANSAS CITY

Concerts

  • Aug. 15: Olivia Newton-John, Jim Brickman, 8 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Aug. 16: Kenny Rogers, 8 p.m., Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Aug. 17: Jewel, Rusted Root, Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Aug. 20: Steve Miller Band, George Thorogood and The Destroyers, 8 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Aug. 21: Blue Oyster Cult, Nazareth, Foghat, Lonesome Dove, 7 p.m., Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Aug. 26: Lilith Fair, with Sarah McLachlan, Dixie Chicks, Sheryl Crow, Indigo Girls, 4:30 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Aug. 27: The Moody Blues, with the New Jersy Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Aug. 31: Motley Crue, Scorpions, Flash Bastard, 7 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Sept. 4: Willie Nelson Family Picnic, with Willie Nelson, Dwight Yoakam, Deana Carter and Marty Stuart, 7 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Sept. 5: Barry Manilow, 8 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.

American Jazz Museum

18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Aug. 24: Automatics, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

UMKC Conservatory of Music

(816) 235-2700 (ticket office). Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in White Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.

  • Sept. 26: Pinchas Zukerman, violin, and Marc Neikrug, piano.
  • Oct. 16: Robert Weirich, piano.
  • Nov. 6: The Amadeus Trio.
  • Dec. 11: Quartetto Gelato.

Gem Theater

(816) 842-4538. 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 2: McCoy Tyner Trio.
  • Oct. 30: Sun Ra Arkestra.
  • Nov. 2: Terence Blanchard Quintet.

Johnson County Community College

(913) 469-4445. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park. Performances at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in Yardley Hall, unless otherwise noted.

  • Sept. 18: Frederica von Stade and Chanticleer, 8 p.m.
  • Sept. 24-25: Harry Belafonte, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 8-9: "An Evening with Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch," 8 p.m.
  • Nov. 6: Budapest Strings, with Paula Robinson, flute, 8 p.m.
  • Nov. 12-13: Wesla Whitfield, 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 3-4: "A Century of Song, 100 Years of Broadway," 8 p.m.

Kansas City Chorale

(816) 931-8273.

  • Oct. 3: "Returning Home," 3 p.m., Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 13th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Oct. 5: "Returning Home," 7:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church, 92nd and Nall, Overland Park.
  • Oct. 10: "Returning Home," 3 p.m., Liberty United Methodist Church, 1001 Sunset, Liberty, Mo.

Kansas City Symphony

(816) 471-0400. Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, unless otherwise noted.

  • Aug. 14: "Beethoven's 8th Symphony," with trumpet player Gary Schutza, 7:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 20-21: "All-American," with pianist-conductor Williams Eddins, trumpet player Gary Schutza and English horn player Kenneth Lawrence, 7:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 27-28: "Carmen," 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 1-2: Alicia de Larrocha, piano.
  • Oct. 15-16: Pamela Frank, violin.
  • Oct. 22-23: Rosemary Clooney.
  • Nov. 12-14: Concert with chorus and soloists.
  • Nov. 19-20: Al Jarreau.
  • Nov. 21: "Peter and the Wolf," 2 p.m., Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Nov. 26-28: Santiago Rodriguez, piano.
  • Dec. 17-18: "The Magic of Christmas."
  • Dec. 18: "The Magic of Christmas," 2 p.m., Music Hall, 13th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City

(816) 471-4933. 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "I Pagliacci," Sept. 18, 20, 22, 24 and 26.
  • "Cosi fan tutte," Oct. 30, Nov. 1, 3, 5 and 7.

TOPEKA

Topeka Symphony

(785) 232-2032.

  • Oct. 2: "East Meets West."
  • Dec. 8: Holiday Pops concert.

Washburn University

19th and Washburn, White Concert Hall.

  • Oct. 18: "African Sanctus," 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 13-14: "Christmas Around the World," 8 p.m.

