Archive for Saturday, May 4, 2002

May opens with parade, art fair

Home tours, concerts also among your options

May 4, 2002

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As the weather warms up, so does the amount of activity in Lawrence. This weekend's offerings include Day on the Hill, Art in the Park, the Art Tougeau parade and the Spring Parade of Homes tours.

Today

Sixth Annual Herb Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Carroll Mansion, 1128 Fifth Ave., Leavenworth.

East Lawrence Neighborhood Assn. Annual Neighborhood Clean-up and Picnic, 8:45 a.m.-2 p.m., Hobbs Park, 10th and Delaware streets.

Historic Home Tour and Topiary Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 819 N. Fourth St., Atchison.

"Maximum Rocket Power Live!" 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Art Tougeau 2002," wheeled-art extravaganza, noon, parade begins at South Park and continues north on Massachusetts Street.

Day on the Hill, noon-6 p.m., Lot 91, southeast of Memorial Stadium, Kansas University.

The Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., contact the Lawrence Home Builders Assn., 748-0612, for more information.

"Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding," 7 p.m., Camelot Ballroom, 6635 W. 151 St., Overland Park.

Saturday Nite's Main Event, youth lock-in for fourth- through eighth-graders, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., East Lawrence Center, 1245 E. 15th St.

"Molpus, Terpsichore, Polymela and the Others," with KU Symphony Orchestra, University Dance and KU choirs, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center.

"Beatles Ballet-o-Mania," 7:30 p.m., The Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

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

'70s Soul Jam, with Cuba Gooding Sr., Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, The Delfonics, The Stylistics, 7:30 p.m., Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

Doug Stone, 7:30 p.m., Ottawa Municipal Auditorium, Third and Hickory streets, Ottawa.

"Kings of Swing," U.S.O Canteen Dance, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Forbes Field, Hangar 602, Topeka.

"Lear's Daughter," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

"Literary Canon Fodder," The Under a Minute Men, 8 p.m., Dance Academy, 1117 Mass. St.

"Footloose," 8 p.m., Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre, Washburn University, Topeka.

"Cold Sassy Tree," 8 p.m., Lyric Opera of Kansas City, 11th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo.

"Carmina Burana"/"Agon," with Kansas City Ballet, 8 p.m., Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

"Proof," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Meg," 8 p.m., Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

Carol Dressler's Acoustic Showcase, 9 p.m., Brown Bear Brewing Co., 729 Mass.

Sunday

The Spring Parade of Homes, noon-5 p.m., contact Lawrence Home Builders Assn., 748-0612, for more information.

Art in the Park, noon-5 p.m., South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets.

"Maximum Rocket Power Live!" 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Wind in the Willows," 2 p.m., Coterie Theatre, 2450 Grand Ave., Kansas City Mo.

"Meg," 2 p.m., Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.

"Bachathon XXIII: A Celebration of the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach," 2 p.m.-8 p.m., Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 13th and Broadway streets, Kansas City, Mo.

"Molpus, Terpsichore, Polymela and the Others," with KU Symphony Orchestra, University Dance and KU choirs, 2:30 p.m., Lied Center.

"Beatles Ballet-o-Mania," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

"Lear's Daughter," by University Theatre, 7:30 p.m., Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU.

"Proof," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

"Carmina Burana"/"Agon," with Kansas City Ballet, 8 p.m., Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, 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

"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" and "Goltzius and the Third Dimension," through May 19, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

"Those Who Came Before: Mexican-Americans in Kansas 1900-1950," through May 22, Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, Ottawa.

"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 31, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, KU.

"Small Paintings" by Alex Katz, through June 2, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

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

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

"Todd Hido: Open House," through July 7, 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" and "Early Us (and Them) in Africa," 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., Topeka.

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