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Myriad Gardens to host Winnie the Pooh themed Children’s Garden Festival

During the 10-day Children’s Garden Festival featuring Winnie-the-Pooh, kids can experience crafts, activities and see imaginative displays created by local artists.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma City’s Myriad Botanical Gardens will transform its Children’s Garden into the land of A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh from June 8 – 17, daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   During the 10-day festival, children will experience crafts and activities along with displays created by local […]

30th annual Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show set for June 8–9

The 30th annual Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show will be held Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9 at the Pawnee Bill Ranch.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. — The 30th anniversary of the re-creation of Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show will be held Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, at the Pawnee Bill Ranch, 1141 Pawnee Bill Road, half mile west of Pawnee on US Highway 64. Preshow entertainment will begin at 7 […]

Paseo Arts Festival 2018 set for Memorial Weekend

Each year, the Paseo Arts Festival draws over 60,000 people who come to celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of this popular event. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City residents and visitors will gather for 42nd Annual Paseo Arts Festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 26 – 28. Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with music both evenings until 10 p.m. On Monday, the Festival runs […]

‘Three Decembers’ opera (in English) is alternately somber, humorous and affirming

Catherine McDaniel (center), André Chiang, and Katie Bolding perform in Painted Sky Opera’s “Three Decembers” at the Civic Center Friday, May 11 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m..  Photo by Wendy Mutz.

Patrick B. McGuigan The sophomore season for Painted Sky Opera, Oklahoma City’s professional opera troupe, winds up this weekend with “Three Decembers.” Jake Hegge crafted “Dead Man Walking,” one of the most widely performed modern American operas (adapted from the book and motion picture of the same name). Drawing from an unpublished work by playwright […]

The African Children’s Choir to perform at Oklahoma City’s First Church

The renowned African Children’s Choir will perform a free concert in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, May 16 at First Church. at 6:30 p.m. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Wednesday, May 16, the renowned African Children’s Choir will perform in Oklahoma City.  The concert will take place at First United Methodist Church, 131 NW 4th Street at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. “The choir that will be coming to your area […]

It’s Gonna Be May’s First Friday Gallery Walk!

Jason Wilson gives new life to old concepts influenced by his grandmothers’ quilts with his show Hardline.   Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for May will take place on Friday, May 4, 6-10 p.m. The Gallery Walk will have over 20 galleries featuring more than 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone. Don’t miss the opening reception for contemporary perceptual artist […]

NewView Oklahoma to host acclaimed artist John Bramblitt in May

John Bramblitt, an internationally acclaimed artist and author who is blind, will lead several artistic events in Oklahoma City on May 4 and 5.  Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. – In partnership with the Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter of Oklahoma City, NewView Oklahoma will host Haptic: Creating Art by Touch on Friday, May 4 from 7 – 10 p.m. Haptic will feature acclaimed artist and author, John Bramblitt.

Sponsored by the Kirkpatrick Foundation, Haptic will take place […]

OKC Cinco de Mayo 2018 moves to Wiley Post Park

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2018 Oklahoma City Cinco de Mayo celebration will be held on Sunday, May 6, from 1 – 10 p.m. Through a partnership with the City of Oklahoma City Parks Department and Sister Cities OKC, this year’s Cinco de Mayo event will be held for the […]

OKC’s annual Festival of the Arts opens April 24

Over 250 performers will delight festival goers on three stages during the 2018 Festival of the Arts in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The annual Festival of the Arts returns to Oklahoma City’s Bicentennial Park at 500 Couch Drive at Walker Avenue, from April 24 to 29.  The event will feature more than 140 of the nation’s most talented artists, an expanded children’s art area, returning food faves, […]

Brightmusic: Savoring memories of a March “Montage” – anticipating April’s “old and the new”

On April 17, Brightmusic will continue the 2017-18 season of great chamber music with "Old and New" -- a collection of works building on the local group's excellent repertoire. In this file photo from May 2017, Brightmusic winds (with cello and double bass) perform "A Great Night for Winds." For information on this month's performance, visit Brightmusic’s website at http://www.brightmusic.org. Photo credit:  www.performingartsphotos.com-Michael Anderson.

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In wake of the stirring “Montage of Sound” concert held in March, Brightmusic is preparing for an April 17 concert celebrating a range of “Old and New” works building on the chamber music tradition. The March performance, at downtown’s St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, brought to stirring life a diverse […]

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