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'Shazam!' not just a flash in the pan

The Warner Bros. film “Shazam!” hits theaters this week, but the hero of the film was not originally known by that...

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Jussie Smollett: actor refuses to reimburse city for investigation costs

The city of Chicago says Jussie Smollett has refused to pay more than $130,000 to reimburse costs of investigating...

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Carpenter Square's production of 'Death Tax' pulls few if any punches

A dark comedy about dealing (not very well) with death and taxes kept spectators guessing and sometimes in stitches (without...

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John Williams to provide Morning Music at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — John Williams, a singer-songwriter from Olive perhaps best known for his skill on the harmonica, will bring Morning...

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Theater review: CityRep premieres profound, must-see 'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'

Empathetic storytelling and innovative staging merge into a profound, must-see theatrical experience with Oklahoma City...

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Video: Megan Mullally talks about her mother's death, 'Will & Grace' season finale on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

In addition, Mullally tried to fool Ellen with possibly made-up stories in a game of "Is Megan Mull-lying?"

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    Video: Reba McEntire ropes Matthew McConaughey on 'Late Late Show with James Corden,' reveals her ACM Awards song selection on 'The Talk'

    Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Reba McEntire has been making the TV rounds to promote with her new album,...

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    Brooks & Dunn release new collaborative album 'Reboot,' featuring Luke Combs, Kacey Musgraves and Ashley McBryde

    The album is comprised of new versions of Brooks & Dunn’s biggest hits, as collaborations with up-and-coming country stars...

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    Ozzy Osbourne postpones 2019 tour dates, including Rocklahoma

    PRYOR - Ozzy Osbourne has postponed all of his 2019 tour dates, including his headlining gig at Rocklahoma, as he recovers from...

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    Expanded interview and video: Reba McEntire talks 'real country' album 'Stronger Than the Truth,' ACM Awards, Oklahoma roots and more

    The Country Music Hall of Famer is releasing her new album “Stronger Than the Truth” Friday on Big Machine Records. As an...

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    Movie review: Psychological horror sweeps down the plains in horror Western 'The Wind'

    From the moment she steps out of Lizzy’s rugged cabin in the macabre opening scene, Gerard gives a phenomenal performance as...

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    Expanded interview and video: Filmmaker Emma Tammi channels women's experiences for horror Western 'The Wind'

    After premiering last year at the Toronto International Film Festival, Tammi’s feature film directorial debut, “The Wind,”...

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    Movie review: Period drama ‘The Aftermath’ squanders promising premise on tawdry, shallow storytelling

    Despite the promising premise, interesting characters and sparking chemistry between two attractive leads, the post-World War...

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    Movie review: Dark overtones dim uneven 'Shazam's' effervescent brightness

    But the tone of “Shazam” frequently shifts from a lighthearted reimagining of 1988’s “Big” as a superhero romp into a sad and...

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    Theater review: Oklahoma City Repertory premieres profound, must-see 'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'

    CityRep is performing Simon Stephens’ lauded stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s acclaimed best-selling novel through Sunday at...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on April 5, 2019: See art by people who are or have experienced homelessness at the Homeless Alliance

    Artists who are or have experienced homelessness will display their work in an art show on display from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today...

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    ‘SHAZAM’ PG-13 2:12 2½ out of 4 stars In the latest DC Comics film adaptation, teenager Billy Batson (Asher Angel) shouts...

    The OK Photo Issue

    HealthDec 9, 2018

    Near as I can tell, photographers from The Oklahoman archived nearly 30,000 photos during the past year. Our photo staff is seasoned, talented and hugely productive. In this issue of The OK, we share their gifts and hard work with you. In these...

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    Against 'The Wind': Filmmaker Emma Tammi's horror Western channels women's fears

    The affliction was known as “prairie madness,” with 19th-century settlers on the Great Plains suffering from depression,...

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    Country strong: Reba McEntire returns to her musical roots with new album 'Stronger Than the Truth'

    Following a milestone 2018 when her accomplishments ranged from receiving the Kennedy Center Honors to becoming the first woman...

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    Video: Greyson Chance returns to 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    After taking a breaking from music, moving back to Oklahoma and taking classes at the University of Tulsa, Chance, 21, released...

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    'Napoleon Dynamite' stars to bring film and discussion to Oklahoma for autumn event

    TULSA - The stars of the 2004 cult-classic film "Napoleon Dynamite" - Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and...

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    Carrie Underwood and MercyMe nominated for 2019 Billboard Music Awards

    Kelly Clarkson will host the 2019 Billboard Music Awards live from the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 1. The show will...

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    Tickets on sale Friday for Khalid's summer OKC show

    Multiplatinum global superstar Khalid has announced his North American headline dates for “Khalid Free Spirit World Tour.”

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    Infinite Danger Room #110: DC Films and more

    The Infinite Danger Room panel looks back at "Aquaman" and forward to "Shazam!," and also looks at other recent DC hits and...

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    The late Oklahoma artist O. Gail Poole and daughter Nicole Poole featured tonight on OETA's 'Gallery America'

    Poole’s range included portraiture in the style of the Dutch Masters, landscapes that would be at home in any museum, still...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on April 4, 2019: Hear Jenny Lewis at The Jones Assembly

    Lewis is touring in support of her fourth solo LP, "On the Line," which was released last month on Warner Bros. Records.

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    Family adventure film 'A.R.I.' begins production in Oklahoma

    With an almost entirely Oklahoma-based crew, “A.R.I.” marks the second film that Ace Entertainment Films Inc. has produced in...

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    Photos and video: Celine Dion bringing 'Courage World Tour' to Oklahoma

    TULSA – One of the most immediately recognized and widely respected superstars in pop music history, Celine Dion announced...

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    Parker McCollum and Read Southall Band playing SWOSUpalooza in Weatherford

    Parker McCollum and the Read Southall Band are the featured artists at this year's SWOSUpalooza at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the...

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    Vince Gill and Larry Gatlin to play benefit concert in honor of Oklahoma fiddler Byron Berline

    GUTHRIE - Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill and fellow country music star Larry Gatlin will perform a...

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    Watch: OKC band The Lunar Laugh releases video game-theme video for 'Waiting for a Sign'

    Oklahoma City power-pop band The Lunar Laugh has released the video game-theme video to its mesmerizing new single "Waiting for...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on April 3, 2019: See Lyric Theatre's Oklahoma professional premiere of 'Bright Star' in the Plaza District

    “Bright Star” tracks the path of Alice Murphy (Bligh Voth), first in the 1920s when she is a small-town teenager in the throes...

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    Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Old Dominion and Keith Urban to perform on ACM Awards

    Ada native and Tishomingo resident Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Old Dominion and Keith Urban have been added to the lineup of...

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    Tulsa Film Series to launch with John Cusack appearance at 'Say Anything ...' 30th anniversary screening

    With four decades’ worth of roles in more than 70 films, Cusack will share stories from his career, answer audience questions...

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    Women of WoodyFest Concert Series plays on in honor of Woody Guthrie and his late sister, Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon

    Women of WoodyFest is produced by the Woody Guthrie Concert Series and the Woody Guthrie Coalition, aiming to raise awareness...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on April 2, 2019: Hear Canadian Brass at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium

    Their appearance completes the Armstrong International Cultural Foundation’s 20th anniversary Performing Arts Series.

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    Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie's younger sister, dies at 96

    Oklahoma folk singer-songwriters making music in memory of Woody Guthrie are now playing on in honor of his "baby sister,"...

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    Watch: OKC band doubleVee gets fans seeing double with 'Ladder for the People' music video

    Oklahoma City-based band doubleVee - former Starlight Mints frontman Allan Vest and producer Barb Vest - have fans seeing...

