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Joel Melton to provide Morning Music at Arcadia Round Barn

Singer-songwriter Joel Melton will provide Morning Music from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the downstairs museum of the...

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Oklahoma bassoonist Taylor Akin to be featured on NPR's 'From the Top'

Bassoonist Taylor Akin, 17, of Purcell, has received “From the Top’s” Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, a national...

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Interviews: Lyric Theatre serving up family-friendly fun with 'Curious George: The Golden Meatball'

In his Lyric Theatre debut, Gavin Guthrie is portraying one of the most beloved icons in American literature in the lead role,...

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National Cowboy Museum offering free admission to federal employees during government shutdown

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, is offering free museum admission for all federal employees and...

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Carrie Underwood welcomes baby boy, Jacob Bryan Fisher

The country music superstar and Oklahoma native took to social media today to post first photos of her baby boy, Jacob Bryan...

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Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Los Lonely Boys, The Wailers heading to OKC in concert

With a flurry of recent concert announcements, the historic Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, is looking to make it a sizzling spring...

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Chris Stapleton to play autumn OKC show

Chris Stapleton will continue his extensive, sold-out “All-American Road Show” through 2019 with newly confirmed performances...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 23, 2019: Catch Lyric Theatre's family-friendly production of 'Curious George: The Golden Meatball'

The company’s third foray into Theatre for Young Audiences, the family-friendly musical adventure follows George on an exciting...

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Jones Assembly adds spring concerts to its lineup

The Jones Assembly, 901 W Sheridan Ave., has added several intriguing spring concerts to its schedule.

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Lawton Community Theatre to produce Oklahoma premiere of 'serious comedy' 'Church & State'

LAWTON — Lawton Community Theatre will produce the Oklahoma premiere of “Church & State” Feb. 1-3 and 7-10 at the theater,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 22, 2019: Catch the stand-up comedy of Tom Segura at the Tower Theatre

Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, the comedian is well-known for his Netflix specials “Completely Normal” and “Mostly Stories.”

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Documentary 'Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World,' featuring Oklahoman Jesse Ed Davis, premiering tonight on PBS

A musical celebration of how Native American musicians transformed blues, jazz and rock, "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 21, 2019: Hear the Norman Philharmonic honor Martin Luther King Jr.

NORMAN — The Norman Philharmonic, along with the University of Oklahoma and Norman communities, will honor the legacy of Martin...

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Interviews and video: Painted Sky Opera marking Leonard Bernstein centennial with timeless 'Trouble in Tahiti'

Houston mezzo-soprano Megan Berti and Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based baritone André Chiang will join Oklahoma City’s Painted Sky...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 20, 2019: See 'Masterworks of British Painting' at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Check out the exhibition "Masterworks of British Painting" at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive.

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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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Lyric Theatre brings Curious George to stage for young audiences

“Curious George: The Golden Meatball” opens Wednesday at Lyric at the Plaza.

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Painted Sky Opera celebrates Leonard Bernstein centennial with timeless tale

Houston mezzo-soprano Megan Berti and Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based baritone André Chiang will join Oklahoma City’s Painted Sky...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 19, 2019: Hear Kane Brown at OU's Lloyd Noble Center

NORMAN - Rising country music star Kane Brown, who embarked earlier this month on his first headlining arena tour, will perform...

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Acclaimed painter and Oklahoma native Mike Wimmer's 'Will Work For ...' portrait series on view at Oklahoma History Center

Acclaimed painter and Oklahoma native Mike Wimmer is showing his new body of work “Will Work For …” in a new exhibit that...

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Video: Free OKC screening planned for Choctaw stickball documentary 'Tvshka Nowvt Aya (Warrior's Journey)'

A free screening is planned Saturday night in Oklahoma City for the Choctaw stickball documentary “Tvshka Nowvt Aya (Warrior's...

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Movie review: M. Night Shyamalan’s trademark twisty storytelling cracks but doesn't shatter in 'Glass'

M. Night Shyamalan’s trademark twisty storytelling gets a bit fractured but doesn’t entirely shatter in “Glass,” the winding...

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Interview: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Joe Baxter releases new collection of songs about 'The Weather'

Joe Baxter jokes that Oklahoma songwriters can’t help penning tunes about the weather, especially as they get older.

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Interview and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Jared Deck seizes 'Bully Pulpit' with second solo album

After earning national praise for his 2016 self-titled album, Jared Deck figured he had achieved a relatively prominent public...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 18, 2019: See the Oscar-nominated film 'The Wrestler' for free at 21c Museum Hotel

See the Oscar-nominated 2018 drama "The Wrestler" in the latest installment of 21c Oklahoma City’s Filmography, a free monthly...

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Perfect storm of songs

Joe Baxter jokes that Oklahoma songwriters can't help penning tunes about the weather, especially as they get older. “I guess...

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'Bully Pulpit': Oklahoma singer-songwriter Jared Deck has more to say on his sophomore solo album

After earning national praise for his 2016 self-titled album, Jared Deck had achieved a relatively prominent public position...

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Thunder stars join judging panel for student film contest

Patrick Patterson's Oklahoma City Thunder teammates Steven Adams and Jerami Grant will give him an assist with his “Pat...

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Oklahoma native Luke Dick's documentary 'Red Dog,' about the rowdy 1980s OKC strip club, to premiere at SXSW

Nashville, Tenn.-based singer-songwriter and filmmaker Luke Dick, an Oklahoma native, will celebrate the world premiere of his...

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Eddie Izzard announces OKC area stand-up date

MIDWEST CITY - Two-time Emmy Award winner Eddie Izzard has announced U.S. dates for his "Eddie Izzard: Wunderbar" international...

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Maren Morris bringing 'Girl: The World Tour' to OKC

The trek will include a March 16 Oklahoma City stop at The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan Ave. in Bricktown.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 17, 2019: Hear Parker McCollum at The Jones Assembly

Hear Austin, Texas-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Parker McCollum at 6:30 tonight at The Jones Assembly,...

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Theater review: 'Phantom of the Opera' still casts a spellbinding spectacle

The spectacle is as potent as ever when “The Phantom of the Opera” is there. An add-on to the OKC Broadway subscription season,...

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Photos and interviews: Oklahomans remember Carol Channing

Numerous Oklahomans have paid tribute to the legendary life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning...

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BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention returning to OKC in spring

Oklahoma City will be one of the only 10 cities in North America to host a BrickUniverse event in 2019.

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art offering free admission to federal employees affected by shutdown

OKLAHOMA CITY - Beginning this week, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is offering free admission to federal...

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Eliza Gilkyson's Norman concert postponed due to illness

NORMAN - Due to illness, Eliza Gilkyson has requested that her Norman concert scheduled for this Sunday night at The Depot, 200...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 16, 2019: Hear J.W. Teller and Brad Fielder at Norman's Red Brick Bar

Hear Missouri singer-songwriter J.W. Teller and Oklahoma musician Brad Fielder tonight.

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Theater review: 'Phantom of the Opera' still casts a spellbinding spectacle

An add-on to the OKC Broadway 2018-19 subscription season, the elaboarte touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's...

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Video: Norman Music Festival announces 2019 headliners

NORMAN – Beach Fossils, Black Milk with Nat Turner, The Garden, Mega Ran, Soccer Mommy, Night Beats, Omar Apollo and Oklahoma...

