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Fine arts briefs: Oklahoma fine arts notes

Fine arts briefs: Oklahoma fine arts notes for July 20.
Oklahoman Modified: July 18, 2014 at 5:34 pm •  Published: July 20, 2014
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FINE ARTS BRIEFS

Cherokee musical comes to Tulsa

An original musical based on the life of one of the most influential women in Cherokee history is coming to Tulsa Aug. 21-23, when The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa presents “Nanyehi — Beloved Woman of the Cherokee.”

“Nanyehi” is the story of Nancy Ward, a legendary woman who was first honored in the 18th century as a Cherokee war woman, but then as a peacemaker during the American Revolution.

Tickets are $15 and now on sale. There is a $5 discount for Cherokee citizens and for children 12 and younger.

Thickets can e purchased by calling the box office at (918) 384-7625.

For more information about the musical, go to www.nanyehi.com.

IAO Gallery in running for playground

Individual Artists of Oklahoma is trying to win a new playground.

Imagination Playground is an innovative playground equipment system that transforms any space into a play space that encourages learning, social development, movement and fun. Each set, along with training, is valued at approximately $7,500.

IAO Gallery is trying to win one with the help of online voters.

To vote, go to www.imaginationplayground.com/vote-for-an-imagination-playground.html.

Include the following information when prompted: organization: Individual Artists of Oklahoma Organization; city: Oklahoma City; organization state: Oklahoma.

FROM STAFF REPORTS