“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
“It’s a good environment for the whole family. It’s a good place for a date night. It’s nice just to relax, get away and enjoy the beauty of art in whatever form or fashion it appeals to you,” Traci Shelton said.
College-level arts courses renew veterans’ confidence, purpose and identity.
“I try to make sure I get a good bite to eat,” she said. “I like jewelry a lot. If I see someone selling handmade jewelry, I’m definitely going to go there.”
“We’re looking for energy; we’re looking for ideas,” Green said.
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…
Bees of the [HIVE] includes artworks by Oklahoma City and Tulsa artists whose work can be purchased at the [HIVE].
Tony Dyke’s Views from the Studio and Susan Morrison-Dyke’s Elusive Movements are on display at Art Hall through Friday.
“Because I’m a curious person and an educator,” Allswede said, “the goal for Project Box was always to have a venue that offered the opportunity to expose my audience to different materials, mediums or ideas through the arts.”
“Can utopia ultimately be achieved, or is utopia found in small moments within our everyday lives? Can utopia exist without dystopia?” she asked.