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Photos and video: Tulsa native Bill Hader wins Primetime Emmy for his HBO comedy series 'Barry'

Tulsa native Bill Hader won the trophy for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series at the tonight's 70th Annual Primetime...

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Patrick Stewart to play Bosley in 'Charlie's Angels' reboot

Elizabeth Banks, who is directing the project, is also playing Bosley. That's right, the movie will have multiple Bosleys.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ taps Adam Driver, Kanye West for season premiere

The show’s 44th season will kick off later this month.

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Eminem's 'Killshot' scores highest 24-hour YouTube debut for a hip-hop video

Eminem also notches the third-highest overall YouTube debut for a music video.

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Watch: Skating Polly releases relatable 'Free Will at Ease' video, continues European tour

As previously reported, the sibling bandmates -- Kelli Mayo, 18, Peyton Bighorse, 21, and Kurtis Mayo, 21 – dropped their new...

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Oklahoma author S.E. Hinton and 'The Outsiders' to be featured on tonight's episode of PBS' 'The Great American Read'

Tulsa author S.E. Hinton and her seminal coming-of-age novel "The Outsiders" will be featured on tonight's installment of the...

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Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson to release first Christmas album, 'Socks,' plus holiday tour including OKC show

Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson’s debut Christmas album, "Socks," will be released Nov. 2 on New West Records and is now available...

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Check out the first trailer and poster for the long-awaited 'Captain Marvel'

The highly anticipated first trailer and poster for the long-awaited "Captain Marvel" movie debuted today, and you could...

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Sloan Foundation programmer to receive honorary book award

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're a fan of "Hidden Figures" and Margot Lee Shetterly's story of three black female mathematicians'...

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USDA looking into why camel bucked at circus, hurting 7

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal agency is looking into an accident involving a startled camel that began bucking while a woman and...

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Inspirational film 'Saving Faith,' featuring Vince Gill and Amy Grant, out today on DVD

Including music by Donny Richmond and Sunday Drive and appearances by Oklahoma native Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 18, 2018: Hear JJ Grey & Mofro at the Tower Theatre

A Southern renaissance man, JJ Grey’s charismatic live performances, combined with the incredible musicianship of Mofro, have...

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OU dance panel to discuss Maya Angelou's poem 'Still I Rise'

The University of Oklahoma School of Dance is commemorating the 40th anniversary of Maya Angelou’s poem, “Still I Rise,” with a...

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'Game of Thrones' wins the Emmy Award for best drama series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'Game of Thrones' wins the Emmy Award for best drama series.

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'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' wins the Emmy Award for best comedy series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' wins the Emmy Award for best comedy series.

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As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...

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Rapper Meek Mill supports Colin Kaepernick in new song

Philadelphia rap star Meek Mill supports former 49er Colin Kaepernick in yet to be released song

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The advice Rihanna has for her younger self is something we all can use

Life gets hectic, but Rihanna's got perfect advice for slowing things down.

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has arrived in Pyongyang for summit with North Korean leader...

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Trump-tape-hunting Tom Arnold, 'Apprentice' producer scuffle

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Tom Arnold filed a police report Monday over an incident involving the producer of the "The...

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Witness: Circus camel that hurt 7 spooked by thrown shovel

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A startled camel started bucking during a circus when a child apparently threw a shovel at its feet, injuring...

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The greatest sci-fi film of the 1980s?

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Kade Poulson and Chris Borthick to uncover their pick for...

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Senate leader McConnell says GOP will review Kavanaugh accusation 'by the book' and seek interviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leader McConnell says GOP will review Kavanaugh accusation 'by the book' and seek interviews.

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Bryan White, Clayton I. Bennett, Ladd Drummond and David Boren to be among 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame induction presenters

The accomplished Oklahomans to be inducted into the 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame class each have selected a friend or colleague...

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Interview and videos: Theater legend Cameron Mackintosh shares secrets of the success of 'Les Miserables,' 'Phantom of the Opera'

There’s nothing basic about the career Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who over the past half-century has become widely regarded as the...

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Video: Hanson debuts the new song 'Siren Call,' from the upcoming orchestral double album 'String Theory'

Tulsa-based sibling music trio Hanson issues a "Siren Call" with the first song and music video from its upcoming orchestral...

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Blake Shelton to receive 2019 Country Radio Seminar Artist Humanitarian Award

The CRB Artist Humanitarian Award was created in 1990 by the organization’s board to honor those country music artists who have...

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Watch: Disney debuts official trailer for 'Mary Poppins Returns,' and it's magic

Emily Blunt soars into the eponymous role that established Julie Andrews as an Academy Award winner and screen star back with...

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Interviews and images: Plaza Walls Mural Expo showcases Oklahoma Mural Syndicate's mission to promote public street art

Plaza Walls is a curated, rotating mural project in the Plaza District that is managed and produced by the nonprofit Oklahoma...

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Primetime Emmy Awards air tonight: Bill Hader, Megan Mullally and Ed Harris among nominees

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards air live at 7 tonight on NBC, hosted by "Saturday Night Live's" Michael Che and Colin Jost.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 17, 2018: Hear Jack White play an outdoor show at Tulsa's ONEOK Field

TULSA – Twelve-time Grammy Award winner Jack White will play an exclusive outdoor concert at 8 tonight at ONEOK Field, 201 N...

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Video: Carrie Underwood says faith, music helped her through three miscarriages

Grab the tissues, because Carrie Underwood opened up on "CBS Sunday Morning" about the private heartbreak she faced recently as...

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Former Oklahoma film commissioner remembers Burt Reynolds

In spite of his worldwide fame and multi million dollar lifestyle and lovely, lovely female companions, he was — and he would...

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About two dozen artists set to make their mark upon Plaza District’s historic walls

During the Oklahoma Mural Syndicate’s third annual Plaza Walls Mural Expo Sept. 29, almost two dozen artists will make their...

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'Saturday Night Live,' politics, diversity could rule Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There are critical points about the 70th Emmy Awards to keep in mind, starting with this: The ceremony airs...

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'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters.20th Century Fox said Sunday...

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Philharmonic's varied 2018-19 Pops lineup includes Melinda Doolittle, 'E.T.,' Hot Sardines and more

From an “American Idol” with Oklahoma roots and a New York jazz band with a fishy name to one of cinema’s most famous alien...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 16, 2018: See Painted Sky Opera perform 'Rigoletto' at Civic Center Music Hall

See Painted Sky Opera perform operatic master Giuseppe Verdi’s drama “Rigoletto” at 2 p.m. today and 7:30 p.m. Friday in the...

