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Dash of cardio

Junior League of Norman provides a healthy alternative to trick-or-treating.


Youth

Mia Ledet
Monster Dash
8 a.m. Saturday
Journey Church
3801 Journey Parkway, Norman
juniorleagueofnorman.org
329-9617
$35
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Leader of the packs

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma provides food-filled backpacks to combat weekend hunger in underfed students.


Features

Mia Ledet
With the Internet’s “first world problems” meme, the joke is that in a country as rich as ours, our problems are trivial — like agonizing over which smartphone apps to buy.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Spooky scribes

‘Tis the season for zombies and hauntings, according to two local authors.


Features

Mia Ledet
Gena Showalter and P.C. Cast
7 p.m. Tuesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
bn.com
843-9300
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

October Christmas

The annual charity shopping event of the year returns with new vendors, as well as favorites from previous years.


Features

Mia Ledet
Mistletoe Market
10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
mistletoemarket.org
$8-$50
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Degree of disappointment

A college education no longer guarantees plentiful career opportunities.


News

Mia Ledet

Attention, college seniors:

This job market sucks.

 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Birthday college

Oklahoma City Community College celebrates its 40th anniversary.


Features

Mia Ledet
Oklahoma City Community College has been a metro fixture for decades, and this year it celebrates 40 years of making a difference in the community.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Have a Ball

Flit and fly your way to Paseo’s annual celebration of whimsy.


Youth

Mia Ledet
Fairy Ball on Paseo
7-8:30 p.m. Saturday
Paseo Arts District
Dewey and N.W. 28th
thepaseo.com
525-2688
Free

 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Deal on a Dozen

Stage Door presents a night of entertainment for the whole family.


Performing Arts

Mia Ledet
Cheaper by the Dozen
7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
The Stage Door Theatre
601 Oak, Yukon
stagedooryukon.com
265-1590
$9-$12

 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Suit up

For some, landing an interview means stress over affording the clothes needed to dress to impress.


Features

Mia Ledet
It all started when Susan Walton watched an episode of CBS This Morning that featured The Bottomless Closet, a Chicago nonprofit that outfits struggling women with interview-appropriate clothing.
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Hair care

Stylists join forces to raise money for cancer patients in Oklahoma.


Features

Mia Ledet
La Creation de Fantasmes
9 p.m. Friday
SkyyBar UltralLounge
7 S. Mickey Mantle
thestarlitesalon.com
272-9222
$10

 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Digging it

An Oklahoma geologist unearths the undead for his first book.


Fantasy/SciFi

Mia Ledet
Many sci-fi and horror fans have planned their zombie survival strategy, in fear (or is it hope?) that a zombie apocalypse is nigh.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Dead zone

In 'Time Expired,' death is closer than ever ... partly because the entire indie comedy was locally lensed.


Features

Mia Ledet
If you were to suddenly have an expiration date stamped on your life, one of the first things you might do is frantically piece together a bucket list. Skydiving, travel destinations and a load of apologies commonly top this sort of document, but parking meter attendant Randall Zimmerman’s is much smaller and far less intricate.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
 
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