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OKG Newsletter


Topic: local

Let them eat king cake

A church’s king cake fundraising sale will help feed hundreds of people.


Food and Drink Features

Kevan Goff-Parker
Midwest City’s Douglas Boulevard United Methodist Church is cooking up sweet profits for its free meal programs by selling king cakes through Fat Tuesday, March 4.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

New Ado

City Rep places Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing in frontier Oklahoma.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre’s Much Ado About Nothing, now at the Freede Little Theatre, is one of the most neatly acted and clearly presented productions of a Shakespeare play seen around here in a long time. It’s also a comedy that is practically devoid of humor.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Marvelous margaritas

Oklahomans won’t waste away in Margaritaville on National Margarita Day; here are the hot spots in OKC.


Food and Drink Features

Angela Botzer
This is what you’ve been training for: National Margarita Day is Saturday, Feb. 22.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Lucifer’s libations

The devil gets his due with specialty drinks at two metro bars.


Food and Drink Features

Devon Green
With the possibility of a new monument in the popular conversation, a new character on social media has OKC all atwitter. Lord Baphomet (that’s Satan, for the uninitiated) created a Twitter account shortly after he caught wind that a petition circulating to erect a monument of him on the grounds of the state Capitol had gained some momentum.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Mystery meat

Big Truck Tacos’ 5th Amendment option changes daily, but contents remain a secret until at least the next day.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
The folks at Big Truck Tacos are savvy. One of the first real social media success stories in Oklahoma City, the restaurant has remained a fan favorite with a fun atmosphere, consistently tasty food and an air of mystery.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Web and flow

Thanks to his unusual skillset (and a little help from YouTube), local rapper Josh Sallee is on the rise — and he’s taking OKC with him.


Music

Zach Hale
It’s a fact of life: People change. This maxim proves especially accurate in the music business — and not always in a good way.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Adding culture

A new ad campaign from Fowler Volkswagen emphasizes the importance of supporting local artists.


Music

Alissa Lindsey

Could Oklahoma City's invigorated music scene become the next Portland, Ore.?

The Fowler Volkswagen dealership in Norman is playing its part in this transformation by rejuvenating its marketing strategy through support of local music.

 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

COVER STORY: Ferris doesn’t take this day off

Questionable choices can lead to great memories, especially on St. Patrick’s Day.


Features

Devon Green
When one is a local celebrity, he or she will often be tapped to do a lot of silly stuff. When the local celebrity is named Ferris O’Brien, St. Patrick’s Day plans are pretty much guaranteed for life.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Local architecture firm Verbode is teaming with Istvan Gallery for an open house. The free event will feature a new art installation by Kristen Vails. Vails is renowned for her acrylic paintings of horses, which will be on display 6-9 p.m. Thursday at TAP Architecture, 415 N. Broadway Ave., and will coincide with the monthly Automobile Alley Shop Hop. Call 850-0362 or visit istvangallery.com.

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Failed money grabber


CFN

Gazette staff
An Oklahoma man recently spent two days in Lawton’s underground water drainage system in pursuit of his lost $20 bill, reported CBS Houston.
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
 
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