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OKG Newsletter


Topic: News

OKC metro man goes without amenties for six-month Tent Life experiment


News

Kevin Bogle
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, dis... Deborah Benjamin /Images/Imported/Article_Thumbnails/Sam-Duregger-71-SC_jpg.jpg 9/30/2009 0:00 12/31/2099 0:00 45ee2fdd-7d32-407f-bf21-c6c965869dbf OKC metal band seeking listeners for new album

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Welcome the Silence has been dormant for the last 10 months, recording and producing their latest album in the same studio in which they practice.

The garage lies outside Justin and Craig Bornemann's parents' house, and was built from scratch by the brothers, according to the specifications of the metal-tinged rock band.

Everyone in the Oklahoma City rock band has their own technical experience, ranging from vocalist Denovan Ratcliffe " who works at Guitar Center " to drummer Justin McCart and the Bornemann brothers, who build everything from their effects pedal board to the studio.

TOURING PLANS
Their do-it-yourself garage studio is nothing short of professional quality, an impressive feat seeing as how they work in the space normally reserved for two Ford Tauruses.

Plans include touring constantly and negotiating with any record labels interested in listening to their new album, "Is Anyone Listening?," whose release will be celebrated with a party Friday night at the Bricktown Ballroom.

"We're hoping to play enough that some of the 'right ears' will hear our album, smaller labels especially," Ratcliffe said. "This is the idea that led us to come up with the title of our new album, just wondering if anyone will hear us at all." "Kevin Bogle

 

 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Swinger Q and A


News

Ben Fenwick
Writer Ben Fenwick's selected questions and answers from the print edition's follow-up article on OKC's swingers.   "Derek" "James" "LeeAnn"   "Derek"What activities do you underta...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Survey measures individual's impact on environment


News

Chris Willard
An online survey from Earth Day Network attempts to determine an individual's "ecological footprint," the effect one person's actions and routines have on the environment. "(The survey) takes a look ...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Study examines improving OKC's public transportation


News

Chris Willard
By 2030, Oklahoma City could join the ranks of a handful of bustling U.S. cities with public transportation options if local officials follow the plan determined by the Fixed Guideway Study. Th...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

People With Issues


News of the Weird


A federal appeals court in March turned down Ruth Parks' challenge to her re-election loss in 2001 as the recorder-treasurer of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., which she blamed on a conspiracy by the mayor and ...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Oklahoma's sustainability conference to address state environmental issues


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Chris Willard
Thinking green is the theme for the sixth annual Oklahoma Sustainability Network Conference. A variety of topics " ranging from agriculture and ethics to alternative energy and transportation " will ...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Oklahoma native creates tree house community in Costa Rica


News

Krista Nightengale
Finca Bellavista, the world's first sustainable rain forest tree house community, was created by an Oklahoma native and her husband. Finca Bellavista is located on the South Pacific coast of Costa Ri...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Oklahoma governor vetoes abortion measure


News

Ben Fenwick
Governor Brad Henry today vetoed a measure that would have restricted abortions in Oklahoma, citing that the measure did not provide exceptions for instances of rape and incest, stating it would hav...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Oklahoma Centennial clock unveiled


News

Krista Nightengale
On a dreary, overcast evening Tuesday, the corner of N.W. 36th Street and Shartel Avenue got a little prettier as a Centennial Street clock was unveiled. The clock is a replica of the kind that used...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

OKC's MAPS for Kids garners district recognition


News

Emily Jerman
MAPS for Kids efforts garnered Oklahoma City Public Schools an award in a nationwide contest this month. The district earned honorable mention honors in the American School Board Journal's 2007 Magna...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007
 
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