Beyond Blue with Lee McBee and Pat Nichols, 5:30 p.m. (early show), The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
William Elliott Whitmore, Ghost Buffalo, Horns of Happiness, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
The Spanktones Open Jam, 9 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Metal School, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.
Open Mic Night, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
Wolf Parade, Frog Eyes, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.
The Plus Ones, Savitar, The Akanes, 9 p.m, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
Forest Green, 8 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.
Brothers Donnelly, 10 p.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass., 841-1960.
Cassiopia, Drinking Bleach, 9 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.
Decibully, Headlights, 9 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
Saosin, Forgive Durden, Mikoto, The Outline, Envy On The Coast, 9 p.m, The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.
Curry Haze, 6:30 p.m., Ruchi Indian Cuisine, 3300 Bob Billings Parkway., 312-9747.
Americana Music Academy Jam, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.
Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny's Tavern, 401 N. Second, 842-0377.
That Acoustic Jam Thing, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Curly's Roadhouse Revue, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Deadman Flats, 9 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
Rev's Soul Review, 9 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa, 842-5805.
Floyd the Barber, 9:30 p.m., Pachamama's, Eighth and New Hampshire, 841-0990.
Hot Lunch, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
John Weatherwax and the Junkyard Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St., 842-3415.
"Nashville Star" Tryouts, TBA, Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.
"Nashville Star" Tryouts, TBA, Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.
An Evening with Andrei Codrescu, 7:30 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Ave., KU campus.
A conversation with Andrei Codrescu, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Lied Center, KU campus.
University Forum: Chuck Ahner, Republican candidate for Kansas 3rd district representative, noon-1 p.m., Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread, 843-4933.
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.
Clyde W. Tombaugh Observatory, 500 Lindley Hall, KU, 964-3166. Open to the public for observations on the second and fourth Sunday nights of each month, if skies are clear, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Haskell Cultural Center and Museum, 155 Indian Ave., Haskell Indian Nations University, 832-6686. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.
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: "Cabinets of Curiosity: Musing about Collections," South Balcony Gallery, through Sept. 24.
Exhibit: "Agrarian Allegories," John Steuart Curry, through Nov. 4.
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.
Kenneth Spencer Research Library, behind Strong Hall on Poplar Lane, KU, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 864-4334.
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.
Brown Foundation and Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, 1515 S.E. Monroe, (785) 235-3939.
Combat Air Museum, Forbes Field, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, (913) 862-3303.
The Great Overland Station, 701 N. Kansas Ave., (785) 232-5533. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.
Heartland Orthodox Christian Museum, 523 S.W. Van Buren, (785) 234-5993. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m., or by appointment.
Kansas Museum of History, 6425 S.W. Sixth Ave., (785) 272-8681. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, (785) 272-8681.
Exhibit: Kansas History Center Nature Trail, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., ongoing.
Exhibit: "From Gems to Gimcracks, The Discovery Place," hands-on gallery for children, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. daily.
Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Friday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, (785) 231-1124.
Ward Meade House, 124 N. Filmore, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, (913) 235-0806. Victorian house, log cabin, old school and botanical gardens, with tours and crafts shop.
Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, (785) 887-6520.
Exhibit: Bleeding Kansas, Lecompton Constitution and Land Office, ongoing.
Democratic Headquarters and Bald Eagle River View Park, East Second Street. Hours: Dawn to dusk every day.
Exhibit: Restored 1850s stone cabin, first Lecompton residence, ongoing.
Territorial Capital Museum, downtown, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, (785) 887-6148.
Old Jefferson Town, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday through November, (785) 863-2070.
Exhibit: Collection of vintage buildings, including John Steuart Curry boyhood home, a bow string bridge, wind wagon sculpture, windmill, bell tower and five acres of native grass and wildflowers, ongoing.
Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, (785) 242-1250.
Exhibits: "Rails, Trails and Prairie Tales," plus H-O model trains and period rooms; "Ottawa Newsreels 1937-1938-1939," films.
Exhibit: Exaggerated postcards by William Harrison "Dad" Martin, ongoing.
Ottawa Community Arts Council, Carnegie Cultural Center, 501 S. Main, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, (785) 242-8478.
Opening reception: Mary Ellen Maxwell, mixed media, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Carnegie Arts Center, Fifth and Walnut streets, (913) 651-0765.
Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass.
Art and Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU, 864-3209. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Gallery closed Saturdays and Holidays.
Art & Insight, 4828 Quail Crest Place, 840-5280. Call for appointment.
