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Sister act: Longtime Broadway buddies Terry Burrell and Julia Lema portray real-life siblings in Lyric Theatre's 'Having Our Say'

Terry Burrell and Julia Lema last shared the stage 34 years ago in the Broadway musical "Honky Tonk Nights," but their...

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National Cowboy Museum exhibit 'Passport' offers globe-trotting artistic insights

From a cluster of cork trees in Spain and a now-vintage view of Times Square in New York City to a colorfully clad Thai dancer...

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Review: Oklahoma City Ballet provides plenty to love with 'Romeo & Juliet'

Joining forces to reprise the iconic tale of star-crossed lovers, dancers of Oklahoma City Ballet and musicians of Oklahoma...

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Amy Poehler invented Galentine's Day and now retailers are seizing on it

Valentine's Day isn't what it used to be. Just over half of Americans say they celebrate the day, down 13% since 2009,...

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Oklahoma Community Orchestra and Sugar Free Allstars team up for Sunday show

The concert is designed to appeal to children of all ages.

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Preview: Oklahoma City Ballet revisits 'Romeo & Juliet' in time for Valentine's Day

OKC Ballet will return to fair Verona, Italy - in the artistic sense - to perform "Romeo & Juliet" Friday-Feb. 16 at the Civic...

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Watch: James Marsden talks 'Sonic the Hedgehog,' 'Westworld' and teen modeling gigs on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

The Sunday Oklahoman had a cameo Thursday night during Oklahoma native James Marden's appearance.

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Watch: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani burn the midnight oil and crack jokes behind the scenes of 'Nobody But You' video

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton and his pop icon girlfriend Gwen Stefani have delivered a Valentine's Day...

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Watch: Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson releases heartwarming video for his romantic single 'Forever Valentine'

R&B superstar Bruno Mars provides back-up vocals on the track, which Mars also co-produced with his production team the...

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Oklahoma-based Chickasaw classical composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate premiering new concerto with Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The story of Tate's "Ghost of the White Deer" is inspired by the romantic Chickasaw legend of an ancient Chickasaw warrior...

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Factory Obscura to release local music compilation 'Mix-Tape Vol. 1' at Valentine's Day bash tonight

An array of local acts - LCG and the X, stepmom, Bad Jokes, Audio Book Club, Jabee and LTZ and Jarvix and Elecktra -...

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The BAM's Blog 13th annual Valentine's Day movie list

Way back on Feb. 14, 2008, I posted my very first entry on the newly launched BAM's Blog: a list of my favorite films...

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Movie review: 'Downhill' drags despite short running time

Knowing just how funny they can be together makes their largely laugh-free pairing in the dark comedy "Downhill" even more of a...

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Interview: 'MST3K' mastermind Joel Hodgson brings farewell trek to OKC area with 'Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour'

"We worked really to hard to realize the show for a theatrical experience, and that's really what you get. You really are...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Interview: 'Star Trek' icon William Shatner brings 'Wrath of Khan' tour to OKC area tonight

For the past few years, the enterprising actor has been boldly going on tour with the beloved 1982 film "Star Trek II: The...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 14, 2020: See the all-male repertory dance company 10 Hairy Legs at UCO's Mitchell Hall Theatre

Founded in 2012, 10 Hairy Leg places an emphasis on dance education and provides programming exemplifying the many facets of...

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Enterprising icon: 'Star Trek' star William Shatner brings 'Wrath of Khan' tour to Oklahoma

William Shatner has occasionally taken the opportunity over the years to sit in the back of a movie theater and watch audiences...

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'Downhill' R, 1:30, 2 of 4 stars During Sunday's Academy Awards, the presenter pairing of Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus...

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Final bows: 'MST3K' ringmaster Joel Hodgson is on his farewell trek with 'The Great Cheese Movie Circus Tour'

For three decades, Joel Hodgson has been the ringmaster of "Mystery Science Theater 3000," a cult-classic television series...

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Video: OKC Town Hall continues 2019-2020 season with authors David Grann and Sam Anderson and cartoonist Steve Kelley

"Killers of the Flower Moon" author David Grann will give the fourth talk in the six-lecture series at 11 a.m. Feb. 20.

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Video: Watch Oklahoma rocker Beau Jennings perform on fifth episode of OKC Mayor David Holt's 'City Hall Sessions'

Jennings sang and strummed three songs from the new album, "The Thunderbird."

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Jason Boland & The Stragglers and Jamie Lin Wilson added to lineup of Pryor's new Born & Raised Music Festival

Early bird-price passes for the Born & Raised Music Festival go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday.

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Oklahoma musician and civic leader Jim Paul Blair dies

The former executive director of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in Muskogee, Blair served on the boards of the Oklahoma...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 13, 2020: Check out the reception for the new exhibit 'Inclusion in Art – Spirit of Color' at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum

The exhibition is presented in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Def Leppard to bring 2020 tour with ZZ Top to Oklahoma

The "20/20 Vision Tour" will kick off on Sept. 21 at Times Union Center in Albany, New York.

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St. Vincent, Carrie Brownstein, Janelle Monáe, Lulu Wang and more added to SXSW final speakers list

SXSW 2020 will take place March 13-22 at various venues around Austin, Texas.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 12, 2020: Hear Van Darien at The Deli in Norman

A native Texan now based in Nashville, Tennessee, Van Darien is touring in support of her upcoming album "Levee."

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Comedian Jim Breuer to perform spring OKC stand-up show

The freewheeling, New York-bred comic storyteller – who made the list of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Standups of All Time” -...

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Lindsey Buckingham announces spring tour, including OKC show

The spring trek marks the first live performances for Buckingham since February 2019, when he suffered a heart attack and had...

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Toby Keith receives Golf Digest's Arnie Award, announces 2020 dates for 'Country Comes To Town Tour'

In addition, music icon Willie Nelson has covered the Norman resident's song "Don't Let The Old Man In," featured in Clint...

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Norman Arts Council to showcase '40 Over 40: Women Artists of Oklahoma' in new exhibit

The Norman Arts Council sought open submissions from women artists who were born or live in Oklahoma and who were older the age...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 11, 2020: Hear Canadian indie rockers The New Pornographers at the Tower Theatre

The band is touring in support of its 2019 album “In the Morse Code of Brake Lights.”

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Photos and video: From 'Parasite' to the ratings, the Oscars made history in many ways

What had been a pretty predictable cinematic awards season had a twist ending almost as surprising as South Korean auteur Bong...

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Watch the delightful Oscar-winning animated short film 'Hair Love'

The short film's writer and co-director Matthew A. Cherry, a former NFL player, dedicated his award to Kobe Bryant, who died...

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Photos and video: Renee Zellweger wins best actress Oscar for biopic 'Judy,' produced by Oklahoman Mickey Liddell

Zellweger, who won the best supporting actress Oscar in 2004 for "Cold Mountain," called working on "Judy" "one of the most...

