Abe & Jake's Landing
785-312-7116. 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.
Nov. 30: Sellout.
Dec. 1: Pomeroy.
Dec. 5: Tech N9ne, Bombsquad.
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. Fourteen 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 Blue Moon
841-1533. 1910 Haskell Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-2 a.m. Live music Friday nights.
841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands. All shows begin at 9 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Sundays: Smackdown Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m. Karaoke with Super Ton Ton, 11 p.m.
Mondays: KJHK presents open mike night.
Nov. 29: KJHK Birthday show featuring The Dismemberment Plan, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, Triangle.
Nov. 30: Kill Creek, The Appleseed Cast, Jared Sholz & the Trelese.
Dec. 1: Son Venezuela.
Brown Bear Brewing Co.
331-4338. 729 Mass. Bands play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. DJ Kilby, Monday and Friday nights. DJ JP, Wednesday and Saturday nights. Carol Dressler's Acoustic Showcase, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. first Saturday of the month. Karaoke, first Thursday of ever month.
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.
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.
842-1390. 1020 Mass. Rewind with DJ Michael Scott, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. XS with DJ Shaud, Saturdays.
Dec. 4: Nortec Collective, Scapegoat Wax.
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.
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.
Nov. 29: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band.
Nov. 30: The Diplomats, Pocket Space.
Dec. 1: The Draft.
Dec. 5: Poetry Slam.
Dec. 6: DJ Stupac.
JB Stouts Sports Bar & Grill
843-0704. 721 Wakarusa Dr.
Sundays: Service Industry Night from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. DJ, dancing, free pool.
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.
Dec. 6: Billy Ebeling, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 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.
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.
Dec. 6: Grand Champeen, Last of the V8s.
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.
Fridays: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
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.
Dec. 1: Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
843-2078. 138 Ala.
Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
(785) 594-9909. 713 High St. All concerts start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Nov. 30: Mark Dunn.
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.
(913) 631-2591. Fourth and Main streets. Alcohol- and smoke-free environment.
Saturdays: Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m.
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.
(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. All shows start at 10 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Nov. 29: Recliner, Bovine Arrival.
Nov. 30: Brannock Device, Eric.
Dec. 1: Mr. Marcos V7s.
Dec. 6: Nameless Numberless Headman, Stella Link.
(816) 767-9999. 11515 Hickman Mills Dr., Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: DJ 101 Mike Savage.
(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. All shows start at 9 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Mondays: Brother Ike's Rural Grit Happy Hour, 6 p.m.
Fridays: Brody Buster's Rush-Hour Rendezvous, 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays: Royal Blue Matinee with Millage Gilbert, 4 p.m.
Nov. 29: Redemptorist Harvester's Food Drive.
Nov. 30: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band.
Dec. 1: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band.
Dec. 3: Moaning Lisa, Love Tap.
Dec. 4: Popa Chubby.
Dec. 5: The Nadas, Mike Hosty.
Dec. 6: Nick Curran.
(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. All shows start at 9 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Nov. 30: Rebecca Gates, TJ Dovebelly, Ryan Brunsy.
Dec. 1: King Suckerman, The Diplomats.
Dec. 2: Les Savy Fav, The Apes, Dirt Nap.
Dec. 4: Sponge, The Gadjits.
Dec. 5: Rocket Fuel is the Key, Trusty Defiant.
Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen
(816) 561-5556. 39th and State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Dec. 5: Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
(816) 561-2821. 16 W. 43rd St., Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesdays: Round Midnite featuring Wes Blackman, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Wednesdays and 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.
(913) 403-8571. 5401 Johnson Dr., Mission.
Wednesdays: DJ Bobby Keys.
Fridays: DJ Bobby Keys.
Saturdays: DJ Steve Thorell.
(816) 561-0625. 805 W. 39th.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: Karaoke.
New Point Grille
44th Street and Southwest Trafficway, Kansas City, Mo. All shows begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.
Nov. 29-30: David Basse.
Dec. 5: David Basse & Angela Hagenbach.
Dec. 6-8: David Basse.
(913) 648-4242. 7042 W. 76th St., Overland Park, Kan.
Tuesdays: Acoustic open mike.
Thursdays and Saturdays: Karaoke.
(913) 236-6211. 7230 W. 75th St., Overland Park.
Mondays: Magia Latina Band.
