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September’s Prime Entertainment Picks



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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Welcome to the Big Show

It doesn’t get much bigger than this – musical entertainment including Beatlemania Live! and the Charlie Daniels Band, the spectacles of Disney on Ice and the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour, tons of special exhibits, vendors and prizewinning creations, a midway crowded with entertainment and inimitable food everywhere … there’s a reason this cavalcade of delights is called The Great State Fair of Oklahoma.

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A Night of Light

When the Oklahoma City Museum of Art saw that it was time for its annual Renaissance Ball, it said, “Let there be ‘A Luminous Evening!’” The 39th annual ball will continue in the event’s tradition of black-tie elegance, featuring cocktails, dinner, dancing to The SoulSations and a special tribute to longtime supporters Tom and Judy Love – it should be positively illuminating.

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Philanthropic Flavor

With football season underway, Big Brothers Big Sisters has caught the gameday spirit – so you’re invited to share in The Big Tailgate, a tasting event featuring local restaurants’ best dishes in a rah-rah atmosphere (that’s likely to become literal during the evening) enlivened by local bands and mascots. Don a jersey and some eye black, and help make life a little better for local kids.

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"My Spring" by Behnaz Sohrabian

Get It Together

Organized by Inclusion in Art, this collection called “Connection” combines works by Nathan Lee, Samia Dempsey, Behnaz Sohrabian and Paul Medina – though they work in different genres and media, their common thread is a desire to prompt emotional response from viewers in an exhibit based on the different ways that art unifies us all.

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Widening the World

That’s basically the mission of the OKC Town Hall Lecture Series: to bring a world of viewpoints to metro residents through the presentations of excellent guest speakers. A new season begins with a visit from former Governor and lifelong state resident George Nigh, who’s slated to recount “Oklahoma History Through My Eyes As I Lived It.”

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On the Road Again

Or maybe that should be called “Hard Times.” The forced journey of the Joad family is an arduous one, with no hope remaining behind in Oklahoma and painful disappointments and disillusionments ahead in California – but humanity shines through in the darkest hours as CityRep and TheatreOCU brave the bitterness of Steinbeck’s seminal “The Grapes of Wrath.”

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Gretchen Peters courtesy Gina Binkley

The Turning of the Seasons

Weather notwithstanding, it’s officially autumn this month, and that means (to mangle a phrase from George R.R. Martin) Winter Wind is coming. The Depot’s biweekly concert series is launching with an appearance from Gretchen Peters, a songwriter of some repute whose strumming skills and warm presence behind a microphone makes her a great performer in her own right.

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A Lifesaving Lap

AIDS is a powerfully destructive force – it can’t be fought alone, and no one should have to try. That’s why the theme for 2014’s AIDS Walk OKC is “Step Together.” All the fun to be had during the RED Run 5K, family festival, puppy parade and communal walk through downtown OKC will help raise awareness and funds, aiding nonprofits that help Oklahomans living with the syndrome.

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Party Central

For people inspired by the concept of area revitalization, this might be the sweetest 16 of all. Northwest 16th Street is the locus of the Plaza District, and the nexus of the neighborhood’s annual creative blowout … and this happens to be the 16th Plaza District Festival, boasting local food trucks, Oklahoma visual and performing artists, arts and crafts, kids’ activities and more exuberance than ever.

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Today Worth Remembering

Celebrity Attractions has a once-in-a-lifetime treat in store for Oklahoma City – with a capital T, and that rhymes with C, and that stands for “Cool.” Shirley Jones herself hosts “The Music Man in Concert,” a 50th anniversary celebration of the tuneful tale in which she played Marion the librarian. Live performance and movie clips combine for an unforgettable evening.

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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
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 »

More information

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
Website »

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