Hooks won in the Outstanding Literary Work for Children category for her book about medical pioneer Vivien Thomas.
The free music and entertainment festival is scheduled to run noon-9 p.m. at Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads.
“I remember the game machines. We would go in there at night,” Luke Dick said. “Being able to play all the video games for free was a serious draw for a toddler.”
The festival begins April 28 with a free fire ceremony.
The annual gaming convention is expected to draw in 4,500-5,000 games during its two-day run.
“I try to make sure I get a good bite to eat,” she said. “I like jewelry a lot. If I see someone selling handmade jewelry, I’m definitely going to go there.”
Oklahoma-raised songwriter and filmmaker Luke Dick’s upcoming documentary Red Dog explores his childhood growing up in one of OKC’s longest-lived strip clubs. By Greg Elwell Photo by Garett Fisbeck.
Julia Laughlin co-host The Garden Party 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays on News Radio 1000 KTOK.
Delmar Gardens Food Truck Park is one of many district features that keeps the focus on food.
“The line I use and nobody has ever contested it is, ‘No city in America has come as far as fast as Oklahoma City,’” said Mayor Mick Cornett. “The ballpark was the beginning.”