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Sine Nomine, Shawnee High School Choirs to Present Joint Christmas Concert on December 10th

"For Unto Us....the Music of Christmas" will be presented by the Sine Nomine Choral Society of Central Oklahoma, Shawnee's community choir, and the Shawnee High School choirs in a joint concert on Monday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the SHS Performing Arts Center. "We're pretty excited about this first-ever collaboration with another choir for one of our concerts," said Herb Moring, Sine Nomine director. "Each choir will sing six or seven Christmas numbers, and then both choirs will join together to present three choruses from Handel's "Messiah." The three are "For Unto Us a Child Is Born," "And the Glory of the Lord," and the "Hallelujah" chorus. "The SHS choirs have about 127 singers, and Sine Nomine has 37, so 164 musicians singing choruses from "Messiah" is going to be a glorious experience," he added. Justin Lee is director of the SHS choral music program. However, due to surgery scheduled Dec. 3, his wife Melissa, vocal music director at Shawnee Middle School, will direct the high school choirs. Moring, a long-time music educator and church musician in the Shawnee area, now retired, is in his fifth year as director of Sine Nomine. The group is accompanied by Dr. Carol Ann Bell, retired professor of piano in the music department at OBU. Admission to the concert is free, but donations will be accepted at the door.

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December 15th • 6 - 10 p.m. Shawnee VFW Post #1317

811 E MacArthur St, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804 A fundraiser event with a $10 cover. $5 BBQ buffet and half price admission for students. Presented by Dudley's Done Right BBQ LLC and Happy Headz Smoke Shop, and hosted by Precious Metal Radio's Lacey Knight. There will be raffle drawings, prizes and food. This event is a fundraiser to support Perseus' upcoming yet untitled album and to promote other up-and-coming bands, as well as our friends' businesses. There will be donation buckets for each band and spots for merch booths with band swag. Featuring: Analgesic, We All Bleed, Letters to a Friend, Outside the Shadows, Fragmented Tranquility and Perseus.

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LOCAL AND STATE-WIDE ONGOING EVENTS & EXHIBITS:

Rodney Carrington at the Grand December 29th from 7 PM Grand Casino - 777 Grand Casino Blvd.

Rodney Carrington will be performing at the Grand on Saturday, Dec 29! Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer who recorded eight major record label comedy albums, which have sold millions of copies. For more information and tickets, visit www.grandboxoffice.com.

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When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter ego “Venom” to save his life in this sci-fi action thriller starring Tom Hardy and Michelle Williams. (Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, and language). (1:52). OPENS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 AT THE HORNBECK THEATRE DOWNTOWN.

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Thanksgiving is in the books, so you can start playing Christmas music now. Oh, who am I kidding - you’ve already been enjoying your holiday favorites, haven’t you? Some of you were inclined, like some retail stores, to start playing it the day after Halloween. Every year there seems to be a discussion about how soon to play Christmas music. It’s the same thing, too: Either you like it or you don’t. Some feel it should wait until the day after Thanksgiving. I’m more inclined to be in that group. But it makes many people happy. I’m OK with that, too. I have seasonal favorites I must play each year. “The Christmas Album” (Elvis Presley), “Merry Christmas” (Mariah Carey), “Breath Of Heaven” (Vince Gill), “Let It Be Christmas” (Alan Jackson), “Joy: A Holiday Collection” (Jewel), “Christmas Portrait” (Carpenters), “These Are Special Times”

(Celine Dion), “Wrapped In Red” (Kelly Clarkson), and any of the Amy Grant Christmas collections and Trans-Siberian Orchestra masterpieces are just a few of the over 300 Christmas albums in my music collection. It seems like every year a different song sort of emerges to become my new favorite. As a kid, it was the fun songs about Santa that I loved most. “A Very Special Christmas” albums changed things for me. Various singers contributed their favorites to make a collection to sell for charity purposes. U2's “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),” Bob Seger’s “Little Drummer Boy” and Eurythmics’ “Winter Wonderland” were awesome. It put a whole new feeling into the music and changed the landscape of what Christmas music could be. I once read that artists want to make the best Christmas album when they record one. It sounds silly, but it’s more than an ego thing. Christmas albums, if done right, will be played and celebrated for many years to come. That also can translate into big bucks in royalties and sales. Perhaps one of the best examples is Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” from her 1994 holiday collection, “Merry Christmas”

