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.
March 22: DJ.
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.
749-7699. 601 Kasold. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Ten pool tables, Astros matches the pot for Sunday tournaments.
Bambino's Italian Cafe
832-8800. 1801 Mass. Music by acoustic singer-songwriters on Thursday-Sunday nights.
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands. Smackdown Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Sundays. Open mike, Mondays.
March 22: Nelly Furtado.
March 23: Einstein Electric, Random Happenings, The Revely Trio.
March 24: Be/Non, Onward Crispin Glover, Tawni Freeland 4, Egomaniacs, Mark Reynolds.
March 26: The Donnas, Bratmobile, Selby Tigers.
March 27: J. Mascis and the Fog, featuring Mike Watt and George Gerz.
March 28: The Appleseed Cast, Everest, Tijuana Crime Scene, Teriyakis.
March 29: Panel Door, Danny Pound, The Ugly Boyfriend, Shawnee.
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.
March 22: DJ JP.
March 23: DJ Kilby.
March 24: DJ JP.
March 27: Open mike with Lonnie Fischer.
March 28: TBA.
March 29: DJ JP.
842-7030. Ramada Inn, 2222 W. Sixth St. Opens 4 p.m. daily.
843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth St.
Wednesdays and Fridays: Bingo, 7 p.m.
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.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. PUMP with DJ Scott Allen, Saturdays. Sub Surface, with DJ JJ Mesmer and Marcel Tempest, Mondays. Acoustic Lounge, Tuesdays. Live local music, Wednesdays. Retro dance party, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. Pump-all new dance night, Saturdays.
March 25: Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains.
March 28: Klammies pre-party.
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.
March 25: Billy Ebeling.
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.
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.
March 22. The Blacks, T.K. Webb, rockabilly blues rock.
March 24: W.C. Clark, blues guitarist.
March 26: The Spanktones, open jam.
March 28: Revely Trio, funk/jazz.
March 29: Trucker, rock.
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. Live bands on Fridays and Saturdays.
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.
March 23: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Kaspars Public House
843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.
Mondays: Lawrence dark league.
Wednesdays: Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
March 22: Billy Ebeling, 7:30 p.m.
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.
Wednesdays: DJ Kirby.
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.
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.
749-5067. 623 Vt. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. Darts, pool and shuffleboard. Live music every Saturday.
Harper Market Square on East 23rd St.
Tuesdays: Open jam, 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. Live music Friday and Saturday nights.
First and third Wednesdays: Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m.-midnight.
Second Wednesdays: Eddie Haskell's Middle Finger.
March 23: Dru and the Geezers.
843-2078. 138 Ala.
Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main streets. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
(816) 561-2560. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.
March 22: Leftover Salmon.
March 26: The Urge, Shudderbug.
112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.
Wednesdays: Jam session, with Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club
(816) 753-1909. 3402 Main St.
March 22: National Fire Theory, Seven Mile Drive.
March 23: Snowden, To Conquer, String and Return.
March 24: The Gadjits, Parlay.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
March 22: Rory Block, Betsy Ellis and Mel McDonald.
March 23-24: Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band.
March 26: Nairobi Trio, Tabla Rasa, Flatland.
March 27: BCR and the Tower of Cracked Reeds.
March 28: Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa.
March 29: Over the Rhine, Rose Polenzani.
(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
March 22: DJ Roland.
March 23: Gunfighter W, Q & the Engineers.
March 24: Creature Comforts, Secret Liquor Cure, Lost in the Eighties.
March 25: Spooky Pajamas, The Filter
March 26: Guided by Voices, Creeper Lagoon.
March 27: Raging Slab, Hydrafader.
March 28: Chris Tolle, The Figgs, Warhorse, Electric Wizard.
March 29: Waker.
29th and Barry Road, Kansas City Mo.
March 23: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.
39th and State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.
March 24: Billy Ebeling and the Late for Dinner Band.
New Point Grille
44th Street and Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo.
March 22: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
March 23-24: David Basse, Matt Pittman, Sam Johnson, 7 p.m.-1 a.m.
March 27-28: Allen Monroe, Trelicious, 7 p.m.-11p.m.
