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‘Reeds-A-Plenty’ – On March 19, at St. Paul’s, experience Brightmusic’s richness of winds

Concert 4 in this season’s superb Brightmusic performances of classical chamber works is set for 7:30 p.m. March 19 at St. Paul’s Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. Six superb musicians will perform a wide ranges of works highlighting “the richness of woodwinds.” For information: www.brightmusic.org.
Photo from Performingartsphotos.com.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble presents its fourth concert of the 2018-19 season at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19. “Reeds-A-Plenty” features a diverse sampling of Eighteenth through Twentieth-Century works for reeds. The performance will take place at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 127 NW 7th Street (at Robinson). Individual concert admission is […]

Despite flaws, ‘State of Play’ (2009) is among the best movies ever made about journalism

(L to R) Congressman Stephen Collins (BEN AFFLECK) and D.C. reporter Cal McAffrey (RUSSELL CROWE) in a blistering political thriller about a rising congressman and an investigative journalist embroiled in a case of seemingly unrelated, brutal murders--?State of Play?.

Patrick B. McGuigan   Note: This film review is lightly revised and expanded from a review first printed ten years ago in The MidCity Advocate, former name of The City Sentinel, a newspaper based in Oklahoma City. “State of Play” is a story about modern newspaper journalism, circa 2009. Thankfully it was made late in […]

35th Annual Omelette Party themed “EGG-changed Fairy Tale” set for March 8

The 35th annual Omelette Party, hosted by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, will be held on Friday, March 8 at the Bricktown Events Center. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 35th annual Omelette Party, hosted by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, will be held on Friday, March 8.  The “EGG-chanted Fairy Tale” event will take place at the Bricktown Events Center, 425 E. California Avenue, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The public is […]

Get Lucky with art, music and and food at the Paseo in March

The Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) will feature oil paintings and pen and ink works by artist Roland Miguel.  Photo provided.

    Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK (February 18, 2019) – 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. This month’s walk is Friday, March 1, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Paseo Art […]

OFS 25th annual Flute Fair to feature guest artist Keith Underwood

Photo 1: Renowned flutist and educator, Keith Underwood will be the guest artists at the 25th annual Flute Fair presented by the Oklahoma Flute Society.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Flute Society (OFS) will present its 25th Annual Flute Fair on Friday and Saturday, March 9-10 at the University of Oklahoma Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd, in Norman.  The event will feature Keith Underwood as guest artist. Renowned flutist and educator, Underwood, […]

Oklahoma City University presents Cinderella-inspired opera “Cendrillon” Feb. 22-24

Conducted by Matthew Mailman, a French version of the Cinderella tale, “Cendrillon” will be performed in English at OCU's Wanda L. Bass School of Music Feb. 22-24.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Described as a “fairytale in four acts,” Oklahoma City University will present Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” as its first opera of 2019 from February 22 through 24.  The French romantic comedy will include a cast of 33 singers and a 46-member orchestra. Presented in English, “Cendrillon” will take […]

A Night with Ralph Ellison Gala set for March 9

The 2019 Ralph Ellison Gala celebration “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, March 9 at the Oklahoma History Center. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Ralph Ellison Foundation celebration gala, “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 6 – 9 p.m.  The event will take place at the Oklahoma History Center’s Devon Great Hall in Oklahoma City.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The […]

Arts & Entertainment Briefs – City Rep, Painted Sky, Brightmusic

Oklahoma native Jaleesa Beavers returns from NYC to the CityRep stage to help lead the cast of HAIR.
Performances continue tonight (Thursday) for this co-production with the University of Central Oklahoma, hosting the show’s run at the historic Mitchell Hall Theater. Photo: Mutz Photography, from Don Jordan’s Facebook page.

  Patrick B. McGuigan CityRep — “Hair,” then a party, and then rehearsals for “Curious Incident” Oklahoma City’s Equity theatre troupe, CityRep, continues to advance in another season of excellence. There’s a lot going on, so take time to read all this sketch: The season closer will be, in the Freede Little Theatre at Civic […]

Oklahoma History Center presents first 2019 Kilgen performance with Nathan Avakian

The Oklahoma History Center will present the first Kilgen Theater Organ performance of the 2019 season entitled “Out of the Box” on Monday, Feb. 11, in the Devon Great Hall with featured organist Nathan Avakian.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The Oklahoma History Center will present the first Kilgen Theater Organ performance of the 2019 season entitled “Out of the Box” on Monday, February 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Devon Great Hall. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The featured organist will […]

Go Feel the Love at Paseo’s First Friday

Kendall Schulz

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. This month’s walk is Friday, February 1, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) will feature the annual Paseo Arts […]

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