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November 2, 2000

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NIGHTLIFE

LAWRENCE

Abe & Jake's Landing

841-5855. 8 E. Sixth (access from top level of parking garage next to city hall). Live music, Fridays in The Landing.

Nov. 2: The Confessors, with Lee McBee.

Nov. 3: Harry Miller and Gerald Spaits, pub; Lonesome Hank and the Heartaches, Main Room.

Nov. 4: Open house begins at 10 a.m., with Son Venezuela at 9:30 p.m.

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 mic, Mondays.

Nov. 2: Liquid Soul, 9 p.m.

Nov. 3: Thulium, Sturgeon Mill, The Wonsers, 9 p.m.

Nov. 4: Julianna Theory, Hairy Apes BMX, Malachy Papers, 9 p.m.

Nov. 7: Souls of Mischief, Executioners, 9 p.m.

Nov. 8: Cabaret Diosa, 9 p.m.

Nov. 9: Fenix, TX, Newfound Glory, Good Charlotte, Lefty, 9 p.m.

Nov. 10: The Anniversary, Ultimate Fakebook, Hot Rod City, 9 p.m.

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.

Thursdays: Karaoke.

Circle S Ranch and Country Inn

843-4124. 3325 Circle S Lane, north of Lawrence.

Nov. 4: Barn Party, with Bluestem and Edge City Greene, 1 p.m.

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.-12:30 a.m., with salsa and swing 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.

Nov. 4: Elliott Smith, Grandaddy, 8 p.m.

Nov. 8: The Samples, 8 p.m.

Harbour Lights

841-1960. 1031 Mass. Hours: 2:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays and 1:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekends. Featuring live music Sundays and live jazz Wednesdays. Three pool tables.

Nov. 5: Lance A. Fahy, 10 p.m.

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.

Nov. 8: Asylum Street Spankers.

Nov. 9: Psychedelic Boogiegrass, Runaway Truck Ramp.

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.

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.

Nov. 3: Comedy, music and variety show,with comedian Matt Buff and Uncle Andy and Friends, 9 p.m.-1 a.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.

Nov. 2: 90 Day Men, Tristeza, 8 p.m.

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.

Nov. 3: Heads, Hands and Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.

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: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.

Nov. 3: Billy Ebeling and The Late for Dinner Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Nov. 4: Blue Condition, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

VFW

843-2078. 138 Ala.

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

TONGANOXIE

Glen's Opry

(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.

Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

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.

Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club

(816) 753-1909. 3402 Main.

Nov. 9: Asylum Street Spankers.

Grand Emporium

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

Nov. 2: Dale Peterson and the Rhythm Lords, 9 p.m.

Nov. 3: Kelley Hunt Band.

Nov. 4: Johnny Winter, Waxed Tadpoles.

Nov. 6: Blue October, Moaning Lisa, Simple Mary's Diary.

Nov. 7: King King, Election Party.

Nov. 8: Mutabaruka, Urban Safari.

Nov. 9: Phil Callier and Jhamm.

Jazz Louisiana Kitchen

511 Melody Lane, Lee's Summit, Mo.

Nov. 4: Billy Ebeling and The Late for Dinner Band, 8 p.m.-midnight.

Jazz Louisiana Kitchen

I-29 and Barry Road, Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 9: Billy Ebeling and The Late for Dinner Band, 8 p.m.-midnight.

New Point Grille

44th and SW Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 3: Myra Taylor and the Greg Richter Trio, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.

Nov. 4: David Basse, Greg Richter, Joe Cartwright, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.

Nov. 6: Carl Peterson live radio show with David Basse, Greg Richter, Craig Akin, 7 p.m.

Nov. 7: Dan Bliss Duo, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

Nov. 8: Bob Bowman Duo, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

Nov. 9: David Basse, Greg Richter, Joe Cartwright, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

Stanford and Sons

504 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

Mondays: Open mic 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

Classic Bean

628 S. Kansas Ave.

Nov. 3: Lance A. Fahy, 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

MUSIC

LAWRENCE

Kansas University

Nov. 6: University Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

Nov. 8: KU Choral Festival, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church.

