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OKG Newsletter


Topic: even

Point: ‘A new fiscal reality’


Commentary

David Blatt
The economic downturn has hit the Oklahoma state budget hard. With high unemployment and low commodity prices, we’ve seen revenues plummet by almost 25 percent.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Pie chart

Ready for a slice? Pies are poised to become the breakout dessert of 2011.


Food and Drink Features

Malena Lott
They don’t call it “as American as apple pie” for nothing. Simple, cheap and quick have always been hallmarks of patriotic popularity (hot dogs and hamburgers, anyone?), and that goes double when it’s also piping hot and delicious. And popular.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Purple Church - Woodsporn/Hayseed EPs


Indie

Stephen Carradini
I hadn’t even heard the “Woodsporn” EP before I was impressed with Oklahoma City band Purple Church, because anything that comes handnumbered, hand-printed and sporting a mini-zine (complete with fold-out mini-poster!) as liner notes is pretty impressive.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Barney's Version

Enjoyable, but nothing spectacular


Comedy

Rod Lott
At last month’s Golden Globes, when Paul Giamatti won Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy for “Barney’s Version,” you, too, may have asked, “What the hell is ‘Barney’s Version’?”
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

On the move

Local stores are playing musical chairs: expanding, name-changing musical chairs. Confused?


Features

Jenny Coon Peterson

It can be hard when a store moves. Even with lots of notice, many people will miss the lead-up to the big move and just assume the shop popped its clogs. It doesn’t help when old addresses keep showing up in Google.

 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Cooper futures

At an age when most are graduating from college, red dirt’s Johnny Cooper is already an old pro.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Johnny Cooper
10 p.m. Friday Wormy Dog Saloon
311 E. Sheridan
wormydog.com, 601-6276
$10

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Summer Wars

Had me a blast. Not even the anime-adverse are immune to the charms of ‘Summer Wars,’ a Japanese adventure with crossover appeal.


Science Fiction

Rod Lott

Summer Wars
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
OKCMOA.com, 236-3100
$8, $6 seniors

 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Alcohol problem


Letters to the Editor

Kevin Acers
I am not impressed with the Gazette’s glib celebration of alcohol consumption in the March 9 “Alcoholmanac” issue. Evidently, a business decision was made to use St. Patrick’s Day as a selling point to advertisers by capitalizing on the day’s associations with booze.
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Bard this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Even if you haven’t seen “Henry IV,” catch an all-female production of “Henry V,” as staged by Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
 
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