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Topic: heide brandes

Dragon riders

To the beat of a big drum, rowers are propelling traditional dragon boats down the Oklahoma River.


Sports

Heide Brandes
The legend began in China more than 2,000 years ago.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Limitless movement

A dance class teaches technique to blind students of all ages.


Features

Heide Brandes
In Tanya Chianese’s youth ballet class, students listen more than watch. She describes movements using imagery, using words instead of steps to show her class where a foot is placed, how high a chin is lifted or how low a plié should be.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Drink thyme

Herbs bring out the soul of summer cocktails.


Food and Drink Features

Heide Brandes
At the Cheever’s Cafe bar, Ariana Khalilian pulled out the plastic squeeze container containing a mixture of simple syrup and the pulverized essence of cilantro.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

A wild ride

The sand dunes at Little Sahara State Park create a mythical playground for off-road enthusiasts.


Features

Heide Brandes
Legends say the towering sand dunes of the Sahara Desert in northern Africa were created by the chaotic consequence of a foolish joyride.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Float on

In fall and winter, rivers become the coolest places to be.


Sports

Heide Brandes
Bill Scruggs has set up adventurers with kayaks and canoes on Arkansas’ Buffalo River for 20 years, “every day but Christmas.”
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Urban jungle

Just because we live in a city doesn’t mean critters won’t set up house in your home.


Features

Heide Brandes
In June, Ash Hall discovered a couple of juvenile delinquents breaking into his north Oklahoma City garage.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Some like it hard

As fall blows in, so does the crisp apple taste of hard cider.


Food and Drink Features

Heide Brandes
As the trees turn colors and the air takes on the clean nip of coming winter, the sunny ales and fruity wines of summer do not seem to have the same comforting place by the fire as a traditional cider.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
 
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