Bambino's Italian Cafe
832-8800. 1801 Mass. Music by acoustic singer-songwriters Thursday-Sunday nights.
July 12: Lance A. Fahy, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
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-mic night.
July 12: Flatland.
July 13: The Esoteric, Code 7, Lovelost But Not Forgotten, Malefaction, 6 p.m.
July 13: The Band That Saved The World, 10 p.m.
July 14: Harmony Ridge Creek Dippers featuring Victoria Williams and Mark Olsen, 6 p.m.
July 14: Einstein Electric, Jazz Urchin.
July 17: Shudderbug, Sparkledrive, The 5th Element, Orange.
July 18: Toots & the Maytals.
July 19: Ben Tuttle's Space Jam, The Piltdown Ensemble, TJ Dovebelly.
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 14: Deepsky.
July 17: Phife Dawg, Dwele, Jarobi, Mystic, Phat Kat, Slum Village.
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.
July 15: Lance A. Fahy, with Rob Roy Mountjoy, 10 p.m.
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 12: Baby Jason & the Spankers.
July 13: Honey Tongue.
July 14: Hadden Sayers.
July 18: Jeep.
July 19: Woodside Quinn.
Jet Lag Lounge
842-0083. 610 Fla. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Sundays.
July 14: Head, Hands, & Feat, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
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.
July 14: The Border Band, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Raoul's Velvet Room
842-8200. 815 N.H.
July 19: "Pure Velvet," by Trip.
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 16: Juno, Jared Scholz, Tre'lase.
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 13: Dru and the Geezers.
July 14: Blue 88.
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.
(816) 531-1313. 510 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
July 18: Vanilla Ice.
The Beaumont Club
(816) 561-2668. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
July 17: Charlie Robison, Hadacol, all-ages show.
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.
(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.
July 14: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 8 p.m.-midnight.
Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club
(816) 753-1909. 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
July 12: The Throttlers, Danny Commando, Los Guapos.
July 13: Simple, Aberdeen, Casting Pearls.
July 14: Ian Moore Action Company.
July 17: Acoustic show featuring Bill Dye, Ernie Locke, Brian Hicks, Mike Tandy.
July 18: Yamagata.
July 19: Builder, Silverman.
Eden Alley Restaurant
707 W. 47th St., On the Plaza, Kansas City, Mo.
July 13: Mark T. Gottschall, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
(816) 419-7278. 3101 E. Gillham, Kansas City, Mo.
July 12: Ass Chapel, Descension, Olsen Terror, Torn Within Arms. 7 p.m
July 13: Kosher, Ghetto Cherubs, The Modern Machines, When Robots Go Bad, 7 p.m.
July 14: Voodoo Glowskulls, Grade, Ann Beretta, Backside, 7 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.
July 12: Phil Callier, Jhamm
July 13-14: Same Ole Band.
July 16: American Steel, Stretchmarxxs, Go Generation, Kosher.
July 17: Brian Parton & the Nashville Rebels.
July 18: Lagbaja.
July 19: Tony Furtado, The Cruisers.
(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
July 12: Max Graham, DJ Roland.
July 13: Yoruba-Son.
July 14: National Fire Theory, The Touchdowns, Xplosion 9.
July 16: Sean Kelly of The Samples, DJ Roland.
July 17: Ox 45, Shiver.
July 18: The Standard, Lafayette, Stella Link, Hello Operator.
Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen
(816) 525-1714. 29th and Barry Road, Kansas City Mo.
July 19: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen
(816) 561-5556. 39th and State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.
July 15: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m. - 11 p.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.
July 12: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
July 13: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson, 7 p.m.-close.
July 14: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson, 7 p.m.-close.
July 17: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
July 18: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
July 19: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
(913) 648-4242. 7042 W. 76th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesdays: Acoustic open mic.
(913) 764-5777. 920 E. 56 Highway, Olathe, Ks.
July 19: Backtraks.
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 12: Bill Bellamy, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Stanford & Sons Overland Park
(913) 385-3866. 106th and Metcalf, Overland Park, Kan.
July 12: Dave Coullier. 8 p.m.
July 13-14: Dave Coullier, 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.