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    Video: Bill Hader talks 'Barry,' 'Saturday Night Live' and growing up in Tulsa on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

    One of the surprise hits of 2018, Hader and Winkler both won Emmy Awards last year for their work on "Barry."

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    Oklahoma actor Christian Kane returning to TV in new series 'Almost Paradise'

    Kane, who previously co-starred in the TV shows "The Librarians," "Leverage" and "Angel," takes the starring role in "Almost...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on April 1, 2019: Hear Tacit Jazz Fusion at VZD's as OKC Jazz Fest begins

    The sixth annual Oklahoma City Jazz Festival will celebrate Oklahoma City's rich jazz history throughout the month of April at...

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    Lynyrd Skynyrd bringing farewell tour to OKC

    The farewell tour will continue to take the band across the country and around the globe through the remainder of the year.

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    Interview and video: Pianist Natasha Paremski making OKC Philharmonic debut

    Gershwin’s favored vs. unfamiliar works won’t be the only “Fantastic Contrasts” featured in Saturday’s OKC Philharmonic...

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    Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre stages regional premiere of Tony-winning play 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'

    CityRep is performing Simon Stephens’ stage adaptation of Mark Haddon’s acclaimed best-selling novel Thursday through April 7...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 31, 2019: Check out Sonic Free Family Day at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

    The event is inspired by the special exhibition “Off the Wall: One Hundred Years of Sculpture.”

    Parkinson's patients find joy in dance

    HealthApr 3, 2019

    NORMAN — The dancers are seated in a large circle as the music begins, one in a wheelchair. Their movements are slow at first — deep breathing, stretching, reaching. As the dance class progresses, so does the energy in the room. Torsos twist;...

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    'Blue' debut: Pianist Natasha Paremski to play Gershwin in her first OKC Philharmonic concert

    In her Oklahoma City Philharmonic debut, pianist Natasha Paremski will play a George Gershwin piece so familiar she likens it...

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    'Curious' theater: CityRep stages regional premiere of Tony-winning play for Autism Awareness Month

    Four years ago, Cameron Law woke up before Times Square’s iconic lights even turned on to snag student rush tickets to the...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 30, 2019: See Carpenter Square Theatre's production of 'Death Tax'

    A plan is hatched, but of course, the plan doesn't go according to plan.

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    Video: Reba McEntire talks about her new album 'Stronger Than the Truth,' women in country music, the ACM Awards and more on 'PBS NewsHour'

    Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer recently sat down with Amna Nawaz of "PBS NewsHour" for an installment in the...

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    Cherokee biopic short film 'Nanyehi' to be inducted into Oklahoma Movie Hall of Fame

    “This film represents such an important part of not just Cherokee history, but of Oklahoma and U.S. history as well,” said...

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    Movie review: Tim Burton's 'Dumbo' remake gets off the ground but never soars

    The latest film in the Disney canon to get a (mostly) live-action remake, “Dumbo” presents plenty of challenges.

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    Listen: Blake Shelton releases new country-rock anthem 'God's Country'

    The new song boasts a gritty, swampy vibe that's a bit reminiscent of his fan-favorite "Ol' Red," with resonant bells rings and...

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    Interviews and video: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center hosts last exhibit at State Fair Park with Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s 'Oklahoma Is Black'

    Titled “Oklahoma Is Black,” Fazlalizadeh’s new body of large-scale wheatpaste posters and vivid oil paintings is the last...

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    Interviews and video: Lyric Theatre brings Steven Martin and Edie Brickell's bluegrass musical 'Bright Star'

    Bligh Voth will return to Oklahoma City to star in Lyric Theatre’s Oklahoma professional premiere of “Bright Star” Wednesday...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 29, 2019: See UCO's Kaleidoscope Dance Company perform its spring showcase

    For the first time, UCO's Kaleidoscope Dance Company will perform aerial choreography.

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    'Bright Star': Lyric Theatre premiering the Tony-nominated bluegrass musical from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

    Bligh Voth has been chasing “Bright Star” since she saw Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s musical on Broadway three years ago....

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    End of an era: With Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s ‘Oklahoma Is Black,’ Oklahoma Contemporary is hosting its last State Fair Park exhibit and readying to move downtown

    Once Tatyana Fazlalizadeh took her art outside, she learned the importance of scale. “When I started working in public art and...

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    Movie reviews for March 29, 2019

    'DUMBO' PG 1:52 2 1/2 stars out of 4 Moviegoers get to see an adorable baby elephant fly, but Tim Burton’s “Dumbo” remake...

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    Glen Hansard planning autumn OKC concert

    Hansard is touring in 2019 in support of his upcoming album “This Wild Willing,” due out April 12 on ANTI- Records.

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    A&E planning four-part Garth Brooks special

    The working title of the special is "Garth: The Road I’m On," and it is slated to air this year during the fourth quarter.

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    Tickets on sale Friday for Andrew Bird's OKC show

    The indie rock singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is launching Tuesday his tour in support of his new album “My...

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    Oklahoma State University Alumni Association planning Orange Peel concerts in Tulsa and OKC

    The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has announced the artists performing at Orange Peel concerts in Tulsa and...

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    Concert review: Pink flies high in Oklahoma City debut

    Two decades into her music career, Pink is still a rock star with rock moves, but proved she’s much more Saturday night. In her...

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    Garth Brooks adds Denver show to stadium tour

    Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks announced today a new stop on his stadium tour.

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    Byron Berline benefit show planned at 51st Street Speakeasy

    Singer-songwriters from Guthrie, Norman and Oklahoma City will gather and perform a fundraiser for Byron Berline and his family...

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    Video: Maddie & Tae to release new EP 'One Heart to Another' in April

    After months of debuting new music signaling a new chapter in their career, platinum-selling Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie &...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 27, 2019: See Oklahoma illusionist Rob Lake perform a home-state benefit show at Tower Theatre

    Oklahoma illusionist Rob Lake will perform a special close-up magic show at 7 tonight at Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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    Kristin Chenoweth and Yolanda Adams to be honored at Grammys on the Hill Awards

    Tony- and Emmy-winning Broken Arrow native Kristin Chenoweth and four-time Grammy-winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams and will...

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    Video: Carrie Underwood, Brooks & Dunn flashback, all-star collaborations added to ACM Awards performance lineup

    The star-studded lineup of performers for the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards continues to grow.

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    Photos and video: Tulsa native Alfre Woodard and Jason Momoa to star in Apple TV+ show 'See'

    Tulsa native and Oscar nominee Alfre Woodard and "Aquaman" star Jason Momoa appeared Monday at the big reveal of new Apple TV+...

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    Video: Bill Hader talks 'Barry' Season 2, on-set pranks, working in reality TV on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

    Bill Hader again proved a top-notch late-night talk-show guest Monday when he appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

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    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda Jackson announces retirement from touring

    A Maud native, Jackson launched her musical career while still a student at Capitol Hill High School in Oklahoma City, when...

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    Video: Oklahoma native Trey Rose eliminated on 'The Voice'

    Season 16 of "The Voice" moved into the Battle Rounds Monday night.

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 26, 2019: See Oklahoma Contemporary's illuminating outdoor art installation 'Whiteout' before it closes in Automobile Alley

    "Whiteout" was devised by internationally renowned artist Erwin Redl and brought to Oklahoma City by Oklahoma Contemporary Arts...

    To get happy, become your own best friend

    HealthApr 2, 2019

    Want to be happy? Become your own best friend. Mildred Newman and Bernard Berkowitz, two psychoanalysts, published a book telling us how to do that in 1971. "How To Be Your Own Best Friend" is still available. (For children, read "How To Be...

