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Moz’ def

Think you know OK Mozart? Think again. For the first time, the long-running festival brings some unconventional acts — many of them Grammy winners — to the metro stage.


Music

Stephen Carradini
OK Mozart OKC Series
Monday-June 19
Rose State College Performing Arts Theatre, 6000 Trosper, Midwest City
OKMozart.com, 297-2264
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
alloyorchestra-slapstick

C’mon, get slappy

Alloy Orchestra scores some pratfalls at OK Mozart.

As part of this week’s OK Mozart series in Oklahoma City, the Alloy Orchestra returns to perform a live soundtrack to silent films.

At 8 p.m. tonight at Oklahoma City University, the trio presents Masters of Slapstick, a 62-minute program of shorts starring some of the screen’s most legendary silent comedians: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Fatty Arbuckle.

Alloy Orchestra is known for crafting unique, original soundtracks to films that had none, using an array of found percussion instruments and state-of-the-art electronics. The Massachusetts-based group was part of last year’s OK Mozart festivities with Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, for which I interviewed Alloy leader Ken Winokur. It’ll give you a good idea of what to expect with tonight’s performance (as will the clip below), despite the difference in films being shown.

Tickets are $10-$20. For more information, visit okmozart.com. —Rod Lott

Hey! Read This:
Alloy Orchestra interview  
Metropolis DVD review 



by Rod Lott 06.11.2012 2 years ago
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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
 
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