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July 6, 2000




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.

  • July 6: Kottonmouth Kings, Corporate Avenger, Zebrahead, Pimpadelic.
  • July 7: Boogie Chyld.
  • July 8: Space Pocket, Embius Trio.
  • July 11: Open mike.
  • July 12: Mates of State, The Anniversary, Appleseed Cast.
  • July 13: Delta 72, The Hefners, Beachwood Sparks.

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.

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, 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.

  • July 12: Brannock Device, Erik, Ulu.

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.

  • July 6: Jazzhaus Poetry Slam.
  • July 7: The Majestics Rhythm Revue, blues/funk.
  • July 8: The Nadas, original rock.
  • July 10: Mudslinger Blues Jam.
  • July 13: The Tossers, Irish punk; Har Mar Superstar.

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.

  • July 8: Rugby After Party.

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.

The Laughing Dog Saloon
841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Friday nights.

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.
  • July 7: Jack Trice and Road Dogs.
  • July 8: Blue 88.


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

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


Big Daddies

112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.


(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.

  • July 6: Kristie Stremel, Daybirds, Fatback.
  • July 7-8: Same Ole Band, Howard Scott, Lee Oskar, B.B. Dickerson, Harold Brown.
  • July 10: Resident Clark, Dale Maxfield, Space Is Kind.
  • July 12: Boom Shaka.

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.




  • July 12: Lawrence City Band, "Children's Concert," South Park, 11th and Massachusetts.


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

  • July 8: Mark Eberra, 2 p.m.; Mark Gottschall and Clark Jamison, 8 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • July 9: David Smart, 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.



  • July 7: Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh, 7:30 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • July 12: Dwight Yoakam, Lee Ann Womack, 7 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • July 13: No Doubt, Lit, Black Eyed Peas, 7:30 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • July 13: Peter Frampton, Gary Wright, 7:30 p.m., Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, Mo.

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.

  • July 12: Laura New and Bill Brower, horns, and Lee Anne Rogers, piano, 7:30 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.


Topeka Performing Arts Center

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

  • July 11: Jackson Browne, 7:30 p.m.


Golden Eagle Casino

(888) 464-5825. Route 1, Kansas Highway 20.

  • July 9: Kings of Swing, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., with dance lessons at 2 p.m.



Lawrence Community Theatre

1501 N.H.

  • July 8: "Cairo on the Kaw IV-Dances of Africa," 8 p.m.



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.

  • "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," 8 p.m. July 6, 8, 14, 16, 20 and 22, Crafton-Preyer Theatre.
  • "1959 Pink Thunderbird: Laundry and Bourbon & Lonestar," 8 p.m. July 7, 9, 13, 15, 21 and 23, Inge Theatre.

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.

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.

  • July 7: Volunteer Appreciation, 7 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.

  • "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! The Allan Sherman Musical," July 7-Aug. 27.

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.

  • "Little Women," through July 30.

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

Southmoreland Park, 47th and Oak, Kansas City, Mo.

  • "As You Like It," July 6, 8, 12, 14 and 16.
  • "King Lear," July 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15.

Just Off Broadway Theatre

31st and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Harlem Knights," 8 p.m. July 13-15, 20-22 and 27-29.

Theatre in Shawnee Mission Park

17501 Midland Dr., Shawnee. Performances at 8:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.

  • "Grease," July 7-9 and 13-16.

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.

  • "Miss Saigon," through July 9.

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.

  • "Mother Goose Y2K," July 11-30.


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," July 7-Aug. 5.




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.

  • July 6: "America" story time, 10:30 a.m.
  • July 7: Lawrence Arts Center Kid's Art Opening, 3 p.m.; Dog-eared Pages, 7 p.m..
  • July 8: Harry Potter breakfast, 8 a.m.; Harry Potter IV with Magic Bob, 11 a.m..
  • July 13: Book signing by Natalia Hamill, 7 p.m.

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

  • July 6-9: Campbell Conference, with "Hard is Easy," talk by Hal Clement, 7:30 p.m. July 6, Strong Hall Auditorium; 2000 Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame induction, 6 p.m. July 7, Dining Commons, Lewis Hall; book signings by Robin Wayne Baily, Hal Clement, James Gunn, Kij Johnson, Frederik Pohl, 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m. July 8, Mt. Oread Bookstore, Kansas Union.

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.

  • Tuesday Toddler Storytime, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., through July 25.
  • Tuesday Storytime, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., through July 25.
  • Thursday Cliff-hangers, 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m., through July 27.
  • July 7: "Screwball Comedies," 7 p.m., auditorium.
  • July 12: Edge of Adventure Summer Reading Program, "Fabulous Food Feats," 1:30 p.m.
  • July 13: Cliffhangers, 1:30 p.m., "The Twenty-One Balloons," 7 p.m.


Crown Center

2405 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 8-Sept. 4: "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.

Doubletree Hotel

10100 College Blvd., Overland Park.

  • July 13-15: Teddy Bear Jubilee.

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.

Village Church

6641 Mission Road, Prairie Village, Kan.

  • July 13: Gary and Joy Lundberg, authors of "I Don't Have to Make Everything All Better," 7:30 p.m.