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    Preview: Blake Shelton releasing new single 'God's Country' Friday

    Tishomingo resident and country music superstar Blake Shelton is releasing Friday “God’s Country,” the flagship single from his...

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    Concert review and photos: Pink flies high in debut Oklahoma City concert

    Making her Oklahoma City concert debut, the 20-time Grammy Award nominee brought an array of thrilling talents to Chesapeake...

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    Video: Oklahoma native Trey Rose continues on 'The Voice' as Season 16 Battle Rounds begin

    Oklahoma music fans should keep an eye out for Trey Rose, an energetic 26-year-old Hugo native whose entertaining blind...

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    Interview and video: National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede speaks of the importance of the cultural fields as White House again...

    “It’s a branch of learning that basically says what has the history of people and culture been and who are we now? That, as...

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    Interviews and photos: OKC Museum of Art showcases work of 'Ansel Adams and the Photographers of the West'

    On view through May 26 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the exhibit includes almost 50 striking prints by more than a dozen...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 24, 2019: Catch an '80s movie marathon at the Tower Theatre

    Catch a marathon of classic and extremely quotable movies from the 1980s today.

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    Natural wonders: OKC Museum of Art showing landscapes of Ansel Adams, other 'Photographers of the West'

    One of America's most well-known photographers, Ansel Adams is revered for his dramatically beautiful black-and-white views of...

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    Pink visits Oklahoma City National Memorial ahead of her OKC concert

    The three-time Grammy Award winner posted on Instagram Friday a photo of her 7-year-old daughter, Willow Sage Hart, looking at...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 23, 2019: Catch Pink in concert at Chesapeake Energy Arena

    The tour is supporting her blockbuster 2017 album "Beautiful Trauma."

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    Watch: Greyson Chance's scenic new music video for his ballad 'yours'

    Check out the scenic music video to Greyson Chance's rhythmic romantic declaration "yours," from his newly released sophomore...

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    Video: Check out Pentatonix's effervescent cover of 'Come Along'

    The colorful clip impressively showcases the quintet's vocal prowess and arranging skills.

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    Video: Tyson Meade releases new album 'Robbing The Nuclear Family' today

    Oklahoma City-based alt-rock godfather and Chainsaw Kittens frontman Tyson Meade releases today his new record "Robbing The...

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    Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center saying goodbye to 'Whiteout' with 'Trumpet Clouds'

    "Trumpet Clouds," a 60-minute mobile live-installation, composed by Craig Shepard, features a dozen trumpet players and...

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    Interview and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Greg Jacobs talks new album 'Encore,' influencing Garth Brooks, Saturday's Blue Door show

    For his “Encore,” the venerable red dirt singer-songwriter mixed up new and newly rediscovered songs into a long-awaited studio...

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    Movie review: Jordan Peele follows Oscar-winning 'Get Out' with horror masterwork 'Us'

    In this era of sequels, reboots and cinematic universes, Peele is building a breakout reputation as a true original who is...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 22, 2019: Hear Susan Gibson and K.C. Clifford at the Blue Door

    Hear Texas singer-songwriter Susan Gibson and Oklahoma City folk chanteuse K.C. Clifford at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N...

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    Making his 'Encore': Oklahoma songwriter Greg Jacobs bringing new and old songs to Blue Door show

    From Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks to a thrift-store shopper from Arkansas, Greg Jacobs occasionally receives...

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    Theater review: Musical 'Waitress' brings sugar, spice and everything nice to Civic Center

    As sweet as a slice of French silk, as tart as a piece of lemon meringue and as funny as a cream pie to the face, “Waitress”...

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    Headed to the movies? Read our reviews

    'US' R 1:56 4 out of 4 stars Jordan Peele delivers his sharp social commentary with bloodied scissors in “Us,” his terrifying...

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    Collective Soul bringing 25th anniversary tour to Oklahoma

    Hitmakers Collective Soul are pumped and primed to celebrate their 25th anniversary this year.

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    Details announced for OKC Jazz Festival, including Byron Berline benefit featuring Lucine Fyelon

    The festival will include a special performance by jazz and hip-hop violinist Lucine Fyelon April 13 at the Auditorium at...

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    Tickets on sale Friday for Nick Offerman's 'All Rise' Oklahoma tour dates

    Offerman is the husband of Emmy-winning actress Megan Mullally, who grew up in Oklahoma City.

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    Theater review: Musical 'Waitress' brings sugar, spice and everything nice to OKC's Civic Center Music Hall

    As sweet as a slice of French silk, as tart as a piece of lemon meringue and as funny as a cream pie to the face, “Waitress”...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 21, 2019: Celebrate the past during the OKC Museum of Art's Third Thursday

    The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is celebrating decades past with its monthly Third Thursday event from 5 to 9...

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    Arlo Guthrie pens loving tribute to his late aunt Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon

    The folk singer fondly shared some of his memories of visiting his aunt in Oklahoma.

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    Oklahoma-made film 'The Harvesters' now available for streaming

    "The Harvesters," a mystery-thriller set and filmed in Oklahoma, is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.

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    Watch: Animated video, Oklahoma album release plans revealed for JJ Cale's posthumous album 'Stay Around'

    The OKPOP Museum, a project of the Oklahoma Historical Society, and Cale's estate are planning a series of special events at...

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    Catholic Charities offers new employee loan program

    BusinessApr 3, 2019

    As executive director of the Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, Patrick Raglow is all too familiar with the perils of payday loans. Many of the low-income families his nonprofit serves fall prey to the typical two-week, exorbitantly...

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    Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road heading to Kuwait and Kosovo on American Music Abroad tour

    Dillingham, along with his bandmates and fellow Oklahoma musicians in Horseshoe Road, will again take his musical diplomacy...

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    Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Kelly Clarkson and more to perform on ACM Awards

    CBS and the Academy of Country Music announced today that 2019 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Brooks & Dunn – the...

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    Funeral services announced for Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie's younger sister

    “Nobody loved Woody Guthrie as much as his baby sister Mary Jo did," Deana McCloud, executive director of the Tulsa-based Woody...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 19, 2019: See the hit musical 'Waitress' at the Civic Center Music Hall

    The tale of a pregnant waitress and pie-maker named Jenna who dreams of finding a way out of her small-town life and loveless...

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    Oklahoma City Museum of Art acquires Thomas Cole painting 'An Italian Autumn'

    The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has announced that it has acquired “An Italian Autumn” by renowned American artist Thomas Cole.

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    Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens and Jerry Bradley to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee – One of the most successful duos in American music history, Brooks & Dunn – the pairing of Louisiana...

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    Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie's younger sister, dies at age 96

    Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie’s younger sister and one of the Oklahoma folk icon’s most dedicated devotees, has died....

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    Amanda Shires to play spring OKC show

    Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and violinist Amanda Shires has announced a 2019 tour stop in Oklahoma City.

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    Video: 'America's Got Talent' winner Darci Lynne Farmer chats with fans at Barbie 'Be Anything' Tour events in OKC

    Watch“America’s Got Talent” Season 12 winner Darci Lynne Farmer chatting with fans in a Q&A over the weekend as part of the...

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    Listen: Reba McEntire delivers rollicking new tune 'Storm in a Shot Glass'

    The rollicking tune "Storm in a Shot Glass" tells of a woman who tries to drown her heartbreak in booze but only ends up...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 18, 2019: Hear Juniper Douglas at VZD's

    Juniper Douglas is a collaborative music and visual performance group with more than 30 contributors collected and grown out of...

