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Events Calendar

April 23, 2007

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NIGHTLIFE

April 23

Lawrence

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Love of Diagrams, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

The Cast Pattern, Samothrace, Clutch of Undeath, Decimation, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Chin Up Chin Up, The Armory, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

GCDC, High Water String Band, 10 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.

The Spanktones Open Jam, 9 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

Kansas city

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

Relient K, Mae, Sherwood, 7:30 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

April 24

Lawrence

Allen Macfarlane, 7:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.

Deadwood Derby round four, featuring Emperor Stan, Ten Hour Drive, Sterilize Stereo and Log Lady, 9 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Nathan Wolf and Friends, 8:30 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.

Student Film, Berry, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Zoso, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

Kansas city

The End, Fjord, Eyes Like Headlights, Pregonoeprego, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 Gillham, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-8349.

Flickerstick, Calhoun, 8 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

Southern Culture on the Skids, Pendergast, 8 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-1456.

April 25

Lawrence

Victor Wooten, Andy McKee, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

BlackBoxMemoirs, 10 p.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass., 841-1960.

Neil Hamburger, Pleaseeausaur, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Pink Nasty, The Black, The Afterparty, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Poison the Well, Fear Before the March of Flames, Portugal the Man, Heavy Heavy Low Low, 7:30 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

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

Billy Spears and he Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny's Tavern, 401 N. Second St., 842-0377.

Kansas city

John Nemeth, 8 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-1456.

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

Ottawa

The Love Bongo Band, 7 p.m., Potter's Wheel Coffeehouse, 101 S. Main.

April 26

Lawrence

Scott Schwein Band, Sabitar, Livelock, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

Volunteers, The Legendary Terrordactyls, The Armory, Stylus, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

The Von Ehrics, Santiago, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Wayward Sons, 10 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second, 856-4330.

Brody Buster and Mike Cibura Blues Duo, 6 p.m. (early show), The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Floyd the Barber, 9:30 p.m., Pachamama's, 800 N.H.

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

Rev's Soul Review, 9 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, 842-5805.

Snuff Jazz, 10:30 p.m., The Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.

Kansas city

Five for Fighting, Chantal Kreviazuk, 8 p.m., Voodoo Lounge, Harrah's North Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-7777.

Emergenza Music Festival Semifinal: Deviant Machine, Left On Northwood, Outlaw Jake and The Chain Gang, The Messiah Complex, Dora Dank, Cruxed Applebutta, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 7 p.m., BB's Lawnside BBQ, 1205 E. 85th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 822-7427.

April 27

Lawrence

August Burns Red, From A Second Story Window, See You Next Tuesday, Chasing Victory, 5:30 p.m. (early show), The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

Cosmopolitics, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

Contra Naturam, Vibralux, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

Flying Debris, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third, 749-2727.

White Ghost Shivers, Red Lefty, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Youngmond Grand, Cupertino, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Kansas city

Emergenza Music Festival Seminfinal: Man Versus Machine, Drop Zero, Lipriddle, My Only Danger, Five Defy, Keidi Hellfire, The Waiting List, Forlorn Hope, Mr. Gribber, 8:30 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Anthony Gomes, Benck, 8 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-1456.

Bruce in the USA, Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, 8 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

Club Wars, The Battle for Voodoo: Mr. Zero Knew, Sunday Blackout, Bixby Lane, Leaded, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

April 28

Lawrence

Cassiopia, Sin, Device, 9:30 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.

Mooreheads, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third, 749-2727.

This is My Condition, To Live and Shave in LA, Colourmusic, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

True North, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

To Live and Shave in LA, This is My Condition, Colourmusic, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Kansas city

Emergenza Music Festival Seminfinal: Vibe, Brainbow, The Dollhouse Rumor, In The Fire, Crash The Car, Underhoss, Lowkuss, Stand Under Nothing, Lucid Fiction, 8:30 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Ace Frehley B-Day Bash with Almost Kiss and Vincent Vega, 8 p.m., Grand Emporium,

Almost Kiss with Vincent Vea, 8 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

Led Kaapana, 7 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-1456.