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Watch: First 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' trailer reveals the tangled web of cinematic universe-building

Sony Pictures Entertainment Marvel Studios released today the first teaser trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home," and while...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 15, 2019: Check out Oklahoma Contemporary's ArtNow 2019 before it closes

Check out the exhibit ArtNow 2019 before it closes at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. in...

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Video: Darci Lynne Farmer competes on 'America's Got Talent: The Champions' and the results are shocking

The unusual new format for the spinoff “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” yielded a result never before seen in the history...

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Parker Millsap to play spring OKC show

The event is part of the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma’s (ACM@UCO) continuing Metro Music...

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Deciding what to keep and what to toss in your closet isn’t always easy — sometimes it takes a lot of time and resolve

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Preview: Darci Lynne Farmer appearing tonight on 'America's Got Talent: The Champions' and 'Winner Cake All'

Oklahoma City singer/ventriloquist and 2017 "America's Got Talent" winner Darci Lynne Farmer will compete on the new episode of...

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Rocklahoma 2019 to feature Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown and more

PRYOR - Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed, Shinedown, Bush, Seether, In This Moment, Steel Panther, Jackyl, Asking Alexandria and many...

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Tulsa native Bill Hader wins Critics' Choice Award, talks about Season 2 of 'Barry'

Tulsa native Bill Hader earned Best Actor in a Comedy Series for the HBO show “Barry,” while his legendary co-star Henry...

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Interviews, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum plans multimillion-dollar indoor-outdoor educational expansion called Liichokoshkomo’

The Annie Oakley Society of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has in mind an ambitious new project: an...

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Season preview: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park celebrates 35th season with year-round lineup

Instead of its usual four-show summer season, the venerable theater is launching in 2019 a year-round slate of five shows.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 14, 2019: Hear The Damn Quails at Norman's The Deli

NORMAN - Hear Oklahoma folk-rockers The Damn Quails play a full-band show at 9 tonight at The Deli, 309 White Street.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 13, 2019: Hear Travis Linville at the Blue Door

Hear Tulsa-based singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Travis Linville at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley Ave.

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National Cowboy Museum embarks on $15 million educational expansion

The Annie Oakley Society of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has an ambitious new project: an indoor-outdoor...

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Summer and winter tales: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park plans year-round shows for 35th anniversary season

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park is going back to its beginnings even as it marks its 35th anniversary by sailing into new...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 12, 2019: See Carpenter Square Theatre's 'Dancing Lessons'

See Carpenter Square Theatre's production of “Dancing Lessons” at 8 tonight at the downtown theater, 800 W Main, one block...

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'Roma,' 'The Favourite' honored by Alliance of Women Film Journalists

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists, of which I am a voting member, has announced the winners of for its end-of-year awards...

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OKC's Jewel Box Theatre faces 'uncertain' future as First Christian Church is up for sale

The future of Oklahoma City's oldest continuously operating community theater is uncertain now that its longtime production...

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Movie review: Positive portrayal of Ruth Bader and Marty Ginsburg's equal, loving marriage steals show in crowd-pleasing biopic 'On the Basis of Sex'

The crowd-pleasing biopic “On the Basis of Sex” tells the origin story of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s crusading...

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Movie review: 'Winter's Bone' director Debra Granik returns with engrossing drama 'Leave No Trace,' playing this weekend at OKC Museum of Art

After garnering near-universal acclaim with her 2010 thriller “Winter’s Bone,” which introduced the world to Oscar-winning...

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BAM's Blog Top 10 movies of 2018: 'Wildlife,' 'BlacKkKlansman,' 'The Mule' among the best in strange year for cinema

If the old adage that art reflects life is true, then it’s probably no surprise that 2018 was a weird year in film, since it...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 11, 2019: Hear Wade Bowen at the Tower Theatre

Hear Texas country standout Wade Bowen at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Future 'uncertain' for Jewel Box Theatre as church sale looms

The future of Jewel Box Theatre, Oklahoma City's oldest continuously operating community theater, is uncertain now that its...

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Best of 2018: BAM shares her top 10 movies of the past year

If the old adage that art reflects life is true, then it's probably no surprise that 2018 was a weird year in film. It was the...

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Watch: Blake Shelton's stunning, stripped-down performance of 'Over You' in memory of Troy Gentry

Watch Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton perform an emotional, stripped-down acoustic version of his ballad "Over You"...

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Tracy Byrd bringing 25th anniversary tour to Oklahoma

With 34 singles and 10 studio albums - four of which are certified gold, one platinum, and double platinum by the Recording...

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Video: Oklahoma fiddler Kyle Dillingham returns to Thailand to join theatrical musical production

BANGKOK, Thailand – Renowned Oklahoma fiddler Kyle Dillingham has returned to Thailand to again perform in "Phra Lor," an...

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deadCenter Film to honor Brian Hearn and Kevin Ely at 2019 Glitter Ball

Brian Hearn and Kevin Ely will be honored as Oklahoma Film Festival ICONS by deadCenter Film Jan. 19 at the 2019 Glitter Ball.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 10, 2019: Hear the Elizabeth Speegle Band at VZD's

Hear Oklahoma's own Elizabeth Speegle Band perform original music that's a jazz-laced fusion of pop, funk and blues at 9...

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CBS Films acquiring Ron Howard's documentary on Luciano Pavarotti

CBS Films is in final negotiations to acquire the North American rights to "Pavarotti," Duncan-born Oscar winner Ron Howard's...

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Tulsa-born Grammy winner St. Vincent to produce new Sleater-Kinney album

Tulsa-born Grammy winning singer-songwriter and musician St. Vincent will be producing the new album from Portland,...

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Oklahoma-filmed movie 'Wildlife' available for streaming

The acclaimed period drama "Wildlife," which was filmed primarily in Oklahoma, is now available for streaming via iTunes,...

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Carrie Underwood, Pistol Annies, Blake Shelton and more to perform on NBC's 'Elvis All-Star Tribute'

Checotah native Carrie Underwood and former Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert and her group Pistol Annies will be among the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 9, 2019: The national tour of 'The Phantom of the Opera' begins its run at the Civic Center Music Hall

An add-on to the OKC Broadway 2018-19 subscription season, the lavish touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's dramatic tale...

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Oklahoma-born writer N. Scott Momaday to receive 2019 Ken Burns American Heritage Prize

American Prairie Reserve has announced that Oklahoma-born Kiowa novelist, essayist, and poet N. Scott Momaday has been named...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 8, 2019: See the origami exhibit 'Into the Fold,' closing soon at Science Museum Oklahoma

Check out the exhibit “Into the Fold: The Art and Science of Origami” before it closes Sunday at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2020...

Ex-wife wants child support from powerful state lawmaker

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Rep. Kevin Wallace has been ordered to appear on the second day of the upcoming legislative session for his arraignment in Lincoln County District Court on a contempt of court citation.

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Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band sailing into Oklahoma

TULSA - Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform in Tulsa one night only at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 at the BOK...

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Monster Jam Triple Threat Series rolling into OKC

The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series, billed as "the most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families on the...

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Science Museum Oklahoma planning 'Cosmic Con' for next adults-only event

Superheroes, space adventurers and time travelers will convene at Science Museum Oklahoma during “SMO 21: Cosmic Con” from 6:30...

