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“Carmen” will conclude Painted Sky Opera’s season on May 17 and May 19

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Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – One of opera’s most enthralling characters comes to life in an intense 90 minute re-interpretation of what many consider opera’s most loved show. This month, the Painted Sky Opera company will present Georges Bizet’s “Carmen.” Pared down to four singers, the opera follows Carmen as she draws the infatuated […]

Oklahoma Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish earns national fellowship

Poet laureate of Oklahoma and director of the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish has been named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Academy of American Poets has announced that Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, the poet laureate of Oklahoma and director of the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University, has been named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Mish, will receive a $100,000 award in recognition of […]

Bring on the May Flower for Paseo First Friday (May 3)

For May, the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) will display the work of the Silk Painters Guild of Oklahoma, featuring  Janene Evard. Photo provided.

Staff Report   As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. The community is invited to the First Friday Gallery Walk every month, rain or shine. Galleries and shops stay open late, and the evening marks the opening of new exhibitions each month. This month’s walk […]

8th Annual Walk this Way fashion show “Curtain Call” pays homage to Broadway

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, May 18, Oklahoma City can experience the sights and sounds of fashion, entertainment, art, music and food at the 8th Annual Walk This Way Fashion Show, benefiting Other Options, Inc. and Friends Food Pantry. This year’s theme, “Curtain Call” pays homage to Broadway. […]

43rd Annual Paseo Arts Festival returns Memorial weekend to OKC

Official artists of the Paseo Arts Festival will display a lime green Paseo Arts Association flag, indicating their selection through a competitive juried process.  Photo by Paige Powell.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City residents and visitors will gather for 43rd Annual Paseo Arts Festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 25 – 27. Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with live music both evenings until 10 p.m. On Monday, the Festival […]

On April 16, Brightmusic’s Fifth Concert of the 2018-19 Season – Mozart: From Salzburg to Vienna

Pictured from a performance earlier this season are Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble musicians Gregory Lee (violin), Ruirui Ouyang (piano) and Mark Neumann (viola). 
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  Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK — The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present its fifth and final regular-season concert, Mozart: From Salzburg to Vienna, Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. This all-Mozart evening will feature his most popular work, Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Mozart’s String Duo No. 1 in G (K. 423) for violin and viola […]

WildCare OK to host annual Spring Baby Shower fundraiser on April 27

The public is invited to the annual WildCare Spring Baby Shower on Saturday, April 27 in Noble. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – WildCare Oklahoma will host its largest fundraiser of the year, the popular Spring Baby Shower, on Saturday, April 27, from 2 – 5 p.m. The free event will take place at WildCare animal rehabilitation facility located at 7601 84th Street, four miles east of Noble, […]

CityRep’s “Curious Incident” Opens April 4 at Civic Center

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Staff Report   The new theatrical presentation from CityRep is here at last. Opening Thursday, April 4, at the Civic Center’s Freede Little Theater – “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” This is the regional premiere of the Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards’ winner for Best […]

Wiley Post Park to host 2019 OKC Cinco de Mayo celebration

The 2019 Cinco de Mayo OKC celebration will be held on Sunday, May 5, from 1 – 10 p.m. at Wiley Park. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Oklahoma City Cinco de Mayo celebration will be held on Sunday, May 5, from 1 – 10 p.m. at Wiley Post Park, 2021 S. Robinson. Adjacent to the Oklahoma River, the park features a backdrop of the Oklahoma City downtown skyline. For the fifth year […]

In April, celebrate spring with art, music and food at the Paseo. First Friday Gallery Walk is April 5

This month, the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) will feature the work of Neil Cluck.  Photo provided.

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. The community is invited to the First Friday Gallery Walk every month, rain or shine. Galleries and shops stay open late, and the evening marks the opening of new exhibitions each and […]

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