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LAWRENCE

American Legion

842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth.

  • Mondays: Games, bingo and pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Thursdays: John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Games, bingo and pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Astros Billiards

749-7699. 601 Kasold Dr. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, daily drink specials, Astros matches the pot for Sunday tournaments.

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. Smackdown --Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sundays. Ready Steady Go --Soul, Motown, Swing, old R&B, Dance Hall, 10:30 p.m. Sundays. Open mike, Mondays.

  • Aug. 3: The Explosion, The Queers, Strung-Out, Straight Faced, Lillingtons, Wippersnapper, Dynamite Boy.
  • Aug. 4: Blue October, Preferred Villian, Skirt.
  • Aug. 5: Hairy Apes BMX, The Secondhands, 6 Percent.
  • Aug. 8: Daniel Paquette, Chochi, A Storied Northwest.
  • Aug. 9: Suplecs, Cretin 66, the Silverman.
  • Aug. 10: Earth Crisis, In Flames, Skinlab, Buried Alive, Walls of Jericho.

Brown Bear Brewing Co.

331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday and Friday nights. Celia, Tuesday nights. Carol Dressler's Acoustic Showcase, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Sunday of the month.

  • Every other Wednesday: Karaoke.
  • Aug. 5: Julia Peterson, Lisa Donnelly, Alan Rose, Chel Rich, Sean McDonald, Mark Roberts, Martin Ward.

Duffy's Tavern

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

  • Tuesdays-Saturdays: Karaoke.

Eagle's Lodge

843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth.

  • Wednesdays and Fridays: Bingo, 7 p.m.

Flamingo Dance Academy

331-2227. 1117 Mass.

  • Sundays: Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

The Granada

842-1390. 1020 Mass. Ultra Groove-Funk, Soul & Disco Party, Saturdays. All New Men 101: Beer Babes and Bonding, Mondays. Club Babylon with Fernando Poo from KJHK, Wednesdays. Retro dance night, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays.

  • Aug. 4: Lords of Acid, Praga Khan, DJ Assault.
  • Aug. 9: 6 Percent, Subterranean, Misfits.

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-HAWK. Just off 23rd Street behind McDonald's. Billiards, darts, foos-ball, NTN and TVs in every booth. DJ, Thursday-Saturday nights. Open 4 p.m. daily and 11 a.m. weekends. Soft Tip Dart League on Tuesdays. DM Goman's Dance Party on Thursdays, Flashback Fridays Retro Dance on Fridays, 105.9 Lazer Saturday Night Dance Party on Saturdays, Soprano Sundays Showtime 8 p.m. Sundays.

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.

  • Aug. 3: Subway Mind.
  • Aug. 4: Robyn Ragland.
  • Aug. 5: The Sirens.
  • Aug. 7: The Spanktones Open Jam.
  • Aug. 9: Poetry slam.
  • Aug. 10: The Draft.

J.B. Stout's Grill & Bar

843-0704. 721 Wakarusa Dr., in Wakarusa Plaza. Billiards and 27 TVs. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.

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.

Johnny's Tavern

842-0377. 401 N. Second, across the Kansas bridge. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays. Cajun night every first and third Wednesdays of the month.

Kaspars Public House

843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth. Darts.

  • Wednesdays: Knowledge Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Karaoke, 9 p.m.

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

865-1618. 1618 W. 23rd. Live music every Friday night. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day. NTN trivia.

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: 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Fridays and 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday-Sundays.

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.

  • Wednesdays: Mike and Bob from Blue Condition, 9 p.m.-midnight.
  • Aug. 4: Big Slim's Full House Blues Band.
  • Aug. 5: Blue Condition, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

VFW

843-2078. 138 Ala. Breakfast, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays.

  • Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Yacht Club

842-9445. 530 Wis.

  • Aug. 10: Yamagata.

KANSAS CITY

Big Daddies

112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.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. 4: Carolyn Wonderland, Waxed Tadpoles.
  • Aug. 5: Anson Funderburgh and the Rockets, Sam Myers.

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.

Tom Fooleries

47th and Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

MUSIC



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.

KANSAS CITY

Concerts

  • Aug. 3: Kid Rock, Twisted Brown Trucker Band, 7:30 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • Aug. 4: Dixie Chicks, Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Aug. 4: Rickie Byars, 7 p.m., Unity Church of Overland Park, 10300 Antioch, Overland Park.

Borders

9108 Metcalf, Overland Park.

  • Aug. 4: Mark Gottschall, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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

  • Sundays: Swing dance, with Dave Stephens, 2 p.m.

BALDWIN

The Light House

1542 Woodson Road.

  • Aug. 5: "Homegrown Summer Concert," contemporary folk by Lynate Pettengill, Russ Kapp and Clark Jamison, potluck at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m.

