AT THE CLUBS
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 400, 3029 N.W. US-24 highway: Jody, 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13; DJ Ted, 3 to 7 p.m. and E-Board, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16; Sierra, 8 p.m. to midnight, doors open 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, lounge; Pitch Tourneys at 1 p.m. second and fourth Sunday of each month, bring a snack; Free use of pool tables, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Legion members and their guests welcome. 296-9400.
THE BOOBIE TRAP BAR, 1417 S.W. 6th: Sunday Funday Karaoke, 10 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13; Ocean disco, 10 to 11 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15; Secret Song Karaoke, Wednesday, Aug. 16; Throwback Thursdays; Oceanside Hotels, and Family Mansion, 10to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18; B.Millz Vndal Schwem Reconvene, Saturday, Aug. 19; Karaoke, Sundays and Wednesdays. 232-9008. www.boobietrapbar.com.
THE BRASS RAIL, 401 N.E. Emmett: Trivia with Aimee, 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; Karaoke with Marni & Kyle, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursdays. 232-3332.
THE BURGER STAND, 1601 S.W. Lane: Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays; Free pool and pingpong, 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: Crossroads, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18; Delta Haze, 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. 271-5005.
THE DUGOUT, 1545 S.W. Fairlawn Road: 8-dall 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: Millage Gilbert, 9 p.m. Aug. 18; Ric Barron Band, 9 p.m. Aug. 19; Arron Price, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays. 380-1667.
FLAMINGO BAR & GRILL, 2335 N.W. Clay: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 7 to 11 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays; Jam Night, from 8 p.m. to midnight Mondays and Wednesdays; Karaoke One Night Stand with Patty, 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 783-2881.
GAYLE’S, 600 N.W. Paramore St.: Straight Shot, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, $5 cover; and Groupa Furia, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, $5 cover; Free Pool, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 7 p.m. to midnight Mondays. (785) 232-5511.
THE 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 KICKSTART SALOON, 2521 N. Kansas Ave.: Cindy Finan Ride, $10 per person, and The Copperheads, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. All proceeds go to Lyndzi Algarin, who is on dialysis. 230-7581.
THE LAZY TOAD, 5331 S.W. 22nd Place, in Fairlawn Plaza: Da’ Coots will host Jam Night, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. 272-8623.
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, Aug. 16, lounge; Barbed Wire, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, Main Hall. VFW members and their guests. 235-9073.
QUINTON’S BAR & DELI, 4121 S.W. Huntoon: 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 Lamont, 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: Midwest Blues Retreat — Topeka Blues Society Conference, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, and Saturday, Aug. 19. Blues society members get $2 discount. Advance tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com. 234-4317. www.unclebos.com.
THE WHEEL BARREL, 925 N. Kansas Ave.: Sunday Funday with Judd Henry Mason, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13; Elvin Graves Jr., 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. 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.
THE BOTTLENECK, 737 New Hampshire: Information: The Melvins, and Spotlights, 9 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 13. Cost: $19-$21, all ages.; Year of the Cobra, and Dead Country Gentlemen, 9 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15, 18 and over; Slow Dreamer, Chase the Horseman, and Roeco, 9 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18, 18 and over; Moonshine Bandits, 9 p.m., doors open 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19. Cost: $15-$17, all ages. www.thebottlenecklive.com.
REPLAY LOUNGE, 946 Massachusetts St.: Hogan and Moss, and Ralph White, 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13; Karaoke Sammitch, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mondays. http://www.replaylounge.com/.
EMMETT: DRY CREEKBED SALOON, 510 Main St.: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 8 p.m. to midnight Thursday, Aug. 13. (785) 868-2004.
ROSSVILLE: MIKEY’S BAR & GRILL, 205 N.E. US-24 highway: Karaoke with Daren & Randy Live!, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14. (785) 584-6021.
LAUGH LINES, improvisational comedy, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 18-19, Sheffel Theatre, Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, 3028 S.W. 8th. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 plus tax and facility fee. 357-5211. www.topekacivictheatre.com. Humor may not be suitable for all audiences.
n GAGE PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: SUMMERTIME BLUES CONCERT, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, Amphitheater, Gage Park, 600 S.W. 6th St. Free admission.
n LIBERTY HALL CINEMA: The All American Rejects, 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 18, 644 Massachusetts, Lawrence. Tickets: $25 general admission, Ticketmaster.com and Liberty Hall Box Office (cash only). All ages. Liberty Hall Patron information: http://www.libertyhall.net/about.
n PRAIRIE BAND CASINO AND RESORT: 102. 9 Nash Icon presents NASH NEXT 2017, 6 to 8 p.m., doors open 5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 13, 12305 150th Road, Mayetta. Must be 21 or older to attend. Information: (785) 966-7777.