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Photos and video: Oklahoma-born movie star Brad Pitt receives first acting Oscar for 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'

Pitt, who was born in Shawnee but grew up in Springfield, Missouri, earned the best supporting actor Oscar for his coolly...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 10, 2020: Participate in Hearts for Art at the National Cowboy Museum

Through Feb. 14, the museum is inviting visitors to show their love for their favorite piece of art or artifact.

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art announces major exhibit of Op and Kinetic art, 'Moving Vision'

“Moving Vision” will bring together about 40 works centered around the museum’s own masterpieces of Op and Kinetic Art,...

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Backstreet Boys announce summer OKC show

Produced by Live Nation, the 45-date, three-month trek will see the group performing its catalog of award-winning hits in...

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Photos and video: Oklahoma-born Brad Pitt wins big and cracks jokes leading up to tonight's Oscars

Pitt, who was born in Oklahoma and grew up in Missouri, has won best supporting actor honors at practically every televised...

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All-star list of Academy Awards presenters and performers announced

The star-studded lineup includes Jane Fonda, Josh Gad, Tom Hanks, Oscar Isaac, Sandra Oh, Natalie Portman, Chris Rock and Taika...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Preview: Oklahoma Shakespeare returns to the star-crossed 'Romeo & Juliet' in time for Valentine's Day

While the venerable company last presented "Romeo & Juliet" in 2016 on the Myriad Gardens' Water Stage, Oklahoma Shakespeare...

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What to do in Oklahoma in Feb. 9, 2020: Hear Peter Bradley Adams play a Winter Wind Concert at the Norman Depot

Adams' brand of Americana music is brought into sharp focus in his sixth solo release, "With A Face Like Mine."

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Star-crossed return: Oklahoma City Ballet revives 'Romeo & Juliet'

In a rehearsal studio in the Susan E. Brackett Dance Center, Alvin Tovstogray and DaYoung Jung are dying tragically — and with...

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Oklahoma Shakespeare explores the conflict and comedy in 'Romeo & Juliet'

At the heart-rending end of one of William Shakespeare's most iconic plays, Prince Escalus declares, "For never was a story of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 8, 2020: See 3rd Act Theatre Company's steampunk production of 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

The production stars many local favorites, including David Mays, Justice Wickstrom, Don Taylor, David Fletcher-Hall, Chris...

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Video: Oklahoma music series 'Play It Loud' wraps fourth season in concert this weekend

From his hometown of Dale, Adam Hampton and his Outsiders Productions team travel the state and connect with an eclectic lineup...

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Video: Miranda Lambert covers Alan Jackson, returns to the road after illness, with Tulsa show tonight

Lambert is set to return to Oklahoma in concert at 7 tonight at Tulsa's BOK Center.

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Listen: Oklahoma's Read Southall Band delivers raucous new single 'Stickin' N Movin''

Home-state fans have a couple of upcoming opportunities to catch singer, songwriter and guitarist Read Southall and his cohorts...

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Video: John Moreland delivers stripped-down performance of poignant ode 'In Times Between' from new album 'LP5,' out today

Moreland penned the ode in honor of his friend and fellow songwriter Chris Porter, an Alabama-born, Austin, Texas-based...

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Video: Air date announced for Reba McEntire's guest spot on 'Young Sheldon'

The episode is titled "A Boyfriend’s Ex-Wife and a Good Luck Head Rub."

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Oscars preview: '1917,' 'Parasite,' Brad Pitt and more predicted to win big at Sunday's Academy Awards

The promise of more uproarious one-liners from Shawnee-born movie star Brad Pitt, who has done an admirable job of charmingly...

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Concert review: OKC Philharmonic brings extra thrills to Indiana Jones' adventures with 'Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert'

The sound effects on the shootouts, car crashes and fistfights were muffled to keep them from conflicting with the orchestra,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 7, 2020: Check out the Mardi Gras-theme opening event for 'Tiny, Little Fables: The Enchanted' at The Art Hall

The event will include a fashion show spotlighting the ceramic corsets of Nicole Moan at 8:30 p.m.

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Q&A: UCO works with deaf actor and activists to stage award-winning play 'Tribes'

EDMOND — For Emily Heugatter, a British play about a deaf man torn between his dysfunctional biological family and his newfound...

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The Oklahoman's Brandy McDonnell shares her Academy Awards forecast

After two months of preliminaries marked by plenty of drama but not much actual suspense, the cinematic awards season closes...

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Theater review: Innovative must-see musical 'Come From Away' shares real-life 9/11 stories with warmth and joy

Like a cozy, handcrafted scarf, the innovative musical "Come From Away" is tightly knitted piece of theater art that wraps...

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Concert review: OKC Philharmonic adds extra excitement to Indiana Jones' adventures with 'Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert'

If there's one thing I've learned in my years covering the arts and entertainment beat, it's that most experiences — from...

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Photos and video: 'America's Got Talent' champ Darci Lynne Farmer wows with her performance on 'The Kelly Clarkson Show'

The Oklahoma teenager brought her rabbit puppet Petunia along for the interview, and the bunny diva quickly beguiled Clarkson...

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Oklahoma-made film 'Black Wall Street Burning' to be released in OKC and Tulsa theaters

Produced by OKC-based Noftis Studios and filmed in central Oklahoma,"Black Wall Street Burning" is directed by Dekoven Riggins...

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Watch: Amazon debuts the chills-inducing trailer for Oklahoma filmmaker Andrew Patterson's 'The Vast of Night'

The film earned strong reviews following its well-received bow in the Midnight Madness section at the 2019 Toronto...

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Oklahoma artist Skip Hill to be featured tonight on OETA's 'Gallery America'

Since February is Black History Month, the episode will spotlight African-American artists and the vibrant and passionate...

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Interviews, images and video: 'Warhol and the West' brings pop-art icon's Western art to OKC's National Cowboy Museum

Shortly before his death in 1987 at the age of 58, Warhol completed the "Cowboys and Indians" portfolio, a colorful collection...

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Q&A: University of Central Oklahoma stages award-winning play 'Tribes' featuring deaf actor

UCO will stage the play, which won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play for its 2012 Off-Broadway production,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 6, 2020: Hear Steep Canyon Rangers at the Tower Theatre

Known for their versatile and idiosyncratic twist on the bluegrass genre and collaborations with Steve Martin, the band...

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'Warhol and the West': National Cowboy Museum hosts exclusive exhibit examining the pioneering artist's Western work and influences

Given his reputation, it's not surprising that Andy Warhol's shoes often drew attention. But the type of footwear the iconic...

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Photo and video: Garth Brooks plays 'Dive Bar' concert days before his 58th birthday

The only way to gain entry was to win through local country radio, and the place was packed with more than 900 people,...

