An Oklahoma City area briefs package for Feb. 7
Jerry Tachoir Duo to perform
EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Division will present the Jerry Tachoir Duo in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E Fifth St. Tachoir has 25 years of experience performing and teaching, along with endorsements, radio and television appearances, books and business ventures. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Jazz Studies Division Fund and will be met by a $3 match for every $1 raised, thanks to a College of Fine Arts and Design jazz benefactor. To buy a $15 ticket, call 974-2100 or go to www.ucojazzlab.com.
Mongolian art troupe to celebrate new year
A traveling troupe of Mongolian performers will ring in the year of the rooster at a performance for the Chinese New Year, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oklahoma City Community College Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater. The Art Troupe from Inner Mongolia will present acrobatics, singing and dancing. Mongolians are a minority group in China and are descendants of Genghis Khan. Mongolian throat singing, long bamboo flutes and horsehead fiddles will be part of the performance. Tickets are available at tickets.occc.edu or by phone from the OCCC Box Office for $20. Student tickets are $15 and must be purchased in person or by phone at 682-7579.
Norman library to host book sale
NORMAN — The Friends of the Norman Library invite the community to the annual “For the Love of Books” sale, in the Lowry Room of Norman Public Library Central. Sale hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The sale includes a large selection of books in all categories plus gently used books suitable for Valentine's Day gifts. Proceeds go to help the Friends group in its support of library programs and events. For more information, call 701-2600 or go to www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/norman-central.
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