Mark Salling and the Famous Unknowns, 9 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-1456.

Seeking Surreal, Standpointe, Super Black Market, 7 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

burlington

Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 8 p.m., Pat's Pig BBQ, 1020 N. Second, Burlington, (620) 364-5821.

April 29

Lawrence

Save the Whales, The Spoon & Fork Family, The Monoplex, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

The Dirty Blues Duo with Brody Buster and Mike Cibura, 10 p.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass., 841-1960.

The New Dodge Band, Adrianne Verhoeven, 5 p.m. (early show), The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Kansas city

Chico DeBarge with James DeBarge, 7 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

MUSIC

April 24

Lawrence

KU Saxophone Quartets, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, KU campus, 864-3436.

Student Chamber Ensemble, Oread Singers, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vt., 864-3436.

baldwin

Baker University Jazz ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus.

April 25

Lawrence

Victor Wooten bass clinic, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Mass. Street Music, 1347 Mass., 843-3535.

Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

KU Percussion Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Room 130, Murphy Hall, KU campus, 864-3436.

April 26

Lawrence

Lecture: "Neighbors, Workers, Women: Gender and Social Change in Boston's Settlement Houses," Cynthia J. Miller, Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College, Noon, Conference Hall, Hall Center for the Humanities, 864-4798.

Faculty Recital, Forrest Pierce, composition, 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt., 864-3436.

April 27

Lawrence

True North at Tunes at Noon, noon, Plaza, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-SHOW.

Student Chamber Ensemble, University Singers and Ad Astra, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway, 864-3436.

Kansas city

Taylor Hicks, 8 p.m., Star pavilion, Ameristar Casino Hotel, 8201 N.E. Birmingham Road, North Kansas City, Mo., (818) 414-7000.

Concert: Duo Solo, 7 p.m., Regnier Hall, KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, 864-2787.

baldwin

Department of Music Honor Recital, 7:30 p.m., McKibbin Recital Hall, Baker University campus.

April 28

Lawrence

Lawrence Civic Choir's Spring Concert, 8 p.m., Free Methodist Church, 3001 Lawrence Ave., 841-0324.

Hilltop Hustle, 5K and 1K run/walk, 8 a.m., Hilltop Child Development Center, 864-4940.

Kansas city

newEar Contemporary Chamber Ensemble: Pocket Full of Symphonies, 8 p.m., all Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 756-0570. Pre-concert talk with composers William J. Lackey and Ingrid Stolzel, 7:15 p.m.

April 29

baldwin

Orchestra Concert, 3:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus.

THEATER

Lawrence

"Guys and Dolls," 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, KU campus, 864-3436.

"On Golden Pond," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469.

Kansas city

"The Syringa Tree," 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday, Kansas City Repertory Theatre, 4949 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2700.

"The Country Of The Blind," 10 a.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. and noon Wednesday-Thursday; 10 a.m., noon and 7 p.m. Friday; and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, The Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.

"Iron Kisses," 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY.

"Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters -- An African Tale," 10 a.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. and noon Wednesday; 10 a.m., noon and 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.

Topeka

"Almighty Bob," 7 p.m. show Thursday; and 6 p.m. dinner and 8 p.m. show Friday-Saturday, Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth, (785) 357-5211.

MISC.

April 23

Lawrence

Hallmark Design Symposium: Leonard Konopelski, illustration and design, 6 p.m., Room 3140, Wescoe Hall, KU campus, 864-9742.

Junior Day, 9:30 a.m., Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-3911. Registration required.

Lecture: "Doctors Without Borders," 7 p.m., Kansas Room, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-SHOW.

Grant Goodman Distinguished Lecture in Japanese Studies: "The Good Japanese: Disciplining Democracy," Harry Harootunian. 7:30 p.m. Dole Institute of Politics. Free. Sponsored by Center for East Asian Studies. Call 864-1457.