Orchid Society of Greater Kansas City

  • July 9: Plant auction, 2 p.m., Prairie Village Community Center, 7720 Mission Road, Mission.
  • July 15-16: Orchid show and sale, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 15 and noon-5:30 p.m. July 16, Metcalf South Shopping Center, 9635 Metcalf, Overland Park.


Forbes Field

Topeka Air Industrial Park, 6700 S.W. Topeka Blvd.

  • July 6: Experimental Aircraft Assn. B-17 tour.

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.


Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

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

  • "Dolphins," "Mysteries of Egypt," "To Be An Astronaut," "Maximum Velocity," "Everest," 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.



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.


  • "40,000 Years of American Art: The Works of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith," through Aug. 20.
  • "December 1, 1999," through summer.
  • "Brushed Voices: Calligraphy in Contemporary China," July 8-Sept. 3.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays (the Kansas Collection and University Archives close at 5 p.m.); 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays (University Archives closed).

  • "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.

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

  • July 10-14: "New Horizons," ages 4-5, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
  • July 10-14: "Beetles, Bees and Bugs," ages 6-7, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
  • July 10-14: "Things That Fly," ages 8-9, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Museum of Anthropology

864-4245. Spooner Hall on KU campus. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • "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., through Aug. 6.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

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."


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

  • July 10-14: "Tipi Travelers."

Museum Mornings, 9 a.m.-noon, call (785) 272-8681, extension 264 for more information.

  • July 6-7: "Kansas Celebrations."
  • July 11-13: "The Wizard of Oz."

A Little Night Music

  • July 13: Marshall's Band, 7:30 p.m.

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.
  • "20th Century Abstraction from the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery," through July 30.


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.


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: 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.


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.


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


  • July 8: "Adventure, Fantasy and the Future," "The African Queen," 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.

  • "Deborah Willis: Tied to Memory," through July 16.
  • Works by John Bisbee and Robert Therrien, through Sept. 3.


  • July 13: "Beyond Access," an introduction to the art of universal design, 1:30 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.


  • "Summer Skies," 1:30 p.m. Fridays and 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, 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.

  • "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 Metallica," 1 p.m. and 10:45 p.m.
  • "Rendezvous with a Comet," 11 a.m., 12:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.
  • "PopMania," 6:15 p.m., 8:30 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, 6:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, and 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Fridays-Sundays.
  • "Science City Live!," 11 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Fridays-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.


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.


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 Art Museum

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

  • "Brush Back In Time: KWS Patron Purchase Highlights from the Emprise Bank Collection," through July 9.
  • "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.


Harry S. Truman Library

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

  • Exhibition of Truman's high school theme books.


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.

  • July 8: SHOWdown festival, 10 a.m-9 p.m.
  • "Dear Friends: Views of the American West from the Collection of R.D. and Joan Dale Hubbard," through Sept. 3.
  • "Walking Through a Weather Wonderland: Images of Weather from the Collection of the Beach Museum of Art." Opening reception, 7 p.m. July 6.
  • July 8: "SHOWdown at the Beach Western Festival," 10 a.m.-9 p.m.


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.

  • "Preserved and Dried Floral," by Lori Struick.
  • "100 Years of VanBriggle Pottery," by Smith Kramer, and paintings by Laurie Albin, through Aug. 20.



The Art Cornerstone

843-4750. 925 Iowa.

  • Prints and photographs by John Marconette and John Gladman, through July 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.

  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, ironworks by Kelvin Schartz, 6 p.m.-9 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.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, metalwork by Stephanie Collins, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

The Bourgeois Pig

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

  • Painted mural installation by Dave Loewenstein, through July 8.

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:;

  • 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 Aaron Brown, Kim Kern, Jodi Brown, Paula Hauser-Leffel and Tom Russell.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.


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.

Hobbs Building

1427 W. Ninth.

  • Works by Jason Hackenwerth, R.T. Ladzinski, Nan Leiter, Lonnie Robinson, Douglas Schwietert, Terry Swafford, Rebecca Wilkinson and Antonia, through July 31.
  • Miniature portrait prints by Dean Mitchell, through July 31.

Iveth Jalinsky Studio

749-4801 or 550-9530. By appointment only.

  • 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.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

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 note cards.

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.

  • Lawrence Arts Center Faculty Show, through July 26.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital

325 Maine.

  • Photographs of Cuba by Richard Gwin, through July.

Lawrence Public Library

Seventh and Vermont.

  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Lawrence Art Guild All Member show, through July.
  • Youth Services Summer Reading Program, through July.

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.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

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.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

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.

  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, featuring sculptural toys by Dona Dalton, Saggar-fired porcelain by Brenda McMahon, pins and earrings by Lisa and Scott Cylinder; and wood-fired by Willem Gebben, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

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.

  • Paintings by Lee Mann.
  • Watercolors and drawings by Don Dane, through July.
  • July 7: First Fridays gallery walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Van Gogh's Ear Studio and Gallery

842-4899. 1017 Mass. Recycled art, painted furniture and murals by David Montgomery, stained gla

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