March 29: David Basse, Greg Richter, Matt Pittman, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
Stanford and Sons
504 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Mondays: Open mike night, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Best of Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.
47th and Pennsylvania streets, Kansas City, Mo.
Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
7438 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: Velvet Freeze.
Westport Flea Market and Grill
817 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
March 25: LCD.
Old World Cafe
(785) 271-5910. 5217 SW 28th Court.
Fridays: Dan Kozak Saxophonia.
Saturdays: Dan Kozak Jazz Trio.
March 28: Brown Bag Classic, flutist Sarah Fox and flutist Guy Montes, 12:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.
March 29: University Singers, Men's Glee Club, 6 p.m., St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1229 Vt.
Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
March 26: Faculty recital, Norman Paige, tenor, and Inci Bashar Paige, mezzo soprano, 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Drive, Kansas University.
Recitals are at 3 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, except holidays and when KU classes are not in session.
March 25: Elizabeth Egbert Berghout, recital, 3 p.m.
West Side Folk
865-FOLK. Information Web site: www.westsidefolk.org. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
March 29: Lucy Kaplansky, Beth Amsel, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.
Ameristar Casino Hotel
(816) 414-7000. 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo.
Sundays: Swing dance, with Dave Stephens, 2 p.m.
Barnes and Noble Bookstore
400 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
March 24: Mark T. Gottschall, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
416 W. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo.
March 30: The Sixteen, 8 p.m.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4445. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park. Performances at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in Yardley Hall, unless otherwise noted.
March 26: Caroline Lee, viola and Aeri Lee, piano, noon.
March 27: Kerry Strayer Quartet, noon.
Kansas City Symphony
(816) 471-0400. Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, unless otherwise noted.
March 30-April 1: Emanuel Ax, piano, 8 p.m. March 30-31 and 2 p.m. April 1.
(816) 842-5500. 12th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo.
March 24: Dave Holland Quintet, 8 p.m.
Lyric Opera of Kansas City
1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo.
"The Rake's Progress," 8 p.m. March 23 and 2 p.m. March 25.
Brown Bag Concert Series
Concerts from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., south side of the State Capitol.
March 28: Sarah Fox, flute, Guy Montes, flute.
19th and Washburn streets, White Concert Hall.
March 25: Pianist Daniel Beliavsky, 3 p.m.
March 26: Pianist Shiao-Li Ding, 7:30 p.m.
Ticket information, Murphy Hall Box Office, 864-3982, or the Lied Center Box Office, 864-2787. Performances at 8 p.m., unless noted otherwise.
"Temptation," 7:30 p.m. March 30-31, Inge Theatre.
Lawrence Arts Center
200 W. Ninth St.
March 30: Ric Averill Songbook, 7:30 p.m.
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.
"Forever Plaid," through April 29.
(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.
"The Glass Menagerie," through April 1.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4450. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
March 23: "Comedy of Errors," with The Acting Company, 8 p.m.
March 24: "O Pioneers," with The Acting Company, 8 p.m.
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.
Lyric Opera of Kansas City
(816) 471-7344. 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
"The Rake's Progress," March 23 and 25.
Martin City Melodrama and Vaudeville Co.
(816) 942-7576. 13440 Holmes, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
"The Three Musketeers," through May 6.
Missouri Repertory Theatre
(816) 235-2700. Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo. Performances at 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays.
"Blood Wedding," through April 1.
The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
"Norman, Is That You?," with Don Knotts, through April 15.
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.
"The Tale of Benjamin Bunny," through April 6.
(816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10. 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Shows begin at 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.
"Closer," through March 25.
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.
"Inherit the Wind," through March 24.
"Charlotte's Web," March 23-April 1.
(785) 594-6451. Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
March 29-31 and April 5-7: "Master Harold and The Boys," 7:30 p.m.
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.
Circle S Ranch and Country Inn
(800) 625-2839 or 843-4124, north of Lawrence.
March 29: Italian Food and Wine Pairing Benefit Dinner for Tibtan Buddhist monastery, 7 p.m.
