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Can you hear me now?

New app created in Norman allows for easy TV listening in restaurants and bars.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Ever tried to watch the game at a sports bar, but were unable to hear what was going on over all the racket around you? Scott Lopez knows your pain, and has your solution: an app called Audivero.
 
Friday, June 28, 2013

Walk for Williams


Sports

Alyssa Grimley
Walk for Williams
4 p.m. Saturday
Stars & Stripes Park
3701 S. Lake Hefner Drive
walk4williams.org
473-4514
$20-$50
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Read instrument


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Five years ago, retired schoolteacher Mary Surbeck saw the need to further literacy.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Golfing for good


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic Dinner & Silent Auction
6 p.m. Friday
Riverwind Casino
1544 West State Highway 9, Norman
tobykeithfoundation.org
217-8629
$250-$2,500

 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Enter the dragon

Dragon boating grows in popularity on the Oklahoma River.


Sports

Alyssa Grimley
When you ponder outdoor activities in Oklahoma City, does dragon boat racing immediately come to mind?
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Cinemix

Like texting and talking during movies? Then the OKC Film Club is not for you.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
OKC Film Club
7 p.m. Tuesday
The Parish
1757 N.W. 16th
facebook.com/okcfilmclub
free
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Burn

For a gripping documentary that humanizes firefighters, it’s ‘Burn,’ baby, ‘Burn.’


Documentary

Alyssa Grimley
Burn
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday
Moore Warren Theatre
1000 Telephone, Moore
detroitfirefilm.org
$15-$20
 
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

TEEM player

A former state leader trades in politics for hands-on work battling poverty.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
It’s not every day that someone goes from Oklahoma legislative leader to the nonprofit world. But that’s exactly what former state House Speaker Kris Steele has done.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Sprouting up


Food and Drink Features

Alyssa Grimley
Sprouts Farmers Market, a grocery store with an old-fashioned feel, recently opened a new location in Norman.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Conserve verve


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Earth Fest at Martin Park
1-4 p.m. Saturday
Martin Park
500 W. Memorial
okc.gov/sustain/earthmonth.html
Free

 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The reading dead

Zombie actor IronE Singleton shuffles to OKC.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Being dead doesn’t seem to bother IronE Singleton one bit.
 
Friday, April 12, 2013

Party time


News

Alyssa Grimley
Oklahoma Republican Party Chairman Matt Pinnell soon will take on a prominent role with the national GOP. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced that Pinnell will be the RNC’s new state party director.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Nash bridges

It all starts with a song, but where does the song start? For some OKC songwriters, it’s a Nashville-based nonprofit.


Music

Alyssa Grimley
Ever think about what percent of a song purchase actually goes to the artist? Local songwriter Curtis Stover makes it his business to, as a coordinator for the Oklahoma City chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International.
 
Friday, April 5, 2013

Overdue books


Food and Drink Features

Alyssa Grimley
The Facebook pages for The Library Food and Spirits and The Nook bore a poignant message early last week: the news that it was closing its downtown location after 23 years of service.
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Heroic hangover

Local comic book creators launch ‘Knuckleheads,’ a series about an unlikely superhero.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
A comic book shop is more than just a place to buy the latest gotta-have graphic novel. It also can be the start of a creative partnership.
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
 
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