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Paseo Arts Association announces 2019 award recipients

The Paseo Arts Association has announced its 2019 Awards recipients who will be celebrated at the 13th Annual Arts Awards Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 14.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Paseo Arts Association has announced its 2019 Awards recipients who will be celebrated at the 13th Annual Paseo Arts Awards Dinner. The event will be held Thursday, November 14 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Avenue, in downtown Oklahoma City. A cocktail reception […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble Season Premier: Melodic Masters

French composer  Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) will be among five women composers featured during the 2019-2020 season of the Brighmusic Chamber Ensemble. Her piano trio is one of the highlights slated for Concert 1, on September 24 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. For information about the ensemble and upcoming concerts, visit brightmusic.org.

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the first concert of the 2019-20 season at 7:30 pm September 24 at the beautiful and historic St. Paul’s Cathedral, 127 N.W. 7th Street near downtown Oklahoma City. This season marks Brightmusic’s 17thas Oklahoma City’s foremost classical chamber music presenter. […]

Step into September at the First Friday Gallery Walk, on September 6

For September, The Paseo Art Space presents the Paseo Arts Association’s Annual Photofest.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Online, 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 […]

Jon Haque stars in ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ – running September 6 to September 22 at CitySpace

From left: Jon Haque is the actor, Linda Kay Leonard is the show director, and OKCREP Artistic Director Donald Jordan is the artistic director. They are preparing for the Septmeber 6-22 run of “Every Brilliant Thing”, kicking off the 2019-2020 season. Mutzphotography.com

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   Oklahoma City Rep, Oklahoma’s award-winning professional theatre, will present the Oklahoma professional premiere of “Every Brilliant Thing,” starring OKC native actor Jon Haque and directed by stage/film/television veteran and OKCRep affiliated artist Linda Kay Leonard. ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ is presented in community partnership with the Green Shoe Foundation. The […]

OKC Zoo’s Art Gone Wild exhibit open Aug 22 – Sept 16 at Myriad Gardens to benefit wildlife conservation

Art Gone Wild, a collection of paintings created by animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo will take place at Myriad Botanical Gardens from Aug. 22 through Sept. 16.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Art Gone Wild, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s wildest animal art show, is returning for 2019.  After taking a break in 2018, the OKC Zoo has announced that the Art Gone Wild exhibit will take place downtown at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, […]

Banjo Fest 2019 scheduled for Sept. 5 – 7 in Oklahoma City

Banjo Fest 2019 will feature the Alison Brown Quintet, the Grascals with Kristin Scott Benson, and Buddy Wachter & Johnny Baier on Sept. 7 and the OCCC Performing Arts Center.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Banjo Fest, hosted by the American Banjo Museum, will take place Thursday through Saturday, Sept 5 – 7 in downtown Oklahoma City. The entire Banjo Fest weekend package is available for $125 per person. The package includes: a Welcome Reception, Hall of […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble 2019-20 Season will celebrate women composers

French composer  Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) will be among five women composers featured during the 2019-2020 season of the Brighmusic Chamber Ensemble. Her piano trio is one of the highlights slated for Concert 1, on September 24 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. For information about the ensemble and upcoming concerts, visit brightmusic.org.

The City Sentinel, Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will celebrate the contribution of notable women composers, from Clara Schumann to contemporaries such as Libby Larsen, during its 2019-2020 season. This year the ensemble marks Brightmusic’s 17th as Oklahoma City’s premier classical chamber music presenter. The five-concert regular season will also include […]

REVIEW: ‘Metaphor, philosophy, and dream language’ – Ebert was right: Toy Story 4 is great

Toy Story 4.  Publicity art.

A Brief Review by Patrick B. McGuigan   “Toy Story 4” is a blockbuster headed toward a billion dollars in ticket sales around the world, having earned back many times its budget. The voice of Tom Hanks seems ageless in his reprise as Sheriff Woody, Tim Allen is stellar as the voice of Buzz Lightyear, […]

In Good Hands: “We forget, but He doesn’t” – A ‘Breakthrough’ worth seeing

Chrissy Metz portrays Joyce Smith in this dramatic scene from the movie “Breakthrough”. Publicity Photo.

A Review, by Patrick B. McGuigan   In a film released last spring and now headed to DVD and other electronic formats, a fine ensemble cast delivers a powerful testimonial about events that took place only five years ago. “Breakthough” came to the screen through the efforts of a cadre of Christian performers, technicians and […]

Paseo on August 2: Soak Up Summer at First Friday Gallery Walk

The Paseo Art Space presents “Tour de Quartz,” an exhibition of artwork created by Oklahoma high school students during the 2019 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel, 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. […]

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