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Bella Voce presents 'Music We Love'

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - April 2nd, 2019 - 8:30 PM
Bella Voce Chamber Choir presents 'Music We Love'! We've selected our favorite choral works and pieces that spark joy! Included are works by Brahms, Gjielo, Lauridsen, Lutkin and Hogan. Our concert is free and open to the public and you can learn more about us at http://www.bellavoceokc.org!

Global Leadership Summit

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - August 9th, 2019 - 4:30 PM
On August 8-9, 2019 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., you are invited to join 445,000+ people from around the world at the Global Leadership Summit 2019. Crossings Community Church (OKC Campus - 14600 North Portland Avenue, OKC, OK 73134) is privileged to be a host site once again for this outstanding simulcast live in HD from the Willow Creek campus. Learn more and register today at crossings.church/summit.

New York Philharmonic: A Fantastique Introduction

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - October 12th, 2019
The first public performance will include Hector Berlioz’s dream-like work Symphonie fantastique. Additionally, the Philharmonic will perform Jean Sibelius’ abstract Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47, featuring the super-virtuoso playing of soloist Frank Huang, concertmaster.

New York Philharmonic: How Legends Begin

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - October 13th, 2019
Joining the Philharmonic on stage to sing her favorite selections from Bernstein is Tony award-winning soprano Kelli O’Hara. Also on the program is the overture to the humorous operetta Candide and Prokofiev’s vivid and exuberant score for Shakespeare’s most often adapted work.

Women's Coffee Club

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - October 22nd, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Come and join the Village women in an informal meeting to discuss interesting topics and share stories! • VillagesOKC is a member-driven, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization serving the greater Oklahoma City Metro area, from Guthrie to Norman and Choctaw to El Reno. Members connect to develop the resources needed to age comfortably in the home of their choosing. Wherever two or more members have an interest or question, VillagesOKC organizes connections around those interests, focus groups, and support teams. We find purpose helping others and thus helping ourselves. Like any good neighbor, we offer occasional volunteer support for each other for the bumps in life!

Chamber Music Festival: Americana

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - November 9th, 2019
Dedicated to our veterans, this program will feature celebrated works by American composers, including Edgar Meyer, George Gershwin and Aaron Copland.

Chamber Music Festival: In Concert

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - November 10th, 2019
Your chance to hear this talented group perform in the state-of-the-art performance hall.

Cirque Mechanics 42Ft

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - November 22nd, 2019
Thrills, laughs, and excitement are on full display in this incredible Cirque program that transports audiences back to the timeless adventure of the big top circus ring. This production, set to original music, is full of theatricality and showcases a galloping mechanical metal horse and a rotating tent frame for strongmen, acrobats and aerialists.

Preservation Hall: Jazz Band

December 31st, 1969 6:00 PM - January 30th, 2020
This quintessential New Orleans musical institution guarantees an electrifying night of music. The group will perform songs from their most recent releases as well as traditional New Orleans repertoire. Their unique sound will transport you to the streets of New Orleans, where cultures of the world converge and mingle to create a musical experience like no other.

SCC Solo Tour with Steven Curtis Chapman

March 8th, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Join 5X GRAMMY® winner Steven Curtis Chapman for his "SCC Solo Tour." Popularity has spurred the tour, now in its fourth season. “SCC SOLO: Hits, History, and Influences” celebrates over three decades of music from Chapman, who is the most-awarded Christian artist and a best-selling author. This memorable tour is set in an intimate setting and caters to the entire family.

