Television series Rod Lott
While a bit too stiff-upper-lip for my tastes, Synapse Films’ release of the British TV series Chiller is welcomed nonetheless. Any release of a horror anthology is, especially one this little-seen.
Horror Rod Lott
Certainly I’m not the only one who confused The Possession and The Apparition
when they played theaters late this summer. After all, the two horror
films not only had soundalike titles and shared similar premises, but
opened within seven days of one another.
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
Triple your reality as three of the year’s most acclaimed documentaries
screen at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. On Thursday and
Sunday, it’s the freshly Oscar-nominated Chasing Ice; and on Friday and
Saturday, The Waiting Room and The House I Live In. The films
respectively tackle climate change, public health and the war on drugs.
Tickets are $5-$8. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
Concerns arise over a state House committee designed to guard against federal encroachment.
News Greg Horton
The prerecorded message encourages listeners to dial a number to “hear
more about God’s hand in America’s history.” Callers to David Barton’s
WallBuilders ministry hear it while on hold. Barton, who holds a
religion degree from Oral Roberts University, presents himself as an
expert on America’s history, especially as it relates to religion and
Arts advocates celebrate the apparent death of a state bill to eliminate arts funding.
News Rachael Cervenka
With a controversial bill seeking to eliminate state funding to the arts
apparently dead for the upcoming legislative session, Oklahoma Arts
Council officials say they are beyond grateful for the vast amount of
support they received statewide in response to the legislation.
Commentary Todd Lamb
After the tragic events in Newtown, Conn., last December, Senate
President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman and House Speaker T.W. Shannon asked
me to chair the Oklahoma Commission on School Security (OCSS). As a
former U.S. Secret Service special agent, I have a background and
training in security. As a state senator, I was the principal author of
the Oklahoma School Security Act.
CFN Gazette staff
What’s another session of the state Legislature without a bill centered
on the sanctity of marriage? This time, it’s House Speaker T.W. Shannon,
R-Lawton, who carries the matrimonial torch with House Bill 1908.
Oklahoma Christian radio station The House FM celebrates 20 years on the air.
Features Rachael Cervenka
In 1992, tax accountant Doyle Brewer was inspired to bring Christian
radio to northern Oklahoma. He didn’t have a clue what he was doing, but
he felt called to this mission. Despite modest beginnings, his vision
transformed into something much bigger than he ever dreamed.