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Oklahoma filmmaker Mickey Reece's new horror film 'Agnes,' featuring Molly C. Quinn, Sean Gunn and Rachel True, completes principal photography

The production filmed in central Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program was vital to the project, according...

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Darci Lynne Farmer to appear Thursday on 'Kelly Clarkson Show'

"Today" show anchor Hoda Kotb also will appear on Thursday's episode of "The Kelly Clarkson Show."

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Interview and video: Hit musical 'Come From Away' centers on groundbreaking pilot Beverley Bass' 9/11 experiences

The national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical lands this week in Oklahoma City, where Bass now works out of Wiley Post...

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Theater review: Innovative must-see musical 'Come From Away' shares real-life 9/11 stories with warmth and joy

The crowd-pleasing smash is unlike any other national touring production recently routed through Oklahoma City's Civic Center...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 5, 2020: Hear Canadian indie rock bands Wolf Parade and Land of Talk at the Tower Theatre

Both bands are back from hiatuses, with Wolf Parade touring in support of a new album and Land of Talk due to release one soon.

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Willie Nelson & Family, Hank Williams Jr., Margo Price and more to play inaugural Born & Raised Music Festival in Pryor

Presale passes for Born & Raised will be available beginning Feb. 12, with early bird prices on-sale to the public at 10 a.m....

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Oklahoma native Jeanne Tripplehorn cast in 'The Gilded Age,' 'Downton Abbey' mastermind Julian Fellowes' new HBO project

The fictional period epic is focusing on New York City millionaire titans of industry in the 1880s comes from the "Downton...

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Watch: Oklahoma band Skating Polly plays 'A Little Late' at Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony

Skating Polly's "A Little Late" is featured in three-time Oscar-nominated actor Viggo Mortensen's ("The Lord of the Rings"...

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National Cowboy Museum cancels Cowgirls of Color event due to winter weather forecast

"The safety of Museum visitors always comes first at The Cowboy. Efforts to reschedule the program are being made. We apologize...

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Oklahoma-Texas country duo Maddie & Tae to release long-awaited sophomore LP 'The Way It Feels'

"The Way It Feels" is rounded out with five new tracks co-written by Maddie Marlow, of Sugar Land, Texas, and Taylor Dye, who...

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Home release dates announced for WWII drama 'A Hidden Life,' directed by Oklahoma-bred auteur Terrence Malick

The timeless story based on real events about a largely unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter (August Diehl), who refused to fight...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 4, 2020: See a one-night-only screening of the documentary 'Always in Season' at Rodeo Cinema

The one-night-only "Indie Lens Pop-Up" screening is presented by Rodeo Cinema, OETA and PBS.

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Watch: Oklahoma-born Ron Howard talks about the personal connection to his Sundance Film Festival selection, 'Rebuilding Paradise'

Howard has recently delved into documentary filmmaking with "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week," "Made in America" and...

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Video: St. Vincent, Carrie Brownstein and Bill Benz talk about their Sundance Film Festival mockumentary 'Nowhere Inn'

The unusual meta project made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, which closed Sunday. The movie also is set to...

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Latin music star Marco Antonio Solís to play summer Oklahoma show

Following the success of his 2019 “El MÁS Querido” tour, he will return to present the second U.S. leg of the tour in spring.

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Video and photos: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira bring Latin flair to Super Bowl LIV in Miami

It marked the first time two Latinas stars seized the Super Bowl halftime stage together.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 3, 2020: Check out 'Hoops with Hooplahoma!' at the Blanchard Public Library

Chelsea Ryan of Hooplahoma will be teaching hula hooping skills to children. They will learn coordination, spatial awareness,...

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Oklahoma-filmed family drama 'Minari' wins top prizes at Sundance Film Festival

Based on Lee Isaac Chung’s real-life experiences, the drama follows a Korean-American family that moves from Los Angeles to...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma History Center tells true-crime stories with 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' photo exhibit

On view at the Oklahoma History Center through Feb. 29, the exhibit includes 38 black-and-white images, including mugshots,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 2, 2020: See National Theatre Live's encore presentation of 'The Lehman Trilogy' at Oklahoma City Community College

The screening is part of National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theater to cinemas across the globe.

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Oklahoma History Center exhibit 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' showcases true-crime stories and photos

In 1955, former sex worker June Wanda Bartram took her crush on Assistant Country Prosecutor Carroll Freeman to the next level,...

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Based on a true story: Hit musical 'Come From Away' spotlights pilot Beverley Bass' 9/11 experiences

On the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Beverley Bass returned to Gander, Newfoundland, the small...

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Interviews and photos: Arts collective Factory Obscura is expanding its home in OKC's Automobile Alley

The arts collective announced this week at a private event for passholders and supporters that it will open a unique...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 1, 2020: Celebrate Lunar New Year in the Myriad Gardens

The festivities will include face painting, music, cultural presentations crafts for children and a special performance by Lion...

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Artistic expansion: Factory Obscura is growing its home on Automobile Alley

A giant paper airplane flies over Kelsey Karper's head in a yellow room devoted to exploring the emotion of angst. The new...

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Ada's McSwain Theatre planning 'Harry Potter' screenings and interactive wizarding experience

Guests are encouraged to wear costumes. A costume contest will take place prior to each film screening.

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Interviews, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum celebrates milestone anniversaries for 'True Grit' films with exhibit 'Two Grits'

On view through May 10, the exhibit "Two Grits" celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1969 version starring Wayne, Glenn...

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Interview: Acclaimed Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Moreland experiments with new sounds on 'LP5'

The anticipated follow-up to Moreland's multifaceted 2017 release "Big Bad Luv," "LP5" represents a new phase for the Oklahoma...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 8, 2020: Check out the multimedia interactive art installation 'Elemental Worlds' at Science Museum Oklahoma

"Elemental Worlds" lets visitors use digital drawing tools to decorate and color one of 12 animals that will come to life in...

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Lifting the eyepatch: National Cowboy Museum's 'Two Grits' marks milestone anniversaries for both 'True Grit' movies

As The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prepares for its 92nd Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 9, Oklahomans have the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 31, 2020: Check out the bull riding action at the PBR Express Ranches Invitational at Chesapeake Energy Arena

As one of the sport’s marquee events, the PBR Express Ranches Invitational will buck into Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno,...

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Cody Johnson to play return engagement at OKC's Chesapeake Energy Arena

With more than 980 million career on-demand streams, Johnson has clearly established a rabid following of loyal fans who thirst...

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Word Balloons: Pop-style artist explores ‘Bowie’

An innovative rock star’s life story is told in a new graphic novel illustrated by one of the medium’s most intriguing artists...

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Evolving sound: Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Moreland experiments with instrumentation on new 'LP5'

A lot has changed for John Moreland since he made his first album, 2011's "Earthbound Blues." And some of those changes will...