Hastings Books Music and Video
832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd St.
March 25: Book signing by Max Yoho, author of "The Revival," 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
March 27: "Will Keim Speaks," lecture, 7 p.m.
Lawrence Public Library
843-3833. 707 Vt. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays.
Wednesdays: "Homework Nights," 4 p.m.-6 p.m.
"Feed Your Mind: Read," mini-reading program , through March 31.
Story times for children 3 years and older, 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Fridays.
Toddler story time for 2-year-olds, 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Fridays.
Books and Babies for children 8 months to 23 months, 11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays.
March 23: Harvest of Arts planning committee, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
March 25: Read Across Lawrence.
March 28: Lawrence Sesquicentennial Commission, 4 p.m., Auditorium.
March 29-April 1: Friends of the Library Book Sale.
749-1972. 644 Mass.
March 24: Henry Rollins Spoken Word Tour.
The Raven Bookstore
749-3300. 6 E. Seventh St.
March 29: Book signing by Michael Morley, author of "Building with Structural Panels, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Noon-1 p.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m.
March 28: "Through My Sight: A Soldier's Record of the WWII Invasion of Europe," Glenn Kappleman.
301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, Mo.
March 22-25: Flower, Lawn and Garden Show, 11a.m.-10 p.m. March 22-23, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. March 24 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 25.
Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
March 27: "Everest: Rise to the Challenge," lecture by Ed Viesturs, 11 a.m.
March 28: "Surviving the Holocaust," lecture by Nesse Godin, 11 a.m.
Metcalf South Mall
95th Street and Metcalf, Overland Park.
Fine Art Show, March 23-25.
Overland Park International Trade Center
115th Street and Metcalf, Overland Park.
March 24-25: Planet Comicon, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25.
(816) 697-2600. Located east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.
Orchid Conservatory Display, through May 13.
March 22: Screening of "Seven Girlfriends," 6:30 p.m.; filmmaker dialogue with Paul Lazarus, 7:30 p.m.
National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame
(913) 721-1075. 630 Hall of Fame Drive.
National Agriculture Week, through March 25.
Rice Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.
March 28: "Behind the Broken Words," with Roscoe Lee Browne and Anthony Zerbe, 7:30 p.m.
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.
"Women Artists and the Space of Femininity ca. 1700-1900," through May 20.
"Remembering the Family Farm: 150 Years of American Prints," March 24-June 3.
"Metaphor and Irony: Czech Scenic and Costume Designs 1920-1999," April 7-June 3.
Programs, lectures, films and events
March 31: "Plaff!" Latin American Feature Film Series, 2 p.m.
March 26: Gerhardt Knodel, director of the Cranbrook Academy Art, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
March 29: Pianist Michael Strening Jr., 7 p.m.
Tours du Jour
March 29: "Acquisitions from a Director's Viewpoint," by museum director Andrea Norris, 12:15 p.m.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
Behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU campus. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays (Kansas Collection and Special Collections only).
"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.
"Rock Art," through April 1.
"Blackbear Bosin: Artist and Collector," 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."
March 21: "Know Your Antiques," dishes of the 1930s, Lillian Lantis, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Clinton Lake Museum
(785) 748-0800. Route 5. Hours: 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment.
"Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874."
"The Underground Railroad."
"The J.C. Steele House."
Kansas Museum of History
(785) 272-8681. 6425 S.W. Sixth St. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays.
Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
"From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
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.
March 29: Writers Gerald Shapiro and Judith Slater, 7 p.m.
"Bleeding Kansas Counties" series
March 25: Lykins (Miami) County: Preachers and Politics," by John Nichols, Miami County Historical Society.
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.
"Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s," through May 6.
"Winslow Homer and the Critics" walk-in tours, 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Friday, through May 6.
March 25: "Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 170s," 1 p.m.
March 25: "Ancient and Classical Art," 2 p.m.
"Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s," 1 p.m. Wednesdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through May 6.
March 28: "American Artists at Home and Abroad: Mary Cassatt," 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
March 23-24: Seventh Annual Children's Film Festival, 7 p.m. March 23 and noon-4 p.m. March 24.