Film: "The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the collapse of the American Dream," 7 p.m., liberty Hall,

Jayhawk Audubon Society Lecture: "Living Green, Cheap and Happy in the 21st Century," 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H., 843-4150.

Lawrence Dart Tournament, 9 p.m., Harbour Lights,

Kansas city

Lyric Opera, "The End of the Affair, 7:30 p.m., Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-7344 or (877) OPERAKC (673-7252).

April 24

Lawrence

Film premiere: "No Child Left Unrecruited," 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

Lecture, discussion and book signing: "Inside the Economist's Mind," William A. Barnett, KU's Charles W. Oswald distinguished professor of macroeconomics, 7:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-4431.

Before 1500 Seminar: "Before 1500 Goes Pop: Panel on Pop Culture," 3:30 p.m., Conference Hall, Hall Center for the Humanities, 864-4798.

Seventh Annual KU-Haskell Indian Nations University Undergraduate Research Symposium, 4 p.m., Hall of Fame Room, Stidham Union, Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Ave., 830-2762.

Kansas city

Osher Institute Seminar: "Manage Your Chronic Pain: Don't Let It Manage You," Robert Twillman, KU Hospital, 2 p.m., 154 Regnier Hall, KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, 864-5823.

Lecture: "The Prints of Roger Shimomura," Emily Stamey, master's student and Spencer Museum of Art intern, 7 p.m., KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, 864-4710.

April 25

Lawrence

Osher Institute Seminar: "Why We Don't Play Checkers Anymore," Shaun Coffey, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire and Medical, 10 a.m., Continuing Education, 1515 St. Andrews Dr., 864-5823.

"Around the World with the Peace Corps," noon, Alcove C, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-3624.

University Forum: "How Brains Grow: A Discussion of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Brain Development," Ruth Ann Atchley, associate professor of psychology, Noon. Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread, 843-4933.

Finals: Stand Up Stand Off, 7 p.m., Ballroom, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-SHOW.

Chess Night, 7 p.m., aimee's Coffee House,

ACLU Forum: "Wakarusa '07 -- Privacy Rights in Public Places," 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Kansas city

Lyric Opera, "The End of the Affair, 7:30 p.m. Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-7344 or (877) OPERAKC (673-7252).

April 26

Kansas city

Osher Institute Seminar: "Arlington National Cemetery: Its History and Its Heroes," Jim Peters, Continuing Education, 2 p.m., KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, 864-5823.

Conference: "Networks, Stakeholders and Nonprofit Organization Governance: Whither (Wither?) Boards," Marriott country Club Plaza Hotel, 4445 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2305.

Young Playwrights' Festival, 10 a.m.-noon festival readings for grade-school students and older and 7 p.m. performances for high school students and adults, Coterie Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-6552.

KU Master Faculty Speaker Series: "Reading Hemingway," James Carothers, professor of English, 7 p.m., Auditorium, Regnier Hall, KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, (913) 897-8400.

April 27

Lawrence

University Dance Company, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Women Around the World Film Series, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Event: "Truth-Healing-Reconciliation in Indian Child Welfare," Sandra Hawk White, director of First Nations Orphan Association, St. Paul, Minn., 10 a.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-2291.

51st Snyder Book Collecting Contest, 3 p.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-4431.

Walter S. Sutton Lecture Series: "Corruption in a Globalized Economy -- The Role of Civil Society Organizations to Improve Governance," Peter Eigen, founder and chair of the Advisory Council of Transparency International, 5 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-7369.

Lecture: "Unlocking the Secret of Happiness," Mingyur Rinpoche, 7 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-1457.

University Dance Company, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

Queer and Trans Art show, 7 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, 1119 Mass., 865-1374.

Kansas city

New Venture Challenge Competition, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-1563.

Lyric Opera, "The End of the Affair, 8 p.m. Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-7344 or (877) OPERAKC (673-7252).

Conference: "Networks, Stakeholders and Nonprofit Organization Governance: Whither (Wither?) Boards," Marriott country Club Plaza Hotel, 4445 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-2305.

