Ross Alan Hill Book Signing, author will be on hand to speak and sign copies of Broken Pieces: Nothing is Wasted, Kyle Dillingham will perform, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 15. Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club, 7000 NW Grand, 848-5611. WED Powerful Prose Discussion Series, OCU President Robert Henry leads a discussion of And Satan Came Also by Larry Johnson, 6:30-8 p.m., Jan. 16. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.com. THU Gary Mathews Book Signing, author will be on hand to talk about and sign copies of his book When I Grow Up, 1 p.m., Jan. 18. Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway, 842-2900, fullcirclebooks.com. SAT
Science Kids, provides students in grades 1-6 the opportunity to explore different subjects and increase their scientific literacy, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 16. Capitol Hill Library, 334 SW 26th, 634-6308, metrolibrary.org. THU
Bright Night of Harry Potter, a fun-filled night of magic and science for wizards and muggles alike, 6 p.m.-7 a.m., Jan. 17. Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52nd, 602-6664, sciencemuseumok.org. FRI
OKC’s First Indoor Interactive Park Opening, OKC’s first urban indoor park designed by local artists to encourage playful exploration for all ages, 6 p.m., Jan. 17. IAO Art Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan, 232-6060, iaogallery.org. FRI Hedgehog’s Surprise, a critter tale, animal treat and a Lego make-and-take activity, 10 a.m., Jan. 18. Oklahoma City Zoo, 2000 Remington, 424-3344, okczoo.com. SAT Saturday Crafts: Soaring Skydivers, free seasonalthemed crafts for kids, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Jan. 18.
Lakeshore Learning Store, 6300 N. May, 858-8778, lakeshorelearning.com. SAT
Free Roller Skating Lessons, learn to roller skate or improve your skating skills, noon-12:45 p.m., Jan. 18. Skate Galaxy, 5800 NW 36th, 605-2758. SAT Tour of the Solar System, learn about each planet plus planetoids and moons and find out why each is so important, 3 p.m., Jan. 18. Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W. Memorial, 755-0676, okc.gov/parks. SAT
Learn Basic Irish Dance, ages 6-12 are welcome to learn basic Irish soft shoe steps and dances including a jig and a reel, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 21. Mitch Park, 1501 W. Covell, Edmond, 359-4630, edmondok.com/parks. TUE
International Finals Rodeo 44, three days of actionpacked professional rodeo action, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 17.
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing, 948-6700, okstatefair.com. FRI–SUN
OKC Barons vs. Rochester Americans, minor league hockey, 7 p.m., Jan. 17. Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, 602-8500, okcbarons.com. FRI OKC Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors, NBA basketball, 7 p.m., Jan. 17. Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, 602-8700, nba.com/thunder. FRI Build a Healthy Yoga Habit, OKCMOA partners with Mat’s Edge yoga studio to bring an opportunity to experience the arts in a new way, 11 a.m.-noon, Jan. 18. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, 236-3100, okcmoa.com. SAT OKC Barons vs. Milwaukee Admirals, minor league hockey, 7 p.m., Jan. 18. Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, 602- 8500, okcbarons.com. SAT OKC Thunder vs. Sacramento Kings, NBA basketball, 7 p.m., Jan. 19. Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, 602-8700, nba.com/thunder. SUN OKC Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers, NBA basketball, 7 p.m., Jan. 21. Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, 602-8700, nba.com/thunder. TUE Yoga with Alexis Persico, vinyasa-style yoga class for all levels, 5:45 p.m., Jan. 21. Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, 301 W. Reno, 297-3995, myriadgardens. com. TUE
OU Sooners vs. TCU Horned Frogs, men’s college basketball, 8 p.m., Jan. 22. Lloyd Noble Center, 2900 S. Jenkins, Norman, 325-4666, lloydnoblecenter.com. WED
Chicago, Grammy-winning show that has it all: murder, fame and fortune with one show-stopping tune after another, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 15-16; 8 p.m., Jan. 17; 2, 8 p.m., Jan. 18; 2, 7 p.m., Jan. 19.. Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, 297-2264, okcciviccenter.com. WED–SUN
Don’t Steal Magnolias: A Sequel, light-hearted play starring the Sunday Brunch Gals, 8 p.m., Jan. 17-18. The Boom, 2218 NW 39th, 601-7200, theboomokc.com. FRI–SAT
Ghost-Writer, novelist Franklin Woosley dies midsentence, but secretary Myra continues to take dictation, 8 p.m., Jan. 17-18. Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main, 232-6500, carpentersquare.com. FRI–SAT
Brightmusic Society Concert, Shanties, Songs and Serenades, a program featuring Mozart, Francaix and Ligeti, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 20. All Souls’ Episcopal Church, 6400 N. Pennsylvania, 842-1461. MON
Brightmusic Society Concert, Shanties, Songs and Seranades, an evening of chamber music featuring Mozart, Francaix and Ligeti, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 21. St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 127 NW 7th, 235-3436. TUE
Allan Houser and His Students, in celebration of his 100th birthday, this exhibit features works of Allan Houser as well as his students, focusing on his role as a teacher and mentor. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Art After 5 Roof Terrace, join downtown workers, adventurous concert and film goers and the art crowd for cocktails on the skyline, 5 p.m., Jan. 16. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa. com. THU Black and White, limited exclusively to a black and white palate, the third annual show celebrates the visual impact of the most primal color scheme. In Your Eye Gallery, inyoureyegallery.com.
Chuck Close: Works on Paper, a leading figure in modern American art and printmaking since the early 1970s, this exhibition celebrates his groundbreaking printmaking career. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa.com. Come on Down, sculpture work by Lisa Hoke challenging the irony of modern mass-production. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa.com.
