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Virtual Capital City Black Film Festival will spotlight mental health

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) will host its eighth annual film competition December 4-6 in Austin, Texas. This year’s virtual event will deliver a “best-in-class experience with thought-provoking programming, virtual networking opportunities, and films and music videos presented by talented filmmakers from across the globe,” […]

OVAC announces virtual 12×12 Art Fundraiser

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Every year, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) hosts the 12×12 Art Fundraiser, which features diverse art by 175 Oklahoma artists. For 2020, each artist will create a special art piece that is twelve-by-twelve inches, which will then be auctioned off through a virtual sale on Friday, […]

Oklahoma Route 66 Museum celebrates its 25th anniversary

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – On September 23, the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum will celebrate its 25th anniversary honoring the most famous historic highway in the world. Located at 2229 West Gary Boulevard in Clinton, the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum, officially opened on that date (Sept. 23) in 1995. The museum became […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble Offers Virtual Summer Festival – A Beethoven Festival to honor his 250th Birthday

The City Sentinel Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Next week, the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present its 17th annual chamber music festival, an all-Beethoven program celebrating the 250th birthday of one of classical music’s seminal figures, Ludwig van Beethoven.  For the safety of our patrons and musicians, the festival will be offered by live stream through […]

Stroll the Paseo Arts District on First Friday, August 7

The City Sentinel Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Each First Friday of the month, the community is invited to stroll the historic Paseo Arts District. Though most Paseo galleries have reopened with abbreviated hours, only a handful will be open for First Friday. Restaurants will be open for patio seating and takeout. All guests […]

Oklahoma Historical Society presents “This Land is Herland” examining women’s activism

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Beginning in August, the Oklahoma Historical Society, along with the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center, will present “This Land is Herland,” a series of three programs on women’s activism in Oklahoma. The programs, sponsored in part by the Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and the National Endowment […]

2020 Paseo Arts Festival canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Paseo Arts Association (PAA) has announced their decision to cancel the 2020 Paseo Arts Festival, which had been rescheduled to Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “After careful consideration and exploring the ways we could host an event safely, […]

Oklahoma Zoological Society to host inaugural online Safari Soiree fundraiser

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – For the first time ever, the public is invited to join the Oklahoma Zoological Society’s (OZS) annual fundraiser Safari Soirée online.  All that’s needed is a computer or mobile device with access to the internet. The event will be live streamed on Friday, […]

Paseo First Friday Returns in July

The City Sentinel Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. After cancellations due to the pandemic, the district is excited to welcome the community back for the July First Friday Gallery Walk. Galleries and shops stay open late, […]

OU School of Dance announces two new endowed scholarships honoring Maria and Marjorie Tallchief

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK ― The University of Oklahoma School of Dance has announced the establishment of two new endowed scholarship accounts in the support of dance majors – The Maria Tallchief Endowed Scholarship and The Marjorie Tallchief Endowed Scholarship. These scholarships are named in honor of the Tallchief […]

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