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OKC Phil announces new music director

OKC Phil announces new music director

In late May, Oklahoma City Philharmonic named Alexander Mickelthwate its music director designate. Current music director Maestro Joel Levine, who founded the orchestra in 1988, plans to retire in May 2018. The appointment comes after a season-long tryout process in which OKC Phil brought in six total candidates, including Mickelthwate, to guest conduct the orchestra.

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Cover Story: Tricks! Treats! Frights! Delights! OKG’s Halloween event roundup is here

Pumpkins, goblins, zombies, murder mysteries, terror trails, candy, cocktails, costumes, bar crawls and more haunt the metro this season. With two weekends in which to celebrate the coming of all hallows’ eve this year, our city offers dozens of activities for adults and families alike. Heeeeere’s Oklahoma Gazette’s list of things to do and see


Event Roundup: Celebrate Independence Day with festivals and fireworks

Fireworks and sparklers aren’t the only ways to celebrate the Fourth of July, especially here in the metro.

Artist Gregory Jerome is going to Rap the Civic Center Music Hall on February 21st, for the first time, 2-9-16.  (Mark Hancock)

Emcee Gregory Jerome performs with OKC Phil in Celebrate Black History family event

Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s Discovery Family show Celebrate Black History features local rapper and activist Gregory Jerome.

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Cover Story: Scrooge, a dancing candelabra and snow tubing highlight seasonal events across metro

We’ve made our list and checked it twice so you don’t have to.

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Cover story: Pixar in Concert combines live music, movie magic

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t seen or at least heard of Pixar movies. The studio’s unique animation style and storylines with complex emotional depth and visual appeal earn them love from fans. This month, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic (OKC Phil) combines live music synced with film selections in Pixar in Concert, a

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