Abe & Jake's Landing
841-5855. 8 E. Sixth St. (limited parking in Lawrence Riverfront Plaza) Abe & Jake's Pub open Tuesdays-Fridays, 4 p.m.-2 a.m.; Saturdays noon-2 a.m.
Tuesdays: Singer-songwriter night.
Thursdays: DJ Randy Foster.
Aug. 17: Holstein, Backdrop.
Aug. 18: Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls.
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.
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 Thursday-Sunday nights.
The Blue Moon
841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Friday nights.
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands.
Sundays: Smackdown Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m. Karaoke with Super Ton Ton, 11 p.m.
Mondays: KJHK presents open-mike night.
Aug. 16: Jazz Urchin, Subway Mind, Embius Trio.
Aug. 17: The Schwag.
Aug. 18: Pawzfest benefit for the Lawrence Humane featuring Tawni Freeland 4, Ike Reilly, Fifth Ticket Fraud.
Aug. 21: Six Percent, Thrice, Wake.
Aug. 22: Arthur Dodge, Andy Bob, Tawni Freeland, Lonnie Fisher.
Aug. 23: Neko Case and her Boyfriends.
Brown Bear Brewing Co.
331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday and Friday nights. Lawrence Musicians Network hosted by Lonnie Fisher, Tuesday nights. Carol Dressler's Acoustic Showcase, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Saturday of the month.
Aug. 22: Dexter Grove.
842-9845. 2515 W. Sixth.
Aug. 16: Phat Albert, 10:30 p.m.
23rd Street and Haskell Ave.
Aug. 18: 20th Annual True Value Country Showdown, preliminary finalists, 7 p.m.
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth St. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth St.
Wednesdays and Fridays: Bingo, 7 p.m.
Flamingo Dance Academy
331-2227. 1117 Mass.
Fridays: Retro night dance party, 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.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. PUMP with DJ Scott Allen, Saturdays. Sub Surface, with DJ JJ Mesmer and Marcel Tempest, Mondays. Acoustic Lounge, High Fidelity, 8 p.m.-midnight. Tuesdays. Live local music, Wednesdays. Retro dance party, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. Pump-all new dance night, Saturdays.
Aug. 18: The Crystal Method, Uber Zone, Hybrid.
Aug. 22: Galactic.
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.
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.
Aug. 16: DJ PJ.
Aug. 17: Brent Berry and the Secondhands.
Aug. 18: Majestics Rhythm Revue.
Aug. 22: Full Feature, Six Year Sophomore.
Aug. 23: Kristi Stremel.
Kaspars Public House
843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.
Mondays: Lawrence Dart League.
Wednesdays: Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Aug. 18: Heads, Hands & 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, Golden Tee 2002. Live music Friday and Saturday nights.
First and third Wednesdays: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.
Second Wednesdays: Eddie Haskell's Middle Finger.
Aug. 17: Blues Bum and a Babe.
Aug. 18: Hot Load.
843-2078. 138 Ala.
Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main streets. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant
(913) 369-2337. 427 E. Fourth St.
Fridays: Tom Eversole on baby grand piano, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Live jazz, featuring Mr. Van's Jazz Band, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
B.B.'s Lawnside Bar-B-Q
(816) 822-7427. 1205 E. 85th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 16: John Paul's Flying Circus, 8:30 p.m.-midnight.
Aug. 17: Don Shipps & the Titanics, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Aug. 18: Dan Bliss & the Bluetonium, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Aug. 19: Lee McBee & the Confessors, 8 p.m.-11p.m.
The Beaumont Club
(816) 561-2668. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 17: Hadacol.
Aug. 20: Cowboy Junkies.
Aug. 22: Darryl Worley.
Big Daddy's Cajun Kitchen
(816) 471-3339. 112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Jam, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Aug. 24: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 8 p.m. - midnight.
(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Road, 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 St., Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 16: The Sights, Kosher.
Aug. 17: Buddy Lush Phenomenon, The Throttlers, Cretin 66.
Aug. 18: Last of the V8s, Strechmarxx, Cocknoose.
Aug. 21: Becky Barksdale.
