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The various art expressions in Oklahoma City and beyond

Roger Lienke Keeps

Concert to launch latest Roger Lienke CD “Playing for Keeps”

Roger Lienke was 8 years old when he wrote his first music, 12 when he wrote his first pop song and 16 when he...

BedTime is rested, ready for live shows, but will stick to streaming for now

Eli Tostado and Tanner Nicholls of BedTime were full of new ideas in 2020 but without a place to deploy them thanks to COVID-19 shutdowns.

Film *Paris is Burning* points to current realities in Oklahoma City

Tuesday night, the second night of OKC Pride Week, Banquet Cinema near downtown hosted the showing of Paris is Burning, a documentary that shocked many, and empowered countless others when it was released in 1991.

Oklahoma-shot Minari depicts an immigrant family’s life acclimating

George Lang reviews a new film shot in Oklahoma about an immigrant family's experiences adjusting to life in the Midwest.
public art

Latest public art install at Capitol Hill Library points to human possibilities

"Never Stop Dreaming … The Sky is the Limit" by Beatriz Mayorca is the latest installation of art at one of Oklahoma City's Public Buildings.
Unfiltered views

Unfiltered Views exhibition a unique take on outsider art

A collection of three different “outsider artists" offers visitors an opportunity to view art through an untaught perspective.
Spiro Mounds exhibit

Spiro Mounds exhibit reveals life of Wichita, Caddo Nations’ ancestors

A principle long held sacred by the tribes of Oklahoma: that custody of their land remains unsevered from the First Nations.

“Ed Ruscha: OKLA” exhibition illustrates meaning of Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Contemporary is providing residents in Oklahoma City an unprecedented opportunity to consider its identity in the art of Ed Ruscha.

Tower Theatre offering music industry video series for OKC musicians

Tower Theater partners with Chad Whitehead in the lead are providing a video series targeted to musicians and bands in the OKC metro.
Melanin Stories

Melanin Stories exhibit reveals joy, life, triumph of Blackness in America

The Paseo’s First Friday of February launched an exhibition in the Paseo Arts and Creativity Center by Poetic City called Melanin Stories.