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Reflections on Stan Lee, who marveled a generation

In the 1960s, Marvel Comics writer and editor Stan Lee was the first to give super-heroes personable flaws, to make their...

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Julia Michaels added to P!NK's 2019 tour, including OKC show

Grammy Award-winning international pop icon P!NK has announced that collaborator and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Julia...

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Trailers: New looks at 'Pokemon Detective Pikachu,' 'Toy Story 4,' 'Mary Poppins Returns'

Although Monday was a sad one with the passing of Marvel mastermind Stan Lee, there were at least three good reasons for your...

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Willie Nelson announces new 2019 Oklahoma concert

CATOOSA – One of the most iconic artists in country music, Willie Nelson is set to perform an Oklahoma show Feb. 17 at The...

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Pistol Annies' 'Interstate Gospel' tops Billboard's country albums chart

As previously reported, the trio will perform on the CMA Awards, airing at 7 p.m Wednesday on ABC.

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Video: Trisha Yearwood to release first album in 10 years, Frank Sinatra cover collection 'Let's Be Frank'

Country superstar Trisha Yearwood, a former Owasso resident, will release her first full-length studio album in more than 10...

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Video: Blake Shelton receives People's Choice Award for Country Artist of 2018, pays tribute to his dad and other veterans

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton paid tribute to veterans, including his father, as received the prize for...

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Brothers Osborne expand 2019 tour, including OKC concert

Brothers Osborne announce today a major extension of their headlining world tour into early next year.

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Rob Lake's OKC benefit show postponed to 2019

World-renowned illusionist Rob Lake, who was featured on Season 13 of "America's Got Talent," has rescheduled his special...

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Trisha Yearwood, Kane Brown, Lionel Richie and more to be presenters at CMA Awards

The yearly Country Music Association awards show, hosted for the 11th consecutive year by Brad Paisley and Checotah native...

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'Weird Al' Yankovic announces dates for 'Strings Attached' orchestra tour, including OKC show

“Weird Al” Yankovic has just announced the dates for his 2019 "Strings Attached" tour - a high-energy rock and comedy show...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 12, 2018: Hear Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road play a Veterans Day concert tonight at CHK|Central Boathouse

Kyle Dillingham & Horseshoe Road will honor our military veterans with a Veterans Day celebration concert at 7 tonight at...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma City Museum of Art showcasing still-relevant works of 'Victorian Radicals'

The traveling exhibition “Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts & Crafts Movement” is on view through...

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Interview and video: Grammy winner Glenn Slater talks about teaming with Andrew Lloyd Webber for 'Love Never Dies'

The Phantom will return to Oklahoma City Tuesday through Nov. 18 when the national tour of “Love Never Dies” travels to Civic...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 11, 2018: See Stephen Lang perform his one-man show 'Beyond Glory'

In honor of Veterans Day, see acclaimed stage and screen actor Stephen Lang perform his long-running one-man show "Beyond...

Sandi Patty gives 'Voice' to grace, faith

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In her new book "The Voice," gospel recording artist Sandi Patty describes a period in her life when she felt voiceless and how she began to listen to the Lord's voice to find her own.

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'Phantom' sequel

Glenn Slater doesn't necessarily disagree that agreeing to help write the sequel to one of the biggest stage shows ever was a...

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Getting 'Radical'

Tim Barringer is aware that the concept of “Victorian Radicals” might seem strange and surprising. “You usually use those words...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 10, 2018: Hear Ellis Paul record a live album at the Blue Door

Singer-songwriter Ellis Paul, an Oklahoma favorite, will record a live album at 8 p.m. today and Sunday at the Blue Door, 2805...

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Preview: Toby Keith to debut new video for 'Should've Been a Cowboy' today to mark 25th anniversary

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the song that started it all, a new video for "Should've Been A Cowboy" debuts at 8 a.m....

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma City's Canterbury Voices celebrating 100th anniversary of World War I armistice with 'War Requiem'

Canterbury Voices will join forces with students from its Canterbury Youth Voices program, choirs from Oklahoma City...

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Video: Hanson releases orchestral version of 'MMMBop' to celebrate debut of new album 'String Theory'

It should come as no surprise to fans and followers of Tulsa-based sibling trio Hanson that a rendition of the band's 1990s...

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Vince Gill, Ashley McBryde, Marty Stuart and more to make special appearances on CMA Awards

Lauren Alaina, Brad Paisley, Ricky Skaggs, and Chris Stapleton with Maren Morris and Mavis Staples have been added as...

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Watch: Bouncy first trailer for animated movie 'Ugly Dolls,' starring Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull and more

STXfilms' "UglyDolls" feature is based on the plush toy line by David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim and is directed by Kelly Asbury,...

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Video: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley talk CMA Awards, avoid gender reveals on 'Good Morning America'

Checotah native Carrie Underwood and her fellow superstar Brad Paisley appeared today on "Good Morning America" to talk about...

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Watch: Kelli O'Hara delivers gorgeous 'So in Love' from the upcoming Broadway revival of 'Kiss Me Kate'

Watch Tony Award winner and Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara perform a stunning rendition of "So in Love" from Broadway's upcoming...

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Interviews: Actress/screenwriter Zoe Kazan talks about collaborating on Oklahoma-made movie 'Wildlife' with partner Paul Dano

The couple optioned the book themselves and spent three years co-writing the script - Dano’s first and her second after their...

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Movie review: Filmed largely in Oklahoma, 'Wildlife' marks poignant directorial debut for actor Paul Dano

An unswervingly intuitive (and perennially underrated actor), Paul Dano delivers the kind of poetically poignant directorial...

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Movie review: Third time isn't the charm for derivative 'Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch,' which steals more than Christmas

“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch,” the latest adaptation of Theodor Geisel’s classic 1957 picture book, is the latest high-gloss 3-D...

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OKC Improv to debut tonight in new Plaza District home

OKC Improv troupes will perform at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. The Squeaky Clean Improv Show, a family...

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Science Museum Oklahoma opening new exhibit 'Beautiful Minds – Dyslexia and the Creative Advantage' with reception tonight

The art, brilliance and power of people with dyslexia will be on display in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries in...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 9, 2018: Hear Lindsey Buckingham at Norman's Riverwind Casino

NORMAN - Acclaimed guitarist, songwriter and musical expressionist Lindsey Buckingham will perform in concert at 7 tonight at...

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Listen: Zac Brown Band releases new single 'Someone I Used to Know,' announces spring 2019 tour to launch in Oklahoma

TULSA - The Zac Brown Band has announced plans to extend its successful summer 2018 “Down the Rabbit Hole Live Tour” to include...

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Backstreet Boys announce Oklahoma tour stop

The Backstreet Boys have announced their biggest arena tour in 18 years along with the release of their new album "DNA," coming...

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Local 'Wildlife'

Once Golden Globe-nominated actor Paul Dano opened Richard Ford's 1990 novel “Wildlife,” he wanted to make it into a movie. “He...

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Centennial in song: Canterbury Voices to mark 100th anniversary of WWI armistice with 'War Requiem'

Connie Sallee still remembers her grandmother's stories about Great-Uncle Roy, her father's namesake, even though she was too...

