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Watch: Garth Brooks talks country music, overcoming adversity and more on 'CBS Evening News'

Brooks traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to receive the prestigious Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for...

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'Tiger King,' the docuseries on Oklahoma's Joe Exotic, is No. 1 on Netflix: Here's what you need to know

Considering the number of people who are currently staying home in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it's safe to say...

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Get a glimpse behind the badge of OKC's new social media star, Tim at the National Cowboy Museum

Like a humble Western hero straight out of your favorite movie, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has given us Tim,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Red Dirt Relief Fund gives $100,000 in grants to musicians and music people in one week

The original grant pledge of $50,000 was bolstered when overwhelming donations from the community and George Kaiser Family...

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Oklahoma native and Grammy-winning country star Joe Diffie tests positive for the coronavirus

A Tulsa native who attended Velma-Alma High School, his hits include “John Deere Green,” “Third Rock From The Sun,” “Pickup...

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Interview: Oklahoman and South Korean fashion designer Ji Won Choi competes on new Amazon series 'Making the Cut,' starring Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum

Born in South Korea and raised in Oklahoma, Choi, 26, is one of 12 talented fashion designers from around the world competing...

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'Making the Cut': Oklahoma fashion designer Ji Won Choi competes in new Amazon series

Ji Won Choi spent her summer zipping from New York to Paris to Tokyo working alongside icons of the fashion industry, including...

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Video: 1998 London revival of 'Oklahoma!' starring Hugh Jackman, to stream for free

Directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Susan Stroman, the 1998 West End revival of "Oklahoma!" was a breakout role for...

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Watch: Miranda Lambert escapes her gilded cage in video to 'Bluebird,' co-written by Oklahoma native Luke Dick

The song is the latest single from her new album “Wildcard,” which was released Nov. 1 via Vanner Records/RCA Nashville.

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more to perform on 'ACM Presents: Our Country'

The new two-hour special is filling the time slot reserved for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards, as the awards show...

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National Cowboy Museum's Tim finds superstar fans in Toby Keith, Sarah Silverman and Patton Oswalt

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's new social media darling, Cowboy Tim, is continuing to see his star rise.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Zoo launches red panda cam live stream

The Zoo’s red panda cam will stream live daily through May 1, with optimal viewing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hideaway Pizza launches home film contest

Hideaway Pizza will be awarding free pizza for a year and other prizes to those who enter by posting their creative videos to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Scissortail Park launching streaming concert series

The first Scissortail Streams concert to be featured is a performance by Oklahoma singer, songwriter and producer Jason Scott,...

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Glen Campbell's recording of Oklahoma native Jimmy Webb's 'Wichita Lineman' inducted into National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress

The honor was announced Wednesday by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, who inducted the recording along with two dozen others...

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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Watch: Carrie Underwood joins Brad Paisley's home live-stream concert to perform a familiar hit

Paisley also phoned up country music hitmakers Tim McGraw and Chris Young to be special guests for his live-stream show.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Duncan's Chisholm Trail Heritage Center closes to the public

All public activities, including school tours and field trips, are currently on hold until it is safe to re-open.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra reschedules April concert

Tickets that have already been purchased will be honored for the rescheduled date.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Paseo Arts Festival postponed

The Paseo Arts Festival is the largest annual fundraiser for the Paseo Arts Association.

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Coronavirus response: Garth Brooks reschedules stadium concerts

"Like so many people right now, I just want to get back to what I do. Knowing these shows are eventually going to happen makes...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy Museum postpones Western Heritage Awards

The awards will now be presented in conjunction with the Oklahoma City museum's Traditional Cowboy Arts Exhibition & Sale on...

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Coronavirus response: Wade Hayes, Bryan White, T. Graham Brown and more to put on 'Hats Off to the 80s & 90s Tour' live-stream Monday night

Joining them live will be country music veterans David Frizzell, Tim Rushlow, Ronnie McDowell, Tim Atwood and Lulu Roman.

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Coronavirus response: New date announced for the ACM Awards

The awards show will still be hosted for the first time by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC band Crooked Vinyl delays release of debut EP 'Azalea'

Combining elements of funk, blues and rock, the band set out with "Azalea" to encapsulate the more melodic side of their...

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Documentary 'Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On' to be released on DVD

Following the Country Music Hall of Famer both in his hometown of Yukon and on tour, "Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On" explores...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Artist Marilyn Artus continues with 'Her Flag' project honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment needed to be ratified by 36 states to be adopted, and for "Her Flag," Artus has been working with women...

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Interview and video: Third time's the charm for Oklahoma singer Kailey Abel on 'The Voice'

A music therapy major at Tulsa's Oral Roberts University, Abel said she was proud to share her family's story on "The Voice."...

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Still waving 'Her Flag': Oklahoma artist Marilyn Artus refuses to let coronavirus stop her cross-country project

Marilyn Artus planned to be in Indianapolis on Thursday sewing in front of a live audience. The visual artist instead was...

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Third time's the charm for Oklahoma singer Kailey Abel on 'The Voice'

The third time was the charm for Kailey Abel. After previously auditioning two other times for "The Voice," the Oklahoma singer...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman Arts Council releases Norman arts coloring sheets for children stuck at home

The newly designed sheets depict the Norman Music Festival, Sooner Theatre, Rick Sinnett's "Norman Red Tail Hawk" mural and more.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Factory Obscura launches 'Live at Mix-Tape' live-stream performance series

Every Friday and Saturday night, Factory Obscura will live-stream two local acts from inside inside its "Mix-Tape" experience.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tommy Emmanuel's OKC area concert postponed to summer

The Australian guitar virtuoso was initially slated to play the Midwest City theater in September 2019.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's area stop on national tour of 'The Office! A Musical Parody' postponed

Once rescheduled, all tickets will be honored for the new date, according to OKC Broadway, the show's local presenter.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Ballet moves triple bill including world-premiere OKC bombing tribute to new dates and venue

The world premiere piece, titled "A Little Peace," will be set to music by Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer...

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Video: Garth Brooks to play acoustic Facebook Live concert featuring Trisha Yearwood

Beginning Sunday, fans can submit questions and song requests across Brooks' social media platforms (listed below) and can tune...

