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Arts & Entertainment Art Gone Wild, a collection of paintings created by animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo will take place at Myriad Botanical Gardens from Aug. 22 through Sept. 16.  Facebook photo

OKC Zoo’s Art Gone Wild exhibit open Aug 22 – Sept 16 at Myriad Gardens to benefit wildlife conservation »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Art Gone Wild, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s wildest animal art show, is returning for 2019.  After…

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Banjo Fest 2019 will feature the Alison Brown Quintet, the Grascals with Kristin Scott Benson, and Buddy Wachter & Johnny Baier on Sept. 7 and the OCCC Performing Arts Center.  Photo provided.

Banjo Fest 2019 scheduled for Sept. 5 – 7 in Oklahoma City »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Banjo Fest, hosted by the American Banjo Museum, will take place Thursday through Saturday, Sept 5 –…

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French composer  Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) will be among five women composers featured during the 2019-2020 season of the Brighmusic Chamber Ensemble. Her piano trio is one of the highlights slated for Concert 1, on September 24 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. For information about the ensemble and upcoming concerts, visit brightmusic.org.

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble 2019-20 Season will celebrate women composers »

The City Sentinel, Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will celebrate the contribution of notable women composers, from Clara Schumann to contemporaries such as Libby Larsen, during…

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Staff Report   Editor’s Note: September hints a transition from summer to fall, but weeks of swimming fun remain for…

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OKC Zoo’s Art Gone Wild exhibit open Aug 22 – Sept 16 at Myriad Gardens to benefit wildlife conservation »

Art Gone Wild, a collection of paintings created by animals at the Oklahoma City Zoo will take place at Myriad Botanical Gardens from Aug. 22 through Sept. 16.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Art Gone Wild, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical…

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission approves nearly $142 million airport construction program »

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has announced more than $142 million in airport infrastructure projects are scheduled for fiscal years 2020-2024 as part of their Airport Construction Program (ACP).  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – During the August declaration of Aviation and Aerospace awareness month,…

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August 22, 2019, 3:15 pm
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wind gusts: 7 mph
sunrise: 6:55 am
sunset: 8:12 pm
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News

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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, a widely respected businessman who has specialized in keeping…

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Oklahoma Democratic Party elects Kalyn Free as new National Committeewoman »

Kalyn Free has been elected to serve as the Democratic National Committeewoman (DNC) for the Oklahoma Democratic Party Central Committee. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Democratic Party (ODP) has announced that Tulsa resident Kalyn Free has been elected to serve as the Democratic National Committeewoman (DNC) for the ODP Central Committee. Free will fill the seat of former…

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Ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau to speak at OCU »

Ocean conservationist, explorer, documentary filmmaker, and shark expert Fabien Cousteau will be the featured speaker for the OCU Lemon Distinguished Speaker series on Sept. 24.  Photo provided.

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University will host a guest presentation by ocean conservationist, explorer, documentary filmmaker, and shark expert Fabien Cousteau at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. His presentation, themed “One Ocean, One People,” will be held…

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Baseball Legend Cal Ripken Jr. to launch opening of 33 OKCPS STEM Centers »

On Tuesday, August 27, author, philanthropist, and Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. will join community leaders at Mark Twain Elementary School to celebrate the grand opening of thirty-three Ripken STEM Centers in Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS).  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Tuesday, August 27, author, philanthropist, and Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. will join community leaders to celebrate the grand opening of thirty-three Ripken STEM Centers in Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS).…

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Education Ocean conservationist, explorer, documentary filmmaker, and shark expert Fabien Cousteau will be the featured speaker for the OCU Lemon Distinguished Speaker series on Sept. 24.  Photo provided.

Ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau to speak at OCU

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University will host a guest presentation by ocean conservationist, explorer, documentary filmmaker, and shark expert Fabien Cousteau at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24. His…

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Government Ray Carter is the director of OCPA’s Center for Independent Journalism. Photo provided.

Tribal stances on gaming-fee increase contrast with past tax-increase position

  Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   In 2018, officials with the Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, and Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma were among those endorsing the “Step Up Oklahoma” plan, which ultimately…

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Editorial Kashmiri-American academic and author, Dr. Nyla Ali Khan has been selected as a member of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team (OKGIT). 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 NewView’s 2019 free summer OWL Camp will be held at the Owl’s Nest, from July 19-22 at Lake Tenkiller, in Cookson, OK. Facebook photo

NewView OWL Camp set for July 19 – 22 at Lake Tenkiller

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The NewView Tulsa OWL (Oklahomans Without Limits) Camp, Oklahoma’s free summer camp for teens 15 – 18 who are blind or visually impaired, is scheduled…

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Oklahoma Conference of Churches opposes placement of immigrant children at Fort Sill

June 18,  2019 To The Editor:   The way in which we treat refugees, immigrants, and visitors is a matter of faith. Care of “the stranger” and the ministry of hospitality are central to the activity…

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