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Jewel Box Theatre to have auditions
Jewel Box Theatre will have open auditions July 12-13 from 2-5 p.m. for the first two shows of the 57th season at 3700 N. Walker.
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ACM@UCO to present Jackson, others in OKC
The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) will present a stage with headlining act Wanda Jackson at the first-annual OKCFEST, Oklahoma’s premier outdoor music festival, June 27–29 in downtown Oklahoma City at the cross section of South Robinson Avenue and West Reno Avenue in the Myriad Gardens. The OKCFEST main stage will feature notable country music headlining acts including Dierks Bentley, Merle Haggard, Lady Antebellum, Scotty McCreery and the Randy Rogers Band, among others.
'ELIZABETH, QUEEN OF THE SEAS'
BY LYNNE COX
Here’s the incredible story of Elizabeth, a real-life elephant seal who made her home in the Avon River in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. When Elizabeth decides to stretch out across a two-lane road, the citizens worry she might get hurt or cause traffic accidents, so a group of volunteers tow her out to sea.
But Elizabeth swims all the way back to Christchurch.
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Three-day FLY Film Festival is offering prizes for ‘Pocket Films’ competition
Lyric stages ‘Under the Sea’ spectacular
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma goes “under the sea” this July, when they will stage “Disney’s The Little Mermaid,” based on the classic Disney film of the same name. Running July 8 through 12 at the Civic Center Music Hall, this family favorite includes performances from Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner, Broadway’s Amanda Lea LaVergne, and frequent Lyric performers Monte Riegel Wheeler, Jamard Richardson, and Matthew Alvin Brown. Lyn Cramer will direct, with choreography by Brian J Marcum.
Nontraditional art show celebrates the art of manliness
What makes a man? Though this question has been contemplated throughout man’s history, there’s little consensus.
Osage County provides numerous cultural delights
Osage County is the largest of Oklahoma’s 77 counties. It’s about the size of the state of Delaware. And I had half a day to check it out during one of the several tours offered during the Central States Chapter conference of the Society of American Travel Writers, which met in Tulsa in April.
First Presbyterian plans 2014 Jubilee and Picnic
On Sunday, First Presbyterian Church of Edmond invites residents to participate “Under the Tent” for the 2014 Jubilee and Pentecost Picnic. The event will begin at 10 a.m. with an outdoor praise and worship service. The service will serve up a blend of live gospel music and bluegrass. A picnic for the community will be following the service at 11 a.m.
VIDEO: Casey Kasem's wife shouts, throws raw meat as husband hospitalized
The wife of iconic radio host Casey Kasem caused a scene outside her home Sunday as an ambulance took her ailing husband to a hospital, after a judge ruled that Kasem's daughter could take her father to be evaluated by doctors. Wife Jean Kasem shouted at the daughter and threw a package of raw hamburger meat at her as she left the home, according to NBC News.
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