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(Cover photo by Garett Fisbeck / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Historic howl: Miss Blues shouts her roots from the cotton fields to the history books

Cover Story: Historic howl: Miss Blues shouts her roots from the cotton fields to the history books

“Every generation has to change the music,” Minner said, “otherwise, your mom might come to the party.”

Oklahoma Museum of Popular Culture, or
OKPOP, has numerous Leon Russell photos and
memorabilia items in its collections, including this
late-’60s-to-mid’70s Shelter Records-era publicity still from MCA Records. | Photo Oklahoma
Historical Society / MCA Records / provided

Oklahoma and music legend Leon Russell remembered as a lightning rod of talent

In 2011, Russell was inducted into both the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Headshot of Megan Mullally by Eric Schwabel

Megan Mullally returns to home state for new comedy show at Riverwind Casino

Mullaly tells Oklahoma Gazette she loves returning home despite the state’s embarrassing politics.

Meatball mecca

I love spaghetti and meatball joints. They remind me of places in the upper Midwest with names like Pasta Villa and John’s Italian. Right across the street from Norman’s Borders bookstore, Gaberino’s is a welcome addition to the side of town where choices such as the homogenized likes of Red Lobster, On The Border and

Meet Me in Las Vegas

Although no slouch as an actress, it was her fancy footwork that defined her, in roles from “Singin’ in the Rain” to “Brigadoon.” In that aspect, it’s difficult to separate the performer from the character she plays in the 1956 MGM musical “Meet Me in Las Vegas.” She plays Maria, a ballerina married to her

Harry Connick Jr. — In Concert on Broadway

If the answer to any of these questions is yes, “Harry Connick Jr. in Concert on Broadway” needs to be in your collection. It’s exactly what it sounds like: Connick sings show tunes from the good ol’ days on Broadway (he extols “Guys and Dolls” as a perfect musical before belting out “My Time of

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