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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Center

Cornett’s concerns

While OKC Mayor Mick Cornett is generally pleased with the MAPS 3 process, he’s expressing some concerns about implementation of the $777 million program.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said he is pleased with the structure of the MAPS 3 subcommittees, but expressed concern on some aspects of the program.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Shift happens

The convention center has moved to the front of the MAPS 3 pack, but not without some controversy.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council approved two major MAPS 3 measures at its July 5 meeting, despite requests to delay consideration of the items by a councilman unable to attend the meeting and harsh criticism from other council members.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

‘One-stop shop’

WestTown Resource Center aims to provide the homeless and low-income population with a new model of social service.


News

Brendan Hoover
Extreme weather is just one of many obstacles facing most of the local homeless population. Others include crushing poverty, substance abuse, mental health issues, unemployment, legal issues, domestic violence, chronic medical conditions and more.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Contingency plan

The MAPS 3 convention center budget was reduced when City Council voted to move $30 million from the convention center budget to a contingency fund.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council waded into a fight over $30 million that some say rightfully belongs in the convention center budget, while others say it should be set aside to move an OGE substation (pictured) situated near the future MAPS 3 park.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

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

Soar it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Soaring into City Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing, are Soaring Voices — specifically, 87 contemporary ceramic works by 25 Japanese female artists. Debuting locally with a public reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the traveling exhibition remains on display through Aug. 25. Admission is free. Call 951-0000 or visit cityartscenter.org.

Tuesday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, June 6, 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
 
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