KU Recitals

Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Nov. 3-4: Choral Workshop Weekend, with Jameson Marvin, Harvard University, guest clinician, Murphy Hall.

Nov. 6: Faculty Chamber Music Recital, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall.

Nov. 8: Faculty recital: Christopher Moore, trumpet, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall.

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 Arts Center

200 W. Ninth.

Nov. 4: Rhythm for Peace Art and Concert, with American Indian flute player Cornell Pewewardy, metal sculpture and flashback furniture by Brian Harrison and singer-songwriter Natalie Cox, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Liberty Hall

644 Mass.

Nov. 2: Greg Brown.

Nov. 3: Ratdog.

Nov. 4: Blues Revue & Toys for Tots Benefit, featuring Music Row, The Uptown Rulers, Cobalt Project and Blue 88.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

Nov. 2: "Dracula: The Music and Film" by Philip Glass and Kronos Quartet, 8 p.m.

Nov. 4: Vienna Symphony Orchestra with Rudolf Buchbinder, piano, 8 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church

Lawrence.

Nov. 8: "Five Days of Choral Music," men's glee club and women's chorale, 7:30 p.m.

West Side Folk

865-FOLK. Information Web site: www.westsidefolk.org. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Nov. 2: Greg Brown, Louise Taylor, 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Nov. 6: Richard Shindell, Brian Joseph, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.

KANSAS CITY

Concerts

Nov. 4: Cold and Dust for Life, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall.

UMKC Conservatory of Music

(816) 235-2700 (ticket office). Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in White Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Nov. 8: Bach's Lunch, noon.

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.

Nov. 6: Ruel Joyce Recital series, George Watkins, violin, noon, Recital Hall.

Nov. 9-10: Doc Severinsen and his Big Band, 8 p.m., Yardley Hall.

Folly Theater

(816) 842-5500. 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 4: Jay McShann, 8 p.m. Live interview with McShann at 7 p.m.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City

1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

"Macbeth," 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and 8, 8 p.m. Nov. 10, 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Music Hall

(816) 871-3700. 301 W. 13th, Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 3: Vienna Symphony Orchestra.

Station Casino

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

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

Nov. 3: Los Lobos, 8 p.m.

St. Francis Xavier Church

52nd Street and Troost Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 5: Musica Sacra of Kansas City and Orchestra, 7 p.m.

Uptown Theater

3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 3: Joan Baez.

Nov. 8: Gordon Lightfoot.

TOPEKA

Topeka Performing Arts Center

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

Nov. 8: "Musical Portraits" by the Topeka Symphony Orchestra.

Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts

700 S.W. Zoo Parkway.

"Sophisticated Ladies," featuring songs by Duke Ellington, 8 p.m. Nov. 3-5, 10-11, 17-18 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and Nov. 19.

BALDWIN

First United Methodist Church

(785) 594-6612. 704 Eighth.

Nov. 7: Symphonic Winds Fall Concert, 7:30 p.m.

DANCE

KANSAS CITY

UMKC Conservatory of Music

Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Ticket office, (816) 235-2700. Concerts in White Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Nov. 3-4: Choreofest, 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.

"How I Learned to Drive," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2-4, Inge Theatre.

Lawrence Arts Center

200 W. Ninth.

Nov. 4: Auditions for February production, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

Nov. 2: "Dracula: The Music and Film," 8 p.m.

Nov. 9: "The King Stag," 8 p.m.

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.

"1940's Radio Hour Christmas 1942," Nov. 1-Jan. 7.

The Coterie

(816) 474-6552. 2450 Grand Blvd., Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 10 a.m. and noon Wednesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

"Gatherings in Graveyards: Three Great Masterpieces of Horror and Imagination," through Nov. 29.

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

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

Nov. 4-6: Auditions for "The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night," by appointment only, Activities Center of Community Christian Church, 46th and Walnut.

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.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City

(816) 471-7344. 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m Sundays.

"MacBeth," Nov. 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12.


Martin City Melodrama and Vaudeville Co.

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

"The Phantom Menace of the Opera" plus original vaudeville revue, "Campaigns, Candidates and Confetti!" through Nov. 5.

