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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Public

A Three Stooges Celebration

Sample the Stooges for not a lot of scratch.


Comedy

Rod Lott
Hopefully, the new-to-DVD Three Stooges movie — which is actually pretty decent, unless you're a humorless mother-nyuk-er — spurs more viewers to try the real thing. For those wanting to sample their black-and-white brand of slapstick with minimal investment, many bargain-DVD collections exist containing only their material that has fallen into the public domain.
 
Thursday, July 26, 2012

Term of art

City government launches a new office to serve as an arts and cultural liaison.


News

Clifton Adcock
The city of Oklahoma City has created a new arts and cultural affairs liaison to help coordinate public art projects.
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The Spy returns to radio

Partnership with KOSU brings beloved alt format back from the dead.


News

Gazette staff
After an abrupt jump from the airwaves to an online-only model, the locally loved The Spy is returning to terrestrial radio. Beginning Aug. 20, The Spy will live from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on KOSU, the NPR station that serves the Oklahoma City metro at 91.7 on the FM dial.
 
Monday, August 13, 2012

All systems go?

OKC is not out any money, says City Manager Jim Couch, in an incomplete public safety project nearly six years behind schedule.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite years-long delays on implementing police and municipal court electronic records systems, Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch said the city is still on budget for the projects.
 
Monday, October 15, 2012

Degrading the grade

Plans to evaluate schools statewide with letter grades are delayed after protests from superintendents.


News

Tim Farley
The controversy over Oklahoma’s new A-F grading system for public schools is brewing stronger than a witch’s potion on Halloween. The State Department of Education on Oct. 8 delayed a vote to issue a public release of the school grades, but told district superintendents they could release the grades voluntarily.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A question of equality

A state question on next month’s ballot seeks to ban affirmative action in the public sector.


News

Rachel Curtis
A state question appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot would effectively end affirmative action for women and racial minorities in the public sector statewide.
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Brooklyn Castle

A real-life slice of chess pie.


Documentary

Rod Lott
At I.S. 318 junior high in Brooklyn, N.Y., the “geeks are the athletes,” and Brooklyn Castle is the story of how these inner-city kings and queens fight to keep their standings.
 
Monday, February 18, 2013

Big time

With healthy album sales and a buzz-worthy live show, electronic duo Big Gigantic lives up to its superlative name.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Big Gigantic with HeRobust and The Phoenix Bros.
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Farmers Public Market
311 S. Klein
okcfarmersmarket.com
232-6506
$18-$20
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Radio gets ‘Red’ again

‘The Red Dirt Radio Hour’ returns to airwaves, thanks to KOSU.


Music

Alyssa Grimley
After more than five years of silence, The Red Dirt Radio Hour has returned to the airwaves. The show, which features artists of the Red Dirt genre, has found a new home at 9 p.m. Sundays on KOSU. Based in Stillwater, the public radio station also airs on 91.7 FM in Oklahoma City and streams online at kosu.org.
 
Thursday, March 7, 2013
 
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