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What to do in Oklahoma on July 21, 2018: Hear Buckcherry at The Criterion

Hear Los Angeles rockers Buckcherry at 8 tonight at The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan Ave.

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Restored Beatles animated film 'Yellow Submarine' returning to OKC's Tower Theatre for 50th anniversary

The Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, is extending its limited engagement showings of The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow...

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Video: Miranda Lambert sings 'Pink Sunglasses' and 'Ugly Lights' on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Watch country music superstar Miranda Lambert, a former Tishomingo resident, perform "Ugly Lights" and "Pink Sunglasses" as the...

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Lyric Theatre closes season with musical 'Mamma Mia!'

The closing show of Lyric’s “Summer at the Civic” season, the popular ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia!" opens Tuesday and...

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The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

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Philharmonic resets farewell concert for Levine

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic has announced a new autumn date for Maestro Joel Levine's postponed farewell concert. The...

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Not many changes to the Oklahoma best-seller lists this week.

James Patterson and former President Bill Clinton's book, "The President Is Missing," tops state fiction sales.

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Debut thriller has more hits than misses but doesn't always make sense.

Bizarre creatures turn subway trains into food trucks, devouring the passengers.

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Fine arts and theater notes, July 22

Fine arts and theater notes, July 22

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles mayor says one woman was killed at supermarket where gunman took hostages.

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Tickets on sale today for Ray LaMontagne's autumn Oklahoma show

TULSA - Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne has announced tour dates for his 25-date North American "Just Passing...

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Tom Petty fans invited to submit photos, videos and other content for upcoming music video

Starting today, Tom Petty fans are invited to share their favorite moments of Petty and The Heartbreakers from their personal...

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Interview and video: Kirstin Maldonado and Pentatonix bringing summer amphitheater tour to Oklahoma City

A native Texan, Kirstin Maldonado majored in musical theater performance at the University of Oklahoma before forming the a...

Opinions differ on what medical marijuana regulations should include

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The medical marijuana election is over, but jousting continues over the shape of proposed regulations. Some would like to see major changes in the law before it takes effect. Others would like to see just minor tweaks and the adoption of...

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Robin Williams artworks, memorabilia to be auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Artworks owned by Robin Williams and memorabilia from his career including autographed scripts, awards and...

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Movie review: 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' boasts more entertaining ABBA songs in an even more ridiculous plot

The ideal summer popcorn flick for moviegoers who don’t care for superhero shenanigans, rampaging CGI dinosaurs or animated...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 20, 2018: Hear Collective Soul, 3 Doors Down and Soul Asylum at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Hit-making bands 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are spending the summer chugging around the country on a co-headlining trek...

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Nordic telecom operator Telia enters TV business

HELSINKI (AP) — The Nordic region's largest telecoms operator, Telia AB, said Friday it has agreed to buy the broadcasting and...

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Red Skelton Museum celebrates 5th anniversary

Because he was one of the most beloved comedians of the 20th century, it's no surprise plans were soon afoot to commemorate the...

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Review: Aspens, flowers explored via oil canvas

NORMAN — There is a naive quality and excitement about thick paint, applied with a palette knife, in the oil canvases of Norman...

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Cat Video Festival romping back to Myriad Gardens, Robert Plant planning Tulsa concert, annual Illinois River Jam floating to Tahlequah

Aug. 18 Cat Video Festival romps back into Gardens The annual Cat Video Festival, sponsored by Midtown Vets, will return by...

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Songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard follows his muse

Songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard follows his muse

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Movie reviews: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Equalizer 2, The King

'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' PG-13 1:54 2 1/2 stars The ideal summer popcorn flick for moviegoers who don't care for superhero...

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Writer goes solo with new play about religion, friendship

After being just a thought in Melanie Wilderman's head for three years, the Oklahoma writer's first solo stage play is finally...

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Word Balloons: Wild Cards' return, and future

Long-running anthology superhero novels also have been comics; could be TV show

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Oklahoma events, July 20-26

BEING MODEST THACKERVILLE — Rock band Modest Mouse will play a 9 p.m. Friday show at WinStar World Casino's Global Event...

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Summer to sing: Hit-making vocal group Pentatonix returns to OKC on amphitheater tour

The three-time Grammy Award-winning vocal group last week launched its biggest and longest tour to date, a 39-city amphitheater...

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'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' has finally run out of gas — but is that Seinfeld's fault?

'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' has finally run out of gas — but is that Seinfeld's fault?

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Harvey Weinstein asks court to dismiss Ashley Judd lawsuit, says they had a 'bargain'

Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein's legal team said in new court documents that Ashley Judd struck "a bargain" with...

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Video: 'American Idol' winner David Cook returns to Broadway's 'Kinky Boots'

"American Idol" Season 7 winner David Cook, a former Tulsa resident, returned this week to the Broadway stage to reprise the...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art acquires work by Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has acquired “Fireworks (Archives)” by award-winning filmmaker and artist Apichatpong...

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Kristin Chenoweth's 'Trial & Error: Lady, Killer' premieres tonight on NBC

The Tony- and Emmy-winning performer is starring in Season 2 of the crime comedy “Trial & Error,” which premieres at 8...

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The Latest: GOP group backs Lewis despite "slut" comments

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a Minnesota congressman's disparaging comments about women (all times local):4:55 p.m.The...

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With 'slut' comments, Lewis's radio career flares up again

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The nation's Republican congressional campaign is sticking with Minnesota Rep. Jason Lewis after...

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Gritty 'Titans' trailer released at Comic-Con International

"Titans," which is the TV-MA live-action series based on DC's "Teen Titans" property, got an official trailer release as...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 19, 2018: Hear Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road play a 'Summer Sizzler' at the UCO Jazz Lab

EDMOND - Internationally known Oklahoma fiddler Kyle Dillingham and his band Horseshoe Road will perform their annual "Summer...

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Birth of the cool: Miles Davis matches with classic fashion

Editor's note: In “Off the Record,” Oklahoma native and Northwest Florida Daily News reporter Savannah Evanoff pairs one of the...

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Art review: 'Sunflower' rises at print show

The simple black outline of a “Sunflower,” with its roots revealed, won the $100 top cash prize in the Print on the Paseo...

