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Arts & Entertainment The Russian National Ballet will performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake,” at Armstrong Auditorium on Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m. Photo provided.
Photo 2: Tickets to the Russian National Ballet performance at Armstrong Auditorium on Jan. 29 start at $31.  Photo provided.

Russian Ballet returns to Armstrong Auditorium Jan. 29 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Russian National Ballet will return for its fifth appearance at the Armstrong Auditorium stage, 14400 Bryant Road, in…

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The opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” was composed by Gian-Carlo Menotti. The Painted Sky Opera production is set for 7 p.m. Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15 at First Baptist Church, 1201 North Robinson in downtown Oklahoma City. For tickets and other information, visit online: paintedskyopera.org. Photo Provided.

Painted Sky Opera presents Christmas favorite “Amahl and the Night Visitors” »

Staff Report   What happened to the three kings on their way to visit the baby Jesus? Painted Sky Opera answers that question with their production of “Amahl and the…

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Dog Day in December holiday fundraiser set for Midtown Mutts Dog Park »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City fur babies are invited to enjoy a pet-friendly Dog Day in December holiday party fundraiser on Saturday, December…

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Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne creates psychedelic design for Wrap Up Homelessness campaign »

Holiday wrapping paper has been created for the Wrap Up Homelessness Campaign by professional Oklahoma artists with designs ranging from traditional to funky holiday themes. Photos provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2018 Wrap Up Homelessness Campaign is now underway giving…

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As Democratic rural losses increase, state Rep. Tadlock says he is changing Parties, not changing sides »

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher Oklahoma City – State Rep. Johnny Tadlock, first elected as representative from Oklahoma House District 1…

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OKC 2019 Martin Luther King Day events planned »

The 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration will take place Monday, January 21 in downtown Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City’s 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration, themed,…

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Miller Time will end January 2 – Gross Tax Receipts for past 12 months “highest on record” »

Oklahoma State Treasurer Ken Miller will leave office in three weeks. Photo by Pat McGuigan.

Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – November Gross Receipts to the Treasury reflect ongoing expansion in the Oklahoma economy with total collections increasing by more than 15 percent compared to the same month of last year. Outgoing State Treasurer Ken Miller, whose tenure will…

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Oklahomans to be honored by LifeShare in 2019 Rose Parade »

LifeShare of Oklahoma will help sponsor the Donate Life Float, themed, Rhythym of the Heart, in the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade to raise awareness for organ, eye and tissue donation. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Updated Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 LifeShare of Oklahoma has unveiled the floral portraits of two Oklahomans who will be honored in this year’s national Rose Parade. Sandy Pekrul, of Enid, and Hance Henrie, of Owasso, will be representing the…

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Suzanne Broadbent seeks Ward 2 seat on Oklahoma City Council »

Suzanne Broadbent has announced her candidacy for the Ward 2 seat on the Oklahoma City Council. Photo Provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan, Editor   OKLAHOMA CITY – Suzanne Broadbent, a community activist and professional woman experienced in public policy issues at the city and state level, recently announced her intention to seek the Ward 2 city council post. In an interview with The City…

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Harlem Globetrotters set five new Guinness World Records titles ahead of appearance in OKC »

For the first time ever, the Harlem Globetrotters saw its first Guinness Book of World records set by a female player Torch George, who won for “the most basketball under the leg tumbles” in one minute with 32. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK-  The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new 2019 Fan Powered World Tour to Oklahoma City on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. The Globetrotters will give their fans a chance to get closer than ever to the action at the Chesapeake Energy Arena at 2…

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A Teacher’s Thanksgiving: Art, Education and the Power of Belief

Patrick B. McGuigan For three months in the 2016-17 school year, I worked each day filling in for a wonderful lady who then worked as art teacher at a charter school in Oklahoma City. Her time…

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COMMENTARY: Bandana DNA results inconclusive – fight over Julius Jones’ innocence continues

  By Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher Wednesday, October 31, 2018   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In a news story published today (October 31) on page one of The Oklahoman, reporter Nolan Clay presented some analysis of…

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The full picture: 401(k) plans vs. public pensions

by Curtis Shelton   Note: Curtis Shelton is a policy research fellow for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA), the Sooner State’s largest public policy research group, which is based in Oklahoma City. OCPA recently…

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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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Business Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher of CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel.  File Photo

An editor’s notebook: The Wall Street Journal’s defense of freedom (and S.Q. 793) … and an artist at work, for artists

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City, OK – From an editor’s notebook, a stirring defense of competition in provision of medical services has come forth from the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal. And, a homegrown…

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Sports The 2017-18 Oklahoma Coaches Mentoring Challenge campaign was spearheaded by OSU Coach Mike Gundy and OU Coach Lincoln Riley.  Photo provided.

Over 800 coaches participate in 4th annual Oklahoma Mentoring Challenge

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Over 800 Oklahoma coaches from 238 communities teamed up with mentoring organizations across the state to participate in the fourth annual Oklahoma Coaches Mentoring Challenge, a…

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Find your roots at the library during Family History Month

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY– Oklahoman’s looking to connect to their roots can visit the library for genealogical help. This month the Metropolitan Library System is celebrating genealogy and telling customers how to,…

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Faith The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service through programs such as “Standing on the Side of Love,” that seeks to harness love’s power to stop oppression.  Facebook photo

First Unitarian Church celebrates first 125 years

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service in the OKC metro area. An anniversary celebration was held on November 25…

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