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Cathy O’Donnell was different from everyone else. Had she not been, no one would have paid to watch her on the silver screen. And watch moviegoers did – from her first film, 1946’s Academy Award-winning Best Picture “The Best Years of Our Lives,” to her last, 1959’s Best Picture winner “Ben Hur.”

Actor Farley Granger, who co-starred with O’Donnell in two film noir classics, wrote in his memoir that she “was very different from anyone I’d ever met: lovely, shy, wistful and ethereal.” She wasn’t pretty in the Hollywood sense, but she had an enchanting presence, and the fairy-tale life she led began long before Hollywood. To begin with, Cathy wasn’t her real name.

At the 1946 Academy Awards: Olivia de Havilland, Harold Russell, Cathy O’Donnell and Anne BaxterShe was born Ann Steely on July 6, 1923 in Siluria, an Alabama mill village near Birmingham and a far cry from the glamour of Hollywood. Her family moved to Oklahoma City when she was 12, where young Ann attended Harding Junior High School and Classen High School before studying stenography for a year at Hill’s Business. She worked as a secretary for the army induction center but had aspirations of acting, stemming from the days when her father, a school teacher by day, operated the local theater by night – giving the kids ample chances to get lost watching news reels, cartoons, war movies and westerns.

Eventually, the adventurous Ann Steely quit her day job and took acting classes at Oklahoma City University, becoming an occasional feature in student productions. She told her brother Joe she hadn’t liked “office work,” calling it “torture” and dramatically adding she’d have died if she’d had to stay in it much longer.

But acting quickly became something she took very seriously – she soon decided to leave Oklahoma City, and in 1944 went to Los Angeles to meet David O. Selznick in Hollywood. She’d sent a letter and picture to the producer and received a quick reply. When Steely arrived in California, she met with Selznick’s casting director, who promised to arrange an audition. But while she was waiting, she got her big break: whether or not she actually met agent Ben Medford at the lunch counter in Schwab’s drugstore as legend has it, he introduced her to the great star-maker Samuel Goldwyn.

“All the daydreams I had as a little girl are coming true.” - Cathy O’Donnell to Kyle Crichton, 1948

A glamorous Cathy O'Donnell

Despite her Midwestern awkwardness, she impressed Goldwyn enough for him to arrange a screen test. He then signed Steely to a contract, determined to make the would-be starlet into an ingénue. She studied acting, ballet and diction at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and was soon hired to a touring production of “Life With Father.” She begged Goldwyn to arrange her casting in Tennessee Williams’ “You Touched Me” instead and to adopt the new name “Lark”; Goldwyn was reportedly unimpressed by both suggestions, and convinced her to change her first name to Cathy and “Steely” to the Irish surname of “O’Donnell.”

After a stint in “Little Women” and an uncredited film debut as a nightclub extra, “Miss O’Donnell” was cast in 1946’s “The Best Years of Our Lives,” in which she played Wilma Cameron opposite real-life handicapped veteran Harold Russell. She didn’t know it, but the film’s director, William Wyler, had seen and been impressed by her performance in “Life With Father.”

At the 1946 Academy Awards, O’Donnell proudly accepted Fredric March’s Best Actor award for his work in “The Best Years of Our Lives” – the film also garnered awards for Best Director (William Wyler), Best Actress (Olivia de Havilland), Best Supporting Actress (Anne Baxter) and Best Supporting Actor (Harold Russell)... and a radiant O’Donnell was in the midst of it all.

O’Donnell with brother Joe Seely; she began work as a secretary at the army induction center at the time her brother entered the military during WWII.Her followup roles included “They Live By Night” (1948) opposite Farley Granger, and she was slated to appear with him again alongside David Niven and Teresa Wright in “Enchantment” – but she was dropped from the project when she eloped with William Wyler’s older brother Robert.

“My uncle fell in love with Cathy during ‘The Best Years,’” explains niece Catherine Wyler. “He was always crazy about her, but my family was quite surprised when they married because of the age difference. Uncle Robert was a sweet, lovely guy, but he was my father’s ‘less celebrated’ brother. He always served as my father’s confidante. He did re-writes and associate-produced on a lot of scripts for William Wyler films.”

At the time of the new couple’s nuptials, Goldwyn was still smarting from the desertion of William Wyler – who, upon completion of his pre-war contract, left to join with Frank Capra and George Stevens in the independent production company Liberty Films. Wyler had become one of Goldwyn’s “cash cows,” as “The Best Years of Our Lives” grossed $11.3 million – so for Goldwyn, Wyler’s abandonment was both personal and professional. Granger wrote in his memoir, “Goldwyn took this situation personally and said Willy Wyler had put his brother up to marrying Cathy.” Granger later told his “Strangers on a Train” co-star Laura Elliott that O’Donnell had married Wyler to spite Goldwyn, who told O’Donnell “she would never work again.” Certainly all ties between O’Donnell and Goldwyn were permanently severed, but O’Donnell did finally get that interview with Selznick; she promptly signed with him, re-teaming in 1950 with Granger in another film noir classic: “Side Street.”

