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March 14, 2002

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LAWRENCE

 Justin's Jazz Jamboree, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-1387.

 Sonar, Pocket Space, Jazz Urchin, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

 DJ Randy Foster, 9 p.m., Abe and Jake's, 8 E. Sixth St., 312-7116.

 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

 Casket Lottery, Proudentall, Elevator Division, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

 D.L. Hughley, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Stanford and Sons, 504 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo. (816) 753-5653.

FRIDAY

LAWRENCE

 Billy Spears, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.

 Common Ground, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-1387.

 Mike Roberts, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Abe & Jake's Landing, 312-7116.

 Dead Orchestra, Truth Cell, Barphyte, Majaedus, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

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

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.

KANSAS CITY

 Blues pianist Marcia Ball, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

 Daybirds, Colony, Lovetrap, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

SATURDAY

LAWRENCE

 Bobby Carson and Dirty Sugar, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.

 Motion for Alliance, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-1387.

 Mike Roberts, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Bambino's, 1801 Mass., 832-8800.

 Big Smith, The Welterweights, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

KANSAS CITY

 Dying Fetus, Reflux, When Good Robots Go Bad, Chimera, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 E. Gillham, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 419-7278.

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

 Rye Coalition, Camarosmith, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

 Muckaferguson, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

 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

 They Might Be Giants, OKGO, 8 p.m., The Beaumont Club, 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2668.

 Ultimate Fakebook, The 101, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

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

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 Pinback, Canyon, The Capsules, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

KANSAS CITY

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

TUESDAY

LAWRENCE

 Le Tigre, Tracy and the Plastics, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

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

KANSAS CITY

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

WEDNESDAY

LAWRENCE

 Neil Michael Hagerty, The Electricities, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

 Matt Buff's Comedy Show with The Black Mollys, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-1387.

 Dead Low Tide, Pleasure Forever, The Last of the V8s, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

 Heads, Hands & Feat, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.

KANSAS CITY

 Aries Spears, 8:30 p.m., Stanford and Sons, 504 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo. (816) 753-5653.

MUSIC MUSIC

TODAY

LAWRENCE

 Fifth Annual Variety Show, 7 p.m., Bishop Seabury Academy High School, 1411 E. 1850 Road.

KANSAS CITY

 The SnoCore Rock tour, featuring Alien Ant Farm, Adema, Apex Theory, Earshot, Glassjaw, 7 p.m., Uptown Theatre, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-8600.

FRIDAY

KANSAS CITY

 Waverly Consort, 2 p.m., Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 13th and Broadway streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-8260.

SATURDAY

LAWRENCE

 Wu-Tang Clan, Mac Lethal, DJ Platinum, Bomb Squad, 8 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass., 749-1972.

TONGANOXIE

 Luke Town and Cari Michelle Osborn, Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, (913) 845-9600.

OTTAWA

 Cowboy Celtic, 7:30 p.m., Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, 301 S. Hickory St., (785) 242-8810.

SUNDAY

LAWRENCE

 Boney James, 8 p.m., Uptown Theatre, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-8600.

TUESDAY

ST. JOSEPH

 Harry Allen and Carl Saunders, 7:30 p.m., Holiday Inn Ballroom, 102 S. Third St., (816) 279-1225.

THEATER THEATER

TODAY

LAWRENCE

 "Wit," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

KANSAS CITY

 "The Life and Times of the Three Little Pigs," 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-1400.

 "Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright," 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

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

 "Spinning Into Butter," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.

TOPEKA

 "La Cage Aux Folles," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

MANHATTAN

 "An Evening of Opera," 8 p.m., Nichols Theatre, Kansas State University, (785) 532-6428.

FRIDAY

LAWRENCE

 "Wit," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

KANSAS CITY

 "Gershwin's Strike Up the Band," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 "The Life and Times of the Three Little Pigs," 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-1400.

 "Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright," 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

 "Spinning Into Butter," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.

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

TOPEKA

 "La Cage Aux Folles," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

SATURDAY

LAWRENCE

 "Wit," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

KANSAS CITY

 "Gershwin's Strike Up the Band," 8 p.m., Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

 "Dos Pasquale," 8 p.m., Lyric Opera of Kansas City, 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-7344.

 "The Life and Times of the Three Little Pigs," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-1400.

 "Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright," 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.

 "Spinning Into Butter," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.

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

TOPEKA

 "La Cage Aux Folles," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

SUNDAY

KANSAS CITY

 "The Life and Times of the Three Little Pigs," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-1400.

