Archive for Thursday, May 27, 1999


May 27, 1999




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.

  • May 27-28: Mike Roberts.

Boomer's Smokehouse and Saloon

832-9828. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Pool tables and dart boards. Live bands.

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.

  • May 27: Blue Meanies, Donkey Show, Brannock Device.
  • May 28: Nectar Drop with Alexi Lalas, Exit 159.
  • May 29: Creature Comforts, Arthur Dodge, Reflectors.
  • June 2: Modern English, The Budinskis.
  • June 3: Terra Firma, Casket Lottery, Palindromes.

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.

  • May 27: Woody Davis.

Coco Loco

842-1414. 943 Mass. Son Venezuela and Key West Jazz Quartet alternate on Sundays.

Duffy's Tavern

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.

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.

  • May 31: Top City Showcase.

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.

  • Wednesdays: Karaoke.
  • Thursdays: DJ Michael Cain.
  • Fridays: DJ Retro Rob.

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.

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.

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 nights.

Pat's Blue Rib'N Barbecue

1618 W. 23rd.

* May 28: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.

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.

  • May 31: Jack Logan.

Rick's Place

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

Stu's Midtown Tavern

749-1666. 925 Iowa.

  • June 2: Blues jam, with Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.


Glen's Opry

(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.

  • Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 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.

* May 29: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.


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

  • Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • May 27: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.

Grand Emporium

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

  • May 27: Graham Parker.
  • May 28: Marva Whitney, Eugene Smiley.
  • May 29: Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials.
  • May 30: Mayfield Townes benefit.
  • May 31: Harry Apes BMX, Saturn 138, Space Rockets.
  • June 2: Urban Safari Posse.

Niener's Bar & Grill

815 N. Noland Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • May 29: Nectar Drop, 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.
  • May 27: Michael Winslow.
  • May 28-30: Rich Williams.
  • June 3-6: Carlos Mencia.

Tom Fooleries

47th and Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
  • May 30: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.




331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

  • May 29: Carol Dressler, 8 p.m.
  • May 30: Pat Ireland, 2 p.m.

New Horizons Band

  • May 28: Drury Place Apartments, 4 p.m.

West Side Folk

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

  • May 27: Ellis Paul, Ecumenical Christian Ministries Building, 1204 Oread.



  • May 29: Country Music Festival, featuring George Strait, Tim McGraw, Dixie Chicks, Kenny Chesney, Jo Dee Messina, Mark Wills, Asleep at the Wheel, 1 p.m., Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.
  • May 30: Rockfest 1999, with Sammy Hagar, Collective Soul and other bands, 2 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • June 2: Cake, Ben Folds Five, 7:30 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

City Market

Fifth and Walnut, Kansas City, Mo.

  • May 28: Shake N' Bake, G-Love, Leftover Salmon, 6:30 p.m.

Rockhurst High School

9301 State Line Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • May 27: Ophelia Ragtime Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.


"A Little Night Music" concert series

(785) 273-1191. Concerts from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., south side of the State Capitol.

  • June 3: The Exceptions.

Topeka Performing Arts Center

(785) 297-9000. 214 S.E. Eighth. Performances start at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

  • May 29-31: Topeka International Jazz Festival.


PrairieFest Music Festival

  • June 1: Connie Dover and Roger Landes, 7:30 p.m., Baden Square, 700 Gary.


Cross-Over Christian Music Festival

  • June 2-5: Newsboys, Michael W. Smith, Gold City, the Martins and 4HIM.



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.

  • "Marriage is Murder," through June 27.

Colony Steak House and Lobster Pot

(816) 452-1144. Colony Steak House and Lobster Pot, 8821 State Line Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.

  • "Cabin Fever," through July 3.

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

Southmoreland Park, 47th and Oak.

  • "Macbeth" and "Much Ado About Nothing," June 2-July 18.

The Lighten Up Playhouse

(816) 474-4386. 323 W. Eighth in Lucas Place, Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Play it By Ear!" 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
  • "Ultimate Yard Sale," 10 p.m. Fridays.
  • "Outside the Lines," 10 p.m. Saturdays.