Aug. 22: Freelance Bishops.
Aug. 23: David Zollo Band, Victorstands.
(816) 419-7278. 3101 E. Gillham, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 18: Oxymoron, The Forgotten, Dead Empty, The Boils, Sister Mary Rotten Crotch. 6 p.m.
(816) 767-9999. 11515 Hickman Mills Dr., Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: DJ 101 Mike Savage.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
Mondays: Brother Ike's Rural Grit Happy Hour, 6 p.m.
Wednesdays: Caribbean Nights, 6 p.m. - midnight.
Fridays: Brody Buster's Rush-Hour Rendezvous, 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Royal Blue Matinee with Millage Gilbert, 4 p.m.
Aug. 16: Battle of the Saxes featuring Bobby Watson Jr., Gerald Dunn, Hal Melia, Todd Wilkinson.
Aug. 17: Mick Taylor, Kris Wiley.
Aug. 18: Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band.
Aug. 20: Disarray, The Applicators, Barfight.
Aug. 21: David Lindley and Wally Ingram, Gerald Trimball.
Aug. 22: Dred I Dread.
Aug. 23: Bill Wharton and the Ingrediants.
(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 17: The Grand Fiasco, Iffy.
Aug. 18: Fern, Seastrings, Velvet Freeze.
Aug. 19: Jonatha Brooke, Andi Camp.
Aug. 20: Hog Molly, Evil Beaver.
Aug. 21: The SPG's.
Aug. 22: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Capsules, Hydrafader.
Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen
(816) 561-5556. 39th and State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 19: Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-1p.m.
(816) 561-2821. 16 W. 43rd St., Kansas City, Mo.
Mondays & Tuesdays: The 43rd Street Combo, 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Wednesdays & Thursdays: Simplexity, 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Fridays: Scott Newcomer 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Groove Agency, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Saturdays: Camp Harlow 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Groove Agency, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
(816) 561-0625. 805 W. 39th.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: Karaoke.
New Point Grille
44th Street and Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 16: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman.
O'Dowd's Little Dublin
(816) 561-2700. 4742 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 18: DJ Rico.
(913) 648-4242. 7042 W. 76th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesdays: Acoustic open mike.
(913) 236-6211. 7230 W. 75th St., Overland Park.
Wednesdays: Lucid Dream.
Thursdays: Phil Callier.
Sundays: Phil Callier.
Stanford and Sons
(816) 753-5653. 504 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Mondays: Open mike night, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Best of Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
Aug. 16: Sheryl Underwood, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Stanford & Sons Overland Park
(913) 385-3866. 106th and Metcalf, Overland Park.
Aug. 17-18: Bobcat Goldthwait, 7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
(816) 753-0555 47th and Pennsylvania streets, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
7438 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: Velvet Freeze.
(913) 451-3100. 12030 Blue Valley Pkwy., Overland Park.
Tuesdays: Bob Reeder.
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. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Wed.-Sat.
Wednesdays: Free Dance Lessons, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Limbo to Las Vegas Contest, finals Aug. 29.
Thursdays: V100 Rock Night, free pool, 9 p.m.-11 p.m. Beginning Aug. 23, Thursday Night at the Fights, live boxing.
Fridays: Ladies Night.
Saturdays: 2 Steppin' and Line Dancin'.
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.
Aug. 17: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Aug. 17: Back-to-School concert, with Green Eggs and Man, The Myriad Prodigy, Pangalactic Gargleblasters, Elemenopee, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., lawn of Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral
(816) 474-8260. 13th and Broadway streets, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 19-20: Summer Singers of Kansas City, 3 p.m. Aug. 19 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20.
The Madrid Theatre
(816) 753-8880. 3810 and Main, Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: ballroom and salsa dancing.
Aug. 21: David Lindley.
(816) 931-3330. 600 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan.
Aug. 18: David Byrne.
1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 18: Jamie Foxx.
(913) 721-3400. 633 N. 130th St., Bonner Springs
Aug. 18: Y'allapalooza featuring Jodee Messina, Tracy Lawrence, Gary Allen, Mark Willis.
