Archive for Thursday, October 21, 1999


October 21, 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.

  • Oct. 23: Melvin Litton, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

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.

  • Oct. 21: Agnostic Front, Innocent Victim, Punchline, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 22: Pie Tasters, Pilfers, Spring Heeled Jack, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Band That Saved the World, Jacob Fred Jazz, 10 p.m.
  • Oct. 23: Stuck Mojo, Speak No Evil, Haste, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Band That Saved the World, Dr. Jones, 10 p.m.
  • Oct. 24: Snapcase, Kid Dynamite, Blind Date, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Swing Set, 10 p.m.
  • Oct. 25: Open mike.
  • Oct. 26: Darrell Lea Band, The Buick 6's.
  • Oct. 27: DJ Craze, DJ Infamous, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 28: Jonathan Richman, Bandit Teeth.

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.

  • Oct. 21: Celia, Becky and Meleneh, Stephanie Hewitt.
  • Oct. 22: DJ Kilby, dance music.
  • Oct. 23: Cows, rock/blues.
  • Oct. 24: Free movie, 10 p.m. and midnight.
  • Oct. 25: DJ Kilby, dance music.
  • Oct. 26: Celia, folk/rock.
  • Oct. 27: Karaoke.
  • Oct. 28: Sturgeon Mill, original rock.

Duffy's Tavern

842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth. Opens 4 p.m. daily.

  • Tuesdays-Saturdays: Karaoke.

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. Viva Ritmo-Latin Dance Night, Wednesdays. Retro dance night, Thursdays. Spin, Fridays.

  • Oct. 26: Amnesty International benefit.
  • Oct. 27: GWAR, Misfits, 8:30 p.m.

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.

  • Fridays: DJ Retro Rob.
  • Saturdays: Swingbug DJ, with swing lessons at 9 p.m.
  • Sundays: Lawrence Soft-tip Dart Assn. Tournament, 1 p.m., registration, 2 p.m. tournament.

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.

  • Oct. 21: Tony Furtado, progressive bluegrass.
  • Oct. 22: Shaking Tree, original rock.
  • Oct. 23: Son Venezuela, Latin dance music.
  • Oct. 27: Counterfeits, ska/funk.
  • Oct. 28: Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, zydeco/funk.

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.

Jupiter Deli and Bar

841-0033. 15th and Kasold Drive.

  • Oct. 21: Natalie Farr, alternative acoustic, 8:30 p.m.

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 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.

  • Oct. 26: Oneida.

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. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Two pool tables, four dart boards. Live music Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Oct. 22: Bobby Carson.
  • Oct. 23: KC Brass and Electric.


Beaumont Club

(816) 561-2560. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 26: Dr. Zhevagas.

Grand Emporium

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

  • Oct. 21: Shaking Tree.
  • Oct. 22: Ronnie Baker Brooks, Little Mike and the Tornadoes, electric blues, 9 p.m.
  • Oct. 23: Sandra Hall and the Empress Blues Band, blues, 9 p.m.
  • Oct. 25: Sufferbus, Resident Clark, Takedown.
  • Oct. 26: The Roadkings, rock.
  • Oct. 27: Root Awakening, reggae.
  • Oct. 28: Studebaker John and the Hawks.

Jerry's Bait Shop

13412 Santa Fe Dr., Lenexa.

  • Oct. 22: Mark T. Gottschall, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


Doc and Brutie's Pizza Q

(913) 583-1000. 33080B W. 83rd.

  • Oct. 22: Alonzo Beardshear.
  • Oct. 23: Octoberfest, featuring the Bavarian Echoes, polka band.



Kansas University

  • Oct. 22: KU Jazz Ensemble I, 7:30 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.

  • Oct. 21: Visiting Artists Series, Neal Corwell, euphonium.
  • Oct. 25: Faculty recital, Scott Watson, tuba.
  • Oct. 27: Student recital, David Herpick, composition.
  • Oct. 28: Doctoral recital, Tina Claussen, saxophone.


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

  • Oct. 24: David Smart, guitar, 2 p.m.

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.

Lawrence Chamber Orchestra

  • Oct. 24: Concert featuring James Grant's "Chocolates," 2 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall.

Lawrence Arts Center

200 W. Ninth.

  • Oct. 22: "Chasin' the Blues," with Greg Allen and Dan Bliss, 7 p.m.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Oct. 24: Brazilian vocalist Virginia Rodrigues, 7 p.m.



  • Oct. 24: Heather Myles, Municipal Auditorium,13th and Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.

Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

(816) 474-8260. 13th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 22: Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue Choir of Men and Boys, 7:30 p.m.

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.

  • Oct. 22-23: Rosemary Clooney, 8 p.m.

Friends of Chamber Music

(816) 561-9999. Concerts at the Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted.

  • Oct. 22: American Boychoir, 8 p.m.

Station Casino

(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Rd., North Kansas City, Mo. Sunday Swing, first Sunday of every month.

  • Oct. 23: Sammy Kershaw, 8 p.m.

William Jewell College

(816) 415-5025. Liberty, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

  • Oct. 23: The Vienna Chamber Orchestra.

Uptown Theater

3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 21: 311.
  • Oct. 27: Primus, Buckethead, Incubus.


Kaw Valley Community Chorus

(785) 832-8809 or (785) 864-9689.

  • Oct. 21: "Americana," concert of American music, 7:30 p.m., Bonner Springs High School.


Baker University

(785) 594-6451 or (785) 594-2305. Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

  • Oct. 26: Lawrence Chamber Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., McKibben Recital Hall.



Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Oct. 26: State Ballet of Missouri, 8 p.m.


Johnson County Community College

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

  • Oct. 22-24: "In the Wings."

Wylliams/Henry Danse Theatre

209 S. Olive, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 22: "Symbolic Logic II and Amazing Machines," by Sean Curran, "Momfassa," by Dee Anna Hiett, and "Quiet City," by Leni Wylliams, 8 p.m., Gem Theater, 18th and Vine.



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.

  • Oct. 21-23: "Schoolhouse Rock," Seem-To-Be Players and KU-Theatre for Young People, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
  • "Machinal," 8 p.m. Oct. 28-31 and Nov. 2-6, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall.

English Alternative Theatre

For ticket reservations, call 864-3642.

  • 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.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Oct. 27: "Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Lieber and Stoller," 8 p.m.


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.

  • "Dangerous Obsession," through Oct. 24.

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," through Oct. 31.
  • Oct. 25: "Tracy Milsap: Story Visions and Word Magic."

Martin City Melodrama and Vaudeville Co.

(816) 942-7576. 13440 Holmes, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.

  • "The Curse of the Mummy, or Let's Wrap" and "Pet Pizzaz," through Nov. 7.

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.

  • "As You Like It" and "Merrily We Roll Along," Oct. 22-31.

The New Theatre Restaurant

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

  • "Moon Over Buffalo," through Nov. 7.

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.

  • "The True Pocahontas," through Oct. 29.

UMKC Theatre Department

(816) 235-2700. 52nd and Holmes, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

  • "As You Like It," with the Professional Training Company, Oct. 23-31.
  • "Merrily We Roll Along," with Professional Training Company, Oct. 22-30.

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.

  • "Old Wicked Songs," through Nov. 7.


Topeka Civic Theatre

Box office, (785) 357-5211. Dinner and non-dinner seating. Box office, Gage and S.W. Eighth. 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.

  • "Write Me a Murder," through Nov. 6.



Shown at the Kansas Union's Woodruff Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are available at the Student Union Activities Box Office in the Kansas Union.

  • Oct. 21: "Orgazmo," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 22-23: "South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 22-23: "Delicatessen," midnight.
  • Oct. 26 and 29-30: "Cemetery Man," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 26 and midnight Oct. 29-30.
  • Oct. 27 and 29-30: "The Silence of the Lambs," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.




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.

  • Oct. 21: Teachers Appreciation Night, 9 p.m.
  • Oct. 23: Madeline story time/video viewing party, 11 a.m.
  • Oct. 23: Barry Barnes, Beat poet, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 26: Commerce Bank's Coffee Connection and book discussion of "Memoirs of a Geisha," 9 a.m.
  • Oct. 28: Story time, with Melonie Snowden's preschool music, 10:30 a.m.

Clinton Lake State Park

  • Oct. 23: "Boo Fest," 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Overlook Shelter.

Farmer's Market

842-3883. 11th and Vermont. Hours: 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturdays.

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

Hastings Books Music and Video

832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd.

  • Oct. 25: Book signing by Janice Brown Grimes, author of "A Different World," 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Haunted Maze

East of Lawrence on Kansas Highway 10 to the Douglas County Road 1057 exit, turn left onto N 1900 Road and go 1 1/2 miles.

  • Haunted Maze, with bon fire, bobbing for apples, watermelon eating contest and more, 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 4 p.m.- 9 p.m. Sundays.