Oklahoma Flute Fair

March 9th, 2019 All Day - March 10th, 2019
The Oklahoma Flute Society is proud to present the 25th Annual Flute Fair on March 9 & 10, 2019 at the University of Oklahoma Catlett Music Center, with guest artist Keith Underwood. Join us for a weekend of events including classes, concerts, workshops, and exhibits from leading flute professionals and businesses. This year's Fair also includes our annual Solo & Ensemble Festival for middle and high school students as well as performances by the Honor Flute Choirs. Admission to the Fair is free to all Oklahoma Flute Society members. To become a member or to find out more about the Flute Fair, visit: www.oklahomaflutesociety.org Events will start at 8am on Saturday and conclude after the Honors Recital at 4:30pm on Sunday. The guest artist recital will be held at noon on Saturday in Pitman Recital Hall. This concert along with the Gala Recital and the Honors Recital will be free and open to the public. Exhibitors will be open on Saturday 9am-5pm and on Sunday 9am-3pm. This event is funded in part by the generous support of the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. Admission to the Fair is free to all Oklahoma Flute Society members. Flute Fair registration and Oklahoma Flute Society annual membership can be purchased in advance or at the door: Students $25, Adults $35. To become a member or to find out more about the Flute Fair, visit: www.oklahomaflutesociety.org About the Artist Renowned flutist and educator, Keith Underwood, has been an active flutist in New York musical life for three decades. Underwood serves on the faculties of Mannes School of Music, New York University and Queens College. Each year he travels internationally to Japan, Mexico, Italy, Brazil and London to teach workshops and perform. Underwood’s students hold positions with America’s major orchestras including the the Boston Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, to name just a few. Globally, his students are members of orchestras in Italy, Japan, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Students from all over the world travel to Keith’s studio on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for lessons, especially when an important audition is pending. As a performer, Underwood has appeared with New York’s most prominent musical organizations including the New York Philharmonic, New York Chamber Symphony, the Orpheus Ensemble, the Orchestra of St. Luke's. He is solo flutist with the Parnassus and Musical Elements, Jazz Antiqu, the Arcadia Baroque Ensemble, Ufonia and the Riverside Symphony. Underwood has recorded with such diverse artists as Benjamin Verdery, Celine Dion, Kathleen Battle, Rod Stewart, Bobby McFerrin, and Anthony Newman. He appears frequently on the David Letterman Show. About the Oklahoma Flute Society The Oklahoma Flute Society was created to benefit anyone who loves the flute, and offers learning and performance opportunities for students, teachers, and professional players. Founded in 1994, OFS is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting flute study and performance in Oklahoma while also encouraging camaraderie among flutists and the highest standards of pedagogy and performance. The OFS sponsors numerous events each year, including the annual Flute Fair, Solo and Ensemble Festival, Members’ Recital and Honor Flute Choir events. Recent guest artists have included Molly Barth, Joshua Smith, Flutronix, Nicole Esposito, Greg Pattillo, Christina Jennings, Ann Fairbanks, Tadeu Coelho, Patricia George, Catherine McMichael, George Pope and Marianne Gedigian. Also committed to promoting new repertoire for flute choir, OFS commissions and premieres include Ray E. Luke’s Sonata for Flute and Piano (1999), Catherine McMichael’s Salt of the Earth (2004), Grace Wiley Smith’s Oklahoma Landscapes (2007), Samuel Magrill’s Serenade for Flute Choir (2008), Cynthia Folio’s Quintlexia (2013) and Nicole Chamberlain’s Asphyxia (2016.)

Draft2Digital

March 16th, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alternative Publishing Options in Oklahoma 101

OKC Christian Fiction Writers is thrilled to host Draft2Digital on Saturday, March 16th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Are you confused and overwhelmed with all of your publishing options? From traditional to indie to hybrid, what’s the difference and how are they relevant to you? We completely understand. Draft2Digital is an Oklahoma City based nontraditional publishing service that specializes in simple ebook formatting, conversion, and distribution. Simply put, Draft2Digital helps you format your manuscript so that it can readily distributed to powerful digital stores with just a few clicks.

Come learn more about alternative publishing options, realistic industry standards and expectations, and make real life connections!

