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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Oklahoma City University

Fans lose in lockout


Commentary

Jonathan Willner
There is no question that the arrival of the Thunder has been a boon to basketball fans in Oklahoma. Having wrangled roughly $180 million in subsidies out of the city and state, we find the main beneficiaries of this largess at odds with each other.
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Love potion No. 12

The operatic rom-com ‘Elixir of Love’ will enchant Oklahoma City University visitors.


Performing Arts

Eric Webb

The Elixir Of Love
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Kirkpatrick Auditorium, Oklahoma City University Auditorium
2501 N. Blackwelder
okcu.edu/ticketoffice
208-5227
$12-$25

 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Discuss this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Washington Irving, creator of the Headless Horseman and Rip Van Winkle, once toured the land now known as Oklahoma.

 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The gap trap

OKC budget could face a nearly $19 million gap by 2017.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City could face an $18.7 million budget gap within the next five years, the City Council learned during its first budget workshop of the year.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Art this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Ten instructors and 35 pieces comprise one show now on display through Sunday: the Oklahoma City University School of Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Remembering an Oklahoma civil libertarian


Commentary

Joann Bell
Some people we expect to be around forever. Michael Camfield was a solid presence for civil liberties work and challenges in Oklahoma for so many years.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

From Bachelor to banquet

Stay tuned for the most dramatic March of Dimes banquet yet ...

Today marks the 36th annual March of Dimes Mercy Sports Headliner Awards Banquet, to be held on the floor of the Cox Convention Center. This event will honor athletes and coaches who have taken an active interest and brought national attention to the Oklahoma March of Dimes Chapter.

The national voluntary healthy agency's mission is to improve the health of babies by way of prevention and education.

Flying in to host for the evening is ABC's The Bachelor host Chris Harrison, who used to work and play in Oklahoma. As a former Oklahoma City University soccer player, he's personally interested in sports, as well as philanthropic ventures.

“I just wanted to find a way to come back to Oklahoma City. This was a great excuse to come back to a place that means a lot to me. It's where I started,” said Harrison. “To be asked to come back is a real honor for me. I'm very excited to come home and see everybody.”

Reserve a table by calling 943-1024. If you won't be in attendance tonight, you can still help by donating your time or money here.
by Jenn Scott 03.08.2012 2 years ago
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Peep show

The third time’s the charm for this behind-the-scenes comedy.


Mia Cantu
Drama Queens
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, through March
The Boom
2218 N.W. 39th
601-7200
$15
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Righting wrongs

OCU law students are working to identify and remedy cases of wrongful conviction.


News

C.G. Niebank
Although it’s said justice is blind, and thus fair, mistakes are sometimes made — and innocent people are wrongfully convicted of crimes.
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
alloyorchestra-slapstick

C’mon, get slappy

Alloy Orchestra scores some pratfalls at OK Mozart.

As part of this week’s OK Mozart series in Oklahoma City, the Alloy Orchestra returns to perform a live soundtrack to silent films.

At 8 p.m. tonight at Oklahoma City University, the trio presents Masters of Slapstick, a 62-minute program of shorts starring some of the screen’s most legendary silent comedians: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Fatty Arbuckle.

Alloy Orchestra is known for crafting unique, original soundtracks to films that had none, using an array of found percussion instruments and state-of-the-art electronics. The Massachusetts-based group was part of last year’s OK Mozart festivities with Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, for which I interviewed Alloy leader Ken Winokur. It’ll give you a good idea of what to expect with tonight’s performance (as will the clip below), despite the difference in films being shown.

Tickets are $10-$20. For more information, visit okmozart.com. —Rod Lott

Hey! Read This:
Alloy Orchestra interview  
Metropolis DVD review 



by Rod Lott 06.11.2012 1 year ago
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