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Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma

Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma.
Published: April 22, 2012
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Art demonstration

— 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.edmondart.org.

Music

String quartet in concert

— 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://tulsapac.com/events.

Theater

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.oklahomashakespeare.com.

Academy productions

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.lyrictheatreokc.com.

On stage

— 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.stgregorys.edu/finearts.

Dance

Student production

— 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.