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It’s A Big, Busy Metro Out There – If You Can’t Make It To Everything, Here’s Where To Start →

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Studies in Scarlet

The expression normally connotes fury, but in this case “Seeing Red” should prompt a whole range of emotions. The Paseo gallery draws on the combined talents of a dozen of its pre-eminent stars – Carl Shortt, Natalie Friedman, Sue Hale, Gayle Curry and more – to provide a spectrum of creative excellence sparked by the use of a single shade.

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Sweet Memories

For over 30 years, Norman’s Chocolate Festival has been circled on the calendar by art lovers and the sweet-toothed alike. Choose as many vendors as there are blank boxes on your ticket and watch them fill your take-home box with amazingly tempting chocolate treats, while free art activities provide extra interest and a reminder that the whole shebang benefits the Firehouse Art Center.

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Power Play

When Copland’s viscerally rousing “Fanfare for the Common Man” is the first piece in a concert rather than the grand finale, it’s a sign of great things to come. The OKC Philharmonic unleashes the dynamo of force named Colin Currie for a positively frenetic performance of Higdon’s Percussion Concerto in the next installment of its Classics series, entitled “Motion and Emotion.”

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THEY!

Insects take the Sam Noble spotlight this month, and there’s no need for a magnifying glass; the subjects are already enlarged in “Bugs Outside the Box,” featuring large-scale sculptures with educational material to accompany its four-foot-long beetles, and “Beautiful Beasts,” a collection of Thomas Shahan’s extreme close-ups of Oklahoma arthropods. Even entomophobes may find themselves fascinated by the level of detail.

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Special, Dark

Sweet? Certainly. But this over-21-only soiree on Automobile Alley isn’t all sunshine and sugar; there’s a tantalizing extra flavor of adventure and luxury amid the live music, daring auction and wine, champagne and gourmet coffees that fuel Chocolate Decadence. Bring a date – or prowl for one there – and enjoy the perennially sold-out show.

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The Royal Treatment

Reduxion Theatre Company excels in restaging the classics, especially Shakespeare, in new settings that augment and explore thematic resonance. For a Valentine treat they’re moving the stubbornness, sudden ardor and silliness of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” to 1953 Spain, when the trendy foibles of debonair royals were the stuff of international news and envious fantasy.

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L’Amour Toujours

Love makes the dancers go ’round in the OKC Ballet’s flashy restaging of “Paris Rouge,” a colorful, romantic comedy of Parisian errors that anchors a triple bill alongside the state premiere of Bournonville’s “Napoli Divertissements” and the cheerful “Pushing Pennies” by OKC Ballet artistic director Robert Mills. Two nights only – experience la vie en rouge.

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Get Back

It’s been far longer than 20 years since the day Sgt. Pepper taught the Beatles to play – but in the hands of this fabulous four, 1967 seems like only yesterday. Outstandingly accurate in look, sound and feel, tribute band The Return is coming to Norman to celebrate the 45th anniversary of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” in exciting, even Beatlemanic, style.

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The Beat Movement

A little exercise is good for the cardiac system, which should encourage you to get out on the dance floor at the OKC Heart Ball; although just by being there you’re helping to improve the health of the community, since the upbeat black-tie gala – themed Wonders of the Heart – raises money for heart and stroke research in Oklahoma.

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Full Disclosure

If you only know Bryan Adams as the musician behind “Summer of ’69,” he has something to show you. The traveling exhibition “Exposed” overflows with intimate portraits of international stars and celebrities, from Lana Del Rey to Queen Elizabeth II – the cream of the collection Adams has photographed over the last dozen years.

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More than 20 speakers in a one-track session designed for the digital marketing professional, marketer, business owner or anyone interested in branding, PR, advertising, social media, SEO, search,...

Cost: $250

Where:
Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd St
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: BigWing
Telephone: 405.475.4185
Contact Name: Janelle Archer
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This year will mark the eighth time the John F. Kennedy Awards have been celebrated, honoring individuals making a significant contribution to Oklahoma, its communities and its people, while paying...

Cost: $300

Where:
Skirvin Hilton Hotel
1 Park Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Santa Fe Family Life Center
Telephone: 405-840-1817
Contact Name: James Timberlake
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More than 20 speakers in a one-track session designed for the digital marketing professional, marketer, business owner or anyone interested in branding, PR, advertising, social media, SEO, search,...

Cost: $250

Where:
Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd St
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: BigWing
Telephone: 405.475.4185
Contact Name: Janelle Archer
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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
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Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
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Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
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Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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A fabulous art auction to raise money to help support Oklahoma A+ Schools at UCO.

Cost: $100

Where:
CHK|Central Boathouse
732 Riversport Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73129
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Sponsor: Oklahoma A+ Schools at UCO
Telephone: 405.974.3791
Contact Name: Heather Bryant
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The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
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Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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Join supporters in communities across the nation for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This family-friendly event raises funds to support the...

Cost: $10 for adults or children six and older

Where:
Stars and Stripes Park
3701 S. Lake Hefner Drive
Oklahoma City , OK  73116
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Telephone: 405.403.7762
Contact Name: Emily Drover
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Let’s end childhood cancer. Together! This September, supporters across the country will unite to participate in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, an exciting, family-friendly...

Cost: $10 for Registration

Where:
Stars and Stripes Park
3701 S Lake Hefner Dr
Oklahoma City, OK  73116
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Sponsor: ALSAC St. Jude Oklahoma City
Telephone: 405.403.7762
Contact Name: Emily Drover
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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
View map »


Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
Website »

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Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

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The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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