“We just drove 90 miles an hour and got to Tulsa in like two hours or something like that,” he said.
Oklahoma City artist Joe Slack designed and created this year’s Woody Award trophies.
“When I paint, I’m inspired by Jackson Pollock, but my style is much more aggressive. I run at the canvas, throwing paint. I injure myself,” he said as he rolled up a pant leg and showed a fresh welt. “It’s kind of like primal scream therapy with paint.”
Reader votes were tallied and revealed one unsurprising truth: The fans got it right.
“I think ACM@UCO really does a great job growing the event each year,” said Tallows frontman Josh Hogsett.
“It’s never going to be perfect when you mix art and education, like when we mix art and commerce or when we mix government with anything.”
Even if it’s not particularly flattering to others or to myself, I have to put it out there because that’s the truth and that’s the only — I care about books too much.
“This is a big moment for us, and it is a significant change, but it’s definitely a much-needed change,” Bruce said.
Through the help of community and school leaders, the Anita Martinez Mariachi Festival, Feb. 4-7, aspires to keep the music playing at OKCPS.
“The idea was to not throw any idea away, to follow any thought to its end,” said Standridge, referring to duo’s songs.