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Shake out 2018 and race to 2019 in the Opening Night Finale 5K! 3p.m., Monday, December 31st [OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Dec. 4, 2018] – Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 by participating in Arts Council Oklahoma City’s 6th annual Opening Night Finale 5K. The festive run will begin at 3p.m. on Monday, December 31st at Colcord Drive in Bicentennial Park and lead into Oklahoma City’s biggest family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration. We return this year to our chip-timed USATF certified course where runners will make their way down Walker Avenue and the Riverfront trails in downtown Oklahoma City; it will begin and end again just south of Bicentennial Park. It is a flat and fast course that is perfect for runners of all abilities, even entire families. Before the race begins, there will be a special “warm up” appearance by the Thunder Girls, Thunder Drummers, Storm Chasers, and Rumble the Bison as they by provide entertainment and interact with the crowd. The fun doesn’t end when the race begins, there will be live arts and entertainment along the course to keep runners in the festive spirit. All runners will receive a branded Finale 5K finisher medal, a complimentary Opening Night wristband, and have the chance to win original works of art. The top male and female finishers will receive an original Dean Imel windscape sculpture, and the top three finishers in each category will receive custom Collin Rosebrook clay medallions. Participants are also encouraged to dress festive—neon, glitter, capes, costumes, whatever sets them apart—for a chance to win the prize for “Most Festively Dressed.” With an Opening Night wristband, the celebration continues after the race with entertainment for the entire family. Live acts will captivate audiences across 9 stages including music by The Allie Lauren Project, Edgar Cruz, Orquesta D’Calle and Take Cover. The Civic Center’s Hall of Mirrors hosts the Children’s Area with face painting by the Bricktown Clowns, various interactive art projects, a photo booth, and upbeat tunes by Moetowne Alex & The Nightview Band. Attendees can

also enjoy interactive comedy by OKC Improv, a Joe Coover Magic show, and a Broadway Review by Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. The night will end with Opening Night's signature midnight ball raising and fireworks extravaganza.

Oklahoma City. The 2019 event co-chairs are hospitality professional and event producer Kindt Steven Myers and avid OKC volunteer and Lyric Theatre Community Engagement Coordinator Rachael Crawford.

Finale 5K early registration is $30 per person and ends next week on December 13th and limited edition 2018 Finale 5K t-shirts are guaranteed for the first 225 registrants. Registration increases to $35 on December 14th and will be available through race day. Individuals can register and find more information at www.artscouncilokc.com/opening-night/ opening-night-finale-5k.

Arts Council Oklahoma City is a non-profit 501 ©(3) organization dedicated to bringing the arts and the community together through free or lowcost cultural events and a variety of arts outreach activities that impact underserved populations. Each year, Arts Council events, programs and services reach nearly one million Oklahoma City residents and visitors. Arts Council Oklahoma City is sponsored by MidFirst Bank, Devon Energy Corporation, The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com, Ozarka Water & Coffee Service, Sonic - America's Drive-in, ICG, OGE Energy Corporation, Toucan Production and Tyler Media. Arts Council Oklahoma City receives funding from the Oklahoma Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts, and is an Allied Arts member agency. For more information, call 405-270-4848 or visit www. ArtsCouncilOKC.com.

Packet pick-up for runners is scheduled for Saturday, December 29th from 1-4p.m. at Red Coyote Running and Fitness in Classen Curve, or on race day at the starting location beginning at noon. Opening Night is produced by Arts Council


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How to stream all your favorite Hallmark Christmas movies for free Grab your coziest blanket and most Christmas-y candle: Hallmark has its own streaming service where you can binge all the so-bad-they’re-good holiday movies you want. Hallmark Movies Now is $5.99 a month, but you can get a 7-day free trial. Stream beloved holiday classics like “A Puppy for Christmas,” “The Rooftop Christmas Tree” and 2012's “It’s Christmas, Carol!” featuring a dearly missed Carrie Fisher. Watch someone fall in love, save an old family business or learn a very important life lesson (or all of the above) just in time for Christmas.

