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October 11, 2001

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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.
  • Oct. 13: Son Venezuela.

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.

  • Oct. 11: Lance Fahy, 7 p.m.

The Blue Moon

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

The Bottleneck

841-5483. 737 N.H. Club with dance floor and live music, featuring local and out-of-town bands. 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.
  • Oct. 11: Brent Berry & the Roots Crew, all-ages, 5:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 11: Kristi Stremel, Musico, 10 p.m.
  • Oct. 12: The Schwag.
  • Oct. 13: Pomeroy, The Feds, Mandown.
  • Oct. 15: Deathcab For Cutie, The Prom, Shiner.
  • Oct. 16: Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Revely Trio, DJ Japanese Montag.
  • Oct. 17: Bob Schneider, Ike Reilly.
  • Oct. 18: Maceo Parker, Drums & Tuba.

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.

Coco Loco

842-1414. 943 Mass.

  • Oct. 12: Women of KU, Black Mollys.

Duffy's Tavern

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

  • Tuesdays-Saturdays: Karaoke.

Eagle's Lodge

843-9690. 1803 W. Sixth St.

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

Flamingo Dance Academy

331-2227. 1117 Mass.

  • Fridays: Retro night dance party, 8 p.m.-midnight.
  • Sundays: Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

The Granada

842-1390. 1020 Mass. Acoustic Lounge/local music night, Tuesdays. Rewind with DJ Michael Scott, Thursdays. Ladies Night, Fridays. XS with DJ Scott Allen, Saturdays.

  • Oct. 16: The Big Wu.
  • Oct. 17: Alien Ant Farm, Pressure 4-5, Dredg.

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.

  • Oct. 14: Darrin Craig and David Lipkind, 8 p.m.

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.

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.

  • Oct. 11: Trucker.
  • Oct. 12: Matt Moom.
  • Oct. 13: The Deal.
  • Oct. 17: Maggie Drennon Band.
  • Oct. 18: Phat Albert.

Kaspars Public House

843-9621. 3115 W. Sixth St.

  • Mondays: Lawrence Dart League.
  • Wednesdays: Live Action Trivia, 8 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Karaoke.

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.

  • Oct. 14: Bardo Pond, Everest.

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.
  • Fridays: Karaoke, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

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.

VFW

843-2078. 138 Ala.

  • Thursdays: Bingo/pull tabs, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

TONGANOXIE

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.

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.

KANSAS CITY

B.B.'s Lawnside Bar-B-Q

(816) 822-7427. 1205 E. 85th St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 12: Rockin' Jake Band.
  • Oct. 13: Linda Shell's Blues Thang.

The Beaumont Club

(816) 561-2668. 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 12: Son Venezuela.
  • Oct. 18: BR5-49.

Big Daddy's Cajun Kitchen

(816) 471-3339. 112 E. Mo., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Wednesdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Jam, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.

Blayney's

(816) 561-3747. 415 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Saturdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Danny's Big Easy

1610 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 12: Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, 8 p.m.-12 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.

  • Oct. 11: Angrius.
  • Oct. 12: Element, Robico & the Death Ray, Angels.
  • Oct. 13: Mojo Twins, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Oct. 13: Daybirds, Builder, 11 p.m.
  • Oct. 16: C. A. Waller.
  • Oct. 17: Eleni Mandell.
  • Oct. 18: The Goners, Parlay.

El Torreon

(816) 419-7278. 3101 E. Gillham, Kansas City, Mo. All shows start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

  • Oct. 12: Traindodge, Tyko, Riddle of steel.
  • Oct. 13: Saved By Grace, Sister Mary Rotten Crotch, Punchline, Tanka Ray, Rock Over London, Torn Within Arms.

Filling Station

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

  • Fridays: DJ 101 Mike Savage.

Grand Emporium

(816) 531-1504. 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. All shows start at 9 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

  • 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.
  • Oct. 11: KC Blues Society, Abb Locke.
  • Oct. 12: Southern Culture on the Skids, Big Iron, The Domino Kings.
  • Oct. 13: Southern Culture on the Skids, Paladins.
  • Oct. 15: Single Bullet Theory.
  • Oct. 16: Jim Suhler.
  • Oct. 17: Culture.
  • Oct. 18: Jive.