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Terry Bradshaw to star in new reality TV series 'The Bradshaw Bunch' set on his Oklahoma ranch

E! has opted to greenlight a comedic docu-series with the working title “The Bradshaw Bunch” that will air later this summer.

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Watch: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Samantha Crain sings haunting new song 'An Echo'

The follow-up to her 2017 album "You Had Me at Goodbye" is available for pre-order.

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OU School of Dance to launch Five Moons Dance Festival honoring Oklahoma's five 20th century Native American ballerinas

Performers will include OU School of Dance students; professional dancers from Oklahoma City Ballet, Tulsa Ballet and American...

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Preview: Oklahoma City Philharmonic to present world premiere Jonathan Leshnoff piece to mark 25th anniversary of the OKC bombing

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will perform Saturday night the world premiere of the Grammy-nominated composer's new work "Of...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma City Museum of Art showcases Great Depression-era works with 'Renewing the American Spirit'

The exhibit features a selection of works from the museum's foundational Works Progress Administration art collection, other...

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Theater review: Lyric Theatre's innovative puppet production of Dr. Seuss' 'The Cat in the Hat' is stylish fun

Weekday and weekend daytime performances continue through Feb. 9, with the cast participating in question-and-answer sessions...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 30, 2020: Hear Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road at the new Stockyards Central

The concert will kick off Dillingham's two-week Thailand tour as a featured performer and co-producer of the musical production...

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'Of Thee I Sing': Oklahoma City Philharmonic to present world premiere piece to mark the OKC bombing 25th anniversary

Jonathan Leshnoff has composed more than 70 works, including four symphonies, 12 concertos and over 25 orchestral pieces. But...

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'Renewing the American Spirit': Oklahoma City Museum of Art exhibit showcases Great Depression-era works

George Washington perches heroically on his white steed, Native Americans in colorful regalia gather for a ceremonial dance,...

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Theater review: Lyric Theatre's stylishly fun puppet treatment of Dr. Seuss is the cat's meow

Lyric Theatre is brightening its Plaza Theatre stage and the dreary winter months with the color and whimsy of the Dr. Seuss...

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Watch: Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson gives a winning performance of 'Forever Valentine' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

“Forever Valentine” is Wilson’s first new solo music since the 2017 release of his album "In It To Win It."

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Interviews, photos and video: OKC Broadway plans 2020-21 season including 'Oklahoma!,' 'Frozen,' 'My Fair Lady,' 'Wicked' and more

The local presenter of the nationally touring Broadway shows, OKC Broadway - a partnership of the New York City-based The...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 29, 2020: Skate at the Devon Ice Rink at the Myriad Gardens before it closes Sunday

Hours are 3 to 9 p.m. today and Thursday, 3 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

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OKC Broadway 2020-21 season to include 'Wicked,' 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Mean Girls,' 'Frozen,' 'Oklahoma!' and more

The acclaimed new production straight from New York's Lincoln Center Theatre of Lerner & Lowe’s "My Fair Lady" also is on the...

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Chris Stapleton bringing 'All-American Road Show' back to Oklahoma

The Tulsa tour stop is set for a little more than a year after Stapleton's sold-out fall 2019 Oklahoma City concert on his...

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'Killers of the Flower Moon' expected to usher in a new decade of filmmaking in Oklahoma, as production is officially confirmed in the Sooner State

“We’re thrilled that this unique story will be filmed where it took place, in Osage County, and welcome the production to...

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OKC Broadway announces 2020-2021 season

Exuding an irresistibly flirtatious charm, Sasha Hutchings belted the familiar Rodgers & Hammerstein classic “I Cain’t Say...

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'Barry's' Bill Hader and 'Watchmen's' Nicole Kassell among DGA Awards winners

In the dramatic television series category, Nicole Kassell won the DGA Award for helming the pilot of HBO's "Watchmen."

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Video: Blake Shelton, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and more see boost in sales after Grammy Awards performances

Music stars showcased on Sunday's 62nd Annual Grammy Awards received immediate boosts in sales of the songs they performed on...

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Video: Keb' Mo' wins best Americana album for 'Oklahoma' at the 2020 Grammy Awards

The title track was inspired by a visit to the state to play a benefit show with Kenny Wayne Shepherd following the destructive...

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Video: Commissioned by Oklahoma native Yolanda Kondonassis, Jennifer Higdon's 'Concerto for Harp and Orchestra' wins a Grammy Award

Several orchestras co-commissioned the piece with Kondonassis, including the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, with whom the harpist...

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Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson to perform tonight on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

“Forever Valentine” is Wilson’s first new solo music since the 2017 release of his album "In It To Win It."

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Photos and video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani perform 'Nobody But You' on the 2020 Grammy Awards

The couple held hands and stared into each others' eyes as they sang "Nobody But You."

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Photos and video: Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson and Boyz II Men perform 'Earfquake' with Tyler, The Creator on the Grammys

"Uncle Charlie," as the former Gap Band frontman and successful solo R&B singer is affectionately known, and vocal group Boyz...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 28, 2020: See the Oklahoma documentary 'Faces of the 47th' at Rodeo Cinema

The film made its world premiere at the 2019 deadCenter Film Festival, and filmmaker Cacky Poarch's passion project literally...

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Justin Bieber to bring 'Changes Tour' to Oklahoma

Justin Bieber announced today his fifth studio album, "Changes," will arrive Feb. 14, via RBMG/Def Jam Recordings

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Video: Oklahoma film and TV industry enters the streaming wars with Green Pastures Studio and Oklahoma Film & Television Academy

Oklahoma film companies and vendors have long talked about the desire to be located on a film lot where different organizations...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 27, 2020: Hear Chicago-based jazz-rock band Marbin at The Deli in Norman

Marbin regularly plays in clubs all over the U.S. and in jam and jazz festivals around the world.

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Four Oklahoma institutions receive 2020 National Endowment for the Arts grants

Totaling $115,000, the grants will support projects that will serve Oklahomans across the state.

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Preview: OKC's Painted Sky Opera to present Oklahoma premiere of 'Glory Denied,' based on the true story of America's longest-held prisoner of war

Based on journalist Tom Philpott’s book "Glory Denied," Cipullo’s 2007 chamber opera features just four performers - Chiang...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 26, 2020: Hear Blue Water Highway at Ponyboy in OKC

Oklahoma singer, songwriter and musician Jared Deck will open the OKC show.

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Art Works: Four Oklahoma institutions receive NEA funding for creative projects

On the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, Robert Mills is working to bring "A Little Peace" to the Civic Center...

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'Glory Denied': Painted Sky Opera to present Oklahoma premiere of real-life Vietnam War saga

In the second act of Tom Cipullo’s acclaimed opera “Glory Denied," Andre Chiang sings of "Teflon cookware, men with long hair,...