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Feb. 19 Blackberry Smoke to light up Diamond Ballroom Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke will continue their “Find A Light”...

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Local 'Wildlife'

Once Golden Globe-nominated actor Paul Dano opened Richard Ford's 1990 novel “Wildlife,” he wanted to make it into a movie. “He...

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Vince Gill, Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey and more nominated for 2019 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Oklahoma native and country music star Vince Gill, Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders, Mike Love of...

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Oklahoma country singer James Robert Webb shooting the video to his new single 'Now We’re Gettin’ Somewhere' Friday at Tulsa landmark

Tulsa-area country singer James Robert Webb recently released his new single “Now We’re Gettin’ Somewhere,” and he's getting...

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Tom Russell plans spring OKC show; tickets on sale Friday

Singer, songwriter, painter and essayist Tom Russell will perform May 8 at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Tickets go on sale...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Ruston Kelly's OKC show

Ruston Kelly will continue his extensive headline tour in 2019 with stops at Dallas’ Cambridge Room, Houston’s Bronze Peacock,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 8, 2018: Hear Straight No Chaser at the Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center

MIDWEST CITY - Award-winning a capella group and international touring sensation Straight No Chaser will perform in concert at...

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Watch: Oklahoma City band The Nghiems goes back in time with animated video for 'Ain't Nobody'

The Nghiems, the Oklahoma City band fronted by brothers David and James Nghiem, have released an animated video to promote...

John Grisham-supported candidate loses Oklahoma DA race

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Oklahoma district attorney said he was flabbergasted that best-selling author John Grisham supported his challenger in the Nov. 6 general election.

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Rockers Tesla returning to Oklahoma in 2019

DURANT - Celebrating more than 30 years of rock ‘n’ roll, Tesla will perform April 6 at the Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino and...

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National Cowboy Museum offering ‘Small Works, Great Wonders’

Featuring smaller-scale works of art by renowned artists, the event gives gives both established and beginning art collectors...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 7, 2018: Hear Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Molly Burch at the ACM@UCO Performance Lab

Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter Molly Burch headlines an Oklahoma City stop on her tour at 7 tonight at the ACM@UCO...

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Video: Blake Shelton ends his Sexiest Man Alive reign with 'Ellen Show' appearance, wishes new winner 'luck' as Idris Elba inherits the title

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton ended his reign as People's Sexist Man Alive 2017 with an appearance on "The...

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Watch: Carrie Underwood's husband Mike Fisher parodies her hit 'Before He Cheats' in hunting video

Mike Fisher has released a new song and video in which he parodies his wife's crossover smash "Before He Cheats," changing the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 6, 2018: Spend 'An Evening With Dawes' at The Jones Assembly

The folk rockers are touring in support of their sixth studio album, "Passwords," released over the summer.

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Blackberry Smoke to play 2019 OKC show

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and are priced at $20 in advance or $23 the day of the show. They will be available at...

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Interview and video: Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith brings life changes to songs on 'Passwords,' tour to OKC and Tulsa

And it doesn’t take a code cracker to work out that singer, songwriter and guitarist Taylor Goldsmith and his cohorts have gone...

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Oklahoma History Center opens new exhibit 'Votes for Women' celebrating 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the state

With the big elections coming Tuesday, the Oklahoma History Center is marking the opening of a new photographic exhibit...

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5 Oklahoma City Public Schools picked for Disney Musicals in Schools program

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma announces today the five new local schools that have been selected to participate in the 2018-19...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 5, 2018: Hear Hippo Campus at The Jones Assembly

Minneapolis four-piece band Hippo Campus, who just released their latest album "Bambi" via Grand Jury, are bringing their...

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Interview and video: 'Avatar' actor Stephen Lang bringing one-man show 'Beyond Glory' to OKC for Veterans Day

But with his long-running one-man show “Beyond Glory,” Lang, 66, embodies eight Medal of Honor recipients in about 80 minutes,...

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Interviews and photos: Oklahoma City Symphonic Band to perform annual Veterans Day concert

The Oklahoma City Symphonic Band will put on its annual Veterans Day concert Thursday at Oklahoma City University. Originally...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 4, 2018: See Oklahoma City University's production of 'Little Women'

Oklahoma City University’s Wanda L. Bass School of Music presents a 3 p.m. matinee performance today of "Little Women," based...

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Trailer: Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman featured on 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series'

One of Hollywood's favorite comedy power couples, Megan Mullally, who grew up in Oklahoma City, and Nick Offerman are featured...

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Listen: Oklahoma native Joe Diffie releases impassioned new single 'Quit You'

Grammy Award-winning country music recording artist and Oklahoma native Joe Diffie has released the impassioned new single...

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Listen: Blake Shelton serves up raucous cover of Bobby Bare's 'Tequila Sheila'

Blake Shelton released this week his raucous cover of Bobby Bare's storied story-song "Tequila Sheila."

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On National Bison Day, National Cowboy Museum announces 2019 bison exhibit

In honor of National Bison Day - which is today - the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum announces its upcoming...

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Interviews, photos and video: Cirque du Soleil takes on cool new challenge with ice show 'Crystal'

It took 17 semitractor-trailers to bring “Crystal” to Oklahoma City, but there was more packed into those trucks than sparkling...

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Season preview: OKC Philharmonic teams with Thunder, Dodgers and Energy to launch Discovery Family Series

The philharmonic will kick off its 2018-19 Discovery season by teaming up with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Dodgers and Energy at...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 3, 2018: Hear Bryce Merritt and KALO at the Tower Theatre

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

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'Crystal' clear: Cirque du Soleil's new touring show skates into Oklahoma

On the frozen floor of the Cox Convention Center, skaters zipped across the ice, working through back-flips, camel spins and...

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OKC Philharmonic teams with Thunder, Dodgers to launch Discovery family series

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic is challenging the stereotype that you can't love both the arts and athletics with its Discovery...

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Video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy releases new album 'Hallways'

Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy, 16, releases today her sophomore song collection, "Hallways," on nonprofit Tulsa-based...

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Videos: Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson releases first Christmas album, 'Socks,' planning OKC holiday show

Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson’s delivers his anticipated first Christmas album, "Socks," today on New West Records.

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Video: Pistol Annies celebrate 'Interstate Gospel' album release with 'Tonight Show,' 'Good Morning America' performances

Country supertrio Pistol Annies - former Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert, (Lone Star Annie), Ashley Monroe (Hippie Annie)...

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Video: 'Sweet Home Oklahoma' star Jennifer Welch's new Bravo series 'Sweet Home' premieres tonight

Jennifer Welch, the Nichols Hills interior designer who broke out as a reality TV star last year on "Sweet Home Oklahoma," is...

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'Nutcracker' an overstuffed holiday feast

The pacing and tone occasionally get as clunky as an old-fashioned windup toy, but Disney’s live-action movie adaptation “The...