The Hurricane

(816) 753-0884. 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. All shows start at 9 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

  • Oct. 11: Harlow, Moxy.
  • Oct. 12: Players Club, Jumbo's Killcrane.
  • Oct. 13: Moaning Lisa, Sugabomb.
  • Oct. 14: Box Car Satan, Midget Whores, Dead Sexy.
  • Oct. 16: Totimoshi.
  • Oct. 17: Drums & Tuba, Handsome Family, The Hearers.

Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen

(816) 525-1714. 29th and Barry Road, Lees Summit Mo.

  • Nov. 17: Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, 8 p.m.-12 p.m.

Jazz: A Louisiana Kitchen

119th and Strang Line Road, Overland Park.

  • Oct. 13: Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.
  • Oct. 18: Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-11 p.m.

The Levee

(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.

Lucky Brewgrille

(913) 403-8571. 5401 Johnson Dr., Mission.

  • Wednesdays: DJ Bobby Keys.
  • Fridays: DJ Bobby Keys.
  • Saturdays: DJ Steve Thorell.

Missie B's

(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.

  • Oct. 11: David Basse.
  • Oct. 12-13: David Basse.
  • Oct. 17: David Basse & Angela Hagenbach.
  • Oct. 18: David Basse.

Niener's Bar & Grill

815 N. Noland Road, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 17: Flotsam & Jetsam, Bent, Diesection Ate, Urban Disorder.

O'Dowd's Little Dublin

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

  • Oct. 13: Bob Harvey.

The Peanut

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

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

The Roxy

(913) 236-6211. 7230 W. 75th St., Overland Park.

  • Mondays: Magia Latina Band.
  • Tuesdays: Thulium.
  • Wednesdays: Billy & the Voodoo Kittens.
  • Thursdays: Phil Callier.
  • Sundays: Phil Callier.
  • Oct. 12: Hot House.
  • Oct. 13: G-13.

Sparkbar

(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.

Tomfooleries

(816) 753-0555 47th and Pennsylvania streets, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Thursdays: Lonnie Ray Blues Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Waldo Bar

7438 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Fridays: Velvet Freeze.

WJ McBride's

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

  • Tuesdays: Bob Reeder.

TOPEKA

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 and the 39th Street Blues Band.

MUSIC MUSIC

LAWRENCE

Borders

331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

  • Oct. 14: Darrin Craig and David Lipkin, Oregon folk duo, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Corpus Christi Catholic Church

6001 West 15th.

  • Oct. 13: Lawrence Civic Choir, 8 p.m.

Kansas University

  • Wednesdays: "Brown Bag Classics" recitals, 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.
  • Fridays: "Tunes at Noon," noon-1 p.m., plaza in front of Kansas Union, through Oct. 12.
  • Oct. 11: 2nd Annual Collage Concert, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.
  • Oct. 15: Margaret Marco, oboe, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall.
  • Oct. 17: Alan Hawkins, bassoonist and music theory professor, 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union.
  • Oct. 17: Jazz Ensembles I & II, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

KU Carillon

Memorial Drive, Kansas University.

KU Recitals

Recitals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 3:30 p.m. Sundays in Swarthout Recital Hall, unless otherwise noted.

  • Oct. 17: Alan Hawkins, bassoon, 12:30 -1 p.m., Alderson Auditorium.

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.

  • Oct. 14: Natalie Cox, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Liberty Hall

749-1912. 644 Mass.

  • Oct. 14: Travis, Remy Zero.
  • Oct. 15: Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Oct. 11: 2nd Annual Collage Concert, 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 14: Guarneri String Quartet, 2 p.m.
  • Oct. 14: Salute to America, 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 17: Jazz Ensembles I and II, 7:30 p.m.

West Side Folk

865-FOLK. Information Web site: www.westsidefolk.org. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

  • Oct. 13: John Gorka, Sam Shaber opening, Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt., 7:30 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Church of the Resurrection

13720 Roe Ave., Leawood.

  • Oct. 11: Twila Paris, Michelle Tumes, Out of the Grey, 7:30 p.m.

