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OKG Newsletter


Topic: history

Exit Stage?

It might be curtains for the Stage Center, now that the iconic building goes up for sale.


News

Clifton Adcock
After rejecting two proposals to put downtown’s Stage Center to use, the nonprofit organization that owns the unique building has decided to put it up for sale.
 
Sunday, July 15, 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

Blast from the past

Retro Metro OKC is preserving the city's history, one artifact at a time.


News

Carmel Perez Snyder
The Rock Island-Frisco Railroad heralds were displayed on Oklahoma City’s S. Robinson Street train underpass for nearly 80 years. Chances are most Oklahoma City residents drove by without ever noticing the two symbols of the city’s past.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Digging deep

Students from an Edmond college are digging up history on an archaeological trip in Israel.


News

Greg Horton
Students from Edmond’s Herbert W. Armstrong College recently traveled to Israel to work on an archaeological dig site possibly linked to King Solomon.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Groove for good

More than just a free festival of live music, Norman’s Groovefest turns the spotlight on human rights issues.


Features

Zach Hale
Groovefest
noon-10 p.m. Sunday
Andrews Park
201 W. Daws, Norman
groovefest.org
514-0781
free
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Lincoln

Daniel Day-Lewis embodies America's arguably greatest president.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Lincoln practically shouts “prestige production” before you’ve even had a chance to buy your popcorn. A costume drama about one of this nation’s most revered historical figures, this is the kind of film irresistible to awards groups.
 
Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Classic Albums: Peter Gabriel: So

The whole story behind the music, now ‘In Your Eyes.’


Documentary

Rod Lott
Peter Gabriel’s 1986 album, So, found the former Genesis vocalist at his commercial and critical peak. Now, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, it’s not only been reissued in a three-disc box set, but is the subject of the Classic Albums documentary series.
 
Friday, November 30, 2012

The write stuff

A new exhibit celebrates all things Oklahoma and literary.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Oklahoma Writers: A Literary Tableau
ongoing
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
okhistory.org
522-6676
$4-$18
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
 
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