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Virtual 2020 Kelli O’Hara Awards to be presented Wednesday

Despite the cancellation of the national ceremony, OKC Broadway and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will present this year's Virtual...

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45th Infantry Division Museum opens new exhibit 'Treasures from the Collection'

The museum reopened to the public May 15 following a two-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Watch: Ray Wylie Hubbard teams with Ashley McBryde and The Cadillac Three for new music videos

The tracks are from Hubbard’s forthcoming album, "Co-starring," which will be his debut release on Big Machine.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Rodeo Cinema and Tulsa's Circle Cinema announce reopening dates

The nonprofit movie theaters closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Video and interview: OKC rapper Jabee releases new single and video 'No Allegiance'

The song is the latest advance single from his upcoming double-LP "This World Is So Fragile And Cruel I’m Glad I Got You," due...

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Listen: Oklahoma-California band Sports returns with irresistible new song 'Tell You Something'

The song represents Sports' first new material since the 2018 album "Everyone's Invited."

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'Saving R. Kelly' producer dream hampton attached to limited documentary series based on Tulsa Race Massacre

Approaching the centennial anniversary of the 1921 tragedy, the working title for the project is "Black Wall Street," according...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma State University's McKnight Center for the Performing Arts launches virtual performance series

The series will offer artists’ insight into what audiences can expect from the upcoming second season performances, provide the...

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'The Truth Behind Joe Exotic: The Rick Kirkham Story' airing Tuesday on Investigation Discovery

ID's Joe Exotic special centers on Rick Kirkham, the former TV reporter whose aspirations of making a Joe Exotic reality TV...

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See the official trailer and poster for the Oklahoma-made thriller 'Run with the Hunted'

Written and directed by Tulsan John Swab, “Run With the Hunted” is his second film to use the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate...

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Listen: Oklahoma-Texas icon Ray Wylie Hubbard partners with Ashley McBryde for new song 'Outlaw Blood'

In a behind-the-scenes video, Hubbard says he's a big fan of the emerging Nashville renegade, so he was thrilled that McBryde...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Central Oklahoma theaters and performing arts groups find alternate ways to put on a show

With the COVID-19 crisis canceling live shows, temporarily shuttering venues and restricting gatherings for the foreseeable...

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Oklahoma movies to stream: A range of comedies have been made in Oklahoma

Oklahomans' stalwart sense of humor has worked its way into many movies made in the Sooner State.

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RIP Oklahoma power pop songwriter Moon Martin, who wrote Robert Palmer hit 'Bad Case of Loving You'

Although he was more well-known in Europe than in his home country, Martin was one of the most critically acclaimed artists of...

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Listen: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Beau Jennings releases wistful new acoustic song 'Static Automatic'

Jennings performed and recorded the forthcoming album himself, with contributions from friends John Calvin Abney, Andy Adams,...

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Kelli O'Hara to be featured on tonight's virtual 'The Seth Concert Series,' hosted by Seth Rudetsky

Seth Rudetsky’s internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown, Massachusetts, at The Art...

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Kristin Chenoweth, James Corden, Audra McDonald and more to be presenters on tonight's Drama Desk Awards

Founded in 1955, the Drama Desk Awards honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State's venues, theaters, event organizers and more get creative in response to the pandemic

The Bureau of Economic Analysis and National Endowment for the Arts found that the arts and culture contributed $877.8 billion,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State museums and attractions readying to reopen

Some are reopening in phases, and most have new safety protocols in place.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State tourism industry doubles down on advantages after hard hit from pandemic

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, no industry took a bigger hit from the pandemic than the hospitality business. It's...

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OKC Broadway announces finalists for Virtual 2020 Kelli O’Hara Awards

Despite the cancellation of the national ceremony, OKC Broadway and Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will present a virtual 2020 Kelli...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Rescheduled dates announced for Red Earth Native American festival

A juried art market, Native dance presentations, storytelling, musical performances and consultations with art experts will be...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Shakespeare cancels remainder of 2020 season

Now scrapped, Oklahoma Shakespeare's 2020 season was originally scheduled to run from February through December and feature...

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Interview and photos: OKC rapper Jabee Williams uses lighted sign to send message after George Floyd's death

In light of national events, Mayor David Holt issued a lengthy statement on social media Saturday about Oklahoma City's...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Bricktown Events Center announces indefinite closure

Not only has the coronavirus pandemic devastated the event planning business, but it also has left an ongoing uncertainty about...

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Video: Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara among Oklahoma City University alumni participating in tonight's 'The Stars Align' virtual benefit concert

"The Stars Align" will stream on the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Facebook page and YouTube channel starting at 7 tonight.

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Listen: Grammy-nominated Ro James, who has Oklahoma ties, releases new album 'Mantic'

The album features collaborations with R&B all-stars like Brandy ("Plan B"), Miguel ("Too Much") and Masego ("Slow Down").

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Watch: OKC's Flaming Lips release ethereal new song and video 'Flowers of Neptune 6'

The track is accompanied by a video filmed here in the Grammy winners' home state of Oklahoma and directed by frontman Wayne...

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Video: NBC's 2016 production 'Hairspray Live!,' starring Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein and Ariana Grande, streaming for free this weekend

The all-star cast includes Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth, Harvey Fierstein, Ariana Grande, Derek Hough, Jennifer Hudson and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's 3rd Act Theatre Company reopening performing space and closing first season with 'Moonglow'

The final Sunday performance, on June 28, will be streamed online, and the theater will be closed,

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Harn Homestead Museum prepares to reopen

Safety protocols include limits on the number of people inside buildings, mask recommendations, social distancing and increased...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Pride Week & Festival goes virtual

OKC Pride will continue with a June celebration in a new, creative and unique way that ensures the safety of residents and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond Historical Society & Museum plans reopening

The museum's “Trees in Our Town” exhibit has been extended. It will now close on June 27.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Neighborhood Arts programs at Metro Library System going online

Neighborhood Arts is a summertime staple in Oklahoma County. The program provides performances for families across the metro...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Metropolitan Library System readying for Phase 2 of reopening

For Phase 2, all libraries will offer expanded services, including computer use, scanning, faxing and copying.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Science Museum Oklahoma reopening to the public next week

New precautions and procedures now in place include dozens of sanitation stations throughout the museum where guests will have...

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Movie review: Oklahoma filmmakers bring refreshing innovation to familiar sci-fi themes with 'The Vast of Night'

But Patterson and his cohorts manage to bring a distinctive style and verve to the familiar formula that makes "The Vast of...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma filmmakers achieve sci-fi dream with acclaimed feature film debut 'The Vast of Night'

The debut feature film from Edmond director Andrew Patterson "The Vast of Night" premieres Friday on Amazon Prime Video after a...

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Interview and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Kat Lock releases coronavirus quarantine album 'an existence'

With so many significant life changes, the independent musician was able to release this month her latest album, "an...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: American Banjo Museum announces reopening date

Guests will be asked to wear face masks, use social distancing and avoid contact with exhibits and artifacts.

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Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma hosting live-stream premiere of Broadway musical 'Allegiance' starring George Takei and Lea Salonga

In partnership with Broadway On Demand, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma will receive 25% of every ticket sold as a donation.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Artesian Online Art Market showcasing Chickasaw and Southeastern Indian art

The Chickasaw Nation announced last month that it was canceling its in-person 2020 Artesian Arts Festival out of an abundance...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Durant's Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival cancels summer season

The cancellation extends to the Children's Theatre Workshop and Young Actors' Studio.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: The Mountain Goats' OKC concert rescheduled for fall

The Tower Theatre and its companion venue, Ponyboy, are both closed due the coronavirus pandemic. Reopening dates have not yet...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lindsey Buckingham cancels OKC show

The Criterion has postponed or canceled several other shows due to the pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Historical Society announces reopening dates for its museums and sites

All staffers will wear masks, and visitors are encouraged to wear masks as well.