Over the next decade, O’Donnell appeared in “Detective Story” (primarily, as she said at the time, “because William [Wyler] was producing and directing”), “Roman Holiday,” the cult horror classic “Terror in the Haunted House” and the epic “Ben Hur,” in which she played Charlton Heston’s sister Tirzah.

By the end of the 1950s, O’Donnell was a fashion icon, both on- and off-screen. For more than a decade she had been photographed for, and profiled in, publications such as The American Magazine and Picture Show, Picturegoer, Redbook, The Sunday News, Screenland, Movie Album, Motion Picture and Snappy Shots.

She then appeared on television a few times, making her last episodic appearance on “Bonanza” in 1964, but mainly enjoying the comfortable and ordinary domestic life into which she and Robert had settled. Their comfortably sized California ranch home, designed by famous builder Robert Byrd, was on Wetherly Drive just above the Sunset Strip. Niece Kathy Steely explains, “I also recall visiting Aunt Ann/Cathy’s house in West Hollywood. We always joked that because the landscaping was tiered, she had a two-story back yard.”

O’Donnell first became ill around this time. “She had tell-tale signs of cancer,” says Catherine Wyler, “and hadn’t done anything about it, and by time she got to the doctor, it was too far advanced.”

In looking back to the time of their aunt’s illness, Donnell’s nieces and her nephew reflect on how well they knew their aunt. “Since Aunt Ann/Cathy lived so far away in California, and we were in Oklahoma,” recalls Kathy Steely, who was only 12 at the time of O’Donnell’s passing. “We didn’t see her much, but I was in awe of having a ‘movie star’ aunt!”

“As children growing up, we did feel special having a ‘movie star’ aunt,” concurs David Steely. He adds his aunt must have sensed his musical ability – he had played the guitar since age 11 – because she “once gave me several of her poems as lyrics to any music I might write.”

Shortly thereafter, “She phoned my father,” David Steely recalls, “and said, ‘There’s a new movie being made that calls for several children. Would you consider letting the kids audition?’ and my father said, ‘Absolutely under no circumstances whatsoever would I remotely consider that!’ The movie was ‘The Sound of Music.’”

In Rome for the filming of  “Ben Hur”: Robert Wyler, Cathy O’Donnell, James D. Zellerbach (U.S. ambassador to Rome) and Charlton HestonEven if O’Donnell’s plans had come to fruition, one glitch would have been that her brother-in-law William Wyler dropped out of directing the film. Melanie Wyler says “Cathy O. knew about auditions for ‘The Sound of Music’ because my father was originally slated to direct that film. But he pulled out of the project because, given his background and Jewish heritage, he couldn’t, in his words, ‘make a movie about singing Nazis.’”

Cathy O’Donnell finally died from complications due to cancer at the age of 46, on her 22nd wedding anniversary. Throughout her lengthy illness, she drew strength from her faith, having converted to Catholicism after coming to Hollywood. Catherine Wyler remembers, “Cathy O. became Catholic after her marriage to my uncle, and I recall my because my parents jokingly saying a Catholic convert’s more ‘Catholic’ than the Pope. She was very devout, though my uncle and father were secular Jews. Catholicism gave Cathy O. more romance and drama.”

Even with all the credits to her name, O’Donnell didn’t consider herself a huge success. Catherine Wyler remembers that “She wasn’t very satisfied with her career because there were a lot of ‘B’ movies.” Nonetheless, of Donnell’s 17 films, all in starring/featured roles, seven are classic film-noir/quasi-noir, making her a major contributor to that genre.

“I remember Cathy O. as a very lovely, quiet, sweet person,” remembers Sheldon. Catherine Wyler concurs, adding, “But, she wasn’t practical; she liked to live in a dream world, and she always thought of herself as a young woman.”

Funeral services for O’Donnell were held in Forest Lawn on April 11, 1970. Her obituary described her as “a resident of Oklahoma City during the early 1940s” and “the wife of a motion picture executive.”

Ann Steely’s journey from Oklahoma City to Hollywood had been a long one, and was the stuff of which dreams are made.