You won’t be able to find all of Hallmark’s new releases on Hallmark Movies Now, but you can watch live using its app Hallmark Channel Everywhere if you log into your cable provider. The channel is premiering a whopping 37 brand new movies for the holiday season, which have been underway since before Halloween. If you don’t want to add yet another streaming service to your list, but still want a dose of cheesy Christmas spirit, Netflix has entered the market with “A Christmas Prince,” “Christmas Inheritance,” “The Holiday Calendar,” “The Princess Switch” and more.

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Podcasts to Listen To: The Rich Roll Podcast and the best fitness podcasts to listen to One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to get in shape. According to YouGov, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults say getting more exercise will be among their resolutions. To help you get prepared to head back to the gym in the new year or to keep motivated to keep going, here are a few podcasts to listen to.

The Rich Roll Podcast Athlete, wellness evangelist and best-selling author Rich Roll and his guests dive deep into how living a healthy lifestyle can help you become your most authentic self. Roll interviews everyone from athletes to musicians in order to educate and inspire. Recent episodes include: “The Iceman Cometh: Wim Hof On Elevating Consciousness & Amplifying Human Potential,” “Lindsey Vonn’s Got Grit: Lessons From The World’s Most Decorated Female Ski Racer” and “How Josh LaJaunie Lost 200+ Pounds & Reinvented Himself: Thoughts On Mindset, Habits & Giving Back.” Find it: https://www.richroll.com/category/podcast/

MindPump Hosts Sal De Stefano, Adam Schafer and Justin Andrews bring listeners the raw touch about health, fitness and nutrition. The trio takes a look behind the myths, crazy ideas and pseudo-science about the fitness industry. With more than 40 years of experience between them, De Stefano, Schafer and Andrews help listeners get the most out of muscular development and performance. Recent episodes include: “How to Change Your Mental State with Music,” “YouTube Fitness Community Review, How to Use a Pool to Overcome Extreme Physical Limitations, Accountability Strategies for Fitness Success” and “Eating Smart During the Holidays, How NOT to do Plyometrics, Tips for Getting Parasympathetic Post Workout.” Find it: https://www.mindpumpmedia.com/pages/podcast

Hurdle Helping people who feel stuck in a fitness routine or are unmotivated to get back into a healthy routine is what host Emily Abbate does by interviewing athletes at all levels about what they did to overcome their fitness hurdles. Abbate brings listeners stories and lessons from top CEOs to the average marathon runners in order to motivate people to live healthier and happier lives. Recent episodes include: “Andy Puddicombe, Co-Founder Headspace,” “Robin Arzon, VP Fitness Programming & Head Instructor Peloton” and “Kirsty Godso, Nike Master Trainer.” Find it: https://apple.co/2DRG79V

20 Minute Fitness Produced by Shape, the 20 Minute Fitness podcast gives listeners the latest on the science and technology in the fitness world. In easy-to-digest episodes, hosts Lila Laczo and Lesley George cover topics such as nutrition, tech, science and methodology. Recent episodes include: “How Technology Can Help To Improve Your Strength Training Performance,” “How To Boost Your Metabolic Rate” and “Completing Badwater The World’s Toughest Foot Race Interview With Cory Reese.” Find it: https://shapescale.com/blog/20-minute-fitness-podcast/

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Friday is the 77th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. The Japanese strike took place on Dec. 7, 1941, and 2,402 Americans were killed. Libraries, museums, historical societies and veterans groups might be commemorating the event, so check the paper for listings.

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Did you know that the first commercial Christmas card dates back to 1843? It was created in England by Sir Henry Cole, a civil servant who commissioned artist John Callcott Horsley to make the artwork on the card. In 2001, one of Cole’s first Christmas cards (sent to his grandmother in 1843) sold at auction for £22,500.

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December Happenings at the OKC ZOO Connect with wildlife, discover conservation efforts, join educational events at the OKC Zoo

OKC ZOO & RED CROSS PARTNER TO HOST BLOOD DRIVES

The Oklahoma City Zoo and the American Red Cross serving Oklahoma are working together to help save lives while providing ongoing opportunities for blood donors to give. The Red Cross will host a blood drive on Saturday, December 22 at the OKC Zoo allowing Oklahomans the opportunity to come and donate blood and receive two vouchers good for admission to the OKC Zoo! Each voucher is good for one free admission ticket (adult, child or senior) to the Zoo. All blood drives will be held in the Zoo’s education center located at the east end of the parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To learn more about donating blood and the requirements to give, visit www.redcrossblood.org.