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Video: Oklahoma Arts Institute virtual choir performs 'One Voice' featuring Kyle Dillingham and Peter Markes

The participants — including alumni of the Summer Arts Institute, educators who participate in the nonprofit's programs and its...

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OKC's deadCenter Film Festival announces cast reunions, panels and classes and more for virtual 20th anniversary event

In honor of the festival's 20th anniversary, organizers are planning a deadCenter Oklahoma film flashback series.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center goes online for Studio-in-Place and Camp-in-Place

Through biweekly interviews, live-streamed videos and other engaging content, online viewers get an inside glimpse into the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Duncan's Chisholm Trail Heritage Center announces reopening date

Face covering or masks are required for all guests and staff while inside the center.

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Apple reportedly teaming with Paramount for Martin Scorsese's adaptation of 'Killers of the Flower Moon'

According to Variety, the deals have not yet closed but are likely to be inked in the coming days.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Factory Obscura announces phased reopening, safety requirements for 'Mix-Tape'

Its reopening is planned in phases, with safety guidelines such as mandatory masks for guests, required advanced reservations...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hobart's Celebration of Freedom rescheduled for fall, General Tommy Franks Museum to reopen

The Celebration of Freedom is organized annually by the General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum, along with the...

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Watch: Kelli O'Hara covers James Taylor's 'Fire and Rain' on PBS' 'National Memorial Day Concert'

O'Hara, who hails from Elk City and Edmond, dedicated her performance to all the Gold Star families and people who have lost...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Backstreet Boys announce rescheduled 2021 tour dates, including OKC show

The hitmakers earlier this month postponed their 2020 North American tour dates in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 'Live From Cains' to feature Paul Benjaman, Jesse Aycock and Beau Roberson tonight

During this “Live From Cain’s: Session,” hosted at www.facebook.com/cainsballroom, fans will be treated to a behind-the-scenes...

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Watch: Carrie Underwood fans celebrate the 15th anniversary of her 'American Idol' win

Underwood beat out runner-up Bo Bice in the "American Idol" Season 4 finale on March 25, 2005.

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Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium announces 2020-2021 Performing Arts Series lineup

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Armstrong Auditorium will follow the state’s health guidelines. Tickets will be fully...

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Video: Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's web series 'Mike and Carrie: God & Country' premieres tonight

In the series trailer, the couple, who will celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary in July, talks about their differing...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Museum of Osteology in OKC announces reopening

The 7,000-square-foot Oklahoma City museum, which features more than 800 animal skeletons, announced in mid-March that it was...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Museum of Art reveals reopening date and plans

The museum will reopen with exhibitions on all three floors. In addition to “POP Power from Warhol to Koons,” “Dale Chihuly:...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Frontier City announces reopening date, safety protocols

Six Flags General Manager Trevor Leonard spoke exclusively to "Good Morning America" Tuesday morning from Frontier City to...

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Watch: OKC duo Husbands' 'Manhorse' gets clever barrier-grid animation video from Lamar + Nik

Lamar + Nik have previously devised inventive videos for the likes of Pixies, The Shins and fellow Okie Samantha Crain.

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Video: Oklahoma artist Harvey Pratt talks about the Native American Veterans Memorial under construction in Washington, D.C.

The dedication of the memorial is planned to take place on Veterans Day, which is Nov. 11.

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OKC journalist Ali Meyer wins Gracie Award

The Gracies recognize exemplary programming created by, for and about women in radio, television, and interactive media.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tulsa Zoo reopens to members today, to the public June 1

The Tulsa Zoo will reopen with key changes in place to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19. The changes include limiting...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: McAlester Christian pop singer Estella Kirk releases encouraging video and song 'Shelter in the Storm'

The new song was produced by Josh “Igloo” Monroy (JoJo, Melanie Martinez) and co-written by Fontana, a former top celebrity...

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Watch: MercyMe captures a coronavirus mood with video for new song 'Hurry Up and Wait'

Inspired by the scripture Isaiah 40:31, the song offers encouragement for people feeling isolated, idled and frustrated by the...

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Video: Gary Busey stars in new Amazon Prime series 'Gary Busey: Pet Judge'

The Oscar-nominated actor will be joined in the courtroom by Mike E. Winfield, who will act as the bailiff; Ian Abramson, who...

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Video: Kelli O'Hara, Trace Adkins, Cynthia Erivo, Renee Fleming and more to appear tonight on PBS' 'National Memorial Day Concert'

The special 90-minute presentation of the "National Memorial Day Concert," featuring new and relevant content for these times...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Philharmonic Associate Concertmaster Marat Gabdullin remotely assembles global orchestra to record original work 'Covid Romance'

The final video 4 1/2-minute video features players from the U.S. Russia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Qatar and Japan. It...

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Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's grant programs aid state artists with diverse projects

Organized in 1988, OVAC is a nonprofit organization that supports Oklahoma visual artists realize their potential through...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lyric Theatre lays off full-time staffers

The venerable nonprofit theater announced last month that it was postponing all remaining shows on its 2020 subscription season...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Riversport reopening whitewater rafting, tubing, ropes course and more

The adventures are resuming this Memorial Day weekend as part of Riversport’s COVID-19 Phase II re-opening.

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Photos and video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani release 'Nobody But You' behind-the-scenes video, perform on 'Red Nose Day Special'

The romantic single is Shelton's 27th No. 1 hit on the country chart and Stefani's first country chart-topper.

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It's World Turtle Day and the OKC Zoo is celebrating

Plus, the zoo is sharing a series of live “turtle talks” on Facebook until 11:30 a.m. today focusing on turtle conservation –...

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National Cowboy Museum opening new exhibit 'Girls of the Golden West'

On display through Aug. 30, the exhibit will offer a chance for guests to view rarely seen treasures from the vault and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art announces reopening plans

The museum at first will be limiting admission to 10 visitors in the gallery at a time.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Paseo Arts District's Fairy Ball canceled

Paseo Arts District Executive Director Amanda Bleakley said the Fairy Ball festivities might be combined this year with Theatre...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Noble's Rose Rock Music Festival postponed

The 39th annual event was originally slated for June 5-7 in downtown Noble.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band's OKC show canceled

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, though, Buffett is shifting his 2020 U.S. tour dates to 2021

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Video and interview: OKC indie pop and blues musician Stephen Salewon releases romantic video to new ballad 'You Belong With Me'

Salewon, 30, was born in Nigeria and lived there until age 13, when he moved to the United States. Living in Oklahoma, he has...

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Interview and video: The Nixons release first new music collection in 20 years with EP 'Sonic Boom'

Not only have the 1990s hitmakers continued to play shows together - when there isn't a global pandemic keeping the musicians...

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Kelli O'Hara to lead Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' Memorial For Us All Sunday

A secular community remembrance, the event welcomes all to celebrate the lives of those who have left us too soon.

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Video: Wes Studi PSA brings attention to the toll of coronavirus on Native American communities

Studi also has released 30-second and 60-second PSAs aimed at Native Americans and advising them on how to protect themselves...

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Video: Check out the first trailer for the Oklahoma-made thriller 'Infamous,' starring Bella Thorne and Jake Manley

"Infamous," previously titled "Southland," filmed last summer in Guthrie and multiple communities in central Oklahoma.

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NBC's 'The Sound of Music Live!,' starring Carrie Underwood, to stream for free

The Shows Must Go On!, which has aired several free full-length recordings of Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals and tributes, is...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Asian Night Market Festival canceled

Presented by the Asian District Cultural Association and OKC Parks, the festival was scheduled for June 27 at Military Park in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Plaza District raises more than $20,000 to support retail and restaurant employees

With more than 200 individual donations, the Plaza Support Fund surpassed its goal of $16,000.

