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June 21, 2001

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Abe & Jake's Landing

841-5855 8 E. Sixth St. (parking in Lawrence Riverfront Plaza) Riverside

Coffee, Soda Fountain, Candy Shoppe & Art Gallery open noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Abe & Jake's Pub open Tuesdays-Saturdays.

  • Tuesdays: Singer-songwriter night.
  • Thursdays: DJ Randy Foster.
  • June 22: Embious Trio, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., pub; Camp Moosehead Co-Ed Party.
  • June 26: Swing Junction.

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 mic night.
  • June 21: Reverend Horton Heat, Death on Wednesday, The Gotohells.
  • June 22: Simon Says, Darwin's Waiting Room, Unloco, Switched, 5 p.m.; Girly Freak Show, Sister Mary Rotten Crotch, 9 p.m.
  • June 23: Brent Berry and the Secondhands, Life On Earth.
  • June 26: The Times, Mechanic for Captain, The Record Party, The Stella Link.
  • June 27: Smog, Shawnee.
  • June 28: Mike Doughty of Soul Coughing, DJ J.J. Mesmer.

Brown Bear Brewing Co.

331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday and Friday nights. Celia, 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.

  • June 21: Pruets, 10 p.m.

Duffy's Tavern

842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth St. Opens 4 p.m. daily.

  • Tuesdays-Saturdays: Karaoke.

Eagle's Lodge

843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth St.

  • Wednesdays and Fridays: Bingo, 7 p.m.

Dance Academy

331-2227. 1117 Mass.

  • Fridays: Latin and ballroom dance, with DJ, all ages, 8 p.m.-midnight.
  • Sundays: Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

The Granada

842-1390. 1020 Mass. PUMP with DJ Scott Allen, Saturdays. Sub Surface, with DJ JJ Mesmer and Marcel Tempest, Mondays. Acoustic Lounge, High Fidelity, 8 p.m.-midnight. Tuesdays. Live local music, Wednesdays. Retro dance party, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. Pump-all new dance night, Saturdays.

  • June 23: Soilent Green, Isis, Jumbo's Killcrane, Cephalic Carnage, Man the Cultivated, 5 p.m.

Harbour Lights

841-1960. 1031 Mass. Hours: 2:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekdays and 1:30 p.m.-2 a.m. weekends. Featuring live music Sundays and live jazz Wednesdays. Three pool tables.

Jack Flanigans Bar and Grill

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

The Jazzhaus

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

  • June 21: Positive Vibrations, reggae.
  • June 22: Alligator Dave, college/frat rock from Texas.
  • June 23: Six Mile Grove, collge rock from Minneapolis.
  • June 24: Jazzhaus Hip-Hop Jam.
  • June 25: Spanktones open jam.
  • June 27: Tawni Freeland, local pop rock.
  • June 28: Random Happenings.

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.

Johnny's Tavern

842-0377. 401 N. Second St., across the Kansas bridge. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays. Cajun night every first and third Wednesdays of the month.

Kaspars Public House

843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.

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

King Arthur's

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

The Blue Moon

841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Friday nights.

Milton's

832-2330. 920 Mass.

  • June 22: John and Bill, 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

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.

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.
  • June 22: Lonnie Ray.
  • June 23: Coyote Ugly.

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.
  • June 23: Larry Smith and Carl Walbe.

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

Big Daddies

112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 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.

  • June 21: Explosion 9, Tytus Layne.
  • June 22: Chickenhoof, Kingsuckerman.
  • June 23: Mojo Twins, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • June 23: Go Generation, Stella Link, Overstep.
  • June 26: Ten Year Day.
  • June 27: Hawkline Daughters, Acanna Whupass.
  • June 28: Reagan National Crash Diet, Pillows.

El Torreon

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

  • June 26: The Amazing Crowns, The Gadjits, Tiger Army.

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.
  • June 21: Dave Stephens and His Continental Affair.
  • June 22: Walter Trout and the Free Radicals.
  • June 23: Joe Louis Walker and the Boss Talkers.
  • June 25: The Zone Benefit Show with Aberdeen, Post Orgasmic Trauma.
  • June 26: Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys.
  • June 27: Carl Malcolmb & Positive Vibration.
  • June 28: Ida McBeth.

The Hurricane

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

  • June 22: Raging Slab, Last of the V8's, Carcinogents.
  • June 23: Creature Comforts, Famous FM.
  • June 24 Dave Stephens and His Continental Affair.
  • June 27: Robico and the Deathray Angels, The Spiders, The International Playboys, Stretch Marx.

John's Deck

928 Wyandotte, downtown, Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 21: Billy Ebeling, 8 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • June 22: Billy Ebeling, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • June 23: Billy Ebeling, 9 p.m.-2 a.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.

Louisiana Kitchen

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

  • June 24: Jazz A, 7 p.m.-1 p.m.

