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September 3, 2007

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NIGHTLIFE

Sept. 3

Lawrence

Harvey Sid Fisher, Miracles of God, Wild Chipmunk & Cuddly Poos, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

The Belles, Leaves, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Beyond Blue Monday with Pat Nichols and Jimmie Meade, 6:30 p.m. (early show), The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

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

Kansas city

Guardians Revenge, Forlorn Hope, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

Sept. 4

Lawrence

Far Less, Left on Northwood, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

P.O.S. with Sims & Papertiger of Doomjtree and Deep Thinkers, 10 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

The VLTR Trio, 8 p.m., New Hampshire St. Bistro, 811 N.H., 840-9044.

Kansas city

Enter Shikari, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-1504.

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

Life in Jersey, The Away Team, Cordelia, People Noise, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

Sept. 5

Lawrence

Brandon Jenkins, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

Volunteers, Paleo, Alina Simone, Suzanna Johannes, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

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, 842-0377.

Kansas city

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

Frank Smith, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Sept. 6

Lawrence

Sarah Buxton, 7:30 p.m., Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth, 841-5885.

The Belles, Leaves, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Blue Orleans, 9 p.m., Fatso's, 1016 Mass., 865-4055.

The Format, Piebald, Limbeck, Steel Train, Reubens Accomplice, 6:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

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

The Junkyard Jazz Band, 6 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth, 842-3415.

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

White Ghost Shivers, Etta Vendetta's Eyeful Tower featuring RedLefty, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Floyd the Barber, 9:30 p.m., Pachamama's, Eighth and New Hampshire, 841-0990.

Kansas city

359's, Goodnight Nobody, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

All Sorts, Koffin Cats, 10 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Mindless Self Indulgence, JulianK, The God Project, 7 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

Sept. 7

Lawrence

Approach, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass., 842-1390.

Ebony & Ivory, 10 p.m., The Eight Street Tap Room, 801 N.H., 841-6918.

I.D. (of Archetype), 6:30 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second, 856-4330.

RedLefty, 6:30 p.m. (early show), The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

Volcom Tour with Valient Thorr, Riverboat Gamblers, Totimoshi, Kandi Coded, 9 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

White Ghost Shivers, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Shivers Rock Show with The Old Black, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

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

Open Mic and Open Jam, 7 p.m., Cross Town Tavern, 1910 Haskell Ave.

Free State Jazz Trio, 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Free State Brewing Company, 636 Mass., 843-4555.

Orlando Ventura, piano, 7 p.m., Pachamama's, Eighth and New Hampshire, 841-0990.

Kansas city

40 OZ To Freedom (A Sublime Tribute Band), The Select Five, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

Club Wars XIII Semi-Final: The Furious Bros. Seeking Surreal, Steal the Sun, 9 p.m., Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-2560.

Crossroads Pre-party: Mr. Marco's V7, Snuff Jazz, 10 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Taj Mahal, Brody Buster, 7 p.m., The Crossroads KS, 417 E. 18th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-5454.

ozawkie

Faris Family, 7 p.m., Blue Grass Barn, Apple Valley Farm, 9252 Apple Valley Lane, (785) 876-2114.

Sept. 8

Lawrence

The Heebie Jeebies, 7 p.m., The Gaslight Tavern, 317 N. Second, 856-4330.

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

Ian Moore, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., 841-LIVE.

Red Balloon to Do Afterparty, Legendary Terrordactyls, The Armory, Bandit Teeth, The Spook Lights, Coat Party, Novalus, 10 p.m., The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass., 832-1085.

The Results, The Runaway Sons, 10 p.m., The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Rural Route 4, 9 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third, 749-2727.

Open Jam, 9 p.m., Duffy's, 2222 W. Sixth, 842-7030.

Orlando Ventura, piano, 7 p.m., Pachamama's, Eighth and New Hampshire, 841-0990.

Kansas city

California Voodoo (Widespread Panic Tribute), 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-0884.

Rocket To Saturn, The Also Rans, The Threes, 9:30 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-1909.

Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Knuckleheads, 2715 Rochester, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 483-1456.

ozawkie

Faris Family, 7 p.m., Bluegrass Barn, Apple Valley Farm, 9252 Apple Valley Lane, (785) 876-2114.

