The Edmond Sun

Arts & Entertainment

April 5, 2013

4-6 Calendar

What to Do, What to See

EDMOND — April 6

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 dhudson@cashion.k12.ok.us.

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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  • 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

  • Kyle_Dillingham_cutout useBH.jpg Dillingham in benefit concert Monday at Symphony Center

    Musician Kyle Dillingham will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday to raise funds for a local man in need of a liver transplant.

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Book to be launched at Uptown Grocery Co.

    A book focusing on support for children with autism will be launched at Uptown Grocery Co. from 2-5 p.m. July 19. “New Frontiers in Sensory Integration” is the most recent work of internationally acclaimed educator Stephanie Mines. Although based in Colorado, the neuropsychologist has gained experience in various parts of the world. Edmond was chosen as the launching place in honor of the local physical therapists who influenced Dr. Mines during her clinical trials.

    July 17, 2014

  • City Council approves $114,500 for statues

    City Council members have approved a $114,500 supplemental appropriation for public art.
    During the previous fiscal year, private contributions covered costs of a couple of larger art pieces that exceeded the city’s matching contribution limit of $35,000, causing the city to run short of budget authority as year-end activity approached, according to background provided by the council.

    July 17, 2014

  • line of girls 2877.jpg Summer camp enriches children

    Edmond's Historical Society 1889 summer camps were held in the historic one-room Territorial Schoolhouse on Second Street in Edmond. The children learned what their counterparts used 125 years ago to clean, cook and play with and experienced what a school day in the life of a child in 1889 was like.

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • seamstresses.jpg Sewing camps helps girls hone in skills

    Anna Paladini (foreground) and her twin sister Alex Paladini work on their patchwork purses during the Sewing Camp held at the Parks and Recreation department in Mitch Park. The girls planned their summer vacation to see their grandparents, Kay and Mark Mades, around the camp Jeanine Smith teaches each summer.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo