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Bach, Brahms and the Best musicians: Brightmusic’s Spring Festival June 8-13, 2017


Staff Report The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present “Bach and Brahms II” in its sixth annual spring chamber music festival at St. Paul’s Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. This series of concerts is in some ways a “sequel” to the successful and highly popular Bach and Brahms Spring Festival held in 2012. This year’s four-concert […]

Oklahoma Senior Follies Extravaganza set for June 9 – 11 at OCCC

Oklahoma Senior Follies King Maestro Joel Levine is seen with 2017 Follies Beauties (from left) Charlotte Franklin, Willa Johnson, Barbara Harjo, Carolyn Nimmo, Billie Thrash and Glenna Tanenbaum.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 7th annual Oklahoma Senior Follies Extravaganza will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, June 11 at 3 p.m. at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), 7777 S. May Avenue. The Senior Follies is a Ziegfeld-Inspired event that […]

YWCA OKC Purple Sash Gala 2017 to benefit women and children healing from violence


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY– The 2017 Purple Sash Gala, hosted by the YWCA Oklahoma City (YWCA OKC) will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at The Criterion, 500 E. Sheridan.  All proceeds from the event will benefit YWCA OKC programs for adult and child victims of domestic violence, sexual […]

Positive Tomorrows tapped as OKA+ Demonstration School

o celebrate the announcement that Positive Tomorrows will become the 12th Oklahoma A+ (OKA+) Demonstration school, an event on May 18 will feature a ballet performance by Positive Tomorrows students as part Oklahoma City Ballet’s BalletReach program. Photo provided by OKC Ballet.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Positive Tomorrows has announced it will become an Oklahoma A+ (OKA+) Demonstration school. To honor this event, a Demonstration Celebration will take place from 12– 1 p.m., Thursday, May 18 at the Positive Tomorrows campus in Oklahoma City. Positive Tomorrows will become the 12th school in the […]

Paseo Arts Festival 2017 set for Memorial Weekend


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma City residents and visitors will gather for 41st Annual Paseo Arts Festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 27 – 29. Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with music until 11 p.m. On Monday, the Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

Celebration of ‘Plains Pioneers’ mural at McKinley Park set for April 30

‘Plains Pioneers,’ a new mural created by artists Amanda Zoey and Tessa Raven, will be celebrated at an event at Oklahoma City’s McKinley Park on April 30. Photo by Chazzi Davis.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Classen Ten Penn Neighborhood Association will celebrate a new mural, titled Plains Pioneers, now gracing the west side of the McKinley Park Community Center at 1300 N. McKinley in Oklahoma City. The Mural Reveal Party will take place during its Dia Del Nino Festival this month. Dia Del […]

Largest-ever Brightmusic ensemble to perform Mozart, Dvořák on May 2 at St. Paul’s

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Staff Report The largest-ever Brightmusic wind ensemble and a guest conductor are featured in Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble’s fifth and final regular-season concert, “Grand Night for Winds,” on Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 pm.  A grand night indeed, fourteen musicians will appear under the baton of guest conductor Michael Haithcock performing a pair of serenades by […]

Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads is site of 2017 OKC Cinco de Mayo celebration

Sister Cities Oklahoma City. Scissortail Community Development Corporation and others are partnering to host the 2017 Oklahoma City Cinco de Mayo celebration on Sunday, May 7 at Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – One of the biggest Hispanic Festivals in Oklahoma, OKC Cinco de Mayo, will take place on May 7, from 12 – 9 p.m. at Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads, 7000 Crossroads Blvd. The free family-friendly outdoor festival will celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, […]

Investigation Discovery channel greenlights 5th episode of award winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger’s docu-series ”Killing Richard Glossip”

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Staff Report As Richard Glossip sits on Oklahoma’s death row awaiting a new execution date, the  true crime network, Investigation Discovery has greenlighted an all-new 5th episode of the documentary series premiering tonight, “” Produced by RadicalMedia in in Association with Third Eye Motion Picture Company, the first four episodes of “Killing Richard Glossip” will begin […]

OKC Zoo presents Zoo Blooms, a Cirque de Soleil performance and spring family fun

A special free performance of Cirque du Soleil’s OVO bug themed acrobatic show will be held at the Zoo on Wednesday, April 5, at 11 a.m. in the Zoo’s Global Plaza. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Spring has officially arrived at the OKC Zoo bringing a variety of things to do and see. “Zoo Blooms” is the first official gardening event, running from April 1-30. Guests will enjoy seeing the ‘waves of blossoms from the 105,000 tulip and daffodil bulbs, planted throughout the Zoo. “We’ve strategically planted […]

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