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OKG Newsletter

Topic: history

Happy birthday

Literary icon and Oklahoma native Ralph Ellison gets a yearlong centennial tribute.


Devon Green
All year, Oklahoma City celebrates the 100th birthday of one of its most distinguished sons: novelist, writer, scholar and literary critic Ralph Ellison.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Marvelous margaritas

Oklahomans won’t waste away in Margaritaville on National Margarita Day; here are the hot spots in OKC.

Food and Drink Features

Angela Botzer
This is what you’ve been training for: National Margarita Day is Saturday, Feb. 22.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Bright history, vibrant future

The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum has high hopes to bring in 250,000 visitors annually once the project is fully funded and built.


Tim Farley
Supporters of a partially built cultural center are confident tourists will come to Oklahoma City to witness an authentic, world-class American Indian experience once the project is complete.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014


Letters to the Editor

David Grow
The deceptively titled Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act, House Bill 1674, by Rep. Gus Blackwell is again being considered this year in the Legislature.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Rustle it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

The Oklahoma History Center camp has a variety of hands-on activities each day, including scavenger hunts and crafts to help campers understand day-to-day life on the plains. This week’s culminate with Saturday’s Fourth Annual Cowboy (and Cowgirl) Roundup 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive. Call 522-3602 or visit


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Downtown it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

We’re getting old, you guys. OKC is about to turn 125, but we still know how to party (with birthday cake, obviously). Locals can attend an open house 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 200 N. Walker Ave., featuring history lessons, a Spokies bike history tour, tours of City Hall and, yes, birthday cake. Admission is free. Call 297-2578 or visit See our 125th Anniversary weekly series story on page 28. Also, check out our Spokies story on page 43.


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Take a ride

Oklahoma City looks to return to its transit-rich past.


Ben Felder
The history of public transportation in Oklahoma City shows a thriving system of buses and streetcars and an era to which today’s city leaders have talked about returning.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hear the music

Celebrations continue this month as OKC hits its 125th birthday.


Ben Felder
Sitting in the shadow of modern skyscrapers and the rise of a new Oklahoma City are four concrete buildings that contain nearly 80 years of OKC history.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Eye spy

The work of artist Rufus Butler Seder explores optical trickery and motion picture magic.

Visual Arts

Devon Green
6-9 p.m. Friday
Satellite Galleries
Science Museum Oklahoma 
2100 NE 52nd St. 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014