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OKG Newsletter


Topic: film

Oklahoma City Museum of Art screens 'Beautiful Losers'


Music

Charles Martin
New York City has seen hundreds of art movements come and go, but none quite like the skateboard/graffiti/punk/DIY scene in the 1990s when street-level outsider art began infiltrating mainstream galle...
 
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Oklahoma City Museum of Art presents 'Oscar Tune-Up'


Music

James Lovett
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is providing a unique way to prepare for Hollywood's biggest night. The museum hosts the seventh annual "Oscar Tune-Up" throughout February in its Noble Theate...
 
Thursday, February 5, 2009

Uptown United screens Pictoplasma animation


Music

Charles Martin
Uptown United, 24 W. Park Place, will host a free 7:30 p.m. Tuesday screening of Pictoplasma's "Characters in Motion Vol. 2," a showcase of some of the most cutting edge, independent animation w...
 
Thursday, February 12, 2009

Five now-senior chorus girls revisit past performances


Music

Doug Bentin
Been Rich All My Life, a 2005 documentary by director Heather Lyn MacDonald, has five things going for it: The Silver Belles, five chorus girls now in their 80s and 90s who met during the head...
 
Thursday, March 12, 2009

Documentary examines the historical roots of LA gang violence


Music

Phil Bacharach
In chronicling the evolution of gang violence in Los Angeles, "Crips and Bloods: Made in America," which screens Thursday through Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, opens with an upside-...
 
Thursday, March 19, 2009

Michelle Williams turns in remarkable performance in 'Wendy and Lucy'


Music

Phil Bacharach
Woman loses dog. If you're a bottom-line kind of person, the aforementioned sentence is essentially the bare-bones plot of "Wendy and Lucy." That slender narrative, however, offers more than...
 
Thursday, March 26, 2009

Museum screens documentary about Garrison Keillor


Music

Mike Robertson
When a show " take "ER," for example " has been around for a long time, it's easy for people to start thinking it has more cultural significance than it really does. "A Prairie Home Companio...
 
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Film follows an Israeli hero who frees Hungarian Jews from Auschwitz


Music

Doug Bentin
The title "Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh" is from a poem by Hannah Senesh. The match in question is one that lights a single candle and thereby brings a glimmer of li...
 
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Documentary profiles renowned architectural photographer


Music

Phil Bacharach
A uniquely symbiotic partnership exists between architecture and photography. Even the most breathtaking building might have only a limited number of visitors. It's through the photographic imag...
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009

Fight led by epic filming, great acting highlights too-long 'Che'


Music

Joe Wertz
One of the basic tenets of armed rebellion holds that guerillas will ultimately prevail when patient and prepared for extended conflict and drawn-out battle. Similarly, Steven Soderbergh's (...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009
 
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