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 Beau Appetit

Ambience is a crucial component of the dining experience – orchids or tealights on the table don’t make the food taste any different than a handful of broken crayons or a singing plastic fish would, but each of our senses can affect our enjoyment of the others. In a beautiful setting, a good meal just seems better. In a setting as beautiful as the OKC Museum of Art, brunch seems like the best in the state.

That’s the verdict from Open Table, an online restaurant reservation service that polled its users about their favorite eateries; compiled from over five million reviews of more than 12,000 restaurants nationwide, its list of 100 Best Restaurants for Brunch 2012 includes exactly one Oklahoma establishment: the Museum Cafe.

Admittedly, that’s not a scientific proof – not every restaurant uses Open Table, and not everyone who enjoys a meal takes the time to register their approval. Still, achieving such a high level of popularity among its patrons is an accomplishment in and of itself, and if you have any questions about the excellence of the experience, the Museum Cafe staff would be very happy to show off its metropolitan atmosphere, exceptional service and superb cuisine on the Sunday of your choice. Reservations are recommended; call 235.6262 or visit okcmoa.com/eat… or use opentable.com. And don’t expect to find any crayons.

 


 

The Wheel Deal

Paris has Vélib’, London has Barclay’s Cycle Hire, Shanghai has Forever Bicycle, Rio de Janeiro has Bikerio… and now Oklahoma City has Spokies. Urban centers around the world have incorporated bicycle sharing systems as an alternative to motorized public transportation or private vehicles, providing users with short-distance transportation that’s environmentally friendly and personally healthy without the demands of buying, storing and maintaining their own bikes. And with the ongoing revitalization and repopulation of downtown OKC (consider the impending Core to Shore park along the Oklahoma River), the City of Oklahoma City’s Office of Sustainability and Downtown OKC, Inc. decided this was the perfect time to introduce the progressive concept.

Bikes can be checked out and returned seven days a week at automated kiosks as part of yearly, monthly or daily memberships; the program was introduced in May with six locations providing docking spaces for 97 bicycles. Some initial problems with the Spokies software led to incidents of vandalism and theft, prompting a temporary shutdown for retooling – this is why we can’t have nice things, people! – but the system has had its tune-up and the program is back in the saddle. For kiosk locations, pricing structure and more information, visit spokiesokc.com.

 


 

Steaking a Claim

Mankind domesticated cattle around 8000 B.C., which means we as a species have been enjoying delicious beef for a solid 10,000 years. You’d think that in that time we would have learned everything there is to know about eating cow parts, wouldn’t you?

Surprise!

“Meat specialist” Tony Mata, with help from Chicago chef Rick Gresh and Jake Nelson of OSU’s Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Processing Center, has found a cut of meat that’s reputedly every bit as tender and flavorful as current fine dining favorites while coming from part of the cow that’s generally rendered into hamburger. Whereabouts? They can’t say – or, rather, won’t – because they’re in the process of trying to patent the specific knife strokes used to produce their beefy brainchild: the Vegas Strip Steak®. Unveiled in April, it’s already available from a handful of distributors and on the menu at restaurants in Chicago and Boise; if you’re salivating with interest, read more at vegasstripsteak.com.

 


 

Excellence in Bloom

The satisfaction of a lengthy, arduous job brought successfully to its conclusion, of seeing a cherished vision made reality after years of effort and hope, is its own reward. Also rewarding: having your efforts recognized as exceptional. The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department and Oklahoma Travel Industry Association have presented the 2012 RedBud Award for Outstanding New Attraction in Oklahoma to the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur. The honor caps off an amazing beginning for the 109-acre campus housing a traditional tribal village, educational cultural exhibits, carefully tended gardens, a 350-seat theatre and outdoor amphitheatre, native art and more – over 100,000 visitors since its opening have experienced the results of its devotion to sharing in and celebrating the Chickasaw culture, a triumphant milestone that’s all the sweeter thanks to this new cause for celebration.