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Watch: Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie & Tae head up a girls' night out in 'Bathroom Floor' video

The platinum-selling duo's highly anticipated full-length sophomore album "The Way It Feels" (Mercury Nashville) set to be...

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Video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani release an acoustic version of their hit duet 'Nobody But You'

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

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Carpenter Square Theatre shifts shows

"A Funny Thing Happened" will move into the slot originally planned for Mac Rogers' space-travel mystery called “Advance Man,”...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's American Banjo Museum launching daily virtual content series

In addition to showcasing archival footage of concerts and special events, American Banjo Museum Executive Director Johnny...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: The Criterion postponing shows through mid-April

Alt-rockers Ween, who were originally scheduled to perform April 4 at the Bricktown theater, now will play there Sept. 19.

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Coronavirus response: Bandcamp streaming platform waives revenue share Friday to support musicians

The company is making the offer to help musicians whose livelihoods have been endangered by the measures taken to slow the...

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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre cancels second half of its 2019-2020 season

The award-winning regional theater also known as CityRep is scrapping its productions of the original work "The Oklahoma City...

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Review: 'Tiger King,' Netflix's chronicle of the strange story of Joe Exotic, rules as must-binge true-crime entertainment

Although he's admittedly the only gubernatorial and presidential candidate spotlighted in the series, Joe Exotic arguably...

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Review: 'Tiger King' reigns as must-binge entertainment in relating bizarre tale of Joe Exotic

He may be the "Tiger King," but Oklahomans worried about the state's image problem will be either relieved or terrified to...

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Ray Wylie Hubbard signs to Big Machine Records

Hubbard is currently finalizing his new music, which includes several impressive guests such as Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tourism and recreation department announces closures

Oklahoma Tourism Information Centers are temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, although exterior...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Concert 'Two Fathers, Two Sons,' featuring cellist Julian Schwarz, postponed to summer at Armstrong Auditorium

Under the direction of his father, the internationally-recognized conductor Gerard Schwarz, acclaimed cellist Julian Schwarz is...

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Coronavirus response: ACM Awards to be swapped for 'ACM Presents: Our Country' special featuring stars' at-home performances

Like so many musicians and venues dealing with the coronavirus pandemic that has canceled shows, closed businesses and called...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tower Theatre launching Live [Stream] from Ponyboy, featuring real-time musical performances

The one-hour shows will be broadcast live across Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Vimeo and Twitch.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arcadia Round Barn closes, music events canceled

Shows with Well Now Margery planned for this Saturday and with Nellie Marie Clay for March 28 are canceled. The special Elm...

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Coronavirus response: Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Morgan Freeman and more to participate in 'Rosie O'Donnell Show' live-stream benefit

The fundraising special comes after Broadway canceled all of its performances through April 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 2020 Prague Kolache Festival canceled

The event takes place annually the first Saturday in May and celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2019.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Zoo announces new digital series 'OKC Zoo @ Two'

The daily installments will include caretaker chats, wellness exams, behind-the-scenes animal encounters and unexpected...

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New OU Press releases highlight architect, photographer

The University of Oklahoma Press has released two dramatic new books: one a photography collection, the other about...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Record Store Day 2020 moved to summer

Typically planned for a Saturday in April, Record Store Day is a day for the people who make up the world of the record...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Shakespeare shuffles dates in response to pandemic

The venerable theater company is moving its Paseo Arts District production of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It,"...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: More on the decision to cancel downtown OKC's Festival of the Arts

The event brings in 5,000 volunteers along with an attendance of an estimated 100,000 festivalgoers per day.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Festival of the Arts canceled

Peter Dolese hoped he wouldn't have to make a decision like this one again. But the executive director of Arts Council Oklahoma...

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Video: Oklahoma teen Kailey Abel growls onto Blake Shelton's team on 'The Voice' Season 18

Kailey Abel, 19, of Verdigris, was one of the last contestants to sing on the last episode of the season's Blind Auditions.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition postpones opening of 'Slowmentum 2020'

"The OVAC staff will continue to install 'Slowmentum' and document the exhibition in a video tour as well as promote each of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Philharmonic cancels Pops shows, reschedules Classics concert

The OKC Philharmonic's "Jersey Boys and Girls" concerts, set for March 20-21, have been canceled due to the closure.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Yukon's Iron Thistle Scottish Festival scraps spring dates

The event annually includes such festivities as folk music, dancing, storytelling, pipe and drum bands, Viking reenactments,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's downtown Festival of the Arts canceled

The free festival annually brings thousands of Oklahomans to downtown to partake of performing arts on three stages, eclectic...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits hosting webinars for organizations coping with pandemic

Four hourlong online training sessions are planned so far, with the first starting Wednesday morning.

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When Irish eyes are streaming: BAM's Blog 2020 St. Patrick's Day movie list finds Disney+ gold with 'Luck of the Irish'

With the coronavirus pandemic shuttering restaurants, bars, movie theaters and practically everything else, people are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Remainder of Oklahoma Youth Expo livestock show canceled

The show, which is billed as one of the largest youth events in the state, began its 2020 edition on March 12 and was slated to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Zoo goes virtual with St. Patrick's Day animal enrichment activities and animal wellness exams

Plus, the zoo is planning a new digital series in development, with details coming soon, according to a news release.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State museums and attractions cope with spring break closure

Instead of the promise of bustling crowds of families, leaders of those institutions were confronting uncertainty.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: AMC movie theater chain closes for six to 12 weeks

The closure is effective Tuesday, and it includes the three Oklahoma City locations.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Foo Fighters reschedule 25th anniversary tour, including OKC show

The tour was originally slated to make an Oklahoma City stop April 16 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Some of the state's most popular family attractions shutter due to pandemic

The last place Sherry Marshall expected to be the Monday of spring break was the small town of Little Elm, Texas. The...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Latin music star Ozuna postpones spring tour, including OKC date

Ozuna has notched more than 69 titles on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart in the last three years.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks closes until further notice

While its doors are closed to the public, the aquarium is inviting people to explore its exhibits on its website and find fun...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art closes with University of Oklahoma Norman campus shutdown

The museum's plan is to reopen for regular viewing hours of 10 a.m to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Historical Society sites and affiliates to close starting Tuesday