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Review: Art show explores 'Identity'

“Identity” is explored in radically different ways by Catherine Adams, Ginna Dowling and Rick George in three new shows. The...

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Jay-Z unhappy 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkway

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay-Z said Wednesday he's disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the...

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Watch: Oklahoma-Texas music icon Ray Wylie Hubbard co-stars in Eric Church's 'Desperate Man' 1970s-inspired music video

Country music superstar Eric Church and Oklahoma-Texas music icon Ray Wylie Hubbard co-star in the music video for Church's new...

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

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Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Miranda Lambert performing tonight on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Country music superstar Miranda Lambert, a former Tishomingo resident, will be the musical guest tonight on "Late Night with...

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Video: Retired Oklahoma high school music teacher featured on Steve Hartman’s ‘On the Road’ series on 'CBS Evening News'

PONCA CITY – A retired high school music teacher has been featured on the "CBS Evening News" after his nearly 300 of his...

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Star CB Darrelle Revis retiring after 11 NFL seasons

Revis Island is closed for business.Darrelle Revis, a star cornerback with the New York Jets and a Super Bowl winner with their...

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Tickets on sale tonight for Robert Plant's newly announced Oklahoma show

TULSA - Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Robert Plant has announced a new set of fall U.S. tour dates with his band the Sensational...

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A look back at 'The Dark Knight' 10 years later

July 18, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight."

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'GLOW' returns, with a lot to tell us about the wrestlers behind the stereotypes

Since "GLOW's" spirited first season premiered last summer, there's ample evidence of a feminist turnaround — in media culture,...

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Concert Review: The Smashing Pumpkins

The more they changed, the less we felt: The Smashing Pumpkins satisfy longtime fans during the Shiny and Oh So Bright Tour...

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With first season nearing its finale, original Oklahoma music series 'Play It Loud' goes live for benefit show

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

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 18, 2018: New Yorker Stephen Clair pushing into the Blue Door for album release show

New York troubadour Stephen Clair is pushing into Oklahoma City to perform solo in concert at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805...

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Walmart Is Preparing A Cheaper "Netflix Rival" Streaming Service: Report

With their presence in more than 100 countries, streaming services like Netflix and Prime Video have already taken the world by...

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Russia extends house arrest of acclaimed film director

MOSCOW (AP) — An acclaimed Russian filmmaker and theater director accused of embezzlement must stay under house arrest for...

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Child neglecting YouTubers still producing videos while on probation

FREDERICK, MD -- A couple convicted in Maryland of child neglect after operating a YouTube channel featuring the apparent abuse...

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Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case against BBC over coverage of raid on his home

LONDON (AP) — Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case against BBC over coverage of raid on his home.

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Destiny's Child singer Williams seeks mental health help

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams says she's seeking help for the depression she has struggled with...

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Video: Jennifer Garner talks about buying her family's Oklahoma farm for new business on 'CBS Sunday Morning' and 'Good Morning America'

Golden Globe winner Jennifer Garner has been making the media rounds this week on "CBS Sunday Morning" and "Good Morning...

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Video: Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth talks about her hometown Broadway boot camp and her new role on NBC’s ‘Trial & Error’ on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth talked in glowing (and funny) terms about her experiences mentoring youngsters at her annual...

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Wanda Jackson working on new music with Joan Jett producing

Native Oklahoman Wanda Jackson - widely known as the Queen of Rockabilly and the First Lady of Rock ‘n’ Roll - has journeyed...

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Edmond’s Upstage Theatre production of ‘Gypsy’ opens this week

EDMOND - Upstage Theatre and Performing Arts Studio is staging the famed musical “Gypsy” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and July...

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Video: History's 'Six: Season 2,' starring Olivia Munn, debuting on DVD in August, following series' cancellation

History's “Six: Season 2,” starring native Oklahoman Olivia Munn, arrives on DVD Aug. 7 from Lionsgate.

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 17, 2018: See ‘Jerry Maguire’ at Harkins Bricktown 16

Before he reprises his role as a super-spy in “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” on July 27, see Tom Cruise screaming “Show me the...

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Singer Jewel: Fame did not make me happy

Singer-songwriter Jewel opens up to CNN's Poppy Harlow about her path to happiness and why she is embarking on her next chapter...

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‘He said yes!!!’ Mariah Carey turns over concert stage for surprise marriage proposal

The Grammy winner helped plan her backup dancer's engagement proposal.

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Luke Cage season 2 review

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price hosts Infinite Danger Room panelists Anthony Brown, Chris Borthick and Kade Poulson to discuss...

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The Go-Go's on their legacy and advice for other rockers

NEW YORK (AP) — Go-Go's guitarist Jane Wiedlin has five simple words of advice for female rock bands — "Write. Write. Write....

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Listen: Elvin Bishop and his Big Fun Trio deliver bluesy political commentary on the title track of new album 'Something Smells Funky 'Round Here'

Listen to Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop, who grew up in Tulsa, and his Big Fun Trio...

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Oklahoma City Ballet announces new dancers and promotions for 2018-19 season

Oklahoma City Ballet Artistic Director Robert Mills recently announced new dancers who are joining the company as well as...

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'Rescued' by David Rosenfelt is heartwarming mystery

"Rescued: an Andy Carpenter Mystery" (Minotaur), by David RosenfeltDefense attorney Andy Carpenter is known to win seemingly...

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1st Comic-Con of the MeToo era grapples with harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comic-Con, the annual gathering of over 130,000 fans, artists, collectors and geek culture savants, has...

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Kristin Chenoweth appears tonight on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

Ever-charming Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth will appear on tonight’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 16, 2018: Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and Jared Tyler play a post-WoodyFest concert in Perkins

PERKINS – Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and special guest Jared Tyler perform a post-Woody Guthrie Folk Festival show at 7 tonight at...

Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

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Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos. Every day I don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired," Shores said. Shores, 26, has been a drug addict for...

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'Who Is America?' Premiere: Who Did Sacha Baron Cohen Dupe?

Bernie Sanders, Trent Lott and an unfortunate art gallery consultant in California are victims in the Showtime comedy's debut.

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China's First $100M Film Pulled from Cinemas After Disastrous Opening Weekend

The producers of fantasy epic 'Asura' promoted the project as China's most expensive movie ever made, but it earned just $7.1...

