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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Year

That’s a lot of people zooing it


Gazette staff
In its last fiscal year, the Oklahoma City Zoo set an attendance record of 982,721. Well, kiss that number goodbye, because with this fiscal year that ended June 30, the zoo smashed it like a human head under an elephant’s foot!
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Owens’ field

Local artist Romy Owens has earned a gig that’s literally high-profile: For the next year, her studio is streetside in the Skirvin Hilton.

Visual Arts

Shelly Hickman
In its storied, 101-year history, the Skirvin Hilton Hotel has accommodated some of the most influential people in the world, but no one until now — other than its legendary ghost, Effie, of course — stays for an entire year.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Freaky Friday

It’s the end of the Zoo Amp as we know it, and Oklahoma City’s own The Flaming Lips will send it out in style. And blood.


Becky Carman
The Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs and New Fumes
5:30 p.m. Friday
OKC Zoo Amphitheatre
2011 N.E. 50th
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Feather it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
For the eighth year, the Red Feather Gala will be held to celebrate Native culture. From 7 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, the charity event features dinner, drinks, live paintings, auctions, a friendship dance led by a ceremonial drum, a salute to former Lt. Gov. Jari Askins and more. Tickets are $125. Call 948- 4900 or visit


Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Crack it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
For the 11th year, the Norman Ballet Company presents The Oklahoma Nutcracker, which sets the Tchaikovsky classic in the Overholser Mansion. Featuring guest dancers from the Tulsa Ballet, the production is set for 3 p.m. Sunday at the Nancy O’Brian Center for the Performing Arts, 1809 Stubbeman in Norman. Tickets are $20. Call 866-966-1777 or visit


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Year it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Looks like 2013 will be colorful, judging from Tribes 131’s calendar. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, the gallery at 131 24th Ave. N.W. in Norman hosts its 19th annual calendar signing. With the American Indian artists’ signatures, the months become that much more valuable! Calendars are $15 each. Call 329-4442 or visit


Wednesday, December 5, 2012