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OKC's Chesapeake Arena adds to 2019 concert calendar

Chesapeake Energy Arena has added four more major concert tours to its 2019 calendar.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 2, 2018: See the new OKC theater company 19th Century Hound perform inside Factory Obscura's 'Beyond'

The new Oklahoma City-based immersive theater and film company 19th Century Hound is introducing a new show titled “Those Who...

See the winners of this year's Readers' Choice Awards

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Readers’ Choice marks 25 years of the best in OKC

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Deciphering 'Passwords'

Having unlocked their latest release, “Passwords,” over the summer, folk rockers Dawes have sent six studio albums out into the...

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Word Balloons: From local artists to Superman, Tulsa Pop Culture Expo offers variety 

TULSA — From Superman to Buck Rogers to Ponyboy, the Tulsa Pop Culture Expo is bringing a wide variety of guests with a strong...

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Garth Brooks announces first two dates of stadium tour

Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer Garth Brooks announced today the first two dates on his previously announced...

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Watch: Pistol Annies appearing tonight on 'Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,' release raucous 'Got My Name Changed Back' video

Country supertrio Pistol Annies - former Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert, (Lone Star Annie), Ashley Monroe (Hippie Annie)...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Noname's spring 2019 OKC show

Acclaimed recording artist Noname, aka Fatimah Warner, will blur the lines of poetry and hip hop with the music she will...

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Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert and more to perform on 2018 CMA Awards

Oklahoma native Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean with former Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, Midland and Brett Young...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 1, 2018: Hear esteemed violinist Anne Akiko Meyers in concert with the Mozart Orchestra of New York at Edmond's Armstrong...

EDMOND - Esteemed violinist Anne Akiko Meyers will perform at 7:30 tonight at Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S Bryant Road, with...

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Blake Shelton to kick off 2019 tour in OKC

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton has announced plans for his new tour, “Friends & Heroes 2019,” which will...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 31, 2018: Celebrate Halloween with Factory Obscura's 'Beyond' and The Procession

Happy Halloween! Celebrate All Hallows Eve with the Factory Obscura art collective, which will ceremoniously open the fourth...

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Photos and video: Kristin Chenoweth sings national anthem, continues 'Wicked' anniversary celebration, poses with Boban Marjanovic at OKC Thunder game

Broken Arrow native Kristin Chenoweth returned to her home state Tuesday to sing the national anthem before the Oklahoma City...

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Air date set for 2018 'CMA Country Christmas,' hosted by Reba McEntire

The Country Music Association has announced that its ninth annual “CMA Country Christmas” will air at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 on...

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Photos: Reba McEntire, Ronnie Dunn and more honored by Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Former Tulsan Ronnie Dunn, K.T. Oslin, Byron Hill, Wayne Kirkpatrick and Joe Melson were officially...

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Watch: MercyMe gets newsy with lyric video for 'Best News Ever'

Check out the "read all about it"-themed lyric video for MercyMe's new single “Best News Ever,” which earlier this month became...

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Photos and video: The songs and stars Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel shine on NBC's 'Wicked' reunion special

Anyone who watched any part of Monday night's airing of the special "A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years on Broadway"...

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MercyMe returning to Oklahoma for OKC tour stop

Award-winning contemporary Christian band MercyMe, which was formed in Edmond, has announced plans for its 2019 “Imagine Nation...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 30, 2018: Hear Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble perform 'Beethoven's Vienna'

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present “Beethoven’s Vienna,” featuring guest violinist Aaron Berofsky, at 7:30 tonight at...

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Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame to induct all-woman class including Jody Miller, Gayla Peevy, Gail Davies and more

Nine Oklahoma women whose careers have spanned decades will be inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in Nov. 27...

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Devon Ice Rink opens for the season in November in downtown OKC's Myriad Gardens

Skaters will be able to partake in daily public skating, private parties and special events all winter long.

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Oklahoma native Mary Millben to perform at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 25th anniversary tribute dinner

NEW YORK – Actress, recording artist and Oklahoma native Mary Millben will perform at tonight's United States Holocaust...

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Photos and video: Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel to star in tonight's 'A Very Wicked Halloween' TV special

NBC is celebrating “Wicked’s” 15th anniversary on Broadway with a televised Halloween party/musical theater super-reunion with...

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Interviews, photos and video: 'Cowboy Crossings' showcasing fine art and traditional arts at National Cowboy Museum

For the eighth year, the Cowboy Artists of America members are showing their fine paintings, drawings and sculptures alongside...

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KISS bringing final tour to Oklahoma City in 2019

After storied 45-year career that helped launch an era of rock 'n' roll legends, KISS recently announced that they will launch...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 29, 2018: Check out Brick-or-Treat in Bricktown

The Bricktown Association and Downtown OKC Partnership will host the fifth annual Brick-or-Treat Halloween festival for kids in...

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'Sound of Music' cast to tip hat to 75th anniversary of 'Oklahoma!'

Actors from a new national touring production of “The Sound of Music” will make a special Oklahoma City stop Thursday morning...

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Interviews, photos and video: Maestro Joel Levine prepares to conduct his delayed farewell concert with Oklahoma City Philharmonic

More than five months after it was originally scheduled, Levine, the founder and music director emeritus of the Oklahoma City...

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Fond farewell: Maestro Joel Levine to conduct his final Classics concert as Oklahoma City Philharmonic's founding music director

Maestro Joel Levine to conduct his final Classics concert as Oklahoma City Philharmonic's founding music director

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Cowhand crossover

Every spring, members of the Cowboy Artists of America convene for a trail ride, where they spend time together riding on...

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'The Sound of Music' cast to tip hat to 'Oklahoma!' anniversary

The cast of a new production of the last musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II is giving a tip of the cowboy hat...

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Video: Oklahoma one-man band Mike Hosty featured in 'Play It Loud' music series Season 2 debut

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

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 27, 2018: Catch the last performance of The Pollard Theatre's 'Ghost the Musical' in Guthrie

GUTHRIE - See The Pollard Theatre’s final performance of “Ghost the Musical” at 8 tonight at the downtown Guthrie theater, 120...

Floral prints bloom for fall

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Florals in the spring are a given. But for fall fashion? Not so much. That's what makes this trend even more appealing this season. These are dark florals, more autumnal, said Cindi Shelby, director of new stylists for Worth New York. “More...

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Watch: All-American Rejects celebrate 'Sweet 16' anniversary for debut album with vinyl release, 'The Last Song' pop-up video

The All-American Rejects, the pop-punk band formed in 1999 in Stillwater, is celebrating the "Sweet 16" anniversary of the...

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Video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Carter Sampson releases new album 'Lucky'

Award-winning Oklahoma singer-songwriter Carter Sampson is celebrating today the release of her latest record, “Lucky.”

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Watch: Pentatonix releases new holiday album, 'Christmas Is Here!,' video for 'Sweater Weather'

Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which includes former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, releases today...

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Interview, photos and video: Cirque du Soleil bringing new ice show 'Crystal' to Oklahoma

The new production is skating into Oklahoma City for seven shows Wednesday through Nov. 4 at the Cox Convention Center, before...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 26, 2018: See Oklahoma City Ballet's production of 'Alice (In Wonderland)'

See the Oklahoma City Ballet perform the state premiere of "Alice (In Wonderland)" at 8 tonight, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2...

