What’s Happening This Week in Wichita (Apr. 12-17)

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Food Truck Party @ The Fusion | April 16
Where: The Fusion Restaurant
12 food trucks will be on hand from 5 to 8 p.m. Drop off a snack (crackers, fruit cups, peanut butter) OR First Aid items (band aids, peroxide, Neosporin, etc.) to any food truck to be entered into a drawing FOR FREE GIFT CERTIFICATES! Donations will go to ICT Street Team

BEST THINGS TO DO!

1 Million Cups | April 13
Where: Groover Labs
1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Every Wednesday morning at 8:45 a.m., one or two early-stage startups present their companies to a diverse audience of their peers, mentors, educators, and advisors.

50-cent Hot Dog Night at the WSU Baseball Game | April 14
Where: Eck Stadium

Adult Skate Night | April 15
Where: Carousel Skate Center
Join us for Adult Night every Friday is January! Must be 21 with a Valid ID. $10 Cover (skates included). Beer & mixed drinks available. Check out our feature at what to expect here.

Lao New Year Celebration | April 15 – 17
Where: Lao Buddhist Associates of Kansas
We are very excited to announce that after 2yrs not being able to celebrate LNY due to pandemic, for the first time Lao Wichita Temple Kansas will hold this special 3 day event, FREE Admission April 15th – April 17th 2022. Come enjoy the cultural celebrations, live music, Asian street foods and grand finale parade (Pha Pa) after thak baht on Sunday, April 17th. On April 15th from 5pm – 10 pm Street Food Vendors Live Music & Dancing. Then on April 16th from 12pm – 10pm Street Food Vendors Live Music & Dancing. The event ends on April 17th at 10am Tak baht & Pha Pa Parade around Chapel to follow.

Improv Shows at Flying Pig Improv | April 15-16
Where: Flying Pig Improv
” Improv is unscripted, unpredictable, and downright fun! Some improv games, some scenes, and lots of laughs. Get in here and celebrate our 3rd Anniversary this month. All shows start at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30. It’s a small theater in big demand; please arrive early for seats. No reservations and no ticket presales. Uncensored content.

Filipino Pinoy Market | April 16
Where: Hampton Inn by the Airport (7230 W. Harry St.)
The Filipino Pinoy Market is a great place to get Filipino food, dessert, pastries and merchandise. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Blake Bell Autograph Signing | April 16
Where: Towne East Square
Joggers & Lagers will meet at Social Tap on the WSU Campus and head out for a run around the WSU Campus before returning to Social Tap for Beer, food and Fun in our reserved section with our fellow running friends! See you at Social Tap

Old Town Farm & Art Market | April 16
Where: OldTown
Weekly destination for thousands of area residents and a must-see for visitors to the city. More than a Farmers Market. Celebrating over 30 years as Wichita’s downtown Farm & Art Market. – Food, arts, entertainment, shopping, and so much more.

Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market | April 16
Where: Two Locations: 21st & Ridge and Derby Market
Join us every Saturday, April thru October. Featuring dozens of Kansas Grown! vendors, live music, food trucks, Troubles the Clown, and more!

Around The Corner!

2022 Anniversary Film Series | April 21
Where: Wichita Orpheum Theatre
The Anniversary Film Series is our monthly series of films celebrating a major anniversary. Films are screened at 7pm one Thursday a month.

I Got Sole: Sneaker Show | April 23
Where: Chicken N Pickle
‘I Got Sole” is a sneaker show that celebrates urban America’s love for sneakers, streetwear and collectibles in a fun format that allows you to experience the sneaker culture like never before.

Shop & Grub | April 24
Where: Naftzger Park
Come & Shop the very best vintage clothing, home goods, jewelry, art while grubbin on some delicious food from our unique variety of vendors. Read our feature on Shop & Grub from last year.

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SPORTS IN Wichita

Wichita Thunder
■ Apr. 13 | vs Kansas City Mavericks
■ Apr. 16 | vs Kansas City Mavericks
Read our feature on attending a Wichita Thunder game

Wichita Wind Surge
■ Away games this week

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LIVE MUSIC

Wednesday, Apr. 13
Patz | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 5 p.m.
On Tap | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
Glen Shipman | The Cowboy Inn Saloon | 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Apr. 14
Patz | 6S Steakhouse | 6 p.m
Whitnie Means | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
Jennifer Byers | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.

 

Wichita Jazz Festival | Central Standard Brewing | 6 p.m
Midwest R&B Fest | Wave | 8 p.m
Jennifer Byers Project | Dockum | 8 p.m.

Friday, Apr. 15
Patz | Mort’s Martini Bar | 4:15 p.m.
Harrison Steele | 6S Steakhouse | 6 p.m.
Final Thoughts | Monika House | 6:30 p.m
Lisa Hittle Jazz Plus | Larkspur | 7 p.m.
3 Of Us | The Artichoke | 7:30 p.m
Chris Weby | Temple Live Wichita | 8 p.m.
The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band | Wave | 8 p.m.
Candice & The Business Casual | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
Matt Cox & Dustin Arbuckle | The Shamrock | 9 p.m.
Llew Brown Band | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.

Saturday, Apr. 16
Lisa Hittle Jazz Plus | Larkspur | 7 p.m.
Rudy Love Jr. | Mort’s Martini Bar | 8 p.m.
Easton Corbin | Temple Live Wichita | 8 p.m.
Monterey Jack | Brickyard | 8 p.m.
Love & Co | Vorshay’s Cocktail Lounge | 8 p.m.
Jared Brown Band | Wichita Union Stockyards | 8:30 p.m.
The Banned | Mortdecai’s Tavern & Eatery | 8:30 p.m.
Infinite Layers | Jerry’s Bar & Grill | 9 p.m.
Tequila Ridge | The Shamrock | 9 p.m.

Sunday, Apr. 17
Sunshine The Bunny | Mort’s Martini Bar | 6:30 p.m.

Upcoming Noteworthy Concerts
■ 4/29 Blackstone Cherry | Temple Live Wichita | 8 p.m.
■ 5/14 Epic | Margarita’s Cantina | 9 p.m

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PERFORMING ARTS

Century II Performing Arts Center
Apr. 15 | Travis Tritt
Apr. 18 | RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles

Crown Uptown Theatre
Apr. 20 | Jazz Fest

The Forum Theatre
Apr. 28 | Five Guys Named Moe

Friends University Division of Fine Arts
■ Apr. 12 | Chamber Orchestra

Kechi Playhouse
■ No Upcoming Events

The Looney Bin
Apr. 14-16 | Kevin McCaffrey

Mosley Street Melodrama
Apr 1 – May 14 | Kids in Space

Prairie Pines Playhouse
May-June 2022 | Lost To Space

Roxy’s Downtown
Apr. 7-24 | Bright Star

Wichita Center for Performing Arts
■ No Upcoming Events

Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center
■ No Upcoming Events

Wichita Community Theatre
Apr. 21-May. 1 | Jake’s Women

Wichita Orpheum Theatre
Apr. 22 | Jimmie Allen
Apr. 23 | Anjelah Johnson-Reyes
Apr. 24 | Jo Koy
Apr. 25 | Henry Rollins

Wichita State School of Performing Arts
Apr. 21-23 | “Go Like Saints”

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