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Preview: 'America's Got Talent: The Champions,' featuring Darci Lynne Farmer, Shin Lim, Susan Boyle and more, debuts tonight

The new "America's Got Talent: The Champions" premieres from 7 to 9 tonight on NBC.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 7, 2019: Check out VHS and Chill's free new 'Blockbusted Video' film event on Film Row

Sean Peel of VHS and Chill is starting a fun new throwback film series at 7 tonight at the The Paramount Screening Room on Film...

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Interviews and video: Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis returns to her home state to perform Jennifer Higdon's new 'Concerto for Harp and...

The Norman native has commissioned several harp pieces, and she is bringing the latest, Jennifer Higdon's “Concerto for Harp...

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Season preview: Lyric Theatre plans 'Bright Star,' 'Singin' in the Rain,' 'Rocky Horror' and more for 2019

Lyric Theatre will be “Singin’ in the Rain,” doing “The Time Warp” again and revisiting “A Christmas Carol” during a jam-packed...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 6, 2019: Hear Minnesota-based singer-songwriter Amanda Grace at Norman's Red Brick Bar

NORMAN - Hear Minnesota-based singer-songwriter Amanda Grace at 8 tonight at Norman's Red Brick Bar, 311 E Main.

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Not harping on the same string: Grammy-nominated Oklahoma native Yolanda Kondonassis returns to home state to perform new concerto

While most people can recognize her instrument by sight, harpist Yolanda Kondonassis knows their familiarity with its wide...

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Lyric Theatre plans 9 shows for 2019

Lyric Theatre will be “Singin' in the Rain,” doing “The Time Warp” again and revisiting “A Christmas Carol” during its 2019...

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Oklahoma Grammy nominee Steve Ripley, leader of The Tractors, remembered as musical renaissance man

As the leader of the country-rock band The Tractors, Steve Ripley earned two Grammy nominations, a breakout 1990s hit with the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 5, 2019: OKC Philharmonic presents the new Pops show 'Revolution: The Beatles Symphonic Experience'

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic presents the new Pops show “Revolution: The Beatles Symphonic Experience” at 8 tonight at the...

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Preview: Golden Globes air Sunday night, and Tulsa native Bill Hader is nominated for the first time

The 76th Golden Globe Awards will air live from 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday on NBC, with Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg co-hosting.

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Oklahoma Grammy nominee Steve Ripley remembered as renaissance man

As the leader of the country-rock band The Tractors, Steve Ripley earned two Grammy nominations, a breakout 1990s hit with...

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Hulu developing series based on Oklahoma native and Oscar-nominated writer Eric Heisserer's short story 'Simultaneous'

Hulu is in early development on a series based on "Simultaneous," a short story by Oscar-nominated screenwriter and Norman...

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Bill Hader, 'Hal' nominated for Producers Guild of America Awards

The Producers Guild of America announced today motion picture and television nominations for the 30th Annual Producers Guild...

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Grammy-nominated Oklahoma musician and inventor Steve Ripley dies

Grammy-nominated Oklahoma musician, songwriter and inventor Steve Ripley, leader of the country-rock band The Tractors, died...

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UPDATED - What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 3, 2109: Ride the OKC Streetcar before the free period ends

Despite the wintry weather, a city spokesman tells me that the OKC Streetcar is running its Downtown Loop today, although some...

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Interviews and video: 'Phantom of the Opera' star Quentin Oliver Lee talks about bringing the iconic stage spectacle back to OKC

An add-on to the OKC Broadway 2018-19 subscription season, the lavish touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's dramatic tale...

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Movie review: 'If Beale Street Could Talk' relates tender and tragic love story

Oscar-winning “Moonlight” writer-director Barry Jenkins follows a beguiling young black couple on a tender, lyrical and tragic...

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Movie review: Poetic, powerful drama 'Roma' quietly demands to be seen

“Roma” features some of the most beautiful, bizarre, heartbreaking and terrifying moments in recent cinematic memory, and every...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 4, 2019: See the traveling exhibit 'Victorian Radicals' before it closes Sunday at the OKC Museum of Art

See the traveling exhibition “Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement” before it closes...

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More 'Music of the Night': 'The Phantom of the Opera' returns to Oklahoma City

“The Phantom of the Opera” is returning to Oklahoma City in 20 trucks hauling 1,200 costume pieces, 120 wigs and a redesigned...

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TV show 'Art of a Cowboy,' featuring Oklahoma artist Steve Boaldin, debuts second season tonight on OETA

"Art of a Cowboy," an Oklahoma Educational Television Authority series featuring Edmond-based Western painter Steve Boaldin,...

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Preview: OKC corset artist Nicole Moan to be featured tonight on OETA's 'Gallery America'

The latest episode of the Emmy Award-winning program premieres at 7 tonight on OETA.

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Interviews and photos: Oklahoma City Museum of Art explores 100 years of sculpture in new exhibit 'Off the Wall'

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s new exhibit “Off the Wall: One Hundred Years of Sculpture” covers plenty of ground in...

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Myriad Gardens extends 'Illuminations: A Northern Lights Experience' attraction through Sunday

The Myriad Botanical Gardens has extended the run of its “Illuminations: A Northern Lights Experience” inside the Crystal...

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'Off the Wall': OKC Museum of Art showcases a century of sculpture

To the ancient Greeks and Romans, a sculpture was considered one of the highest forms of art. “It was an actual replica of...

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Blake Shelton to host upcoming TV tribute to Elvis Presley's 1968 comeback special

NBC will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley's 1968 “Comeback Special” with the “Elvis All-Star Tribute Special,”...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 2, 2019: See Red Earth Treefest before it closes Friday in downtown OKC

See the annual Red Earth Treefest before it closes Friday at the Red Earth Art Center, 6 Santa Fe Plaza in downtown Oklahoma City.

Free dental care offered during 2-day clinic

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Those in need of dental care can receive it free of charge Feb. 1 and 2 during Oklahoma Mission of Mercy dental clinic at State Fair Park.

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Video: Darci Lynne Farmer, Susan Boyle, Jackie Evancho and more to compete on 'America's Got Talent: The Champions,' debuting next week

Oklahoma City singer/ventriloquist and 2017 "America's Got Talent" winner Darci Lynne Farmer will face an all-star lineup,...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma artist Gayle L. Curry finds and creates beauty in her parents' battles with cancer

Gayle L. Curry’s “Unknown Origins” is on view through Feb. 9 – it will close four days after the second anniversary of her...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 1, 2019: It's the last day for holiday tours of Science Museum Oklahoma's 1929 Pullman parlor car this season

The museum’s Pullman parlor car was built for the Missouri Pacific Railroad and was donated to the Kirkpatrick Center, now...

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Penned by Oklahoma native, 'Bird Box' sets Netflix record

A Netflix original film, the post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama “Bird Box” has set a record in its debut.

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Video: Play It Loud Oklahoma music series features Allie Lauren Project, playing tonight at downtown OKC's Opening Night 2019 New Year's Eve celebration

"Play It Loud,” an original music series that follows award-winning Oklahoma independent filmmaker Adam Hampton as he explores...