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Celebrate Halloween with these 12 central Oklahoma tricks and treats

From the merry to the macabre, a variety of tricks and treats are planned in central Oklahoma in honor of Halloween.

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Inaugural Pobal Celtic & Bluegrass Festival planned in Edmond

The Patriarch is hosting Saturday its inaugural Pobal Celtic & Bluegrass Festival. The event is free and open to the...

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Movie review: 'Hunter Killer' drifts as engaging but forgettable submarine adventure

It may not be as useless as a screen door on a submarine, but “Hunter Killer” doesn’t come close to threatening “The Hunt for...

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Ice breakthrough

Over the past three and a half decades, Cirque du Soleil has become renowned for colorfully showcasing nimble acrobats,...

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Luck of the Irish: Edmond beer house to host music festival

EDMOND — Brad Mullenix wasn't really planning to put on a music festival, but apparently that sometimes happens when you book...

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A dozen Oklahoma treats to celebrate Halloween

From the merry to the macabre, a variety of tricks and treats are planned in central Oklahoma in honor of Halloween. Here are a...

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Ariana Grande to play OKC on 'The Sweetener World Tour'

Multiplatinum-selling, record-breaking superstar Ariana Grande announces today the first leg of "The Sweetener World Tour,"...

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Video: Carrie Underwood to flip the switch Friday for 10th Annual Opry Goes Pink

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Grand Ole Opry and Checotah native Carrie Underwood are joining together in the fight against breast...

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Tickets on sale Friday for The Tallest Man on Earth's upcoming OKC show

Swedish folk singer and songwriter Kristian Matsson, aka The Tallest Man on Earth, will perform April 27 at the ACM@UCO...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 25, 2018: Hear The Nixons at the Tower Theatre

Hear reunited alternative rockers The Nixons play a hometown show at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese officially making Oklahoma true-crime book 'Killers of the Flower Moon' their next film collaboration

Academy Award-winning helmer Martin Scorsese has officially signed on to direct and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio to...

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Video: Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel share 'Wicked' memories on the 'Today' show

"Wicked" stars Kristin Chenoweth, who hails from Broken Arrow, and Idina Menzel sat down with Jenna Bush Hager to chat about...

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Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Kasey Musgraves and more to perform on 2018 CMA Awards

NASHVILLE – Former Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert and her Pistol Annies, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Florida...

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‘The Voice’ standout Brian Nhira hosting hometown Oklahoma Christmas show

This concert will feature a collection of popular pop Christmas tunes as well as some of the classics performed by “The Voice”...

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'America's Got Talent' winner Darci Lynne Farmer planning OKC hometown show on 2019 tour

"America's Got Talent" Season 12 champion Darci Lynne Farmer will make a hometown stop on her 2019 "Darci Lynne and Friends:...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 24, 2018: Hear Social Distortion at the Diamond Ballroom

Punk rockers Social Distortion are bringing their fall tour to Oklahoma City for a show at 8 tonight at the Diamond Ballroom,...

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Photos and video: As Battle Rounds wrap up on 'The Voice' Season 15, it's 'Closing Time' for Tulsan Natalie Brady

The Season 15 Battle Rounds wrapped up Tuesday on "The Voice," and as the singing the competition moves on to its next phase,...

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Opera icon Marilyn Horne to teach master classes at University of Oklahoma

NORMAN – Marilyn Horne, who semiannually serves as a visiting artist at the University of Oklahoma, will conduct master classes...

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'Wicked' stars Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel to appear Wednesday on 'Today' show

'Wicked' stars Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel to appear Wednesday on 'Today' show

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Photos and video: Maddie & Tae perform 'Friends Don't' on the 'Today' show

Oklahoma-Texas country duo Maddie & Tae performed their relatable new lead single “Friends Don’t” live Monday on the...

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O'Hara Awards to honor high school talent

OKC Broadway – a partnership between the Nederlander Organization and the Civic Center Foundation – has announced the...

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Celtic Woman bringing 'Ancient Land Tour' to OKC in 2019

Celtic Woman has announced the North American tour dates for the 2019 “Ancient Land Tour,” including an Oklahoma City concert.

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Tom Skinner's Skyline Music Festival raises more than $6,800 for Red Dirt Relief Fund

Despite chilly temperatures and a mist in the air, Tulsa's SoBo neighborhood at E 18 Street and S Boston Avenue was alive and...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 23, 2018: See the exhibit 'In the Principles Office: Tom Ryan the Art Student' at the National Cowboy Museum

See the exhibit "In the Principles Office: Tom Ryan the Art Student" at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700...

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Theatre Company opening 20th season with 'Night of the Living Dead'

Although they were participating in the first read-through for Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s new production of “Night of the...

Being happy relies on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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Bill O’Hanlon, psychotherapist, author and inspirational speaker, says being happy rests on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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'Vince Gill: The Christmas Collection' released on vinyl as Cracker Barrel exclusive

“Vince Gill: The Christmas Collection” has been released as a limited-edition, double-vinyl set available exclusively at...

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National Cowboy Museum's 'Cowboy Crossings' exhibit generates more than $875,000 in sales on opening weekend

"Cowboy Crossings," one of the most unique and popular annual Western art sales and exhibitions, is now open to the public at...

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Interview, photos and video: Erwin Redl's illuminating installation 'Whiteout' heralds new Oklahoma Contemporary

Through March 31, Redl’s “Whiteout” will light up the modest strip of land at NW 11 and Broadway in downtown Oklahoma City’s...

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Interviews and video: deadCenter Film celebrating grand opening today of new home in historic Paramount building on Film Row

In its 19th year, deadCenter has finally hit a bull's-eye when it comes to establishing a headquarters for its array of...

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deadCenter Film Festival opening new headquarters

Lance McDaniel is looking toward both the past and the future — and not just because he's eagerly peering through a virtual...

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'Whiteout' on Auto Alley: New installation illuminating future home of Oklahoma Contemporary

In the autumnal calm of late afternoon, the 550 transparent spheres suspended above Campbell Art Park shift in sync, propelled...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma City Ballet opening 2018-19 with 'Alice (In Wonderland)'

The rabbit hole will take some interesting twists and turns as Oklahoma City Ballet performs the state premiere of “Alice (In...

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The Cheshire Cat will disappear and reappear to a boldly bluesy theme, a diverse flock of birds will playfully parody “Swan...

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Horror theater: Oklahoma City Theatre Company opening 20th season with 'Night of the Living Dead'

Richie Rayfield puts an eerie rasp into his voice as he utters one of the most familiar lines in horror-movie history. “They're...

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Maddie & Tae release new song 'Die from a Broken Heart,' performing Monday on 'Today'

Oklahoma-Texas country duo Maddie & Tae will perform their snazzy new lead single “Friends Don’t” live on the "Today" show...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 20, 2018: Take part in a Celebration of Latino Culture at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, in partnership with the Oklahoma Latino Cultural Center, will present a Celebration of...