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Video: Carrie Underwood to appear today on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

From the looks of a preview clip, it looks like Underwood gets emotional talking about her hometown of Checotah, calling it...

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Dynamic diversity

From an “American Idol” with Oklahoma roots and a New York jazz band with a fishy name to one of cinema's most famous alien...

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Coming soon to a gallery or stage near you

String trio to kick off venue's season EDMOND — The string trio Time for Three will present a blend of classical, country,...

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “Depth of Winter: A Longmire Mystery” by Craig Johnson (Viking) 2. “Princess Saves Herself in...

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Life and love on a climb up a mythical mountain.

Life and love on a climb up a mythical mountain.

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'Oklahoma' musical 75th anniversary exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center

I remember when I first heard the song: “Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain. And the wavin' wheat can sure...

Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

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Sheriff Walt Longmire is back, this time leaving Wyoming for Mexico and a face-off with the man who has seized his daughter.

Sheriff Walt Longmire is back, this time leaving Wyoming for Mexico and a face-off with the man who has seized his daughter.

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James Frey, author of "A Million Little Pieces," highlights book events this week.

James Frey, author of "A Million Little Pieces," highlights book events this week.

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Novel about pioneering female aviators is set largely in Oklahoma.

Novel about pioneering female aviators is set largely in Oklahoma.

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The producer

There’s nothing basic about the career of Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who over the past half-century has become widely regarded as...

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Leubsdorf wrote for the Associated Press and the Baltimore Sun before becoming chief of the Dallas Morning News' Washington bureau.

Leubsdorf wrote for the Associated Press and the Baltimore Sun before becoming chief of the Dallas Morning News' Washington...

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John Legend to join 'The Voice' in spring 2019, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Kelly Clarkson to return

John Legend, who last weekend earned coveted EGOT status after winning an Emmy Award as a producer for “Jesus Christ Superstar...

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Toby Keith to receive Nashville Symphony's Harmony Award

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Oklahoma singer-songwriter Toby Keith will be the recipient of the 2018 Harmony Award, Katie Crumbo and...

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Interviews and photos: Disney on Ice at the Oklahoma State Fair means family fun for skater, fans

For three decades, the Oklahoma State Fair has hosted Disney on Ice to bring families together at the fair. The Mouse House's...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 15, 2018: See Carpenter Square Theatre perform 'The Gorges Motel'

See “The Gorges Motel,” the season opener for Carpenter Square Theatre, at 8 tonight at the downtown theater, 800 W Main, one...

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Garth Brooks sells out historic Notre Dame Stadium show in hours

The Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native sold just shy of 85,000 tickets in the matter of hours for his landmark...

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Family affair: For many, Disney on Ice is an Oklahoma State Fair tradition

Prettily posed between statues of Mickey and Minnie Mouse, cousins Tatum Richey and Hunter Mathena happily compared gloves....

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Video: James Corden praises Olivia Munn for her efforts to get sex offender's scene removed from 'Predator' reboot

“The Late Late Show” host James Corden praised Oklahoma City native Olivia Munn for her efforts to have a sex offender’s scene...

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Carrie Underwood's 'Today' show performance canceled due to Hurricane Florence coverage

Checotah native Carrie Underwood’s “Today Summer Concert Series” performance planned for today was been canceled due to NBC’s...

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Watch: Carrie Underwood celebrates release of new album 'Cry Pretty' playing games and showing off her baby bump on 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Checotah native Carrie Underwood appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Thursday night to celebrate today’s...

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'Girl, Wash Your Face' writer Rachel Hollis ready for more

NEW YORK (AP) — How to kick butt at the office. How to kick butt as a parent. How to kick butt, so to speak, in your...

Life

Interviews: Former Chainsaw Kittens frontman Tyson Meade to play his first children's songs at OKC's Wiggle Out Loud family festival

An outdoor active lifestyles event as well as a music festival for families, the sixth annual Wiggle Out Loud gets back into...

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Interview and video: Cody Canada and The Departed bringing new songs and throwback sound of recent album '3' back to Oklahoma for Medicine Stone festival

Eight years after the breakup of his seminal red dirt band Cross Canadian Ragweed, Cody Canada, 42, said he has finally let go...

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Interview and video: Disney on Ice skater Marie Hanford brings movie heroine Moana to Oklahoma State Fair for the first time in 'Dare to Dream'

The title character of the 2016 animated blockbuster, Moana is featured for the first time in a live production in “Disney On...

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Movie review: 'Smokey and the Bandit' speeds back into theaters in memory of Burt Reynolds

Following the Sept. 6 death of Burt Reynolds, "Smokey and the Bandit" is returning to select theaters this weekend.

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Movie review: 'A Simple Favor' is a deliciously tawdry and twisty thriller

As antidotes go, laughter can be effective medicine, but for those motherhood moments that call for a stronger remedy, director...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 14, 2018: University of Central Oklahoma's Monterey Jazz Festival Ensemble to play farewell concert

EDMOND - The University of Central Oklahoma Monterey Jazz Festival Ensemble will present “Swing to Monterey,” a farewell...

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Kelly Clarkson bringing 'Meaning of Life Tour' to Oklahoma

TULSA - Grammy Award-winning global superstar Kelly Clarkson has announced her highly anticipated "Meaning Of Life Tour," her...

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Stevie Wonder adds Oklahoma date to his 'Song Party' tour

Singer, songwriter, musician, and producer Stevie Wonder today announced five additional dates to “The Stevie Wonder Song...

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Oklahoma City comics creator Jerry Bennett named Skirvin Hotel's 2018-19 artist in residence

Jerry Bennett, an accomplished comic and pop culture artist, will work in the historic downtown Oklahoma City hotel's studio...

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London Fashion Week kicks off in style amid Brexit concerns

LONDON (AP) — London took center stage Friday in the style universe with the gala opening of London Fashion Week.And though...

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Tyson Meade to debut first children's songs at Wiggle Out Loud festival

Tyson Meade will join the lineup of the sixth annual Wiggle Out Loud, which gets back into action Sunday on the Myriad...

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CMT honors only women at annual Artists of the Year show

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — CMT is changing their Artists of the Year show to honor only women, including Carrie Underwood, Miranda...

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Can 'Iron Fist' become Netflix's best Marvel show? Yes, and here's how

Editor's note: The following article contains spoilers for season two of "Iron Fist," released on Netflix on Sept. 7. When it...

