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Archive for Saturday, November 15, 2003

Spencer exhibit honors late prof

November 15, 2003

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A print show honoring the teaching and artistic legacy of the late Kansas University professor emeritus John Talleur opens today at the Spencer Museum of Art. Here's a look at some other art, theater and music events this weekend:

Miscellaneous

  • Pilgrim's Progression: wacky couples dance, 9:30 a.m.-10:20 a.m. today; dance ecstasy, 10:30 a.m.-noon today; "I dare you" dances, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. today; band workshop and fabulous dance workshop, 3:45 p.m.-5 p.m. today; community dance and after-dance party, 8 p.m. today, Woodlawn School, 508 Elm St., 841-5262.
  • Children's activity: Traditions of the Storycloth, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. today, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 841-4109.
  • Holiday Gift Gallery Holiday Art/Craft Sale sneak peek and purchase, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. today, Carnegie Arts Center, 601 S. Fifth, Ottawa, (913) 651-0765.
  • 26th annual Holiday Bazaar, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Community Building, 115 W. 11th St., 842-0029.
  • Gaetano Donizetti's "Elixir of Love," 2 p.m. Sunday, Lyric Opera, 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-4933.

Art events

  • Kid's Art Appreciation Class: "The Art of Gold," 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. today, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.
  • "Teaching from Prints: The Legacy of John Talleur," Kress Gallery, today-Jan. 18, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.
  • 2003 Holiday Show, through Dec. 14, Art Affair, 622 High, (785) 594-7470.
  • "Indian Art in the New Millennium," ceramic and stone sculpture by Barry Coffin, through January, Haskell Cultural Center and Museum, 155 Indian Ave., Haskell Indian Nations University, 832-6686.
  • "2003 Charlotte Street Foundation Awards" exhibit discussion, 2 p.m. today, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, 4415 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-4852.

Music

  • Lawrence Children's Choir fall concert, 5 p.m. today, Grace Episcopal Cathedral, 701 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka, (785) 235-3457.
  • Deb Girnius and the Kawdaddies, 10 p.m. today, Paradise Cafe, 728 Mass., 842-5199.
  • B.B. King (day two), 7:30 p.m. today, Ameristar Casino Hotel, 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo., (888) 440-7700.
  • Jonny Lang, Indigenous, 8 p.m. today, Uptown Theatre, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.
  • Kansas City Symphony: "Messiah," 8 p.m. today, Church of the Resurrection, 135th Street and Roe Avenue, Leawood, (816) 471-0400.
  • Kansas University Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m. Sunday, Lied Center, Kansas University campus, 864-3436.
  • Ultimate Fakebook, The People, 10 p.m. Sunday, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
  • Bruce Cockburn, 8 p.m. Sunday, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1972.
  • Topeka Chapter of the American Guild of Organists members' recital, 3 p.m. Sunday, Countryside United Methodist Church, 3221 S.W. Burlingame.

Theater

  • "Cabaret," 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. today, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, Kansas University campus, 864-3982.
  • "The Music Man," 7:30 p.m. today, Lied Center, Kansas University campus, 864-2787.
  • "Antigone," 7:30 p.m. today, Bishop Seabury Academy, 4120 Clinton Parkway, 832-1717.
  • "The Front Page," 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-1579.
  • "A Christmas Story," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 742-9999.
  • "My Way," 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show, today, Topeka Civic Theatre, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka, (785) 357-5211.
  • "Stones in His Pockets," 8 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka, (785) 357-5211.
  • "Those Learned Ladies," by Moliere, 7:30 p.m. today, Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus, Baldwin, (785) 594-8421.

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