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OKIE Event: Acclaimed best-selling author Daniel Silva will come to UCO Central Boathouse

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Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel   The Oklahoma Israel Exchange (OKIE) is hosting “An Evening with Daniel Silva” this Thursday evening. As summarized in an OKIE publicity post on Facebook, “Since he burst onto the literary scene with his electrifying debut, New York Times best selling author Daniel Silva has firmly established himself as […]

At Paseo: “Visions” – Vicki McGuire is featured artist at Contemporary Art Gallery beginning July 5

Norman artist Vikki McGuire brings her "Visions" to Contemporary Art Gallery, 2928 Paseo through July 28.  Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Norman artist Vikki McGuire brings her “Visions” to Contemporary Art Gallery, 2928 Paseo, which will showcase her colorful abstract acrylics throughout July in the historic Paseo neighborhood/arts district of Oklahoma City. While McGuire sometimes paints in a representational style, she finds that painting abstracts gives her the most freedom as […]

Book Review: John J. Dwyer’s novel “Mustang: A Novel of World War II” is magnificent

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Editor and Publisher   The story of Lance Roark, son of pacifist Mennonites in western Oklahoma, began in John J. Dwyer’s novel, “Shortgrass.” That 2017 novel introduced readers to a peaceful enclave of western Oklahoma, where whites of primarily Germanic ancestry lived in relative harmony with Comanches and other Native American tribes, […]

Movie-making Team for Oklahoma’s Al Mertens lands honors at Asia Pacific Film Festival

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher   When judging was over at a recently-concluded film festival (held in three locations, that last stop in Alaska), the news for Al Mertens of Oklahoma could not have been better. At the Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival, “Lord Finn” (directed by Mertens, who also wrote the screenplay) won for best […]

Celebrate your independence at Paseo’s First Friday (July 5)

Orange Moon by Elizabeth Richards.  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 […]

Oklahoma History Center presents “Salute to America” Kilgen Organ performance featuring Dave Wickerham

The Oklahoma History Center will present Dave Wickerham as the featured organist for the July 2019 Kilgen Organ performance “Salute to America: on Monday, July 15.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The Oklahoma History Center will present Dave Wickerham as the featured organist for the July 2019 Kilgen Organ performance “Salute to America: on Monday, July 15. The concert will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Devon Great Hall, at the Oklahoma History […]

OKC Philharmonic to perform Red, White & Boom concert on July 3 at State Fair

The public is invited to attend the13th annual Red, White & Boom! event hosted at the State Fair Park on Wednesday, July 3, at 8:30 p.m. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Philharmonic celebrates Independence Day each year with a free concert and fireworks display. The public is invited to attend the13th annual Red, White & Boom! event hosted at the State Fair Park on Wednesday, July 3, at 8:30 p.m. The concert is […]

Metropolitan Library System summer Neighborhood Arts program begins

The 2019 Neighborhood Arts programs is a series of family friendly performances that will take place through July 26 at your local library.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Metropolitan Library System has announced its schedule for the 2019 Neighborhood Arts programs, a series of performances that will take place throughout the summer. This program can be enjoyed by the whole family and it is free at your local library. These family friendly programs will take place […]

Four Acclaimed Musicians kick off Brightmusic Summer Festival Thursday at St. Paul’s

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The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report Oklahoma City – The first concert of the 2019 Brightmusic Summer Festival (“Intimate Portraits in Chamber Music”) is slated for 7:30 p,.m. Thursday, June 6, when the subject will be “Sonatas.” Several of the best musicians performing in the United States today will present Francis Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet […]

Get in Tune with June at Paseo First Friday Gallery Walk

The Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) is proud to welcome artist Sharon Sudduth and her exhibition “100 Faces: A Human Kaleidoscope,  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 is […]

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