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Topic: oklahoma city

Local musicians remember Speedy West

Local guitar legend helped many musicians' careers


Music

Charles Martin
In a world full of jaded, egocentric guitar heroes, local musician Gary “Speedy” West Jr. was a generous soul whose genuine love for people was as impactful as his sharp, soulful skills on the pedal steel guitar.
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Rap this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Tulsa-based rapper Johnny Polygon plays his first-ever Oklahoma City show at 9 p.m. Friday at XIII X Lounge, 1310 N.W. 25th.
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Kill the Reflection — 3EP

Post-punk with promise and room to grow


Rock

Stephen Carradini
At its best, Kill the Reflection’s dark, fast music leans toward Joy Division-esque post-punk.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Devon debris

Geronimo!


CFN

Gazette staff
First it was skydivers, now metal is falling off the yet-to-be-completed Devon tower in downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Extra Cheeze

Shea Weaver’s varied monikers — like Cheezecoat — correspond to where music has taken him.


Music

Stephen Carradini
Shea Weaver
9-10 p.m. Friday
JJ’s Alley
212 E. Sheridan 605-4543

Cheezecoat
Saturday
Midsummer Nights’ Fair
Lions Park 450 S. Flood, Norman
normanfirehouse.com 329-4523
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Art glass

Local artist Nicki Albright serves up fanciful and functional art with kiln-formed glass in her new solo show.


Visual Arts

Emily Summars
Thursday through Saturday, ongoing
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Adult ice cream

Ice cream cocktails sound brilliant, but it takes skill to keep a delicacy from turning into a sludge of cream and alcohol.


Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
Ice cream plus alcohol should equate a simple and sinfully indulgent dessert cocktail, but the frozen cocktails are rare delicacies in bars across the metro because they are trickier to concoct than one might assume.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Salad supreme

Long live lettuce! During the long, hot days of summer, salad satisfies.


Food and Drink Features

Jenny Coon Peterson
Summer means salad. It’s light and easy — a perfect contrast to unbearably hot summer afternoons.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

'The new normal'

With an ongoing budget shortfall, the state Department of Education zeroed out funding for National Board Certified Teachers


News

Clifton Adcock
It took dozens of hours of videotaping class sessions, more than 60 pages worth of writing and more than two years for Meredith Wronowski, a science teacher at Oklahoma City’s Capitol Hill High School, to become a National Board Certified Teacher.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Oklahoma City implements mandatory watering program

Thirteen additional communities affected, effective immediately


News

Gazette staff
Due to poor water pressure, the City of Oklahoma City has declared a mandatory odd/even water rotation program, effective immediately.
 
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
 
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