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Celebrate spring at First Friday Gallery Walk

During Paseo’s First Friday Gallery Walk on April 6, Jim Reznicek’s show titled “Hidden Treasures” will include this peace called Cloud of Witnesses.  Photo provided.

Staff Report The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for April will take place on Friday, April 6, 6-10 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have 20 galleries featuring over 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone. Don’t miss the opening ceremony for local photographer Jim Reznicek’s show titled “Hidden Treasures: […]

Overlook boardwalk gives more access to Martin Park’s beauty

The new Wilderness Matters Overlook boardwalk, located in the Martin Park Nature Center, will officially open on Friday, April 6.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City’s Martin Park Nature Center will officially open its new Wilderness Matters Overlook boardwalk on Friday, April 6.  The boardwalk will provide an elevated view of the 20-acre pond and surrounding forest in the heart of Martin Park Nature Center at 5000 W Memorial […]

The latest news from ‘Greater Tuna’ brings both humor and pity, as Reed and Jordan shine

Greater Tuna is back by popular demand! If you haven't checked out this side splitting comedy performed by Donald Jordan and Jonathan Beck Reed .. Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan The news from Tuna, Texas is as relevant and laugh-out-loud humorous as ever, but leavened with some moments of pathos and pity. Working from the original script of Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, a total of twenty characters came on stage, miraculously brought to life through only two performers: Jonathan […]

‘Montage of Sound’ on March 20 from Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic

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Staff Report   On Tuesday, March 20, Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the fourth concert of its 2017-18 season, “Montage of Sound.”  An ensemble of winds, accompanied by viola and piano, will present a collection of significant but rarely-heard shorter chamber pieces by an eclectic mix of 19th- and 20th-century European composers. The […]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns – this year in historic Stockyards City

Continuous downtown construction and street disruptions kept the St. Patrick's Day parade out of downtown Oklahoma City in recents. Crowds like this will gather this year in Oklahoma City's historic Stockyards City, for a worthy celebration of the patron Saint of Ireland. The City Sentinel file photo.

Staff Report After a hiatus, a long-standing Oklahoma City tradition is returning – this time in an historic new location. Round up the herd and strike up the band, because the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Historic Stockyards kicks off Saturday, March 17 at 10 a.m. Presented by Stockyards City Main Street, Inc. and the […]

For one last time, three dudes return to “Greater Tuna” with CityRep – Jordan, Reed and Emerson share their joy

Greater Tuna is back by popular demand! If you haven't checked out this side splitting comedy performed by Donald Jordan and Jonathan Beck Reed .. Photo provided.

by Patrick B. McGuigan Editor’s Note: This is expanded, to include our exchange with director Steve Emerson, from an article in the March 2018 print edition of The City Sentinel. Don Jordan, founding director of The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep) knows – and I know – that he has a sure-fire hit on hand […]

Painted Sky Opera brings Florence Foster Jenkins to life in “Souvenir”

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Staff Report Painted Sky Opera is featuring Oklahoma City native Molly Cason Johnson as the comically terrible singer Florence Foster Jenkins in “Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins.” Performances are scheduled for Friday, February 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m, then on Friday March 2, and Saturday, March 3 […]

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, […]

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