Archive for Thursday, April 26, 2001


April 26, 2001




Abe & Jake's Landing
841-5855 8 E. Sixth St. (parking in Lawrence Riverfront Plaza) Riverside
Coffee, Soda Fountain, Candy Shoppe & Art Gallery open noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Abe & Jake's Pub open Tuesdays-Saturdays.
April 27: Key West Jazz, jazz, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., pub; Arthur Dodge, country rock, main stage.

American Legion
842-3415. 3408 W. Sixth St.
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. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, daily drink specials, Astros matches the pot for Sunday tournaments.

Bambino's Italian Cafe
832-8800. 1801 Mass. Music by acoustic singer-songwriters on Thursday-Sunday nights.
April 28: Mike Roberts, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

The Bottleneck
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands. Smackdown Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sundays. Open mike, Mondays.
April 26: Old 97's, The Honeydogs.
April 27: The Creature Comforts, Moaning Lisa, Podstar.
April 28: Pomeroy, Supernauts, Lowercase I.
April 29: Smackdown.
April 30: The Queers, Teen Idols.
May 1: Keller Williams.
May 2: Frank Black and the Catholics, House of Large Sizes.
May 3: Rex Hobart, The Tares, Dutch.
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 Saturday of the month.
Thursdays: Karaoke.

Duffy's Tavern
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth St. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
Tuesdays-Saturdays: Karaoke.

Eagle's Lodge
843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth St.
Wednesdays and Fridays: Bingo, 7 p.m.

Dance Academy
331-2227. 1117 Mass.
Fridays: Latin and ballroom dance, with DJ, all ages, 8 p.m.-midnight.
Sundays: Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

The Granada
842-1390. 1020 Mass. PUMP with DJ Scott Allen, Saturdays. Sub Surface, with DJ JJ Mesmer and Marcel Tempest, Mondays. Acoustic Lounge, Tuesdays. Live local music, Wednesdays. Retro dance party, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. Pump-all new dance night, Saturdays.
May 1: Toadies
May 2: Indigenous, Chris Duarte.
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.
April 29: Lance A. Fahy and Rob Roy Mountjoy, 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.
April 26: Tim Mahoney and the Meenies, college rock from Minneapolis.
April 27: Common Ground, reggae.
April 28: Fourscore, jam band from Kansas City.
April 30: The Spanktones open jam.
J.B. Stout's Grill & Bar
843-0704. 721 Wakarusa, in Wakarusa Plaza. Billiards and 27 TVs. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.

Johnny's Tavern
842-0377. 401 N. Second St., 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.
April 27: Lance A. Fahy, 7 p.m.
April 28: The Border Band, 9:30 p.m.

Kaspars Public House
843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.
Mondays: Lawrence dark league.
Wednesdays: Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
Saturdays: Karaoke.
May 3: Billy Ebeling, 7:30 p.m-11:30 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 Blue Moon
841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Friday nights.
April 27: Blue Condition, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Pat's Blue Rib'N Barbecue
865-1618. 1618 W. 23rd St. Live music every Friday night. Hours: 10 a.m.-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.

Raoul's Velvet Room
842-8200. 815 N.H.
Wednesdays: DJ Kirby.
April 26: "Pure Velvet" by Trip.
April 27: Simplexity.
May 3: "Pure Velvet" by Trip.

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.

Harper Market Square on East 23rd St.
Tuesdays: Open jam, 9 p.m.-midnight.

Shenago Lounge
2907 W. Sixth. Pool tables. Hours: 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Fridays and noon to 2 a.m.-Saturdays Sundays.

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.
First and third Wednesdays: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.
Second Wednesdays: Eddie Haskell's Middle Finger.
April 28: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band, 9 p.m.

838-4623. 729 N.H. Hours: 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays.
April 26: Best rappers in the Midwest contest.

843-2078. 138 Ala.
Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.


Glen's Opry
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main streets. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 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 Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Danny's Big Easy
1610 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
April 29: Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons.

Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club
(816) 753-1909. 3402 Main St.
April 26: Eric, National Fire Theory.
April 27: Michelle Malone (early show 7 p.m.); String and Return, To Conquer.
April 28: Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons.

