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Ah, the holidays — time to bust out those beloved Christmas classics, like Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Story and Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. See the latter receive the RiffTrax treatment 7 p.m. Thursday at Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 Martin Luther King Ave.; AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd.; and Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive in Norman. Tickets are $12.50. Visit fathomevents.com.


Wednesday, December 4, 2013

What’s wrong with Christmas?


Brady Henderson
There was a time in America when Christmas was illegal. In colonial New England, the opening salvo of the socalled “War on Christmas” came not from atheists, Jews or civil libertarians but from the same Puritan Christian pilgrims who gave America Thanksgiving.
Monday, December 23, 2013

Full of hope

Bags of Hope was started by teenager eager to help women escape domestic violence.


M.A. Smith
The South has always been a target for domestic violence. In fact, seven out of ten Southern states, including Oklahoma, were recently declared to have the highest number of domestic violence-related deaths.
Monday, December 23, 2013

Always help

The Salvation Army keeps its shelters open year-round to help with emergencies like winter freezes and bad weather.


M.A. Smith
Oklahoma has already survived several winter storms, with digits well below freezing.
Monday, December 23, 2013

High time for Downton

Formal afternoon teas — the good, old-fashioned English way — are new again. Here’s where to find them.

Food and Drink Features

Angela Botzer
This city isn’t late to the Downton Abbey television series — or to its old-is-new-again trend of high tea. Yes, a formal afternoon tea with friends, scones, lemon curd, crumpets — the Edwardian works.
Monday, December 30, 2013