5th: For our regular Full Circle date, Louise will be in Los Angeles
hobnobbing with her brother wizards and it will be up to me and
Percussionist Deluxe Elyse Angelo to entertain you. Many numbers will
be unique to this performance. As usual, beverages and sweet things and
not a penny for tribute. 7:30 - 9:30, 1900 NW Expressway.
November 11th: We're very happy be a part of The Women of Woodyfest
concert at the Hen House Restaurant Stage in Okemah, 613 W Broadway.
Red Dirt Nation has the rundown for this fundraiser: Women of Woodyfest
November 12th: We're back at UCO Jazz Lab with Roger Kimball and Randy
Coyne! 8:00 pm, 100 E 5th Street in Edmond, and $10 at the door.
Kind of a Big Deal...
Saturday, November 19th Miss Brown to You will be back in
Beautiful Uptown Perkins, Oklahoma on the Cimarron Breeze Concert
Series! Our Special Guest will be Elyse Angelo, and we hope to hear a
few tunes from Monica Taylor that night! Downbeat is 7:00, $25 in
advance and $30 at the door. ($5 discount for seniors) More information
on Cimarron Breeze here: The unique concert hall is at 750 N Main Street in Perkins.
hope to see you at one of these events! Let me know by reply if you
have any questions about the new email service. And remember: Sisters
of Swing Christmas: December 17th, 2:00 & 7:00, at Saint John's,
5401 N. Brookline.
FREE FAMILY DAY AT OKC MUSEUM OF ART -- MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION AND SACRED WRITINGS
SONIC Free Family Day: The Art of the Book at OKCMOA
Everyone's invited to the Museum on Nov. 13
the special exhibition, "Sacred Words: The Saint John's Bible and the
Art of Illumination," SONIC Free Family Day on Nov. 13 will feature
demonstrations by "The Saint John's Bible" artist calligrapher Diane von
Arx. SONIC Free Family Day is a bi-annual event with art activities,
story time and films. Free admission and all activities for the event,
taking place from noon to 5 p.m., are made possible by SONIC, America's
Drive-In. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is located at
415 Couch Drive.
"We are thrilled to have one of 'The Saint John's Bible'
artists joining us for this fall's family day," said Tracy Truels,
director of learning and engagement. "Visitors can see her art in
'Sacred Words' and watch her demonstrate the art of calligraphy in
Founders Hall. We hope that getting a behind the scenes peek into the
calligraphy process will help visitors see the artwork on view in a new
and exciting way."
In April, SONIC Free Family Day drew over 3,200 visitors to
the Museum. At this fall's family day, families can practice designing
illuminated letters, sketch in the galleries, see demonstrations by
Diane von Arx and enjoy story time with Metro Public Library. Both
adults and children will enjoy the film "The Secret of Kells," a
children's story featuring illumination, at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Samuel
Roberts Noble Theater.
"We are looking forward to another fun-filled SONIC Free
Family Day at OKCMOA," said Christi Woodworth, vice president of public
relations at Sonic Corp. "Each Family Day is a little different,
providing new experiences for visitors both repeat and new to the
Museum. The theme this fall, 'The Art of the Book,' provides families
with many different opportunities to learn about and engage with
illumination and calligraphy."
"Sacred Words" presents the concept, historical context, technical execution and significance of "The Saint John's Bible" and
illumination as an art form. "The Saint John's Bible" is the first
illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be commissioned by a
Benedictine monastery in the modern era. "Sacred Words" includes
70 selected folios from "The Saint John's Bible" as well as other
historical illuminated manuscripts, such as Books of Hours, Qur'an pages
and Torah scrolls. This exhibition will be open through Jan. 8, 2017. For more information about the exhibit, go to http://www.okcmoa.com/current-exhibitions/ and follow the link.
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Oklahoma City
Museum of Art serves over 125,000 visitors annually from all 50 states
and more than 30 foreign countries and presents exhibitions from
throughout the world. The Museum's collection covers a period of five
centuries with highlights in European and American art from the 19th and
20th centuries, a growing collection of contemporary art, and one of
the world's largest public collections of glass sculpture by Dale
Chihuly. The Museum boasts the region's premier repertory cinema, which
screens the finest international, independent and classic films, and is
home to the Museum School, which offers classes for students of all ages
as well as art camps for children. Amenities include the Museum Store, a
roof terrace and the Museum Cafe, a full-service restaurant, offering
lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, afternoon tea, a full bar and catering
services. For more information, visit okcmoa.com.