FINE ARTS BRIEFS
A summer rhapsody
The Art Group of Casady Square, 9309 N Pennsylvania, is spotlighting the works of local artists Arden Barrett, Barbara Fluty and Dorothy Woolbright through June 30. For more information, call 607-4669 or go to www.artgroupokc.com.
June art show
“Past and Presence,” an exhibit featuring abstract paintings by Diann Howell and landscapes by Diane Kincaid, is on view through June 30 at the Contemporary Art Gallery, 2928 Paseo. For more information, call 601-7474 or go to www.contemporaryartgalleryokc.com.
Charles Churchward, an art director who has worked at Vogue and Vanity Fair, will share stories about his friend Herb Ritts at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. “Herb Ritts: The Golden Hour,” is being presented in conjunction with the museum's “Herb Ritts: Beauty and Celebrity” exhibit which continues through July 28.
For more information, call 236-3100 or go to www.okcmoa.com.
A Sherwood Forest tale
King John's greedy wife Isobel is using the people's money to buy more jewels and extravagant dresses. Can the rough and tumble Robyn Hood manage to outwit Queen Isobel, help the people of Nottingham and romance Sir Marion?
The Oklahoma Children's Theatre is presenting “Robyn Hood” at 10 a.m. and noon Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Saturday and June 23 at Oklahoma City University's Burg Theatre, 2501 N Blackwelder.
For more information, call 951-0011 or go to www.oklahomachildrenstheatre.org.
The hills are alive
EDMOND — Summerstock Productions opens its 2013 season with a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “The Sound of Music.” This popular musical about the celebrated Von Trapp Family Singers will be staged at 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 23 at the University of Central Oklahoma's Mitchell Hall Theater, 100 N University.
For more information, call 974-3375 or go to www.summerstockok.com.
DURANT — The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival will present “Mr. Gremory's Caravan of Curiosities,” a production that is part circus show, part seance and part terror. Written, directed and performed by Dustin Curry, the production will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University's New Theatre Playhouse.
For more information, call (580) 745-2696 or go to www.oklahomashakes.com.
TULSA — Legendary performer Shirley MacLaine will share stories, photos, wisdom and gossip about her 58-year career in Hollywood during a special performance at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Osage Event Center, 951 W 36. A Q&A session will follow the performance.
For more information, call (918) 699-7667 or go to tickets.osagecasinos.com.
— Rick Rogers, Fine Arts Editor