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.
July 12: Brown Bag Concert, with Borderline Country, noon, Mercantile Bank, 900 Mass.
July 18: Lawrence City Band, 8 p.m., William Kelly Bandstand, South Park, "Annual Children's Concert."
July 19: Brown Bag Concert, with Lonnie Ray's Blues Band, noon, Mercantile Bank, 900 Mass.
July 17: Summer Band, 6 p.m., room 130, Murphy Hall addition.
Memorial Drive, Kansas University.
July 15: University Carillonneur Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, 3 p.m.
July 18: University Carillonneur Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, 8 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.
July 15: Galileo, 2:30 p.m..
July 14: Leon Russell, 8 p.m.
(913) 341-2272. 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
July 14: Janet Jackson, 112.
(913) 721-3400. 633 N 130th St, Bonner Springs
July 13: Blink 182, Alkaline Trio, 7:30 p.m.
July 15: Neon Circus and Wild West Show, featuring Brooks & Dunn, Toby Keith, Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban, 3:30 p.m.
July 16: Rod Stewart, 8 p.m.
July 18: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jackson Browne, 7:30 p.m.
(816) 471-8600. 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
July 18: The Rippingtons, 7:30 p.m.
Ottawa City Park
Tuesdays: City Band Concert, 7 p.m., through July 17.
1229 E. 85th Street North.
July 15: Willie Nelson.
Lawrence Community Theatre
July 14-15: "Cairo on the Kaw Meets the Retro Cocktail Hour," 8 p.m. July 14 and 2 p.m. July 15.
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.
Summer Youth Theatre
843-2787. Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.
July 14: "Animal Fair."
July 19-21: "Annie Get Your Gun!"
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.
(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," through July 29.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
Southmoreland Park, 47th and Oak streets, Kansas City, Mo.
"The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night," through 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," through Sept. 2.
(816) 931-3330. Kansas City, Mo.
July 12-14: "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," 8:30 p.m.
July 16-22: "Casper: The Musical."
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.
"Tommy," rock musical, July 13-Aug. 11
"Oklahoma," July 13-Aug. 11.
(785) 594-6451. Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
July 15-22: "Broadway at Baker: 'Evita'
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.
July 13-14: "Salute! A Festival of Wine and Food" benefit, wine dinner, 6:30 p.m. July 13 at Pachamama's, 2161 Quail Creek Drive, and wine and food tasting, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. July 14, Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.
July 19: Annual Sidewalk Sale, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
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.
Fridays: "Tunes at Noon," noon-1 p.m., plaza in front of Kansas Union, Sept. 7-Oct. 12.
Lawrence Arts Commission
July 13: Guided tour of 14th Annual Downtown Lawrence Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, 6:30 p.m., meet at east entrance of Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
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 12-27.
"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 13: "Alec Guiness: The Ealing Comedies, The Lavender Hill Mob," 7 p.m., Auditorium.
July 18: Tye-dye craft project, for 6th-12th graders, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.
July 18: "Kansas Wildlife," by Prairie Park Nature Center, 1 p.m.
July 16-20: Danny Manning Basketball Camp, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Sunflower Water Garden Society
Water Garden Tour 2001, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 14 and noon-4 p.m. July 15.
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.
July 19: "At the Plate with the Royals," noon-1 p.m.
"Titantic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 9.
July 14: Clement-McCrae Puppets, noon and 2 p.m.
July 14-15: Weekend of Wheels, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 14 and noon-6 p.m. July 15.
Kansas City Public Libraries
Aregentine Branch, 2800 Metroplitan Ave., Kansas City , Kan., (913) 722-7400, Main Branch, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., (913) 551-3280, West Wyandotte Branch, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan., (913) 596-5800.
July 16: Tim Holt Double Feature, western, 6 p.m. main branch.
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.
"All Access," through July 20, IMAX.
"Solarmax," through Sept. 3, IMAX.
"White Alligators," through Sept. 30, IMAX.
"Journey Into Amazing Caves," through Dec. 31, IMAX.
"China: The Panda Adventure," through Dec. 31, IMAX.
30 W. Pershing Road; located at the corner of Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.
July 18: "The Unsinkable" Molly Brown's Birthday, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Kansas City's Cow Parade, through Sept. 14.