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Telephone: 405.443.5819
Contact Name: Mystee Yannarella
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Tis the season for kicking back with a movie - swing by the gardens for some great food trucks and a free flick: Three Amigos Jul 6, Minions Jul 13, Hook Jul 20 and Spider-Man Jul 27.

Where:
Myriad Gardens
301 W Reno
OKC, OK  73102
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Telephone: 445.7080
Website »

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The community art space in the Paseo welcomes a solo show from fiber artist and nature enthusiast Leigh Martin.

Where:
The Project Box
3003 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 609.3969
Website »

More information

They don't just teach, these instructors in OU's award-winning program have generated arresting works in sculpture, photography, printmaking and other media for guests to view and evaluate.

Where:
Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art
555 Elm
Norman, OK  73019
View map »


Telephone: 405.325.3272
Website »

More information

This prestigious, powerhouse collection of carefully juried works typifies the finest in Western art; landscapes, portraits, sculpture and more.

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


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

The FAI hosts a collection of beauty produced by local artist Jason Wilson.

Where:
Fine Arts Institute of Edmond
27 E Edwards
Edmond, OK  73034
View map »


Telephone: 340.4481
Website »

More information

A juried exhibition of printmaking excellence in multiple styles and a panoply of themes, drawn from work submitted by artists in the Paseo and the community.

Where:
Paseo Arts District
3022 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 525.2688
Website »

More information

The junior thespians of Oklahoma Children's Theatre follow the adventures of a cheerful, determined orphan with curly red hair as she seeks a new and better life.

Where:
Oklahoma Children's Theatre
2501 N Blackwelder
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 951.0011
Website »

More information

How big is a big snake - 2, 5, 10 feet? Think 48 feet long, bigger than a school bus, and then get ready to meet it in this traveling Smithsonian exhibition of a massive creature from prehistoric...

Where:
Sam Noble Museum
2401 Chautauqua
Norman, OK  73072
View map »


Telephone: 325.4712
Website »

More information

In celebration of the many extraordinary acquisitions that have made the Oklahoma City Museum of Art the premiere collecting institution in central Oklahoma, this exhibition tells the story of the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: OKCMOA
Telephone: 405-236-3100
Website »

More information

Experts from across the state weave a completely engrossing exhibition of fiber-based art in a juried competition judged by the renowned Kay Khan.

Where:
IAO Gallery
706 W Sheridan
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 232.6060
Website »

More information

Poole was a true master of his craft, a fourth-generation Oklahoman who often shifted between styles to push himself and continue exploring the realms of artistic creativity.

Where:
Oklahoma Hall of Fame Museum
1200 Classen
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 405.235.4458
Website »

More information

Time keeps movin' on - sunrise, sunset, you might say - but you should invest a few moments of it in enjoying Lyric's adaptation of this beloved musical about tradition, family and the...

Where:
OKC Civic Center
201 N Walker
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 524.9312
Website »

More information

A collection of vibrant, vivid works inviting examination and interpretation, brought into being by local artist AK Westerman.

Where:
Graphite Elements
1751 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 919.0578
Website »

More information

Vitality suffuses the canvases of local artist Mitsuno Reedy in this engaging show.

Where:
Santa Fe Depot
200 S Jones
Norman, OK  73069
View map »


Telephone: 405.307.9320
Website »

More information

The University of Oklahoma celebrates its 125th anniversary with a trove of treasures from the history of science; artifacts, informational exhibits and much more about the legendary astronomer and...

Where:
Across the OU Campus
401 W Brooks St
Norman, OK  73019
View map »


Telephone: 405.325.4142
Website »

More information

New pieces from California-born artist Stephen St. Claire, whose style of painting in oil on metal leaf and sealing the result with resin is called dialuminism.

Where:
Kasum Contemporary Fine Art
1706 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
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Telephone: 604.6602
Website »

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Come watch some of the best high school athletes in Oklahoma as they compete for the state title in baseball, volleyball, basketball and more. Check the website for game times, locations, and...

Cost: $5

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74171
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Coaches Association
Website »

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Enjoy summer activities with camps for young artists ages 5-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-16. Camps include: Art Under Construction, Mini Makers, Intro to Creative Robotics, Life-Size Installation...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
3000 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
View map »


Telephone: 405-951-0000
Website »

More information

Step into another world where Summer Wheat explores an extensive portrayal of what she imagines to be behind the wall in Vermeer’s historical painting, The Milk Maid. Wheat will create an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
3000 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
View map »


Telephone: 405.951.0000
Website »

More information

Mattress Firm stores in OKC are hosting a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ donation drives. School supplies and monetary contributions will be accepted to help...

