Art Moves features local artists
Art Moves offers live entertainment from local artists from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday downtown.
For more information and a complete schedule, go to artscouncilokc.com/art-moves.
Libraries host artists
Check out Neighborhood Arts this month. Performances take place at 19 libraries across the Oklahoma City area.
For more information and a schedule, go to artscouncilokc.com/neighborhood-arts.
Storytelling Festival set
The Arts Council of Oklahoma City has set the 2014 Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival. The festival will take place Aug. 21-23 at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.
Celebrate storytelling with nationally acclaimed storytellers including Donald Davis, Syd Lieberman, Bil Lepp and Lynette Ford.
For more information and a schedule, go to artscouncilokc.com/content/performance-schedule.
is accepting applications
Applications for Opening Night 2015 performing artists are now available. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Aug. 12.
To apply, go to artscouncilokc.com/opening-night or call 270-4848 for more information.
Gangsters is Tulsa talk topic
TULSA — A talk on “Vice, Crime & Vigilantes in the Magic City” will be presented from 10:30 a.m. to noon July 19 at the Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S Peoria Ave.
Laurence J. (Larry) Yadon, Steve Gerkin and Jason Christian will discuss stories of murder, mayhem and local criminal masterminds during the Roaring ’20s in Tulsa. From the Osage Indian murders to the Race Riot to Tulsa’s Machine Gun Kelly and other notorious gangsters and outlaw activity, the “Magic City” was no stranger to violence and crime. Registration is required. Seating is limited.
For more information or to register, go to tulsalibrary.org/adultsrp or call 918-549-7323.
OU School of Drama takes show abroad
NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma Helmerich School of Drama’s production of “Miss Evers’ Boys” is traveling to Grahamstown, South Africa, to take part in the South Africa National Arts Festival. The festival highlights the best of South African performing arts. Artists were invited from around the globe. OU was the only university in the United States performing at the festival this year.
“Miss Evers’ Boys” is a fictional play based on an actual 40-year government-sponsored study in which 600 black sharecroppers in Tuskegee, Ala., were examined under the agreement that if a cure for syphilis were discovered they would be first in line for treatment.
Sunday concerts continue
Sunday Twilight Concert Series, presented by Devon Energy, features concerts from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Myriad Garden’s Great Lawn Stage.
For more information and a schedule of concerts, go to artscouncilokc.com/twilight-concerts.
From Staff Reports