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OKG Newsletter


Topic: American

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OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Celebrate the National Day of the American Cowboy at — seriously, where else? — the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, entertainment includes music, the Miss Rodeo Oklahoma pageant, kids’ activities, roping demonstrations, screenings of the James Garner Disney comedy The Castaway Cowboy and more. Admission is $5.75-$12.50. Call 478-2250 or visit nationalcowboymuseum.org.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The toll of Islamophobia


Letters to the Editor

Jillian Holzbauer-Frazier
“Islamophobia” has become a prominent buzzword in the realm of political rhetoric. Some see it as the pinnacle of a climate of discrimination in America; others view it as a smear tactic to inhibit free speech. What is the real pulse of our great nation when it comes to the delicate balance between freedom of religion and freedom of speech?
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The reverend returns

The man who broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier is back to celebrate the feat’s 60th anniversary.


Sports

Brendan Hoover
At 87, Rev. William “Bill” Greason has had more life experiences than many of us ever will. He grew up in poverty. He served in two wars. And, in 1952, he broke Oklahoma’s baseball color barrier.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Headhunters

Oslo can you go? To the depths of man’s darkest and deadliest desires, per this fun foreign crime thriller.


Thriller

Rod Lott
Compared to the continent of Europe, the rate of death by guns in America is six times higher. You wouldn’t know it based on the current wave of crime films from that half of the globe. Arguably kicked off by the worldwide success of Sweden’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy, the movies generally are ballsier and bloodier and, therefore, better.
 
Thursday, September 6, 2012

No party for third parties


CFN

Gazette staff
We hear a lot about Republicans around here. Sometimes, we even hear about Democrats. Two parties: That covers it, right?
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

'Modern' art

A lot can happen in half a century, as proven by a new exhibition reflecting a United States in flux.


Visual Arts

Rod Lott
American Moderns, 1910–1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell
through Jan. 6, 2013
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Lupe Fiasco — Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1


Hip Hop/Rap

Ryan Querbach
Lupe Fiasco, trying to rebound from his disappointing third album, Lasers, has released his highly anticipated fourth album, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 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
 
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