Sept. 9

Lawrence

Winfield Warmup and Flood Relief Benefit: GC/DC, Deadman Flats, J.R. and The Juniors, Highwater Marksmen, Bayley Kate & Helianthus, Allison Olassa, 5 p.m. (early patio show), The Replay Lounge, 946 Mass., 749-7676.

Shawn Ward & Straight Shot, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third, 749-2727.

Steve Westphall Jazz Ensemble, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Maceli's, 1031 N.H., 331-2096.

Kansas city

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

Lorrie Morgan, 7 p.m., Voodoo Lounge, Harrah's North Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-7777.

Three Days Grace, Seether & Skillet, 7 p.m., Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.

MUSIC

Sept. 4

Lawrence

Lipbone Redding (jazz, blues and soul), 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Visiting artist Steve Dunn, trumpet, and John Pennington, percussion, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, KU Campus, 864-3436.

Sept. 7

Kansas city

REO Speedwagon, Kansas, .38 Special, 7 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 633 N. 130th, Bonner Springs, (913) 721-0001.

Sept. 8

Lawrence

Lied World Series: Irene Bedard and Deni, techno meets Native rock, with local band The Boy Dandy and Junemoon, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, 864-2787.

Kansas city

Cross Roads Music Festival, noon, The Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-5454.

Sept. 9

Lawrence

Billy Ebeling and the Late For Dinner Band, 1 p.m.-2 p.m., Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, 12th and Massachusetts.

Kansas city

Three Days Grace, Seether & Skillet, 7 p.m., Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.

Cross Roads Music Festival, noon, The Crossroads KC, 417 E. 18th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-5454.

Topeka

Lyric Opera of Kansas City, 2:30 p.m., Marvin Auditorium, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th,

THEATER

Lawrence

"In a Dark Dark House," a new play by KU alumnus Neil LaBute, a staged reading by English Alternative Theatre, 8 p.m. Monday, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-2787.

Kansas city

"La Cage Aux Folles," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Unicorn Theatre, 3828 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 531-PLAY.

"The KCPL&L Great Electricity Show," H&R Block City State, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020. Call for dates and times.

"Moonlight and Magnolias," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday, American Heartland Theatre, Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Suite 314, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 842-9999.

Topeka

"Brighton Beach Memoirs," 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show Saturday, Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. Eighth Ave., (785) 357-5211.

MISC.

Sept. 3

Lawrence

Lawrence Dart Tournament, 9 p.m., Harbour Lights, 1031 Mass., 841-1960.

Sept. 4

Lawrence

Brownbag: "Charles Crane, American Globalist and Foremost Russophile." Norman Saul, KU History department, noon-1 p.m., Room 318, Bailey Hall, KU campus, 864-4248.

"Voicetrumentalist," Lipbone Redding, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Kansas city

Dog Days, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Line Creek Community Center Pool, 5940 N.W. Waukomis Drive. One dog per person.

Sept. 5

Lawrence

Poetry reading: Kevin Rabas and Matt Porubsky, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

University Forum: "Future of Haskell Indian Nations University," Linda Sue Warner, president of HINU, noon, Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread, 843-4933.

Health and Humanities Seminar: "Exquisite Corpse: Forensic Time in Holbein's Dead Christ," John Byron, 1:30 p.m.., Seminar Room, Hall Center for the Humanities, KU campus, 864-4798.

Globalization(s) Seminar and Panel Discussion: "Disciplining Borders: U.S. Immigration Policy, Rights and Freedom," Rupaleem Bhuyan, 3:30 p.m., Conference Hall, Hall Center for the Humanities, KU campus, 864-4798.

Seminar: "Women Chiefs of Staff," Jackie Cottrell, chief of staff for Sen. Pat Roberts, and Lou Ann Linehan, chief of staff for Sen. Chuck Hagel, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, KU west campus, 864-4900.

Kansas city

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 7 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-1900.

Sept. 6

Lawrence

Lawrence Film Noir Festival: "Criss Cross," 8 p.m., lawn north of parking garage at Ninth and New Hampshire streets, director@downtownLawrence.com.

Faculty/staff convocation, 3:45 p.m., 120 Budig Hall, KU campus, 864-3131.

Kansas city

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 7 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-1900.

Know Your Camera: Grow Your Photo-Taking Pleasure, 7 p.m., Kansas City, Kansas Public Library, West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., Kansas City, (913) 596-5800.

Sept. 7

Lawrence

The Banff Mountain Film Festival, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1972.

