okcBIZ magazine to recgonize winners at Feb. 24 awards luncheon.
News Gazette staff
okcBIZ magazine, a sister publication of Oklahoma Gazette, will
announce the 2012 Best of Business winners at an awards luncheon at
11:30 a.m. Feb. 24 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Ave.
Music Louis Fowler
While everyone with normal lives will be buying bargain-basement
trinkets and low-end electronics for their loved ones at 3 a.m. on Black
Friday at their nearest SuperTarget, hardcore music geeks will be
‘The Red Dirt Radio Hour’ returns to airwaves, thanks to KOSU.
Music Alyssa Grimley
After more than five years of silence, The Red Dirt Radio Hour
has returned to the airwaves. The show, which features artists of the
Red Dirt genre, has found a new home at 9 p.m. Sundays on KOSU. Based in
Stillwater, the public radio station also airs on 91.7 FM in Oklahoma
City and streams online at kosu.org.
Comedy Rod Lott Who's Minding the Mint?
is the kind of comedy they don't make anymore: all-star and mad, mad,
mad, madcap. It was released in 1967, which is the year that such
old-Hollywood projects were put out to pasture by such edgy fare as The Graduate and Bonnie and Clyde. I'd argue Mint — while pure, cotton-candy fluff compared to those prestige pictures — has aged every bit as well.
Folk Zach Hale
Few 20th-century figures were more influential than Woody Guthrie.
The folk icon and Oklahoma native has a legacy and scope that span the
musical stratosphere, predating and inspiring genres from country to
Renewed attention for Project Nim has ensured that animal rights — and the documentaries that chronicle them — are having a reawakening.
Features Nicole Hill
Bob Ingersoll gets emails every day. He reads each one. The senders
often turn into friends. Those friends lead him to other areas of
interest related to his work. But Ingersoll does not want this story to
be about him.
The Coen brothers’ new film is a heady, heartfelt character study and period piece. In other words, quintessential Coen.
Drama Zach Hale
The album artwork for 1963’s The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylanwas nothing if not iconic. The image of a young Dylan with then-girlfriend Suze Rotolo clinging to his side, walking down a snow-covered street in New York’s Greenwich Village embodied the early ’60s folk movement like no other. It’s also where Inside Llewyn Davis makes its music.