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Food/Tasting
"Big Dave's Small Plates ~ Shamrock Cottage Pie"
At the Shamrock's After Work Party on Fri, Feb 24, 6-8pm we're serving "Big Dave's Small Plates ~ Shamrock Cottage Pie" for just $5/plate. Slow-cooked beef and vegetables in a rich broth, and topped with herbed mashed potatoes. It's the best food value in town! Come listen to free music from Gary Powell, and grab some of the famous Shamrock fare. See you after work Feb 24.
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Community Event,Benefit/Fundraiser,Film
"Home on the Range" Movie
See the latest film from lonechimney productions: The history of the song "Home on the Range." The event is a fundraiser for the Northfield School of the Liberal Arts.
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Comedy, Play
"The Golden Girls" A Theatrical Parody at Roxy's Downtown
THE GOLDEN GIRLS A THEATRICAL PARODY THAT IS SURE TO PLEASE EVERYONE! BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! 4 NEW EPISODES! Doors open at 6:30pm Show starts at 8:00pm $30 Premium Seating $27 Standard Seating $20 Economy Seating Call 316-265-4400 to reserve your tickets Rated PG-13 18 to enter alone, 21 to drink
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Art Show, Art Talk
"The Optimist's View," oil paintings by Debra Clemente and porcelain pottery by Jennie Becker, January 14-March 11, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton.
"The Optimist's View," oil paintings by Debra Clemente and porcelain pottery by Jennie Becker, January 14-March 11, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Opening reception with artist talks Jan. 14, 7 p.m.
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Opera
"The Sorcerer"
Join us for “The Sorcerer” written by Gilbert & Sullivan to be performed on March 4th at 7.30pm and March 5th at 2pm in Richardson Performing Arts Center on the Southwestern College campus. Reservations and questions can be directed to cms@sckans.edu or calling 620-229-6188. The Sorcerer debuted in 1877 and is a comic story following two lovers by the names of Alexis and Aline in their pursuit of unconditional love and adoration. To ensure that Aline truly reciprocates his feelings, Alexis hires a sorcerer to secretly distribute a love potion to the entire town of Ploverleigh. After a momentary slumber, the village awakens, resulting in utter chaos as each citizen instantly falls in love with the wrong person. The production will feature three professional opera singers in residence at Southwestern College. Our leading lady for the production, Alyssa Toepfer, has been deemed a soprano with "unbridled dexterity"(Kansas City Star) and "creamy warmth" (KC Independent). She has been seen professionally with Wichita Grand Opera, Lawrence Opera Theatre, Kansas City Civic Opera, and Sounds of South Dakota. Our title role will be sung by tenor, Kenneth Clymer, a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and winner of the Dallas-Fort Worth Division NATS Competition. He has also been seen with Wichita Grand Opera, Fort Worth Opera, and the Bay Area Summer Opera Theatre Institute. Lastly, tenor Dylan Moore will perform the role of Alexis. Moore has been seen professionally with Wichita Grand Opera as a cover and chorus member, receiving his first role as Nepomuc in The Grand Duchess in October 2015. The production is directed by Southwestern College alumnus, Anna Rosell, who was an intern with Santa Fe Opera in Summer 2016. The performance will also feature seasoned local and regional singers in the principal roles. These include Charles McKinzie, Deanne Fort, Ben Rivers, Hannah Shelley, Jasmine Jackson, and Erin Buster. Stephen Gehly and William Wade will also join the cast as the Page and the God, Arhimanes. The Community Music School will also have a full chorus and orchestra to complete the operatic experience for any type of opera goer. Whether it is your first time or your thousandth time, The Sorcerer is certainly a must-see event of the season. For ticket reservations or questions regarding the production, contact Community Music School Director, Dylan Moore by emailing cms@sckans.edu or calling 620-229-6188. Tickets can also be reserved online at www.sckans.edu/TheSorcerer.