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Acclaimed Oklahoma-made film 'Wildlife' gets OKC, Tulsa release date

Oklahomans will have the opportunity to see “Wildlife” in local theaters beginning Nov. 9.

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Listen: Oklahoma rocker JD McPherson releases new original Christmas songs 'Hey Skinny Santa' and 'Socks'

Rocker JD McPherson’s gift-wrapped two of his new original Christmas songs, “Hey Skinny Santa” and “Socks,” and delivered them...

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Video: Pistol Annies release another sassy song, 'Sugar Daddy,' from upcoming album 'Interstate Gospel'

Country music trio Pistol Annies - former Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley - have...

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Kristin Chenoweth to guest star at The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square's Christmas concerts

Tony- and Emmy-winning performer Kristin Chenoweth, who hails from Broken Arrow, will be the guest artist for The Tabernacle...

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Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban and more to perform on 2018 CMA Awards

Checotah native Carrie Underwood and fellow CMA Awards nominees Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old...

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Steve Martin and Martin Short to play OKC show

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short are again joining forces for their new comedy show, “Now You See Them, Soon You...

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Interviews and video: Venerable Oklahoma band Red Dirt Rangers releasing first live album, 'Blue Door Nights'

The venerable Payne County band -- mandolin player/singer John Cooper, lead guitarist/singer Ben Han and guitarist/singer Brad...

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Interview and video: Country duo Thompson Square grows family and sound ahead of Oklahoma show

Named “Masterpiece,” the new release and its title track from the husband-and-wife duo of Keifer and Shawna Thompson pays...

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Movie review: 'The Old Man & the Gun' provides fitting finale for Robert Redford's acting career

Robert Redford, 82, unleashes his celebrated and considerable charm on the role of Forrest Tucker, a real-life career criminal...

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Movie review: Jamie Lee Curtis screams new life into 'Halloween' 2018

Two-time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis returns to Haddonfield, Illinois, and screams new life into “Halloween,” a worthy...

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Acclaimed pianist Cristiana Pegoraro plans two OKC performances

Acclaimed by critics as one of the best interpreters of Cuban and South American music, Italian-born pianist Cristiana Pegoraro...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 19, 2018: Check out 'Stranger Science' at an adults-only night at Science Museum Oklahoma

Christmas lights, waffles and the supernatural will take center stage at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2020 Remington Place, during...

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Concert review: Thomas Rhett brings country love to Chesapeake Energy Arena

From the way he dodges plumes of smoke while dancing backward across the stage to the smooth move he uses to flip his guitar...

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'Blue Door Nights'

Even after three decades of playing together, the Red Dirt Rangers still enjoy marking a new musical milestone. And if it...

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Musical 'Masterpiece'

Thompson Square's new album is the ultimate in art reflecting life and vice versa. Named “Masterpiece,” the new release and its...

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Photos and video: CMT celebrates Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more women of country music on 2018 'CMT Artists of the Year'

In recognition of the undeniable influence and impact of female artists in country music, for the first-time ever, CMT...

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Photos: Oklahoma bladesmith Mike Cleveland competes on TV show ‘Forged in Fire: Knife or Death’

Mustang bladesmith Mike Cleveland competed on Wednesday’s episode of the History Channel Series “Forged in Fire: Knife or Death.”

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Darci Lynne Farmer to appear on new 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'

Oklahoma City's own singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, the 2017 winner of "America's Got Talent," has confirmed that she...

20-40-60 Etiquette: Capping it off

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The Swon Brothers to play Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Tishomingo

Muskogee natives Zach and Colton Swon, the real-life brothers who finished third competing on Blake Shelton’s team on the...

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Concert review: Thomas Rhett brings country love to OKC's Chesapeake Energy Arena

From the way he dodges plumes of smoke while dancing backwards across the stage to the smooth move he uses to flip his guitar...

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Interviews and images: Oklahoma History Center photo exhibit leads into OKC's The Animal Conference

The Oklahoma History Center is eliciting oohs and ahhs with its new exhibit “‘Where They Went’: A Photographic History of...

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Rod Stewart visits National Memorial before OKC concert

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Wednesday ahead of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 18, 2018: Celebrate a Victorian Halloween at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art's Third Thursday festivities

Celebrate a Victorian Halloween from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art's Third Thursday, part of the...

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All creatures, great and small

On the walls of the Oklahoma History Center, actor Tom Mix poses with his steed Tony “The Wonder Horse,” a group of sailors on...

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Garth Brooks announces plans for North American stadium tour

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks has announced today plans for a North American Stadium Tour.

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Video: Gary Busey to appear today on 'Dr. Phil'

Busey has appeared in hundreds of movies and was nominated for an Academy Award for playing Buddy Holly in “The Buddy Holly...

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Garth Brooks' historic concert at Notre Dame to become a TV special

“After the sellout, I thought it could not get any more exciting than this,” said Brooks in a statement. “Then, CBS calls and,...

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Lord Huron bringing 2019 tour to OKC for Criterion show

Lord Huron is taking its lauded live show back on the road in spring 2019, including headlining performances at the legendary...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 17, 2018: Hear Seven Lions at the OKC Farmers Public Market

Hear Seattle-based Seven Lions, aka as DJ Jeff Montalvo, brings his "The Journey 2 Tour" to Oklahoma City at 7 tonight at the...

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Video: Toby Keith appears tonight on 'The Big Interview with Dan Rather'

Oklahoma country music star Toby Keith sits down with Dan Rather in an all-new episode of "The Big Interview" airing at 8...

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Oklahoma musician Paul Benjaman leading house band for Texas benefit for Leonard Peltier

For the second year in a row, Tulsa musician Paul Benjaman has been selected to create and lead a backing band for a benefit...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 16, 2018: Check out the fall fun of Pumpkinville in the Myriad Gardens

Check out the fall festivities in Pumpkinville from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Sunday in the Children’s Garden at the...

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Interview: Country singer-songwriter and author Jimmy Wayne keeps advocating for foster children, speaking in OKC

A country music recording artist, New York Times best-selling author and former foster child, Jimmy Wayne was a homeless...

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Singer and writer Jimmy Wayne keeps advocating for foster children

Singer-songwriter, motivational speaker and foster care advocate Jimmy Wayne will bring his presentation “The Power of One,”...

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Oklahoma native Amy Scott's 'Hal,' 'Free Solo,' 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' nominated for Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards

The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) have announced the...

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Listen: Country trio Pistol Annies makes sassy comeback with new single 'Stop Drop and Roll One'

The Pistol Annies - former Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley - have released “Stop Drop...

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Video: As 'The Voice' Season 15 Blind Auditions end and Battle Rounds begin, watch out for Tulsa rocker Natalie Brady

As the Season 15 Blind Auditions come to a close and the Battle Rounds begin tonight on "The Voice," keep an eye and both ears...

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'Ink & Paint' documentary series to detail the hidden history of Disney's women animators

ABC Studios is producing a new documentary series titled "Ink & Paint" that will sketch out an often-overlooked chapter in...

