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February 21, 2002

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LAWRENCE

 Reverend Horton Heat, Nashville Pussy, Split Lip Rayfield, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

 Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Shannon McNally, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-5483.

 Patriot Son, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

 DJ Randy Foster, Abe and Jake's, 8 E. Sixth St., 312-7116.

 The Forty-Fives, The Greenhornes, 9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass, 749-7676.

 John Weatherwax and the Junk Yard Jazz, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St., 842-3415.

KANSAS CITY

 Mark Wills, 8 p.m., The Beaumont, 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

FRIDAY

LAWRENCE

 Shiner, Proudentall, The Casket Lottery, The Vida Blue, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. 841-5483.

 Vanilla Ice, 8:30 p.m., Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth, 841-3888.

 The Band That Saved the World, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass, 749-3320.

 Blue 88, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.

 Retro night dance party, 8 p.m.-midnight, Dance Academy, 1117 Mass., 331-2227.

KANSAS CITY

 Cretin 66, The Switch Hitters, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 E. Gilham, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 419-7278.

 Robert Randolph, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

TONGANOXIE

 Tom Eversole on baby grand piano, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant, 427 E. Fourth St., (913) 369-2337.

SATURDAY

LAWRENCE

 Machine Head, Darwin's Waiting Room, 3rd Strike, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-5483.

 Blue Condition, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.

 Blues Bums and a Babe, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.

 Machine Head, Darwin's Waiting Room and 3rd Strike, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-5483.

KANSAS CITY

 Lonnie Brooks, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

 Kidz Show, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Border's, 91st and Metcalf, Overland Park, (913) 642-3642.

TONGANOXIE

 Live jazz, featuring Mr. Van's Jazz Band, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant, 427 E. Fourth St., (913) 369-2337.

 Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, (913) 631-2591.

SUNDAY

LAWRENCE

 Heads, Hands and Feat, 10 p.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass., 841-1960.

 The Calling, Laura Dawn, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. 841-5483.

 Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Dance Academy, 1117 Mass., 331-2227.

KANSAS CITY

 Guided By Voices, The Anniversary, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 Ani DiFranco, 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass, 749-1972.

 The Clumsy Lovers, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-5483.

KANSAS CITY

 Joey DeFrancesco, Pat Martino, 8 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-8463.

TUESDAY

LAWRENCE

 Jay Farrar, Mark Spencer, Anders Parker, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1032 Mass., 842-1390.

 Ghosty CD release party, The Letter E (Tiger Style), Billy, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

 Live music, with lead singer of Simon Wonderbrown, 9 p.m., JB Stouts Sports Bar & Grill, 721 Wakarusa Drive, 843-0704.

KANSAS CITY

 Kings X, Scene 34, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

WEDNESDAY

LAWRENCE

 Sick of It All, Suicide Machines, The Distillers, Shai Hulud, 9 p.m.,The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-5483.

KANSAS CITY

 The Clumsy Lovers, 9 p.m., The Grand Emporium, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

 Bob Schneider, Convoy, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

MUSIC

THURSDAY

LAWRENCE

 "The High Romantic Era," KU Symphony Orchestra and mezzo-soprano Joyce Castle, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-ARTS, 864-3477 or 864-3982.

KANSAS CITY

 Blake Shelton, 7 p.m., Ameristar Casino Hotel, 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo., (877) 675-9330.

FRIDAY

KANSAS CITY

 "Our Sinatra," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 The Lettermen, 7 p.m., Ameristar Casino Hotel, 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo., (877) 675-9330.

OTTAWA

 Lemual Sheppard, Annual Jazz Coffee House, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, 515 S. Main, Ottawa, 242-8478.

SATURDAY

KANSAS CITY

 Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, kid's show, 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Borders, 9108 Metcalf, Overland Park, (913) 642-3642.

 "Our Sinatra," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 The Yellowjackets, 8 p.m., The Folly Theater, 12th and Central, (816) 474-4444, pre-concert discussion with artists at 7 p.m.

OTTAWA

 Grand Ladies of the Grand Ole Opry, 7:30 p.m., Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, Third and Hickory streets, (785) 242-8810.

SUNDAY

LAWRENCE

 The Spencer Consort, 2:30 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU's campus, 864-4710.

