Smith performs Aug. 12 at The Centennial Rodeo Opry.
The state includes four Red Cross chapters, all celebrating centennials in 2017.
“I was pleasantly surprised when I visited there, actually, that I wasn’t totally far off,” she said. “I didn’t end up changing anything.”
“Today is a Dust Bowl of a different sort,” Chuck D said. “You have a political climate that’s akin to a Dust Bowl, and it’s swirling in the minds of confused Americans.”
Back in Time: The Grapes of Wrath was part of OETA’s ongoing Back in Time documentary series on Oklahoma history.
A feel-good soundtrack, interior design elements straight out of The Brady Bunch, good lighting, unique eats, tasty beverages and bowling.
Governor Mary Fallin has adopted a dog and let Oklahoma residents name it. Oklahomans voted and named the dog Okie.
On a steamy Saturday night, July 22, 1933, two married couples played bridge in the screened-in sunroom of a mansion near downtown. It was after 11:30 p.m., the game starting to wind down, when two armed men — one toting a submachine gun — burst in through the unlatched screen door. One of the women…
The album’s 12 tunes brim with crystal-clear, country guitars celebrating all the joys of rural life — and not necessarily just the whiskey-related ones. It’s a dusty gem of an Okie-born album (Sampson’s now based in Fayetteville, Ark.), spiked with the occasional blast of organ and glimmering pedal steel from Chris Moore. Wanda Jackson and…
The George Kaiser Family Foundation intends to open the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa’s Brady District by the end of 2012. The foundation has purchased the folk singer and activist’s comprehensive archives — including hundreds of notebooks, diaries and scrapbooks containing letters, 581 artworks, novels, essays, unpublished short stories and lyrics to some 3,000-plus songs…