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Archive for Saturday, August 2, 2003

Free concerts cap Bowery Dancers’ summer season

August 2, 2003

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Summer vacation's winding to a close, and live arts performances are getting harder to come by. But Lawrence's own Bowery Dancers cap off their inaugural summer season of free outdoor concerts in South Park with 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. shows today. Here's a look at other events to occupy you:

TODAY

  • "Bird Buddy," (families, grades 2 and up), 7 a.m.-11 a.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • "Creative Containers: Wooden Wheelbarrow," 9 a.m.-noon, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Antique Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Lee Arena, Allied Health Center, 19th and Washburn, Washburn University campus, Topeka, (785) 271-8151 or (785) 231-1124.
  • Melanie Dill music hour, 10:30 a.m., Oread Books, Level 2, Kansas Union, Kansas University.
  • Brunch and music, noon-3 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "A Magnificent Age," guided tour, 1 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lawrence's Bowery Dancers end their inaugural summer season of free
outdoor concerts at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today in South Park.

    Lawrence's Bowery Dancers end their inaugural summer season of free outdoor concerts at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. today in South Park.

  • "Sculpture in Summer Video: The Mystery of Chaco Canyon," 2 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Talk: "Majolica: to invest or not to invest," by Carolyn Nickerson, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Antique Show and Sale, Lee Arena, Allied Health Center, 19th and Washburn, Washburn University campus, Topeka.
  • "The Hundred and One Dalmatians," 2 p.m., The Coterie Theatre, Level One of Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Bowery Dancers, 4:30 p.m. (children's show) and 7:30 p.m., South Park, 11th and Massachusetts Streets.
  • Demolition derby, 7 p.m., Wyandotte County Fairgrounds, 98th Street and State Avenue, Kansas City, Kan.
  • Asleep at the Wheel, Dixie Road, 7 p.m., Douglas County Free Fair, Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 19th and Harper streets.
  • Mike Roberts, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Bambino's Restaurant, 1801 Mass.
  • Meagan Mathews and a featured band member, 7:30 p.m., Annie's Country Jubilee, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.
  • "Nothing Comes to Sleepers ...," 8 p.m., Just Off Broadway Theatre, 31st and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Cassanova, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass.
  • Flying Debris, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa.
  • The People, Elevator Division, Ghosty, The Billions, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Commitments, Carolyn Wonderland, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Pitboss, Dirt Circus, The Load Levelers, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Jesse Harris and the Ferdinands, East Mountain South, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • Tanner Walle Band, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

SUNDAY

  • Antique Show and Sale, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lee Arena, Allied Health Center, 19th and Washburn, Washburn University campus, Topeka.
  • Saint Casimir Bazaar, noon-5 p.m., Saint Casimir Church, 719 Pennsylvania, Leavenworth.
  • "The Hundred and One Dalmatians," 2 p.m., The Coterie Theatre, Level One of Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Talk: "The Victorians Nobody Knows," by Charles Curb, 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Antique Show and Sale, Lee Arena, Allied Health Center, 19th and Washburn, Washburn University campus, Topeka.
  • "A Woven Herb Basket," 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Harry Connick Jr., 7 p.m., The Gem Theater, 1615 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Famous Finales," sponsored by Topeka Opera Society and Concert Assn., 6:30 p.m., Washburn University Little Theater, Washburn campus, Topeka.
  • Toby Keith, Blake Shelton, 7:30 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.
  • Kem, 8 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Filthy Jim, Bible of the Devil, The Dutchman, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.
  • Don Mumford and Friends, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, Eighth and New Hampshire streets.

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