Wednesdays: Billy & the Voodoo Kittens.
Thursdays & Sundays: Phil Callier.
(816) 421-5949. 9th & Walnut, Kansas City, Mo.
Tuesdays: Body Electric featuring Miss Michaela, Thatonegurl.
Wednesdays: Downtown Lounge featuring Flotilla, Khalil.
Thursdays: Organic featuring DJ konsept.
Fridays: Open-mike night.
Saturdays: Natural Disaster.
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.
(816) 753-0555 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.
(913) 451-3100. 12030 Blue Valley Pkwy., Overland Park.
Tuesdays: Bob Reeder.
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. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Wed.-Sat.
Wednesdays: Free dance lessons, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursdays: V100 Rock Night, free pool, 9 p.m.-11 p.m.; Thursday Night at the Fights, live boxing.
Fridays: Ladies Night.
Saturdays: 2 Steppin' and Line Dancin'.
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 p.m.-9 p.m.
Wednesdays: Karaoke, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Thursdays: Jam session, with John Henderson and friends.
Fridays: Big John 39th Street Blues Band.
St. Gregory's Bar
635 Harrison St.
Nov. 30: Mark T. Gottschall, 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 30: Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Wednesdays: "Brown Bag Classics" recitals, 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m.,
Nov. 30: Jazz Ensemble I, Bob Washut, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
Dec. 2: Student compositions and Mendelssohn overtures, with KU Symphony Orchestra, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center.
Dec. 3: University Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
Dec. 5: SFA Roundtable on Creativity, 12:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium.
Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, unless otherwise noted.
November: "Mahagonny Songspiel" and "Trouble in Tahiti," Black Box Theatre, Murphy Hall addition.
864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.
Dec. 3: "Salute to America," 7:30 p.m.
Union Pacific Depot
Second and Locust.
Dec. 1: The Country Gentlemen, country, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
West Side Folk
865-FOLK. Information Web site: www.westsidefolk.org. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m.; unless otherwise noted.
Nov. 30: Dan Crary
1800 Genessee, Kansas City, Mo.
Dec. 6: Slipknot, 40 Below Summer, In Flames.
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.
Nov. 30: Sara Davis Buechner, piano, 8 p.m. Pre-concert talk, Bill Everett, 7 p.m.
Dec. 1: "The Mickey and Judy Show," with Jeff Harnar and Shauna Hicks.
Dec. 2: Kansas City Symphony, David Lockington, conductor and Corey Cerovsek, violinist, 2 p.m.
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.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1: Kansas City Symphony, David Lockington, conductor and Corey Cerovsek, violinist, 8 p.m.
Dec. 2: David Lockington.
The Madrid Theatre
(816) 753-4909. 3810 Main, Kansas City, Mo.
Fridays: ballroom and salsa dancing.
Dec. 1: John Hiatt.
(816) 931-3330. 600 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan.
Dec. 1: Trans-Siberian Orchestra's Christmas Eve and other stories, 8 p.m.
13th and Wyandotte streets, Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 30: Weezer, Tenacious D, Jimmy Eat World, 8 p.m.
UMKC Conservatory of Music
(816) 235-2700 (ticket office). Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo. Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in White Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Dec. 1-2: A Candlelight Christmas.
Dec. 4: Conservatory Wind and Jazz Ensemble.
Dec. 6-7: Anima, Brazilian Music Residency.
Unity Temple on the Plaza
707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
The Kansas City Singers, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-2.
(816) 753-8665. 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 30: Isley Brothers.
William Jewell College
(816) 415-5025. Liberty, Mo. Performances at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
Dec. 1: Empire Brass, 8 p.m.
Dec. 4: Christmas Spectacular Program.
Dec. 2: Christmas music and lighter fare, 3 p.m., Yost Center.
331-2227. 1117 Mass.
Sundays: Swing dance, 9 p.m.-midnight; salsa and swing lessons, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
University Dance Company
Dec. 5-6: New Dance/Theatre/Music, 7:30 p.m., Elizabeth Sherbon Dance Theatre, Robinson Center.
Topeka Performing Arts Center
(785) 297-9000. 214 S.E. Eighth St.
"The Nutcracker," ballet, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 2, 3 p.m.
Kansas State University
Dec. 2: "The Nutcracker Ballet," 3 p.m., McCain Auditorium.