Where:
Mattress Firm
1710 Belle Isle Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
View map »


Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Website »

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This exhibit is a dialog beginning with a poet’s voice and an artist’s remix and response. You are invited to this collaborative exhibition in hopes you will discover something hidden.

Cost: Free

Where:
[Artspace] at Untitled
1 NE 3rd St
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
View map »


Sponsor: [Artspace] at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Contact Name: Rebecca Bloodworth
Website »

More information

This special exhibit features the work of Kelli Brown, photographer and ranch owner, of the R.A. Brown Ranch in Throckmorton, TX. It is on display June 1 - Aug. 12, 2016, at the Chisholm Trail...

Cost: $6 adults; $5 senior citizens

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580-252-6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

Visitors to the exhibition will experience the full scope of Matisse’s extraordinary career through nearly fifty of his paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints, dating from the late...

Cost: Regular museum admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Telephone: 405-236-3100
Contact Name: Becky Weintz
Website »

More information

Artists: Apply to be part of our first installment of Guerrilla Art Park - an outdoor sculpture exhibition near our Showroom on the site of our future arts campus. We are accepting submissions now...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary's Showroom
1146 N. Broadway Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Telephone: 405-604-0042
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

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In celebration of Bastille Day, the French national holiday, and the Museum's new exhibit, “Matisse in His Time: Masterworks of Modernism from the Centre Pompidou, Paris,” OKCMOA is...

Cost: $9 per movie, $5 for members, $7 for Seniors or college students with IDs

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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The Roof Terrace bar and live music season is back with a jammin’ music lineup. Check out the lineup of musical performers for this season on the website!

Cost: $5

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, AL  73102
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Telephone: 405-236-3100
Contact Name: Becky Weintz
Website »

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Various free concerts throughout the summer - every Thursday night will feature a different band and type of music. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Tasty...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chisholm Trail Park
500 W. Vandament
Yukon, OK  73099
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Sponsor: City of Yukon Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 405.350.8937
Contact Name: Jason Beal
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Bleep Bloop blends genres into a low frequency style with aggressive and off-the-wall sounds. This artistic concert event can't be missed.

Cost: $10

Where:
Kamps 1310 Lounge
1310 NW 25th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
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Sponsor: Dance Robots, Dance!
Telephone: 405.443.5819
Contact Name: Mystee Yannarella
Website »

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The University of Oklahoma celebrates its 125th anniversary with a trove of treasures from the history of science; artifacts, informational exhibits and much more about the legendary astronomer and...

Where:
Across the OU Campus
401 W Brooks St
Norman, OK  73019
View map »


Telephone: 405.325.4142
Website »

More information

This prestigious, powerhouse collection of carefully juried works typifies the finest in Western art; landscapes, portraits, sculpture and more.

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


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

A juried exhibition of printmaking excellence in multiple styles and a panoply of themes, drawn from work submitted by artists in the Paseo and the community.

Where:
Paseo Arts District
3022 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 525.2688
Website »

More information

Vitality suffuses the canvases of local artist Mitsuno Reedy in this engaging show.

Where:
Santa Fe Depot
200 S Jones
Norman, OK  73069
View map »


Telephone: 405.307.9320
Website »

More information

The community art space in the Paseo welcomes a solo show from fiber artist and nature enthusiast Leigh Martin.

Where:
The Project Box
3003 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 609.3969
Website »

More information

The award-winning fiddler and Oklahoma cultural ambassador is embarking on a quick 405 Thank You Tour to share his gratitude with the metro and the state via performances in Miami and Ponca City in...

Where:
Throughout the metro
, OK


Telephone: 808.8804
Website »

More information

The visually engaging Paseo gallery hosts a collection of pieces old and new by its varied artists in residence.

Where:
In Your Eye Gallery
3005 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 525.2161
Website »

More information

Edmond's Upstage Theatre searches for true love amid the rigors of a rock and roll lifestyle - enjoy an enchanting outdoor experience, and have a good trip!

Where:
Mitch Park Amphitheater
1501 W Covell
Edmond, OK  73003
View map »


Telephone: 285.5803
Website »

More information

A free showcase of local music for families to enjoy: Souled Out.

Where:
Hafer Park
1034 S Bryant
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 341.4344
Website »

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Magic? Maybe a little. But mostly this Poteet Theater show shares the marvelous side effects of embracing life's various joys, especially music.

Where:
St. Luke's Poteet Theater
222 NW 15th
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 609.1023
Website »

More information

Time keeps movin' on - sunrise, sunset, you might say - but you should invest a few moments of it in enjoying Lyric's adaptation of this beloved musical about tradition, family and the...

