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The Great Divide reunites at Junk Hippy Fest in El Reno

The Great Divide reunites at Junk Hippy Fest in El Reno

The Red Dirt band is keeping things low-key and fun in its return to the stage.

No Plains Pipeline founder Ashley McCray speaks during a press conference announcing the campaign to stop Plains All American’s
Diamond Pipeline, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Diamond Pipeline would run from Cushing to Memphis, Tennessee.

Thunder players remain focused on Memphis as league reviews racist remarks

“We haven’t discussed it as a team, but everybody is pretty knowledgeable of the situation,” Russell Westbrook said following a Monday practice. Sterling, owner of the Clippers since 1981, was caught making racist remarks in an audio recording posted by TMZ and Deadspin. Sterling appears to disparage a female friend for posting photos of herself

Sarge in charge?

Fully aware that his two mayoral opponents — Mayor Mick Cornett and Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid — have more financial backing, Nelson isn’t betting on himself to win the March 4 mayor’s election. “I know it’s far from happening, but I do have people who take me seriously, even if the people on the

West of Memphis

It says something about the horrific saga of the West Memphis Three that their experience still manages to be so shocking. One might have thought that three HBO documentaries, the Paradise Lost films of Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky, would have been sufficient to tell this story. But West of Memphis, which opens Friday exclusively

Ex marks the hot

Photo: Renate Winter Conventional isn’t really Ex-Cult’s thing. The Memphis punk outfit, which is set to perform Monday at The Conservatory, inked a deal with a hometown label within a remarkably short time frame and played its first show mere months after formation. In the time since, an unwavering deluge of momentum has hurled these

Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

Co-directors Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky (Metallica: Some Kind of Monster) have chronicled the so-called “West Memphis Three” almost as long as the three young men at the story’s center were affixed with that unfortunate label for being accused of and convicted of killing a trio of boys in small-town Arkansas in 1993. The first

Tenn. man

Will Mann’s first trip to Civic Center Music Hall was disastrous. As a University of North Texas opera student in Denton, he heard “Rent” was being staged at the downtown Oklahoma City venue. Having never seen it, he bought a ticket, looked up directions and made the drive … only to end up somewhere other

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