4715 Rainbow Blvd.
"Mystery of Christmas," ballet, Dec. 6, 1 p.m.; Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 9, 2 p.m.
Ticket information, Murphy Hall Box Office, 864-3982, or the Lied Center Box Office, 864-2787.
Nov. 30-Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-9: "The Cherry Orchard," Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall.
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.
"The Sound of Music," through Dec. 9.
"Remembering Greece," paintings, through Dec. 2, Gladys Six Green Room.
864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.
"Lerner & Loewe: Broadway Musicals from Brigadoon to Camelot," Dec. 4, 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
Dec. 6: "My Fair Lady," 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.
"Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical," through Jan. 6.
(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.
"Little House by the Shores of Silver Lake," through Dec. 30.
Johnson County Community College
(913) 469-4445. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Dec. 1: "The Mickey and Judy Show," 8 p.m.
Just Off Broadway Theatre
31st and Broadway streets, Kansas City, Mo.
The River City Review, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 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.
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.
"A Christmas Carol," through Dec. 29.
The New Theatre Restaurant
(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.
"Lumber Jacks in Love," through Feb. 3.
Stone Lion Puppet Theatre
(913) 894-9701. Fine Arts Theater, 5909 Johnson Drive, Mission. Performances at 10 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays.
Dec. 1: "Spawn of the Slithis," 10:30 p.m
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.
"A Partridge in a Pear Tree," through Dec. 22.
(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 Santaland Diaries," through Dec. 24.
"Fuddy Meers," Nov. 30-Dec. 30.
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.
"Honky Tonk Angels," through Dec. 29.
Wichita State University
(316) 978-3045. Miller Concert Hall, Duerksen Fine Arts Center.
"Wives," Nov. 29-30, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 1-2, 2 p.m., Welsbacher Theatre, 5015 E. 29th St.
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.
Nov. 30: "Voices of Wounded Knee," discussion and reading, 7 p.m.
Centenary United Methodist Church
Fourth Street and Elm.
"Festival of the Nativities," Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 1: Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade, 11 a.m.
Ecumenical Christian Ministries
843-4933. 1204 Oread Ave.
Nov. 29: Holiday Giving Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
842-3883. 11th Street and Vermont.
Homegrown and baked foods, 4 p.m.-6:30p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
Dec. 3: Gus Kayafus, photographer and exhibition designer, 6 p.m.
Hastings Books Music and Video
832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd St.
Mondays: Pokemon League, 7 p.m.
Saturdays: Story times.
Dec. 3: Emily Taylor and Marilyn Stokstad Women's Leadership Lecture, Sara Paretsky, 7:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium.
Dec. 5: School of Fine Arts Roundtable on Creativity, 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m., Alderson Auditorium.
Kansas University men's basketball
Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University. Dates and time central and subject to change.
Dec. 1: at Arizona, CBS, 2:30 p.m.
Dec. 4: Wake Forest, ESPN, 8 p.m.
Lawrence Arts Center
843-ARTS. Ninth Street and Vermont.
Dec. 1: Holiday Art Fair.
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.
Tuesdays: "Bookworms Unite!" book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
Dec. 2: Red Ribbon Art Auction, 7 p.m.
Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread. Noon-1 p.m.; lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Dec. 5: "Diversity in KU International Students."
15350 W. 119th St., Olathe, (913) 764-0336.
Nov. 29: The Alpha Search, booksigning, 7 p.m.
707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 29: "Divine Intuition," Lynn A. Robinson, M.Ed., 7:30 p.m.
2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
"Nuncrackers: The Nunsense Christmas Musical," through Jan. 6
Ice Terrace open through March 24.
"Little House on the Shores of Silver Lake," through Dec. 30, Coterie Theatre.
Hallmark Visitors Centor displays Sundblom Santas, through Dec. 31.
Crayola Christmas Land, through Dec. 31.
Choir performances, through Dec. 21.
John Knox Village Pavilion
(816) 246-4343. 520 N.W. Murray, Lee's Summit, Mo.
Craft Patch Craft Show, Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Kansas City Zoo
(816) 513-5700. Call (816) 513-IMAX for theater information. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
WildLights!, through Dec. 30.
"Journey Into Amazing Caves," through Dec. 31, IMAX.
"China: The Panda Adventure," through Dec. 31, IMAX.
(816) 697-2600. Located east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.
Mary Ann Soerries, photography, through Dec. 31.
