Oklahoma fine arts news in brief

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: January 26, 2014

Annual Omelette Party set

This year's 30th annual Omelette Party benefiting the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is set for 7 p.m. to midnight Feb. 29 at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center. “Color EGGsplosion” will highlight the museum's ephemeral installation “Come on Down” by New York artist Lisa Hoke.

Guests can expect gourmet egg dishes and omelets prepared by local favorites. The event also will feature live music, an art raffle with works from more than 60 Oklahoma artists and open bar.

Tickets are $85 for museum members and $100 for nonmembers and must be bought in advance at okcmoa.com or by calling 236-3100, ext. 237. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

‘Cat in the Hat' to be staged at art center

Oklahoma Children's Theatre will present “Dr. Seuss' the Cat in the Hat.”

Not a word has been touched or added to this classic, which is guaranteed to bring lot of laughs to the audience and even a touch of suspense.

Performances run Feb. 7-28. Show times are 11 a. m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. All performances will be in The Children's Center for the Arts at Oklahoma City University, NW 23 and Blackwelder.

The show is recommended for preschool through second grade.

For ticket information, call 951-0011 or go to oklahomachildrenstheatre.org.

Local artist chosen for national juried exhibit

Eric Heckert, local artist and founder of Pop Alchemy, has been selected to participate at the Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art's Surreal Salon Six. The pop-surrealist exhibition boasts Greg Escalante as a special juror and features 80 works from 58 visual artists across the country. Heckert's piece, “DA'AT,” was selected from more than 1,000 entries nationwide.

His previous works have appeared in several local exhibitions, including Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery's “Biting the Apple” and Red Dot shows “Sit. Stay. Art!” fundraisers benefiting Pets & People Humane Society. For more information, go to popalchemy.com.



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