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“fresh stART” exhibit to feature work by artists experiencing homelessness in Oklahoma City

Rocky, a fresh stART artist, will show his works at the special exhibit on June 22 at the Homeless Alliance in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

OKLAHOMA CITY – On June 22, artists who are experiencing homelessness will display their work in an art show in the lobby of the Homeless Alliance Resource Center, 1124 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The […]

Science Museum Oklahoma to host Star Trek event at Southwest OKC Public Library


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Science Museum Oklahoma will bring the “Science of Star Trek” to life with a presentation sponsored by the Southwest Oklahoma City (SOKC) Public Library’s Summer Reading Program.  Science Museum Oklahoma representatives will take participants on an extraterrestrial trip to the sci-fi future at 6 […]

Fall lineup at renovated Tower Theatre announced

The newly renovated Tower Theater has announced is fall concert lineup featuring local and national touring acts. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Tower Theatre has announced its 2017 fall concert and event schedule. The landmark venue at 425 NW 23rd Street in Oklahoma City will feature a lineup that includes nationally touring acts along with the first non-concert public event in the fully-renovated auditorium. After the final stage […]

University of Oklahoma School of Dance names new director

Michael Bearden has been named as the new director of the the University of Oklahoma School of Dance.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Norman, OK – The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents has named Michael Bearden as the new director of its School of Dance. Founded in 1963 by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo dancers Miguel Terekhov and Yvonne Chouteau, Bearden is only the third director in the school’s 54-year history. […]

Perspective Art on the Paseo in June

"Living Water" by Yeon Ok Lee.  Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Paseo Arts Association’s upcoming art show will begin Friday, June 2 and remain available for viewing through Saturday, July 1, at the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo). With successful completion of the Paseo Arts Festival over Memorial Day weekend, “the beat goes on” at the best arts district in […]

On the Paseo: Colors and Memories flow from the art of Susan Cromer Yback

This bright work in acrylic is one of Susan Cromer Yback’s evocative “aerial view” paintings, aiming to illustrate her memories of places she has visited or lived. Yback works from Paseo Gallery One, 2927 Paseo Drive in Oklahoma City. Photo by Patrick B. McGuigan

Patrick B. McGuigan Artist Susan Cromer Yback continues to grow and develop, stretching herself into more new adventures as she creates unique works using varied techniques. In her studio (2927 Paseo Drive in Oklahoma City) you’ll see varied styles in her paintings. In a realistic portrait of an American folk-singing icon can be discerned charcoal […]

OETA broadcast of Academic Awards Banquet honors best In public education on May 27

2017 Academic All-Staters take the stage with Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence trustee and Master of Ceremonies Robert Henry (center) during the foundation’s 31st Academic Awards Banquet. The awards ceremony, which honors Oklahoma’s top public school educators and students, will premiere on statewide public television at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 27, on OETA. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Five outstanding Oklahoma educators and 100 of the state’s top public high school seniors will be recognized on Saturday May 27 at 8 p.m., when OETA premieres its statewide broadcast of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence 31st Academic Awards Banquet. Best-selling author and historian H.W. Brands […]

Bach, Brahms and the Best musicians: Brightmusic’s Spring Festival June 8-13, 2017


Staff Report The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present “Bach and Brahms II” in its sixth annual spring chamber music festival at St. Paul’s Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. This series of concerts is in some ways a “sequel” to the successful and highly popular Bach and Brahms Spring Festival held in 2012. This year’s four-concert […]

Oklahoma Senior Follies Extravaganza set for June 9 – 11 at OCCC

Oklahoma Senior Follies King Maestro Joel Levine is seen with 2017 Follies Beauties (from left) Charlotte Franklin, Willa Johnson, Barbara Harjo, Carolyn Nimmo, Billie Thrash and Glenna Tanenbaum.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 7th annual Oklahoma Senior Follies Extravaganza will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, June 11 at 3 p.m. at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), 7777 S. May Avenue. The Senior Follies is a Ziegfeld-Inspired event that […]

YWCA OKC Purple Sash Gala 2017 to benefit women and children healing from violence


By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY– The 2017 Purple Sash Gala, hosted by the YWCA Oklahoma City (YWCA OKC) will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17 at The Criterion, 500 E. Sheridan.  All proceeds from the event will benefit YWCA OKC programs for adult and child victims of domestic violence, sexual […]

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