OCFW meets the third Saturday of the month at 1:00pm at Henderson Hills Baptist Church, located on the Corner of 15th & I-35 in Edmond. For more information, visit http://okcchristianfictionwriters.com or email Chris Tarpley at [email protected]

 

SONIC Free Family Day at OKCMOA

March 31st, 2019 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Families receive free Museum admission to the galleries, including the special exhibition Off the Wall: One Hundred Years of Sculpture, take part in fun art-making activities, and create memories that last a lifetime! The event is 12-5 pm with activities available throughout the Museum and is sponsored by SONIC, America’s Drive-In.

Local Writers Workshop: How Not To Write Like An Amateur

April 13th, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

OKC Christian Fiction Writers is thrilled to present their 8th Annual Writers Mini Conference on Saturday, April 13th from 9am-4pm and will host local, award-winning authors Nikki Hanna and Staci Mauney as they present, “How Not To Write Like An Amateur”.

Saviour: A Modern Oratorio

April 13th, 2019 6:00 PM - April 14th, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Crossings Community Church to Perform Saviour: A Modern Oratorio in April

Sandi Patty, Veritas, Ad Deum Dance Company, Arrows International, & Voices of Crossings to Perform

 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- March 6, 2019 -- Crossings Community Church is preparing to perform Saviour: A Modern Oratorio on April 13 and 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Crossings OKC Sanctuary (14600 North Portland Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73134).

Saviour is a pop-classical oratorio which takes audiences of all ages from creation through the resurrection of Christ and is a picture of God pursuing his people. Its powerful music will showcase the Voices of Crossings choir and orchestra. The incredible voices of esteemed musical artist and Crossings member, Sandi Patty, and contemporary-classical vocal group, Veritas, will also be highlighted in the performances. Saviour also uniquely features dance offerings from Ad Deum Dance Company of Houston, Texas and Arrows International of Oklahoma.

“Everyone is invited to experience Saviour,” said Pastor of Worship Ministries, Larry Harrison. “This story of God’s love from Genesis to Revelation will captivate you, inspire you, and tell the story of the Bible in a creative, fresh, and inspiring way.”

Doors will open to the public at 5:30 p.m. and the identical performances will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. Saviour performances are free, but tickets are required for entry. Tickets, answers to frequently asked questions, and other details about the performances are available at crossings.church/saviour.

Crossings Community Church is a Christ-centered church committed to live by faith, be a voice of hope, and be known by love. Crossings celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019 and details about special events, history, and more can be found at crossings.church/60. Crossings hosts services at its OKC campus (14600 N Portland Ave., OKC, OK 73134) at 8:00 a.m., 9:15 a.m., and 10:45 a.m. each Sunday. Crossings Edmond (1500 W Covell Road, Edmond, OK 73003) hosts services at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. each Sunday. Services are also available online at live.crossings.church Sundays at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., and 12:15 p.m., Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m., and streamed each Sunday to Crossings Joseph Harp.

 

Saviour: A Modern Oratorio

April 13th, 2019 6:00 PM - April 14th, 2019 - 7:15 PM
Don’t miss Saviour, A Modern Oratorio, at Crossings this April 13 and 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary! Saviour is a pop-classical oratorio which takes its audience from creation through resurrection and is a picture of God pursuing His people. Its unique and powerful music will showcase the Voices of Crossings choir and orchestra as well as the esteemed voices of Sandi Patty and contemporary-classical vocal group, Veritas. Saviour will also feature dance performance offerings by Ad Deum Dance Company of Houston, Texas and Arrows International of Oklahoma.

Mulligans for Meals Golf Tournament

April 15th, 2019 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join Edmond Mobile Meals for the 3rd Annual Mulligans for Meals Golf Tournament on Monday, April 15, 2019.

Cristopher Martin Performance

April 18th, 2019 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
In anticipation of the 2019 grand opening of The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts, New York Philharmonic Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin will join the Oklahoma State University Wind Ensemble for an April 18 performance at the Seretean Center on the Stillwater campus. Martin, whose distinctive career spans over 20 years and includes performances with many of America’s finest orchestras, will also lead a masterclass for OSU trumpet students.

