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
“I hired people of color, for the most part, who didn’t have the training to be a journalist,” Russell Perry said. “I trained them.”
Current studies are researching fires, surveying mammals and monitoring amphibians for diseases.
The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund event raises funds for grants to help Oklahomans infected with HIV and AIDS.
Oklahoma Gazette commemorates Black History Month by sharing the stories and achievements of our communities and their leaders, from business owners to poets and musicians, as they contemplate our city’s black future. Cover by Chris Street.
Oklahoma City’s Tree Bank Foundation began its work in 1987.
At a hefty 606.4 square miles, it might seem like Oklahoma City’s modest 1.3 million population has nothing but room to wander. But SixTwelve’s director of permaculture Paul Mays felt confined. The community garden is one of a few popping up across the metro as more people embrace sustainability, conservation and growing their own food.…
“We just need to have more space for everybody, and this place lets us put up a bigger tent and, hopefully, sell some more tickets,” Young said.
This Valentine’s Day season, from rare success in the hit-and-miss online dating world to back-up-plan proposals and holy matrimony inside the state Capitol, Oklahoma Gazette readers offer proof that love always finds a way. By Gazette Staff. Cover Anna Shilling.
A Night with Ralph Ellison is 6-9 p.m. Feb. 25 at Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.