Folly Theater

(816) 842-5500. 12th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 11: "Inside the Music," 6 p.m., The Onion String Quartet, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 12: "Inside the Music," 7 p.m., The Onion String Quartet, 8 p.m.
  • Oct. 13: Jane Monheit, 8 p.m.

Friends of Chamber Music

(816) 561-9999. Concerts at the Folly Theater, 12th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo., unless otherwise noted.

  • Oct. 11: Orion String Quartet, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 12: Orion String Quartet, 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.

  • Oct. 12: Inti-Illimani.
  • Oct. 13: Ewa Podles, contralto.

Kansas City Chorale

(816) 931-8273.

  • Oct. 14: White Recital Hall, UMKC, 4949 Cherry, 2p.m.
  • Oct. 16: Asbury United Methodist Church, 75th and Nall, Shawnee Mission, 7:30 p.m.

Kansas City Music Hall

(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.

  • Oct. 19-20: Kansas City Symphony, 8 p.m.

The Madrid Theatre

(816) 753-4909. 3810 and Main, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Fridays: ballroom and salsa dancing.
  • Oct. 13: Peter Rowan, Tony Rice, Vassar Clements.

Midland Theatre

1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 12: Margaret Cho.

Municipal Auditorium

13th and Wyandotte streets, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 17: "The Run-A-Way Orchestra."

Starlight Theatre

(816) 931-3330. 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 12: Wynonna, 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.

  • Oct. 12-14: Sondheim's "Into the Woods."
  • Oct. 15: Musica Nova.

Uptown Theatre

(816) 753-8665. 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 13: Incubus, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 16: The Black Crowes, Beachwood Sparks, 7 p.m.

ST. JOSEPH, Mo.

Cathedral Church of St. Joseph

519 N. 10th St.

  • Oct. 13: Classical Chamber Orchestra and Organ Recital, 8 p.m.

TOPEKA

Washburn University

19th and Washburn streets, White Concert Hall.

  • Oct. 16; Washburn/Coleman Hawkins Memorial Jazz Series, 7:30 p.m.

BALDWIN

Espress Yourself

(785) 594-9909. 713 High St.

  • Oct. 12: Andy Schipper and Joe Desch, jazz.

OTTAWA

Ottawa Municipal Auditorium

(785) 242-8810. Third and Hickory streets. All shows at 7:30 p.m.

  • Oct. 13: "One Man, One Wife Show," with Mickey Rooney, Otawa Suzuki Strings, 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 17: "Run-A-Way Orchestra," with Seem-To-Be Players, 9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.

DANCE DANCE

LAWRENCE

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Oct. 11: School of Fine Arts Collage Concert, 7 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

Lyric Theater

1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 11-14: Kansas City Ballet.

THEATER THEATER

LAWRENCE

Card Table Theatre

832-0595. Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St., unless otherwise noted.

  • "Running With The Big Dogs," Mourning Glorie," Oct. 12-13, 8 p.m.; Oct. 13, 11 p.m.; Oct. 14, 2:30 p.m.

Dale Easton Apple Valley

Theater

(888) 634-4219 or (785) 876-2114. Near Lake Perry.

  • Saturdays in October: "Frankenstein," 8 p.m.

English Alternative Theatre

For ticket reservations, call 864-3642.

  • Oct. 12-14: "Running with the Big Dogs" and "Mourning Glorie," 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Oct. 13 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth.
  • March 8-10: "Final Four" competition, 8 p.m., 100 Smith Hall, Kansas University.
  • April 1: Staged reading of "Fools Dot Com," 8 p.m., 100 Smith Hall, Kansas University.

Kansas University

Ticket information, Murphy Hall Box Office, 864-3982, or the Lied Center Box Office, 864-2787.

  • Oct. 11-14: "Six Degrees of Separation," 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 Taffetas," through Oct. 14.

Lied Center

864-ARTS. West Campus, Kansas University.

  • Oct. 13: "Ragtime," 7:30 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

American Heartland Theatre Co.

(816) 842-9999. Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Performance times vary. Show times: 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

  • "Solitary Confinement," through Oct. 21.

