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Broadway Tonight presents Gregg Edelman in ‘Broadway State of Mind’
The University of Central Oklahoma’s Broadway Tonight Series will close its season with a one-man show featuring Tony Award-winner Gregg Edelman at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in Mitchell Hall Theater, located on Central’s campus.
“Gregg Edelman is one of Broadway’s foremost leading men,” said Greg White, director and producer of the Broadway Tonight Series.
Iconic child star Shirley Temple Black dies at 85
Shirley Temple Black, the child actor who lifted America's spirits and Hollywood's profits during the Great Depression with tunes such as "On the Good Ship Lollipop," then left the spotlight at 21 for a life of political service and limited celebrity, has died.
2-11 Good Reads
NOTE: Email email@example.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “How to be a Pirate” and/or “Seven Stories Up." Deadline is 10 a.m. Feb 17. 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.
UCO takes theater-goers on ‘interactive road trip’
The University of Central Oklahoma Theatre Arts Department will present the avant-garde play “bobrauschenbergamerica” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-15 and 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at Mitchell Hall Theater on the university’s Edmond campus.
Written by Charles L. Mee in 2001, “bobrauschenbergamerica” follows disparate plot threads that serve as a collage of music, dancing, love stories and chicken jokes in an attempt to recapture the spirit and emotion of American pop artist Robert Rauschenberg.
“Bob Rauschenberg was famous for his ‘combines,’ which is what he called his artwork composed of non-traditional materials and objects,” said Kato Buss, Central assistant professor of theatre arts and director of this production.
Crystal Bridge features guest reader KFOR’s Chase Thomason
Bring your 2- to 5-year olds to the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory for a special edition of Myriad Botanical Gardens’ popular Bringing Books to Life reading series Feb. 12 featuring KFOR Meteorologist Chase Thomason, who will read “Oh Say Can You Say What’s the Weather Today?” by Tish Rabe.
Roodman gives lecture on Ethiopia
A Taste of Art planned for [Artspace] at Untitled recently was rescheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 6.
[Artspace] at Untitled will present an evening exploring the culture of Ethiopia with guest speaker Edie Roodman, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Oklahoma.
2-8 Edmond Senior Center calendar
The Edmond Senior Center, 2733 Marilyn Williams Drive, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
For information about Edmond senior programs, stop by and pick up a monthly calendar, check out the website at edmondseniorcenter.com. or call 216-7600. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and reservations are needed a day in advance by 11 a.m. For lunch reservations, call 330-6293 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Music students participate in OMEA concert
Middle school students selected from across the state met Feb. 1 at Santa Fe High School in Edmond to sing in a special concert.
Oklahoma Music Educators Associations coordinates the Circle the State with Song Concert and this year is the 21st annual program.
“Nineteen regions in Oklahoma are all singing the same songs at different concerts from January through March,” said Rachel Radcliff, Orvis Risner music teacher.
Exceptional music students get the opportunity to work with guest choral clinicians on challenging music and participate in an exciting choral experience with other students, Radcliff said.
Celebrating Black History Month at the Oklahoma History Center
In celebration of Black History Month, the Oklahoma History Center will offer a series of free events this month. The celebration kicks off with the unveiling of a new exhibit, “Realizing the Dream,” that documents the civil rights struggle and African American culture in Oklahoma. Events include a gallery tour, panel discussion, historical interpretations and a screening of the Emmy-nominated documentary “The Loving Story,” a film about an interracial couple convicted of a felony under anti-miscegenation laws.
VIDEO: Bruno Mars at the Super Bowl in two minutes
Whether you watched the Super Bowl or not, here's a quick recap of the best moments from Bruno Mars' halftime show-from rocking out behind a drum set to doing the splits-all while wearing a now iconic gold jacket and some very durable pants.
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