 


 

What I Read on My Summer Staycation, by Steve Gill

It’s a vast, varied, beautiful world out there, full of sights to see and wonders to behold… but it’s also full of books I haven’t read yet, and a bunch of those are already at my house, just waiting to be carried out to the hammock on balmy afternoons. I might not make it through all of them, but these are the written worlds on my travel agenda for summer 2012. See anything you like?

Patrick O’Brian
The Commodore through 21

The continuing story of the seafaring adventures shared by Royal Navy officer “Lucky” Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, a physician, naturalist and clandestine intelligence agent. (You might remember the 2003 movie “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World,” starring Russell Crowe and Paul Bettany – those are the chaps in question.)

These are the last four novels in the series and the fragment of another left unfinished at O’Brian’s death, but it’s not as massive an undertaking as it sounds; they’re immensely enjoyable, breezy reads with propulsive action sequences and surprisingly funny, if dry, dialogue between characters I quickly came to treasure. I’m 16 books in and I’ll genuinely be sorry to reach the end and bid them a final farewell.

Michael Lewis
Moneyball

A chronicle of GM Billy Beane’s attempt to make the underfunded Oakland A’s successful by concentrating on players’ statistical performances instead of the experienced opinions of scouts and coaches.

My wife read the book after we both saw the movie, and preferred the book because it delves way more deeply into the stats and the mathematics involved. I’m not as fond of baseball as she is, nor of math, but the film – which I enjoyed – was at its best when dealing with those subjects rather than Beane’s personal life, and while I might quietly skip any formulae I come across, it’s a relief to know the book is unlikely to contain a heartwarmingly supportive teenage girl who sings the same cloyingly awful pop song like three times in two hours for NO REASON AT ALL.

Anthony Shadid
House of Stone

A weary, brutalized journalist rebuilds his great-grandfather’s estate in southern Lebanon in what the dust jacket calls “an unforgettable meditation on war, exile, rebirth and the universal longing for home”… so you can tell right away it’s going to be a laugh riot.

It will probably be the heaviest thing I attempt this summer in terms of tone and subject matter, but Shadid has impressive credentials (universally respected journalist, two Pulitzer Prizes, OKC native) and I have an ongoing fascination with the idea – I think the Spanish word is querencia – of developing a spiritual connection to a specific place that goes beyond shelter or familiarity; it’s your haven and refreshes your soul while becoming a part of your identity, even in absentia. I got the impression from reading a few articles in the wake of Shadid’s untimely death that the title house had become that kind of haven for him (his wife chose that spot as his resting place), and I’m looking forward to his description of finding his place of peace.

Jasper Fforde
Lost in a Good Book

This, on the other hand, should be lighthearted – or at least funny, since it’s the sequel to the exquisitely clever The Eyre Affair and its cavalcade of literary references, linguistic playfulness, pulp adventure, trans-dimensional romance and the occasional breathtakingly awful pun. I’m a big fan. I haven’t read even the back cover of Fforde’s second effort, as (a) I’m by nature spoiler-averse, and (b) the alternate universe inhabited by literary detective Thursday Next and populated with such wonders as the Prose Portal – which allows the user to enter classic literature and interact with its characters – was more than entertaining enough the first time around to prompt this purchase sight unseen.

Neil Gaiman
Smoke and Mirrors

A collection of unrelated short stories (and a few poems), it’ll be for filling in gaps here and there rather than bolting through all at once. Probably. Given my previous encounters with Gaiman – devouring novels Neverwhere, American Gods and Anansi Boys, rereading his graphic epic Sandman multiple times and still finding new nuances and connections each time through – it might be difficult to leave off after a couple of anecdotes. And considering his penchant for dreamlike imagery, slightly unhinged reality and a general air of disquiet and/or melancholy, it might be better saved for a dark, rainy autumn evening.

 


 

Going the Distance

If knowledge is power, these schools are dynamos: Newsweek has released its 2012 list of the top 1,000 public high schools in America (based on components including graduation rate, college acceptance rate, use of and performance in AP classes and SAT/ACT scores), and while Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky took the top spot, here’s how Oklahoma stacked up:

#35 - Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, OKC
#39 - Classen School of Advanced Studies, OKC (#337 on U.S. News & World Report’s list)
#119 - Harding Charter Prep, OKC (#145)
#124 - Booker T. Washington, Tulsa (#504)
#615 - Dove Science Academy, Tulsa
#696 - Edmond Memorial, Edmond (#683)
#786 – Norman High, Norman (#862)
#878 - Norman North, Norman

Also, Edmond North ranked #696 in U.S. News & World Report’s list but was not ranked in Newsweek.

