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Humbug!

Does anything warm Ebenezer Scrooge’s heart? Lyric Theatre’s newest star, Chris Bloch, er, Mr. Scrooge, gets to the core of what drives A Christmas Carol.


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Ebenezer Scrooge doesn’t consider the holiday season to be “the most wonderful time of the year.” In fact, he has become so known for his dislike of the season that his name has become synonymous with it. But to loathe the season? Can it be possible? Surely there is something about the season that warms this curmudgeon’s heart.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Men, get dapper this season


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Brittany Pickering
When shopping for party attire, it’s easy to get distracted by all the bright, sparkly items we women get to wear and forget about the men in our lives.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Sharing is caring

From chili cook-offs to senior gift drives, ‘tis the season for a renewed sense of civic pride.


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Giancarlo Gonzalez

The holiday season has arrived. Along with cold weather, family time and tons of shopping comes a renewed sense of civic duty and helpfulness toward neighbors who are less fortunate.

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Find your sparkle


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Brittany Pickering
One of the best things about the holiday season is having a reason to get all fancied up for the seemingly endless list of parties and events going on from before Thanksgiving until after New Year’s Eve.
 
Thursday, November 28, 2013

Most Fabulous Protest

“Lighthearted farce” turns into a public land mine — and the arts community now plans a peaceful protest to counteract political backlash.


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Mark Beutler
What started out to be a small, largely unnoticed production by OKC Theater Company has turned into a First Amendment fight, as well as a battle against Oklahoma City’s gay and lesbian community, claim supporters of the production of The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Feeding needs

The mobile, no-cost farmer’s market provides healthy eating options to those most in need this season.


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M.A. Smith
Stuffed turkeys, fresh-fruit pies, succulent side dishes with locally-grown vegetables and, of course, the mandatory green bean casserole — Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But not all families in Oklahoma are fortunate enough to enjoy a feast of this caliber.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

‘X’ never, ever marks the spot

Wade Davis, the inspiration for Indiana Jones and the author of The Serpent and the Rainbow, tells us why he “committed academic suicide.”


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Devon Green
Professor Henry Walton “Indiana” Jones, the creation of George Lucas, is a swashbuckling anthropologist who put the “adventure” in archaeologist for generations of moviegoers.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Unique party fare fills local boutiques


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Brittany Pickering
It’s party season. And after all the planning, cleaning and cooking your party host has done to make sure you have an amazing night, it would just be rude to show up emptyhanded. A handful of shops in OKC have the perfect gifts with which to show your appreciation.
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Taste Oklahoma

Recipes Across America is Taste of Home’s way of bringing food diversity to home chefs across the country.


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Malena Lott
Let’s face it. For many, the best part of traveling to other states is the food. A seafood dish from Maine, barbecue in Texas or a pot pie from Tennessee.
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Food, service

Longtime food and wine leader retires after marking his 15th year as leader of the Hirst Hospitality Awards.


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Jennifer Chancellor
The night was a fond farewell for longtime local “food lord” Wayne Hirst. After 15 years with his namesake, Hirst Hospitality Awards, he’s retiring to be with family and continue fighting a quieter battle he has waged for more than three years, away from the public spotlight.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Steampunk is fun again


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Brittany Pickering
The holiday season is upon us, and that means one thing: ’tis the season of gift-giving.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Designer genes

An Edmond professor and an entrepreneur develop a novel way to celebrate your favorite things: with science.


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Larisa Leichter

Your pet is special. Fluffy may be the most awesome cat ever — but does she have a gene or chromosome named after her? Does your band? Your high school reunion class? Your wife’s enchanting emerald eyes?

 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Desk set

The new magazine ArtDesk aims to bring contemporary art to the masses by showcasing regional talents on an international stage.


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Brendan Hoover
Sometimes the best ideas are so elegant, they feel serendipitously plucked from nature. ArtDesk, a new magazine produced by the Kirkpatrick Foundation, an Oklahoma City-based private philanthropy, is one of them.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

SHOPGIRL: A knit in time


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Brittany Pickering
Blustery winter weather is quickly approaching, and nothing says winter more than fashionable, cozy knits to keep you warm.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Retro rebound

Throwback style is back, and this time, it resembles the old-school, handcrafted fare of bygone centuries.


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Marisa Mohi
Quality and tradition are driving factors behind the success of many local businesses, whether they specialize in antiques, personal care or even beer. Shops like Bradford Ink Antiques, Carwin’s Shave Shop and The Brew Shop not only provide products and services that can’t be found just anywhere; they also offer customers an escape from the monotony of their average experience.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
 
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