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Oklahoman Modified: April 25, 2014 at 6:36 pm •  Published: April 27, 2014
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Homeless Alliance celebrates 10th year

of service

The Homeless Alliance will celebrate its 10th anniversary with an event focusing on the State of Homelessness.

The organization will share information about homeless programs and services that have been created during the past 10 years in Oklahoma City.

The results of this year's Point-in-Time Count and other new strategies will also be discussed.

The event is set for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at WestTown Campus, 1729 NW 3.

For more information, go to www.homelessalliance.org.

Sculptor receives award

Sculptor Jim Franklin has been named by the Oklahoma Sculpture Society as recipient of its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. A reception in his honor is on Saturday.

Franklin is the first to be given this award since 2002. His studio in downtown Perry has done extensive work in Norman, including the Billy Sims sculpture in Heisman Park. His bas relief portraits of prominent individuals are on display across the United States and internationally.

To learn more about Franklin’s work, go to jimfranklinstudios.com. For more information on the reception, call 341-6570.

Handel's Messiah comes to stage

G. F. Handel’s famous “Hallelujah” chorus will ring through the Armstrong Auditorium as students and staff of Herbert W. Armstrong College and professional musicians perform an unabridged version of Handel’s Messiah at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Tickets start at $20. For more information or tickets, go to armstrongauditorium.org or call 285-1010.

From Staff Reports