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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.

  • Tuesdays: Singer-songwriter night.
  • Wednesdays: Swing dance.
  • Thursdays: DJ Randy Foster.
  • July 6: New World Gypsies, 10 p.m.

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 Thursday-Sunday nights.

The Bottleneck

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.
  • July 7: Josh Joplin Group.
  • July 8: The Faint, Cruse, Fernando Poo.
  • July 11: American Pearl.

Brown Bear Brewing Co.

331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday and Friday nights. Julia Peterson, Tuesday nights. Carol Dressler's Acoustic Showcase, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Saturday of the month.

  • Thursdays: Karaoke.
  • July 7: Open mike with Carol Dressler, Sheri Martin, Garet Phillips, John Mitchell, Jon Smithe, Mike Garfield, David Slade, Tony Ware, Duane Woner, Richard Gintowt and Aaron Hollingworth, 5 p.m.

Coco Loco

842-1414. 943 Mass.

  • July 5: Grand Champeen, Rex Hobart & the Misery Boys.
  • July 8: Myopia.
  • July 12: Brent Berry and the Secondhands.

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, High Fidelity, 8 p.m.-midnight. Tuesdays. Live local music, Wednesdays. Retro dance party, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. Pump-all new dance night, Saturdays.

  • July 7: DJ Feelgood, Charm City, Fever, F-111, 9 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.

Jack Flanigans Bar and Grill

749-HAWK. Just off 23rd Street behind McDonald's. Billiards, darts, foos-ball, NTN and TVs in every booth. DJ, Thursday-Saturday nights. Open 4 p.m. daily and 11 a.m. weekends. Soft Tip Dart League on Tuesdays. DM Goman's Dance Party on Thursdays, Flashback Fridays Retro Dance on Fridays, 105.9 Lazer Saturday Night Dance Party on Saturdays, Soprano Sundays Showtime 8 p.m. Sundays.

The Jazzhaus

749-3320. 926 1/2 Mass. Live jazz, funk, electric blues and original rock. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. daily. Concert information, 749-1387. All shows start at 10 p.m.

  • July 5: ISM.
  • July 7: FourScore.
  • July 12: Baby Jason & the Spankers.

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.

Kaspars Public House

843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.

  • Mondays: Lawrence Dart League.
  • Wednesdays: Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Karaoke.
  • Billy Ebeling, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 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.

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 New Hampshire.

  • July 5: "Chi-NItes," DJ Bobby Keyes.
  • July 6: DJ Seano.
  • July 7: "Club Retropolis," DJ Bobby Keyes.

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.

  • July 8: Catheters, The Goners, Mr. Machine.
  • July 10: Bottom, Jumbo's Killcrane.

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 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, 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.
  • July 6: Blues Bums and a Babe.
  • July 7: Tall.

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 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.

KANSAS CITY

The Beaumont Club

(816) 561-2668. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 6: Vertical Horizon, Shawn Mullins, Lucky Boys Confusion, Convoy.
  • July 7: Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Better Than Ezra, Josh Joplin Group.
  • July 11: Sons of the Desert, all-ages show, 8 p.m.

Big Daddy's

(816) 471-3339. 112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Wednesdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Jam, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Blayney's

(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.

  • July 6: The Throttlers, Buddy Lush Phenomenon.
  • July 7: Malachy Papers.
  • July 10: Phaze II
  • July 11: Big 4
  • July 12: Flipside Den, Danny Commando.

El Torreon

(816) 419-7278. 3101 E. Gillham, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 7: The Isrealites, Tanka Ray, High School Hellcats, Man Alive. 7 p.m.
  • July 11: Groovie Ghoulies, DIYL, Rock Over London. 7 p.m.
  • July 12: Ass Chapel, Descension, Olsen Terror, Torn Within Arms. 7 p.m

Grand Emporium

(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.
  • July 5: Pomeroy, Ruskabank.
  • July 6: Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women, Raindogs.
  • July 7: Drew Walker & the Alvarados, Boot Hill.
  • July 8: Dance party fundraiser for City in Motion, with Dave Stephens Continental Affair, 6:30 p.m.
  • July 9: Deep Blue Something, The Daybirds.
  • July 10: Cave Catt Sammy, Rumblejetts.
  • July 11: Original Itals, Green Card.
  • July 12: Phil Callier, Jhamm

The Hurricane

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

  • July 6: Blue October, Cyclamatic, Save the Freak.
  • July 7: The Gadjits, Element, Stretch Marx.
  • July 9: Uz Jsme Doma, Bottom, Betty Blowtorch.
  • July 10: T.K. Webb, Pleasure, Forever.
  • July 11: TJ Dovebelly, Erfmen.
  • July 12: Max Graham, Roland.