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Interviews, photos and video: Fiberworks exhibit celebrates 40th anniversary as central Oklahoma experiences 'Summer of Fiber'

On view through Aug. 10 at the Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery on Film Row, the exhibition Fiberworks is marking its...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 15, 2018: Today is your last chance to see Lyric Theatre's 'Hello, Dolly!' at the OKC Civic Center

See the final performance of Lyric Theatre's dazzling production of "Hello, Dolly!" at 2 p.m. today at the Civic Center Music...

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Two signings at Edmond's Best of Books.

Two signings at Edmond's Best of Books.

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All you need to know and more about America's ageless first family, 'The Simpsons'

All you need to know and more about America's ageless first family, 'The Simpsons'

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Make it through the first 100 pages, and the redemption story begins.

Wise, wonderful debut novel encompasses major literary themes.

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

Books by the late conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer and Golden State Killer investigator Michelle McNamara hold spots...

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Fine arts and theater notes, July 15

Fine arts and theater notes, July 15

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'The Sacco Gang' by Andrea Camilleri, translated from the Italian by Stephen Sarterelli

'The Sacco Gang' by Andrea Camilleri, translated from the Italian by Stephen Sarterelli

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Tips and strategies to make the most of your retirement years.

Surviving retirement even if you haven't planned carefully for it.

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Book review: 'Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World'

More than a parenting book, "Differently Wired" urges parents to become advocates everywhere for their exceptional children.

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FiberWorks exhibit marks 40th anniversary during central Oklahoma's 'Summer of Fiber'

Fiber Artists of Oklahoma this year is marking the 40th anniversary of its influential Fiberworks exhibition, a statewide...

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Full of adult themes and content, "Tell Me No Lies" may be too dark for younger readers

"Tell Me No Lies" is the first young adult novel reviewed by The Oklahoma's youth reviewer, Ragan Franklin, a high school...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma red dirt musician Randy Crouch is beloved at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival and beyond

A longtime favorite at the event affectionately known as WoodyFest, beloved Oklahoma red dirt musician Randy Crouch will play a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 14, 2018: Hear The Smashing Pumpkins at Chesapeake Energy Arena

Grammy-winning alt rockers The Smashing Pumpkins have reunited for their new "Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour,” and the summer trek...

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Oklahoma music notable Randy Crouch spreads red dirt at WoodyFest and beyond

OKEMAH — Buffalo Rogers is convinced that Randy Crouch is a “fourth-dimensional being” — and he has the stories to back up his...

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Photos and video: 'Peace Town,' the late Jimmy LaFave's final album of recordings, out today

“Peace Town,” the collection of final recordings by iconic Oklahoma-Texas singer, songwriter and song interpreter, Jimmy LaFave...

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Protests, diplomatic backflips mark Trump's visit to England

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump closed out a turbulent 30-hour visit to England on Friday that featured massive protests,...

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Video: 'Queer Eye' star has emotional reaction to Emmy nods

"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness is nominated for short form variety series because he is an executive producer on Funny or...

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Here's where to find the last remaining Blockbuster store in the U.S.

Two of the three remaining Blockbuster video locations in the U.S. will soon close, according to an announcement made...

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In Twitter purge, top accounts lose millions of followers

Many celebrities, politicians and so-called social media influencers found their Twitter followings knocked down a few digits...

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Listen and groove to Eric Church's new single 'Desperate Man,' a collaboration with Ray Wylie Hubbard

Just try not to groove in your chair - or flat-out get on your feet and dance - to country music superstar Eric Church's new...

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Creepy comics to scare up on Friday the 13th!

With Friday the 13th being today, and with that being a historically spooky day, here are 5 comic-book recommendations to read...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 13, 2018: Hear Lee Brice at the Diamond Ballroom

Hear country music star Lee Brice at 8:30 tonight at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern Ave.

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Anna Holloway review: High-steppin’ “Hello, Dolly!” at Lyric

Lyric Theatre’s second summer production at the Civic Center is the classic musical “Hello, Dolly!”

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter and high school student Ken Pomeroy heading back to Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

When Ken Pomeroy was in eighth grade, she penned a nine-minute song about Woody Guthrie for the National History Day Contest....

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Krystal Keith releases new EP 'Boulder,' featuring Lance Carpenter duet 'Anyone Else'

Krystal Keith keeps rolling with her fledgling recording career: The proud mama is releasing Friday her new EP “Boulder,” her...

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Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker's mother asks Putin to pardon him

MOSCOW (AP) — The mother of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker who has been refusing food for nearly two months asked Russian...

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Oklahoma performer goes back to her roots

Oklahoma native Leigh Madison writes a different song nearly every day, but most people don't ever get to hear them. However,...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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Steve Ditko, enigmatic comic artist and co-creator of 'Spider-Man,' dies at 90

Steve Ditko, one of the most influential comic-book artists of the 20th century, who was the co-creator of "Spider-Man" and...

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Movie reviews: 'Skyscraper,' 'Leave No Trace,' 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation'

Movie reviews: 'Skyscraper,' 'Leave No Trace,' 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation'

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Krystal Keith keeps rolling with new EP 'Boulder'

Oklahoma singer-songwriter Krystal Keith is releasing Friday her new EP “Boulder,” her first collection of new music since her...

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Authors expound on long-running 'Wild Cards' series

Authors Carrie Vaughn and Caroline Spector joined artist John Picacio at SoonerCon on the panel, "Wild Cards, an Introduction...

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Lyric pulls out all stops with dazzling 'Hello, Dolly!'

It only takes a moment to fall in love with “Hello, Dolly!” The classic musical is just packed with indelible moments: when the...

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Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy, 15, returning to Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

Oklahoman Ken Pomeroy, 15, is among the 100 musical acts slated to perform at WoodyFest 2018, which also will feature poetry...

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Rod Stewart returning to OKC, Good Charlotte playing fall concert, Edmond's Upstage Theatre staging 'Gypsy'

Oct. 18 Stewart is bringing ‘Sexy' back to OKC Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart will bring his impressive...

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Royal etiquette for the Trumps' visit: Don't kiss the queen

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging...

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Bill Hader, Megan Mullally, Ed Harris and Kelli O’Hara receive Emmy nominations

Several performers with Oklahoma ties made the list when the nominees for the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced...