"Titanic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 9.
National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame
(913) 721-1075. 630 Hall of Fame Drive.
July 14-15: Farm Heritage Days and Steam Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
(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.
Franklin County Fair and Rodeo
The Kansas Coliseum
1229 E. 85th Street North.
July 14: Stealth vs. Quad City, 7:30 p.m.
July 14: Wichita Area Team Penning/Barrel Racing, 10 a.m.
"July 19: "Council Grove in 1926: Highlights and Hindsights," lecture by historian Ken McClintock, 7 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 14 and 22: Henry Shaw Cactus Society show and sale.
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
July 19: "Joe Lewis: LA to Lawrence to Leavenworth and Back," gallery talk by KU art and design professor Michael Krueger, 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).
"The Great Exhibition of 1851."
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," 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.
July 18: "Know Your Antiques," WPA dolls, with Billie Aye and Polly Reed.
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.
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.
July 15: "Masters of Modern Art, Part 3: The New World," 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
July 14: "Ancient Cowboys: The Horse Culture of the Nomadic Scythians," 2 p.m.
July 15: "Patterns All Around," family drop-in program, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
July 13: 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.
Works from the permanent collection, July 13-Oct. 7.
July 14: July Jazz Jam, Dangerous Kitchen, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
July 17: Beat the Summer Heat, Boredom Busters, Printmaking1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Kansas City Museum
(816) 483-8300. 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays. Exhibits also at Town Pavilion, 1111 Main St.
July 14-15: "Bubble Blow Out."
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.
PEZ container exhibition, through Aug. 4.
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.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.
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.
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," through July 14.
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.
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 July 15.
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," through Dec. 9.
"European Masterpieces: Six Centures 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.
"Painter/etcher: the American painter-etcher Movement," through Sept. 30.
"The watercolors and sketches of Thomas Moran," through Sept. 23.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Free State Glass Gallery
840-0900. 1021 Mass. Hand-blown glass and sculpture. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
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.
July 9-13: Painting exhibit and sale by M. Rusty Diamond and Allen Knows Gun. Opening reception, 1 p.m.-7 p.m. July 9, Tommaney Hall.
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.
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.
Kansas Union Gallery
Level 4. Hours: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.
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.
Kansas/KC Camera 2001 exhibit, through July 20.
Lawrence Public Library
Seventh Street and Vermont.
"Retold Tales," collage and painting on metal by Dian Hauser, through July.
Lawrence Art Guild exhibit, through July.
"Poetry of Shel Silverstein," through July.
"CASA 10th anniversary exhibit," through July.
"Reading Road Trip USA," through July.
Collage art by Rachel Freeman, through Aug. 15.
1506 Engel Road, Kansas University campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Sundays.
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, August-September.
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.
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.
Z's Divine Espresso
842-7651. 1800 E. 23rd St., Suite A. Hours: 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays.
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.
(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," July 13-Aug. 25.
Leedy-Voulkos Art Center
(816) 474-1919. 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo.
"Summer Invitational," through July 31.
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," July 6-Sept. 1.
"Lawrence Lithography Workshop: Welcome Home," through Sept. 1.
Society for Contemporary Photography
(816) 471-2115. 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.
Works by Michael Ensdorf and David Taylor, through July 28.
"Current Works 2001," Oct. 19-Nov. 24.
The Source Fine Arts
(816) 931-8282. 4137 Pa., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. Selected works by gallery artists.
"Southwest Influence," clay works by Terry Gieber, and landscapes by Jerry Greenberg, July 7-Aug. 4.
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.
Mixed-media works by Kristy Lewis Andrew and etchings by Diana Jacobs, through July 27.
Mutual Savings Assn.
"On location: A Wildflower Exhibition," paintings by Celia Smith.
(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
Watercolors by Rosemary Murphy.
Carnegie Cultural Center
501 S. Main. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
"Kansas Landscapes," paintings by Cally Krallman, through July 21.
(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.
Wichita Center for the Arts
Kansas Watercolor Society's 31st Annual Seven-State Exhibition, through Aug. 26.
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