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Grammys 2020 preview: Oklahoma nominees, all-star performers and plenty of controversy ahead of Sunday's awards

Oklahoma country music standout Blake Shelton and his pop icon girlfriend Gwen Stefani will be among the stars shining at...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 25, 2020: Hear Parker McCollum at Norman's Riverwind Casino

McCollum, who released two highly-acclaimed albums as an independent artist, signed last summer with MCA Nashville.

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Grammy Awards to feature Oklahomans, celebrities and controversies

Oklahoma country music standout Blake Shelton and his pop icon girlfriend Gwen Stefani will be among the stars shining at...

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Listen: John Moreland's long-gestating ballad 'When My Fever Breaks' to be featured on new album 'LP5'

Produced by Matt Pence (Jason Isbell, The Breeders, Sarah Jaffe) at The Echo Lab, "LP5" marks the first time that Moreland has...

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OKC's Chesapeake Energy Arena ranks among top venues of 2019

Since the New Year, the arena has announced additional 2020 concert dates with Pearl Jam (April 6), Ozuna (April 11) and Jimmy...

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Video: Oklahoma-made horror-mystery 'Home with a View of the Monster' released on download, DVD, Blu-ray and streaming

In "Home with a View of the Monster," a young couple returns after placing their secluded lake house on a vacation rental app...

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Watch: OKC duo Husbands releases wonderfully weird video for 'Speed Racer'

Husbands - Danny Davis and Wil Norton - enlisted artist Joe Cappa to create the four-minute extraterrestrial adventure.

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Interview: Michael J. Anderson talks about becoming president and CEO of OKC Museum of Art

Anderson, who joined the Oklahoma City Museum of Art staff in 2014, was named the new president and CEO following a national...

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Movie review: Oklahoma native Alfre Woodard gives masterful performance in 'Clemency'

Throughout her four-decade acting career, Woodard has garnered an Academy Award nomination, four Emmy Awards and two Golden...

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Movie review: Dance documentary 'Cunningham' is a cinematic work of art

The film focuses on the first 30 years of Cunningham's career - he continued to create until his death in 2009 at the age of 90...

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Interview and performance: OKC singer-songwriter K.C. Clifford explores soulful new sound on new self-titled album

Due out Feb. 7, "K.C. Clifford" presents a much different musical side than the three-time Woody Guthrie Award winner has shown...

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Changing to keys: OKC singer-songwriter K.C. Clifford turns to piano on long-awaited self-titled album

“There was a point in the studio where one of the players asked me, ‘Do you have a title? What are you calling it, K.C.?’ And I...

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Ahead of its 75th anniversary, Oklahoma City Museum of Art names Michael J. Anderson new president and CEO

Michael J. Anderson feels grateful for the moment. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art announced Wednesday that Anderson has been...

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Video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to appear on tonight's 'Gayle King Grammy Special'

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, the Jonas Brothers and Lil Nas X also will be featured on tonight's Grammys preview.

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Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band to play autumn OKC concert

It has been nearly 30 years since Jimmy Buffett has played Oklahoma City, according to the venue.

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Season preview: Oklahoma Shakespeare's expanded 2020 season to include 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'As You Like It,' free Myriad Gardens production of 'Midsummer...

For the second year, Oklahoma Shakespeare is offering a year-round slate of shows, starting with one of William Shakespeare’s...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 23, 2020: Check out the new exhibits 'Sideshow' and 'Renegades' at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art is opening a pair of new exhibitions celebrating two Oklahoma talents.

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Rocklahoma 2020 lineup to include Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Anthrax and more

Now in its 14th year, the three-day camping and music festival is set to take place on May 22-24 at Pryor Creek Music Festival...

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Nostalgic nods and timely themes: Oklahoma Shakespeare launches expanding 2020 season

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park is entering the 2020s with an expanded year-round season with both nostalgic nods to its past...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art names Michael J. Anderson new president and CEO

Anderson, previously director of curatorial affairs, has been interim president and CEO of the museum since July 2019.

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Oklahoma artists and filmmakers to participate in inaugural Indigenous Filmmakers Lounge at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Institute’s Indigenous Program has a long and unprecedented history of identifying and nurturing the most recognizable...

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Latin music superstar Ozuna to play spring OKC show

With more than 69 titles on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart in the last three years, Ozuna's fans can expect a plethora of...

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Carrie Underwood shares adorable cake-smashing photos to celebrate son Jacob's first birthday

Jacob Bryan Fisher, the second son of Underwood and her husband, retired professional hockey player Mike Fisher, was born Jan....

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Watch: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani get romantic in video for their new duet 'Nobody But You'

Shelton and Stefani will take the Grammy stage together for the first time to perform "Nobody But You."

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Reba McEntire to guest star on CBS series 'Young Sheldon'

Her film credits include "One Night at McCool's," "The Little Rascals" and her big-screen debut in the B-horror classic...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 21, 2020: Hear country band Farewell Angelina at Oklahoma City Community College

Farewell Angelina is comprised of Ashley Gearing, Lisa Torres, Nicole Witt and Andrea Young, each an accomplished musician...

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Photos and video: Brad Pitt wins big at the Producers Guild and SAG Awards

At Saturday's 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards, Pitt, who was born in Shawnee and grew up in Springfield, Missouri, accepted...

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Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West rent out OKC theaters so fans can see 'Just Mercy' for free

In "Just Mercy," Michael B. Jordan portrays renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he works to free a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 20, 2020: Check out the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade in downtown OKC

Organized by the Oklahoma City Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Coalition, the 2020 parade theme is "40 Years - Better Together."

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BAM's Blog Top 10 movies of 2019: 'Jojo Rabbit,' 'The Farewell,' 'Us' and more highlight stellar year for cinema

The film industry closed out the 2010s with female filmmakers, international auteurs and moviemakers of color having achieved...

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Preview: Lyric Theatre playing with puppets to present Dr. Seuss' 'The Cat in the Hat'

An add-on to Lyric's 2020 subscription season, "The Cat in the Hat" is the fourth annual installment in the nonprofit...

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Preview: Oklahoma City Philharmonic to play John Williams' classic score live with showings of 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'

Part of its 2019-2020 Pops series, the philharmonic’s presentation of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" marks its second partnership...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 19, 2020: Hear Wood & Wire play a Winter Wind Concert at The Depot in Norman

The band's latest release, "North of Despair," was Grammy nominated for Best Bluegrass Record.

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Puppet play: Lyric Theatre planning feline fun for young audiences with Dr. Seuss' 'The Cat in the Hat'

Some of the most celebrated roles in musical theater history have been taken from the pages of books: Jean Valjean, the main...

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Cinematic adventure: OKC Philharmonic to play along with classic film 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'

Archaeologist Indiana Jones' big-screen adventures just wouldn't be the same without the sweeping score by legendary composer...

