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Oklahoma food notes
Published: November 28, 2012

For payment and reservation information, call 200-9981.

Metro Hosts Art Show/Wine Tasting

The Metro Wine Bar and Bistro, 6418 N Western Ave., will host its 5th Annual Refreshing the Palette, which includes a wine tasting and art show to benefit the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Attendees will sample 20 wines while getting a peek at art by 20 Oklahoma artists, who've created original works of art based on wine labels. Each artwork will be auctioned during the event.

Participating artists include: Marilyn Artus, Sarah Atlee, Kelly Barber, Brittany Durocher, Kalee Jones, Desmond Mason, Paul Mays, Suzanne Wallace Mears, Elizabeth Mercer, Michelle Himes McCrory, Chad Mount, Lori Oden, Suzanne Owens, Trevar Peterson, Sue Moss Sullivan, Emily Warren, Linda Lou Warren, Tony Westlund, Holly Wilson and Susan York.

Wines include: La Sirena Syrah, Verasion Cabernet Sauvignon, Merry Edwards Pinot Noir, Titus Cabernet Franc, Robert Sinskey Abraxas, Neyers del Barba Zinfandel, Pietro Cabernet Sauvignon, Tangent Pinot Gris, St. Supery Virtu, Paul Hobbs Chardonnay and more.

Cost is $25 per person, including wine and hors d'oeuvres. Call 840-9463 for tickets.

Free Screening of ‘Forks over Knives'

City Arts Center will host a free public screening of the documentary film “Forks over Knives” at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 in the City Arts Center auditorium, 3000 General Pershing Blvd.

The film examines the claim that a diet of animal-based and processed foods is to blame for heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Running time is 90 minutes; parental guidance is suggested.

Refreshments will be provided beginning at 5:30 p.m.

A panel discussion will follow, and a rolling farmers market will be at the event.