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Interviews, photos and video: Popular and prolific OKC guitarist Edgar Cruz to again celebrate New Year at tonight's Opening Night 2019

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

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 31, 2018: See the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association 20th annual exhibit before it closes at the National Cowboy Museum

See the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association's 2018 exhibit before it closes Sunday at the National Cowboy & Western...

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Guitarist Edgar Cruz keeps ringing in the New Year at OKC's Opening Night

By the time Edgar Cruz brought Queen's “Bohemian Rhapsody” to its epic conclusion and whirled into the drama of Ernesto...

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Interviews and photos: OKC Philharmonic starting New Year with 'Revolution: The Beatles Symphonic Experience'

Oklahoma Beatles fans will be among the first to experience the “Revolution” when the Oklahoma City Philharmonic brings the...

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Oklahoma painter Regina Murphy dies; New Year's Day celebration planned in her honor

A fixture in the Paseo Arts District, Oklahoma City painter Regina Murphy died Christmas Day at the age of 97.

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Interviews and video: Downtown OKC to toast the New Year with family-friendly Opening Night 2019

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

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 30, 2018: Bryan White headlines the Rodeo Opry's New Year's Eve Eve Fundraiser

Country music hitmaker and Oklahoma native Bryan White will headline the Rodeo Opry's New Year's Eve Eve Fundraiser at 7...

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Toast of downtown: Opening Night 2019 ringing in the new year with new offerings

On New Year's Eve, Joe Coover finally will get to make his magic where his mother will get a chance to watch. “I do corporate...

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Revolutionary tribute: OKC Philharmonic to present new authorized Beatles show featuring previously unseen images

With the new “Revolution: The Beatles Symphonic Experience,” Robert Thompson wants to evoke the feeling of being a...

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Oklahoma painter Regina Murphy dies

A fixture in the Paseo Arts District, Oklahoma City painter Regina Murphy died Christmas Day at the age of 97. “Throughout her...

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Video: Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and more to perform on 'NBC's New Year's Eve' special

"NBC's New Year's Eve" will feature performances by Diana Ross, Kelly Clarkson, Andy Grammer, John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, Bebe...

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Oklahoma Film Critics Circle names 'Roma' best film of 2018

The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle, of which I am a founding member and former officer, has lauded "Roma" with four honors,...

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Watch: Oklahoma teen singer Olivia Kay's powerful performance of the national anthem at an OKC Thunder game

Watch Olivia Kay, a 15-year-old Edmond singer who appeared on Season 13 of "The Voice," give a powerful performance of the...

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Gayle Curry turns her parents' cancer fights into art

Artist Gayle Curry uses art as a survival skill to help her deal with family members' cancers.

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Interview and video: American Aquarium's BJ Barham reflects on all the ways 'Things Change' before Oklahoma New Year's shows

With all the changes BJ Barham has worked through in the past few years, it’s probably safe to excuse him from making any New...

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Family and friends of late Oklahoma musician Connor Hicks honor his memory with 'Legacy' album

A year after Hicks died in a car accident, his family and friends have joined forces to release an album called “Legacy,”...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 28, 2018: See OKC artist collective Factory Obscura's immersive art experience 'Beyond' before it closes

The temporary, interactive art attraction will remain open through Jan. 6 at 1522 S Robinson.

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Working through 'Change'

With all the changes BJ Barham has worked through the past few years, it's probably safe to excuse him from making New Year's...

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Leaving a 'Legacy'

When Jacob Mann thinks back on his last meeting with Connor Hicks, he recalls how thrilled the singer, songwriter and guitarist...

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Video: Oklahoma chorus member goes viral with joyous 'Jingle Bells' dance

Anyone who has seen a performance by OK City Chorus, the Oklahoma City chapter of Sweet Adelines International, knows that the...

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Watch: Kristin Chenoweth, Kelly Clarkson, Brooks & Dunn and more pay tribute to Reba McEntire on 2018 Kennedy Center Honors

The 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors aired Wednesday night on CBS, and the star-studded show kicked off with its tribute to...

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Video: CBS to rebroadcast Garth Brooks' 'Live at Notre Dame!' special Friday

fans of Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks are getting another chance to see him perform "The Dance"...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 27, 2018: Take advantage of Free Holiday Water Taxi Rides on the Bricktown Canal in downtown OKC

Take advantage of Free Holiday Water Taxi Rides from 6 to 9 p.m. today through Monday on the Bricktown Canal in downtown...

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Video: Toby Keith performs his new song 'Don't Let the Old Man In' from the movie 'The Mule' on the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Oklahoma country music star Toby Keith's affecting performance of his new single "Don't Let The Old Man In" during his...

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Preview: Reba McEntire, Cher, 'Hamilton' creators and more to be lauded on tonight's Kennedy Center Honors broadcast

The 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors will be broadcast from 7 to 9 tonight on the CBS Television Network.

Pryor comic convention to celebrate third year with 'Power Rangers' guest

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PRYOR — The Pryor Creek Comic Convention is getting even bigger in its third year. The convention, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 6 N Adair St. in Pryor, will welcome Oklahoma actor Justin Nimmo, who played the Silver Ranger on the TV...

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Opening Night 2019 preview Wednesday to showcase downtown OKC New Year's Eve performers

The Arts Council Oklahoma City is busily preparing to ring in 2019 with annual Opening Night New Year's Eve celebration in...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 26, 2018: Check out the winter break fun at the National Cowboy Museum

Through Dec. 31, the beloved Oklahoma City attraction is offering special activities.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 25, 2018: Take a Christmas skate on the Devon Ice Rink

Merry Christmas! Skate on the Devon Ice Rink from noon to 6 p.m. today at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno.

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Watch: Oklahoma-based Israeli blues-rocker Bat-Or Kalo releases holiday song 'Miracle Tonight'

Check out the cool original holiday toe-tapper "Miracle Tonight," from Oklahoma City-based, Israeli-born and raised guitarist,...

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Watch: The Imaginaries celebrate the season with charming love song 'Merry Christmas, Baby'

Get into the yuletide spirit with the charming holiday ballad "Merry Christmas, Baby," a new seasonal song from The...

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Zhu cancels spring 2019 tour, including OKC show

EDM artist Zhu has canceled the February and March shows on the second part of his "Dune Tour," including a previously...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 24, 2018: See the closing matinee of Lyric Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'

Merry Christmas Eve! See the final production of the season of Lyric Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" at 2 p.m. today at Lyric at...

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Interview, video and photos: Bristow's Nick Ledbetter spends the bustling holiday season running Oklahoma's only reindeer farm, Reindeer Club of Oklahoma

The Bristow resident said founding the state’s only reindeer farm actually started with a question one of his own children...

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Watch: Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson plays his original Christmas tune 'Ugly Sweater Blues' in stripped-down YouTube Pop-Up Session

Check out this impressive and festive stripped-down performance by Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson of his new original Christmas...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 23, 2018: See the final performance of the season of Oklahoma City Ballet's 'The Nutcracker" at the Civic Center

Catch Oklahoma City Ballet's final performance of the season of the perennial holiday favorite "The Nutcracker" at 2 p.m. today...

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Watch: Krystal Keith covers Christmas carol 'O' Holy Night,' shares family photos in lyric video

Oklahoma singer, songwriter and performer Krystal Keith has recorded her first piece of Christmas music: Her cover of the...

