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Two artists explore their paths and process for creative progress


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Charles Martin
Tom Toperzer and Paul Medina7 p.m. Friday, opening receptionOn display through July 10MAINSITE Contemporary Art122 E. Main, Normanwww.mainsite-art.com292-8095One painting, a single concept or even a s...
 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The City Arts Center bursts with 'Cocoon,' a knot-so-typical exhibit by a New York sculptor


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Charles Martin
CocoonJason Hackenwerth5:30 p.m. Friday Opening receptionOn display through May 22City Arts Center3000 General Pershingwww.cityartscenter.org951-0000Even when inflated by a fine arts association, ba...
 
Friday, April 23, 2010

Practitioners of intuitive arts hope to open minds, heal body and soul at inaugural Psychic Fair


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Charles Martin
Psychic FairNoon-4 p.m. SundayCoffy's Café1739 N.W. 16thwww.coffyscafe.org604-8796Organizers of the Psychic Fair at Coffy's Café want to be clear: There will be no spoon benders; no aged, wart-riddled...
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010

A new exhibit makes a case for using old techniques to explain a digital world


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Charles Martin
William Christenberry: Beginnings5-8 P.m. Friday opening receptionOn display through June 26Artspace at [Untitled]1 N.E. Thirdwww.artspaceatuntitled.org815-9995Digital and multimedia art has blossomed...
 
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Tapping into one's inner Agassi is easier than ever, from pay-to-play complexes to public parks


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Charles Martin
With spring, it's time to develop that stellar tennis game you've always had  inside you. No doubt you've already dug the secondhand racket out of the closet. But where to play? Check out the metro's ...
 
Thursday, March 25, 2010

Race fans scramble to save historic track


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Charles Martin
Save the Speedway Noon "“ 4 p.m. Saturday Forest Building Supplies 300 N. May www.statefairspeedway.comMoney will be pouring into the Oklahoma State Fair Park from tax dollars being purposed throug...
 
Thursday, January 28, 2010

Buster' Douglas takes part in OKC Charity Fight Night


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Charles Martin
OKC Charity Fight NightThursdayCoca-Cola Bricktown Events Center425 E. Californiawww.okccharityfightnight.comJames "Buster" Douglas took part in one of the most significant events in boxing history wh...
 
Thursday, January 28, 2010

City Arts Center's 'Elevation' fund-raiser peers into the future with a retro party and exhibit


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Charles Martin
Café City Arts: Elevation7:30-11 p.m. FridayCity Arts Center3000 General Pershingwww.cityartscenter.org951-0000$50 in advance, $60 doorAfter flipping the calendar on a new decade, it's tempting to loo...
 
Thursday, January 28, 2010

Get ahead of the next ice-pocalypse by stocking up on worst-case-scenario products


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Charles Martin
When dawn broke on city streets Christmas morning, it revealed hundreds of abandoned vehicles littered along the shoulders and stuck in snowbanks from the previous day's blizzard.Emergency checklistTh...
 
Thursday, January 21, 2010

Adventurous Oklahomans seek slopes with sleds, snowboards and more


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Charles Martin
Oklahoma City might not get the same snowfall of Aspen, Colo., but there is still fun to be had on metro slopes. At even the slightest hint of flakes, enthusiasts dig out sleds, baking sheets, cardboa...
 
Thursday, January 21, 2010

A new program hopes to put local businesses at the forefront of consumers' minds


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Charles Martin
Awareness is the Achilles heel of locally-owned businesses. Without the multimillion dollar advertising budgets to saturate television, radio and print, locally owned shops, eateries, bars and chariti...
 
Thursday, January 21, 2010

Queen of Monroe ditches old moniker and set list of covers to focus on new material


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Charles Martin
Queen of MonroeCD Release of "Blood, Batteries, and Turntables"Saturday, January 16Opolis, 113 N. Crawford, Norman$5 or Free Entry with $10 CD purchaseStowing a lengthy set list of covers is an unnerv...
 
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Table tennis finds permanent home in metro as migrating enthusiasts settle near downtown


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Charles Martin
Table tennis is a sport indiscriminate of age, gender or background. Take a recent example seen at the Oklahoma City Table Tennis Club's new facility at 1604 N.E. Eighth: An aged man breathl...
 
Thursday, December 17, 2009

Starlight Mints assemble some mutated Christmas jingles to deck halls in Tulsa, Norman


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Charles Martin
Children are potent propaganda machines for the pro-holiday spirit lobby. Whether it is Charles Dickens, Dr. Seuss or seasonal elementary school plays across the country, rosy-cheeked tykes are ...
 
Thursday, December 17, 2009

Multi-instrumentalist John Fullbright releases 'Live at the Blue Door'


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Charles Martin
Greg Johnson can be brutally frank when sizing up musicians because he's seen so many walk through the front door of his concert venue, The Blue Door. It wasn't long after he first laid his ears...
 
Thursday, November 26, 2009
 
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