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Archive for Saturday, July 17, 2004

City exhibits among weekend fun

July 17, 2004

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Two exhibitions marking the 150th anniversary of the founding of Lawrence open today at the Spencer Museum of Art: "Windmills to Workshops: Lawrence and the Visual Arts" and "Vanished Voices: The Legacy of Northeast Kansas Indians." A family day and public opening from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday will feature gallery talks, children's games, refreshments and bluegrass music. Here are some other entertainment options:

Miscellaneous

  • Create: Leaf Imprints on Pots, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. today, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.
  • Create: "Make and Take" Nature Craft, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, The Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park, 4051 West Drive, Kansas City, (913) 299-2384.
  • Dragonfly Weekend: Project InSECT, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today and Sunday, pint-sized puppet show, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.
  • Storytime: "Colors of Summer," 1 p.m. today, The Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park, 4051 West Drive, Kansas City, (913) 299-2384.
  • Community Barn Dance, 8 p.m. today, Woodlawn School, 508 Elm, 749-1356.
  • Create: Watercolor Gardens: Watercolor Renewal, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.
  • Brunch and music, with Jon Svoboda, noon-3 p.m. Sunday, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 751-1ART.
"Lawrence High School Homecoming, Lawrence, KS," a 1979
gelatin-silver print by Earl Iversen, is part of "Windmills to
Workshops: Lawrence and the Visual Arts," which opens today at the
Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

"Lawrence High School Homecoming, Lawrence, KS," a 1979 gelatin-silver print by Earl Iversen, is part of "Windmills to Workshops: Lawrence and the Visual Arts," which opens today at the Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss.

Art events

  • "Windmills to Workshops: Lawrence and the Visual Arts," today through Sept. 26, Kress Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710. Reception: 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, with gallery talk by Mike Sims at 2 p.m.
  • "Vanished Voices: The Legacy of Northeast Kansas Indians," through Sept. 26, White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710. Reception: 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, with gallery talk by Joni Murphy at 1:30 p.m.
  • "The Curator is IN!", 1 p.m.-2 p.m. today, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 751-1ART.
  • Know Your Museum Tour: "Heroic Traditions, Mythic Journey," 1:30 p.m. today, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 751-1ART.
  • Walk-in tour: "Black and White in America," 2 p.m. Sunday, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 751-1ART.

Theater

  • "Meshuggah-Nuns," 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.
  • "Ragtime," 6 p.m. today dinner, 8 p.m. today show, Topeka Civic Theater & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka, (785) 357-5211.
  • "1776 A Musical Comedy," 6 p.m. today dinner, 7:30 p.m. today show, and 12:30 p.m. Sunday dinner, 2 p.m. Sunday show, The Columbian Theatre, 521 Lincoln, Wamego, (785) 456-2029 or (800) 899-1893.
  • "She Stoops to Conquer," 7:30 p.m. today and 5 p.m. Sunday, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982.
  • "Take Me Out," 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY.
  • "Suessical," 2 p.m. Sunday, The Coterie Theatre, Level One, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.

Music

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd, 7 p.m. today, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, (913) 721-0001.
  • The Border Band, 7 p.m.-10 p.m. today, Abe & Jakes Landing, 8 E. Sixth, 312-7116.
  • 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.
  • Brassknuckle Choir, Unknown Stuntmen, Circle of Trust, 7 p.m. today, El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-8349.
  • The Scarred, A Bomb Nation, KTP, 7 p.m. today, SpitFire, 1717 W. Ninth, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-7525.
  • Tony Juarez and son Anthony along with Annie Dunavin, 7:30 p.m. today, Annie's Country Jubilee, 4th and Main, Tonganoxie, (913) 845-9600.
  • Guster, Ben Folds, Gavin DeGraw, 7:30 p.m. today, City Market, Fifth and Walnut streets, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-1271.
  • Ahmed Alaadeen and Group 21, 8:30 p.m. today, Blue Room, American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-8643.
  • The Blood Brothers, Daughters, Kill Me Tomorrow, Chromatics, 9 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Yoruba Son, 9 p.m. today, The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
  • Coyote Ugly, 9 p.m. today, Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.
  • Pendergast CD release party, Honky Tonk Chateau, 9 p.m. today, Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.
  • Opie Hicks and the Elements, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
  • Monster Squad, The Crop Knox, The Lone Wolfs, The Protest, 7 p.m. Sunday, SpitFire, 1717 W. Ninth, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-7525.
  • Kottonmouth Kings, OPM, Big D, Strawman, 8 p.m. Sunday, The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
  • Theresa Andersson, 9 p.m. Sunday, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • In The Sixth Hour, 9 p.m. Sunday, The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

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