 


 

Kaboom!

It's the season for visual spectacle, as residents across the country come together to enjoy all the colors of the rainbow: strontium, calcium, sodium, barium, copper, cesium and potassium. Need some illumination? Check out pbs.org/wgbh/nova/kaboom for a burst of insight into how fireworks work and the chemistry and craft of pyrotechnics.

Speaking of explosions, everybody recognizes the 1812 Overture as a great cataclysmic capper to a patriotic concert, but it’s easy to forget the patria in question is technically Russia, as Tchaikovsky wrote the piece to celebrate his country’s defeat of Napoleon’s invasion. Why is it a staple of U.S. Independence Day performances? Pretty much entirely because of the bombastic finale. Plus, it’s an automatic tradition – once you own the cannons, you’re pretty much stuck with the opus… unless you want to use the hardware in a classical arrangement of “For Those About to Rock (We Salute You).”

 


 

Grin and Bear It

They come from Canada and the Cook Islands, Venezuela and Vietnam, Ireland and Israel and the Ivory Coast, and though their cultural backgrounds and even native languages differ widely, their goals for this month are markedly similar: Run faster. Jump higher. Be stronger. Dig deeper. Seize the opportunity to stand up in front of the world and prove that they’re the best there is at what they do. The pinnacle of athletic achievement is found in London at the Games of the 30th Olympiad, July 27-August 12.

By the end of the assembly, 302 events will have been contested in 26 sports – including, for the first time, women’s boxing – and even though the opening ceremonies (overseen by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle) aren’t until late this month, the symbol of that commencement is well on its way: the Olympic torch was lit May 10 in Olympia, then carried across Greece to Athens and flown (still lit) to Cornwall. It has spent the intervening time being relayed around the British Isles; by the time it reaches the Olympic stadium in London it will have been carried across land, water and air by a total of 8,000 people… including football star David Beckham.

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September 2019

Start your Sunday morning by perfecting your practice during our outdoor yoga class. Enjoy the beauty of yoga outdoors in the glow of the Ferris Wheel lights! This class welcomes all levels, from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wheeler Ferris Wheel
1701 S. Western Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73109
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Featuring more than 70 works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift of...

Cost: $15

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Telephone: 405.236.3100
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A Texas State of Mind, featuring the art of Larry G. Lemons of Nocona, TX, is coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  A meet the artist reception will be 3:30 - 6:30...

Cost: $4-$6

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
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Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni Hopper
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Forms Through Language: an exhibition by San Francisco Artist Gyöngy Laky. On view September 12 – October 31. Free and open to the public. Join us for Laky's Artist Reception on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Telephone: 405-815-9995
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Art Moments 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a variety of 10-minute spotlight talks throughout the galleries to introduce different works in the Museum’s temporary exhibitions or permanent...

Cost: Free with Museum admisison

Where:
National Cowboy Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
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EVERY BRILLIANT THING strikes a delicate balance between sobering loss and cathartic laughter as it recounts a life lived in the shadow of suicide.  By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe,...

Cost: 40.00

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Rep
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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Forms Through Language: an exhibition by San Francisco Artist Gyöngy Laky. On view September 12 – October 31. Free and open to the public. Join us for Laky's Artist Reception on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

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A Texas State of Mind, featuring the art of Larry G. Lemons of Nocona, TX, is coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  A meet the artist reception will be 3:30 - 6:30...

Cost: $4-$6

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 Hopper
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A Texas State of Mind, featuring the art of Larry G. Lemons of Nocona, TX, is coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  A meet the artist reception will be 3:30 - 6:30...

Cost: $4-$6

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 Hopper
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Forms Through Language: an exhibition by San Francisco Artist Gyöngy Laky. On view September 12 – October 31. Free and open to the public. Join us for Laky's Artist Reception on...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

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Featuring more than 70 works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift of...