Where:
OKC Civic Center
201 N Walker
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 524.9312
Website »

More information

Free lunchtime serenades to sonically spice up your Thursdays: 3 Amigos Jul 7, Simoleons Jul 14, Shade of Blue Jul 21 and the Panhandlers Jul 28.

Where:
Downtown Library
300 Park Ave
OKC, OK  73102
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Telephone: 231.8650
Website »

More information

A collection of vibrant, vivid works inviting examination and interpretation, brought into being by local artist AK Westerman.

Where:
Graphite Elements
1751 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 919.0578
Website »

More information

New pieces from California-born artist Stephen St. Claire, whose style of painting in oil on metal leaf and sealing the result with resin is called dialuminism.

Where:
Kasum Contemporary Fine Art
1706 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 604.6602
Website »

More information

The Sooner Theatre's performers come together to give audiences a little Sondheim for their summertime.

Where:
Sooner Theatre
101 E Main
Norman, OK  73069
View map »


Telephone: 321.9600
Website »

More information

In celebration of the many extraordinary acquisitions that have made the Oklahoma City Museum of Art the premiere collecting institution in central Oklahoma, this exhibition tells the story of the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: OKCMOA
Telephone: 405-236-3100
Website »

More information

The FAI hosts a collection of beauty produced by local artist Jason Wilson.

Where:
Fine Arts Institute of Edmond
27 E Edwards
Edmond, OK  73034
View map »


Telephone: 340.4481
Website »

More information

California - that's the name of the newest album by these feisty pop punk purveyors - comes to OKC in a show with plenty of verve.

Where:
Chesapeake Arena
100 W Reno
OKC, OK  73102
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Telephone: 800.745.3000
Website »

More information

The junior thespians of Oklahoma Children's Theatre follow the adventures of a cheerful, determined orphan with curly red hair as she seeks a new and better life.

Where:
Oklahoma Children's Theatre
2501 N Blackwelder
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 951.0011
Website »

More information

Self-billed as the best listening room in Oklahoma, it certainly has some of the best music, including Washitas - check online for updates.

Where:
The Blue Door
2805 N McKinley
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 524.0738
Website »

More information

They don't just teach, these instructors in OU's award-winning program have generated arresting works in sculpture, photography, printmaking and other media for guests to view and evaluate.

Where:
Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art
555 Elm
Norman, OK  73019
View map »


Telephone: 405.325.3272
Website »

More information

How big is a big snake - 2, 5, 10 feet? Think 48 feet long, bigger than a school bus, and then get ready to meet it in this traveling Smithsonian exhibition of a massive creature from prehistoric...

Where:
Sam Noble Museum
2401 Chautauqua
Norman, OK  73072
View map »


Telephone: 325.4712
Website »

More information

Poole was a true master of his craft, a fourth-generation Oklahoman who often shifted between styles to push himself and continue exploring the realms of artistic creativity.

Where:
Oklahoma Hall of Fame Museum
1200 Classen
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 405.235.4458
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Step into another world where Summer Wheat explores an extensive portrayal of what she imagines to be behind the wall in Vermeer’s historical painting, The Milk Maid. Wheat will create an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
3000 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
View map »


Telephone: 405.951.0000
Website »

More information

Enjoy summer activities with camps for young artists ages 5-6, 7-9, 10-12, and 13-16. Camps include: Art Under Construction, Mini Makers, Intro to Creative Robotics, Life-Size Installation...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
3000 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
View map »


Telephone: 405-951-0000
Website »

More information

Mattress Firm stores in OKC are hosting a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ donation drives. School supplies and monetary contributions will be accepted to help...

Where:
Mattress Firm
1710 Belle Isle Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
View map »


Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
Website »

More information

Visitors to the exhibition will experience the full scope of Matisse’s extraordinary career through nearly fifty of his paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints, dating from the late...

Cost: Regular museum admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Telephone: 405-236-3100
Contact Name: Becky Weintz
Website »

More information

This special exhibit features the work of Kelli Brown, photographer and ranch owner, of the R.A. Brown Ranch in Throckmorton, TX. It is on display June 1 - Aug. 12, 2016, at the Chisholm Trail...

Cost: $6 adults; $5 senior citizens

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580-252-6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

This exhibit is a dialog beginning with a poet’s voice and an artist’s remix and response. You are invited to this collaborative exhibition in hopes you will discover something hidden.

Cost: Free

Where:
[Artspace] at Untitled
1 NE 3rd St
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
View map »


Sponsor: [Artspace] at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Contact Name: Rebecca Bloodworth
Website »

More information

Artists: Apply to be part of our first installment of Guerrilla Art Park - an outdoor sculpture exhibition near our Showroom on the site of our future arts campus. We are accepting submissions now...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary's Showroom
1146 N. Broadway Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Telephone: 405-604-0042
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

More information

January 15 – February 22 of 2016 were the worst 39 days of my life.  The images represent a moment in time, where I transcend the time I want to put behind me. 39 days of meditation,...