Midland Theatre

(816) 221-6000. 1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • May 27: "Unique Lives and Experiences with Maya Angelou," 7:30 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.

  • "WMKS: Where Music Kills Sorrow," through May 30.

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, through June 20.

The Quality Hill Playhouse

(816) 421-1700. 303 W. 10th, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted. Performance times vary.

  • "Putting it Together," through June 13.

Unicorn Theatre

(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3820 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.

  • The Main Street New Play Festival, featuring "Rosemarie's Baby," "Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit" and "Robert's Room," May 28-June 27.


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.

  • "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," through June 19.



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.

Lawrence Aquatic Center

727 Ky.

  • May 29: Dedication of ceramic tile fountain and waterfall, 1:15 p.m.

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.

  • June 1: Life Journeys, "Song of the Lark," by Willa Cather, 7 p.m.


Kansas City Zoo

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

  • "Alaska: Spirit of the Wild," "Sharks," "Everest," "Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun" and "The Greatest Places," Sprint IMAX Theater.
  • "Amazonia," through Sept. 6.

Mission Center

Johnson Drive and Shawnee Mission Parkway, Overland Park.

  • May 29-30: ESPN X Games Xperience, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Rainy Day Books

(913) 384-3126. 2706 W. 53rd, Fairway.

  • June 2: Talk and book signing by Ron Powers, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of "White Town Drowning" and "Dangerous Waters: A Biography of the Boy Who Became Mark Twain," 7:30 p.m., Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • June 3: Talk and book signing by Richard Marcinko, author of "Rogue Warrior" and "Rogue Warrior: The Real Team -- True Stories from the Rogue Warrior's SEALs and How They Prepare for War," 7:30 p.m., Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Westport Allen Center

(816) 753-3884. 706 W. 42nd St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Fridays: Lindy hop lessons, 8:30 p.m.-9:15 p.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.


Maple Leaf Quilters Guild

(785) 594-3477. Meets the fourth Thursday of each month at the Baldwin Senior Center recreation room.

  • May 27: "Fun with Pre-Prints," by Donalda Lindholm.


Downtown Atchison mall.

  • May 29-30: Riverbend Art Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Missouri Botanical Garden

(314) 577-5142. 4344 Shaw Blvd.

  • Exhibition of Missouri Botanical Garden staff photographs, through June 3, Grigg Lobby.
  • "Flower Power," exhibition of paintings by Bob Stolz, Monsanto Hall, through July 9.
  • May 29-30: Rose Society of Great St. Louis annual rose show, 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Orthwein Floral Display Hall.


Fort Scott National Historic Site

(316) 223-3566.

  • May 29-31: Living history demonstations.


Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

(316) 662-2305. 1100 N. Plum.

  • "Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun," "T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous," "Destiny in Space," "Cosmic Catastophe Planetarium Show," "Space Hits Laser Show," "Rich Mullins II Laser Show" and "Pink Floyd 'The Wall' Laser Show," IMAX Dome Theater.



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.


  • "Two Centuries of American Glass," through Aug. 22.

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.
  • "The trail-blazing leadership of Martha Peterson," Kansas Collection.

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.

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.
  • "Archaeology in Kansas," through Aug. 1.

Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory

864-3166. 500 Lindley Hall. Open to the public for observations on the first and third Sunday nights and the second, fourth and fifth Fridays of each month, if skies are clear, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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.

Programs and lectures

  • May 27: "Alf Landon," living history performance, 7 p.m.


  • "From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.

Mulvane Art Museum

(785) 231-1124. 17th and Jewell on the Washburn University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

  • Outdoor Art Exhibition.
  • Washburn University student art exhibition, through June 6.


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.


  • May 30: "Highlights," 2 p.m.
  • May 30: "Copper as Canvas: Two Centuries of Masterpiece Paintings on Copper, 1575-1775," 3 p.m.