Miniature Trains, through Dec. 31.
Dec. 1: Breakfast with Santa in Caf Thyme, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Dec. 1: Douglas Niedt, classical guitar, 7 p.m.-3 p.m.
Dec. 2: Doug Talley Quartet, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Dec. 2: Holiday Tea, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Dec. 2: The Spirit Bells, 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Dec. 2: Musica Sacra, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., chapel.
(816) 501-4151.1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Mo.
Nov. 29: Midwest Poets Series, 7:30 p.m., Mabee Theater.
30 W. Pershing Road; located at the corner of Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.
"The Human Body," 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., Sunday.
Barnes & Noble
(785) 273-9600. 6130 S.W. 17th St.
Wednesday and Saturday: Storytime and Craft Hour, 10 a.m.
(785) 235-1986. 17th Street and Topeka Blvd.
Nov. 29-Dec. 2: 24th annual Festival of Trees.
"A Stunning Holiday Lighting Event," through Dec. 29, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. nightly.
(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.
Arts Organization Statewide Conference, Friday, 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m, through Dec. 1.
Nov. 30: Daniel Dancer, photojournalist, 1:30 p.m., Garvey Fine Arts Center.
High and Eighth streets.
Dec. 2: Christmas parade, 6 p.m.
Ottawa Ransom Memorial Auxiliary
Dec. 2: Christmas Homes Tour 2001, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
(316) 264-0448. 701 Amidon.
"Illuminations," Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
The Kansas Coliseum
1229 E. 85th Street North.
Dec. 2-9: World Wide Paint Horse Congress, Pavillion.
ST. LOUIS, Mo.
Missouri Botanical Garden
(314) 577-0855.4344 Shaw Blvd.
"Ants in My Plants," exhibit, through Dec. 9.
"Grandma's Toychest: Whirligigs and Jumping Jacks," floral exhibit, through Jan, 3.
Holiday wreath exhibit, through Jan. 1.
Tower Grove House holiday tour, through Dec. 1.
Dry flower decorations display, through Jan. 3.
Dec. 1-Jan. 13: "Vanishing Amphibians," exhibit.
Dec. 2: "Chanukah: Festival of Lights," 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Dec. 6-7: Carols in the Garden, 5 p.m.-9 p.m.
Dec. 6-7: Tower Grove House Candlelight Tours.
Dec. 1: Burlingame 12th Annual Country Christmas. Craft Fair at Kraus Hardware Warehouse and the old Schuyler School, 11 a.m.
Wellsville High School
6th and Walnut.
Dec. 1: Holidays in Wellsville, 7 a.m.-3 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."
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.
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.
"Alberto Vargas: The Esquire Pinups," through Dec. 30.
"History of Photography," through Dec. 30.
"Kwang Jean Park and Shinoda Toko," Dec. 2-Feb. 24.
Dec. 3: Gus Kayafas, photographer and exhibition, 6 p.m.
Programs, lectures, films and events
Dec. 2: "Pin-Up Girl," 2 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.
"Hatching the Past," through Jan. 31.
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.
"Winter Interlude," through mid-January.
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."
"Truth of Soul: African American Quilt Exhibit," by Marla Jackson, through Dec. 14.
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.
"Body," works by Ron Zonzales, through Dec. 9.
Nov. 29-Dec. 1: Mulvane Woman's Board Annual Holiday Cafe and Gift Shop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kansas City Jewish Museum
5500 W. 123rd St.
Tokyo Pop exhibition.
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.
"Quilts: The Ties that Bind," through Jan. 13.
"Fairy Princess," Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22.
Fridays-Sundays: "The Truth Is Out There," ongoing.
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.
"Ken Aptekar: Painting Between the Lines, 1990-2000," through Dec. 2.
Works by Michael Rovner, through Jan. 6.
Dec. 2: Annual Snowflake Festival, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
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.
"Mirror with a Memory: The American Daguerreotype," through Jan. 6.
"Carrie Mae Weems: The Hampton Project," through Jan. 6.
Dec. 1: Kansas City Chorale and tree lighting, 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Kirkwood Hall.
Tree display, through Dec. 31.
Nov. 30: Curator's Gallery Talk: "Mirror with a Memory: The American Daguerroeotype," 7 p.m.
Dec. 1: "Being Georgia O'Keeffe: The Artists' View," by Wanda Corn, 2 p.m.