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Henry Rollins, of Montreal, Alejandro Escovedo and more announce autumn OKC shows

The Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, has announced a slew of highly anticipated new fall shows this week, including dates with Henry...

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Video: Eric Church announces new album 'Desperate Man,' including collaboration with Ray Wylie Hubbard

In a video message speaking directly to his fans, two-time Country Music Association Album of the Year winner Eric Church told...

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Bo Burnham explores the awkwardness of 'Eighth Grade'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An awkward middle school girl might be the last subject one would expect a 27-year-old male comedian to...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 12, 2018: Hear Thirty Seconds to Mars and Walk the Moon at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Hear Thirty Seconds to Mars at 6 tonight at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101 NE 50.

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Paper costumes fool the eye

The “Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper” exhibit is at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive.

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Heard on Hurd to host film festival

The theme of the July Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd event will center around its second annual film festival.

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Four women in revolution

There may be no really satisfactory way to deal with the high ideals and terrible realities of the French Revolution in a...

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Kylie set to be youngest self-made billionaire

Kylie Jenner, the youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner sisters and reality TV personality, is set to become the youngest self-made...

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Theater review: OKC's Lyric Theatre pulls out all the stops with dazzling 'Hello, Dolly!'

In its lavish new production that puts the “extra” in extravaganza, Lyric Theatre plays every iconic moment in "Hello, Dolly!"...

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Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center celebrating ‘Sojourning’ exhibit with chamber music and family-friendly activities

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., is celebrating its summer exhibition “Sojourning,” showcasing...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 11, 2018: Hear Joel Rafael with John Trudell's Bad Dog open the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival with a benefit show in Okemah

OKEMAH - Singer-songwriter Joel Rafael will team with John Trudell's Bad Dog for a special benefit performance at 8 tonight at...

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John Mellencamp to receive 5th Woody Guthrie Prize from Tulsa’s Woody Guthrie Center

TULSA – The Woody Guthrie Center will honor John Mellencamp with the Woody Guthrie Prize in Tulsa on Aug. 30, the day before...

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Video shows moment of Clooney crash, actor thrown in air

Actor George Clooney slammed his motorbike into an oncoming car that turned suddenly into his lane Tuesday and was thrown...

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Authorities say a second person has been arrested in the fatal shooting of rising rap star XXXTentacion in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a second person has been arrested in the fatal shooting of rising rap star...

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'Handmaid's Tale' Wine Cancelled After Social Media Backlash

Twitter users were quick to condemn the tone-deaf collection inspired by Offred, Offglen and Serena Joy.

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Artist Connie Seabourn offers 'Wonderful Watercolors' workshop at The Depot in Norman

Connie Seabourn, watercolor artist and teacher, will offer a two-day “Wonderful Watercolors” workshop from 9:30 a.m. to about 4...

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Edmond hosts concert series in Hafer Park

Edmond's Concerts in the Park series will be held at 6:15 p.m. each Thursday through Aug. 9 at Hafer Park, 1034 S Bryant Ave.

Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

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Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences trains, places and supports physicians in rural area where the shortage can have deadly consequences.

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Community to help paint new mural

STASH will host an EDO Block Party from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday to benefit improvements to the 400 Block of E Main Street in...

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Nichols Hills Band to present free outdoor concert

The Nichols Hills Band will present a free outdoor concert at 7:30 p.m. July 19 in Kite Park, 1500 Camden Way.

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Michael Jackson was ‘chemically castrated’ by his dad, says doctor

MICHAEL Jackson was “chemically castrated” by his father Joe according to the late star’s doctor. Conrad Murray said Joe, who...

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Drake bests The Beatles, breaks historic music record

Drake just can’t stop making history.

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Good Charlotte announces North American tour, including OKC date

Maryland rockers Good Charlotte today announced a massive North American tour in support of their upcoming seventh full-length...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art says bonjour to French Film Week 2018

In commemoration of Bastille Day, which is Saturday, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art continues its annual celebration of recent...

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FireLake Fireflight Balloon Fest soaring back to Shawnee in August

SHAWNEE − Anticipated to be the largest balloon festival in the state, the FireLake Fireflight Balloon Fest is set to return in...

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'Star Wars': Billy Dee Williams Reprising Role as Lando Calrissian

Billy Dee Williams is returning to a galaxy far, far away. The actor, who famously played the galactic gambler Lando...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 10, 2018: Hear David Amram & Friends at the Blue Door

Hear jazz legend, multi-instrumentalist and "the Renaissance man of American music” David Amram perform with friends at 8...

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All-Day Poetry Workshop set for Saturday

The Poetry Society of Oklahoma will host an All-Day Poetry Workshop on Saturday at Twin Hills Country Club, 3401 NE 36.

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Sculptures dedicated at conference center

Edmond city leaders came out to dedicate two pieces of art Thursday at the Edmond Hotel and Conference Center, 2833 Conference...

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Trial begins for man accused of setting fire to Texas mosque

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a "rabid hatred" of Muslims led a 26-year-old man to set fire to a Southeast...

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Justin Bieber confirms engagement to Hailey Baldwin

Justin Bieber has popped the question.

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Oklahoma native Ben Rector's new album 'Magic' debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Americana/Folk Albums

Tulsa native Ben Rector’s new studio album "Magic" recently debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums, according to...

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OKPOP Museum expected to announce Neal Schon archival collection before tonight's Journey concert

TULSA - A press conference is set for 5:30 p.m. today at Tulsa's BOK Center to announce the Neal Schon archival collection that...

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Ant-Man and the Wasp review (Infinite Danger Room episode #90)

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Chris Borthick, Anthony Brown and Kade Poulson to talk about...

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Miranda Lambert named Country Music Hall of Fame artist-in-residence

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Country music superstar Miranda Lambert will be the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s 15th...

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SoonerCon 27 report: Wild Cards and Jokers

SoonerCon will move to Norman next year, but there was no lack of activity in the final year in Midwest City

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Garth Brooks to play first concert ever at Notre Dame Stadium

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks has been invited to play the first-ever concert at Notre Dame...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Rod Stewart's fall OKC show

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart will bring his impressive catalog of hits to Oklahoma City for an Oct. 18 show...

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Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees' movie, dies age 86

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle...