Cost: $15

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


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

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A Texas State of Mind, featuring the art of Larry G. Lemons of Nocona, TX, is coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  A meet the artist reception will be 3:30 - 6:30...

Cost: $4-$6

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 Hopper
Website »

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Featuring more than 70 works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift of...

Cost: $15

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


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Forms Through Language: an exhibition by San Francisco Artist Gyöngy Laky. On view September 12 – October 31. Free and open to the public. Join us for Laky's Artist Reception on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

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Join us at September's Lift Session for an inside look at Oklahoma's expanding local food and agriculture economy. The event will feature panelists Erick Worrell from Ghost, speaking on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Vanessa House Beer Co.
118 NW 8th Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: BigWing
Telephone: 405-475-3782
Contact Name: Kristin Alsup
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Featuring more than 70 works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift of...

Cost: $15

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


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Forms Through Language: an exhibition by San Francisco Artist Gyöngy Laky. On view September 12 – October 31. Free and open to the public. Join us for Laky's Artist Reception on...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

More information

A Texas State of Mind, featuring the art of Larry G. Lemons of Nocona, TX, is coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  A meet the artist reception will be 3:30 - 6:30...

Cost: $4-$6

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
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Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni Hopper
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Art Awakening 2019 is our sixth annual art show highlighting the artistic talents of persons living with mental illness and addiction. The event is family-friendly, free to attend and open to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
NorthCare
2617 General Pershing Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK  73107
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Sponsor: NorthCare
Telephone: 405-858-2706
Contact Name: Kaitlynn Wilkinson
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Aging doesn’t have to mean getting old, slowing down, or dealing with falls. Aging should come with the dignity and independence of a life well lived. The risk of falling as we age is...

Cost: Free

Where:
FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers of Oklahoma City
7415 N May Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73116
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Sponsor: FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers of Oklahoma City
Telephone: 405-400-8909
Contact Name: Sean
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Join us Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. when Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame inductee Justin Echols helps to kick off the 19th season of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s acclaimed...

Cost: Free

Where:
USAO Ballroom
1727 W. Alabama Ave.
Chickasha, OK  73018
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Sponsor: University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405-574-1310
Contact Name: Katie Davis
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EVERY BRILLIANT THING strikes a delicate balance between sobering loss and cathartic laughter as it recounts a life lived in the shadow of suicide.  By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe,...

Cost: 40.00

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Rep
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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As seen on America's Got Talent, this comedic adventure, written by opera-veteran Matthew Lord with music arranged by award-winning composer Craig Bohmler, has been said to be the closest...

Cost: $35-$40

Where:
OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center
7777 South May Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73159
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Sponsor: BancFirst

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The Musical Swings is an interactive public art installation featuring 10 swings that each activate a different note, allowing participants to make music, connect to one another and have a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bicentennial Park
201 North Walker Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Telephone: 405-606-2922
Contact Name: Kasey Gardner
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Featuring more than 70 works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift of...

Cost: $15

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


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Forms Through Language: an exhibition by San Francisco Artist Gyöngy Laky. On view September 12 – October 31. Free and open to the public. Join us for Laky's Artist Reception on...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

More information

A Texas State of Mind, featuring the art of Larry G. Lemons of Nocona, TX, is coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  A meet the artist reception will be 3:30 - 6:30...

Cost: $4-$6

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 Hopper
Website »

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Produced and Organized, Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co. presents an all-Oklahoma, all-Original Music festival located in Bricktown. This is a free event for the community, featuring Oklahoma-original...

Cost: free

Where:
Bricktown
Oklahoma City, OK


Sponsor: Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co.
Telephone: 405-740-9618
Contact Name: Jessica Gwinner
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Produced and Organized, Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co. presents an all-Oklahoma, all-Original Music festival located in Bricktown. This is a free event for the community, featuring Oklahoma-original...

Cost: free

Where:
Bricktown
Oklahoma City, OK


Sponsor: Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co.
Telephone: 405-740-9618
Contact Name: Jessica Gwinner
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The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District & Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and, quite possibly, an amazing...

