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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

House party

Twenty years later, drivers cruising down the highway between Altus and Wichita, Kan., can tune into any of the Christian radio network’s 15 stations, he said. It can be heard online as well, at thehousefm.com. Even Brewer can’t believe it; he’s still in awe that his ambitious dream became a reality. The House FM is

Sprouting up

OSU-OKC Farmers’ Market By: Sara Cowan “Now we’re gearing up for the warm season, which would be your squash, cantaloupe [and] tomatoes,” said Ray Ridlen, horticulturist from Oklahoma State University’s Oklahoma City campus. Ridlen, who offers gardening sessions several times a year, saw an abrupt uptick in efforts to establish metro-area community gardens when the

Boo!-mer Sooner

By: Brad Gregg The idea of spooky spirits and pesky phantasms floating about isn’t something you might typically associate with the rebirth and renewal of spring. But with April Fools’ Day also coming up, the University of Oklahoma evidently thought it would be a great time to resurrect its popular ghost tour — only this

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