MUSIC

Topeka

Kaw Valley Country Music Club's monthly country music jam: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 13, Fellowship Hall, Elmont United Methodist Church, 6635 N.W. Church Lane, one mile east of US-75 highway on N.W. 66th St. Donation of $2 suggested. Listeners and players welcome. No lunch. Information: (785) 640-3681. 

TOPEKA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: Estrellas Del Mariachi Mother's Day Show, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 214 S.E. 8th Ave. Tickets: start at $38, at the TPAC Box Office, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. Information: https://www.topekaperformingarts.org/default.aspx.

Topeka Festival Singers Concert Series: "Spotlight": 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, White Concert Hall, Washburn University, 1700 S.W. Jewell Ave. Information and tickets: (785) 267-3500 or topekafestivalsingers.org.

Topeka Blues Society's "Summertime Blues," featuring the Ric Barron Band: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, Gage Park Amphitheater, corner of S.W. Westlake Court and S.W. Blaisdell Drive. Free. Opening youth act: Washburn University sophomore Rachel Taylor. Seating available, or bring chairs and blankets. Picnic dinner and non-alcoholic beverages allowed. Information: www.topekabluessociety.org.

Lawrence

THE GRANADA: Insane Clown Posse — The Great Milenko 20th Anniversary Tour, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13; Memphis May Fire, The Word Alive, Fire From the Gods, and One Day Waiting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15; TesseracT, Plini, and Astonoid, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16; Risk! True Tales Boldly Told, 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 1020 Massachusetts St. Tickets: https://thegranada.com/.

Manhattan

Inaugural Third Thursdays Event: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, downtown Manhattan. Featuring art exhibits, various performers and live music. Information: Morgan Biles, (785) 537-9683 or morgan.historicdowntown@gmail.com, or visit downtownmhk.com.

 

THEATER

Topeka

TCT OLDFATHER THEATRE: "Freckleface Strawberry The Musical": 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 18-19, 3028 S.W. 8th. Tickets: https://www.topekacivictheatre.com.

TOPEKA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: Wild Kratts Live!: 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, 214 S.E. 8th Ave. Tickets: start at $29, at the TPAC Box Office, by phone at 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. Information: https://www.topekaperformingarts.org/default.aspx.

Manhattan

MCCAIN PERFORMANCE SERIES: WAREHAM OPERA HOUSE: Dixie's Tupperware Party: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 410 Poyntz Ave. Tickets: $39-$49, McCain Auditorium box office, k-state.edu/mccain, or (785) 532-6428. Contains adult content.

 

FILM

Lawrence

LIBERTY HALL CINEMA: 644 Massachusetts St., showtimes for Sunday through Friday, May 13-17.

"Isle of Dogs": PG-13, 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Sunday; 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

"You Were Never Really Here": R, 1 p.m. 3:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Sunday; 3:45 p.m., 6:45 and 9:15 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 1 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Thursday.

Tickets: $10 ($9 students with ID; $8 children 11 and younger and seniors 60 and older). Matinee prices (shows before 6 p.m.); $8 ($7 children and seniors). (785) 749-1972. libertyhall.net.

 

DANCING

Tuesday, May 15: LONE WRANGLERS, Manhattan, Riley County Senior Service Center, 301 N. 4th St., Tom Hollinberger [S], 7 p.m. Mainstream with Plus tip.

Thursday, May 17: CROCO COUNTRY DANCES: 6 to 9 p.m., Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 highway, Tecumseh. Music: Country Melody. (785) 478-4760.

Thursday, May 17: ADVANCED WORKSHOP, (Advanced Program), Topeka, Kaw Valley Activity Center, 200 SW 30th St., Suite 105, Dana Schirmer [S], 7 p.m. Advanced (Square Dance Attire Optional).

Friday, May 18: SHAWNEE SWINGERS, Topeka (Tecumseh), Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 Highway, Lanny Weaklend [S], Lalla Steenbock [R], 7:30 p.m. Mainstream, Rounds, Lines & Plus tip, Lanny Weaklend Special, No Free Passes (Summer Schedule 3rd Friday) (Only dance this month)

Saturday, May 19: FRIENDSHIP SQUARES, Topeka, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4746 S.W. 21st St., Dana Schirmer [S], 7 p.m. Plus, 7:30 p.m. Mainstream & Lines, School Colors (Square Dance Attire Optional); and OTTAWA PROMENADERS, Ottawa, Washburn Towers, 506 S. Main, (Enter on West Side of Building), TBA [S], 7:30 p.m. Plus, 8 p.m. Mainstream, Pie Dance, (Square Dancer Park on Outside Circle).

INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE GROUP: 2 to 4 p.m. every Sunday, 2637 S.E. 41st St. Free and open to everyone. No partners or experience needed. Information: 215-0968.

SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: 7:15 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday, Fellowship Hall, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 4746 S.W. 21st St. Beginner, intermediate or advanced dancers join in free dance lessons lead by a certified caller of 20+ years. Information: Church office, 272-2620.

SHAWNEE SWINGERS Square Dance Lessons: 7 p.m. every Wednesday, Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 highway, Tecumseh. Caller: Mike Salerno. Information: Karla, 817-3071.

SQUARE DANCE LESSONS: 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday, Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 highway, Tecumseh. Singles, couples and families welcome. Information: 286-0105.

 

ON SALE

PAW Patrol Live — Race to the Rescue, pre-sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, and public on-sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 18. Show dates: July 21-July 22 at Landon Arena in the Kansas Expocentre, 1 Expocentre Drive.  Three Performances: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, July 21, and 1 p.m. Sunday, July 22.  Ticket prices start at $21. Visit https://www.ksexpo.com/events/2018/paw-patrol-live---race-to-the-rescue?platform=hootsuite. For group tickets, contact: Bill Griffin, (785) 633-8448 or tix.griffin24@yahoo.com. Any child that has celebrated a first birthday will need a ticket. 

 

CLUBS

Topeka

ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays. 246-6866.

AJ’S NY PIZZERIA, 1930 S.W. Westport Drive: Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 8 p.m. Thursdays. 861-7000.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 1, 3800 S.E. Michigan: Sundays, doors open 11:30 a.m. with early bird bingo at 1:15 p.m. and regular bingo at 2 p.m., snack bar open at 12:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, early bird bingo at 5:45 p.m. and regular bingo at 6:30 p.m., snack bar open at 5 p.m. 267-1923.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 400, 3029 N.W. US-24 highway: Free pool, 2 to 6 p.m., lounge open 4 p.m., Sunday, May 13; Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 14; DJ Ted, 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 16; Bingo, 6:30 p.m., with snack bar open at 5 p.m., Thursday, May 17; Food available, 5 p.m. Friday, May 18; Sierra, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 19. All members and guests welcome. 296-9400.

BLIND TIGER BREWERY & RESTAURANT, 417 S.W. 37th: Glenfinnan, 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, May 14. 267-2739.

THE BOOBIE TRAP BAR, 1417 S.W. 6th: The Trifecta Mini Tour, 10 to 11 p.m. Sunday, May 13; Hallow Point, Iron Guts Kelly, and Bearblood, Monday, May 14; Augustus, Tuesday, May 15. Free.; Best Karaoke in Town, Wednesday, May 16; From the Arc, Thursday, May 17; Wicks and Tricks, and Lovergurl, Friday, May 18; These Dirty Thieves, and 21 Tara's Saturday, May 19. 232-9008. www.boobietrapbar.fun.

THE BRASS RAIL TAVERN, 401 N.E. Emmett: Trivia with Katelynn, 7 p.m. Tuesdays; Karaoke with Kyle, 9 p.m. Thursdays. 232-3332.

THE BREAK ROOM, 911 S. Kansas Ave.: TopCity Third Friday Comedy Show, 8 p.m., doors open 6 p.m., Friday, May 18. Tickets: $7, www.breakroomdowntown.com.

THE BURGER STAND, 1601 S.W. Lane: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays; Free pool and ping pong, 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays; Trivia night, 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 783-8900.

CLASSIC BEAN, in Fairlawn Plaza, 2125 S.W. Fairlawn Plaza Drive: Josh Hoover, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, May 18; Vaughn, 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 19. 271-5005.

THE DUGOUT, 1545 S.W. Fairlawn Road: 8-ball pool tournament, 7:30 p.m., and Karaoke, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 273-8430.

FACES BY MAYFIELD, 802 N. Kansas Ave., in the NOTO Arts District: Mother's Day Lunch, Sunday May 13. Tickets: $15.; Arron Price, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays. 380-1667.

FLAMINGO BAR & GRILL, 2335 N.W. Clay: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 8 p.m. to midnight Sundays and Tuesdays; Big Rick's Karaoke, 6 to 10 p.m. Mondays, 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays; Rex Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays; Karaoke One Night Stand with Patty, 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 783-2881.

GAYLE’S, 600 N.W. Paramore St.: End Result, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, May 17. Cover: $5.; DJ Smurf, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, May 18. Cover: $5.; Sould Out, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, May 19. Cover: $5.; Free Pool, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, from 7 p.m. to midnight Mondays. (785) 232-5511.

HOOKAH HOUSE TOPEKA, 1507 S.W. 21st, Suite 201: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Tuesdays; Movie Night, Wednesdays; College Night, Thursdays. 286-7003.

J&J GALLERY BAR, 917 N. Kansas Ave.: Jars & Jams open mic, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. most Thursdays. 581-0689.

