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Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble channels influence from home and abroad in Lands Near and Far

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble channels influence from home and abroad in Lands Near and Far

Poetry from Sara Teasdale and A.E. Housman was also used as the program’s creative inspiration.

Joel McHale performs Jan. 28 at Riverwind Casino. | Photo provided

Comedian Joel McHale talks Community and playing former co-star Chevy Chase ahead of Jan. 28 show at Riverwind Casino

A Futile & Stupid Gesture is set to premiere on Netflix sometime in 2017.


Music from The Legend of Zelda links nostalgic gamers to the past with live symphony event

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses starts 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at Civic Center Music Hall.

Wu Man | Photo Stephen Kahn / provided

Wu Man and Shanghai String Quartet share the pipa and Chinese folk music with Edmond concertgoers

Man is known for her work with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble and San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses will be broadcast live from London to OCCC’s Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater Jan. 15. | Photo Oklahoma City Community College provided

OCCC screens a star-studded telling of timeless Les Liaisons Dangereuses

The stage screening features actors Dominic West, Janet McTeer and Elaine Cassidy.


Infectiously fun Elf is a Christmas tradition on stage and TV

“There’s something about him that he almost feels like an overgrown kid,” he said. “One of the things that Will Ferrell does that’s really tricky is capturing that energy without coming off crazy.”


OKG Q&A: Comedian Eddie Izzard talks global politics, standing up to LGBT harassment ahead of Dec. 29 show

Comedy is like a cousin of journalism. Journalists point out intellectual truths and psychological truths about things that are going on in the world. Comics, we can point out things that make people laugh by pointing out the fallibility, the strangeness and the twisted nature of things.

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