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July 26, 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 27: Az-One.
  • July 31: Mark T. Gottschall, 9:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 3: Dixie Roads.

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 28: Mike Roberts, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

The Blue Moon

841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Friday 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 26: Ian Moore Action Company.
  • July 27: DJ Not a DJ, Revelly Trio, National Fire Theory, all-ages. 8 p.m.
  • July 28: Clint K Band CD release party, all-ages 5 p.m.
  • July 28: Factory 81, Ill Nino, Chimaira, 40 Below Summer, 10 p.m.
  • July 31: Flickerstick, Greenwheel.
  • Aug. 1: Jim White, The Welterweights.
  • Aug. 2: Insolence, Corporate Avenger.

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 26: The Border Band, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • Aug. 2: Rebreather.

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.

Eighth Street Taproom

801 N.H.

  • July 31: I Am The World Trade Center, namelessnumberheadman, 10 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 31: New World Gypsies.

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 26: Holstein, P.S.O.
  • July 27: Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band.
  • July 28: Jeffrey Lee and the Pale Moon Kings, Ricky Dean Sinatra.
  • Aug. 1: Jazzhaus Poetry Slam.

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.
  • Aug 2: Billy Ebeling, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

King Arthur's

842-8225. 2228 Iowa. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Nine billiard tables, dart league, big-screen television.

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 26: DJ Bobby Keyes.
  • July 27: DJ Seano.
  • July 28: Disco Dick and the Mirror Balls.
  • Aug. 2: DJ Bobby Keyes.

Red Lyon

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

Replay Lounge

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

  • July 28: The Goners, Parlay, 10 p.m.
  • Aug. 1: Swearing at Motorists.

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 27: Blue Condition.
  • July 28: Old Goat.

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 26: Warren Brothers.
  • July 27: Trickside, Michelle Branch.
  • July 29: Brian Setzer Trio.

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 26: Save the Freak, Attivangrin.
  • July 27: Kristie Stremel Band, Justin Petosa, Chris Meck.
  • July 28: Full Featue, Mercury, Moxy.
  • July 31: Justin Petosa, Brianne Grimmer, Ashley Miller, John Greiner.
  • Aug. 1: American Healthcare, Midtown Hounds.
  • Aug. 2: Sound Transmission, Lake District.

El Torreon

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

  • July 27: Descension, Tanka Ray, Jade Raven, Drop a Grand, 7 p.m.
  • July 28: The French New Wave, 7 p.m.
  • July 31: The Unseen, Lower Class Brats, 7 p.m.
  • Aug. 2: Dashboard Confessional, Saves The Day, Hey Mercedes.

Filling Station

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

  • Fridays: DJ 101 Mike Savage.
  • July 27: Nace Brothers.

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 26: Coco Montoya.
  • July 27: Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers.
  • July 28: Deborah Coleman.
  • July 30: Curt Kirkwood (Meat Puppets), Chilidog Crawford, Cody Wyoming.
  • July 31: Deke Dickerson & the Eccophonics.
  • Aug. 1: Yabba Griffiths.
  • Aug. 2: The Schwag, Grand Fiasco.

Harrah's Casino

Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 27: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.

The Hurricane

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

  • July 27: Grand Marquis, King King.
  • July 28: Thunderhead (Rush tribute band.)
  • July 29: Trip Daddies, B.O.M.B.
  • July 31: Brannock Device, Hum Machine.
  • Aug. 1: Buddy Miles (of Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsies).

Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen

(816) 561-5556. 39th and State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 28: Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band.

John's Deck

928 Wyandotte, downtown, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 31: Billy Ebeling, 8 p.m.-midnight.

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 26: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • July 27: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson.
  • July 28: Angela Hagenbach, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson.
  • July 31: Allen Monroe, Trelicicous.
  • Aug. 1: Allen Monroe, Trelicious.
  • Aug. 2: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman.

O'Dowd's Little Dublin

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

  • July 28: Parchman Farms.

The Peanut

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

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

The Pub

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

  • July 27: Lafayette CD release party.

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.

WJ McBride's

(913) 451-3100. 12030 Blue Valley Pkwy., Overland Park.

  • Tuesdays: Bob Reeder.
  • July 27: Calypso Blues.

TOPEKA

Blind Tiger

417 S.W. 37th St.

  • July 27: Mark T. Gottschall, 10 p.m.