Missouri Repertory Theatre

(816) 235-2700. Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays.

"Sisters Matsumoto," Oct. 13-Nov. 5.

The New Theatre Restaurant

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

"Song of Singapore," with Loretta Swit, through Nov. 5.

"The Sanders Family," Nov. 9-Feb. 4.

Theatre for Young America

(913) 831-1400. Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Dr., Mission. Show times are 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

"The Cat Who Had No Friends," Nov. 4-17.

UMKC Theatre Department

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

Nov. 3-18: "An Enemy of the People."

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.

"Art," Oct. 20-Nov. 12.

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.

"Dangerous Obsession," drama, Oct. 20-Nov. 11.

Topeka Performing Arts Center

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

Nov. 3: The ARCATA String Quartet.

Nov. 5: The Tommy Ruskin Trio.

Nov. 8: Topeka Symphony Orchestra.

Nov. 9-12: Gingerbread homes for the holidays.

Nov. 4: Capitol Steps, 8 p.m.

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.

"Sophisticated Ladies," Nov. 3-5.

BALDWIN

Baker University

(785) 594-6451. Rice Auditorium.

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2-4 and Nov. 9-11.

MISCELLANY

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.

Nov. 3: Book signing by C. M. Mantis, author of "The World According to Dad: A Manual For the Good Life," 3 p.m.-5 p.m.

Circle S Ranch and Country Inn

(800) 625-2839 or 843-4124, north of Lawrence.

Nov. 4: Barn Party, 1 p.m.

Kansas University

Nov. 1: "Poetry and the Plice in 18th-Century Paris," lecture by Robert Darnton, 8 p.m, Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union.

Nov. 4: "Arm chair traveling on the Web," workshop, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Clark Instruction Center in Watson Library.

Nov. 5: Seventh annual Carnival of Chemistry, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Malott Hall.

Kansas University football

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

Nov. 4: Nebraska, 2:30 p.m.

Kansas University men's

basketball

Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University. Home games with asterisk. Dates and time central and subject to change.

Nov. 4: Emporia State University, 8:05 p.m.*

Lawrence ArtWalk

Nov. 3: First Friday Gallery Walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Participants include Back to the Garden-Celestial Ironworks, Borderline Gallery, Carmesi, Fields Gallery, The JGladman Gallery, Laura's Fine Art Studio, Phoenix Gallery, Roy's Gallery, Silver Works and More, Southwest and More, Vormehr and Youngquist Gallery, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence Public Library, Museum of Anthropology and Spencer Museum of Art.

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.

Nov. 3: First Friday Gallery Walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Nov. 4: "Women of Mystery: Three Writers Who Forever Changed Detective Fiction," documenary film, with book signing and reception.

Nov. 8: "Women of Mystery" book discussion group, 7:30 p.m.

University Forum

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

Nov. 8: " Take the Job and Subsidize It: Living Wages and the Illusion of Economic Development," Paul Fairchild.

KANSAS CITY

Community Christian Church

4601 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 3: Lunch and display of AIGA and KC Reads literacy poster competition winners, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Crown Center

2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

Ice skating, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, November and December.

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."

"Michael Jordan to the Max," through Jan. 31.

Metcalf South Mall

95th and Metcalf, Overland Park.

Nov. 4-5: Fall in Love with Orchids Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 4, noon-5:30 p.m. Nov. 5.

Rockhurst College

(816) 501-4151.1100 Rockhurst Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

Nov. 2: "The Cost of Power in China: The Three Gorges Dam and the Yangtze River Valley," lecture by photographer Steven Benson, 8 p.m., Mabee Theater.

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

"The Gilded Age: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," through Nov. 19.

"Introduction to Sociology," through Nov. 21.

"Contemporary Photographs: Rethinking the Genres," Oct. 15-Dec. 12.

Programs, lectures, films and events

Nov. 2: "The Lowdown on High Art: American Painters and the Press, 1870-1900," lecture by Sarah Burns and Ruth N. Halls, 7 p.m., Auditorium.

Nov. 3: First Fridays Gallery Walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Nov. 9: "Mysteries of the Gilded Age," lecture by Alan Trachtenberg and Neil Gray Jr., 7 p.m., Auditorium.

