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OKG Newsletter


Topic: history

Visit this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Learn about the history of Oklahoma … for free!
 
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Deuce this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
For Black History Month, Urban Roots at 322 N.E. Second takes us back in time with texts and narratives related to African and African-American history, exchanged from generation to generation.
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Cube it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Redlands Community College art history professor Eric Wright turned his time in corporate cubicles into concrete and metal sculptures. The resulting exhibit will debut with a reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western, with a 1 to 5 p.m. open house on Saturday and Sunday. The cubes will remain on display through July 29. Admission is free. Call 831-2874 or visit istvangallery.com.

Friday-Sunday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Sooner seen

Although some 1,333 miles lay between Oklahoma City and Hollywood, you wouldn’t know it from the looks of a new exhibit celebrating the Sooner State’s contributions to cinema.


Visual Arts

Phil Bacharach
Oklahoma @ the Movies
daily
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi
okhistory.org
521-2491
$4-$7
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Hysteria

What’s all the buzz with ‘Hysteria’? It’s a genial comedy about a gynecological breakthrough.


Drama

Rod Lott
Hysteria is the feel-good movie of the summer — not for any feelings invoked in its audience, but because it’s a romantic comedy about the birth of the vibrator.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Pop goes the culture

The Oklahoma History Center plans to celebrate a past you don’t get in history books.


Features

Joshua Kline
The common perception of popular culture as it relates to Oklahoma is often limited to cowboys and Indians, red state politicians and the occasional writer, artist or performer who managed to escape the grip of the Bible Belt and now rarely, if ever, returns home.
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Lowbrow Reader Reader

Deals a royal flush of smart humor.


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
Zines were the blogs of their day, but you could read them in the bathroom. In the early 1990s, I was heavily plugged into the zine culture, sending stamps and dollar bills away in exchange for these indie pubs. Soon, during a short period of boredom and unemployment, I started one of my own.
 
Friday, June 15, 2012

A bright idea

A Yukon group wants to restore and illuminate a historic sign along Route 66.


News

Sarah Lobban
Blackout Block Party with Asleep at the Wheel
11 a.m. Sunday
Grady’s 66 Pub
444 W. Main, Yukon
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
 
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