Beat Bop Poetry Stop with Robert Baker , 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

Seminar: "Peace, War and Global Change: Beginnings of Armageddon: Changes in U.S. Bombing Strategies in the European Theater During WWII," John Curatola, 3:30 p.m., Conference Hall, Hall Center for the Humanities, KU campus, 864-4798.

Kansas city

KC Real Deal Tattoo Convention, noon, Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 7 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-1900.

Improv Comedy's "On the Spot," 7 p.m., The Corbin Theatre, Liberty, Mo.

Sept. 8

Lawrence

Haskell Indian Art Market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University, 25th and Mass., 843-6830.

Ballroom Dance with The Prairie Dogs, 8:30 p.m., Camelot Ballroom II, 1117 Mass., 331-2227.

KU Band Day Parade, 1:30 p.m., downtown Lawrence.

Fifth Annual Red Balloon To Do, 5 p.m.-10 p.m., downtown Lawrence businesses and homes, http://redballoo.ning.com.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival, Liberty Hall, 642 Mass., 749-1972.

Kansas city

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 7 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-1900.

Meet paleontologist "Dino Matt" from the dino Lab at Science City and tour Jurassic Garden, Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.

KC Real Deal Tattoo Convention, noon, Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-8665.

Waterfire Kansas City, 6:30 p.m.-midnight, Brush Creek, Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, Mo. A series of bonfires just above the surface of the water accompanied by an eclectic selection of classical and world music.

Improv-Abilities: "Weekly World News: A Tribute," 7:30 p.m., Lucky Brewgrille, 5401 Johnson Drive, Mission, (913) 403-8571.

Ballet in the Gardens with The Kansas City Ballet, 6 p.m., 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600. Pack and picnic and lawn blanket.

Sept. 9

Lawrence

Haskell Indian Art Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University, 25th and Mass., 843-6830.

Fall Arts & Crafts Festival, noon-5 p.m., South Park, 12th and Massachusetts streets, 832-7940.

Haskell Indian Art Market, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Ave.

Opening reception: "Native Threads: Quilts," by Kepsey Fixico, Melanie Jones, Mildred Jordt, Olivia Putesoy Kissoon and Marilyn Thunderhawk, curated by Jonie Murphy, 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Haskell Library, Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Ave.

Creative writers' reading series, 5 p.m., Henry's on Eighth, 11 E. Eighth St., 331-3511.

Kaw Valley Kickball All-Star Game and Party, 6 p.m., South Park, 12th and Massachusetts.

Kansas city

Grandparents Day, The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, (913) 721-1075.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 7 p.m., Kemper Arena, 1800 Gennessee, Kansas City, (913) 384-4751 or (800) 477-5285.

EUDORA

"The Life and Times of Paschal Fish," by Bertha Cameron, 3 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St., (785) 633-0756.

baldwin

Exhibit honoring Bishop William A. Quayle, 2 p.m., Quayle Rare Bible Collection, Spencer Library Wing, Baker University campus, (785) 594-8330.

MUSEUMs

Sept. 4

Kansas city

Walk-in Tour: "Developing Greatness: The Origins of American Photography,1839-1885," 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Architecture and Art of the Bloch Building," 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Nelson-Atkins NOW!", 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Sept. 5

Kansas city

Adult Studio Class: "Explore and Create: Art of the Book," 10 a.m.-noon, Ford Learning Center, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Architecture and Art of the Bloch Building," 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Nelson-Atkins NOW!", 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Sept. 6

Kansas city

Performance: "Degas at the Ballet," 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Atkins Auditorium, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Developing Greatness: The Origins of American Photography,1839-1885," 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Architecture and Art of the Bloch Building," 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Nelson-Atkins NOW!", 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Sept. 7

Kansas city

Talk: Collector Phil Schrager, 6:30 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-3737.

Walk-in Tour: "Architecture and Art of the Bloch Building," 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Nelson-Atkins NOW!", 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Society of Fellows: "The Art of Collecting, featuring Henry Bloch," 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Atkins Auditorium, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Adult Studio Class: "Woman IV by Willem de Kooning," 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Ford Learning Center, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Sept. 8

Kansas city

Tour for Families: "Super Sculptures!", 10 a.m.-11 a.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Developing Greatness: The Origins of American Photography,1839-1885," 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Architecture and Art of the Bloch Building," 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Nelson-Atkins NOW!", 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Sept. 9

Lawrence

Opening: "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist," Kress Gallery and South Balcony, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

Kansas city

Walk-in Tour: "Architecture and Art of the Bloch Building," 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

Walk-in Tour: "Nelson-Atkins NOW!", 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-4000.

