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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Program

Drug-testing for dollars

A flurry of legislative proposals requires drug screening for public assistance.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering a number of bills this session to require drug-testing for applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Cowboy up

An OKC nonprofit models high fashion and altruism.


Features

Susannah Waite
Cowboy & Couture
6 p.m. Tuesday
Farmers Public Market
311 S. Klein
edenfashionshow.com
$35-$100
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

American DREAM

A group of young people in the state’s Hispanic community is working to help Oklahoma’s undocumented residents benefit under the DREAM Act.


News

Peter Wright
Thousands of undocumented residents living in Oklahoma now can apply for a deportation protection program initiated by presidential order in June. For one group of undocumented students and their friends, the application is not only a reprieve, but also a call to help others who may be eligible.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Great Gildersleeve Movie Collection

You’d have to be a harrrrrd man not to like it.


Comedy

Rod Lott
Now that I’ve devoured Warner Archive’s The Great Gildersleeve Movie Collection, I know who my mom was referring to all those years. It’s irrelevant for your enjoyment of the set, but Harold Peary’s Gildersleeve character proved so popular on the Fibber McGee and Molly radio program, he was spun off into his own show (and eventually TV and these films).
 
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Road to everywhere

Packing their brand of heartland acoustic music, Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road will represent Oklahoma as one of 12 acts in a global music exchange program.


Music

Rachael Cervenka
Kyle Dillingham, Oklahoma’s Musical Ambassador, said he is enthusiastic about carrying his native roots across the ocean and spreading his passion for music and diplomacy to the world.
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Radio gets ‘Red’ again

‘The Red Dirt Radio Hour’ returns to airwaves, thanks to KOSU.


Music

Alyssa Grimley
After more than five years of silence, The Red Dirt Radio Hour has returned to the airwaves. The show, which features artists of the Red Dirt genre, has found a new home at 9 p.m. Sundays on KOSU. Based in Stillwater, the public radio station also airs on 91.7 FM in Oklahoma City and streams online at kosu.org.
 
Thursday, March 7, 2013

Taking a SHINE

An Oklahoma County program gaining national attention gives nonviolent offenders an alternative to jail.


News

Murray Evans
Brie Florence stood across the street from the downtown Oklahoma County office building on a chilly day, paint roller and can in tow, ready to clean up some graffiti in a nearby parking garage.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Reel jobs

Proponents of the state’s film rebate program hope to keep the incentive from fading to black.


News

Liz Blood
Supporters of Oklahoma’s film rebate program say the failure of state legislators to extend it this year could be a lethal blow to the film industry unless it’s remedied during next legislative session.
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Huff stuff

New Fumes exudes a potent blend of psychedelic rock and undefinable sounds. Breathe it in.


Music

Zach Hale
New Fumes with Applied Music Program and Quilted Cherry Podium
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$5
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
 
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