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Selected events, Sept 14-20

Selected events, Sept 14-20

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Future sounds, Sept. 14

Future sounds, Sept. 14

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DC Comics to launch streaming service, celebrate Batman

In honor of Batman's 75th anniversary, several local comic shops, Barnes & Noble stores and other locations will give away...

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Cody Canada & The Departed bringing new songs with an old sound to Oklahoma for Medicine Stone festival

Eight years after the breakup of his seminal red dirt band Cross Canadian Ragweed, Cody Canada, 42, said he has finally let go...

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'Donut County' is a little bit about gentrification — and a whole lot of fun

"Donut County" is an upbeat game about being a callous worker, someone entitled and destructive who thinks he is a good guy....

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Moana makes her 'Disney on Ice' debut at state fair

Moana makes her "Disney on Ice" debut with "Dare to Dream" at Oklahoma State Fair.

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Guestroom Records celebrates 15 years of bringing music to the masses

Guestroom Records’s 15-year anniversary party, which will take place in Norman on Friday and Saturday, will include live music...

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Seven short plays make a stop at 'Motel'

Set in and around a scenic upstate New York motel, “The Gorges Motel” opened Friday at Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W Main.

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Movie reviews: 'A Simple Favor,' 'Smokey and the Bandit,' 'The Predator,' 'White Boy Rick,' 'The Wife,' 'Unbroken: Path to Redemption'

Movie reviews: 'A Simple Favor,' 'Smokey and the Bandit,' 'The Predator,' 'White Boy Rick,' 'The Wife,' 'Unbroken: Path to...

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Archie Comics' newest idea? Putting its beloved characters on the front line of war

The past few years at Archie Comics have been about embracing the future with new types of storytelling and visual style. By...

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeats activist and actress Cynthia Nixon in Democratic primary for New York gubernatorial race

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeats activist and actress Cynthia Nixon in Democratic primary for New York gubernatorial...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Kane Brown's University of Oklahoma concert

NORMAN - Multi-platinum breakthrough artist Kane Brown has announced details for his first arena headlining tour, the "Kane...

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Old Fashioned Fun at the New Fashioned Fair: Fairgoers can now navigate festivities from their phones

The Oklahoma State Fair has been a family tradition for 111 years. This year, fairgoers got access to technology worthy of this...

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'Blue's Clues' to return with new host

The preschool favorite "Blue's Clues" is set to return with a new host and a new title.

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Olivia Munn to appear tonight on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'

Popular actress and Oklahoma native Olivia Munn will be among the guests tonight on "The Late Late Show with James Corden."

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

Checotah native and seven-time Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood will do double duty tonight on "The Tonight Show Starring...

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Russian orchestra hires conductor accused of sexual abuse

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia's oldest philharmonic orchestra says it has hired a Swiss conductor who has been the...

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Tickets on sale today for Gary Allan show at expanding Hard Rock Tulsa

CATOOSA – Country star and fan favorite Gary Allan has booked a Dec. 1 return engagement at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 13, 2018: The Oklahoma State Fair kicks off today

The Oklahoma State Fair kicks off today with a full range of exhibits, concerts and festivities slated through Sept. 23 at...

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Music, art events planned during 2nd Friday at The Depot

The 2nd Friday at The Depot event will include a variety of activities from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at 200 S Jones in Norman.

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Patterns, formations melded in exhibit

Artists Carol Beesley, Bob Nunn and Alan Atkinson have shows on exhibit that are highly recommended.

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Packed fall TV brings Julia Roberts, life after 'Roseanne'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's so much television to watch or pretend to watch — have you really followed all of wrenching "The...

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Video: Oklahoma native Olivia Munn talks about 'Predator' sex offender controversy on 'The Ellen Show'

Native Oklahoman Olivia Munn appeared on "The Ellen Show" Tuesday and talked with host Ellen DeGeneres about her choice to...

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The latest Cork O'Connor mystery is darker than its predecessors and rife with Native American spirituality

The latest Cork O'Connor mystery is darker than its predecessors and rife with Native American spirituality

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Watch: Carrie Underwood releases full color video for 'Love Wins,' reveals upcoming TV appearances

Written by Underwood, David Garcia and fellow Oklahoman Brett James, "Love Wins" is the new single from the Checotah native's...

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Carrie Underwood and MercyMe nominated for American Music Awards

As the kick-off to this year’s highly anticipated 2018 American Music Awards,”chart-topping artists Kane Brown and Ella Mai,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 12, 2018: See comedian Hannibal Buress at the Tower Theatre

See comedian, writer and actor Hannibal Buress perform his stand-up show tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Accused abroad, Russians become celebrities at home

MOSCOW (AP) — The last time Britain accused two Russians of an assassination, one of them ended up in the Russian...

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Jeff Fager, '60 Minutes' executive producer named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace, steps down.

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Fager, '60 Minutes' executive producer named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace, steps down.

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"Oklahoma!" gets a well-deserved exhibit in the state's history museum.

"Oklahoma!" gets a well-deserved exhibit in the state's history museum.

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Author of ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ arrested for allegedly killing her husband

Life has apparently imitated art for one romance writer. In a twist of irony so devious it would have turned Agatha Christie...

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Don't tell Oprah: 'A Million Little Pieces' is now a movie

TORONTO (AP) — James Frey's "A Million Little Pieces," once one of the most toxic properties in Hollywood, has been reborn on...

The OK -- The Health Issue

HealthAug 5, 2018

I turned seven in 1968, the youngest of four, but old enough to remember the dinner table disagreements that sometimes grew heated. My dad, a combat veteran of World War II, at that point, still supported America's involvement in Vietnam. My...

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Oscar De La Hoya says he will run for United States president

LAS VEGAS — Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya said on Tuesday that he plans to launch an unexpected bid for the United States...

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Bruce Springsteen, Seth Meyers headline veterans fundraiser

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan and Seth Meyers are headlining this year's Stand Up for Heroes...

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New study finds fiction reading down, poetry up

NEW YORK (AP) — A new government study finds that fiction reading is down, poetry is up and adult Americans are renewing their...

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OU School of Music presents Cantus in concert Thursday

The University of Oklahoma School of Music will present Cantus in concert at 8 p.m. Thursday in Sharp Concert Hall of Catlett...

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Artwork to cover streets at 3 Classen-10-Penn intersections in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City is taking an unprecedented step in bringing public art to neighborhoods with a series of murals to be painted on...

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Flower Power Market set for Friday

STASH’s pop-up shopping event will return to downtown Norman on Sept. 14.