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.

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: "Haitian Art from the Hughes Collection," North Balcony, through Sept. 16.

Exhibit: "From the Way of Writing to the Weight of Writing," Asia Gallery, through fall.

Exhibit: "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist," Kress Gallery and South Balcony Gallery, Sept. 8-Dec. 2.

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.

Exhibit: "Growing Seasons: An American Farm Family at hte Beginning of the Twentieth Century," curated by Carolyn Splear Pratt, through Oct. 21.

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: "What the Longs Left: Corinthian Hall after 1934," through Sept. 16.

Exhibit: "Loula Long Combs: Kansas City's First Lady of the Show Ring," ongoing.

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: "Backstage Pass: Collecting Art in Kansas City," Sept. 7-Nov. 4.

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.

Exhibit: "Manet to Matisse: Impressionist Masters from the Marion and Henry Bloch Collection" through Sept. 9.

Exhibit: "Harry Callahan," through Oct. 21.

Exhibit: "Kiki Smith: Constellation," through Oct. 28.

Exhibit: "Developing Greatness: The Origins of American Photography: From Daguerreotype to Dry-Plate, 1839-1885," through Dec. 30.

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, 30 W. Pershing, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.

Exhibit: Rockwell's American: Celebrating the Art of Norman Rockwell, through Sept. 23.

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.

OTTAWA

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.

GALLERIES

Sept. 7

Lawrence

Opening reception: "Thresholds," a group exhibition by Lawrence area artists, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., 6 Gallery, 716 1/2 Mass., 764-6108.

Beat Bop Poetry Stop with Robert Baker, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., 843-3833.

"Contemporary Native American Fashion Show," fashions by Penny Singer, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS.

Kansas city

Opening reception: Paintings by Marie Mason, Charno Galleries; and photography by Linda Teeter and mixed media by Ritchie Kaye, Underground Gallery, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Kansas City Artists Coalition Galleries, 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-5222.

Opening reception: "Clouds," Lawrence artists Lisa Grossman, paintings, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Dolphin Gallery, 1901 Baltimore Ave., (816) 842-5877.

The Crossroads' Art Walk: Constance Ehrlich and Jay Van Buren, Cross Gallery, 527 W. 39th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 665-6659.

Topeka

Opening reception: "20 Years: A Collective Retrospective 1987-2007," 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Collective Art Gallery, 3121 S.W. Huntoon, (785) 232-4254.

Sept. 8

Lawrence

Opening reception: "Contemporary Native American Art: Paintings by Norman Akers," 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., 843-ARTS. Part of the Lawrence Art Market.

Sept. 9

Lawrence

Opening reception: "Native Threads: Quilts by American Indian women affiliated with Haskell Indian Nations University," 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Tommaney Hall, Haskell University, 155 Indian Ave., 843-ARTS.

Opening: "Aaron Douglas: African American Modernist," Kress Gallery and South Balcony, Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss., 864-4710.

ONGOING

Lawrence

4-1-1 Artspace, 411 E. Ninth, 749-1923.

6 Gallery, 716 1/2 Mass., 764-6108.

Exhibit: "Thresholds," a group exhibition by Lawrence area artists, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., 6 Gallery, 716 1/2 Mass., 764-6108. Sept. 7-Oct. 19. Opening reception: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Sept. 7.

Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass., 843-5173.

Art & Design Gallery, Art and Design Building, KU campus, 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.

The Bay Leaf, 725 Mass., 842-4544.

Bella Memento Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass., 856-3050.

Exhibit: Cloisonne enamels by Frances Kite, ongoing.

Blue Dot Salon, 15 E. Seventh.

Exhibit: Alec Joler, collage work, paintings, illustrations, prints and drawings, through Sept. 24.

Blue Heron, 921 Mass., 841-9443.

Bodyworks, 13 E. Eighth St., 841-2963.

Border's Booksellers Coffee Shop, 700 N.H., 331-3226.

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

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

Exhibit: Kathy Hird Kostner and Ricardo Kostner, photography, through Sept. 30.

Exhibit: Listener's Show, mixed media, Oct. 1-Nov. 30.

