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Archive for Saturday, April 13, 2002

Dancers break in new stage

Jazz and classical music fills the Lied Center

April 13, 2002

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Diversity rules this weekend.

The Prairie Wind Dancers will take the stage at the new Lawrence Arts Center, and the Festival of Bands will get the season started at Worlds of Fun in Kansas City, Mo.

The Lied Center will play host to the final day of the KU Jazz Festival tonight and to the Hutchins Consort Sunday afternoon, while Kansas University will be the site of a powwow.

Today

Worlds of Fun Festival of Bands, all day, Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, Mo.

"In a Garden," aha! dance theatre, 1 p.m., Frank Theis Park, Volker Boulevard and Oak Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Latin American Film Festival, 2 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University.

"Hamlet," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Spencer Theatre of the Performing Arts, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.

"In a Garden," aha! dance theatre, 4 p.m., Bluebird Cafe Garden, 17th and Summit streets, Kansas City, Mo.

"Right Between the Ears," 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Cordelia Brown at the Piano, 7 p.m., The Lodge, 502 Ames, Baldwin.

KU Jazz Festival, featuring KU Jazz Ensemble I directed by Maria Schneider and University of Colorado Jazz Ensemble I, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

KU-First Nations Student Assn. Powwow, 7 p.m., Anschutz Sports Pavilion, KU.

Beth Irvin and Friends, with Lizzie Lou, 7:30 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main, Tonganoxie.

"ART," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

"Arsenic and Old Lace," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

"Dames at Sea," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Harlem Knights," 8 p.m., Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

Prairie Wind Dancers, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

Sunday

Worlds of Fun Festival of Bands, all day, Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, Mo.

The Hutchins Consort, 2 p.m., Lied Center.

Lawrence Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert, 2 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Reception for Thomas Fox Averill, 2 p.m., West Wyandotte Branch, Kansas City Public Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, Kan.

"Woven Harmony," classical guitarist Robert Bluestone and weaver Rebecca Bluestone, 2 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

"Dames at Sea," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Hamlet," 2 p.m., Spencer Theatre of the Performing Arts, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Arsenic and Old Lace," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

David Sedaris, book reading, 7:30 p.m., Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Harlem Knights," 8 p.m., Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dance Academy, 1117 Mass.

Ongoing

"Tutankhamun: Wonderful Things" exhibit, through April 21, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Wow! That Oughta Be In a Museum," through April 24, Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, Ottawa.

"Observations on Nature," by Harold Roe, through April 30, Gallery of Rural Art, National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, Bonner Springs.

"Behind the Screen: Making Motion Pictures and Television," through May 12, Union Station, 20 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo.

"Contemporary Ceramics East and West" and "Goltzius and the Third Dimension," through May 19, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

"Tim Rollins/KOS and the Langston Hughes Project," through May 26, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

"Langston Hughes, A Voice for All People," through May, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, KU.

"Small Paintings" by Alex Katz, through June 2, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940, from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown," through June 30, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

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