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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Oklahoma City

Hot wax


Music

Hannah Colclazier
With so few record stores left in the metro, Oklahoma City photographer Hannah Colclazier dropped in to see what keeps them spinning.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Ambulance alert

Debate over EMSA’s future heats up at City Council.


News

Clifton Adcock
The debate about whether the city should switch its ambulance service from Emergency Medical Services Authority to the fire department is heating up.
 
Friday, August 19, 2011

Sundress — Sundress EP

Nearby rockers dream big.


Rock

Matt Carney
Do you ever listen to Beach House and think, “I’d really like this a lot more if the guitars weren’t so passive.” If so, Denton, Texas, rockers Sundress might just be your new band du jour.
 
Monday, August 22, 2011

The NYT profiles the Coyne compound

‘People assume we are just gobbling handfuls of acid all the time.’

Back in 2008, The New York Times visited Wayne and his wife’s strange digs -then in the middle of a remodeling- here in Oklahoma City. They recently returned to document the compound operating at full capacity.

Click through to read a fun interview with him, and see some really incredible photographs of the compound, shot by Casey Dunn
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Bite Size: 8-24-11

News and notes on OKC dining

 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

‘Bait and switch'


Letters to the Editor

David Orr
In an Aug. 10 Gazette letter ("Why pay $30 million to move OGE substation?”), Larry D. Fry predicts revenue enhancements benefiting OKC from the recent decision to change the MAPS timeline and build the convention center before the projects citizens actually voted for, and with a $50 million tax incentive to spur construction of a multistory convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Fossil watch


Letters to the Editor

Jay Edwards
In his letter, “Fuel for fossil debate” (Letters, July 27, Gazette), the Rev. Steve Kern says, “Evolution predicts there should be thousands of intermediate fossils that have come and gone to support their simple to complex gradualism. They are not there.”
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

River rage

After choppy waters, Riverboat Gamblers right the ship. All bets are off, punk fans!


Music

Chris Parker
Riverboat Gamblers with Dead to Me, Off with Their Heads and Over Stars and Gutters
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$12
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Final Stage?

Stage Center needs deep pockets and committed partners to ensure the building a viable future, according to a new renovation study.


News

C.G. Niebank
Stage Center may be regarded as a masterpiece of avant-garde modern architecture, but the building’s age, unusual configuration, dilapidated condition and the lack of a single well-financed tenant appear to have turned it into a Gordian knot for both the building’s owner and the local theater community.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Three for all

Three of Norman’s best, loudest bands help kick-start the school year with a whole mess of chaos that costs a whole lotta nothing.


Music

Matt Carney
Stardeath and White Dwarfs with Broncho and Chrome Pony
6:30 p.m. Friday
East lawn, Oklahoma Memorial Union, University of Oklahoma, Norman
ou.edu/uosa/cac.html
free
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
 
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