New Point Grille

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

  • June 21: David Basse, Angela Hagenbach, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • June 22: David Basse, Greg Richter, Patt Pittman, Sam Johnson, 7 p.m.-close.
  • June 23: Blutonium, Greg Richter, 7 p.m.-close.
  • June 26: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • June 27: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • June 28: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

O'Dowd's Little Dublin

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

  • June 23: Dan Doran Band.

The Pub

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

  • June 22: Dukes, Trophy Wives.
  • June 23: Sound Transmission, Lake Land.

The Pyro Room

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

  • June 21: Sea of Green, Jumbo's Killcrane, Be/Non.
  • June 22: Drum and Tuba.
  • June 23: Traindodge, Q, Riddle of Steel.
  • June 25: Muchachas, The Arrivals.
  • June 27: Jesse Dayton, Grand Marquis.
  • June 28: Carissas Weird, Six Parts Seven.

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.
  • June 21: Joe Torry, 7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
  • June 22: Larry the Cable Guy, 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
  • June 23: Larry the Cable Guy, 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.

Stanford & Sons Overland Park

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

  • June 21: Larry the Cable Guy, 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.

Tom Fooleries

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

Blind Tiger

417 S.W. 37th St.

  • June 22: Mark T. Gottschall.

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

  • June 21: Brown Bag Concert, with Key West Jazz Quartet, noon, Mercantile Bandk, 900 Mass.
  • June 27: Lawrence City Band, 8 p.m., William Kelly Bandstand, South Park, "An Old-Fashned Band Concert."
  • June 28: Brown Bag Concert, with Paul Gray Gaslite Gang, noon, Mercantile Bandk, 900 Mass.

KANSAS CITY

Sandstone Amphitheatre

Bonner Springs.

  • June 27: Poison, Warrant, Quiet Riot and Enuff Z'Nuff, 6 p.m.
  • June 23: Red, White and Boom featuring Ricky Martin, Mya, Jewel, Billy Idol, Uncle Kracker, Lionel Richie, Eve 6, Evan & Jaron, Eden's Crush, 1 p.m.

Starlight Theatre

4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Mo.

  • June 23: White Hat Mike's Blues Revue, with Tyrone Davis, Little Milton, Marvin Sease, Shirley Brown, 8 p.m.
  • June 24: Beach Boys, America, 8 p.m.

OTTAWA

Ottawa University

  • June 24: Suzuki Institute Welcome Concert, 7 p.m.
  • June 25: Suzuki Institute Graduation Concert, 7 p.m.
  • June 26: Brian Lewis, violin with Laura Kennedy, piano concert, 7 p.m.
  • June 27: Suzuki Institute Orchestras, followed by the talent show, Mobray Union, 7 p.m.
  • June 28: Suzuki Institute Final Concert, 7 p.m.

Ottawa City Park

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

MANHATTAN

Country Stampede

(800) 795-8091 or (785) 539-2222. 2319 Tuttle Creek Blvd.

  • June 22: Regional Talent, Dustin Evans, Keith Urban, Sara Evans, Tracy Lawrence and Chris LeDoux.
  • June 23: Dixie Road, Beach Boys, 38 Special, Charlie Daniels Band, Travis Tritt and Sawyer Brown.
  • June 24: Shannon Smith, Williams & Ree, Billy Gilman and Jessica Andrews, Mark Chestnutt, Trisha Yearwood and Neal McCoy.

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.

  • "Hello Dolly!" through July 1.
  • "Reunion " A Musical Epic in Miniature," June.

Rubber Egg Productions

Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St. Shows at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Summer Youth Theatre

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

  • June 21-23: "Alice in Wonderland." 7:30 p.m. June 21-22 and 2 p.m. June 23.
  • June 28-30 and July 1: "Carnival!" 7:30 p.m. June 28-30 and 2 p.m. June 3-July 1.

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.

  • "Over the Tavern," through June 24

The Coterie

(816) 474-6552. 2450 Grand Blvd., Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 10 a.m. and noon Wednesdays-Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

  • "A Little Princess: The Story of Orphan Sara Crewe," June 19-July 29, 2001.

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

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

  • "The Tempest" and "Twelfth Night," June 21-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.

  • "Over the River and Through the Woods," with Marion Ross and Paul Michael, through June 24.
  • "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," June 28-Sept. 2.

Unicorn Theatre

(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.

  • "The Gene Pool," through July 1.

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.

  • "Over the River and Through the Woods," comedy, through June 22.
  • June 22-23: Laughing Matters, 8 p.m., Sheffel Theatre.

Washburn

(785)-231-1010 ext. 1639. Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre, Garvey Fine Arts Building. Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

  • "Rocky Horror Show," 8 p.m., June 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 and 30.

BALDWIN

Baldwin City Theatre

(785) 594-3897. Show times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday.