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John DeSantis and Daniel Gilchrist to play baddies in Oklahoma movie 'The Kiamichi Project'

The pair joins costars Australian Nathan Jones and actress Meg Foster in the action-horror mashup.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: The Weeknd delays 'The After Hours Tour,' including Oklahoma show, to 2021

But the "Can't Feel My Face" hitmaker announced today on social media that he is delaying the tour a year due to the COVID-19...

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Oklahoma Historical Society Director Bob Blackburn announces his retirement

Blackburn began his career with the state historical society in 1979 after he completed his Ph.D. in history from Oklahoma...

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Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, OneRepublic and more to appear on 2020 'Red Nose Day Special'

Julia Roberts, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Paul Rudd, 5 Seconds of Summer, Elizabeth Banks, Jennifer Garner, Ricky Gervais,...

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OKC contestant Mark Wilson to appear on 'The Price Is Right'

"The Price Is Right" airs at 10 a.m. weekdays on CBS.

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Video: Blake Shelton performs with Gwen Stefani, winner Todd Tilghman on 'The Voice' season finale

Blake and Gwen's performance was dedicated to the staff and volunteers of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Maroon 5 postpones tour, including OKC concert, to 2021

Meghan Trainor was slated to open for Maroon 5 on all the band's summer dates, and it looks like the "All About That Bass"...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Backstreet Boys postpone 2020 North American tour, including OKC show

The Backstreet Boys were planning to kick off the 2020 North American leg of "The DNA World Tour" July 10 in New York.

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OKC's Painted Sky Opera announces plans for 2020-2021 season

The company was forced to postpone its 2019-2020 season closer slated for May 14-17 in the Civic Center’s CitySpace Theatre due...

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Oklahoma Humanities partnering with Smithsonian Institution for traveling exhibit 'Crossroads: Change in Rural America'

Museums, libraries, historical societies, and other cultural organizations in communities with populations of up to 20,000 are...

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Rascal Flatts gives remote performance on 'American Idol' finale, cancels farewell tour due to coronavirus pandemic

The "Rascal Flatts Farewell: Life Is a Highway Tour" was due to kick off this summer and take the group from coast to coast.

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Watch: Jacob Tovar's beautiful ballad 'I Felt Love' showcased in video directed by Sterlin Harjo

The first single from his upcoming album "Good Reasons" was penned by Tovar, John Fullbright and Roger Ray.

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OETA receives $1 million donation from Paycom founder through Richison Family Foundation

More than 2 million viewers tune into OETA on a weekly basis.

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Hanson, Dawes and Alexander 23 to appear on streamed music festival Sessions to raise funds for coronavirus relief

Hosted by Hannah Rad, the festival will feature performances and conversation live exclusively on Twitch and will benefit the...

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Oklahoma drive-in theaters attract film fans during coronavirus pandemic

For Oklahoma film fans who want to catch a movie somewhere other than their couch, one of the state's drive-in theaters is one...

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Listen: Kyle Nix of Turnpike Troubadours drops 'Lightning on the Mountain,' sizzling title track from his upcoming solo album

The album was recorded and co-produced by Wes Sharon (Turnpike Troubadours, John Fulbright, Parker Millsap) in Norman.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma filmmaker Nick Sanford offers chance to read an original screenplay for COVID-19 relief

The screenplay can be read for free on the official Broadcast Pictures website, but the filmmaker is requesting that people who...

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Video: Reba McEntire talks about her mother's passing, her updated 'What If' video and Oklahoma quarantine life on 'Today' show

Reba's mother, Jacqueline McEntire of Stringtown, died March 14 from cancer at the age of 93.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Toby Keith Golf Classic fundraising event postponed

The 2019 event was attended by celebrities like Bob Stoops, Troy Aikman, Clint Black and Ron White.

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Video: Jamie Lee Curtis talks portraying OKC Free Mom Hugs activist Sara Cunningham in upcoming telefilm 'How We Sleep at Night'

Curtis is not only portraying Cunningham but also directing and executive producing the project.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Chris Stapleton postpones 'All-American Road Show' tour, including Oklahoma show, to 2021

In a statement released via social media, Stapleton and his wife and musical partner Morgane said they made the decision to...

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Watch: Check out the lyric video of The Swon Brothers sentimental new song 'Mommas'

On Friday, the brothers will release an official acoustic version of the song.

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Video: Oklahoma filmmaker Sterlin Harjo releases striking trailer for new Native American documentary 'Love and Fury,' coming to deadCenter Film Festival

A Holdenville native, Harjo, who is Seminole and Muscogee (Creek), followed indigenous artists for a year as they navigated...

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to perform on 'The Voice' Season 18 finale

Plus, the season finale will feature special A-list performances by Jonas Brothers with KAROL G, Bon Jovi and Lady Antebellum.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Humanities distributes more than $480,000 in COVID-19 emergency grants

The grants are intended to help with emergency general operating support and staff retention for the humanities and cultural...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lawton Community Theatre to host virtual Broadway master class to raise money for COVID-19 assistance

Broadway veterans Jacquelyn Piro Donovan and Peter Donovan will give the live master class via Zoom, with all proceeds going to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pandemic affecting summer camp plans in Central Oklahoma

Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, organizations are facing tough choices regarding their summer day camps, which many...

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Video: Garth Brooks releases new songs from upcoming album 'Fun'

The new "Fun" songs now available to stream exclusively on Amazon Music are "What Cowboys Do” and "Party Gras.”

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Metropolitan Library System starts curbside pickup, plus Bonus Bag Service for children

In addition, people now can drop off materials at the drive-up and walk-up outdoor book drops, according to an email.

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Watch: Miranda Lambert plays 'Bluebird' on 'The Tonight Show: At Home Edition' and in new vertical video

"Bluebird" is one of five songs on her latest album that Lambert co-wrote with Oklahoma native Luke Dick.

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Watch: Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie & Tae release sentimental video for 'Trying on Rings'

From singer-songwriters’ critically acclaimed new album, “Trying On Rings” exemplifies the hopefulness and promise of love with...

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Watch: Greyson Chance releases video for groove-inducing new single 'Honeysuckle'

Directed by Rahul Chakraborty, the official video was filmed and produced in Oklahoma.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Factory Obscura launches immersive 360 virtual tour of its 'Mix-Tape' attraction

The new 3-D virtual experience features behind-the-scenes photos, making-of stories, never-before-published factoids and more.

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Watch: Oklahoma native Luke Dick's band Steve releases fun-filled video for coronavirus dance anthem 'Do The Apocalypse'

They released the entertaining ditty last month, and it's cleverly designed to make the pandemic a little more tuneful.

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Watch: Reba McEntire releases updated music video for her timely 1997 song 'What If'

Reba also has a new lyric video out for her 2017 gospel hit "Back to God," featuring Lauren Daigle.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Scissortail Kite Festival and STEM Family Day delayed to fall

Also, the OSU-OKC Farmers Market at Scissortail Park opened today after being delayed due to the pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma postpones Summer Chamber Music Festival

Since 2003, Oklahoma City's Brightmusic Society has been bringing classical and modern chamber music to audiences across...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stillwater's Tumbleweed Dancehall & Concert Venue reopening tonight, Aaron Watson show postponed to fall

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Tumbleweed postponed its the 2020 edition of its venerable spring Calf Fry Festival to 2021.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra cancels season finale performance

The orchestra’s maestro, Jon Kalbfleisch, is currently reworking the orchestra’s 2020-2021 season to accommodate social...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond's Heard on Hurd going online Saturday

Carter Sampson and Stephen Salewon will be the featured artists for the May event.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman's 20th Summer Breeze Concert Series to broadcast live on KGOU

The series is normally staged in Norman's Lion's Park, but this year, the concerts will be performed without audiences at The...

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Preview, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum debuting long-awaited $15 million outdoor expansion Liichokoshkomo’ after coronavirus closure

Pronounced Lee-cho-kosh-ko-MO and named for a Chickasaw phrase for “Let’s play," the 100,000-square-foot new attraction...

