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Arts & Entertainment Calendar

December 23, 2005

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NIGHTLIFE

TODAY

Lawrence

Chuck Mead and Friends, 8 p.m. (early show), The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

Anything But Joey reunion show, Rushmore Academy, Stuck on Broadway, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

Changing Faith, The Border Band, The Resisters, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Saloon, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Chris Handley Birthday Jam featuring Dojo, Fusion Trio, 10 p.m., Fatso's, 1016 Mass., 865-4055.

Gourmet Mushroom X, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Rowan, 6 p.m., Red Lyon Tavern, 944 Mass., 832-8228.

Supernauts, One Million Tiny Jesuses, Junk Lust, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

Vampire Lezbos, KTP, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Saloon, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Your Parents, 10 p.m., The Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.

Kansas City

Dr. Woo, 3 Minute Hero, Kyle Ervin, 9 p.m., Mike's Tavern, 5424 Troost Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 444-3399.

Jackie Carol, Actors & Actresses, String and Return, 10 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Led Zeppelin V, 10 p.m., The Record Bar, 1020 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-5207.

Shannon and the Rhythm Kings, 8 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2700 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-6320.

Smashtones, Cody Wyoming & Friends, 10:30 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-1634.

The Zeros, 10 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

SATURDAY

Kansas City

Ben Summers and John Greiner, The Gaslights, 10:30 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Breakdown, 10 p.m., Jilly's on Broadway, 1744 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-4977.

SUNDAY

Lawrence

Sunday Night Jazz at the Taproom, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.

Dirty Boogie, 10 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second, 856-4330.

MONDAY

Lawrence

Highwater Marksman, 9 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second, 856-4330.

The Spanktones Open Jam, 9 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-1387.

Kansas City

Brody Buster Blues Explosion, 10 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

PBR Band, 8 p.m., Blayney's, 415 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-3747.

TUESDAY

Lawrence

Darling at Sea, Envy Corps, General Sherman, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Kansas City

Customgrind, Everybody's X, 8 p.m., Mike's Tavern, 5424 Troost Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 444-3399.

WEDNESDAY

Lawrence

Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny's Tavern, 410 N. Second, 842-0377.

Nighttime, Double Crossing Guard, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Saloon, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Punk Rock X-mas, 9 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second, 856-4330.

"Over the Hump Night" with Ray and Mike, 7 p.m., Westside Deli & Bistro, 4931 W. Sixth, 840-9044.

Acoustic Open Mic Night, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-1387.

The Americana Music Academy Jam, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.

Kansas City

Two Girls, Lucky Graves, 10:30 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-1634.

Yossarian's Lament, 10 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

Billy Ebeling, 7 p.m., Jazz Louisiana Kitchen, 39th and State Line, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-5556.

THURSDAY

Lawrence

Ad Astra Per Aspera, Fourth of July, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.

Aeolian, Two Girls, Ten Hour Drive, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Saloon, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

CJ Boyd, Dead Phish Nite, 9 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second, 856-4330.

Ken Lovern's Organ Jazz Trio, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

Occam's Razor, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

John Weatherwax and the Junkyard Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth, 842-3415.

Kansas City

Bockman, Back Yard Tire Fire, 10 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

The Iguanas, 8 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2700 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-6320.

NoGreatMan, Divergence, 9 p.m., The Brick, 1727 McGee, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-1634.

Billy Ebeling, 7 p.m., Jazz Louisiana Kitchen, 8144 Prairie View Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 505-1714.

Three Flavors of Funk featuring The Brothers Gree, KXO, The Duo Trio, 8 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

MUSIC

TODAY

Lawrence

"Twas the Night Before the Night Before," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

Ruchi's Friday Evening Music, 6:30 p.m., Ruchi Indian Cuisine, 3300 Bob Billings Pkwy., 312-9747.

SATURDAY

Lawrence

Rudimental Style Drum Clinic, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass., 830-9640.

THEATER

Kansas City

"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," 8 p.m. Friday and Tuesday-Thursday; and 2 p.m. Saturday, American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand, Suite 314, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

"Elves and the Shoemaker," 10 a.m. Monday; noon Tuesday-Wednesday, H&R Block City Stage, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.

"Stuart Little," 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Suite 144, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6785, www.thecoterie.com.

"A Christmas Carol," 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Monday, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-1579.

"Absurd Person Singular," 7:30 Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, H&R Block City Stage Theater, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.

"The Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday, Midland Theatre, 1228 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 931-2232.

MUSEUMs

WEDNESDAY

Kansas City

Family Event: Home for the Holidays, Deceleration, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 457-6134.

ONGOING

Lawrence

Clinton Lake Museum, Route 5, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and by appointment, (785) 748-0800.

