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Tower Theater site for 2019 Glitter Ball this month

The 2019 Glitter Ball will take place Saturday, January 19 at 8 p.m. at the Tower Theater in Oklahoma City.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The fourth annual Glitter Ball will take place from 8 – 11 p.m., on Saturday, January 19 at the Tower Theater, 425 NW 23rd St., in Oklahoma City. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Cocktail to formal attire. Produced by Kindt Events, inspirations for this year’s […]

‘Russian Romantics’ – January 15 Brightmusic concert to enliven a New Year

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Staff Report The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present significant works by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Sergei Taneyev in “Russian Romantics,” its third concert of the 2018-19 season Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Rachmaninoff’s sonata for cello and piano, completed in 1901, is his most famous piece of chamber music. Taneyev’s expansive work for piano and strings, composed […]

American Banjo Museum hosts events to kickoff the New Year

The American Banjo Museum will host a live performance of traditional music of the open prairie on banjo, fiddle, and mountain dulcimer with Wayne Cantwell on Saturday, Jan. 5.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The public is invited to enjoy a lineup of special events for January to ring in the New Year at the American Banjo Museum.  ABM is located at 9 E. Sheridan Avenue in the historic Bricktown district of downtown Oklahoma City. A live performance of […]

Celebrate 2019’s First Friday at the Paseo

Works by Yeon-Ok Lee, like this piece titled “Organized Structure,” along with photographs by her son, David Lee will be on display in the Paseo Art Space at 3022 Paseo during the First Friday Gallery Walk beginning January 4 through 26. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for 2019 will be held on January 4, from 6 to 9 p.m. The evening will include over 20 galleries featuring more than 80 artists who will host opening receptions. During this free event, visitors will find a […]

Russian Ballet returns to Armstrong Auditorium Jan. 29

The Russian National Ballet will performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” at Armstrong Auditorium on Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m. Photo provided.
Photo 2: Tickets to the Russian National Ballet performance at Armstrong Auditorium on Jan. 29 start at $31.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Russian National Ballet will return for its fifth appearance at the Armstrong Auditorium stage, 14400 Bryant Road, in Edmond. Their performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” one of the classics of the ballet repertoire, will take place Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m. Considered […]

Painted Sky Opera presents Christmas favorite “Amahl and the Night Visitors”

The opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” was composed by Gian-Carlo Menotti. The Painted Sky Opera production is set for 7 p.m. Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15 at First Baptist Church, 1201 North Robinson in downtown Oklahoma City. For tickets and other information, visit online: paintedskyopera.org. Photo Provided.

Staff Report   What happened to the three kings on their way to visit the baby Jesus? Painted Sky Opera answers that question with their production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” at 7 p.m. this Friday, December 14 and 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 15. The opera will unfold at First Baptist Church of […]

Dog Day in December holiday fundraiser set for Midtown Mutts Dog Park

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City fur babies are invited to enjoy a pet-friendly Dog Day in December holiday party fundraiser on Saturday, December 1. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Midtown Mutts Dog Park, 407 W. Park Place, located north of 10th Street, […]

Paseo Arts Awards draws record crowd to praise four honorees and support the arts

The 2018 award winners at the Paseo Arts Awards dinner, from left: Robbie Kienzle, Maestro Joel Levine, Kris Kanaly and Kelsey Karper. Photos by Carl Shortt.

Staff Report The 12th Annual Paseo Arts Awards Dinner had a record attendance of almost 300 people at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel. Four deserving people were honored for contributions to the arts. Kris Kanaly received Artist of the Year, and Kelsey Karper received the Michi Susan Award. Robbie Kienzle received the Creative Placemaking Award and […]

OCU presents annual Christmas favorite ‘Home for the Holidays’

OCU’s American Spirit Dance Company will present its annual “Home for the Holidays” show Dec. 6-9 directed by Jo Rowan.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University’s American Spirit Dance Company will present its annual “Home for the Holidays” show December 6-9 in the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center at N.W. 24th Street and Blackwelder Avenue. The Broadway styled, Christmas extravagance will take place under the direction of Jo Rowan, chairman […]

Oklahoma playwright Amy Wheeler honored by Cornish College

At the podium, Acting President Star Hang Nga Rush (left) presents Amy Wheeler with an Honorary Doctorate degree from Cornish College of Fine Arts.  Photo credit: W. Westergard/Cornish College of the Arts.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY OK – Amy Wheeler is a nationally recognized playwright, an accomplished actor and a native Oklahoman. This year she received an Honorary Doctorate degree from the Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA during their 2018 commencement ceremony last May. Wheeler is the executive director of […]

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