Cost: Free

Where:
1219 Creative
1219 N Classen Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
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Sponsor: Revolve Productions
Telephone: 405-810-6977
Contact Name: Tobi Coleman
Website »

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Cost: n/a

Where:
UCO Jazz Lab
100 E 5th St
Edmond, OK  73034
View map »


Telephone: 405-974-3375
Contact Name: Mackenzie Carpenter

More information

Poole was a true master of his craft, a fourth-generation Oklahoman who often shifted between styles to push himself and continue exploring the realms of artistic creativity.

Where:
Oklahoma Hall of Fame Museum
1200 Classen
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 405.235.4458
Website »

More information

Metro, meet Opolis - you'll make beautiful music together, including Wye Oak. Check online for updates.

Where:
The Opolis
113 N Crawford
Norman, OK  73069
View map »


Website »

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The casino is hopping this month, featuring special guests like country star Jamey Johnson.

Where:
Riverwind Casino
1544 W Hwy 9
Norman, OK  73072
View map »


Telephone: 322.6464
Website »

More information

New pieces from California-born artist Stephen St. Claire, whose style of painting in oil on metal leaf and sealing the result with resin is called dialuminism.

Where:
Kasum Contemporary Fine Art
1706 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 604.6602
Website »

More information

A collection of vibrant, vivid works inviting examination and interpretation, brought into being by local artist AK Westerman.

Where:
Graphite Elements
1751 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 919.0578
Website »

More information

Edmond's Upstage Theatre searches for true love amid the rigors of a rock and roll lifestyle - enjoy an enchanting outdoor experience, and have a good trip!

Where:
Mitch Park Amphitheater
1501 W Covell
Edmond, OK  73003
View map »


Telephone: 285.5803
Website »

More information

The Sooner Theatre's performers come together to give audiences a little Sondheim for their summertime.

Where:
Sooner Theatre
101 E Main
Norman, OK  73069
View map »


Telephone: 321.9600
Website »

More information

This prestigious, powerhouse collection of carefully juried works typifies the finest in Western art; landscapes, portraits, sculpture and more.

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


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Website »

More information

They don't just teach, these instructors in OU's award-winning program have generated arresting works in sculpture, photography, printmaking and other media for guests to view and evaluate.

Where:
Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art
555 Elm
Norman, OK  73019
View map »


Telephone: 405.325.3272
Website »

More information

Vitality suffuses the canvases of local artist Mitsuno Reedy in this engaging show.

Where:
Santa Fe Depot
200 S Jones
Norman, OK  73069
View map »


Telephone: 405.307.9320
Website »

More information

Self-billed as the best listening room in Oklahoma, it certainly has some of the best music, including Dana Cooper - check online for updates.

Where:
The Blue Door
2805 N McKinley
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 524.0738
Website »

More information

Movies plus the great outdoors equals a delightful evening for families - catch face painting, concessions and a screening of Zootopia.

Where:
Andrews Park
528 N Park
Norman, OK  73069
View map »


Telephone: 366.5472

More information

Experts from across the state weave a completely engrossing exhibition of fiber-based art in a juried competition judged by the renowned Kay Khan.

Where:
IAO Gallery
706 W Sheridan
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 232.6060
Website »

More information

The junior thespians of Oklahoma Children's Theatre follow the adventures of a cheerful, determined orphan with curly red hair as she seeks a new and better life.

Where:
Oklahoma Children's Theatre
2501 N Blackwelder
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 951.0011
Website »

More information

The FAI hosts a collection of beauty produced by local artist Jason Wilson.

Where:
Fine Arts Institute of Edmond
27 E Edwards
Edmond, OK  73034
View map »


Telephone: 340.4481
Website »

More information

The community art space in the Paseo welcomes a solo show from fiber artist and nature enthusiast Leigh Martin.

Where:
The Project Box
3003 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 609.3969
Website »

More information

A juried exhibition of printmaking excellence in multiple styles and a panoply of themes, drawn from work submitted by artists in the Paseo and the community.

Where:
Paseo Arts District
3022 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 525.2688
Website »

More information

In celebration of the many extraordinary acquisitions that have made the Oklahoma City Museum of Art the premiere collecting institution in central Oklahoma, this exhibition tells the story of the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: OKCMOA
Telephone: 405-236-3100
Website »

More information

How big is a big snake - 2, 5, 10 feet? Think 48 feet long, bigger than a school bus, and then get ready to meet it in this traveling Smithsonian exhibition of a massive creature from prehistoric...

