Trading comedy

Tom Segura brings his dark, sarcastic comedy stylings to Tower Theatre.
Comedian Tom Segura, known for his Netflix specials Disgraceful, Completely Normal and Mostly Stories, is headed to Oklahoma City for two nights of comedy at Tower Theatre as part of his Take It Down tour.

Clothing connection

Caleb Fountain uses his retail knowledge to give designer fashion a local twist at his new store, 1032 Space.
World-famous fashion houses are known precisely for their ability to stitch together the unique with the globally recognized.

Infant minds

An Oklahoma City nonprofit sheds light on the impressionable first years of life and how first experiences have a lasting impact.
In a warm room filled with paintings, books, bean bags and puzzles, a handful of children gather around their teacher, except for one small boy whose head hangs down as he keeps painfully quiet with his back toward the group and his face buried in a corner of the wall.

Good spirits

A local food charity raises funds with a scotch-tasting event.
Whether reading the statistics about poverty and food insecurity in Oklahoma makes you want to find a way to help or to pour yourself a good, strong drink, a local charity is offering you the chance to do both.

Theatrical spectrum

Carpenter Square Theatre’s production of Dancing Lessons examines differences in order to emphasize connection, love and dance.
The romantic comedy is a genre that gets at everything: love, life and the individuals who journey through both.

Protesting climate

A local student organization takes part in a national rally to bring attention to climate change.
According to the Fifth Assessment Report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), atmospheric greenhouse gas concentration is rising at an unprecedented rate, resulting in an onslaught of detrimental changes across the planet.

OKG Shop: Fresh face

Salt & Water Co. provides clean beauty and healthy self-care products to the Oklahoma City metro.
Chelsey Cobbs began developing a passion for clean cosmetics after she decided, almost by accident, to become a makeup artist.

New Year's Eve: Time warp

Party like it’s 1999 — or 1599 — this New Year’s Eve.
Regardless of which of Jose Rodriguez’s bars you enter on New Year’s Eve, you might feel like you’re stepping into a different time.

New Year's Eve: Burlesque resolutions

Adèle Wolf’s Burlesque & Variety Show returns for its seventh annual New Year’s Eve Bash.
Adèle Wolf is deep into preparations for her annual New Year’s Eve Burlesque & Variety Show, recently returning to Oklahoma City from performances in Berlin to run one of the many local productions she stages every year.

New Year's Eve: Bye 2018

51st Street Speakeasy rings in the new year to the sounds of the ’90s and 2000s.
DJ Ryan Drake uses “the 1990s” as shorthand to promote his monthly parties, including this month’s New Year’s Eve Dance Party, at 51st Street Speakeasy, 1114 NW 51st St. But if you ask him about it, he thinks the decade from 1995-2005 was actually what influences music today.

New Year's Eve: Alpaca party

Magnolia Blossom Ranch in Newcastle will ring in the new year with Wine, Carrots & Alpacas.
In the wide open fields near Newcastle, there is a ranch where dozens of alpacas roam under the watchful eyes of loping guard dogs, and chickens and ducks wander around their pen.

New Year's Eve: Semi-charmed 2019

My So Called Band and The Jones Assembly want to save you from another disappointing New Year’s Eve with The Drop.
New Year’s Eve is an important part of our modern mythology as a night when all is possible and a better life is only three … two … one away.

New Year's Eve: Beats won

DK the Drummer dons a disco ball suit and rings in the new year at Tower Theatre’s Uptown Get Down.
While many will gather this New Year’s Eve to watch a shiny ball drop, Darren King’s new tradition is to — à la Chevy Chase’s character in Caddyshack — be the ball.

Addictive account

An Oklahoma writer delves into the turmoil and power of addiction in her latest collection of short stories.
Addiction’s cure is not as simple as strength, family or faith.

Worthy tradition

The 72nd Red Andrews Christmas Dinner is Tuesday.
The warmth provided by Red Andrews Christmas Dinner, a Dec. 25 tradition in Oklahoma City dating back to the 1940s, isn’t just a one-day affair.

Shop and chop

The Social Club in downtown Norman is a combination salon and shop offering cool cuts and unique gifts.
Upon entering The Social Club, 209 E. Main St., in downtown Norman, you might see a mix of people — customers in the middle of hair appointments, families browsing handmade jewelry or clients chatting with stylists.

Toys and joy

Jesus House collects food and toys for the holiday season.
In 1973, Sister Ruth Wynne and Sister Betty Adams founded what would become one of Oklahoma City’s premier charitable organizations.

Access granted

Computers donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County promise rewarding outcomes.
With the donation of a dozen Google Chromebooks to Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County came the first time Sophia Stoller, a 45-year-old mother of four, witnessed children who were too excited to eat cupcakes.

Food love

Dinner With Love organizes a massive effort to provide fully cooked holiday meals as a way to bring families in need together.
Ten years ago, Bob Rogers traversed Oklahoma’s chilly December weather while a freshly prepared and boxed-up holiday meal warmed his backseat.

OKG Shop: Evolving wheels

An after-school job to pay for a broken BMX wheel extended into a three-decade career in bike shops.
Steve Schlegel of Schlegel Bicycles found his calling back in 1980 when he was a bruised-up kid pushing his busted BMX bike across northside Oklahoma City.

Seasonal shopping

This year’s first-ever Holly Jolly Shops aim to bring holiday shopping and festive family fun to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Holiday shopping — it’s the best of times when it means finding the perfect gifts for your friends and family and the worst of times when it involves trudging around a crowded mall or scouring dozens of websites, looking fruitlessly for ideas.

Warmth needed

While Oklahoma City coat drives are in full force, nonprofit leaders say the need is still great.
On a sunny but chilly afternoon in late November, 49-year-old mother of four Linda Debard said what so many of us say during this time of year.

Plum roles

Married Oklahoma City Ballet dancers Courtney Connor Jones and Sam Jones prepare for The Nutcracker.
Oklahoma City Ballet dancers Courtney Connor Jones and Sam Jones don’t remember the first time they saw The Nutcracker, but they have a daily reminder of a performance three years ago: their daughter, Gwyn.

Family matters

Oklahoma City’s beloved New Zealander releases a memoir about his unlikely ascension from the farms of Rotorua to the NBA Playoffs.
If Steven Adams can be neatly distilled into just five seconds, then it would absolutely start at the 5:47 mark in the fourth quarter of an Oklahoma City Thunder home game against the Toronto Raptors on December 27, 2017.

Historic hike

Mesta Park’s Holiday Home Tour returns for its 41st year.
Mesta Park’s Holiday Home Tour returns for its 41st anniversary Saturday and Sunday.

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