Things are starting to warm up and Spring Break is just around the corner. Spend March in Oklahoma City - because there's plenty for you to do and see.
What will endure when the cataclysm arrives- when the grid falls, society crumbles, and we're faced with the task of rebuidling? Anne Washburn's imaginative dark comedy, one of the most produced new plays in American theatre, propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilizations stumbling into its future.
The Unsettled Lens: Photography from the Permanent Collection" and "After the Floating World: The Enduring Art of Japanese Woodblock Prints" will open Feb. 18 on the first floor of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. These two new, original exhibitions feature artwork from the Museum's permanent collection and many works that have not been on view at the Museum before.
Langston University will be hosting the Inaugural National HBCU Softball Classic at the ASA Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City, Okla. on March 3-4, 2017. The classic features eight HBCU college and universities softball teams from all across the country (Southern University, Langston, Huston-Tillotson, Talladega College, Texas Southern, Jarvis Christian, Grambling State and Lincoln University).
Come join us at the Chesapeake Energy Arena to witness the crowning of the Big 12 women’s champion! Will it be the defending champion, Baylor and head coach Kim Mulkey, or will a new contender emerge? With an automatic NCAA Tournament bid on the line, games are sure to be action-packed!
Featuring more than 40 classic hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.
Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, announced that his upcoming national tour will kick off on February 8, 2017 in Norfolk, VA. The tour, In It To Win Itis the title of Wilson’s new album, slated for release February, 2017 featuring music guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and TI. The first single from the album, “I’m Blessed” is coming soon.
Join Maestro Joel Levine as he presents a night of Broadway favorites, old and new, featuring seven decades of music from the Great White Way. Enjoy featured guest vocalists including Ben Crawford and the OKC Philharmonic Pops Chorale, led by Vince Leseney.
Organized by Patrick Redbird (Kiowa), join Native American storytellers in the Power and Prestige Children’s Gallery and discover powerful new stories at every session. Circle of Stories is held on the third and fourth Saturdays in February, March, and April, as well as the fifth Saturday in April. Free to Museum members or with Museum admission.
Kid's Fest will be held on March 19. We will have animal adoptions, animal specialty shops, food trucks, cotton candy, inflatable, face painting, games, unique animal and children's boutiques, and more. There will also be a meet and greet opportunity with favorite children's characters such as Princess Belle, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, Paw Patrol, and Mickey Mouse.
Gather up your crew and head to the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds in OKC for the India Shrine Circus. For the past seven decades, the Shriners have brought big top magic to Oklahoma City with their annual circus. This year’s family friendly event promises to carry on that tradition. From high-flying acrobatics, clowns, lions, and tigers, thrill to the full-on spectacle of a three ring circus.
The Oklahoma City Regional will take place Friday, March 24, with two regional semifinal games, and Sunday, March 26 for the regional final. Four teams will compete in the Oklahoma City Regional, where the winner will advance to the NCAA® Women’s Final Four® in Dallas on March 31, 2017.
With special guests from HGTV and many booths, the OKC Home & Outdoor Living Show is sure to fill you with new home ideas and projects to try. Admission is $9 at the door or save $2 online at www.homeshowokc.com or at Buy for Less stores. Children under 12 are free.
The OKCine Latino Film Festival promotes the Latino cultural impact on cinema and has become a showcase for local and international filmmakers with submittals from Mexico, Spain, and South America. The evening will be an elegant and enlightening affair.
Matthew Thomas Troy, conductor Share the joy of music with the children in your life. Each one- hour concert is designed to entertain and educate youngsters ages 4 to 13 years. These concerts set children on the path to a life-long love of music.
I AM MY OWN WIFE is an examination of the life of German antiquarian Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, born Lothar Berfelde, who killed her father when she was a young child and survived the Nazi and Communist regimes in East Berlin as a transvestite. It won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best New Play, and stars Oklahoma favorite Matthew Alvin Brown.
A delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure. This new musical is by the Tony Award-nominated team of Pasek and Paul. Lyric co-produced this with Adventure Theatre in Washington DC which had a successful sold-out run in March of 2016. Two, sensory-friendly performances will be offered on April 7th and 8th!
For one very special evening, OCCC is proud to present the extraordinary JOHN LITHGOW in his one-man theatrical memoir, STORIES BY HEART. Following his triumphant appearances at New York’s Lincoln Center and London’s National Theatre, the Tony® and Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award winning actor offers a touching and humorous reflection on storytelling as the tie that binds humanity.