The Edmond Sun

Arts & Entertainment

April 19, 2013

4-20 Calendar

What to do, What to see

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EDMOND — April 25

Science Museum Oklahoma will present “Science Lounge: Evening with Einstein,” from 7-11 p.m. The event is for adults 21 and older, includes hands-on experiments, access to all museum exhibits, planetarium shows, Science Live! performances, music, complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Tickets are $20. For more information or to RSVP, call 602-3760 or visit sciencemuseumok.org.

An opening reception for a senior art exhibit will take place from 4-6 p.m. in the Melton Gallery in the Art and Design building on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive. The event is free. The exhibit continues through May 13. For more information, visit uco.edu/cfad.

An opening reception for an interior design senior show will take place from 6-8 p.m. at 655 Research Parkway, Suite 100 in Oklahoma City. The exhibit continues through May 2.  For more information, visit uco.edu/cfad.

The University of Central Oklahoma will present “Dido and Aeneas” at 7:30 p.m. through April 27 and at 2 p.m. April 28 at Mitchell Hall Theater on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive. “Dido and Aeneas”  is Englands oldest opera and is the only true opera that Henry Purcell composed. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 974-3375.

Freedom Ministries will meet from 7-9 p.m. at Spring Creek Assembly of God, 1600 E. 15th St. The meeting is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit churchedmondok.com/connec/freedom-ministries or call 341-5200.

Free GED classes are available at 1 p.m. and again at 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at 1021 E. Perkins Ave. in Guthrie. For more information, call Donna at 880-3283.

Justin Echols will perform in concert at noon at the Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave. in Oklahoma City as part of of the Noon Tunes concert series. The event is free. For more information, visit metrolibrary.org.

Carpenter Square Theatre will present “My Name is Asher Lev” at  7:30 p.m. at 800 W. Main in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.

Oklahoma Science Museum will present “An Evening with Einstein” beginning at 7 p.m. at 2100 N.E. 52nd St. in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and participants must be 21 to enter. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 602-3760.

Tickets will go on sale for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s preseason game against the New Orleans Pelicans at the BOK Center scheduled for April Oct. 17. Tickets range from $22-$327. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit bokcenter.com or call 1-866-7-BOKCTR.

The City of Edmond will present “Yoga with Kate @ the MAC” for ages 18 and older from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive. Cost is $40. For more information or to register, visit https://online.activecommunities.com/EdmondParks.

The City of Edmond will present “Yoga for the Brain class @ the MAC” for ages 18 and older from 6-8 p.m. at 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive. Cost is $10. For more information or to register, visit https://online.activecommunities.com/EdmondParks.

The City of Edmond will present “Volunteer Opportunity: Seedling Planting at Hafer Park” from 4-6 p.m. at 1034 S. Bryant. The event is free. For more information, call 359-4759.

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  • Oliver 7-29 Good Reads

    NOTE: Email dpeery@edmondsun.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Oliver and the Seawigs” and/or “The Strange Maid.” Deadline is 10 a.m. Aug. 28. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • jc_Earp Marlin 2 - photo credit Noel Winters.jpg Shootout of a sale

    An original article of the Wild West will be made available at auction Thursday. The rifle of legendary lawman Wyatt Earp will be part of the J. Levine Auction & Appraisal’s Summer Quarterly Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Earp was an Arizona deputy sheriff and deputy town marshal in Tombstone, Ariz. He is legendary for playing a key role in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. He died in 1929 at age 80.
    Wyatt Earp collector Barry Tapp of Edmond will be selling his 1895 Wyatt Earp Marlin rifle at the auction. The rifle has an estimated value between $50,000 and $75,000. It includes authentication documentation from Tombstone Heritage Museum, according to the auction house

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Carpenter Square Carpenter Square Theatre Presents ‘Fibs’

    For two nights only, Carpenter Square Theatre presents Albert Bostick’s one-man show “Fabulous Fibs, Fables, and Folklore.”  Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 and 9 at the theater at 800 W. Main in downtown Oklahoma City.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Science Museum Oklahoma to exhibit Power Play

    Designed to test strength, speed, stamina, flexibility and balance, Science Museum Oklahoma’s new exhibit — Power Play — explores human physiology and the power of the human body. Power Play is now open to the public.

    July 25, 2014

  • Discard the boredom of family game night

    We’re all about families having fun together, and game night is one of the best ways to do that. But playing the same games over and over can get a little stale. So in the interests of injecting a little more fun into your family’s game night, here are some great choices that will keep you and yours engaged and laughing.

    July 25, 2014

  • OBU dance team celebrates National Dance Day

    In 2010, “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator and Dizzy Feet Foundation co-president Nigel Lythgoe created National Dance Day in an effort to help people embrace dance and combat obesity on the last Saturday in July.
    This year, on July 26, Oklahoma Baptist University’s dance team will host a fundraiser that allows participants to dance all day for $30. The fundraiser will be in the Noble Complex on OBU’s campus.
    Cami Gower, an OBU junior and co-captain/co-founder of the dance team, said the team’s officers have been planning for their upcoming season since April. Gower is a graduate of Deer Creek High School.
    “Since then we have been coming up with better ways to reach the community with dance,” she said. “This day of dance was a great way to do it and help the team raise funds.”

    July 24, 2014

  • Never Girls Good Reads

    NOTE: Email dpeery@edmondsun.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “The Never Girls: A Pinch of Magic” and/or “The Secrets of Tree Taylor.” Deadline is 10 a.m. July 28. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.

    July 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • garner4.jpg Family, friends remember Garner’s Norman roots

    Flowers started arriving at the James Garner statue at Main Street and Jones Avenue Sunday morning after residents learned of the famed actor and Norman native’s death Saturday night in California.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Banjo 1 American Banjo Museum offers look at past

    What do you call perfect pitch?  If you can throw a banjo through the window and onto the garbage truck!  My brother-in-law, a musician, told me this joke.  Boy, the banjo is the Rodney Dangerfield of instruments — it gets no respect.  Well, get ready to appreciate the banjo for its history and heritage — at the American Banjo Museum in OKC’s Bricktown. This cool museum takes you through 370 years of banjo history in eight minutes, then settles down to give you details which will keep you interested for many more.

    July 19, 2014 6 Photos

  • Enjoy affordable romance in Dahlonega, Ga.

    Nestled in the mountains of northern Georgia against the Chattahoochee National Forest lies a tiny town that offers an authentic peek at a time long past. The charm of yesteryear combined with the calm of nature, friendly locals and the fun of back country roads dotted with vineyards and tasting rooms results in the perfect getaway for couples in search of a romantic escape or honeymoon destination. Those headed to Dahlonega for an intimate weekend will want to consider the following itinerary items.

    July 19, 2014