KANSAS CITY

 "Mahalia  A Gospel Musical," 3 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 Kansas Brass Quintet, 4 p.m., St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 6630 Nall Ave., Mission, 863-ARTS.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 Kansas Brass Quintet, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, KU's campus, 864-3436.

TUESDAY

LAWRENCE

 Shanna Carlson, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Holidome's Ballroom, 200 McDonald Drive, 841-7077.

KANSAS CITY

 The Chieftains, 8 p.m., Midland Theatre, 1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-8600.

BALDWIN

 National Song and Dance Company of Mozambique, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University, 594-0316.

HIGHLAND

 Highland Community College Music Department Pops Concert, 7:30 p.m., Highland Community College, 606 W. Main, (785) 442-6000.

WEDNESDAY

LAWRENCE

 KU Harmonie, 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m., Kansas Union's Alderson Auditorium, 864-3436.

THEATER

THURSDAY

LAWRENCE

 "The Waiting Room," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982 or 864-ARTS.

 "Eleemosynary," by Lee Blessing, 8 p.m., Hashinger Residence Hall Theatre, KU, 864-4390.

 "The Vagina Monologues," by Eve Ensler, 8 p.m., Burge Union, KU, 864-3982.

KANSAS CITY

 "House of Yes," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 "The Winter's Tale," 8 p.m. Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

 "The Rainmaker," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

TOPEKA

 "Buffalo Soldier," 10 a.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth, (785) 297-9000.

 "Never the Sinner," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

FRIDAY

LAWRENCE

 "The Waiting Room," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982 or 864-ARTS.

 "The Vagina Monologues," by Eve Ensler, 7 p.m., Kansas Union Ballroom, KU, 864-3982.

 "Eleemosynary," by Lee Blessing, 8 p.m., Hashinger Residence Hall Theatre, KU, 864-4390.

KANSAS CITY

 "House of Yes," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 "The Winter's Tale," 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

 "The Rainmaker," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

 "Buffalo Soldier," 7:30 p.m., The Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St., (816) 474-4444.

TOPEKA

 "Never the Sinner," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

 "Arcadia," 8 p.m. , Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, (785) 231-1010, ext. 1639.

WICHITA

 "A Doll's House," 8 p.m., Irene Vickers Baker Theatre, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central, (316) 634-2787.

SATURDAY

LAWRENCE

 "The Vagina Monologues," by Eve Ensler, 7 p.m., Kansas Union Ballroom, KU, 864-3982.

 "Eleemosynary," by Lee Blessing, 8 p.m., Hashinger Residence Hall Theatre, KU., 864-4390.

KANSAS CITY

 "House of Yes," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 "The Winter's Tale," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

 "The Rainmaker," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

OTTAWA

 "Grand Ladies of the Grand Ole Opry," 7:30 p.m., Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory, (785) 242-8810.

TOPEKA

 "Never the Sinner," 7:30 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

 "Arcadia," 8 p.m. , Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, (785) 231-1010 ext. 1639.

WICHITA

 "A Doll's House," 8 p.m., Irene Vickers Baker Theatre, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central, (316) 634-2787.

SUNDAY

LAWRENCE

 Auditions for "Arsenic and Old Lace," 7 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

KANSAS CITY

 "House of Yes," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 "The Winter's Tale," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

 "The Rainmaker," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

 "Mahalia: A Gospel Musical," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

WICHITA

 "A Doll's House," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Irene Vickers Baker Theatre, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central, (316) 634-2787.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 Auditions for "Arsenic and Old Lace," 7 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

TUESDAY

KANSAS CITY

 "The Rainmaker," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

 "The Life and Times of the Three Little Pigs," 10 a.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-1400.

WEDNESDAY

KANSAS CITY

 "The Rainmaker," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

 "The Life and Times of the Three Little Pigs," 10 a.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-1400.

MISCELLANEOUS

THURSDAY

LAWRENCE

 "Aloneness," by Monteen Lucas, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

 "Jesus and the Buddha: Reflections on Ancient Christian and Buddhist Spiritual Thought," 7 p.m., English Room, Kansas Union, 864-1615.

 "Art in the Struggle for Freedom," award-winning film by Abe Osheroff, 7 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art auditorium, KU campus. 864-4710.