Kansas University

  • Oct. 21: Annual sale by KU jewelry design and metalsmithing students, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., third floor of the Art and Design Building.
  • Oct. 21: HumanitIes and Western Civilization Fall Film Series, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," 7:30 p.m., room 3139, Wescoe Hall.

Kansas University football

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

  • Oct. 23: Missouri, 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 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.

  • Oct. 22: "Film Noir," 7 p.m.

The Raven Bookstore

749-3300. 8 E. Seventh.

  • Oct. 21: Talk and book signing by Judith Scherff and Bob Eye, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

University Forum

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

  • Oct. 27: "SOS! (Save Outdoor Sculpture!)," by Betth Lu Duncan.


American Royal

(816) 221-8189. 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 28-30: Wild West Show, 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.

  • "Wolves," "Africa's Elephant Kingdom," "Everest" and "The Greatest Places." "T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous," through October.
  • Oct. 23: Trick or Treat Safari, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lenexa Community Center

93rd and Pflumm, Lenexa.

  • Oct. 22-24: "Midaphil 99," 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 22-23 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24.

Metcalf South Mall

95th and Metcalf, Overland Park

  • Oct. 23-24: 26th Annual Fall Woodcarving Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 23 and noon-5:30 p.m. Oct. 24.

Station Casino

(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Rd., North Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 22: George Carlin, 8 p.m.

Worlds of Fun and Oceans

of Fun

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

  • Saturdays-Sundays: "Boo! Blast," trick-or-treat village for those 12 and under, and "Halloween Haunt," voodoo venue for teens and adults, through Oct. 24.


Topeka Performing Arts Center

(785) 297-9000 or 1-800-949-TPAC. 214 S.E. Eighth.

  • "The Phantom's Haunted House," 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Oct. 21-24 and 28-31.
  • Oct. 30: Little Spooks Day, 1 p.m.-4:30 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.

  • Oct. 23: Contra dance, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Lecompton Community Building.

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.
  • Oct. 23: "Boo at the Zoo," noon-4 p.m.

Washburn University

White Concert Hall.

  • Oct. 25: "Portugal's Faces and Places," travel series, 7 p.m.


Baldwin City Library

  • Oct. 23: "Mysteries and Muffins: 'The Lady in the Lake'," leader is Sister Marie Brinkman, English professor at St. Mary College,10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Midland Railway

1515 W. High.

  • Oct. 23-24 and 29-30: Haunted train rides, 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.



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.


  • "Personal Choices: American Indian Art from a Private Collection," through Oct. 24.
  • "Durer's Echo: Five Centuries of Influence," through Nov. 14.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • Oct. 21: Tour du Jour, "Walton's Ford's Hide Tale," with director Andrea Norris, 12:15 p.m.
  • Oct. 24: Dedication of Dale Eldred's "Untitled," 1:30 p.m., lecture by Roberta Lord, New York art critic and Eldred's widow, 2 p.m.
  • Oct. 25: Hallmark Symposium.
  • Oct. 28: Tour du Jour, 12:15 p.m., Asian Gallery.

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. Saturdays (University Archives closed).

  • "An Alphabet of Animals: Two Hundred Years of Zoological Illustration," Special Collections, Main Gallery.
  • "Watson Library at 75: A History of the Building."
  • "Carrie Watson: KU Library Pioneer," 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.

  • "The Lush Vegetation of Antarctica."

Programs for children; to register, call 864-4173.

  • Oct. 22-23: "Owl Howl," ages 7-adult, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Oct. 28: "Dark at the Top of the Hill," all ages, 7 p.m.-9:15 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."
  • "11th Annual Lawrence Indian Arts Show: a Juried Competition," through Oct. 24.

Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory

864-3166. 500 Lindley Hall. Open to the public for observations on the second and fourth Sunday nights 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. Hands-on history room for children, call for hours.

  • "The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."
  • "Homemakers Remember 1924-1999," through Aug. 31.

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.
  • "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.


Old Jefferson Town

(785) 863-2070. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, April through mid-December. Collection of vintage buildings, including John Steuart Curry boyhood home, a bow string bridge, wind wagon sculpture, windmill, bell tower and five acres of native grass and wildflowers. Farmer's market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.


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.


  • "Echoes of Eternity: The Egyptian Mummy and the Afterlife," through May 7.
  • "In the Absence of Color," through Feb. 27.


  • Oct. 24: "Grave Matters," 2 p.m.


  • Oct. 21: "Architecture in Silence," 6:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 22: "Judith Shea," 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 23: "Inside-Out: Unraveling the Mysteries of an Egyptian Mummy," 2 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.