Additionally, all historical society events at Oklahoma Historical Society sites and affiliates will be canceled or postponed...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum announces temporary closure

The museum is tentatively scheduled to reopen to the public on April 1, according to a news release.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's nonprofit Rodeo Cinema to temporarily close

"For Rodeo Cinema members we will offer to extend your membership for the length of our closure to ensure that you have maximum...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond closes popular Pawhuska Mercantile

The popular Pawhuska landmark will be closed until at least March 28, at which time Drummond and her team will reevaluate the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's American Banjo Museum closed for two weeks

All the museum's scheduled events during this time will be postponed, according to the announcement.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Science Museum Oklahoma to close through the end of March

The museum made the announcement Saturday after the Oklahoma State Health Department announced late Friday night that a woman...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund pledges $50,000 in small grants to Oklahoma musicians and others in the state music industry

The Red Dirt Relief Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides a safety net of critical assistance to Oklahoma musicians...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Songwriters Festival postponed

The two-day event features both Nashville, Tennessee-based songwriters and local songwriters participating in a public "writer...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma County's Metropolitan Library System to close physical locations for at least two weeks

Although the physical libraries will be closed, the system will continue to provide many digital services people can access...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Civic Center, Midwest City's Hudiburg Center temporarily closed

"The Civic Center Foundation will work with presenters of the shows scheduled during this time to find alternative dates....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Hall of Fame at Gaylord-Pickens Museum closes for rest of March

The museum's annual free spring break event, Spring Thing (March 16-21), is canceled.

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Interviews and images: 'Inclusion in Art: Spirit of Color' honors diverse array of influential Oklahoma artists

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Gaylord-Pickens Museum on Saturday canceled its Spring Thing spring break event...

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Getting in the 'Spirit': Inclusion in Art and Oklahoma Hall of Fame partner to showcase artists of color

Although he is best known as a storyteller, drummer and theater performer, Albert Bostick considers himself a Renaissance...

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Oklahoman Jacqueline McEntire, mother of Reba McEntire, dies of cancer

"She had a wonderful, full, healthy life and was absolutely ready to go. The cancer might think it won the battle but we’re...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Monster Jam postpones Tulsa tour stop

The shows will be rescheduled for a later date to be announced.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: TobyMac's second Oklahoma tour stop rescheduled for summer

The seven-time Grammy winner, who played Oklahoma City's Chesapeake Energy Arena in February, was slated to return to Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Harlem Globetrotters suspend domestic tour, including OKC game

"The Globetrotters encourage all ticket holders to hold on to tickets, as the team will make every effort to reschedule as soon...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Museum of Osteology to close for spring break

The 7,000-square-foot museum features more than 800 animal skeletons and draws more than 5,000 visitors during spring break.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Toy and Action Figure Museum to close until further notice

The downtown Pauls Valley landmark, which opened in 2005, features more than 13,000 action figures and exhibits featuring...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC National Memorial Museum to close, Remembrance Ceremony to be altered

"We are working with tour groups to reschedule, but at this time bringing the large amount of visitors into the Museum isn’t...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Steamroller Print Festival postponed to autumn

The Steamroller Print Festival, now in its fourth year, has quickly become an April tradition in Deep Deuce.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lyric Theatre postpones eagerly awaited world premiere Native American musical 'Distant Thunder' to fall

“Our top priority is the health and safety of Lyric Theatre’s patrons, as well as the scores of actors, musicians, technicians,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Museum of Art to close temporarily

Beginning Sunday, the museum, Museum Cafe and Museum Store all will be temporarily closed.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Ballet cancels 'Future Voices' choreography showcase, extends spring break for its school's students

"Future Voices" was to be one of the first ticketed performances at OKC Ballet's new dance center.

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 14, 2020: Hear Oklahoma singer-songwriter T.Z. Wright play a Morning Music Session at the Arcadia Round Barn

Wright has been a member of the WoodyFest All-Star House Band that plays Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival since 2003.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition transforms annual 'Momentum' into 'Slowmentum'

"Slowmentum 2020" will function as a regular art exhibition with free admission instead of a three-day ticketed event.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Tower Theatre working to reschedule all March events

Many tours have already rescheduled, and purchased tickets will be transferred automatically.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: UCO Jazz Lab closing temporarily

This will mark the longest time without a concert since the venue opened.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Allied Arts postpones ARTini fundraiser

"We invite you to consider forgoing a refund which will serve as a donation to Allied Arts. With ongoing postponements/closures...

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Garth Brooks sells out summer show at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas

He sold more than 65,000 tickets in 75 minutes.

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Interview, photos and video: Greyson Chance talks new song 'Dancing Next to Me,' Oklahoma roots, upcoming album

Just a year after he released his sophomore collection, "portraits," the Edmond native is promoting a new electro-pop ballad,...

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Movie review: Romantic drama 'I Still Believe' raises the bar above most faith-based films

Earnest but maudlin, the romantic drama "I Still Believe" is based on the true story and anthem of the same name by...

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Preview: National tour of 'The Office! A Musical Parody' heads to OKC metro

It's the final show on OKC Broadway's 2019-2020 Encore Series at the Midwest City venue.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jurassic Quest touring dinosaur attraction postpones several stops, including OKC

The family-friendly attraction takes more than 100 lifelike dinosaurs and prehistoric marine creatures - from a 50-foot moving...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OU Fine Arts College reschedules shows, Sam Noble Museum temporarily closed

University Theatre is adjusting the schedule for the final two productions of its season.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Zoo announces temporary closure

The zoo tentatively plans to reopen to the public on Monday, March 23, according to a news release.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Metropolitan Library System keeps branches open, cancels programs and volunteer opportunities

"We are doing everything we can to prevent the spread of illness throughout our libraries and that includes ensuring that we...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tulsa's Woody Guthrie Center closed until further notice

The institution features numerous hands-on exhibits, which prompted the closure.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Canterbury Voices' world-premiere performance to mark OKC bombing 25th anniversary delayed to summer

The world premiere is intended to feature more than 200 singers - including Canterbury adult and youth performers, the Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond postpones Heard on Hurd street festival

Presented by Citizens Bank of Edmond, Heard on Hurd is a monthly, family-friendly street festival occurring every third...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Orville Peck postpones OKC tour stop

Peck, who released his debut album "Pony" last year, has been forced to delay his "Road to Luck Tour."