Composites: Technology and New Media Become Art, seven artists with ties to Oklahoma explore the territory where art and science meet. The Satellite Galleries at The Science Museum, 2100 NE 52nd St., 602-6664, sciencemuseumok.org. Dennis Parker, an exhibition of paintings by the Oklahoma painter and teacher. Summer Wine Gallery, 2928 B. Paseo Dr., 831-3279, summerwinegallery.com. Flesh and Bone, series of lifelike paintings by artist David Slone, a.k.a. Gallery, 3001 Paseo Dr., 606-2522, akagallery.net. Ingrained Nature, mixed-media work by artist Michelle E. Himes McCrory merges printmaking practices with drawing and painting methods. East Gallery, state Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln, artsok.gov.
Interactive Indoor Park, created by local artists for children of all ages featuring an indoor sandbox, ceiling kites, a Lego playspace, a noodle forest and much more, 6-9 p.m., Jan. 17; noon-5 p.m., Jan. 18. IAO Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan Ave., 232-6060, iaogallery.org. FRI–SAT
Masterworks of Native American Art: The Fred and Enid Brown Collection, a recent chapter in a long history of artistic expression by the indigenous people of North America. Sam Noble Natural History Museum, 2401 Chataqua, Norman, 325-4712, snomnh.ou.edu. Nick Kyle, unconventionally sized canvasses layered with seamless gradations of saturated colors in a mixed-media show. Jann Jeffrey Gallery, 3018 Paseo Dr., 607-0406, jannjeffrey.com.
Oklahoma @ the Movies, a celebration showcasing the creativity and innovation of Oklahomans and their legacy the silver screen. Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., 522-0765, okhistory.org.
Oklahoma City! Sooner or Later…, guided history of the Oklahoma City Police Department presented through photos, documents, historical items and text. Oklahoma City City Hall, 200 N. Walker, 528-6322.
On Assignment: The Photojournalism of Horatio Bristol, achieved critical and popular acclaim in 1938 for his photographs of migrant workers in California during the Great Depression. Fred Jones Museum of Art, 555 Elm St., Norman, 325-3272, ou.edu/fjjma.
Paint N’ Cheers, creative social art classes, 6:30 -9:30 p.m., Jan. 17-18. Paint N Cheers, 1614 N. Gatewood, 524-4155, paintncheers.com. FRI–SAT
Pinot’s Palette, sip on your favorite beverage while painting your very own masterpiece, 7-9 p.m., Jan. 16-18; 2-4 p.m., Jan. 18; 7-9 p.m., Jan. 22. Pinot’s Palette, 115 E. California, 602-3850, pinotspalette. com. THU–SAT, WED
Randall Watkins Photography, an exhibition of the native Oklahoman’s photography capturing the landscape and nature of his home state, North Gallery, Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., artsok.gov. School of Art and Art History Exhibition, see the impressive work of current students as well as special exhibitions detailing the history of the program. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm St., Norman, 325-3272, ou.edu/fjjma. Second Friday Circuit of Art, monthly celebration of art and artists with live demonstrations, open houses and more, 6-10 p.m., Jan. 10. Norman Arts District, 122 E. Main St., Norman, 2ndfridaynorman. com. FRI Screenprinting Workshop, half-day introductory workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Jan. 18. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., 236-3100, okcmoa. com. SAT
Silk Painting Class, instructor Irma Braun-Hampton will lead a beginning-level class for adults, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Jan. 18. Paseo School of Art, 3110 A Paseo Dr., 205-8990, paseoschoolofart.com. SAT
Steve Tomlin, a show of abstract painting work and featured guest artist for the month. Paseo Gallery One, 2927 Paseo Dr., facebook.com/ paseogalleryone.
Subtext, artist Marjorie Atwood combines media and subject matter to illustrate her wide variety of influences. Governor’s Gallery, Oklahoma State Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., artsok.gov.
Swoon, a group show featuring the Oklahoma City Women’s Art Organization Fringe. Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western Ave., 831-2874, istvangallery.com. The Art of Sport and Play, a curated look at collected memorabilia from Kevin Carrolla’s travels abroad. Sam Noble History Museum, 2401 Chataqua, Norman, 325-4712, snomnh.ou.edu.
The Daily Artifact, exhibition created by designer Corey Fuller’s personal challenge to create one new thing a day for a year. Gaylord-Pickens Heritage Museum, 1400 Classen Blvd., 235-4458, oklahomaheritage.com. Three Artists All Over the Place, three Oklahoma artists with varied backgrounds and widely different styles. Norman Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. Jones, Norman, pasnorman.org/artgallery.
Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 6-9 p.m., Jan. 16. Grand Casino, 777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com. THU Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Jan. 17-18. Tipsy Artist Studio, 124 W. Oklahoma St., Guthrie, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com. FRI–SAT
Tipsy Artist, wine and paint party, 6-9 p.m., Jan. 22. Othello’s Italian Restaurant, 434 Buchanan, Norman, 822-0481, tipsyartist.com. WED Untamed, explores the behavior and plight of the wild mustang through history with an interactive installation. The Satellite Galleries at The Science Museum, 2100 NE 52nd St., 602-6664, sciencemuseumok.org.
White, a selection of paintings, photographs, constructions, collages, and sculptures that explore all the nuances of the color white. JRB Art at The Elms, 2810 N. Walker. 528-6336, jrbartgallery.com.
Wine Down with Some Art Therapy, includes a weekly painting or craft project, supplies included, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 17. April Rose Studios, 13 W. Main St., Moore, 759-7977, facebook.com/aprilrosestudios. FRI
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, each Oklahoma artist was charged with creating an image to represent a year between 1810-1843 that addresses a complex problem or issue in America’s recent history. Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3rd St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.org.