Classic Bean

628 S. Kansas Ave.

  • July 27: Natalie Cox.

Club Rio

534 N. Kansas, in Historic North Topeka. Wednesdays: Golden Oldies with 99.3FM' Louie-Louie, Thursdays: Blues night, with local blues bands, Fridays: Classic Country-local country bands, Saturdays: Latin night, local Mexican bands, Sundays: Teen night.

Old World Cafe

(785) 271-5910. 5217 SW 28th Court.

  • Fridays: Dan Kozak Saxophonia.
  • Saturdays: Dan Kozak Jazz Trio.

Remington's Nite Club

(785) 271-8700. 1155 Wanamaker Road.

  • Sundays: Sing-a-long with Lamont; DJ Marc, 8 p.m.-midnight.
  • Sundays: Boogie night.

Shakers Night Club

(785) 232-3300. 124 S.W. Eighth.

  • Mondays: Male Elite Dancers, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Tuesdays: Live music, 7 pm.-9 p.m.
  • Wednesdays: Karaoke, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Thursdays: Jam session, with John Henderson and friends.
  • Fridays: Big John 39th Street Blues Band.

MUSIC MUSIC

LAWRENCE

Concerts

  • July 26: Brown Bag Concert, with Debbie and the Mystics, noon, Mercantile Bank, 900 Mass.
  • Aug. 2: Brown Bag Concert, with Five Cent Cotton, noon, Mercantile Bank, 900 Mass.

KANSAS CITY

Ameristar Casino Hotel

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

  • July 28: Tanya Tucker, 8 p.m.

Kemper Arena

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

  • July 28: Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II & Smokestack.

The Madrid Theatre

3810 and Main, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 28: Shawn Colvin.

Sandstone Amphitheatre

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

  • July 28: Journey, Peter Frampton, John Waite, 7:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 1: MTV's TRL Tour: Destiny's Child, Nelly, Jessica Simpson, Dream, Eve, 3LW, 6:30 p.m.

Uptown Theater

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

  • July 26: Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Zebrahead, Home Grown, RxBandits, 5:30 p.m. (all-ages).
  • July 27: The Orb, Carl Cox, Justin Nichols, DJ Roland.

St. JOSEPH, Mo.

Civic Arena

(816) 233-1142. 100 N. 4th St.

  • July 28: The Lazarus Project featuring Derrick May, Dave Angel, Kenny Glasgow.

WICHITA

Kansas Coliseum

1229 E. 85th Street North.

  • July 27: Coco Montoya.
  • Aug. 1: 3 Doors Down, 7:30 p.m.

LEESBURG, Mo.

Bagnell Dam

(800) 888-0023. On-site camping, hiking trails, drum circles, free open vending.

  • July 27-28: Schwagstock 10, tribute to The Grateful Dead featuring The Schwag, Devon Allman, Bennie Smith, Pepperland, Einstein Electric.

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 27-28.

Summer Youth Theatre

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

  • July 26-29: "The Elephant Man," 7:30 p.m.

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.
  • July 30: "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.

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 26-29: "A Chorus Line."

Theatre for Young America

(913) 831-1400. Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission. Show times are 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

  • July 26-Aug. 5: "The Hobbit."

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.

  • "Oklahoma," through Aug. 11.

BALDWIN

Baker University

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

  • July 29-Aug. 5: "Broadway at Baker: 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.'"

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.

  • July 28: Peter Rabbit visits Storytime, 11 a.m.
  • July 31: Harry Potter's Birthday Party, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • July 31: Coffee Connection, 9 a.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.

Lawrence Arts Center

843-ARTS. Ninth Street and Vermont.

  • July 30: Dan Kozak Jazz and Charles Rumback.

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.
  • "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 26-27.
  • "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 27: "Alec Guiness: The Ealing Comedies, The Ladykillers," 7 p.m., Auditorium.
  • July 27: Back-to-School Fashion Show and Book Review, 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Auditorium.

South Park

11th and Massachusetts streets.

  • July 26: Movies in the Park, "Dinosaur," 8:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 2: Movies in the Park, "Toy Story 2," 8:30 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Ameristar Casino Hotel

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

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

Crown Center

2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Cow-eidoscope" exhibit, through Aug. 27.
  • "Titantic: The Exhibition," through Sept. 9.
  • July 28: Paul Mesner Puppets, noon and 2 p.m.
  • "Still More Things People Collect," July 28-Sept. 9.

