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Rhythm, Rhyme, Rocking, Rolling, with songs in their hearts: 2019 Senior Follies a visual and musical delight

In the 2019 Oklahoma Senior Follies show at Oklahoma City University this weekend, joyfully 
singing the state song – “Oklahoma!” – are, from left, Jim Henline, Leona Mitchell, Charlotte Franklin, Bob Windsor and Lexi Windsor. Proceeds from the show will benefit research on Alzheimer’s. Performances are Saturday (June 1) at 7 p.m. and Sunday (June 2) at Oklahoma City University’s Kirkpatrick Auditorium. Box Office call: 866-966-1777; purchase tickets online www.okseniorfollies.com Photograph by Patrick B. McGuigan, for The City Sentinel.

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher & Editor The City Sentinel Online   Oklahoma City –  The annual gift celebrating fun, frolic and freedom — known as the Oklahoma Senior Follies — is fine, indeed. Performances are scheduled for Oklahoma City University’s Kirkpatrick Auditorium tonight (Saturday, June 1) and tomorrow afternoon (June 2). The designated stars of the […]

OKC Sunday Twilight Concert Series begins June 2

The 39th annual Sunday Twilight Concert Series will begin at 7:30 p.m. on June 2 in downtown Oklahoma City at Bicentennial Park, presented by the Chickasaw Nation.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Arts Council of Oklahoma City has announced the schedule for the 39th annual Sunday Twilight Concert Series in downtown Oklahoma City, presented by the Chickasaw Nation. The public is invited to enjoy the free, family-friendly summer concerts on Sunday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. […]

Senior Folllies kick off the month of June at Oklahoma City University’s Kirkpatrick Auditorium

Jackie Short, who has performed in past Follies, is a member the 2019 Oklahoma Senior Follies cast. The show has two weekend performances at Oklahoma City University’s Kirkpatrick Auditorium: 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, and 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2. Photo by Pat McGuigan

The City Sentinel Online   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – It’s “Curtains Up!” for the 2019 Oklahoma Senior Follies. The 9th Annual Ziegfeld Follies-styled Spectacular will be staged June 1 at 7 p.m. and June 2 at 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma city University Kirkpatrick Auditorium at 2501 N. Blackwelder. The King of the 2019 Senior […]

18th annual Fairy Ball inspires imagination and dancing on June 22

The 18th annual Fairy Ball will be held on Saturday, June 22 at the Crown Jewel Amphitheater in Oklahoma City. Photo by Paige Powell.

UPDATE: Rescheduled due to imminent inclement weather New Date of Event:  Saturday, June 29 from 7 – 9 pm By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 18th annual Fairy Ball will be held on Saturday, June 22, from 7 – 9 p.m., sponsored by the Oklahoma Arts Council, Paseo Arts Association and […]

“Carmen” will conclude Painted Sky Opera’s season on May 17 and May 19

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Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – One of opera’s most enthralling characters comes to life in an intense 90 minute re-interpretation of what many consider opera’s most loved show. This month, the Painted Sky Opera company will present Georges Bizet’s “Carmen.” Pared down to four singers, the opera follows Carmen as she draws the infatuated […]

Oklahoma Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish earns national fellowship

Poet laureate of Oklahoma and director of the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish has been named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Academy of American Poets has announced that Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, the poet laureate of Oklahoma and director of the Red Earth MFA program at Oklahoma City University, has been named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Mish, will receive a $100,000 award in recognition of […]

Bring on the May Flower for Paseo First Friday (May 3)

For May, the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) will display the work of the Silk Painters Guild of Oklahoma, featuring  Janene Evard. 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 walk […]

8th Annual Walk this Way fashion show “Curtain Call” pays homage to Broadway

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, May 18, Oklahoma City can experience the sights and sounds of fashion, entertainment, art, music and food at the 8th Annual Walk This Way Fashion Show, benefiting Other Options, Inc. and Friends Food Pantry. This year’s theme, “Curtain Call” pays homage to Broadway. […]

43rd Annual Paseo Arts Festival returns Memorial weekend to OKC

Official artists of the Paseo Arts Festival will display a lime green Paseo Arts Association flag, indicating their selection through a competitive juried process.  Photo by Paige Powell.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City residents and visitors will gather for 43rd Annual Paseo Arts Festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 25 – 27. Festival hours are Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with live music both evenings until 10 p.m. On Monday, the Festival […]

On April 16, Brightmusic’s Fifth Concert of the 2018-19 Season – Mozart: From Salzburg to Vienna

Pictured from a performance earlier this season are Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble musicians Gregory Lee (violin), Ruirui Ouyang (piano) and Mark Neumann (viola). 
Photo Credit: Performing Arts Photos.

  Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK — The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present its fifth and final regular-season concert, Mozart: From Salzburg to Vienna, Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. This all-Mozart evening will feature his most popular work, Eine kleine Nachtmusik. Mozart’s String Duo No. 1 in G (K. 423) for violin and viola […]

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