Indoor shows, exhibits offer respite from summer heat

Area theaters offer a chance to get inside and take a break from the summer heat. Among the offerings are "Little Women," "Annie Warbucks" and "Alice in Wonderland." Here are some other offerings this weekend:

Saturday

� "Guitars in the Garden," 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 2524 Red Bridge Terrace, Kansas City, Mo.

� Independence Inc.'s "Living with a Disability in a Rural Community," 10:30 a.m.-noon, Oskaloosa Public Library, Oskaloosa.

� "Alice in Wonderland," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.

� "Annie Warbucks," 2:30 p.m., Rice Auditorium, Baker University, Baldwin.

� Americana Music Academy community acoustic jam, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Aimee's Coffee House, 1025-A Mass.

� Reception for the "The Photo Show," works by the Lawrence Photo Alliance, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., with gallery talk by Tim Kelly at 4:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� Brandeis Used Book Sale 2002 opening, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., lower level Metcalf South Shopping Center, 95th and Metcalf, Overland Park.

� "Fabulous Fifties Show," 6:30 p.m., Glen's Opry, Fourth and Main streets, downtown Tonganoxie.

� Doug Talley Quartet, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Kegelstatt Trio," 7 p.m., Westport Presbyterian Church, 201 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Little Women," 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� "Lullaby of Broadway," 7:30 p.m., Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth St., Topeka.

� Karrin Allyson, 8 p.m., Blue Room, American Jazz Museum, 18th and Vine streets, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Hello Dolly," 8 p.m., Topeka Civic Theatre, Gage and S.W. Eighth streets, Topeka.

� "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," 8 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� The Victor Continental Show, comedy, 10 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass.

Sunday

� Shannon McNally, 2 p.m., Border's Bookstore, 12055 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park.

� "Little Women," 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.

� "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," 2 p.m., American Heartland Theatre Co., Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Alice in Wonderland," 2 p.m., Theatre for Young America, Mission Center Mall, 4881 Johnson Drive, Mission.

� "Large Scale Projects," film, 2 p.m., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Everybody's Got a Story, Everybody's Got a History," with Lawrence historian Steve Jansen, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.

� The Rev. Dennis Eugene Moore and Praise, live gospel music, 3:30 p.m., Union Station, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Kegelstatt Trio," 5 p.m., St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 1301 Holmes St., Kansas City, Mo.

� John Mellencamp, Shannon McNally, 6 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 633 N. 130th St., Bonner Springs.

� Swing dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., with salsa and swing lessons from 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Dance Academy, 1117 Mass.

Ongoing

� Topeka Zoo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, Topeka Zoo, 635 S.W. Gage Blvd., Topeka.

� Quilt 2001 Contemporary Quilts, through Sunday, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets. Topeka.

� "FLASH! The AP Covers the World," through Sunday, Harry S. Truman Library, U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street, Independence, Mo.

� "From Reservation to Corporate Office: A Donation of Southwest Art" and "Early Us (and Them) in Africa," through Aug. 18, Museum of Anthropology, KU.

� "Geometric Abstractions: Quilts 1870 to 1990 from the Collection," through Aug. 18, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "The Moravian Mission to the Sunsees: From the Hills to the Tundra," through Aug. 21, Old Depot Museum, 135 W. Tecumseh, Ottawa.

� "Rodin's Obsession: The Gates of Hell," through Aug. 25, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

� "Frederick J. Brown: Portraits in Jazz, Blues and other Icons," through Sept. 1, The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Fish, Flower and Flying Things: Nature at the Spencer Museum," through Sept. 1, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Hubble Telescope: New Views of the Universe," through Sept. 2, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

� "Night Life/Day Trips: Paintings by Ellen Pearce" and "Rhett Johnson: Beyond Lost," through Sept. 8, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, 2818 Frederick Blvd., St. Joseph, Mo.

� "Tour: 40 Demonic Heads by Robert Gonzalez," through Sept. 15, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

� "Truman's Chryslers,'" through September, Harry S. Truman Library, U.S. Highway 24 and Delaware Street, Independence, Mo.

� "Till Freiwald," through Oct. 6, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Drawing Figures," through Oct. 20, Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, KU.

� "Beyond Oz: Children's Book Illustrations from the Region," through Dec. 15, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 701 Beach Lane, Manhattan.

� "History of Corinthian Hall," through December, Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.

� "Circus Magicus," through Jan. 5, Union Station-Science City, Pershing Road and Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.

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