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OKC Zoo offers online wildlife interaction during temporary closing

On Wednesday, March 19, Zoo fans can see Cody, a male bobcat, undergo his wellness exam from 10:15 – 11:30 a.m. through Facebook Live due to the temporary closing to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo recently announced it would close temporarily to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). In an effort to remain committed to its conservation education mission, the Zoo is going virtual. According to a press release, this includes online interactive animal […]

Oklahoma City’s 2020 Cinco de Mayo Festival rescheduled for Sept. 13

The free outdoor Cinco de Mayo 2019 festival will be held at Scissortail Park on Sunday, May 3, in downtown Oklahoma City, featuring live music from local and international touring artists. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter UPDATE:  April 10, 2020 – Oklahoma City’s Cinco de Mayo Festival has been resceduled to September 13. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The seventh annual Cinco de Mayo Festival will take place this year at a new location, Scissortail Park, in downtown Oklahoma City. The free, family-friendly event will be […]

Cristo Rey to host An Evening of Royals, Judy Love is honoree

Mariachi band members play at the 2019 Evening of Royals in support of Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School. Photo Provided

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School will commemorate the success of their students while enjoying an Evening of Royals. The Cinco de Mayo themed event will showcase culture and cuisine on Tuesday, May 5 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club at its second annual celebration of […]

OCU Dance kicks off 2020 with ‘Broadway Revue’

Oklahoma City University’s American Spirit Dance Company will celebrate American dance from Broadway to Hollywood as they present this year’s “Broadway Revue,” Thursday, March 12 through Saturday, March 14 in Oklahoma City University’s Kirkpatrick Auditorium.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Staff Report   Oklahoma City University’s American Spirit Dance Company will celebrate American dance from Broadway to Hollywood as they present this year’s “Broadway Revue.” Directed by Jo Rowan, dance chair at OCU’s Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Entertainment, the show runs from Thursday, March 12 through Saturday, March 14 […]

Paseo Arts Festival 2020 to feature art by comic illustrator Jerry Bennett

The creator of this year’s official 2020 Paseo Arts Festival artwork is comics and children’s books artist Jerry Bennett. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter  UPDATE:  Originally scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25, the Paseo Arts Festival will now take place on Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7 in response to COVID-19. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 44th Annual Paseo Arts Festival will take place Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24 […]

Be Green With Envy at Paseo’s First Friday Gallery Walk

Abstract paintings by Kendall Schulz will be on display in March on Paseo.  Photo provided.

  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 month. This month’s […]

Brightmusic Concert on March 3 continues tribute to female composers

This month’s Brightmusic concert will feature artists Catherline Likhuta and Adam Unsworth.  Photos provided.

Staff Report   The French Horn takes the spotlight in Brightmusic’s fourth concert of the season, “The Virtuoso French Horn,” featuring guest artist Adam Unsworth. This season the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble celebrates the contribution of women to the vast body of classical music, featuring a work by a woman composer in each program. In this […]

Feel the Love at Paseo First Friday Gallery Walk, February 7

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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 month. This month’s walk […]

Film Review: In the end, ‘Just Mercy’ chronicles what all people want

Michael B. Jordan portrays attorney Bryan Stevenson in “Just Mercy.” Jordan is also the film’s producer.

  Patrick B. McGuigan   In “Just Mercy,” actor Michael B. Jordan is solid and believable as attorney Bryan Stevenson, who garnered worldwide acclaim for his work (through the Equal Justice Institute) achieving exonerating for men wrongfully convicted of murders. Most notable of his victories was for Walter McMillian, portrayed by Jamie Foxx, who delivers […]

National Folkloric Ballet of Mexico to perform at Armstrong Auditorium on Feb. 13

Entertaining audiences with authentic regional dances of Mexico under the direction of Silvia Lozano, Ballet Folclórico Nacional will feature vivid costumes, traditional whirling dances, stomping rhythms and festive music on Feb. 13 in Edmond. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m., the acclaimed National Folkloric Ballet of Mexico, directed by Silvia Lozano, will deliver an exciting display of choreography and rhythm at the Armstrong Auditorium, on the Herbert W. Armstrong College campus, 14400 S. Bryant, in Edmond. “Ballet […]

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