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Archive for Saturday, May 1, 2004

Activities spring forward into May

May 1, 2004

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May Day! May Day! An exhibition that was set to open tonight at Ad Astra Galleria has moved. "Spacescapes and Avatars," featuring paintings by Angela Blanchard and Leigh Ann Livingston and ceramics by Barry Coffin, will be at Harem Salon, 845 N.H. A reception will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. today.

Miscellaneous

  • Annual Herb Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. today, Carroll Mansion, 1128 Fifth Ave., Leavenworth, (913) 682-7759.
  • Birding program: "Wings in Wyandotte," 9 a.m. today, Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park, 4051 West Drive, Kansas City, (913) 299-2384.
  • Paddle Sport Expo 2004, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Kelsey Short Youth Camp, Smithville Lake, Smithville, Mo., (816) 283-0800.
  • Craft Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. today and 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Leavenworth Plaza Shopping Center, 3400 S. Fourth St. Trafficway, Leavenworth, (913) 682-7858.
  • Spring Ceremonial and Shriners Parade, 11:30 a.m. today, downtown Topeka, (785) 234-5656.
  • Story time: "Beaks, Feet & Feathers," 1 p.m. today, Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, Wyandotte County Lake Park, 4051 West Drive, Kansas City, (913) 299-2384.
  • Storytime: "Popular Porcines," 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble Booksellers on the Country Club Plaza, 420 W. 47th St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1313.
  • "Dance On Site," aha! dance theatre, 6 p.m. today, Loose Park, Wornall Road and 51st Street, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 523-6732.
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company, 8 p.m. today, Yardley Hall, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.
  • MayDay! Fashion Show features "anti-sweatshop" designs, 8:30 p.m. today, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.
  • Dance! Dance! Revolution, 10 p.m. today, Jackpot Saloon, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
  • Mozart's "Don Giovanni," 2 p.m. Sunday, Lyric Opera, Lyric Theatre, 1029 Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-4933.
  • Lewis Black, 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1972.
  • Informational meeting about the Suzuki method of learning music, which encourages 3- and 4-year-old children to start playing an instrument, 7 p.m. Sunday, West Side Presbyterian Church, 1024 Kasold Drive, 550-1608.

Art events

  • Political Art Show, 7 p.m. today, Henry's, 11 E. Eighth St., 331-3511.
  • 43rd annual Art in the Park, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, South Park, 13th and Massachusetts streets.
  • "Spacescapes and Avatars," paintings by Angela Blanchard and Leigh Ann Livingston and ceramics by Barry Coffin, today-June 26, Harem Salon, 845 N.H. Reception: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. today.
  • "The Visitor," monoprints incorporating dry-point etching and embossing by Christina Ankofska, today-May 26, Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth St., 331-4114. Reception: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. today.
  • Art department student scholarship exhibition, Sunday-Tuesday, Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, Kansas University, 864-3209.
  • Photography by Hudson Luce, through May 28, Douglas County Law Library Art Gallery, 111 E. 11th St., 838-2477.

Theater

  • "George Dandin," 7:30 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Inge Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU, 864-3982.
  • "Blue/Orange," 8 p.m. today and 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY, ext. 10.
  • "Catechism II-Sometimes We Feel Guilty Because We Are Guilty," 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday, H&R Block City Stage Theater, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.
  • "Menopause The Musical," 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, and 2 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.
  • "The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant)," 2 p.m. today and Sunday, Coterie Theatre, Level One, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.
  • "Miss Nelson is Missing," 2 p.m. today and Sunday, Theatre for Young America, 5909 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 831-2131.
  • "Liliom," 8 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Sunday, Missouri Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-1579.
  • "Romeo & Juliet," 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show, today, Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., Topeka, (785) 357-5211.
  • "Pterodactyls," 8 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday, Washburn University campus, Topeka, (785) 231-1010, ext. 1639.
  • "Cabaret," 8 p.m., Carnegie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main, Ottawa, (785) 242-8478.
  • "Forever Plaid," 6 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show, today; and 12:30 p.m. dinner, 2 p.m. show Sunday; The Columbian Theatre, Wamego, (785) 456-2029.
  • "Boys Next Door," 8 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Fifth and Delaware, Leavenworth, (913) 682-7557.

Music

  • Kaw Valley Shape Note Sing, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. today, Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 749-1356.
  • Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 3 p.m.-3:30 p.m. today, Lawrence Community Nursery School benefit, Seventh and Alabama streets.
  • William Elliot Whitmore (in-store), 6 p.m. today, The Love Garden, 936 1/2 Mass., 843-1551.
  • 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.
  • Bang on a Can All-Stars with Terry Riley and Philip Glass, 7:30 p.m. today, Lied Center, 864-3436.
  • Karrin Allyson, 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. today, The Blue Room, 18th and Vine, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-8463.
  • Blues Bums and a Babe, 9 p.m. today, Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 749-1666.
  • Mushroomhead, Soil, Dope, Index Case, 9 p.m. today, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
  • Patrice Pike, Kristie Stremel, 9 p.m. today, Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.
  • Umphrey's McGee, 10 p.m. today, The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
  • The Beauty Pill, William Elliot Whitmore, Flaccid Trip, Let's Be Active, 10 p.m. today, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
  • City Limit, 10 p.m. today, The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
  • Danny Pound Band, 10:30 p.m. today, Louise's Bar Downtown, 1009 Mass., 843-9032
  • Key West Jazz Quartet, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Sunday, Stone Creek, 3801 W. Sixth St., 830-8500.
  • Spring Choral Pops, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, St. Joseph Hall, University of St. Mary, 4100 S. Fourth St. Trafficway, Leavenworth, (913) 682-5151.
  • Rocky Votolato, Roy, 10 p.m. Sunday, Jackpot Saloon, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

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