  • Annie, June 21-23, 8 p.m.

ATCHISON

Theatre Atchison,

(913) 367-1647.

  • Annie, June 22, 23, 29 and 30, 8 p.m. and June 17, 24 and July 1, 2 p.m.

MISC MISC

LAWRENCE

African American History Month

Alvamar Golf Club

842-2929, 1809 Crossgate Dr.

  • July 26-27: 26th Annual Kansas Open.

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.

Douglas County 4-H

Fairgrounds

21st Street and Harper.

  • June 23-24: Midwest Cat Show.

Farmer's Market

842-3883. 11th Street and Vermont.

  • Homegrown and baked foods, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.

Hastings Books Music and Video

832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd St.

  • Pokemon League, every Monday night, 7 p.m.
  • Story Times, every Saturday, 2 p.m. June 23, Little Polar Bear.

Lawrence Arts Center

843-ARTS. Ninth Street and Vermont.

  • Thursdays: Tile painting for new arts center, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., through June.

Lawrence Public Library

843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Reading Roadtrip USA" summer reading program for children and teens, June through July 31, and adults, through Aug. 31.
  • "Books and Babies," story time for 8- to 23-month-olds and caregivers, 10:30 p.m.-10:50 a.m. or 11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through July 25.
  • "Toddler Storytime," for 2-year-olds and caregivers, 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesdays or Fridays, through July 29 and July 3-27.
  • "Preschool/Elementary Storytime," 10:30a.m-11 a.m. Tuesdays or Fridays, through July 31.
  • Tuesdays: Bookworms Unite! book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
  • June 21: "Kites for Little Tykes," by Matt Costabile, for ages 2-5,10:30 a.m.-11a.m.
  • June 27: Drive-in Movie Night, for 6th-12th graders, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • June 27: Peculiar Jugglers, 1 p.m.

St. John's Catholic Church

1208 Ky.

  • June 23: Mexican Fiesta, 5 p.m.-midnight.

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.
  • June 23: Crown Center Antique Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Kansas City Crown Hyatt Hotel

2345 McGee St., Kansas City.

  • June 23-24: G.I. Joe Collectors' Convention, Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 a.m.

Flea Market

I-70 Business Center, 1035 N. Third.

  • June 24: Flea market and antique sale.

Kansas City Zoo

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

  • "All Access," through July 20.
  • White Alligators, through Sept. 30.
  • Nocturnal Safaris, through Sept. 29.
  • Say Cheese: Kansas City Zoo Photo Contest, through Aug. 31.
  • Sunset Safaris, through Aug. 16.
  • June 17: Father's Day at the Kansas City Zoo.
  • "Dolphins," "Wild California," "Michael Jordan to the Max" and "Solarmax."

National Agricultural Hall

of Fame

Bonner Springs, 12 miles west of downtown Kansas City, I-70 at Bonner Springs exit.

  • June 23-24: Hot Dog and Ice Cream Days.

Powell Gardens

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

  • July 28-29: Cooking with BUGS.
  • Peggy Guest, watercolors and sculpture, through June 29.
  • Tropical Conservatory Display, through July 29.
  • "Big Bugs," by Dave Rogers, through Aug. 19.

Worlds of Fun and Oceans

of Fun

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

  • June 21-Aug. 19: Summer Spectacular.

LECOMPTON

  • June 23: Territorial Capital Festival, 7 a.m.-midnight.

BONNER SPRINGS

National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame

(913) 721-1075. 630 Hall of Fame Drive.

  • June 23-24: Hot Dog and Ice Cream Days.

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

Skunk Run Days Arts and

Humanities Festival

City Park, Fifth and Main streets.

  • June 22-26: Chautauqua Days, Forest Park, downtown Ottawa.

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.

Englewood Theatre

10917 Winner Road.

  • June 21-24: Area (19)51 Film Festival, sci-fi film festival.

WICHITA

Wichita Center for the Arts

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

  • June 21: "Just Imagine," 8 p.m.
  • June 22: "Shampoo," 8 p.m.
  • June 23: "Shampoo," 2 p.m., "Eraserhead," 8 p.m.
  • June 24: "Just Imagine," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • June 27: "The Times of Harvey Milk," 8 p.m.
  • June 28: "Kitten with a Whip," 8 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.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • June 21: Gallery talk on Charles Marshall by curatorial assistant in prints and drawings Cori Sherman, 7 p.m.
  • "Collage Relief Prints," 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., June 26-27; 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., June 28-29.
  • June 28: "Within the Reach of All: Charles Marshall and the Kansas State Federation of Art," lecture by Bill North, senior curator at the Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University, 7 p.m.

Children's programs; pre-registration required.

  • June 26-27: "Collage Relief Prints," art appreciation class for children in grades 1-3, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
  • June 28-29: "Collage Relief Prints," art appreciation class for children in grades 4-6, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays (Kansas Collection and Special Collections only).

