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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.

  • July 20: Mesha, Planetarium, Theory 2012.
  • July 21: 4 Score.
  • July 22: Kirk Rundstrom Band, Satan's Jeweled Crown.
  • July 24: Paw, Parlay.
  • July 25: The Pietasters, Ruskabank, O'Phil.
  • July 26: Mayhem, Hate External, Exhumed.
  • July 27: Less Than Jake, the Impossible, Newfound Glory.

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.
  • July 20: Urban Safari.
  • July 21: DJ Kilby.
  • July 22: Julia Peterson and friends.
  • July 24: DJ Kilby.
  • July 25: Celia.
  • July 26: Michael Beers.
  • July 27: Urban Safari.

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.

  • July 23: 2 Skinnee J's, Beyond Chaos, Hairy Ape's BMX.
  • July 24: Revolution Magazine Summer Tour, with DJs Juan Atkins and Stacy Pullen.
  • July 25: Einsturzende Neubauten.
  • July 26: Tonic, Stir.

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 20: Pavlov's Cat, Random Awakenings, original rock.
  • July 21: Kansas City Band, traditional Kansas City jazz.
  • July 22: Four Fried Chickens and a Coke, blues.
  • July 24: Mudslinger Blues Jam.
  • July 27: P.S.O., original rock.

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 22: The Flood.

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.

Set-Em-Up-Jack's

Harper Market Square on East 23rd.

  • Bob and Mike, music for Parrotheads, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

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 21: Dick Dangerous and Her Band.
  • July 22: Two Speed Fan, blues/funk/rock.

VFW

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

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

KANSAS CITY

Beaumont Club

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

  • July 23: Outfield.

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.

El Torreon/Space

3101 E. Gillham, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 22: Hell on Earth, Cephalic Carnage, Deeds of Flesh, Haste, Hellchild, Mortal Decay, Disgorge, Truth, Killswitch, Full Power, Lead.
  • July 23: Dillenger Escape Plan, Candiria, Isis, Burn It Down, Origin, Not Waving But Drowning, Esoteric, Overture, Blue Harvest, Element.

Grand Emporium

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

  • July 20: Fast Johnnie's Farewell show, Whet.
  • July 21: Little Charlie and the Nightcats.
  • July 22: Charlie Musselwhite.
  • July 23: Blues and Jazz Fest Jam with host Memphis Mike.
  • July 24: Shovel Barn, Ultrafuge, Canvas.
  • July 25: Supernot.
  • July 26: Osezua.
  • July 27: James Harman.

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.

TOPEKA

P.T.'s Caffe Espresso

4025 S.W. 10th.

  • July 20: Rick Bruner, acoustic folk, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Remington's Nite Club

(785) 271-8700. 1155 Wanamaker Rd.

  • July 20: True Value Country Showdown.
  • July 23: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.

MUSIC



LAWRENCE

Concerts

  • July 26: Lawrence City Band, "Season Finale," 8 p.m., South Park, 11th and Massachusetts.

Borders

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

  • July 20: Melonie Dill's singalong, 10:30 a.m.
  • July 22: "Blues Through the Years," with Mike Roberts, 8 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 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.

  • July 23: Pamela Bruner, Celtic harp, 2:30 p.m.

Liberty Hall

644 Mass.

  • July 20: Plea for Peace concert, with Blue Meanies, Alkaline Trio, MU330, Link 80, Mike Park, Lawrence Arms, Don Potthast, The Honor System and Christ Murray.

KANSAS CITY

Concerts

  • July 22: The Judds, Lee Roy Parnell, 8 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.
  • July 22: Smokey Robinson, Chaka Khan, Boyz II Men, Eric Benet, 7 p.m., Bartle Hall, Kansas City, Mo.
  • July 23: Sting, Tracy Chapman, 8 p.m., Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs.

Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival

Penn Valley Park, 26th and Main, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 21: Blues stage: 6 p.m., Four Fried Chickens and A Coke; 7:10 p.m., Big Al and the Heavyweights; 8:30 p.m., Canned Heat; 10 p.m., The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Jazz stage: 6 p.m., Dan Doran; 7:10 p.m., Club Inferno; 8:25 p.m., Ravi Coltrane Quartet; 10:10 p.m., Medeski, Martin and Wood. Heritage stage: 7 p.m., Outreach Jazz Ensemble; 8:15 p.m., Claude "Fiddler" Williams with Henry Butler and Bobby Watson, 8:15 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • July 22: Blues stage: 1 p.m., Cotton Candy and So Many Men, with Lloyd Spiegel; 2:10 p.m., Frank Ace Blues Band; 3:25 p.m., Hubert Sumlin with Little Hatch; 4:40 p.m., Indigenous; 6 p.m., Gov't Mule; 7:45 p.m., Little Milton; 9:30 p.m., Kenny Wayne Shepherd Jazz stage: 1:15 p.m., Measure x Measure; 2:25 p.m., Kansas City Band from Tokyo, with Karen Gallinger; 3:40 p.m., River City Jazz Orchestra; 5:05 p.m., Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers; 6:30 p.m., Bobby Watson and Horizon; 8:15 p.m., Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers; 10 p.m., Duke Robillard Band with Jay McShann. Heritage stage: 2 p.m., Overland Park South Rotary Youth Jazz Band; 4:15 p.m., Lloyd Spiegel; 5:25 p.m., New Red Onion Jazz Babies; 6:40 p.m., Elder Statesmen of KC Jazz Big Band with Myra Taylor 8:30 p.m., Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown.
  • July 23: Blues stage: 1:15 p.m., Lonesome Hank & The Heartaches with Washboard Chaz; 2:25 p.m., Brody Buster; 3:40 p.m., The Blue Band; 5:05 p.m., Reverend Billy C. Wirtz; 6:50 p.m., Marcia Ball; 8:35 p.m., Lonestar Shootout, featuring Lonnie Brooks, "Long John" Hunter and Philip Walker. Jazz stage: 1 p.m., Sharon James and Jazzmen; 2:10 p.m., Tim Whitmer and The KC Express featuring Sonny Kenner; 3:20 p.m., Pat Morrissey Quintet with Artt Frank, Harold Danko, Phil Bowler and Ken Barry; 4:40 p.m., Bloodstone; 6:25 p.m., Norman Brown; 8:10 p.m., Spyro Gyra. Heritage stage: 2 p.m., Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble with Special Guest Karen Gallinger; 3:15 p.m., Kansas City Boys Choir; 4:30 p.m., Henry Townsend with Ron Edwards; 5:45 p.m., Kansas City Gospel Wonders; 7 p.m., Roy Rogers with Shana Morrison; 8:30 p.m., Robert Jr. Lockwood.

Station Casino

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

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

MANHATTAN

Bird House

(785) 537-4420. Manhattan Center for the Arts, 1520 Poyntz Ave. All shows at 8 p.m.

  • July 21: The Kennedys.

ATCHISON

Lakefest 2000

  • July 21: Mark Chesnutt, Danni Leigh, 7:30 p.m.

THEATER



LAWRENCE

Kansas University

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

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

Buoys of Freedom

  • July 21-22: "Shoes, Boots, Yes!," sketch-comedy show, 8 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 12th and Oread.
    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.

  • "Tony and Tina's Wedding," July 21 and 22.

Summer Youth Theatre

843-2787. Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth.

  • July 20-22: "The Wizard of Oz," 7:30 p.m. July 20-21 and 10 a.m. July 22.

KANSAS CITY

Alanz Theatre

624 E. 63rd, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 21-22: "Frankenclown," 10 p.m. July 21 and 8 p.m. July 22.

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.

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.

Johnson County Community College

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

  • July 22: "The Wiz of the West," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Just Off Broadway Theatre

31st and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Harlem Knights," 8 p.m. July 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.

  • "Peter Pan," July 21-23 and 27-30.

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.

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.

  • "West Side Story," July 20-23.

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," through July 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.

  • "Light: Damage," July 21-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.

Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts

(785) 273-1191. 215 S.E. Seventh. Performances at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Li'l Abner," July 20-22 and 27-29.