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC stop on 'Baby Shark Live!' tour postponed

A new date will be announced soon, according to an email from the venue.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: MercyMe delays spring OKC concert to fall

For fans unable to attend the rescheduled concert, refunds will be available at the point of purchase.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Frontier City temporarily suspends operations

Several theme parks across the country have temporarily closed due to growing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the disease...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Indie rock band Mt. Joy postpones OKC show

Mt. Joy is planning to release a new record, “Rearrange Us,” on June 5.

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Movie review: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' director Benh Zeitlin sticks to familiar territory with Peter Pan adaptation 'Wendy'

Hollywood has never outgrown its fascination with J. M. Barrie's turn-of-the-20th-century tale "Peter Pan."

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'I Still Believe' PG 1:55 2 1/2 of 4 stars After the mainstream success of their 2018 Oklahoma-made movie "I Can Only...

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Going back to 'The Office': Unauthorized musical parody of the beloved TV show coming to town

When Michael Scott delivers his signature line "That's what she said" in "The Office! A Musical Parody," even more hilarity...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC area concert venues announce numerous postponements and cancellations

Most of the state's small and midsized venues - from theaters and casinos to ballrooms and listening rooms - have been...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Factory Obscura temporarily closes 'Mix-Tape' experience

Factory Obscura’s business offices will remain open at this time, and they are providing work for employees affected by the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Town Hall lecture with 'Boom Town' author Sam Anderson postponed

No decision has been made yet regarding political cartoonist and comedian Steve Kelley's April 16 presentation, which is the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art cancels Free Community Art Day

Located on the Oklahoma Baptist University Green Campus, the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is Oklahoma's oldest art museum.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Museum of Art postpones Free Family Day, Third Thursday, but keeps regular hours

Friday night's "An Evening with Independent Filmmaker Kevin Willmott" is currently continuing as planned.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman Music Festival postponed to summer

"Given the nature of the festival, which regularly attracts tens of thousands from across the region, including bands from...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center postpones grand opening celebration for its new $30 million home

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center is delaying its highly anticipated grand opening weekend for its new $30 million campus in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's St. Patrick's Day Parade in Stockyards City canceled

The event celebrates both Oklahoma's authentic Western and Irish Heritage.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy Museum postpones debut of new $15 million educational expansion Liichokoshkomo’ but plans to stay open regular hours

The array of special activities planned for the "spring break sneak peek" will be shifted to the museum's annual Memorial Day...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Cher reschedules spring concert dates, including OKC show

"I'm heartbroken, but the health of my fans and my touring family comes first. The shows have been really special but, nothing...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Michael Buble postpones spring tour dates, including OKC show

“Hold on to your tickets and they will be honored for the rescheduled dates that we will be revealing very soon,” said Don Fox,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 2020 Medieval Fair of Norman canceled

"This is being done in accordance with the University of Oklahoma’s suspension of all university-related events between March...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: KISS reschedules Thursday's planned Oklahoma 'End of the Road Tour' stop

The postponement comes as concerns grow over the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that the World...

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Seeing the light: Oklahoma Contemporary showcases acclaimed artists with new home's first exhibit, 'Bright Golden Haze'

Inscribed in white neon, three words glow with a message in Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center's new Eleanor Kirkpatrick Main...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 12, 2020: Hear The Accidentals play a Whistle Stop concert at Norman's Depot

The Accidentals didn’t slow down in 2019, releasing a self-titled live album, touring the U.K., scoring an indie film, teaching...

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Continuing comeback: Oklahoma musician Greyson Chance readies his third album

Greyson Chance was playing a December charity event with Cyndi Lauper when the Grammy, Emmy and Tony winner gave him some...

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Oklahoma Contemporary showcases state artists in new exhibit 'Shadow on the Glare'

A windmill outside Watonga is silhouetted against a golden sky, a wooden tribute to Mickey Mantle strikes a pose in a gleaming...

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Shinyribs postpones Friday OKC show as Tower Theatre rolls out coronavirus response

Tower Theatre management issued today new health and sanitation standards as well as plans and tips in case of more show...

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Preview: OKC Ballet showcasing up-and-coming local choreographers with 'Future Voices'

About a dozen OKC Ballet staffers and dancers, plus special guests, will show their short works in "Future Voices: A...

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Miranda Lambert to cover Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop with Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes and more on ACM Awards

The ACM Awards will be broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, April 5 on the CBS...

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OKC band Latin Mojo to perform Friday at Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum before close of Brazilian art exhibit 'Bandits & Heroes'

Latin Mojo is an Oklahoma City-based Latin music group that plays Spanish pop hits, salsa and music of Brazil, Colombia and...

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Riversport Adventures opening in time for spring break in downtown OKC's Boathouse District

During spring break, season passes will be available at a 50% discount and will include whitewater rafting, which opens the...

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30th Annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party in Bricktown to be dedicated to late OKC businessman Jim Brewer

The first Bricktown St. Patrick’s Day Block Party took place in 1990 as part of the grand opening of the former O’Brien’s Pub,...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens new downtown OKC home this week

"I think Contemporary immediately takes its place as one of OKC’s leading institutions. I don’t think projects with this...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 11, 2020: Check out OKC's Tennessee Tornado Relief Concert, hosted by Brennin

Along with Brennin, Aranda, Adam Aguilar, Shane Henry, Josh Roberts, Albert Aguilar and Jeff Allen are slated to perform.

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Dawning of a new day: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens long-awaited new home

North of historic Automobile Alley, a silvery new landmark gleams just over the horizon. "At sunrise, it is pink and purple,"...

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Honorary Oklahoman Nick Offerman appears tonight on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Offerman has been married to Megan Mullally, who hails from Oklahoma City, since 2003.

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Video: Netflix releases first trailer for its docuseries 'Tiger King,' which chronicles the Joe Exotic murder-for-hire case

The trailer lays out the stranger-than-fiction circumstances of Joe Exotic's life in rural Oklahoma and the events that led up...

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Video: Carrie Underwood talks feeding her family, raising chickens on 'The Rachael Ray Show'

Underwood, who is celebrating her 37th birthday today, appeared Monday on "The Rachael Ray Show," where the vegetarian shared...

