Tag Archives: Performing Arts

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Infectiously fun Elf is a Christmas tradition on stage and TV

Infectiously fun Elf is a Christmas tradition on stage and TV

“There’s something about him that he almost feels like an overgrown kid,” he said. “One of the things that Will Ferrell does that’s really tricky is capturing that energy without coming off crazy.”

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OKG Q&A: Comedian Eddie Izzard talks global politics, standing up to LGBT harassment ahead of Dec. 29 show

Comedy is like a cousin of journalism. Journalists point out intellectual truths and psychological truths about things that are going on in the world. Comics, we can point out things that make people laugh by pointing out the fallibility, the strangeness and the twisted nature of things.

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Comedian Josh Gondelman’s attitude is nice, even when his jokes aren’t

“There’s always some kind of Star Wars deep burlesque show in an abandoned steel mill in those cities,” he said. “I often find … when you go to a place where you’re like ‘I don’t know about this,’ it has a cool underbelly of people who show up for the underground thing.”

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Ryan Tigner, aka Miss Gay Oklahoma 2016 Ry’lee Hilton, receives a medal from EMSA just months after earning pageant crown

Earlier this year, Ry’lee won the Miss Gay Lawton America title and then won Miss Gay Oklahoma America in only her second year competing.

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Native composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate wrote what is believed to be the first Chickasaw-language oratorio

The piece is for a full orchestra, a full adult chorus, a children’s chorus and three vocal soloists (a soprano, a tenor and a baritone).

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