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Season preview: OKC Broadway bringing 'Hamilton,' 'Cats,' 'Waitress' and more to Oklahoma City in 2018-19

Although the 2018-19 season will include four titles still on Broadway, the highlight will certainly be the Oklahoma premiere...

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'The Voice' adds 'Comeback Stage' companion series featuring Kelsea Ballerini for Season 15

Oklahoma native Blake Shelton will have some country music company on "The Voice" in the coming season.

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Florence could rival North Carolina's 1954 'benchmark storm'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The last time the midsection of the East Coast stared down a hurricane like this, Dwight Eisenhower was in...

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Nicki Minaj says fight with Cardi B was "mortifying and humiliating"

Nicki Minaj has broken her silence on her scuffle with Cardi B at the Harper's Bazaar Icons party in New York on Friday.

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Will a 'Saturday Night Live' makeover boost the Emmys?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Excited about Monday's 70th Emmy Awards? Probably not. That's an educated guess based on shrinking interest...

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Oklahoma Indigenous Theatre Company forms in OKC

The Native American New Play Festival has announced its separation from it longtime sponsor, Oklahoma City Theatre Company. The...

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Teen Titans GO! to the Movies to get Blu-ray, digital release

You can bring the Teen Titans meta-fictional movie adventure home this October.

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Eudora Welty gets first marker on Mississippi writers trail

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has markers noting a blues trail, a country music trail, a civil rights trail and even an...

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Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and more to be honored on CMT's all-female 'Artists of the Year' celebration

This year’s all-female “Artists of the Year” celebration will honor Checotah native Carrie Underwood, former Tishomingo...

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Carrie Underwood to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced that seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer Carrie Underwood, who hails from...

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Lady Mary signals filming begins for 'Downton Abbey' movie

NEW YORK (AP) — Filming has begun for the "Downtown Abbey" movie.Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary in the global hit,...

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Who's the best Batman?

With Batman Day set for Sept. 15, The Infinite Danger Room panel discusses its favorite actors to play the Dark Knight.

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Oklahoma music to be showcased at AmericanaFest in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Oklahoma Film + Music Office and Studio Oklahoma are partnering with the Americana Music Association...

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Ayanna Najuma, who was a child during the sit-in, will host a book discussion series at Full Circle Books.

Ayanna Najuma, who was a child during the sit-in, will host a book discussion series at Full Circle Books.

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art switches to winter hours this week

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is switching to winter hours this week, following Sunday's closing of its...

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Academy of Country Music announces date for 2019 ACM Awards

The 54th ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting...

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'Breakfast Club' outdoor screening planned for Friday night in downtown OKC

Due to last week’s rainy weather, the Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership and the Business Improvement District have rescheduled...

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Video: Carrie Underwood's new 'Sunday Night Football' theme song 'Game On' debuts on NBC

This season, Carrie Underwood teamed with Chris DeStefano and fellow Oklahoman Brett James to pen a new hype song called "Game...

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1995 Miss Universe dies following long-term illness

HOUSTON (AP) — The winner of the 1995 Miss Universe crown has died following a long-term illness.KTRK-TV cites a statement by...

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Miss New York named 2019 Miss America in pageant's first swimsuit-less competition in its 98-year history

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss New York named 2019 Miss America in pageant's first swimsuit-less competition in its 98-year...

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Stand Up To Cancer raises best-ever $123 million in pledges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stand Up To Cancer says its sixth celebrity-filled telethon was its most successful yet.The organization...

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With 'The Nun,' Warner Bros.' box office streak continues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The horror movie "The Nun" has topped the domestic box office in its first weekend, scoring a best for the...

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For black women at church, it's more than the Aretha eulogy

DETROIT (AP) — A black pastor's controversial eulogy at Aretha Franklin's funeral laid bare before the world what black women...

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Rascals' guitarist Cornish recovering from on-stage collapse

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A publicist says Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Gene Cornish of The Rascals is in good spirits at a...

Oklahoma River to get a tree makeover

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A mostly barren 3.5-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River south of downtown is set to get an influx of 1,000 trees, patches of wildflowers and natural grasses, and about 50 natural stone benches as part of a 50th anniversary celebration next year by...

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Interviews, photo and video: Alexander Mickelthwate embarks on his first season as Oklahoma City Philharmonic music director

As the native German embarks on his first season as the OKC Philharmonic’s new maestro, his enthusiasm for his new home has...

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Interviews and photos: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 'Richard III' draws comparisons to 'Deadpool,' 'House of Cards'

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park will perform its summer season closer Thursday through Sept. 28 on the Water Stage at the...

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Season preview: Painted Sky Opera Company expands offerings, opens third season with classic 'Rigoletto'

With its third season, Painted Sky Opera is serving up even more opportunities for people to sample the classical art form,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 9, 2018: Check out the Ponca City Arts Festival

PONCA CITY - Check out the artwork and other festivities at the Ponca City Arts Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the...

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Bad Guys have a super time fighting dinosaurs, aliens in new book

Wolf, Piranha, Shark, Snake and Legs are all back in the newest installment of the Bad Guys series by author Aaron Blabey.

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A potential Olympian is not who she thinks she is, and that revelation may destroy her family.

A potential Olympian is not who she thinks she is, and that revelation may destroy her family.

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Fans of Scott Westerfeld's Uglies series have a new book to enjoy; newcomers can experience the Uglies world for the first time.

Fans of Scott Westerfeld's Uglies series have a new book to enjoy; newcomers can experience the Uglies world for the first time.

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Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park closing summer season with the ever-relevant 'Richard III'

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park will perform its summer season closer Thursday through Sept. 28 on the Water Stage at the...

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Fine arts and theater notes, Sept. 9

Fine arts and theater notes, Sept. 9

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Taking up the baton

As the native German embarks on his first season as the OKC Philharmonic’s new maestro, his enthusiasm for his new home has...

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"Linnet," first published in 1971, is the seventh volume in Sally Watson's 10-book English Family Tree series.

"Linnet," first published in 1971, is the seventh volume in Sally Watson's 10-book English Family Tree series.

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Painted Sky Opera Company expands slate

Painted Sky Opera Company to open third season with classic "Rigoletto."

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Oklahoma best-sellers

OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “Alternate Side” by Anna Quindlen (Random House) 2. “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck...

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Meet children's author Mac Barnett and young adult author Scott Westerfield.

Meet children's author Mac Barnett and young adult author Scott Westerfield.

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Upcoming books you won't want to miss.

Upcoming books you won't want to miss.