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Interviews and video: Closing on Broadway, Tony-winning revival of 'Oklahoma!' next comes to OKC to launch national tour

After the radically reimagined Tony Award-winning revival of the classic musical takes its final bows Saturday and Sunday on...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 18, 2020: Snack for a good cause at the Norman Chocolate Festival

The festival is organized by the Norman Parent Teacher Association. Proceeds from the event will support education in Norman...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma artist Marilyn Artus brings 'Her Flag' 19th Amendment centennial project back to OKC

After representing Oklahoma in the 131st Rose Parade on New Year's Day, Artus is bringing the "Her Flag" project back to her...

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'Oklahoma!' homecoming: As the Tony-winning revival of the musical closes on Broadway, the next stage is OKC

NEW YORK — Illuminated by the unusual lighting design, several audience members jolted as a gun went off toward the end of the...

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Waving 'Her Flag': Oklahoma artist Marilyn Artus continues her cross-country project celebrating the 19th Amendment's 100th anniversary

Marilyn Artus started 2020 literally wearing a banner marking her home state's place in the history of women's suffrage. The...

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Listen: Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson releases new single 'Forever Valentine,' written and produced by Bruno Mars

“Forever Valentine” is Wilson’s first new solo music since the 2017 release of his album "In It To Win It."

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Watch: Trailer debuts for Oklahoma-made family film 'The Adventures of A.R.I. My Robot Friend'

With an almost entirely Oklahoma-based crew, it's the second film that Ace Entertainment Films Inc. produced in Oklahoma,...

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Movie review: Despite strong performances, fact-based story 'Three Christs' has trouble with the truth

The film is loosely drawn from Milton Rokeach's controversial 1964 psychiatric case study "The Three Christs of Ypsilanti," but...

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Movie review: Japanese animated film 'Weathering With You' mixes teen romance and mythical meteorology

A 2019 Toronto International Film Festival premiere, it is the newest title from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki...

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'Weathering With You' PG-13 1:51 3 of 4 stars Mythical meteorology meets teen romance in the visually striking, tunefully...

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Norman Music Festival announces 2020 headliners

NORMAN — The Drums, Kero Kero Bonito, Y La Bamba, MIKE and Oklahoma acts Johnny Manchild and the Poor Bastards, Twiggs and Kat...

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Theater review: 'Miss Saigon' brings lavishly tragic tale of the tolls of war to Civic Center

The abhorrent and unabating collateral damages of war are luridly explored in theater impresario Cameron Mackintosh’s lavish...

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Top 10: The Oklahoman film critic Brandy McDonnell lists her favorite movies of 2019

The year just past may have boasted more of its share of real-life oddball characters, outrageous dialogue and unexpected plot...

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Tickets on sale Friday to Alison Krauss' spring OKC concert

The 27-time Grammy Award winner in November received the National Medal of Arts for her extraordinary contributions to American...

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Watch: Samantha Crain announces new album 'A Small Death,' releases video for new song 'An Echo'

The follow-up to her 2017 album "You Had Me at Goodbye" is available for pre-order.

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Oklahoma-made film 'Golden Arm' to have world premiere at SXSW

“Golden Arm” is the debut feature for writing team Ann Marie Allison and Jenna Milly, and it uses sports and humor to deliver a...

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Theater review: 'Miss Saigon' brings lavishly tragic tale of the tolls of war to OKC Civic Center

The musical shows that war all too often turns boyish soldiers into broken men, women into commodities and children into...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art celebrating fourth annual Night of Hygge tonight

Based on the Danish lifestyle, the museum's Night of Hygge features coziness, friends and art.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 16, 2020: Hear Oklahoma trumpeter David B. Hooten at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium

In addition to being an internationally acclaimed musician, Hooten is also a local business owner and currently serves as...

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Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and more to perform on Grammy Awards

In addition, current Grammy nominees Camilla Cabello, H.E.R., Jonas Brothers, Rosalía and Tyler, The Creator are set to deliver...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 15, 2020: See special fan preview screenings of the Japanese animated film 'Weathering With You'

“Weathering With You” made its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and had a sold-out U.S....

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Bon Jovi bringing 2020 tour to Oklahoma

The trek will feature Bryan Adams.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 14, 2020: See 'Miss Saigon' at the Civic Center Music Hall

"Miss Saigon" is adapted from Giacomo Puccini's opera "Madame Butterfly" by "Les Miserables" masterminds Claude-Michel...

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Oscar nominations: Brad Pitt earns supporting actor nod

Movie star and Oklahoma native Brad Pitt will have the chance to add another Academy Award to his crowded trophy case. Pitt,...

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Pearl Jam, Matchbox Twenty, Lenny Kravitz added to growing 2020 Oklahoma concert calendar

For Oklahoma music lovers, 2020 is already shaping up to be a good year for concerts, with three notable shows at three...

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Pearl Jam to play OKC show in support of new album 'Gigaton'

Oklahoma City is one of just 16 shows in 14 different cities to be announced, according to the OKC venue's announcement.

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Matchbox Twenty and Wallflowers bringing 2020 tour to OKC for summer show

“Matchbox Twenty 2020” will get underway on July 17 at the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and wrap up with...

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa to debut Hard Rock Live concert experience with spring Lenny Kravitz show

The 45,000-square-foot venue, formerly known as The Joint: Tulsa, will reopen as Hard Rock Live on April 26, with four-time...

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2020 Oscar nominations: Brad Pitt competing for best supporting actor, lack of diversity creates controversy, Martin Scorsese makes history

Todd Phillips' R-rated smash "Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix as a failed mentally ill comedian who turns to crime and...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 13, 2020: Hear the Faculty Artist Concert 'Magrill on a Monday' at the UCO Jazz Lab

The concert will be a family affair, as Magrill will be joined by his wife, soprano Pamela Richman, who is a lecturer at UCO,...

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Interviews and video: 'Miss Saigon' national tour brings epic tale set during the Vietnam War to OKC

The musical boasts beloved songs like "Last Night of the World," "I'd Give My Life for You," "I Still Believe," "Sun and Moon"...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 12, 2020: Hear songwriter Wes Collins play a Winter Wind concert at Norman's The Depot

Collins has played throughout the Southwest, from the legendary Bluebird Cafe in Nashville to a formal showcase at the...

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Epic romance: Sweeping spectacle 'Miss Saigon' brings war-torn love story to OKC

An epic tale of a doomed romance forged during the waning days of the Vietnam War, the musical "Miss Saigon" has been breaking...

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deadCenter Film Festival to celebrate '20 Years of Okie Shorts' with free Sunday screenings

The screenings will showcase several of the Oklahoma-made short films that have screened over the years as part of deadCenter's...

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Garth Brooks reaches new milestone with Blake Shelton duet 'Dive Bar'

Brooks is the first country star of the 2020s to score a five-decade streak.

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Listen: Ronnie Dunn releases cover album 'RE-DUNN'

Dunn covers the likes of Electric Light Orchestra's "Showdown," George Strait's "Amarillo by Morning," The Hollies' "Long Cool...