Aug. 21: Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney.
(816) 931-3330. 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 17: Al Jarreau, George Duke, Rachelle Ferrell.
Aug. 18: Jim Brickman.
(816) 471-8600. 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 16: Lucinda Williams, Jim Lauderdale.
(785) 233-9601. 817 S.W. Harrison St.
Aug. 18: USO Canteen Dance, 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
Missouri State Fair
(800) 422-3247. 2503 W. 16th St.
Aug. 16: Willie Nelson.
Ticket information, Murphy Hall Box Office, 864-3982, or the Lied Center Box Office, 864-2787. Performances at 8 p.m., unless noted otherwise.
Aug. 22: University Theatre rally, 7 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
Aug. 23-27: Auditions and callbacks.
Dale Easton Apple Valley Theater
(888) 634-4219 or (785) 876-2114. Near Lake Perry.
Fridays: "Toby Saves The Farm," 8:30 p.m., through Sept. 14.
Saturdays: "The Drunkard," 8:30 p.m., through Sept. 29.
Saturdays in October: "Frankenstein," 8 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.
"Odd Couple (Female Version)," through Aug. 26.
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.
The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," through Sept. 2.
Westport Coffee House Theatre
(816) 756-3222. 4010 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
Aug. 17: Winston Apple, 9 p.m.
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.
"When the Cookie Crumbles, You Can Still Pick Up The Pieces," musical, through Aug. 19.
Aug. 17-18: Laughing Matters, 8 p.m., Sheffel Theatre.
Aug. 24: The Senior Class, improvisational comedy.
Great Plains Theatre
(785) 263-4574. 300 N. Mulberry.
"Daddy's Dyin', Who's Got the Will?" Aug. 17-Sept. 1.
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.
Aug. 18: Sins of the Pioneers, 8 p.m.-10 p.m.
Civil War on the Western Frontier
"Reflections of the War: Women and Their Civil War Quilts," through October, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
"Lawrence: Free State Fortress," a docu-drama about Lawrence's history, through October, Lawrence Visitor Center, Union Pacific Depot, 401 N. Second. Free.
Aug. 16: "Bullets or Beans: Which Was Best? Civil War Medicine: Cursed or Blessed?" Herschel and Jacqueline Stroud portray a Civil War doctor and his wife, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
Aug. 17: "Ride With the Devil," an R-rated Civil War movie, 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m., Visitor Information Center, Union Pacific Depot, 401 N. Second. Free.
Aug. 17: Spinning and weaving demonstration, by fiber artist Regina Shaver, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Aug. 18: "Walking Tour: Quantrill's Raid," a tour of the path of Quantrill's raid by Steve Jansen, 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Aug. 18: "The Ravine and the Raid," a walking tour of the ravine in Buford M. Watson Jr. Park, led by Katie Armitage, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., meet at gazebo in the park, Seventh and Kentucky streets. Light breakfast served.
Aug. 18: "Ride With the Devil," 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m., Visitor Information Center, Union Pacific Depot, 401 N. Second. Free.
Aug. 18: "Horse-Drawn Trolley Tour: Quantrill's Raid-Related Sites," led by educator-historian Paul Stuewe, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., meet at Eldridge Hotel, Seventh and Massachusetts streets.
Aug. 18: Tour of Lecompton Historical Capital, 1 p.m., Territorial Capital Museum, Lecompton.
Aug. 18: "Behind the Scenes with Mary Todd Lincoln," actress Marlene Katz portrays President Lincoln's wife, 1:30 p.m.-2 :30 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, Seventh and Massachusetts streets.
Aug. 18: "Widows, Orphans and Survivors of Quantrill's Raid," a slide show by Katie Armitage, 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, Seventh and Massachusetts streets.
Aug. 18: "Veterans," a one-act play by Jeff Reinhard and David Bears, directed by Kay Kuhlmann, 7 p.m., location to be announced.
Aug. 18: Camp re-enactment, 9 p.m., location to be announced.
Aug. 19: Camp re-enactment breakfast, 7 a.m.-7:45 a.m., location to be announced.
