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Enjoy a great meal and a world-class performance at Crown Uptown Theatre. This historic building was originally a vaudeville theater, and some of the elements of the antique design still remain. The performances range from Broadway-style musicals to comedies. You'll be able to choose between two entrees and three sides, all prepared fresh and with quality ingredients.
The Allen-Lambe House was built in 1917 by the celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright and was one of the last Prairie style houses he designed. Originally designed for statesman Henry J. Allen and his wife, it was later sold to the Allen-Lambe House Foundation. The building is now a museum that conducts tours for visitors. Some of the best examples of the Prairie style of architecture as well as Frank Lloyd's distinct style of interior design can be seen in this house. By his own admission, it was one of the best houses he designed.
One of the leading art galleries of the city, the Steckline Gallery is located in the DeMattias Fine Arts Center of Newman University. The beautiful facility plays host to rotating exhibits throughout the year, each celebrating and showcasing the talent of a different artist of local as well as national repute. Apart from the art shows, the gallery also conducts lectures by the artists, and receptions.
Track House is tucked away near the railroad in south Wichita. It is easy to miss this spot as there is no signage nor any advertisement. This part time performance venue hosts experimental music shows occasionally. Chris Schlarb and Francis Moss have performed here in the past.
The Ulrich Museum of Art was established in 1974 and is named after New York businessman Edwin A. Ulrich, who donated over 300 paintings by Frederick Judd Waugh to the museum. The museum has a striking appearance on the outside and houses two galleries. The Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection has over 70 statues. These include the works of eminent artists like Luis Jiménez, Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and others. The museum provides free guided tours.
Charles Koch Arena is also known as "The Roundhouse," and is home to the Wichita State University basketball and women's volleyball teams. Its round design means that you'll have a great view from any of the 10,506 seats in the arena. Besides hosting collegiate sports, this venue also hosts high school events, circus performances, and ice skating performances.