THE LAZY TOAD, 5331 S.W. 22nd Place, in Fairlawn Plaza: Texas Hold 'Em, 6 and 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, May 14-15; Texas Hold 'Em, 6 and 9 p.m., and Lazy Labyrinth Gaming, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16; Da’Coots will host Jam Night, 7 to 11 p.m. Thursday, May 17; Club Kiss Dance Party, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, May 18; Reggae Fest, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19. 272-8623.

NORSEMEN BREWING COMPANY, 830 N. Kansas Ave., in the NOTO Arts District: Topeka Haunted Woods - Super Nerd Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17; Sunday Fundays, noon to 5 p.m. 783-3999. www.norsemenbrewingco.com.

OLD CHICAGO PIZZA & TAPROOM, 1231 S.W. Wanamaker Road: Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 9 p.m. Tuesdays. 273-5522.

PHILIP BILLARD VFW POST NO. 1650, 3110 S.W. Huntoon: Arnie & the Arnettes, 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, Lounge; Texas Hold 'Em, Thursday, May 17, Lounge; Heartstrings, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, May 18, Lounge; Classic Invasion, 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, Main Hall. VFW members and their guests. 235-9073.

QUINTON’S BAR & DELI, 4121 S.W. Huntoon: College Night, 10 p.m. to midnight Mondays; Q’s Live Tuesday Bluesday, open blues jam, 8 p.m. Tuesdays; Jam Night, from 8:30 p.m. to midnight first and third Tuesdays, open to all artists; Trivia Live, presented by Challenge Entertainment, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; Karaoke, 10 p.m. Wednesdays; Pong tournaments, 10 p.m. Thursdays. 215-8172.

SKINNY’S SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 4016 S.W. Huntoon: DJ Meets, 10 p.m. Fridays; DJ Mark, 10 p.m. Saturdays; Karaoke with Mark and Matt, 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. 273-1905.

SPECK’S BAR & GRILL, 2105 S.W. Mission Ave.: Sunday Funday Jam, 7 p.m. Sundays, with hosts Charlie Barber and Andrew Barber. 272-9749.

UNCLE BO’S, lower level, Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 420 S.E. 6th: Platinum Express, 8 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m., Blues society members get $2 discount. Advance tickets: $10 available at www.CitySpin.com. 234-4317. www.unclebos.com.

THE WHEEL BARREL, 925 N. Kansas Ave.: Mother's Day Brunch Buffet, 10 a.m. Sunday, May 13; Paint Sticks & Bar Tricks featuring Nancy Marston, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 15; Ryan Tenholder Plays the Patio, 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 18. 289-6767.

WILD HORSE SALOON, 3249 S.W. Topeka Blvd.: Karaoke with DJ Smurf, 8 p.m. to close Sundays; College Night, Wednesdays, get in free with college ID until 11 p.m.; Free dance lessons, 8 p.m., and free pool, and no cover. Thursdays; Ladies get in free until 10 p.m. 267-3545.

 

Lawrence

THE BOTTLENECK, 737 New Hampshire: Pianos Become the Teeth, The World is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, 8 p.m., Sunday, May 13. All ages.; Samantha Fish, and Nick Schnebelen Band, 8 p.m. Friday, May 18. All ages.; Battle for Field Day Festival, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19. All ages. www.thebottlenecklive.com.

REPLAY LOUNGE, 946 Massachusetts St.: Pala Zolo, Pageant Boys, and Sheep's Clothes, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 13; Get Down Pride Night, with DJ Candy Ass, 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 16; Tht!: Jason Steady, The Dull Drums, and Lesser Pleasures, midnight Thursday, May 17; Zephaniah Strigfield, and Signal Ridge, 6 t 9 p.m., and Helen Kelter Skelter, JC & The Nuns, and Stone Grower, 10 p.m. Friday, May 18; The Sluts, Hogans Goat, and Bloom  — Kris's Birthday, 10 p.m. Saturday, May 19; Karaoke Jones, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mondays; Happy Hour Karaoke, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Cover: $2.; Open Mic, hosted by Tyler Gregory, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Cover: $1. http://www.replaylounge.com/.

 

ELSEWHERE

EMMETT: DRY CREEKBED SALOON, 510 Main St.: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 8 p.m. to midnight Thursday, May 17. (785) 868-2004.

MERIDEN: VFW POST 10815, 612 E. Palmer, at S. Miller Road: Pitch Night, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15; Texas Hold 'Em, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. (785) 520-1407.

PERRY: HOOKERS ’N’ REELERS, 10772 Perry Park Drive: Brody Buster's One Man Band, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 13. (785) 753-6518.

ROSSVILLE: MIKEY’S BAR & GRILL, 6021 E. US-24 highway, Suite A: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (785) 584-6021.