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Cover Story Teaser: OKC’s creative talent makes our city bright

Creation is an act of defiance. Where there is nothing, creation puts something. For a group of Oklahoma City creatives and entrepreneurs, there is no way of life but to make. Whether sewing together felt robots, carving down giant blocks of wood or putting bubbles into a bottle of soda, they are driven to fill

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Cover Story Teaser: What’s the big deal with trivia nights?

Kevin Sine, owner of 51st Street Speakeasy, said Tuesdays might be so slow that it’s barely worth being open … except for trivia. Those stopping in for a nip at Speakeasy after8 p.m. on a Tuesday might be hard-pressed to find a table in the non-smoking wing. Similarly, Live Trivia nights are flourishing across the

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Warning: This event roundup oozes with frightful Halloween fun

If you’re 18 and over and have a penchant for fishnets but aren’t really into aliens from the planet Transsexual, Adèle Wolf’s Burlesque & Variety Show Halloween Spectacular at Oklahoma Contemporary, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., is just the ticket.

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Cover Story Teaser: Really, super duper scary tales of OKC!

’Tis the season for ooky, spooky treats and tricks for everyone, and this issue rounds up politicians (P. 11), local kid-friendly and adult events (P. 29), OKC Pride’s holiday block party (P. 31), Science Museum Oklahoma’s Not-so-Frightening Fun Night (P. 33), OKC Horror Fest (P. 44), a special screening of Halloween (P. 45) and a

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Cover Story Teaser: Plaza District hits its pinnacle with Saturday’s fest

In 2007, Amanda and Dylan Bradway were among the second wave of pioneers to own property in Plaza District. In those days, the neighborhood’s Plaza District Festival was “very grassroots” and she remembers the eclectic and sometimes seemingly incongruous artists and entertainers featured. Organizers expect around 30,000 guests at this year’s Plaza District Festival, which

327 NW 14th Street is one of the homes featured in the Heritage Hills Historic Homes Tour, shown beyond the signpost at the corner of N.W.14th Street and Hudson Avenue, 9-8-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Homes tour showcases history, architecture, neighborhood in Heritage Hills

Heritage Hills Associates Board holds its 49th annual Heritage Hills Historic Homes Tour Sept. 26-27. Seven historic homes, including Henry Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th St., were selected. Heritage Hills is nestled in central Oklahoma City, and the homes date back to the 1900s. About 2,000 visitors are expected to make the tours this year.

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Cover Story Teaser: Go West(ern)! WestFest kicks off Saturday

When Brian Haas was approached about headlining WestFest with his band, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, he knew it was the ideal spot to roll out a two-month tour. “During the first conversation, they made me want to do it because they are fans and they care about the music,” Haas said of event organizers. WestFest

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