CFN Gazette staff
The spanking Mitt Romney took in the presidential election might have
the GOP thinking it’s time for a new quarterback — perhaps a real,
honest-to-goodness QB. And so it is that J.C. Watts, the former Oklahoma
congressman and University of Oklahoma Sooners quarterback, says he is
being encouraged to run for the chairmanship of the Republican National
Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl makes a music documentary, ‘Sound City.’
Dave Grohl’s not just a Foo Fighter. Now he’s a film director.
Sound City, his documentary on the historic L.A. recording studio of the same name, is set to screen locally once and once only: at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16, 150 E. Reno. It’s scheduled for nowhere else in the state.
Fresh from its Jan. 18 premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the film includes such music heavyweights as Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks, Rick Springfield, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor, Barry Manilow, Pixies’ Frank Black, producer Rick Rubin, Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, John Fogerty, Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and many, many more.
Rock Joshua Boydston Black Canyon is a different alt-country band than the one you heard on its 2011 debut, Battlefield Darlins. Those
songs were written by band leader Jake Morisse and Jordan Herrera, who
has since split off and formed Young Readers, sounding as if The
Decemberists had come from Enid instead of Portland.
OKC officials abruptly back off a controversial rezoning request for a historic neighborhood near the OU Health Sciences Center.
News Jerry Bohnen
After nearly a year of efforts by Oklahoma City to rezone the historic
John F. Kennedy residential neighborhood for the expansion of the
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, city officials are
withdrawing their rezoning request.
Rock Joshua Boydston
Stillwater rock outfit Taddy Porter must have been blissfully
ignorant of the sophomore slump that’s taken down so many bands before
it. Stay Goldennot only matches the group’s 2010 self-titled debut, but exceeds it in about every possible way.