Aug. 19: "Horse-Drawn Trolley Tour: Quantrill's Raid-Related Sites," led by Paul Stuewe, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m., meet at Eldridge Hotel, Seventh and Massachusetts streets.
Aug. 19: Tour of Lecompton Historical Capital, 1 p.m., Territorial Capital Museum, Lecompton.
Aug. 19: "Ride With the Devil," 2 p.m., Visitor Information Center, Union Pacific Depot, 401 N. Second.
Aug. 19: "Untold Stories of Quantrill's Raid," by Martha Parker, director of Clinton Lake Museum, 2 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Aug. 19: "Bus Tour: Retracing Quantrill's Raiders," led by Katie Armitage, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., meet at Eldridge Hotel, Seventh and Massachusetts streets.
Aug. 19: "Douglas County: Symbolic Birthplace of the Civil War," talk on the Missouri-Kansas border wars by Steve Jansen, director of Watkins Community Museum of History, Tim Rues, curator of Constitution Hall in Lecompton, and Paul Bahnmaier of the Lecompton Historical Society, 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Aug. 19: Picnic at the Blue Jacket Crossing near Eudora, noon to 2 p.m.
Aug. 19: Walking procession to Oak Hill Cemetery, 8 a.m., meet at the East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.
Aug. 19: Dedication ceremony for the Murphy-Bromelsick house in Hobbs Park, 5 p.m., Hobbs Park, 10th and Delaware streets.
Aug. 21: "Walking Tour: Quantrill's Raid," by Steve Jansen, 7:30 a.m.-9 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Aug. 21: Bus tour of Quantrill's raid sites and wreath laying at Pioneer Cemetery, led by Katie Armitage, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m., meet at Eldridge Hotel, Seventh and Massachusetts streets.
Aug. 21: "138th Anniversary of Quantrill's Raid," talk by Steve Jansen about the events leading up to Quantrill's raid, 7:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Aug. 21: Candlelight vigil to remember victims of Quantrill's raid, 8:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Aug. 22: "Civil War Weapons," by Steve Jansen, 2 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
842-3883. 11th Street 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.
Hastings Books Music and Video
832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd St.
Mondays: Pokemon League, 7 p.m.
Saturdays: Story times.
Kansas University Student Union Activities
Wednesdays: "Brown Bag Classics" recitals, 12: 30 p.m.-1 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.
Lawrence Barn Dance Assn.
749-1356. Lawrence Arts Center Dance Annex, Eighth Street and Vermont. Dance 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
Aug. 18: Jim Allen, with Bob and Melissa Atchison.
Lawrence Humane Society
Aug. 18: Pawzfest, Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
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.
"Reading Roadtrip USA" summer reading program for adults, through Aug. 31.
Tuesdays:" Bookworms Unite!" book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
Aug. 16: "Civil War Medicine," 7 p.m.
Aug. 20: "Stephen Foster Evening," 7 p.m.
Strong's Farm and Pumpkin Patch
749-5340. Hwy 10 to exit 1057, go north 1.5 miles and follow the yellow signs.
Aug. 18: Custom Car and Truck Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ameristar Casino Hotel
(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo.
Sundays: Swing dance, with Dave Stephens, 2 p.m.
2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
"Cow-eidoscope" exhibit, through Aug. 27.
"Titanic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 9.
"Still More Things People Collect," through Sept. 9.
CowParade, through Sept. 14.
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Aug. 21: Gary Kitmacher, 7 p.m.
John Knox Village Pavilion
(816) 246-4343. 520 N.W. Murray, Lee's Summit, Mo.
Aug. 16: Roland and the Play Boys, 7:30 p.m.
Kansas City Zoo
(816) 513-5700. Call (816) 513-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
"Nocturnal Safaris," through Sept. 29.
"Say Cheese: Kansas City Zoo Photo Contest," through Aug. 31.
"Sunset Safaris," through Aug. 16.
(816) 697-2600. Located east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.
Aug. 17-20: "Festival of Butterflies," 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
"Big Bugs," by Dave Rogers, through Aug. 19.