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Toby Keith to celebrate 15th anniversary of 'HonkyTonk University' with online listening party this afternoon

Platinum certified by the Recording Industry Association of America, the 12-song collection spawned several big hits, including...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Film + Music Office unveils tips and resources for state's film industry in light of the pandemic

Any local businesses that provide PPE items and resources are encouraged to contact Oklahoma Film + Music Office to register as...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Arts Council offering CARES Grants to eligible nonprofit arts organizations

Organizations that are new to the Oklahoma Arts Council grant system must request a login for the grant system by Friday.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Allied Arts' virtual ARTini fundraiser brings in record-breaking total

Last Friday’s ARTini virtual art auction featured more than 100 paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs and more by local...

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Award-winning documentary 'The Wayman Tisdale Story' airing on NBA-TV

“The Wayman Tisdale Story” chronicles Tisdale’s life from this childhood as a preacher’s son to the battle with cancer that...

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Oklahoma filmmaker Andrew Patterson's 'The Vast of Night' debuting this month on Amazon Prime Video, with previews this weekend at select drive-in theaters

With most movie theaters closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Amazon has made the intriguing decision to preview "The Vast...

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Services pending for the late Oklahoma-raised singer-songwriter Cady Groves

The youngest of seven siblings, her family moved to Marlow in 1993, and she also spent part of her growing years in Cache and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arts Council OKC's Sunday Twilight Concert Series to live-stream for June

Due to the current health safety and public gathering guidelines, organizers decided that the first month of Summer Twilight...

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UPDATED: OKC filmmaker Laron Chapman's comedy 'You People' to be released on DVD and streaming

Chapman earned Best Oklahoma Film at the 2018 deadCenter Film Festival for his timely and deeply personal dramedy that delves...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Historical Society asking Oklahomans to share their COVID-19 stories

The state historical society is dedicated to preserving the history of Oklahomans from all communities, backgrounds and walks...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Painted Sky Opera launches 'Lunch with Painted Sky Opera' online recital series

This week's installment will feature tenor Joel Burcham and baritone Tom Sitzler.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman's Jazz in June postponed to fall

Organizers are still planning to offer a musical experience in June.

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Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett and more to appear on 'CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special'

The special will recognize COVID-19 heroes in health care, education, business, community leadership, the food industry,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: John Fullbright to perform first 'Live from Cain's Sessions' streaming concert at Tulsa's historic Cain's Ballroom

The “Live From Cain’s Sessions” will be hosted on the Cain’s Ballroom Facebook page and will showcase different areas of...

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Video: Jimmy Fallon spoofs Nicolas Cage's casting as 'Tiger King' Joe Exotic on 'The Tonight Show'

The uproarious faux sneak peek involved a lot of dramatic pauses, wild gesturing and shouting about Joe Exotic nemesis Carol...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Aquarium reopens to the public

The aquarium has a new exhibit, “Secret World of the Octopus,” which showcases a giant Pacific octopus.

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Oklahoma-made thriller 'Infamous,' starring Bella Thorne, set for summer virtual cinema and VOD release

A gritty crime drama, "Infamous" tells the story of two young lovers who rob their way across the South, posting their exploits...

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Photos and video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani perform on the Grand Ole Opry remotely from Oklahoma

Along with his acoustic duet with Stefani, Shelton talked about and gave a solo performance of his recent smash "God's Country"...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jeff Dunham moves summer OKC show to autumn

All original tickets will be honored at the new date, and no action is needed to keep previously purchased seats.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center in Shawnee reopens

All visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face masks, wash their hands and use hand sanitizer.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Michael Buble reschedules tour, including OKC concert, for 2021

The four-time Grammy Award winner announced in March that he was postponing several spring tour dates - including the OKC show,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Journey cancels 2020 tour with Pretenders, including OKC and Durant shows

The 60-date tour, produced by Live Nation, was to make an Oklahoma City stop on June 19 at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The tour...

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Oklahoma-made family-friendly fantasy 'Adventures of Rufus the Fantastic Pet' to be released on DVD and streaming

“The Adventures of Rufus the Fantastic Pet” marks the fifth feature film from Bellgardt, whose previous releases include "The...

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Oklahoma movies to stream: An array of Oklahoma films are made for families

From rescuing a prehistoric pal and discovering historic role models to hunting up hidden riches and embarking on a teenage...

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Oklahoma-filmed drama 'Wildlife' to get Criterion Collection release

The production was headquartered in Enid, where two early 1960s houses in period-appropriate neighborhoods were the main draws...

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Kelli O'Hara, Cynthia Erivo, Renee Fleming and more to appear on PBS' 'National Memorial Day Concert'

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the traditional live concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol will not take place to...

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Video: 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie and star James Marsden get the Honest Trailers treatment from Screen Junkies

"Sonic the Hedgehog" is streaming on Amazon Prime, YouTube, Vudu and Google Play.

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Video: Oklahoma City band KALO debuts driving rock anthem 'No Shame'

The single is one of several planned for staggered release over the next several months, and it marks the first single written,...

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Scissortail Park and Myriad Botanical Gardens plan last seed kit giveaway for Friday

During the first two giveaways, approximately 1,500 families picked up seed kits to garden at home.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Philharmonic cancels the remaining concerts of its 2019-2020 season

The concerts were initially postponed and now have been canceled, with an eye on maintaining protocols for social distancing in...

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Playbill hosting musical theater Movie Night with 'The King and I' starring Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe

Those participating in the live viewing party are encouraged to support industry professionals impacted by the coronavirus...

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Video: OKC's Literai Press and Ignition Arts teaming for unique book launch 'elevated thought: 100 shadormas at 9,000 ft.'

"elevated," premiering at 7 p.m. Thursday, is a short film adaptation of the book.

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Video: The Nixons releasing new EP 'Sonic Boom' May 22

"Sonic Boom" includes five songs, including a new single called “Ghost of an Angel.”

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Watch: Check out the lyric video to Ray Wylie Hubbard's 'Bad Trick'

Hubbard conceptualized and produced "Co-starring," his eclectic 10-track collection due July 10 via Big Machine Records.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC singer Chanda Graham releases tuneful new song 'Rona Blues'

The song was recorded, mixed and mastered by Austin Nichols.

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Watch: OneRepublic shares touching video for 'Better Days,' from new album 'Human,' out Friday

"Better Days" is included on OneRepublic's eagerly anticipated fifth LP "Human," along with the singles "Rescue Me," "Wanted"...

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Video: Oklahoma indie rock band Colourmusic releases two ambient albums

The ambient music album "Mathewson, OK" is described as an "homage to an area of Oklahoma that doesn't exist anymore that used...

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May the 4th be with you: It's Star Wars Day, and 'Rise of Skywalker' is debuting on Disney+

For the first time, fans will be able to stream the complete Skywalker saga all in one place.

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OKC duo Husbands releases new album 'Wayne John,' a collection of demos and b-sides

"Wayne John" includes b-sides (songs 1-12) and demos (songs 13-17) from "After the Gold Rush Party."

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Video: 'The Voice' to broadcast live shows remotely starting tonight

Blake Shelton will broadcast from his home in Tishomingo, Kelly Clarkson from her ranch in Montana, and Nick Jonas and John...

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Watch: Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, spoofs 'Tiger King's' Carole Baskin, who was fooled into giving an interview with fake 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...

Variety reports that Baskin - who been vocal on her organization's social media about her vehement disapproval over how she was...

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Photos and video: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood play empty Grand Ole Opry during coroanvirus pandemic

This week, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani will play for Grand Ole Opry fans around the world via a remote broadcast performance...

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Video: 'Tiger King' gets the Honest Trailers treatment from Screen Junkies

The Honest Trailer takes on the series' colorful characters, outrageous turns of events and affect on pop culture.

