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OKG Newsletter


Topic: fusion

'Yahu!

Despite looks that scream novelty, the Jewish reggae rapper Matisyahu resonates for real with faithful audiences.


Music

Matt Carney
Jay-Z has rags-to-riches. Nas, urban poverty. Nearly every word Bob Marley sang, barbed with social criticism.
 
Thursday, August 11, 2011

Seoul kitchen

Authentic Korean cuisine is served alongside traditional Japanese dishes.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
“Our food isn’t the same as what you’d get in Seoul,” the Rev. John Chong said. “It’s better.”
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Peach — Peachy-P


Rock

Matt Carney
Get it? “Peachy-P”? As in, “Peach EP”? Well, I thought it was kinda funny.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

VOTD: Odyssey to Tulsa

Tulsa’s Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey plays ‘Lost in the Battle for Greenwood’ ... in Greenwood.

Ah, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. One of my hometown’s finest treasures. It’s the QuikTrip of eclectic, often improvisational fusion jazz.

The band recently headed out to the Greenwood District in Tulsa with This Land Press to shoot an impromptu performance of one of the songs on its most excellent, most recent LP, “The Race Riot Suite,” which tells the mostly untold story of the Tulsa Race Riot in 12 songs.

Also of note is pianist Brian Haas’ melodica, which is much more convenient than lugging a piano around the streets of Tulsa. Watch:



by Matt Carney 01.30.2012 2 years ago
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Flattered glass

Make a break for 'Fusion: A New Century of Glass,' but don’t you dare touch.


Visual Arts

Susannah Waite
Fusion: A New Century of Glass
opening Thursday, through Sept. 9
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
 
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