Grand Emporium
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
Every Wednesday, matinee with Rob Roy Mountjoy Acoustic Soul Slam, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
April 26: Roomful of Blues.
April 27: Jimmy Johnson.
April 28: Johnny Neal.
April 30: Eric, The Churchills, Jazz Discharge.
May 1: Kristie Stremel, Robin Renee.
May 2: Green Card.
May 3: Wayne Hancock.

The Hurricane
(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
April 26: Fastforward with DJ Roland.
April 27: Onward Crispin Glover with 12 Rods and Box-o Car.
April 28: Whispering Danny's B-Day Bash with Pornhuskers, Parlay, Sterling Wynch.
April 29: Baloney Ponyz Rock of the '80s, Original S.I.N. with music provided by Filter.
May 1: L.A. Guns, Seastrings & OX45.
May 2: Manplanet, National Fire Theory, Transforming Apollo.
May 3: Fastforward with DJ Roland.

New Point Grille
44th Street and Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo.
April 26: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
April 27: Angela Hagenbach, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson, 7 p.m.-close.
April 28: Dave Scott with Paul Smith trio, 7 p.m.-close.
May 1: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
May 3: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

Stanford and Sons
504 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Mondays: Open mike night, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Best of Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
April 26: Rickey Smiley, 7:30 p.m. ad 9:30 p.m.

Tom Fooleries
47th and Pennsylvania streets, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Waldo Bar
7438 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: Velvet Freeze.


Club Rio
534 N. Kansas, in Historic North Topeka. Wednesdays: Golden Oldies with 99.3FM' Louie-Louie, Thursdays: Blues night, with local blues bands, Fridays: Classic Country-local country bands, Saturdays: Latin night, local Mexican bands, Sundays: Teen night.

Old World Cafe
(785) 271-5910. 5217 SW 28th Court.
Fridays: Dan Kozak Saxophonia.
Saturdays: Dan Kozak Jazz Trio.

Remington's Nite Club
(785) 271-8700. 1155 Wanamaker Road.
Sundays: Sing-a-long with Lamont. Music by DJ Marc, 8 p.m.-midnight.
Sundays: Boogie night special event.
Thursdays: 2 for 2 night special event.

Shakers Night Club
(785) 232-3300. 124 S.W. Eighth.
Mondays: Male Elite Dancers, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Live music, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Wednesdays: Karaoke, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Thursdays: Jam session, with John Henderson and friends.
Fridays: Big John 39th Street Blues Band.



Kansas University
April 26: Czech Organ Music Festival, "Interpretive and Improvisational Possibilities in 18th-century Czech Keyboard Music," lecture by Jaroslav Tuma, 3:30 p.m.; organist Karel Paukert, 7:30 p.m., both in Bales Organ Recital Hall.
April 27: Czech Organ Music Festival, master class with Jaroslav Tuma, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; "Czech Klaviermusik of the 18th Century," lecture by Karel Paukert, 2:30 p.m., organ concert by Tuma, 7:30 p.m, all in Bales Organ Recital Hall.
April 28: Czech Organ Music Festival, master class by Craig Cramer, 9 a.m.-noon; organ concert by Michael and Marie Rubis Bauer, 7:30 p.m., both in Bales Organ Recital Hall.
April 30: Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., room 130, Murphy Hall.
May 2: Brown Bag Classic, pianist Allyson Walters, 12:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.
KU Carillon
Memorial Drive, Kansas University.
April 29: Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, recital, 3 p.m.

Corpus Christi Catholic Church
6001 West 15th.
April 29: Craig Cramer, organist, 4 p.m.

First United Methodist Church
946 Vt.
April 27: Lawrence Chamber Orchestra Musicians, 7:30 p.m.
April 28: "To the Stars: our Kansas choral heritage," 7 p.m.

Lawrence Chamber Orchestra
April 29: "New Music, Young Talent," 2 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Lawrence Civic Choir
April 28: spring concert, 7:30 p.m., the First United Methodist Church, 10th and Vermont.

Liberty Hall
644 Mass.
April 28: Lawrence Chamber Orchestra Musicians, 9 a.m.
April 29: Lawrence Chamber Orchestra Musicians, 10 a.m.
April 29 : "Young Talent, Featured Artists Concert," 2 p.m.

