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Oklahoma jazz guitarist and renaissance man Maurice Johnson makes a career putting his knowledge to print

Oklahoma jazz guitarist and renaissance man Maurice Johnson makes a career putting his knowledge to print

Johnson performs as part of the Rooftop Terrace music series July 6 at Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Newly renovated apartments at Page Woodson School, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Former Page Woodson School gets reimagined as a housing complex

The Douglass offers a range of affordable options.

Anita Arnold poses for a photo at Black Liberated Arts Center, Friday, May 13, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Charlie Christian International Music Festival returns with an emphasis on the soloist’s breadth of influence

Famous Oklahoman Charlie Christian is considered a great pioneering soloist on the electric guitar.

Deep Deuce, Monday, March 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Deep Deuce continues building an identity while keeping an eye on its historic past

Special Legends Night events have helped restore some of the area’s live jazz history.

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Downtown in December has grown into a massive holiday celebration

Dozens of holiday events are scheduled through Dec. 31.

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Summer Cannibals is the newest band to pick up the Kill Rock Stars torch

Summer Cannibals signed with the Kill Rock Stars label in February and plays at Opolis June 9.

Charlie Christian and Benny Goodman

Charlie Christian International Music Festival celebrates music pioneer’s 100th birthday

A local music festival celebrates Oklahoma musician Charlie Christian, widely regarded as the first major soloist on the electric guitar.

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Ellis Paul returns to play in front of The Blue Door’s captive crowd

Folk musician Ellis Paul is interested in how Oklahoma and various regions across the United States approach songwriting.

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