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OKC's historic Stockyards City to host its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday

It will feature the famous Chain Ranch Longhorns being herded down Exchange Avenue, as well as marching bands, bagpipes,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 10, 2020: Hear Tom Paxton and The DonJuans at Oklahoma City Community College

Once a drama student at the University of Oklahoma, Paxton has penned songs have been covered by artists such as Oklahoma...

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Pearl Jam postpones first leg of North American tour, including OKC show, due to coronavirus fears

The tour was to include an Oklahoma City stop on April 6 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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Video: Oklahoma musician Greyson Chance postpones European tour over coronavirus concerns

Chance, 22, just released "Dancing Next Me," the first single from his upcoming third solo album.

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Kelli O'Hara to be honored by NYC nonprofit Theatre Forward

Performers and special guests for the star-studded NYC event will include Billy Bustamante ("Soft Power"); Elizabeth Davis;...

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Video: Blake Shelton breaks down Gwen Stefani's surprise appearance at his Bakersfield show

"It was a complete meltdown moment and something I'll never forget," Shelton says.

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Listen: Oklahoma country singer Kylie Morgan releases bouncy cautionary tale 'Break Things'

Morgan signed last year with Universal Music Group Nashville.

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Carrie Underwood to appear today on 'Rachael Ray Show'

"Find Your Path" is the first book from the multiplatinum-selling, award-winning singer, songwriter and fitness and lifestyle...

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Oklahoma singer/actor Brennin to host OKC benefit concert for Nashville tornado relief

Tickets are $15 at the door and 100% of all proceeds will benefit the United Way's Restore the Dream Fund in Nashville.

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 9, 2020: See the 1977 Japanese crime thriller 'Doberman Cop' for free at Ponyboy

Presented by Arrow Films, the screening is part of Ponyboy's free Mondo Mondays cinematic showcase hosted by local film buffs...

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Interview: Alyx Picard Davis prepares to take director's chair at OKC's deadCenter Film

An Oklahoma City native, Picard Davis currently works as deadCenter's director of festival and operations, a role she has...

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Picard Davis set to take deadCenter's director's chair

When Alyx Picard Davis started volunteering with deadCenter Film back in 2006, she never imagined she eventually would end up...

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Acclaimed artist/activist and Oklahoma native Tatyana Fazlalizadeh releases book 'Stop Telling Women to Smile'

Fazlalizadeh's “Oklahoma Is Black,” an exhibition of large-scale wheatpaste posters and vivid oil paintings, was the last...

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Preview: OKC Philharmonic to pay homage to Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston and more with 'Jersey Boys and Girls'

The concert will include such indelible hits as "My Eyes Adored You," "Can’t Take My Eyes Off You," "I Will Always Love You,"...

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Preview: 'The Illusionists - Live From Broadway' tour brings astonishing acts to OKC's Civic Center

"The show itself is a little bit like a modern variety show. There's really something for everybody. We're kind of like the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 8, 2020: Hear Carter Sampson, Nellie Clay, Andy Adams and more play a WoodyFest fundraising concert at Perkins' Old Church...

The WoodyFest Concert Series helps the nonprofit Woody Guthrie Coalition raise funds to organize the festival.

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Practical magic: 'The Illusionists' tour brings astonishing acts to OKC

Jonathan Goodwin's route to becoming a globally known daredevil and escape artist started between the pages of a book. "I read...

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OKC Philharmonic pays homage to Garden State's musical stars with 'Jersey Boys and Girls'

Despite their divergent musical stylings, Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Frankie Valli and the Four...

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Oklahoma filmmakers have California festival experience cut short as second half of Cinequest postponed over coronavirus concerns

Cinequest organizers announced today that the festival's second week of programming will be postponed to August due to concerns...

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Photos and video: Carrie Underwood takes the 'Fittest of the Fit Challenge' on 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

The country music superstar also shared her joy at finally seeing Guns N' Roses in concert and chatted up her new book "Find...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 7, 2020: Hear esteemed jazz artist Kamasi Washington at the Tower Theatre

Popular local jazz outfit the Jeremy Thomas Quartet will open tonight's show.

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Carrie Underwood to appear tonight on 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Underwood is promoting her new book, "Find Your Path: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life,"...

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Grand reopening planned for School of Rock OKC location

The festivities will include live music, school tours, refreshments and giveaways, along with a ceremonial guitar smashing,...

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Oklahoma films, musicians, other creatives affected as SXSW canceled over coronavirus concerns

The 27th edition of the SXSW Film Festival was slated to run March 13-22 in Austin. Nearly 300,000 people attended SXSW in 2019.

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Movie review: Disney/Pixar embarks on an enchanting fantasy quest with 'Onward'

"Onward" represents a huge leap for director/co-writer Dan Scanlon over his previous Pixar feature, the passable "Monsters...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 6, 2020: Hear Tari Kelly and the UCO Symphony Orchestra play a Broadway Tonight concert at Mitchell Hall Theatre

Kelly has traveled the country as part of several national tours, including her most recent role as Countess Lily in “Anastasia.”

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Theater review: Musical 'Anastasia' offers sumptuous family-friendly stage spectacle

As sparkling as a bejeweled tiara and just as attractive to little girls, "Anastasia" might just be the ideal mother-daughter...

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'Onward' PG 1:43 3 1/2 of 4 stars Pixar Animation Studios this year is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its first feature...

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OKC's American Banjo Museum hosting puppet show 'The Pied Picker,' sponsored by the Jane Henson Foundation

A recipient of a 2017 Jim Henson Foundation Family Grant, which is named for the late creator of The Muppets, "The Pied Picker"...

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Inaugural Tonkawa Film Festival set for Friday and Saturday

The Tonkawa Film Festival also will host a special screening at 8:30 p.m. Friday of "Walking Out," starring Matt Bomer, Bill...

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Video: Watch Indigo Girls perform a special episode of OKC Mayor David Holt's 'City Hall Sessions'

The influential folk-rock duo played the three-song acoustic set before a small but enthusiastic crowd before their Feb. 26 OKC...

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Theater review: National tour of 'Anastasia' musical offers sumptuous family-friendly stage spectacle

It is based on the lore about the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas II, whom legend has it survived when the rest of the...

