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Marriage Equality plaintiffs to hold OKC “Becoming Brave” book event March 2

Sharon Bishop-Baldwin's book, “Becoming Brave: Winning Marriage Equality in Oklahoma and Finding Our Voice,” tells the story of Sharon and Mary Bishop-Baldwin's 10-year lawsuit that brought marriage equality to Oklahoma in October 2014.  Photo by Sarah Molina Mabe.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma City – A new book titled, “Becoming Brave: Winning Marriage Equality and Finding Our Voice” will make its Oklahoma City debut on Thursday, March 2. Sharon Bishop-Baldwin and her wife Mary Bishop-Baldwin, the lead plaintiffs in the 10-year old case that brought marriage equality to Oklahoma, have written […]

Lydia Reeder’s ‘Dust Bowl Girls’ – much more than a great story about competitive sports

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor of The City Sentinel, introduced Lydia Reeder at a Jim Thorpe Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame book-signing party last week. Reeder is the author of ‘Dust Bowl Girls.’ Photo by Darla Shelden

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In J.R.R. Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings trilogy, the most important character is not the “king” referenced in the final installment, but Gandalf the Wizard. His is a central and heroic role, self-sacrificial and affirming of the goodness and decency in the fellowship that formed to oppose tyranny and […]

Foundation Celebrates Black History Month with “A Night with Ralph Ellison” Gala

The 2017 Ralph Ellison Gala celebration “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, February 2t at the Oklahoma History Center.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 2017 Foundation celebration “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, February 25 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center’s Devon Great Hall in Oklahoma City.  February is recognized nationally as Black History Month. The evening will feature a three-course wine dinner and a […]

‘Dust Bowl Girls’ author Lydia Reeder will sign books at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, February 6

Lydia Reeder is the author of ‘Dust Bowl Girls,’ the true story of Oklahoma’s first national championship college sports team. She will be signing copies of her book at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 6, at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, 4040 N. Lincoln Boulevard (73105).
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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The author of ‘Dust Bowl Girls’ will autograph copies of her new book at a special signing event scheduled for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, 4040 N. Lincoln Boulevard (73105) in the capital city at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 6. Lydia Reeder’s book tells the inspiring story of […]

February brings arrival of female Orangutan and an early Valentine’s Day celebration to OKC Zoo

The Oklahoma City Zoo has announced the arrival of a 23-year-old, female Sumatran Orangutan, a critically endangered specie, named Negara (Nē-gar-uh). Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has announced the arrival of a 23-year-old, female Sumatran Orangutan named Negara (Nē-gar-uh). The over 10,000-mile journey from Australia’s Perth Zoo finalized a two-year process of permits and domestic and international government protocols. “We worked with the Orangutan Species Survival Plan (SSP) […]

Painted Sky Opera’s ‘La Traviata’ — a magnificent capstone to opening season

Painted Sky Opera performs “La Traviata” at Freede Little Theatre at the Civic Center at 8 p.m., Friday, February 3 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.  5, featuring Nicole Van Every as Violetta. Ticket information: Civic Center website http://www.okcciviccenter.com or calling the box office at 405.297.2264. For more information: www.paintedskyopera.org. Photo by Wendy Mutz

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – One of the classic operatic love stories of all time, Giuseppe Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’, will premiere tonight (Friday, February 3) at 8 p.m. The first full-scale performance of the Painted Sky Opera is an aural and visual delight – a magnificent capstone for the brand new professional company in […]

25th annual Red Tie Night Gala benefiting the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund set for March 4

The 25th Red Tie Night Gala, co-chaired by Molly Ross and Sean Olmstead, will be held on March 4 in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund will host the 25th anniversary of its annual fundraising gala, Red Tie Night on Saturday, March 4 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 700 NE 63rd Street, in Oklahoma City. The gala will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a silent auction and […]

Paseo First Friday Member Show opens on First Friday (Feb. 3), runs all month

Shannonmabry Blues.  Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Paseo Arts Association’s Annual Member Show will take place Friday, Feb. 3, at the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo). The opening reception for this juried exhibition will coincide with the Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk from 6-10 p.m. The PAA’s Annual Member Show showcases the best works […]

Dunlap Codding presents 3rd annual Glitter Ball

The third annual Glitter Ball will take place Saturday, January 28 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Dunlap Codding on Film Row, located at 609 W. Sheridan Avenue in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo by Aaron Gililland.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The third annual Glitter Ball will take place Saturday, January 28 on Historic Film Row in downtown Oklahoma City at the law firm of Dunlap Codding, 609 W. Sheridan Avenue in downtown Oklahoma City. Presented by Dunlap Codding, the return of Glitter Ball brings back all of the spectacle and sparkle of the […]

Native American photography exhibition by Will Wilson set to open Jan. 26 at OU

A new exhibition of photography by contemporary Navajo photographer Will Wilson opens on Jan. 26, at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Wilson’s photographs, such as this one of Ponca Tribe citizen Casey Camp-Horinek, hang alongside works by early 20th-century photographer Edward Curtis and examine the idea of portrayal among Native American subjects. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Thursday, January 26, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art will host a new exhibition titled, PHOTO/SYNTHESIS. The exhibition of contemporary photography by Navajo artist Will Wilson offers a look at living Oklahomans representing seven Native tribal communities. The exhibition opens with a free public lecture by Wilson at […]

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