“After fleshing all of that out, we were able to determine that these guys — despite all of the hype — are very organized in terms of how they put on a festival,” he said.
“I truly felt at the time as if I had consumed a drug, and in a sense, I had. When I hear people talk about their experiences on DMT or ayahuasca and how it seems to clear up the questions they have about their life, that’s kind of how I felt when I heard Sgt. Pepper’s for the first time.”
“We wanted to make it so that it could be fun and educational and social,” Wolins said, “which is what museums are all about these days.”
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McLoud Blackberry Festival honors the town’s history with a good, old-fashioned community affair, including a parade, pageant and, of course, general admiration of the dark, tart and juicy edible aggregate fruit.
“We hope that we can make it a successful yearly tradition,” she said. “This is the first year of a whole weekend.”
“Kanye West is never boring — that’s the thing,” Allen said. “It’s like a 12-sided die; there’s just always something to look at and you never know what you’re going to get.”
Oklahoma boasts almost 50 wineries, which might surprise many wine enthusiasts. Sixteen of those will be featured at Wines of the West, where guests can sample some of the best of Oklahoma in one of its most unique settings.
“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.
“The initial reason was because I wanted wine that everybody could afford,” Stith said. “These are geared to feature wines that are $25 or less.”