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April 2014

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Evening of Excellence

Harold Hamm and Drs. Mary Anne and Robert McCaffree are honored at the OU College of Medicine Alumni Association’s annual gathering.

Chocolate Decadence

A sweet, smooth, pre-Valentine’s treat awaits guests to the 17th annual celebration boasting jazz, champagne and knockout chocolate delicacies.

Omelette Party

Brightly colored and vividly flavorful, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s egg-themed soiree returns to the Bricktown Events Center.

Bright Spots From Colourmusic and Horse Thief

Bradley Wynn’s “Oklahoma City’s Midtown”

Chocolate Festival

Creative activities for kids and delectable treats for all – the Firehouse Art Center’s annual fundraiser is one sweet deal.

History Center Reception

There’s plenty for guests to explore as the Oklahoma History Center marks the opening of four new exhibits: Power to Grow, Steamboat Heroine, A Sense of Duty and Realizing the Dream.

Red Tie Night

The scarlet shade is in lifesaving fashion at the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund’s 22nd annual gathering of elegance and caring.

Architecture of Dance

The OKC Ballet hosts an urban celebration to benefit its upcoming summer tour of “Pushing Pennies,” complete with a preview of the Robert Mills original.

Show House Gala

Dashing good looks, including a killer view, characterize the Bond-themed party to preview the Symphony Show House – code name: Skyball.

Runs for Fun and Philanthropy

From the massive, and immensely inspiring, OKC Memorial Marathon to more community-centered events like the Redbud Classic, the metro is ready to run. These races help the community, too – shake a leg!

Heart Ball and Patron Party

The OKC chapter of the American Heart Association makes a memorable evening even better by raising nearly $700,000 for cardiac research and advocacy, thanks in part to the patrons honored at a Gaillardia fete.

2014 Best of the City

From appetizers to artists, cultural ambassadors to casinos, the Oklahoma City metro does a lot of things very well indeed … but some things are simply the best. Slice readers (and writers) have spoken, and we’re pleased to bring you 74 of the city’s greatest hits.

The OKC Metro’s Food Truck Frenzy

Sometimes you have to track these local food trucks down on Twitter; sometimes they set up shop right outside your door. Either way, your mouth will thank you for taking it to the streets and exploring the wonders of mobile cuisine. Open wide – these are some of the city’s finest meals on wheels.

TV Memories With Ms. Ida B.

Remembering the way we were with a look back at the pioneering career of TV hostess Ida Blackburn and the celebrity cavalcade of the “Ida B. Show.”

Homemade Tomato Appetizers

For a tangy, tantalizing summertime treat, try this recipe for a homemade Southern Stack featuring fried green tomatoes.

April’s Prime Entertainment Picks

A new soccer team’s first home game, a massive (and free) commingling of creativity, thought-provoking theater – there are all kinds of sources for entertainment and enlightenment in this bustling metro, so if you can’t make it to everything, here’s where to start.

Pictures From The Missing Lake

In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander visits the mostly deserted site of the long-planned Optima Lake, which never made the splash it was intended to.

Kd’s & Wes Welker’s: Game On!

Sampling the highlights at a pair of restaurants named for two of the metro’s biggest sports stars, Kevin Durant and Wes Welker.

Photography From Native Viewpoints

The traveling exhibit “Our People, Our Land, Our Images” brings worldwide indigenous photographers’ looks at their own lands and lives to the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.

Exploring Historic Quebec

With more than 400 years under its belt, the French-influenced Canadian getaway has amassed plenty of charm to offer travelers in addition to its world-class dining and other delights.

Khaled Hosseini’s Literary Voice

The well-traveled author of international bestsellers “The Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns” visits Oklahoma to speak at the Metropolitan Library System’s annual Literary Voices dinner.

Lance McDaniel: The Movie Man

A conversational give and take about family, vehicular zen and the joy of cinema with deadCENTER Film Festival director Lance McDaniel.

A Decorating Boost With Pillow Power

For a fast, easy home facelift, speak softly and carry a big bunch of throw pillows, like these playful pops of color.

Taste of OKC

At once well-aged and perpetually fresh, the fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oklahoma turns 35 in delectable style at the First National Center.
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TV Memories With Ms. Ida B.

Remembering the way we were with a look back at the pioneering career of TV hostess Ida Blackburn and the celebrity cavalcade of the “Ida B. Show.”

Lance McDaniel: The Movie Man

A conversational give and take about family, vehicular zen and the joy of cinema with deadCENTER Film Festival director Lance McDaniel.
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DogFest Walk n' Roll is a family-friendly, dog-friendly walk and festival benefiting Canine Companions for Independence, which is the oldest and largest dog assistance organization in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Earlywine Park
3033 SW 119th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73170
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Sponsor: Canine Companions for Independence
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ROCK OF AGES is a high-energy rock musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. This worldwide hit musical takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos...

