The Chesapeake Energy Arena will be rocking this week, with the Utah Jazz coming to town on Wednesday to take on the OKC Thunder and Cher bringing down the house on Thursday. There’s also magicians to see this week, plenty of St. Patrick’s Day events and the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center will finally open. See what else you can do this week in OKC.
Near-term plans and programming look to continue the positive momentum built by area stakeholders as MAPS 4 projects begin to take shape over the longer term.
When the week starts with an Oklahoma City Thunder basketball game, can it get any better? Yes, it can, with the traveling production of Anastasia taking the stage at the Civic Center Music Hall. There’s a wine pairing dinner on Thursday, quarter horse racing returns as well and there’s a puppet playing a banjo this weekend. Whew, that’s a lot. But wait, there’s more!
Local, regional and national speakers will share insight and inspiration for home gardeners as well as professional horticulturalists, garden designers and landscape architects during Oklahoma Gardening School Saturday, March 21.
There are several fine arts performances this week, such as the “Having Our Say” play at Lyric Theatre in the Plaza or the Oklahoma City Philharmonic presenting Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7. You can make your own art on Friday at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Warhol and Wine Paint Night. See what else there is to do in the Modern Frontier.
American Advertising Federation’s OKC chapter will host a regional advertising, design and marketing conference, ADvent10n, on April 16-19 at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel. All area communications pros are invited.
Lyric Theatre opens a new play, “Having Our Say,” this week. On Thursday, you can see plenty of art by visiting Factory Obscura and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. There are a wide variety of things to do this week, ranging from two NBA basketball games to a Cajun meal at the American Banjo Museum. Start making those plans while you read this post.
The International Canoe Federation recently announced the third annual canoe sprint Super Cup will be held in Oklahoma City, and will see Olympic and world champions racing under lights for the first time.