KU Opera
Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, unless otherwise noted.
April 28-29: "Opera Scenes Recital," 7:30 p.m. April 28 and 2:30 p.m. April 29.

West Side Folk
865-FOLK. Information Web site: All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
April 27: Cosy Sheridan, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread.


Ameristar Casino Hotel
(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo.
Sundays: Swing dance, with Dave Stephens, 2 p.m.

UMKC Conservatory of Music
(816) 235-2700 (ticket office). Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo. Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in White Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
April 28: Eph Ehly conducting farewell concert.

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.
April 28: Lou Rawls, 8 p.m.

Kansas City Chorale
(816) 931-8273.
April 28: The Maestro Concert, 7:30 p.m., 1307 Holmes, Kan.
April 29: The Maestro Concert, 2 p.m., 3333 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City Symphony
(816) 471-0400. Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, unless otherwise noted.
April 27-28: Don McLean, 8 p.m., Music Hall, 13th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.

Folly Theater
(816) 842-5500. 12th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo.
April 27: Emerson String Quartet, 8 p.m.

Redemptorist Church
Kansas City, Mo.
April 29: "Maestro Concert Combined Chorus Works," Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Bach Choir, 2 p.m.


Brown Bag Concert Series
Concerts from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., south side of the State Capitol.
May 2: Allyson Walters, piano.


Kansas State Fair Odyssey, (800) 362-3247.
April 26: Statler Brothers concert tickets on sale.
April 26: Lee Ann Womack and Keith Urban concert tickets on sale.


May 3-5: Park City Bluegrass Festival, 6110 N. Hydraulic.



University Dance Company
May 3-4: University Dance Company with Cohan/Suzeau, 8 p.m., Lied Center.



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.
"Cat On a Hot Tin Roof," April 26-29.

Lawrence High School
832-5050. 1901 La.
April 26-28: Showtime 2001, 7:30 p.m.

Lied Center
864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.
April 26-27: "Drak Puppet Theatre," 6:30 p.m. April 25, 7:30 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.
"Forever Plaid," through April 29.

Avila College
(816) 942-8400. 11901 Wornall Road, Kansas City, Mo.
April 26-29: "Little Shop of Horrors," 8 p.m. April 26-28 and 2 p.m. April 29.

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.
"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," April 26-May 20.

InPlay Theatre Company
"The African Company Presents Richard III," 8:30 p.m., May 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17,18 and 19.
"Othello," October.

Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4450. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
May 3-6: "Violet," 8 p.m. May 3-5 and 2 p.m. May 6.

Just Off Broadway Theatre
31st and Broadway streets, Kansas City, Mo.
"The African Company Presents Richard III," 8:30 p.m., May 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17,18 and 19.

The Lighten Up Playhouse
(816) 474-4386. 323 W. Eighth St. 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.
"The Three Musketeers," through May 6.

Missouri Repertory Theatre
(816) 235-2700. Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, 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.
"Company," April 27-May 20.

The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
"Over the River and Through the Woods," with Marion Ross and Paul Michael, April 26-June 24.

Starlight Theatre
Kansas City, Mo.
June 27-July 8: "Aida."
July 9-14: "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
July 16-22: "Casper, The Musical."
July 23-29: "A Chorus Line.'
Aug. 6-12: "My Fair Lady."

Stone Lion Puppet Theatre
(913) 894-9701. Fine Arts Theater, 5909 Johnson Drive, Mission. Performances at 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays.

Telephone Booth
124 N. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Hours: noon-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday and by appointment.
(913) 831-1400. Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission. Show times are 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," April 26-May 6.

In Play Inc.
(913) 831-2131. Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.
The African Company Presents Richard III, 8:30 p.m., May 3-19.

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.
"Mud, River, Stone," April 26-May 13.
"The Gene Pool," June 8-July 1.


Topeka Civic Theatre
Box office, (785) 357-5211. Dinner and non-dinner seating. Box office, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets. 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.
"The Cemetery Club," April 26-May 5.
"You're a Good Man Charlie Brown (Sr.)," musical, April 26-May 6.

Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000. 214 S.E. Eighth St.
April 30: "Jekyll and Hyde" (children's program), 10 a.m.

