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Local party rappers hope to form frenzied Freaksho fans


Music

Charles Martin
Not every rapper is cut from the same mold and Waylon Clark " aka Daddy WarrBuckss " has taken one of the more unconventional routes to finding his flow in the Oklahoma City rap scene. The emcee...
 
Thursday, November 26, 2009

Graham Colton celebrates Thanksgiving weekend with concert fund-raiser


Music

Charles Martin
Graham Colton is bursting with productivity these days, releasing a new EP every month until his new album drops in 2010. After releasing his two previous albums on major labels and scoring a br...
 
Thursday, November 26, 2009

Tracy Reed returns to Oklahoma for two TrEas shows


Music

Charles Martin
Going all in on a music career is a frightening proposition, especially if that includes relocating to New York City, but that didn't stop Tracy Reed from packing up after college and heading ea...
 
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Iconic 66 Bowl celebrates milestone with Wanda Jackson concert


Music

Charles Martin
The metro's landmark bowling alley will close off lanes to make room for Wanda Jackson, the "Queen of Rockabilly" and 2009 inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, on Saturday for 66 Bowl's 5...
 
Thursday, November 19, 2009

Football fans have plenty of options available when flocking together to watch game


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Charles Martin
Not every college football fan is going to be able to squeeze into Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on the University of Oklahoma campus for home games this season, nor are all Dallas Co...
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009

Companies willing to take wheel to prevent drunk driving


News

Charles Martin
A migrating party means that at least one person loses out when he or she is saddled with the role of designated driver, spending the night cradling tonic water. Party hosts wanting to keep the ...
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009

Rockabilly community drums up support for beloved local musician with brain cancer


Music

Charles Martin
If the name Derek Dugger doesn't ring a bell, it's because the musician has been fine with fading into the background of the metro's vibrant rockabilly scene for years. DIRE DI...
 
Thursday, November 5, 2009

Matt Stansberry explores new direction


Music

Charles Martin
Taking a band back down to formula isn't always the worst move for an emerging musician. Metro songwriter Matt Stansberry is exploring a new direction with his new "Self Portrait" EP by leaving ...
 
Thursday, November 5, 2009

Oklahoma musician got lost before finding way back home with Tom Waits' help


Music

Charles Martin
All one needs to know about JD Thompson's new album, "My Perfect Nightmare," can be heard on the closing track, "White Trash Heroes." The cover of the Archers of Loaf song is an eight-minute ody...
 
Thursday, October 29, 2009

Yukon church community celebrates life of one of its own with memorial fun run


News

Charles Martin
When Aaron Zentz decided he was going to follow his father into marathon running, he wanted his family and friends to know he was serious. While at church, he insisted a handful of men sign ...
 
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Trance pioneer DJ Tisto touches down in Bricktown on his world tour


Music

Charles Martin
Dutch DJ and international trance master DJ Tiësto released "Kaleidoscope," his fourth studio album, early this month " a diverse electronic collaboration with well-known musicians like Tegan &a...
 
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Sugar Free Allstars stretch to kids musical performances


Music

Charles Martin
Successful bands are similar to thriving businesses: Once you find your niche, you stick to it. The members of metro funk duo Sugar Free Allstars found their target demographic when fans started...
 
Thursday, October 22, 2009

Panel discussion returns to overlooked contributions of women, ethnic minorities


News

Charles Martin
Not every innovative work of architecture or structural design can be traced back to highly trained professionals. Some, rather, are the result of adaptive problem solving from generations of sh...
 
Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Non tap professor Carl Rath to conduct a 12-piece orchestra


Music

Charles Martin
Old growth is scattered across Oklahoma City in the form of empty buildings whose original tenants have moved on, moved out or just ceased to be. COMBINE CULTURES ...
 
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Student Film expands cast, releases most challenging production to date


Music

Charles Martin
Giving up the dream of rock stardom might seem the logical end to any band, but for one of the metro's most cerebral indie acts, Student Film, that realization marked a new beginning. ...
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009
 
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