Exhibits: "Clinton Lake Communities: The First 20 Years, 1854-1874," "Religion," "The Underground Railroad," "The J.C. Steele House," ongoing.

Haskell Cultural Center and Museum, 155 Indian Ave., Haskell Indian Nations University, 832-6686. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed weekends and federal holidays.

Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., KU, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 864-4710.

Exhibit: "Selecciones: Mexican Art from the Collection," Study Gallery, through Jan. 8.

Exhibit: "The Sacred & the Secular: Buddhist Imagery in Religious & Popular Contexts," Asian Gallery, through Feb. 5.

Exhibit: "Embodiment," North Balcony Gallery, through Feb. 19.

Kansas University Natural History Museum, on Jayhawk Boulevard on KU campus, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, 864-4540 or 864-4450.

Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 841-4109, www.watkinsmuseum.org.

Exhibit: Prairie Gold: "Opportunity & Struggle: Early Settlement of Douglas County, 1820-1861," through 2005.

Kansas City

American Jazz Museum, 1616 E. 18th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-8463. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday.

The Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-3250. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m.-9 p.m. the first Friday of each month.

Hallmark Visitors Center, Crown Center, 25th and McGee streets, Kansas City, Mo., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, (816) 274-3613.

Exhibit: Creative and Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Exhibit; J.C. Hall Christmas Trees, year-round.

The John Wornall House Museum, 6115 Wornall Road, Kansas City, Mo., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, (816) 444-1858.

Johnson County Museum of History, 6305 Lackman, Overland Park, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, (913) 631-6709.

Exhibits: "Seeking the Good Life" and "1950s All-Electric House," ongoing.

Kansas City Jewish Museum, 5500 W. 123rd, Overland Park, (913) 266-8413.

Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday, (816) 483-8300.

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, (816) 561-3737.

Exhibit: "foldoverfold: Marcie Miller Gross," through Jan. 29.

Exhibit: "Decelerate," through Feb. 19.

Exhibit: "Defining Moments: Modern Selections from the Collection," ongoing.

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, (816) 561-4000.

Exhibit: "New Media Projects: Vanishing Sky," IÂ'nigo Manglano-Ovalle, electronic media of the night sky, through Jan. 8.

Exhibit: "American Highlights," through July 31, 2006.

Exhibit: "New Media Projects: Turbulent," Shirin Neshat, dual-projection work dramatizes gender inequality in Iran, Feb. 10-March 26.

Exhibit: "New Media Projects: Two works by South African artist William Kentridge," animated films explore legacy of South African apartheid and colonialism, April 21-July 9.

Toy and Miniature Museum, 5235 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, (816) 333-9328.

Storytime: River and Prairie Storyweavers, 1 p.m. Saturdays.

Exhibit: "Gene Marshall - Star Fashion Doll - A 10 Year Retrospective," through Jan. 8.

The Truman Presidential Museum & Library, Kansas City, Mo., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, open until 9 p.m. Thursday, (816) 833-1225.

Union Station Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, (816) 460-2020.

Multimedia show: "Skywatch," 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays.

Exhibit: Inside Africa, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday and noon- 5 p.m. Sunday, through Jan. 1.

GALLERIES

WEDNESDAY

Kansas City

"Home for the Holidays: Deceleration," 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 457-6134.

Pewep in the Formats, 7 p.m., Paragraph, 25 E. 12th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-5937.

THURSDAY

Kansas City

Pastoral Barbarism, new paintings by Aaron Marable, 11 a.m., The Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore, (816) 474-1919.

ONGOING

Lawrence

ARTFRAMES, 912 Ill., 842-1991. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, or by appointment.

Exhibit: Paintings by Paul Hotvedt and Lisa Grossman, and prints by the Prairie Print Makers, ongoing.

Back to the Garden, 619 N. Second St. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Exhibit: Metal sculpture by Steen Kjorlie, ongoing.

Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. Ninth St., 843-1001.

Exhibit: New work by Sally Piller, Sue Ashline and Missy McCoy, through Jan. 8.

CornerBank, 4621 W. Sixth, 838-9400. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Exhibit: Photography of Wally Emerson and Howard Freedman, through Dec. 31.

Diane's Artisan Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass., 856-1155. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and until 7 p.m. Thursday.

Exhibit: Jewelry by Cindy Jankovich and weaving by Diane Horning, ongoing.

Dole Institute of Politics, KU campus, 864-4900. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily.

Exhibit: Trade Center memorial and memory wall honoring World War II veterans from Kansas, ongoing.

Douglas County Law Library Art Gallery, 111 E. 11th St., 838-2477 or www.douglascolawlibrary.org. Hours: Noon-3 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. All exhibits sponsored by Lawrence Art Guild.