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Stillwater Balloon Festival taking flight

STILLWATER – The second Stillwater Balloon Festival is set to soar from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 15, 2018: See an exhibit of paintings by George Bogart titled 'The Garden Chronicles, Plus' at Norman's The Depot

NORMAN — The Depot Gallery is hosting “The Garden Chronicles, Plus,” an exhibit of paintings by George Bogart (1933-2005)...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 14, 2018: Hear Reckless Kelly and more at the free Exit 107 Live Family Music Festival at Newcastle Casino

NEWCASTLE– Live music, family-friendly fun special guests and various food trucks will be offered today during Newcastle...

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Video: Oklahoma-born 'Photo Ark' photographer Joel Sartore featured tonight on '60 Minutes,' has his work on view at OKC Zoo

Oklahoma-born National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore and his “Photo Ark” project will be featured on “60 Minutes” at...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma singers reflect on Canterbury Voices 50th anniversary season

Now known as Canterbury Voices, the nonprofit arts organization is celebrating 50 years of transforming lives, educating future...

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Inaugural Curiosity Fest to celebrate the humanities with Harry Potter, 'Game of Thrones,' African-American music history and more

From a live podcast recording that delves into the real-life issues behind “Game of Thrones” and a session about using shadow...

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Canterbury Voices planning 50th anniversary season

Canterbury Voices is celebrating 50 years of transforming lives, educating future singers and audiences and inspiring...

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Inaugural Curiosity Fest planned at OKC Civic Center

The inaugural Curiosity Fest will celebrate the humanities and feature programs on Harry Potter, the electoral college,...

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Video: St. Vincent releases 'MassEducation,' a reimagining of 2017's 'Masseduction'

Tulsa-born Grammy winner St. Vincent is releasing today her new album "MassEducation" on Loma Vista Recordings.

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Video: OKC trio Annie Oakley releases debut album 'Words We Mean' today

Oklahoma City-based indie-folk group Annie Oakley is releasing globally today its full-length debut album "Words We Mean" via...

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Toby Keith to release 25th anniversary edition of his debut album as 'Should've Been a Cowboy'

The album that started it all for Oklahoma country music star Toby Keith, his self-titled 1993 debut featuring four hit...

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Movie review: Compelling Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man' reveals man behind the icon

Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle (“La La Land,” “Whiplash”) eloquently delves into the dichotomy between the famed...

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Movie review: Fascinating documentary 'Hal' argues for Hal Ashby's place among pantheon of filmmaking greats

Like Ashby, she is a longtime editor making her directorial debut after her 40th birthday, and she proves with her documentary...

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Interview: Oklahoma filmmaker Amy Scott talks about her new Hal Ashby documentary 'Hal,' now playing in OKC

After more than 15 years of editing films, the Lawton native was inspired to step out of the editing bay and into the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 12, 2018: See the OSU Theatre Department's production of 'The Three Musketeers'

See the Oklahoma State University Department of Theatre's production of "The Three Musketeers," adapted by Ken Ludwig from...

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Cinematic spotlight: Amy Scott

After more than 15 years of editing films, Amy Scott, a Lawton native, was inspired to step out of the editing bay and into the...

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Watch: Oklahoma band Colourmusic announces new album 'Swimsuit,' chronicles ghostly activity in 'Haunt Me' video

Oklahoma-based indie rockers Colourmusic have announced that they will release "Swimsuit," their fourth full-length studio...

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Oklahoma illusionist and 'America's Got Talent' standout Rob Lake to perform OKC benefit show

Norman-based world-renowned illusionist, Rob Lake, who was recently featured on “America’s Got Talent,” is returning to...

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Science Museum Oklahoma shatters single-day attendance record with second annual Tinkerfest

The event shattered the museum’s single-day attendance record set during Tinkerfest in 2017, according to a news release.

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Weezer releases new song 'Can't Knock the Hustle,' announces 2019 tour including Oklahoma date

Weezer today revealed the first song from the band's forthcoming, long-anticipated record "The Black Album," set for release in...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 11, 2018: See 'Erwin Redl: Whiteout' light up Campbell Art Park in OKC's Automobile Alley

“Whiteout,” an illuminating installation by Austrian-born and New York City-based artist Erwin Redl, opens today at Campbell...

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Photos and video: Carrie Underwood gives powerful performance of 'Spinning Bottles' on American Music Awards

Checotah native Carrie Underwood gave a powerhouse performance of her new song "Spinning Bottles" Tuesday night on the American...

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Oklahoma author Brandon Hobson's novel 'Where the Dead Sit Talking' named National Book Award finalist

Oklahoma author Brandon Hobson's novel "Where the Dead Sit Talking" has been named one of the five finalists for the National...

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Cuco cancels 2018 tour dates, including tonight's OKC show, after car accident

Southern California singer-songwriter Cuco and his band have canceled all their remaining tour dates, including tonight's...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 10, 2018: Hear Mipso play a Metro Music Series show at the ACM@UCO Performance Lab

As part of the Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma’s ongoing Metro Music Series, indie...

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Photos and video: Carrie Underwood wins favorite female country artist at American Music Awards

Checotah native Carrie Underwood received the trophy for Favorite Female Artist – Country during tonight's American Music Awards.

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Winter Jam coming to OKC and Tulsa in 2019

The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, Christian music’s largest annual tour and one of the top first-quarter tours in the world,...

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Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Cardi B and more to be featured tonight on the American Music Awards

Hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross, the 2018 American Music Awards, the world’s largest fan-voted awards show, will broadcast live...

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Oklahoma artist Rick McClure to exhibit work at Howell Gallery

The plein-air paintings of nationally recognized artist Rick McClure will be on view Thursday through Oct. 25 at The Howell...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 9, 2018: See Juliacks' exhibit 'The Blind Rooms' at OU's Lightwell Gallery

NORMAN – The Lightwell Gallery at the University of Oklahoma School of Visual Arts has been transformed into a series of “blind...

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Compassion Live's 'Roadshow Christmas Tour' bringing Matthew West, Matt Maher and more to Oklahoma

TULSA – Continuing to take both Christian music and message to thousands, Compassion Live’s “The Roadshow Christmas Tour” and...

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Carrie Underwood takes 'Cry Pretty' to the Netherlands, Germany and Australia

Global music superstar and Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood has spent the last month sharing her critically acclaimed album...

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Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara, Alexandra Shipp, Keegan-Michael Key to co-star in Netflix adaptation of 'All the Bright Places'

Netflix is in production on a feature adaptation of Jennifer Niven's’ 2015 best-selling young-adult novel "All the Bright...

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Video: 1980s nostalgia coming to OKC

NKOTB appeared on the "Today" show this morning to reveal plans for "The MixTape Tour" with special guests Salt-N-Pepa,...

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Texas rockers Blue Water Highway to play OKC's VZD's

Blue Water Highway has earned more than 3 million streams on Spotify, has toured with international acts like Jonny Lang,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 8, 2018: Hear Henry Rollins at the Tower Theatre

Rock singer, actor, author, poet, television and radio host Henry Rollins will make a stop on his "Travel Slideshow Tour" at 8...

