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July 19, 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 20: Arthur Dodge & the Horsefeathers.

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 19: Ben Tuttle's Space Jam, The Piltdown Ensemble, TJ Dovebelly.
  • July 20: Lafayette, The Potomac Accord, The Manhattenizers, Me Island See.
  • July 21: The Creature Comforts, Poe Factory, The Wax Wings.
  • July 22: Houston, Theta, A Storied Northwest.
  • July 24: Toadies, Diffuser.
  • July 25: Youngblood Brass Band.
  • July 26: Ian Moore Action Company.

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 19: Raining Frogs.
  • July 22: Very Metal.
  • July 23: mi6, Agent Felix, Whoopee Cushion.

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 24: Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Bombsquad.

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 19: Woodside Quinn.
  • July 20: Shaking Tree.
  • July 21: Bel Airs.
  • July 25: The Down Trunks, Steve Unruh.
  • July 26: Holstein, P.S.O.

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.

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.

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 22: Quintron and Miss Pussycat.

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.
  • July 21: Heads, Hands, & Feat, 9 p.m. - midnight.

Stu's Midtown Tavern

749-1666. 925 Iowa. Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Two pool tables, four dart boards, Golden Tee 2002. Live music Friday and Saturday nights.

  • First and third Wednesdays: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.
  • Second Wednesdays: Eddie Haskell's Middle Finger.
  • July 19: Little Mary with Big John Amaro.
  • July 20: Jimmy Lewin and the Kingtones.
  • July 21: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m.-midnight.
  • July 24: Billy Bacon and the Forbidden Pigs CD Release Party.

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 20: Dr. Zhivegas.
  • July 26: Warren Brothers.

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.

Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club

(816) 753-1909. 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 19: Builder, Silverman.
  • July 20: Robico, The Death Ray Angels, Keely Zoo, Eric.
  • July 21: The Get Up Kids, Tijuana Crime Scene.
  • July 25: Oddseven, Save The Freak.
  • July 26: Attivangrin.

El Torreon

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

  • July 21: Hopes Fall, 7 Angels 7 Plagues, Save By Grace. 7 p.m.
  • July 24: 45 Clit, Rock Over London. 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 19: Tony Furtado, The Cruisers.
  • July 20: Rosie Ledet.
  • July 21: Walter Wolfman Washington.
  • July 22: Blues & Jazz Fest after-party with Millage Gilbert.
  • July 23: Pope Factory, The Starlings.
  • July 24: 3 Bad Jacks.
  • July 25: Meditations, Reggae Cowboys.
  • July 26: Coco Montoya.

The Hurricane

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

  • July 20: Moaning Lisa, Fixture, Killpop.
  • July 21: Six Percent, So Far Gone, Kind.
  • July 24: Malachy Papers.
  • July 25: Spirit Caravan, Janis Figure, Fireball Ministry, Jumbo's Killcrane.

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 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 mike.
  • 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.

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.

The Matinee Club

(785) 234-6808. 611 S.E. Carnahan.

  • July 21: Little Mary with Big John and the 39th Street Blues Band.

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.

St. Gregory's Bar

635 Harrison St.

  • July 20: Mark T. Gottschall, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

MUSIC MUSIC

LAWRENCE

Concerts

  • July 19: Brown Bag Concert, with Lonnie Ray's Blues Band, noon, Mercantile Band, 900 Mass.
  • July 25: Lawrence City Band, 8 p.m., William Kelly Bandstand, South Park, "Season's Finale."
  • July 26: Brown Bag Concert, with Debbie and the Mystics, noon, Mercantile Bandk, 900 Mass.

KU Carillon

Memorial Drive, Kansas University.

  • July 22: University Carillonneur Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, 3 p.m.
  • July 25: University Carillonneur Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, 8 p.m.

Liberty Hall

749-1972. 644 Mass.

  • July 21: Tree Frog, 8 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Ameristar Casino Hotel

(816) 414-7700. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 20: Steel Pulse, The Neville Brothers.

Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival

Penn Valley Park, 26th and Main streets, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 20: Blues stage: Camp Harlow, 6 p.m.; Nighthawks, 7:10 p.m.; Elvin Bishop and Little Smokey Smothers, 8:30 p.m.; Little Feat, 10 p.m. Jazz stage: MO City Jumpers; 6 p.m., Michelle Wilson and the Evil Gal Festival Orchestra, 7:10 p.m.; Joey DeFrancesco Trio, 8:25 p.m.; Mingus Big Band, 10:10 p.m. Heritage stage: Steven Smith and the Radio Days Orchestra, 6:15 p.m.; Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys, 7:30 p.m.; Jimmy D Lane, Lazy Lester, Harry Hypolite, 9 p.m.
  • July 21: Blues stage: Cobalt Project, 1 p.m.; Blues Notions, 2:10 p.m.; North Mississippi Allstars, 3:25 p.m.; W.C. Clark, 4:40 p.m.; Double Trouble, 6 p.m.; R.L. Burnside, 7:45 p.m.; Koko Taylor and Her Blues Machine, 9:30 p.m. Jazz stage: Mike Smith and Friends, 1:15 p.m.; The Warner Project with Duck Warner; 2:25 p.m., Big John Patton; 3:40 p.m., Myra Taylor, 5:05 p.m.; Rick DellaRatta Trio with Rufus Reid, Billy Hart and Bobby Watson, 6:30 p.m.; Jay McShann, 8:15 p.m.; and Ramsey Lewis, 10 p.m. Heritage stage: Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble, 2 p.m.; Sonny Kenner's Five Star Band, 3:10 p.m.; Lazy Lester, 4:15 p.m.; Louisiana Red, 5:25 p.m.; Claude "Fiddler" Williams, 6:40 p.m.; and Mudcat, Eddie Tigner, Cool John Ferguson and Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, 8:30 p.m.
  • July 22: Blues stage: Phil Callier and Jhamm, 1:15 p.m.; Don Shipps and the Titanic Blues Band, 2:25 p.m.; Eddy "The Chief" Cleawater, 3:40 p.m.; Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters, 5:05 p.m.; Wild Magnolias, 6:50 p.m.; and Irma Thomas, 8:35 p.m. Jazz stage: Dunn/Freeman Mix,1 p.m.; David Basse Quartet with Alaadeen and Angela Hagenbach, 2:10 p.m.; Ida McBeth, 3:20 p.m.; Jimmy McGriff Quartet, 4:40 p.m.; Karrin Allyson and Bobby Watson, 6:25 p.m.; and Arturo Sandoval, 8:10 p.m. Heritage stage: Mayfield Towns All Stars and Schlagle High, 2 p.m.; Kansas City Jazz Sextet + 1, 3:15 p.m.; King Clarentz, 4:30 p.m.; Jerry Ricks, 5:45 p.m.; Elder Statesmen with Myra Taylor, 7 p.m.; and The Holmes Brothers, 8:30 p.m.

Sandstone Amphitheatre

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

  • July 21: Aerosmith, Fuel, 7:30 p.m.

Uptown Theater

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

  • July 24: Lifehouse, Will Hoge, all-ages show.
  • July 26: Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Zebrahead, Home Grown, RxBandits. All-ages, 5:30 p.m.

OTTAWA

Ottawa City Park

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

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.

  • "Tony 'n Tina's Wedding," 6:30 p.m. July 20-21 and 27-28.

Summer Youth Theatre

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

  • July 19-21: "Annie Get Your Gun!"
  • July 26-29: "Indians! or The Elephant Man."

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.
  • July 23: "A Pinocchio Cabaret."

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.

Starlight Theatre

(816) 931-3330. Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 16-22: "Casper, The Musical," 8:30 p.m.
  • July 23-29: "A Chorus Line."

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.

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.

Crown Automotive

843-7700. 3400 South Iowa.

  • July 20-21: Chevy Trucks Outpost Tour

Downtown Lawrence

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

Farmer's Market

842-3883. Eleventh and Vermont streets.

  • 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 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 21: Lisa Harris, with Rhys Jones, Jeff Miller and Jim Nelson.

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 20: "Alec Guiness: The Ealing Comedies, The Man in the White Suit," 7 p.m., Auditorium.
  • July 25: Road Trip USA Game, 1 p.m.-8 p.m.

