The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Where the Red Fern Grows (1974), The Outsiders (1983), Rain Man (1988), Twister (1996), The Killer Inside Me (2010) and August: Osage County (2013) have one significant similarity, they were filmed, at least in part, in Oklahoma. It takes more than actors to make a movie. From Gaffers and Grips to Electricians, Welders and Carpenters, the movie industry provides employment opportunities for Oklahomans. Taught by experienced industry professionals learn what… Continue Reading Art Council OKC’s Art Moves – Live Streaming
Watch the at-home streaming performances and visual arts demonstrations from the Arts Council OKC's Facebook page! Monday, April 6: Kendrick McKinney Tuesday, April 7: Katelynn Noel Knick Wednesday, April 8: Jose Hernandez Thursday, April 9: Colin Deibert Friday, April 10: Jasmine Jones
The Plaza District is raising money to support retail and restaurant employees whose incomes are directly affected by COVID-19. The Plaza Support Fund aims to raise $16,000, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to workers in the district. The fundraiser will culminate in an event on Friday, April 10, from 6-8pm, with the Plaza District hosting a live stream via Facebook Live to replace the normal second Friday event, LIVE! on the Plaza. WAYS… Continue Reading Arts Council OKC’s Arts Moves – Live Streaming
This week’s featured Oklahoma artist is singer/songwriter Stephen Salewon. Check out Episode 3 of Scissortail Streams on Friday, April 10 at 7pm. Each week, we’re filming free online music performances to help local artists and introducing people to different locations in Scissortail Park. Videos are filmed privately to maintain social distancing guidelines. The concerts are streamed on Facebook and on YouTube at https://bit.ly/YouTube-ScissortailParkOKC Visit StephenSalewon.com for more information about this week’s featured Oklahoma artist.