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OKG Newsletter


Topic: africa

‘Paper Flower’ debuts with free public screening

Turns lens on unusual Japanese sexual practice


Features

Gazette staff
A short film shot in Tokyo by an Oklahoma City-based production company makes it premiere Saturday night with a free public screening.
 
Friday, January 28, 2011

Capitol gains

Past, present and the future of the African-American community in Oklahoma are spotlighted during the Africa West culture and heritage festival.


Features

Charles Martin
Africa West
Saturday
Metro Tech Springlake Campus, 1900 Springlake Drive
Africawestokc.com, 427-4444
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

A wild ride

The sand dunes at Little Sahara State Park create a mythical playground for off-road enthusiasts.


Features

Heide Brandes
Legends say the towering sand dunes of the Sahara Desert in northern Africa were created by the chaotic consequence of a foolish joyride.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Life Above All

In this drama, the impact of AIDS is rarely stated, but often heard.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
AIDS is rarely mentioned in “Life, Above All.” It’s referred to obliquely — a “bug,” “the other thing” — but its grim presence is always felt. When a character finally does call it by name, late in the movie, the effect is startling.
 
Monday, November 28, 2011

Searching for Sugar Man

One sweet rockumentary.


Documentary

Phil Bacharach
This is a golden age of documentaries, and I don’t mean the propagandistic variety via Michael Moore or 2016: Obama’s America. Given the pervasive timidity and lack of imagination in Hollywood today, film buffs are well advised to take stock of documentaries, where the most gripping stories are being told.
 
Monday, October 8, 2012

Searching for Sugar Man

A true story that's truly sweet.


Documentary

Phil Bacharach
This is a golden age of documentaries, and I don’t mean the propagandistic variety via Michael Moore or 2016: Obama’s America. Given the pervasive timidity and lack of imagination in Hollywood today, film buffs are well advised to take stock of documentaries, where the most gripping stories are being told.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

A lion’s heart


Visual Arts

Molly Evans

Affoyo
7-10 p.m. Thursday
Twisted Root Gallery
3012 N. Walker Ave.
twistedrootgallery.com
208-4288 
Free

 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Inhofe bashes proposed bill


CFN

Gazette staff
When we think of Oklahoma politicians, we don’t often think of civil servants reaching out a helping hand or offering friendly advice to third-world countries, but that’s exactly what Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Tulsa) has been doing.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
 
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