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.

  • July 22: Byrd Bagget signing, 2 p.m.
  • July 23: Adult art center art opening, 3 p.m.
  • July 25: Commerce Bank Coffee Connection, "Journaling."
  • July 26: Camp Borders Puppet Theatre Camp, 1 p.m.
  • July 27: Disabilities stories, 10:30 a.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 20: "Understanding Godzilla," panel discussion, 7:30 p.m., Smith Hall.
  • "Godzilla and Japanese Popular Culture," display of Godzilla artifacts and publications," through Aug. 15, Watson Library.

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 21: "Screwball Comedies," "The Lady Eve," 7 p.m.
  • July 26: Edge of Adventure Summer Reading Program, "Story Spree," 1:30 p.m.

Pelathe Community Resource Center

1423 Haskell Ave.

  • July 23-24: Rummage sale, book sale, Indian taco sale, silent auction and information fair, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Van Go Mobile Arts

715 N.J.

  • July 20: "Life Doesn't Frighten Me," multi-media performance, 8 p.m., Edgewood Homes, 1600 Haskell.

KANSAS CITY

Crown Center

2405 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.
  • July 23: Lego/MLS Soccer Experience tour.

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.
  • July 22: Kratt Brothers Creature Hero Tour 2000.

Lenexa Community Center

  • July 22: Waterfest 2000, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Sar-Ko-Par Trails, 87th Street Parkway and Lackman Road.

Metcalf South Mall

95th and Metcalf, Overland Park.

  • Brandeis Millennium Used Book Sale, July 29-Aug. 5.

TOPEKA

Gage Park

10th and Gage.

  • July 22-23: 2000 Arts Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 22 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 23.

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.

BALDWIN

Art Walk Night

Downtown Baldwin.

  • July 21: Art Walk, band concert and ice cream social, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

OTTAWA

Franklin County Fair and Rodeo

  • July 20-23: Various exhibits and rodeo events.

ATCHISON

Amelia Earhart Celebration

Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

  • July 21-22: Amelia Earhart Festival, with Mark Chesnutt and Danni Leigh, 6 p.m. July 21, and "Concert in the Sky" fireworks and street dance, 9 p.m. July 22.

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 summer.
  • "Brushed Voices: Calligraphy in Contemporary China," through Sept. 3.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • July 20: Gallery talk by Laura Pasch, 7 p.m.
  • July 27: "Un Chien Andalou" and L'Age D'Or," films, 7 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.
  • "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.

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

  • July 24-28: "Aquatic Biology," ages 8-9, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • July 24-28: "Aquatic Biology," ages 10-12, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • July 24-28: "Mysteries of the Deep," ages 6-7, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
  • July 24-28: "Exploring Nature," ages 4-5, 1 p.m.-3 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. 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."
  • July 22: Ice cream social, 7:30 p.m.

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

  • July 20-21: "Lights, Camera, Action!"
  • July 24-28: "Canvas, Clay and Kaleidoscopes."

Museum Mornings

  • July 25-27: "Planes and Trains," 9 a.m.-noon.

A Little Night Music

  • July 27: Topeka Jazz Workshop, 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.

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

  • July 29: "Calamity Jane."

Events

  • July 22: "Celebrate Imagination!," noon-4 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.

  • Works by John Bisbee and Robert Therrien, through Sept. 3.
  • "Permanent Collection Works," July 21-Oct. 8.

Events

  • July 22: "Family Day: Sculpture Spree," noon-4 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.
  • July 22-23: "Bubble Blow Out," noon-4 p.m.

Planetarium

  • "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-Sunday.
  • "Magic of Flight," 11:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
  • "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.

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.

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.
  • July 20: "Stormy Weather," concert by Thad Beach, 8:30 p.m.

GALLERIES



LAWRENCE

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.
  • Assemblages by Karen Jacks, through July.

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 Aaron Brown, Kim Kern, Jodi Brown, Paula Hauser-Leffel and Tom Russell.

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.

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 portraint prints by Dean Mitchell, through July 31.

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.

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