Dec. 1: "Weaving Histories: Word and Image," 11 a.m.
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.
"Here Comes Santa," through Jan. 5.
Union Station-Science City
(816) 460-2020. 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.
"A T. Rex Named Sue," through Jan. 1, 2002.
"Alien Adventure in 3D," 1:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. daily.
Laser & music shows: "Fright Light," "Laser Zeppelin," "The Wall," "Dark Side of the Moon," 8, 9, 10, 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday.
"Legends of the Night Sky," 10 a.m., 1 p.m. Monday- Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday.
"Oasis in Space," noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday-Thursday; noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., 6 p.m. Saturday.
"Stella by Starlight," 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m., 5 p.m. Sunday.
"Sticks of Thunder," 7 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday. 9 p.m. Friday for groups of 15 or more.
"Super Speedway," 5:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 5:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
"The Union Station Story," 6 a.m.-midnight daily.
Union Station tours, 11 a.m., 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2 p.m. 4 p.m. Sunday.
"Wings of Courage," 11:15 a.m., 4:15 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 4:15 p.m. Sunday.
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 Bridget Dobson, through Feb. 3.
"Places You've Been," works of Phillip Geller, through Feb. 3.
Dec. 1: Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
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.
Wichita Art Museum
(316) 268-4921. 619 Stackman Drive. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
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."
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.
Dec. 1-Jan. 27: "Wichita State University Alumni Exhibition."
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."
Truman Chrylers display, through Sept. 2002.
Dec. 2: Grand Opening, "Harry S. Truman: The Presidential Years," interactive exhibit, 2 p.m.
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.
Works by Ken Buhler, through Jan. 13.
"John F. Helm Jr.: A Retrospective," through Feb. 10.
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.
"Shaped with Passion," contemporary Japanese ceramics, through Dec. 30.
"Stopped," bird photography, through Dec. 30.
The Denver Art Museum
(303) 640-4433 through March. 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
"Preserving Patterns: The Quilts of Charlotte Jane Whitehill," through Dec. 9.
"Bruce Nauman," through Dec. 30.
"Alice Neel," through Dec. 30.
"The Cos Cob Art Colony: Impressionists on the Connecticut Shore," through Jan. 20.
Joslyn Art Museum
(402) 342-3300. 2200 Dodge St.
"Down in Front!" through early 2002.
"Painters and the American West: The Anschutz Collection," through Jan. 20.
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.
David Loewenstein's Community-Based Murals, through Dec.5.
Dec. 6: KU Ceramic Club and KU Intaglio Club Holiday Sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
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.
842-1991. 912 Ill. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays or by appointment.
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. 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.
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.
Diana Dunkley at Studio 3D
842-2858. 1019 Del. email@example.com
Diverse work in many media, including transparent watercolor figures and landscapes, abstract and allegorical metallic watercolors, monotypes, sculpture. Sometimes featuring work by other regional and international artists. Call for more information.
Downtown Upstairs Art Group
785-218-7507. 824 1/2 Mass.
Patrick T. Aistrup, abstract paintings; Michael E. Wallace, nonabstract paintings; Robert Hickerson, photography.
749-0430. 625 Walnut. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Imported African and Asian art. Call before visiting.
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 and Mark Mohr. Prints by Ken Grizzell and Jan Gaumnitz. Mixed media on paper by Colette Bangert. Photography by James Nedresky and Gary Mark Smith.
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.
331-3511. 11 East Eighth St. Hours: 7 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-2a.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Upstairs bar hours: 5 p.m.-2 a.m. daily.
Shelly Horst, photographs, upstairs bar.
Paintings by Chris Messer, Royal Flush Gallery, coffee shop bathroom.
Iveth Jalinsky Studio
749-4801 or 550-9530. By appointment only. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paintings by Iveth Jalinsky.
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.
15 E. Seventh St.
John Gladman, photography.
Julie Hammer Home Studio
841-1191 or 841-1800, by appointment only.
Watercolor paintings, prints and note cards.
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.
Dec. 4-6: SUA's Arts and Crafts Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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.
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.
Laura's Fine Art Studio
843-3969. 824 Mass. Original artwork by owner/artist Laura Torres Porter. Specializing in portraiture, customized artwork for murals, furniture, ceramics, logo design and more.
Lawrence Arts Center
843-ARTS. 200 W. Ninth St.
