3608 S. Broadway Extension , Edmond, OK, US, 73013
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One of the city's major annual events, the Arts Festival offers the best creations of both artists and local eateries. Open-air booths showcase hundreds of works by artists from across the country. Every style of art can be found from paintings to sculpture and jewelry to woodwork. Prices are a bit steep for some pieces, but there are works to fit anyone's budget. If art is not your thing, do not fear. Many come just for the food. For a couple bucks, you can feast on a meal from one of the city's fine restaurants that set up booths here. Admission is free. Held at the Stage Center of the Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens.
This modern art museum has more than 3000 works from 19th and 20th-century American artists. The highlight is a gallery that focuses on modern American art from the 1950s and 1960s, which includes work by Ellsworth Kelly, Richard Diebenkorn and Robert Indiana. This art museum attracts wonderful traveling exhibits, so call if you are in town to see what is new at the museum. Guided tours are available for groups over 10 with two weeks notice.
The Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall combines historic elegance with cutting edge technology. While the building is dressed in classic limestone, stainless steel, and authentic art deco chandeliers, the electronics and acoustics are state of the art. The venue hosts everything from ballet to Broadway and public to private gatherings. Weddings, receptions, parties, and performances have all previously chosen the Civic Center.
The Chesapeake Energy Arena is a major venue in Oklahoma City for large events and entertainment. From major concerts of all the most famous artists in the world to basketball games of the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, the Chesapeake Energy Arena is the first place you should check for some big entertainment. Check out what's coming and get your tickets today.
A choir made up of the finest local singers, Canterbury is a musical powerhouse that performs timeless church pieces, classical works and contemporary favorites. The choir's prestige has led it to produce several commercial albums and draw guest singers like Placido Domingo to concerts. Three performances are held throughout the year. The choir also performs with the Philharmonic Orchestra during the holiday season. The season runs from October to May, with ticket prices ranging from $20-$45. The cost is well worth it, as these singers will awe you. This place opens at 8pm on Saturday and at 3pm on Sunday.
An academy that is dedicated to music, the Academy of Contemporary Music is a musician's dream realized. First founded in London, the school focuses on providing students with an opportunity to work with professionals in an encouraging environment. In the downtown area of Oklahoma City, this academy is a joint venture of the academy in London and the University of Central Oklahoma. Housed in a former warehouse, the academy features a Music IT Suite, a Roland V-Drum Room, and a Teaching Studio. See the website to know more.
Enjoy an evening of great baseball at Oklahoma City's RedHawks Ballpark, home of the Redhawks. With a capacity of 13,066 and a unique seating plan, fans get closer to the game than ever before. The ballpark is modern and has top-of-the-line features, like a million-dollar marquee, a state-of-the-art video board and television monitors throughout the park. Guests can munch on a bag of freshly roasted peanuts or have a full meal at Coach's, the restaurant overlooking the field.
This multiplex has 16 screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.