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William, Kate's third child Prince Louis christened

LONDON (AP) — The third child of Prince William and wife Kate was christened Monday at a royal chapel.The service for Prince...

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Pakistan opposition leader Khan unveils election platform

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan, a former cricket star who hopes to become the next prime minister,...

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A judge releases Harvey Weinstein on bail amid sex crime accusations by 3rd woman; his lawyer expects more charges.

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge releases Harvey Weinstein on bail amid sex crime accusations by 3rd woman; his lawyer expects more...

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Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium announces 20th anniversary performing arts season

EDMOND - Armstrong Auditorium has announced the lineup of world-renowned artists for its 2018-2019 Performing Arts Series.

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 9, 2018: See The Beatles' animated feature film 'Yellow Submarine' at the Tower Theatre

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, The Beatles’ 1968 animated feature film “Yellow Submarine” floats into Oklahoma City...

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Netflix, Blumhouse Unveil Indian Horror Series 'Ghoul'

The series is co-produced with Ivanhoe and India's Phantom Films and will premier in August.

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A 'Supreme' show: Trump savors big reveal for court choice

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A family separation crisis of his own making continues at the border. His Environmental...

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'Ant-Man and the Wasp' buzzes to $76 million debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its heroes' diminutive size, "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opened with typical Marvel might at the box office,...

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Queen Latifah celebrates with hip-hop legends at Essence

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Iconic females in the music industry shined at the Essence Festival, where Queen Latifah used her debut...

GOP House members who opposed tax package for teachers defend their position in runoff primaries

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Most of the state House incumbents in runoff primaries are having to defend their votes against tax hikes for teacher pay raises.

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Video: Pentatonix performs new medley on ‘A Capitol Fourth’ ahead of this week's national tour launch

Three-time Grammy Award winners Pentatonix, including former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, debuted a new...

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Interview, photos and video: Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave showing stunning paper fashions at Oklahoma City Museum of Art

A prominent Belgian artist’s intricate paper recreations spanning more than 500 years of fashion history are collected in...

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Interviews and video: Three-time Tony nominee Dee Hoty returns to OKC to star in Lyric Theatre's 'Hello, Dolly!'

Three-time Tony nominee Dee Hoty is saying “Hello” for the first time to one of musical theater’s most iconic roles in her...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 8, 2018: Hear Paramore and Foster The People at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Rockers Paramore and alt-pop hitmakers Foster The People are making an Oklahoma City stop on their summer “The After the...

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Tracey West, Angela Cervantes and Luke Flowers will visit Edmond's Best of Books on Thursday.

Meet three children's authors and hear a reading from Oklahoma writer Noah Milligan.

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'They haven't invented the subject about which he lacks an opinion,' a New York Times film historian wrote of Ellison in 1989.

There will never be another quite like Harlan Ellison, who was known equally for his inestimable writing ability and abrasive...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art to show Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave's fashionable exhibit

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David Grann regains his grip on the top spot of the Oklahoma nonfiction list.

Local children's list dominated by Oklahoma writers.

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Poets carry on Woody Guthrie’s legacy of resistance through writing

Poets carry on Woody Guthrie’s legacy of resistance through writing

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Fine arts and theater notes, July 8

Fine arts and theater notes, July 8

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'Fierce' hunts down leopard print's history

“Fierce” traces the fascinating thread of leopard print through fashion history, from its inclusion in Egyptian illustrations...

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These suspenseful short stories will haunt you.

Six of celebrated author Joyce Carol Oates' creepiest tales are collected in 'Night Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense.'

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Lyric Theatre continues summer season with lavish 'Hello, Dolly!'

Dee Hoty is saying “Hello” to one of musical theater’s most iconic roles in her return to Oklahoma City, where she is starring...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 7, 2018: Hear Restless Heart for free at Riverwind Casino's Beats & Bites

NORMAN - Hear Oklahoma Music Hall of Famers Restless Heart at the monthly Beats & Bites music and food truck festival...

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Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan to be inducted into Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

Contemporary Christian artists Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan have been selected for induction in the...

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OKC musician partners with church to help youths put 'Arts in action'

Oklahoma City musician Am're Ford recently partnered with Quayle United Methodist Church to offer 'Arts in Action,' a summer...

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Watch: Kyle Reid releases inspiring video for his new song 'Call Me'

Norman-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Reid released today the music video for his new song "Call Me,"...

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Video: Alfre Woodard talks about working with director Lucy Liu on 'Luke Cage' during 'The Talk' appearance

Tulsa native Alfre Woodard talked about having fellow actor Lucy Liu behind the camera to direct the Season 2 premiere of "Luke...

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Extended interview, photos and video: Grammy winner Jody Miller continues to perform, record and call small-town Oklahoma home

Jody's Miller music career has taken her on tour with the Beach Boys, to George H.W. Bush’s presidential inauguration and to...

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Scarlett Johansson's casting as a transgender man draws a backlash

The newly announced film, “Rub & Tug,” is based on the real-life story of Dante “Tex” Gill, who ran a string of massage...

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Ariana Grande defends fiancé over Manchester bomb joke

The singer tells a fan she didn't find it funny but Pete Davidson's intention "wasn't malicious".

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 6, 2018: Check out the First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts District

The Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk for July will take place from 6 to 9 tonight in the historic neighborhood,...

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Interview, photos and video: Ryan Merriman talks Oklahoma Film Icon Award, future projects and 'Jurassic Games,' out this week on DVD and Blu-ray

Choctaw native Ryan Merriman plays the unscrupulous host of a controversial television show in “The Jurassic Games,” an...

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Movie review: Marvel's 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' swoops in with fun, lightweight comic-book adventure

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” is sort of the movie equivalent of a palate cleanser, a cool, sweet and welcome scoop of sorbet after...

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'Games' master: Oklahoma Film Icon Ryan Merriman plays his part in 'The Jurassic Games'

Ryan Merriman took inspiration from a certain carefully coiffed and obviously ubiquitous TV personality when he was preparing...

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Events, July 6 and beyond

LAUGH IT UP Pop rock band Paramore performs at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101 NE 50. The concert, a stop on the...

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Movie reviews: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp,' 'Boundaries,' 'Sorry to Bother You,' 'The First Purge,' 'Lean on Pete,' 'Whitney'

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Review: The world doesn't need another soggy Drake album, but here, have two

This new Drake album is way too long, and civilization might collapse at any moment, so we'll make this quick. First, if the...