OTTAWA

Ottawa Municipal Auditorium

(785) 242-8810. Third and Hickory. All shows at 7:30 p.m.

  • Oct. 2: "Lost Highway: the Music and Legend of Hank Williams."
  • Oct. 16: "Lost in the Fifties Tonight," with the Crew Cuts and Chordettes.
  • Dec. 4: "Janie Fricke's Country Christmas."
  • Jan. 22: Steve Miller KC Big Band, with Rosetta Robinson and Russ Simmons.
  • Feb. 5: "King's Legends of Country Music."
  • March 11: "Shamrock Gold," with Irish musicians Rowan and dancers.

WINFIELD

Walnut Valley Festival

(316) 221-3250. Cowley County Fairgrounds.

  • Sept. 16-19: Various workshop, contests and concerts featuring John McCutheon, Connie Dover, Roger Landes, Beppe Gambetta, The Special Consensus, Spontaneous Combustion, Euphoria String Band and numerous others.

DANCE DANCE

LAWRENCE

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Oct. 5: Sankai Juku, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 26: State Ballet of Missouri, 8 p.m.
  • Nov. 3: "Carmen," with Lyon Opera Ballet, 8 p.m.
  • Jan 28: Bill T. Jones, 8 p.m.
  • April 7-8: "Jazz Train," by Donald Byrd, 8 p.m.

University Dance Company

864-4264.

  • Aug. 25: University Dance Company auditions, 7 p.m., studio 242, Robinson Center.
  • Oct. 2: Dance Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., dance studios, Robinson Center.
  • Nov. 19-20: University Dance Company, with Cohan/Suzeau, 8 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Dec. 1-2: New Dance/Theater/Music, 7:30 p.m., Elizabeth Sherbon Dance Theatre, Robinson Center.
  • Jan. 26: University Dance Company auditions, 7 p.m., studio 242, Robinson Center.
  • March 4: Dance scholarship auditions, 1 p.m., studios 240 and 242, Robinson Center.
  • April 12-13: New Dance/Theater/Music, 7:30 p.m., Elizabeth Sherbon Dance Theatre, Robinson Center.
  • May 4-5: University Dance Company, with Cohan/Suzeau, 8 p.m., Lied Center.

KANSAS CITY

Johnson County Community College

(913) 469-4455. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

  • Nov. 12-13: Trinity Irish Dance Company, 8 p.m.

Music Hall

301 W. 13th, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Sept. 14-19: "Lord of the Dance."
  • Nov. 6: American Ballet Theatre, 8 p.m.

State Ballet of Missouri

Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted. Ticket office, (816) 931-3330; information, (816) 931-2232.

  • Oct. 7-10: "Divertimento #15," "Arena" and "Suite Kander," Lyric Theater, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Dec. 2-24: "The Nutcracker."

THEATER THEATER

LAWRENCE

Kansas University

Ticket information, Murphy Hall Box Office, 864-3982, or the Lied Center Box Office, 864-2787. Performances at 8 p.m., unless noted otherwise.

  • Aug. 18: University Theatre rally, 7 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre stage.
  • Aug. 19-23: University Theatre auditions, Murphy Hall.
  • Aug. 23: Registration for after-school drama classes for grades 1-3, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre lobby, Murphy Hall.
  • Oct 2: Friends of the Theatre dinner, with James Still, 6:30 p.m., Fifi's Banquet Connection.
  • "Schoolhouse Rock," Seem-To-Be Players and KU-Theatre for Young People, Oct. 8-9, 16-17 and 21-23, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall. School performances, 1 p.m. Oct. 11-15.
  • Oct. 4: Registration for after-school drama classes for grades 4-6, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre lobby, Murphy Hall.
  • "Machinal," Oct. 28-31 and Nov. 2-6, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall.
  • "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," 8 p.m. except for 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Nov. 12-14 and 18-20, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
  • "The Suicide," Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1-6, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall.
  • Feb. 12: "The Ugly Ducking," KU-Theatre for Young People, 7 p.m., Crafton Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall. School performances, 1 p.m. Feb. 7-11.
  • "Fen," Feb. 17-20 and 22-26, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall.
  • "Hedda Gabler," 8 p.m. except at 2:30 p.m. March 5, March 3-5 and 9-11, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
  • "Pot-Pourri Productions," March 31, April 1-2 and 4-8, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall.
  • "Henry IV, Part 1," 8 p.m. except 2:30 p.m. April 16, April 14-16 and 20-22, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.

