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October 07, 2020

Happening in Bartlesville this weekend Oct. 9, 10 & 11 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Happening in Bartlesville this weekend Oct. 9, 10 & 11

Exit Earth: An Original Radio Play PERFORMED LIVE Friday, October 09, 2020 Theater Bartlesville presents "Exit Earth" and original radio play to be performed live, October 9, at 6 pm, on the street in front of Theater Bartlesville.  "Exit Earth" is a Halloween radio play in the vein of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Join us for this uniquely spooky radio play experience.    Robbi Bell at Platinum Cigar Company Friday, October 09, 2020 Live music from Robbi Bell this Saturday. You won't want to miss this...

October 07, 2020

OktoberNest – OKM’s Oktoberfest Reimagined for 2020 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OktoberNest – OKM’s Oktoberfest Reimagined for 2020

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (October 6, 2020) – The favorite OKM Bavarian festival will be happening again this year, but completely online. Kicking off at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, head online for a reimagined Oktoberfest experience: OktoberNest. “Everyone has a lot of fun at OKM’s Oktoberfest each year and we wanted to be able to bring that same, fun experience of playing games, tasting traditional Bavarian food, beer and sweets, to you, all from the comfort of staying at home,” says Mary Lynn...

September 09, 2020

OKM’s Finale Concert Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s Finale Concert Moved to the Bartlesville Community Center

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (September 9, 2020) – OKM Music is closing out its 36th annual festival with a free festival performance featuring the Clark Gibson Quintet and Balsam Range on Thursday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. Due to inclement weather predicted, the festival finale has been moved indoors to the Bartlesville Community Center.Kicking off at 6:00 p.m., Clark Gibson is a jazz saxophonist, composer, and educator at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK and has recently self-released “Tri Colored...

September 02, 2020

OKM Hosting Free Outdoor Performance on September 10 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Hosting Free Outdoor Performance on September 10

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (September 2, 2020) – OKM Music is celebrating its reformatted 36th festival, September 5, 6, and 10, with numerous online concerts and will conclude its festival with a socially-distanced outdoor performance at the Tower Center at Unity Square on Thursday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. Kicking off at 6:00 p.m., Clark Gibson is a jazz saxophonist, composer, and educator at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK and has recently self-released “Tri Colored Eyes” featuring his latest...

September 02, 2020

Pastime Puzzles of Jane Phillips Display at Frank Phillips Home News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Pastime Puzzles of Jane Phillips Display at Frank Phillips Home

[BARTLESVILLE, OK, September 2, 2020] The Frank Phillips Home is proud to display our collection of Pastime Puzzles, owned by Jane Phillips.   “One of Jane’s favorite pastimes was completing jigsaw puzzles, and we are lucky to have her collection of completed puzzles as part of our collection,” said Bob Fraser, CEO of the Frank Phillips Foundation. What makes these jigsaw puzzles so unique is that they were all hand cut, making each puzzle one-of-a-kind. What also sets them apart from modern day...

August 14, 2020

CALL FOR ENTRIES: BAA Art Show Goes Virtual News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

CALL FOR ENTRIES: BAA Art Show Goes Virtual

2020 has become the year of virtual events. The postponed Bartlesville Art Association (BAA) Spring Art Show, now the “Un” Spring Art Show, will go online to the public this September. The Art Show, now in it’s 67th year, will award $1700 in cash prizes to artists. World renowned watercolorist Lian Quan Zhen will judge the works. The show will go “live” online on Friday, September 11 at 7 PM along with a virtual Zoom presentation, and winning entries in 20 categories will go on to be displayed...

August 14, 2020

OKM’s “Especially for Kids” Held July 13-18 Hit All The Right Notes News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM’s “Especially for Kids” Held July 13-18 Hit All The Right Notes

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (August 13, 2020) - Promoting youth music education drives the OKM Music mission, and the children’s music festival held July 13-18 delivered a variety of events for all ages.“OKM Music offered seven days of children’s activities including musical story time, magic and ventriloquy, music-themed art projects, a Disney Song Box bingo, adventures with the violin, two piano sessions, and a wonderful Princess Tea,” said Rose Hammerschmidt, OKM’s Director of Children’s...

August 06, 2020

Dallas String Quartet Performing Virtual Concert During OKM’s 36th Festival News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Dallas String Quartet Performing Virtual Concert During OKM’s 36th Festival

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (Aug. 6, 2020) – Acclaimed by Good Morning Texas as “one of the most unique string ensembles you’ll ever see,” Dallas String Quartet is a classical crossover ensemble that will be performing a virtual performance online for OKM Music’s 36th annual festival.Formed in Dallas in 2010, Dallas String Quartet performs a unique mix of contemporary classical music, and pop covers on electric string instruments. Performing everything from Bach, Bon Jovi, John Williams, and even...

July 24, 2020

OKM Music Reformats Its 36th Festival News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Music Reformats Its 36th Festival

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (July 23, 2020) - OKM Music has been gearing up for its 36th season as Oklahoma’s premier music festival. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, OKM’s Board of Directors have decided to reformat the 2020 festival to ensure everyone’s safety and enjoyment while attending the concerts. Due to restrictions on indoor seating and the need for physical distancing, OKM will not be hosting any indoor concerts or its paid outdoor concerts that would potentially be moved indoors due to...

July 20, 2020

 2020 Cow Thieves and Outlaws Reunion party scheduled for Sept. 26th has been cancelled  News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

2020 Cow Thieves and Outlaws Reunion party scheduled for Sept. 26th has been cancelled

Bob Fraser, CEO of Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, announced today that the 2020 Cow Thieves and Outlaws Reunion party scheduled for September 26th has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 virus.   According to Fraser, “this was a very difficult decision for a lot of reasons…..we love hosting this party and it is our major fundraiser of the year.  However, we felt that even in the wide-open spaces of Woolaroc, for us to host 900 people here on the grounds was not a safe thing to do...