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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Oklahoma Gazette

‘Stop yelling, start listening'


Letters to the Editor

Brandon Wertz
In the July 27 issue of the Gazette, Marty Morelli (“The right facts”) continues this attempt to excoriate progressives using the very same tactic that he originally used in his “Hitler was a progressive” diatribe on June 29.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Race track

Two Republicans battle in a primary for the chance to claim the seat of outgoing Sen. Jim Reynolds.


News

Clifton Adcock
Voters in Senate District 43 will get a chance this year to select a new state senator to replace outgoing Sen. Jim Reynolds, and the primary election featuring two Republican candidates is this Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Summer harvest

A camp just for foster kids gives neglected and abused children the chance to have a normal summer.


Features

Emily Summars
It’s your first birthday party, right along with 54 others. Complete with cake and presents, today is your day. At Harvest Foster Kids Camp, kids get parties, they get makeovers, they get knighted: They get to live the normal life of a kid.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Art this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Picasso. Matisse. Whistler. Toulouse-Latrec. Dürer. This isn’t a “Doctor Who” crack in the space-time continuum, but treasures from the Nesbitt Collection at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha, viewable through Friday.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

This guy

That 1 Guy is so obsessed with his music, he not only plays the instruments, but makes them. Total genius or control freak? Let’s listen ...


Music

Joshua Boydston
That 1 Guy with Dustin Prinz
9 p.m. Friday Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10 advance, $12 door
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Shallow pals

‘Friends with Benefits’ plays edgy, but ultimately opts for safe sex.


Comedy

Phil Bacharach
Here are a few tips for aspiring moviemakers: If you want to mock the clichés of romantic comedy, try not to fall prey to them yourself.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Cowboys & Aliens

No joke, pardner: ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ is pure popcorn entertainment.


Science Fiction

Phil Bacharach
“Cowboys & Aliens” sounds like one of those high-concept flicks for which you might expect the idea went no further than the jokey title. Think “Snakes on a Plane.”
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

New sensation

Lyric Theatre closes out its summer season with the singular sensation of ‘A Chorus Line.’


Performing Arts

Eric Webb
A Chorus Line
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker
lyrictheatreokc.com, 297-2264
$31-$54
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Eat your greens

Local restaurants are picking fresh veggies from their own gardens to present hyper-local meals.


Features

Vivian Boroff
Any gardener can tell you that there is a great sense of pride and accomplishment when you can pick something fresh from your garden and use it in your own kitchen. Nothing beats the flavor of produce picked at the stage of perfect ripeness, whether it be an heirloom tomato, or the smallest of berries and herbs.
 
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
 
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