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Cork and canvas

At some point, we forget how much we enjoyed art, even the nascent scribbles of would-be artists who exchange their creativity for organized sports, homework, video games and television. We put down the crayons, brushes and pens, and pick up other “more important” things. Marie Ensign and Aaron Hasley intend to help Oklahomans reconnect with

OKCMOA’s annual Omelette Party a smashing success

Spears was speaking about the museum’s 27th Annual Omelette Party, held Feb. 5 at the Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center, where more than 950 people enjoyed gourmet omelets created by local chefs. There was an open bar, with live music from The Stars and DJ Brian Smith. The big hit of the party, besides watching the

Sharing is caring

This is the plight of the organizers for the Norman Music Festival, a free event since its inception four years ago. With 200 bands performing over three days in downtown Norman, organizers hope to scratch up extra funds to ease their stretched budget by hosting a wine-share Friday during the Second Friday Circuit of Art.

Think pink

Rosé is typically a summer wine, but sparkling rosé is good year-round. Since people tend to spend more money on red and pink around this time of year, why not stick with the theme and try sparkling rosé this Valentine’s Day? Wild Turkey Finer Wines & Spirits, 12021 N. MacArthur, is home to one of

Breakfast for dinner

On Saturday, the museum hosts its 27th annual Omelette Party at the Coca- Cola Bricktown Events Center, 425 E. California. This year’s theme, “Eggs à la MOD,” is inspired by the museum’s newest exhibit, “George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher,” a comprehensive retrospective of the influential furniture designer’s classically modern works. Local restaurants and chefs


I can pinpoint my delicious downward spiral into fromage addiction to the Cheese 101 class I took (and wrote about) a few months back at Forward Foods (123 E. Main in Norman; 321- 0007 and 5123 N. Western; 879-9937). Cheese with honey and preserved walnuts? Dear God, how had no one told me about these

Fry daddy

Show an Oklahoman a vegetable or cut of meat, and he’ll show you how best to fry it. Green beans? No problem. Okra? Chuck it in the boiling oil. And chicken? Does it even come any other way? We like to be healthy just like the next guy, but c’mon, who can eat steamed kale

Pie chart

From newspapers to blog posts to even a California-based consulting firm, pies have been showing up on lists of top food trends of 2011. “If I had one trend — one trend — of the year that I could predict … this would be the trend for pie,” Andrew Freeman told Nation’s Restaurant News in

Around the world in OKC

Queen of Sheba 2308 N. MacArthur WHERE YOU GO: Ethiopia TRY THIS: Start with the sambusa (fried pockets of bread stuffed with goodies) and then split the Queen of Sheba platter for a sample of all things Ethiopian. Camilya’s Cafe 10942 N. May WHERE YOU GO: Syria, Jordan and Lebanon (combo trip!) TRY THIS: You

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