The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will present “Drop in Art” from 1-4 p.m. at 415 Couch Drive in Oklahoma City. The event is free for museum members and included with admission for nonmembers. For more information, visit okcmoa.com.
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will present “Drop-In Drawing” from 2-4 p.m. at 415 Couch Drive in Oklahoma City. The event is free for museum members and included with admission for nonmembers. For more information, visit okcmoa.com.
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will present “Russian Enchantment” at 8 p.m. in the Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre at the OKC Civic Center Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcciviccenter.com.
Cashion Elementary will present “Cashion Kats on the Prowl 5K & 1 mile Fun Run” at 101 Euclid in Cashion to raise funds for playground renovations. Cost is $20 for the 5K, $10 for the fun run until March 22, $25 for the 5K and $15 for the fun run after March 22. For more information or to register, visit cashion.k12.ok.us, call 433-2614 or email email@example.com.
The Depression Bipolar Support Alliance meets at 3 p.m. weekly at the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard. For more information, call Charlie Tallent at 330-0642.
Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center will present a hands on weekend workshop on skill building in oils from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3000 General Pershing Blvd. at State Fair Park. Cost is $45. For more information or to register, call 951-000 or visit oklahomacontemporary.org.
Authors Laurence J. Yadon and Robert Barr Smith will sign copies of their book, “Outlaws with Badges” from 1-3 p.m. at Best of Books, 1313 E. Danforth. For more information, call 340-9202.
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will present a photography scavenger hunt as part of the Saturdays for Kids series beginning at 10 a.m. and again at 11 a.m. at 1700 N.E. 63rd St. in Oklahoma City. For more information or to RSVP, call 478-2250, ext. 264.
The Made in Oklahoma Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Main St. in Seminole. For more information, visit seminoleokchamber.org/TheChamber/MIOFestival.htm.
Edmond author Timothy H. Cook will sign copies of his books from 10 a.m. to noon at the Credo House Coffee Shop, 109 N.W. 142nd St. For more information, call 888-361-9473.
The Redbud Classic, benefiting Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, will take place through April 7 starting at the Waterford Complex Building, N.W. 63rd St. and Pennsylvania. For more information or to register, visit redbud.org.
The Oklahoma Railway Museum will offer 35- minute excursion train rides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 3400 N.E. Grand Blvd. in Oklahoma City. Rides are free for children age 3 and younger, $5 for children age 3-12 years and $12 for ages 13 and older. For more information, visit oklahomarailwaymuseum.org.
AT&T Pioneers and the 4H Robotics Team will present a “One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure” garage sale benefiting local non-profit agencies from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oklahoma Exposition Hall at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, N.W. 10th and May. Admission is $2, children younger than 12 free.
The City of Edmond will present a scavenger hunt at various Edmond Parks through May 4. The event is free. For more information or to register, call 359-4630 or visit edmondok.com/parks/rec.
City Rep Theatre will present “The Importance of Being Earnest” Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through April 14 at Oklahoma City University’s Berg Theater, 2501 N. Blackwelder. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit importanceofbeingearnest-eorg.eventbrite.com.
The Norman Medieval Fair will take place through April 7 in Reaves Park, 2501 Jenkins Ave. in Norman. The event is free. For more information, visit medievalfair.org.
Carpenter Square Theatre will present “My Name is Asher Lev” at 8 p.m. at 800 W. Main in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.
The Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center will present the exhibit “Bryan Adams: Exposed” through May 17 at 3000 General Pershing Boulevard in Oklahoma City. For more information, call 951-0000.
The University of Central Oklahoma will present “No, No Nanette” at 7:30 p.m. and again at 2 p.m. at April 7 at Mitchell Hall Theater on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 974-3375.
The Edmond Santa Fe Theater Department will present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and $6 for seniors and children. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 726-7474.
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Food Network show visits Guthrie for ’89er Days
Guthrie’s annual ’89er Days Celebration provides a variety of activities for people to enjoy including a carnival, rodeo, parade and lots of food vendors.
This year, visitors at the 84th annual event, which runs Tuesday through Saturday, will notice an added bonus when a film crew from the new television series “Carnival Eats” will be in town filming for its inaugural episode.
Drama troupe plans Good Friday performance
Spirit Act Drama Troupe of First United Methodist Church, Edmond will present the passion play, “Christus” by Alison Spitz on Good Friday.
4-15 Good Reads
NOTE: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Taking Care of Mama Rabbit” and/or “Cheesie Mack Is Not Exactly Famous” Deadline is 10 a.m. April 21. 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.
Andersons provide enchanting afternoon with Dillingham
Mo and Richard Anderson recently showcased the musical and performing talents of UCO's Ambassador in Residence Kyle Dillingham in a concert at their Edmond home.
Stepping forward: The real Colbert
Letterman changed the late-night TV game between his run on NBC's "Late Night" and starting the "Late Show" franchise in 1993. And while it's tough to replace a pop-culture icon, Colbert, in terms of pedigree and sense of humor, makes the most sense.
VIDEO: CBS taps Colbert as Letterman’s Late Show successor
Bloomberg’s Jon Erlichman reports that CBS has announced Stephen Colbert as its choice to replace the retiring David Letterman as host of “The Late Show” on Bloomberg Television’s “Lunch Money.”
4-8 Good Reads
NOTE: Email email@example.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Where’s Mommy?” and/or “Say It Ain’t So!” Deadline is 10 a.m. April 14. 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.
‘ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown’ features Moby as headliner
The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) will take over Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district with more than 70 ACM@UCO student bands in 14 venues as a part of its fifth annual “ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown” event. The live music starts at 3 p.m. April 11, with a “Sound Mixing for Feature Film” panel at 1 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.
'Captain America' sequel shatters records with $96.2 million debut
Superhero sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" soared in its opening weekend to a record-breaking $96.2 million in North America and a worldwide total to date of $303.3 million.
The $170 million 3-D film, starring Chris Evans as the shield-bearing superhero and Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, is the top April opening of all time and more successful than its 2011 predecessor, "Captain America: The First Avenger," which made $65 million in its first three days.
The sequel, directed by brothers Anthony and Joe Russo, generated just more thn $207 million in its first 10 days overseas.
Mickey Rooney, celebrated child actor, dies at 93
Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93.
Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked by an often-turbulent personal life, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith and the Los Angeles County coroner's office confirmed his death. The cause was not disclosed.
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