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OKG Newsletter


Topic: gazette

Laugh it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

They don’t just give Pulitzers and Tonys away for free, you know. But award-winning playwright Edward Albee has them. See one of his most acclaimed works, The Goat or, Who is Sylvia, performed by the University of Central Oklahoma Theatre Arts Department at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell Hall Theatre on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Dr. Tickets are $10-$14. Call 974-3375 or visit click4tix.com/uco.

Thursday—Sunday

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Resilient repetition

What about the other issues that emerge more slowly and with fewer cliches nearly 6 months after May's weather disaster?


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Anyone who has lived in the Oklahoma City area for a long time knows the post-disaster refrains by heart.
 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Run it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

If you’re an avid runner, odds are you already run with purpose. That the 27th annual Renaissance Run benefits health-related community projects and programs is added incentive. The 5k run and walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Midwest City Community Center, 200 N. Midwest Blvd. in Midwest City. Registration on the date of the event is $30 and includes a post-run pancake breakfast. Call 739-1293 or visit midwestregional.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Buck it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Saddle up, partner. The Ram Rodeo Series is riding into town. The series, which sponsors more than 560 events nationwide, hosts its Xtreme Bulls competition at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Jim Norick Arena at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing Blvd. The rodeo also features performances by The Eli Young Band on Friday and Clay Walker on Saturday. Tickets are $18-$25. Call 948-6700 or visit okstatefair.com.

Friday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Sing it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Graham Colton kicks a lot of things (posteriors, mainly), so naturally, the beloved local singer/songwriter kicks off his national tour right here in OKC. The show starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lower Bricktown Plaza, 150 E. Reno Ave. Roots rock revivalists Bronze Radio Return will also perform. Admission is free. Call 236-4143 or visit bricktownokc.com.

Tuesday

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Inch by inch

Local art fundraiser 12x12 hopes to inspire works of all shapes and sizes.


Visual Arts

Brendan Hoover

12x12 Art Fundraiser
7 p.m. Friday
50 Penn Place
1900 Northwest Expressway
12x12okc.org
879-2400
$30-$35

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

A joyful vision

Joy Reed Belt celebrates 10 years of Art at the Elms and a lifetime of growth in the Paseo District.


Visual Arts

Dawn Watson
For Joy Reed Belt, JRB Art at The Elms isn’t just a gallery; it’s a responsibility.

It’s a responsibility to the Paseo Arts District, to original property owner Nan Sheets, to late husband John Belt and to herself.

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Vince Gill looks hate in the face


CFN

Gazette staff
Sometimes, people surprise you (in a good way). We here at CFN were more than pleasantly surprised last week when we ran across a video of one of Oklahoma’s world-famous country crooners (and Northwest Classen High School grad — go mighty Knights!), Vince Gill, giving those jerks at Westboro Baptist Church the what-haveyou. On Sept. 8, Westboro members set up outside the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Mo., where Gill was set to perform.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Uhhhh, might he be right this time?


CFN

Gazette staff
For all intents and purposes, sports are big (like, really big) businesses. Both collegiate and professional sports routinely rake in billions of dollars each year, yet, for whatever reason, these organizations were deemed untouchable — something the feds ought to keep their dirty little hands off of, no matter how high the dollar amounts.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Center stage

Vocal proponents of the vividly colored theater vow to save Stage Center with a variety of proposals.


News

Tim Farley
Historic preservationists like Lisa Chronister and Catherine Montgomery don’t give up. Controversy over Stage Center, the former Mummers Theater in downtown Oklahoma City, built in 1970, is a classic example.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
 
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