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Opera
"The Sorcerer"
Join us for “The Sorcerer” written by Gilbert & Sullivan to be performed on March 4th at 7.30pm and March 5th at 2pm in Richardson Performing Arts Center on the Southwestern College campus. Reservations and questions can be directed to cms@sckans.edu or calling 620-229-6188. The Sorcerer debuted in 1877 and is a comic story following two lovers by the names of Alexis and Aline in their pursuit of unconditional love and adoration. To ensure that Aline truly reciprocates his feelings, Alexis hires a sorcerer to secretly distribute a love potion to the entire town of Ploverleigh. After a momentary slumber, the village awakens, resulting in utter chaos as each citizen instantly falls in love with the wrong person. The production will feature three professional opera singers in residence at Southwestern College. Our leading lady for the production, Alyssa Toepfer, has been deemed a soprano with "unbridled dexterity"(Kansas City Star) and "creamy warmth" (KC Independent). She has been seen professionally with Wichita Grand Opera, Lawrence Opera Theatre, Kansas City Civic Opera, and Sounds of South Dakota. Our title role will be sung by tenor, Kenneth Clymer, a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and winner of the Dallas-Fort Worth Division NATS Competition. He has also been seen with Wichita Grand Opera, Fort Worth Opera, and the Bay Area Summer Opera Theatre Institute. Lastly, tenor Dylan Moore will perform the role of Alexis. Moore has been seen professionally with Wichita Grand Opera as a cover and chorus member, receiving his first role as Nepomuc in The Grand Duchess in October 2015. The production is directed by Southwestern College alumnus, Anna Rosell, who was an intern with Santa Fe Opera in Summer 2016. The performance will also feature seasoned local and regional singers in the principal roles. These include Charles McKinzie, Deanne Fort, Ben Rivers, Hannah Shelley, Jasmine Jackson, and Erin Buster. Stephen Gehly and William Wade will also join the cast as the Page and the God, Arhimanes. The Community Music School will also have a full chorus and orchestra to complete the operatic experience for any type of opera goer. Whether it is your first time or your thousandth time, The Sorcerer is certainly a must-see event of the season. For ticket reservations or questions regarding the production, contact Community Music School Director, Dylan Moore by emailing cms@sckans.edu or calling 620-229-6188. Tickets can also be reserved online at www.sckans.edu/TheSorcerer.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Museum
11th Annual Death by Chocolate
Sample delicious chocolates and savory food. Jam to live music and dancing with Annie Up. Enjoy live science demos, games and more! All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit Exploration Place. Exploration Place will close at 2 p.m. to prepare for this event.
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Community Event, Parade
11th Annual St Patrick's Parade
11th Annual St Patrick's Parade will be in Historic Delano on Saturday, March 11th. Parade route is Douglas & Mclean to Douglas & Walnut Beginning at Noon
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Art Show
2017 Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition
The Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition showcases select artwork created by middle school and high school students from 70 Kansas counties. The Scholastic Art Awards are the largest and longest-running recognition program for young artists in the United States, identifying and rewarding students who demonstrate superior talent and achievement. Nationally, alumni include Andy Warhol, Robert Indiana and Zac Posen. Participants, supported by their visual arts teachers and other community mentors, create and submit their best works of art. Each work is reviewed by a panel of art professionals for originality, technical skill and the emergence of personal voice or vision. In 2016, Kansas educational institutions awarded a record $2.6 million in scholarships and cash prizes to exhibiting students. This exhibition is generously underwritten by Elizabeth B. Koch and the K. T. Wiedemann Foundation.
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Parade
2017 Support Local Law Enforcement Community Parade & Block Party
The parade is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Wichita Lodge Five. Please share this event, invite all your friends, and help us spread the word! The concept of the parade is primarily community driven (churches, schools, businesses, and other organizations) with some law enforcement participation as well. The parade will begin Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 10:30 am at 500 N. Main in the downtown area. NEW this year we will be hosting a Community Block Party immediatly following the parade until 2 pm. We will have food trucks, live music, children activities and much more! All types of parade entries are welcome and there is a $40 entry fee. There is no restriction or limitation as to how large or small your parade contingent can be. All we ask is that you adhere to our instruction sheet which will be sent to you along with your entry form. The parade route starts at Central and Main in front of the Law Enforcement Memorial and will travel south to 1st Street. At 1st Street, the parade will turn to the right (west) onto 1st Street and proceed one block west to Water Street. The parade route will then proceed right (north) on Water Street to 3rd Street where everyone will disband and either drive away or proceed to their vehicles on foot. There are also several parking lots around the area as well. The official end of the parade is where it turns at the intersection of 1st Street and Main Street. **Each parade entrant must display a banner or sign specifically stating “(Your Organization, Church, or Business Name) Supports Local Law Enforcement.” Example: “F.O.P. Lodge #5 Supports Local Law Enforcement.” Banner or sign must be visibly and prominently displayed** No inappropriate signage will be allowed. The parade committee reserves the right to approve/disapprove any entry. For entry forms and instructions, please contact: Kary Taylor at 316.219.6060 or via email at karytaylor@wichitawaterwalk.com Bart Brunscheen at 316-272-6020 or email at bbrunscheen@wichita.gov Remember the theme is Support Local Law Enforcement. Please share and help us spread the word to make this a well-attended and positive community event!!
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