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OKG Newsletter


Topic: English

‘Designer’ debate


Letters to the Editor

M.G. Oxsen
Professor Kurt Hochenauer should stick to teaching English. He has no credentials to defend the theory of evolution.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Not horsing around

The city’s Animal Welfare Division is seeking a grant to help struggling equine owners.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City’s Animal Welfare Division is working to get a grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help struggling horse owners with hay for their animals.
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Americano

Salma Hayek stripping isn't even the film's best element.


Drama

Rod Lott
Mathieu Demy's Americano opens with a little death, followed immediately by a big one, as Frenchmen Martin (Demy) receives one of those middle-of-the-night phone calls that deliver the worst of bad news: His mother has died.
 
Monday, October 22, 2012

Love Is All You Need

When brokenhearted, middle-aged people assemble for a wedding in Italy, that’s amore.


Drama

Rod Lott
On paper — or computer screen — Love Is All You Need sounds like an overdose of saccharine. Even swallowing just a few plot keywords could trigger symptoms: “widower,” “wedding” and “breast cancer.”
 
Thursday, June 6, 2013

Berberian Sound Studio

A sound engineer’s job proves more frightening than the horror film on which he’s working.


Horror

Rod Lott
Berberian Sound Studio
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$6-$8

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

New words defy, get illogical response


CFN

Gazette staff
Oxford Dictionaries sent the Internet into a tizzy last week when they announced that “twerk” and “selfie” would be added to Oxford Dictionaries Online. Word spread like a meme as the news appeared on sites such as Mashable, TechCrunch, The New York Times blog The Learning Network, The Washington Post website and, of course, Fox News — not to mention its appearance on The Oklahoman’s website, NewsOK, with the headline, “Thanks, Miley: ‘Twerking’ Now in Dictionary.”
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

In reform, real focus on needs on students


Commentary

Gene Perry
Oklahoma’s education debate spends a lot of time on a few familiar subjects: education funding vs. tax cuts, vouchers and charters vs. traditional public schools and high-stakes testing vs. letting teachers teach. 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

New Ado

City Rep places Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing in frontier Oklahoma.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre’s Much Ado About Nothing, now at the Freede Little Theatre, is one of the most neatly acted and clearly presented productions of a Shakespeare play seen around here in a long time. It’s also a comedy that is practically devoid of humor.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Lots of class. Literally.


CFN

Gazette staff
If you hear a building chorus of “We Are the World” coming from Norman, do not be alarmed; that’s just the sound of the record-breaking largest Davis United World College (UWC) Class starting the year at the University of Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
 
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