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Oklahoma movies to stream: Several cinematic classics have been made in Oklahoma

Moviemaking in Oklahoma has come a long way since 1920's "Daughter of Dawn," boasting some bona fide classics - as well as some...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC museums and attractions make plans for safe reopening

Although Gov. Kevin Stitt's Open Up & Recover Safely Plan allowed museums temporarily shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Entertainment venues navigate complicated question of when to reopen

Although Gov. Stitt's Open Up & Recover Safely Plan allowed for entertainment venues to start reopening Friday, The Jones...

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Video: OKC Mayor David Holt reads the St. Crispin's Day speech for #ShareShakespeareOK

Local actor Tyler Woods, who is managing director of Oklahoma Shakespeare, also shared a piece from "Henry V," reciting the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Bartlesville's OKM Music festival postponed

This year's multi-genre, multi-venue festival will feature Dallas String Quartet, Tina Guo, Verona Quartet, Grady Nichols,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Gypsy Cafe: Reimagined raises more than $20,000 for Red Dirt Relief Fund

Due to the pandemic, this year's ninth annual Gypsy Cafe was reimagined as a two-hour streaming show of performances filmed by...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pandemic affecting summer festivals and events around the state

Even as the state begins reopening under Gov. Stitt's Open Up & Recover Safely Plan, marquee events continue to fall off the...

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Toby Keith's 'Furniture Guitar Session' performance to premiere this week on 'CMT Hot 20 Countdown'

The 2015 Songwriters Hall of Famer's "Furniture Store Guitar Sessions" rendition of his 2011 tune "Clancy's Tavern" will air on...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Red Earth Festival postponed, online directory launched to help Native American artists

Several Native American art markets across the country have canceled their 2020 editions, including the Santa Fe Indian Market...

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Video: Toby Keith releases 'Furniture Store Guitar Sessions,' wishes Willie Nelson happy birthday while sheltering in place in Mexico

While sheltering in place in Mexico, the 2015 Songwriters Hall of Famer has used a used guitar to record "The Furniture Store...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Philbrook Museum of Art plans garden reopening, ArtCar Porch Parade

Philbrook will follow the guidance of the CDC and local officials and face coverings will most likely be recommended (and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Broadway performances of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' on hold as tour is on hiatus

OKC Broadway is "currently exploring all options including rescheduling the show," according to an email.

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Kingdom Media Club, a nonprofit film and TV production company, launches in OKC

Kingdom Media Club will offer an option to individuals and organizations seeking to make tax-deductible donations or...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Inaugural Born & Raised Music Festival in Pryor postponed to 2021

The 2020 Born & Raised Music Festival was to feature more than 25 acts, including Willie Nelson & Family, Margo Price, Hank...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Sturgill Simpson cancels tour, including Oklahoma date

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter revealed today that "All remaining shows will not be rescheduled to ensure everyone is...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy Museum delays Chuck Wagon Festival to Labor Day weekend

The two-day family-friendly festival typically takes place over Memorial Day weekend.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Rocklahoma postponed to 2021

The 14th annual music and camping festival was slated for Memorial Day weekend at the Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Zoo to reopen next week with Outdoor Safari Walk

The first phase in the zoo's reopening plan, the Outdoor Safari Walk, will welcome guests back to the OKC Zoo for the first...

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Oklahoma movies to stream: Horror, sci-fi and genre films made in the Sooner State abound

From supernatural suspense and science fiction adventure to pulpy thrillers and horror flicks - plus a few Westerns - a variety...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Most movie theaters in central Oklahoma are not opening today

Few local cinema operators had firm opening dates set this week, and many said that reintroducing the moviegoing experience...

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Oklahoma movies to stream: A variety of narrative dramas have filmed in Oklahoma in the 2000s

Some productions only stopped in the Sooner State for a few days, while other projects were fully realized in their home state...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond LibertyFest July 4 celebration canceled

The coronvirus pandemic has started to encroach on central Oklahoma's Fourth of July festivities.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Museum of Art offering Virtual French Film Week

A portion of each sale supports the museum and its mission.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Native American artist Brent Learned to give Zoom tour of his exhibit at Chisholm Trail Heritage Center

Learned is a member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma and a native Oklahoman.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tulsa-based singer-songwriter M. Lockwood Porter releases new song 'What We've Lost' to raise money for Feeding America's COVID-19 Fund

Originally recorded during sessions for Porter's 2019 critically acclaimed album "Communion In The Ashes," the Heartland rock...

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Video: Check out the uproarious preview for 'The Bradshaw Bunch,' Terry Bradshaw's upcoming reality show set on his Oklahoma ranch

The preview introduces audiences to Bradshaw's supportive and practical joker wife Tammy, his feisty daughters Rachel, Lacey...

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to perform Grand Ole Opry show remotely from Oklahoma

Trace Adkins and Dustin Lynch also will perform on the Grand Ole Opry’s 4,923rd consecutive Saturday night broadcast.

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Oklahoman Joy Harjo named to second term as U.S. Poet Laureate

She is a native and resident of Tulsa and a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

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Watch: Kristin Chenoweth sings for Willie Nelson on his 87th birthday

Accompanied on guitar by her boyfriend and fellow musician Josh Bryant, Chenoweth crooned one of Nelson's classic hits.

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Watch: Kelli O'Hara sings 'What More Do I Need?' during live-stream concert celebrating Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday

The Oklahoma City University graduate noted that she is more commonly associated with the Rodgers and Hammerstein canon but...

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Watch: Samantha Crain performs her atmospheric ballad 'Holding to the Edge of Night' at Norman's National Weather Service Radar Operations Center

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, she recently announced that she is delaying the release of her new album "A Small Death" to...

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Video: Other Lives' Jesse Tabish reflects on a tragedy from his Stillwater days in All-American Rejects with new song 'We Wait'

Billed as the most intimate song Tabish has written, the lovely yet eerie “We Wait” has him both paying homage to a murdered...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: El Reno Fried Onion Burger Day Festival canceled but people can still buy burgers and support El Reno Main Street this weekend

The El Reno Main Street program is encouraging people to support the community's fried onion burger restaurants and other small...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Allied Arts turns ARTini fundraiser into virtual art auction

Friday's ARTini virtual art auction features more than 100 paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs and more by local artists.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: John Moreland reschedules spring tour dates, including OKC show

Tickets that have already been purchased will be valid for the new dates.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How to take part in tonight's Gypsy Cafe: Reimagined music festival benefiting the Red Dirt Relief Fund

Tonight's ninth annual Gypsy Cafe has been reimagined as a two-hour show of performances filmed by 20 Oklahoma musicians in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 77th Annual India Shrine Circus canceled

The long-running circus is the primary annual fundraiser for the Indian Shriners OKC.

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Watch: Carrie Underwood, Mark Wahlberg, Jordin Sparks and more appear in New Kids on the Block's 'House Party' video

The song encourages people to stay home during the pandemic and features the celebrities and their families dancing and singing...

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Video: Gwen Stefani scores first country radio chart-topper with Blake Shelton duet 'Nobody But You'

The ballad was released in December on Shelton's album "Fully Loaded: God’s Country."

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Video: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood to play Grand Ole Opry's Saturday night broadcast

With Nashvillians at home under Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s “Safer at Home” order and live shows paused at the Grand Ole Opry...

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Video: Shawnee-born star Brad Pitt plays Dr. Anthony Fauci on 'SNL at Home'

The recent Oscar winner appeared as Fauci after the doctor joked recently that Pitt should play him on "Saturday Night Live."

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Okie Grown Music Festival in Hinton postponed

The one-day festival is slated to include several Oklahoma acts.

