King Bob Stoops (aka head coach of the University of Oklahoma football team) will reign supreme for at least another seven years as the result of a contract extension that will last through the 2020 season.
For no-budget cinema, the single location is a godsend. Set a movie entirely or mostly in one spot — one room, even — and you jussssst might be able to afford to put your thinly veiled autobiographical story onto film (OK, technically video). Such is the case for two new indie offerings: Drinking Games and From the Head.
A Labor Day tradition returns with Arts Festival Oklahoma at Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 S. May Ave., from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. In addition to browsing top-quality arts and crafts, visitors can enjoy food and live music. Admission is free, but parking is $5. Call 682-7576 or visit occc.edu/afo.
If you’ve been itching for a night of engaging, real-life theater, then spread those literary wings and join the award-winning live storytelling stage show The Moth. The New York-based not-for-profit organization and radio show will be recorded live at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Rose State College Performing Arts Center, 6420 SE 15th St. in Midwest City. Tickets are $25-$35. Call 297-2264 or visit myticketoffice.com.
As we approach the 50- year anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, ask not what your country can do for you but what Redlands Community College can do for you. Its monthlong series of events begins with a panel discussion of JFK conspiracy theories 10 a.m. Monday on the Redlands campus, 1300 S. Country Club Rd. in El Reno. For a full schedule, call 422-1467 or visit redlandscc.edu.
If you do one good deed this year, you should go cheer on contestants in the 18th annual Special Olympics Oklahoma Winter Games. More than 2,200 athletes will compete in everything from aquatics to bowling starting at 9 a.m. Thursday- Saturday at Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 S. May Ave. Admission is free. Call (800)722-9004 or visit sook.org.