Apple Valley Farm

On Lake Perry near Ozawkie. Show times at 8:30 p.m.

  • "Went With the Wind," Saturdays through Sept. 11.

English Alternative Theatre

For ticket reservations, call 864-3642.

  • Sept. 6: "Parodies Lost," six short parodies of Euripides, Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams by Christopher Durang, Eric Bogosian and William Finn, 8 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall.
  • Oct. 7-9: "Croquet," by Sam Osterhout, and "Writing Love Songs for Holly," by Chris Nelson, with Card Table Theatre, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth.
  • Oct. 21-24: "The McCarthy Project," by Charli Engelhorn, and "Bereft," by Nick Woods, 8 p.m. Oct. 21-23 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.
  • March 10-12: "Final Four" competition, 8 p.m., room 100, Smith Hall, Kansas University.
  • April 13-16, 18-23 and 26-30: "A Raisin in the Sun," with Lawrence Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

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.

  • "Fiddler on the Roof," September.
  • "Tuna Christmas," November-December.
  • "A Shayna Maidel," January.
  • "Moon Over Buffalo," February-March.
  • "A Raisin in the Sun," April.
  • "Big River," June.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Sept. 25-26: "The Whiteheaded Boy," with Barabbas " The Company, 7 p.m. Sept. 25 and 2 p.m. Sept. 26.
  • Oct. 27: "Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller," 8 p.m.
  • Nov. 12: "1776," 8 p.m.
  • Nov. 20: "Porgy and Bess," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Dec. 10: "Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical," 7 p.m.
  • Jan. 29: "A Bright Idea," with Scholastic's The Magic School Bus, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Feb. 3: "Camelot," 8 p.m.
  • Feb. 23: "Victor/Victoria," 8 p.m.
  • March 12: New York City Opera National Company's "The Barber of Seville," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • April 24: "Annie," 8 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

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.

  • "Red Rock Diner," through Sept. 5.
  • "Dangerous Obsession," Sept. 10-Oct. 24.
  • "Rockin' Christmas Party," Nov. 2-Jan. 10.

Civic Opera Theater

(913) 262-6688. Show times at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, unless otherwise noted.

  • Aug. 27-29: "Merry Widow."

The Coterie

(816) 474-6552. 2550 Grand Ave., Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 10 a.m. and noon Wednesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

  • "The Little Tommy Parker Celebrated Colored Minstrel Show," Oct. 5-31.
  • "Tracy Milsap: Story Visions and Word Magic," Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25.
  • "A Little House Christmas," Nov. 12-Dec. 31.

Johnson County Community College

(913) 469-4450. Red Balloon Theater, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

  • Sept. 16-17: "The Millennium Musical," by the Reduced Shakespeare Company, 8 p.m.

Missouri Repertory Theatre

(816) 235-2700. Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," Sept. 7-26.
  • "A Christmas Carol," Nov. 17-Dec. 24.

The New Theatre Restaurant

(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.

  • "Hello, Dolly!," through Aug. 29.

Starlight Theatre

(816) 333-9481. 4600 Starlight Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 8:30 p.m.

  • "The King and I," through Aug. 16.

