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Charlie Christian International Music Festival celebrates music pioneer’s 100th birthday

Charlie Christian International Music Festival celebrates music pioneer’s 100th birthday

A local music festival celebrates Oklahoma musician Charlie Christian, widely regarded as the first major soloist on the electric guitar.

Mariachi students led by Christiaan Osborn in his class at Filmore Elementary School in South Oklahoma City, 1-15-16.  (Mark Hancock)

State’s financial crisis puts OKCPS arts education in danger

“This budget crisis is proof that we need to bring everyone together to work on long-term solutions for public schools,” Hime said.

Helen Kelter Skelter for Best Punk during the Oklahoma Gazette Music Awards at Metro Music Fest, Friday, Apri 8, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

It’s official. Gazette Music Awards Class of 2016 inducted during Metro Music Fest

Oklahoma City artist Joe Slack designed and created this year’s Woody Award trophies.

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Cover Story: Gazette Music Awards class of 2016 winners and honorees

Reader votes were tallied and revealed one unsurprising truth: The fans got it right.

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