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    Get your Irish eyes smiling: The 2019 BAM’s Blog St. Patrick’s Day movie list

    This year’s options range from children's fare and harrowing drama to old classics and horror comedy – and all of them can be...

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    Interview: Jessie Nelson, writer of the 'Waitress' musical, talks collaborating with Sara Bareilles, adapting Adrienne Shelly's film

    A screenwriter whose credits include the films “Stepmom,” “I Am Sam” and “Corrina, Corrina,” Nelson also collaborated on...

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    Interviews and video: OKC Philharmonic to play along with classic film 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'

    The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will be exploring a popular trend May 29-30 when it performs Williams’ Academy Award-winning...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 17, 2019: Hear The Black Lillies at the Blue Door

    The band is touring in support of its autumn 2018 album release "Stranger to Me."

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    Cinematic experience: OKC Philharmonic to perform Oscar-winning score live with beloved movie 'E.T.'

    From the thrilling intensity of the bike chase to the soaring joy of a moonlight flight, John Williams’ score for “E.T. the...

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    Slice-of-life story: Musical 'Waitress' dishes up warm female empowerment tale with a side of pie

    When Jessie Nelson was cooking up her first musical theater project, she started with a special main ingredient. “It’s such a...

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    Video: Ahead of tonight's OKC show, Maren Morris performs 'My Church' with Miranda Lambert, Cassadee Pope, Brandi Carlile and Natalie Hemby

    The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter will make play the Oklahoma City stop on her tour at 8 tonight at The Criterion, 500...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 16, 2019: Hear John Mellencamp at Tulsa's Brady Theater

    Mellencamp released his 24th album, "Other People’s Stuff," in December via Republic Records. The album includes covers culled...

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    Video: Kelli O'Hara earning rave reviews, honoring friend Marin Mazzie in Broadway revival of 'Kiss Me, Kate'

    Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara is back on Broadway and earning strong reviews as she plays the title role in the long-awaited...

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    'America's Got Talent' winner Darci Lynne Farmer to appear at Barbie 'Be Anything' Tour events in OKC

    Real-life role models, including 14-year-old OKC ventriloquist and “America’s Got Talent” Season 12 winner Darci Lynne Farmer,...

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    Photos and video: Chris Pratt sings with Garth Brooks, presents him with Artist of the Decade Award on iHeartRadio Music Awards

    Garth Brooks won an award Thursday night and made Chris Pratt’s dreams come true in the process.

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    Extended interviews, photos and video: Flaming Lips' OKC landmark The Womb gets new life in partnership with art collective Factory Obscura

    The Womb’s rebirth begins Thursday, when Factory Obscura, the artist group behind the popular immersive experiences “Shift” and...

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    Extended interviews, photos and video: Flaming Lips' reborn The Womb to host Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's 'Momentum' 2019

    After shining up the historic Gold Dome last year, the nonprofit arts organization is taking one of its signature events into...

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    Interview: Oklahoma native Kolby Kindle returning to home state on 'Waitress' tour, joining Australian company for 'Come from Away'

    The Edmond North High School graduate joined the “Waitress” tour in November after two and a half years on the road with “The...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 15, 2019: Hear The Nixons at Harrah's The State Theatre

    The group released a new tune called "Song of the Year" in 2017 to mark its reunion.

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    Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's 'Momentum' moves into reborn Womb complex

    Over the years, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s “Momentum” has spread over four Plaza District galleries, sprawled across...

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    The Womb remixed: Flaming Lips' iconic Auto Alley art complex reborn with Factory Obscura's 'Mix-Tape'

    Wayne Coyne likens The Flaming Lips and their crew to pirates voyaging with their otherworldly music to audiences around the...

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    Edmond native Kolby Kindle returns to Oklahoma with national tour of musical 'Waitress'

    Kolby Kindle mostly stays on the road, so he’s always ecstatic when it winds back to his home state. “It’s the best feeling in...

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    Oklahoma musicians remember drummer Michael Walker, plan benefit concert in his memory

    EDMOND - Oklahoma City band The Groove Merchants will play a benefit concert in memory of Michael and Rachael Walker at 8 p.m....

    Thunder’s success in halfcourt imperative to playoff success

    SportsApr 4, 2019

    The questions poured in about momentum, a galvanizing moment, an instance of joy that the Thunder could use as a springboard to consistency or a dream run in the playoffs. There were slivers of hope in the Thunder’s 119-103 win against the...

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    Garth Brooks to receive Artist of the Decade Award on tonight's iHeartRadio Music Awards

    The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards are airing from 7 to 9 tonight on Fox, and Oklahoma country music star Garth Brooks will be a...

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    Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum starts centennial celebration with special exhibition

    Founded in 1919, Shawnee’s Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is starting its centennial celebration with the exhibition “Celebrating a...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 14, 2019: See Jewel Box Theatre's production of 'Wedding Belles'

    The comedy was co-written by writer-director Alan Bailey and the late Ronnie Claire Edwards, an actress, writer and Oklahoma...

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    Shawnee’s Mabee-Gerrer Museum celebrating centennial in 2019

    SHAWNEE — Oklahoma’s oldest art museum is celebrating its 100th birthday with the first in a series of special exhibitions and...

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    Oklahoma History Center to offer Women's History Gallery Tour

    Participants can learn more about notable Oklahoma women highlighted in the center’s galleries and get behind-the-scenes...

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    Video: Garth Brooks to open new window to purchase vinyl 'Legacy Collection' after Thursday's iHeartRadio Music Awards

    Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks will open the next window to purchase his sought-after vinyl...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 13, 2019: Hear Half Gringa and Carly Gwin and the Sin at Norman's Resonator

    NORMAN - Hear Chicago rock outfit Half Gringa and Norman "flower rock" band Carly Gwin and the Sin at 8 tonight at Resonator,...

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    Video: Aaron Lewis curses out crowd, storms off stage at OKC show

    Country-rock performer Aaron Lewis cut short his Oklahoma City acoustic show Saturday night at The Criterion, cursing out the...

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    Luke Dick debuts documentary 'Red Dog' at SXSW, joins lineup of Music Health Alliance Nashville benefit event

    It's been an exciting week for Oklahoma native, country music songwriter and independent filmmaker Luke Dick.

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    Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and more to perform on ACM Awards

    CBS and the Academy of Country Music announced today the first round of performers for the 54th ACM Awards.

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 12, 2019: Hear Chindarat Charoenwongse and Friends at the UCO Jazz Lab

    EDMOND - The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will will present pianist Chindarat Charoenwongse and Friends in...

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    Science Museum Oklahoma offering extended hours, train car tours for Spring Break

    Visitors to Science Museum Oklahoma will have extra time for science exploration, plus tours of the museum’s 1929 Pullman...

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    Oklahoma Hall of Fame launching Free Family Fun programming Tuesday with Spring Thing

    In partnership with The Chickasaw Nation, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame has announced another full year of Free Family Fun...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 11, 2019: Hear the U.S Navy Concert Band at the University of Oklahoma

    The Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections,...

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    Interviews, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum remembers Westerners who served in WWI with 'Cowboys in Khaki'

    With the exhibition “Cowboys in Khaki: Westerners in the Great War,” the National Cowboy Museum is tipping the hat to the...

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    Interview and video: Pianist Stewart Goodyear makes long-awaited return to play with OKC Philharmonic

    The last time he played with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, in January 2005, he was a promising 26-year-old up-and-comer....

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 10, 2019: Hear The Brother Brothers play a Winter Wind Concert at the Norman Depot

    Adam and David Moss, The Brother Brothers, are identical twins carrying on the folk tradition for a new generation.