April 28

Lawrence

University Dance Company, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Book signing: Max Falkenstien, "A Good Place to Stop: 60 Seasons with Max and the Jayhawks," noon-2 p.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-4431.

Arthritis Walk, 1-mile or 3-mile walk, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. walk, Lawrence Indoor Aquatic's Center, 4706 Overland Drive, 841-5707.

Life Support Rally, 12, 20, 37 and 50 mile bike routes and 2, 4 and 6 mile walks, Headquarters Counseling Center, 2511 Inverness Drive, 841-2345.

Plant and Bake Sale, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vermont, 843-3220.

Queer and Trans Art show, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, 1119 Mass., 865-1374.

Hobie Cat 2007 Daggerless Divisional Regatta, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Clinton Lake.

Chicken Chuckin championship Benefit for Headquarters Counseling Center, 10 a.m.-noon, Sunflower Elementary School, 2518 Inverness.

Seeds of Change WTCS Benefit, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cottins Hardware Store.

Dog Wash, noon-4 p.m., Petco.

The Seem-To-Be Players: "The Ant and the Grasshopper," 12:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center,

Knit Lawrence, 3:30 p.m., Milton's, 920 Mass., 832-2330.

Benefit show for Green Scare Arrestees, 7 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, 1119 Mass., 865-1374.

Kansas city

Quilt Show and Herb Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Grinter Place Visitor's Center, 1400 S. 78th St. (78th and Highway K-32), Kansas City.

April 29

Lawrence

Queer and Trans Art show, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical Library, 1119 Mass., 865-1374.

Sunday Brunch with Steve Westphall Jazz Ensemble, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Maceli's,

Chess Night, 7 p.m., Henry's on Eighth, 11 E. Eighth St., 331-3511.

Kansas city

International Gem & Jewelry Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland park, (913) 339-3000.

Lyric Opera, "The End of the Affair, 2 p.m. Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-7344 or (877) OPERAKC (673-7252).

Quilt Show and Herb Sale, noon-4 p.m., Grinter Place Visitor's Center, 1400 S. 78th St. (78th and Highway K-32), Kansas City.

May Day Celebration at Lanesfield School, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Lanesfield School Historic Site, 18745 S. Dillie Road, Edgerton, (913) 893-6645.

Topeka

Last Minute Folk Concert Series: The Ginn Sisters, Bill Passalacqua, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist of Topeka, 4775 S.W. 21st, (785) 272-9233.

MUSEUMs

April 26

Lawrence

Lecture: Artist Xu Bing, "Book from the Sky to Book from the Ground: Xu Bing's Book Works," 7 p.m., Auditorium, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Lecture: Gallery Conversations, 12:15 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Lecture: "Between Image and Text, the Art of Xu Bing," Xu Bing, 7 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art 1301 Miss., 864-4713.

Program: "Through the Eyes of Young Pioneers," Marilyn J. Holt, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 841-4109.

April 27

Lawrence

Public event: Walk-Ins Welcome Friday, 10 a.m., Print Room, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

April 28

Lawrence

Children's Art Appreciation Class: "Saint in the City," 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Family History Hour: "Q is for Quilt," 10:30 a.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., 841-4109.

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.

Children's Museum of Kansas City, 4601 State Ave., Kansas City, (913) 287-8888.

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: "Art into Art: Inspired Responses," through spring.

Exhibit: "Book from the Sky to Book from the Ground: Xu Bing's Book Works," through April 29.

Exhibit: "A Saint in the City: Sufi Arts of Urban Senegal," through May 20.

Exhibit: Meiji: Japan's Transition into a Global Society, through June 17.

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.

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.

Exhibit: "Jazz on Film," ongoing.

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: 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.

Exhibit: "The Photographer's Eye: Kansas City through the lens of Warner Studio," through April 29.

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

National Frontier Trails Museum, 318 W. Pacific, Independence, Mo., (816) 325-7575.

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.

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.

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, 30 W. Pershing, 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.

