Nick Jaina hosts a special hour of conversation, tea, color immersion, music, and reading from his new book SPEKTRUM. Every session is different because the guests bring their own excitement and hesitation, and the color for each hour is determined by a randomly selected card.
KNOB New Music Festival 2022
Dates: Nov 3, 4, 5
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Suggested donation: $10
The Midnight Garden Coffee Shop
Fisch Haus is still not technically open, but we are very pleased to welcome Meghan Miller into our space while she constructs the large-scale work for her MFA thesis exhibition. Entitled The Midnight Garden Coffee Shop, the handmade installation explores the magic of third places and liminal spaces.
Bodo Holiday Gathering
DUE TO RECENT COVID SURGES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. A NEW DATE WILL BE POSTED AS SOON AS IT'S AVAILABLE. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. STAY SAFE!!
Join us for an evening of music and dramatic readings by Craig Owens and the Bodo Ensemble.
Theatre Thursdays 2020
THEATRE THURSDAYS IS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Neighborhood Superstar 2020
Harvester Arts and Fisch Haus are pleased to announce the 2020 Neighborhood Superstar: Anthony Dozier.
Short Film Showcase
Fisch Haus presents a collection of short films by local and regional filmmakers, thematically centered around our resident artists, events, and programming. The showcase starts at 7PM on Saturday, February 8th, and will run about an hour. Most filmmakers and featured artists will be in attendance.
Living Statues 2020
It's the 12th year 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.
The International Superstar Boy Band
On January 31 at 7pm, the (in)famous International Superstar Boy Band will be crushing the Fisch Haus stage with an improv sesh to end all improv seshes. Be there or be sorry forever.
The ISBB is (left to right): Tatsuya Hidano [drums], UJ Pesonen [bass], Randy Zellers [guitar], Torin Andersen [guitar], and Ian Stewart [mood and texture].
Past Thoughts in Motion
Join Wheat State Dance Collective for an evening of reflection transpired through dance. Journaled thoughts from years past inspire each segment of "Past Thoughts in Motion", each one demonstrating a different phase of adolescent life through the physical body.
2019 KNOB New Music Festival
Thursday, October 31 - Saturday, November 2, all shows start at 8PM.
This year, we're doing something completely different. Think multi-disciplinary art mob. Think 24-hour Wagnerian Ring Cycle.
Song of Myselves
SONG OF MYSELVES is an experimental theatrical event that turns Whitman’s famous poem into a multi-sensory experience. Part play, part video and sound installation, part poetry reading. Adaptation is written and directed by Ellen Crispin.
Femme Fest ICT will take place April 20 at Fisch Haus with three screening programs, including the Kansas premieres of two feature films.
MME and Friends Faculty Jazz Trio
Show starts at 7:30, admission by a suggested donation of $5
Sue McKenzie - saxophone
Susan Mayo - cello
Paul Elwood - banjo
2019 FH Tuesday Night Jazz Series
Welcome to the 15th annual Fisch Haus Tuesday Night Jazz Series!
Theatre Thursdays 2019
A month-long live performance series featuring weekly premiere productions of contemporary plays, experimental and improv performances, and stage readings. The series runs Thursday-Saturday evenings throughout March with doors at 7PM and curtain at 7:30 (Saturday 23rd matinee @ 2pm) with admission by a suggested donation of $10.
Living Statues 2019
Welcome to the 11th year 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.
2018 Neighborhood Superstar
With Harvester Arts, Fisch Haus is pleased to announce the 2018 Neighborhood Superstar: Malissa Long. Malissa is a fiber artist who works primarily in upcycled and sustainable materials.
The Seven Deadly Sins
"The Seven Deadly Sins" is a series of dance solos, each one portraying the emotional and psychological aspects of these seven flaws of mankind. A dark, exploratory, and exciting performance of dance that depicts how sins expand from within, thoroughly engulfing and absorbing the human psyche.
Join us for a screening of notorious Wichita filmmaker RG Miller's new blockbuster: Ace Blister Ball! RG will be in attendance, to answer questions and talk about his own unique style of filmmaking.
2018 KNOB New Music Festival
20 years of Kansas' Notoriously Obnoxious Ball
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 benefit from a free studio for several months, and the building owner can market an animated, more attractive space that's easier to rent!
MAPMUSIK 2.0 IS HERE!
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.
Living Statues 2018
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.
Wichita Fringe Festival
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.
Theatre Thursdays 2018
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.
Living Statues 2017
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
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.
Theatre Thursdays 2017
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.
It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Gets Elected
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.
Fisch Haus is very pleased to be a Community Partner for BURDEN, during the 2016 Tallgrass Film Festival.
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.
Living Statues 2016
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.
The Disambiguation of Katydids: A Poetry Reading With Kelly Yenser
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.
Chanson-O-Grammes: Beloved Object Edition
A Collaborative Song-Telling project by Krista Muir
Theatre Thursdays 2016
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.”