  • "Young American Readers."

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, June-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.
  • "Marching Toward Justice," through June 30.
  • 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.

Combat Air Museum

(913) 862-3303. Public aviation museum at Forbes Field. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.

Ward Meade House

(913) 235-0806. 124 N. Fillmore. Victorian house, log cabin, old school and botanical gardens, with tours and crafts shop. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

LECOMPTON

Territorial Capital Museum

(913) 887-6148. National Historic Registrar Site, near downtown Lecompton. Exhibits about territorial Kansas. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

Constitution Hall

(913) 887-6520. National Landmark, Kansas HIstoric Site. 319 Elmore. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Bleeding Kansas exhibits. Free.

VINLAND

Coal Creek Library

Eight miles south of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 1055, east on Douglas County Road 460. Established Nov. 22, 1859. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Sundays, April through October. Area historical information. For appointment, call (913) 594-3960.

OSKALOOSA

Old Jefferson Town

(785) 863-2070. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday evenings through November. Collection of vintage buildings, including John Steuart Curry boyhood home, a bow string bridge, wind wagon sculpture, windmill, bell tower and five acres of native grass and wildflowers. Group tours by appointment.

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.

Events

  • June 23: "Gold of the Nomads," family day, noon-4 p.m.

Music

  • June 22: Don Accurso, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

The Kemper Museum

of Contemporary Art

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

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

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.
  • Snoopy and Peanuts memorabilia on display June 21 - Oct. 27

Union Station-Science City

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

  • "Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets," 11:15 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
  • "Titanic," through Sept. 9.
  • "Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure," film.
  • "Oasis in Space,"1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Sundays and 10:45 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.
  • "After Hours," with the McFadden Brothers, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
  • "True Colors," 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m. , 4:45 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon, 12:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
  • "Sky Quest," 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Fridays.
  • "Good Vibrations," 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday.
  • "Mark Twain's America," 10 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.a nd 5:15 p.m. Sundays.
  • "Encounter the Third Dimension," 5:30 p.m. Saturdays.
  • "Challenger Learning Center's Rendezvous With a Comet," Family Missions, 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.
  • "Mysteries of Egypt," "Encounter in the Third Dimension," "Mark Twain's America," "Sky Quest."
  • "Pink Floyd's The Wall," 10:15 p.m., 11 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
  • Laser Shows, "Laser Magic," "Laser Retro," "Laser Beatles," "Laseropolis."
  • "Rendezvous with a Comet," 11 a.m., 12:15 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., Wednesdays-Sundays.
  • "Magic of Flight," 12:15 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m.Mondays-Thursdays, 12:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m Fridays-Saturdays, noon, 3:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays.
  • "PopMania," 6:15 p.m. daily.
  • "Union Station Stories" exhibit, 6 a.m.-midnight daily, show 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Fridays, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sundays.
  • Union Station tours, 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 11:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 Fridays-Saturdays, and 12:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. Sundays.

ST. JOSEPH, Mo.

Albrecht-Kemper Museum

of Art

2818 Frederick Blvd. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.

  • Works of Bill and Susan Tinker, through Sept. 9.
  • Works of Kelly Johnson and Shirley Harryman, through Sept. 9.

OTTAWA

Old Depot Museum

(785) 242-1250. 135 W. Tecumseh. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms, ongoing.
  • "Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.
  • "Fom Far Away Russia: Russian-Germans in Kansas," through July 11.

ATCHISON

Atchison County Historical

Museum

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

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

WICHITA

Wichita Art Museum

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

  • "Southwest Impressions."

Wichita State University Edwin A. Ulrich Museum

(316) 978-3664. WSU campus. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

  • Photographs by Gordon Parks.

Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

(316) 265-9314. 204 S. Main. Hours; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

  • "Glamour Gowns -- Very Velvet."

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.

Harry S. Truman Library

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

  • Exhibition of Truman's high school theme books.

MANHATTAN

Beach Museum of Art

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

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

LOGAN

Dane G. Hansen Memorial

Museum

(785) 689-4846. 110 W. Main. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

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

DENVER

The Denver Art Museum

(303) 640-4433 through March. 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.

  • "Sunken Treasures: Ming Dynasty Ceramics from a Chinese Shipwreck," through Nov. 18.
  • "Giants of Melanesia: Monumental Art from the South Pacific,"through June.
  • "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.
  • "European Masterpieces: Six Centures of Paintings from the National Gallery of Victoria, Australia," June 23-Sept. 9.

OMAHA, Neb.

Joslyn Art Museum

(402) 342-3300. 2200 Dodge St.

  • "Treasures of Chinese Scholar, through Aug. 26.
  • "Painter/etcher: the American painter-etcher Movement," through Sept. 30.

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). Wo

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