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An Igbo maiden mask in Mabee-Gerrer
Museum of Art’s permanent collection.
(Photo Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art / provided)

Shawnee’s Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art remains open despite the closing of St. Gregory’s University

Shawnee’s Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art remains open despite the closing of St. Gregory’s University

The museum officially opened in 1919 as an extension of founder Gregory Gerrer’s interest in collecting cultural artifacts.

“Shawnee Symphony” by Steve Hicks | Image provided

Artist and longtime OBU educator Steve Hicks celebrates retirement with As I See It

A special reception is planned for 6-9 p.m. Feb. 9 during 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk.

On Wednesdays, the Oklahoma Democratic Party’s office turns into a phone bank where volunteers make calls to voters in support of the Democratic candidate in the Senate District 45 race. (Photo Megan Nance)

Special elections offer a glimpse into Oklahoma’s political battles only a year away from statewide elections

Special elections offer a glimpse into Oklahoma’s political battles only a year away from statewide elections.

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Roots rock band Oklahoma Uprising combines local music and film for a unique event in Harrah

Band vocalist and guitarist Joel T. Mosman said Oklahoma Uprising’s goal is to use culture as a tool to unify and uplift the state.

Studio 112 and a Half’s Unframed exhibit is on display through Monday. | Photo Studio 112 and a Half / provided

New Shawnee art gallery in Shawnee fosters community creativity

The beauty of art lies off the beaten path, and one new gallery in Shawnee embodies this journey. Opened in October, Studio 112 and a Half quaintly rests between two of Shawnee’s historical buildings on Main Street, where husband-and-wife duo Douglas and Holly Gordon circulate vibrant work from Oklahoma’s emerging artists. “People might be surprised

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Civic engagement groups prepare for the next legislative session

Together Oklahoma and Let’s Fix This, Oklahoma! work to engage citizens in government.

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