The Levee

(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.

Louisiana Kitchen

39th and State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 6: Jazz A, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

Missie B's

(816) 561-0625. 805 W. 39th.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: Karaoke.

New Point Grille

44th Street and Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 6: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson, 7 p.m.-close.
  • July 7: Blutonium, Greg Richter, 7 p.m.-close.
  • July 10: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • July 11: Allen Monroe, Telicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • July 12: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

O'Dowd's Little Dublin

(816) 561-2700. 4742 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 7: The Elders

The Peanut

(913) 648-4242. 7042 W. 76th St., Overland Park, Kan.

  • Tuesdays: Acoustic open mic.
  • Thursdays: Karaoke.
  • Saturdays: Karaoke.

The Pub

(816) 421-1634. 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 6: The Locksmiths, Lovelorn.

The Pyro Room

(816) 221-7976. 1809 Grand, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 21: White Stripes, Wax Wings.

Scoreboards

(913) 764-5777. 920 E. 56 Highway, Olathe, Ks.

  • July 12: Crazy Train.

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.
  • July 5: Def Jam featuring DC Young, Big Jake, Sam Martin, Patricia George, Tim Gaither. 8:30 p.m.
  • July 6-7: Cracker Jam featuring Chris Porter, Sam Martini, Chris Chrisman, James Johan, Craig Tonkison. 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.
  • July 8: Cracker Jam. 8:30 p.m.

Stanford & Sons Overland Park

(913) 385-3866. 106th and Metcalf, Overland Park, Kan.

  • July 11-12: Dave Coullier. 8 p.m.

Tomfooleries

(816) 753-0555 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.

TOPEKA

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; DJ Marc, 8 p.m.-midnight.
  • Sundays: Boogie night.

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 pm.-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.

MUSIC MUSIC

LAWRENCE

Concerts

  • July 5: Brown Bag Concert, with Tommy Johnson Experiment, noon, Mercantile Bank, 900 Mass.
  • July 11: Lawrence City Band, 8 p.m., William Kelly Bandstand, South Park, "Conductor's Choice."
  • July 12: Brown Bag Concert, with Borderline Country, noon, Mercantile Bank, 900 Mass.

Kansas University

  • University Carillonneur Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, July 8, 11, 15, 18, 22 and 25, Wednesdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 3 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Arrowhead Stadium

One Arrowhead Dr., Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 10: 'N Sync, Eden's Crush, Samantha Mumba, 7:30 p.m.

Liberty Memorial

Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 6: Reggae World Music Festival 2001 featuring Kevin Issacs, Soul Syndicate, Blue Riddim Band, Gregory Issacs, pans Across Kansas, M.C. & the Masters of DJ, Ras Shiloh.
  • July 7: Reggae World Music Festival 2001 featuring Infared, Half Pint, Kansas Youth Drummers, Green Card, Nadine Sutherland, Soul Syndicate, Ludacris.
  • July 8: Reggae World Music Festival 2001 featuring Sounds of Africa, Common Ground, Thomas Mapfumo, AZ One, Zac Ivory, Ja Rule.

Memorial Hall

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

  • July 5: Aaron Carter, A Teens, Leslie Carter, 7:30 p.m.

Municipal Auditorium

13th and Wyandotte streets, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 9: Pantera, Slayer, Static X, Skrape.

Sandstone Amphitheatre

(913) 721-3400. 633 N 130th St, Bonner Springs

  • July 6: Widespread Panic, The String Cheese Incident, 6 p.m.
  • July 10: The Warped Tour featuring 311, Rancid, AFI, Less Than Jake, Kool Keith, The Misfits, Esham, Fenix Tx, H2O, Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies, The Living End, Bouncing Souls, Dub Pistols, Hank 3 and Assjack, The Ataris, The Vandals, Alien Ant Farm, Bodyjar, Distillers, Good Charlotte, Guttermouth, Hesher, Liars Inc., Sum 41, Madcap, Lawrence Arms, Pepper, Switch, The Line.
  • July 11: Phil Lesh, Willie Nelson, Junior Brown.