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    'Cowboys in Khaki': WWI exhibit remembers the service of 'Westerners in the Great War'

    Although many theories have been cooked up to explain why U.S. troops in World War I became known as “doughboys,” the reason...

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    Second-time soloist: 14 years after his OKC Philharmonic debut, pianist Stewart Goodyear makes his long-awaited return

    If there’s such a thing as a second chance to give a debut performance, Stewart Goodyear will get it Saturday night. The last...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 9, 2019: Check out the 'We Are Here' Community Day at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman

    NORMAN - Check out the "We Are Here" Community Day from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave. at...

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    Listen: Reba McEntire unveils 'countrier than country' new song 'Tammy Wynette Kind Of Pain'

    Reba will be releasing her highly anticipated new album Friday, April 5 on Big Machine Records.

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    Kelli O'Hara, Alex Timbers and Taylor Mac to receive special Drama League Awards

    Tony-winning performer and Oklahoma native Kelli O’Hara, "Beetlejuice" director Alex Timbers and playwright Taylor Mac will...

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    Video: Garth Brooks launching stadium tour Saturday

    "The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour" will open in St. Louis, Missouri.

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    Carrie Underwood, Maddie & Tae, Kirk Franklin featured on soundtrack to inspirational film 'Breakthrough'

    The soundtrack release comes just ahead of Twentieth Century Fox’s April 17 theatrical opening of the feature film "Breakthrough."

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    Details revealed for Byron Berline Benefit set for March 31 at Tower Theatre

    The Byron Berline Benefit will include performances by Jana Jae, The Bonhams, Steelwind, Red Dirt Rangers, K.C. Clifford, Alan...

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    Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma YouTube star Greyson Chance grows into new phase of career, releasing new album 'portraits'

    If a 21-year-old singer-songwriter and musician looking forward to performing for pals in his one-time college town sounds...

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    Interview and video: Oklahoma red dirt band No Justice reuniting for tonight's OKC show, planning new music

    The band is kicking off its reunion plans tonight with its highly anticipated debut performance at Oklahoma City’s recently...

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    Interview and video: Tulsa native Ben Rector returns to home state for sold-out OKC shows

    When Ben Rector was making “Magic,” he ventured back to his hometown to create one enchanted musical moment.

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 8, 2019: Check out the creativity on display during the 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk

    NORMAN - Join the Norman Arts Council for its free monthly celebration of all things art and the creativity of our community...

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    Theater review: 'A Bronx Tale' is a crowd-pleasing coming-of-age story

    Chazz Palminteri’s autobiographical coming-of-age story gets a third life as satisfying as a Sicilian grandma’s Sunday sauce...

    'Safety-sensitive' medical marijuana changes may be delayed

    HealthApr 4, 2019

    Gov. Kevin Stitt recently signed the “Unity Bill” into law, but a new lawsuit could delay its effective date. What is the Unity Bill? The Unity Bill became law after House Bill 2612 was signed by Gov. Stitt on March 14. This new law provides...

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    Making 'Magic': Tulsa native Ben Rector touring with his latest album back to his home state

    When Ben Rector was making “Magic,” he ventured back to his hometown to create one enchanted musical moment. The pop...

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    Red dirt reunion: No Justice is getting back together for OKC show, new music

    Music is all love and no grind these days for the members of No Justice. Once a mainstay of the red dirt and Texas country...

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    Taking a new Chance: Oklahoma teen pop star Greyson Chance embarks on new phase of music career

    Greyson Chance has a bet riding on his home-state show Saturday night in Tulsa. “I told my guitarist ... ‘I will give you 50...

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    Tickets on sale Friday for Judah & the Lion's autumn Oklahoma concert

    The band also will perform its Alternative Top 10 single “Over my head” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!’s” Outdoor Stage on March 19,...

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    Dwight Yoakam to play spring OKC show

    Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and will be available via www.eventbrite.com.

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    Oklahoma native Tyson Ritter becomes Season 4 regular on AMC series 'Preacher'

    "Preacher" follows West Texas preacher Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), his hell-raising ex-girlfriend Tulip (Ruth Negga) and...

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    Video: Reba McEntire gets emotional behind the scenes of the heartbreaking new song 'In His Mind'

    Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire gets emotional taking her fans behind the scenes of her sad new...

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    Movie review: ‘Captain Marvel’ soars higher, further and faster than standard superhero origin story

    The 21st installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel” is the first to center on a female protagonist, with...

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    Theater review: 'A Bronx Tale' is a crowd-pleasing coming-of-age story

    The national tour of the recent Broadway hit is playing through Sunday at the Civic Center Music Hall as part of the 2018-19...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 7, 2019: Hear acclaimed Irish quintet Goitse at USAO in Chickasha

    The performance will close out the 18th season of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts series, according to a news release.

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    ‘Captain Marvel’ soars higher, further and faster

    'CAPTAIN MARVEL' PG-13 2:04 3 1/2 stars “Captain Marvel” soars higher, further and faster than both the standard superhero...

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    Oklahoma violinist chosen for Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

    Officials at New York's Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 119 outstanding young musicians selected from across the...

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    Watch: Oklahoma native JD McPherson releases Mardi Gras-theme video for 'Jubilee'

    The clip for the mournful ballad "Jubilee" sees McPherson driving through New Orleans during last year’s Mardi Gras...

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    OKC arts supporter Martha Mullally, mother of Megan Mullally, dies at age 97

    Oklahoma City arts supporter Martha Jane Palmer Mullally, the mother of Emmy-winning actress Megan Mullally and mother-in-law...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 6, 2019: See the acclaimed documentary 'Faces, Places' for free at Oklahoma City University

    See the acclaimed French documentary "Faces, Places," one of my favorite movies of 2017, at 7:30 tonight at Oklahoma City...

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    Premiere date announced for new season of 'American Ninja Warrior,' to feature OKC episodes

    The reality TV show will return this spring to the state Capitol grounds in OKC, where it first staged competitions in 2016.

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    Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and more to perform at 2019 CMA Music Fest in Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Country Music Association has revealed the initial artist lineup for this year’s CMA Fest, set for...

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    Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara receives first Olivier Award nomination

    Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara has earned her first nomination for the Olivier Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in...

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    Barbara McAlister, Jo Rowan, Burns and Ann Hargis and more to receive 2019 Oklahoma Governor's Arts Awards

    The Oklahoma Arts Council has announced the names of 17 individuals and one organization that will be honored for their...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 5, 2019: See the musical 'A Bronx Tale' at the Civic Center Music Hall

    The street-wise musical, which is set in the 1960s, centers on an Italian-American boy from Bronx’s Belmont neighborhood named...

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    Theater review: Lyric Theatre's 'Girlfriend' is a sweet and simple first-love story

    A first-rate collaboration with Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., the opening show in Lyric’s 2019 subscription season is...

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    Theater review: Lyric Theatre's 'Girlfriend' is a sweet and simple first-love story

    Lyric Theatre’s new two-man musical “Girlfriend” exudes a relatable nostalgia that goes well beyond the excellent 1990s...

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    Video: Tulsa native Bill Hader returns to 'Saturday Night Live' as chaos-loving game show host

    Hader was absolutely delightful Vince Blake, the subtly sadistic host of the recurring game show “What’s That Name?,” in which...

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    Alice Cooper and Halestorm bringing summer co-headline tour to OKC

    Motionless in White will provide support on all dates, according to a news release.

