This year’s literary guest of honor is Timothy Zahn, the writer who practically set the stage for Star Wars‘ initial expanded universe.
“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
The annual event focuses in on a new historic era each year.
“We hope that we can make it a successful yearly tradition,” she said. “This is the first year of a whole weekend.”
P. 21 OKC Pride Week returns Friday–Sunday with celebrations throughout 39th District, Oklahoma City’s historically gay hub, which includes bars, businesses and churches found along NW 39th Street between N. Pennsylvania Avenue and N. Youngs Boulevard. This year marks OKC Pride’s 30th anniversary, and Oklahoma Gazette looks back at its history while examining its…
Chris Wiser of Sugar Free Allstars hosts Wiggle Out Loud TV with a guest nearly every week.
These museums offer glimpses into history often not found at larger museums in the state.
This year’s festival is June 9-11 at Cox Convention Center.
The family festival is 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday at Myriad Botanical Gardens.
“It’s a good environment for the whole family. It’s a good place for a date night. It’s nice just to relax, get away and enjoy the beauty of art in whatever form or fashion it appeals to you,” Traci Shelton said.