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No place like home

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Sooner Theatre clicks its red heels three times for the beloved ‘Wizard of Oz.’

Performing Arts

Susannah Waite
The Wizard of Oz
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
The Sooner Theatre
101 E. Main, Norman
Friday, June 29, 2012

Calling all junkies!

Need your fix of vintage and retro items? Just visit your dealer this weekend.


Susannah Waite
 Local junker Kristen Grandi has been redoing vintage furniture for about 12 years when she decided to hold a one-stop-shop event of her own.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Goodnight, gorilla

The OKC Zoo says goodbye to one of its most beloved residents.


Susannah Waite
Oklahoma City Zoo have announced the death of Bom Bom, a 36-year-old Western lowland gorilla. The male silverback died yesterday after going into cardiac arrest.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Academic achievement

After nearly 25 years, Edna Manning is retiring as president of the state’s premier high school for science and mathematics.


Susannah Waite
After nearly a quarter century leading the prestigious Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Edna McDuffie Manning is retiring this month as president of OSSM’s president.
Friday, June 15, 2012

Flattered glass

Make a break for 'Fusion: A New Century of Glass,' but don’t you dare touch.

Visual Arts

Susannah Waite
Fusion: A New Century of Glass
opening Thursday, through Sept. 9
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Senior moment

These golden-years performers are kicking up their heels and showing you what they’ve got.

Performing Arts

Susannah Waite
Oklahoma Senior Follies
7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Kirkpatrick Auditorium
Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Andy hardy

Known for painting soup cans, Andy Warhol also shot photos, some of which feature famous faces and go on display in Norman.

Visual Arts

Susannah Waite
The Cult of Personality: Andy Warhol, Harold Stevenson and Portraiture
Vernet to Villon: Nineteenth-Century French Master Drawings from the National Gallery of Art

opening Friday, through Sept. 9
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm, Norman
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Triple play

Three of your favorite summertime festivals join forces this weekend to celebrate Native American culture.


Susannah Waite
This weekend, Oklahoma City will be the hub of Native American culture.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Net gain

Team sports help disabled participants stay fit, have fun and build confidence.


Susannah Waite
Basketball coach Margaret Kierl loves coaching her athletes and seeing the fun they have out on the court. She had an opportunity to do so last week, when OU Medicine hosted its fourth annual wheelchair basketball tournament benefiting the Greater Oklahoma Disabled Sports Association, or GODSA.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Chevy bass

Pulling into a third season, Chevy Music Showcase spotlights those acts steering the local music scene.


Susannah Waite
Entering its third season last week, Chevy Music Showcase has a dozen artists to expose to metro eyes and ears.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Making Sense

Historian, author and Cars sheriff Michael Wallis knows what it means to be an Oklahoman.


Susannah Waite
Michael Wallis
3 p.m. Sunday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Pet sights

Fido meets fine art in an annual event where attendees can take home original works and man’s best friend.

Visual Arts

Susannah Waite
Sit. Stay. Art!
7-10 p.m. Saturday
Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery
706 W. Sheridan
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Mag wheels

Norman native Maggie McClure steers her singing career toward a new destination: the silver screen.


Susannah Waite
Few at her age can say they have achieved as much as singer, songwriter and pianist Maggie McClure.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Best of fests

What’s summertime without a festival? Luckily, many await in the months ahead.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012