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July 19, 2019

BAHM to offer 'Delaware Tribe in the Cherokee Nation' history presentation News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM to offer 'Delaware Tribe in the Cherokee Nation' history presentation

BAHM to offer 'Delaware Tribe in the Cherokee Nation' history presentation The Bartlesville Area History Museum will host a program with Dr. Brice Obermeyer, Delaware Tribe Historic Preservation officer, who will present an educational program examining the history of the Delaware Tribe and their lives and history in the Cherokee Nation. The program will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Bartlesville Public Library, which is co-hosting the event, in the second floor meeting room A, located at 600 S....

July 19, 2019

Bartlesville Public Library to host Frank Eaton 'Pistol Pete': The man and News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville Public Library to host Frank Eaton 'Pistol Pete': The man and

The Bartlesville Area History Museum Education Coordinator Betty Keim will present an educational program examining the life of, “Frank Eaton, a.k.a. Pistol Pete, the man and the Legend" on August 1, BAHM Coordinator Jo Crabtree said this week. The program will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Bartlesville Public Library, on the 2nd floor meeting room A -located at 600 S. Johnstone Ave. “After witnessing the murder of his father in Kansas at the age of eight years old, Frank Eaton’s life was...

July 12, 2019

July 2019 has great events! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

July 2019 has great events!

Are you looking for some great live music, family movies or maybe a camp for the  kids? July live music will include the following: Brent Giddens Band will be at Osage Casino Bartlesville on Friday July 12 starting at 9 pm, Thursday July 18 Steve Sutherland will be at Heritage Theatre in Dewey starting at 8pm, Friday July 19 Travis Kidd Band will be at Osage Casino Bartlesville starting at 9 pm, Saturday July 20 Signal 29 will be at Heritage Theatre in Dewey starting at 8 pm, then on Friday July 26 Str8ght Shot will be...

July 12, 2019

Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! is celebrating its 75th anniversary and will be performed by Children’s Musical Theatre News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! is celebrating its 75th anniversary and will be performed by Children’s Musical Theatre

Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! is celebrating its 75th anniversary and Children’s Musical Theatre will be bringing this classic musical to life on stage at the Bartlesville Community Center this summer July 11-14. July 11th & 12th starting at 7 pm July 13th & 14th starting a 3 pm This classic musical is a high-spirited rivalry between local farmers and cowboys and provides a colorful background for Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Lori, a winsome farm girl to play out their love...

June 27, 2019

BAHM offers program on Ben Johnson News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM offers program on Ben Johnson

Bartlesville Area History Museum Education Coordinator Betty Keim will present an educational program on Ben Johnson, “The man, the Legend and Oklahoma,” on July 10.   The brown bag event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave.   Keim will exam Johnson’s ties to both Osage and Washington counties, highlighting his lifelong roping and cowboy skills, and the road that led to his fame as a cowboy actor...

June 27, 2019

BAHM offers program on Oklahoma Dustbowl News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

BAHM offers program on Oklahoma Dustbowl

 Kay Little of "Little History Adventures" will present the educational program "The Rain Will Come Tomorrow" on Aug. 5.   The brown bag event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the museum, located on the fifth floor of City Hall, 401 S. Johnstone Ave.   “Little will portray a woman living in the Oklahoma Panhandle during the late 1930s. She will share what life was like before, during and near the end of the dust bowl,” said BAHM Coordinator Jo Crabtree   “The state of...

June 06, 2019

OKM Music’s Woolaroc Concert Set for Friday, June 14 News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Music’s Woolaroc Concert Set for Friday, June 14

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (June 5, 2019) — What better venue to celebrate great music than at Woolaroc Wildlife Preserve and Museum near Bartlesville? The OKM Music Festival is doing just that on Friday, June 14. In the natural amphitheater near Clyde Lake the festival is ending its 35th season with a performance by Dallas Brass, one of America’s foremost musical ensembles. The group has established a unique blend of traditional brass instruments with a full complement of drums and percussion. Its repertoire...

May 29, 2019

Grammy Award-Winning Steep Canyon Rangers Joins OKM Festival News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Grammy Award-Winning Steep Canyon Rangers Joins OKM Festival

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 29, 2019) — The Steep Canyon Rangers have been pushing the limits of bluegrass since their start in 2000. This Grammy Award-winning sextet has shaped the genre by including elements of pop, country, fold rock, and more, and the result is an original sound all their own. Known for their work with actor and banjo extraordinaire Steve Martin, this group has seen airtime on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, and they have been collaborating with Americana’s most distinctive producers....

May 22, 2019

OKM Music: Showcase Series features Local Talent News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Music: Showcase Series features Local Talent

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 22, 2019) – OKM Music is celebrating its 35th anniversary festival from June 8-15. This year, festival entertainment ranges from a boot-stomping performance by Phil Vassar, a relaxing Concert Under the Stars, an evening of Bluegrass, a Classical Series that will appeal to many and the grand finale at Woolaroc. In-between concerts, be sure to check out the seven events at local churches and venues around the area. Most events are free and open to the public. Showcase entertainment includes...

May 17, 2019

Local Youth Will Enjoy OKM’s Children’s Programming During Festival News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Local Youth Will Enjoy OKM’s Children’s Programming During Festival

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 16, 2019) – OKM Music’s mission is to make music accessible to all – especially through youth education. Promoting music education drives OKM Music, and the upcoming festival will deliver a fun variety of events for youth of all ages. “OKM Music offers seven days of children’s activities including story time with art projects, Marionette puppet shows, a magic show, a chance for students to learn more about the Violin, a Steinway pianist performing a children’s...