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Arts & Entertainment The Steve Miller Band rocked the KRXO Birthday Bash at Lost Lakes Amphitheater in Oklahoma City on September 17. Photo courtesy of Lost Lakes

Steve Miller Band rocks fans at “ethereal” Lost Lakes venue »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Sept. 21, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Sunday morning started out with gray clouds and rain showers throughout much of the metro area.  People…

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Painted Sky Opera, a troupe based in the state capital and the first professional opera company in Oklahoma, launches its second season with Giacomo Puccini’s acclaimed “Tosca."  Photo provided.

Painted Sky opens highly anticipated second season with Giacomo Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ »

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – Painted Sky Opera, a troupe based in the state capital and the first professional opera company in Oklahoma, launches its second season with Giacomo…

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On Tuesday, September 26, the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present “Song and Dance,” promising a lively evening of works by American composers George Gershwin and Oklahoma City’s Edward Knight, and compositions of Argentinian Astor Piazzolla and Hungarian Ernst von Dohnanyi..  Photo provided.

Brightmusic Season begins with “Song and Dance” on September 26 »

Staff Report Oklahoma City – On Tuesday, September 26, the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present “Song and Dance,” promising a lively evening of works by American composers George Gershwin and…

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Community

Sen. David Holt garners FOP endorsement in Oklahoma City’s mayoral race »

The Oklahoma City Fraternal Order of Police (Lodge 123) on Tuesday (September 20) announced its support of David Holt to be Oklahoma City’s next Mayor. Photo Provided

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Fraternal Order of Police (Lodge 123) on Tuesday (September 19) announced support of David…

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Pioneer Library Service to host Touch A Truck annual family event on Sept. 30 »

A youngster looks at one of the police and rescue vehicles at the 2016 Touch A Truck event. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter NORMAN, OK – On Saturday, September 30, the Pioneer Library System (PLS) Foundation along…

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Capitol Report for September 16: McGuigan reflects on sheriff’s race and city propositions, latest upbeat report on state government ‘gross tax receipts »

News9 Alex Cameron (left0 and Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK editor, give the Capitol Report.  Photo provide.

In this week’s segment of Capitol Report, Patrick B. McGuigan applauded the election P.D. Taylor, who becomes the first Republican…

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News

52nd annual Oklahoma Czech Festival will offer food, music, dancing and family fun »

The 52nd annual Czech Festival experience will feature Czech culture including food, music, dancing, traditional costumes and imported merchandise.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter YUKON, OK – The 52nd annual Czech Festival, Oklahoma’s largest free festival, will be held on Saturday, October 7 in the heart of downtown Yukon. Festival goers will experience Czech culture including food, music, dancing, traditional costumes and imported…

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Puggerfest revisits the 60s & 70s at Stars & Stripes Park on Oct 7 »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 7, Puggerfest 2017 will take us back to the 60s and 70s at Lake Hefner’s Stars & Stripes Park. 7398 N. Portland, in Oklahoma City.  Lasting from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. it…

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CityRep opens season with Patsy Cline Sept. 16-24, Twain on October 6 »

In September, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” will star Julie Johnson at The Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theater.  Photo provided.

Staff Report UPDATE:   Stage and screen legend Hal Holbrook is retiring his signature one-man show “Mark Twain Tonight!” after more than six decades of playing the beloved author and humoris, thus canceling the scheduled Oct. 6 performance in Oklahoma City. This week, CityRep opens its…

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2nd annual OKIP Wrongful Conviction Day Fish Fry set for Oct 7 at Saints Pub »

Oklahoma Death Row Exonerees (L-R) Malcolm Scott, Thomas Webb III, and Demarchoe Carpenter have all benefited from work done at the Oklahoma Innocence Project.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Saints Pub, 1715 NW 16th Street, in Oklahoma City’s Plaza District, will host its second annual Wrongful Conviction Day Fish Fry on Saturday, October 7, benefiting the Oklahoma Innocence Project (OKIP). Located at the Oklahoma…

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Education Ray and Pat Potts will be honored with the OKCU Meinders School of Business Hall of Honors Lifetime Achievement Award on October 19.  Photos provided.

OKCU Hall of Honor to recognize new inductees

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business will honor five business and community leaders during the 31st annual Oklahoma Commerce & Industry Hall of Honor luncheon on…

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Government P. D. Taylor, Photo provided.

Endorsement: For Sheriff P.D. Taylor

The City Sentinel P.D. Taylor has served Oklahoma County with distinction for decades. He merits election to a full term of office on September 12. In this time of challenge and controversy for the sheriff’s department,…

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Editorial Rep. Scott Biggs. File photo

Commentary: Scott Biggs and the ‘four-corners’ stalling tactic on criminal justice reform

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Once upon a time in Oklahoma, elected representatives of the people enacted  the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), a package of laws designed to shift some criminal justice provisions from unnecessarily…

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Commentary Patrick B. McGuigan

COMMENTARY: Getting the right answer by changing the question: If left-wing academic bias is a given, why should taxpayers finance it?

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – You have to love a policy wonk who asks a question different from the one people assume is “the question” of the day. Neal McCluskey is such a wonk.…

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Business Jack Werner, Photo provided.

Your Property A to Z – Historic Homes

by Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections has significant experience inspecting historic homes.  You might like to know what to look for and what not to accept. Let’s start with some ”phrases” that should…

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Sports This month soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma City and Tulsa by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona.  Photo provided.

FC Barcelona to host Soccer Camp in Oklahoma City and Tulsa

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This summer two soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona. The Oklahoma City camp will be held from…

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Health Emily Cheng from Oklahoma City is the newest board member for the Commission for Rehabilitation Services which governs the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. Photo provided.

OKC disability services coordinator named to DRS’ governing board

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Governor Mary Fallin has recently appointed Emily Cheng of Oklahoma City to the Commission for Rehabilitation Services. The commission is the governing board for the Oklahoma…

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Faith Julie Conrady. Photo provided.

First Unitarian Church of OKC sponsors the ordination of Julie Conrady

Staff Report The congregation at the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City in celebrating the ordination of Julie Conrady. Her formal ordination ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 17 at 4 p.m/ at First Unitarian…

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