Archive for Saturday, May 24, 2003

Holiday weekend filled with events

May 24, 2003

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Lawrence and Free State high school and Bishop Seabury Academy seniors graduate this weekend, and the real fun begins for them at Project Graduation, the post-ceremony party late Sunday at The Granada. Here are a few things to do for fun if you're not graduating this weekend:

Today

  • Farmers Market, 6:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., 1000 block of Vermont Street.
  • Kids Get in Free Memorial Weekend, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • Kansas Land Trust annual Wildflower Walk, 1 p.m., Akin Prairie.
  • Americana Music Academy community acoustic jam, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass.
  • "Indian Ink," 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Mike Roberts, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Bambino's Restaurant, 1801 Mass.
  • Courtney Vescig, left, and Katrina Morriss, both of Free State High
School, dance at the 2002 Project Graduation party. Seniors from
Free State, Lawrence High School and Bishop Seabury Academy will
attend their own Project Graduation beginning at 11 p.m. Sunday.

    Courtney Vescig, left, and Katrina Morriss, both of Free State High School, dance at the 2002 Project Graduation party. Seniors from Free State, Lawrence High School and Bishop Seabury Academy will attend their own Project Graduation beginning at 11 p.m. Sunday.

  • Live jazz, featuring Mr. Van's Jazz Band, 7 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Bichelmeyer's Steakhouse Restaurant, 427 E. Fourth St., Tonganoxie.
  • Roots Music Jam Session, 7 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main, Ottawa.
  • Branson-style country music, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, Tonganoxie.
  • The Kansas City Singers present "Americana: Justice for All," 8 p.m., Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central, Kansas City, Mo.
  • James Ward Ensemble, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Swing Canyon, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

Sunday

  • Brunch and music, noon-3 p.m., Rozelle Court, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lawrence High School commencement, 1 p.m., Memorial Stadium.
  • "Indian Ink," 2 p.m., Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Rustic Garden Planters," 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo.
  • The Kansas City Singers present "Americana: Justice for All," 2 p.m., Just Off Broadway Theatre, 3051 Central, Kansas City, Mo.
  • "The Lieder of Richard Strauss, A Chronological Perspective," featuring local performers, 2 p.m., Topeka and Shawnee County Library, 1515 SW 10th St., Topeka.
  • Free State High School commencement, 4 p.m., Memorial Stadium.
  • Hip Hop Ladies Night, 8 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.
  • Billy Ebeling, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass.
  • Don Mumford and Friends, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, Eighth and New Hampshire streets.
  • Project Graduation, 11 p.m.-4 a.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass.

Monday

  • American Legion formal ceremonies to honor military personnel, 10:10 a.m., Oak Hill Cemetery, 1605 Oak Hill Ave.
  • John Jervis, classical guitarist, 6:30 p.m., Westside Deli & Market, Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive.
  • Blue Monday Jam with Louis Neal Big Band, 7 p.m., The Blue Room, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Spanktones Open Jam, 8 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

Ongoing

  • Kansas/KC Camera, through July 18, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
  • "On Being Blue," sculptures by Jon Keith Swindell, through July 18, arts center, 940 N.H.
  • "Inspired by Japan," through June 29, White Gallery of the Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas University.
  • "Frosted Windows: 300 Years of St. Petersburg through Western Eyes," through July 3, Spencer Museum of Art, KU.
  • "The Body Broken: Recent Paintings by Bruce Herman," through June 14, Signs of Life, 722 Mass.
  • 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.
  • "Sharon Louden: The Attenders," through Sunday, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "The Attenders," through Sunday, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • "Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West," on Extreme Screen, through Friday, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

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