  • "Kendall Buster: Sitelines and Suitors" and "Kathryn Spence: Wild," through Oct. 24.
  • "Tina Barney: Familiar Records," through Nov. 14.


  • Oct. 23: "The Witches," 10 a.m.

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.

  • "Inside Out: The Visible Human," through Jan. 2.


  • "Autumn Skies," through Dec. 5.
  • Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.

John Wornall House Museum

(816) 444-1858. 146 W. 61st Terr., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

  • Saturdays: Living Kitchen Month, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., through October.
  • Oct. 23: Re-enactment of Battle of Westport, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Strawberry Hill Ethnic Cultural Society

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

  • Polish/American Heritage Month, through Oct. 31.


Old Depot Museum

(785) 242-1250. 135 W. Tecumseh. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms, ongoing.
  • "Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.
  • "The Santa Fe Trail," through Oct. 31.


Harry S. Truman Library

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

  • "Treasures of the Truman Library," through Dec. 31.
  • "George C. Marshall: Soldier of Peace," through Dec. 1.
  • Oct. 28: "President Truman's Fair Deal," lecture, 7 p.m., Truman Library auditorium.



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.

  • Michael Peven, photography, through Oct. 29.

Artframes Gallery and Artforms Sculpture Garden

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

Back to the Garden

749-3109. 619 N. Second, one block north of Kansas River bridge. Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.

  • Oct. 23: Grand opening, with music by Alonzo Beardshear and Uncle Dirty Toes, 7 p.m.


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.

The Bourgeois Pig

843-1001. 6 E. Ninth. Hours: 7 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.

  • Oil paintings by Sylvia Stone, through Nov. 21.

Do's Deluxe and the Velvet Chair

841-2254. 416 E. Ninth.

  • Oils and scratchboards by Marty Olson, ongoing.

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.
  • Oct. 23-24: ArtWalk exhibition, with works by Maryann Askew, Laurie Culling, Henri Doner-Hedrick, Diana Dunkley, Ben Graham, John Haller, Hobart Jackson, Shakura Jackson, Ted Johnson, Sally Piller, G. Mark Smith, Robert Sudlow, Gene Tyner, Gail Underwood and Joanie Whitenight, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 23, with life drawing demonstration from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and noon-5 p.m. Oct. 24, with artists' reception, live music and refreshments from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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.

Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio

331-3090. 112 W. 15th. By appointment only. Web site:

  • Pastel drawings, portraits, note cards and oil and acrylic paintings.

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.

  • "From Prairie to Paris," an exhibition of paintings, photographs, sketches and artists' statements by the Art Quest participants, through Nov. 10.

Lawrence Public Library

Seventh and Vermont.

  • Downtown Tuesday Painters exhibit, through October.

Lawrence Riverfront Plaza Factory Outlets

Suite 110, Riverfront Plaza.

  • Portrait exhibit by Wayne Wildcat.

Paradise Cafe

728 Mass.

  • Paintings by Clark Fulton, through Nov. 29.

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 Louis Copt and Raquel Kreipe and sculpture by Jim Brothers, through Oct. 24.

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.

Vibrations Studio and Vision's Performance Art Company

840-0450. 920 Del. Gallery, rehearsal and performance space. Studio hours: 2 p.m.-8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 10.

  • Artworks by Gunner Fox, through Nov. 7.
  • Oct. 22-24: "Sacred Sexuality for Women," with Joy Harris, 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 22, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 23 and noon-4 p.m. Oct. 24.

Vormehr and Youngquist Gallery

749-0744. 914 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Artwork by Gail Youngquist and Vicki Vormehr.

  • Watercolor paintings, prints, Christmas cards, note cards, jewelry, metalworks, wood and leather chairs, wood and glass tables and KU and other university designs.

Wheatfield's Bakery & Cafe

841-5553. 904 Vt. Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.

  • Pastels and wood cuts by Sally Piller, through Dec. 5.

Wildcat Studio

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


Broadway Cafe

4106 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Bless You," new works by Ellen Wise, through Nov. 12.

Jayne Gallery

(816) 561-5333. 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays, or by appointment.

  • Acrylics on canvas by Nancy Ortenston and hand-woven pine needle baskets by Francina and Neil Prince, through Oct. 31.

Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art

(816) 474-1919. 2004 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.

  • "Labyrinth," works by Cary Esser, through Nov. 13.

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.

  • "30 Years Morgan Gallery, 1969-1999," through Oct. 30.

Society for Contemporary Photography

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

  • "Keith Carter: Photographs 25 Years."

The Source Fine Arts

(816) 931-8282. 4137 Pa., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-

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