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Stoney LaRue releases Vol. 1 in new live music series 'Kickin' It LIVE From the Road'

The album includes live versions of some of the Oklahoma-based singer-songwriter's signature tunes that have never before been...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Choctaw's Clean Shorts Film Festival goes virtual this weekend

Established in 2015 by the digital media students of Choctaw’s Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, the Clean Shorts Film...

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University of Central Oklahoma’s musical theater program recognized by Performer Stuff

Programs were ranked in areas based on location, budget, environment, school size, degrees offered and what students want out...

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Oklahoma painter Ebony Iman Dallas tells often-overlooked stories with her art

Based in the Paseo Arts District, Dallas, 39, uses her paintings to share her African American heritage, to express her...

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Edmond painter Behnaz Sohrabian proud to be an Iranian-American artist

Her sweeping brush strokes and vivid color choices are recognizable whether she is depicting people, landscapes or still lifes,...

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Oklahoma Film + Music Office director Tava Maloy Sofsky makes connections happen

"Through my work, I believe it’s important to empower people," she says.

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Listen: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre releases audio-only version of OKC bombing memorial play 'Oklahoma City Project'

The audio of the play aired Sunday - the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing - on KTOK-AM 1000.

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Video: Ray Wylie Hubbard's swampy new song 'Bad Trick' features Ringo Starr, Don Was, Joe Walsh and Chris Robinson

Hubbard conceptualized and produced "Co-starring," his eclectic 10-track collection due July 10 via Big Machine Records.

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Watch: Toby Keith releases infomercial and lyric video for new single 'What's Up Cuz'

The fast-paced new ditty was written and produced by Keith and his longtime collaborator Bobby Pinson.

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Video: Rascal Flatts delivers national anthem for Sunday’s Fox NASCAR iRacing event

Celebrating their 20th anniversary as Rascal Flatts, vocalist Gary LeVox, multi-instrumentalist Jay DeMarcus and guitarist Joe...

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Video: Oklahoma native Kylie Morgan shares the story behind her song 'Break Things'

"As an artist, I really feel like it's important to say what you know. And being a songwriter, I really have that chance," she...

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Oklahoma-born filmmaker Ron Howard to make documentary about chef and humanitarian Jose Andres

Howard, who was born in Duncan, has recently delved into documentary filmmaking with "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week," "Made in...

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'Leverage' reboot to reunite Christian Kane and Noah Wyle after their run on 'The Librarians'

IMDb TV, Amazon’s free, ad-supported streaming service, has ordered the "Leverage" reimagining.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Kelli O'Hara Awards honoring OKC high school music theater performers goes virtual

OKC Broadway was to officially be recognized as a Jimmy Awards provider in 2020, after the 2019 Kelli O'Hara Awards served as a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Wise Guys to play live-stream concert tonight in honor of canceled Festival of the Arts

Music fans are encouraged to tune in and donate to the nonprofit Arts Council Oklahoma City, which produces the Festival of the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival moves online for 2020

Affectionately known as "WoodyFest," the Woody Guthrie Festival annually takes place at various venues around Guthrie's...

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Video: Garth Brooks makes guest appearance on Steve Wariner's weekly Facebook broadcast

They reminisced about the 22nd anniversary of "Burnin' The Roadhouse Down," which included the title track duet with Brooks....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tulsa's Philbrook Museum of Art invites people to become pen pals for their cats

Since announcing the pen pal program earlier this month, the Philbrook has received stacks of mail for their cats, including...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Contemporary's new arts center remaining closed after delaying spring grand opening

More than a month after the scheduled grand opening, the 4.6-acre campus with its shiny new 54,000-square-foot main facility,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Paseo Art District taking May First Friday Gallery Walk virtual

During the live stream, the Paseo will partner with The House Helps to raise money for district personnel who are now...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 2020 Artesian Arts Market in Sulphur canceled

One of America’s fastest-growing American Indian art markets, the sixth annual Artesian Arts Festival in 2019 drew more than...

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Oklahoma movies to stream: Move over 'Tiger King,' documentaries by and about Oklahomans abound

Oklahoma boasts a veritable menagerie of colorful characters, intriguing true stories and intrepid filmmakers eager to document...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tame Impala's summer Oklahoma concert postponed

As previously reported, Tame Impala - Kevin Parker's Australian psychedelic pop project - released his fourth studio album,...

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National Cowboy Museum receives $400,000 NEH grant for upcoming exhibit 'Spiro and the Art of the Mississippian World'

The exhibition will include about 200 objects and will debut at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Feb. 12 to May 16,...

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Interview: National Cowboy Museum's security director Tim Tiller adapts to new role as social media star

As the pandemic has threatened people's health, jobs and normalcy, the Oklahoma native's down-home passion for his workplace...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center delays new home's opening until mid-July, cancels summer classes and camps

The pandemic arrived in the Sooner State the week of Oklahoma Contemporary's planned grand opening of its new $30 million home...

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Video: CBS to rebroadcast 'Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince'

Check out a clip of Tulsa-born singer and guitarist St. Vincent performing "Controversy."

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Noble's WildCare Foundation turns spring baby shower into virtual event

Due to the current public health situation, WildCare will be modifying the event and broadcasting it live on Facebook.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Rock & Roll Camp for Girls OKC, SixTwelve summer camps canceled

Summer camps are becoming the latest victims of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arts Council OKC cancels Angels & Friends fundraising event

This week would have been the Festival of the Arts, along with Angels & Friends. The two events are major sources of income for...

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deadCenter Film reveals more selections for 2020 festival

For the first time, the films will be available online for 11 days, and organizers are exploring options for limited drive-in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Elton John postpones OKC stop on 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour

Ticketholders of all 2020 postponed performances are encouraged hold onto their original tickets as new show date information...

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Paseo Arts Association moving to bigger space, establishing Paseo Arts and Creativity Center

The Paseo Arts and Creativity Center will allow the nonprofit association to expand its programming to better serve artists and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Community College cancels College for Kids summer camps

OCCC’s College for Kids is a hands-on, activity-based enrichment program designed to address topics in science, technology,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Duncan's Chisholm Trail Heritage Center goes live today with new online educational series

The museum is launching today a series of live programs for people of all ages, sharing content about the Chisholm Trail, the...

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Album 'Oklahoma State Park Soundscapes' dropping in honor of Earth Day

The 12-track album lets listeners take in the sounds of the state parks, from water rushing through the Alabaster Caverns to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lawton Community Theatre cancels the rest of its 2019-2020 season

“Wait Until Dark” was scheduled for late April, and “Matilda” was scheduled for mid-June.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nickelodeon star JoJo Siwa postpones tour, including OKC show

More information, including rescheduled dates, will be released soon.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Autumn Oklahoma Czech Festival in Yukon canceled

A celebration the Yukon’s rich Czech heritage, the festival includes a carnival, polka bands, traditional Czech and Slovak folk...

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'Let's Go Crazy: Grammy Salute to Prince,' featuring St. Vincent, Foo Fighters, John Legend and more, airing tonight

Filmed Jan. 28, the special is airing on the four-year anniversary of the superstar’s passing. He died on April 21, 2016, at...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Arts Council and Oklahoma Humanities to invest $800,000 in state's cultural sectors

The funding is being made available through the federal CARES Act to the two organizations as state partners of the National...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC artists and organizers reflect on the cancellation of Festival of the Arts

The 54th Annual Festival of the Arts was slated to start Tuesday, kicking off a six-day celebration of the visual, performing...

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Video: Painted Sky Opera releases virtual choir tribute to honor 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing

The video features many of the performers who have been featured in Painted Sky's productions over the years singing "O God...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tool postpones 'Fear Inoculum Tour,' including Oklahoma City show

The tour was to support Tool's new album "Fear Inoculum," which arrived on Aug. 30 after years of anticipation.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: UFC Fight Night return to OKC canceled

The May event was to be the UFC's first event in Oklahoma City since June 25, 2017.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Bon Jovi cancels tour, including Oklahoma stop

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers were scheduled to make a June stop at Tulsa's BOK Center.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lyric Theatre postpones summer and fall shows to 2021

The venerable nonprofit theater is taking an intermission until the holidays due to the coronavirus pandemic, postponing all...