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    Kelli O'Hara, Sarah Coburn, Joshua Bell and more on inaugural season for Oklahoma State University's new McKnight Center

    The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at OSU is intended to be a world-class epicenter for the arts, attracting...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 4, 2019: Hear David Dondero at Norman's Opolis

    In 2006, Dondero was listed as one of the top 10 best living songwriters by NPR's "All Song Considered," ranking him among the...

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    Interview: Chazz Palminteri talks about sharing his real-life story in 'A Bronx Tale' musical

    The North American tour of the Broadway musical “A Bronx Tale,” which launched in October in Rochester, New York, will play...

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    Season announcement: Oklahoma City Philharmonic reveals 2019-2020 Classics and Pops plans

    The Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s 2019-2020 Classics season will include familiar favorites like Beethoven, Stravinsky, Debussy...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 3, 2019: Check out the Red Dirt Film Festival in Stillwater

    The activities culminate at 7 p.m with the festival award ceremony, which is open and free to the public.

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    Oklahoma City Philharmonic announces 2019-2020 seasons

    The Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s 2019-2020 Classics season will include familiar favorites like Beethoven, Stravinsky and...

    Thunder's plunge off the cliff continues in bewildering loss to Mavericks

    SportsApr 1, 2019

    Russell Westbrook air-balled a 3-point shot on the Thunder’s first possession, though in all fairness, it might have been a pass. The way Westbrook shoots, you can’t always tell. On the next possession, Paul George made made one of those...

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    Based on a true story: Chazz Palminteri's autobiographical 'A Bronx Tale' finds new life as a musical

    For three decades, Chazz Palminteri has been reliving his life story, first as a one-man play, later as a film and now as a...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 2, 2019: See The Annie Oakley and more at ACM@UCO's .WAV Festival

    The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma celebrates women in music with two days of empowering...

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    Listen: Maddie & Tae release deceptively pretty new song 'Tourist in This Town'

    Platinum-selling Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie & Tae - Maddie Marlow of Sugar Land, Texas, and Taylor Dye of Ada - unveiled...

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    Listen: JJ Cale's laid-back love song 'Stay Around,' from his upcoming posthumous album

    Because Music today released the second single and title track for "Stay Around," the first posthumous release of works by...

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    Interview and video: Country hitmaker Justin Moore bringing music from upcoming album 'Late Nights and Longnecks' to OKC show

    “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home” is the lead-off single for the multiplatinum-selling “Small Town USA” hitmaker’s fifth...

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    Interview and video: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason brings along fellow guitar legend Steve Cropper for OKC show

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason’s “Feelin’ Alright” tour stop at the Tower Theatre adds fellow rock hall inductee Steve...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on March 1, 2019: Check out the festivities at the Paseo Arts District's First Friday Gallery Walk

    Check out the First Friday Gallery Walk from 6 to 9 tonight in the Paseo Arts District, which is between NW 28 and Walker and...

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    Tickets on sale Friday for MGMT's spring OKC show

    The psych pop duo will perform in concert May 8 at The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan in Bricktown.

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    Oklahomans remember the late stage and screen actress Candice Earley

    Nearly three decades after she retired from stage and screen, Candice “Candi” Jean Earley Nolan is still fondly remembered by...

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    Concert review: KISS makes 'End of the Road' OKC tour stop an explosive thrill ride

    The illustrious showmen of KISS made sure the “End of the Road” was a nonstop thrill ride Tuesday night during the Oklahoma...

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    Traditional sound: Country singer-songwriter Justin Moore doing more of what he does best with new album ‘Late Nights and Longnecks'

    For the past eight years, Justin Moore has been introducing his heartfelt hit “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” with an homage to...

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    Two legends stack 'the deck with great songs' for OKC show

    A pair of guitar kings will lay out their high cards this weekend in Oklahoma City. The pot will get richer, musically...

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    Los Lonely Boys reschedule OKC tour date

    Due to a scheduling conflict, Los Lonely Boys' planned Oklahoma City performance at the Tower Theatre has been rescheduled for...

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    Video: Go behind the scenes of Reba McEntire's swinging new song 'No U in Oklahoma'

    The Chockie native concludes, "There's no 'U' in Oklahoma - and that's OK with me."

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 28, 2019: Celebrate Johnny Cash's birthday at the Tower Theatre with renowned impersonator Philip Bauer

    Renowned Johnny Cash impersonator Philip Bauer will perform at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, in honor of what...

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    Extended interviews, photos and video: IAO Gallery showcasing Oklahoma artists' high school work with 40th anniversary exhibit

    The exhibit is on view through March 8, but a closing reception is planned Saturday night that will be followed by a grown-up...

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    Concert review and photos: KISS makes 'End of the Road' OKC tour stop an explosive thrill ride

    The multigenerational KISS Army – boasting followers ranging from graybeards to grade-schoolers and everyone in between,...

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    Garth Brooks breaks the internet with vinyl 'Legacy' collection, breaks more concert records

    However, due to a massive overload before the on-sale even began, the Garth Brooks Talk Shop Live special for "Legacy" never...

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    Weather postpones Rob Lake magic show in OKC

    Oklahoma illusionist Rob Lake will perform a special close-up magic show at 7 tonight at Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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    IAO exhibit 'A Little Bit of History' blasts back to artists' pasts

    Over the shoulder of one the ceramic corsets that have brought Nicole Moan international attention, a painting of a human skull...

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    BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention moves OKC edition to summer

    BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention has moved the dates for its popular Oklahoma City convention to summer.

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    Extended interviews, photos and video: Renowned fiddler Byron Berline picks up the pieces after Guthrie fire ravages his Double Stop Fiddle Shop

    The renowned fiddler and businessman was on vacation in Mexico with his wife Bette when he got the news Saturday morning that...

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    Video: Oklahoma singer Trey Rose advances on 'The Voice' Season 16 blind auditions

    Trey Rose, an energetic 26-year-old singer from Hugo, appeared on Monday night's season premiere of "The Voice" Season 16, and...

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    Lauren Daigle bringing 'Look Up Child World Tour' to Oklahoma

    TULSA - Two-time Grammy Award winner Lauren Daigle is extending her sold-out “Look Up Child World Tour” with 19 new stops...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 26, 2019: Hear I'm With Her at the Tower Theatre

    The multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriters have individually released nine solo efforts, co-founded two seminal bands...

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    Voices silenced by flames: Fiddler Byron Berline is trying to regroup after his Guthrie shop is ravaged by fire

    GUTHRIE – No human lives were lost Saturday when a fire swept through the beloved Double Stop Fiddle Shop & Music Hall in...

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    Oscars review: The ratings rise, the host-free format works, but the awards are a mixed bag

    The ratings for the 91st Academy Awards telecast rose slightly from last year, according to Variety.

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    Video: Season 16 of 'The Voice' premieres tonight with Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Kelly Clarkson and new coach John Legend

    EGOT winner John Legend makes his debut on the coaching panel, joining Season 14 and 15 winner Kelly Clarkson and "The Voice"...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 25, 2019: See Shen Yun at the Civic Center Music Hall

    The Chinese dance spectacular Shen Yun is back in Oklahoma City for three performances – at 7:30 p.m. today and Tuesday - at...

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    Cardi B planning summer Oklahoma show

    TULSA – Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B is headed to Oklahoma for a July 23 show at the BOK Center, 200 S Denver.

    Both resting and playing Paul George has its drawbacks as Thunder approaches playoffs

    SportsApr 2, 2019

    Luka Doncic didn’t make the trip to Oklahoma City with the Mavericks on Saturday. LeBron James won’t take the floor at Chesapeake Energy Arena with the Lakers on Tuesday. It’s that time of year when some of the NBA's best players rest due to...

