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June 22, 2000

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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.

  • June 22: Preferred Villian, Current, Backdrop.
  • June 23: Son Venezuela.
  • June 24: Legendary Pink Dots, Dead Voices On Air, Paw, 9 p.m.
  • June 25: Sunny Day Real Estate, No Knife, 9 p.m.
  • June 27: Less Than Jake.
  • June 29: Boogin Fest, with Killswitch, Esoteric, 8 degrees, The Feds, Truth.

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.
  • June 22: Az One.
  • June 23: DJ Kilby.
  • June 24: The Automatics.
  • June 26: DJ Kilby.
  • June 27: Celia.
  • June 28: BLRW.
  • June 29: Greencard.

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.
  • June 23: Don Warner Trio, 7 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.

  • June 28: Satans Jewelled Crown, Be Non, B.O.M.B.

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.

  • June 22: Teye.
  • June 23: W.C. Clark, Austin blues.
  • June 24: Phat Phunktion, funk.
  • June 26: Mudslinger Blues Jam.
  • June 29: Trucker, 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.

  • June 24: Simon Wonderbrown.

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.

  • June 24: Import Ants, 9 p.m.

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 Saturday nights.

  • Thursdays: Uncle Andy's Improv Dog Jam, 8 p.m.

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.

  • June 29: Royal Trux.

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.
  • June 23: Don Shipps Titanic Blues Band.
  • June 24: Coyote Ugly.

VFW

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

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

DESOTO

Doc and Brutie's Pizza Q

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

  • June 23: Mike Roberts, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Beaumont Club

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

  • June 27: Robin Trower.

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.

  • June 25: Don Caballero.

Grand Emporium

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

  • June 22: Jazz Lover's Pub Crawl, with Sonny Kenner.
  • June 23: Little Hatch, Kurt Crandall, Trashmouth Baker, Harmonica Henry.
  • June 24: Bernard Allison Band.
  • June 26: The Jayhawks.
  • June 27: Big Sandy and the Flyright Boys, Dragstrip 77.
  • June 28: Boukman Eksperyans.
  • June 29: Roomful of Blues, Chubby Carrier.

The Hurricane

(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 22: Shaking Tree, 10:30 p.m.
  • June 28: Cowboy Mouth.

Tom Fooleries

47th and Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.

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

LAWRENCE

Concerts

  • June 28: Lawrence City Band, "Old Fashioned Park Concert," 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.

  • June 24: Jenn Adams, folk, 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
  • June 24: Hotel Faux Pas, 8 p.m.
  • June 25: Ernesto Valencia, 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 Civic Choir

  • June 27: International Collaboration Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

KANSAS CITY

Concerts

  • June 22: N Sync, 7:30 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
  • June 23: Poison with Cinderella, Dokken, Slaughter, 6 p.m., Sandstone.
  • June 24: Red, White and Boom featuring Third Eye Blind, Enrique Iglesias, Bon Jovi, Destiny's Child, Melissa Etheridge, Vertical Horizon, Train, Sonique, Blaque, Eiffel 65, Pink, Westlife and BB Mak, 2 p.m., Sandstone.
  • June 28: Red Hot Chili Peppers with Foo Fighters, 7 p.m., Sandstone.

Borders

15350 W. 119th, Olathe.

  • June 24: Mark T. Gottschall, 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

City Market

Fifth and Walnut, Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 24: Delbert McClinton, 8 p.m.

Gem Theater

(816) 842-4538. 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 25: "Live at the Gem," talent show, 7 p.m.

Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral

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

  • June 24: North American Welsh Choir, 7 p.m.

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.

  • "Four's Company," through June 25.

Jazz Ambassadors of Kansas City

(816) 967-6767.

  • June 22: 19th annual Jazz Lovers Pub Crawl, 8 p.m.

Memorial Hall

(816) 931-3330. 600 N. Seventh, Kansas City, Kan.

  • June 24: Fred Hammond, RFC, Kim Burrell and High Praise, 7 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.