30 W. Pershing Road; located at the corner of Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.
Aug. 23: Filmmaker Dialogue with Director Brad Beasley, 6 p.m.; Screening, 7 p.m.
Aug. 23-26: KC Sports Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday.
Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
Through Aug. 19: "Summer Spectacular."
(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.
Art Walk Night
Aug. 17: The Maple Leaf Quilters Guild, 7 p.m.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo.
Civic Center Park
Aug. 18-20: Trails West festival, 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 18, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 19 and noon-8 p.m. Aug. 20.
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
(316) 264-0448. 701 Amidon.
Aug. 16: Concerts in the Gardens: The Jazz Friends Community Big Band, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 18: Photographing the Gardens, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Aug. 18: Herbal Taste Treats, 9 a.m.-noon.
Aug. 22: Lunchtime Lecture: The Zoo Ark: Endangered Species at Sedgwick County Zoo, 12:15 p.m.
Wichita State University
Aug. 17: Worlds of Science and Imagination, 9 p.m.-11 p.m., Lake Afton Public Observatory.
Aug. 18: Worlds of Science and Imagination, 9 p.m.-11 p.m., Lake Afton Public Observatory.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.
Missouri Botanical Garden
(314) 577-0855.4344 Shaw Blvd.
"Chapungu Custom and Legend: A Culture in Stone," through Oct. 7.
Japanese art exhibit, Aug. 17-Sept. 4.
Aug. 19: Greater St. Louis Daylily Society sale, 9 a.m.-5 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.
"Charles Marshall: Artist on Site," through Sept. 9.
"Sum of the Parts: Recent Works on Paper," through Sept. 2.
Programs, lectures, films and events
Aug. 16: "Before They Were Remakes" film series, with "Sabrina," 7 p.m.
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).
"John Gould: Birds and Beasts," through early October.
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.
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."
Lawrence Photo Alliance exhibit, through August.
Aug. 22: "Know Your Antiques," Civil War weaponry.
Dolls of the "W.P.A.," through Aug. 23.
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.
Bear claw necklace display.
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.
"Different Realities," Robert Brawley, Randall Exom, John Kuhn, through Sept. 30.
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.
"Gold of the Nomads: Scythian Treasures from Ancient Ukraine," through Aug. 19.
Aug. 17: Skip Hawkins, 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.
"Against Design," through Sept. 2.
Works from the permanent collection, through Oct. 7.
"Picture This: Permanent Collect Photography," through Oct. 7.
Aug. 19: Drawn to Design, 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.
Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
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," through Dec. 30.
"Seeking the Good Life" and "1950s All-Electric House," ongoing.
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.
Snoopy and Peanuts memorabilia, through Oct. 27
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," through Sept. 9.
"Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure," film.
"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. and 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.
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.
Works of Bill and Susan Tinker, through Sept. 9.
Works of Kelly Johnson and Shirley Harryman, through Sept. 9.
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.
"The Great Flood of '51," through Aug. 29.
"Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms, ongoing.
"Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.
Wichita Art Museum
(316) 268-4921. 619 Stackman Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
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.
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum
(316) 265-9314. 204 S. Main. Hours; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.
"Glamour Gowns Very Velvet."
Harry S. Truman Library
(816) 833-1400. U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street.
Exhibition of Truman's high school theme books.
"Restoring the White House, 1948-1952: Photographs by Abbie Rowe."
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.
"Taking Root: The Art of Patricia Duncan," through Sept. 16.
Works from the permanent collection, through Sept. 23.
Old Mill Museum and Park
(785) 227-3595. 120 Mill St.
"What Mother Did, I Did Too: Kansas Quilt Traditions," Aug. 17-Sept. 12.
Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum
(785) 689-4846. 110 W. Main. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Hatteberg's "Kansas People" Photo Exhibit, through Aug. 26.
The Denver Art Museum
(303) 640-4433 through March. 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
"Sunken Treasures: Ming Dynasty Ceramics from a Chinese Shipwreck," through Nov. 18.
"Seven-Point Perspective: Photography from The Denver Salon," through Sept. 2.
"Preserving Patterns: The Quilts of Charlotte Jane Whitehill," through Dec. 9.
