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Archive for Saturday, March 22, 2003

Weekend fun includes exhibitions

March 22, 2003

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If you're up for a road trip this weekend, exhibitions by Lawrence artists David Vertacnik and Lisa Grossman continue at Kansas City, Mo., galleries. Here are a few other weekend activities to choose from:

Today

  • Project Wet, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Friends of the Library Book Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Library Meeting room, Leavenworth Library, 417 Spruce, Leavenworth.
  • Kids Club "Musical Primary Colors," 10 a.m., Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lecture Series: "Myth and Ritual in Modern Art," 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Dances at an Exhibition," aha! dance theatre, noon, Sprint Festival Plaza, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Animal Outreach of Kansas' "Great Meatout," 12:30 p.m., grass-roots diet education campaign, South Park gazebo, 11th and Massachusetts streets.
  • Tree Basics-Selecting, Planting and Pruning, 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • "Curious George," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.
  • Pattern and Design: Prints and the Decorative Arts, 2 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Berenstain Bears Visit, 2 p.m., Barnes and Noble on the Country Club Plaza, 420 W. 47th, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Americana Music Academy community acoustic jam, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass., 830-9640.
  • The Triumph of Love," 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Spencer Theatre, University of Missouri-Kansas City Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Blind Society, Brass Knuckle Choir, Time To Believe, The Stink, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Tori Amos, Rhett Miller, 7:30 p.m., Midland Theatre, 1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Signature Series: Philadanco, 7:30 p.m., Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-6222.
  • "Growth and Healing," concert by Kansas City Women's Chorus, 7:30 p.m., Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Mark Gottschall, 8 p.m.-10 p.m., Paradise Cafe, 728 Mass.
  • "Guys & Dolls," River City Community Players, 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Fifth and Delaware streets, Leavenworth.
  • Studs Terkel's "American Dreams: Lost and Found," 8 p.m., Yardley Hall, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park.
  • Divas' Night Out with Lisa Henry and Pam Watson and Friends, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Voodoo Glow Skulls, Count the Stars, Spitvalves, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.
  • Platinumized Battlefest 2003: Session 3 (MC battle), 9 p.m., The Pool Room, 925 Iowa.
  • Import Ants, 9 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa.
  • The Bel Airs, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Keely Zoo, The Down Trunks, The Pembertons, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Famous FM, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Common Ground, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

Sunday

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Library Meeting room, Leavenworth Library, 417 Spruce, Leavenworth.
  • "Art of the Lega" guided tour, 1 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Curious George," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.
  • An Apple-Gourd Birdhouse, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • "The Triumph of Love," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Spencer Theatre, University of Missouri-Kansas City Performing Arts Center, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Calvin Bennett, Eric Martis and Friends, 4 p.m., Paradise Cafe, 728 Mass.
  • "Growth and Healing," concert by Kansas City Women's Chorus, 4 p.m., Country Club Christian Church, 6101 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Remembering Never, Beloved, Alex Is On Fire, Flattery Leads to Ruins, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Billy Ebeling, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Jazz Louisiana Kitchen, 39th Street and State Line, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lovelight Shine, Attention, 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.

Ongoing

  • Mini train and carousel, 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.
  • "Infernal Machines," sculpture by Will Valk, through Sunday, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University campus, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Josh George: New Works," through Sunday, Hallar Gallery, 4540 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Gordon Parks photographs, through Sunday, Spencer Museum of Art, on Mississippi Street west of the Kansas Union, KU.
  • "In Pursuit of Freedom and Equality: Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education," through Thursday, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
  • "Sea of Visions," a mental health consumer art exhibit, gallery, through Thursday, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

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