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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Jim

Rural Alva advantage

“Ritter’s Lane” is among the black-andwhite photos in Jim Richey’s exhibition.


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
Despite having photographed some of the world’s most unique and exotic locations, Jim Richey highlights the beauty he found right outside his door in northwest Oklahoma in his latest photography exhibition, “Just Down the Road,” now on display in the state Capitol’s North Gallery.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Ward 3

After founding two big bands, Jim Ward finds the third time’s the charm ... by going solo.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Jim Ward with The Black and White Years
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$8 advance, $10 day of show
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Ray band

Former keyboardist for The Doors, Ray Manzarek readies for a ‘man’s orgasmic trip’ to Edmond.


Music

Rob Collins
Manzarek-Rogers Band
8 p.m. Friday
UCO Jazz Lab
100 E. Fifth, Edmond
ucojazzlab.com

359-7989
$50
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Thunderstruck

OKC Thunder star Kevin Durant’s movie debut hurts as much as an NBA Playoffs loss to the Miami Heat.


Comedy

Harrison Lott
Editor’s note: For Thunderstruck, the new family comedy starring the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, it struck us that, since the movie is really aimed at pre-teen and teenaged KD fans, who better to review it than an avowed Thunder fan of that age? Here with his review is guest critic Harrison Lott, a 15-year-old student at Edmond Memorial High School.
 
Friday, August 24, 2012

Thunderstruck

OKC Thunder star Kevin Durant’s movie debut hurts as much as an NBA Playoffs loss to the Miami Heat.


Family

Harrison Lott
Editor’s note: For Thunderstruck, the new-to-home-video family comedy starring the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, it struck us that, since the movie is really aimed at pre-teen and teenaged KD fans, who better to review it than an avowed Thunder fan of that age? Here with his review is guest critic Harrison Lott, a 15-year-old student at Edmond Memorial High School.
 
Monday, November 26, 2012

Big Jim

From behind the scenes at his Oklahoma-based talent agency, Jim Halsey helped change the face of modern music. A new exhibition of memorabilia is proof positive.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Starmaker: Jim Halsey and the Legends of Country Music
through April 5
Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum
1400 Classen Drive
oklahomaheritage.com
235-4458
$5-$7
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Boldly going ...

OKC Trekkies recreate the iconic Starship Enterprise for an Internet-only series.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
In an unassuming warehouse in south Oklahoma City, the Starship Ajax, destroyer class, is docked and awaiting orders.
 
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Paseo visionary

Arts patron and urban developer John Belt leaves behind a lasting legacy with OKC’s historic arts district.


News

Tim Farley
During a Christmas party last year at Paseo Originals Art Gallery, John Belt walked up a flight of steps, looked to the crowd and immediately burst into a booming rendition of “O Holy Night.”
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Who’s Minding the Mint?

This comedy’s in ‘Mint’ condition.


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.
 
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Southwest’s best

From paints to cardboard, four artists interpret the meaning of the American Southwest for a new exhibition.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Art of the American Southwest
through June 29
JRB Art at The Elms
2810 N. Walker
jrbartgallery.com
528-6336
free
 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
 
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