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OCCC sets a diverse roster of acts for its 2016-17 Performing Arts Series

Jazz vocalist Polly Gibbons opens the series Sept. 13 with the Oklahoma City Jazz Orchestra.

Buffalo exchange

The majority of the action was going on upstairs, though. When you walk onto the wooden rooftop, you have two options: turn left for the bar (always a solid maneuver) or right for the music. The downtown setting provided an elegant backdrop, with the iconic Frost Bank Tower literally right across the street. A total

Sweet as Honey

Like most exotic dancers, she makes a lot of money and gets to meet new people on a nightly basis, but more than anything else, the 22-yearold wife and mother sees herself as an unofficial, unlicensed sex therapist for couples young and old. Honey requested only her stage name be used in this story to

DDRC approves Stage Center demolition

It was built in 1970 by renowned architect John Johansen, and opened as the Mummers Theatre. It served as a hub for arts and cultural events over the next decades, but a flood in 2010 forced its closure. With millions of dollars in estimated deferred maintenance and no party with the resources to save it,

Last call for Stage Center?

Johansen won an award from The American Institute of Architects for his work on the building in 1972. Kestrel Investments Inc. paid $4.2 million to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation for the theater last July and has plans to build a 14-16-story office tower (which will be home to the new OGE Energy Corp. headquarters)

OGE Energy’s new home?

“This project will continue to build on the revitalization of this exciting area of downtown Oklahoma City,” Rainey Williams, president of Kestrel Investments, Inc, said in a media statement. “We want the development to complement its surroundings and provide another opportunity to enjoy our downtown. With OGE Energy as our anchor tenant, we are confident


Architecturally, Stage Center is an artwork in and of itself. And yes, as with all art, not everyone appreciates it. Stage Center is an important architectural structure of national and international acclaim. Oklahoma City leaders would be unimaginably foolish and incredibly stupid to allow this internationally renowned diamond in the rough to be destroyed. What

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