Archive for Saturday, June 22, 2002

Shows bring cats, figure skaters and antiques to the Lawrence-Kansas City area

June 22, 2002

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You might want to celebrate the official arrival of summer by attending Hot Dog and Ice Cream Days in Bonner Springs or "Champions on Ice" at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Mo. Here are some other suggestions:

Today

"Second Annual 39th Street MoJo," cultural arts celebration, all day, Prospero's Books, 1800 W. 39th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Hot Dog and Ice Cream Days, all day, National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs.

Antique Vehicles Rally, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hiawatha.

Crown Center Antique Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

Fifth Annual K.C. Midwest ACFA Cat Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.

"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," 2 p.m., Coterie Theatre, 2450 Grand Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

Acoustic Community Jam Session, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., The Americana Music Academy, 745 N.H.

Heart, 7:30 p.m., Ameristar Casino Hotel, 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo.

"Champions on Ice," 7:30 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Reunion," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

"Incorporated!" by Theatre of Relativity, 8 p.m., NextSpace Gallery, 512 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.

Don Braden, 8:30 p.m., American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.

Sunday

Eleventh Annual Topeka Pond Tour, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., maps at Puddles N' Pads Water Garden, 4111 W. 16th St. or at 2600 S.W. Tutbury Road, Topeka.

Fifth Annual K.C. Midwest ACFA Cat Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.

Crown Center Antique Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," 2 p.m., Coterie Theatre, 2450 Grand Ave., Kansas City, Mo.

"Incorporated!" by Theatre of Relativity, 2 p.m., NextSpace Gallery, 512 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Reunion," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.

"Songs and Tunes of the Celtic Nations and Beyond," by Maria Anthony and Megan Hurt, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

Helen Hawley, carillon concert series, 5 p.m., Campanile, Kansas University.

Foreigner, Bad Company, Night Ranger, 6 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.

Mannheim Steamroller, 7:30 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road., Kansas City, Mo.

Dave Koz and Friends, 8 p.m., Uptown Theatre, 3700 Broadway St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Ongoing

Topeka Zoo, 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., Topeka.

"Stone Eye: 31 Bindings of a Single Text," through Sunday, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU.

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

"Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donnapermill," through June 30, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

"Ceramics East and West," through July 1, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

"Todd Hido: Open House," through July 7, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from The British Museum," through July 7, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

"Postcards from the Past: Preserving the Built Environment," Sunday through July 17, Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh St., Ottawa.

"Printed Art and Social Radicalism," through July 21, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

Quilt 2001 Contemporary Quilts, through July 28, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka.

"FLASH! The AP Covers the World," through July 28, Harry S. Truman Library, U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street, Independence, Mo.

"From Reservation to Corporate Office: A Donation of Southwest Art" and "Early Us (and Them) in Africa," through Aug. 18, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

"Geometric Abstractions: Quilts 1870 to 1990 from the Collection," through Aug. 18, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

"Rodin's Obsession: The Gates of Hell," through Aug. 25, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

"Frederick J. Brown: Portraits in Jazz, Blues and other Icons," Sunday through Sept. 1, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"Hubble Telescope: New Views of the Universe," through Sept. 2, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

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