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March 26, 2007

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NIGHTLIFE

MARCH 26

lawrence

Beyond Blue with Lee McBee and Pat Nichols, 5:30 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Harley Poe, Death & Flowers, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

kansas city

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

The F Holes, Adamant Eve, The Bleeding Hands, 8 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

MARCH 27

lawrence

Dirty On Purpose, The Besnard Lakes, Boo Hiss, 9 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Isis, 7 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

Jule Lorenzen with Larry Carter, old-time fiddling, 8 p.m., Signs of Life, 722 Mass., 830-8030.

Meese, Overview, Conner, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

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

kansas city

Club Wars XII Qualifier: No Great Man, Sacrament, Tinbox Kite, Fade Away, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

Ian Moore, Widespread Panic Afterparty, 8 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Widespread Panic, 7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.

MARCH 28

lawrence

The 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 St., 842-0377.

Ghosty, Gowns, 9 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Los Craptaculares, One Finger Discount, The Rippers, 8 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second St., 856-4330.

Imminent Domain, KTP, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

Tim Reynolds, The Tao Jones, Michael Garfield, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

TODD, Samothrace, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

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

kansas city

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

Widespread Panic, Sugarfree Allstars, 7:30 p.m., Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.

MARCH 29

lawrence

Birds of Avalon, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

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

The Danny Pound Band, Crawling With Kings, The Afterparty, 9 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

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

The Falling View, Lloyd Likes Mike, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

Floyd the Barber, 9:30 p.m., Pachamama's, 800 N.H., 841-0990.

John Weatherwax and the Junkyard Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m., 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

Dr. John, 8 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

Gene Smith Band, Truman Sparks, 9:30 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Stephen Lynch, 8 p.m., Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.

Truman Sparks, 10 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

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

MARCH 30

lawrence

The Spook Lights, Witch's Hat, The Stock Market Crash, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Final Drive, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St., 749-2727.

The Roseline, Fourth of July, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Sleeping Dogs, 9:30 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 856-7887.

The Spook Lights, Witch's Hat, The Stock Market Crash, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

That Statue Moved, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., 749-3320.

kansas city

Billy Currington, 8 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

Club Wars DVD Party: Locol Motive, Grimstone, Last Night Alone, Until Broken, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

Club Wars: Forever Greye, Liquid Aggression, Authorized Personnel Only, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

topeka

Billy Ebeling and The Later For Dinner Band, 9 p.m., Double Deuce, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive, (785) 267-7222.

MARCH 31

lawrence

Billy Ebeling and The Late For Dinner Band, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St., 749-2727.

Explosions in the Sky, The Paper Chase, Eluvium, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

Floyd the Barber, 10 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, 842-5805.

Silver Creek, 9:30 p.m., Stu's Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa, 856-7887.

Small Sails, The Capsules, Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Stinking Lizaveta, Sentient, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

kansas city

Jake Owen, 7 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

Winard Harper Sextet, 8:30 p.m., The Blue Room, 1600 E. 18th (18th and Vine), Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-8463.

APRIL 1

lawrence

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

The Early November, 6:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

The Extraordinaires, The Fairer Sex, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Kirsten Paludan, Trentalange, Arthur Dodge & Adrianne Verhoven, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

kansas city

Jake Owen, 7 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

MUSIC

MARCH 26

kansas city

Ruel Joyce Recital Series: Tomoko Iguchi, violin, and Mia Hynes, piano, noon, Recital Hall, Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College, Overland Park, (913) 469-8500, ext. 3605.

MARCH 27

lawrence

Lenten Tuesday Noonday Organ Recital: Brian Campbell, KU DMA student and Park Hill Christian Church director of music, 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N. H., 843-4150.

KU Wind Ensemble with KU/Kansas City Youth Wind Symphony, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 864-2787.

baldwin city

Snadip Burman, tabla player, 7:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University campus, (785) 594-8330.