Exhibit: Leslie Flowers, acrylic, latex and oil, Dec. 1-Jan. 31, 2008.

Exhibit: Malissa Martin-Wilke, mixed media painting, Feb. 1-March 30, 2008.

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.

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: Raw industrial diamond jewelry by Todd Reed, and the newest clay chair by Larry Brow, 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.

Do's Deluxe, 416 E. Ninth St., 841-2254.

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, 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.

Douglas County Treasurer's Office, 11th and Massachusetts.

Eangee Home Design, 1005 Mass., 856-2999.

Englewood Florist, 1101 Mass., 841-2999.

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.

HyVee, 23rd and Kasold.

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

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.

Kansas University Provost's Office, KU campus, 864-4904.

Exhibit: KU Art Faculty Exhibition, through May 2008.

Kimbari, 15 W. Ninth, 842-1067.

Exhibit: Paintings by Mitchell Daniel Pearson, ongoing.

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: "Contemporary Native American Art: Paintings by Norman Akers," Sept. 7-Oct. 12. Reception: 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Sept. 8. Artists Talk: 7 p.m., Sept. 11.

Exhibit: "Roberta Smith: Re-Membering," Sept. 7-Oct. 12. Reception and artist's talk: 7 p.m., Oct. 11.

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

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.

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.

Oread Books, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

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

Exhibit: Marty Olson, through Sept. 9.

Phoenix Gallery, 919 Mass., 843-0080.

Exhibit: Grassy Creek handcrafted brooms by Judy and Jerry Lovenstein of Mountain View, Ark., ongoing.

Roy's Gallery, 1410 Kasold, 842-1554.

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

Sacred Sword Store & Art Gallery, 732 Mass., 331-3929.

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: Gale Carter, turned wood bowls; Don Gauthier, furniture; Bob Pool, ceramics; and Jenny Walsh, jewelry, ongoing.

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

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.

Teller's, 746 Mass., 843-4111.

Exhibit: Forcade, Time's new work, ongoing.

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

Exhibit: Opening: "Native Threads: Quilts by American Indian women affiliated with Haskell Indian Nations University," through Oct. 5. Opening reception: 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Sept. 9.

Topiary Tree, 716 Mass., 842-1181.

Exhibit: Impressionist oil paintings by Joanie Whiteknight, ongoing.

Starbucks, 647 Mass., 832-0300.

Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, 1263 N. 1100 Road.

United Way Center for Human Services, 2518 Ridge Court, 843-6626.

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: "30 years in Photography: A Retrospective," prints, equipment, books and memorabilia by Jim Regan, through Sept. 15.

University Press of Kansas, 2502 Westbrooke Circle. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Van Go Mobile Arts, 715 N.J., 842-3797. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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

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

Wakarusa Corporate Centre, northwest corner of 18th and Wakarusa Drive, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

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. Hours: 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Exhibit: "A Toast to Lawrence," artwork by Gary Hinman, through Oct. 7.

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: John Gladman, photography, ongoing.

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

Exhibit: Jeromy Morris, photography, through Oct. 7.

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

Exhibit: Bob Watson, oil on canvas, landscapes, through Nov. 4.

Zen Zero, 811 Mass., 832-0001.

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

Kansas CITY

American Jazz Museum's Changing Gallery, 1616 E. 18th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-8463.

Arts Incubator, 1801 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-0235. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Art at the Center, City of Overland Park public art gallery, 6300 W. 87th, Overland Park, (913) 451-7400, www.opKansas.org.

The Bank, 11th and Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-5115. Hours: noon-3 p.m., Thursday-Saturday.

Blue Gallery, 7 W. 19th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 527-0823.

Exhibit: William Rainey, solo show, through Sept. 25.

Belger Arts Center, 2100 Walnut, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-3250. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

Beth Allison Gallery, 2016 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-5637.

Boley, 12th and Walnut, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-5115.

Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contempory Art, 2020 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-5665.

Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center and State Museum, 3700 Blue Parkway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 513-7527.

Cafe Trio, 3535 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 756-3227.

Chameleon Arts & Youth Development, 2025 Tracy Ave., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-7529.

Community Christian Church Gallery, 4601 Main, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 561-5431.

Corridor Art Space, located in the office of Gould Evans Goodman Associates, Westport Center, 4041 Mill, Kansas City, Mo.

Cross Gallery, 527 W. 39th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 665-6659.

