The Edmond Sun

Arts & Entertainment

June 15, 2012

Calendar: Music, theater and art events for June 16-23


Kevin Hart will perform in concert at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. This is a concert rescheduled from April 16. Tickets issued for the original date are valid and will be honored. For more information, visit

Michael Summers will perform in concert beginning at 7 p.m. at the UCO Jazz Lab. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children. For more information, call 359-7989 or visit

Edmond author Raquel Haggard will sign copies of her book, “Rebuilding Your Temple,” from 10 a.m. to noon at the Full Cup, 300 W. Edmond Road. For more information, call 888-361-9473.

Former Oklahoma Governor David Hall will sign copies of his book, “Twisted Justice,” from 2-4 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, 13800 N. May Ave. in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 888-361-9473.

Edmond author Timothy Cook will sign copies of his book Laminar Flow from 1-3 p.m. at Hastings, 316 N. Main in Stillwater. For more information, call 888-361-9473.


“Marley” will be shown at 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $5 for members, $6 for seniors and students and $8 for adults. For more information, visit

Devon Energy will present the Al Good Orchestra in concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Band Shell on the Great Lawn at the Myriad Botanical Gardens as part of the Sunday Twilight Concert Series. The event is free and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Pets and glass containers are prohibited. For more information, call 270-4848 or visit


Mitch Bell will perform in concert with Aidan Carroll beginning at 7 p.m. at the UCO Jazz Lab. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children. For more information, call 359-7989 or visit


Straight Shooter will perform in concert beginning at 7:15 p.m. at the Hafer Park Stage as part of the City of Edmond’s Outdoor Concerts in the Park series. The event is free. For more information, call 359-4630 or visit

Upstage Theatre will perform “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka” beginning at 7 p.m. at the MAC in Mitch Park through June 23. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for students  and free for children 4 and under. For more information, call 285-5803 or visit

AJ & Why Not will perform in concert beginning at 7 p.m. at the UCO Jazz Lab. Ticket are $7 for adults, $5 for children. For more information, call 359-7989 or visit

“FUSION [A New Century of Glass]” will be on display through Sept. 9 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. For more information, call 236-3100 or visit

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park will present “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” at 8 p.m. through June 30 at the Myriad Gardens Water Stage in Downtown Oklahoma City. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 235-3700 or visit

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