Archive for Saturday, June 14, 2003

Porter’s ‘Kate’ in Community Theatre spotlight

June 14, 2003

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Lawrence Community Theatre continues its three-weekend run of the Cole Porter musical "Kiss Me Kate" today and Sunday.

There are plenty of other weekend events in theaters, music venues, galleries and museums throughout the Lawrence area. Here are a few to choose from:

Today

  • Kansas City Wildlands, Bioblitz at Powell Gardens, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Film: "A Door to the Sky," 2 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • FedUP, April Switch, Stewart, Captain Overreact, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Live jazz, featuring Mr. Van's Jazz Band, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant, 427 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
  • The Gap Band, Whisper, Confunkshun, Miki Howard, Rome, 7 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Twain's Eden," 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus, Baldwin.
  • Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.
  • "Kiss Me Kate," 8 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.
  • Split Lip Rayfield, Satan's Jeweled Crown, Saddle Rash, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • "Wild, Wild Western!" a Hurl Bert's Players melodrama, 8:30 p.m., Apple Valley Farm, Perry Lake, Perry.
  • Daryl White Quintet, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Blue Condition, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa.
  • Kinsey Report, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • The Life and Times (ex-members of Shiner) CD release, Elevator Division, 9 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Cousin Gabriel, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • King Johnson, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
  • Ghosty, The Belles, Kelpie, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

Sunday

  • "Kiss Me Kate," 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H.
  • "Twain's Eden," 3 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus, Baldwin.
  • "Naked Man," performed by The Heartland Men's Chorus, and "Double Your Pleasure," performed by Chicago Gay Men's Chorus, 4 p.m., The Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Ross Christopher, 8 p.m. (early show), The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Ultimate Fakebook's Bill and JD acoustic show, 9 p.m., Reverse, 516 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • The SilverMen, The Riverboat Gamblers, The Dragons, 9 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Don Mumford and Friends, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, Eighth and New Hampshire streets.
  • Serial P.O.P., 10 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Ongoing

  • "The Body Broken: Recent Paintings by Bruce Herman," through Saturday, Signs of Life, 722 Mass.
  • Kansas/KC Camera, through Wednesday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • Kansas University Natural History Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, on Jayhawk Boulevard on KU campus, 864-4540 or 864-4450.
  • "Spring Skies," seasonal Planetarium, through June 20, Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Landscape paintings by Joûl Vogt, through June 20, Art Affair, 622 High, Baldwin.
  • Watercolors by Kathleen Anderson, oil paintings by Dell Godbold, bronze sculpture by Robin Richerson, and pottery by Cecil Doubermier, through June 21, Images Art Gallery, 1721 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "New Works by Allen Wynn," mixed medium sculpture, through June 22, Hallar Gallery, 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Botanical Illustration in Watercolor," 9 a.m.-3 p.m., through June 26, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Vickie Trotter, "Peace and Plenty," through June 27, Mallin Gallery, Kansas City Artists Coalition Galleries, 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Sculpture and new paintings by Jan Guamnitz, through June 27, CornerBank, 4621 W. Sixth St.
  • Darcy Scott watercolors, through June 27, Jacqueline B. Charno Gallery, Kansas City Artists Coalition Galleries, 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lori Buntin paintings, through June 27, New Works Gallery, Kansas City Artists Coalition Galleries, 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Inspired by Japan," through June 29, White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, on Mississippi Street west of Kansas Union, KU.
  • "The Cuban Way," Ann Dean, photography, through June 30, Z's Divine Espresso, 1800 E. 23rd St., Suite A.
  • "Artists extraordinaire, Mark and Brandt Watson," through June 30, Z's Divine Espresso downtown, 10 E. Ninth St.
  • "Retrospective," through June, Carnegie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main St., Ottawa.
  • "Frosted Windows: 300 Years of St. Petersburg through Western Eyes," through July 3, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU.
  • "Defining Craft I: Collecting for the New Millennium," through July 6, Kress Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, on Mississippi Street west of Kansas Union, KU.
  • Russel Crotty, "Globe Drawings," through July 6, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Wenda Gu: from middle kingdom to biological millennium," through July 12, Kansas City Art Institute, 4415 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "On Being Blue," sculptures by Jon Keith Swindell, through July 18, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • "Threading the Eye: Fiber Invitational" and "John Louder: The Landscape in Particular," through July 19, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, 2004 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Juke Joint," through Aug. 10, American Jazz Museum's Changing Gallery, 1616 E. 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Engineer It!" through Sept. 1, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Bugs! in 3D, through Jan. 4, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Project InSECT: Local Artist Paints Giant Insect Portraits, through Jan. 4, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Extreme Screen: "Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Rick," through Jan. 8, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

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