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On the radio

Chip Fudge By: Shannon Cornman “Today, the majority of our listeners and donors live in Oklahoma City,” said Kelly Burley, director of the Stillwater-based KOSU. “There’s a definite need for a permanent presence here.” He said setting up the secondary shop helps the radio network achieve its mission. “Creating community through content and content through

Litter be gone

  A local nonprofit is working to rid the streets of garbage in an effort to keep Oklahoma City spotless. With springtime here and more people venturing outdoors. OKC Beautiful has engineered LitterBlitz, a monthlong campaign encouraging anyone and everyone to simply pick up trash. Since 2001, the grassroots movement has been influential in cleaning

Conserve verve

With Earth Day being Monday, Oklahoma City’s Martin Park Nature Center will host its annual Earth Fest. Free and open to the public, the special day features a variety of speakers and exhibits focusing on conservation. Among the booths at the event will be one specifically about water conservation, a critical subject in the wake

The reading dead

The actor, best-known for playing the now-deceased T-Dog in TV’s smash-hit series The Walking Dead and Alton in the Oscar-winning drama The Blind Side, was all smiles as he walked into the Barnes & Noble at 13800 N. May this afternoon to promote his book, Blindsided by the Walking Dead. A line of waiting fans

Monster mash

The Phantom of the Opera7:30 p.m. Thursday Lon Chaney’s name is forever associated with 1925’s The Phantom of the Opera, and for good reason: It’s one of the great performances in silent films. I don’t care how old you are or how many times you’ve seen it: When Christine (Mary Philbin) unmasks the Phantom 38

Lush life

Culinary Kitchen Credit: Mark Hancock If so, you’re not alone. And just to prove it, every year at Oklahoma Gazette, we serve a sampling of articles that celebrate the swigging of tasty, big-people drinks. This year, more than any, I’ve been drawn toward a certain level of sustainability, increasingly aware of the importance in reducing

Heroic hangover

Brian Winkeler, a writer, and Robert Wilson IV, an artist, were patrons of New World Comics, 6219 N. Meridian. Store owner Brian Berlin thought the two should meet. Soon after a fateful lunch outing, the plot and characters for Knuckleheads, a quirky series of their own, was born. Winkeler said they loosely adapted the concept

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