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    Video: Watch speed drawings of images from Oscar-nominated films

    Watch my excellent colleague Todd Pendleton speed-drawing a sketch of Oscar best picture nominees "Black Panther," "Green Book"...

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    Preview: The 91st Academy Awards are tonight

    The 91st Academy Awards will be handed out tonight, with the broadcast airing from 7 to at least 10 p.m. on ABC.

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    Video: Reba McEntire reveals why she didn't co-star in the Oscar-winning blockbuster 'Titanic'

    Reba said she intended to take on the role but ultimately had to turn it down as James Cameron's huge production became...

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    Recap: 2019 Academy Awards

    View live updates from the Academy Awards.

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    Preview: Oklahoma City Philharmonic revisiting 'The Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel'

    The Oklahoma City Philharmonic presents “The Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel” Friday and Saturday at the Civic Center Music Hall....

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    Interviews and video: Lyric Theatre flashes back to the 1990s with regional premiere of the musical 'Girlfriend'

    Opening Wednesday and continuing through March 17 at Lyric’s Plaza Theatre, “Girlfriend” is a collaboration with Signature...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 24, 2019: See Oklahoma City University's performance of the Cinderella-inspired opera 'Cendrillon'

    Oklahoma City University's award-winning Opera and Music Theater Company presents Jules Massenet’s "Cendrillon" at 3 p.m. today.

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    New 'Girlfriend': Lyric Theatre continues initiative with romantic regional premiere

    Jimmy Mavrikes’ favorite show he’s ever acted in happens to be a 1990s throwback dressed in flannel and told through mixtape...

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    Timeless 'Sounds': OKC Philharmonic presenting the music of Simon and Garfunkel

    A half century ago this spring, Simon and Garfunkel earned Record of the Year and Best Contemporary Pop Performance by a Vocal...

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    What to in Oklahoma on Feb. 23, 2019: See 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' at The Boom

    See central Oklahoma theater mainstays Matthew Alvin Brown and Renee Anderson star in the punk-rock musical “Hedwig and the...

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    Video: 'Play It Loud' music series to feature Oklahomans KALO, Travis Linville, Allie Lauren Project and Hosty in concert Saturday

    SHAWNEE - Grand Casino’s "Play It Loud" music video series presents an all-Oklahoma lineup in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at...

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    Oscars preview: Trying to predict the Academy Award winners amid all the Hollywood drama

    After weeks of wrongheaded ideas, fruitless searching and thinly veiled affronts, the 91st Academy Awards are Sunday night, and...

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    Movie review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ caps animated trilogy with satisfying, high-flying adventure

    Based on the children’s books by Cressida Crowell, the “How to Train Your Dragon” films constitute the rare trilogy that has...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 22, 2019: See the love stories of 'Almost, Maine' at Guthrie's Pollard Theatre

    GUTHRIE - See the Pollard Theatre's production of John Cariani’s popular play “Almost, Maine” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and...

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    And the Oscars go to …

    After weeks of wrongheaded ideas, fruitless searching and thinly veiled affronts, the 91st Academy Awards are Sunday night....

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    Stars with Oklahoma ties get ACM nods

    Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Reba McEntire announced Wednesday the nominees for the 54th Academy of Country...

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    Thunder and movie fans are invited to watch Oklahoma student films with Patrick Patterson, Steven Adams and Jerami Grant

    Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Patrick Patterson and teammates Steven Adams and Jerami Grant will be in attendance for a...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 21, 2019: Hear red dirt music star Jason Boland play a hometown acoustic show at Harrah's State Theatre

    HARRAH - Red dirt music star Jason Boland will play a hometown acoustic show at 8 tonight at Harrah's State Theatre, 1961...

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    Video: Reba McEntire talks ACM Awards, Oklahoma upbringing, rodeo experiences on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

    Oklahoma native and "Queen of Country" Reba McEntire appeared Wednesday on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," where she...

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    Words Balloons: Comics have long gone on missions to Mars

    NASA shut down the mission of the Opportunity rover earlier this month. The Mars rover originally set for a three-month mission...

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    'Hello, Dolly!,' 'SpongeBob Musical' and more on OKC Broadway's 2019-2020 season

    Oklahoma City theatergoers will say hello to Dolly, SpongeBob SquarePants, Miss Saigon, Charlie Bucket of Chocolate Factory...

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    Video: OKC native Olivia Munn becomes an ambassador for Shelter Pet Project's #AdoptPureLove campaign

    Today is National Love Your Pet Day, and Oklahoma City native Olivia Munn is definitely showing the love.

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    Video: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Maddie & Tae nominated for ACM Awards

    Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Reba McEntire announced today the nominees for the 54th Academy of Country...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 20, 2019: Hear Lettuce at the Tower Theatre

    The jam and funk band is traveling this winter on its 20-city "Vibe Up Tour."

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    Photos and video: Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and Pistol Annies perform on NBC's 'Elvis All-Star Tribute'

    Ada native, country music star and “The Voice” personality Blake Shelton hosted and performed on NBC's "Elvis All-Star...

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    UPDATED: Blackberry Smoke's OKC show postponed due to weather

    The show has been postponed, not canceled. So, fans are encouraged to hold on to their tickets and keep an eye out for details...

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    The Killers, Young the Giant and Fitz and the Tantrums to play OKC Zoo Amphitheatre

    Alternative rock bands The Killers, Young the Giant and Fitz and the Tantrums have announced upcoming Oklahoma City tour dates...

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    Snoop Dogg, Nelly and more to play Oklahoma date on 'Carnivale Icone' tour

    On April 12, Tulsa's BOK Center, 200 S Denver, will welcome "Carnivàle Icône" for the first time for a show featuring Snoop...

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    OKC Broadway's 2019-2020 season to include 'SpongeBob Musical,' 'Hello, Dolly!,' 'Come From Away,' 'Miss Saigon' and more

    OKC Broadway – a presentation Nederlander and Civic Center Foundation – announces the lineup for its 2019-2020 season, which...

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    Video: Darci Lynne Farmer finishes in second place on 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'

    The finale of "America's Got Talent: The Champions" tonight came down to the two most recent winners of "America's Got Talent":...

    OSU football: Defensive ends forced to grow up quickly, but showing promise in spring

    SportsMar 31, 2019

    STILLWATER — Mike Gundy didn’t go into much detail in describing the performance of his defensive ends through the first few spring practices. It’s not that they’re playing poorly. Gundy feels comfortable with their progression. But he knows...

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    Jimmy LaFave Songwriting Contest seeking entries

    The songwriting contest and festival are organized by the nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund, which provides a safety net of...

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    OKC-based Banjo Hall of Fame announces 2019 class, including Alison Brown, Jimmy Mazzy, John Hartford

    Alison Brown, Jimmy Mazzy, John Hartford, Bob Snow and Janet Davis will be inducted into the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 18, 2019: Celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'Office Space' at the Tower Theatre

    Got a case of the Mondays? Check out the 20th anniversary screening of the 1999 comedy classic "Office Space" at 7 tonight at...

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    Preview: Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Pistol Annies and more featured on 'Elvis All-Star Tribute,' airing tonight

    Ada native, country music star and NBC’s “The Voice” personality Blake Shelton will host the “Elvis All-Star Tribute,” airing...

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    Interviews and video: OKC Ballet Principal Dancer Miki Kawamura retiring from stage with 'La Sylphide'

    After nine years with Oklahoma City Ballet, she will retire from the stage during the company’s production of “La Sylphide”...