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Word Balloons: Comics' first female Avenger gets title role

The Wasp will become the first female Marvel Comics superhero to get her name in the title of a film with this week's "Ant-Man...

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Springsteen's 'Born to Run' lyrics fetch $250,000

A working manuscript of Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" sold for $250,000 at Sotheby's. The lyrics to the 1975 anthem, ranked...

Complaints in OKC about homelessness have skyrocketed

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The recent building boom in downtown Oklahoma City has exposed those who took shelter in a previously overlooked part of town.

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'Play It Loud' music series goes live, Armstrong Auditorium announces 20th anniversary season, State Fair tickets go on sale

Aug. 25 ‘Play It Loud' series goes live SHAWNEE — "Play It Loud,” an original music series that follows award-winning Oklahoma...

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Bill Maher thinks Oklahoma is OK

Maybe we weren't hearing that right. Did some TV guy just announce an upcoming show called “BILL MAHER: LIVE FROM OKLAHOMA”?...

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TV brings the Western into the 21st century

In the new Paramount Network series "Yellowstone," the Dutton family owns the largest contiguous ranch in the United States, a...

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Before Wakanda, there was Zamunda: Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America' turns 30

Before Wakanda, there was Zamunda: Eddie Murphy's 'Coming to America' turns 30

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Grammy winner Jody Miller makes Blanchard her home

Blanchard is now a growing stop on U.S. 62, with a sign declaring it the home of Jody Miller, a street named in her honor.

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Future sounds

July 6 Carly Gwin and the Sin, The Deli. (Norman) 6 Jaxon Haldane, Kyle Reid, Andy Adams, Blue Door. 7 Bill Maher, Brady...

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Tinseltown Talks: Annette Warren can still belt out a tune

With her perfectly pitched rich voice and expressive articulation of lyrics, singer Annette Warren was in high demand for her...

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Singer Chris Brown arrested in Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - Singer Chris Brown was arrested in Palm Beach County shortly after he performed at a local...

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2018 Oklahoma State Fair tickets go on sale Saturday

Tickets for the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair and some of its most exciting attractions go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. The 2018...

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National Cowboy Museum bringing back Saloon Series starting today

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, is bringing back its popular Saloon Series nights from 5:30 to...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 5, 2018: See Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park perform the French Revolution comedy 'The Revolutionists' in the Paseo Arts...

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park continues its 34th season with the city and state premiere of “The Revolutionists,” by popular...

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World Cup: Second Round Draws Record Ratings in U.K., France

A total of 24.4 million Brits catch the England-Colombia penalty thriller, while 12.5 million in France cheer on Les Bleus to a...

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Box Office: 'The First Purge' Scares Up $2.5M in Tuesday Night Previews

The horror pic is opening everywhere on July 4 to get a jump on 'Ant-Man and the Wasp.'

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Publisher Gallimard says Claude Lanzmann, director of the epic movie 'Shoah,' has died at age 92

PARIS (AP) — Publisher Gallimard says Claude Lanzmann, director of the epic movie 'Shoah,' has died at age 92.

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Round Barn to feature OKC musician Adam Miller

Oklahoma City musician Adam Miller will be special guest during the Sunday's Round Barn Rendezvous at the Arcadia Round Barn.

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Author to give special reading of short stories at The Depot in Norman

Author Noah Milligan will present a special reading from his recently released series of short stories, 'Five Hundred Poor.'

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Leading woman in 'Divorce' goes through grief, recovery

The most brilliant thing about “My Brilliant Divorce” was the near one-woman performance of Lilli Bassett as Angela Kennedy...

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Americans celebrate July 4 with fireworks, parades, salutes

NEW YORK (AP) — With backyard barbecues and fireworks, Americans celebrated Independence Day by participating in time-honored...

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Oklahoma photographer's double rainbow photo featured on new O Beautiful Forever postage stamp

In honor of Independence Day, the U.S. Postal Service is celebrating the release of its new O Beautiful Forever stamps today....

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Video: Maggie McClure and Shane Henry to debut new song from new band The Imaginaries at Norman's July 4 celebration

Oklahoma-born and bred husband-and-wife musicians Maggie McClure and Shane Henry are forming a new band called The Imaginaries...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 4, 2016: Celebrate Independence Day at Edmond's LibertyFest

EDMOND - Celebrate Independence Day at LibertyFest, Edmond's massive Fourth of July festival.

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Go Fourth, and celebrate at events across state

Oklahoma communities plan various Independence Day celebrations

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Video: Pentatonix gives ‘Attention’-grabbing performance on ‘Good Morning America,’ ahead of ‘A Capitol Fourth’ and national tour

Three-time Grammy Award winners Pentatonix, including former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, appeared today...

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Oklahoma native Alfre Woodard appearing Wednesday on ‘The Talk’

Tulsa native and four-time Emmy Award winner Alfre Woodard will appear on Wednesday’s episode of the daytime show “The Talk,”...

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Cardi B becomes first female rapper with two No. 1 singles

Cardi B becomes the first female rapper with two No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Video: New OKCU president welcomed with sweet serenade

Oklahoma City University President Martha Burger is serenaded Monday, her first day in on the job, by alumni Peter Markes and...

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Pentatonix appearing Tuesday on 'Good Morning America' ahead of July 4 festivities

Three-time Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which includes former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, will...

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Infinite Danger Room #89: Deadpool 2

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price presents Infinite Danger Room panelists Anthony Brown and Chris Borthick to talk about “Deadpool 2.”

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Historic Oklahoma movie theater celebrating 90th anniversary with film festival

TULSA – An iconic Oklahoma movie house is marking a milestone with the Circle Cinema Film Festival and 90th Birthday...

From despair to hope: One woman's journey through mental illness

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MUSKOGEE — After two years of hearing voices, Mary Hicks became convinced she needed to kill herself to save her children. She failed. Sometimes failure can be a good thing. In Hicks' case, failure meant that she finally got treatment for...

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Professor Fiona? Famous baby hippo an educational force

CINCINNATI (AP) — Just call her Professor Fiona.The Cincinnati Zoo's famous premature baby hippo does more than delight social...

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CORRECTS: Harvey Weinstein indicted on sex charges involving a third woman.