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OKC's deadCenter Film Festival shifts to mostly online for 20th anniversary edition

Originally slated for June 11-14, deadCenter 2020 will be extended to June 11-21.

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Watch: Arts Council OKC Director Peter Dolese shares video of tape art 'Hope' mural created after the 1995 OKC bombing

The artists also spent 58 hours on their "Hope" mural, which they created out of masking tape inside the Cox Convention Center....

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Video: Check out highlights of OKC Philharmonic's February concert marking the OKC bombing 25th anniversary

It included the premiere of “The Limits of Almost,” a new work for orchestra and choir by Canadian composer Matthew Patton, and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Painted Sky Opera launches Opera In Place online initiative, including OKC bombing memorial performance today

Painted Sky is planning at 1 p.m. today a special online performance in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre bringing original play 'Oklahoma City Project' to radio for today's OKC bombing anniversary

With the pandemic forcing CityRep to cancel the second half of its 2019-2020 season and leaving the theater - like the rest of...

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Interviews: Collective Soul frontman E Roland, OKC Mayor David Holt remember OKC bombing benefit concert 25 years later

In summer 1995, Collective Soul headlined an eight-hour, cross-genre Oklahoma City benefit concert to support the community...

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Kristin Chenoweth, MercyMe, Casting Crowns and more to be featured on 'Hope Rising COVID-19 Benefit Concert,' hosted by Candace Cameron Bure and Kirk Cameron

"Hope Rising" will feature the biggest names in contemporary Christian music, with 100% of all charity benefits going to the...

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Video: Garth Brooks covers George Strait for #DeepCutsChallenge

A former Owasso resident, Brooks issued the #DeepCutsChallenge to his wife and fellow country music star Trisha Yearwood, who...

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Oklahoman and South Korean designer Ji Won Choi eliminated on Amazon series 'Making the Cut' after making the top 5

Choi, 26, who was born in South Korea and raised in Oklahoma, was picked as one of 12 talented fashion designers from around...

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Star-studded 'One World: Together at Home' TV special benefiting coronavirus relief airing Saturday

The special will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon of “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Kimmel of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and Stephen Colbert of...

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Watch: Kristin Chenoweth leads a vocal warmup on 'The Disney Family Singalong'

Country music star Thomas Rhett arguably stole the show singing the "Frozen" ditty "Do You Want to Build a Snowman" with his...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arts Council OKC takes All Access Arts programs for seniors, students and teens online

Continuing the program’s mission of “access to the arts for all" in the days of social distancing and sheltering in place has...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Monster Jam cancels Tulsa tour stop

Refund information is located at the point of purchase, according to a news release.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 2020 Oklahoma FreeWheel bicycle tour canceled

Since 1979, cyclists have been congregating somewhere along the southern border of Oklahoma each June for a bike journey...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Cinco de Mayo Festival at Scissortail Park delayed to fall

The rescheduled event will be combined with the Fiestas Patrias Festival at the downtown park.

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Jack McBrayer, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, 'Tiger King's 'Saff' Saffery appear in tonight's debut episode of 'The Second City Presents: The Last Show Left on Earth'

Topic, the streaming service from First Look Media, is partnering with legendary comedy force and improvisational theater...

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Video: Kristin Chenoweth, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and more to appear on tonight's 'Disney Family Singalong' TV special

The nationwide singalong event will feature celebrities and their families as they take on their favorite Disney tunes from...

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro offer walk-on role in Oklahoma-made movie 'Killers of the Flower Moon' for #AllinChallenge

Funds raised through the efforts are pledged to the nonprofit organizations Meals on Wheels America, No Kid Hungry and...

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Video: deadCenter Film Festival best documentary feature winner 'Jump Shot' pivots to special digital release

The film, executive produced by Stephen Curry’s Unanimous Media, will be released digitally through distributor Aspiration...

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Video: FX on Hulu limited series 'Mrs. America' stars Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Tulsa native Jeanne Tripplehorn and more

“Mrs. America” also co-stars Tulsa native Jeanne Tripplehorn as Schlafly’s sister-in-law and confidante Eleanor, John Slattery...

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Watch: Kristin Chenoweth delivers uproarious ode to Carole Baskin with 'Little Pieces' from 'Tiger King: The Musical (A Parody!)'

Naturally, the song and musical are riffing on the smash Netflix documentary series "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,"...

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Video: OKC native Olivia Munn encourages fostering shelter pets during the coronavirus pandemic on 'The Talk'

Munn stars in the new Netflix romantic comedy "Love Wedding Repeat" opposite Sam Claflin ("The Hunger Games").

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Martin Scorsese's adaptation of the Oklahoma true-crime story 'Killers of the Flower Moon' could be headed for streaming

The Wall Street Journal reports that Scorsese’s representatives have been having talks with Netflix, Apple and others as they...

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Video: John Oliver and Seth Meyers recall Joe Exotic's 2016 presidential run

Oliver featured Joe Exotic on "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" as part of his coverage of the 2016 presidential election,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Humanities announces more than $400,000 in pandemic emergency grants

The Oklahoma Humanities Organizations Pandemic Emergency Grants - or H.O.P.E. Grants - are intended to be used for emergency...

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Video: Gwen Stefani gives Blake Shelton a quarantine haircut, sings 'Nobody But You' with him on 'Tonight Show: At Home Edition'

One of the ways they're apparently coping with living in quarantine is by keeping to a routine, including an at-home hair...

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OKC native Olivia Munn to appear this afternoon on 'The Talk'

Munn will discuss her new movie "Love Wedding Repeat."

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Kristin Chenoweth cancels her 2020 hometown Broadway Boot Camp in Broken Arrow

This year was to mark the sixth annual Kristin Chenoweth Broadway Boot Camp for high-schoolers.

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Watch: Vince Gill and Blake Shelton take on the #DeepCutsChallenge

Sheltering at home in Tishomingo, Shelton delivered a surprisingly lovely fireside rendition of Wynonna Judd’s 1993 ballad...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Country singer-songwriter Jeff Scott Wood pens uplifting anthem 'Let's Come Together (Everywhere)'

Wood is a former Nashville-based songwriter who penned the John Michael Montgomery hit "Cowboy Love," plus other songs recorded...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy Museum postpones 48th Annual Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale

Prix de West offers more than 300 paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation.

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'Tiger King' follow-ups debuting at Netflix, Fox and Investigation Discovery

Netflix debuted Sunday an eighth episode of "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness," an after-show titled "The Tiger King and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Virtual tours of museums and attractions offer adventure while Oklahomans shelter at home

From the stately stone edifice of Tucker Tower at Lake Murray State Park in Ardmore to the golden sand dunes at Little Sahara...

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Interview and video: Maddie & Tae releasing long-awaited second LP 'The Way It Feels'

Their sophomore effort follows nearly five full years after the bow of their debut album, 2015's "Start Here."

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Video: Tulsa singer-songwriter Brian Nhira releases relatable new single 'Life That We Love'

This art reflects real life, as singer-songwriter, who married last year, is expecting his first child with his wife, Sonia.

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Video: Rachel Cannon appears in the trailer for the Oklahoma-made short film 'Send Me Wings'

The short's festival run has been complicated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Video: 'Songland' Season 2, featuring Oklahoma natives Ryan Tedder and Ester Dean, debuts next week

The mentor panel for the show includes Tulsa native Ryan Tedder, lead singer of OneRepublic and Grammy Award-winning producer...

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Listen: Oklahoma rapper Josh Sallee samples state song

Oklahoma rapper Josh Sallee recently accepted an assignment of sampling the state song, the familiar title theme to the iconic...

