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11-19 Good Reads
NOTE: Email email@example.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Dog Loves Counting” and/or “Indigo” and/or “Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book.” Deadline is 10 a.m. Nov. 25. 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.
Broadway star returns for Deer Creek benefit concert
The Deer Creek High School choir and booster club will be hosting “An Intimate Evening with Kelli O’Hara” Nov. 21. O’Hara is a four-time Tony Award nominee and Broadway star.
The benefit concert will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Deer Creek Performing Arts and Athletic Center and will feature Oklahoma native O’Hara, a 1993 Deer Creek High School alum, who will perform Broadway tunes and other songs.
Bike ride inspires new book on Route 66
To commemorate his adventure, Steve Kime, who received statewide attention for biking across the state in 2004 to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Oklahoma, wrote a children’s book about his journey along the historic Route 66.
Oklahoma Book Awards seeks entries
Entries are now being accepted for the 25th annual Oklahoma Book Award competition. The deadline for entering is Jan. 8, according to the Oklahoma Center for the Book in the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
Gypsy swing quartet, Caravan of Thieves, returns to OKC
Connecticut-based band Caravan of Thieves brings their unique and theatrical blend of pop-infused gypsy jazz back to Oklahoma City for an all ages show at 7 p.m. Sunday at Sauced on the Paseo at 2912 Paseo, Oklahoma City. Local acoustic comedy band The Memepunks will open the show. In lieu of a cover, there is a suggested donation of $15.
ON TRAVEL: Make this I-35 stop for delicious fried pies
Raise your hand if you’ve ever passed the I-35 exit with the fried pie sign without stopping. I’ve done it many times. Today I stopped. I can’t say it was life-changing but it certainly changed my plans for the day.
It was supposed to be just a quick stop for breakfast. I wasn’t the only one there. As I waited in line, I looked over the many choices — from breakfast items, meat pies, fruit pies and cream pies.
The line built up behind me. This was obviously a popular stop. After I chose a cheese, sausage and egg pie, I asked if the owner was around. This was looking more and more like a possible story.
UCO students to compete for Miss UCO 2014 crown
The University of Central Oklahoma will host the Miss UCO 2014 pageant at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Constitution Hall, located in Central’s Nigh University Center.
ACM@UCO presents fall ‘LiveLink’ concert series
The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) will kick off the 2013 fall “LiveLink” concert series with a performance featuring various student bands at 7 p.m., Friday at the ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave. in downtown Oklahoma City.
11-5 Good Reads
NOTE: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Hush, Little Horsie” and/or “ The Invisible Boy” and/or “The Great Trouble.” Deadline is 10 a.m. Nov. 11. 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.
Edmond’s Got Talent event set for Nov. 9
The Teen Board at the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond is presenting its 2013 version of America’s Got Talent complete with three celebrity judges, 16 acts and local teen emcees. The show will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at UCO’s Mitchell Hall. After auditioning more than 45 talented acts, 16 were selected by teen board members to be in Edmond’s Got Talent. Tickets are on sale at the Fine Arts Institute, 27 E. Edwards (across the street north from the downtown post office). Tickets are $7 pre-sold and $10 at the door.
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