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.

  • "Sacagawea: Breath of an American Spirit," through Oct. 26.

Just Off Broadway Theatre

31st and Broadway streets, Kansas City, Mo.

  • "Othello," Oct. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, 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.

  • Oct. 12-Nov. 4: "Morning Star."

The New Theatre Restaurant

(913) 649-SHOW. 9229 Foster, Overland Park. Meals begin at 6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon Sundays.

  • "Social Security," through Nov. 4.

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.

  • Oct. 13: "Cool and Crazy," 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.

  • Oct. 16-Nov. 8: "The Boxcar Children."

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.

  • "BecauseHeCan," Oct. 12-Nov. 4.

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.

  • "Starmites," through Oct. 13.
  • "Dracula," Oct. 12-Nov. 3.

MANHATTAN

Kansas State University

Nichols Theatre

  • Oct. 11-13: "A New Brain," 8 p.m.

MISC MISC

LAWRENCE

Borders

331-3226. 700 N.H. Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays. Thursday Stories, 10:30 a.m., and Saturday Stories, 11 a.m., children's amphitheater; Chess Club, 7 p.m. Mondays.

Douglas County 4-H

Fairgrounds

21st Street and Harper.

  • Oct. 13-14: Lawrence Kennel club Dog Show, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Ecumenical Christian

Ministries

843-4933. 1204 Oread Ave.

  • Family barn dance and potluck dinner, Oct. 14, 4 p.m.

Farmer's Market

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.

Hastings Books Music and Video

832-0719. 1900 W. 23rd St.

  • Mondays: Pokemon League, 7 p.m.
  • Saturdays: Story times.

Kansas State University

  • Oct. 13: 11th annual Neak Frasty Step Show, 7 p.m.

Kansas University

  • Oct. 14: SUN RUN, 8 a.m.

Kansas University men's

basketball

Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas University. Home games with asterisk. Dates and time central and subject to change.

  • Oct. 12: Late Night with Roy Williams, 9 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.

  • Tuesdays:" Bookworms Unite!" book club for 8- to 12-year-olds, 4 p.m.-5 p.m.
  • Oct. 11: The Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale.
  • Oct. 11: Lawrence Art Guild meeting, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
  • Oct. 12: Film series.
  • Oct. 16: "Hispanic Heritage," book group discussion, 7:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 17: "Hispanic Heritage," book discussion group, 7:30 p.m.

The Raven Bookstore

749-3300. 6 E. Seventh St.

  • Oct. 15: Maxine Clair, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Sports Collectibles Show

Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St.

  • Oct. 14: Octoberfest, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.

KANSAS CITY

American Royal

(816) 221-8189. 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 11-14: Hunter/Jumper Show, various times.
  • Oct. 13: Draft Horse Invitational, 6 p.m., Hale Arena.
  • Oct. 14: 3rd Annual American Royal Regatta, 1 p.m., Kemper Arena.

Ameristar Casino Hotel

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

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

Blue Valley Library

(913) 495-3850. 900 W. 151st St., Overland Park.

  • Oct. 18: Author Richie Tankersly Cusick, 7 p.m.-8 p.m.

Central Resource Library

9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park.

  • Oct. 16: The Writer's Place Poetry Reading Series, 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 11: Great Books Reading and Discussion Program, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Crown Center

2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 12-13: Wilderness Reflections Art Show.

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

138th and Switzer.

  • Oct. 11-21: Pumpkin Patch.

Gary's Berries

8 miles east of Topeka or 8 miles west of Perry on Hwy. 24. Turn south on Decatur Rd.

  • Fall Festival, through Nov. 3.

Kansas City Public Libraries

Aregentine Branch, 2800 Metroplitan Ave., Kansas City , Kan., (913) 722-7400, Main Branch, 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan., (913) 551-3280, West Wyandotte Branch, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan., (913) 596-5800.

  • Oct. 15: "Orson Kong," film, 5:30 p.m., main branch.

