Guthrie’s downtown is touted as one of the largest Historic Preservation Districts in the nation. Woven into its borders is the growing and eclectic Guthrie Arts District, which earned Oklahoma Arts Council Certified Culture District designation in 2015. P.23 By Brian Daffron.
Much like real estate, food sourcing in Oklahoma is largely focused on location, location, location. For those feeling adventurous and wanting to learn more about native ingredients and get their hands dirty while scavenging for edible delicacies, experts offer tips about how to safely and legally do it. By Angela Evans.
Oklahoma City artist Gayle Curry makes a tactile impression with her abstract encaustic works, on display now as part of Science Museum Oklahoma’s Sole Expression: The Art of the Shoe exhibit. Story by Lea Terry
To quote Wild at Heart’s Lula: “The whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.” Oklahoma Gazette’s Summer Guide rounds up 30 pages of adrenaline-pumping, unique, quirky, fun and even boozy adventures just for you. By Gazette staff Cover by Christopher Street
P.22 OKC’s art community is eclectic and expansive. Here are eight visual artists you should know right now. By Ben Luschen. Cover image by Marcus Muse.
Find the perfect brunch for any occasion with Oklahoma Gazette‘s guide. P.19 Back by reader demand, Oklahoma Gazette’s brunch guide helps you find the perfect late-morning cocktail toast and meal. By Greg Elwell. Photos by Garett Fisbeck.
Twenty years ago, professional baseball did more than win hearts and minds as OKC’s team and community celebrated the first completed MAPS project. Bricktown Ballpark also spurred a hitting streak for downtown redevelopment. By Laura Eastes. Cover Christopher Street.
P.31 Gazette’s annual music focus issue covers the music, musicians, venues and events that Oklahoma City and the greater metro area has to offer. On the cover: Meet Miss Blues, aka Dorothy Ellis, who shouts her roots from rural cotton fields into Oklahoma history books. By Ben Luschen. Photo Garett Fisbeck.
Barbie is more than a toy. She is an icon. Is she pure? Overtly sexual? Independent? Subversive? Submissive? In Altered Barbie: Nobody’s Fool, 32 women artists from across Oklahoma alter the icon as they interpret Barbie and her place in society. By Laura Eastes Cover by Anna Shilling
Our Alcoholmanac issue celebrates those who love drinking and the folks who love to serve them! We round up new laws, new bars, fun and favorite cocktails and more. By Gazette Staff. Cover by Chris Street.