Archive for Saturday, January 24, 2004

Calligrapher’s art among weekend fun

January 24, 2004

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"Zen No Sho: The Calligraphy of Fukushima Keido Roshi" opens today at Kansas University in the Spencer Museum of Art's White Gallery. Although the Zen Buddhist calligrapher won't be able to visit Lawrence this year, 20 examples of his work will be on display through March 14. Here are some other events and exhibits to check out this weekend:

Miscellaneous

  • Pioneer Spirit Country Antique Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today, Pavilion, John Knox Village, 520 N.W. Murray Road, Lee's Summit, Mo., (816) 524-8400.
  • "Picnic Party," 2 p.m. today, Barnes & Noble Booksellers on the Country Club Plaza, 420 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1313.
  • "Flamenco Vivo!" Carlota Santana Dance Company, 8 p.m. today, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.
  • Burns Night celebration, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
  • Family Dance, 4 p.m. potluck, 5:15 p.m. dance, Sunday, Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt., 841-5759.

Art events

  • "Zen No Sho: The Calligraphy of Fukushima Keido Roshi," today-March 14, White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.
  • "... Opened your mouth to this life," new paintings by Aaron Marable, through Feb. 13, Fields Gallery, 712 Mass., 842-7187.
  • Industrial design student exhibition, Sunday-Friday, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU, 864-3209.
  • Mixed media works by Stephanie Kitten, through Feb. 8, Gladys Six Green Room, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.
  • New works by ceramists Peter Karner and Sequoia Miller, ongoing, SilverWorks and More, 715 Mass., 842-1460.

Theater

  • "Monarchs of KC," 2 p.m. today and Sunday, Theatre for Young America, 5909 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-2131.
  • "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra," 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Suite 314, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.
  • "Grace and Glorie," 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show, today, Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka, (785) 357-5211.
  • "Nurse Jane Goes to Hawaii," 8 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.
  • "How His Bride Came to Abraham," 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.

Music

  • Burnin' Britches, 7 p.m. today, The Crossing, 618 W. 12th St., 865-4044.
  • "Warm Notes for Winter 2004," Lawrence Men's Chorale and Kansas Express, 7:30 p.m. today, First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., 841-8462.
  • Kansas City Symphony with Three Dog Night, 8 p.m. today, Midland Theatre, 1228 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-0400.
  • The Urge, 8 p.m. today, The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
  • Al Pearson Quartet with Queen Bey, 8:30 p.m. today, Blue Room, American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-2929.
  • The Yards, Bockman's Euphio, 9 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • The Hot Children, 9 p.m. today, The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.
  • Cody Wyoming and the Golden Hearted Horse, The Gaslights, 9 p.m. today, Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.
  • The Trelese, Scratchtrack, 9 p.m. today, The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-1634.
  • Grand Fiasco, 9 p.m. today, Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.
  • Central Atmosphere, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
  • Benefit for Jimmie Meade, featuring Lee McBee and the Confessors, Levee Town, Scottyboy's Steady Rollin' Band, The Nace Brothers, Lonesome Hank and the Heartaches, Cotton Candy and So Many Men and The Swamp Donkeys, 1 p.m. Sunday, B.B.'s Lawnside Bar-B-Q, 1205 E. 85th St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 822-7427.
  • "Guitar Spectacular," Lawrence Chamber Orchestra with Anthony Glise, guitarist and composer, and Jason Riley, guitarist, 2 p.m. Sunday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
  • "Equilibrium," contemporary chamber music, 5 p.m. Sunday, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1307 Holmes, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-6222 or (888) 286-4849.
  • No Lessons, Shaking Tree, 9 p.m. Sunday, Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St., 841-5885.

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