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Watch: Blake Shelton and Sandra Bullock play '5 Second Rule' on 'Ellen'

Oscar winner Sandra Bullock and Grammy-nominated Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton crossed paths and faced off this...

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Video: Oklahoma-based country singer Chris Cagle coming out of retirement for 2019 concert, live DVD

Oklahoma-based country singer Chris Cagle has announced that he will come out of retirement in 2019 to record new music and...

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Video: 'CMA Country Christmas,' hosted by Reba McEntire, to reair tonight

Hosted by and featuring performances from iconic entertainer and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire, the Country Music Association's...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 22, 2018: Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art opens today the exhibit 'Jesse Rieser: Christmas in America'

SHAWNEE – The Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, 1900 W MacArthur, will be hosting the exhibition "Jesse Rieser: Christmas in America"...

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Movie review: Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie's regal performances bring 'Mary Queen of Scots' to life

Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie give performances fit for queens in the surprisingly timely period drama “Mary Queen of Scots.”

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma Contemporary surveys the state's diverse art scene with ArtNow 2019

“This is probably our most popular exhibition every year, our annual look at all the amazing things that are being done by...

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Reba McEntire becomes Oklahoma's second performer lauded with Kennedy Center Honors

The artists received their tributes Dec. 2 during the 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors, and the show will be broadcast from 7...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 21, 2018: Mark the changing of the seasons at the Myriad Botanical Gardens' Winter Solstice Celebration

Mark the changing of the season at the Myriad Botanical Gardens' Winter Solstice Celebration from 6 to 9 tonight inside the...

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Reba becomes second Oklahoman to receive Kennedy Center Honors

For a state of relatively modest size and population, Oklahoma has produced more than its fair share of Broadway leading ladies...

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ArtNow 2019 exhibition showcases artists from across the state

Heyd Fontenot knows from experience that it's hard to maintain a modicum of modesty when you're naked and attempting to stand...

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Garth Brooks sells out second Minnesota stadium show

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks has sold out his second concert at U.S. Bank in Minneapolis, which...

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Watch: Elaborately costumed Flaming Lips cover the Christmas classic 'Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy'

Oklahoma City-based art-rockers The Flaming Lips got even more dressed up than usual - which is saying something - to film a...

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Trisha Yearwood releases Frank Sinatra tribute album 'Let's Be Frank'

Three-time Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Trisha Yearwood releases today her new album, "Let’s Be Frank," a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 20, 2018: Celebrate a Victorian Yuletide at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art's Third Thursday

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, will celebrate a Victorian Yuletide at its monthly Third Thursday festivities...

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Tickets on sale Thursday for Travis Scott's Oklahoma show

TULSA - Travis Scott announced this week the second leg of his "AstroWorld: Wish You Were Here" tour, including a Feb. 11 Tulsa...

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Video: 'The Voice' Season 15 finalist Kirk Jay performs with Blake Shelton and Rascal Flatts

Alabama country singer Kirk Jay, a member of Oklahoma country star Blake Shelton's team, didn't win on Season 15 of "The...

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Movie review: 'Mary Poppins Returns' flies high by staying true to original film's spirit

While not practically perfect in every way, the long-awaited follow-up “Mary Poppins Returns” musters plenty of magic to...

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Darci Lynne Farmer, Pentatonix Christmas specials reairing tonight

Two Christmas specials featuring Oklahoma stars will reair tonight on NBC.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 19, 2018: Hear Steve Earle and The Dukes at the Tower Theatre

Steve Earle and The Dukes will perform at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Oklahoma artists, Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Wrap Up Homelessness with Homeless Alliance's Curbside Chronicle holiday initiative

For the fourth year, the street paper’s Wrap Up Homelessness initiative is offering Oklahoma City merrymakers a festive way to...

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Broadway actress and Oklahoma City University graduate Teri Bibb cast in California production of musical '1776'

Broadway actress and Oklahoma City University graduate Teri Bibb will play Abigail Adams in a 2019 California production of the...

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Watch: St. Vincent delivers gorgeous rendition of 'New York' on 'Live from Here with Chris Thile'

Watch Tulsa-born singer, songwriter and musician St. Vincent deliver a gorgeously stripped-down version of her Big Apple ode...

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Blake Shelton starts cancer research program in Oklahoma

Oklahoma native and country music star Blake Shelton is helping pediatric cancer patients in his home state.

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Video: Rascal Flatts visits children's hospital on 'Today,' performing Tuesday on 'The Voice'

Superstar country band Rascal Flatts - guitarist Joe Don Rooney, who hails from Picher, lead singer Gary LeVox and bassist Jay...

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Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry to perform at 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year event honoring Dolly Parton

The star-studded performer lineup for the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year event honoring Grammy-winning country icon Dolly...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art celebrating holidays with classic film series 'Christmas Italian Style'

This holiday season, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is presenting "Christmas Italian Style," a curated,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 18, 2018: See contemporary watercolors by OKC artist Greg Burns at Artspace at Untitled

See "A Collection of Contemporary Watercolors" by acclaimed Oklahoma City artist Greg Burns at Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3.

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Video: Garth Brooks adds second Minnesota stadium show at governor's request

On a conference call with Gov. Dayton and local press in Minneapolis, the country music star agreed today to a second show. The...

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Video: Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson performs original Christmas songs on 'CBS This Morning'

Watch celebrated Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson and his superlative band perform three rollicking songs from his critically...

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Interviews, photos and video: Red Earth Treefest celebrates Oklahoma's Native American cultures with Christmas tree display

On view at through Jan. 4 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City, Red Earth Treefest is an exhibition featuring...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 17, 2018: See 'The Muppet Christmas Carol' at the Tower Theatre

See the 1992 holiday film "The Muppet Christmas Carol" at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Wearing a green Curbside Chronicle smock, the vendor holding court on the busy street corner waved not the usual magazine but...

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Interview and video: Former actress Suzy Amis Cameron touts her 'OMD' book and movement in OKC hometown visit

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, the former model and actress, whose film credits include the Oscar-winning blockbusters...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 16, 2018: Spend a 'Silent Night Jazzy Night' with saxophonist Eldredge Jackson at UCO Jazz Lab

New Orleans-born jazz saxophonist Eldredge Jackson, who is based in Tulsa, is playing his annual Christmas concert.

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Oklahoma City native Suzy Amis Cameron returns to hometown to tout her new book

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, the former "Titanic" actress Suzy Amis Cameron has released the book, “OMD: The Simple,...

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Red Earth Art Center celebrating American Indian culture with Treefest

On view through Jan. 4 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City, Red Earth Treefest is an exhibit featuring 20...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 15, 2018: See Carpenter Square Theatre's 'An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf'

Catch Carpenter Square Theatre's final performance of Michael Hollinger’s 1990s comedy “An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand...

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Video: Get into the holiday spirit with Pentatonix's effervescent cover of 'What Christmas Means to Me'

Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which recently released its fourth holiday album, "Christmas is Here!," released today a...

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JD McPherson to be featured on 'CBS This Morning's' 'Saturday Sessions'

Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson will be featured this weekend on the "Saturday Sessions" on "CBS This Morning: Saturday."

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Netflix series 'The Innocent Man' about Ada murders debuts

Netflix debuted today the six-part true-crime documentary series "The Innocent Man," which centers on two 1980s murders in Ada.

