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OKG Newsletter

Topic: avenue

Owens’ field

Local artist Romy Owens has earned a gig that’s literally high-profile: For the next year, her studio is streetside in the Skirvin Hilton.

Visual Arts

Shelly Hickman
In its storied, 101-year history, the Skirvin Hilton Hotel has accommodated some of the most influential people in the world, but no one until now — other than its legendary ghost, Effie, of course — stays for an entire year.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

89 it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
And we’ll all float on OK, when 10 a.m. marks the beginning of the 2013 89er Day Parade in Norman. With the theme of “Workin’ Up a Storm,” this year’s procession travels down Main Street, from Pickard Avenue to Crawford Avenue. Admission is free. Call 677-8711 or visit


Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Thunder rolls


Gazette staff
A name change might be in store for a short stretch of S. Robinson Avenue running from Reno Avenue to S.W. Third. Not coincidentally, the roadway runs parallel to Chesapeake Energy Arena, home of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Whoa, men

This cast of leading ladies makes gossip a sport.

Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
The Women
Reduxion Theatre Company
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday
The Broadway Theater
1613 N. Broadway

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Urban education

For city planners, the construction of a downtown elementary school is hopefully just the beginning for more schools in the area.


Tim Farley
While work continues on a new elementary school downtown, city leaders say other schools eventually will be needed in the area to maintain residential development there.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue

Didn't dig it.


Rod Lott
Tenants of a low-rent apartment building have some problems: The electricity has been shut off; their pets are disappearing under mysterious circumstances; and worst of all, they're stuck in a horror comedy that's not the least bit amusing: The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Lawn it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Looking for a happy hour you can take the little ones to? Western Avenue Association’s On the Lawn provides patrons large and small the opportunity to enjoy offerings from some of the district’s finest merchants (and live music by Spaghetti Eddie). Activities are 5-8 p.m. Thursday on the Chesapeake Lawn at 62nd Street and Western Avenue. Admission is free. Visit


Wednesday, April 2, 2014