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Twins’ offers shopping alternative

December 13, 2003

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Theater, art and cultural events this weekend are waiting for those who tire of holiday shopping. Lawrence resident Cheryl Weaver plays a set of twins with little in common in the Unicorn Theatre's production of "The Mineola Twins" in Kansas City, Mo. Here are some other entertainment options:

Miscellaneous

  • Holiday Farmers Market, featuring food and crafts, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Knights of Columbus hall, 2206 E. 23rd St., 841-7438.
  • Santa's Express to Farm Town, including hayrides, train rides, tours of decorated historic buildings, treats and Santa Claus, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. today and Sunday, National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, (913) 721-1075.

Art events

  • The Mulvane Art Museum Holiday Gift Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University campus, Topeka (785) 231-1124.
  • Jan Gaumnitz, hand-molded pottery demonstration, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Phoenix Gallery, 919 Mass., 843-0080.
  • 2003 Holiday Show, ends Sunday, Art Affair, 622 High, Baldwin (785) 594-7470.

Theater

  • "Wonderful Life," 8 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.
  • "A Kansas Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
  • "A Christmas Story," 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 742-9999.
  • "Sarah Plain and Tall," 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, Coterie Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.
  • "A Christmas Carol," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-1579.
  • "The Mineola Twins," 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo. , (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.

Music

  • Jay McShann, 8 p.m. today, The Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-4444.
  • Starshak, 9 p.m. today, Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth., 841-5855.
  • Rock Candy, 9 p.m. today, Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.
  • Just John N' Co., 9 p.m. today, Paradise, 728 Mass., 842-5199.
  • Pomeroy, Key, Upside, 10 p.m. today, The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
  • Rex Hobart and the Misery Boys, 10 p.m. today, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
  • Anything But Joey, Jucifer, Abbington, Ludo, 10 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Swing Canyon, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
  • Shiray Shabat, Rick Frydman, 1 p.m. Sunday, Borders, 700 N.H., 331-3226.
  • 2003 Holiday Concert: "Miracles of Christmas," 2 p.m. Sunday, Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 13th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (913) 219-9080.
  • The JC Winds, a community wind ensemble, 3 p.m. Sunday, The Theatre, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-3886.
  • Chimaira, Soilwork, 6 p.m. Sunday (early show), The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • This Building is Cursed, Andi Camp, We're From Japan, The Middle Distance, 10 p.m. Sunday, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Left E. Grove, Superargo, 10 p.m. Sunday, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

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