Where:
Sam Noble Museum
2401 Chautauqua
Norman, OK  73072
View map »


Telephone: 325.4712
Website »

More information

Magic? Maybe a little. But mostly this Poteet Theater show shares the marvelous side effects of embracing life's various joys, especially music.

Where:
St. Luke's Poteet Theater
222 NW 15th
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 609.1023
Website »

More information

Time keeps movin' on - sunrise, sunset, you might say - but you should invest a few moments of it in enjoying Lyric's adaptation of this beloved musical about tradition, family and the...

Where:
OKC Civic Center
201 N Walker
OKC, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 524.9312
Website »

More information

The University of Oklahoma celebrates its 125th anniversary with a trove of treasures from the history of science; artifacts, informational exhibits and much more about the legendary astronomer and...

Where:
Across the OU Campus
401 W Brooks St
Norman, OK  73019
View map »


Telephone: 405.325.4142
Website »

More information

The visually engaging Paseo gallery hosts a collection of pieces old and new by its varied artists in residence.

Where:
In Your Eye Gallery
3005 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
View map »


Telephone: 525.2161
Website »

More information

A fleet of food trucks to tempt every palate is just the beginning in this monthly festival that also boasts fun music and lots of shopping.

Where:
NW 8th and Harvey
OKC, OK  73106
View map »


Telephone: 519.8001

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Step into another world where Summer Wheat explores an extensive portrayal of what she imagines to be behind the wall in Vermeer’s historical painting, The Milk Maid. Wheat will create an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
3000 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
View map »


Telephone: 405.951.0000
Website »

More information

This special exhibit features the work of Kelli Brown, photographer and ranch owner, of the R.A. Brown Ranch in Throckmorton, TX. It is on display June 1 - Aug. 12, 2016, at the Chisholm Trail...

Cost: $6 adults; $5 senior citizens

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580-252-6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

Discover Oklahoma and the people who have made our state great during See You Saturdays at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame this summer! Each Saturday, the Museum will highlight different regions of...

Cost: $1

Where:
Oklahoma Hall of Fame at the Gaylord-Pickens Museu
1400 Classen Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73112
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Hall of Fame
Telephone: 405.235.4458
Contact Name: Marissa Raglin
Website »

More information

Mattress Firm stores in OKC are hosting a school supply drive, the third of Mattress Firm Foster Kids’ donation drives. School supplies and monetary contributions will be accepted to help...

Where:
Mattress Firm
1710 Belle Isle Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
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Sponsor: Mattress Firm Foster Kids
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This exhibit is a dialog beginning with a poet’s voice and an artist’s remix and response. You are invited to this collaborative exhibition in hopes you will discover something hidden.

Cost: Free

Where:
[Artspace] at Untitled
1 NE 3rd St
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Sponsor: [Artspace] at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Contact Name: Rebecca Bloodworth
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Visitors to the exhibition will experience the full scope of Matisse’s extraordinary career through nearly fifty of his paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints, dating from the late...

Cost: Regular museum admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Telephone: 405-236-3100
Contact Name: Becky Weintz
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Let’s learn from the master of color and expression—French painter Henri Matisse—to paint loose expressive paintings of interiors with loads of color. This is a fun, low-pressure,...

Cost: $225

Where:
Paseo School of Art
3110 N. Walker
Oklahoma City, OK  73118
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Sponsor: Paseo School of Art
Telephone: 405-205-8990
Contact Name: Gayle Curry
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Artists: Apply to be part of our first installment of Guerrilla Art Park - an outdoor sculpture exhibition near our Showroom on the site of our future arts campus. We are accepting submissions now...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oklahoma Contemporary's Showroom
1146 N. Broadway Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center
Telephone: 405-604-0042
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
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Cost: Free

Where:
Mitchell Hall Theatre
100 N University Dr
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 405-974-3375

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Cost: $15

Where:
UCO Jazz Lab
100 E 5th St
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 405-974-3375
Contact Name: Mackenzie Carpenter

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Edmond's Upstage Theatre searches for true love amid the rigors of a rock and roll lifestyle - enjoy an enchanting outdoor experience, and have a good trip!

Where:
Mitch Park Amphitheater
1501 W Covell
Edmond, OK  73003
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Telephone: 285.5803
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A collection of vibrant, vivid works inviting examination and interpretation, brought into being by local artist AK Westerman.

Where:
Graphite Elements
1751 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
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Telephone: 919.0578
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Often a mainstay for music, Riverwind is turning its spotlight on comedy this month, thanks to an appearance from Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally.