NOW–DEC. 31: SAVE $10 WHEN YOU JOIN ZOOFRIENDS OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

Give the gift of unlimited admission to the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden with an annual ZOOfriends membership! Purchase or renew a ZOOfriends membership during the months of November and December and save $10. Memberships provide unlimited admission to the OKC Zoo for an entire year as well as many other benefits. Plus, your purchase supports the Zoo, its animals and conservation efforts. To learn more or to purchase a membership online, visit zoofriends.org.

DEC. 13 & 20: TODDLER EDUCATION PROGRAM: SNEAKY SNAKES

DEC. 20–21 & 27–28: OKC ZOO’S SCHOOL’S OUT DAY CAMPS

The holiday season is upon us and that means school is out and Zoo camp is in! The Oklahoma City Zoo’s School’s Out Day Camps offer unique experiences for children ages 4–11 to focus on connecting with and caring for wildlife. The OKC Zoo will be hosting day camps for the winter school breaks on Thursday, Dec. 20; Friday, Dec. 21; Thursday, Dec. 27; and Friday, Dec. 28. Snacks are provided, but campers must bring their lunch. Advanced registration and payment required. All campers are required to bring a copy of their immunizations. Camps run 8:30–5:15 p.m. Drop-off is at the OKC Zoo’s Rosser Conservation Education Center from 8:20 – 8:30 a.m. Cost per child, per day is $40 for members and $45 for non-members. For more information, call (405) 425-0218 or visit okczoo.org.

CHRISTMAS DAY, DEC. 25: OKC ZOO CLOSED NOW – DEC. 31: SYMBOLICALLY ADOPT AN ANIMAL FROM SANCTUARY ASIA FOR CHRISTMAS

Share your love of wildlife with everyone on your list with a gift of an animal adoption. This year, guests can choose between four iconic species from the Zoo’s newly opened Sanctuary Asia habitat: Indian rhino, Asian elephant, red panda or Komodo dragon. With each $45 donation, recipients get an adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, name recognition on ZOOfriends’ website and a plush that you can hold, snuggle and pass on to future generations. Net proceeds from each animal adoption benefit The Oklahoma Zoological Society, which helps spread the love to all the OKC Zoo’s animals by providing important funding for their daily care needs and animal enrichment items. To adopt your animal, call (405) 425-0618, or stop by the ZOOfriends’ membership office located in the Zoo’s Global Plaza, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Zoo’s education team hosts monthly toddler programs that are entertaining, engaging and educational fun for you and your little ones! Toddlers delight in learning about animals through crafts, activities, discovery stations and more. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. December’s program, Sneaky Snakes, is Thursday, Dec. 13 and Thursday, Dec. 20, from 10 – 11 a.m. at the OKC Zoo’s Rosser Conservation Education Center. For more information, call (405) 425-0218 or visit www.okczoo.org.

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DEC. 15: GIRL SCOUT OVERNIGHT – “ZOO DONE IT?!”

Go wild at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden! Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Regular admission is $11 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Stay up-todate with the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and by visiting Our Stories. Zoo fans can support the OKC Zoo by becoming Oklahoma Zoological Society members at ZOOfriends.org or in-person at the Zoo! To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org.

We need your help! One of our animal ambassadors ransacked one of our classrooms looking for their favorite snacks. Join the Oklahoma City Zoo and use your investigative skills to learn about animals, meet the suspects, and collect evidence to figure out which ambassador caused all the mischief. Girl Scouts can solve the case starting Saturday, December 15 at 7pm. This overnight adventure will help satisfy requirements for “Detective” Badge for Juniors and “Special Agent” Badge for Cadettes, but all levels are welcome. Cost: $35/Scout, $20/ Adult. Evening snack and light breakfast will be provided, and zoo admission included. Learn more and register at okczoo. org/girl-scouts.

With the Oklahoma City Zoo’s Daily Keeper Connections, get to know our animal family and the people dedicated to caring for them. This free program will allow you to meet our caretakers and learn more about your favorite animals. The Zoo’s caretakers are everyday conservationists, dedicated to protecting and preserving our planet’s wildlife and wild places. They have a wealth of information to share about the Zoo’s amazing animals. Keeper Connection signs are posted throughout the Zoo. Schedules are available on the zoo map and online at www.okczoo.org. Zoo admission required.


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