OPENING NIGHT 2011
Activities: Celebrate New Year’s Eve with live music, improv, roller derby, magic shows, children’s area, strolling performers, fireworks display and lighted ball ascension at midnight.
When: 7 p.m. to midnight today.
Where: Nine venues downtown.
Admission: Wristbands are $8 in advance, $10 the day of the event. Children 5 and younger are admitted free. Wristbands are available at 7-11 Stores of Oklahoma, metro Homeland stores, MidFirst Bank locations, Science Museum Oklahoma or at the event.
Discounts: People who show their Opening Night wristbands can skate for $5 at the Devon Ice Rink and enter the OK Cityscape Lego display for $1. For more information, go to www.downtownindecember.com.
Information: 270-4848 or www.artscouncilokc.com.
Cox Convention Center
Lobby: Hartel Dance Group, 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:45 p.m.; Total Equilibrium, 8 p.m., 10 p.m.; Upside Down Artist (juggling), 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.; Jamie Bramble, 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 1: Oklahoma City Roller Derby, 7 p.m., 8 p.m.; Steve Crawford (hypnosis), 9 p.m., 10:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 2: David Thomas (magician), 7:30 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:15 p.m.
Exhibit Hall 3 – Children’s Area: Bricktown Clowns and Face Painters, 7 to 11:30 p.m.; scavenger hunt 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; instrument petting zoo, 7 p.m.; Robin’s Kids present DisneyMania, 8 p.m., 10 p.m.; The Science Wow! presented by Science Museum Oklahoma, 9 pm.
Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library
Lobby: Campari featuring Lacy Saunders, 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Fourth-floor auditorium: OKC Improv: Everybody & Their Dog, 7 p.m.; OKC Improv: The MiDolls, 8 p.m.; OKC Improv: “Villain: The Musical,” 9 p.m.; OKC Improv: Twinprov, 10 p.m.
Edmond Jazz Orchestra, 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Bank of Oklahoma
Scott Keeton Band, 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Dustin Prinz, 7 p.m., 8 p.m.; Queen of Monroe, 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Edgar Cruz and Stephanie Jackson, 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.; scavenger hunt ends/prizes awarded, 10:30 p.m.
Brother Summit Band, 9 p.m. to midnight (finale performer).
First National Center
Ambassador’s Concert Choir, 7 p.m.; Harrison Academy Symphonic Winds, 8 p.m.; Carl V. Moore, 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Mariachi de Orgullo, 7 p.m., 8 p.m.; Mountain Smoke, 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Strolling Street Performers
Living statue Troy Scott and musicians Aaron Newman, Chad Slagle, Grayson Trice and Ross Plunkett.