Where:
Riverwind Casino
1544 W Hwy 9
Norman, OK  73072
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Telephone: 322.6464
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The amusement park offers a bit of extra incentive to visit with performances from Sabrina Carpenter Jul 2, Kansas Jul 9, Night Ranger Jul 16, Kellie Pickler Jul 23 and American Authors Jul 30.

Where:
Frontier City
11501 N I-35
OKC, OK  73131
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Telephone: 478.2140
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New pieces from California-born artist Stephen St. Claire, whose style of painting in oil on metal leaf and sealing the result with resin is called dialuminism.

Where:
Kasum Contemporary Fine Art
1706 NW 16th
OKC, OK  73106
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Telephone: 604.6602
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They don't just teach, these instructors in OU's award-winning program have generated arresting works in sculpture, photography, printmaking and other media for guests to view and evaluate.

Where:
Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art
555 Elm
Norman, OK  73019
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Telephone: 405.325.3272
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Experts from across the state weave a completely engrossing exhibition of fiber-based art in a juried competition judged by the renowned Kay Khan.

Where:
IAO Gallery
706 W Sheridan
OKC, OK  73102
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Telephone: 232.6060
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Shop local with the encouragement of big savings during this huge collective sales event.

Where:
Downtown Edmond
32 N Broadway
Edmond, OK  73034
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Telephone: 249.9391
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A juried exhibition of printmaking excellence in multiple styles and a panoply of themes, drawn from work submitted by artists in the Paseo and the community.

Where:
Paseo Arts District
3022 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
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Telephone: 525.2688
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Why come to this outdoor event? Well, if you have human blood in your veins, the phrase world's longest slip and slide should pique some interest, Food, live music and a big, big block party await.

Where:
Midtown OKC
911 N Shartel
OKC, OK  73102
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Poole was a true master of his craft, a fourth-generation Oklahoman who often shifted between styles to push himself and continue exploring the realms of artistic creativity.

Where:
Oklahoma Hall of Fame Museum
1200 Classen
OKC, OK  73103
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Telephone: 405.235.4458
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In celebration of the many extraordinary acquisitions that have made the Oklahoma City Museum of Art the premiere collecting institution in central Oklahoma, this exhibition tells the story of the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: OKCMOA
Telephone: 405-236-3100
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The University of Oklahoma celebrates its 125th anniversary with a trove of treasures from the history of science; artifacts, informational exhibits and much more about the legendary astronomer and...

Where:
Across the OU Campus
401 W Brooks St
Norman, OK  73019
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Telephone: 405.325.4142
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The visually engaging Paseo gallery hosts a collection of pieces old and new by its varied artists in residence.

Where:
In Your Eye Gallery
3005 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
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Telephone: 525.2161
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This prestigious, powerhouse collection of carefully juried works typifies the finest in Western art; landscapes, portraits, sculpture and more.

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
OKC, OK  73111
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Telephone: 405.478.2250
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How big is a big snake - 2, 5, 10 feet? Think 48 feet long, bigger than a school bus, and then get ready to meet it in this traveling Smithsonian exhibition of a massive creature from prehistoric...

Where:
Sam Noble Museum
2401 Chautauqua
Norman, OK  73072
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Telephone: 325.4712
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Magic? Maybe a little. But mostly this Poteet Theater show shares the marvelous side effects of embracing life's various joys, especially music.

Where:
St. Luke's Poteet Theater
222 NW 15th
OKC, OK  73103
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Telephone: 609.1023
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The Sooner Theatre's performers come together to give audiences a little Sondheim for their summertime.

Where:
Sooner Theatre
101 E Main
Norman, OK  73069
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Telephone: 321.9600
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The junior thespians of Oklahoma Children's Theatre follow the adventures of a cheerful, determined orphan with curly red hair as she seeks a new and better life.

Where:
Oklahoma Children's Theatre
2501 N Blackwelder
OKC, OK  73106
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Telephone: 951.0011
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The community art space in the Paseo welcomes a solo show from fiber artist and nature enthusiast Leigh Martin.

Where:
The Project Box
3003 Paseo
OKC, OK  73103
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Telephone: 609.3969
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Self-billed as the best listening room in Oklahoma, it certainly has some of the best music, including Terri Hendrix - check online for updates.

Where:
The Blue Door
2805 N McKinley
OKC, OK  73106
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Telephone: 524.0738
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Time keeps movin' on - sunrise, sunset, you might say - but you should invest a few moments of it in enjoying Lyric's adaptation of this beloved musical about tradition, family and the...

Where:
OKC Civic Center
201 N Walker
OKC, OK  73102
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Telephone: 524.9312
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