  • May 28: Margaret Pruitt, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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.

  • "Abstract Painting, Once Removed," through July 18.
  • "Permanent Collection and New Acquisitions," May 28-Aug. 22.

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 St.

  • "The Magic of Your Senses" Puppet Show, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Saturdays through May.


  • "Spring Skies," through June 13.
  • Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.

Johnson County Museum

of History

(913) 631-6709. 6305 Lackman, Shawnee. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Free admission.

  • "With Grace and Wit: The Paintings of Margot Peet, 1903-1995," through Aug. 22.

Strawberry Hill Ethnic Cultural Society

(913) 371-3264. 720 N. Fourth, Kansas City, Kan. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

  • Works by Ernst Ulmer, through May 30.

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.
  • "Miniature Book Society's Traveling Exhibit," through June.


Albrecht-Kemper Museum

of Art

2818 Frederick Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Dorthea Lange Photographs," through June 6.
  • "The Passionate Observer: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten," through June 6.
  • "Light in the Dark: Photographs by Debe Riley," through June 6.


Wichita Art Museum

(316) 268-4921. 619 Stackman Dr. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Pop Culture Hot and Cool I," through July 11.
  • "Edmund Davison and His Circle," through Nov. 7.
  • "The Great American Pop Art Store: Multiples of the Sixties," through June 6.
  • "Birger Sandzen: Patriarch of Kansas Printmaking," through Aug. 29.

Wichita State University Edwin A. Ulrich Museum

(316) 978-3664. WSU campus. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Half-Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks," through Aug. 8.


Harry S. Truman Library

(816) 833-1400. U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street.

  • "The Truman Chryslers," through Sept. 30.
  • "Dear Bess: Love Letters from the President," through Sept. 1.
  • "Treasures of the Truman Library," through Dec. 31.


The Denver Art Museum

100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.

  • "Classical Chinese Furniture from the Dr. S.Y. Yip Collection," through January 2000.
  • "Ancient Chinese Bronzes from the Sze Hong Collection," through Feb. 6.
  • "Between Two Wars and Beyond: Recent and Proposed Photography Acquisitions," through June 6.
  • "White on White: Chinese Jades and Ceramics," through Oct. 3.
  • "The Royal Academy in the Age of Queen Victoria: 19th-century Paintings from the Permanent Collection," through May 30.
  • "Toulouse-Lautrec from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," through July 4.
  • "Daniel Sprick," May 29-Sept. 26.


Beach Museum of Art

(785) 532-7718. On the Kansas State University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, with extended hours to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Holiday shows: Closed Dec. 24-27 and Jan. 1.

  • "Alan Shields: A Survey," through June 20.


Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum

(785) 689-4846. 110 W. Main. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Closed Thanksgiving and New Year's.

  • "Crossing Boundaries: Contemporary Art Quilts," through June 27.


Joslyn Art Museum

(402) 342-3300. 2200 Dodge St.

  • "Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture, and Artifacts From the University of Pennsylvania Museum," through July 25.

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Gilcrease Museum

(918) 596-2700. 1400 Gilcrease Museum Rd.

  • "Taos Artists and Their Patrons: 1898-1950," through July 18.



Artframes Gallery and Artforms Sculpture Garden

842-1991. 912 Ill. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays or by appointment.


1017 1/2 Mass. 865-4181.

  • 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.

Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center

111 E. 11th, lower level.

  • Watercolors by Ann Durham, through May.

Ethnofacts Gallery

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.


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.

Kellas Studio

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 Arts Center

843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth.

  • Pastel drawings by Mark L. Moseman, through June 26. Artist's reception, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. May 28. Lecture, "Celebrating Our Agrarian Heritage," 7:30 p.m. June 1.

Lawrence Public Library

Seventh and Vermont.

  • "Kansas Tornadoes," south entrance, through June 18.
  • Paintings and assemblages by Margaret Rose, entrances, through May 30.
  • Calligraphics by June Ann Johnson, gallery, through May 30.
  • Watercolors by May Bernofsky, lower level, through May 30.
  • Handmade candles by Janet Fitzgerald, display cases, east entrance, through May 30.

