The City Sentinel
Archive for: April, 2012

LUNAFEST Oklahoma connects women and others through film

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer For the fourth year, the Work of Women (WOW!) program at World Neighbors recently hosted LUNAFEST, a traveling festival of short films by, for and about women. The event was held at Oklahoma City’s Plaza District area’s Lyric Theater. In its 12th year nationally, LUNAFEST is a creation of LUNA, […]

Turning Point Ranch holds Sunday fundraising dinner for therapeutic riding center horses

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer A springtime Sunday dinner with some special horses will take place on April 29 at the Turning Point Ranch in Stillwater. Turning Point Ranch Therapeutic Riding is celebrating its second annual fundraiser with a chicken dinner, auction and riding demonstrations from noon to 2 p.m. at the Wes Watkins Center […]

Church of the Open Arms and Pastor Kathy McCallie mark 15 years; celebrate facility expansion and remodeling

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor Church of the Open Arms in MidTown Oklahoma City officially celebrated 15 years of history with Sunday services and a reception for members of the congregation and friend from around the community. Pastor Kathy McCallie and Assistant Pastor Scott Hamilton (who joined the ministry team about one year ago) […]

Bishop McGuinness senior, Elyse Hight recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer for the University of Notre Dame.

Bishop McGuinness senior Elyse Hight signs a letter of intent to play soccer at the University of Notre Dame. Front row left to right: Bishop McGuinness Head Girls Soccer coach, Sally Schmidt and Elyse Hight. Back row left to right: McGuinness Athletic Director, Gary Savely, McGuinness Head Girls Basketball coach, Shawn Clark, McGuinness Assistant Girls Soccer Coach Holly DeRousse, McGuinness Track Shot Put coach, Bryan Pierce, McGuinness Assistant Girls Soccer Coach Serai Cerano and McGuinness Principal, David Morton. Photo provided

Staff Report Bishop McGuinness senior, Elyse Hight recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer for the University of Notre Dame. Elyse is the daughter of Joe and Nannette Hight of Edmond. A three year member of National Honor Society, Elyse currently serves as the club Historian. She has been an active member of […]

MAPS for Kids Renovations Complete at Buchanan Elementary

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staff report Buchanan Elementary School students, parents, teachers and community members are celebrating the end of MAPS for Kids renovations and facility upgrades at the school located at 4126 NW 18 St. The $3.7 million project includes a classroom addition and renovation of the core facilities. Buchanan Elementary School accommodates 462 Pre-kindergarten-6th grade students. The […]

Enoch Kelly Haney retrospective “Touching the Past” opens at Gaylord-Pickens Museum

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer On April 26, the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum will open the exhibit honoring Enoch Kelly Haney, “Touching the Past”. In keeping with the gallery’s mission to showcase Oklahoma artists, the exhibit will be a retrospective of internationally recognized painter and sculptor’s 40-year career. An opening reception will be held Thursday, […]

Friday at Full Circle, Senator Holt will sign copies of “Big League City”

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor State Sen. David Holt, a Republican who represents much of west Oklahoma City at the state Capitol, will sign copies of his new book “Big League City: Oklahoma City’s Rise to the NBA” on Friday, April 28, 5-7 p.m. at Full Circle Bookstore. Holt’s book is published by Jim […]

Folkdancers plan joyful dances at First Unitarian Church

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor First Unitarian Church, 600 N.W. 13, will be the site of a special teaching program by the Oklahoma City International Folkdancers. Acclaimed dancer and instructor Sally Jenkins will lead classes to include dances from Bulgaria, Romania and other countries. Classes begin Monday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. And will […]

Oklahoma Education Television Authority (OETA) annual home and garden television show marks 37th season

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer Oklahoma Education Television Authority (OETA) annual home and garden television show marks 37th seaso Whether you are a gardener or just enjoy the diverse beauty that Oklahoma has to offer, gardening enthusiasts have long been tuning in to their local OETA stations to catch the latest episode of “Oklahoma Gardening.” […]

State leaders tout upcoming C-SPAN programming featuring Oklahoma

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By Patrick B. McGuigan The cable television industry’s flagship public affairs network, C-SPAN, just concluded a week-long filming and production visit to Oklahoma, a vital stage in preparation of a wide range of programming centered in and around the Capitol area of Oklahoma City. Staet and local leaders are excited raising the state’s profile via […]

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