 "Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

 "Spinning Into Butter," 3 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.

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

BALDWIN

 Mystery Train auditions, 2 p.m., Baldwin Junior High School. Performances will be May 3-5 and May 10-12.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 "Colors ... We're Better Together," 9 a.m.-4 p.m., spring break musical theater workshop for children ages first- through fifth-grade, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-SHOW.

KANSAS CITY

 "Dos Pasquale," 7:30 p.m. , Lyric Opera of Kansas City, 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-7344.

TUESDAY

LAWRENCE

 "Colors ... We're Better Together," 9 a.m.-4 p.m., spring break musical theater workshop for children ages first- through fifth-grade, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-SHOW.

KANSAS CITY

 "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.

 "Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright," 7 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

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

TOPEKA

 "La Cage Aux Folles," 7:30 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

WEDNESDAY

LAWRENCE

 "Colors ... We're Better Together," 9 a.m.-4 p.m., spring break musical theater workshop for children ages first- through fifth-grade, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-SHOW.

KANSAS CITY

 "Dos Pasquale," 7:30 p.m., Lyric Opera of Kansas City, 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-7344.

 "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.

 "Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright," 7 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 50th and Cherry streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

 "Spinning Into Butter," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.

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

TOPEKA

 "La Cage Aux Folles," 7:30 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, (785) 357-5211.

MISCELLANEOUS

FRIDAY

TOPEKA

 "Growing Up Amish and Telling the Tale," talk by author Maynard Knepp, 11 a.m., Henderson Learning Resources Center, room 208, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, (785) 231-1010.

SATURDAY

LAWRENCE

 "reach  a movement collective," 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St, 843-2787.

 Lawrence Barn Dance Assn. barn dance, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center Annex, 205 1/2 W. Eighth St., 843-1383.

TONGANOXIE

 Tonganoxie St. Patrick's Day Festival, parade at 10 a.m. and corned beef dinner 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Congregational Church, Fourth and Shawnee streets, (913) 845-2293.

ATCHISON

 Atchison St. Patrick's Day Festival, 2 p.m. downtown parade, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. "Luck of the Irish Trolley Tours" at Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. 10th St., (800) 234-1854.

SUNDAY

LAWRENCE

 "reach  a movement collective," 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth, 843-2787.

 Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade, 2 p.m., downtown Lawrence.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

 Lawrence Art Guild meeting, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

ONGOING

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.

HUTCHINSON

 "Abandoned in Place," through August, Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, 1100 N. Plum, (620) 662-2305,.

MUSEUMS

TODAY

LAWRENCE

 Tour du Jour, by Kyungwon Choe, intern in Asian art, 12:15 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU, 864-4710.

 "An Evening of Chamber Music," 7 p.m., Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU, 864-4710.

FRIDAY

KANSAS CITY

 Eighth Annual Children's Film Festival, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Atkins Auditorium, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

SATURDAY

KANSAS CITY

 Nigel Strudwick lecture, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Atkins Auditorium, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

ONGOING

LAWRENCE

 Clinton Lake Museum, Route 5, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays, 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."

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

"Contemporary Ceramics East and West," through May 19.

"Tim Rollins/KOS and the Langston Hughes Project," through May 26.

 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.

Exhibit: "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.

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

 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."

"From Rags to Riches, Cloth Dolls of Doulgas County," through March 31.

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.

Exhibit: Works by Bean Finneran, through April 7.

 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.

 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.

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

Exhibit: "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.

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

TOPEKA

 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.

Exhibit: Hard Mud II ceramics, through April 21.

 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.

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.

Exaggerated postcards by William Harrison "Dad" Martin.

MANHATTAN

 Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, (785) 532-7718.

Exhibits: "Clay Body Rhetoric: Ceramic Figures of Speech," through March 24.

"KSU Department of Art Faculty Biennial," through May 26.

"Past Impressions: The History of the Friends of Art Gift Print," through June 2.

HAYS

 Sternberg Museum, Fort Hays State University, 600 Park St., (785) 628-4206.

Exhibit: "Jurassic Park: The Life and Death of Dinosaurs," through May 5.

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," through March 24.

Regional High School Art Exhibition, through April 14. Opening reception, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

GALLERIES

TODAY

KANSAS CITY

 Opening reception for "Floating: An exhibition of Ceramic Sculpture" and "Raku: Single Process, Many Reverberations," 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Jayne Gallery, 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. (816) 561-5333.

FRIDAY

KANSAS CITY

 Reception for"Male-Female," works by David Furman and Linda Lighton, 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., UMKC-Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-3250, ext. 308.