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Lyric video: Carrie Underwood unveils romantic new ditty 'End Up With You' from upcoming album 'Cry Pretty'

Seven-time Grammy winner and native Oklahoman Carrie Underwood has released a lyric video for her breezily romantic new ditty...

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Watch: Another beautiful and heartbreaking trailer for the Oklahoma-made movie 'Wildlife' debuts

IFC Films has released another beautiful and heartbreaking trailer for the acclaimed Oklahoma-made film “Wildlife.”

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Cam scraps planned U.S. tour, including OKC show, as she switches record labels

Grammy-nominated country singer-songwriter Cam has scrapped her fall “Road to Happiness" U.S. tour, including a planned...

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Video: Carrie Underwood speaks out against the lack of women on country radio

Country music superstar and Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood spoke out about the lack of women on country radio during her...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 8, 2018: See art by Behnaz Sohrabian at The Vault in Pauls Valley

PAULS VALLEY - See work by Oklahoma-based artist Behnaz Sohrabian from 5 to 8 p.m. today during an artist's reception for her...

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Theater to feature wartime radio show

The Edmond Historical Society and Museum will present '1940s Radio Comedy Theater: Fibber McGee’s World War II Scrap Drive' at...

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Heard on Hurd to celebrate food truck community

Citizens Bank of Edmond’s Heard on Hurd will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 15 at the intersection of Broadway and Hurd in downtown...

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Kane Brown announces details for new album, 'Experiment,' and 2019 tour dates, including an Oklahoma show

Multi-platinum breakthrough artist Kane Brown today announced details for his first arena headlining tour, the "Kane Brown:...

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Luke Combs bringing 'Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour' to Oklahoma in 2019

TULSA - Luke Combs will kick off his “Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour” in 2019—his first ever headline arena tour, marking...

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Blake Shelton approved for board of new Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Country music star and native Oklahoman Blake Shelton has joined the board of directors of the new Oklahoma Wildlife...

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Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson, Stevie Wonder and Little Big Town performing on tonight's star-studded Stand Up to Cancer telethon

Some of the biggest names in entertainment are expected to appear on tonight's 2018 Stand Up To Cancer live fundraising...

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Rapper Mac Miller found dead of suspected overdose at 26

Rapper Mac Miller was found dead on Friday of an apparent overdose, Variety has confirmed. He was 26.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 7, 2018: See the uproarious comedy 'The Foreigner' at Jewel Box Theatre

See Jewel Box Theatre's production of "The Foreigner" at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 3700 N...

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The Mavericks keeps the crowd dancing at Tower Theatre

Oklahoma City's Tower Theatre has become a regular stop for the band

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Oklahoma contestants aim for brass ring of singing 'Idol'

Hundreds of people were packed inside and out of the 21C Museum Hotel, 900 W Main St., on Thursday morning for a shot at...

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DeadCenter Film moving headquarters to historic Paramount building

DeadCenter Film, an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit, is moving its headquarters to the historic Paramount building on Film Row.

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Oklahoma music icon Roger Miller honored with all-star tribute album

The first track of the new album “King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller” opens with Miller jokingly dubbing himself...

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation to honor Harrison Ford, Lady Gaga

LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford and Lady Gaga are being honored by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation with the Artists Inspiration Award for...

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This weekend, see Hellboy, Uhura and Jason?

After a brief stop last year in Oklahoma City, Wizard World returns this weekend to Tulsa, where it held shows from 2014-2016.

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The Oklahoman's fall movie preview

John Carpenter’s “Halloween” franchise is about to rise from the dead one more time, a star is being born once again, man is...

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Movie reviews, Sept. 7

'God Bless the Broken Road' PG 1:45 1 and 1/2 stars "God Bless the Broken Road," named for a song made famous by Rascal Flatts,...

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Jewel bringing holiday tour to Tulsa, Latin pop star Marco Antonio Solis playing The Peake, and Tom Skinner’s Skyline Music Festival benefiting Red Dirt...

Nov. 27 Jewel to make merry with ‘Handmade Holiday Tour' TULSA — Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel is taking her...

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'Jack Ryan' gets better when there's less Jack Ryan in it

With the world as it is, it's tempting to run straight into the arms of a newfangled Jack Ryan, that adaptively macho CIA wonk...

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Things to see and do around Oklahoma, Sept. 7-13

CASE STUDY TULSA — Celebrated songwriter Neko Case performs at 8 p.m. Sunday at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N Main St. She released...

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Turner, Iverson's jazz sounds like Stravinsky, the blues

"Temporary Kings," the debut album from saxophonist Mark Turner and pianist Ethan Iverson, finds these two quiet killers...

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Interviews, photos and videos: Oklahoma painter Greg Burns continues adapting through his life and art, currently showing work at Oklahoma History Center

Although he wasn’t born in Oklahoma, Greg Burns, 71, has made his home in the state since he was a youngster seeking treatment...

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Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Megan Mullally nominated for People's Choice Awards

The nominees for the 2018 People's Choice Awards have been revealed, and Oklahoma stars Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and...

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Native Oklahoman singer-songwriter Bryce Merritt to play OKC album release show

Nashville, Tennessee-based singer-songwriter Bryce Merritt, who hails from Edmond, will play a home-state album release show...

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Get your tickets Friday for Jewel's holiday Oklahoma tour stop

TULSA – Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel is taking her “Handmade Holiday Tour” back on the road this season, including...

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Search for Big Country turns into a movie

Vancouver filmmaker turns her love for the long-gone Grizzlies into a hunt for Bryant Reeves.

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Rapper Ty Dolla $ign arrested on drug charges in Atlanta

Atlanta police arrested singer Ty Dolla $ign on drug charges Wednesday afternoon, less than two hours before he was set to...

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Blake Shelton appointed to wildlife board in Oklahoma

Blake Shelton has been appointed to the board of a foundation that will raise money for wildlife conservation in his home state...

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Burt Reynolds, star of film, TV and tabloids, dead at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, whose credits included acclaimed films such as "Deliverance" and commercial hits like "Smokey...

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Burt Reynolds, who starred in films including 'Deliverance' and 'Boogie Nights,' has died at age 82, according to agent

NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Reynolds, who starred in films including 'Deliverance' and 'Boogie Nights,' has died at age 82, according...

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US charges computer programmer working on behalf of North Korean government with the Sony hack, other cyberattacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — US charges computer programmer working on behalf of North Korean government with the Sony hack, other...

