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‘Dust Bowl Girls’ author Lydia Reeder will sign books at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, February 6

Lydia Reeder is the author of ‘Dust Bowl Girls,’ the true story of Oklahoma’s first national championship college sports team. She will be signing copies of her book at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 6, at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, 4040 N. Lincoln Boulevard (73105).
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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The author of ‘Dust Bowl Girls’ will autograph copies of her new book at a special signing event scheduled for the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, 4040 N. Lincoln Boulevard (73105) in the capital city at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, February 6. Lydia Reeder’s book tells the inspiring story of […]

February brings arrival of female Orangutan and an early Valentine’s Day celebration to OKC Zoo

The Oklahoma City Zoo has announced the arrival of a 23-year-old, female Sumatran Orangutan, a critically endangered specie, named Negara (Nē-gar-uh). Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has announced the arrival of a 23-year-old, female Sumatran Orangutan named Negara (Nē-gar-uh). The over 10,000-mile journey from Australia’s Perth Zoo finalized a two-year process of permits and domestic and international government protocols. “We worked with the Orangutan Species Survival Plan (SSP) […]

Painted Sky Opera’s ‘La Traviata’ — a magnificent capstone to opening season

Painted Sky Opera performs “La Traviata” at Freede Little Theatre at the Civic Center at 8 p.m., Friday, February 3 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.  5, featuring Nicole Van Every as Violetta. Ticket information: Civic Center website http://www.okcciviccenter.com or calling the box office at 405.297.2264. For more information: www.paintedskyopera.org. Photo by Wendy Mutz

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – One of the classic operatic love stories of all time, Giuseppe Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’, will premiere tonight (Friday, February 3) at 8 p.m. The first full-scale performance of the Painted Sky Opera is an aural and visual delight – a magnificent capstone for the brand new professional company in […]

25th annual Red Tie Night Gala benefiting the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund set for March 4

The 25th Red Tie Night Gala, co-chaired by Molly Ross and Sean Olmstead, will be held on March 4 in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund will host the 25th anniversary of its annual fundraising gala, Red Tie Night on Saturday, March 4 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 700 NE 63rd Street, in Oklahoma City. The gala will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a silent auction and […]

Paseo First Friday Member Show opens on First Friday (Feb. 3), runs all month

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Paseo Arts Association’s Annual Member Show will take place Friday, Feb. 3, at the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo). The opening reception for this juried exhibition will coincide with the Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk from 6-10 p.m. The PAA’s Annual Member Show showcases the best works […]

Dunlap Codding presents 3rd annual Glitter Ball

The third annual Glitter Ball will take place Saturday, January 28 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Dunlap Codding on Film Row, located at 609 W. Sheridan Avenue in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo by Aaron Gililland.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The third annual Glitter Ball will take place Saturday, January 28 on Historic Film Row in downtown Oklahoma City at the law firm of Dunlap Codding, 609 W. Sheridan Avenue in downtown Oklahoma City. Presented by Dunlap Codding, the return of Glitter Ball brings back all of the spectacle and sparkle of the […]

Native American photography exhibition by Will Wilson set to open Jan. 26 at OU

A new exhibition of photography by contemporary Navajo photographer Will Wilson opens on Jan. 26, at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Wilson’s photographs, such as this one of Ponca Tribe citizen Casey Camp-Horinek, hang alongside works by early 20th-century photographer Edward Curtis and examine the idea of portrayal among Native American subjects. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Thursday, January 26, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art will host a new exhibition titled, PHOTO/SYNTHESIS. The exhibition of contemporary photography by Navajo artist Will Wilson offers a look at living Oklahomans representing seven Native tribal communities. The exhibition opens with a free public lecture by Wilson at […]

OKCU Film Series to screen ‘The Last Metro’ on January 22

Francois Truffaut’s “The Last Metro” will screen on Jan. 22 during the Oklahoma City University’s 35th annual Film Institute series at the Kerr McGee Auditorium of Meinders School of Business on the OKCU campus.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City University Film Institute series will continue on January 22 at 2 p.m. with a screening of Francois Truffaut’s “The Last Metro.” OKCU’s 35th annual film series is based on the theme “On Being Mortal.” All films in the series are free to the public in the Kerr […]

Myriad Gardens to hold Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of events and open Oklahoma Southwest Jazz Exhibit

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Myriad Botanical Gardens, in collaboration with the Ralph Ellison Foundation, will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with events on Monday, January 16.  The day will include music, crafts, and readings to honor Dr. King, American’s civil rights icon. Steven Oliven, with the Ralph Ellison Foundation, will recite Dr. […]

Local artist inspires volunteers to give back to hungry Oklahomans

Jason Pawley’s latest mural, created on the Regional Food Bank Volunteer Center, is driving home the message of the community coming together to give back and help others. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Metro artist Jason Pawley has donated his time and talents to inspire volunteers at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.  A renowned mural artist, Pawley’s latest work, ‘Full Circle,’ is painted on the Regional Food Bank Volunteer Center, which drives home the message of the community coming together to give […]

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