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April 4, 2013

What's 2 Do in Enid, area

Lee-Chin Concert

8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday

Enid Symphony Center, 301 W. Broadway

Internationally-renowned violinist Lee-Chin will perform this weekend at Enid Symphony Center.

As part of Lee-Chin’s performance, called Virtuoso, she will play Peter Illyich Tschaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto in D.”

Tickets are $20 or $50, and are available in two ways: You can go online to enidsymphony.org/o-concerts.html, or you can call the Enid Symphony Orchestra office 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

For more information, call the ESO office at (580) 237-9646.

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First Friday & Free Art Friday

6-9 p.m. today

Downtown Enid

Music, shopping and artwork will all be available for residents to take in tonight in downtown Enid.

This month’s First Friday also is Free Art Friday. The event, which was postponed in March, consists of decorated blocks being placed around downtown Enid. The blocks have been designed by local artists, who have painted or attached artwork to them. Anyone who finds a block will be allowed to take it home free of charge.

Other events tonight include: Live music by Back Stage Pass at Cafe Garcia, 324 S. Grand; live music, refreshments and discount draw at The Felt Bird, 124 S. Independence; refreshments and live music by Billy Beck at For You! Boutique, 212 W. Randolph; live music by Greg Stong and in-store specials at Soapweeds & Cactus, 122 N. Independence; sales and goodie bags at 2nd Story Downtown, 114 S. Independence; food, giveaways and sales at TuTu Sweet Bows & Pink Coconut Tanning, 125 E. Broadway; sales and free samples at Sweets 4 You, 124 N. Independence; live music by Steven Shook at Est 1977, Washington and Randolph; wine bar and in-store specials at B Hip Kids, 207 N. Independence; and live music by JT & The Breeze in the downtown breezeway.

Also, Public Library of Enid and Garfield County will be open till 8 p.m., and Creative Arts Enid, 217 N. Washington, will host a meet and greet for a student artist from Northern Oklahoma College.

Finally, Gaslight Theatre, 221 N. Independence, will host its monthly Gaslight Cabaret at 8 p.m. This month, the theater will celebrate National Poetry Month. Local residents will perform pieces from some of their favorite poets. Performers will include Dave Abbott, Frank Baker, Mike and April Danahy, John Glaze, Steven Harwood, Christopher Sneed and Khiem Nguyen.

The evening will conclude with the passing out of lyrics and a group sing-along of Monty Python’s “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.” Admission is free, and a cash bar will be provided by Panevino.

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