Uptown Theater

(816) 471-8600. 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 5: Everclear, American Hi-Fi, Mayfield Four.
  • July 11: Rammstein, Godhead, Crossbreed.

OTTAWA

Ottawa City Park

  • City Band Concert, every Tuesday through July 17, 7 p.m.

THEATER THEATER

LAWRENCE

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.

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, unless otherwise noted.

  • "The Taffetas," auditions, 3 p.m., July 8; 7 p.m., July 9.

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.

  • "Odd Couple" (Female Version), July 6-Aug. 26.

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.

  • "A Little Princess: The Story of Orphan Sara Crewe," June 28-July 29, 2001.

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

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

  • "The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night," June 28-July 15.

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," June 28-Sept. 2.

Starlight Theatre

Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 9-14: "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."

MISC MISC

LAWRENCE

Borders

331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Thursday Stories, 10:30 a.m., and Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., children's amphitheater; Chess Club, 7 p.m. Mondays.

Farmer's Market

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.

  • Pokemon League, every Monday night, 7 p.m.
  • Story Times, every Saturday, July 7, Winnie the Pooh.
  • July 7: L. Ron Hubbard, Stress Test Event, noon-3 p.m.

KANU

91.5 FM in northeast Kansas, 90.5 FM in Manhattan and Emporia and 89.7 FM in Atchison.

  • July 7: A Night On the Town, 9 p.m.-11 p.m., Saturdays.
  • July 14: Imaginations Workshop, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., McCain Auditorium.

Kansas University Student

Union Activities

864-3477.

  • Every Wednesday, Brown Bag Classics, 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m., Alderson Auditorium.

Kansas Union

Jayhawk Boulevard, Kansas University.

  • July 7: Sci-Fi authors booksigning, 12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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.

  • July 8: Family Dance, 4 p.m., Dance Annex.

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 children and teens, June through July 31, and adults, through Aug. 31.
  • "Books and Babies," story time for 8- to 23-month-olds and caregivers, 10:30 p.m.-10:50 a.m. or 11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through July 25.
  • "Toddler Storytime," for 2-year-olds and caregivers, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesdays or Fridays, through July 29 and July 3-27.
  • "Preschool/Elementary Storytime," 10:30a.m-11 a.m. Tuesdays or Fridays, through July 31.
  • Tuesdays: Bookworms Unite! book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
  • July 11: Car Care for Teens, with Byron Edmondson, for 6th-12th graders, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
  • July 5: First Friday Gallery Walk, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • July 11: Storyteller Ms. Jean, 1 p.m.

The Raven Bookstore

749-3300. 6 E. Seventh St.

  • July 11: Tom Averill booksigning, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Ameristar Casino Hotel

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

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

Crown Center

2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Cow-eidoscope" exhibit, through Aug. 27.
  • "Titantic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 9.

Kansas City Zoo

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

  • "All Access," through July 20.
  • White Alligators, through Sept. 30.
  • Nocturnal Safaris, through Sept. 29.
  • Say Cheese: Kansas City Zoo Photo Contest, through Aug. 31.

Powell Gardens

(816) 697-2600. Located east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.

  • Peggy Guest, watercolors and sculpture, through June 29.
  • Tropical Conservatory Display, through July 29.
  • "Big Bugs," by Dave Rogers, through Aug. 19.

Worlds of Fun and Oceans

of Fun

4545 Worlds of Fun Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 28-Aug. 19: Summer Spectacular.

TOPEKA

Topeka Zoo

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

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

White Lakes Center

37th Street and Topeka Blvd.

  • July 7-8: The Heritage Show of Antiques and Collectibles, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday.

WICHITA

Wichita Center for the Arts

(316) 634-2787. 9112 E. Central.

  • July 5: "The Man with the Movie Camera," 8 p.m.
  • July 6: Cabaret Voltaire, 8 p.m.
  • July 7: "I'Age d'Or" with "Un Chien Andalou," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • July 8: Cabaret Voltaire, 2 p.m., "I'Age d'Or" with "Un Chien Andalou," 8 p.m.
  • July 11: Cabaret Voltaire, 8 p.m.
  • July 12: "Playtime," 8 p.m.

