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OKG Newsletter


Topic: oklahoma

Citty under siege

A Baptist pastor wrote City Hall and called for OKC Police Chief Bill Citty’s resignation on NRA News following public comments about AR-15-type rifles.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty’s recent comments about criminals’ access to AR-15-type rifles have been both praised and condemned by political and religious leaders in the city.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Evolution alternatives

State Sen. Josh Brecheen wants ‘valid criticisms’ of evolution allowed in Oklahoma classrooms with his bill modeled after Texas standards.


News

Greg Horton
One month after the release of Gallup poll data showing increased nationwide support for evolution, Oklahoma has two new bills some critics are calling “anti-evolution.” State Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, and Sen. Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, filed House Bill 1551 and Senate Bill 554, respectively.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Mayor McModern

How Mick Cornett handles the challenges of modernizing a city in a rustic state will determine his legacy.


Commentary

Keith Gaddie
Any Oklahoman who ever flew on Delta knows Bill Hartsfield. The airport in Atlanta exists because of Hartsfield, who as a councilman aggressively promoted aviation. As mayor, he was first and foremost a booster of innovations and of Atlanta business.
 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Full Nelson

The influential works of designer George Nelson are showcased in a fully furnished exhibition at Oklahoma City Museum of Art.


Visual Arts

Rod Lott

George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher
Opening Thursday, through May 8
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
OKCMOA.COM
236-3100
$12 adults, $10 seniors, kids 6-18

 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Breakfast for dinner

OKCMOA hosts annual food-themed fundraiser


Food and Drink Features

Courtney Silva
If eating gourmet breakfast food for a good cause sounds like an appealing way to spend an evening, the Oklahoma City Museum of Modern Art has you covered.
 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Strip club

With a shoestring budget but a deep pool of talent, Oklahoma City University students give stage time to brand-new musicals.


Performing Arts

Charles Martin

OCU Stripped
8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Oklahoma City University, Petree Recital Hall
2501 N. Blackwelder
Free, donations accepted

 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Like!

Thanks for the shout-out, Jesse Eisenberg!


CFN

Gazette staff
Even if “The King’s Speech” wins Best Picture at next month’s Academy Awards, the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle singled out “The Social Network” as its pick for the best motion picture of 2010. The organization also honored the Facebook biopic with three other awards, including Best Actor for Jesse Eisenberg.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Liberty’s Bell

Oklahoma ACLU director Joann Bell retires after 20-plus years.


News

Phil Bacharach
As executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Oklahoma affiliate, Bell has been on the front lines of some of the most divisive controversies in arguably the most culturally conservative state in the country.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

"Whole" lotta love

Unique exhibit of wooden wall hangings on display


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
Oklahoma City-based artist Don Narcomey’s newest exhibit of wall hangings, “Whole,” is currently on display in the Oklahoma state Capitol.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Seriously funny

Ernst Lubitsch’s 1942 movie “To Be or Not to Be” will be discussed at the inaugural Film Comedy Conference.


Features

Courtney Silva
Professionals from around the globe will be speaking about the comedic arts in every culture, from American Indian to Greek. Also on the agenda for discussion are the films of Jacques Tati and Woody Allen, and David O. Russell’s "Flirting with Disaster."
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
 
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