Today's featured event:
Hear singer-songwriter Sean McConnell at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley.
McConnell is supporting his self-titled 2016 album, released on Rounder Records.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The legendary country group Alabama and classic rock star John Mellencamp will be among the performers at this year's Illinois State Fair.
Fair officials announced Tuesday five of the 11 headliners for the 2017 fair in Springfield.
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Black Male Initiative Summit set
Rose State College will hold its first Black Male Initiative Summit from 5 to 9 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Symphony Orchestra is announcing a planned four-building expansion of Tanglewood, its leafy summer concert venue nestled in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.
The $30 million building project will be the largest at the 80-year-old festival grounds since the opening of Ozawa Hall in 1994.
Fifty years after Sidney Poitier upended the latent racial prejudices of his white date's liberal family in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," writer-director Jordan Peele has crafted a similar confrontation with altogether more combustible results in "Get Out.Read more on NewsOK.com
Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant announced today the next leg of its successful "Home of the Strange Tour," with North American headline dates beginning Aug.Read more on NewsOK.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Holdovers "The Lego Batman Movie" and "Fifty Shades Darker" led the North American box office for a second week, while Matt Damon's "The Great Wall" — a hit in China, where it was made — struggled in its domestic debut.
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (aka CityRep) is bringing popular entertainer Charles Ross and his "One-Man Star Wars Trilogy" back to Oklahoma City for a series of summer performances.
The National Women's Soccer League announced the schedule for its opening weekend, including the first game broadcast on Lifetime as part of the league's new partnership with A+E Networks.
The Portland Thorns, who have the league's best average attendance, will host the Orlando Pride on April 15 for Lifetime's first Game of the Week.
Director Ildiko Enyedi, winner of the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival for “On Body and Soul,” speaks about her film at a press conference at the Toldi Cinema in Budapest on Feb 21, 2017.Read more on NewsOK.com
"La La Land" costume designer Mary Zophres accepts the Excellence in Contemporary Film Award during the 19th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards on Tuesday, Feb.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Shannon Rigsby For The OklahomanMUSTANG — For the third time, Mustang Public Schools will present a districtwide musical, including students from second grade through seniors, as well as faculty.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Baseball's Hall of Fame will honor "The Simpsons" on May 27 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show's "Homer at the Bat" episode.
First televised on Feb.Read more on NewsOK.com
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR HASBRO - MY LITTLE PONY: The Movie stars Uzo Aduba, third left, Taye Diggs center left, and Tara Strong, center, join Hasbro's Chairman and CEO, Brian Goldner, right, Hasbro Studios Executive Vice President, Chief Content Officer Stephen Davis, left, President of Hasbro, John Frascotti, center right, and Co-Heads of Storytelling for Hasbro, Meghan McCarthy, second left, and Josh Feldman, second right, Monday, Feb.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, who conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries, died Tuesday after suffering a second stroke earlier this month, the orchestra said.Read more on NewsOK.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Alden Ehrenreich has taken control of the Millennium Falcon. The Han Solo "Star Wars" spin-off has begun production.
The Walt Disney Co.Read more on NewsOK.com
DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have filed disorderly conduct charges against two people who allegedly used a racial slur to insult Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx in a restaurant.
LONDON (AP) — Artists and activists want to create a permanent memorial to David Bowie in the London neighborhood where he was born.
NEW YORK (AP) — The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization.
Fun park plans book drive
NORMAN — Andy Alligator's Fun Park and Water Park, 3300 Market Place Drive, will hold a book drive March 2-5 in celebration of Read Across America Day.Read more on NewsOK.com
FILE - This Feb. 22, 2015 file photo shows actor Michael Keaton, foreground center, and director Alejandro G. Inarritu, foreground right, with the cast and crew of "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"as they accept the award for the best picture at the Oscars in Los Angeles.
In 2015, former Talking Heads front man David Byrne staged an unconventional show in which he paired up 10 contemporary musicians and performers with color guard teams — those baton and saber twirling staples of small town parades and high school football games.Read more on NewsOK.com
Actor Hugh Bonneville and wife Lulu Williams pose for photographers during the premiere for the film 'Viceroy's House' in London, Tuesday, Feb.Read more on NewsOK.com
BOSTON (AP) — A sword has broken off again from a memorial depicting the famed 54th Massachusetts Civil War regiment, featured in the Denzel Washington movie "Glory.Read more on NewsOK.com
NEW YORK (AP) — More movies and cheaper options arrive online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to stay away from his ex-girlfriend after she accused him of physically abusing and threatening her.
The Grammy winner was ordered to stay 100 yards away from Karrueche Tran and not attempt to contact her after she wrote in court filings that Brown had repeatedly threatened her since December.
PARIS (AP) — His luminous strokes produced masterpieces like "Girl with a Pearl Earring."
But Vermeer, the unique jewel in Dutch painting's crown, copied ideas from his contemporaries like every other artist, argues a new major exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris that opens Wednesday.
The miraculous story of a mischievous little angel on a mission, the faith-based family film "Heaven Sent" arrives on DVD today from Lionsgate.