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Raise your glass

“It was super-easy because it was a lot smaller,” the event chairwoman says of planning then and now. “We did it at the Waterford, but we grew out of that. It started off with a staff of seven on the committee. Now there’s over 40.” And six subcommittees. “It’s great for the arts,” Kirkpatrick says.

The pressures of planning

As spring quickly approaches, the number of events on everyone’s calendar is about to grow significantly. In addition to the upcoming wedding season, people are gearing up for professional events, such as conferences and corporate meetings. Everyone feels the pressures of planning events, but the pressure of staying on budget is all too real for

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THEATER 100 Years of Broadway Feb. 12-17 From The Phantom of the Opera to Les Misérables, some of the Great White Way’s all-time finest musicals are celebrated in Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway. The revue stages Feb. 12-17 at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $15- $50. Call 297-2264 or visit

Wow, a party!

Set for 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, the party is co-chaired this year by Beverly and Mark Funke, and Jane and David Thompson. “In the past, this was a seated gala, but last year, the co-chairs wanted to mix it up a bit,” says Kristy

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MUSIC Yanni, Aug. 15 His locks may not be as free-flowing, but Yanni still has that New Age instrumental stuff all sewn up. With a new album in Truth of Touch, the world-famous musician performs at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $45-$125. Call 297-2264 or

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EVENT Asian Festival May 12 Celebrate Asian culture and traditions at the 26th annual Asian Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 at the Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel, 1 N. Broadway. As always, attendees can enjoy food, entertainment, arts and crafts. Admission is free EVENT Walk MS May 5 Be among the expected 2,500


May NEWS 6 CITY FOCUS Moore means business With large national retailers and the country’s largest IMAX, Moore is no longer just a sleepy town south of Oklahoma City 9 SPORTS Wheel deal Oklahoma City Pro-Am Classic is the latest on the list of new sporting events taking place across the metro 12 DEVELOPMENT Packing