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Magic Lantern Celebration on Paseo offers “time of light instead of fright”

The 19th annual Magic Lantern Celebration will be held in the Paseo Arts District on Sunday, October 27 from 3 – 6 p.m. featuring artists, performers on the Pumpkin Labyrinth to delight children and adults alike. Photo by Paige Powell

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Now in its 19th Fall season, the Magic Lantern Celebration invites children and parents to the Historic Paseo Arts District on Sunday, October 27, from 3 to 6 p.m.  Artists will open their doors and paint a colorful Pumpkin Labyrinth on Paseo’s street for children […]

‘Every Brilliant Thing’ at Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre was great theatre

From left: Jon Haque is the actor, Linda Kay Leonard is the show director, and OKC REP Artistic Director Donald Jordan is the artistic director. They are preparing for the September 6-22 run of “Every Brilliant Thing”, kicking off the 2019-2020 season. Mutzphotography.com

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher/Editor NOTE: A shorter version of this review appeared previously, but this version more accurately captures the spirit and content of a particularly fine production. In the opening show of OKC Rep’s 2019-2020 season, actor Jon Haque was in his best form. He drew us to tears of sadness and memory, […]

Oklahoma Red Dirt Arts are stars this month for JRB at the Elms

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Staff Report Oklahoma City – This month, JRB Art at The Elms will feature four solo shows by Oklahoma Red Dirt Artists: Romy Owens, Jack Fowler, Rea Baldridge and Joseph Mills.“Widely known for their mastery of the technical aspects of painting and photography, these artists are rebels,” states Joy Reed Belt, owner, JRB Art Gallery. […]

Paseo Arts Association announces 2019 award recipients

The Paseo Arts Association has announced its 2019 Awards recipients who will be celebrated at the 13th Annual Arts Awards Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 14.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Paseo Arts Association has announced its 2019 Awards recipients who will be celebrated at the 13th Annual Paseo Arts Awards Dinner. The event will be held Thursday, November 14 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Avenue, in downtown Oklahoma City. A cocktail reception […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble Season Premier: Melodic Masters

French composer  Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) will be among five women composers featured during the 2019-2020 season of the Brighmusic Chamber Ensemble. Her piano trio is one of the highlights slated for Concert 1, on September 24 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. For information about the ensemble and upcoming concerts, visit brightmusic.org.

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the first concert of the 2019-20 season at 7:30 pm September 24 at the beautiful and historic St. Paul’s Cathedral, 127 N.W. 7th Street near downtown Oklahoma City. This season marks Brightmusic’s 17thas Oklahoma City’s foremost classical chamber music presenter. […]

Step into September at the First Friday Gallery Walk, on September 6

For September, The Paseo Art Space presents the Paseo Arts Association’s Annual Photofest.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report   As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. The community is invited to the First Friday Gallery Walk every month, rain or shine. Galleries and shops stay open late, and the evening marks the opening of new exhibitions each […]

Jon Haque stars in ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ – running September 6 to September 22 at CitySpace

From left: Jon Haque is the actor, Linda Kay Leonard is the show director, and OKCREP Artistic Director Donald Jordan is the artistic director. They are preparing for the Septmeber 6-22 run of “Every Brilliant Thing”, kicking off the 2019-2020 season. Mutzphotography.com

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   Oklahoma City Rep, Oklahoma’s award-winning professional theatre, will present the Oklahoma professional premiere of “Every Brilliant Thing,” starring OKC native actor Jon Haque and directed by stage/film/television veteran and OKCRep affiliated artist Linda Kay Leonard. ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ is presented in community partnership with the Green Shoe Foundation. The […]

OKC Zoo’s Art Gone Wild exhibit open Aug 22 – Sept 16 at Myriad Gardens to benefit wildlife conservation

Art Gone Wild, a collection of paintings created by animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo will take place at Myriad Botanical Gardens from Aug. 22 through Sept. 16.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Art Gone Wild, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s wildest animal art show, is returning for 2019.  After taking a break in 2018, the OKC Zoo has announced that the Art Gone Wild exhibit will take place downtown at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, […]

Banjo Fest 2019 scheduled for Sept. 5 – 7 in Oklahoma City

Banjo Fest 2019 will feature the Alison Brown Quintet, the Grascals with Kristin Scott Benson, and Buddy Wachter & Johnny Baier on Sept. 7 and the OCCC Performing Arts Center.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Banjo Fest, hosted by the American Banjo Museum, will take place Thursday through Saturday, Sept 5 – 7 in downtown Oklahoma City. The entire Banjo Fest weekend package is available for $125 per person. The package includes: a Welcome Reception, Hall of […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble 2019-20 Season will celebrate women composers

French composer  Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) will be among five women composers featured during the 2019-2020 season of the Brighmusic Chamber Ensemble. Her piano trio is one of the highlights slated for Concert 1, on September 24 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. For information about the ensemble and upcoming concerts, visit brightmusic.org.

The City Sentinel, Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will celebrate the contribution of notable women composers, from Clara Schumann to contemporaries such as Libby Larsen, during its 2019-2020 season. This year the ensemble marks Brightmusic’s 17th as Oklahoma City’s premier classical chamber music presenter. The five-concert regular season will also include […]

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