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The Of the Earth exhibit showcases Cherokee Nation’s relationship with the planet

The Of the Earth exhibit showcases Cherokee Nation’s relationship with the planet

“This was a place of reformation,” she explained. “Prisoners were taught trades and gardening so they could make a better life for themselves when they got out.”

Growing pains

Some neighbors are also pushing back on two new restaurants planned for 23rd Street that they say could cause traffic issues on the residential streets close to the growing commercial district north of downtown. “We are all for responsible development, but we cannot live somewhere that [has] constant late-night noise and can’t take the loss

EVENTS

A Fresh Take: William S. and Ann Atherton Art of the American West Gallery, showcasing the Museum’s permanent art collection in 10 newly reinstalled exhibition spaces. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org. Allan Houser and His Students, in celebration of his 100th birthday, this exhibit features works of Allan Houser

EVENTS

A Fresh Take: William S. and Ann Atherton Art of the American West Gallery, showcasing the Museum’s permanent art collection in 10 newly reinstalled exhibition spaces. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, 478-2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org. A Vivid Paradox, exhibit featuring new works by local artists JUURI and Amanda Bradway. DNA Galleries, 1709 N.W.

‘Eve’ plum

Lana Lumas Images and words from Oklahoma’s incarcerated women informed one local artist’s latest exhibition, currently on display at Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum. It also reflects his longtime hope to liberate a state that has led the nation in per capita female imprisonment for nearly 20 years. Photographer Yousef Khanfar shot 101 images of women

Chosen ONEs

Two dozen organizations statewide, including eight from the Oklahoma City metro, have been selected as finalists. The state’s top nonprofit — and winner of $10,000 — will be announced at the annual ceremony on April 20. Oklahoma’s nonprofit organizations make a difference in a variety of ways. Whether it be educating children, taking care of

Big Jim

From Jim Halsey’s collection are guitars signed by Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney. You may never have heard of Jim Halsey, but surely you’ve heard of the acts he’s discovered, managed or guided the careers of: Wanda Jackson, Roy Clark, Hank Thompson and The Oak Ridge Boys, to name just a few. Chances are, without

Leaving a ‘Legacy’

“Living Legacy” features the wood and bronze sculptures of Willard Stone and his son, Jason. The elder Stone passed away in 1985, but his son carries on the craft, said Erin Page, director of communications and marketing for the museum. “A lot of common themes in their work is the strong connection that they have

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