THEATER



LAWRENCE

Dale Easton Apple Valley Theater

(888) 634-4219 or (785) 876-2114. Near Lake Perry.

  • Saturdays: "The Olde Mill" and "Olio," a vaudeville musical production, 8:30 p.m., through Sept. 30.
  • Fridays: "Mail Order Bride" and "Olio," 8:30 p.m. through Sept. 29.

E.M.U. Theatre

  • Aug. 10-12 and 18-19: "Futurism Restated," 9 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 12th and Oread.

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.

  • "Schools's Out, Theatre's In," Aug. 7-11.

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.

  • "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! The Allan Sherman Musical," through Aug. 27.

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.

  • "A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine," through Aug. 27.

The New Theatre Restaurant

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

  • "The Music Man," through Sept. 3.

Starlight Theatre

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

  • "The Prince and the Pauper," through Aug. 6.
  • "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," Aug. 7-13.

Unicorn Theatre

(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Light: Damage," through Aug. 6.

TOPEKA

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.

  • "Peter Pan," through Aug. 5.

Topeka Performing Arts Center

(785) 297-9000. 214 S.E. Eighth.

  • Aug. 10: YWCA Women's Night Out.

MISC MISC

LAWRENCE

Borders

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.

  • Aug. 5: Book signing by John Karlin, author of "21st Century America: A No Holds Barred View," 2 p.m.

Civil War on the Western Frontier

  • "Voices of the Civil War," Civil War exhibit, Aug. 10-Sept. 23, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
  • "Widow, Orphans and Other Survivors of Quantrill's Raid," exhibit of Quantrill raid artifacts, Aug. 10-Sept. 25, Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.
  • "Free State Fortress," film, Aug. 10-Sept. 25, Lawrence Visitor Information Center, Second and Locust.

Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds

21st and Harper.

  • Various 4-H and open class displays, rodeo and entertainment, through Aug. 5.

Farmer's Market

842-3883. 11th and Vermont.

  • Homegrown and baked foods, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.

Kansas University

  • "Godzilla and Japanese Popular Culture," display of Godzilla artifacts and publications," through Aug. 15, Watson Library.

Kmart

3106 Iowa.

  • Aug. 5-6: Kmart Kids Race Against Drugs, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 5 and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 6.

Lawrence Municipal Airport

865-4497.

  • Aug. 5: Red Ribbon airplane rides, fund-raiser for Douglas County AIDS Project, 9 a.m-8 p.m.

Lawrence Arts Center

843-ARTS. Ninth and Vermont.

  • Aug. 5: Storyteller Priscilla Howe, 2 p.m., "Cool Stories for Cool Kids," all ages, 2 p.m.; "Tristan and Iseult," children 10 and over and adults, 7 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.

  • Aug. 5: "He's Back in the Saddle Again: Gene Autry Matinee Double Features," featuring "Gaucho Serenade" and "Melody Ranch," 1 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Borders

(913) 642-3883. 12055 Metcalf, Overland Park.

  • Aug. 6: Book signing by John Karlin, author of "21st Century America: A No Holds Barred View," 1 p.m.

Crown Center

2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Wonderful World of Puppetry," 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 4.
  • Aug. 5: Clown Day.

Kansas City Zoo

(816) 513-5700. Call (816) 513-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • "Dolphins," "T-Rex Back to the Creataceous" and "Wild California."
  • "Winged Wonders Bird Show," through Sept. 4.
  • "Nocturnal Safaris," through Sept. 30.
  • "Animal Prints Photo Contest," through Aug. 31.
  • "Sunset Safaris," through Aug. 31.

Lenexa Community Center

  • Aug. 10-12: Heartland Bouquets of China, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11 and 9 a.m.-noon, Aug. 12.

Metcalf South Mall

95th and Metcalf, Overland Park.

  • Brandeis Millennium Used Book Sale, through Aug. 5.

Mid-America Train Meet

(913) 651-5864. Reardon Civic Center, Fifth and Minnesota, Kansas City, Kan.

  • Aug. 6: Train displays and vendor booths, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

TOPEKA

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.

ATCHISON

Downtown Atchison

  • Aug. 10: Kiwanis Flea Market, Main Street.

HUTCHINSON

Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

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

  • "Dolphins," "To Be An Astronaut," "Everest" and "Wild California," ongoing.
  • "Night Sky -- Live!" and "Voyage to the Planets," ongoing at Justice Planetarium.
  • "Laser Fun," "Backstreet Boys/'N Sync" and "The Beatles," laser shows, ongoing.
  • Restoration of the Liberty Bell 7, ongoing.

SEDALIA, Mo.

Missouri State Fair

  • Aug. 10: Jo Dee Messina, Mark Willis, 7:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 10-12: MRCA State Finals Rodeo, 7 p.m.

