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The stage of the Hippodrome Theatre in Okmulgee, circa 1920. (Griffith Amusement Company Collection / Oklahoma Historical Society / provided)

Guests can take a step back in time while attending Oklahoma Historical Society’s ’20s-themed gala

Guests can take a step back in time while attending Oklahoma Historical Society’s ’20s-themed gala

Planned historical reenactments will include a drop-in from humorist Will Rogers and a “stick up” by gangster Pretty Boy Floyd.

An employee walks past beer selection at Poncho's Liquortown.  mh

Alcohol reform is still underway at the state Capitol

Proposed bills include changes to taxes, the number of liquor licenses someone may have and stores opening on Sundays.

2017commandment

Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017

CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.

Lawless

Reteaming with his unlikely Proposition screenwriter, Bad Seeds rocker Nick Cave, Hillcoat again delivers a quasi-Western with this true tale of the Prohibition-era’s bootlegging Bondurant brothers in Virginia, played by Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty) and Shia LaBeouf (the Transformers trilogy). When Lawless begins, the Bondurant boys rule Franklin

Some like it hard

Whether warming up a cup of hot mulled cider or sipping the strong, sharp, crisp alcoholic ciders, the apples of fall squeeze out a distinctive drink that’s both comforting, but surprisingly potent, as well. “Normally, alcoholic cider is pretty strong, especially the longer you age it,” said Gail White, owner of The Brew Shop in

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