See & Do Oklahoma: A weekly update on entertaining people, places and events

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Katie McCollum performs during a rehearsal for "Distant Thunder" at Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 13, 2020.
Katie McCollum performs during a rehearsal for "Distant Thunder" at Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City, Friday, March 13, 2020.

Welcome to the See & Do Oklahoma newsletter, bringing you weekly updates on entertaining people, places, events and attractions across the state.

Read all about how Oklahoma City's performing arts organizations and live entertainment venues are dealing with another show-stealing surge of COVID-19 cases, powered by the fast-spreading omicron variant. Plus, check out eight tips for attending a show during the pandemic.

London-based writer, poet and performer Inua Ellams makes his Oklahoma debut this weekend with his one-man show "An Evening with an Immigrant," while later this month, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art will unveil two new acquisitions by homegrown international art icon Ed Ruscha.

And U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo has a new gig in her hometown: The Muscogee writer, musician and performer has been named the first artist in residence for the new Bob Dylan Center, due to open in Tulsa in spring.

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