Exhibit: Constance Ehrlich and Jay Van Buren, through Sept. 29.

Crown Center Shops, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-8444.

The Cube at Beco, 1922 Baltimore, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 582-8997.

Cup & Saucer, 412B Delaware St., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-7375.

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.

Dolphin Gallery, 1901 Baltimore Ave., (816) 842-5877.

Exhibit: "Cloud," Lawrence artist Lisa Grossman, paintings, through Sept. 29. Opening reception: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Sept. 7.

Endres Gallery, Prairie Village City Hall, 7700 Mission Road, Prairie Village, (913) 381-6464. Hours: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday.

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.

Fahrenheit Gallery, 1717 W. Ninth, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 674-5778 or (816) 304-5477. Hours: Saturday noon-6 p.m. or by appointment.

Farm to Market Neighborhood Cafe, 7921 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park.

The Gallery at Hawthorne Plaza, 4845 West 119th, Overland Park, Ks., (913) 469-8001.

The Gallery at Village Shalom, 5500 W. 123rd, Overland Park.

The Gallery of Art, Johnson County Community College, 12345 College, Overland Park, (913) 469-8500, ext. 3789. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Gallery of Rural Art, 630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, (913) 721-1075.

Grand Gallery & Cafe, 1815 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-5188.

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.

Exhibit: Rockwell's America: Celebrating the Art of Norman Rockwell, through Sept. 23.

Green Door Gallery, 1229 1/2 Union Ave. (West Bottoms), Kansas City, Mo., (816) 421-6889. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University campus, 1100 Rockhurst Road, (816) 501-4607. Hours: Noon-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday or by appointment.

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

Hallmark Visitors Center, Crown Center complex, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 274-5745.

Hawthorne Plaza, 119th and Roe, Overland Park, (913) 469-8001.

The Historic Midwest Hotel, 19th and Main streets, Kansas City, Mo, (816) 830-3575.

The Hobbs Building in the West Bottoms, 1427 W. Ninth, No. 302, Kansas City, Mo., www.artslink.org.

Image Point Gallery, 1515 Grand, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-4401. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Images Art Gallery, 1721 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-2006. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

J. Bird Studios, 516 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, (913) 207-1971.

Exhibit: "Embodied-Connections," Chad Askew, Prairie Village artist, Sept. 14-30. Opening reception: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Sept. 14.

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

Exhibit: "Summer Eyes/Summarize," through Aug. 31.

Jayne Gallery, 4540 Main, Kansas City, Mo. (816) 561-5333.

Jenkins, 1217 Walnut, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-5115.

Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, 12345 College, Overland Park, (913) 469-3886.

Johnson County Libraries: Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th, Overland Park, (913) 495-2400; Antioch Library, 8700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Merriam Library, (913) 261-2300; Blue Valley Library, 9000 W. 151st, Overland Park Library, (913) 495-3850; Cedar Roe Library, 5120 Cedar, Roeland Park, (913) 384-8590; Corinth Library, 8100 Mission Road, Prairie Village, (913) 967-8650; DeSoto Library, 33145 W. 83rd, DeSoto, (913) 583-3106; Edgerton Library, 319 E. Nelson, Edgerton, (913) 893-6720; Lackman Library, 15345 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa, (913) 495-7540; Leawood Pioneer Library, 4700 Town Center Drive, Leawood, (913) 344-0250; Oak Park Library, 9500 Bluejacket, Overland Park, (913) 752-8700; and Shawnee Library, 13811 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, (913) 962-3800; Spring Hill Library, 109 S. Webster, Spring Hill, (913) 592-3232.

K.C. Clay Guild, 200 W. 74th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 363-1373. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

KCP&L Exhibit Gallery, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

KCPT Studios, 125 E. 31st, Kansas City, Mo., (913) 676-5762. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday.

Kansas City Art Institute, 4415 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-4852.

Exhibit: America Starts Here: Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler," H&R Block Artspace, through Sept. 29.

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: Paintings by Marie Mason, Charno Galleries, Sept. 7-28. Opening reception: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Sept. 7.

Exhibit: Photography by Linda Teeter and mixed media by Ritchie Kaye, Underground Gallery, Sept. 7-28. Opening reception: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Sept. 7.

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: "Summer Fun," paintings by Antonette Nicotera, Main Library, through Sept. 17.

Exhibit: "Random Inspirations," artwork by Jill Tichenor, Argentine Library, through Sept. 20.