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AP source: Justice Department to announce charges in connection with North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures

WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Justice Department to announce charges in connection with North Korea's hack of Sony Pictures.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 6, 2018: Check out the opening reception for Janet O'Neal's 'One Thousand Tears' at Artspace at Untitled

Check out the opening reception for "One Thousand Tears," an exhibition by Santa Fe, New Mexio-based artist Janet O'Neal, from...

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Musician Ty Dolla $ign arrested on drug charges in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign has been arrested on drug charges in Atlanta.Atlanta police Officer Stephanie...

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UK inquest says The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died accidentally from drowning because of alcohol intoxication

LONDON (AP) — UK inquest says The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died accidentally from drowning because of alcohol...

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Seamstresses to show their skills, creativity

Sewing enthusiasts will show their skill and creativity when they bring their "fabric swap" creations to their September meeting.

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Gypsy Twang to play at Arcadia Round Barn

Gypsy Twang will be the special musical guest during the Sept. 9 Arcadia Round Barn Rendezvous.

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Rule of 'Three'

Contemporary Art Gallery, 2928 Paseo, will showcase the paintings of local artist Lynden Wilcoxson during September. The...

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For Greg Burns, creating art means continually adapting

Gripping a paintbrush between his teeth, Greg Burns deftly blends watercolors into the color of red brick and begins sweeping...

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Roy Moore suing Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation over TV sketch mocking him

Roy Moore, the former U.S. Senate candidate from Alabama, filed a $95 million US lawsuit Wednesday, accusing Sacha Baron Cohen...

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OKC National Memorial among top 25 U.S. museums

The travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor today announced the 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Museums, celebrating...

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

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Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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Tommy Emmanuel headlining Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival

GUTHRIE – Esteemed Australian guitarist, songwriter and singer Tommy Emmanuel will headline the 22nd annual Oklahoma...

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LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: I stand with Nike

NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the...

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Star Trek vs Star Wars: Tournament of Champions

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Kade Poulson, Matt Howlett and Chris Borthick to hold a...

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Violinist Lindsey Stirling bringing holiday tour to OKC

Critically acclaimed electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling has announced plans to re-release last year’s best-selling holiday...

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Gary Numan to give OKC master class and concert

Gary Numan, a pioneer of electronic music, will press pause on his 2018 tour for a rare, in-person masterclass at 1 p.m. Sept....

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 5, 2018: See the Fred Rogers documentary 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' at the Tower Theatre

See "Won't You Be My Neighbor?," the acclaimed new documentary about “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” creator, writer and host...

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'Cosby Show' actor Geoffrey Owens says he quit N.J. Trader Joe's after 'devastating' job-shaming

The former "Cosby Show" actor job-shamed by some media outlets over the weekend with photos showing him working at a...

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Video: Oklahoma country music icon Roger Miller gets stellar star-studded homage with 'King of the Road' tribute album

The first track of the new album “King of the Road: A Tribute to Roger Miller” opens with Miller jokingly dubbing himself as...

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"Cosby Show" actor Geoffrey Owens thankful for support about grocery store job

"There is no job that's better than another," he said. "It may pay better, it may have better benefits, it may look better on...

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Actor Dennis Quaid says cocaine once consumed his life

Selena Gomez is taking issue with Elle magazine's most recent cover story that features an interview and photos with her.

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Demi Lovato selling house where she overdosed for $9.5 million

Demi Lovato is selling the home that she overdosed in for $9.49 million.

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Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Were Stolen 13 Years Ago. Now They’ve Been Found.

LOS ANGELES — It’s taken far more than three clicks of the heels to bring the ruby slippers back home. Thirteen years ago, the...

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Ben Rector to be featured on tonight's episode of 'Bachelor in Paradise'

Billboard chart-topping recording artist and Tulsa native Ben Rector will be featured on tonight's episode of ABC's summer...

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Oklahoma native Parker Millsap playing free outdoor show in downtown OKC

Acclaimed Americana singer-songwriter and native Oklahoman Parker Millsap will play a free home-state show Sept. 29 at the...

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Franklin family found eulogy 'distasteful'

Aretha Franklin's family have said that they found the closing eulogy at her funeral offensive and distasteful. The Rev. Jasper...

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New Midtown Oktoberfest to serve up food and fun in OKC

A new Oktoberfest is giving folks in the Oklahoma City metro area a chance to celebrate the season with live music, German food...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 4, 2018: Hear David Sanborn at Mitchell Hall Theatre

Hear saxophone star David Sanborn perform in concert at 7:30 tonight at the University of Central Oklahoma's Mitchell Hall...

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OKC's deadCenter Film moving headquarters to historic Paramount building

deadCenter Film is moving its headquarters to the historic Paramount building on Film Row, a move that will allow the nonprofit...

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Texas coach takes novel approach after loss to Maryland

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — There's an informal new course at the University of Texas: American Literature with Tom Herman.First on...

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German authorities take aim at far-right party's youth wing

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — German authorities said Monday they're stepping up surveillance of the far-right Alternative for...

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Watch: Skating Polly embarks on European tour, releases 'Camelot' music video

Oklahoma expatriate band Skating Polly is embarking this week on a 14-date tour of Europe and the United Kingdom starting...

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Bela Fleck, Jim Henson, Borgy Borgerson to be inducted into American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame this week in OKC

Bela Fleck, the late Jim Henson, Borgy Borgerson, the late Eddie Collins and the Banjo Newsletter will be inducted into the...

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'American Idol' auditions coming to OKC this week

Open call auditions for the upcoming season of the reality TV singing contest are Thursday in OKC's Wheeler District, 1701 S...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 3, 2018: See the new exhibit 'American Indian Artists: 20th Century Masters' at the National Cowboy Museum

See the new temporary exhibition "American Indian Artists: 20th Century Masters" at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage...

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How a homeless musician reclaimed the love of his life

For the years Mike and Ruth Ann were apart, he was among the 6,000 homeless people in the nation's capital. Few of them are...

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Aretha Franklin funeral eulogy slammed; pastor stands firm

ATLANTA (AP) — A fiery, old-school pastor who is under fire for saying black America is losing "its soul" at Aretha Franklin's...

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Drag Queen Story Hour sparks protests in conservative towns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Once upon a time, in 2015, a writer in San Francisco named Michelle Tea got the idea for "Drag Queen Story...

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Oklahoma writer Stephen P. Scott dies

Oklahoma writer Stephen P. Scott, best known for penning “A Territorial Christmas Carol” for Guthrie’s Pollard Theatre, died...

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Season preview: OKC pianist Virginia Campbell prepares 2018-19 Piano Artist Series

The Oklahoma City concert pianist and music enthusiast will launch her 36th Annual Piano Artist Series Sept. 9, and she has...