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Ballet's 2018-19 season to include colorful characters from 'Alice (In Wonderland),' 'Nutcracker' and more

An enchanted forest fairy headed for tragedy, a group of dancing goddesses, a heroic spellbound nutcracker and a magically...

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Video: Oklahoma artists featured in 'Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now' at Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - Contemporary indigenous art comes front and center in "Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices,...

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Interview and video: Former Tulsan Melinda Doolittle to bring soul sound to Oklahoma City Philharmonic Pops series

The “Idol” Season 6 standout and Tulsa Union High School graduate will be in the spotlight Friday and Saturday at the Civic...

House Democrats to select new leader

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Rep. Emily Virgin, D-Norman, and Rep. Jason Dunnington, D-Oklahoma City, told The Oklahoman they are seeking the position of minority leader, which will be decided by a caucus vote Thursday.

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Former Tulsan Melinda Doolittle to play with OKC Philharmonic

The “Idol” Season 6 standout and Tulsa Union High School graduate Melinda Doolittle will be the spotlight Friday and Saturday...

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Video: Tulsa-born Grammy winner St. Vincent to be featured Saturday on 'Austin City Limits'

The Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and guitar goddess is kicking off the 44th season of the acclaimed PBS series.

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Listen: Oklahoma's BRONCHO releases new single 'Keep It in Line' ahead of OKC show

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

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Paseo Arts District to host 14th Paseo FEAST event

Combining a community dinner with artist proposals, Paseo FEAST (Funding Emerging Artists with Sustainable Tactics) gives five...

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Video: Carrie Underwood featured in National Bullying Prevention Month #ChooseKindness campaign

Throughout October, stars across Disney and ABC Television are rallying behind National Bullying Prevention Month and...

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Watch: Colt Ford and Toby Keith enjoy the island breezes in 'Time Flies' music video

"Time sure flies when you're having rum," Oklahoma country music superstar Toby Keith and country rapper Colt Ford playfully...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 5, 2018: See UCO's production of the musical 'The Most Happy Fella'

EDMOND - The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music’s Musical Theatre presents “The Most Happy Fella” at 7:30 p.m....

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Interview and photos: The Second City brings impressive improv tradition to OKC for benefit show

The show will be a fundraiser for Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre, a nonprofit award-winning regional theater in the midst of...

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Interview and video: Guitar virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel headlining Guthrie's Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival

Along with live music, the nonprofit festival includes camping, children’s activities, youth music contests, an open mic and more.

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Downtown OKC tradition Pumpkinville opens today in the Myriad Gardens

A popular downtown Oklahoma City celebration of the harvest season, Pumpkinville, presented by OGE Energy Corp., opens Friday...

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The Second City brings storied humor to OKC for benefit show

A touring troupe with Second City is headed for the first time to Oklahoma City, where it will perform “The Best of Second...

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Lyric's world premiere rock musical 'When We're Gone' is a headbanging heartbreaker

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma’s world premiere Black Death rock musical “When We’re Gone” is a musical with a raucous pop, punk and...

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Myriad Gardens transforms into Pumpkinville

After going west last year for its annual Pumpkinville fall festival, the Myriad Botanical Gardens will boast a distinctive...

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Australian musician Tommy Emmanuel headlines the Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival in Guthrie

Tommy Emmanuel is set to headline the 22nd annual Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival on Friday and Saturday.

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Works by The Oklahoman photographers to be featured in Paseo art show

An opening reception for the new exhibit “Seven Eyes: Seven Photographers” is planned for 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at In Your Eye...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Chvrches' upcoming Oklahoma concert

TULSA – Scottish synth-pop band Chvrches will play an Oklahoma show Nov. 28 at Tulsa’s historic Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main.

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OKC artist Gayle L. Curry explores cancers in new exhibit 'Unknown Origins'

Oklahoma City artist Gayle L. Curry presents the new exhibit “Unknown Origins: The Secret Life of Cancer,” featuring...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 4, 2018: Hear Cherokee Maidens & Sycamore Swing at the Blue Door

The Cherokee Maidens are red dirt chanteuse Monic Taylor, who is based in Perkins; Dixie Chicks co-founder Robin Macy, who...

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Maddie & Tae, Pistol Annies, Gladys Knight, Tori Kelly and more to perform on 2018 'CMT Artists of the Year' special

Country Music Television has added seven new powerhouse performances to the 2018 "CMT Artists of the Year” special, which as...

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Theater review: Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's world premiere rock musical 'When We're Gone' is a headbanging heartbreaker

“When We’re Gone” is a musical with a raucous pop, punk and emo score set in London in 1349 as the black plague makes its...

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Video: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally hilariously make the media rounds to promote new book 'The Greatest Love Story Ever Told,' out today

The husband-and-wife comedy power couple appeared Monday on "Good Morning America," "The View" and "The Tonight Show Starring...

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Pumpkinville to celebrate fall in the Myriad Gardens

A popular downtown Oklahoma City fall tradition, the seventh annual Pumpkinville presented by OGE Energy Corp., will be open...

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Twenty One Pilots to play 2019 OKC show

The trek will include a June 25 Oklahoma City show at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno.

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James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt bringing tour back to Oklahoma

TULSA - Legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor and his All-Star Band, along with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer...

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Harkins Theatres launches Halloween-theme Tuesday Night Classics movies tonight

Starting tonight, the Harkins Theatres series will feature Halloween-theme movies throughout October.

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Garth Brooks to release 'The Anthology Part III, Live' in time for the holidays

"Part III" is billed as an exciting, detailed insider look at Brooks' legendarily electrifying concerts.

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Leon Bridges planning spring Oklahoma concert

TULSA – Grammy-nominated R&B artist Leon Bridges will be traveling to Oklahoma in 2019 for an April 30 concert at Tulsa’s...

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Smashing Pumpkins plan return Oklahoma concert in December

Special guests for the newly announced date include The Nixons and Kitten.

How the Thunder can help Raymond Felton in Russell Westbrook's absence

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It's not as simple as passing up a shot. In the second quarter Saturday, Dallas' JJ Barea sagged off Raymond Felton by at least 10 feet. Felton fired from 3-point range in front of his former teammate and off the miss, the Mavericks tore out in...

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Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to talk about their new book tonight on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Megan Mullally, who hails from Oklahoma City, and Nick Offerman will appear tonight on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

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OKC designer returns in new reality TV show

Jennifer Welch, the Nichols Hills interior designer who broke out as a reality TV star last year on "Sweet Home Oklahoma," is...

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Tribute band Smells Like Nirvana to play OKC concert

The tribute band Smells Like Nirvana will play an Oklahoma City concert Jan. 26 at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern Ave.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 1, 2018: See the exhibit ‘Where They Went: A Photographic History of Oklahoma Animals' at the Oklahoma History Center

See the new photographic exhibit “‘Where They Went’: A Photographic History of Oklahoma Animals” at the Oklahoma History...

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Interviews and images: Clara Luper and OKC sit-in participants to be honored by Woody Guthrie Center

Clara Luper, who died in in 2011 at the age of 88, and the sit-in participants will receive this month the 2018 Oklahoma...

