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Arts & Entertainment The 19th annual Magic Lantern Celebration will be held in the Paseo Arts District on Sunday, October 27 from 3 – 6 p.m. featuring artists, performers on the Pumpkin Labyrinth to delight children and adults alike. Photo by Paige Powell

Magic Lantern Celebration on Paseo offers “time of light instead of fright” »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Now in its 19th Fall season, the Magic Lantern Celebration invites children and parents to the Historic Paseo Arts District…

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From left: Jon Haque is the actor, Linda Kay Leonard is the show director, and OKC REP Artistic Director Donald Jordan is the artistic director. They are preparing for the September 6-22 run of “Every Brilliant Thing”, kicking off the 2019-2020 season. Mutzphotography.com

‘Every Brilliant Thing’ at Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre was great theatre »

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher/Editor NOTE: A shorter version of this review appeared previously, but this version more accurately captures the spirit and content of a particularly fine production. In…

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Oklahoma Red Dirt Arts are stars this month for JRB at the Elms »

Staff Report Oklahoma City – This month, JRB Art at The Elms will feature four solo shows by Oklahoma Red Dirt Artists: Romy Owens, Jack Fowler, Rea Baldridge and Joseph…

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Interfaith Alliance OK Annual Awards Dinner set for Oct. 24 »

The Interfaith Alliance Foundation of Oklahoma 2019 Annual Awards Dinner and Celebration will be held on Oct. 24 at the Hindu Temple of Oklahoma.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Interfaith Alliance Foundation of Oklahoma will present its 2019…

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OK Bar Association presents Diversity Awards on Oct. 17 »

Recipients of the 2019 OBA Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Diversity Award are (L-R) Judge Philippa C. James, Ruseal E. Brewer, Tiece I. Dempsey, and Sheryl S. Sullivan.  Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Bar Association will host its annual Diversity Committee…

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Tax credit program benefits school serving children with trauma »

In the center of this photo, Sarah Stitt, first lady of Oklahoma, presents a check from the state’s tax-credit scholarship fund to support qualifying students at Hope Harbor Academy in Claremore. OCPA Photo.

Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   At an event that included presentation of scholarships to students who are…

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Nyla Ali Khan, Kashmiri-American woman and Rose State Professor, among honorees at “Making a Difference” dinner »

Kashmiri-American academic and author, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan. Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City – Dr. Nyla Khan, a humanities professor at Oklahoma’s Rose State College and a well-known author, was one of the women feted at an October 10 dinner honoring “50 Making a Difference.” The annual event, sponsored by The Journal…

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JONES PR named “Agency of the Year,” wins top “Best of Show” award »

Jones PR has been named 2019 Agency of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Oklahoma City Chapter. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  The Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Oklahoma City Chapter has named Jones PR as the 2019 Agency of the Year during the 42nd annual Upper Case Awards banquet. “Recommended by several of Jones PR’s clients, this honor…

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Senate Pro Temp Greg Treat commends Gov. Stitt’s increase of oversight on federal money »

Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat commended Gov. Stitt's move to increase oversight of state agencies’ pursuit of federal grant money. File photos

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat commended the governor’s move to increase oversight of state agencies’ pursuit of federal grant money. Gov. Kevin Stitt in late September issued an executive order that, his office said,  “requires…

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Slight growth for Oklahoma gross receipts, as monthly oil and gas tax collections drop »

State Treasurer Randy McDaniel. Photo provided.

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – September Gross Receipts to the Treasury showed modest overall growth, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week. The increase was less than one percent, driven by a downturn in oil and gas tax collections and a drop in sales…

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15th annual Touch A Truck set for Oct 5 in Norman

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 15th annual Touch A Truck event, presented by the Pioneer Library System and multiple community partners, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday,…

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Government Mike Thompson, who formerly served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, has joined Capitol Gains,a government relations firm. Photo provided.

Capitol Gains adds experienced legislator Mike Thompson to firm

Staff Report   Capitol Gains is pleased to welcome Mike Thompson, former state representative and accomplished government affairs consultant, to its team of industry-leading experts. Thompson joins Capitol Gains, an established government relations firm, and will…

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Editorial Kashmiri-American academic and author, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan. Photo provided.

COMMENTARY: Changing Scenario in Saudi Arabia and a Need to Rigorously Implement New Laws

Nyla Ali Khan The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued new laws to allow women to apply for passports and travel without male guardians. The new laws, which will be implemented at the end of August…

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Commentary The City Sentinel publisher, Patrick B. McGuigan

Editor’s Notebook: No blathering allowed at Auditor’s debate, prescient thinking about water, practical curriculum, and “agency capture” in Oklahoma governance

Patrick B. McGuigan From an editor’s notebook, a debate among three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the state Auditor and Inspector’s job, an “old” commentary on water policy now seems the first draft of history,…

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For a change of pace, read the wisdom of a respected pool specialist and businessman

Staff Report   Editor’s Note: September hints a transition from summer to fall, but weeks of swimming fun remain for many Oklahomans. For a change of pace, here are insights (in question/answer format) from Howard Fleming,…

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Sports Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray are among the five 2019 draftees.  Facebook photos

Globetrotters draft pics include Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Harlem Globetrotters recently held their 13th annual player draft, selecting talented prospects including three standout collegiate players as well as a two-time Oscar-winning actor and a…

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Health dmond audiologist Jace Wolfe, Ph.D., has been elected chair of the the state’s Commission for Rehabilitation Services, which governs the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. Photo provided.

Jace Wolfe named chair of Oklahoma’s Commission for Rehabilitation Services

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On September 9, Edmond audiologist, author and researcher Jace Wolfe, Ph.D., was elected chair of the Commission for Rehabilitation Services. The Commission governs the Oklahoma…

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Faith The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold a service of installation for its minister, the Reverend Diana Davies, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 6.  Photo provided.

First Unitarian Church of OKC to host Ceremony of Commitment for Rev. Diana Davies on Oct. 6

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will hold a service of installation for its minister, the Reverend Diana Davies, at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October…

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