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  • Sooner Theatre takes on silver screen classic

    The silver screen comes to life this holiday season during the Sooner Theatre’s production of “A Wonderful Life.” A musical adaptation of the Frank Capra classic film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” the story follows the life of George Bailey as ...

    December 13, 2013

  • Theatre company offers murder mystery dinner entertainment

    The Whodunnit Dinner Theatre has been “killing it” in Oklahoma since 1991, but the team of comedy murder mystery actors are coming to Othello’s in Norman for the first time this December....

    December 13, 2013

  • Norman art community a best kept secret

    Norman, Okla., might be most well-known across the country for being home to Sooner football and the National Weather Center. But for some locals the arts are the city’s best kept secret....

    December 13, 2013

  • Local light display gains national notoriety

    A Norman family’s Christmas light display has been shining bright for locals for seven years. But this holiday season is the first year that has garnered the Downs Family Christmas Light Ministry national attention....

    December 13, 2013

  • 2014 Norman calendar full with exciting events

    The 2014 Norman calendar is already bursting with events, with more to be scheduled just around the corner. Be sure to make room now for the exciting events coming in 2014. For a detailed up-to-date calendar of events visit ...

    December 13, 2013

  • Ballet classic to be performed with Oklahoma twist

    Celebrating the great Sooner State, the Norman Ballet Company is performing “The Oklahoma Nutcracker” 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Nancy O’Brian Center for the Performing Arts, 1809 N. Stubbeman....

    November 7, 2013

  • santapromo_0295.jpg Norman resident fills the role of Santa

    Kris Kringle, St. Nicholas, Father Christmas, Père Noël, Jolly Old Elf: No matter how you say it, one Norman resident has big boots to fill this holiday season....

    November 7, 2013 1 Photo

  • Photo exhibit explores critical periods in world history

    Photographer Horace Bristol’s (1908-1997) name doesn’t have the ring of familiarity such as those of Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams and Alfred Stieglitz. He was contemporaries with that famous trio and his work arguably should be just as well ...

    November 7, 2013

  • Norman residents bring A Christmas Carol to life

    Several Norman residents are taking the stage this holiday season to tell the redemptive story of Ebenezer Scrooge Lyric Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol.” Vince Leseney, Mandy Jiran, Tom Huston Orr, Mat Govich and Owen Joyner are among the ...

    November 7, 2013

  • OU art exhibit highlights Latin American art

    A new exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art explores the advancement of Latin American art from the 1940s to the 1990s....

    November 7, 2013