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Archive for: July, 2012

A leader, a dreamer and a doer – Archie Hoffman sought return of Cheyenne & Arapaho lands

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor Archie Doyle Hoffman, Sr., was born to Fred and Kathryn Hoffman in Clinton, Oklahoma, on February 2, 1937. An honored tribal elder in his latter years, he died July 25, 2012. As a boy, Archie was raised in Herring, Oklahoma, later attending high school in both Hammon and Cheyenne. […]

Chef Fleischfresser serves 101-course dinner to fight hunger in Oklahoma

The Tasting Room at the Will Rogers Theater in Oklahoma City, was the scene of “Culinaire for a Cause,” as master Chef Kurt Fleischfresser (standing left) and Chef David Henry (standing right) oversee customers and food preparations during the premiere 100-course tasting extravaganza to support the Regional Food Bank, in Oklahoma.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Staff Writer The Tasting Room at the Will Rogers Theater in Oklahoma City, was the scene of master Chef Kurt Fleischfresser’s premiere 101 course dining extravaganza “Culinaire for a Cause” to help fight hunger in Oklahoma. The event, by all accounts, went off flawlessly. According to Allie Fleischfresser, Event Coordinator Western Concepts […]

The Paramount OKC to make summer debut on Film Row

The new Paramount OKC screening room, located on Oklahoma City’s historic Film Row, can accommodate 75 guests and will be available for private event rentals. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Staff Writer The historic Paramount Pictures theater, the last of the studio screening rooms remaining on Oklahoma City’s historic Film Row, has recently been acquired by three female entrepreneurs who are reviving the venue. The Paramount OKC – Reel Art, Wine & Coffee, at 701 N. Sheridan, will have its grand opening […]

Forums address The Coal Hard Truth of energy use and our health

‘The Coal Hard Truth’ forum speaker Temur Akhmedov, Program Developer at ES2: Engineered Systems and Energy Solutions, works with the crew on the large solar power installation on the canopy of the LEED certified DHS building in Oklahoma City on NW 23rd. His sunglasses and helmet were part of state requirements when working with the reflective surface of solar panels. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   The public is invited to two free forums titled “The Coal Hard Truth”, which will take place in Oklahoma City on Thursday, July 26 and Tulsa on Tuesday, July 31.  The Sierra Club, Oklahoma Interfaith Power and Light and Clean Energy Future OK have joined forces to host the […]

Batman’s “Dark Night” trilogy concludes in glory: The best film of 2012, thus far

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor  <BR> Christian Bale returns as Bruce Wayne – The Batman – in Christopher Nolan’s new film, “The Dark Knight Rises.” The trilogy Nolan has crafted ends on a high note, with the best installment yet. <BR> Ultimately, nearly every performer with face time on screen contributes to the end […]

With Anderson in the lead, “Anything Goes” is irresistible good fun in Summerstock performance

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor   Renee Anderson shines at Summerstock once again, in a musically masterful and dramatically deft portrayal of Reno Sweeney, the engaging lead character in Cole Porter’s solid musical comedy, “Anything Goes.” On the eve of a trip to Europe, where professional singing “gigs” await her, she wants to land […]

Training program helps Oklahoma schools go green

Oklahoma Green Schools Director Christina Roberson (center), works with students during an Environmental Workshop.  Roberson is leading this year’s Oklahoma Green Schools Training sessions beginning July 19.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   The Oklahoma Green Schools Program offers funding and educational resources to help schools go green. Beginning July 19, five free Oklahoma Green Schools Training sessions are available to learn how the Oklahoma Green Schools Program works. “Our goal is to educate and empower Oklahoma students and teachers to make […]

Local group funds Oklahoma City billboards calling for “No War on Iran’

Oklahoma activists from a group called Americans Against the Next War (AANW) are working to prevent military action or war against Iran by funding three billboards now on display in the metro area calling for “No War On Iran.” Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Oklahoma activists from a group called Americans Against the Next War (AANW) are working to prevent military action or war against Iran. The group held a news conference at the State Capitol to announce three billboards they have purchased for the metro area that read “Tell Congress: No War […]

Imaginings” exhibit feature oil painters Nancy Park and Verna Stonecipher Fuller

“Contemplation” by Nancy Park will be on display as well as art by Verna S. Fuller and other Contemporary Art Gallery artists from July 6-29.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Opening July 6 during the Paseo First Friday Gallery Walk, the “Imaginings” exhibition will feature the works of artists Verna Stonecipher Fuller and Nancy Park. Held at the Contemporary Art Gallery, 2928 Paseo, in Oklahoma City, the show also includes other gallery artists and will run through July 29. […]

Beans and Leaves to host Bernadette Martinez art show

Bernadette Martinez received the prestigious “Cityscapes Award” from the mayor for her mural “Protecting our Own,” located at the Riverside Community Center in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The public is invited to attend the Bernadette Martinez Art Show on Friday, July 13, 7 to 10 p.m. hosted by the Beans and Leaves Coffee & Tea Shop, 4015 N Pennsylvania, in Oklahoma City. Martinez will display her Indian and Spanish influenced works at the free event. Internationally renowned […]

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