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Oklahoma news briefs for May 7

Oklahoma news briefs for May 7, 2014
Oklahoman Published: May 7, 2014

In Brief

Oklahoma City

Two plan

art show

Southwestern Oklahoma State University art student Rush Prigmore, of Oklahoma City, and his graduate faculty adviser, E.K. Jeong, will present an exhibition at the Istvan Gallery, 1218 N Western Ave. from Monday through June 6. Prigmore will show acrylic paintings, clay works and small-scale sculptures. Jeong will present recent works in her felted leaf series. The opening reception is from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday.



offer views

Astronomers will host two Astronomy Day public star parties Saturday. The Oklahoma City Astronomy Club will host a star party at Steve’s Pro Shop, 709B S Air Depot. The Norman North High School Astronomy Club will gather at Washington Elementary School, 600 SE 48 in Norman. Astronomers at both locations will conduct solar viewing in the late afternoon and display telescopes and invite stargazing beginning at dark. Weather permitting, the events will last until at least 11 p.m.



Day honors


Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon will speak at the East Central University Veterans Upward Bound Program’s veterans and military appreciation day May 15 in ECU’s Chickasaw Business and Conference Center. The event is open to the public. Aragon, state secretary for veterans and military affairs, will speak shortly after 11 a.m. Agencies providing services to veterans, military members and their families will have information beginning at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information contact Mary Meeks, director of ECU’s Veterans Upward Bound Program at (580) 559-5541 or via email at



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