"European Masterpieces: Six Centuries of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia," through Sept. 9.
Joslyn Art Museum
(402) 342-3300. 2200 Dodge St.
"Treasures of Chinese Scholar, through Aug. 26.
"The watercolors and sketches of Thomas Moran," through Sept. 23.
"Painter/etcher: the American painter-etcher Movement," through Sept. 30.
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.
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. 846 Pa. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.
Contemporary fine crafts by national and local artists, including ceramics, metal, wood, jewelry and furniture.
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, 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.
841-2254. 416 E. Ninth St.
Private collection of Marty Olson.
749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.
842-7187. 712 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 12:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays.
Stoneware sculpture by Ryan Paget. Paintings by Paula Hauser Leffel, Lauretta Hendricks-Backus, Kim Kern, Tom Russell, Rosemary Murphy and Jan Gaumnitz. Mixed media on paper by Colette Bangert and Sheila Wilkins. Assemblages by Karen Jacks.
Lawrence Photo Alliance, August.
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.
331-3511. 11 East Eighth St. Hours: Sunday and Monday, 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
Oil paintings by Aaron Marable and photographs by Brant Mimatson.
Iveth Jalinsky Studio
749-4801 or 550-9530. By appointment only. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paintings by Iveth Jalinsky.
10 E. Ninth St. Hours: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-midnight Thursdays-Saturdays and 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays.
"Movement through shadow," works of Erica Mahinay, through August
15 E. Seventh St.
Fine art portraits.
Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio
331-3090. 112 W. 15th St. 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.
Watercolor paintings, prints and note cards.
Karla Nathan Home Studio
832-2835. 1754 E. 1200 Road. Open by appointment.
Hand-painted antique furniture, floral and landscape watercolors, murals and faux finishes.
Laura's Fine Art Studio
843-3969. 824 Mass. Original artwork by owner/artist Laura Torres Porter. Specializing in portraiture, customized artwork for murals, furniture, ceramics, logo design and more.
Lawrence Arts Center
843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth St.
Lawrence Arts Center Faculty Show, through Aug. 30.
Lawrence Public Library
Seventh Street and Vermont.
Pelathe Youth Photography Workshops, "Foco Loco," through August.
"Retold Tales," collage and painting on metal, through August.
Art by Lawrence Art Guild members, through August.
Odyssey Design Studio
842-8759. 2730 Belle Haven Drive. By appointment only.
Featuring murals, trompe l'oeil, faux fashions, furniture, floor cloths and restorations by Nancy Ness.
Out of Nature into Paper
865-1404. By appointment.
Handmade paper, book arts, prints and collages by Lori Hinrichsen.
Lawrence Photo Alliance, through Sept. 30
Paul Penny Home Studio
843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.
843-0080. 919 Mass. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Works by regional artisans in clay, fiber, glass, wood and more.
Mixed-media Zen paintings by Mike Moses.
PrairieFire: An American Bistro
724 Mass. Hours: lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, dinner beginning at 5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday.
Paintings by Louis Copt, Sam Farnsworth, Brian Slawson and Z. Allison.
Pam Carvalho Prairie Found Studio
843-4350. 859 E. 1500 Road. By appointment only. Classes and lectures.
Works from dried materials, custom works from prairie plants, original dolls.
Redfield's Stained Glass Studio
843-4039. 2050 E. 1550 Road. Hours: By appointment.
Custom stained and beveled glass.
Roy's Gallery and Framing
842-1554. 15th Street and Kasold. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring glassworks, ceramics and original artwork by artists including J. Brothers, J. Gaumnitz, L. Copt, R. Sudlow, B. Opelka, J.G. Brown, J. Orr, J. Whitenight, C. Krallman, Free State Glass, V. Brejcha and R. Zerwekh.
"Follow Your Dream," exhibit of paintings by Maryam Zangeneh and her father, Mehrzad Alison, through Aug. 25.
Silver Works and More
842-1460. 715 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. Featuring stoneware by Jeffrey Kleckner, jewelry by Jim Connelly, hand-blown glass by Don Gonzalez, ceramics by Diana Thomas and furniture by Avner Zabari.