Exhibit: Photography Contest Entries for the 2007 Lawson Roberts Butterfly Festival , Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, through Sept. 28.

Exhibit: Artwork by members of the Senior Arts Council and "Tunefuls by Tene," artwork by Cynthia Jackosn, West Wyandotte Library, Sept. 4-29.

Exhibit: "American Landmarks: The Places We Remeber,"photographs by Catharine Hendricks, Mr. and Mrs. Fl.L. Schlagle Library, through Oct. 19.

Exhibit: Paintings by Jan Kobe and Janice Adkins, Argentine Library, Sept. 22-Nov. 16. Opening reception: 3 p.m-5 p.m., Sept. 22.

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.

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 457-6134.

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.

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

Exhibit: Jay Van Buren, oil paintings, through Sept. 30.

Leopold Gallery, 327 E. 55th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 333-3111. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Exhibit: "Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia," ongoing.

Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 926-8737.

MoMo Gallery, 1830 Locust, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 474-4814.

Moon Marble Company, K-32 just west of K-7, Bonner Springs, (913) 441-1432.

Moseman Studio, 3649 Penn., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 753-2875.

National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 Hall of Fame Drive, Bonner Springs, (913) 721-1075. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

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

Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, 8909 W. 179th, Overland Park.

Paragraph, 25 E. 12th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 695-7734, www.paragraphgallery.com. Hours: 11:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, noon-3 p.m. Saturday and by appointment.

Pi Gallery, 419 E. 18th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 786-7111.

Powell Gardens, 1609 N.W. U.S. Highway 50, Kingsville, Mo., (816) 697-2600.

River's Bend Gallery, 106 1/2 Main, Parkville, Mo., (816) 587-8070.

Roeland Park City Hall, 4600 W. 51st, Roeland Park.

Science City Exhibit Gallery, Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 460-2020.

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

The Source Fine Arts Inc., 4137 Penn., Kansas City, Mo., (816) 931-8283. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Society for Contemporary Photography, 520 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez (aks W. 23rd St.), Kansas City, Mo., (816) 471-2115.

Stocksdale Gallery of Art, William Jewell College, 500 College Hill, Liberty, Mo., (816) 781-7700.

Tchoupitoulas, 1526 Walnut, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-0362.

Tomboy, 1817 McGee, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 472-6200.

University of Missouri-Kansas City Gallery of Art, 5015 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-1592. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

University of Missouri-Kansas City African American History and Culture House, 5245 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 235-5641.

Urban Culture Project Space, 21 E. 12th, Kansas City, Mo., (816) 221-5115. Hours: noon-6 p.m., Thursday-Saturday.

Zone Gallery and Outdoor Sculpture Park, 1830 Locust, Kansas City, Mo.

Topeka

Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th Avenue, (785) 580-4517.

Artist Collection & Custom Framing, 4039 SW 10th (10th and Gage), (785) 273-7575.

Beauchamp Gallery and Frame Shop, 3113 SW Huntoon, (785) 233-0300.

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

Exhibit: "20 Years: A Collective Retrospective 1987-2007," Sept. 7-29. Opening reception: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Sept. 7.

FLEX Storage Systems, 447 S.E. 29th, (816) 235-7725. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Exhibit: "Moving In Moving Out," with Kansas City artists Marcie Miller Gross, Miles Neidinger, Jordan Nickel, Mike Sinclair and James Woodfill, ongoing.

Framewoods of Topeka, 3074 S.W. 29th (29th and Oakley), (785) 273-5994. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

Phoenix Gallery Topeka, 2900-F Oakley Avenue, (785) 228-0999. Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sabatini Gallery, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, 1515 S.W. 10th, (785) 580-4540.

Southwind Gallery, 3074 S.W. 29th, (785) 273-5994.

State Capitol Building.

Topeka Art Guild Gallery, Fairlawn Shopping Center, (785) 273-7646.

Washburn University, Mabee Library, Washburn University campus, (785) 670-1485.

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Art Affair, 622 High, (785) 594-7470. Hours: 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Holt-Russell Gallery, Parmenter Hall, Baker University, (785) 594-6451. Hours: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday or by appointment.

Quayle Rare Bible Collection, 518 Eighth, (785) 594-8393.

Exhibit: Whimsy in Medieval manuscripts, 17th Century Urishay Castle Room, 14th Century Belgian Tapestry, ongoing.

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