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Archive for: October, 2012

The School for Lovers? Or, The School of Forgiveness? OCU’s “Cosi fan tutte” was enjoyable and deft

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor   Wolfgang Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte, ossia La scuola degli amanti” (Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovrers) came to live in an enjoyable trio of performances last weekend.   In the Petree Theatre at Oklahoma City University, this story was delivered as a kind of studio […]

Local UN Chapter holds annual fall luncheon to discuss Syrian crisis, October 20-26.

The United Nations Association of Oklahoma City’s (UNA-OKC) Annual Fall Luncheon, themed “Responding to the Syrian Crisis,” is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20 as part of United Nations Week, observed from Oct. 20 - 26.

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   The United Nations Association of Oklahoma City’s (UNA-OKC) Annual Fall Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20 as part of United Nations Week, observed from Oct. 20 – 26. This year’s luncheon, held at The Center on 4325 NW 50 Street from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., is themed […]

OKC ZOO HOSTS HALLOWEEN COSTUME SWAP AND PUMPKIN DROP

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Staff Report   Looking for a greener way to dress up for Halloween? It’s simple–swap costumes with a friend for something “new-to-you” at the Oklahoma City Zoo. To increase conservation awareness for local families, the Zoo is partnering with The National Costume Swap Day, Saturday, Oct. 13. The public is invited to donate gently used […]

Local libraries feature robot building classes for kids and teens

The Metropolitan Library System is giving kids and teens ages 10-16 a chance to construct their own robots in two free six-week sessions through a program called “The Green City Robotic Challenge.” Photo provided.

  By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Amidst all the 21st century electronic gadgets that make life easier, the Metropolitan Library System (MLS) is giving kids and teens, ages 10-16, a chance to construct their own robots in two free six-week sessions. The program is called “The Green City Robotic Challenge.”   The robots will be […]

Coyle Law Firm site for WWE national television commercial shoot

WWE wrestler David Otunga (left) and attorney John Coyle, during a WWE television commercial production shoot at the Coyle Law Firm before the “Monday Night RAW” event at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Last week the WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment came to Oklahoma City for the “Monday Night RAW” event at Chesapeake Energy Arena. It was a boisterous show that is broadcast internationally in 145 countries and 30 languages. While in town, WWE wanted to produce a television commercial and contacted the Coyle Law Firm, at […]

The Second Fret reunites for all-day musical extravaganza, October 14

Second Fret Reunion organizers include (from left) Tara McMillian, Travis Bosley, Kendall Brown, Tim Blake, Jeff Jones, Peggy Johnson, Phil Smith and Roger Myers at IAO Gallery.  The event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, from noon to 10 p.m. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Supporters of the popular “Second Fret,” an Oklahoma City music and art venue of the 80s, are hosting an all day musical event where local musicians will come together to share their talents with the public and each other. “The Second Fret Reunion,” the first of its kind, will […]

Douglass School Scandal Prompts Criminal Investigation

  By Jerry Bohnen, special to The City Sentinel   Allegations of grade changing and attendance record manipulation against the principal of the Douglass High School prompted a criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Education, a probe that began earlier this year.   At least one investigator from the regional office of the Department […]

State leaders seem to agree: Obama, Romney have distinctly different views

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By Patrick B. McGuigan A quartet of Oklahoma leaders, two of them facing a November election themselves, provided CapitolBeatOK with “late night views” on the historic presidential debate between Democratic incumbent Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. It’s no revelation to report that the candidates facing each other in Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District have […]

Rose State College celebrates freedom to read during Banned Books Week

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Celebrating America’s freedom to read, the Rose State College Learning Resources Center (LRC) is hosting activities for Banned Books Week, from Sept. 30 – Oct. 6. By focusing on efforts in America to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of […]

“A Night to End Hunger”, Needs Foundation to bring hot foods to the hungry

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  By Stacy Martin Contributing Editor   “If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall shine in the darkness and your gloom by like the noonday”. – Isaiah 58:10.   Thunder basketball star Russell Westbrook hosted the first “A Night to End Hunger” gala […]

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