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Archive for Saturday, November 1, 2003

Ancient beat to fill Lied Center

Drummers of Japan to perform this weekend at KU

November 1, 2003

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Wadaiko Yamato, the Drummers of Japan, will bring the 1,400-year-old art form of Taiko drumming to the Lied Center stage at 7:30 tonight. Here are some other weekend events to choose from:

Miscellaneous

  • American Royal Quarter Horse Show, 7 a.m. today and Sunday, Hale Arena, American Royal Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-9800.
  • American Royal Family Day, 9 a.m. today, American Royal Complex, 1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-9800.
  • American Royal Ranch Rodeo, noon today, Kemper Arena, 1800 Gennessee St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-9800.
  • American Royal PRCA Rodeo Finals with Trick Pony in Concert, 7:30 p.m. today, Kemper Arena, 1800 Gennessee St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-9800.
  • Portrait Drawing Workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Carnegie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main St., Ottawa, (785) 242-8478.
  • Holiday Open House, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, downtown Leavenworth, (913) 682-2313.
  • The ancient form of drumming known as Taiko will be performed this
weekend at the Lied Center at Kansas University when Wadaiko
Yamato, the Drummers of Japan, take the stage.

    The ancient form of drumming known as Taiko will be performed this weekend at the Lied Center at Kansas University when Wadaiko Yamato, the Drummers of Japan, take the stage.

Art events

  • Ivan Fortushniak and John Bravo, Sunday through Nov. 21, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, Kansas University, 864-3209.
  • "Art is Dead," opened Friday, runs through November, Grimshaw Gallery, 731 N.H., (913) 522-6052.
  • Inez Storer, "Recent Work," through today, Dennis Morgan Gallery, 114 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-8755.
  • "Kansas Roots," through today, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University campus, 1100 Rockhurst Road, (816) 501-3477.

Theater

  • "Yellowman," 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.
  • "The Front Page," 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-1579.
  • "A Christmas Story," 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 742-9999.
  • "My Way," 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show today, 2 p.m. Sunday, Topeka Civic Theatre, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka, (785) 357-5211.

Music

  • 10th Annual Blues Revue/Toys for Tots benefit, featuring The Mezcal Brothers, Scott Ellison, Blue 88, Sharp Drezzed Men, Hot Load and Music Row, 6 p.m. today, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1972.
  • Wadaiko Yamato, the Drummers of Japan, 7:30 p.m. today, Lied Center, KU campus, 864-2787.
  • Zoe Lewis, 7:30 p.m. today, Unity Church, Ninth and Madeline streets, 865-FOLK.
  • Kansas City Symphony 2003-2004 Pops: "Halloween Spooktacular," 8 p.m., Music Hall, 13th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-0400.
  • Jane Bunnett and The Spirits of Havana, 8 p.m. today, The Folly Theater, 12th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-4444.
  • Flying Debris, 9 p.m. today, Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.
  • Graham Colton, Tanner Walle, Jeff Kanterman, 9:30 p.m. today, Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St., 841-5855.
  • Big Smith, Two Dollar Shoe Revival Story, 10 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • City Limits, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
  • Kaw Valley Shape Note Sing, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Watkins Community Museum, 11th and Massachusetts streets, 749-1356.
  • KU Symphony Orchestra, 3 p.m. Sunday, Lied Center, 843-2787.
  • Prague Chamber Orchestra with the Eroica Trio, 3 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 13th and Central streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 415-5025.
  • Spiritualized, Soledad Brothers, 8 p.m. Sunday, The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
  • The Joggers, The Billions, 10 p.m. Sunday, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

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