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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

Such a gem

Jewel Box Theatre and production director Chuck Tweed celebrate 40 years together.


Performing Arts

Molly Evans
If choosing a job you love means never having to work a day in your life, consider Chuck Tweed unemployed for the last four decades.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 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

Superior sound

Set list? Rehearsal? Who needs ’em? Em and the MotherSuperiors’ off-the-cuff approach works for the OKC psych-soul indie band.


Music

Molly Evans
Em and the MotherSuperiors with Honeylark and Feathered Rabbit
10 p.m. Friday
Kamps 1310 Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
kamps1310lounge.com
819-6004
$7

 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Southwest’s best

From paints to cardboard, four artists interpret the meaning of the American Southwest for a new exhibition.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Art of the American Southwest
through June 29
JRB Art at The Elms
2810 N. Walker
jrbartgallery.com
528-6336
free
 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Pedal power

A local bicycle store teams with a Wisconsin company to donate bikes for kids affected by the tornadoes.


Features

Molly Evans
A Wisconsin-based bicycle company and its Oklahoma City retailer will donate 250 bicycles Friday morning to children who were affected by May's tornadoes.
 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Junk in the trunk

One person’s trash is another’s person’s brand-new couch.


Molly Evans
Junk Hippy Roadshow
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
Cox Pavilion at Oklahoma State Fairgrounds
3001 General Pershing Blvd.
junkhippy.com
242-3290
$5
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

‘Eve’ plum

Photographer Yousef Khanfar puts faces to statistics in ‘Invisible Eve,’ featuring shots of women behind bars in Oklahoma.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Invisible Eve
through Sept. 7
Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum
1400 Classen Drive
oklahomaheritage.com
235-4458
$5-$7
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Motor skills

The woes of the American auto industry during the Great Recession fuel a Stillwater artist’s sculpture exhibition opening in Norman.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Interruptions
6-10 p.m. Friday
through July 13
Mainsite Contemporary Art
122 E. Main, Norman
mainsite-art.com
360-1162
free
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Paint the town RED

An inaugural rooftop event is aimed at increasing HIV/AIDS awareness.


Features

Molly Evans
RED Rooftop Party
8-11 p.m. Thursday
Cardinal Engineering Building
1015 N. Broadway
aidswalkokc.org
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Face time

After traveling across three continents, a city native paints portraits of those who have inspired her.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Legacy ... Oklahoma & Beyond
through July 30
Urban Roots
322 N.E. Second
urbanrootsokc.com
297-9891
free

 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

‘Cupcake’ crown

Local sweetheart Green Goodies iced its way to a Food Network victory.


Food and Drink Features

Molly Evans
Two local cupcake connoisseurs baked their way to sweet gluten-free, vegan friendly victory, as revealed on Sunday night’s episode of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars.
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Child’s play


Youth

Molly Evans
KaBOOM! Playground Build
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
Northeast Regional Health and Wellness Campus
2600 N.E. 63rd
kaboom.org
427-8651
Free
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
 
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