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Preview: Musical 'Anastasia' brings Russian legend to OKC's Civic Center

Adapted from the 1997 animated film, "Anastasia" is based on the lore about the youngest child of Czar Nicholas II, whom legend...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 5, 2020: See the University of Oklahoma's production of 'Cosi fan tutte,' Mozart's opera comedy

The OU production will be performed in an Italian with English supertitles. Jonathan Shames is artistic director and conductor.

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'Future Voices': OKC Ballet plans choreographic showcase in new dance center

From an early age, Amanda Herd-Popejoy not only loved to dance but also enjoyed making up dances. "I do remember even at a...

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Kristin Chenoweth named artist in residence at OCU

Kristin Chenoweth will be returning to her Oklahoma City alma mater this spring for a special appointment. The Tony- and...

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Daily lineups announced for Rocklahoma 2020, as single day passes go on sale Friday

Additions to the music lineup for Rocklahoma revealed today include Lynch Mob, Fire From The Gods and Stick To Your Guns.

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Video: Garth Brooks says he's 'proud to stand shoulder to shoulder' with Nashville in the wake of devastating tornadoes

"In any kind of recovery effort ... music is usually the first one called, and in that town, it's pretty safe bet that they're...

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Red Dirt Film Festival begins Thursday in Stillwater

More than 90 films will be exhibited, from short films to features, ranging across many genres.

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UPDATED - Video: Garth Brooks in Washington, D.C., to be honored with Gershwin Prize, talks Barry Sanders jersey controversy

PBS stations will air the concert special “Garth Brooks: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song” at 8 p.m....

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 4, 2020: See the national tour of the musical 'Anastasia' at the Civic Center

The Tony-winning "Ragtime" team of Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty created the stage version, which is...

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Oklahoma City University Singers to perform at Southwestern Division Convention of American Choral Directors Association

The 52-voice ensemble was selected for this distinctive honor after a successful rigorous audition process.

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Spring Blake celebrations planned at Blake Shelton's Ole Red locations in Oklahoma and Tennessee

Spring Blake food and drink features across all locations will include the Turkey Shoot Burger and Red Neck Mai Tai. In...

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Garth Brooks to play farewell performance for legendary Studio 6A, former home of 'Austin City Limits'

Studio 6A was officially designated a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame landmark in 2009 and was the featured location for the Austin...

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Kristin Chenoweth named artist in residence at her Oklahoma alma mater

Chenoweth will be in residence at OCU's Wanda L. Bass School of Music at least once a semester, said Mark Parker, the school's...

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Video: Carrie Underwood appears on 'Today' show, talks Nashville tornadoes and makes 'ugly' lasagna from her new book 'Find Your Path'

She said her husband did have to take tornado precautions with their two sons - Jacob, 13 months, and Isaiah, 5 - during the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 3, 2020: Hear cult hero singer-songwriter Jonathan Richman at the Blue Door

In the 1970s, Richman formed the noted band The Modern Lovers, a precursor to the punk movement.

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Sixth Annual Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival planned this week in OKC's Capitol Hill

The festival will serve as a platform where the work of Latino filmmakers can be showcased and will celebrate them as examples...

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Poison to bring summer tour to Oklahoma

Special guests include Cinderella's Tom Keifer, Sebastian Bach and Eddie Trunk.

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 2, 2020: Hear Toronto punk band PUP at the Tower Theatre

PUP is touring in support of its third LP, “Morbid Stuff," released last April.

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Itzhak Perlman, Chris Botti, Ricky Skaggs and more on second season for The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at Oklahoma State University

The Philadelphia Orchestra will kick off The McKnight Center’s second season with a spectacular celebration of classical...

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Interviews, images and video: University of Oklahoma honors architecture school's history with exhibit 'Renegades: Bruce Goff and the American School of...

A joint exhibition between the University of Oklahoma’s art museum and its Christopher C. Gibbs School of Architecture,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 1, 2020: See Oklahoma City University's matinee performance of Stephen Sondheim's 'A Little Night Music'

Set in 1900 Sweden, a tangled web of affairs is centered on the actress Desiree Armfeldt and the two men who love her.

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Epic adventure: Musical 'Anastasia' takes inspiration from Russian history and legend

Like a jewel fit for a princess, the central character of Anya in the musical "Anastasia" is a colorful, multifaceted role "My...

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Radical architecture: OU pays tribute to innovative educational legacy of Bruce Goff with 'Renegades' exhibits

NORMAN — Cardboard panels installed inside the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art create a series of curves curling into a center...

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Watch: Oklahoma native Luke Dick gets into the groove of being Steve in bouncy 'I Am Steve' music video

Dick's pop-punk band Steve released a new EP featuring the track last week.

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OKC Cinco de Mayo Festival moving to Scissortail Park

The event is expected to draw approximately 20,000 people celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture to the downtown Oklahoma...

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Movie review: Classic tale of 'The Invisible Man' gets timely update

The often-adapted 1897 novel gets a smart, stylish and scary update from Australian writer-director Leigh Whannell, best known...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 28, 2020: Hear Jason Aldean at Chesapeake Energy Arena

Special guests for the OKC stop on Aldean's "We Back Tour" are Morgan Wallen, Riley Green and Dee Jay Silver.

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'The Invisible Man' R 2:04 3 of 4 stars Based on how timely and relevant the themes are in the new film version of "The...

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OKC Ballet 'American Dreaming' with 2020-2021 season featuring 'Cinderella,' 'Lady of the Camellias,' 'The Nutcracker' and more

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will accompany the ballet live for all four of its 2020-2021 main-stage productions at the Civic...

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Interview and video: 'Killers of the Flower Moon' author David Grann talks Native American history, Martin Scorsese film adaptation during OKC visit

Winner of the Edgar Allen Poe Award for best true-crime book, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 27, 2020: Hear singer-songwriter Chris Knight at the Blue Door

Knight released his ninth album, "Almost Daylight," in October. It is his first album in seven years.

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ACM Awards nominations announced: Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert and more earn nods

Along with unveiling the nominations, the academy announced this morning that reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time...

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Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens registration for new Studio School in downtown OKC

Oklahoma Contemporary's new Studio School will offer more than 50 classes and workshops year-round for adults and teens,...