Tours du Jour

Nov. 2: Roberta Woods, 12:15 p.m.

Nov. 9: "A Writer's Vision: Prints and Drawings by Gunter Grass," Cori Sherman, 12:15 p.m., White Gallery.

Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays (Kansas Collection and Special Collections only).

"Early Maps of New England," Main Gallery.

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.

Nov. 4-5: "Fall Fossil Field Trip," ages 7-adult, 1:30 p.m.-4:30 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.

"Los Dias de Los Muertos (The Days of the Dead)," Oct. 26-Nov. 26.

Nov. 3: 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.

"Postcards from the Past: Preserving the Built Environment," through Nov. 5.

"Underground Railroad in Douglas County, Kansas."

"The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."

Nov. 5: "Discover Your Treasures," fundraiser, 11 a.m.-5 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."

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.

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.

Washburn Art Faculty Exhibit Bi-Annual show, Oct. 21-Dec. 22.

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.

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.

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. 18.

"Tempus Fugit: Time Flies," Oct. 15-Dec. 31.

"Snake Goddesses of Ancient India," Oct. 15-Jan. 7.

Lectures

Nov. 2: "The Future of Russia," James Billington, 6 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.

"Donald Sultan: In the Still Life Tradition," through Dec. 3.

"Sandra Scolnik: Self Portraits," Oct. 13-Jan. 7.

Films

Nov. 5: "She's Gotta Have It," 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.

"Storybook Garden Exhibit," through Dec. 31.

Planetarium

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.

Lanesfield School Historic Site

(913) 893-6645. 18745 S. Dillie Road, Edgerton.

Nov. 25-Dec. 30: Christmas at Lanesfield.

Strawberry Hill Ethnic Cultural Society

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

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. River and Prairie Storyweavers, 1 p.m.

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.

"Remember the Children: Daniel's Story" exhibit, Oct. 20-March 18.

"Challenger Learning Center's Rendezvous With a Comet," Family Missions, 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday.

"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.

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.

"French Silk in Franklin County: The Story of Silkville," through Oct. 31.

GALLERIES

LAWRENCE

Art and Design Gallery

Art and Design Building, KU campus. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Closed Saturdays and holidays.

Nov. 2-Nov. 3: David Buss, England, photography exhibition.

Nov. 5-Nov. 10: "Fleshy Pursuits," figurative sculpture by students of John Hachmeister. Opening reception, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 5.

The Art Cornerstone

843-4750. 925 Iowa.

"Putting the Pieces Together," mosaics by Linda Baranski, Oct. 17-Nov. 17.

Works by Steve Elder, November-December.

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.

Nov. 3: First Fridays Gallery Walk, featuring ironworks by Kelvin Schartz, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Back to the Garden

1017 Mass. (second location). Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.

Nov. 3: First Fridays Gallery Walk, featuring ironworks by Kelvin Schartz, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

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.

Photographs by Scott Indermauer, through Nov. 11.

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, S. Teicher, Lisa and John Ross, Chuck and Murf Dixon, Terry Miller, Albo Glass, Bob Gent and Hartzell Grey.

Nov. 3: First Fridays Gallery Walk, featuring photographers Edward Robinson III and Jim Nedresky, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Celia Smith Studio

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

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

Nov. 4: Exhibition, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Community Nursery School, 645 Ala.

Creative Hand Studio

832-9413. 2504 Westdale Road. Call for an appointment.

Original art by Barbara Jarvis, including paintings, collages, wall designs, borders, art arrangement and hanging.

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 John Anderson, Jodi Brown, Adam Kleine, Kim Kern, Paula Hauser Leffel, Tom Russell, Colette Bangert, Ryan Paget.

Works by Tom Russell, Nov. 3-24. Opening reception, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 3 during First Fridays Gallery Walk.

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.

The Jazzhaus

926 1/2 Mass.

Figurative and ceramic sculptures by Tanya McNeely, thru Nov. 19.

JGladman Gallery

15 E. Seventh.

Fine art portraits.

Nov. 3: First Fridays Gallery Walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio<

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