n THE STIEFEL THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: The Piano Guys, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 151 S. Santa Fe Ave., Salina. Internet sensations Jon Schmidt, Steven Sharp Nelson, Paul Anderson and Al van der Bee, will be performing their compositions of hit songs ranging from classical to rock ‘n roll. Tickets: Start at $77, buy in person or by phone (785) 827-1998 at the Stiefel. Stiefel Box Office opens at 5 p.m. on weekend show days.
n TOPEKA CIVIC THEATRE & ACADEMY: THE WTCT RADIO PLAYERS, a troupe of senior actors performing scripts from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, Oldfather Theatre, in TCT, 3028 S.W. 8th. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $6 plus tax. 357-5211. www.topekacivictheatre.com.
n TOPEKA CIVIC THEATRE & ACADEMY MAIN STAGE SERIES: “DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,” music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, based on the 1991 film of the same name, opened July 7, closes Sunday, Aug. 13, with 16 evening shows, with optional dinner theater on Fridays and Saturdays, and five Sunday matinees, with optional brunches, Sheffel Theatre, in TCT, 3028 S.W. 8th. Tickets: $25 ($20 full-time students). Dinner: $19 ($17.50 children 12 and younger or seniors 60 and older). Sunday brunch: $13 ($9 children 12 and younger). 357-5211. www.topekacivictheatre.com.
n GREAT PLAINS THEATRE: “RAGTIME,” The Musical, book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. As the 20th century dawns, the separate worlds of New York City begin to blur together to tell their stories. Ragtime shines a light of the disparate lives of Harlem musicians, Upper-Middle Class families, and Immigrants, all while weaving their tales together in brilliant musical style, Aug. 17, and Aug. 18, followed by “Cabaret,” and Aug. 19, and 2 p.m. Aug. 13, 15-16, and 20 (closes). Great Plains Theatre, 401 Cottage Ave., Abilene. Information: (785) 263-4574. Tickets: $15-$32.50, https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/29575/1501560000000.
n “Ichabod Washburn – A New England Legacy in Kansas,” 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, Topeka’s First Congregational Church, 1701 S.W. Collins. A documentary about Ichabod Washburn, and his connection to Washburn University, produced by Peggy Clark, Washburn University photographer. The film is being shown to honor the 219th anniversary of his birth. After the film, several church members, who are also Washburn alums, will blow out the candles on a birthday cake for Washburn. Visitors welcome.
n LIBERTY HALL CINEMA, 644 Massachusetts, show times for Sunday through Thursday, Aug. 13-17:
• “Landline,” R for sexual content, language, and drug use, 4:05 and 9:05 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, in the Little Theater; 1:20 and 6:40 p.m. Sunday, 6:40 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 1:20 and 6:40 p.m. Thursday, in the Main Theater (wheelchair accessible).
• “The Little Hours,” R for graphic nudity, sexual content and language, 1:40 and 7 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 1:40 and 7 p.m. Thursday, in the Little Theater; 4:25 and 9:25 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, in the Main Theater (wheelchair accessible).
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. www.libertyhall.net.
SUNDAY, AUG. 13: CAP-TEEN SQUARES & FAMILY, Topeka (Tecumseh), Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US Hwy. 40, Area Callers [S], Area Cuers [R], 7 p.m. Mainstream, MDA Dance; and KANSAS CITY PLUS, (Plus Program), Leawood, Leawood Presbyterian Church, 2715 West 83rd St., Dana Schirmer [S], Stash Tosio [R], 7 p.m. Plus with Rounds, (Square Dance Attire Optional).
MONDAY, AUG. 14: FRIENDSHIP ROUNDS, (Lessons Rounds), Paola, Paola Senior Center, 121 W. Wea St., Pam Young, Stash Tosio & Guest [R], 7 to 9:30 p.m. PH 3-4, Waltz Lessons.
TUESDAY, AUG. 15: SWINGIN’ SINGLES, Shawnee, Old Shawnee Town Hall, 11600 Johnson Drive, Jay Krebs [S], Pam Young [R], 7 p.m. Rounds, 7:30 p.m. Mainstream, Rounds, with 2 Plus tips, Crady’s Caper Dance.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16: ADVANCED WORKSHOP, (Advanced Program), Topeka, Kaw Valley Activity Center, 200 S.W. 30th St., Suite 105, Dana Schirmer [S], 7 p.m. Advanced (Square Dance Attire Optional).
n CROCO COUNTRY DANCES, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, Croco Hall, 6115 S.E. US-40 highway, Tecumseh. Music: Swingin’ Country. (785) 478-4760.
n INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE GROUP, 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays, 2637 S.E. 41st St. Free and open to everyone. No partners or experience needed. Information: 215-0968.