“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
“The public needs to know about this,” Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said as he ended the May press conference announcing that criminal charges had been filed against Richard and Ryan Tate.
“We decided we wanted to structure a giving program to give back to the city,” said recruitment specialist Lauren Kerby.
“It’s a good environment for the whole family. It’s a good place for a date night. It’s nice just to relax, get away and enjoy the beauty of art in whatever form or fashion it appeals to you,” Traci Shelton said.
Much like real estate, food sourcing in Oklahoma is largely focused on location, location, location. Restaurants build seasonal menus and source ingredients from local growers. Consumers are encouraged to shop and dine at locally owned venues. The art of foraging, or wildcrafting as some call it, has become more popular in recent years and is…
“I let the painting lead me,” Curry said. “I used to always try to direct my paintings, but with the wax, I find it kind of has a life of its own.”
Lopeeta Tawde takes a lot of her inspiration from science, biology and nature.
“I remember the game machines. We would go in there at night,” Luke Dick said. “Being able to play all the video games for free was a serious draw for a toddler.”
Oklahoma-raised songwriter and filmmaker Luke Dick’s upcoming documentary Red Dog explores his childhood growing up in one of OKC’s longest-lived strip clubs. By Greg Elwell Photo by Garett Fisbeck.
“The line I use and nobody has ever contested it is, ‘No city in America has come as far as fast as Oklahoma City,’” said Mayor Mick Cornett. “The ballpark was the beginning.”