 "Long Night's Journey Into Day," Hall Center Lecture Series with Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffman, 7:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU, 864-2436.

KANSAS CITY

 "Lessons In Living," Susan L. Taylor, 7:30 p.m., Unity Temple on the Plaza, 707 W. 47th St., (816) 561-1627.

FRIDAY

LAWRENCE

 James Preston Girard reading and book signing, 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St., 749-3300.

 "Healing, Imagery and Form: The Art of Nurses," fundraiser for the Ballard Center and Kansas State Nurses Assn., District 17, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Back to the Garden, 619 N. Second, 832-0178.

TOPEKA

 Kansas Silent Film Festival 2002, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., White Concert Hall, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka, (785) 580-4513.

SATURDAY

TOPEKA

 Kansas Silent Film Festival 2002, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., White Concert Hall, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka, (785) 580-4513.

EMPORIA

 Peking Acrobats, 7 p.m., Albert Taylor Hall, Emporia State University campus, (620) 343-6473.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 Hallmark Symposium Series, Anne Currier, ceramic sculptor, 6 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU. 864-4710.

 Chef Modupe on Nigerian culture and food, 11 a.m., large conference room, Independence Inc., 2001 Haskell Ave., reservations required, 841-0333.

TUESDAY

TOPEKA

 Douglas Wilder, first elected African-American governor in U.S. history, 7 p.m., Little Theatre, Washburn University, (785) 231-1010, ext. 2002.

BALDWIN

 Mozambique Dance Troupe, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University, (785) 594-6451 or (785) 594-2305.

WEDNESDAY

LAWRENCE

 KU vs. Kansas State, ESPN+, 8 p.m., Allen Fieldhouse, KU's campus, 864-3141.

 "Muslim Women in Literature" book discussion group, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

TOPEKA

 "Four Corners: One Woman's Solo Journey in the Heart of Papua, New Guinea," author Kira Salak, 7 p.m., lower level, Washburn University Memorial Union, (785) 231-1010, ext. 1441.

ONGOING

LAWRENCE

 Through Feb. 24: 2001 Association of American University Presses Book, Jacket and Journal Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., University Press of Kansas building, 2501 W. 15th St., 864-4155.

KANSAS CITY

 Through Feb. 28: Collection of Esther Howland Valentines on exhibit, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday, Hallmark Cards Visitors Center, P.O. Box 419580, (816) 274-5745.

 Through March 24: Ice Terrace, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

 Through March 3: Spring Garden Conservatory Show, Powell Gardens, east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50, (816) 697-2600.

 Through May 12: "Behind the Screen: Making Motion Pictures and Television," Union Station, 20 W. Pershing Road., (816) 460-2020.

 May 12-23: Gardens of Holland and England, Powell Gardens, east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50, (816) 697-2600.

TOPEKA

 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, Topeka Zoo, 635 S.W. Gage Blvd., (785) 272-5821.

WICHITA

ÂThrough March 3: Wichita Garden Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Century II Civic Center, 701 Amidon, Wichita, (316) 264-0448.

MUSEUMS

THURSDAY

LAWRENCE

 "Art in the Struggle of Freedom," film and discussion featuring filmmaker Abe Osheroff, 7 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU., 864-4710.

 Tour du Jour, "Photographs of the World Trade Center," by intern Elissa Anderson, 12:15 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU., 864-4710.

SUNDAY

LAWRENCE

 Spencer Consort, 2:30 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU., 864-4710.

KANSAS CITY

 Sunday Cinema: The 1960s, "I Wanna Hold Your Hand," 2 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-3737.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 Calligraphy demonstration by Fukushima Keido Roshi, noon, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU., 864-4710.

 Hallmark Symposium, Anne Currier, ceramics faculty member at Alfred University in New York, 6 p.m. Feb. 25, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU. 864-4710.

TUESDAY

LAWRENCE

 Fukushima Keido Roshi, lecture, 7 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU., 864-4710.

WEDNESDAY

LAWRENCE

 KU Perspectives, "Shouts from the Wall," 3:30 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU, 864-4710.

ONGOING

LAWRENCE

 Clinton Lake Museum, Route 5, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment, (785) 748-0800.

Exhibits: "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874," "Religion," "The Underground Railroad," "The J.C. Steele House."

 Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory, 500 Lindley Hall, KU, 964-3166. 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, on Mississippi Street west of the Kansas Union, KU, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, 864-4710.

Exhibits: "Form, Line and Light: The Work of Shinoda Toko and Park Kwang Jean," through Feb. 24.

"Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs Brought Home from the Spanish Civil War by American Volunteers," through March 10.

"Remembering 9/11: The World Trade Center in Photographs," through March 31.

"Tim Rollins/KOS and the Langston Hughes Project," Feb. 9-May 26.

"Goltzius and the Third Dimension," March 30-May 19.

"Amish Quilts 1880 to 1940, from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown," April 13-June 30.

 Kansas University Natural History Museum, on Jayhawk Boulevard on KU campus, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays, 864-4540 or 864-4450.

 Kenneth Spencer Research Library, behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays, 864-4334.

Exhibits: "Langston Hughes, A Voice for All People," through May.

 Museum of Anthroplogy, Spooner Hall, KU, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, 864-4245.

Exhibits: "American Indians of the Northwest Coast," through March 8.

"From Reservation to Corporate Office: A Donation of Southwest Art," through Aug. 18.

"Early Us in Africa," March 30-Aug. 18.

Kansas Archeology Week, March 31-April 7.

 Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, 841-4109.

Exhibits: "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."

KANSAS CITY

 Hallmark Visitors Center, Crown Center, 25th and McGee streets, Kansas City, Mo., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays, (816) 274-3613.

Exhibits: Creative and Hallmark Keepsake Ornament exhibit; J.C. Hall Christmas Trees, year-round.

 Johnson County Museum of History, 6305 Lackman, Overland Park, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays, (913) 631-6709.

Exhibits: "Seeking the Good Life" and "1950s All-Electric House," ongoing.

 Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and noon-4:30 p.m. Sundays, (816) 483-8300.

Planetarium: "The Truth Is Out There," Fridays-Sundays; Winter Skies Planetarium Show.

 The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., 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, (816) 561-3737.

Exhibits: Works by Bruce Yonemoto, through March 10.

Works by Bean Finneran, through April 7.

"Small Paintings" by Alex Katz and Kemper Museum Big Works, March 22-June 2.

 Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., 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, (816) 561-4000.

Exhibits:

 Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, (816) 333-9328.

Exhibits: "The Great Mystery" puppet shows, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

River and Prairie Storyweavers, 1 p.m. Saturdays.

"Good Bears of the World," through July11.

 Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, with extended hours to 8 p.m. Thursdays, (816) 460-2020.

"Behind the Screen: Making Motion Pictures and Television," through May 12.

TOPEKA

 Combat Air Museum, Forbes Field, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays, (913) 862-3303.

 Kansas Museum of History, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sundays, (785) 272-8681.

Exhibits: 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, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, 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, (785) 231-1124.

Exhibits: "Faces from the Mulvane Permanent Collection," through Feb. 24.

Hard Mud II ceramics exhibit, March 9-April 21.

Washburn Art Student Annual Exhibit, April 27-May 23.

Children's Art Exhibit, May 1-31.

Quilt 2001 Contemporary Quilts, June 1-July 28.

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

LECOMPTON

 Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, (913) 887-6520.

 Territorial Capital Museum, downtown, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays, (913) 887-6148.

VINLAND

 Coal Creek Library, 8miles south of Lawrence on Douglas County Road 1055, east on Douglas County Road 460, noon-4 p.m. Sundays, April through October, for an appointment call (913) 594-3960.

OSKALOOSA

 Old Jefferson Town, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Mondays through November, (785) 863-2070. 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.

OTTAWA

 Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, (785) 242-1250.

Exhibits: "Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms; "Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.

"Forging the Future: Bud Wilson and the American Dream," through Feb. 23.

Exaggerated postcards by William Harrison "Dad" Martin.

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.

 Harry S. Truman Library, U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street, (816) 833-1400.

Exhibits: Truman's high school theme books.

"Restoring the White House, 1948-1952: Photographs by Abbie Rowe."

Truman Chrsylers display, through September 2002.

ST. JOSEPH, Mo.

 Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, 2818 Frederick Blvd.,10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sundays, (816) 561-3737.

