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July 12, 2001

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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.
  • July 13: The Benders.

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.

  • July 12: Lance A. Fahy, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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-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.

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.

Coco Loco

842-1414. 943 Mass.

  • July 12: Brent Berry and the Secondhands.
  • July 16: The Cuts.
  • July 19: Raining Frogs.

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.

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.

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 14: Deepsky.
  • July 17: Phife Dawg, Dwele, Jarobi, Mystic, Phat Kat, Slum Village.

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.

  • July 15: Lance A. Fahy, with Rob Roy Mountjoy, 10 p.m.

Jack Flanigans Bar and Grill

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

The Jazzhaus

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

  • July 12: Baby Jason & the Spankers.
  • July 13: Honey Tongue.
  • July 14: Hadden Sayers.
  • July 18: Jeep.
  • July 19: Woodside Quinn.

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.

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.

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.

  • July 14: The Border Band, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Kaspars Public House

843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.

  • Mondays: Lawrence Dart League.
  • Wednesdays: Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Karaoke.

King Arthur's

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.

Raoul's Velvet Room

842-8200. 815 N.H.

  • July 19: "Pure Velvet," by Trip.

Red Lyon

832-8228. 944 Mass. Darts, pool table, big-screen TVs. Celtic Jam Pub Night, 7 p.m. first Wednesday of every month. Hours: 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Sundays.

Replay Lounge

749-7676. 946 Mass. Pinball, video games, beer garden and occasional live music. Hours: 3 p.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Fridays and 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday-Sundays.

  • July 16: Juno, Jared Scholz, Tre'lase.

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 13: Dru and the Geezers.
  • July 14: Blue 88.

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

America's Pub

(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.

Blayney's

(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.

El Torreon

(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.

Filling Station

(816) 767-9999. 11515 Hickman Mills Dr., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Fridays: DJ 101 Mike Savage.

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 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.

The Hurricane

(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.

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.

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 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.

The Peanut

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

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

Scoreboards

(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.

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

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 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.

Kansas University

  • July 17: Summer Band, 6 p.m., room 130, Murphy Hall addition.

KU Carillon

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..

Liberty Hall

644 Mass.

  • July 14: Leon Russell, 8 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Kemper Arena

(913) 341-2272. 1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 14: Janet Jackson, 112.

Sandstone Amphitheatre

(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.

Uptown Theater

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

  • July 18: The Rippingtons, 7:30 p.m.

OTTAWA

Ottawa City Park

  • Tuesdays: City Band Concert, 7 p.m., through July 17.

WICHITA

Kansas Coliseum

1229 E. 85th Street North.

  • July 15: Willie Nelson.

DANCE DANCE

LAWRENCE

Lawrence Community Theatre

1501 N.H.

  • July 14-15: "Cairo on the Kaw Meets the Retro Cocktail Hour," 8 p.m. July 14 and 2 p.m. July 15.

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.

Summer Youth Theatre

843-2787. Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

  • July 14: "Animal Fair."
  • July 19-21: "Annie Get Your Gun!"

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)," through 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," 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.

Starlight Theatre

(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

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.

BALDWIN

Baker University

(785) 594-6451. Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

  • July 15-22: "Broadway at Baker: 'Evita'

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.

Cottonwood Inc.

  • 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.

Downtown Lawrence

  • July 19: Annual Sidewalk Sale, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

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.

  • Mondays: Pokemon League, 7 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Story times.

Kansas University Student

Union Activities

864-3477.

  • 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.

Sport2Sport

  • July 16-20: Danny Manning Basketball Camp, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Sunflower Water Garden

Society

843-1717.

  • Water Garden Tour 2001, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 14 and noon-4 p.m. July 15.

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.
  • 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.
  • Aug. 4: Ice Cream Safari, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Aug. 25: Rhino Birthday Party, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • "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.

Union Station

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.

BONNER SPRINGS

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.

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.

OTTAWA

Franklin County Fair and

Rodeo

  • July 19-22:

WICHITA

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.

COUNCIL GROVE

Kaw Mission

  • "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.

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 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."
  • "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 15: "Masters of Modern Art, Part 3: The New World," 2 p.m.-3 p.m.

Lectures

  • July 14: "Ancient Cowboys: The Horse Culture of the Nomadic Scythians," 2 p.m.

Events

  • July 15: "Patterns All Around," family drop-in program, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Music

  • 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.

Concerts

  • July 14: July Jazz Jam, Dangerous Kitchen, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Workshops

  • 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."

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.

  • "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.

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.

  • "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

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

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.
  • "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 July 15.

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," through Dec. 9.
  • "European Masterpieces: Six Centures of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia," through 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," through 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

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