Archive for Saturday, January 3, 2004

Exhibit combines art, eats

January 3, 2004

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An exhibition of cakes that look real enough to eat opens today at Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth St. But don't try to sneak a taste; these desserts are made of clay by Lawrence artist Hollie Rice, whose grandmother was a baker.

Here are some other sweet events to check out this weekend:

Art events

  • "Sweet Tooth," an exhibition of ceramic cakes by Hollie Rice, today-Jan. 28, Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth St., 331-4114. Reception: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. today.
  • "Drawings of Tibet and the Himalayas" by Philip Sugden, with photographs by Carole Elchert, Monday-Feb. 5, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
  • "Upon Reflection," self-portraits by the Kansas Art Quilters, Monday-Feb. 5, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
  • "Prints about Lawrence by Lawrence Artists," through January, gallery, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.
  • Watercolors by Maria Anthony, through January, entrances, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.
  • Siberian Handcrafts, jewelry, decorative containers, and household items made from birch bark by Vladimir Malkov, a resident of Gorno-Altaisk, Russia, through January, cases, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.
  • Photographs by Jim Swanson, through January, lower level, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.
  • "The Art of Gold," closes Sunday, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.
  • "Marsden Hartley (1877-1943): American Painter," closes Sunday, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.
  • "Small Sculptures," closes Sunday, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-3737.
  • "Horses," photographs by Michael Eastman, closes today, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, 2004 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-1919.

Theater

  • "The Three Wisecats," 11 a.m. today, City Stage theater, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.

Music

  • Premonitions of War, Embrace Today, Bury Your Dead, Dayslost, 4 p.m. (early show) today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Vampire Moose, Dark Matter, Human Ritual, 9 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Music Row, 9 p.m. today, Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.
  • The Silvermen, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
  • The Bel Airs, 9 p.m. today, Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.
  • Unworthy Eyes, Temple of Solitude, 10 p.m. today, Benders, 1118 McGee, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-7722.
  • Abbington, 9 p.m. today, The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.
  • Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m.-11 p.m. today, Jazz Louisiana Kitchen, 39th and State Line, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-5556.
  • Lester "Duck" Warner Project, 8:30 p.m. today, Blue Room, American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-2929.
  • Kaw Valley Shape Note Sing, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Watkins Community Museum, 1047 Mass., 749-1356.

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