Southwest and More
843-0141. 727 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Specializing in American Indian jewelry and fine arts, Mexican imports and western style.
Downtown Upstairs Art Group
785-218-7507. 824 1/2 Mass.
Patrick T. Aistrup, abstract paintings; Michael E. Wallace, nonabstract paintings; Robert Hickerson, photography.
Valley Lane Studios
841-6138. 1335 Valley Lane. Hours: By appointment only. Shakura and Hobart Jackson home studios.
Works by Ben Graham, Maryann Gravino-Askew, John Haller, Hobart Jackson, Shakura Jackson, Ted Johnson, Gwyn Kitos, Sally Piller, Robert Sudlow and Gail Underwood.
Vibrations Studio and Vision's Performance Art Company
840-0450. 920 Del. Gallery, rehearsal and performance space, metaphysical reading room. Available for rental. Call for private showing of artwork, information on classes or information about Vision, a performing arts company. Call 840-0450 if you'd like to sponsor intensive training for performance art class.
Meditation and breath work, body and soul caretaking, Reiki, art of movement, Kundilini yoga, Waves for kids, mother and teen-age daughter yoga and art of bonsai classes. Second week in June: three-month intensive class for performance art working to go to Burning Man Festival. Summer: Tai chi and drumming classes
Viewing of "Aura," by appointment only.
Sundays: Art Auction, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
Vormehr and Youngquist Gallery
749-0744. 914 Mass. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Artwork by Gail Youngquist and Vicki Vormehr.
Watercolor paintings, prints, personalized Valentine items, note cards, jewelry, metalworks, wood and leather chairs, wood and glass tables and KU and other university designs.
P. O. Box 4188. www.whitebirdstudio.com.
Online gallery featuring watercolor prints by Sherry Slaymaker.
841-5140 or 842-3154, by appointment. Realistic, figurative murals and paintings; specializing in portraits and commissions.
Corridor Art Space
4041 Mill St., Kansas City, Mo. Located in the office of Gould Evans Goodman Associates, Westport Center.
"An Impulse Sustained," works by Tony Crowley.
Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art
(913) 469-8500 ext. 3972. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.
Lucinda Devlin and Stephen Tourlentes, photographs, through Aug. 29.
(816) 561-2958. 4646 Belleview, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Works by Neiman, Pradzynski, Harrison and Roberts.
Kansas City Artists Coalition
(816) 421-5222. 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.
"2001 River Market Regional Exhibition," through Aug. 25.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library
(913) 551-3280. 625 Minn., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Ken Ensley artwork, through Sept. 13.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, West Wyandotte Branch
(913) 596-5800. 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
"Contrasts in Black and White," photography, through Aug. 30.
"Hats, Helmets and History," through Aug. 30.
Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily.
Contemporary African sculpture exhibition, through Oct. 7.
(816) 842-8755. 412 Del., suite A, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.
"Memoria: An Installation by Megan Wyeth," through Sept. 1.
"Lawrence Lithography Workshop: Welcome Home," through Sept. 1.
The University of Kansas Medical Center
(913) 588-5588. Smith Building corridor.
Matthew Gauer and Laura McNellis, through Sept. 28.
Topeka Art Guild Gallery
(785) 273-7646. 4131 S.W. Gage Center Drive. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
"Summer Show," through Sept. 6.
Online gallery featuring fine art fiber panels by Susan Knuth-Krebs.
Carnegie Arts Center
(913) 651-0765. 601 S. Fifth St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.
Everhard Photographic Collection, through Aug. 31.
(785) 594-7470. 622 High St. Hours: 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. third Saturday of each month. Sculpture, photography, paintings and other artworks by regional artists.
Baker University student sculptures and paintings.
Baldwin City Signal
703 High Street
Works by Christy Carlisle, Aug. 17-Sept. 18.
(785) 456-2029 or (800) 899-1893. The Columbian Theatre, Museum and Art Center, 521 Lincoln Ave. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
"Unexpected Wonder," works by Paul Seiwald, through Sept. 7.
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