Oklahoma news briefs for May 1

Oklahoma news briefs for May 1, 2014
Oklahoman Published: May 1, 2014

In brief


‘Dining Room’

to be finale

The St. Gregory’s University performing arts department will present its final show of the season, “The Dining Room,” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday in Sarkeys Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and $5 for children and can be purchased one hour before each performance at the box office or by visiting www.stgregorys.edu/events and clicking the online purchase link.



Wild West

show set

Pawnee Bill’s Original Wild West Show is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. June 13-14 at the historic Pawnee Bill Ranch. The show will feature acts from the original Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Shows. The cast will parade in downtown Pawnee at 4 p.m. June 14. The entertainment, which includes blacksmithing, gunfighters and sharp shooters, a medicine man show and musicians, is free and will be on the ranch grounds from 2 to 7 p.m. For show ticket prices call (918) 762-2513. Online tickets are not available. The ranch is one-half mile west of Pawnee on U.S. 64.


Elk City

Fundraiser to

aid ensemble

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University trumpet ensemble has been chosen to perform at the Conference of the International Trumpet Guild in Valley Forge, Pa., on May 20-24, and a fundraiser to help the ensemble is planned for 7 p.m. May 9 in Elk City. The dinner concert at First Presbyterian Church, 217 N Washington Ave., will feature music from Ewazen, Bach and others, including SWOSU student composer Jackson Anderson. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students. For more information, call Angela Farris at (817) 694-5035. Members of the ensemble traveling to Valley Forge are Jakub Chermack, Enid; Mikela Connella, Oologah; Austin Hardman, Guymon; Benjamin King, Urbana, Ill.; Joaquin Martinez, Anadarko; Davison Nguyen, Oklahoma City; and Tommy Smith, Elk City.


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