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OKG Newsletter

Topic: native



Clifton Adcock
Who is Crescent native Bradley Manning, and why would he allegedly leak classified documents?
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Make it rain

Rain gardens filter water before it enters the storm drains.


Heide Brandes
Visit the Ideal Homes neighborhood of Trail Woods in Norman, and half of the homes have flowers and plants blooming at the curb.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Where the bison roam

Four seasons at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve: a photo essay


Shannon Cornman
The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve north of Pawhuska is the largest native tallgrass prairie protected on the planet. Prior to settlement, the prairie was one of North America’s biggest ecosystems, spanning 142 million acres and 14 states from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Rector’s set

Building a music career wasn’t easy, but for Tulsa native Ben Rector, all it took were untold thousands of fans.


Joshua Boydston
Ben Rector with Andrew Belle
7 p.m. Sunday, Sooner Theatre
101 E. Main, Norman
$10 advance, $13 door
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East


Matt Carney
Oklahoma City lost one of its greatest native sons Feb. 16 when Anthony Shadid succumbed to a severe asthma attack while reporting in journalist-hostile Syria. He was 43.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Powwow this

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Celebrate Native American culture at the sixth annual Spring Contest Powwow, to begin noon Saturday at Oklahoma City University’s Freede Center, 2501 N. Blackwelder. Complete with a drum contest, the free event includes gourd dancing at 2 and 6 p.m., dinner at 5 p.m. and grand entry at 7 p.m. Call 208-5077 or visit


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Stage it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Oklahoma native Pearl Mesta (née Skirvin) was the D.C. socialite of the ’50s — so much so that Irving Berlin based the musical Call Me Madam on her. With five performances scheduled between today and Saturday, Lyric Theatre stages the production on “The Hostess with the Mostes’” at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $33- $74. Call 297-2264 or visit


Wednesday, July 25, 2012