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

  • "40,000 Years of American Art: The Works of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith," through Aug. 20.
  • "December 1, 1999," through Aug. 6.
  • "Brushed Voices: Calligraphy in Contemporary China," through Sept. 3.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • Aug. 3: "The Exterminating Angel," film, 7 p.m.
  • Aug. 10: "Belle de Jour," film, 7 p.m.

Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours through Aug. 24: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

  • "Carrie Watson: KU Library Pioneer," Kansas Collection.
  • "Achievement Against the Odds: Sumner High School, Kansas City, Kansas, 1905-1978," through mid-September.

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.

  • "Women's Works 2000: From Our Past to Our Future," through Aug. 6.
  • "Migration: From China to Kansas," photography by Pok-Chi Lau, through Aug. 6.
  • "The 4 Elements," installation by the F.A.N. Club, through Aug. 6.

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

(785) 748-0800. Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.

  • "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
  • "Religion."
  • "The Underground Railroad."
  • "The J.C. Steele House."

TOPEKA

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.
  • "From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
  • "Wheat People: Celebrating Kansas Harvest," through November.

Heritage Camp 2000

  • Aug. 7-11: "Handmade from the Heartland."

Museum Mornings

  • Aug. 8-10: "Kansas and the Civil War," 9 a.m.-noon.

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.

LECOMPTON

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.

  • "The Gathering Storm," Civil War projects by Indian Hills Middle School eighth-graders, through Labor Day weekend.

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.

VINLAND

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.

OSKALOOSA

Old Jefferson Town

(785) 863-2070. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday evenings through November. 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. Group tours by appointment.

KANSAS CITY

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.

Exhibits

  • "Drawing and Painting," through Feb. 19.
  • "The Architecture of Reassurance: Designing the Disney Theme Parks," through Sept. 3.

Films

  • Aug. 5: "The Wizard of Oz."

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.

  • Works by John Bisbee and Robert Therrien, through Sept. 3.
  • "Permanent Collection Works," through Oct. 8.

Films

  • Aug. 6: "Before They Could Talk: The Language of the 'Silent' Cinema," "The General," 2 p.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.

  • "Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery," through Sept. 3.

Planetarium

  • "Summer Skies," 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, through Sept. 10.
  • Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.

Hallmark Visitors Center

(816) 274-3613. Crown Center, 25th and McGee, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays and most holidays. Free admission, wheelchair accessible. Reservations required for groups of 10 or more.

  • Creative and Hallmark Keepsake Ornament exhibit.

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.
  • "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," through Aug. 26.
  • "The Doll: Explorations in Doll Making," through Oct. 28.

Union Station-Science City

Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays.

  • Aug. 4-5: "Grease," film, 8 p.m.
  • "Mysteries of Egypt," "Encounter in the Third Dimension," "Mark Twain's America," "Sky Quest."
  • "Pink Floyd's The Wall," 10:15 p.m., 11 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
  • Laser Shows, "Laser Magic," 5:30 p.m., "Laser Retro," 7 p.m., Laser Hipnotica," 8:30 p.m., "Laseropolis," 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, "Laser Metallica," 10:45 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
  • "Rendezvous with a Comet," 11 a.m., 12:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday.
  • "Magic of Flight," 11:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
  • "PopMania," 12:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
  • "Union Station Stories," 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Mondays-Tuesdays, 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturdays, 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sundays.
  • "Science City Live!," 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Saturday 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays.
  • "Under the Clock KCUR," radio program, 11 a.m. Fridays.
  • "If These Walls Could Talk," 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
  • Union Station tours, 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 Fridays and Saturdays, and 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sundays.

ST. JOSEPH, Mo.

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.

  • Wood and bronze sculptures by Brent Collins, through Sept. 3.
  • Landscape paintings by Charles Gruppe and Western illustrations by John Falter, through Sept. 3.

OTTAWA

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.

WICHITA

Wichita Art Museum

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

  • "British Watercolors and Decorative Arts from the WAM Collection," through Nov. 12.
  • "Commerce Banschares Collection," through Aug. 27.
  • "An Air of Refinement," through Nov. 5.

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.

  • Photographs by Gordon Parks.

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.

Harry S. Truman Library

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

  • Exhibition of Truman's high school theme books.

MANHATTAN

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.

  • "Dear Friends: Views of the American West from the Collection of R.D. and Joan Dale Hubbard," through Sept. 3.
  • Aug. 3: "Boots and Stetsons: The Kansas Cowboy," talk by Jim Hoy.

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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.

  • "100 Years of VanBriggle Pottery," by Smith Kramer, and paintings by Laurie Albin, through Aug. 20.

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The Art Cornerstone

843-4750. 925 Iowa.

  • Works by Craig Calnan, through Aug. 17.

