Survivors’ guilt

Carpenter Square Theatre’s production of The Library finds cruelty and catharsis in the aftermath of a school shooting.

Home cooking

Lyric Theatre’s Having Our Say reveals 20th-century America through the eyes of two centenarian sisters.
Monique Midgette remembers her grandmother’s house — the sights, the sounds and the smells.

Golden thread

The Art Hall’s Tiny Little Fables: The Enchanted features collages by Louisiana artist Nonney Oddlokken and works by OKC artists Nicole and Aztrid Moan.

War requiem

Glory Denied, presented by Painted Sky Opera, is a complicated tragedy based on an actual prisoner of war.

American dream

Controversial Tony Award-winning musical Miss Saigon brings a 42-person cast and a three-ton helicopter to OKC.

Proudly hailed

Her Flag 2020 commemorates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage with a national collaborative art project.

Cosmic scale

Tom Shannon: Universe in the Mind | Mind in the Universe inspires existential questions.

Abundant life

Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s Renewing the American Spirit: The Art of the Great Depression showcases the many meanings of art restoration.

Double feature

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum puts film history on display with Two Grits.
Rooster Cogburn said, “Looking back is a bad habit,” but the 50th anniversary of True Grit has inspired a retrospective exhibit.

Body art

Two exhibitions at Mainsite Contemporary Art draw inspiration from the female figure.

Unwavering Wall Street

After 20 years of researching a massacre in Tulsa’s Greenwood District, Randy Krehbiel releases a book focused on the city’s coverage of the incident.
A strange whistle pierced the Tulsa night at 5 a.m.

Oklahoma rocks

The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City artist-in-residence Jennifer Woods creates jewelry inspired by the state’s natural landscape.
Before Jennifer Woods became a jeweler, she was a child in rural Oklahoma, picking rocks and chicken eggs up off the ground.

‘Friendly meetings’

Jane Austen’s Christmas Cracker encourages the audience to step into Austen’s world and celebrate the season with friends.

Halloween Guide: Invisible guests

Locally produced podcast Tales Unveiled uses a fictional frame to share supernatural stories from real Oklahomans.
Dennis Spielman and Jeff Provine play fictional ghost hunters on their podcast Tales Unveiled, but the people who share their ghost stories are (mostly) real.

Global art

An exhibit at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum highlights the similarities of ceramics from all over the world.

Rising comic

Nick Offerman embraces his status as a true comedian on his All Rise tour.
After two national tours, a Netflix special and seven seasons on one of the 21st century’s best-loved sitcoms, Nick Offerman is ready to consider himself a comedian.

Okie fringe

OKC’s latest fringe festival features a variety of theater and film experiences.
Promising a “fresh out of the ground, unrefined” experience, the inaugural Theatre Crude Fringe Festival offers 10 experimental stage shows Sept. 25-Oct. 6 at Capitol View Event Center, 5201 N. Lincoln Blvd., and The Venue at Plenty Mercantile, 807 N. Broadway Ave.


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