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Topic: midwest

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The Midwest gets a taste of the Far East via the works of Juuri. Born in Japan, the unimonikered artist creates colorful paintings and drawings of flowers and figures of her home country. The results can be seen through Aug. 30 in A Vivid Paradox, opening with a reception from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at DNA Galleries, 1709 N.W. 16th. Admission is free. Call 525-3499 or visit dnagalleries.com.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Run it


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If you’re an avid runner, odds are you already run with purpose. That the 27th annual Renaissance Run benefits health-related community projects and programs is added incentive. The 5k run and walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Midwest City Community Center, 200 N. Midwest Blvd. in Midwest City. Registration on the date of the event is $30 and includes a post-run pancake breakfast. Call 739-1293 or visit midwestregional.com.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Black it


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Few comics can make you laugh while shaming you. Alas, social critic, author and comedian Lewis Black does it with relative ease (and anger). Watch Black wag his finger and sound off on current events as part of his The Rant is Due tour at 8 p.m. Friday at the Rose State Performing Arts Theatre, 6420 SE 15th St. in Midwest City. Tickets are $39.50- $59.50, and Black announced all proceeds from the show will be donated to Oklahoma City Community Foundation and its effort to aide tornado relief. Call 733-7960 or visit rose.edu.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Moth it


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If you’ve been itching for a night of engaging, real-life theater, then spread those literary wings and join the award-winning live storytelling stage show The Moth. The New York-based not-for-profit organization and radio show will be recorded live at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rose State College Performing Arts Center, 6420 SE 15th St. in Midwest City. Tickets are $25-$35. Call 297-2264 or visit myticketoffice.com.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Treat it


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If you like your “trick or treat” heavy on the “treat,” then treat yo’self at Midwest City Parks and Recreation’s Trick or Treat City. The family-friendly fun takes place 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, 8700 E. Reno Ave. in Midwest City. Admission is free. Call 739-1293, or visit midwestcity.org.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Run it


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If you’re one of those who prefers a little scenery with your run, you’re in for a holiday treat. Midwest City Parks and Recreation will host the eighth annual holiday lights spectacular and 5k Nightlight Run, 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park, 8700 E. Reno Ave. in Midwest City. Registration is $25- $30. Call 739-1293 or visit midwestcityok.org.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Community demands governor action over boy's death

Family collects 460,000 signatures demanding an investigation, and claims dozens of calls for help were ignored before teenager Quinten Wood's death.


News

Tim Farley
Mid-Del Public Schools and the state’s Department of Human Services did nothing to help 15-year-old special education student Quinten Wood escape a life of neglect and abuse, a family member charged Tuesday at the state Capitol.
 
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