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Video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter and Judy Garland descendant Audra Mae croons 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow'

Listen to respected singer-songwriter and Oklahoma native Audra Mae, who happens to be the great grand-niece of Judy Garland,...

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Movie review: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone rule in deliciously tawdry 'The Favourite'

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos’ (“The Lobster,” “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”) outlandish surrealism finds a home in the...

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Interview and video: Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson unrolling original Christmas album 'Socks' tonight at OKC concert

If someone had told JD McPherson five years ago that he would be coming back to Oklahoma from his home in Nashville, Tennessee,...

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Interview and video: Michael Martin Murphey brings 25th anniversary Cowboy Christmas tour back to OKC tonight

For Michael Martin Murphey, a country Christmas comes closest to the true spirit of the season.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 14, 2018: See OKC's Painted Sky Opera perform the Christmas classic 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

The family-friendly show by Gian-Carlo Menotti was the first opera written for television. It was originally performed on NBC...

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Oklahoma native JD McPherson brings new seasonal album 'Socks' home for the holidays

Oklahoma native JD McPherson and his band will play not only most of “Socks” but also some unusual covers and songs from their...

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Michael Martin Murphey brings long-running Cowboy Christmas Ball back to Oklahoma City

Michael Martin Murphey will bring his Cowboy Christmas Ball to Oklahoma City Friday for the 24th annual edition at the National...

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Hozier to play spring shows in OKC and Tulsa

Multiplatinum singer/songwriter Hozier will embark in spring on the "Wasteland Baby! Tour," a 26-date run that kicks off March...

Find your thrill at the Grill on the Hill

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The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, spotlights The Grill on the Hill, Capitol Hill's living heartbeat and great place for a meal.

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Video: Reba McEntire talks her Oklahoma upbringing, tragedies and triumphs on 'CBS This Morning' ahead of Kennedy Center Honors broadcast

Entertainment icon and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire invited "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O’ Donnell to Nashville,...

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Alan Jackson bringing 2019 tour to OKC

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson will be hitting the road in 2019, bringing nearly three decades of hits to cities...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 13, 2018: Check out the inaugural Oklahoma Film Festival in OKC

Oklahoma Film Society, a long-running film exhibition group, will be hosting its inaugural Oklahoma Film Festival, running...

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Megan Mullally to host Screen Actors Guild Awards; Bill Hader nominated for SAG Award

"Will & Grace" star Megan Mullally, who grew up in Oklahoma City, will host the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards when...

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Video: See Darci Lynne Farmer sing with Toby Keith and Kristin Chenoweth on her 'My Hometown Christmas' special

The Oklahoma City singer and ventriloquist who won "America's Got Talent" Season 12 showed off her versatility on her first...

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Video: Check out highlights from the TV special 'Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night,' featuring Kelly Clarkson, Maren Morris and Backstreet Boys

Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which recently released its fourth holiday album, "Christmas is Here!," returned to NBC...

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Bill Hader, 'Wildlife' receive Critics’ Choice Awards nominations

The winners will be revealed at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, broadcast live on The CW Network on Sunday, Jan. 13.

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Ron Howard visits Oklahoma birthplace

Two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard recently visited his Oklahoma birthplace in Duncan - quite literally.

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Preview: Darci Lynne's holiday TV special premieres Tuesday

“America’s Got Talent” Season 12 winner Darci Lynne Farmer, the popular and talented teenage singer and ventriloquist from...

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A look at the Grammy nominees with Oklahoma ties

The 61st Grammy Awards will air Feb. 10 on CBS.

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Watch: 'The Voice' coaches Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and Adam Levine mash up their hits with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots

"The Voice" Season 15 coaches Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine and Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton teamed...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 11, 2018: Catch Grammy-nominated singer/pianist Jim Brickman's 'A Joyful Christmas' concert

“A Joyful Christmas” is Brickman’s 22nd annual holiday tour. The performance blends yuletide classics with his popular songs...

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Video: Yes, Blake Shelton has a Hallmark Christmas movie - and here's how you can watch 'It's Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas'

Country music superstar, television personality, Grammy Award nominee and Oklahoma native Blake Shelton can add another...

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Preview: 'Pentatonix: A Not So Silent Night' airs tonight

The multiplatinum-selling vocal quintet, which includes former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, embarks on the...

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Preview: Reba McEntire returns as host of 'CMA Country Christmas,' airing tonight

Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Reba McEntire returns tonight as host and performer during “CMA Country...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 10, 2018: Hear The Mistletones sing Christmas carols at lunchtime in downtown OKC

Some of Oklahoma’s local talent are spreading holiday cheer this month through free public performances for Arts Council...

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Interviews and video: OKC's Painted Sky Opera debuts family-friendly Christmas favorite 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

For opera companies, “Amahl and the Night Visitors” is the go-to Christmas classic, and this season, the fledgling Painted Sky...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma City Ballet bringing Christmas classic 'The Nutcracker' back to Civic Center

OKC Ballet will bring the perennial holiday favorite back to the Civic Center Friday through Dec. 23, with the Oklahoma City...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 9, 2018: See 'RACE's Hip Hop Nutcracker' at Oklahoma City Community College

For the seventh year, RACE Dance Company – a professional hip-hop, contemporary and jazz dance company based in Oklahoma City...

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Oklahoma City Ballet bringing back holiday favorite 'The Nutcracker'

OKC Ballet will bring the perennial holiday favorite “The Nutcracker” back to the Civic Center Friday through Dec. 23, with the...

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Painted Sky shares Magi story with family-friendly 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

For opera companies, “Amahl and the Night Visitors” is the go-to Christmas classic, and this season, the fledgling Painted Sky...

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First 'Jim Henson Holiday Special' coming to OKC theaters; American Banjo Museum offering discount to ticketholders

"Jim Henson - Life and Legacy," curated by Karen Falk of The Jim Henson Company, is on view at the American Banjo Museum in...

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Video: DreamWorks' 'Trolls' stop-motion animated series to premiere in OKC

Oklahoma City film studio Reckless Abandonment Pictures will premiere its stop-motion animated series for DreamWorks’ “Trolls”...

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Interviews, photos and video: Behind the scenes of 'Darci Lynne: My Hometown Christmas' special as she films with Toby Keith in OKC

“It’s my first-ever Christmas special, and it’s crazy that I get to do it. And I just want people to watch it and have a good...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 8, 2018: Hear Oklahoma City University's Christmas Vespers

More than 250 instrumentalists and choral singers will join forces today for Oklahoma City University's Christmas Vespers at...

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Vince Gill, St. Vincent, Charlie Wilson among Grammy nominees with Oklahoma ties

A Country Music Hall of Famer with an opportunity to add to his record-setting total, an R&B icon with a shot at a...

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Darci Lynne, Toby Keith team up for holiday TV special

In the 15 months since winning “America's Got Talent,” Darci Lynne Farmer has played theaters across the country on her first...

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Tickets on sale for Citizen Cope's OKC tour stop

Citizen Cope has announced an extensive, rare full-band U.S. tour in support of his first album in seven years, “Heroin And...

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Avett Brothers cover Woody Guthrie, announce Oklahoma concert

TULSA - Bluegrass, folk-rock and Americana band The Avett Brothers have announced a May 14 Tulsa show at the BOK Center, 200 S...