(785)-231-1010 ext. 1639. Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre, Garvey Fine Arts Building. Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
"The Glass Menagerie," April 27-29.


Baker University
(785) 594-6451. Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
April 26-28: "Talking With," 7:30 p.m.



Art Tougeau
South Park, 11th Street and Massachusetts.
May 3: Planning meeting, Wheatfields, Ninth and Vermont.

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.

Douglas County AIDS Project
April 28: Walk for Health, 9 a.m., South Park gazebo.

Kansas University
April 29: Filmaking with Conviction: A Conversation with Documentary Filmmakers, 7 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.
May 3: Ceramics Spring Sale, Art and Design Building, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lawrence Public Library
843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Wednesdays: "Homework Nights," 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
Story times for children 3 years and older, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Fridays.
Toddler story time for 2-year-olds, 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Fridays.
Books and Babies for children 8 months to 23 months, 11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
April 27: The Best of Frank Capra film series, 7 p.m., Auditorium.

Pelathe Community Resource Center
1423 Haskell Ave.
April 28: Pelathe flea market, 8 a.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church
1011 Vt.
April 28: Trinity Treasurers Spring Fling, tea, scones, gifts and collectibles, 9:30 a .m.-2:30 p.m.

University Forum
Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Noon-1 p.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m.
May 2: "Charles Darwin and His Family," Harold Orel, professor emeritus of English.

Cornerstone Foundation
707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
April 26: "Embracing Your Shadow: Discovering Joy in Knowing Your Whole Self," 7:30 p.m.

Crown Center
2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
"See How America Grew" exhibit, April 28-June 24.

KCUR radio
April 27: box lunch and legislative discussion with Juan Williams.

Home Builders Assn.
600 E. 103rd St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 942-8800.
Spring Home Tour, April 26-May 6.

Kansas City Zoo
(816) 513-5700. Call (816) 513-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
"Dolphins," "Wild California," "Michael Jordan to the Max" and "Solarmax."
"All Access," April 26-July 20.
May 10: Ghosts of the Bayou, 7 p.m.

The Pembroke Hill School
400 W. 51st. St., Kansas City, Mo.
Clothesline Sale, April 27-28, 5121 State Line Rd.

Powell Gardens
(816) 697-2600. Located east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.
Orchid Conservatory Display, through May 13.
April 27: "Astrophotography," astronomy program, 8 p.m.

Society for Contemporary Photography
2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-2115. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
April 26-28: Annual High School Photography Competition.

Stanford's Comedy House
Kansas City, Westport
May 3: Filmmaker Dialogue, 6: 15 p.m., 7: 30 p.m., screening, Never Again.

Union Station
30 W. Pershing Road; located at the corner of Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.
Science Program for Families, April 26-28, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Unity Temple on the Plaza
(816) 561-1627. Country Club Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
April 26: "Embracing Your Shadow: Discovering Joy in Knowing Your Whole Self," lecture by Debbie Ford, 7:30 p.m.


Ottawa Community Arts Council
Carnegie Cultural Center in the park, 5th and Main streets.
April 28: Basket weaving workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.



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.

"Women Artists and the Space of Femininty ca. 1700-1900," through May 20.
"Remembering the Family Farm: 150 Years of American Prints," through June 3.
"Metaphor and Irony: Czech Scenic and Costume Designs 1920-1999," April 7-June 3.

Programs, lectures, films and events
April 26: "Serious Play: Constructing the World of Edo through Ukiyo-e Prints of the 1780s and 1790s," by Julie Davis, room 21,, 5 p.m.
April 26: "Mimi Smith: A Look at Thirty-five Years of Making Art," lecture by Mimi Smith, 7 p.m.
April 28: "Nueba Yol III," Latin American Feature Film Festival, 2 p.m.
May 3: "Country," film, 7 p.m.

KU Perspectives
May 2: "Metaphor and Irony," 3:30 p.m.

Tours du Jour
April 26: "Remembering the Farm Farm: 150 Years of American Prints," with senior curator Steve Goddard, 12:15 p.m., White Gallery.
May 3: Sword guards, with intern Eric McNeal, 12:15 p.m., Asian Gallery.

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays (Kansas Collection and Special Collections only).
"Young American Readers."

