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Friday's schedule for Oklahoma City's downtown Festival of the Arts

by Brandy McDonnell Published: April 25, 2014
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Mason Leming, 3, looks at the art hung at an exhibit in the kids area of the Festival of the Arts on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman
Mason Leming, 3, looks at the art hung at an exhibit in the kids area of the Festival of the Arts on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Photo by Chris Landsberger, The Oklahoman

The 48th Annual Festival of the Arts continues today in downtown Oklahoma City. The celebration of the visual, performing and culinary arts takes place in the Festival Plaza, on Hudson Avenue and at the Myriad Gardens.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The six-day event annually brings in more than 200 visual artists from across Oklahoma and the country, about 200 Sooner State entertainers staging a wide range of live performances and 30 food vendors cooking up tastes from around the world.

To read my festival preview story, click here.

For more information, go to www.artscouncilokc.com.

Here is today’s performing arts and culinary arts demonstration schedule:

Friday

Café Stage

Pierce-Hart – Traditional- 11 a.m.

Trash in to Fashion – Fashion Show – noon

Gregory Jerome & Douglass HS Band – Variety – 1 p.m.

Vintage Wildflowers – Folk/Celtic – 2 p.m.

OC Symphonic Band – Instrumental – 3 p.m.

Chad Slagle & Yesterday’s Wine – Americana = 4 p.m.

The Salsa Shakers – Latin – 5 p.m.

Jeff Mims Band – R&B/Soul – 6 p.m.

Empire State Band – Rock/Rythym – 7:30 p.m.

 

Water Stage

Gotcha Covered – Variety – 11 a.m.

Blake Lankford – Country – noon

The Wurly Birds – Indie -  1 p.m.

The Unlikely Blues Band – Blues – 2 p.m.

Rachel Brashear – Pop – 3 p.m.

Southbound Mule – Bluegrass – 4 p.m.

Porch Mice – Western Folk – 5 p.m.

Brother Summitt – Old School Hits – 6 p.m.

Uncle Zep – Rock – 7:30 p.m.

 

Great Lawn Stage

Soldier Creek Natural Notes – Choral – 11 a.m.

Moore West Tiger Choir- Choral – noon

BMCHS Dancevisions – Dance/Russel Babb Elementary – Choral – 1 p.m.

Moore High Woodwind Ensemble – Instrumental – 2 p.m.

Yukon High School Jazz Choir – Choral – 3 p.m.

St. Mary’s “Encore” – Variety – 4 p.m.

Dazzlers Dance Team – Dance – 5 p.m.

Festival Idol – 6 p.m.

Spaghetti Eddie – Kiddie Rock – 7:30 p.m.

 

Art Moves Pop-Ups

Peggy Shelden, basketweaving demo

Stage Center SE Lawn – noon to 2 p.m.

Ashley Smith, painting demo

East end of Myriad Gardens Lake – 5 to 7 p.m.

Casey and Minna, acoustic folk duo

Outside of Six-Day Cellars – 7 to 8 p.m.

East Side Boys, barbershop quartet

Outside of South Hudson Uncorked – 8 to 9 p.m.

 

Culinary Arts Demonstrations

Urban Agrarian – Local Foods Market – noon to 12:45 p.m.

KD’s – Southern Cuisine – 2 to 2:45 p.m.

Flint – American  – 7 to  7:45 p.m.

-BAM

by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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