Cost: $30-60 (military/child discounts available)

Where:
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
1727 NW 16th St
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
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Sponsor: Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.524.9312
Contact Name: Cynthia Bedford
Website »

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This portrait of early Oklahoma revolves around photography from the decades of shots archived by Land Run settler Henry Wantland.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
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Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

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A slice of American (and Oklahoman) history retakes the spotlight in this exhibition of works created under the New Deal's Federal Art Project.

Where:
OKC Museum of Art
415 Couch
OKC, OK  73102
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Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

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This portrait of early Oklahoma revolves around photography from the decades of shots archived by Land Run settler Henry Wantland.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

Show More...
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This portrait of early Oklahoma revolves around photography from the decades of shots archived by Land Run settler Henry Wantland.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

A slice of American (and Oklahoman) history retakes the spotlight in this exhibition of works created under the New Deal's Federal Art Project.

Where:
OKC Museum of Art
415 Couch
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

ROCK OF AGES is a high-energy rock musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. This worldwide hit musical takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos...

Cost: $30-60 (military/child discounts available)

Where:
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
1727 NW 16th St
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
View map »


Sponsor: Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.524.9312
Contact Name: Cynthia Bedford
Website »

More information

A slice of American (and Oklahoman) history retakes the spotlight in this exhibition of works created under the New Deal's Federal Art Project.

Where:
OKC Museum of Art
415 Couch
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

This portrait of early Oklahoma revolves around photography from the decades of shots archived by Land Run settler Henry Wantland.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

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OKCMOA’s Roof Terrace gives visitors the ultimate downtown experience every Thursday evening from April through October with live local music, the best views of downtown OKC, a relaxing...

Cost: $5

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Telephone: 405.236.3100
Contact Name: Becky Weintz
Website »

More information

ROCK OF AGES is a high-energy rock musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. This worldwide hit musical takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos...

Cost: $30-60 (military/child discounts available)

Where:
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
1727 NW 16th St
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
View map »


Sponsor: Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.524.9312
Contact Name: Cynthia Bedford
Website »

More information

A slice of American (and Oklahoman) history retakes the spotlight in this exhibition of works created under the New Deal's Federal Art Project.

Where:
OKC Museum of Art
415 Couch
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

This portrait of early Oklahoma revolves around photography from the decades of shots archived by Land Run settler Henry Wantland.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

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The Light The Night Walk is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and their funding of research to find blood cancer cures. This event celebrates and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Devon Boathouse
725 S. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73129
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Sponsor: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Telephone: 405.415.7035
Contact Name: Suzanne Chew
Website »

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Tired of the same old Halloween parties?  Come Haunt the River and enjoy the decorated boat, haunted tunes, light snacks and cash bar. This is an adults-only cruise and boards at 7:45...

Cost: $35

Where:
Exchange Landing
1503 Exchange Avenue
SW, over the bridge from Farmer's Market
Oklahoma City, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Website »

More information

ROCK OF AGES is a high-energy rock musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. This worldwide hit musical takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos...

Cost: $30-60 (military/child discounts available)

Where:
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
1727 NW 16th St
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
View map »


Sponsor: Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.524.9312
Contact Name: Cynthia Bedford
Website »

More information

A slice of American (and Oklahoman) history retakes the spotlight in this exhibition of works created under the New Deal's Federal Art Project.

Where:
OKC Museum of Art
415 Couch
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

This portrait of early Oklahoma revolves around photography from the decades of shots archived by Land Run settler Henry Wantland.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

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Kids, wear your costumes and ride the haunted boat. Organizers will have candy, activity books and costume contests. View the ferry schedule online for departure times. Pay regular ferry price...

Cost: Free - $15

Where:
All OK River Cruise Landings
Oklahoma City, OK  73109


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Website »

More information

Saturday cartoons aren’t just for the children anymore. Share the classics with your crew every Saturday on an Oklahoma River Cruise. Kids 6 and under ride free.

Cost: $15 (free for kids 6 and under)

Where:
Exchange Landing
1503 Exchange Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Website »

More information

ROCK OF AGES is a high-energy rock musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. This worldwide hit musical takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos...

Cost: $30-60 (military/child discounts available)

Where:
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
1727 NW 16th St
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
View map »


Sponsor: Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.524.9312
Contact Name: Cynthia Bedford
Website »

More information

ROCK OF AGES is a high-energy rock musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. This worldwide hit musical takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos...

Cost: $30-60 (military/child discounts available)

Where:
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
1727 NW 16th St
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
View map »


Sponsor: Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.524.9312
Contact Name: Cynthia Bedford
Website »

More information

Tired of the same old Halloween parties?  Come Haunt the River and enjoy the decorated boat, haunted tunes, light snacks and cash bar. This is an adults-only cruise and boards at 7:45...

Cost: $35

Where:
Exchange Landing
1503 Exchange Avenue
SW, over the bridge from Farmer's Market
Oklahoma City, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Website »

More information

A slice of American (and Oklahoman) history retakes the spotlight in this exhibition of works created under the New Deal's Federal Art Project.

Where:
OKC Museum of Art
415 Couch
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

This portrait of early Oklahoma revolves around photography from the decades of shots archived by Land Run settler Henry Wantland.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

Show More...
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