NEW YORK (AP) — CORRECTS: Harvey Weinstein indicted on sex charges involving a third woman. . (Corrects APNewsAlert that said...

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Oklahoma History Center showing work of state artist Greg Burns

Through Sept. 29, the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, is showing a selection of works by famed Oklahoma artist...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 2, 2018: Hear Kesha at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Kesha is bringing her "Rainbow Tour" to Oklahoma City for show at 7:30 tonight at the Zoo...

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Full Circle: Tulsa's favorite actors coming home for festival

Mary Kay Place, Tim Blake Nelson, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Gary Busey are among Tulsa's favorite sons and daughters in the...

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Interviews and video: Award-winning Oklahoma artist Harvey Pratt and architect Hans Butzer talk about their winning plans for the National Native American...

On, Tuesday Harvey Pratt, a Cheyenne and Arapaho artist based in Guthrie, was named the winner of the National Native American...

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Interviews and photos: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park debuts French Revolution comedy 'The Revolutionists'

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park will continue its 34th season with the city and state premiere of “The Revolutionists,” by...

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What to do in Oklahoma on July 1, 2018: Hear Los Angeles-based alt-country musician Sam Morrow at the Tower Theatre

Hear Los Angeles-based alt-country musician Sam Morrow at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Canterbury Youth Voices to perform at 2020 D-Day memorial ceremony in France

About 100 Canterbury Youth Voices singers will sit on the dais with dignitaries and perform two pieces at a ceremony and wreath...

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Oklahoman book review: 'Match Made in Bed' by Cathy Maxwell

Spinster Heiresses series offers interesting characters

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Go Fourth, and celebrate at events across state

Oklahoma communities plan various Independence Day celebrations

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Fine arts and theater notes, July 1

Fine arts and theater notes, July 1

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Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park stages unusual new play 'The Revolutionists'

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park will continue its 34th season with the city and state premiere of “The Revolutionists,” by...

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"Killers of the Flower Moon" reclaims spot atop Oklahoma best-seller list.

Terry Brooks made the most of his visit to Oklahoma City, with three books on the state best-seller list.

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Park bench sculpture honors Edmond resident, becomes city's 200th public art piece

The evening was supposed to be a picnic honoring Iris Henderson’s husband on what would have been his 90th birthday, but...

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Oklahoman's design chosen for National Native American Veterans Memorial

Artist Harvey Pratt, who is based Guthrie, created "Warriors' Circle of Honor." He was named the winner of the National Native...

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Book review: "I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture" by A.D. Jameson

Book review: "I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture" by A.D. Jameson

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"Orange Is the New Black" author will speak at Oklahoma City University.

Since her release from prison, author Piper Kerman has become an advocate for prison reform.

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Book draws on the notion that for every affluent person there are 500 desperately poor folks.

Edmond writer Noah Milligan treads bleak and painful ground in new short story collection, "Five Hundred Poor."

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New Nat Geo WILD late-night series to feature Oklahoma entertainer Lucas Ross and his beekeeping family

Oklahoma TV personality, actor and musician Lucas Ross and his beekeeping father will be featured tonight on Nat Geo WILD's new...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 30, 2018: See Carpenter Square Theatre's production of the comedy 'My Brilliant Divorce'

Carpenter Square Theatre presents the Oklahoma City premiere of “My Brilliant Divorce” by Geraldine Aron at 8 tonight at the...

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Arcadia Round Barn's Morning Music to feature Mustang Ramblers

The Mustang Ramblers will present Morning Music from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7 at the Arcadia Round Barn.

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Watch: Oklahoma musician John Calvin Abney lives the hotel life in pensive video for 'Always Enough'

Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Calvin Abney restlessly lives the hotel life of a touring musician in the pensive new music...

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Cody Canada and the Departed unleash new album '3'

Red dirt rockers Cody Canada and the Departed unleash today a new album titled "3," an appropriate title since its the...

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Flaming Lips' Restless label recordings remastered and released today with 'Seeing the Unseeable' box set

“Seeing the Unseeable: The Complete Recordings of The Flaming Lips 1986-1990" is out today via Rhino Entertainment. Cover art...

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Interviews, video and photos: Norman's Cimarron Opera performing Gilbert and Sullivan's 'Iolanthe'

Plotting pixies and parliamentary politicians clash in Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera “Iolanthe,” which Norman-based...

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Theater review: Lyric romps into OKC Civic Center with summer season opener Disney's 'Freaky Friday'

Freaky good casting ensures that the durable tale of a mother and daughter who swap places for a day charms in Lyric Theatre’s...

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Interview and video: Toby Keith celebrates 25th anniversary of breakout hit 'Should've Been a Cowboy'

Released to radio in February 1993, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” was Toby Keith's debut single, and it galloped up the country...

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How 'Coming To America' paved the way for 'Black Panther'

In honor of the film's 30th anniversary Friday, here are six ways "Coming to America" paved the way for "Black Panther."

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Editors of the comprehensive Oxford English Dictionary have announced words that will be entered into the new edition.

Editors of the comprehensive Oxford English Dictionary have announced words that will be entered into the new edition.

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Andy Grammer and St. Lucia planning fall concerts at OKC's Jones Assembly

Multiplatinum pop singer and songwriter Andy Grammer and New York pop band St. Lucia are planning October shows at The Jones...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 29, 2018: Hear Texas country music star Cody Johnson at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Texas country singer-songwriter Cody Johnson will cross the Red River to play an Oklahoma City show at 6 tonight at the...

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Extended Q&A and video: OKC duo Adam & Kizzie celebrate the release of new album of 'EEDO'

OKC husband-and-wife duo Adam & Kizzie recently released a soulful, eclectic new album “The Book of EEDO Vol. 3: THREEDO,”...

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Saloon Series returns, Tulsa to welcome Latin music phenom

National Cowboy Museum bringing back Saloon Series, Latin sensation Ozuna heads for Tulsa, and Circle Cinema celebrates 90th...

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Dick Tracy celebrated with screening, comic return

The OKC Film Society is celebrating Dick Tracy with a free screening at 7 p.m. Monday at The Venue OKC, 1757 NW 16, in the...

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Beverly Washburn’s favorite co-stars

Beginning her career as a talented child actress, Beverly Washburn appeared in some classic 1950s films, including “Hans...

