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City Rep’s ‘Heisenberg’ is mature, tender and realistic

Ben Hall and Stacey Logan-CC

Patrick B. McGuigan Stage veteran Ben Hall is Alex, and Stacey Logan is Georgie in “Heisenberg,” a pre-Valentine’s Day tale of seemingly mismatched London residents who find their way to a  sometimes uncomfortable commitment that evolves into deep attachment. Simon Stephens’ script was characterized, in one press release, as “sharply original” – and this turns […]

UCO Jazz Lab presents Sondheim’s Side by Side for one show only Feb. 25

Side by Side by legendary Stephen Sondheim will open on Sunday, Feb 25 for one performance only at the UCO Jazz Lab in Edmond.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter EDMOND, OK – The acclaimed musical revue Side by Side by legendary Broadway and film composer Stephen Sondheim will open on Sunday, Feb 25 for one performance only at the UCO Jazz Lab in Edmond. The celebrated musical revue will take place at 100 East 5th Street.  Doors open […]

Guy Davis to headline second annual Tulsa PhillipsFest

Blues artist Guy Davis will headline PhiilipsFest 2018 in Tulsa on Feb. 22.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter TULSA, OK – The second annual PhillipsFest, hosted by Phillips Theological Seminary will be held Sunday, Feb. 18 through Thursday, Feb. 22 in Tulsa. PhillipsFest 2018 expands Phillips Seminary’s work for justice and hope with a week of public and private events for the community, which culminates with the […]

Love and Art are in the air for February First Friday

This wondrous painting hangs in (and is for sale at) the gallery of Susan Cromer Yback, open to visitors on February 2 for the First Friday gallery walk. Photographs by Patrick B. McGuigan

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for February will take place on Friday, February 2, from 6-10 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have more than 20 galleries featuring over 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone. The Paseo Art Space, at 3022 Paseo, […]

Oklahoma Senior Follies Audititions Set for February 4

Jackie Short

Staff Report   Auditions for the Oklahoma Senior Follies will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 4 at Lyric Theatre Rehearsal studios, 1801 NW 16th. An accompanist and a CD player will be provided. Director Terry Runnels has invited talented seniors ages 55 and up to audition for the show.  Matinee performances […]

CityRep’s ‘Heisenberg’ opens Friday – good choice, good theatre, good for your Valentine

Ben Hall and Stacey Logan-CC

Staff Report   The Oklahoma City Repertory 2017-18 season continues in downtown Oklahoma City over the next two weekends, with a strong two-person show delivered in an intimate setting. Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, impulsive American chatterbox Georgie spots Alex, a quiet, older buttoned-down British man, and plants a kiss on […]

Banjo & Ballet on tap for January at Armstrong Auditorium

Banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck with join string quartet Brooklyn Rider at the Armstrong Auditorium on Jan. 16.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter EDMOND, OK – Legendary banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck and the popular string quartet Brooklyn Rider will bring their stylistic range to the Armstrong Auditorium in Edmond on Tuesday, January 16, at 7:30 p.m. Fleck and the quartet will combine their many talents for one night only to showcase the program Night Flight […]

To study “String Theory,” simply enjoy it: Brightmusic’s January 23 concert


Staff Report On Tuesday, January 23 (yes, it’s 2018 already), Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the third concert of its 2017-18 season, “String Theory.”  Although this is not physics, although you might hear, in the course of the lovely sounds, the music of the spheres. The evening of excellent music will feature chamber […]

OU School of Dance announces Summer Intensive national audition tour

Auditions for the OU School of Dance Summer Intensive will begin in Houston, TX, on January 14 and conclude in Norman, OK on March 3.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter NORMAN, OK– The University of Oklahoma’s School of Dance will hold a national audition tour for its Summer Intensive, formerly SummerWind Youth Ballet, held in Norman from June 10-23. “The University of Oklahoma School of Dance is excited to announce its national audition tour for our 2018 Summer Intensive,” said Rebecca […]

Myriad Gardens brings winter adventures to downtown Oklahoma City

January will be filled with great winter events for the entire family at the Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City.  Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As the new year gets underway and cold weather abounds, the perfect outdoor experience is the Devon Ice Rink located at Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City. Featuring 5,500 square feet of real ice, the Devon Ice Rink offers skating, seasonal food and beverages. Members […]

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