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OKG Newsletter


Topic: divorce

D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Conditions are ripe for marital strife in Oklahoma, where divorce comes sweeping down the plains.


Features

Malena Lott
Love may be a many-splendored thing, but in Oklahoma, love often turns into a country song, à la Tammy Wynette’s 1968 No. 1 hit, “D-I-V-O-R-C-E.” Unfortunately for Oklahoma, as the decades roll by, the state can’t seem to get out of the top-five ranking for highest divorce rates in the U.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

The Perfect Family

Even if her movie does not, Kathleen Turner shines as a moralistic matriarch.


Drama

Rod Lott
The joke of The Perfect Family, of course, is that no such thing exists. Yet in the film, just as in real life, some people put on airs that suggest otherwise. The situation at the The joke of The Perfect Family, of course, is that no such thing exists. Yet in the film, just as in real life, some people put on airs that suggest otherwise. The situation at the heart of this dramedy is timely, if also a bit made-for-TV.
 
Friday, June 15, 2012

I Wish

A pair of young brothers need a miracle to reunite a family in a beautifully observant drama.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
I Wish
5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$5-$8
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Marry it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
When it comes to divorce rates, you’re doing fine, Oklahoma. Perhaps that’s something we should work on? Greg and Erin Smalley host Fight Your Way to a Better Marriage, a free conference to strengthen the bond between couples in crisis, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 7201 W. Britton. Registration is free. Visit bettermarriageokc.com.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Paul Williams: Still Alive

The lover, the dreamer and me.


Documentary

Rod Lott
All the love audiences have for the Oscar-nominated Searching for Sugar Man (which I wasn't crazy about) is what I feel for Paul Williams: Still Alive.
 
Friday, February 1, 2013

Loving Candy

In 1979, the OU student charmed the pants off America as Playboy's 25th anniversary Playmate. And then ...


Features

Rod Lott
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful girl — a woman, really. There’s no question she was a woman. Otherwise, this particular story would not exist.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Marriage ‘Pains’

Show me that smile again: Former ‘Growing Pains’ star Kirk Cameron wants to save your marriage.


Features

Louis Fowler
Kirk Cameron
7 p.m. Friday
First Baptist Church
301 N.E. 27th, Moore
fbcmoore.org
$20-$35
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Married or bust!


CFN

Gazette staff
Get hitched and get rich. Say “I do” and the money will roll right in. At least that’s the impression one might get from Gov. Mary Fallin and state House Speaker T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton, both of whom trumpeted a recently signed law designed to promote marriage to counter various social ills.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

What's to hide?

Nothing, says mayoral candidate Ed Shadid. But a battle looms to keep his divorce records private.


News

Tim Farley
Disclosing sealed court records connected to Oklahoma City mayoral candidate Ed Shadid’s divorce in 2007 outweighs embarrassment or harm it may cause the Ward 2 councilman, his ex-wife or their children, according to a leading expert on government openness and public records.
 
Monday, December 9, 2013
 
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