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OKG Newsletter

Topic: there

Wolf pact

Brotherly love — both literal and figurative — helps To Speak of Wolves leap over its fellow metalcore acts.


Joshua Boydston
To Speak of Wolves with Harp & Lyre, Before There Was Rosalyn, Facing Giants and more
6 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
$8 advance, $10 door
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Another Year

Strong acting and little story transform Mike Leigh’s film into a poignant slice of life.


Phil Bacharach
Nothing much happens in Mike Leigh films, at least not in the strictest sense of Plot Mechanics 101. There are no car chases or explosions, not even a juicy epiphany in the final reel.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Evolution alternatives

State Sen. Josh Brecheen wants ‘valid criticisms’ of evolution allowed in Oklahoma classrooms with his bill modeled after Texas standards.


Greg Horton
One month after the release of Gallup poll data showing increased nationwide support for evolution, Oklahoma has two new bills some critics are calling “anti-evolution.” State Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, and Sen. Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, filed House Bill 1551 and Senate Bill 554, respectively.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Time for ‘the talk’

Ready for the birds and the bees? Two legislators are buzzing with legislation that ensures sex-ed curriculum is fact-based.


Clifton Adcock
Chocolates, flowers, even tickets to the monster-truck rally may be considered acceptable Valentine’s Day gifts by some, but most can agree re-gifting herpes is definitely considered a no-no.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Cooper futures

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


Joshua Boydston

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

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

CFN Quote of the Week


Gazette staff
“There used to be a day when honest reporters would not take quotes for one article and insert them in another article to suit their fancy ..."
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Astro boy

Astronautalis tries to flip the script of his rap sheet by shaking indie hip-hop free from its creative doldrums.


Chris Parker

Astronautalis with Sims and Algebra
7 p.m. Tuesday
The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western, 607-4805

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Did Dez’s drawers droop?

Pants on the ground.


Gazette staff
In football, there are tight ends, defensive ends and then semi-exposed ends.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Strapping sandals

It's spring! New shoes! Hallelujah!


Jenny Coon Peterson
Break out the toenail polish; spring is here. And that means new shoes. Hallelujah! No, seriously. You say “new shoes,” and I instantly start hearing really exuberant gospel music that involves clapping and raising of hands. Anyone else?
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Corn to run

Letters to the Editor

Jay Hanas
A March 10 article in the city’s daily newspaper detailing Sens. Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe slamming the tax credits given for ethanol production to be used in gasoline (“Coburn wants to cut tax breaks on ethanol”) was predictable.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011