MARCH 28

lawrence

National Smphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Inti-Illimani with KU World Music Choir, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, KU campus, 864-2787.

MARCH 30

lawrence

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

Jazz Studies Colloquium, 5 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

kansas city

Bands Across Kansas City: Acts TBA, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Harriman-Jewell Series: Sarah Chang, violin, 8 p.m., Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 415-5025.

KU Flute Choir and Kansas City Flute Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 4805 W. 67th St., Prairie Village, esmithflute@comcast.net.

"Under Southern Skies," North Carolina Dance Theatre celebrate music and artists of the South, artist insights 7 p.m., performance 8 p.m., Yardley Hall, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College, Overland Park, (913) 469-4445.

MARCH 31

lawrence

Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass., 830-9640.

APRIL 1

lawrence

KU Flute Choir and Kansas City Flute Choir Concert, 4:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., esmithflute@comcast.net.

MISC.

MARCH 26

lawrence

Hallmark Design Symposium: Joe Wood, metals, 6 p.m., Room 3140, Wescoe Hall, KU campus, 864-9742.

Seminar: "Reading and Visiting With Kansas Writers," Thomas Fox Averill, 7 p.m., Continuing Education, 1515 St. Andrews Drive, 864-5823.

Film screening: "Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes," 7 p.m., Kansas Union Ballroom, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-2557. Discussion with director Byron Hurt follows film.

kansas city

Osher Institute Seminar: "From Cheese to CSI: The Role of Biotechnology in Our Lives," Elizabeth Wenske-Mullinax and David Pendergrass, 2 p.m., Room 154, KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira, Overland Park, (785) 864-5823.

MARCH 27

lawrence

Pinkskull Poetry, 10 p.m., Limerance, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, 842-5805.

Screening with professor Kevin Willmott: "Philadelphia," 7 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., 864-7469.

Reception and book signing: "Inside the Economist's Mind," co-editor William A. Barnett, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU's West Campus, 864-4900.

MARCH 28

lawrence

Chess Night, 7 p.m., Aimee's Coffee House, 1025 Mass., 843-5173.

Majors Fair, 11 a.m., Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-0180.

Around the World With the Peace Corps, noon, Centennial Room, Kanas Union, KU campus, 864-3624.

University Forum: "Shi'a and Sunni: Two Faces of Islam?", KU professor of economics Mohamed El Hodiri, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread, 843-4933.

International Orientation Leader Information Session, 4:30 p.m., Room 330, Strong Hall, KU campus, 864-3459.

MARCH 29

lawrence

Flash Mob for Peace, 6:15 p.m., South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets. Wear red.

Majors Fair, 10 a.m., Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-0180.

SEED Artists' Lecture Series: Printmaker Shawn Bitters, 7 p.m., 4-1-1 Studio, 411 E. Ninth.

MARCH 30

lawrence

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

Walk-Ins Welcome, 10 1.m., Print Room, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

kansas city

Osher Institute: "Exploring the world of the Gilbert & Sullivan," soprano Julia Broxholm, assistant professor of voice, 7 p.m., Regnier Hall, KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira, Overland Park, (785) 864-5823.

"Dinos Alive! 3D" Extreme Screen movie opens, 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m., Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.

MARCH 31

lawrence

Dance Across Lawrence, community-wide celebration of dance all across Lawrence; adult, teen and youth classes all day, 864-2794, 864-2779 or 843-2787 for more infoamtion.

Armitage Gone! Dance, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Squiggle Puppet Productions Shows, 10:30 a.m., Oread Books, Kansas Union, KU campus, 864-4431.

kansas city

The Blue Man Group, 8 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-1900.

APRIL 1

lawrence

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

kansas city

Brew to Brew Run, 6 a.m., 2501 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, to Free State Brewery, Lawrence. Followed by dinner, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1972.