March 25: "Winslow Homer: Controversy and the Critics in the 1870s," theater, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
March 29: "Under Construction: Architecture, Urbanism and Place in Modern America," 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
March 30: 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.
Paintings by Kojo Griffin, through April 8.
Works from the permanent collection, March 23-June 10.
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.
"Seeing the Unseen: Dr. Harold E. Edgerton and the Wonders of Strobe Alley, through May 6.
Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
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.
Works by Mark Florence, March 25-30.
"Never Knew What Hit Her," video installation and performance, Traci Tullius, March 25-30.
The Art Cornerstone
843-4750. 925 Iowa.
Paintings by Tyson Schroeder and sculptural novelties by Guy Messanger, through April 15.
Artframes Gallery and Artforms Sculpture Garden
842-1991. 912 Ill. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays or by appointment.
Back to the Garden
749-3109. 619 N. Second St., one block north of Kansas River bridge. Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.
Back to the Garden
1017 Mass. (second location). Works by Celestial Ironworks and other unique art for house and garden.
Blackbird Trading Post
841-1498. 1011 1/2 Mass. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. six days a week, except closed on Tuesdays. Art, antiques, unusual treasures.
Works by Gotfred Beardshear.
749-0200. 820 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. on Thursdays; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Contemporary fine crafts by national and local artists, including ceramics, metal, wood, jewelry and furniture.
The Bourgeois Pig
843-1001. 6 E. Ninth St. Hours: 7 a.m.-2 a.m. daily.
Mixed-media assemblages by Kendra Herring, through April 1.
865-0502. 1012 Mass. www.carmesi.com. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays-Saturdays; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
Original ceramics, glass works, jewelry and artwork by Thomas Hart Benton, D. Brown, G. Carmody, D. Dunkley, K. Campbell, Free State Glass, L. Hinrichsen, M. Jones, J.G. Kellas, C. Ledeker, E. Lerner, B. Maurland, J. Nedresky, C. Schaffer, P. Shopen, S. Teicher, Lisa and John Ross, R. Taylor, Chuck and Murf Dixon, Terry Miller, Albo Glass, Bob Gent and Hartzell Grey.
Silent auction of signed poster by Peter Max and works by Jon Narum, Ardys Ramberg, Lora Jost, Jimmy Lee and John Sullivan, through March 31.
Celia Smith Studio
843-8417. 907 W. 27th Terrace. Hours: By appointment only.
Symbolic and narrative paintings; holistic portraits, prints and cards.
Creative Hand Studio
832-9413. 2504 Westdale Road. Call for an appointment.
Original art by Barbara Jarvis, including paintings, collages, wall designs, borders, art arrangement and hanging.
Kristin Dempsey Portraiture and Fine Art Studio
749-3368 or (800) 640-1230, code 01. 1804 Ill. Call for appointment. Web sites: www.dempseyportraits.com; www.kristindempsey.com.
Pencil, charcoal and oil portraiture, including pets; oil paintings; limited prints, note cards, commercial illustration.
841-2254. 416 E. Ninth St.
Private collection of Marty Olson.
749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.
500 Locust Gallery
832-9867. 500 Locust. Gallery open by appointment or by calling 841-6138 or 842-5328.
Recent figurative works by Askew, Dunkley, Graham, Haller, Jackson, Johnson, Piller, Sudlow, Underwood, L. Ramberg and Tyner.
The Fields Gallery
842-7187. 712 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and 12:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Sundays.
Paintings by Jodi Brown, Laurette Hendricks-Backus, Adam Kleine, Kim Kern, Paula Hauser Leffel and Tom Russell; mixed-media on paper by Colette Bangert; stoneware sculptured by Ryan Paget; photography by Jeff Barnett; and paintings and drawings by Sheila Wilkins.
Free State Glass Gallery
840-0900. 1021 Mass. Hand-blown glass and sculpture. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.
842-2770. 723 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Works by national and international artists, including jewelry designs by Peter Zacharias and enamels by Faulker Fusaiy.
Haskell Indian Nations University
749-8417. 155 Indian Ave.