Uptown Theater

3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 23: Soulmatick, Mustard Couch, 8 p.m.
  • June 27: String Cheese Incident, 8 p.m.

TOPEKA

"Thursday Live! - Meet Me Downtown" concert series

9th and Kansas, downtown Topeka, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

  • June 22: Rural Route 4.
  • June 29: Brothers From Different Mothers.

OTTAWA

Ottawa University

  • June 24: Sound Encounters final concert, 7 p.m.
  • June 25: Brian Lewis, violin, Laura Kennedy, piano, 7 p.m.
  • June 26: TBA, 7 p.m.
  • June 27: Institute graduation concert, 7 p.m.
  • June 28: Institute Orchestra, advanced and intermediate, 7 p.m.
  • June 29: Final concert, all levels, all students, 7 p.m.

MANHATTAN

Country Stampede

Tuttle Creek State Park.

  • June 23-25: Styx, Dwight Yoakam, Sawyer Brown, Collin Raye, Kenny Chesney, Sammy Kershaw, Montgomery Gentry, Oak Ridge Boys, Chely Wright, Brad Paisley, Yankee Grey and Dustin Evans.
  • June 23: Jill Marie, Chely Wright, Oak Ridge Boys, Montgomery Gentry, Sawyer Brown, Styx.
  • June 24: Dustin Evans, Kenny Chesney, Dwight Yoakam.
  • June 25: Brad Paisley, Sammy Kershaw.

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.

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.

  • "Big River," through June 25.

Summer Youth Theatre

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

  • "Ice Wolf," 7:30 p.m. June 22-23.
  • "Grease!," 7:30 p.m. June 29-July 1 and 2 p.m. July 1-2.

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.

  • "Communicating Doors," through June 25.

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," June 22, 24, 28 and 30 and July 2, 6, 8, 12, 14 and 16.
  • "King Lear," June 23, 25, 27 and 29 and July 1, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15.

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.

  • "1776," June 23-25 and June 29-July 2.

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," June 22-Sept. 3.

Starlight Theatre

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

  • "Miss Saigon," June 29-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.

  • "Dick Whittington and His Cat," through July 2.

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.

  • "Side Man," through July 2.

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.

  • June 23-24: "Fairy Tales & Bedtime Stories," with Laughing Matters.
  • June 29: The Senior Class, improvisational comedy.

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.

  • "Winnie the Pooh," June 22-24 and June 29-July 1, Theater in Gage Park.

BALDWIN

Baldwin City Theatre

(785) 594-3897. Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday.

  • "Music Man," June 22-24.

MISC MISC

LAWRENCE

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center

1334 N.J.

  • June 24: Birthday Concert and Dance, 4 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Abe and Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth.

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.

  • June 27: Coffee Connection, 9 a.m.
  • June 28: Camp Borders, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds

21st and Harper.

  • June 24-25: Midwest Cat Club Show.

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.

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.
  • June 28: Edge of Adventure Summer Reading Program, "Gung-Ho! Yo-Yo!," 1:30 p.m.
  • June 29: The Reading Connection, "The Wind in the Willows," 7 p.m.

The Raven Bookstore

749-3300. 6 E. Seventh.

  • June 29: Book signing and reading by Wayne Johnson, author of "Six Crooked Highways" and "Don't Think Twice," 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m.

St. John's the Evangelist Church
1234 Ky.

  • June 23-24: Fiesta Mexicana Y2Que?, begins at 6 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Crown Center

2405 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 23-25: Ironjack Lumberjack Show, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. June 23; noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. June 24; noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. June 25.

Kansas City Zoo

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

  • "Dolphins" and "T-Rex Back to the Creataceous."
  • "Nocturnal Safaris," through Sept. 30.
  • Animal Prints Photo Contest, through Aug. 15.
  • "Sunset Safaris," through Aug. 31.

Lenexa Barbeque Battle

Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park, 87th Street Parkway and Lackman Road, Lenexa.

  • June 23-24: Barbecue competition, 5 p.m.-11 p.m. June 23 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 24.