 Opening reception for "The Legacy of Innovation, a tribute to Ken Ferguson" and "Postmodern Ceramics," 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Dolphin, 1901 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-5877.

 Opening reception for "Across the Pacific: Contemporary Ceramics from Korea," 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Leopold Gallery, 327 E. 55th St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 333-3111.

SATURDAY

KANSAS CITY

 Opening reception for "Expressions in Sculpt-Pictures," mixed-media artwork by Wendy Williams, 4 p.m., Main Library of Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, Argentine Branch, 2800 Metropolitan Ave., Kansas City, Kan., (913) 722-7400.

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: Kansas Clay Connections, through Saturday.

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

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

 Borders, 700 N.H., 331-3226.

Exhibit: Oils by Kristin Dempsey, through April.

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

Exhibit: Majolica Ceramic Show, through March.

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

Exhibits: Oil paintings by Susie Munn, gallery, through March 31.

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

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

 Fields Gallery, 712 Mass., 842-7187.

Exhibits: Stoneware sculpture by Ryan Paget; paintings by Paula Hauser Leffel, Colleen Zacharias Gregoire, K.M. Kern and Mark Mohr. Prints by Ken Grizzell. Mixed media on paper by Colette Bangert. Photographs by Bob Lindholm, James Nedresky, Trish Nixon and Gary Mark Smith.

 The Museum Gallery, No. 114, 1025 N. Third St., I-70 Business Center, (913) 579-8260, by appointment only.

Exhibit: "The University of Kansas and Kansas City Art Institute Juried Student Exhibition," through Saturday.

 The Bay Leaf, 725 Mass., 842-4544.

Exhibit: "Domestic Element," by Jessica Smith.

 Blue Heron, 921 Mass., 841-9443.

Exhibit: "Domestic Element," by Jessica Smith.

KANSAS CITY

 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, through April 26.

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

Exhibit: "Evidence: Invitational," works by Christina Bothwell, Marek Cecula, Kim Dickey, David East, Cary Esser, Marc Leuthold, Tony Marsh, Adelaide Paul, Xavier Toubes and Tom Towater, through April 20.

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

Exhibit: "Floating: An exhibition of Ceramic Sculpture," through March 31.

"Raku: Single Process, Many Reverberations," through March 31.

 The Gallery at Village Shalom, 5500 W. 123rd Street, Overland Park.

Exhibit: "Women in Twentieth Century Industrial Ceramics," through April 21.

 Dolphin, 1901 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-5877.

Exhibits: "The Legacy of Innovation," a tribute to Ken Ferguson, through April 13.

"Postmodern Ceramics," through April 13.

 Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, Argentine Branch, 2800 Metropolitan Ave., (913) 722-7400; Main Branch, 625 Minnesota Ave., (913) 551-3280; West Wyandotte Branch, 1737 N. 82nd St., (913) 596-5800.

Exhibits: "America's Deep Song," paintings by Cindy Alkire; blown glass by Kan Jurkovich; and gems and minerals from the Earth Science Club.

"Marie's Wildshots," photographic notecards, through March 22, Argentine Library.

"interplay between human and divine," photographs by April Marie Mai, through March 21, Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 W. Drive, Wyandotte County Lake Park.

"Put a Lid on It" and "Enough on Our Plate," ceramics by Sask Terra Group, through March 28, West Wyandotte Library.

"Expressions in Sculpt-Pictures," mixed-media artwork by Wendy Williams, Saturday through April 14, Argentine Branch.

 Leopold Gallery, 327 E. 55th St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 333-3111.

Exhibit: "Across the Pacific: Contemporty Ceramics from Korea," through April 9.

 Hallmark Visitors Center, Crown Center complex, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-5745, www.hallmarkvisitorscenter.com.

Exhibit: Ellen H. Clapsaddle exhibit, through May 30.

 Source Fine Arts Inc., 4137 Pa., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 931-8283.

Exhibit: "Visions in Clay," through March 27.

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 Sunday.

Non-objective paintings by John Ochs, through Sunday.

ATCHISON

 The Muchnic Gallery, 704 N. Fourth St., Atchison, (913) 367-4ART.

Exhibit: M.L. Moseman, through April 21.

LIBERTY

 Stocksdale Gallery of Art, Brown Hall, 500 College Hill, Liberty, Mo., (816) 781-7700, ext. 5415.

Exhibit: "Modular Series: Arrangements in Space," by Janet Satz, Sunday through April 19.

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