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Cimarron Band presents patriotic concert
Cimarron Middle School in Edmond will host “Because of the Brave,” a free concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at First Baptist Church in Edmond.
Abernathy brothers’ travel histories displayed in Frederick
A hundred years ago there probably wasn’t a person in Oklahoma who didn’t recognize the name “Abernathy.” It took a trip to Frederick’s Pioneer Heritage Townsite Museum to acquaint me with not just one but three of Oklahoma’s most unusual residents, Jack Abernathy and his sons Louis and Temple.
UCO Theatre Arts presents Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’
The University of Central Oklahoma Theatre Arts Department will present one of William Shakespeare’s most acclaimed dark comedies “Measure for Measure” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 and 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at Mitchell Hall Theater, located on campus.
Parent and child watercolors class at Edmond Library
Popular local artist and painting instructor Jim Pourtorkan will visit the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard, to share his love of watercolors and introduce the basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting to children ages 8-12 and their parents at 10 a.m. Nov. 16.
Beavers Bend hosts annual Folk Festival and Craft Show
Beavers Bend State Park is the site of one of Oklahoma’s most popular fall festivals. The Folk Festival & Craft Show kicks off Nov. 8 and runs through Nov. 10 at the Oklahoma Forest Heritage Center. This is the 20th year for this popular free festival that draws more than 17,000 visitors to southeastern Oklahoma, just in time for the beautiful fall colors.
Grammy winner Galper to work with UCO students
The University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Studies Division will present a performance by the Hal Galper Trio at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth St. in Edmond.
A Grammy Award-winner for his recordings with Phil Woods, Galper has recorded more than 90 records and has worked with big names in jazz including Chet Baker and Cannonball Adderley.
His performance will include both original music and his interpretation of well-known jazz standards.
Real world lessons from 'Walking Dead'
In the TV series "The Walking Dead," the characters inhabit a world overrun by zombies - specifically, zombies caused by a mysterious virus that has apparently infected everyone in the population.
UCO Art Department showcases Capstone Exhibit
The University of Central Oklahoma Department of Art will celebrate the work of its soon-to-be-graduates in the Senior Capstone Exhibition at the Istvan Gallery of Urban Art, 1218 North Western Avenue in Oklahoma City. The exhibit opens Oct. 31, with the gallery hosting a free and open-to-the-public reception from 6-10 p.m. Nov. 2.
UCO School of Music celebrates Halloween, chamber music
The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will close October with a pair of concerts. Central voice faculty will celebrate the spooky season with its “Halloween V” concert Oct. 29, and the Melton Gallery will present the “Faculty Chamber Music” concert Oct. 31.
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