Kansas City Zoo

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

  • Oct. 27-28: "Boo at the Zoo," 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • "All Access," through July 20, IMAX.
  • "Solarmax," through Sept. 3, IMAX.
  • "White Alligators," through Sept. 30, IMAX.
  • "Amazing Journeys," opens Oct. 1, IMAX.
  • "Journey Into Amazing Caves," through Dec. 31, IMAX.
  • "China: The Panda Adventure," through Dec. 31, IMAX.

Midland Theatre

1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

  • Oct. 12: Margaret Cho, 8 p.m.

Powell Gardens

(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.

Union Station

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

  • "Racecar: Science of Speed," through Oct. 14.
  • Oct. 11: "A T-Rex Named Sue," 10 a.m.-noon.

Worlds of Fun and Oceans

of Fun

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

  • Hallo-Weekends: Saturdays & Sundays, through Oct. 28.

BONNER SPRINGS

National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame

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

  • Oct. 13: Shee Fest 2001, National LamB-BQ Contest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Hayrides, Fridays-Sundays in October.
  • Rory Mattson, watercolors, through October.

O'Malley's Courtyard

Short and Welt Streets.

  • Oct. 12-14: Irish Festival.

TOPEKA

Barnes & Noble

(785) 273-9600. 6130 S.W. 17th St.

  • Wednesday and Saturday: Storytime and Craft Hour, 10 a.m.

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.

SPRING HILL

Spring Hill Library

(913) 592-3232. 109 S. Webster.

  • Oct. 14-20: Teen Read Week.

LINDSBORG

  • Oct. 12-14: Swensk Hyllningsfest.
  • Oct. 13: Butch Tompson, Svensk Hyllningsfest.

WICHITA

The Kansas Coliseum

1229 E. 85th Street North.

  • Oct. 14: Flea Market, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

ST. LOUIS, Mo.

Missouri Botanical Garden

(314) 577-0855.4344 Shaw Blvd.

  • "Talking Leave," exhibit, Oct. 18-Nov. 14.

BONNER SPRINGS

Renaissance Festival

Just off I-70 and K-7. Open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., rain or shine.

  • Oct. 13-14: Enchanted Spirits.

PEABODY

  • Oct. 13: Peabody's Own Great Fair of 2001, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Peabody City Park.

MUSEUMS MUSEUMS

LAWRENCE

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."

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.

Exhibits

  • "American Indian Art," through Nov. 3.
  • "Alberto Vargas: The Esquire Pinups," through Dec. 30.
  • "History of Photography," Oct. 13-Dec. 30.

Programs, lectures, films and events

  • Oct. 11: "War Goddesses: Women, World War II, and the Vargas Girl," 7 p.m.

Kansas University Natural History Museum

864-4540 or 864-4450. On Jayhawk Blvd. on KU campus. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.

Programs for children; to register, call 864-4173.

  • Oct. 14: "Putting Bones Together," 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., ages 4 and 5.
  • Oct. 14: "Anatomy Academy," 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., ages 6 and 7.

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.

  • "John Gould: Birds and Beasts," through mid November.

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.

  • 13th Annual Lawrence Indian Arts Show, through Oct. 21.
  • Oct. 11-14: Beadwork workshop with George Blackwood.

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."

TOPEKA

Heartland Orthodox Christian Museum

(785) 234-5993. 523 S.W. Van Buren.

  • "Spiritual Treasures of Czarist Russia: Holy Russian Icons, 1660-1917," through Oct. 31.

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, Oct. 13-Dec. 9.

LECOMPTON

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.

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.

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

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 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 Oct. 14.

Planetarium

  • 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 Michal Rovner, Oct. 12-Jan. 6.

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

  • "Mirror with a Memory: The American Daguerreotype," Oct. 13-Jan. 6.
  • "Carrie Mae Weems: The Hampton Project," Oct. 13-Jan. 6.

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.
  • Snoopy and Peanuts memorabilia, through Oct. 27

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," Oct. 13 - 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.
  • "Racecar: Science of Speed," 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, through Oct. 14.
  • "Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure," 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 18.
  • Southern Belle train rolls into Union Station, through Oct. 21.
  • "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.
  • Oct. 6-7: "La Strada Dell'Arte" street painting festival. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 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.

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