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Reverential rock

Jim Heath — the “Reverend” behind Reverend Horton Heat — has never felt all that drawn to trends. Heath spent his formative years in the ’70s, and even as his peers gravitated toward the flashier flavors of the time, he dug into the no-frills blues and roots classics of B.B. King and John Lee Hooker.

In the name of …

The National Restaurant Association estimates that a quarter of Americans eat out to celebrate Valentine’s Day, making it the second largest dining-out holiday behind Mother’s Day. Restaurants will offer special menus and limited seating to handle the volume, but they will also offer special items that may not normally be available. Several local restaurants make

Dance, class

The certification comes from American Ballet Theater, the national ballet company based in New York City. The Dance Center will achieve the first level of certification in spring, said Jane Vorburger, the school’s director. “There are three separate levels of certification,” Vorburger said. “Levels primary through three will be complete in March, four and five

Wine and fine

Twenty-five years later, LaVeryl Lower, The Metro’s owner, finally owns the building. The sale of the 22,000-square-foot facility was completed in time for a New Year’s celebration. Lower partnered with Ken Howell, co-owner of the Howell Gallery in the same facility, to purchase the building. The Metro has always been located at 6418 N. Western

Angels unaware

According to its own numbers, the center works with approximately 1,200 central Oklahomans. Executive Director Connie McGoodwin said DRTC’s economic impact is profound, generating $5.5 million in wages for the state’s disabled community. In 1953, the center was founded as a school by parents inspired by Angel Unaware, a book by Dale Evans Rogers, the

New blessing

Guthrie’s Trinity Episcopal Church and St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Oklahoma City are the first two in the state’s western half to receive approval from Episcopal Bishop Ed Konieczny. Father John Borrego, the rector of Trinity, said his congregation went through a lengthy process to determine if the church would offer the ceremony. “No member

Preach it

Photo by Mark Hancock Meyers is a well-known pastor and best-selling writer, as well as a commentator for National Public Radio and Oklahoma Gazette. Meyers also is a distinguished professor of social justice at Oklahoma City University. The Lyman Beecher Lectures series has been an annual tradition since 1871 and is held in conjunction with

‘It’s a fairness issue’

Photo courtesy Tulsa World / Michael Wyke / file Wheels in the suit are again grinding as state and federal laws continue to collide. Recently, all four, with their attorney, Don Holladay, filed paperwork with U.S. District Judge Terence Kern requesting he rule in their favor. They also said the Oklahoma law violates their constitutional

‘Ex-gay’ ministry

Left, Sam Storm, Pastor of Bridgeway Church, and Stephen Black, executive director of First Stone Ministries, stand in the auditorium at Bridgeway Church. On the Board of Reference there also is Sam Storms, lead pastor of Bridgeway Church, the website shows. Restored Hope Network began with a leadership meeting in Orlando, Fla., in 2011. According

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