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Archive for: November, 2012

New Venue for OKC Turkey Trot


Staff Report   The 13th annual OKC Turkey Trot, previously held on Thanksgiving morning, has moved to Friday, Nov. 23 so participants can walk/run off their Thanksgiving meal. The new location is downtown at the newly renovated Myriad Gardens. Additionally, and new this year, after the running events, there will be a family fun day […]

Holiday River Parade to kick off Christmas season

santas sleigh

  Special to the City Sentinel   The eighth annual Oklahoma City Holiday River Parade will take place on Friday, Nov. 23, at 6 p.m. on the Oklahoma River.   The parade is billed as Oklahoma City’s largest, free, family holiday event and includes a parade of boats, a visit by Santa and a spectacular fireworks show. […]

2nd Annual Art in the Heartland celebrates talent and experiences of Oklahoma Muslims

The second annual CAIR-Oklahoma Art in the Heartland series continues with exhibits, film screenings, and productions and artworks by featured photographer Nadia Martinez. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   The 2nd Annual CAIR-Oklahoma Art in the Heartland series continues with exhibits, film screenings, and productions featuring local voices highlighting the contributions and creativity of American Muslims.  Art in the Heartland will take place Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Oklahoma City University in the Wanda Bass Music Hall Atrium. Gallery […]

The Normal Heart reawakens the call to fight HIV/AIDS

(Clockwise) Michael Jones (Ben Weeks), Jonathan Beck Reed (Ned Weeks), Matthew Alvin Brown (Felix Turner) and Stacey Logan (Dr. Emma Brookner) in CityRep’s production of The Normal Heart.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   The Normal Heart is a complex, often heart wrenching play, taking place between 1981 and 1984 when AIDS was beginning to spread across America.   It focuses on Ned Weeks (Jonathan Beck Reed), a gay activist who recognizes the onset of the epidemic. He confronts the medical establishment, political leaders and the media about […]

Pets & People sets date for auction to benefit homeless pets

This is Walter, a young, quiet, football-watching-on-the-couch kind of guy available now at Pets & People Humane Society.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Tails will be wagging as thousands of homeless pets will benefit from donations raised during Pets and People Humane Society’s 11th annual charity auction titled “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs.”  On Saturday, November 17, doors will open at 7 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, located at 401 S. Meridian […]

Tony winner The Normal Heart premieres this month in Oklahoma City


By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   This month the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre Company (CityRep) will present Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart, an award winning story of love, justice and HIV/AIDS, at the Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theatre. The Oklahoma premiere is November 9 and the play continues through the 18th.   Winner of three 2011 […]

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