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Archive for Saturday, February 23, 2002

Grand Ole Opry singers coming to Ottawa

February 23, 2002

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If you're in the mood for some jazz, some Frank Sinatra tunes or plays about women and women's issues, then you are in luck this weekend.

The Yellowjackets and a concert of Old Blue Eyes' favorites are scheduled in the Kansas City area, while the plays "Eleemosynary" and "The Vagina Monologues" are being staged in Lawrence.

Today

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

 Billy Ebeling & the Late For Dinner Band, kids' show, 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Borders, 9108 Metcalf, Overland Park.

 "House of Yes," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

 "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.

 "The Vagina Monologues," 7 p.m., Kansas Union Ballroom, Kansas University.

 Grand Ladies of the Grand Ole Opry, featuring Jeannie Seely and Jan Howard, 7:30 p.m., Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, Third and Hickory streets, Ottawa.

 "Never the Sinner," 7:30 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, Topeka.

 "Our Sinatra: a Big Band Musical," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

 The Yellowjackets, 8 p.m., The Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo. Preconcert discussion with artists at 7 p.m.

 "Eleemosynary," by E.M.U. Theatre and Card Table Theatre, 8 p.m., Hashinger Hall Theatre, KU.

 "The Rainmaker," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "Arcadia," 8 p.m., Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka.

Sunday

 "The Rainmaker," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

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

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

 "House of Yes," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

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

 "Mahalia  A Gospel Musical," 3 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

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

 "Mahalia: A Gospel Musical," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

Ongoing

 17th annual Lawrence Garden and Home Show and Home Show, 9 a.m.-8p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st Street and Harper Avenue.

 2001 Association of American University Presses Book, Jacket and Journal Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., through Sunday, University Press of Kansas building, 2501 W. 15th St.

 "Kwang Jean Park and Shinoda Toko," through Sunday, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 "Dream Variations," artworks inspired by Langston Hughes' works, through Thursday, Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

 Art Department Faculty Exhibition, through Friday, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU.

 Spring Garden Conservatory Show, through March 3, Powell Gardens, east of Lone Jack, Mo., on U.S. Highway 50.

 Wichita Garden Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, through March 3, Century II Civic Center, 701 Amidon, Wichita.

 "American Indians of the Northwest Coast," through March 8, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

 Works by Lawrence Photo Alliance, through March 9, Art Affair, 622 High, Baldwin.

 "Shouts from the Wall: Posters and Photographs Brought Home from the Spanish Civil War by American Volunteers," through March 10, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 Ice Terrace, through March 24, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

 "Remembering 9/11: The World Trade Center in Photographs," through March 31, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

 Lawrence Photo Alliance and Lawrence Art Guild's Langston Hughes exhibit, through March 31, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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

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

 "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.

 "Good Bears of the World," through July 11, Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

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