TOPEKA

Topeka Civic Theatre

Box office, (785) 357-5211. Dinner and non-dinner seating. Box office, 534 1/2 N. Kansas. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays; 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with dinner starting at 6 p.m.; and 2 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Moon Over Buffalo," Sept. 10-Oct. 2.
  • "Write Me a Murder," Oct. 15-Nov. 6.
  • "A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline," Nov. 26-Dec. 19.

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.

  • "The Sound of Music," Sept. 10-12 and 17-19.
  • "As Thousands Cheer," Nov. 5-7, 12-14 and 19-21.

Ramada Inn Theatre Pub

Sixth and Madison.

  • "Smoke on the Mountain," Aug. 14-15, 19-22 and 26-29.

OTTAWA

Municipal Auditorium

(785) 242-8810. Third and Hickory.

  • Oct. 20: "Alice in Wonderland," Wichita's Children's Theatre, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 23: "Emperor's New Clothes," 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • April 11: "Pocahontas," 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

MISC MISC

LAWRENCE

Art in the Park

South Park, 11th and Massachusetts.

  • Various exhibits of fine art, first weekend in May, South Park.

Farmer's Market

842-3883. 11th and Vermont. Hours: 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.

  • Fresh seasonal produce, flowers, bedding plants and crafts, through Nov. 13.

Hall Center Lecture Series

  • Oct. 6: Biologist and author Stephen Jay Gould, 8 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Feb. 10: Actress-playwright Anna Deavera Smith, 8 p.m., Lied Center.
  • April 26: Diplomat and columnist Jeane Kirkpatrick, 8 p.m., Lied Center.

Harvest of Arts

749-0470 or 749-2787.

  • Sept. 26-Oct. 3: Variety of activities through the week, including a film festival, singer-songwriter's showcase, storefront art display, flashlight walking tour and open air art fair.

Haskell Indian Nations University

  • Sept. 11-12: Haskell Indian Art Market, exhibits and demonstrations of American Indian artists, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 12.

Kansas University football

Memorial Stadium, Kansas University. Home games with asterisk. Dates and times subject to change.

  • Sept. 11: Cal State Northridge, 6:30 p.m.*
  • Sept. 18: Colorado, time to be announced.
  • Sept. 25: San Diego State, 6:30 p.m., Band/Parents Night.*
  • Oct. 2: SMU, 1 p.m., Homecoming.*
  • Oct. 9: Kansas State, 1:10 p.m.
  • Oct. 16: Texas A&M, TBA.
  • Oct. 23: Missouri, TBA.*
  • Oct. 30: Nebraska, TBA.*
  • Nov. 6: Baylor, TBA.*
  • Nov. 13: Oklahoma State, TBA.
  • Nov. 20: Iowa State, TBA.*

Lawrence ArtWalk

  • Oct. 23-24: Self-guided tour of artists' studios and workshops, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Lawrence Arts Center

843-ARTS. Ninth and Vermont.

  • Nov. 27: Bizarre Bazaar.
  • Dec. 4: Holiday Art Fair.
  • Dec. 11: Children's Holiday Shop.

Lawrence Barn Dance Assn.

  • Aug. 21: Dance with caller Lisa Harris and music by The Euphoria String Band.

Lawrence Parks and Recreation

  • Sept. 12: Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, South Park.

University Forum

Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Noon-1 p.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m.