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Indigo Girls to play OKC concert

Tickets are on sale today.

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Listen: St. Vincent drops funky remix of Beck's 'Uneventful Days'

"Uneventful Days" is from Beck's fall album "Hyperspace."

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art film program launches 2020 awards season preview

Museum Films is kicking off the series this weekend with the OKC Museum of Art hit "Parasite."

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Alliance of Women Film Journalists names 'Parasite' the best film of 2019

In a year when the Golden Globes and BAFTAs have been criticized for failing to recognize women filmmakers, 13 of the 25 EDA...

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Interview: OKC duo Husbands gets intentional with sophomore album 'After the Gold Rush Party,' plans Tower Theatre release show

It was the first time the duo worked in a professional recording studio, collaborating with Grammy-nominated Oklahoma producer...

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Movie review: '1917' delivers immersive and intimate World War I story

The film - which earned two Golden Globes Sunday, for best dramatic motion picture and best movie director for Mendes - was...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 10, 2020: Hear OKC acts Jason Scott, Twiggs and J and the Bishops play a David Bowie tribute show at 51st Street Speakeasy

All the bands will performing songs by the late, great Ziggy Stardust, as well as their original music.

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'1917' R 1:59 3 1/2 of 4 stars Academy Award-winning writer-director Sam Mendes, co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns and legendary...

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Going for 'Gold': OKC duo Husbands gets intentional with sophomore album

Danny Davis and Wil Norton were working on a Godzilla musical in college when they discovered their mighty creative bond. "We...

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St. Vincent, John Legend, Foo Fighters and more to perform on 'Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince'

Sheila E., Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are the co-musical directors of the special.

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Oklahoma native and cowboy coffee connoisseur Kent Rollins featured on Disney+ series 'The World According to Jeff Goldblum'

In each episode, Goldblum travels around the world to explore a variety of topics from experts in the field.

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Season preview: Lyric Theatre presenting world-premiere Native American musical 'Distant Thunder,' The Go-Go's mash-up show 'Head Over Heels,' Tony winners...

Lyric will open its 2020 subscription season Feb. 19-March 8 with Emily Mann's 1995 play "Having Our Say," which relates the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 9, 2020: Check out opening reception for Tulsa artist Whitney Forsyth's exhibit 'Re-New' at Artspace at Untitled

"Re-New," which will be on view through Feb. 29, features a series of mandalas. The mandala is a symbol of wholeness that is...

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Lyric Theatre programs variety with its 2020 season

From a world-premiere musical about the modern Native American experience and a heartfelt two-woman show about African American...

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Jennifer Garner unveils organic baby food made with squash from her Oklahoma family farm

Garner is co-founder of Once Upon a Farm, which produces organic, cold-pressed baby food with ingredients from farms across the...

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New OKC art gallery Objets Trouvé to feature work by Oklahoma sculptor Harold Castor

Castor became known as one of the significant mid-century sculptors working in New York City in the 20th century, with large...

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John Moreland announces free OKC in-store performance and signing for release of new album 'LP5'

Moreland is set to release his eagerly anticipated fifth solo album, "LP5," on Feb. 7 via Old Omens/Thirty Tigers.

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Anthony Michael Hall to attend OKC screenings of 'Sixteen Candles' and 'The Breakfast Club'

At the conclusion of each screening, Hall will be doing a question-and-answer session, signing autographs and taking pictures.

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Norman Music Festival 2020 headliners to include The Drums, Kero Kero Bonito, Y La Bamba, MIKE and more

The 13th annual free, independent festival will return to downtown Norman April 23-25, with music at several indoor and outdoor...

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New documentary 'A Piece of Home,' honoring Oklahoma WWI and WWII servicemen, to air on OETA

The documentary is a part of OETA’s award-winning Oklahoma history series "Back in Time."

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to sing Grammy Awards duet; Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Aerosmith also slated to perform

Hosted for the second year by Alicia Keys, the Grammys will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles from 7 to...

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Oklahoma native Luke Dick's documentary 'Red Dog' released on DVD and streaming services

A hit at the 2019 deadCenter Film Festival, where it won the Special Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature, "Red Dog" also is...

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Video: Miranda Lambert croons 'Tequila Does' on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

The former Tishomingo resident got her 2020 off to a hot start with her performance Monday night.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 7, 2020: See the exhibit 'Find Your Western' at the National Cowboy Museum

The exhibit explores the West as a genre and its creative influence around the world.

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Video: Superstar country band Rascal Flatts, which includes Oklahoman Joe Don Rooney, announces farewell tour

The trio has sold more than 23 million albums, scored 17 No. 1 hits and become the most awarded country group of the last decade.

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Photos and video: Brad Pitt wins big while Bill Hader wins the red carpet at 2020 Golden Globes

Hosted for the fifth time by a razor-tongued Ricky Gervais, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual star-studded...

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Rascal Flatts to appear Tuesday on 'CBS This Morning'

"CBS This Morning" airs from 7 to 9 a.m. weekdays on CBS.

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Photos and video: Oklahoma native St. Vincent performs with Nirvana reunion at L.A.'s The Art of Elysium gala

The event featured a special music performance by Dave Grohl & Friends, which included surviving Nirvana members Grohl on...

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The Drifters, Cornell Gunter's Coasters and The Platters to come together for Oklahoma concert

The three Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups will perform favorites like "Under The Boardwalk," "Stand By Me," "On Broadway,"...

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Interview: Grammy-nominated violinist Jennifer Koh returns to Oklahoma for third concert with OKC Philharmonic

The orchestra will ring in the New Year Saturday with the internationally acclaimed violinist performing as the featured...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 5, 2020: Hear Vanilla Sugar at Norman's Red Brick Bar

Hailing from Los Angeles, Vanilla Sugar, aka Texas native Jessica Perry, makes eclectic music composed of keyboards, samples...

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Violinist Jennifer Koh returns to OKC for third performance with Oklahoma City Philharmonic

Over the centuries, the capacity of music to connect people in diverse, often surprising ways has been widely acknowledged and...

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Lyric Theatre planning world premiere Native American musical 'Distant Thunder'

The book for the musical is written by famed director/choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett and her actor/writer son, Shaun...

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National Cowboy Museum receives Henry Luce Foundation grant for upcoming Spiro Mounds exhibit

The Spiro Mounds in LeFlore County, Oklahoma, are one of the United States’ most important ancient sites, and this exhibition...

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Movie review: Uproarious and profound, documentary 'Red Dog' chronicles songwriter Luke Dick's childhood at the notorious OKC strip club

A Nashville, Tennessee-based singer-songwriter who has penned award-winning hits for Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves and Eric...

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Movie review: Oklahoma-bred auteur Terrence Malick beautifully explores epic issues with fact-based WWII drama 'A Hidden Life'

The three-time Oscar nominee's "A Hidden Life" is based on the true story of devout Austrian peasant farmer Franz Jägerstätter,...