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deadCenter Film names Alyx Picard Davis executive director

deadCenter Film has selected Alyx Picard Davis as its next executive director. Currently deadcenter's director of festival and...

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'Killers of the Flower Moon' author David Grann talks Martin Scorsese film adaptation during OKC visit

Before he started working on his award-winning true-crime novel "Killers of the Flower Moon," David Grann had never seen a...

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OKC Ballet set on 'American Dreaming' with 2020-2021 season

Oklahoma City Ballet will put an array of American dreams on stage with its 2020-2021 season. The venerable dance company has...

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OKC's deadCenter Film names Alyx Picard Davis its new executive director

Currently deadcenter's director of festival and operations, Picard Davis will succeed longtime executive director Lance...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art to debut new seats, new movie prices in historic Noble Theater

The new, wider chairs feature headrests, improved lumbar support and built-in cup-holders.

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Renowned violinist Joshua Bell and Academy of St. Martin in the Fields begin two-night Oklahoma concert stand tonight

With more than 500 recordings and a comprehensive international touring program, the name and sound of the Academy of St....

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 26, 2020: Hear the Indigo Girls at The Jones Assembly

The duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers burst into the spotlight with their 1989 self-titled breakout album.

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Garth Brooks to receive ICON Award at 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Brooks also will take the stage for a highly anticipated performance during the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

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Comedian Joe Rogan bringing 'Sacred Clown Tour' to Oklahoma

A stand-up comedian for more than 25 years with an inquisitive and intense comedic style, Rogan’s sixth hour-long comedy...

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Jeff Dunham adds summer OKC date to 'Seriously!?' tour

In addition to his usual cast of irreverent accomplices, "Seriously!?" includes the newest member of the troupe, Larry.

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Photos: Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts and Miranda Lambert appear at CRS in Nashville

RS is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas and business practices in the country music...

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Photo and video: Carrie Underwood's 'Cry Pretty' certified platinum at CRS in Nashville ahead of home-state show

Dey Street Books, an imprint of the William Morrow Group at HarperCollins Publishers, will publish Underwood's first book,...

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Video: 'The Voice' Season 18 premieres tonight featuring Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and new coach Nick Jonas

Tonight's season premiere will introduce the first of this season's slate of musical hopefuls competing in the show's signature...

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Tool announces summer OKC 'Fear Inoculum Tour' stop

The "Fear Inoculum Tour," which has seen the band performing in some cities for the first time in over a decade, has received...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 24, 2020: Hear the Latin Grammy-winning New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band at the UCO Jazz Lab

The New York Afro Bop Alliance Big Band has been featured at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Duke Ellington...

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For King & Country bringing 'Summer Nights Tour' to Oklahoma City

The brothers have garnered six No. 1 hits, nine Top 10 hits, six Grammy nominations, three Billboard Music Award nominations,...

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Judas Priest's anniversary '50 Heavy Metal Years Tour' to make OKC stop

"The 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour" will feature Sabaton as openers and is being fueled by the highest-charting album of Priest’s...

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University of Central Oklahoma to stage Tony-winning musical 'Nine'

A musical adaptation of Frederico Fellini’s film “8 ½,” “Nine” centers around Italian film director Guido Contini. While facing...

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Interviews and video: OKC Philharmonic promises intriguing combinations and returning favorites on 2020-2021 Classics and Pops seasons

On Sept. 19, the OKC Philharmonic for the first time will combine its Maestro's Ball and its Classics season-opening concert,...

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Preview: Oklahoma City Philharmonic to perform Grammy-nominated composer Anna Clyne's symphonic ballet 'RIFT'

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will become one of the first orchestras to perform "RIFT" Saturday night on a Classics concert...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 23, 2020: See Oklahoma City University's production of the comic operetta 'Die Fledermaus'

The OCU production, set in the Art Noveau era and performed in English, features a cast of 35 singers and a 43-member pit...

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OKC Philharmonic announces eclectic 2020-2021 Classics and Pops seasons

From showcasing the sounds of Scotland and taking a sonic trek to the Nordic countries to celebrating Beethoven's 250th...

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Riveting 'RIFT': OKC Philharmonic to present Grammy-nominated composer Anna Clyne's symphonic ballet

Composer Anna Clyne was premiering her piece "This Midnight Hour" Nov. 13, 2015, in Paris when terrorists armed with assault...

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Interviews, images and video: Science Museum Oklahoma exhibit 'Cosmic Culture' explores art and space

Like the Milky Way galaxy it explores, "Cosmic Culture" is heliocentric, meaning it revolves around the sun. In the case of the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 22, 2020: See Carpenter Square Theatre's production of the drama 'The Library' in downtown OKC

Scott Z. Burns is a successful screenwriter and movie producer known for such films as “Contagion,” “The Bourne Ultimatum” and...

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'Cosmic Culture': Science Museum Oklahoma exhibit explores the intersection of art and space

Part of an active star-forming region within the Eagle Nebula, the Pillars of Creation stretch about four to five light-years,...

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Oklahoma native Luke Dick's Steve releases new EP, plans home-state release shows

Steve will put on an Oklahoma City release show at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Ponyboy.

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Friends of the Metropolitan Library System hosts annual book sale this weekend

One of the largest book sales in the nation, the event offers 800,000 materials for sale, including books, CDs, DVDs, books on...

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Video: Behind the scenes of Reba McEntire's surprise announcement that she's returning to Universal Music Group Nashville

McEntire, who hails from Chockie, spent the first 32 years of her storied career on Universal Music Group Nashville.

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Theater review: Broadway performers Terry Burrell and Julia Lema bring homey warmth to Lyric Theatre's 'Having Our Say'

Emily Mann's 1995 fact-based play relates the fascinating life story of centenarians Sadie and Bessie Delany in first-person,...

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Movie review: Immersive workplace drama 'The Assistant' takes its cues from Harvey Weinstein scandal

The first narrative feature from Australian documentarian Kitty Green ("Casting JonBenet"), "The Assistant" feels immersive and...

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Preview: Longtime friends and Broadway performers Terry Burrell and Julia Lema to play real-life sisters in Lyric Theater's 'Having Our Say'

Feisty African-American sisters who were barrier-breaking daughters of a former slave, Sadie was 103 and Bessie was 101 when...