Exhibit: "Pastels by Jenny Forge-Schmalstieg," through Jan. 3.

KOJO, 745 N.H., kojoworkshop.com, 841-5656.

Exhibit: Works in iron by Kate Dinneen, ongoing.

Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Exhibit: "Connected Community," a student art collaboration and artwork by "Convergence 2005" artists, ongoing.

The Lied Center, KU campus, 864-2794.

Exhibit: A Closer Look at Ireland, through March 6.

Phoenix Gallery, 919 Mass., 843-0080.

Exhibit: Artwork by Jan Gaumnitz and Cathy Tisdale, in conjunction with "Convergence 2005," ongoing.

Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030. Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Exhibit: "Poetry and Art: The Intuitive Connection," a new group show, including local artists Rick Mitchell, Rodney Troth, Mary Clinkenbeard and Heather Smith Jones, through Jan. 21.

SilverWorks and More, 715 Mass., 842-1460. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday.

Exhibit: Kansas University graduates of the metalsmithing/jewelry department Jim Connelly, Ron Hinton and Fred Scott, ongoing.

Southwest and More, 727 Mass., 843-0141. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Exhibit: Recent works by Dolores Corcoran and Ann K. Cobb, in conjunction with "Convergence 2005," ongoing.

Starbucks, 647 Mass., 832-0300.

Exhibit: Susan McCarthy, oil pastels, ongoing.

Vermont Street BBQ, 728 Mass., 856-4227.

Exhibit: "Kansas: Land, Water and Skyscapes," photography by D.W. Gates, ongoing.

Wildcat Studio, 3320 Peterson Road, Suite 102A, 842-3154. Hours: by appointment.

Exhibit: Portraits, paintings and epic-size history paintings by Wayne Wildcat, ongoing.

Z's Divine Espresso east, 1800 E. 23rd, Suite A, 842-7651.

Exhibit: Anastacia Drake, oil and acrylic realism, through Dec. 31.

Z's Divine Espresso downtown, 10 E. Ninth, Suite A, 843-3007.

Exhibit: David Armstrong, photography, through Dec. 31.

Zen Zero, 811 Mass., 832-0001.

Exhibit: "On the Path Through the Craft," lattice sculptures and framing by Terry Miller, ongoing.

Kansas City

Dennis Morgan Gallery, 2011 Tracy, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-8755. Hours: 11 a.m.-4:30 Friday, 11 a.m.-4:30 Saturday, or by appointment.

Exhibit: Don Ed Hardy and Michael Krueger, paintings, drawings and prints, through today.

Fafa Gallery, 2000 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-2727. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays or by appointment.

Exhibit: "Poetry of the Literati," ongoing.

Grand Hall at Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Walking Tour: The Historic Union Station Building. Every Saturday, 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Hallar Gallery, 4540 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-5339. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and by appointment.

Exhibit: "Time of Day," by Brent Watkinson, oil on canvas, through Dec. 31.

Jan Weiner Gallery, 4800 Liberty St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 931-8755. Hours by appointment only.

Exhibit: "Hide and Seek, the grey paintings," Warren Rosser, through Dec. 31.

Kansas City Artists Coalition Galleries, 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-5222. Hours: 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Exhibit: Irene Delka McCray, painting, Mallin Gallery, through Jan. 13.

Exhibit: Christine Marie Davis, mixed media sculpture with fur, Jacqueline B. Charno Gallery, through Jan. 13.

Exhibit: Kim Anderson, Robin VanHoozer and Michael Woodard, painting and mixed media, Underground Gallery, through Jan. 13.

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, Argentine Branch, 2800 Metropolitan Ave., (913) 722-7400; Main Branch, 625 Minnesota Ave., (913) 551-3280; West Wyandotte Branch, 1737 N. 82nd, (913) 596-5800; Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, 4051 West Drive, Wyandotte County Lake Park.

Exhibit: "Lost and Found," photographs by Gloria Hawkins and an exhibit about the history of the Pierian Club, West Wyandotte Library, through Jan. 3.

Exhibit: Artwork by Gregg Morgan, Main Library, through Jan. 4.

Exhibit: Paintings by Paul Woolridge, Argentine library, through Jan. 18.

Exhibit: "New Paintings in Wax: Local Landscapes," by Keith Kavanaugh, The Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, through Feb. 10.

Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore, (816) 474-1919.

Exhibit: David Ford: Installation, through Jan. 31.

Exhibit: Todd Cero-Atl and Clare Cornell, ceramic sculpture and photographs, through Jan. 31.

Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, 2004 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-1919.

Exhibit: "American Photographs," Michael Eastman, through Dec. 31.

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