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Arts & Entertainment Conducted by Matthew Mailman, a French version of the Cinderella tale, “Cendrillon” will be performed in English at OCU's Wanda L. Bass School of Music Feb. 22-24.  Facebook photo

Oklahoma City University presents Cinderella-inspired opera “Cendrillon” Feb. 22-24 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Described as a “fairytale in four acts,” Oklahoma City University will present Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” as its first opera of 2019 from…

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The 2019 Ralph Ellison Gala celebration “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, March 9 at the Oklahoma History Center. Photo provided.

A Night with Ralph Ellison Gala set for March 9 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Ralph Ellison Foundation celebration gala, “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 6…

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Oklahoma native Jaleesa Beavers returns from NYC to the CityRep stage to help lead the cast of HAIR.
Performances continue tonight (Thursday) for this co-production with the University of Central Oklahoma, hosting the show’s run at the historic Mitchell Hall Theater. Photo: Mutz Photography, from Don Jordan’s Facebook page.

Arts & Entertainment Briefs – City Rep, Painted Sky, Brightmusic »

  Patrick B. McGuigan CityRep — “Hair,” then a party, and then rehearsals for “Curious Incident” Oklahoma City’s Equity theatre troupe, CityRep, continues to advance in another season of excellence.…

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2019 Oklahoma Aviation Art Contest winners announced »

The Oklahoma 2019 International Aviation Art Contest winners were selected by ‘celebrities judges’ from the Oklahoma aviation and aerospace community. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) has announced the names of twelve…

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Mustang Public Library Chocolate Festival offers flavors for every sweet tooth »

Kids and adults alike will find something for their sweet tooth at this year’s Mustang Public Library Chocolate Festival on March 8.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A wide variety of flavors including chocolate brownies flavored with…

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Oklahoma Turnpike Authority recommends safe driving guidelines ahead of winter weather »

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) is encouraging drivers to travel carefully during winter weather tomorrow…

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Legislative Democrats press united “Brand New State” Agenda »

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Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Senate Democratic Leader Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, and House Minority Leader Emily Virgin, D-Norman, introduced a plan for a “Brand New State” on February 5, the day after Gov. Kevin Stitt unveiled his plans as the new governor. Brand…

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Oklahoma Christian University to host Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson »

Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, will speak at Oklahoma Christian University on Monday evening, Feb. 18.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Monday, February 18, criminal justice expert Bryan Stevenson will discuss “Complex Dialogues”  in the Garvey Center Main Auditorium , 2501 E. Memorial Road, on the Oklahoma Christian University campus in Edmond.  Doors open at 5 p.m.…

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Chef’s Feast 2019 themed “Unmask Hunger” set to benefit kids in Oklahoma »

The 32nd annual Chefs’ Feast, presented by the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, will take place on Friday, March 1 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Less than 300 tickets remain for the 32nd annual Chefs’ Feast, themed, “Unmask Hunger” on Friday, March 1 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. The event will be held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage…

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ACLU’s Allie Shinn tapped as new Freedom Oklahoma Executive Director »

ACLU-OK Deputy Director, Allie Shinn will become the new executive director of Freedom Oklahoma starting March 4. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Freedom Oklahoma has announced that Allie Shinn will become the organization’s new Executive Director starting March 4. A long time advocate for LGBTQ rights, Shinn comes to Freedom Oklahoma from the ACLU of Oklahoma,…

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Education Oklahoma City University was honored with 2018 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Photo provided.

Oklahoma City University again awarded Tree Campus USA status

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Arbor Day Foundation once again has honored Oklahoma City University with Tree Campus USA recognition for 2018. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in…

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Government Oklahoma State Senator Greg Treat. Photo provided.

Pace of work intensifies at Oklahoma state Senate, Republican Treat and Democrat Floyd unveil key proposals

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – The pace of work at the state Senate intensified in recent days, in advance of the formal start of the legislative session in February. Senate President Pro Tempore…

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Editorial After a recent setback in the Oklahoma v. Julius Jones case, the legal team working for Jones, a death row inmate, has filed a new petition with the U.S. Supreme Court. The Jones conviction is among the most prominent of controversial death row convictions helping to sustain national debate over the wisdom of public policy surrounding executions and the death penalty itself. Photo provided.

COMMENTARY: Let’s call the whole thing off: As policy and for principle, no more executions

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Editor OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Mon., Jan. 28, 2019 – Over the past several years, doubts about the validity of death sentences and executions in this state, both past and pending,…

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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 An early version of the Oklahoma state Flag. File photo

Letter to the Editor: Don’t be afraid of a word: Socialism

Updated: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019: Editor’s Note: At the request of the man who submitted this letter, this story has been changed to give credit to journalist Bill Moyers, who some years ago wrote the words…

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Sports Zaydyn Applegate, Muskogee Special Olympics was named Athlete of the week last October.  Facebook photo.

Special Olympics Oklahoma kicks off 50th Anniversary with 2019 Winter Games

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. — Special Olympics Oklahoma will kick off their 50th anniversary with the annual State Winter Games January 10 through 12. Nearly 2,700 Special Olympics Athletes are expected to…

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Health Globe Life president Bill Leavell hands over the keys for the NewView Oklahoma/ Globe Life lodge to NewView president and CEO Lauren Branch. Facebook photo

Globe Life donates Lake Tenkiller facility to NewView OK to host OWL Camps

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NewView Oklahoma has announced the recent acquisition of a Lake Tenkiller property that will host future OWL Camps through a generous gift from Globe Life. On Monday, Jan.…

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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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