South Park

11th and Massachusetts streets.

  • July 26: Movies in the Park, "Dinosaur," 8:30 p.m.

Sport2sport

  • July 16-20: Danny Manning Basketball Camp, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 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.
  • July 19: "At the Plate with the Royals," noon-1 p.m.
  • "Titantic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 9.
  • July 21: StoneLion Puppet Theatre, noon and 2 p.m.

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 23: "Born to Be Bad," 6 p.m.

Kansas City Zoo

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

  • "Nocturnal Safaris," through Sept. 29.
  • "Say Cheese: Kansas City Zoo Photo Contest," through Aug. 31.
  • "Sunset Safaris," through Aug. 16.
  • "All Access," through July 20, IMAX.
  • "Solarmax," through Sept. 3, IMAX.
  • "White Alligators," through Sept. 30, IMAX.

Powell Gardens

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

  • July 21-22: Butterfly Weekend
  • Tropical Conservatory Display, through July 29.
  • "Big Bugs," by Dave Rogers, through Aug. 19.

Union Station

30 W. Pershing Road; located at the corner of Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.

  • July 21-22: "Titanic Tea Parties."
  • "Racecar: Science of Speed," through Oct. 14.
  • Kansas City's Cow Parade, through Sept. 14.
  • "Titanic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 9.

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.

OTTAWA

Franklin County Fair and

Rodeo

  • July 19-22:

ATCHISON

Amelia Earhart Celebration

Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

  • July 20-21: Amelia Earhart Festival.

Benedictine College

(913) 367-5340, ext. 2427.

  • July 21: 2001 Amelia Earhart Speakers Symposium, 1:30 p.m., O'Malley-McAllister Audiorium.

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 22: Henry Shaw Cactus Society show and sale.
  • July 24: Henry Shaw's birthday celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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.
  • July 26: "Before They Were Remakes" film series, with "The Phantom of the Opera," 7 p.m.

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.

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.

Lectures

  • July 22: "In Living Color," gallery talk by Jan Schall, curator of modern and contemporary art, 2 p.m.

Music

  • July 20: 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 21: July Jazz Jam, Cajuns, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Workshops

  • July 24: Beat the Summer Heat, Boredom Busters, Write about Art, 1 p.m.- 3p.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 21-22: "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.
  • July 28: PEZ collector Shawn Peterson, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Snoopy and Peanuts memorabilia, through Oct. 27

Union Station-Science City

Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays.

  • "Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets," 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
  • "Titanic," through Sept. 9.
  • "Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure," film.
  • "Oasis in Space,"1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Sundays and 10:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.
  • "After Hours," with the McFadden Brothers, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
  • "True Colors," 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m. , 4:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon, 12:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
  • "Sky Quest," 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Fridays.
  • "Good Vibrations," 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.
  • "Mark Twain's America," 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.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.

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.

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. 846 Pa. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

  • Contemporary fine crafts by national and local artists, including ceramics, metal, wood, jewelry and furniture.

The Bourgeois Pig

843-1001. 6 E. Ninth St. Hours: 7 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.

  • Paintings by Steven Stewart, through Aug. 4.

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.

Downtown Upstairs Art Group

785-218-7507. 824 1/2 Mass.

  • Patrick T. Aistrup, abstract paintings; Michael E. Wallace, nonabstract paintings; Robert Hickerson, photography.

Ethnofacts Gallery

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

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 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays.

  • Stoneware sculpture by Ryan Paget. Paintings by Paula Hauser Leffel, Lauretta Hendricks-Backus, Kim Kern, Tom Russell, Rosemary Murphy and Jan Gaumnitz. Mixed media on paper by Colette Bangert and Sheila Wilkins. Assemblages by Karen Jacks.
  • Lawrence Photo Alliance, August.

Goldmakers

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.

Henry's Upstairs

331-3511. 11 E. 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. jalinsky@aol.com.

  • Paintings by Iveth Jalinsky.

JGladman Gallery

15 E. Seventh St.

  • Fine art portraits.

Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio

331-3090. 112 W. 15th St. By appointment only. Web site

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