The Tahlequah Camera Club will meet on Tuesday, May 11, at 7 p.m. at the Cookson United Methodist Church on Highway 82 and Cookson Bend Road.
EDMOND – The Edmond Historical Society and Museum currently has two animal-themed exhibits. “Bison in Art: Edmond Artists Depict the Buffalo” and “Where They Went: A Photographic History of Oklahoma Animals” will be on display through July.
With the remainder of the 47th season canceled amid continuing COVID-19 concerns, the Tahlequah Community Playhouse board charged members to offer alternative programming for spring 2021.
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas – Melissa Etheridge will take the Walton Arts Center stage at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. Etheridge is performing as part of the Land O’Lakes Concert Series on the 2021-22 Walton Arts Center season.
TULSA – An online crowdsourcing fundraiser has been launched to support the making of “Randy Crouch: Survival of the Fiddlist,” a feature-length documentary that began in 2017 and is now in postproduction by Storyteller Productions.
STILLWATER – Music once again will waft through the trees at The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University when the monthly Concerts in the Garden series begins May 14.
TULSA – Tulsa Ballet will hold open auditions for local children, ages 6-17, for a brand new production of "The Nutcracker," which will make its world premiere Dec. 10-23 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
STILLWATER – Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café, Oklahoma’s largest homegrown songwriter festival now in its 10th year, will be filmed live in the Gypsy Café at the birthplace of Red Dirt Music, The Farm in Stillwater. The show will stream for free at on May 12 at 7 p.m. The event benefits Oklahoma ar…
BROKEN ARROW – The Northeastern State University Broken Arrow Art Gallery exhibit will feature Shakespearean-inspired artwork throughout the month of May.
With face masks on, about 40 Tahlequah Middle School students rehearsed Monday for the upcoming production of "Shrek The Musical Jr." For Friday only, "Shrek" brings the return of live theater to the Tahlequah High School Performing Arts Center.
SPIRO — Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the opening of Spiro Mounds on Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with its annual Birthday Bash.
Dozens of guests gathered inside Dewain’s Place Wednesday evening to listen as local comedians offered up satirical takes on social issues.
BARTLESVILLE — The OKM Music Festival is entering its 37th year. Hosting its first festival in 1985, the OKM Music Festival is one of the state’s longest-running music festivals to date. From June 10-17, Bartlesville will enjoy classical and multi-genre entertainment from performers around t…
TULSA – The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition invites the public to see the creativity of local artists in the upcoming Tulsa Art Studio Tour, to be held June 26-27, from noon until 5 p.m. each day.
TULSA – Tulsa Ballet Artistic Director Marcello Angelini announced the 2021-2022 season at a virtual event on Friday, April 23, live from Studio K on Brookside. This is a season which he hopes will bring the company back to a sense of normalcy.
Fresh back from Houston, the band Sabertooth will be playing at American Legion Post 135 Friday, April 30, with support from local Oklahoma bands Counter Culture Prophet, Wolf Ugly, and Goldwood.
NASHVILLE – Stoney LaRue has remained one of the dominant music artists in the U.S. over the last 20 years with chart-topping albums, singles, and sold out concerts nationwide. For nearly two decades LaRue has sustained a seminal music career that was dug straight out of the red dirt in Okla…
Prize-winning photojournalist Ron Tarver says creating art from an idea is "probably the hardest work I've ever done."
TULSA - The Cherokee Nation Film Office has partnered with the Native American Media Alliance to launch the inaugural Native American Writers Seminar.
MUSKOGEE – Plein air painters are invited to bring their painting supplies to the Butterfly Papilion in Honor Heights Park on Saturday, May 1, for the inaugural Bob Ross Appreciation and Get-Out-And-Paint Day project.
PAWNEE — Pawnee Bill Ranch and Museum will host a traveling exhibit, “Smoke Over Oklahoma: The Railroad Photographs of Preston George,” from April 23 to June 23. This collection of 25 black-and-white images represents the railroad photographs taken by Preston George during the 1930s and 1940s.
Tahlequah Creates and The River Brewhouse are teaming up to feature an art opening on Sunday, April 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. at The River Brewhouse, 2380 S. Muskogee Ave.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Film + Music Office and Apple Original Films announced recently that principal photography on “Killers of the Flower Moon” was set to commence in Oklahoma on April 19. Hailing from Apple Studios, the film is directed and produced by Academy Award-winner Martin Scorsese.
Grand View School’s award-winning Cherokee Choir, under the direction of Choir and Cherokee language instructors Sara Sporer and Darlene Littledeer, recently competed virtually in the Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair.
Although the pandemic has affected their process, Cherokee citizens Brad Wagnon and Alex Stephenson will have two new children’s books released this August.
It has been a challenge for Cherokee County photographers to not lose focus over the past year. On Tuesday, the Tahlequah Camera Club held its first meeting since March 2020, and for old friends, it seemed more like a reunion than a typical meeting.
CHECOTAH -- Honey Springs Battlefield will host a workshop teaching the basics of dyeing cloth with indigo on Saturday, May 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WALLOWA, Oregon - Harris Sisters Collaborative and photographer Kyle La Mere are hosting a non-fungible tokens art exhibition and sale online, with a portion of all proceeds donated to Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland.
TULSA - The Tulsa Air and Space Museum announces the opportunity for visitors to support the museum by sponsoring tables or purchasing tickets to attend the 2021 Aviator Ball event.The Apollo and Wine event will be May 22, 5-9 p.m., at the museum, 3624 N. 74th East Ave. in Tulsa.
LAWRENCE, Kansas – After scheduling and subsequently canceling two weekends last year, the Lawrence Busker Festival, presented by the Free State Brewery, is ready to come back Sept. 24-26.
Linney Breaux’s Cajun Eatery and Kroner & Baer Pub are set to present the third annual Crawfish Festival. To allow for more social distancing, the free festival will be a two-day event on April 23-24 in downtown Tahlequah at Kroner & Baer Pub. It starts at 5 p.m. on Friday, and noon …
The inaugural Earth Note 2021 is set for Saturday, April 17, with music beginning at 11 a.m. at Hanging Rock Camp, 7453 State Highway 10.
Those interested in performing in the upcoming River City Players musical production, or working backstage as technicians, still have some time to send in applications.
This Week's Circulars
WELLING [mdash] age 67. Homemaker. Died May 4th in Tahlequah, OK. Graveside Services May 10th at 11:00am at White Oak Cemetery in Qualls, OK. Visitation May 9th from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TWIN OAKS [mdash] age 85. Sanitation Technician. Died May 5th Broken Arrow. Services May 11th at 2:00pm at Leach First Baptist Church. Interment Blackfox Cemetery. Visitation May 10th at 12:00pm wake at 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 79. Butcher. Died May 4th in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services May 10th at 11:00am at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Caney Cemetery. Visitation May 7th from 1:00pm until 7:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
TAHLEQUAH [mdash] age 68. Sanitation Technician. Died April 30th in Tahlequah, OK. Funeral Services May 6th at 1:00pm at Reed-Culver Chapel. Interment at Hendricks Cemetery. Visitation May 5th from 12:00pm until 6:00pm at Reed-Culver Funeral Home.
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