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Theater review: Oklahoma Shakespeare stirs up potent 'Romeo & Juliet' in the Paseo Arts District

Recent University of Oklahoma graduate Bryan Lewis and OU junior Nikki Mar create convincing chemistry as the ill-fated Romeo,...

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Preview: Grammy winners Mariachi Los Camperos join forces with Oklahoma City Philharmonic for weekend concerts

Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate said he is eager to share the stage with Mariachi Los Camperos as he conducts the latest...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 21, 2020: See the play 'Love Letters' at Guthrie's Pollard Theatre

"Love Letters" was a 1990 Pulitzer Prize finalist. The play centers on two lifelong friends - rebellious Melissa Gardner and...

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Theater review: Homey storytelling helps Lyric Theatre's 'Having Our Say' bring black history to life

The tantalizing aroma of simmering chicken broth and sauteed onions mingled with the sounds of fond laughter and wistful...

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Cultural connections: Grammy-winning group Mariachi Los Camperos partnering with OKC Philharmonic for Pops performances

When Sergio Alonso and his bandmates in Mariachi Los Camperos typically take the stage, they number a dozen players, the...

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The Weeknd's 'After Hours Tour' includes summer Oklahoma show

The tour will be in support of his upcoming album support of his album "After Hours," due out March 20 via XO/Republic.

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Joe Exotic murder-for-hire case to be chronicled in Netflix docuseries 'Tiger King'

Joe Exotic - whose real name is Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, but he is also known as Joe Schreibvogel - was sentenced last...

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Video: Reba McEntire returns to original label home, Universal Music Group Nashville

For the last 11 years, Reba, who hails from Chockie, had been on the Big Machine Label Group, where she released her most...

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Interviews, photos and videos: Exhibit 'Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing' brings photographer's iconic images to National Cowboy Museum

Through May 10, the museum is showing 80 of the influential photographer's images – including rarely seen vintage prints and...

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Oklahoma City Philharmonic announces 2020-2021 Classics and Pops seasons

Maestro Alexander Mickelthwate announced both seasons at an event tonight at the Civic Center Music Hall, where all the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 20, 2020: Catch the 'Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour' at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center

"Mystery Science Theater 3000" – or “MST3K,” as it is affectionately known – is a Peabody Award-winning cult classic TV show...

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Theater review: Oklahoma Shakespeare brews up a potent 'Romeo & Juliet' in the Paseo

Oklahoma Shakespeare steeps the youthful ardor, feuding families and bawdy buddies of "Romeo & Juliet" into a potent season...

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'Politics of Seeing': National Cowboy Museum showing iconic images by pioneering photographer Dorothea Lange

From farm fields harvested by migrant workers devastated by the Dust Bowl to internment camps crowded with Japanese-Americans...

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Watch: 'The Voice' Season 18 coaches Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Nick Jonas give collaborative performance of 'Jealous'

The collaborative performance will air during the opening episode of the new season of the Emmy Award-winning singing competition.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 19, 2020: See Lyric Theatre's 'Having Our Say' in the Plaza District

Emily Mann's 1995 play relates the remarkable life story of centenarians Sadie and Bessie Delany. Feisty African-American...

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Writer Charles Portis, whose book 'True Grit' and its movies are featured in a National Cowboy Museum exhibit, dies

Although he wrote other books, Portis is best remembered for his novel “True Grit,” which was first serialized in the Saturday...

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National Cowboy Museum to offer spring break sneak peek of new multimillion-dollar educational expansion Liichokoshkomo’

Liichokoshkomo’ includes an intertribal village that represents seven tribes (Caddo, Chickasaw, Hopi, Kiowa, Navajo, Pawnee and...

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Oklahoma Contemporary details grand opening festivities for new downtown OKC arts center

Founded in 1989 as City Arts Center, Oklahoma Contemporary's new home was designed by Rand Elliott Architects, and staffers are...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell, OKC Mayor David Holt talk Native American tourism and heritage as Red Earth announces new events

Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell told Monday's gathering of reporters, arts supporters and government officials that the state just hit a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 18, 2020: Hear Red Dirt Rangers and Brave Amigos at UCO Jazz Lab in Edmond

The Red Dirt Rangers have been carrying the banner for red dirt music since before the band's founding in 1988 at a two-story,...

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Foo Fighters bringing 25th anniversary 'The Van Tour 2020' to OKC

Each "2020 Van Tour" show will feature a special opening attraction: A sneak peek at an excerpt from Grohl’s new documentary...

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Red Earth moves: Native American arts organization moves its venerable festival and announces launch of a new OKC event

Silhouetted against the wide windows overlooking the downtown Oklahoma City skyline, Native American fancy shawl dancer...

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Watch: Blake Shelton and Pitbull team up for glitzy video for their collaboration 'Get Ready'

The foot-stomper is from Pitball's latest album, "Libertad 548."

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Video: 'Sonic the Hedgehog' movie, starring Oklahoma native James Marsden and Jim Carrey, races to record domestic box-office opening

The live-action/animated movie's projected four-day gross of $70 million is among the best showings ever for the long holiday...

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Red Earth Inc. announces plans to move Native American festival, launch new OKC Indigenous Peoples Day event

The organization's marquee event - the long-running Red Earth Festival, an intertribal celebration of Native American visual...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 17, 2020: Hear Motherfolk at Ponyboy

The band is touring in support of its new album "Family Ghost," which was released last fall.

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Ken Burns' 'Country Music,' 'Yellowstone,' 'Deadwood' movie and more to be honored at National Cowboy Museum's Western Heritage Awards

The 60th annual Western Heritage Awards festivities begin at 11 a.m. April 17 with a workshop free to the public with museum...

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Video: deadCenter Film Festival best documentary feature winner 'Jump Shot' to be released for one-night-only theatrical event

The documentary features intimate interviews with a host of basketball legends including executive producer Stephen Curry,...

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Interviews, images and video: National Cowboy Museum's 'Passport' exhibit takes viewers around the world

The exhibit features distinctly non-Western works by Western artists like Tom Lovell, Robert K. Abbett, William F. Reese and more.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 16, 2020: Check out the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series at Chesapeake Energy Arena

Monster Jam is one of the only sports where male and female world-class drivers - some generational rivals - are equals...

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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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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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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...