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This year’s Plaza District Festival is expected to draw in its largest crowd yet. (Plaza District Association / provided)

Plaza District Festival and Plaza Walls Expo put a local spotlight on the ever-growing arts district

Plaza District Festival and Plaza Walls Expo put a local spotlight on the ever-growing arts district

Both events run simultaneously Saturday in 16th Street Plaza District.

Participants of the National Urban Ecosystems Forum will tour Myriad Botanical Gardens as an example of an urban development project that helps maintain a beautiful city for all species. | Photo Gazette file

Oklahoma City’s urban renaissance includes projects that address the coexistence of nature and the city.

Oklahoma City’s urban renaissance includes projects that address the coexistence of nature and the city.

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Summer Guide: Near or far, adventure awaits across Oklahoma

There is no more favorite time of the year for young and old than summertime, when just about everyone can get out and explore the wild, beautiful parks and attractions locally and across the state.

Lindsay Biggs and Rachael Robinson help children make an Earth Day banner at the Oklahoma City Zoo Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Summer Guide: OKC Zoo’s education programs teach compassion for wildlife

The zoo’s programs educate the public about conservation efforts and establish the zoo as more than a tourist attraction.

The 2017 cast for Listen to Your Mother Oklahoma City includes 13 performers. | Photo Listen to Your Mother Oklahoma City / provided

Listen to Your Mother Oklahoma City enters its final year

The storytelling event features 13 performers in this year’s cast.

Jo Lynne Jones, Director of Development and Communications, with Nehemiah E. Ramirez at Infant Crisis Services, Inc.  mh

Kirkpatrick Family Fund distributes more than $1 million in grants

Sixty Oklahoma nonprofits will use the funds for arts, education, health, social services and other outreach programs.

Tiffani Sanders talks about her participation with the Photovoice Project as Vanessa Morrison and Cheryl Sanders look on at the Oklahoma City Municipal Building, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Photovoice project tells a visual story about northeast Oklahoma City though the eyes and lenses of 25 women

OU’s College of Architecture, the OU Humanities Forum, the African and African American Studies program and the Women’s and Gender Studies program supported the project.

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