FINE ARTS BRIEFS
Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3, will present a demonstration and artist talk with Todd Stewart. Titled “In Focus: The Craft of Photographic Printing in the Digital Age,” the free demonstration will be 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Stewart will discuss how new imaging technologies have made an impact on photography, and will demonstrate how he creates large-scale photographic prints.
For more information, call 815-9995 or go to www.
Art enthusiasts will have a chance to buy works of art before the annual Festival of the Arts kicks off Tuesday at 11 a.m. The “Festi-First Early Art Buying Program” will begin at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. The event begins with a free breakfast and will provide assistance through the artist tents. Participants help support artists by buying at least $500 in artwork. The festival continues through April 29 at Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens.
For more information, call 270-4848 or go to www.
Temporary exhibit on view
Opening Thursday at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum, 1400 Classen Drive, is “Touching the Past,” a retrospective of Enoch Kelly Haney's 40-year art career. The exhibit will showcase Haney's paintings and sculptures. “Touching the Past” will remain on view through July 28. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. For more information, call 235-4458 or go to www.
EDMOND — The Edmond Art Association welcomes Oklahoma artist Dale Martin for a 7 p.m. art demonstration Monday at the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond, 27 E Edwards. For more information, call 826-4903 or go to www.
String quartet in concert
TULSA — ETHEL, America's popular post-classical string quartet, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E 2. The quartet will be joined by American Indian flutist Robert Mirabal. Titled “Music of the Sun,” the program will feature works inspired by the American Indian sun mythology. For more information, call (918) 596-7111 or go to http://
Sonnets by Shakespeare
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park will present its second annual “Sonnet-a-Thon” from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the state Capitol's second-floor rotunda, 2300 N Lincoln Blvd. In celebration of the Bard's 448th birthday, company members, students, business leaders and senior citizens will take turns reading all of Shakespeare's 154 sonnets. For more information, call 235-3700 or go to www.
Members of Lyric Theatre's Thelma Gaylord Academy will present its 2012 spring semester productions of “Sweeney Todd,” “Aladdin Jr.” and “Theo and the Magic Road.” Students in grades 8 to 12 will stage “Sweeney Todd” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, as well as 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Plaza Theatre, 1725 NW 16.
Academy students in grades 2 to 7 will present Disney's “Aladdin Jr.” at 7 p.m. May 4, as well as 2 and 7 p.m. May 5. The Academy's third RoKademY presentation of “Theo and the Magic Road” will be staged at 2 and 7 p.m. May 26. For more information, call 524-9312 or go to www.
SHAWNEE — St. Gregory's University Theatre brings its 2011-12 season to a close with a production of “Come Blow Your Horn.” Neil Simon's comedy focuses on the conflicts between two brothers and the relationships with their parents and the women who enter their lives. Presented in the Sarkeys Performing Arts Center, 1900 W MacArthur, the final performance begins at 3 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 878-5436 or go to www.
NORMAN — Four graduate students from the University of Oklahoma's School of Dance will present the fourth annual “Degrees of Rotation” at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday in the Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval. The production will feature ballet, modern and contemporary dance choreographed by Cheyla Clawson, Charlotte Hart, Kilmyn Graf and Alexandra Niemeyer. For more information, call 325-9224.