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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 […]

At the Paseo – Art, Music and Food come together in April

Oil painter Rod Bailey’s “Survivor’s Call” is one of his featured art works at this month’s First Friday (and continuing throughout April) at Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo Drive in Oklahoma City). Photo Provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Paseo Arts Association’s upcoming art show will begin Friday, April 7, and remain available for viewing through Saturday, April 29, at the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo). Rod Bailey will be the featured artist in the gallery for April. The exhibition opening will coincide with the Paseo Arts District’s […]

‘Killing Richard Glossip’ world premiere to be held in Oklahoma City

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By Patrick B. McGuigan A private screening of the first episode in Discovery ID’s documentary “Killing Richard Glossip” is slated for Wednesday, April 5 at the Paramount Cinema in Oklahoma City, The City Sentinel has learned. The “by invitation only” event for what is deemed a “real-time” presentation will feature a panel discussion and question and answer […]

OSU’s Allied Arts season finale presents international ensemble Mnozil Brass

The final concert of the Oklahoma State University 2016-2017 Allied Arts series will feature the internationally renowned Mnozil Brass band on April 4 in Stillwater.  Mnozil Brass Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter STILLWATER, OK – The Oklahoma State University 2016-2017 Allied Arts series will close out this season with the performance of the internationally renowned Mnozil Brass band. The innovative, comedic and accomplished Austrian septet will appear on Tuesday, April 4 at 8 p.m. at the Sereteam Center Concert Hall on […]

Oklahoma City Get Down celebrates hip-hop culture March 31

The Oklahoma Zulus are co-presenters of The Oklahoma City Get Down, a celebration of hip-hop culture on March 31.  Oklahoma Zulus Twitter photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Friday, March 31, rap artists Guerrilla Breed and the Oklahoma Zulus will present The Oklahoma City Get Down, a celebration of hip-hop culture. The event will take place at 7 p.m. March 31 at Russell’s in the Tower Hotel, 3233 NW Expressway. Cover charge is $5. Founded by Stephen “Koopa” […]

OKC Zoo announces the return of vintage Mold-A-Matic Animal Souvenir machines

The Oklahoma City Zoo is bringing back memories from the past by installing five MOLD-A-MATIC souvenir machines for guests to experience.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Zoo is bringing back memories for many people by installing five MOLD-A-MATIC souvenir machines. Originally appearing in the Zoo in the early 1970’s, these popular machines became a guest favorite. The MOLD-A-Matic produces a miniature animal replica behind a plexiglass window within 60 seconds while you wait.

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Brightmusic sets March 7 concert at St. Paul’s


Staff Report On Tuesday, March 7, Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present its fourth concert of the 2016-17 season, “Romanticism Revisited.” The ensemble will revisit chamber works by three of Romanticism’s greats:  Carl Maria von Weber, a contemporary of Beethoven and one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school; Richard Strauss, himself […]

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