Cost: Adult: $20 Seniors and Children: $15

Where:
Regatta Park Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73119
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Sponsor: Oklahoma River Cruises
Telephone: 405-702-7755
Contact Name: Che Loessberg
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Join us for a night of music under the Ferris Wheel lights. Enjoy live music from Saint Loretto, Flock of Pigs, and Sophia Massad. Come hungry: Taco Nation, Wicked Hangry, Cook'n It...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wheeler Ferris Wheel
1701 S. Western Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73109
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The Barber of Seville Rossini’s comic masterpiece comes to the Freede Little Theater! When Count Almaviva and his love Rosina run into an issue preventing them from being married -...

Cost: $35 or $50. Prices do not include fees.

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Painted Sky Opera
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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EVERY BRILLIANT THING strikes a delicate balance between sobering loss and cathartic laughter as it recounts a life lived in the shadow of suicide.  By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe,...

Cost: 40.00

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Rep
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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With Special Guest Joe Robinson “If you like guitar playing, it simply doesn’t get any better than Tommy.” – Jason Isbell Tommy Emmanuel has achieved enough musical...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hudiburg Chevrolet Cneter
6000 Prosper Blvd
Midwest City, OK  73110
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Sponsor: Emporium Presents
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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The Musical Swings is an interactive public art installation featuring 10 swings that each activate a different note, allowing participants to make music, connect to one another and have a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bicentennial Park
201 North Walker Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community Foundation
Telephone: 405-606-2922
Contact Name: Kasey Gardner
Website »

More information

Forms Through Language: an exhibition by San Francisco Artist Gyöngy Laky. On view September 12 – October 31. Free and open to the public. Join us for Laky's Artist Reception on...

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

More information

Featuring more than 70 works by French and European masters such as Degas, Manet, Monet, Rousseau and Van Gogh, this exhibition celebrates Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon’s extraordinary gift of...

Cost: $15

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


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

A Texas State of Mind, featuring the art of Larry G. Lemons of Nocona, TX, is coming to the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  A meet the artist reception will be 3:30 - 6:30...

Cost: $4-$6

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 Hopper
Website »

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The Hennessey Wine & Chocolate Festival has become legendary in Oklahoma, drawing thousands of wine and chocolate connoisseurs. Spend the afternoon in the beautiful Hennessey Memorial...

Cost: $15

Where:
Memorial Park
204 N Main St
Hennessey, OK  73742
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Sponsor: Hennessey United
Telephone: 580-484-1682
Contact Name: Angela Bruner
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We're poppin' champagne on the patio this Saturday and raffling off a bottle of Perrier-Jouet valued at $300! Come pre-party with us and DJ Catherine Ouellette from 6pm-10pm -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel
1, N Broadway Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Produced and Organized, Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co. presents an all-Oklahoma, all-Original Music festival located in Bricktown. This is a free event for the community, featuring Oklahoma-original...

Cost: free

Where:
Bricktown
Oklahoma City, OK


Sponsor: Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co.
Telephone: 405-740-9618
Contact Name: Jessica Gwinner
Website »

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Produced and Organized, Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co. presents an all-Oklahoma, all-Original Music festival located in Bricktown. This is a free event for the community, featuring Oklahoma-original...

Cost: free

Where:
Bricktown
Oklahoma City, OK


Sponsor: Gwinner Studios Ltd. Co.
Telephone: 405-740-9618
Contact Name: Jessica Gwinner
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America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel. At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you...

Cost: $59.95

Where:
The Skirvin Hilton
1 Park Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: The Dinner Detective
Telephone: 866.496.0535
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The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District & Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and, quite possibly, an amazing...

Cost: Adult: $20 Seniors and Children: $15

Where:
Regatta Park Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK  73119
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Sponsor: Oklahoma River Cruises
Telephone: 405-702-7755
Contact Name: Che Loessberg
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EVERY BRILLIANT THING strikes a delicate balance between sobering loss and cathartic laughter as it recounts a life lived in the shadow of suicide.  By Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe,...

Cost: 40.00

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Oklahoma City Rep
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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