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Civil War camp, Chinese paintings among weekend fun

August 16, 2003

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While cannon fire is booming downtown this weekend from the Civil War on the Western Frontier artillery camp, a quieter show is on view at Kansas University's Spencer Museum of Art. "The Orchid Pavilion Gathering," an exhibition of 60 Ming and Ch'ing dynasty Chinese paintings from the University of Michigan Museum of Art, runs through Oct. 26. Here's a look at what else is happening:

Today

  • Civil War Union artillery camp, living history re-enactment, all day, South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets.
  • Leavenworth County Fair, Tonganoxie Fairgrounds.
  • "Festival of Butterflies 2003," 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Hobbs Park Memorial Open House, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 10th and Delaware streets.
  • "Bug Out!" with chef David George Gordon, author of "Eat-A-Bug," 10:15 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m., Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Pooh and Friends Storytime," 11 a.m., the Coterie Theatre, level 1, Crown Center, 2405 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Old Time Photographs," 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
  • Film: "Ride with the Devil," 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lawrence Visitor Center, 402 N. Second St.
  • "Moon Pies," in the junior section, 2 p.m., Barnes and Noble Booksellers on the Country Club Plaza, 420 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Bleeding Type: The Press in Lawrence," 3 p.m.-4 p.m., Hobbs Park Memorial, 10th and Delaware streets.
  • Alice Jenkins, piano, 6 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse, 427 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
  • "I Have Been Running Strictly on My Virtues: The Life and Time of Major General James G. Blunt," 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
  • Mike Roberts, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Bambino's Italian Restaurant, 1801 Mass.
  • Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Jazz Louisiana Kitchen, 39th and State Line, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Third-Saturday Barn Dance, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Woodlawn School, 508 Elm St. Beginners' lessons: 6:45 p.m.
  • "Women of the Wind," 7:30 p.m., Darby-Hope Theatre, Baker University campus.
  • Butch and Ina Chapin and Annie Dunavin, 7:30 p.m., Annie's Country Jubilee, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.
  • Sister Hazel, Virginia Coalition and Davin Degraw, 7:30 p.m., The Beaumont, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Sound of Music," 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Fifth and Delaware streets, Leavenworth.
  • Nelly and the St. Lunatics, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 600 N. Seventh St., Kansas City, Kan.
  • Al Green, 8 p.m., Uptown Theatre, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Hands Off, You Brute!" 8:30 p.m., Apple Valley Farm on Perry Lake.
  • "The Sound of Music," 8:30 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 6601 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Ruskabank, O'Phil, Bteam, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass.
  • Pieta Brown and Bo Ramsey, The Elders, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Anthony Gomez Band, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • GutBunny, Pornhuskers, Danny Commando, 9 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Houston, St. Jude, Bibowatts, Carpet, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Mem Shannon and the Membership, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
  • The Grand Fiasco, The Brody Buster Band, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

SUNDAY

  • Civil War Union artillery camp, living history re-enactment, through mid-day, South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets.
  • "Festival of Butterflies 2003," 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Brunch and music, noon-3 p.m., The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "A Magnificent Age," guided tour, 1 p.m., The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Film: "Ride with the Devil," 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Visitor Center, 402 N. Second St.
  • "Douglas County: Symbolic Birthplace of the Civil War," 2:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
  • "Women of the Wind," 3 p.m., Darby-Hope Theatre, Baker University campus.
  • Byron James, Acoustic Feedback, Jolly Ranchers, 4 p.m.-8 p.m., Kaspar's Bar & Grill, 315 W. Sixth St.
  • Kickball consolation game, Louise's Tap Room vs. The Pig, 5:30 p.m., South Park.
  • "Clarina Nichols: Unsung Heroine of Kansas," 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
  • Kickball finals, Wattleneck vs. Rudy's Pizzeria, 7 p.m., South Park.
  • Eddie Santiago, 7 p.m., The Beaumont, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
  • James Taylor, 7:30 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.
  • New Amsterdams, Jesse Malin, Rocky Votolato, 7:30 p.m. (early show), The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • "The Sound of Music," 8:30 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 6601 Swope Parkway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Hawk Week: Union Fest, 9 p.m., Kansas Union, KU.
  • Tusk, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Verbena, 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.
  • BLOW with special guest The MAHOOTS, 10 p.m., Fred P. Otts on the Plaza, 4770 J.C. Nichols Parkway, Kansas City, Mo.

Ongoing

  • "The Open Road: A Celebration of Motorcycling," through mid-August, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "A Showing of Watercolors and Ink," by Kimbo, through Aug. 27. Reception: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. today, Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth St.
  • "Sky Mudras: Paintings by Robert Price," through Aug. 27, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • Lawrence Arts Center Faculty Exhibition, through Aug. 27, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • "A Showing of Watercolors and Ink" by Kimbo, today through Aug. 27, Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth St.
  • Sculptural metal forms by Ron Hinton, multimedia sculptures by David Vertacnik, abstract paintings by T. Watson Bogaard, and origami art creations by Nancy Loo Bjorge, through Aug. 29, CornerBank, 4621 W. Sixth St.
  • Nora Campbell-Hume, ceramics/shoes/pastels, through Aug. 29, Art Affair, 622 High, Baldwin.
  • Flower scans by John Heider, library media room, through Aug. 31, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
  • Exhibit: Flower scans by John Heider, library media room, through Aug. 31.
  • "Engineer It!" Science City, through Sept. 1, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "A Magnificent Age: French Paintings from the Walters Museum of Art," through Sept. 7, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "The Orchid Pavilion Gathering: Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the University of Michigan Museum of Art," through Oct. 26, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

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