Champions of Health Nominations

April 24th, 2019 12:01 PM - May 24th, 2019 - 11:59 PM
The Champions of Health awards recognize those who make a difference in the health of Oklahomans. Winners in select categories will receive $5,000 for their organization or program, and will be considered for the highest honor, the Dr. Rodney L. Huey Memorial Champion of Oklahoma Health award, along with a $15,000 contribution. Winners will be announced at the 2019 Champions of Health Gala on September 26 at Cox Business Center in Tulsa. The nomination period begins Wednesday, April 24, and all nominations must be submitted by Friday, May 24. There is no cost to enter. Visit championsofhealth.org to learn more.

Feed Your Smile

April 24th, 2019 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Potbelly Sandwich Shop is giving back to the local neighborhood with Feed Your Smile, a fundraiser supporting Concordia Life Care Community. Bring this flyer and show it on your smartphone or mention it to the cashier and 25% of the proceeds will be donated to Concordia Life Care Community.

RexFest

April 25th, 2019 10:00 AM - April 28th, 2019 - 7:00 PM
RexFest will feature an interactive art exhibit called a luminarium created by Architects of Air (AoA). From April 25-28, visitors can walk through the inflatable sculpture, which disperses light and color while creating a sense of wonder. The maze of winding paths and large domes will be set up at the corner of Sheridan and Walker avenues, adjacent to John W. Rex Charter Elementary School. ATTENTION: Sunday hours are different, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Downtown Edmond Arts Festival

May 3rd, 2019 10:00 AM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
The Downtown Edmond Arts Festival features more than 100 artists, tons of food vendors, live music and entertainment and a children's area.

Downtown Edmond Arts Festival

May 3rd, 2019 10:00 AM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
The Downtown Edmond Arts Festival features more than 100 artists, tons of food vendors, live music and entertainment and a children's area.

A Whale of a Sale

May 10th, 2019 7:00 AM - May 11th, 2019 - 4:00 PM
Join the Junior League of Oklahoma City for an upscale rummage sale! Furniture - Books - Shoes - Linens - Artwork - Antiques - Holiday Décor - Jewelry - Handbags - Accessories - Children's Clothes & Toys - Housewares - Home Décor - New Clothes Cash & Credit Cards accepted, no checks May 10-11, 2019 from 7:00am-4:00pm https://www.facebook.com/events/333769843926216/

Beast Feast

July 26th, 2019 5:00 PM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
You don’t want to miss Crossings 11th Annual Beast Feast at Crossings OKC on July 26 from 5:00-8:30 PM! You’ll enjoy a sportsman’s feast, hunting and fishing expo, fellowship, prizes, and a special message from guest speaker Brad Clay from Final Descent Outdoors. Purchase tickets or apply to become a vendor today at https://crossings.church/event/beast-feast/.

Men's Coffee Hour

October 19th, 2019 9:30 AM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
Come and enjoy a great cup of joe at the informal meeting time providing an opportunity to connect with other men in your village! • VillagesOKC is a member-driven, volunteer-run, not-for-profit organization serving the greater Oklahoma City Metro area, from Guthrie to Norman and Choctaw to El Reno. Members connect to develop the resources needed to age comfortably in the home of their choosing. Wherever two or more members have an interest or question, VillagesOKC organizes connections around those interests, focus groups, and support teams. We find purpose helping others and thus helping ourselves. Like any good neighbor, we offer occasional volunteer support for each other for the bumps in life!

Juice Joint Murder Mystery Dinner 2019

October 26th, 2019 7:00 PM - December 31st, 1969 - 6:00 PM
An evening of Murder, Mayhem & the Mob. Directly Benefiting Our Black & Minority Filmmakers With the passing of prohibition and organized crime on the rise, The Juice Joint, a swanky speakeasy run by Rosie Marie, has been nothing but jumping. To celebrate its success, Rosie is planning a party to remember at the exclusive nightspot... and you are invited! However, one of the names on the guest