Watson and Anschutz Libraries
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Closed Saturdays and Sundays with the exception of 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 13-14.
Kansas University Natural History Museum
864-4540 or 864-4450. On Jayhawk Blvd. on KU campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

Museum of Anthropology
864-4245. Spooner Hall on KU campus. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
"Blackbear Bosin: Artist and Collector," through Aug. 5.
"Plains Indian Beadwork," April 28-Aug. 5.

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.
"Woman Who Pulls Teeth: Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, First woman Doctor of Dental Surgery."
"Underground Railroad in Douglas County, Kansas."
"The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."

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."
"The Underground Railroad."
"The J.C. Steele House."


Kansas Museum of History
(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth St. 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.

Mulvane Art Museum
(785) 231-1124. 17th and Jewell streets 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.
Topeka Competition 23.


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.

"Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s," through May 6.

"Winslow Homer and the Critics" walk-in tours, 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Friday, through May 6.

"Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s," 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through May 6.

April 27: Horace Washington Trio, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
April 28: "Maestro Concert Combined Chorus Works," Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Bach Choir, 7:30 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.
"Margo Maggi: Global Myopia," April 26-July 8.
Works from the permanent collection, through June 10.

April 28: Guitarist John Svoboda, 2 p.m.

April 29: "Express Yourself," movement workshop, 2 p.m.-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.
"Seeing the Unseen: Dr. Harold E. Edgerton and the Wonders of Strobe Alley, through May 6.

Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
Fridays-Sundays: "Explore Spring Skies," through June 13.

Johnson County Museum of History
(913) 631-6709. 6305 Lackman, Shawnee. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Free admission.
"Cold War: Promise and Fear in the 1950s," April 26-Dec. 30.

Hallmark Visitors Center
(816) 274-3613. Crown Center, 25th and McGee streets, 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.
J.C. Hall Christmas Trees, year-round.

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.
PEZ container exhibition, April 26-Aug. 4.

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.
"Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets," 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
"Titanic," April 26-Sept. 9.
"Oasis in Space,"1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Sundays and 10:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.
"After Hours," with the McFadden Brothers, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
"True Colors," 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m. , 4:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon, 12:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
"Sky Quest," 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Fridays.
"Good Vibrations," 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Mark Twain's America," 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. a nd 5:15 p.m. Sundays.
"Encounter the Third Dimension," 5:30 p.m. Saturdays.
"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," "Laser Retro," "Laser Beatles," "Laseropolis."
"Rendezvous with a Comet," 11 a.m., 12:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays-Sundays.
"Magic of Flight," 12:15 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m.Mondays-Thursdays, 12:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m Fridays-Saturdays, noon, 3:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays.
"PopMania," 6:15 p.m. daily.
"Union Station Stories" exhibit, 6 a.m.-midnight daily, show 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 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-Saturdays, and 12:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Sundays.


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.



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.
April 26-April 27: Art student exhibition.
April 29-May 1: scholarship nomination exhibition. Opening reception, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., April 29.
April 30-May 4: Installed Performances: Students of Maria Velasco.
May 3: Spring Sale, ceramics, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The Art Cornerstone
843-4750. 925 Iowa.
Photographs by Brian Powell and paintings by Holly Hendrix, April 26-May 15.

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 St., one block north of Kansas River bridge. Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.

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

Blackbird Trading Post
841-1498. 1011 1/2 Mass. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. six days a week, except closed on Tuesdays. Art, antiques, unusual treasures.
Works by Gotfred Beardshear.

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.

865-0502. 1012 Mass. 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, G. Carmody, D. Dunkley, K. Campbell, Free State Glass, L. Hinrichsen, M. Jones, J.G. Kellas, C. Ledeker, E. Lerner, B. Maurland, J. Nedresky, C. Schaffer, P. Shopen, S. Teicher, Lisa and John Ross, R. Taylor, Chuck and Murf Dixon, Terry Miller, Albo Glass, Bob Gent and Hartzell Grey.

Celia Smith Studio
843-8417. 907 W. 27th Terrace. Hours: By appointment only.
Symbolic and narrative paintings; holistic portraits, prints and cards.

Creative Hand Studio
832-9413. 2504 Westdale Road. Call for an appointment.
Original art by Barbara Jarvis, includ

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