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Drummer rehearse at Capitol Hill High School, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Voters weigh $180 million bond package for OKC schools

Voters weigh $180 million bond package for OKC schools

Read more Oklahoma Gazette election coverage here and here. As Maintain OKC Schools coalition sees it, the $180 million proposed bond package calling for major facility improvements to the state’s largest school district is a straightforward decision. “It is about taking care of what we already have,” said Roy Williams, a member of the steering

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Local students face changes on first day of school year after budget cuts

Students go back to school and face cuts to academics, fine arts and athletics programs.

Dance, class

The certification comes from American Ballet Theater, the national ballet company based in New York City. The Dance Center will achieve the first level of certification in spring, said Jane Vorburger, the school’s director. “There are three separate levels of certification,” Vorburger said. “Levels primary through three will be complete in March, four and five

Getting creative

A 10-month survey that included 324 people across varied demographics illustrates the problem with attracting new participants to the arts, said Sharon Astrin, community arts program director for Arts Council. The programs are available and the desire of citizens is there, but bringing the groups together has been a challenge. “There are big parts of

City Arts Center’s ‘Elevation’ fund-raiser peers into the future with a retro party and exhibit

Café City Arts: Elevation7:30-11 p.m. FridayCity Arts Center3000 General Pershinghttp://www.cityartscenter.org951-0000$50 in advance, $60 door After flipping the calendar on a new decade, it’s tempting to look into the crystal ball to see what lies ahead. Oklahoma City’s forecast certainly seems bright, and City Arts Center artistic director Clint Stone is using Café City Arts, the

Turkish ceramics get rare stateside showing

Works of art rarely seen on American soil are now on exhibit in Oklahoma City University’s Wanda L. Bass Music Center Atrium.   Turkish ceramists Ibrahim Erdeyer and Mehmet Gürsoy have about 35 pieces on display at “Modern Masters: Turkish Ceramics,” running through April 29.   RARELY SEEN“The ceramics are very fragile, so you don’t

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