Topeka

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, noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-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.

LECOMPTON

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.

OSKALOOSA

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.

GALLERIES

April 27

Lawrence

Reception: "Two Mothers, Two Sons," Lawrence-based artists Lora Jost and Sara Stalling, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Spring Downtown Friday Gallery Walk: Silver Works and More; Southwest and More; Signs of Life Gallery; Diane's Artisan Gallery, new work by Pam Sullivan; Bella Memento Gallery; Lawrence Public Library; Kimbari; Phoenix Gallery and Lawrence Arts Center, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., downtown Lawrence.

April 29

Lawrence

Opening reception: Scholarship Nomination Exhibition, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Art & Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU, 864-3209.

ONGOING

Lawrence

Art & 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.

Exhibit: Visual Communications Student Scholarship Exhibition, through April 28.

Exhibit: Scholarship Nomination Exhibition, April 29-May 1. Opening reception: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., April 29.

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.

Bella Memento Gallery, 801 1.2 Mass., 856-3050.

Exhibit: Digital prints, mixed media and collage by Dwain Workman, ongoing.

Broadcasting Hall, home to Kansas Public Radio, Kansas University campus.

Exhibit: Carla Tilghmann, textiles, through May 30.

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

Exhibit: Mini-quilts by the Kaw Valley Quilters Guild, through April 25.

Diane's Artisan Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass., 856-1155. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and until 7 p.m. Thursdays.

Exhibit: Amy Faust and Liz Norkus, jewelers, and George Bucquet, cast glass, 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: A soaring stained-glass American flag, World Trade Center memorial and memory wall honoring World War II veterans from Kansas, ongoing.

Douglas County Bank, Sixth and Folks Road. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Exhibit: Free State High School students' work.

Lawrence Bank, 3500 Clinton Parkway and 100 E. Ninth, 838-9704 and 312-7224.

Exhibit: "Between Earth and Sky: Photographs by Daniel W. Coburn," through May 4.

Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H., 843-7469. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. during related performances.

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

Exhibit: "Two Mothers, Two Sons," Lawrence-based artists Lora Jost and Sara Stalling, through April 29. Reception: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., April 27.

Exhibit: The Art of Dorothy and Leonard Rosenthal, paintings, through April 30.

Milton's Coffee & Wine, 920 Mass.

Exhibit: Lawrence artist Paul Flinders, through May 13.

Pachamama's, Eighth and New Hampshire streets, 841-0990. Hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5 p.m.-midnight Tuesday-Sunday.

Exhibit: Cathy Callen and Barry Molineux, photographs, through May 6.

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

Exhibit: "Gallery Artists Group Show," through June 16.

Exhibit: "Planted," botanical arts, June 22-Aug. 31.

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.

Tommaney Hall Library, Haskell University campus, 155 Indian Ave.

Exhibit: Faculty Art Show, paintings and three-dimensional artwork by Leslie Evans, Marilyn Russell and donald Secondine, through May 13.

Topiary Tree, 716 Mass., 842-1181.

Exhibit: Impressionist oil paintings by Joanie Whiteknight, 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.

Wink Eyewear, 806 Mass., 842-9465. Hours: Closed Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

Exhibit: Roger Spohn, landscape, nature and architecture photography, ongoing.

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

Exhibit: "Calendar - Journey through the Past, Present and Future," Katherine Dessert and Jules Shores, mixed media drawings and prints, through June 3.

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

Exhibit: Josie Wrath, oil and collage, through May 6.

Zen Zero, 811 Mass., 832-0001.

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

Kansas CITY

The Lawrence Lithography Workshop, 2011 Tracy Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-4848. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and evening and weekends by appointment.

Exhibit: Original lithograhs in series and portfolios by Roger Shimomura, Susan Davidoff, Juane Quick-To-See Smith, Gesine Janzen and Nick Bubash and Edward Henderson, ongoing.

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

Exhibit: Julie Rofman, Bobby Silverman and Arnie Zimmerman, through April 28.

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