Tag Archives: San Francisco

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First semipermanent parklet is installed in Bricktown

The parklet was recently moved to the north end of Mickey Mantle Avenue.

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Journey’s Neal Schon and Traffic’s Dave Mason speak with Oklahoma Gazette ahead of Tuesday tour stop

Schon was born at Tinker Air Force Base and is a member of the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame.

Royal Baths — Better Luck Next Life

The two comprise Brooklyn’s Royal Baths, and their second record, “Better Luck Next Life,” shows an impressive self-assuredness, conviction and carefully crafted sound that seems only common among the calculating acts from New York these days (see: Sleigh Bells, Body Language). They’re also savage and unafraid of dissonant guitar noises, something they probably learned from

We Were Here

Screening Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, “We Were Here” is spare, somber and unsentimental. It is also thoroughly inspiring. Directors David Weissman and Bill Weber illustrate AIDS’ devastating impact on San Francisco by narrowing the focus to a handful of interview subjects. The interviewees — gay-rights activist Paul Boneberg, florist

We Were Here

Screening Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, “We Were Here” is spare, somber and unsentimental. It is also thoroughly inspiring. Directors David Weissman and Bill Weber illustrate AIDS’ devastating impact on San Francisco by narrowing the focus to a handful of interview subjects. The interviewees — gay-rights activist Paul Boneberg, florist

Occupy OKC

The Occupy movement, which started in New York City, has spread across the country, with similar protests popping up in cities from San Francisco to Chicago to Atlanta. Watch our interviews with protest organizer Jay Trenary and participant Tom Lucas: Video by Gazette online editor Matt Carney

Hey! Dodo this

When The Dodos’ Meric Long sings for “a means to conjure you up,” he isn’t referring to the San Francisco indie-rock act’s long-extinct namesake. It’s possible “Good,” off this year’s “No Color,” is an open letter to the elusive sound he and bandmate Logan Kroeber have been looking for since their 2005 inception. “The closest

The Jimi Hendrix Experience — Hendrix in the West / Winterland

I have no doubts that the news of Merge Records’ forthcoming reissue of Superchunk’s 1994 classic, “Foolish,” has my friend George Lang at The Oklahoman nervously checking his inbox every four or five minutes, anxious to download that remastered 50 minutes of 90s indie-guitar glory. The re-done edition is accompanied by never-before-heard bonus material and

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