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Okies noodlin'

Teams comprised of perennial champions of the sport have qualified to compete in the Okie Noodling Invitational Championship.


Features

Ryan Querbach
This summer’s final Okie Noodling Invitational Championship will be held Thursday at Rock A Way Tavern, 7802 S. Sooner in Guthrie.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

PR BS

Lots of press releases cross our desk. Recently, these titles least screamed “Stop the presses!”

 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Calculated account

A Tulsa ad exec documents his ultimately futile attempt to do business with Walmart. The corporation called the account atypical.


News

C.G. Niebank
Retail giant Walmart may tout “everyday low prices” and have ubiquitous friendly yellow smiley faces in its marketing, but a retired Tulsa advertising executive’s account of his experience with the company paints a picture that’s anything but friendly.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Doc this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at City Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing, director Scott Hamilton Kennedy leads a master class in independent documentary production for $50.

 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Film this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Is your moviegoing heart lusting for something bloody, vengeance-filled, based on a video game and requiring special glasses?
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Papal state

Smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em! Smoking Popes do. Having survived the alt-rock fallout, they ironically enjoy playing to audiences more now than the ’90s.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Smoking Popes with The Fellowship Students and They Stay Dead
8 p.m. Tuesday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com, 607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

No bull

Get tempted by the flavors of Spain at this unique, enticing Bricktown restaurant.


Restaurant Reviews

Joshua Boydston
Bolero Spanish Grill & Tapas Bar faced many uncertainties when it opened in late 2009, and by that, I mean people uncertain of what tapas were.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Flock to it

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park’s ‘The Seagull’ is a well-acted classic — even in 100-degree heat.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
The Seagull
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, through July 30
Myriad Gardens Water Stage
301 W. Reno
oklahomashakespeare.com, 235-3700

$15, $10 students/seniors/military
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Do as I say

...not as I...collect federal farm subsidies


CFN

Gazette staff
There’s nothing like rank hypocrisy by elected officials to inspire confidence in one’s government. When people in control of the government start talking about how bad the government is, one begins to fall into an uh-oh-I-tried-to-divide-by-zero vortex in which self-awareness is nonexistent.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Emergency functions

OKC leaders consider revamping the current arrangement for emergency medical services.


News

Clifton Adcock
The City Council is considering whether to continue with the current arrangement for ambulance services or turn the management over to the city or fire department.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
 
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