Lawrence Riverfront Plaza Factory Outlets

Suite 110, Riverfront Plaza.

  • Portrait exhibit by Wayne Wildcat.

Paradise Cafe

728 Mass.

  • Photographs by Tim Nauman, through May.
  • Photographs by Timothy Miles Basgall, through May.

Paul Penny Home Studio

843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.

Phoenix Gallery

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.

  • Paintings by Diana Dunkley, Joanie Whitenight and Shirley Dowd, through June 7.

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.

Van Gogh's Ear Studio and Gallery

842-4899. 1017 Mass. Recycled art, painted furniture and murals by David Montgomery, stained glass by Sarah Teague Johnson, and various works by area artists.

Vormehr Gallery

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.

Wildcat Studio

841-5140 or 842-3154, by appointment. Realistic, figurative murals and paintings; specializing in portraits and commissions.


Avila College

(816) 942-8400. 11901 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo. Thornhill Gallery hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

  • Works by Ching-Yao Lin, Patrick Downton and Melyssa Gautreaux.

The Gallery

(913) 469-8001. 4845 W. 119th St., Leawood, Kan. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays.

  • Paintings, drawings, lithographs and serigraphs by Alexandra Nechita, through June 6.

Kansas City Artists Coalition

(816) 421-5222. 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.

  • "Clay Invitational," works by Yoshiro Ikeda, Inge Balch, David Vertacnik, Ron Fondaw, Cary Esser, Bobby Silverman, Lisa Dibble, Mac McClanahan, Paul Allen and Barney Knight, through June 5.
  • "Collins & Doss: Geometrics," paintings by Steven Collins and photography by Dave Doss, through June 5.

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.

  • "Black Women: Achievement Against the Odds," through June 19.

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.

  • "My Heart's Desire," pencil works by Grace Stephenson, through July 14.

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.

  • "Wow! That Oughta Be in a Museum," through May 29.
  • Paintings by Larry Williams and fiber art by Linda Flake, June 3-29.

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, through June 5.

Morgan Gallery

(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.

  • New works by Craig Subler and Keith Achepohl, through July 3.

Society for Contemporary Photography

(816) 471-2115. 2004 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.

  • "Collection in Context: Selected Contemporary Photographs of Hands."
  • "The Ride," biker-inspired photographs by Richard Loftis, Danny Lyon and Ann Simmons-Myers, through May 29.

The Source Fine Arts

(816) 931-8282. 4137 Pa., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Selected works by gallery artists.

  • Small Paintings Exhibition, with pastels by Donna Aldridge, acrylics by Jim Barker and oils by Barbara Cleary, through June 30.


Artist Collection and Custom Framing

(785) 273-7575. 4039 S.W. 10th. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays.

  • Oils by Teri Holloway and pottery by Carl Brothers.

Topeka Art Guild Gallery

(785) 273-7646. 4131 S.W. Gage Center Dr. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.

  • "Kansans Paint Kansas," featuring works by Cally Krallman, Galen Senogles, Jerry Gaddis, Ellen Duncan, Barbara Petro, Mary Ann Askew, Lynn Burris and more.

Phoenix Gallery Topeka

(785) 272-3999 or (785) 228-0999, 2900-F Oakley, Brookwood Center. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment. Paintings, sculpture, ceramics and fine craft by more than 150 local, regional and national artists.

  • "Architectural Effects," works by Joyce Furney, through June 18.


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.

Art Affair

(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.


Hays Arts Council Gallery

(785) 628-4247. 112 E. 11th.

  • 30th Annual Smoky Hill Art Exhibition, through May 28.


Ottawa Community Arts Council Gallery

105 E. Fifth. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.

  • "National Photography Month," featuring photographs of Cuba by Richard Gwin, through May 29.


National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame

(913) 721-1202. Gallery of

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