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Reel change

A new screen, upgraded sound and digital projection make moviegoing at Oklahoma City Museum of Art better than ever.


Features

Molly Evans
With last Friday’s showing of the Norwegian adventure Kon-Tiki, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art reopened its 250-seat Noble Theater, debuting more than $160,000 of digital renovations.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Do it yourself

OKC residents turn to crowd-sourcing their artistic and entrepreneurial visions.


Features

Molly Evans
Self-starters, DIY-ers and crowd-sourcers around the world use websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo to see whether their particular project sinks or swims in the vast sea of online indie-enthusiasts.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Hoofers helping

Local personalities dance the night away to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network.


Features

Molly Evans
Dancing for a Miracle Gala
6 p.m. Saturday
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 N.E. 63rd
okchf.org
271-2208
$150-$1,500
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Ghost writer

Author David A. Farris combines mystery and history in his latest book about the Sooner State’s spooky side.


Nonfiction

Molly Evans
David A. Farris 
7 p.m. Tuesday
Edmond Library
10 S. Boulevard, Edmond
metrolibrary.org
341-9282
free

 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

‘Paper’ chase

Two dozen artists from around the state enter the fold for a gallery exhibit that proves paper is anything but stationary.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
24 Works on Paper
6-9 p.m. Friday
through Aug. 3
Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery
706 W. Sheridan
24works.org
232-6060
free
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Battle royale

A turning point in the American Civil War informs a new exhibition with strong ties to Edmond.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
The Legacy of Gettysburg
through Aug. 10
Edmond Historical Society & Museum
431 S. Boulevard, Edmond
edmondhistory.org
340-0078
free
 
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Darts at arts

Grant requests to Oklahoma Arts Council are on the rise, but the agency faces having nearly 7 percent fewer dollars to give in 2014.


News

Molly Evans
The Oklahoma Arts Council is expected to face nearly a 7-percent reduction in federal funding in fiscal year 2014, escalating the agency’s two-year losses to almost $100,000.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Left and right

A state lawmaker wants to unite Oklahoma’s conservative and liberal factions for a Friday rally opposing U.S. involvement in Syria.


News

Molly Evans
Syria Not Our War Rally
7 p.m. Friday
State Capitol,
South Plaza
2300 N. Lincoln

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Booking it

Residents of a Texas retirement community contribute to a book drive for Moore schoolchildren.


Features

Molly Evans
Residents of a senior living community in East Texas were deeply touched by news reports of the May 20 tornado that devastated Moore.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

It’s a gas

Carpenter Square Theatre aims for keeping things light and funny with ‘Out of Sterno.’


Performing Arts

Molly Evans
Out of Sterno
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday through July 20
Carpenter Square Theatre
800 W. Main
carpentersquare.com
232-6500   
$5-$20

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Sunday fun day

The Plaza District aims to fill you up, shop you out and provide music along the way.


Features

Molly Evans
Plaza Sunday
1-4 p.m. Sunday
Plaza District
plazadistrict.org
367-9403
free
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Birthday bash

From parades to fireworks, the metro offers plenty of ways to celebrate Uncle Sam’s big day.

 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Booking it to Moore

Residents of a Texas retirement community contribute to a local book drive for Moore schoolchildren.


News

Molly Evans
Residents of a senior living community in East Texas were deeply touched by news reports of the May 20 tornado that devastated Moore. The seniors — some of them retired teachers, some grandparents and great-grandparents — were especially concerned about the young students of Plaza Towers and Briarwood, the two elementary schools demolished by that EF5 twister.
 
Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Valley of the dolls

Figures representing spiritual beings and ancient deities of the Southwest’s Hopi tribe live in a new exhibition in Norman.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Hopituy: Hopi Art from the Permanent Collections
Friday, through Sept. 15
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm, Norman
ou.edu/fjjma
325-3272
free
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Open Prairie

A local bakery participates in a nationwide open house.


Food and Drink Features

Molly Evans
Bakery Open House
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday
Prairie Thunder Baking Company
1114 Classen Drive
prairiethunderbaking.com
602-2922
Free
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
 
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