Now Showing in The Depot Gallery - Dr. Jim Cobb - "Variations on Themes"

Through August 27, 2017 @ The Depot

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Jim Cobb Painting

The Depot Gallery will open “Variations on Themes,” an exhibit of paintings by Dr. Jim Cobb, with a reception from 6 to 9 pm in conjunction with the July 14th, 2017 2nd Friday Art Walk and The Depot's “Back on Track” Celebration. The exhibit, in the newly restored Santa Fe Depot at 200 S. Jones, continues through August 27.

“There are so many subjects from which to choose” Dr. Cobb says. “This is true every day when I arrive at the studio. My aim, as an artist, and for this show at The Depot, is to select a variety of themes to make it interesting and to try to convince the viewer (as well as myself) that I am reasonably capable of painting all of them.”

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Summer Breeze Concert - Boyd Street Brass

Sunday, August 6, 2017, 7:30pm @ Lions Park

free 

Boyd Street Brass, a 7 piece horn band based in Norman, OK, formed in Winter 2013, was modeled after traditional New Orleans street bands, but has since developed a unique and diverse sound, blending funk, swing, Latin, and pop music. In April 2015 their debut album Sup Sucka, was released featuring 14 original songs. The Boyd Street Brass perform a mix of instrumental and vocal tunes featuring Jay Wilkinson, including original songs by Jay as well as covers of other brass bands.

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Oil Painting Workshop - Dr. Jim Cobb

August 9-10, 2017, All Day

 
Jim Cobb Painting Dr. Cobb has taught privately, held class sessions for oil painters, and was an Adjunct Professor of Art at O.U. where he taught drawing which he believes is the basis of good painting. He will offer an oil painting workshop for beginning and intermediate students in his studio on August 9 and 10. Contact The Depot at 405-307-9320 to enroll. Tuition for the workshop is $120.
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Summer Breeze Concert - John Fullbright

Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:30pm @ Lions Park

free 

Okemah native John Fullbright's 2012 debut release, From the Ground Up, propelled him to the musical forefront. "... a killer debut, pairing sharply worded stories that resonate with confident performances that pop." said The Washington Times. The album peaked at #10 on the Billboard Top Folk Albums chart and was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Americana Album. The Wall Street Journal review of Songs, Fulbright’s 2014 release, says “Songs is a warm, winning and plainspoken Americana album that builds on the authority and charm of From The Ground Up by its clarity and simmering intensity.” Fullbright was selected by members of The Depot as the “Members Choice” Concert for 2017.

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