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‘Montage of Sound’ on March 20 from Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic

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Staff Report   On Tuesday, March 20, Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the fourth concert of its 2017-18 season, “Montage of Sound.”  An ensemble of winds, accompanied by viola and piano, will present a collection of significant but rarely-heard shorter chamber pieces by an eclectic mix of 19th- and 20th-century European composers. The […]

St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns – this year in historic Stockyards City

Continuous downtown construction and street disruptions kept the St. Patrick's Day parade out of downtown Oklahoma City in recents. Crowds like this will gather this year in Oklahoma City's historic Stockyards City, for a worthy celebration of the patron Saint of Ireland. The City Sentinel file photo.

Staff Report After a hiatus, a long-standing Oklahoma City tradition is returning – this time in an historic new location. Round up the herd and strike up the band, because the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Historic Stockyards kicks off Saturday, March 17 at 10 a.m. Presented by Stockyards City Main Street, Inc. and the […]

GERMANE COMMENTARY – Oklahoma House of Representatives: Hypocrisy in Wonderland

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by Mike W. Ray   OKLAHOMA CITY (3 March 2017) – The Oklahoma House of Representatives is demonstrating yet again that it is a hyper-partisan institution. Exhibit 1 was the House Rules Committee meeting March 1. Multiple bills authored by Republicans and heard in committee that day violated a House rule about germaneness. House Rule […]

Oklahomans urged to “Go All In” during People with Disabilities Awareness Day

People With Disabilities Awareness Day on March 13 t is hosted by the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (OKDRS) joined for the second year by Oklahoma People First.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –The 24th annual People with Disabilities Awareness Day (PWDAD) will be held from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City.  The event is hosted by the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (OKDRS) joined for the second year […]

The one and only ‘Greater Tuna’ returns to the CityRep repertoire

Greater Tuna is back by popular demand! If you haven't checked out this side splitting comedy performed by Donald Jordan and Jonathan Beck Reed .. Photo provided.

Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK —Back by popular demand, Oklahoma’s award winning professional theatre, CityRep, is opening a can of side-splitting comedy with the smash hit “Greater Tuna.” The play is by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. CityRep Founding Artistic Director Donald Jordan and CityRep co-founder Jonathan Beck Reed are back in this popular […]

Unique art, food and music for Paseo First Friday in March

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Staff Report Oklahoma City — The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for March will take place on Friday, March 2, from 6-10 p.m. The walk will have 20 galleries featuring over 80 artists who will host opening receptions, promising something for everyone. The Paseo Art Space, at 3022 Paseo, will feature paintings and […]

A scorecard for Oklahoma Criminal Justice Reform

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Ben Botkin, Oklahoma Watch NOTE: This report is reposted, with permission, from Oklahoma Watch. About a dozen new and holdover bills that would overhaul Oklahoma’s criminal justice system are in the legislative pipeline. Although it’s too early to tell, there are indications the bills have momentum. In her State of the State address, Gov. Mary […]

Thursday trash pickup delayed until Saturday in Oklahoma City

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Staff Report   Oklahoma City Trash and recycling collection scheduled for today (Thursday, February 22) has been postponed until Saturday, February 24 because of icy street conditions. Customers who normally have trash and recycling pickup on Thursdays should put their Big Blue trash carts and Little Blue recycling bins on the curb by 6 a.m. […]

House Democrats partner with Republican Auditor & Inspector on bipartisan revenue package

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma House Democrats have partnered with state Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones to create a revenue package to help end the state’s current budget crisis and provide teachers and state employees with a pay raise. “One of the primary issues we had with the Step Up Oklahoma plan was that […]

First Unitarian Church to host diversity focused book club

First Unitarian Church of OKC members Anne Murray (left) and Teresa Rendon invite the public to participant in the church's new Diversity Book Club discussions beginning in February.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City has announced its inaugural Diversity Book Club discussion group. It will be the start of a four-part series featuring discourse on books about a variety of topics involving diversity. The series will take place February through March at the First Unitarian Church […]

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