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CityRep prepares for 2017-18 season

In September, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” will star Julie Johnson at The Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theater.  Photo provided.

Staff Report Oklahoma City – Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep), Oklahoma’s award winning professional theatre, recently announced its 2017-2018 Season. The equity troupe’s sixteenth season includes Oklahoma premieres, legendary performances and actors from among the best of Broadway, across the nation and here at home, deemed by organizers as “unique American voices.” In September, “A […]

OKCU to host screening of civil rights documentary honoring James Baldwin

Oklahoma City University will host a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” about the life of writer James Baldwin on Wednesday, August 30. YouTube photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University will screen the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” on Wednesday, August 30. The screening, which is about the Civil Rights movement, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Meinders School of Business in the Kerr-McGee Auditorium at N.W. […]

Kruger Brothers to headline Banjo Fest in Oklahoma City on Sept. 9

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK─ The American Banjo Museum will present the return of the internationally renowned Kruger Brothers to Oklahoma as the headliners of this year’s Banjo Fest concert. The performance will be held on Saturday, September 9, at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Performing Arts Center at Rose State College in Midwest […]

Tour de Quartz at Paseo Art Space – Arts Institute student show launches on First Friday

Oklahoma high school students, like Jordan Tucker,  are displaying artwork at Paseo Art Space August 4-26 in conjunction with the Oklahoma Arts Institute's Tour de Quartz exhibition.  Photo provided

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma high school students are displaying artwork at Paseo Art Space August 4-26 in conjunction with the Oklahoma Arts Institute’s Tour de Quartz exhibition. There will be an opening reception as part of the Paseo’s First Friday Gallery Walk on August from 6–10 p.m. The students created the artwork […]

Oklahoma City fans treated to memorable One On One evening with Sir Paul McCartney

When McCartney and his band arrived on stage at Chesapeake Arena and he waved his iconic Hofner Violin bass guitar over the crowd as we were entertained with one of the most outstanding musical performances OKC has ever hosted.  Paul McCartney One On One Facebook Photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  From the moment that first familiar chord was struck on “A Hard Day’s Night” the audience was on their feet to celebrate the return of Sir Paul McCartney to Chesapeake Energy Arena on July 18.  The One On One Tour was the 75 year old Beatle’s […]

First Things, Final Things: A review of ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

Konoval). They are pivotal characters in the new film, “War for Planet of the Apes.” (20th Century Fox Film Poster.)

Patrick B. McGuigan “War for the Planet of the Apes” picks up 15 years into the imaginative three-part chronology of a not-so-distant future. Writers Matt Bomback and Matt Reeves (also the director) deliver a rock-steady narrative set in the once-American West, quietly evoking beloved classics like “Shane” and “The Searchers” – not to mention some […]

KRXO radio to celebrate 30th Birthday Bash with The Steve Miller Band at OKC’s Lost Lakes Amphitheater

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter Steve Miller and his band will headline the KRXO 30th annual Birthday Bash at Lost Lakes Amphitheather on Sunday, September 17.  Photo by Paul Haggard

By Darls Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Sunday, September 17, KRXO, Oklahoma’s Classic Rock radio (104.5 FM) will celebrate their 30th year with a Birthday Bash event featuring American music legends The Steve Miller Band, Eddie Money and 38 Special.  The festivities will be held at the Lost Lakes Amphitheater, at 3501 NE […]

OKCU to host ‘Secret Paintings’ exhibit this fall

Artist Michael Pearce’s painting “Lady in Red” will be on display from August 21 through October 20 at Oklahoma City University’s Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University’s Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery will present California artist Michael Pearce’s exhibit of “The Secret Paintings” on Friday, September 1. A public reception will be held that evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be on display from Monday, August 21 through […]

FLASHBACK to 2014 – “Eloquent, emotional, thrilling: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ speaks to the heart’

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  File photo

By Patrick B. McGuigan Editor’s Note: This review of the second film in the ‘Planet of the Apes’ reboot appeared in The City Sentinel newspaper’s July 24, 2014 print edition; we offer it online for readers, as background for the latest film in the series, “Battle for the Planet of the Apes.” The motion picture, […]

The new Jones Assembly dining and entertainment center to host Willie Nelson this fall

The new Jones Assembly, a 20,000 square-foot dining and entertainment destination in downtown Oklahoma City will open for dinner service at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 13.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The new Jones Assembly, a 20,000 square-foot dining and entertainment destination in downtown Oklahoma City will open for dinner service at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 13.  The beautifully renovated facility is located in the historic Film Row district, adjacent to the 21C Museum Hotel at […]

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