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May’s Prime Entertainment Picks



Pytor Tchaikovsky; this is the face of a man thinking about cannons.

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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The Last Hurrah

It’s been a magnificent year for the OKC Philharmonic, with a towering performance slate that included guest artists like the incomparable Yo-Yo Ma, but then a 25th anniversary season only comes around once. Now maestro Levine is closing up shop by shaking some dust out of the rafters, in a Season Finale concert that climaxes with the jubilant cannonade of the 1812 Overture.

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Making the Month Merry

Pick your pleasure: a 5K run or 2K fun run. A gourmet fair food competition. Children’s games and activities. An all-ages concert. An educational garden featuring Oklahoma-grown plants and herbs. A cornucopia of jury-selected visual treasures from more than 100 nationwide artists. If it’s a ton of fun and can be done in the sun, odds are good you’ll find it at the Assistance League of Norman’s May Fair Arts Festival.

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The Rocky Road to Regality

For its last great show of its first season on Automobile Alley, the troupe is eschewing its traditional approach of presenting the classics transposed into unconventional settings by taking the audience all the way back to the bloody fray of Agincourt. Be one of the few (the happy few) to witness Reduxion Theater’s magnificent “Henry V” – long may he reign.

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Profiles in Leadership

A thriving urban center doesn’t happen by accident; it takes vision (and a good deal of hard work) to make metropolitan dreams into reality. The Dean McGee Awards recognize lifetimes in progress of outstanding contributions to downtown OKC – raise a glass to honorees Mick Cornett, Joel Levine, Tom Ward and Steve Lackmeyer; civic champions all.

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Cardiac Color

Heart disease is deadlier than cancer and often kills with no noticeable preliminary symptoms. One of the primary keys to beating it is knowledge. Sharing and spreading that knowledge, and helping to wipe out the disease, brings hundreds of women together to share a healthy meal, educational sessions, silent auction items and more at the Go Red for Women Luncheon.

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Alice Kellogg. "Elwood"

String Theory

Without embroidering the truth: this will be a thoroughly unique, captivating show. The Fiber Artists of Oklahoma have solicited the finest talents statewide in weaving, quilting, crocheting, knitting and other constructive media of fibrous art; master weaver and juror John Garrett will announce the winners to open the 36th annual Fiberworks exhibit. Cash awards await the victorious; woven masterworks are in store for everyone.

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Giving Tree Band

Here Comes the Sun

That big, glorious mass of incandescent gas is back front and center in the sky, which means it’s time for the Performing Arts Studio to fill the Norman air with free music in the Summer Breeze Concert Series. First up: the joyous, slightly bluegrass-tinged rock of The Giving Tree Band, who are just phenomenal live performers.

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Where Creativity Lives

The Historic Paseo Arts District is a vibrant repository of constantly replenished work by dozens of artists throughout the year, so when the time comes to really showcase its creativity, the sky’s the limit. Over 80 visual wonder-workers, two stages jammed with musical acts, all kinds of children’s activities, sweet and savory food options – the Paseo Arts Festival is in many ways a thing of beauty.

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Just Call Him Han, Because He’s Solo

Spoiler alert: Charles Ross is Luke’s father! And also Luke! And Obi-Wan, and Chewie, and Leia, and … heck, he’s even the Millennium Falcon. Strap in as the actor brings you the entirety of the original Star Wars universe in one hour, all by himself, when CityRep blazons the “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy” across the Civic Center stage. Pew pew pew! (Those are blasters.)

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Jim Gaffigan

Great White Snark

In many ways, he’s thoroughly similar to most of us: he worries about raising his kids, he remembers his own Midwestern childhood, he cracks a joke and then questions whether it was funny, he eats things and thinks about eating other things … but Jim Gaffigan spins that humdrum straw into quiet, droll, extremely funny gold – catch his White Bread Tour show and see.

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October’s Prime Entertainment Picks

A massive choral concert, the Garden Tour for Connoisseurs, a theatrical premiere from Lyric and the return of 6 Degrees of Bacon – 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.

12 x 12 Offers 175 Degrees of Art

Although the pieces are small, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s 12 x 12 Art Sale is big fun and a bigger vehicle for creative support.

The Plaza District’s Bigger, Better Block Blowout

Toast the expansion of a homegrown neighborhood in the annual Plaza District Festival.

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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
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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
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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