Norman entertainment news and events

Norman entertainment news and events
From staff reports Published: October 3, 2012

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Slaid Cleaves will open Winter Wind series

Austin, Texas, singer/songwriter Slaid Cleaves will open the Performing Arts Studio's Winter Wind concert series at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Santa Fe Depot, 200 S Jones Ave. Tickets are $20. Cleaves just released his first live album, “Sorrow and Smoke: Live at the Horseshoe Lounge.” Advance tickets are available at TicketStorm.com and at the Santa Fe Depot or can be bought at the door.

New Media Collective opens exhibit

The University of Oklahoma School of Art and Art History and the New Media Collective, a student organization, opens “The Spectacle: A New Media Collective Exhibition” on Thursday in the Lightwell Gallery at OU. The exhibit will run through Oct. 18. A public reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The exhibit features film, video, installation, photography and technology-based artworks.

Poetry reading is set

Poet Jennifer Kidney will be the featured artist at the Oct. 14 Second Sunday Poetry Reading at the Santa Fe Depot, 200 S Jones Ave. The free reading begins at 2 p.m. In conjunction with the reading, Kidney will teach a “Beyond Genealogy” workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 20, focusing on telling family stories.

From Staff Reports