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Oklahoma City fans treated to memorable One On One evening with Sir Paul McCartney

When McCartney and his band arrived on stage at Chesapeake Arena and he waved his iconic Hofner Violin bass guitar over the crowd as we were entertained with one of the most outstanding musical performances OKC has ever hosted.  Paul McCartney One On One Facebook Photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  From the moment that first familiar chord was struck on “A Hard Day’s Night” the audience was on their feet to celebrate the return of Sir Paul McCartney to Chesapeake Energy Arena on July 18.  The One On One Tour was the 75 year old Beatle’s […]

First Things, Final Things: A review of ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

Konoval). They are pivotal characters in the new film, “War for Planet of the Apes.” (20th Century Fox Film Poster.)

Patrick B. McGuigan “War for the Planet of the Apes” picks up 15 years into the imaginative three-part chronology of a not-so-distant future. Writers Matt Bomback and Matt Reeves (also the director) deliver a rock-steady narrative set in the once-American West, quietly evoking beloved classics like “Shane” and “The Searchers” – not to mention some […]

KRXO radio to celebrate 30th Birthday Bash with The Steve Miller Band at OKC’s Lost Lakes Amphitheater

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter Steve Miller and his band will headline the KRXO 30th annual Birthday Bash at Lost Lakes Amphitheather on Sunday, September 17.  Photo by Paul Haggard

By Darls Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Sunday, September 17, KRXO, Oklahoma’s Classic Rock radio (104.5 FM) will celebrate their 30th year with a Birthday Bash event featuring American music legends The Steve Miller Band, Eddie Money and 38 Special.  The festivities will be held at the Lost Lakes Amphitheater, at 3501 NE […]

OKCU to host ‘Secret Paintings’ exhibit this fall

Artist Michael Pearce’s painting “Lady in Red” will be on display from August 21 through October 20 at Oklahoma City University’s Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University’s Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery will present California artist Michael Pearce’s exhibit of “The Secret Paintings” on Friday, September 1. A public reception will be held that evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be on display from Monday, August 21 through […]

FLASHBACK to 2014 – “Eloquent, emotional, thrilling: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ speaks to the heart’

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  File photo

By Patrick B. McGuigan Editor’s Note: This review of the second film in the ‘Planet of the Apes’ reboot appeared in The City Sentinel newspaper’s July 24, 2014 print edition; we offer it online for readers, as background for the latest film in the series, “Battle for the Planet of the Apes.” The motion picture, […]

The new Jones Assembly dining and entertainment center to host Willie Nelson this fall

The new Jones Assembly, a 20,000 square-foot dining and entertainment destination in downtown Oklahoma City will open for dinner service at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 13.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The new Jones Assembly, a 20,000 square-foot dining and entertainment destination in downtown Oklahoma City will open for dinner service at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 13.  The beautifully renovated facility is located in the historic Film Row district, adjacent to the 21C Museum Hotel at […]

The Last Howlelujah Tour comes to St. Paul’s Cathedral

Wili and Father. Bill Miller will appear at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 127 NW 7th Street on Sunday, July 9 during the “The Last Howlelujah Tour” in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Last month, Wili, a 12-year-old terrier mix, and his master, Father Bill Miller, left from New Orleans, Louisiana headed for Las Vegas, Nevada, and other stops including Oklahoma City for what is called “The Last Howlelujah Tour – Wili’s ‘Barket’ List – or more commonly […]

Come to First Friday: Print on Paseo hits the historic arts district in July

22 Landed  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk will take place on Friday, July 7. This month’s First Friday will feature musician Ken Pomeroy, a 14-year-old singer/ songwriter with a Folk Americana sound. Transcending age, Ken has a incredible vocal quality that accompanies beautifully her […]

Oklahoma History Center presents “Ice Cream Social” Kilgen Organ performance

The Kilgen in the Crossroads of Commerce exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center. Photo provided by Oklahoma Historical Society

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma History Center has announced the second in a series of performances of the Kilgen theatre organ. The performance will take place in the Devon Great Hall on Monday July 31, at 7 p.m. and will feature award-winning organist Mark Herman. The theme will be […]

Dean A McGee Awards annually honor key Oklahoma City leaders

Pictured from left, Jim Couch, Leslie Batchelor, Mark Beffort. Photo Provided

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – The 2017 Dean A. McGee Awards, presented at a dinner and gala held this year in June, sustain a long-standing tradition of recognizing outstanding leaders, volunteers and others who have helped build the city area, especially downtown. The 2017 honorees were city manager James D. Couch (Dean A. McGee […]

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