Wednesday 16 Apr
Apr 16, 2014
Performing Arts Rob Delaney Comedian and writer, Rob Delaney's career received attention via his Twitter account. ...
Apr 17, 2014
Performing Arts Jesus Christ Superstar OKCTC invites you to experience Easter in a completely different way. Our post-apocalyptic war wasteland setting and our casting of local stars Renee Anderson (in the role of Judas) and Matthew Alvin ...
Apr 17, 2014
Performing Arts Is He Dead? "Is He Dead" is a fast-paced comic confection originated by the incomparable American humorist Mark Twain and adapted for modern audiences by David Ives.  Set in 1846 France, the story centers on ...
Home · Articles · Performing Arts · Performing Arts · Arts Council...
Performing Arts

Arts Council of Oklahoma City's 'Out of the Box' series stages concerts on the streets of Bricktown

None October 14th, 2010

Out of the Box
5-7 p.m. Friday, ongoing

Street corners in downtown Oklahoma City are more than slabs of concrete and stoplights "” they're potential stages.

"Out of the Box" is a program organized the Arts Council of Oklahoma City that includes free outdoor performances throughout Bricktown and downtown, by more than 50 individuals and groups, ranging from blues musicians to jugglers and clown troupes. Passersby can expect to see entertainment from a range of genres including variety acts, visual art demonstrations and musical performances.

"We really run the gamut," said program director Gilbert Magdaleno. "We have just about any type of visual performance a person can think of."

Since the program's start in 2005, the goal has been to enhance the cultural atmosphere of the downtown area. Artist undergo a selection process in order to ensure a quality, family-friendly performance.

This month's roster includes blues, jazz and R&B performer Ross Plunkett, who performs 5-7 p.m. Friday in Bricktown. The shows continue Oct. 23 with acoustic guitarist Aaron Newman and magician Steve Crawford performing in Automobile Alley. Singer/songwriter Justin Witte (pictured above) performs Oct. 27 in downtown.

For more information, call 270-4848 or visit "”Ta'Chelle Jones
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5