Exhibits: "Jacqueline Bishop: Terra, Intimo, Wooden Diaries," Feb. 8-March 24.

"Transformation of the Object: Anna Calluori Holcombe, Kathleen King, Teresa Tempero Schmidt," April 5-May 26.

Regional High School Art Exhibition, March 15-April 14.

MidAmerica Pastel Society, April 19-June 2.

GALLERIES

ONGOING

LAWRENCE

 Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU, 864-3209. 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.

Exhibit: Art Department Faculty Exhibition, through March 1.

Exhibit: Graduate Student Exhibition, March 3-8.

Exhibit: Kansas Clay Connections, March 10-22.

Exhibit: MFA Thesis Exhibition, March 24-29.

Exhibit: MFA Thesis Exhibition, April 1-5.

Exhibit: MFA Thesis Exhibition, April 7-12.

Exhibit: Senior Art Department Exhibition, April 14-19.

Exhibit: Visual Communications Scholarship Exhibition, April 21-26.

Exhibit: Design Craft Area Scholarshp Exhibition, April 28-May 3.

Exhibit: Installation Class 2002 Annual Exhibition, May 5-9.

 Do's Deluxe, 416 E. Ninth St., 841-2254.

Exhibit: "A Valentine from Nick Vacarro," works by Nick Vacarro, through February.

 The Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. Ninth, 843-1001.

Exhibit: "The End of Art," paintings by John Geery.

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

Exhibit: "Dream Variations," artworks inspired by Langston Hughes' works, through Feb. 28.

 Borders, 700 N.H., 331-3226.

Exhibit: Watercolors by Lynn Metzger, through Feb. 28.

 SilverWorks and More, 715 Mass., 842-1460.

Exhibit: Majolica Ceramic Show, through March.

 Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art museum auditorium, KU campus. 864-4710.

Exhibit: "Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs Brought Home from the Spanish Civil War by American Volunteers."

 Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Exhibit: Lawrence Photo Alliance and Lawrence Art Guild's Langston Hughes exhibit, through March 31.

Exhibit: "Let America Be America Again," mural inspired by Langston Hughes, gallery.

Exhibit: Lawrence Art Guild's art exhibit, gallery, lower level.

 Fields Gallery, 712 Mass., 842-7187.

Exhibit: Stoneware sculpture by Ryan Paget; paintings by Paula Hauser Leffel, Lauretta Hendricks-Backus, K.M. Kern, Mark Mohr, and Colleen Zacharias Gregoire; prints by Ken Grizzell; mixed media on paper by Colette Bangert; photographs by James Nedresky, Trish Nixon and Gary Mark Smith.

KANSAS CITY

 Morgan Gallery, 412 Del, suite A, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-8755.

Exhibit: "Unfinished: Collaborations with Circumstance," by Zigmunds Priede, and works by David Vertacnik, through Feb. 23.

 Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, 2004 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-1919.

Exhibit: Works by Monica Reede, Charles Timm-Ballard, Rosalyn Schwartz, Barbara Kreft and Earle Radford, through Feb. 23.

 Morgan Gallery, 412 Del, Suite A, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-8755.

Exhibit: "Friends, Colleagues: A Celebration of Work," works by Victor Babu, Robert Silverman, Sarah Jaeger, Richard Hensley, Donna Polseno, Andrew Martin, Katherine Sharbaugh, James Connell, Gail Bush and Josh DeWeese, March 8-???. Opening reception, 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. March 8.

 Jayne Gallery, 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. (816) 561-5333.

Exhibit: "Habitat -NYC," more than 25 paintings inspired and created since Josh George has moved to Nw York City, through Feb. 28.

TOPEKA

 Collective Art Gallery, 3121 S.W. Huntoon, (785) 232-4254.

Exhibits: Works by Larry Peters, Bobbie Rieger, Lindsay Smith, Lois Van Liew and Mary Dorsey Wanless, through February.

BALDWIN

 Art Affair, 622 High, (785) 594-7470. Hours: 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. third Saturday of each month.

Exhibit: Works by Lawrence Photo Alliance, through March 9.

WICHITA

 Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central, (316) 634-0593.

Exhibit: "50/50: Black and White Photography," by Dale Strattman and David Quick, through March 17.

Exhibit: Non-objective paintings by John Ochs, through March 17.

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