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Leaving a 'Legacy'

Willard Stone’s “Something to Believe In” is among the works in the 'Living Legacy' exhibit.


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
A father and son’s mutual love for the art of sculpting is the premise for “Living Legacy,” an exhibit now showing at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum, 1400 Classen Drive.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Check! Check!

Seven local acts are set to rock Norman at Friday’s Sooner Soundcheck concert


Music

Courtney Silva
In order to get students and the public alike better acquainted with the local music scene, the University of Oklahoma’s Campus Activities Council Concert Series presents Sooner Soundcheck.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Department of Mental Health combats underage drinking in state

Training and education a priority


News

Courtney Silva
As early as elementary school, kids are educated on the dangers and consequences of excess alcohol consumption, yet statistics show underage drinking and alcohol abuse remain on the rise.
 
Monday, March 21, 2011

Ready Orr not

In addition to the zip line, Orr Family Farm features a petting zoo, playground, maze and more.


Youth

Courtney Silva
Towering 20 feet above the ground, the new zip line at the Orr Family Farm, 14400 S. Western, is a surefire way to get kids’ adrenaline pumping.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

This magic 'Moment'

Photos, pottery and sculpture on display at In Your Eye Studio and Gallery


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
As a photographer, living in the moment is a sentiment near and dear to Carl Shortt Jr.’s heart.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bless you

While in Norman, the Gaden Shartse monks are available for private healings, consultations and blessings


Features

Courtney Silva
Starting Sunday, the Tibetan monks of the Gaden Shartse Monastery will visit Norman for two weeks as a part of their annual tour across the United States.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Dancing king

Since Nick Felix owns Dance Magic Studios, it became the ideal setting for his directorial debut, ‘Never Too Late,’ shot in the metro.


Features

Courtney Silva
If there’s anyone whose motto should be “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” it would be Nick Felix. The dance instructor and owner of Dance Magic Studios, 7312 Cherokee Plaza, has experienced as many successes as he has failures, but never seems to be deterred.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Youth Art Month stresses importance of art education

Students gift art to state legislators to raise awareness


Youth

Courtney Silva
All across the United States, Youth Art Month is being celebrated to promote arts education in schools, and Oklahoma is getting in on the action.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

'Walk' this way

Both two- and three-dimensional pieces are included in this year’s “Money Talks, Art Walks” event


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
Ever had the urge to take a piece of artwork from a gallery home with you? Well, you may get the chance Saturday, during Individual Artists of Oklahoma’s fourth annual “Money Talks, Art Walks” fundraiser.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

The pursuit of 'Happiness'

Covering six continents, the documentary “The Economics of Happiness” gets an Oklahoma premiere on Friday.


Features

Courtney Silva
In today’s society, fewer people can say they are truly happy — at least according to “The Economics of Happiness.”
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Crimestoppers

Science Museum Oklahoma teaches kids to fight crime. Cape not included.


Youth

Courtney Silva
Science Museum Oklahoma will be giving kids across the metro the chance to learn the science of crime fighting during its inaugural Forensics Day, starting at 9 a.m. Friday.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

On the ledger

Not doodles, but art.


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
A traditional American Indian art form is given a contemporary update in the exhibit “Love of Ledger Art: History in Pictures,” now showing at the Tribes 131 Fine Art Gallery, 131 24th Ave. in Norman.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Flash of inspiration

Quick info could turn out long-term benefits.


Features

Courtney Silva
“Enlighten us! But make it quick.”
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Have a heart

“Art with a Heart” auctions artwork created by children receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders.


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
Artwork has some meaning behind it. But the meaning behind the pieces to be shown and auctioned Friday at the ninth annual “Art with a Heart” benefit may carry more meaning than usual.
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Prom show

Sherri Hill’s garments have dressed such superstar singers as Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert.


Features

Courtney Silva
With prom around the corner, metro girls are seeking that perfect, one-of-a-kind dress of their dreams.
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
 
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