18th Street Studios

411 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 28: Pre-show entertainment for "Live at the Gem," 9 p.m.-midnight.

Gem Theatre

(816) 221-PLAY. 18th Street and Vine, Kansas City, Mo.

  • July 29: "Live at the Gem," 7 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.
  • "Solarmax," through Sept. 3, IMAX.
  • "White Alligators," through Sept. 30, IMAX.
  • "Amazing Journeys," opens Oct. 1, IMAX.
  • "Journey Into Amazing Caves," through Dec. 31, IMAX.
  • "China: The Panda Adventure," through Dec. 31, IMAX.

Powell Gardens

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

  • July 28-29: Praying Mantis and "Cooking with BUGS" Weekend.
  • July 28-29: National Bug Cook, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Watercolors and sculpture by Peggy Guest, through June 29.
  • Tropical Conservatory Display, through July 29.
  • "Big Bugs," by Dave Rogers, through Aug. 19.

Trivoli Cinemas

4050 Pa.

  • July 26: Screening of American Film Institute Short Film Showcase and Classic Kansas City Short Films, 7 p.m.

Union Station

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

  • July 28-29: "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.

WICHITA

Botanica: The Wichita Gardens

(316) 264-0448. 701 Amidon.

  • Aug. 1: Lunchtime Lecture: Growing Toward Tomorrow, 12:15 p.m.
  • Aug. 2: Botanicamp for 2nd-5th grade: Concerts from the Garden, 9 a.m.-noon.

The Kansas Coliseum

1229 E. 85th Street North.

  • July 28-29: Pride of Prairie Pinto Show, 7 a.m.

Flea Market

I-70 Business Center, 1035 N. Third.

  • July 29: Flea market and antique sale, 9 a.m.-5 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 29: Greater St. Louis Iris Society Sale, 10 a.m.-5 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 26: "Before They Were Remakes" film series, with "The Phantom of the Opera," 7 p.m.
  • Aug. 2: "Before They Were Remakes" film series, with "The Thomas Crown Affair," 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.

Clyde W. Tombaugh

Observatory

864-3166. 500 Lindley Hall. Open to the public for observations on the second and fourth Sunday nights of each month, if skies are clear, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Watkins Community Museum of History

841-4109. 1047 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Hands-on history room for children, call for hours.

  • "Woman Who Pulls Teeth: Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, First woman Doctor of Dental Surgery."
  • "Underground Railroad in Douglas County, Kansas."
  • "The Basketball Man: Dr. James Naismith."
  • Lawrence Photo Alliance exhibit, through August.

Clinton Lake Museum

(785) 748-0800. Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.

  • "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
  • "Religion."
  • "The Underground Railroad."
  • "The J.C. Steele House."

TOPEKA

Kansas Museum of History

(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth St. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.

  • Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • "From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
  • Bear claw necklace display.

Mulvane Art Museum

(785) 231-1124. 17th and Jewell streets on the Washburn University campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

  • Outdoor Art Exhibition.
  • Topeka Competition 23.

KANSAS CITY

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

(816) 561-4000. 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo. Comprehensive art museum. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

Exhibits

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

Lectures

  • July 28: "All That Glitters: Jewelry and the Sumptuous Arts in Scythia and Beyond," 2 p.m.
  • July 29: "The World in a Single Sculpture: Isamu Naguchi's Night Land," gallery talk by Leesa Fanning, assistant curator of modern and contemporary art, 2 p.m.

Music

  • July 27: Pete Eye Trio, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 3: Skip Hawkins, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

The Kemper Museum

of Contemporary Art

4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • Works from the permanent collection, through Oct. 7.
  • "Against Design," through Sept. 2.
  • "Picture This: Permanent Collect Photography," through Oct. 7.

Concerts

  • July 28: July Jazz Jam, Doug Talley Quartet, 6 p.m.- 8 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.

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.

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.

  • Hatteberg's "Kansas People" Photo Exhibit, through Aug. 6.

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.

Do's Deluxe

841-2254. 416 E. Ninth St.

  • Private collection of Marty Olson.

Ethnofacts Gallery

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

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 12:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays.

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

Free State Glass Gallery

840-090

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