20-40-60 Etiquette: Save your reply for the invitation

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QUESTION: I received a save-the-date card for a wedding to be held out of state late this summer. Does this require a reply or is this a courtesy, telling me to, indeed, mark my calendar for the wedding? I probably won't attend the ceremony,...

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Look inside the mind of Luke Dick - if you dare - with the new Republican Hair video for 'Chaotic Good'

If you've ever wanted to take a look inside the busily musical mind of native Oklahoman singer-songwriter Luke Dick, the video...

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Rascal Flatts surprises fans with new cover EP 'Jukebox'

Superstar country vocal group Rascal Flatts - lead singer Gary LeVox, bassist Jay DeMarcus and guitarist Joe Don Rooney, who...

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Warren G cancels OKC concert

Rapper Warren G announced today the cancellation of his Monday concert at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City.

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Watch: Pentatonix delivers crystalline cover of 'Where Are You, Christmas?'

Watch Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix (which includes former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado) deliver a...

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Watch: With 'Big City Boys' video, BRONCHO rumbles through all-girl 'Outsiders' homage

BRONCHO - the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based band of Ryan Lindsey (vocals/guitar), Nathan Price (drums), Ben King (guitar), and Penny...

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Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma native and longtime actor Rudy Ramos reflects on new role on TV series 'Yellowstone'

Written and directed by Oscar nominee Taylor Sheridan (“Hell or High Water,” “Wind River”), “Yellowstone” was an immediate hit...

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Interviews, photos and video: RACE Dance Company features OKC students with holiday production 'RACE's Hip Hop Nutcracker'

For the seventh year, RACE Dance Company – a professional hip-hop, contemporary and jazz dance company based in Oklahoma City...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 7, 2018: Hear Cody Canada & The Departed and Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers at the Tower Theatre

Hear Oklahoma-bred, Texas-based red dirt rockers Cody Canada & The Departed, along with Arizona indie rockers Roger Clyne...

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Watch: 'Avengers 4' trailer and title - 'Endgame' - finally revealed

Marvel Studios has released the long-awaited first trailer and finally revealed the title of its mightily anticipated 2019...

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Tulsa's historic Brady Theater changing its name in 2019

TULSA - Peter Mayo, owner of the Brady Theater, announces today that the historic venue will become Tulsa Theater in 2019.

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RACE Dance Company mentors OKC teens through hip-hop version of holiday classic

The seventh annual “RACE’s Hip Hop Nutcracker” will feature a cast of nearly 150 dancers at four performances Saturday and...

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Lawton native Rudy Ramos' 50-year acting career scales to new heights on 'Yellowstone'

Rudy Ramos' unplanned acquisition of a new agent led to a recurring role on the hit television drama “Yellowstone,” a...

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Oklahoma native Bill Hader earns Golden Globe nomination

Tulsa native Bill Hader earned a Golden Globe nomination today for his performance as a depressed, low-rent hitman from the...

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Reba McEntire sings 'The Lord's Prayer' at George H.W. Bush's funeral

Watch Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire sing a musical rendition of “The Lord’s Prayer” at...

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University of Oklahoma cancels Saturday performance of 'A Christmas Carol' due to winter storm forecast

NORMAN - The University of Oklahoma is canceling the final performance of its production of "A Christmas Carol," scheduled for...

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Watch: Toby Keith's 'Don't Let the Old Man In' music video features new footage from Clint Eastwood film 'The Mule'

Keith will release "Don't Let the Old Man In" as a single Friday, and it will be featured during the end scene and closing...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 6, 2018: Hear The Wrecks at The Vanguard in Tulsa

TULSA - Alternative/indie rockers The Wrecks will bring their headlining "Panic Vertigo Tour" to Oklahoma for a show at 7...

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Remembering Oklahoma-based Cherokee artist and activist Shan Goshorn

Shan Goshorn, an Eastern Band Cherokee artist and activist who was based in Tulsa, died Saturday after battling a rare form of...

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Oklahoma-raised artist Ed Ruscha gives major gift to Joslyn Art Museum

The gift is complemented by an additional gift from Ruscha of 20 works by his colleagues and friends in Los Angeles, including...

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Garth Brooks announces another date and city for 2019 stadium tour

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks is returning to the Twin Cities in concert after four and a half...

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Factory Obscura extends run of OKC art exhibit

Thanks to the great outpouring of community support, Oklahoma City artist collective Factory Obscura is extending the run of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 5, 2018: Hear Kurt Vile and The Violators at The Jones Assembly

Hear indie rocker Kurt Vile and his his backing band, The Violators, at 6:30 tonight at The Jones Assembly, 901 W Sheridan Ave.

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RACE Dance Company celebrates holiday season with 'RACE's Hip Hop Nutcracker'

The nonprofit RACE Dance Company is mentoring more than 100 students from dance programs in Oklahoma City Public Schools for...

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Documentary 'Words From a Bear,' about Oklahoma author N. Scott Momaday to premiere at 2019 Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah - A documentary film on the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday will make its debut at the...

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2019 Grammy nominations postponed to Friday

Following the news of President George H.W. Bush's death, the announcement of the nominations for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards...

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Exclusive interview: Toby Keith's song 'Don't Let the Old Man In' to be featured in Clint Eastwood's new movie 'The Mule'

The Norman resident earlier this year penned a song inspired by legendary actor and filmmaker Clint Eastwood - and it will be...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 4, 2018: Hear Bach Collegium Japan at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium

Bach Collegium Japan performs tonight at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium.

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Video premiere: See Beau Jennings & the Tigers' powerful clip for 'No One Can Destroy a Song'

Watch the starkly powerful music video for Oklahoma band Beau Jennings & the Tigers' award-winning song "No One Can Destroy...

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Watch: Brie Larson's superhero lights up second 'Captain Marvel' trailer

Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, "Captain Marvel" is the 21st movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first to...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Jenny Lewis, Brothers Osborne and Ben Rector OKC concerts at The Jones Assembly

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for three big concert tours coming in 2019 to The Jones Assembly, 901 W Sheridan.

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Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co. will conduct the auction Jan. 31, including a 237-acre bottom land farm in Garvin County and producing mineral interests in Garvin, McClain, Grady and Roger Mills counties.

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Dave Mason, Zhu and Mandolin Orange to play 2019 shows at OKC's Tower Theatre

The Tower Theatre has revealed some exciting shows planned for 2019.

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Garth Brooks' 'Live at Notre Dame!' TV special scores big ratings

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks scored big ratings for CBS with Sunday night's concert special...

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Video and photos: Kristin Chenoweth, Brooks & Dunn and St. Vincent among performers for 2018 Kennedy Center Honors

The 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors were filmed Sunday at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and CBS revealed this...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 3, 2018: See 'Gremlins' at the Tower Theatre

See John Dante's 1984 horror-comedy movie "Gremlins" at 7 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Kristin Chenoweth performing OKC concert in 2019

Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, she received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of...

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Interviews, images and video: National Cowboy Museum showing the work of 'American Indian Artists: 20th Century Masters'

The exhibition features more than 50 works from 40 artists, including household names from the Native art world like Allan...

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Preview: Garth Brooks' concert special 'Live at Notre Dame!' airing tonight

Brooks performed the first live concert ever to take at the legendary Notre Dame Stadium, at the University of Notre Dame in...

