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Abducted to New York

A local playwright gets closer to Broadway with her new play 'The Abduction of Becky Morris.’


Performing Arts

Sarah Lobban
Most of us grew up hearing the inspirational mantra of “follow your dreams.”
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Vetting process

Now home in Yukon, an Iraq War soldier fights PTSD through the means of music.


Music

Sarah Lobban
From a small studio in his Yukon home, Brian Allen is busy making music. Augmenting his voice and guitar with a Mac Pro and its built-in Logic Pro 9 software, he turns words and chords into lyrics and melodies.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Cooler running

It's a lot cooler after it gets dark!


Sports

Sarah Lobban

Cooler Runnings Midnight Streak
9 p.m. Saturday
City Arts Center
3000 General Pershing Blvd.
cityartscenter.org
$30


 
Friday, August 10, 2012

'Time' bandit

Fantasy novelist Sherrilyn Kenyon sets OKC visit to sign her latest surefire best-seller.


Features

Sarah Lobban
Sherrilyn Kenyon
7 p.m. Wednesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
843-9300
bn.com
 
Monday, August 6, 2012

Wolf trap

Burlesque performers seek to seduce, entice and tease attendees to Adéle Wolf’s unique variety show.

 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Chef swap

The Oklahoma Restaurant Association raises funds for up-and-coming students in the hospitality industry.


Food and Drink Features

Sarah Lobban
Odyssey de Culinaire
6 p.m. Thursday
Skirvin Hilton Hotel
1 Park Ave.
okrestaurants.com
$125-$200
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

God and science

An SNU professor co-authors a new book exploring body and soul.


Nonfiction

Sarah Lobban
Full Circle Bookstore
3-5 p.m. Saturday
The Physical Nature of Christian Life
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Attention, campers

Four Thunder Girls pay a surprise visit to kids at a metro arts camp.


News

Sarah Lobban
Children at First Christian Church’s summer day camp program got a big surprise July 16 when a former camper stopped by with three of her friends. Helen isn’t just any camp alumnus. More than 10 years after her first time at the church camp, called Artworks, she is now a Thunder Girl, and her friends are also part of the elite squad of dancers in the NBA.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

On the fly

Imagination and spontaneity combine for zany, unpredictable theatrics.


Performing Arts

Sarah Lobban
Improv Festival Oklahoma
7-10:15 p.m. Thursday, 7-midnight Friday and Saturday
900 Asp, Norman
festival.reddirtimprov.com
701-8938
$10-$15

 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Foodie feat

Celebrate the culinary triumphs of the city while helping those who might not have as much on their plates.


Food and Drink Features

Sarah Lobban
Culinaire for a Cause
10:30 a.m.-midnight Saturday
Will Rogers Theatre
4322 N. Western
604-3015
$100

 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Exchange rate

About 50 foreign students are looking for temporary homes in Oklahoma.


Features

Sarah Lobban
Ayusa, a global nonprofit cultural exchange program, is looking for families to host foreign exchange students for one or both semesters during the upcoming school year.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Artistic ambassador

The Oklahoma History Center celebrates the varied, influential career of Indian artist Woody Crumbo.


Visual Arts

Sarah Lobban
Crumbo Spirit Talk
through May 29, 2013
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
521-2491
$4-$7
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

See the IVC

Automobile Alley is home to a new hub for creativity with the opening of IVC Gallery.


Visual Arts

Sarah Lobban
Ian Vance Fuller spent six months of 2011 traveling through Europe, from Germany to France and Spain. The experience of hiking the mountains and the freedom of nature convinced him of one thing: He never wanted to work for anyone ever again.
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

On the vine

Lend a hand by raising a glass in support of affordable prosthetics.


Food and Drink Features

Sarah Lobban
Branching Out Winery Tour
11 a.m. Saturday
Limbs for Life Foundation
limbsforlife.org/events/winerytour
605-5462
$100-$175
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Star search


Performing Arts

Sarah Lobban
Oklahoma City’s Northpark Mall is getting a new addition: Starbound Productions Academy for Performing Arts. The full-service academy, which has by-audition enrollment, opens its doors Aug. 1 to students of all ages and levels.
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
 
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