“I hired people of color, for the most part, who didn’t have the training to be a journalist,” Russell Perry said. “I trained them.”
Children with incarcerated parents face slimmer chances of success than other children, but Little Light Christian School hopes to reverse those odds.
“I came from a generation when we put on shows in basements and didn’t think about paying the bands, but we always did if we had the money,” he said.
“I don’t know a person that doesn’t love Motown music,” Johnson said.
With the music industry’s strongest focus in New York City and Los Angeles, Mack said the “No Coast” title is fitting for both Oklahoma’s geographical location and its attitude.
“Walter and I get all kinds of crazy ideas in our heads,” O’Dell said. “We’ve done several programs with him here. He’s always calling me up and saying, ‘You need to interview this guy.’”
Miillie Mesh, Deanne Brodie-Mends, Jabee, Ebony Iman Dallas, Don Eisenberg and W. Jerome Stevenson discuss the culture of the metro’s arts scene.
There’s a few people, but the cool thing is I can’t think of one because I actually met him — one of them was Miles Davis.
“Every week that goes on, I feel like we’re marching closer and closer to an Orwellian world,” Sanchez said.
Nearly a decade after forming in the Pacific Northwest, Tacocat performs in Oklahoma for the first time Feb. 16 at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford Ave., in Norman as part of its Southwest tour. “We’re excited to go. This is going to be a first,” said bassist Bree McKenna. Tacocat bandmates also include vocalist Emily Nokes,…