  • Aug. 25: "New Ways of Looking at Art," by Pat Villeneuve, curator of education at Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art and associate professor of design.
  • Sept. 1: "Athletics and the University: Selling of the University, Part II," by David Katzman, chair of the American Studies program.
  • Sept. 8: "Current Events and Humanitarian Relief in Kosovo," by Dr. Jeff Colyer, International Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center in Overland Park.
  • Sept. 15: "Science as Magic: Is Teaching of Science and Religion Compatible in the Classroom?," by Larry Martin, curator at KU's Natural History Museum.
  • Sept. 22: "The Ins and Outs of Pornography: A Panel Discussion," featuring Don Marquis, professor of philosophy, and Charlene Muehlenhard, professor of psychology.
  • Sept. 29: "Russian Economy," by Muhammad El Hediri, professor of economics.
  • Oct. 6: "Belize," Lee Mann, professor of design.
  • Oct. 13: "Introduction to the Indigenous Nations Program," by Donald Fixico, director of the Indigenous Nations program.
  • Oct. 20: "Mushrooms."
  • Oct. 27: "SOS! (Save Outdoor Sculpture!)," by Beth Lu Duncan.
  • Nov. 3: "The Myths, Lies and Truths about Suicide," by Marcia Epstein, director of Headquarters Counseling Center.
  • Nov. 10: "Back to the Front: New Ways of Looking at W.W. I," Richard Ring, of Watson Library.
  • Dec. 1: "Health Care in America: A Social Responsibility or a Profitable Business," by Harry Shaffer.

KANSAS CITY

Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

  • Nov. 19: New York Express Roller Dance Company, 8 p.m.

Kansas City Zoo

(816) 871-5701. Call (816) 871-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • "Wolves," "Africa's Elephant Kingdom," "Everest" and "The Greatest Places."

Kemper Arena

(913) 341-2272. 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Sept. 24: "WWF Live!" 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 13: NBA Classic: L.A. Lakers vs. Washington Wizards, 7:30 p.m.

Municipal Auditorium

13th and Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Sept. 15-18: USA Gymnastic World Team Trials, 7 p.m.

Worlds of Fun and Oceans

of Fun

4545 Worlds of Fun Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Summer Spectacular," laser lights and pyrotechnics to music, through Aug. 22.

BONNER SPRINGS

Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Hours: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tickets: (888) 849-6552.

  • Sept 4-6: "Irish Blarney."
  • Sept. 11-12: "Vintage Italy."
  • Sept. 18-19: "Eastern Escapades."
  • Sept. 25-26: "Scottish Games."
  • Oct. 2-3: "Carnivale de France."
  • Oct. 9-11: "Spanish Armada."
  • Oct. 16-17: "Oktoberfest."

TOPEKA

Heartland Park

(785) 262-4500. 1805 S.W. 71st.

  • Aug. 21: O'Reilly Auto Parts Drag Racing Series, 1 p.m.
  • Aug. 27: Bud Pole Day, 9 a.m.
  • Aug. 28: Craftsman Truck Series, 8 a.m.
  • Sept. 17-19: NHRA ET Racing, 8 a.m.

Topeka Zoo

(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.

OTTAWA

Ottawa Municipal Auditorium

(785) 242-8810. Third and Hickory.

  • Nov. 6: "Wylie and The Wild West," 7:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 16-17: "Read It Right Now," with Laughing Matters, 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17.

MUSEUMS MUSEUMS

LAWRENCE

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.

Exhibits

  • "Two Centuries of American Glass," through Aug. 22.
  • "Flatland Skies, Keith Jacobshagen," through Oct. 3.
  • "Mexican Prints from the collection of Dave and Reba Williams," Aug. 21-Oct. 17.
  • "Native American Art," September-Oct. 12.
  • "Durer's Echo: Five Centuries of Influence," September-October.
  • "Facing Death: Portraits from Cambodia's Killing Fields," Oct. 23-Dec. 19.
  • "Carrie Hall Quilt Blocks," Nov. 6-Jan. 9.
  • "The Art of Twentieth Century Zen: Paintings and Calligraphy by Japanese Masters," Jan. 29-March 11.
  • "Ming Painting through the Eyes of Connoisseurs," January-February.
  • "50 Years of Chinese Woodblock Prints," April 8-May 21.
  • "Bandits and Bullfighters: Art and Life in Broadsheets by Jose Guadelupe Posada," spring.

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.).

  • "Finders & Keepers: the Building of a Collection," Special Collections, Main Gallery.
  • "Three Decades of the Kenneth Spencer Research Library," University Archives.
  • "No Dreams Deferred: Afr

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