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Archive for Saturday, July 24, 2004

Incubus tops bill for Kemper show

July 24, 2004

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Multiplatinum-selling act Incubus returns to Kansas City after the band's successful headlining slot at last summer's Lollapalooza. The Calabasas, Calif., group has just released its fifth album, "A Crow Left of the Murder," which further explores its blend of aggressive rock and hip-hop grooves. The band will be joined by The Vines and Sparta, at 7 p.m. Sunday at Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo.

Here are some other weekend entertainment options:

Miscellaneous

  • "Painting with Oils," Section III: "Secluded Lake," 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. today, Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.
  • Grasshopper Weekend: Project InSECT, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.
  • Program: "Discover the World of Snakes," 10 a.m. today, Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 West Drive, Wyandotte County Lake Park, Kansas City, Kan., (913) 299-2384.
  • Workshop: "Hear and Say Reading," for early-childhood educators and providers, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. today, Lingo Story Room, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th Ave., (785) 580-4540.
  • The Bowery Dancers, 4 p.m. interactive children's show, 7 p.m. Sunday, repertory show, South Park, 11th and Massachusetts streets, 218-0791.
  • Grasshopper Weekend: Project InSECT, noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Powell Gardens, 1609 NW U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.
  • Author talk: Rod Beemer, 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Topeka Room 204, Topeka & Shawnee County Library, 1515 S.W. 10th Ave., (785) 580-4400.
  • Incubus performs Sunday at Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas
City, Mo.

    Incubus performs Sunday at Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo.

Art events

  • "E Pluribus Unum," sculptures and paintings by Dragon's Haven Artworks artists Jay Alexander, Ingrid Alexander and Maggie Jones, 1 p.m.-9 p.m. today, Ad Astra Gallery, 205 W. Eighth St., 856-4653.
  • Photography of Mike McPheeters, Mary Tuven and Kathy Hird Wright, 9 a.m.-noon today, CornerBank, 4621 W. Sixth St., 838-9400.
  • Del Christensen paintings, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.
  • Watercolors by Kathleen Anderson, 9 p.m. today, Wheatfields Bakery and Cafe, 904 Vt., 841-5553.
  • Works by members of the Lawrence Art Guild, entrances, gallery, display cases and the lower level, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. today, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Theater

  • "She Stoops to Conquer," 7:30 p.m. today, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982.
  • "Suessical," 2 p.m. today, The Coterie Theatre, Level One, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.
  • "Take Me Out," 8 p.m. today, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY.
  • "Meshuggah-Nuns," 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.
  • "Tape," 8 p.m. today, Black Box, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, (913) 469-3886.
  • "Ragtime," 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show today, Topeka Civic Theater & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., (785) 357-5211.
  • "She Stoops to Conquer," 5 p.m. Sunday, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982.

"Suessical," 2 p.m. Sunday, The Coterie Theatre, Level One, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.

  • "Take Me Out," 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY.
  • "Meshuggah-Nuns," 2 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.
  • "Ragtime," 2 p.m. Sunday, Topeka Civic Theater & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., (785) 357-5211.

Music

  • The Belles, Andrew Connor, Buffalo Saints, 9 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Swing Canyon, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-1387.
  • Blue 88, 9 p.m. today, Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.
  • Steep Water, 15 Minutes Fast, 9 p.m. today, Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.
  • Planes Mistaken for Stars, Vena Amori, Girl is a Ghost 7 p.m. today, El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-8349.
  • Pound for Pound, King of Klubs, Between Hope and Tragedy, Shades of Eden, 7 p.m. today, Spitfire, 1717 West 9th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-7525.
  • Finch, Recover, Counterfeit, 5 speed, 9 p.m. Sunday, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Billy Ebeling, 10 p.m. Sunday, Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass., 841-1960.
  • Kansas, 8 p.m. Sunday, Ameristar Casino, 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo..
  • Keith Sweat, Freddie Jackson, Ready for the World, Adina Howard, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Rd., Kansas City, MO..
  • Wiggum, The Gunns, Backside Slappy, 7 p.m. Sunday, SpitFire, 1717 W. Ninth, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-7525.
  • Lipriddle, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, The Beaumont, 4050 Pennsylvania St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

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