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.

Beadsmyth

1017 1/2 Mass. 865-4181.

  • Beadwork by Melba Whatley and split-loomed necklace and bear fetish collection of Brenda Eubanks.

Borderline

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.

Carmesi

865-0502. 1012 Mass. www.carmesi.com. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • Original ceramics, glass works, jewelry and artwork by Thomas Hart Benton, D. Brown, D. Dunkley, K. Campbell, Free State Glass, M. Jones, J.G. Kellas, E. Lerner, B. Maurland, C. Schaffer, P. Shopen and S. Teicher.

Celia Smith Studio

843-8417. 907 W. 27th Terrace. Hours: By appointment only.

  • Symbolic and narrative paintings; holistic portraits, prints and cards.

Kristin Dempsey Portraiture and Fine Art Studio

749-3368 or (800) 640-1230, code 01. 1804 Ill. Call for appointment. Web sites: www.dempseyportraits.com; www.kristindempsey.com.

  • Pencil, charcoal and oil portraiture, including pets; oil paintings; limited prints, note cards, commercial illustration.

Do's Deluxe

841-2254. 416 E. Ninth.

  • Private collection of Marty Olsen.

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, Dunkley, Graham, Haller, Jackson, Johnson, Piller, Sudlow, Underwood, L. Ramberg and Tyner.

The Fields Gallery

842-7187. 712 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays.

  • Oil paintings by Kim Kern, Jodi Brown, Paula Hauser-Leffel, Tom Russell, Adam Kelne and John Anderson.

Free State Glass Gallery

840-0900. 1021 Mass. Hand-blown glass and sculpture. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.

Goldmakers

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.

Iveth Jalinsky Studio

749-4801 or 550-9530. By appointment only. jalinsky@aol.com.

  • Paintings by Iveth Jalinsky.

Java Dive

10 E. Ninth. Hours: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-midnight Thursdays-Saturdays and 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays.

  • Works by Mary Ann King and Nick Vacarro.

JGladman Gallery

15 E. Seventh.

  • Fine art portraits.

Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio

331-3090. 112 W. 15th. By appointment only. Web site: www.sunflower.com/~dojo.

  • 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 Chamber of Commerce

865-4411. 734 Vt.

  • "The Many Moods of Pastels," works by Erika Binns.

Lawrence Arts Center

843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth.

  • Exhibit of artworks by students of Jon Narum, through Aug. 29. Opening reception, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 4.

Lawrence Public Library

Seventh and Vermont.

  • "Inner Visions: Water Media and Mixed Media," works by Nancy Christy Moore, through August.
  • "Art in Special Places in Douglas County," sponsored by the Lawrence Photo Alliance competition, August.
  • "Pelathe Youth Photography Workshops," August.
  • "Douglas County Preschool Children's Art," August.

Odyssey Design Studio

842-8759. 2730 Belle Haven Drive. By appointment only.

  • Featuring murals, trompe l'oeil, faux fashions, furniture, floor cloths and restorations by Nancy Ness.

Paradise Cafe

728 Mass.

  • Contemporary mixed media by Don Beaulieu, through Sept. 26.
  • Original artworks for auction by the Sierra Club, through Sept. 26.

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.

  • Mixed-media Zen paintings by Mike Moses.
  • "Colors of Summer," acrylic paintings and collages by Celia Heintz.

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.

  • "Kansas Symphony: A Collection of New Paintings," by Louis Copt.

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 Ron Hinton, Julie Koebbe, Kathleen Clark.

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. Available for rental. Gallery hours: 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. Poetry reading and open mike, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., third Wednesday of each month. Drum circle, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., fourth Wednesday of each month. For information on ongoing classes, call 840-0450.

  • Sundays: "Alien Craft," sculpture, ceramics, drawings, prints and paintings by Jiri Lonsky, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 6-27. Opening reception, 2 p.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 6.
  • Workshops: Primitive Printmaking, Kids Wave, Body Caretaking, Art of Movement and Chant; Reiki I and II, Kids Bug Out, through Aug. 25.
  • Explorative seminars: Seeding and Sprouting, Stone and Herb Healing, Mind Sculpting, Poetry for the Soul, Ancient Metaphysics, throughout summer.

Vormehr and Youngquist Gallery

749-0744. 914 Mass. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Artwork by Gail Youngquist and Vicki Vormehr.

  • Watercolor paintings, prints, personalized Valentine items, 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.

  • Oil paintings by Elaine Matt, through Aug. 6.

Whitebird Studio

P.O. Box 4188. www.whitebirdstudio.com.

  • Online gallery featuring watercolor prints by Sherry Slaymaker.

Wildcat Studio

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

Z's Divine Espresso

842-7651. 1800 E. 23rd, suite A. Hours: 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays.

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