Exhibit of photos from the Rinehart Collection, library.
Iveth Jalinsky Studio
749-4801 or 550-9530. By appointment only. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paintings by Iveth Jalinsky.
15 E. Seventh St.
Fine art portraits.
Jennifer Immel Oldridge Home Studio
331-3090. 112 W. 15th St. By appointment only. Web site: www.sunflower.com/~dojo.
Pastel drawings, portraits, note cards and oil and acrylic paintings.
Julie Hammer Home Studio
841-1191 or 841-1800, by appointment only.
Watercolor paintings, prints and note cards.
Karla Nathan Home Studio
832-2835. 1754 E. 1200 Road. Open by appointment.
Hand-painted antique furniture, floral and landscape watercolors, murals and faux finishes.
Kansas Union Gallery
Level 4. Hours: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.
Works by Bruce Humphries, March 26-April 12.
Nepal exhibit, April 16-26.
Ceramics, Metal and Textiles Senior Show, April 30-May 10.
Laura's Fine Art Studio
843-3969. 824 Mass. Original artwork by owner/artist Laura Torres Porter.
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce
865-4411. 734 Vt.
Pet portraitures by Christine Dempsey, through March 31.
Lawrence Arts Center
843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth St.
Lawrence Art Guild All-Member Show.
Lawrence Public Library
Seventh Street and Vermont.
"Reflections of the Past," paintings by Delores Purdy Corcoran, Gallery and lower level, March.
"Art of Dorothy and Leonard Rosenthal," East and South entrances, March.
CASA of Douglas County display, March.
Public Health Works for Children, March.
Odyssey Design Studio
842-8759. 2730 Belle Haven Drive. By appointment only.
Featuring murals, trompe l'oeil, faux fashions, furniture, floor cloths and restorations by Nancy Ness.
Out of Nature into Paper
865-1404. By appointment.
Handmade paper, book arts, printmaking and collage by Lori Hinrichsen.
Paul Penny Home Studio
843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.
843-0080. 919 Mass. Hours: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Works by regional artisans in clay, fiber, glass, wood and more.
Mixed-media Zen paintings by Mike Moses.
Prairie Fire Restaurant
Paintings by Louis Copt.
Pam Carvalho Prairie Found Studio
843-4350. 859 E. 1500 Road. By appointment only. Classes and lectures.
Roy's Gallery and Framing
842-1554. 15th Street and Kasold. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring glassworks, ceramics and original artwork by artists.
Silver Works and More
842-1460. 715 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. Featuring stoneware by Jeffrey Kleckner, jewelry by Jim Connelly, hand-blown glass by Don Gonzalez, ceramics by Diana Thomas and furniture by Avner Zabari.
Southwest and More
843-0141. 727 Mass. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Specializing in American Indian jewelry and fine arts, Mexican imports and western style.
Downtown Upstairs Art Group
785-218-7507. 824 1/2 Mass.
Works by: Patrick T. Aistrup, abstract painting; Michael E. Wallace, nonabstract paintings; Robert Hickerson, photography.
Vibrations Studio and Vision's Performance Art Company
840-0450. 920 Del. Gallery, rehearsal and performance space, metaphysical reading room. Available for rental. Olive Eater's Teahouse, noon-2 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Call for private showing of artwork.
Offering body-caring, Reiki and ultra-slow movement classes.
Viewing of "Aura," by appointment only.
Vormehr and Youngquist Gallery
749-0744. 914 Mass. Hours: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. Artwork by Gail Youngquist and Vicki Vormehr.
Wheatfield's Bakery & Cafe
841-5553. 904 Vt. Hours: 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays.
Oil paintings by Jane Fortun, through March.
P. O. Box 4188. www.whitebirdstudio.com.
Online gallery featuring watercolor prints by Sherry Slaymaker.
841-5140 or 842-3154, by appointment. Realistic, figurative murals and paintings; specializing in portraits and commissions.
Z's Divine Espresso
842-7651. 1800 E. 23rd St., Suite A. Hours: 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays.
Photographs by Leslie Carson, through March 31.
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