Student Show, through Nov. 30.
Dec. 1: Holiday Art Fair, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital
Nov. 29-Dec. 3: Lawrence Memorial Hospital Percent for Art Project.
Lawrence Public Library
Seventh Street and Vermont.
Pastels by Peggy Shopen; art by Lawrence Public Schools elementary art students.
Art by Lawrence junior high students, through Dec. 4.
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.
Oriental Trellis Works
843-2027, email@example.com, www.moderndaymasters.com. By appointment only; commission work available.
Original works by artist-designer Terry Miller, specializing in hand-crafted wood trellises, lattice panels, bird feeders and houses, custom picture framing, folding screens and more. All inspired by the Orient and Arts and Crafts movement.
Out of Nature into Paper
865-1404. By appointment.
Handmade paper, book arts, prints and collages by Lori Hinrichsen.
Pam Carvalho Prairie Found Studio
843-4350. 859 E. 1500 Road. By appointment only. Classes and lectures.
Works from dried materials, custom works from prairie plants, original dolls.
Paul Penny Home Studio
843-6700. 638 Ohio. Oil paintings of local scenes and the Midwest. By appointment only.
4831 W. Sixth St.
Debra Clemente, oils, pastels, pottery.
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.
Christmas ornament extravaganza, Jan Gaumnitz, ceramic miniatures; Matthew Buechner, blown glass; Mary Davis, metalworks; Charles Sayles, gold electroplating; and Marian O'Dwyer, glass.
PrairieFire: An American Bistro
724 Mass. Hours: lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, dinner beginning at 5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday.
Paintings by Louis Copt, Sam Farnsworth, Brian Slawson and Z. Allison.
Redfield's Stained Glass Studio
843-4039. 2050 E. 1550 Road. Hours: By appointment.
Custom stained and beveled glass.
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 including J. Brothers, J. Gaumnitz, L. Copt, R. Sudlow, B. Opelka, J.G. Brown, J. Orr, J. Whitenight, C. Krallman, Free State Glass, V. Brejcha and R. Zerwekh.
Paintings by Louis Copt, Robert Sudlow; sculptures, Jim Brothers.
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. A gallery featuring fine jewelry and crafts from local, regional and national artists.
Inge Balch, ceramics; Yoshiro and Esther Ikeda, ceramics.
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.
Paintings by Luther Narcomey, Doug Brown, Dolores Corcoran, Preston McCall; drawings by Julie Rice, Dana Andrews and Don Dane; sculptures by Patricia Shebola, Catherine Hale Robins, Craig Dan Goseyun and Pahponee.
The United Way Center of Douglas County
Foto Loco Photo exhibit, through December.
Valley Lane Studios
841-6138. 1335 Valley Lane. Hours: By appointment only. Shakura and Hobart Jackson home studios.
Works by Ben Graham, Maryann Gravino-Askew, John Haller, Hobart Jackson, Shakura Jackson, Ted Johnson, Gwyn Kitos, Sally Piller, Robert Sudlow and Gail Underwood.
Vibrations Studio and Vision's Performance Art Company
840-0450. 920 Del. Gallery, rehearsal and performance space, metaphysical reading room. Available for rental. Call for private showing of artwork, information on classes or information about Vision, a performing arts company. Call 840-0450 if you'd like to sponsor intensive training for performance art class.
Meditation and breath work, body and soul caretaking, Reiki, art of movement, Kundilini yoga, Waves for kids, mother and teen-age daughter yoga and art of bonsai classes.
Viewing of "Aura," by appointment only.
Sundays: Art Auction, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.
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.
Harley Davidson originals; watercolors by Vickie Vormehr and Gail Youngquist.
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.
Corridor Art Space
4041 Mill St., Kansas City, Mo. Located in the office of Gould Evans Goodman Associates, Westport Center.
"An Impulse Sustained," works by Tony Crowley.
(816) 842-4415. 1901 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
Terry Evans, photographs, Nov. 30-Jan. 5. Opening, Nov. 30, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.
Institute for Child Development
Synergy Art Space, Smith Building corridor, Olathe.
"Eye Spy: Believing is Seeing," through Dec. 28.
(816) 561-5333. 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, or by appointment.
Paintings by Gary Head, Ceramic Raku by Candone Wharton, Dec. 7-Dec. 28. Opening reception, Dec. 7.
Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art
(913) 469-8500 ext. 3972. 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.
"Old Gardens, New Greenhouse," through Jan. 13, 2002, HSC lobby.
(816) 561-2958. 4646 Belleview, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Works by Neiman, Pradzynski, Harrison and Roberts.
Kansas City Artists Coalition
(816) 421-5222. 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.
Teresa Pashcke, fiber works, Mallin Gallery; Lee Malerich, fiber, embroidery, Jacqueline B. Charno Gallery, through Dec. 8.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library
(913) 551-3280. 625 Minn., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
"Fifth Journey," by the artist of Impact, through Jan. 9.
Photographs by Angela Winholtz, Nov. 27-Jan. 23, Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library.
Kansas City, Kan., Public Library, Argentine Branch
2800 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.
Artwork by Kenneth E. Ensley, through Jan. 15.
(816) 333-3111. 327 E. 55th St., Kansas City, Mo.
Louis Copt, paintings.
(816) 842-8755. 412 Del., suite A, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.
"Wilbur Niewald: Paintings, Recent and 1960's," through Dec. 22.
Works by Wolf Kahn and Lynn Huber. Reception, Dec. 5, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., at Lulu Mac's.
Greenlease Gallery, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Mo.
"Time Over Time," Anita Toby, through Jan. 12.
Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art
(816) 474-1919. 2004 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.
Keith Jacobshagen, David Shapiro, Raphaelle Goethals, through Dec. 22.
Society for Contemporary Photography
(816) 471-2115. 2012 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and by appointment.
"Is Anyone Home?" moving pictures by Ted Victoria.
Amy Auerbach, Nov. 30-Jan. 4.
The Cloister Gallery
Grace Cathedral, 701 SW 8th, Topeka. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday.
Marge McNeer, watercolors, through November.
Topeka Art Guild Gallery
(785) 273-7646. 4131 S.W. Gage Center Drive. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
Holiday Show, through Jan. 3.
Online gallery featuring fine art fiber panels by Susan Knuth-Krebs.
Mutual Savings Assn.
"On location: A Wildflower Exhibition," paintings by Celia Smith.
The Aardvark Gallery
(785) 594-3980. 111 Sixth St. Hours: 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment. An eclectic collection by local and regional artists, including painting, photographs, sculpture, pottery and fiber art.
(785) 594-7470. 622 High St. Hours: 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. third Saturday of each month. Sculpture, photography, paintings and other artworks by regional artists.
Baker University student sculptures and paintings.
Holt-Russell Gallery in Parmenter Hall. Hours: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.
Gang of One vs. Stoneware Man, through Dec. 6.
Carnegie Cultural Center
501 S. Main. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
Gallery of Gifts holiday boutique, through Dec. 22.
"Treasures from a Missouri Attic," through January.
Kansas State University
"Innovative Austrian Architecture," through Dec. 7.
Urban Design Gallery
"Stations of the Cross," works by Henri Doner-Hedrick.
Wichita State University
Potters' Guild holiday sale and exhibit, Dec. 5, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.; Dec. 6-7, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Decorative Arts Guild juried exhibition, through Dec. 7.
"The Emprise Bank Collection Multiple Personalities: 1954-1970," Dec. 1-Jan. 27, Ulrich Museum.
"Wichita State University Alumni Exhibition," Dec. 1-Jan. 27.
Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery
401 N. First St.
"The Holiday Gift Show, through Dec. 30.
"Experimentation and Adventure," by Zona L. Wheeler, through Jan. 27.
Salina Art Center
242 S. Santa Fe.
Salina Art Center Annual Exhibition, local artists Traci Tullius, Cobi Newton, through Jan. 13.
Fort Hays State University
Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art.
(785) 628-4302. 600 Park St.
Printmaking Invitational, through Dec. 14.
Barton Community College
Shafer Memorial Art Gallery
245 NE 30th Rd.
"Molas: From Eden to Eternity," "Window Into Eternity: A Rediscovery of Holy Images," through Dec. 16. Reception, Dec. 9, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Highland Community College
(785) 442-6000. 606 W. Main. Walter Yost Art Gallery.
"Gordon Parks: Kansas Revisited," through Dec. 14.
(913) 367-4ART. 704 N. 4th.
"Three Perspectives," Cheryl Simonis, Elizabeth Jenkins, Donna Krizek, through Dec. 3.