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In 1958, Clara Luper and her students from the Oklahoma City NAACP Youth Council attended the National Freedom Writers' Rally...

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OKC native Olivia Munn, Chrissy Metz and Yara Shahidi to receive first #GirlHero Awards

Oklahoma City native Olivia Munn, Yara Shahidi and Chrissy Metz will be honored at Girl Up's first annual #GirlHero Awards,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 30, 2018: Catch the final performance of the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre concert presentation of 'The Music Man'

Catch the final train to River City, Iowa, as Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre puts on its last performance of “The Music Man in...

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Interview and video: Violinist Simone Porter to perform for the first time with Oklahoma City Philharmonic

The Seattle native will continue to expand her horizons when she makes her Oklahoma City Philharmonic debut Saturday performing...

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Emerging artist: Violinist Simone Porter to make OKC Philharmonic debut

Simone Porter currently lives in a constant state of discovery. The 22-year-old violinist is making the transition from...

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NBC to launch 'America's Got Talent: The Champions,' hosted by Terry Crews

Terry Crews has been named host of NBC’s new winter edition of television’s No. 1 alternative series, “America’s Got Talent:...

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Watch: Tulsa native Ben Rector plays his new single 'Drive' on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'

Tulsa native Ben Rector performed his buoyant radio single “Drive" earlier this week on the nationally syndicated “Live with...

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Listen: Pentatonix covers 'Making Christmas' ahead of new holiday album

Listen to Grammy-winning vocal group Pentatonix, which includes former University of Oklahoma student Kirstin Maldonado, apply...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 29, 2018: Hear Parker Millsap play a free outdoor show in the Myriad Gardens

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

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Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel to reunite for 'Wicked' 15th anniversary special on NBC

To celebrate “Wicked’s” 15th anniversary on Broadway in October, NBC is set to throw a joyous Halloween party for the ages with...

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Lyric video: Rascal Flatts drops uplifting new ballad 'Back To Life'

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

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Interviews, video and photos: Rodeo Cinema celebrates grand opening this weekend in OKC's Stockyards City

With Rodeo Cinema, Oklahoma City is finally lassoing what’s been an elusive piece of its burgeoning film community: an art...

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Oklahoma-based songwriter Erik Oftedahl releasing new album'Places' today at OKC's Blue Door

Oklahoma-based singer-songwriter Erik Oftedahl will release his new album, “Places,” at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N...

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Science Museum Oklahoma to offer free admission, hands-on activities for Saturday's Tinkerfest

A daylong celebration of creativity and curiosity, Saturday’s Tinkerfest will bring together makers, artists, crafters,...

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Movie review: Animated adventure 'Smallfoot' boasts clever premise, bold message

The Warner Animation Group movie cunningly turns the lasting legend of Bigfoot on its shaggy head.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 28, 2018: Hear Russell Malone at the UCO Jazz Festival

EDMOND - The University of Central Oklahoma’s Jazz Lab and School of Music is hosting this week the third annual UCO Jazz...

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Stockyards City goes to the movies with Rodeo Cinema

Every day at high noon — well, give or take 30 minutes or so — an Oklahoma City landmark is recapturing its long-lost movie...

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Making it

A daylong celebration of creativity and curiosity, Saturday’s Tinkerfest will bring together makers, artists, crafters,...

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Jeff Dunham heading to BOK Center, Pumpkinville opening in Myriad Gardens, Russell Malone headlining UCO Jazz Festival

Feb. 14 Dunham bringing puppet pals to Tulsa TULSA — Record-breaking global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham is taking his cast of...

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OU to host Hindustani Music and Jazz Fusion Concert Friday

NORMAN - Deeply meditative ragas and intricate and invigorating Indian rhythms wil be explored as the University of Oklahoma...

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Interview and video: Josh Davis relishes his role in national tour of 'Les Miserables,' playing through Sunday in OKC

Josh Davis relates to the diehard “Les Miserables” fans who snag a ticket every time the timeless tale of love, sacrifice and...

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Trailer released for new 'X-Men' film

The official trailer for "X-Men: Dark Phoenix" has been released by 20th Century Fox. Longtime fans of the X-Men may remember a...

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Pistol Annies release details for comeback album 'Interstate Gospel'

After revealing the track listing of their third studio album, "Interstate Gospel," via an old school postcard campaign mailed...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 27, 2018: Catch Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's final performances of 'Richard III'

See the final performances of Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's production of "Richard III" at 8 p.m. today and Friday at on...

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Tickets on sale Thursday for Chris Stapleton's 2019 Oklahoma shows

DURANT - Award-winning country music star Chris Stapleton returns to the Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort - Durant...

Developer unlocks deals for downtown properties

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David Box just wanted to buy the Momentum Building, which at 1111 N Harrison is a prominent connection between Deep Deuce and Automobile Alley.

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RIP 'Batman' artist Norm Breyfogle

Former "Batman" artist Norm Breyfogle has passed away at age 58

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Grammy winner John Paul White to kick off tour at OKC's Blue Door

Grammy Award winner John Paul White will embark on a series of special solo acoustic performances this fall, beginning Oct. 6...

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Comedy streaming service announced, plans niche and R-rated content

Online comedy service CollegeHumor has announced the public beta launch of a mixed-media subscription service, "DROPOUT."...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 26, 2018: See Lyric Theatre's world premiere production of the Black Death rock musical 'When We're Gone' in the Plaza District

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma opens its world premiere production of “When We’re Gone,” an inventive rock musical set in England...

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Video: Garth Brooks says Michael Ketterer won't play Notre Dame show after 'America's Got Talent' contender's arrest

Oklahoma native and country music superstar Garth Brooks says Michael Ketterer will not play at his landmark Oct. 20 Notre Dame...

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Oklahoma City University kicks off opera and music theater season with 'Side Show'

Oklahoma City University is kicking off its 67th consecutive season of opera and music theater Friday through Sunday with the...

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Check out these 8 comics for National Comic Book Day 2018

Sept. 25 is celebrated as “National Comic Book Day.”

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Tom Skinner’s Skyline Music Festival to benefit Oklahoma nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund

The event will celebrate the life, legacy and songs of red dirt music pioneer Tom Skinner, who died in 2015, and raise money...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 25, 2018: Hear Get the Led Out at the Tower Theatre

Hear the tribute band Get the Led Out pay homage to Led Zeppelin at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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Jeff Dunham bringing his 'Passively Aggressive Tour' to Oklahoma

TULSA – Record-breaking global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham is taking his cast of characters on the road this fall through...

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UB40 cancels U.S. tour, including OKC show

UB40 has announced the cancellation of its 2018 U.S. tour, including the planned Oct. 9 concert at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City.

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Video: 'The Voice' returns for Season 15

Jennifer Hudson joins Kelly Clarkson and seasoned coaches Adam Levine and Oklahoma native Blake Shelton tonight as "The Voice"...

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Does 'Iron Fist' improve in season two?

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

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'Cry Pretty' tops Billboard charts

Multiplatinum-selling global superstar and small-town Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood’s new album "Cry Pretty" is the biggest...