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Shaq on his Hollywood plans: 'I want to be the next Rock'

NEW YORK — Shaquille O'Neal is already known by many names. Superman. The Diesel. The Big Aristotle. But he would like to add...

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Toby Keith celebrates the 25th anniversary of his breakout hit

Released to radio in February 1993, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” was Toby Keith’s debut single, and it galloped up the country...

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Schumer gets into the podcast game

NEW YORK — Amy Schumer is used to getting glammed up for red carpets, TV shows and movies, but for her new podcast, it was all...

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Grammys to increase nominees in top categories from 5 to 8

NEW YORK — The Grammy Awards are is extending the number of nominees in the top categories from five to eight. The Recording...

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Movie reviews: 'Uncle Drew,' 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado,' 'Gemini,' 'Hearts Beat Loud'

Movie reviews: 'Uncle Drew,' 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado,' 'Gemini,' 'Hearts Beat Loud'

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Pixies overcome struggles on long road

Something has changed in the Pixies. Not so much in the band's music mind you. This Boston-bred wild bunch's style of jagged...

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BROWN MATTER Poet Derrick C. Brown, Oklahoma musician Beau Jennings and Portland and Los Angeles-based act Cardioid will...

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Knight fever: Bee Gees star becomes Sir Barry Gibb at palace

LONDON — Bee Gee Barry Gibb has received a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, and says he hopes his late brothers Robin and...

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HBO's 'Believer' feels like Muzak for the soul

Dan Reynolds is the tall, 30-year-old lead singer of the rock band Imagine Dragons, which, since 2012, has found great success...

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Lyric romps into Civic Center with 'Freaky Friday'

Freaky good casting ensures that the durable tale of a mother and daughter who swap places for a day charms in Lyric Theatre's...

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Oswalt shares serious, salient views on comedy

With unparalleled scrutiny, a punishing trend of "no apologies" and audiences who've grown up in echo chambers, it's a tough...

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Go Fourth, and celebrate at events across state

Oklahoma communities plan various Independence Day celebrations

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Colter brings the pain as Luke Cage

ATLANTA — "Black Panther" broke box office records, but "Luke Cage" once crashed Netflix. The streaming service suffered a...

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Adam & Kizzie are a positive pair

Adam Ledbetter likens the music he makes with his wife and musical partner Kizzie to gumbo. “It's best when you're...

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Cyndi Lauper unveils report on LGBTQ youth homelessness

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Years before reaching pop music stardom, Cyndi Lauper was down on her luck, broke and...

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OKCMOA to display works by Van Gogh, Monet and Degas in 2018-19

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, will host the special exhibitions “Victorian Radicals: From the...

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OKC Philharmonic names Joel Levine Music Director Emeritus

On Tuesday's final meeting of the 2017-18 fiscal year, the board of directors of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic bestowed upon...

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Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan selected as Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame's 2018 class

MUSKOGEE –Contemporary Christian artists Smokie Norful, Point of Grace and Dennis Jernigan have been selected for induction in...

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Nicki Minaj offers to donate to XXXTentacion’s family foundation

The foundation will be started by Lil Uzi Vert.

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What Disney got right – and wrong – with Pixar Pier

Will Pixar Pier endure as a hit or fade after this early burst of interest?

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 28, 2018: Hear Jon Dee Graham and the Fighting Cocks at the Blue Door

Hear Austin, Texas-based guitarist and songwriter Jon Dee Graham and his band the Fighting Cocks at 8 tonight at the Blue Door,...

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Two July events provide flying opportunities

iFly Oklahoma City will host two events in July targeted for people to participate in special opportunities for indoor...

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UK monarchy costs go up, partly due to Buckingham Palace

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is costing British taxpayers a bit more this year.Official financial figures published...

State's oldest inmates: 'We’re too old to continue committing crimes'

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When Donald Vaughan went to prison for murder, he was 19 years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, Marilyn Monroe was a star and this newspaper cost five cents.

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The tortured history of action-film heroines and their high heels

Colin Trevorrow's 2015 reboot, "Jurassic World," bagged a huge box office haul but also sparked discussion about one very...

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June 29 Adam and Kizzie album release, Tower Theatre. 30 Byron Berline Band, Double Stop Music Hall. (Guthrie) 30 Derrick Brown...

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Oklahoma business briefs for June 28

Oklahoma business briefs for June 28.

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Birthday boy De Bruyne to party with Manchester City mates

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne jokingly says he has invited some Manchester City teammates to his birthday party.De...

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Miranda Sings to perform live OKC metro show

Internet star Miranda Sings is bringing her “No Offense Tour” to the Oklahoma City metro area for an all-ages show Aug. 11 at...

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Watch: Get a behind-the-scenes look at Carrie Underwood’s ‘Cry Pretty’ music video

Checotah native and seven-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood has released a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the...

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Dept. of Justice Approves Disney’s Purchase of Fox Assets

The Department of Justice approved the Walt Disney Company’s $71 billion bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox...

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Joe Jackson, patriarch of America's most famous musical clan, father of Michael Jackson, has died, says family source.

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Jackson, patriarch of America's most famous musical clan, father of Michael Jackson, has died, says family...

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Joe Jackson, patriarch of Jackson family, dead at 89

Joe Jackson, the father of the late pop singer Michael Jackson and the patriarch of the Jackson family, has...

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Russian singer trolls US election saga in music video

MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump in a hotel room with bikini-clad beauty contestants, a suspicious-looking suitcase changing hands,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on June 27, 2018: Hear Shakey Graves at OKC’s Tower Theatre

Hear Texas-based Americana musician Shakey Graves at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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OKC's Canterbury Youth Voices to perform at 2020 D-Day memorial ceremony in France

Oklahoma City-based Canterbury Youth Voices has been selected to perform at the D-Day Memorial Parade and Musical Salute to the...

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Video: Oklahoma illusionist Rob Lake wows 'America's Got Talent' judges and audience with magic act

Celebrated Oklahoma illusionist Rob Lake wowed the judges and audience on Tuesday's episode of "America's Got Talent,"...

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Can Netflix Transform the Television Landscape in the Middle East?

As Ramadan came to end on June 14, across the Middle East, families broke their fasts and then, with full bellies, gathered in...