THEATER

kansas city

"A Dog's Life," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2405 Grand, Suite 200, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

"Gruff. The Three Billy Goats," Monday-Sunday, H&R Block City Stage, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020. Call for show times.

Kansas City Improv Festival, presented by The City 3 Project, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, H&R Block City Stage, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020. Call for show times.

topeka

"The Full Monty," 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.

"The Passion Play," 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, The Fairlawn Church of the Nazarene, 730 Fairlawn, (785) 272-6322.

GALLERIES

ONGOING

LAWRENCE

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.

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.

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.

Exhibit: "Paintings by Colleen Zacharias Gregoire," through March 30.

Image Works, 711 W. 23rd St., 865-0777.

Exhibit: Lawrence High School photo students, through March 31.

Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Frequently open in evenings.

Exhibit: Lawrence Art Auction Preview Exhibition, through April 14.

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

Exhibit: "Maggie's Farm," Barbara A. Clark, through March 31.

Exhibit: D.W. Gates, photography, through March 31.

Exhibit: John Talleur Print Studio, printmaking, and Vaughn Cowden, paintings, through March 31.

Milton's Coffee & Wine, 920 Mass.

Exhibit: Lawrence artist Paul Flinders, April 1-May 13.

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.

Oread Books, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

Exhibit: "Geometric Landscapes," master artist and former Hallmark Cards director of graphics, through March 31.

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: "The Neighborhood Show," new work by local artists," through April 7.

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.

Solidarity! Revolutionary Center & Radical library, 1109 Mass., 865-1374.

Exhibit: "Recruit this!: Art against military recruitment and war," ongoing. Opening reception: 7 p.m. March 30.

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.

Unity Art Gallery, 900 Madeline, 841-1447. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday.

Exhibit: Alchemy: Visions, Symbols & Transformation," by Terre Wood, through April 21.

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

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

Wheatfields Bakery and Cafe, 904 Vt., 841-5553.

Exhibit: Acrylic paintings by Marty Olson, through April 1.

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: Delana Lee, mixed media paintings incorporating metals, ephemera and found objects, photos of her work, through May 6.

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

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.

Exhibit: The Dead Sea Scrolls, through May 13.

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: "Push," Jenn Dierdorf, fabrics and sewn bags of rice, Mallin Gallery, through March 30.

Exhibit: "Flavoring," Mindy Goodman, mixed media vessels, Jacqueline B. Charno Gallery, through March 30.

Exhibit: "Group Painting Exhibition," Alberto Castaneda, Greg Crawford, Maryann Hammond, Shanon Ross, Sasha and Charles St. Clair, Underground Gallery, through March 30.

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: "Acrylic Portraits," paintings by Mark Glover, West Wyandotte Library, through March 30.

Exhibit: "Finding Orchids," pastels by Jill Tichenor, Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, through April 13.

Exhibit: "Mexican Toys," paintings by Antonette Nicotera, Argentine Library, through May 16.

Kansas City Public Library, Waldo Branch, 201 E. 75th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 941-3085. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays.

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 lithographs 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.

TOPEKA

Collective Art Gallery, 3121 S.W. Huntoon, (785) 232-4254.

Exhibit: "New Landscapes," Gwen McClain, through March 31.

MUSEUMS

MARCH 27

kansas city

"What's With the Weather?", 10 a.m., Children's Museum of Kansas City, 4601 State Ave., Kansas City, (913) 287-8888.

MARCH 29

lawrence

Film: "La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun)," 7 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Gallery Conversations: "Book from the Sky to Book from the Ground: Xu Bing's Book Works," Steve Goddard, curator of prints and drawings, 12:15 p.m., White Gallery, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

kansas city

Tot Time for ages 2-3: Touch, 10 a.m., Children's Museum of Kansas City, 4601 State Ave., Kansas City, (913) 287-8888.

MARCH 31

lawrence

Children's Art Appreciation Class: "Handmade Books," 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710. Pre-registration required, 864-0137.

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: 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," thorugh 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.

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