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LIFE FOOD & DRINK The 12th Annual Snowflake Gala will celebrate the United Way of Central Oklahoma’s 2013 fundraising efforts. The event will honor the most outstanding volunteers in the community and will provide dinner, award presentations and entertainment. The gala takes place 6:30-9 p.m. Friday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700


The University of Central Oklahoma’s 12th annual holiday musical revue, titled Holidays at Home, features student vocalists from UCO’s Musical Theatre Division performing a variety of holiday-themed songs. See the performances 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, with encore performances Dec. 12-14, at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth St. in Edmond. Tickets are $20. For more

Onward and upward

Oklahoma Gazette will no longer organize the annual Halloween Parade, which began in 2007 as a way to promote artistry, creativity and diversity among the city’s arts and cultural organizations, said Gazette Publisher Bill Bleakley. When the event began seven years ago, an estimated 14,000 people came out to witness the inaugural parade. The next

LIFE Food & Drink

LIFE Food & Drink The sixth annual Tour de Palate, 7 p.m. Saturday, will support the Go Mitch Go Foundation. The organization strives to find a cure for blood cancer and lymphoma. Tickets for the event are $65 apiece or $120 for a pair. At the door, the ticket price will be $80. Guests must

lunch it

lunch it bottom Norman’s annual arts picnic, aka Luncheon on the Grass, begins at 4 p.m. Sunday at Lions Park, 450 S. Flood. Bring your own food and drinks, and the event will supply the art activities, the free snow cones and continuous live entertainment, including tunes from DJ Nexus and concluding with a 7

OkC pride Week!

A host of activities this week celebrate OKC’s annual Pride Week, including: —OKC Pride Block Party, from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at the N.W. 39th Street Strip, featuring entertainment, music and a crawfish boil; —the family-friendly OKC Pride Festival, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at downtown’s Film Row, featuring entertainment, food and

Swine breeds success

In 1986, Edmond Memorial High School’s principal kissed a pig after the students raised an unprecedented amount of money for a good cause. Since that infamous smooch, the school’s students have raised more than $3.5 million for various charities, during the annual, appropriately named Swine Week.  “They are truly passionate about Swine Week, and it’s

Young at art

Photo: Carl Shortt Oklahoma is filled with young, talented artists, yet many of them will never be recognized because they simply don’t know who to talk to or where to go to get their works displayed for the public. Since 2002, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s annual Momentum show has worked to remedy such circumstances.

To scale

Size matters. For artists participating in the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s annual “12×12” fundraiser, the challenge is to make a grand statement confined to the small space of the show’s title.  “The scale is nice, because it allows you to experiment with different ways of presenting your work,” said Norman’s Grace Grothaus. “You have to

On the ‘Edge’

Romy Owens’ “Down in the Basement …” won’t make her rich. Measuring 4 feet tall by 54 feet long, comprised of paper and photos diligently hand-sewn, the massive piece is a perfect fit for Individual Artist of Oklahoma’s annual “EdgeArtNow.” “I really wanted to challenge myself to do something extraordinary, and I think I achieved

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