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Season preview: OKC's Carpenter Square Theatre marks 35th anniversary with lineup of contemporary plays

Carpenter Square will explore the full range of human emotions – from romance and humor to heartbreak and suspense – with the...

'Catholic Charities is part of our DNA'

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Vi Le, a Vietnamese refugee whose family was embraced and aided by Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City, has become the faith-based organization's new board president.

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Interviews and photos: Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin hosting free Septemberfest fall festival

With her second term coming to an end, Gov. Mary Fallin and her husband will host Saturday their final Septemberfest, a free...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 2, 2018: See the exhibit 'Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper' before it closes at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

See Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave’s intricate paper recreations spanning more than 500 years of fashion history in the...

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Teaching standards are outdated, and technology should provide individualized instruction, author says.

Teaching standards are outdated, and technology should provide individualized instruction, author says.

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Fine arts and theater notes, Sept. 2

Fine arts and theater notes, Sept. 2

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Scott Jones lost his ministerial job after coming out as gay.

Scott Jones lost his ministerial job after coming out as gay.

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OKC musician Virginia Campbell plans 36th Annual Piano Artist Series

The 36th Annual Piano Artist Series will start Sept. 9 with a new addition that includes some familiar players. The Pro-Musica...

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Carpenter Square Theatre celebrates 35th anniversary with new season of contemporary plays

Carpenter Square Theatre’s mission has remained the same over the past three and a half decades: to entertain, educate and...

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Attend an Epic Reads round-table discussion with three young adult authors or take a class on increasing tension in your storytelling.

Attend an Epic Reads round-table discussion with three young adult authors or take a class on increasing tension in your...

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More than 50 authors expected to participate.

The free event, to be held in the Boathouse District on Oct. 20, will bring together authors such as David Grann, Meg Gardiner...

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Gov. Fallin to host her final Septemberfest free fall festival

With her second term coming to an end, Gov. Fallin and her husband will host Saturday their final Septemberfest.

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New young adult book by Kody Keplinger looks at survivors' guilt after a school shooting.

Young adult novel focuses on the aftermath of a school shooting.

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Could "Crazy Rich Asians" do for Asian-Americans what "Black Panther" did for African-Americans?

Could "Crazy Rich Asians" do for Asian-Americans what "Black Panther" did for African-Americans?

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The well-respected Republican from Arizona wrote a book that serves as both memoir and obituary.

The well-respected Republican from Arizona wrote a book that serves as both memoir and obituary.

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"Boom Town," Sam Anderson's book about Oklahoma City and the Thunder, is top seller in the state nonfiction list.

"Boom Town," Sam Anderson's book about Oklahoma City and the Thunder, is top seller in the state nonfiction list.

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'Territorial Christmas Carol' writer Stephen P. Scott dies

Oklahoma writer Stephen P. Scott died Aug. 18 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 64.

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Video: Luke Dick's Republican Hair plays Paste Studios, NPR 'World Cafe Nashville' ahead of Oklahoma show

On the heels of a highly successful Northeast tour, Oklahoma native Luke Dick has been keeping busy with his pop-punk side...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 1, 2018: Check out the food and fun at Choctaw Oktoberfest

CHOCTAW - Check out the food and festivities the annual Choctaw Oktoberfest at Choctaw Creek Park, 1900 N Harper Rd.

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Bluegrass band to play Noble Senior Citizen Center

The bluegrass band Redeemed will play music beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Noble Senior Citizen Center, 600 E Maguire Road.

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The Latest: Franklin funeral bishop apologizes to Grande

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for soul legend Aretha Franklin (all times local):10:30 p.m.The bishop who officiated...

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President and stars join in epic farewell to Queen of Soul

DETROIT (AP) — Former presidents and preachers joined a parade of singers Friday in a hip-swaying, piano-pounding farewell to...

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Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has been interred at a Detroit cemetery

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has been interred at a Detroit cemetery.

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'Neither Wolf Nor Dog' movie review

Adapted from the novel by Kent Nerburn, "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" follows a researcher and author as he examines modern Native...

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Ryan Gosling defends Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man' leaving out American flag in moon landing scene

“First Man,” the Neil Armstrong biopic which tells the tale of the moon landing, has stolen the show at several international...

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'Stranger' moves at glacial pace

A paranormal murder-mystery sounds like a great idea in a summer season crammed with action movies, superhero movies, computer...

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OKC's American Banjo Museum opening Jim Henson exhibit

The world’s most famous amphibian, Kermit the Frog, is taking up temporary residence in Oklahoma City as the star of a new...

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Tickets on sale today for 50th anniversary theatrical screenings of Steve McQueen vehicle 'Bullitt'

This fall, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Bullitt,” Fathom Events and Warner Bros. are revving up the classic cop...

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Video: Check out the powerful new trailer for deadCenter Film Festival selection '1985'

Check out the powerful new poster and trailer for the AIDs drama "1985," written and directed by Yen Tan, an award-winning...

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Watch: Oklahoma singer Madison Ryann Ward releases rain-soaked video for her soulful debut single 'Mirror'

Rising Oklahoma singer and songwriter Madison Ryann Ward released today the rain-soaked new music video for her soulful debut...

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Celebration: Oklahoma Jail & Prison Ministries Appreciation Banquet

The Oklahoma Jail & Prison Ministries is hosting their appreciation banquet in September. Here's what you need to know.

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Dance party: First annual Hangar Dance in Yukon

Salute the legacy of women pilots by dancing the night away at the first annual Hangar Dance!

Open Flame's 'Lilith Fare' was rated XX

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Oklahoma City's top female chefs gathered at American Propane's Cabana for an Open Flame event for the ages. Food Editor Dave Cathey, the Food Dude, hosted the event and has the details.

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Lyric video: Carrie Underwood delivers hopeful plea for unity and caring with new song 'Love Wins'

Seven-time Grammy winner and native Oklahoman Carrie Underwood has released a kaleidoscopic lyric video for her new song "Love...

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Video: Wilma Mankiller documentary 'Mankiller' released today on DVD

"Mankiller," a documentary about the groundbreaking first woman principal chief of the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation, is out...

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Journalists who worked on documentary arrested in N Ireland

LONDON (AP) — Two journalists who worked on a documentary about a mass killing in Northern Ireland were arrested Friday on...

