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American Banjo Museum to host 3rd annual Americana Fest

Horseshoe Road members (L-R) Kyle Dillingham, Brent Saulsbury and Peter Markes, will perform at the American Banjo Museum’s Americana Fest on June 23. Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The American Banjo Museum, located at 9 E. Sheridan Avenue in the historic Bricktown district of downtown Oklahoma City, will host its third annual Americana Fest on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. “We’ve put together a wonderful line-up of live music […]

For the Summer Chamber Music Festival, Brightmusic goes Hollywood

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Staff Report Ever wonder what film composers are up to when they aren’t writing scores for blockbusters like Star Wars?  Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will explore the contribution of composers who have blurred the lines between classical music and motion pictures.  Oklahoma City’s premier chamber ensemble will present “Brightmusic Goes Hollywood: The Chamber Music of Film […]

Diversity Center hosts inaugural art exhibit where “Every Picture Tells A Story”

The Diversity Center of Oklahoma is hosting an exhibit themed “Every Picture Tells A Story” by local artist Tracie Logan through June 30 featuring art selections such as “Lady Photographer.”  Photo by Tracie Logan

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An exhibition of contemporary art by Trace Logan, a local artist and member of the LGBTQ+ community, will be on display through June 30 at the Diversity Center of Oklahoma. Supported by a grant from the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC), Logan’s exhibit themed Every Picture […]

PLS Summer Reading Program to host “Library Leonardos” and other workshops for kids and adults

On June 7, Jeremy and Kelsey Philo, aka “Juggle ‘Whatever” will perform at the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library during the Summer Reading Program “Lights! Music! Circus!” event.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  The Pioneer Library System will offer something for everyone, from youth to adults, during its 2018 Summer Reading Program. On Thursday, June 7, Jeremy and Kelsey Philo, aka “Juggle ‘Whatever” will perform at the Southwest Oklahoma City (SOKC) Public Library, 2201 SW 134th Street, for the “Lights! Music! […]

17th annual Fairy Ball encourages imagination and dancing

During the Fairy Ball dancers are joined by a variety of characters, including bugs trolls, wizards, and elves. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 17th annual Fairy Ball will be held on Saturday, June 16, from 7 – 9 p.m., sponsored by the Paseo Arts Association, Theatre Upon a StarDanceSwan and the Oklahoma Arts Council. The free children’s costume and dance event will take place in the Crown Jewel […]

At Paseo, Get in Tune– First Friday Walk, set for June

Fresh from the annual Arts Festival over the Memorial Day weekend, the Paseo Art Space is excited to welcome artist Cory Cart and his exhibition Corrosive Nuances for the month of June.  Photo provided.

Staff Report The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for June will take place on Friday, June 1, 6- 10 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have over 20 galleries featuring more than 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone. Fresh from the annual Arts Festival over the Memorial Day weekend, […]

Myriad Gardens to host Winnie the Pooh themed Children’s Garden Festival

During the 10-day Children’s Garden Festival featuring Winnie-the-Pooh, kids can experience crafts, activities and see imaginative displays created by local artists.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma City’s Myriad Botanical Gardens will transform its Children’s Garden into the land of A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh from June 8 – 17, daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   During the 10-day festival, children will experience crafts and activities along with displays created by local […]

30th annual Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show set for June 8–9

The 30th annual Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show will be held Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9 at the Pawnee Bill Ranch.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. — The 30th anniversary of the re-creation of Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show will be held Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, at the Pawnee Bill Ranch, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road, half mile west of Pawnee on US Highway 64. Preshow entertainment will begin at 7 […]

Paseo Arts Festival 2018 set for Memorial Weekend

Each year, the Paseo Arts Festival draws over 60,000 people who come to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of this popular event. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City residents and visitors will gather for 42nd Annual Paseo Arts Festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 28. Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with music both evenings until 10 p.m. On Monday, the Festival runs […]

‘Three Decembers’ opera (in English) is alternately somber, humorous and affirming

Catherine McDaniel (center), André Chiang, and Katie Bolding perform in Painted Sky Opera’s “Three Decembers” at the Civic Center Friday, May 11 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m..  Photo by Wendy Mutz.

Patrick B. McGuigan The sophomore season for Painted Sky Opera, Oklahoma City’s professional opera troupe, winds up this weekend with “Three Decembers.” Jake Hegge crafted “Dead Man Walking,” one of the most widely performed modern American operas (adapted from the book and motion picture of the same name). Drawing from an unpublished work by playwright […]

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