“We always want to be doing something that gives back to the community,” Blaschke said, “and in a way where everyone can participate.”
If you’re buying general admission tickets, it’s advisable to arrive early. Even with an event pass, it’s advisable to arrive early.
“What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with beer, bacon and breakfast for Dad?” Adams said.
“To be among some of the names honored in the past … I feel very undeserving,” Freihofer said. “But I am so appreciative.”
Yousef Kazemi has worked for years assisting filmmakers in the state but had never helmed his own project until this year’s short, Yes, We’re Open.
It becomes a win/win for our local film and music industries because more local musical talent, crew, support services and facilities are being used, which creates a bigger economic impact in the state.
“Lance was like, ‘Have you ever written a movie?’ And I was all like no,” Hicks said.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial screens Friday as the festival’s Flashback Friday feature.
“Not only are we attracting local and regional teams, but we will attract the best riders in the nation,” said Chad Hodges, OKC Pro-Am Classic founder and race director. “They want to be here.”
Each runner receives a medal, and winners in male, female and age categories also receive a piece of original artwork, and a grand prize will be awarded for “most festive costume.”