Station Casino

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

  • June 28: Battle Station XVII, 7 p.m.

The Writers Place of Kansas City

(816) 578-5504. 3607 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 24: Open mike and coffeehouse, with Sharon Eiker, 8 p.m.

LECOMPTON

  • June 24: Territorial Days, with parade at 10:30 a.m., arts and crafts, Civil War re-enactments, street dance and Abate of Kansas Bike show.

TOPEKA

Kansas State Historical Society

(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth.

  • June 23: Kansas State Historical Office public participating meeting, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Topeka Zoo

(785) 272-5821. 635 S.W. Gage Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

  • Mini train and carousel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.

ATCHISON
Amelia Earhart Celebration

Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

  • June 25: Amelia Earhart Century Bike Ride.

HUTCHINSON

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.

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. 27.
  • "December 1, 1999," through summer.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • June 22: "December 1, 1999," gallery talk by Director Andrea Norris, 7 p.m.
  • June 29: "40,000 Years of American Art: The Work of Jaune Quick-to-See Smith," gallery talk by Intern Joni Murphy, 7 p.m.

Children's programs; pre-registration required.

  • June 27-30: "Hidden Tales: Discovering Stories in Art," grades 4-6, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and "Make it Modern" for Jr. High students, 1 p.m.-3 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).

  • "'Of this garden thou mayest freely ear': Books to delight the gardener," main exhibit gallery, through June.
  • "Carrie Watson: KU Library Pioneer," Kansas Collection.
  • "Bailey Hall and its inhabitants," University Archives, through June.

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.

  • June 26-30: "Creepy Crawlies," ages 6-7, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
  • June 26-30: "Dig into Geology," ages 8-9, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • June 26-30:"Reptiles & Amphibians," ages 10-12, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • June 26-30:"Mammal Masters" ages 10-12, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. June 26-30.
  • June 26-30: "Animal Communities," 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.

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.
  • June 25: "Kansas Folklore," by James Hoy, 2 p.m.

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."
  • June 24: Witness Band, gospel, 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.

  • June 23: Historic Preservation Meeting, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., North Classroom.
  • 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

  • June 26-30: "All Aboard!"

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

  • June 27-29: "Pack Your Wagon!"

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.

  • June 24: "Prelude to the Civil War."

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.

Tours

  • June 25: Sculpture, 2 p.m.

Lectures

  • June 30: "Learning from the Theme Park: Reassurance and 'Disneyfication' in Contemporary American Architecture," 7 p.m.

Music

  • June 23: Milt Abel, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • June 30: Milt Abel, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Deborah Willis: Tied to Memory," through July 16.

Workshops

  • June 29-30: Adult workshop with John Bisbee, 1 p.m.-3 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," 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.

  • June 22: Kansas Arts Commission meeting, 9 a.m.
  • June 23: "After Hours" jazz show, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • June 23-25: Milwaukee Road Steam Locomotive 261 and U.S. Post Service's "Celebrate the Century Express," 9:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • June 24: Steppin' Out Arts Academy.
  • June 25: Swingin' Sundays, with Mike Pike Band.
  • "Mysteries of Egypt," "Encounter in the Third Dimension," "Mark Twain's America."
  • "Pink Floyd's The Wall," 10:15 p.m., 11 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
  • "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.

Patee House Museum

12th and Penn streets.

  • June 23: 140th anniversary of the Pony Express mail delivery run, 3 p.m.

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.
  • "A Photographic Narrative: The Indians of Kansas," through July 5.

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.

  • "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.
  • "In Harmony with Nature," through June 25.
  • "Profile of a Patron Purchase Collection," through June 25.
  • "Commerce Banschares Collection," June 25-Aug. 27.

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.

Vaile Mansion

1500 N. Liberty, Independence, Mo.

  • "Antique Clock Exhibit," through June 30.

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.
  • June 22: "People of the Plains in Music and Art," lecture by Harry Langdon.

GALLERIES



LAWRENCE

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.

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.

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: 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 portrait 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 Thursda

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