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    Oklahoma screenwriters to teach seminar through deadCenter Film partnership

    Offered through a partnership between deadCenter Film and Metro Technology Centers, the seminar is free and open to writers of...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 17, 2019: Take in a musical matinee with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic's Discovery Family Series

    Take in a musical matinee with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s Discovery Family Series at 2 p.m. today at the Civic Center...

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    Oklahoma professional filmmakers to teach screenwriting seminar

    Laron Chapman knows from experience that some aspects of making a film you just don’t learn in school, and he is eager to pass...

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    Final bow: OKC Ballet Principal Dancer Miki Kawamura retiring with 'La Sylphide'

    In the Oklahoma City Ballet studios, Principal Dancer Miki Kawamura is rehearsing some fancy footwork that is new to her but as...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 16, 2019: See Carpenter Square Theatre's production of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'

    Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1886 novella “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,”the play is...

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    Concert review: Blake Shelton gives his 'Friends & Heroes Tour' a raucous home-state start in OKC

    Blake Shelton is taking hero worship to a new level with his new tour. A sold-out home-state crowd helped the Ada native get...

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    Concert review and photos: Blake Shelton gives his 'Friends & Heroes Tour' a raucous home-state start in OKC

    A sold-out home-state crowd helped the Tishomingo resident get his “Friends & Heroes Tour” off to a boisterous start...

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    Watch: Trisha Yearwood croons 'For the Last Time' on 'Today' show

    As previously reported, "For the Last Time" is from the Food Network star's new album, "Let’s Be Frank," a collection of the...

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    Video: HBO reveals when Tulsa native Bill Hader's 'Barry' Season 2 will premiere

    HBO revealed on social media today when we can expect more of Tulsa native Bill Hader in its award-winning series "Barry."

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    Watch: Pentatonix shares crystalline cover of Simon and Garfunkel's 'The Sound of Silence'

    Three-time Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling group Pentatonix - which includes former University of Oklahoma...

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    Kevin Costner, Michael Martin Murphey, the late Clark McEntire and more to be honored at National Cowboy Museum's 2019 Western Heritage Awards

    The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City will host the 59th annual Western Heritage Awards April...

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    Video: Go behind the scenes of Reba McEntire's heartbreaking new song 'Stronger Than the Truth'

    Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Reba McEntire released today the title track of her new album "Stronger Than...

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    OKC bluesmen Dirty Red & The Soul Shakers celebrating release of new album “Cloudless Day,” out today, with hometown show

    Dirty Red & The Soul Shakers are a modern-day powerhouse blues band, built on old-school influences and a mutual love for...

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    Theater review: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 'Twelfth Night' is a sweet rom-com treat

    Like a box of chocolates without any of the oddball pineapple- or maple-filled confections, “Twelfth Night” is a Shakespearean...

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    Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma native singer-songwriter Kalyn Fay pays homage to home state with new album 'Good Company'

    When she decided to move to Fayetteville to pursue her master of fine arts in printmaking at the University of Arkansas, her...

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    Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma comics artist Jerry Bennett encourages creativity through arts residency at historic Skirvin Hotel

    In Jerry Bennett’s world, aliens from “War of the Worlds” might land in downtown Oklahoma City, “Star Wars” hero Admiral Ackbar...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 15, 2019: Check out Oklahoma Christian University's 'Taste of Broadway'-theme Valentine Cabaret

    For three decades, Oklahoma Christian University, 2501 E Memorial, has produced a Valentine Cabaret with romantic songs from...

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    Theater review: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 'Twelfth Night' is a rom-com delight

    Like a box of chocolates without any of the weird pineapple-filled kind, “Twelfth Night” is a Shakespearean treat featuring...

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    Comics crossover: OKC artist Jerry Bennett takes pop culture art downtown for Skirvin residency

    In Jerry Bennett’s world, aliens from “War of the Worlds” might land in downtown Oklahoma City, “Star Wars” hero Admiral Ackbar...

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    In 'Good Company': Oklahoma-bred singer-songwriter Kalyn Fay pays tribute to home state with new LP

    Kalyn Fay hadn’t even left Oklahoma, but she already was pining for her home state. Until recently, the folk singer-songwriter...

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    The BAM's Blog 12th annual Valentine's Day movie list

    For romantically inclined film fans who prefer not to spend this year’s midweek Valentine's Day at the multiplex, a veritable...

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    Bob Seger bringing final tour to Oklahoma

    TULSA - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band have announced the addition of 12 new shows to their successful final tour,...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 14, 2019: Hear the Julian Bliss Septet at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium

    EDMOND - The Julian Bliss Septet will take the stage for a joyful, humorous and authentic swinging affair at 7:30 tonight at...

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    National Endowment for the Arts announces grants for UCO, OVAC, Oklahoma Arts Institute and Philbrook Museum

    The National Endowment for the Arts today announced more than $27 million in fiscal year 2019 grants reaching all 50 states,...

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    OKC Museum of Art showing Academy Award-nominated films

    The Oklahoma City Museum of Art continues its yearly salute to the Academy Award nominees this month.

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    Free concert to feature music from Oklahoma-made short film 'The Grave'

    Three of composer Nikolas Thompson’s score tracks from the award-winning film “The Grave” will be performed by a 21-piece...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 13, 2019: See the University of Oklahoma's production of Handel's opera 'Rodelinda'

    NORMAN — George Frideric Handel’s gorgeous music expresses passion and heartbreak in the taut, dramatic opera "Rodelinda,"...

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    Photos and video: Garth Brooks to play CRS in Nashville before starting workouts with Pittsburgh Pirates

    Brooks recently announced that he will release a new album titled "Fun," including the power ballad "Stronger Than Me” and the...

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    Blake Shelton to be honored with CRS Artist Humanitarian Award today in Nashville before kicking off tour Thursday in OKC

    Country music superstar Blake Shelton will be the recipient of the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2019 Artist Humanitarian Award...

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    Father John Misty and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit to wrap co-headlining tour with Oklahoma show

    TULSA - For the first time, critically acclaimed, award-winning artists Father John Misty and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit...

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    The Chainsmokers and 5 Seconds of Summer announce fall tour, including OKC show

    Grammy Award-winning artist/producer pair The Chainsmokers have announced their massive “World War Joy” North American headline...

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    What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 12, 2019: See 'Ancient. Massive. Wild. – The Bison Exhibit' at the National Cowboy Museum

    The new temporary exhibition focuses on the iconic American bison through interactive experiences that combine history,...

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    Interview, photos and video: Show goes on for Oklahoma native Brennin Hunt after breaking his foot on Fox's 'Rent'

    “‘Rent,’ it’s definitely its own thing. I always say this will probably be the hardest job that I will ever do in my career...

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    Watch: OKC singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer wows with operatic performance on 'America's Got Talent: The Champions' finals

    Singer and ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, 14, of Oklahoma City, made a triumphant return to "America's Got Talent: The...

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    Video: Teaser trailer and release date for Ron Howard's 'Pavarotti' documentary revealed during Grammys

    Along with incredible footage of Luciano Pavarotti performing, the 20-second clip features U2's Bono waxing eloquent about what...

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    Travis Scott postpones Oklahoma concert

    TULSA - After giving a high-energy performance on Sunday night's Grammy Awards telecast, rapper Travis Scott's show slated for...

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    Video: Reba McEntire returning as host for ACM Awards

    During Sunday night's Grammy Awards telecast, the Academy of Country Music confirmed that iconic entertainer, 16-time ACM Award...

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    Preview: OKC singer and ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer competing tonight on finals of 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'

    The "America's Got Talent" spin-off announced last week that Darci Lynne and magician Jon Dorenbos are the two wildcards...