Exhibit: Libby Schmanke, pastel landscapes, purses and tote bags, ongoing.
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.
Exhibit: Historic post cards from early 1900s, ongoing.
Back to the Garden, 619 N. Second. Hours: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday.
Exhibit: Metal sculpture by Steen Kjorlie, ongoing.
Bodyworks, 13 E. Eighth St., 841-2963.
Border's Booksellers Coffee Shop, 700 N.H., 331-3226.
Broadcasting Hall, home to Kansas Public Radio, Kansas University campus.
Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. Ninth St., 843-1001.
The Bay Leaf, 725 Mass., 842-4544.
Blue Heron, 921 Mass., 841-9443.
Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St.
CornerBank, 4621 W. Sixth, 838-9400. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Exhibit: "Waterflower Series," through Sept. 2.
Exhibit: "Big 12 Memorabilia Show," featuring the Phil Laurie collection, through Sept. 20.
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.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Exhibit: Trade Center memorial and memory wall honoring World War II veterans from Kansas, ongoing.
Do's Deluxe, 416 E. Ninth St., 841-2254.
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.
Eangee Home Design, 1005 Mass., 856-2999.
Englewood Florist, 1101 Mass., 841-2999.
Fields Gallery, 712 Mass., 842-7187. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.
Exhibit: "Reflections on Landscapes," oil painting by Colleen Zacharieas Gregoire, through Aug. 26.
Free State Credit Union, 23rd and Haskell, 842-5657.
Gallery 3D, 1019 Del., 832-8639.
The Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Ave., 864-4798.
Harem Salon, 845 N.H., 749-0047.
Intrust Bank, 901 Vt.
The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.
The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.
KANU, 1120 W. 11th.
Kansas Union Gallery, 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard on KU campus, 864-SHOW. Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Kimbari, 15 W. Ninth, 842-1067.
La Prima Tazza Cafe, 638 Mass., 832-2233.
Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Frequently open in evenings.
Exhibit: "Selections from the Permanent Collection of Emprise Bank," 38 works including paintings, prints, drawings and photographs, through Aug. 31.
Exhibit: Lawrence Arts Center Faculty Show, through Aug. 31.
Lawrence Bank, 3500 Clinton Parkway and 100 E. Ninth, 838-9704 and 312-7224.
Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.
Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.
Exhibit: Willem Gebben, wood fired functional ceramics; Keith Lebezon, artists' brushes with character; and Melanie Ungvarsky, glass stone pendants, ongoing.
Exhibit: Sue Suhler, painting, and Kaye Abbott, printmaking, through Aug. 31.
Exhibit: Carla Tilghman, small weavings, and Larry Brow, ceramic vessels, through Aug. 31.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine.
Lawrence Visitor's Center, Union Pacific Depot, 402 N. Second, 865-4499.
Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa, 842-5805. Hours: 8 a.m.-2 a.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday-Sunday.
The Lied Center, KU campus, 864-2794.
Milton's Coffee & Wine, 920 Mass.
Nova Cyber Cafe, 745 N.H., 841-3283. Hours: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday.
Olive Gallery and Art Supply, 15 E. Eighth, 331-4114, www.oliveart.org. Hours: 11-6 p.m. daily.
Exhibit: "Playing with Mischief: a neurotic folktale," through Aug. 31.
Pachamama's, Eighth and New Hampshire streets, 841-0990. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5 p.m.-midnight Tuesday-Sunday.
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: Susan McCarthy, oil pastels, ongoing.
Topiary Tree, 716 Mass., 842-1181.
Exhibit: Impressionist oil paintings by Joanie Whiteknight, ongoing.
Starbucks, 647 Mass., 832-0300.
Exhibit: Lynn A. Metzger, through Sept. 31.
Unity Art Gallery, 900 Madeline, 841-1447. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday.
Exhibit: "Revealed," photographs by Scott Indermaur , through Sept. 16.
Vermont Street BBQ, 728 Mass., 856-4227.
Exhibit: "Kansas: Land, Water and Skyscapes," photography by D.W. Gates, ongoing.
Watson and Anschutz Libraries. Hours: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.
Wheatfields Bakery and Cafe, 904 Vt., 841-5553.
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: Ron Holz, floral photography, through Aug. 31.
Z's Divine Espresso downtown, 10 E. Ninth, Suite A, 843-3007.
Exhibit: Zion Johnson, marker drawings, through Aug. 31.
Zen Zero, 811 Mass., 832-0001.
Exhibit: "On the Path Through the Craft," lattice sculptures and framing by Terry Miller, ongoing.