Lyric Theatre presents Curious George: The Golden Meatball from Jan. 23 to Feb. 17. Everyone’s favorite mischievous monkey and “The Man in the Yellow Hat” spring to life in this adventure-filled family musical. George takes you through an exciting journey where he learns more about Rome…and meatballs…and the “secret ingredient” to cooking. Call 405.524.9312 for information.
The Civic Center Music Hall presents the opera Trouble in Tahiti. Sam and Dinah may appear to be the picture of 1950s suburban marital bliss in this jazz-influenced opera, but looks don’t always reveal the whole truth. This poignant tale of the pitfalls of American marriage follows a young couple as they try to revive their relationship. Call 405.594.8300.
The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books—and perhaps unexpectedly—at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new exhibition featuring Tom Lovell’s sketches and studies of this Western icon.
Travel back to the era of The Great Gatsby when flappers and bootleggers rubbed elbows in the speakeasies! Featured at the Newport and Montreal Jazz Festivals, this innovative NYC-based band regularly performs to packed crowds. Call 405.594.8300 for tickets.
Experience the art, brilliance and power of people with dyslexia in Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage in SMO’s smART Space through July 19. Explore the creativity of those who have dyslexia, see the artwork of contemporary artists, learn about the signifiers of dyslexia and find resources for children with dyslexia in Oklahoma. For more information, visit ScienceMuseumOK.org/smart-space.
From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the top of the pop music world. But they almost lost everything. On Your Feet takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple. Call 405.594.8300 for tickets.
This three-day shopping event features unique, one-of-a-kind and often handmade items from jewelry and handbags to furniture, clothing and gourmet foods. It is a rare opportunity to shop for housewares, clothing, jewelry and more from artists, craftsmen and independent retailers from across the country in one place. Admission is $10.
From 5 to 9 p.m., Science Museum Oklahoma's Late Nite Lab will feature the fun of the museum with a quieter environment. Learn candle making, explore animation or just enjoy an evening exploring the museum after dark. This Late Nite Lab is ideal for families who prefer a quieter experience at the museum. Call 405.602.6664 for infomation.
The inspiration for this concert is rooted in French Impressionism with Debussy’s beautiful tone poem Printemps and Ravel’s hot La Valse. Piazolla is an Argentinian who studied composition in France and was encouraged to find his own musical voice. Drawing from his passion for tango, he combined elements of jazz and classical music. Call 405.594.8300 for tickets.
Join Phil the Penguin for an afternoon of chivalrous music that will feature famous characters and heroic tunes from unforgettable stories! Let the music and your imagination carry you through time from Robin Hood to modern-day fairy tales, and be sure to dress up as your favorite knight or princess! Call 405.594.8300 for tickets.
Lettuce will perform at Oklahoma City's Tower Theatre along with the Greyhounds. The Greyhounds are the Austin trio of Anthony Farrell (vocals, keyboards), Andrew Trube (vocals and guitar) and Ed Miles (drums). Many music fans remember Anthony and Andrew as key members of JJ Grey's band MOFRO for many years. Call 405.708.6937.
One of the world’s oldest surviving ballets and the first major ballet of the Romantic era, La Sylphide is the story of James, a young Scotsman, who falls in love with a sylph, a beautiful fairy of the forest. With a glorious score from Herman Severin Løvenskiold and August Bournonville’s original choreography, the story unravels. Call 405.594.8300.