Fisch Bowl, the not-for-profit arm of Fisch Haus, presents a summer of events at PLATFORM, the stage in the new paved area behind the Commerce St. Art District. Stay tuned for a list of events, and follow the Commerce St.
Welcome to OpenStudios, a program that pairs empty storefronts with practicing local artists. The artists get a free studio for several months, and the building owner gets an animated, more attractive space that's easier to rent!
What makes your neighborhood unique? Maybe you live near the river, or next to a school, or by a park, or along the railroad tracks? What do you hear when you walk your dog, or head out for a bike ride? What happens if you stand in your yard or on your porch and just listen? These are the sounds of Wichita, and we want to hear them too.
CANCELLED, SORRY: FILMMAKER HAD SCHEDULING ISSUES
Thursday, May 17
Film begins at 7PM, doors at 6:30. Admission is by a suggested donation of $5. The event is open to all ages, but please view the trailer before bringing children.
Site-Specific: A History of the Mattress Factory (97 minutes)
Screening begins at 7PM, admission is by a suggested donation of $5.
The director will be available for questions after the film.
We're very pleased to announce the tenth anniversary of Living Statues! This is an annual family-friendly event that offers a unique and inspirational environment within which the public is invited to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
Do you have a friend or neighbor who has been quietly working away on a creative pursuit for years but not had the chance, resources, or opportunity to really shine?
The Wichita Fringe Festival features original scripts created and performed by area high school students.
March 10, 10AM and 1PM
Admission is $3 for a hand stamp at the door, good for both morning and afternoon shows.
A month-long live performance series featuring weekly premiere productions of contemporary plays, experimental and improv performances, and stage readings. Series begins on the first four Thursday evenings in March at 7p (Thursday, Friday, & Saturday*) with admission by a suggested donation of $10.
The ImprovSESH dream team is back May 28th! Tat Hidano, Torin Andersen, and UJ Pesonen will attempt to surpass their extraordinary International Jazz Day performance this past April 30th. Join us at 7:30PM to see if they do! Everyone who was disappointed to miss the last gig will be very glad to have this second chance to experience whatever it was that made magic happen that night.
In its ninth year, the family-friendly Living Statues event offers a unique and inspired environment to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
MAN AND MACHINE is a series of works for percussion and electronics that demonstrate various ways of creating integration between a performer and the computer.
The performance begins at 7PM, and is open to all ages. Admission is by donation.
All pieces performed by Von Hansen.
Inaugurated in 2015, THEATRE THURSDAYS is a month-long live performance series featuring weekly premiere productions of contemporary plays, experimental and improv performances, and stage readings.
Join us from 7-10PM on Final Friday, January 27 for an evening of fun and games, offered in an attempt to enjoy some non-partisan companionship during this inaugural month. We'll have several tables of board games, cards, and puzzles set up, so come ready to play! Ping pong may happen.
As usual, Fisch Haus' activity tapers off a little during the summer months, as our not-for-profit organization, Fisch Bowl, does not produce any events during that time. However, we'll be back on track in October, kicking off the season with a large-scale fine art exhibition of recent work by local photographer Dimitris Skliris.
In its eighth year, our family-friendly Living Statues event offers a unique and inspirational environment within which the public is invited to sketch, photograph, paint, or otherwise immortalize a group of talented Ballet Wichita dancers.
To kick off National Poetry Month, Wichita native Jon Kelly Yenser is bringing his poetry home again with an evening reading from his latest chapbook, The Disambiguation of Katydids and Other Poems About Kansas.
A Collaborative Song-Telling project by Krista Muir
In collaboration with Opera Kansas, Fisch Haus brings you a Halloween celebration of anime and opera on Final Friday, October 30th, from 7-10 pm.
Paul Smith, artistic director for Opera Kansas, has put a modern spin on the late-1880s opera “My New Maid," offering it as a parody of the popular Japanese manga comic “The Black Butler.”