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Archive for Saturday, March 23, 2002

TV Batman to make stop at comic book fair

March 23, 2002

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Spring break is winding up this weekend, but that's no excuse to wind down yet. A comic book convention in Overland Park, a Cottonwood art show and swinging dancing at the Dance Academy may pique your interests.

Today

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 8:30 a.m.-10 a.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.

Planet Comicon, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Overland Park International Trade Center, 115th and Metcalf, Overland Park.

"Artistry in Wood," 29th Annual Spring Wood Carving Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., John Knox Pavilion, 520 N.W. Murray Road, Lee's Summit, Mo.

Fourth Annual Cottonwood Inc. Art Show, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 200 W. Ninth St.

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

"Swan Lake," by Metropolitan Ballet of Topeka, 7:30 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth, Topeka.

"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.

"Voices from the Heart," 8 p.m., Folly Theatre, 300 W. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo.

St. Joseph Symphony, 8 p.m., Missouri Theatre, 717 Edmond, St. Joseph, Mo.

"Spinning Into Butter," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

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

Paul Asher, Kathy Lynn and Frankie Kay, Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.

Sunday

Planet Comicon, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Overland Park International Trade Center, 115th and Metcalf, Overland Park.

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

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

"Bleeding Kansas Counties" series, "Clarina Nichols: Frontier Freedom Fighter," Diane Eickhoff, 2 p.m., Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore, Lecompton.

Sunday Cinema: The 1960s, "Performance," 2 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

"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.

"Spinning Into Butter," 3 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3823 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Swan Lake," Metropolitan Ballet of Topeka, 3 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth, Topeka.

"Voices from the Heart," 4 p.m., Folly Theatre, 300 W. 12th St., Kansas City, Mo.

10th Annual Academy Awards Show Dinner Party, 5:30 p.m.-midnight, Hannah's, 39th Street and State Line, Kansas City, Mo.

"Dos Pasquale," 8 p.m., Lyric Opera of Kansas City, 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo.

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

Ongoing

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

Majolica Ceramic Show, through March 31, SilverWorks and More, 715 Mass.

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

"From Rags to Riches, Cloth Dolls of Douglas County," through March 31, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.

Works by Sarah Lynn Potter, Monday through April 2, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU.

Orton International Cone Box Show, Tuesday through April 12, Holt-Russell Gallery, Parmenter Hall, Baker University, Baldwin.

"G. Baley Price Papers: Connecting the Generations," through April 15, Kenneth R. Spencer Research Library, KU.

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

Hard Mud II ceramics exhibit, through April 21, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, Topeka.

"Observations on Nature," by Harold Roe, through April, 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," 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.

"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.

"Truman's Chryslers,'" through September, Harry S. Truman Library, Independence, Mo.

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.

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