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Movie reviews for Jan. 3, 2020

'A Hidden Life' PG-13 2:54 3 1/2 of 4 stars With "A Hidden Life," three-time Oscar nominee Terrence Malick has created a war...

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Steve Martin donates unique banjo to OKC's American Banjo Museum

The banjo, now a part of the museum’s permanent collection, will become the centerpiece of an upcoming exhibit at the American...

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OKC's Spaghetti Eddie launches new duo Parker & Alexander, releasing 'All of Us: Bible Songs for Everyone'

"All of Us: Bible Songs for Everyone" will be available at Apple Music/iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, and other streaming...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 2, 2020: See the exhibit 'Caballeros y Vaqueros' before it closes at the National Cowboy Museum

The exhibit explores the global roots of cowboys and their gear, from saddles and stirrups to bridles and quirts.

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Carrie Underwood to release fitness and lifestyle book 'Find Your Path'

Throughout "Find Your Path," she opens up about her personal journey towards optimal health, from her passion for sports as a...

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OKC singer-songwriter K.C. Clifford to celebrate new self-titled album's release with hometown show

The three-time Woody Guthrie Award-winning singer-songwriter has been making records since 2000, but this album marks the first...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 31, 2019: Ring in the New Year with Husbands and more at Opolis in Norman

Admission to the New Year’s Eve show is $10 and limited to music fans ages 21 and older.

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Downtown OKC ready to ring in 2020 with Opening Night New Year's Eve celebration

The long-running family-friendly downtown New Year’s Eve event is set for 7 p.m. to midnight Tuesday at Bicentennial Park and...

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Grand Opening: Arts Council Oklahoma City ready to ring in 2020 with Opening Night New Year's Eve celebration

The large, light-wrapped ball has been liberated from storage, the celebratory fireworks show has been devised, and a race...

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Carrie Underwood announces plans to 'pass the hosting torch,' won't return to host 2020 CMA Awards

Underwood co-hosted the Country Music Association's awards show for the past 12 consecutive years.

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Why Not? Comedy Show returning to OKC

The Why Not? Comedy Show will partner with a local nonprofit organization and donate a percentage of sales to a cause...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 30, 2019: Hear guitarist Edgar Cruz at the UCO Jazz Lab in Edmond

the popular local musician will reunite with his brother, Mark Cruz, a fellow guitarist now based in Austin, Texas.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 29, 2019: Catch John Fogerty in concert at Tulsa's River Spirit Casino

The "Bad Moon Rising" singer-songwriter also will perform Tuesday at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 28, 2019: Take the kids to see the 'PAW Patrol Live!' show 'The Great Pirate Adventure' at Tulsa's BOK Center

“The Great Pirate Adventure” follows the first "PAW Patrol Live!" show, “Race to the Rescue,” now in its fourth season.

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Preview: Opening Night 2020 brings New Year's Eve entertainment to downtown OKC

Produced by the Arts Council Oklahoma City, the family-friendly downtown New Year’s Eve celebration is set for 7 p.m. to...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 27, 2019: Hear Elizabeth Speegle at Saints in the Plaza District

The Oklahoma singer-songwriter specializes in a jazz-laced fusion of pop and blues.

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OKC's Opening Night to ring in 2020 with assorted entertainment

A year ago, Joe Coover rang in 2019 with the best start any performer could hope for: Multiple packed houses. "We had so many...

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Tulsa-based Woody Guthrie Center to celebrate 80th anniversary of 'This Land Is Your Land' with NYC concert

The program will feature performances by Oklahoma natives John Fullbright and Branjae, Gangstagrass, Haley Heynderickx, Jeff...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 26, 2019: Hear Cody Barnett & the Misfires at Ponyboy

Led by central Oklahoma singer-songwriter Cody Barnett, the band blends Americana, red dirt, Southern rock and soul music into...

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Movie review: Greta Gerwig stays faithful to 'Little Women' while giving venerable story new relevance

Beloved by generations of female readers, Alcott's tale of four sisters growing up in genteel poverty in 1860s Massachusetts...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 25, 2019: Celebrate Christmas at Chickasha's famed Festival of Light at Shannon Springs Park

Additional attractions this year include an ice skating rink, Ferris wheel, carousel, food trucks, carriage rides through the...

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Video: Hear Reba McEntire as Will Smith and Tom Holland's boss in the animated adventure 'Spies in Disguise'

They are part of an all-star voice cast that also includes Karen Gillan, Rachel Brosnahan, Rashida Jones, Ben Mendelsohn, Masi...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 24, 2019: See Lyric Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol' in the Plaza District

Lyric's ninth annual production of the cherished classic brings to the Plaza District the Victorian tale of a miserly...

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National Cowboy Museum planning special events for exhibit 'Two Grits,' exploring the history of the 'True Grit' movies

"Two Grits - A Peek Behind the Eyepatch" explores the similarities and the differences between the 1969 and 2010 versions of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 23, 2019: View the exhibit 'A New Moon Rises' at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History in Norman

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The museum is closed every year on...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 21, 2019: Hear Angels and Airwaves at The Criterion

The band - guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge, guitarist David Kennedy and drummer Ilan Rubin - is in the midst long-awaited North...

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Movie review: Imelda Marcos documentary 'The Kingmaker' proves a chilling cautionary tale

"The Kingmaker" starts as a captivating portrait of a woman who can with a straight face refer to her family's plundering of...

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Movie review: 'Bombshell' is more flash and sparkle than incendiary storytelling

Academy Award-winning makeup artist Kazu Hiro ("Darkest Hour") and the entire makeup team deserve kudos for their...

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Interview: Robert Earl Keen talks moon landing memories, 'Americana Podcast' and spacey Christmas celebrations before OKC tour stop with 'Countdown to...

This year's theme is taken not only from the headlines but also from a formative experience in the prolific singer-songwriter's...

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Movie reviews for Dec. 20, 2019: 'Bombshell,' 'The Kingmaker' and more

'Bombshell' R 1:48 2 1/2 of 4 stars More flash and sparkle than truly incendiary storytelling, "Bombshell" frenetically...

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'Lunar Tunes & Looney Times': Robert Earl Keen's 'Countdown to Christmas' blasting into OKC

Fortunately for Oklahoma fans, the road goes on forever and the party never ends for Robert Earl Keen. So, when the Texas...

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Oklahoma singer Brian Nhira plans final hometown Christmas concert with friends from 'The Voice'

Over the course of this Tulsa Christmas concert series, Nhira has hosted numerous contestants from the hit NBC show "The Voice"...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 19, 2019: See 'It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' at Guthrie's Pollard Theatre

Joe Landry's adaptation follows the familiar film story but frames it as a live 1940s radio broadcast of the tale of George...