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Five-time Latin Grammy Award winner Marco Antonio Solis to play fall OKC arena date

Five-time Latin Grammy Award winner Marco Antonio Solis is coming to Oklahoma City to perform in concert Oct. 20 at Chesapeake...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 31, 2018: Hear The Mavericks at the Tower Theatre

The Grammy Award-winning band The Mavericks will play a return engagement at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23, at 8 tonight. Doors...

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Interview and video: David Sanborn talks collaborating with David Bowie, crossing genres and staying true to songs before launching UCO Broadway Tonight series

Over the past six decades, star saxophonist David Sanborn has played Woodstock with bluesman Paul Butterfield, toured with...

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All that jazz and much more: Saxophone star David Sanborn continues to cross genres

Over the past six decades, star saxophonist David Sanborn has played Woodstock with bluesman Paul Butterfield, toured with...

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Oklahoma nonprofit premiers opioid addiction documentary series

Free documentary tells the story of the opioid addiction epidemic in Oklahoma; released days before International Overdose...

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'Foreigner' finds way to laughs at Jewel Box Theatre

There are many "sweet" bits in “The Foreigner” and director Chuck Tweed is well-known in Oklahoma theatrical circles as an...

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Some important lessons from the success of Netflix's 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before'

As you may have heard, Netflix is having quite a summer of romantic comedies. Chief content officer Ted Sarandos recently...

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No Johnny-come-lately

Legendary crooner Johnny Mathis was born to sing

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Future sounds, Aug. 31

Future sounds, Aug. 31

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Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

Tommy Emmanuel headlining Guthrie bluegrass festival, American Banjo Museum opening Jim Henson exhibit, and Fassler Hall OKC...

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Events, Aug. 31-Sept. 7

Events, Aug. 31-Sept. 7

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Hilarious heresy in The Pollard’s 'An Act of God'

“An Act of God” is a one-act show where God rewrites the Ten Commandments for contemporary worshipers, and provides...

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Movie reviews: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog,' 'Juliet, Naked,' Searching,' Little Stranger,' and 'Operation: Finale; Kin'

Movie reviews: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog,' 'Juliet, Naked,' Searching,' Little Stranger,' and 'Operation: Finale; Kin'

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'Dracula' rises again

A horror classic comes back to life this month as IDW rereleases the early 1990s comic-book adaptation of Francis Ford...

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Film based on award-winning Native novel showing in OKC

"Neither Wolf Nor Dog" stars Oklahoma City resident Richard Ray Whitman and the late Dave Bald Eagle, who once danced with...

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At 85, jazz drummer Billy Kaye keeps swinging

The first time I saw Billy Kaye, in February 2017, was in New York at the weekly Monday Night Jam at the Jazz Foundation of...

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Concert review: Gillian Welch's OKC return engages, moves

Gillian Welch acknowledged it had been a long time since she played in Oklahoma City. “Is The Blue Door still here?” Welch...

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Judge in Cambodia convicts Australian filmmaker James Rickeston of spying and sentences him to 6 years in prison

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Judge in Cambodia convicts Australian filmmaker James Rickeston of spying and sentences him to 6...

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CMA nominations: 5 take-aways

An annual reminder that it's Chris Stapleton's world, and we're just living in it: Once again, the Nashville powerhouse...

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The Latest: McCain returns to DC ahead of Capitol ceremony

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on services for Sen. John McCain (all times local):7:45 p.m. EDTSen. John McCain's...

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Labor Day weekend events

A number of festivals and other celebrations are scheduled throughout Oklahoma for the Labor Day weekend. A sampling of events...

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Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition figure blocked from leaving for United States, lawyer says

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition figure blocked from leaving for United States, lawyer says.

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Hacker sentenced to prison for role in Jennifer Lawrence nude photo theft

A hacker was sentenced to eight months in prison on Wednesday for a scheme that exposed intimate photos of the...

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Know what to say when postpartum depression hits a loved one

NEW YORK (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow, Chrissy Teigen, Adele: The charge to destigmatize postpartum depression has never before had...

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The Latest: Franklin dressed in rose gold for church viewing

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a viewing of Aretha Franklin Thursday at the church where her father preached and she started...

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Ghost Rider co-creator dies at 75

Gary Friedrich created the motorcycle-riding Ghost Rider with Mike Ploog and Roy Thomas in "Marvel Spotlight” No. 5 in 1972.

Oklahoma senators say 'serious' allegations against Kavanaugh should be heard

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“Dr. Ford has a right to be heard, and Judge Kavanaugh has a right to see and defend himself regarding the evidence presented against him."

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Spider-Woman co-creator dies at 89

Marvel artist and colorist, Marie Severin, who began working in comics for EC Comics in the 1940s and is known for the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 30, 2018: National Cowboy Museum wraps Saloon Series with Steelwind and Scotch

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, is wrapping its popular Saloon Series from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today.

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Greek culture minister says film director Costa Gavras has died at age 85

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek culture minister says film director Costa Gavras has died at age 85.

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Watch: NBC teases new 'Sunday Night Football' opening with Carrie Underwood

As the fourth and final week of NFL preseason games gets underway, NBC has released on Twitter a teaser video of the new...

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Prince Harry, Meghan join Lin-Manuel Miranda at 'Hamilton'

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry sang and joked with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the stage of "Hamilton," after he and his wife Meghan...

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Seats still available for black towns tour, blues festival

A few spots remain on the bus for Saturday’s Historic Black Towns Tour to the Rentiesville Dusk Til Dawn Blues Festival.

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Review: Artists interpret 'Borders'

The title, “Narrative Borders,” may mean different things to the two artists, but the work is excellent, in an exhibit in...

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CNN stands by story about whether Trump knew of meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a key source backing off his assertion, CNN is sticking by a story casting doubt on President Donald...

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Kanye West apologizes for saying slavery was 'a choice'

Kanye West apologized Wednesday on a Chicago radio station for calling slavery a "choice," and he broke down on air over an old...

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Oklahoma illusionist Rob Lake eliminated on ‘America’s Got Talent,’ planning Tulsa show

Oklahoma illusionist Rob Lake’s magical run on “America’s Got Talent” is over.

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US Open: Umpire shouldn't have warned woman for shirt change

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Tennis Association acknowledged Wednesday that a chair umpire incorrectly warned French player Alize...

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Watch: Oklahoma band Hanson releases first episode of 'String Theory' documentary, Taylor Hanson and wife announce their sixth child is on the way

Brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson recently released the first episode of their "String Theory" documentary, about the...

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Video: Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth charms and sings on 'Conan'

Broken Arrow native Kristin Chenoweth appeared Tuesday night on “Conan,” and she was her usual charming self.