CFN Gazette staff
While weather forecasters warned that conditions on May 24 could have
created the potential for the “perfect storm,” metro-area residents
hunkered down with plenty of beer and Gary England drinking game rules.
News Alex Ewald
Fifty-seven state counties, including the Oklahoma City area,
will ride out the remaining heat wave over the weekend as the National Weather
Service’s Heat Advisory warning will continue until 10 p.m. Sunday.
Letters to the Editor James Stovall
Recent evidence indicates that climate change is happening much faster
than anyone predicted. Climatologists have learned that heat-trapping
pollution produces both drying and more precipitation.
Stillwater band Other Lives is about a month away from opening for the guy who’s the odds-on favorite for album of the year right now (can you say national exposure?). But currently, they’re about to jet off to Europe for a string of festival and small-venue dates. It appears that it’ll be a few months before they perform in Oklahoma again.
But fear not, friends! KEXP Radio in Seattle shot five live-in-studio performances by Jesse Tabish and company. “For 12” is my favorite here, but please watch them and let me know what you think. I can’t overstate how great it is that Other Lives is representing Oklahoma to indie audiences across the country and Europe right now.
CFN Gazette staff
If you thought twice before heading up the turnpike to catch The Flaming
Lips and Primus in T-Town, you didn’t miss much besides one hellacious
storm and $800,000 in equipment damage, according to Billboard.com.
Your forecast for ‘Take Shelter’: sustained tension with a 100 percent chance of palpable unease. Armpit precipitation possible.
Drama Rod Lott
Rain the color and viscosity of fluids found in barrels at Jiffy Lube
falls from the sky in the opening moments of “Take Shelter,” serving as a
dark harbinger of things to come. Right out of the gate, this act of
weird weather alerts the audience that something bad is going to happen,
and the calm before the storm will be anything but serene.