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Video: Garth Brooks talks Oklahoma State University days, Notre Dame TV special and more on 'Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks appeared Thursday on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," where...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 2, 2018: Hear joyful music and eat homemade cookies at Canterbury Voices' Canterbury Christmas

Hear joyful music and eat homemade cookies at Canterbury Voices' traditional Canterbury Christmas concert at 7 tonight at the...

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Gloria Estefan to host 2018 Kennedy Center Honors Sunday for Dec. 26 broadcast

Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan will host the 41st Annual Kennedy Center Honors, to...

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Oklahoma-made film 'To the Stars' to premiere at 2019 Sundance Film Festival

PARK CITY, Utah - For the second straight year, a movie filmed primarily in Oklahoma will make its world premiere at the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 1, 2018: See dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling at Chesapeake Energy Arena

As previously reported, the popular electronic violinist, 32, last month re-released a deluxe edition of her 2017 best-selling...

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Oklahoma band BRONCHO to be showcased at SXSW 2019

AUSTIN, Texas - Tulsa-based band BRONCHO will be showcased in the spring 2019 edition of Austin, Texas' South by Southwest...

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Interview and video: Lindsey Stirling talks her Christmas tour, dancing violin playing, collaborating and more ahead of OKC show

The popular electronic violinist, 32, last month re-released a deluxe edition of her 2017 best-selling holiday album, "Warmer...

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Toby Keith releases 'Should've Been A Cowboy [25th Anniversary Edition]'

Oklahoma country music star Toby Keith is marking the re-release today of his self-titled debut album, dubbed the "Should've...

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Interviews, photos and video: With VHS and Chill, OKC movie enthusiast Sean Peel is reviving vintage technology

VHS and Chill has found a new venue at Rodeo Cinema, Stockyards City’s new nonprofit art house theater, where Peel is the...

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Interview and video: Oklahoma's Colourmusic hoping to make a splash with new album 'Swimsuit,' tonight's OKC release show

The now fully independent band is diving back into music with its upcoming fourth full-length studio album, “Swimsuit,” due out...

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Theater review: Lyric Theatre delivers more holiday cheer with timeless tale 'A Christmas Carol'

Lyric Theatre’s eighth annual production of “A Christmas Carol” should make fans of Charles Dickens’ timeless yuletide tale as...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 30, 2018: Hear Chase Rice at The Criterion

The North Carolina native recently released his sophomore album "Lambs & Lions," the follow-up to "Ignite The Night," which...

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Lyric Theatre again spreads yuletide cheer with its faithful 'Christmas Carol'

“A Christmas Carol” continues through Christmas Eve at Lyric at the Plaza.

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Colourmusic looks to make splash with 'Swimsuit'

Strange things started happening while indie rockers Colourmusic were recording their latest album in their Stillwater studio...

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VHS and Chill: Movie enthusiast Sean Peel is bringing back vintage technology in popular screenings

Sean Peel's garage is a veritable portal to the past. Hundreds of VHS tapes neatly line the wall-to-wall shelves, and the...

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Toby Keith to receive Nashville Symphony's 2018 Harmony Award

Keith will be presented the award and perform during the 34th annual Symphony Ball on Dec. 8 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center,...

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Ticket on-sale date announced for Kenny Chesney's 'Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour,' including OKC show

“I wanted to bring the music to the people, knowing how many members of No Shoes Nation travel to see our stadium shows,”...

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Watch: Skating Polly gets punky in pink in new music video for 'They're Cheap'

The Oklahoma expatriate band - Kelli Mayo, Peyton Bighorse and Kurtis Mayo – returned to their adopted hometown of Tacoma,...

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Photos and video: Darci Lynne Farmer performs 'Jingle Bell Rock' on 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' TV special

Joined by her puppet pal Petunia, the teenage singer/ventriloquist performed the Christmas classic "Jingle Bell Rock."

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Video: Pentatonix performs 'Sweater Weather' on 'Today' show in advance of 2018 Christmas special

On their third holiday special with the network, Pentatonix embarks on an unforgettable journey throughout Las Vegas, making...

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Video: Garth Brooks stops by 'CBS This Morning' to talk about his 'Live at Notre Dame' concert special, country music, Lady Gaga and more

Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks appeared today on "CBS This Morning" to talk about his primetime...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 29, 2018: Experience the Oklahoma City Philharmonic's 'The Christmas Show' at the Civic Center

Along with the orchestra, the show annually features tap-dancing Santas, the Mistletoes dancers from the University of...

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Interviews and photos: Myriad Gardens' new Crystal Bridge light show 'Illuminations' setting downtown OKC aglow for the holidays

Open Tuesday through Sunday nights through Jan. 1, “Illuminations” loops through a 30-minute program with about a half-dozen...

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Darci Lynne Farmer, Pentatonix, Tony Bennett and more to perform on tonight's 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' TV special

"The most wonderful time of the year" gets extra festive with the annual lighting of New York City’s famous tree on NBC’s...

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'Star Trek' actor William Shatner to be honored tonight in OKC

While the Oklahoma City-based National Reining Horse Association is hosting the world’s largest reining event, the NRHA...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 28, 2018: Hear Chvrches at Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa

TULSA – Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches will play an Oklahoma show at 7:30 tonight at Tulsa’s historic Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N...

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Oklahoma native and 'SpongeBob SquarePants' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies

Stephen Hillenburg, the Oklahoma-born creator of the popular cartoon series “SpongeBob SquarePants,” died Monday. He was 57....

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Illuminating the holidays: Myriad Gardens brighten the yuletide season with new Crystal Bridge light show

The little boy stopped abruptly on the Myriad Botanical Gardens' footbridge, pointing and exclaiming, ‘Look, that's so cool,'...

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Jeff Tweedy to play 2019 OKC show in support of new solo album

Wilco singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Tweedy has announced dates for his 2019 solo tour, including an Oklahoma City show.

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Watch: The Beach Boys and Hanson perform 'Finally It's Christmas' live on 'Today' show

Christmas came a little early for the Tulsa-based pop band Hanson today.

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OKC art collective details first permanent installation

The collective is creating the new immersive, visual, auditory, and tactile art experience inside the landmark art complex The...

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Video: Darci Lynne performs Christmas classic

“America’s Got Talent” Season 12 winner and Oklahoma City resident Darci Lynne Farmer reunited with Steve Harvey, the host of...

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Oklahomans pay tribute to 'SpongeBob' creator's legacy

The marine biology teacher-turned-animator died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He revealed in March 2017 that he had the...

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National Cowboy Museum breaking ground on $15 million educational expansion called Liichokoshkomo’!

The National Cowboy Museum is breaking ground on $15 million educational expansion called Liichokoshkomo’!

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 27, 2018: Skate on the Devon Ice Rink at the Myriad Gardens

Skate on the Devon Ice Rink from 3 to 9 p.m. today at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W Reno.

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Inaugural Oklahoma Film Festival planned for December

Oklahoma Film Society, a long-running film exhibition group, will be hosting its inaugural Oklahoma Film Festival over three...

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Comedian Brian Regan planning OKC and Tulsa shows

Popular stand-up comedian Brian Regan has Oklahoma City and Tulsa tour stops on his calendar.