ST. LOUIS, MO.

Missouri Botanical Garden

(314) 577-0855.4344 Shaw Blvd.

  • Steve Feiner, photographs, through Aug. 10.
  • "Out of the Garden and Into the Woods," through Aug. 12.
  • "Chapungu -- Custom and Legend: A Culture in Stone," through Oct. 7.
  • July 4 and 11: Whitaker Jazz Festival.
  • Five-day stone sculpting workshops, July 10-14.1
  • July 14: Henry Shaw Cactus Society show and sale.

MUSEUMS 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

  • "Charles Marshall: Artist on Site," through Sept. 9.
  • "Sum of the Parts: Recent Works on Paper," through Sept. 2.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • July 12: Gallery talk on "Sum of the Parts" by senior curator of prints and drawings Steve Goddard, 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).

  • "Young American Readers."

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," through 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."
  • Lawrence Photo Alliance exhibit, through August.

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 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.

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

  • "Gold of the Nomads: Scythian Treasures from Ancient Ukraine," through Aug. 19.

Films

  • July 8: Masters of Modern Art, Part 2: Beyond Cubism, 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Events

  • July 7: Artist demonstration, metalwork, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Music

  • July 6: Pete Eye Trio, 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.

  • "Margo Maggi: Global Myopia," through July 8.

Workshops

  • July 10: Beat the Summer Heat, Boredom Busters, Wet and Wild Watercolors, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Kansas City Museum

(816) 483-8300. 3218 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.

Planetarium

  • 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.

  • Independence Day -- 1904 Style, June 30-July 8., Lansfield School Historic Site, 187th and Dillie Rd., between Gardner and Edgerton.
  • "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.
  • PEZ container exhibition, through Aug. 4.
  • Snoopy and Peanuts memorabilia on display June 21 - 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.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.

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.

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.
  • "Fom Far Away Russia: Russian-Germans in Kansas," through July 11.

ATCHISON

Atchison County Historical Museum

(913) 367-2427. Santa Fe Depot, 220 S. 10th St. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Lewis and Clark in Kansas: 'A High Butiful Prarie,'" through July 14.

WICHITA

Wichita Art Museum

(316) 268-4921. 619 Stackman Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Southwest Impressions."

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."

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.

Harry S. Truman Library

(816) 833-1400. U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street.

  • Exhibition of Truman's high school theme books.
  • Exhibition, "Restoring the White House, 1948-1952: Photographs by Abbie Rowe.

MANHATTAN

Beach Museum of Art

(785) 532-7718. On the Kansas State University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, with extended hours to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

  • "Taking Root: The Art of Patricia Duncan," through Sept. 16.
  • Works from the permanent collection, through Sept. 23.

LOGAN

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.

  • "Out of the Woods," works by Smith Kramer and Kristine Posson, through July15.

DENVER

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.
  • "American Design, 1975-2000," through July 29.
  • "Between the Lines: Works by Roland Bernier," through Aug. 12.
  • "Preserving Patterns: The Quilts of Charlotte Jane Whitehill," June 30-Dec. 9.
  • "European Masterpieces: Six Centures of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia," June 23-Sept. 9.

OMAHA, Neb.

Joslyn Art Museum

(402) 342-3300. 2200 Dodge St.

  • "Treasures of Chinese Scholar, through Aug. 26.
  • "Painter/etcher: the American painter-etcher Movement," through Sept. 30.
  • "The watercolors and sketches of Thomas Moran," June 30-Sept. 23.

GALLERIES 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.

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.

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 St. Hours: 7 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.

  • Paintings by Steven Stewart, through Aug. 4.

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, 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, 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 St.

  • Private collection of Marty Olson.

Ethnofacts Gallery

749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.

The Fields Gallery

842-7187. 712 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays.

  • Paintings by Jodi Brown, Laurette Hendricks-Backus, Adam Kleine, Kim Kern, Paula Hauser Leffel and Tom Russell; mixed-media on paper by Colette Bangert; stoneware sculptured by Ryan Paget; photography by Jeff Barnett; and paintings and drawings by Sheila Wilkins.

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