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

Through August 27, 2017 @ The Depot

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 - The Cave Singers

Sunday, July 23, 2017, 7:30pm @ Lions Park


Former Pretty Girls Make Graves member Derek Fudesco teamed up with Pete Quirk (of Hint Hint) and Marty Lund (of Cobra High) and began playing in the Seattle area as The Cave Singers. Given the rising popularity of meditative, folky indie acts in the early 2000s, forming a twangy, rootsy folk trio was probably the least surprising move Derek Fudesco could have made. Following the band's first full-length LP, Invitation Songs, the band was joined by former Blood Brothers bassist Morgan Henderson. The Cave Singers released their crowd funded fifth album, Banshee, in February 2016.

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"Wonderful Watercolors" Workshop - Connie Seabourn

July 26-27, 2017, 9:30am - 4:00pm @ The Depot

Connie Seabourne Watercolor

In response to requests, The Depot is offering a fourth “Wonderful Watercolors” workshop with Connie Seabourn. Connie has agreed to provide this workshop opportunity on Wednesday and Thursday, July 26 and 27, 2017.

The workshop will begin at 9:30 each morning and continue until about 4:00 pm in The Depot, 200 S. Jones. Connie suggests bringing a sack lunch so participants can work through lunch if they wish. Tuition is $120. Contact The Depot at 405 307-9320 to enroll.

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Summer Breeze Concert - Boyd Street Brass

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


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.


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


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.