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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (Photo Danny Clinch / provided)

Jason Isbell gets political with Oklahoma Gazette in the wake of Roy Moore’s Alabama defeat

Jason Isbell gets political with Oklahoma Gazette in the wake of Roy Moore’s Alabama defeat

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit plays 8 p.m. Jan. 4 at The Criterion.

The 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast celebrates the life and work of the activist and Baptist minister Jan. 16 in Midwest City. | Photo provided

Local prayer breakfast celebrates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The 20th annual Midwest City Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast starts 7 a.m. Jan. 16.

Skating Polly — Fuzz Steilacoom

The former is a startlingly authoritative, snarling take of Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse’s brand of punk-anchored “ugly pop,” a fully realized vision of doom and gloom showing just how lethal Skating Polly can be. The latter is a stripped-down, heart-tugging piano ballad on par with anything Regina Spektor has ever done, toying with lush

Muscle Shoals

Even in what has been an impressive year for the rock ’n’ roll documentary — or rockumentary, if you wanna sound like Rolling Stone magazine — Muscle Shoals stands out. How could it not? The film, which screens Thursday through Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, chronicles the irresistible oddity of Muscle Shoals,

Mumford’s the word!

Guthrie is one of only five cities in the world — three in the United States — that will host the tour. The mini-festival will span two nights, with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros performing Friday, Sept. 6. Other confirmed featured guests are Alabama Shakes, The Vaccines, Willy Mason, Bear’s Den and Half Moon

Black helicopter alert!

Credit: Brad Gregg Well, except for Alabama (and that’s still a maybe). Oh, and Oklahoma, too. It appears Alabama lawmakers, unsatisfied with just the mind-control-device-blocking power of the tinfoil hat, decided in their wisdom to pass a measure prohibiting state and local governments from participating in the implementation of United Nations initiative Agenda 21. For

Nom, nom, nom

So, here are the celebratory facts, according to an article last week on newsok.com on a CalorieLab study. Since 1995, Oklahoma’s obesity rate has gained a whopping 18 percentage points, moving up the scale from 13 percent obesity to 31 percent obesity. That puts us at No. 7 in the nation for fatties. And if

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