The UCO Student Jazz Combos will perform in concert at 7 p.m. through April 24 at the UCO Jazz Lab. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 359-7989.
Celebrity Attractions will present “West Side Story” through April 28 in the Thelma Gaylord Performing Arts Theatre at the OKC Civic Center Music Hall. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit
Exceptional Artists will present “Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody,” at 7:30 p.m. in the Rose State Performing Arts Theatre, 6420 SE 15th Street in Midwest City. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit okcciviccenter.com.
The Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service will present “Eating Well on the Run” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard. For more information or to register, call 341-9282.
The Edmond Chapter of the National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Gaylord University Center on the campus of Oklahoma Christian University of Science & Arts, 2501 E. Memorial Road. Lunch is $8:50. For more information, call 348-2879.
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.
“Storytellers: An Exhibit Curated by Shikoh Shiraiwa” will be on display through May 15 in the Donna Nigh Exhibit Hall on the 3rd floor of the Nigh University Center on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive. For more information, visit uco.edu/cfad.
A Jewelry and Metalsmithing exhibition of the work of Charles Lewton-Brain and Charleen Weidell will take place through May 31 at The Firehouse Art Center, 444 S. Flood Ave. in Norman. For more information, call 329-4523 or visit
The exhibit “Don Reitz/Marko Kratohvil” will take place through June 1 at [Artspace] at Untitled, 1 N.E. 3rd St. in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit artspaceatuntitled.org.
The Jewel Box Theatre will present “Dirty Work on the Trail” Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. through May 5 at 3700 N. Walker in Oklahoma City. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. For more information, visit jewelboxtheatre.org.
“Faces Around the Cross” will take place through April 27 at the Edmond Seventh Day Adventist Church, 13812 Scott Street. For more information, visit edmondadventist.org.
An opening reception for “Revive: An Exhibition of Custom Furniture Design that takes Objects from Trash to Treasure” will take place from 4-6 p.m. in the Donna Nigh Gallery on the 4th floor of the Night University Center on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive. The exhibit will continue through May 9. For more information, visit uco.edu/cfad.
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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.
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.
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.
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.”
NOTE: Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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