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Video: OKC singer-songwriter Kenny Pitts pens acoustic ballad 'Lighthouse' in midst of coronavirus pandemic

Pitts, who is also an actor, released his debut EP "Solo," produced by Zac Maloy of The Nixons, last fall.

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OKC's 3rd Act Theatre Company announces titles for second season

Founded in 2018, 3rd Act Theatre Company is celebrating its inaugural season, which is themed “Family,” by providing quality...

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Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ali Harter announces release date for long-awaited album 'Near the Knuckle,' drops surprise digital release 'Bribing the Dogs'

Harter also has debuted on her new website a surprise digital release called "Bribing the Dogs," billed as "a collection of 18...

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Video: Romantic comedy 'Love Wedding Repeat' to premiere Friday on Netflix

The rom-com stars Oklahoma native Olivia Munn and premieres Friday on Netflix.

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Video: Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher encourage people to stay home during coronavirus pandemic

Filmed on the couch of their Tennessee home, Underwood and Fisher's 20-second video was shared on the social media feeds of his...

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Video: Canadian students give virtual choir performance of Oklahoma native Jimmy Webb's 'That's All I've Got to Say'

The Enter A Cappella choir from Sir William Mulock Secondary School in Newmarket, Ontario, got together virtually due to the...

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Listen: Oklahoma native Luke Dick's band Steve releases coronavirus dance anthem 'Do The Apocalypse'

Their latest ditty is called "Do the Apocalypse," and it's cleverly designed to make the coronavirus pandemic a little more...

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Video: OKC singer-songwriter Kale Dumas performs buoyant new song 'DNA'

Although "DNA" has not yet released, Dumas dropped last month a five-song EP titled "I Thought You Hated Parties?"

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Listen: Kyle Dillingham & Horsehoe Road win International Acoustic Music Award

Other winners at this year's International Acoustic Music Awards included Ellis Paul, Joel Rafael and Jason Mraz.

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Watch: Tulsa indie rockers CLIFFDIVER release lyric video for new single 'The Water Temple is Filled With My Tears and Now I Am Drowning in Sorrow'

The band was due to spend much of April on the road playing shows, culminating in a performance at the Norman Music Festival....

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Watch: OneRepublic releases lyric video for new single 'Didn't I'

"Didn't I" will be included on OneRepublic's eagerly anticipated fifth LP "Human," along with the singles "Rescue Me," "Wanted"...

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Listen: Thomas Rhett's inspiring new song 'Be A Light' features Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Hillary Scott and Chris Tomlin

Rhett initially released the song on his 30th birthday, which was March 30, pledging that some of the proceeds from the song...

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Flaming Lips' 'The Soft Bulletin' to be showcased in Tim Burgess' #timstwitterlisteningparty

With the coronavirus pandemic confining many people around the world to their homes, the frontman of the alternative rock band...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Plaza District planning a virtual party, raising money to support retail and restaurant employees

The Plaza Support Fund aims to raise $16,000, with 100% of the proceeds going to workers in the district.

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Listen: Toby Keith releases bouncy new song 'What's Up Cuz'

Written and produced by Keith and longtime collaborator Bobby Pinson, the tune is clearly meant as a picking-and-grinning good...

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Video: Miranda Lambert and Eric Church play songs co-written with Oklahoma native Luke Dick on 'ACM Presents: Our Country'

"ACM Presents: Our Country" featured intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances by country music’s biggest stars,...

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Video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani perform 'Nobody But You' at home in Oklahoma on 'ACM Presents: Our Country'

The two-hour special Sunday night filled the time slot reserved for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards, as the awards...

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Video: Carrie Underwood performs 'Drinking Alone' with a glass of wine on 'ACM Presents: Our Country'

Although she was singing from her couch, the Grammy-winning superstar gave her usual superb performance of her latest single.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: A&E professionals can apply for assistance

Statewide arts and entertainment organizations are stepping up to make a difference to Oklahoma’s creative industry...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: After distributing $105,000 in grants, Red Dirt Relief Fund focuses on distributing information, reimagining Bob Childers' Gypsy...

Before the end of a week, the fund's original pledge of $50,000 had been doubled by community contributions and a donation from...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Andrew Bird's April OKC tour stop postponed

Since The Jones Assembly is temporarily closed, the staff of more than 125 people is now without work, and the venue is asking...

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Video: Kristin Chenoweth does first Oklahoma City University artist-in-residence session via Zoom, sings from home for charity

The Tony and Emmy winner recently accepted an appointment as artist in residence at Oklahoma City University, her alma mater,...

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Video: Lauren Alaina, Terri Clark and Ashley McBryde play 'John Deere Green' in honor of Joe Diffie on the Grand Ole Opry

The three women kicked off the show with some of their own solo favorites before performing a medley of classic country female...

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Diana Fields wants people to see their stories at National Cowboy Museum

"Bringing in other perspectives is on the forefront of our mission here at the institution," she says.

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United Way of Central Oklahoma's Debby Hampton follows the Oklahoma standard

"I get to meet the most interesting people, from the homeless individual on the streets to the governor of the state of...

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OKC arts patron Jeanne Hoffman Smith wants to 'leave more wood on the woodpile'

"We must stay aware of the shortness of life, using it well, and always appreciating it," she says.

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OKC Broadway General Manager Elizabeth W. Gray believes in dedication and hard work

"In addition to hard work — be patient and learn from the process. You can learn something new every single day, and if you...

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Future deadCenter Executive Director Alyx Picard Davis works to further the arts in Oklahoma

She will succeed Lance McDaniel as executive director after the 20th annual deadCenter Film Festival from June 11-14 in...

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Girls on the Run of Central Oklahoma leader Leslie Littlejohn works to empower

"I strive every day to empower girls in Central Oklahoma. I work very hard to ensure we are teaching girls to express joy,...

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Allied Arts president and CEO Deborah McAuliffe Senner urges women to 'be bold, dream big'

I would say my most significant accomplishment has been leading the team that grew Allied Arts from a $1 million to a $4...

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OKC Ballet principal dancer Amy Potter remains driven

The Virginia native, who turns 29 on April 11, remains driven: She joined OKC Ballet in 2014, was promoted to soloist in 2015...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma musicians and venues depend on live-stream concerts during coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic has canceled or postponed concerts worldwide, musicians from across the globe, including Oklahoma,...

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Set list announced for tonight's 'ACM Presents: Our Country,' to feature Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and more

Tishomingo resident Blake Shelton and his girlfriend Gwen Stefani, Checotah native Carrie Underwood, former Tishomingo resident...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Medieval Fair of Norman participants planning virtual Renaissance fair Sunday

The WWW.Renaissance Faire (the "WWW" stands for "Wandering, Wonderous, Wireless") will feature online performances by some of...

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Interview: 'Tiger King' co-director Rebecca Chaiklin talks Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, Oklahoma impressions and more

Although some big-cat owners were difficult to access and reluctant to be filmed, she said "Tiger King's" main characters - Joe...

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Video: Flaming Lips and Deap Vally perform a trippy cover of Oklahoma native Hoyt Axton's 'The Pusher'

The Lips and Deap Vally have joined forces to create the supergroup Deap Lips. They released a self-titled album, which...

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Watch: Kelli O'Hara talks about her Oklahoma upbringing, wows with 'Take Me to the World' during live-stream benefit concert

O'Hara gave shoutouts to both her parents and her OCU vocal teacher Florence Birdwell.

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Watch: Kings of Leon releases new song and video 'Going Nowhere'

The rockers posted the moody acoustic ballad with a grainy black-and-white video shot live in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Reba McEntire shares photos of her mother's Oklahoma funeral

Jacqueline "Jackie" McEntire was a school teacher, a school secretary and the matriarch of a close-knit southeastern Oklahoma...

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Sequel 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife,' set in Oklahoma, moved to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

Sony Pictures has moved several of its 2020 movies to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered movie...