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Archive for: March, 2015

Walk This Way Fashion Show set to benefit Other Options, Inc.

The 4th Annual Walk This Way Fashion Show, benefiting Other Options, Inc. will feature its inaugural Pooch Fashion Parade hosted by the Bella Foundation on Saturday, April 4.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Saturday, April 4, Oklahoma City will get to experience the sights and sounds of fashion, entertainment, art, music and food at the 4th Annual Walk This Way Fashion Show, benefiting Other Options, Inc. The sensory extravaganza will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Farmers Market […]

Uptown 23rd District to hold 2nd Annual Uptown Uncorked fundraiser

The second annual Uptown 23rd District fundraiser, Uptown Uncorked, will be held on Thursday, April 2, at the Oklahoma History Center, in Oklahoma City.  VIP hour is from 6 – 7 p.m. and general admission is from 7 – 10 p.m.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The pubic is invited to the second annual Uptown 23rd District fundraiser, Uptown Uncorked, on Thursday, April 2, at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. VIP hour will take place from 6 – 7 p.m. and general admission is from 7 – 10 p.m. […]

Horseshoe Road at OCU’s Petree Recital Hall Friday Night

Horseshoe Road members (left to right) Kyle Dillingham, Brent Saulsbury and Peter Markes.  Photo provided.

Staff Report The Oklahoma City University Distinguished Artists Series continues Friday evening, March 27, with our beloved local lads, Horseshoe Road. Kyle Dillingham and Peter Markes return to their alma mater, along with Brent Saulsbury, for a night of Heartland Acoustic. Anticipate a high-energy performance filled with all the Horseshoe Road favorites including a few […]

H&8th Night Market set to return to MidTown for 4th season

The 2015 season opener of H&8th Night Market will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 27 between N.W. 6th and N.W. 10th streets along Hudson Avenue in Oklahoma City’s Midtown district.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Rock n’ Roll Americana band Beau Jennings & The Tigers will headline the 2015 season opener of H&8th Night Market from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, March 27. The event will take place between N.W. 6th and N.W. 10th streets along Hudson Avenue in Oklahoma City’s Midtown district. […]

Joe Hight, veteran Oklahoma journalist, to address coverage of disasters and tragedies at SPJ conference Saturday

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report Joe Hight, a journalist acclaimed for his coverage of the Oklahoma City Murrah Bombing in 1995, will be the featured luncheon speaker Saturday (March 28) at the Region 8 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) conference at the Gaylord College on the University of Oklahoma campus. The SPJ Oklahoma Professional Chapter is hosting […]

Free workshop will spotlight the dark link between animal abuse and family violence

Internationally recognized violence prevention advocate Phil Arkow will lead a free workshop focusing on the dark link between animal abuse and other forms of family violence on Tuesday, March 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Center Hall.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Internationally recognized violence prevention advocate Phil Arkow will be in Oklahoma City to lead a workshop focusing on the link between animal abuse and other forms of family violence. The free event will be held on Tuesday, March 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Will Rogers Garden Exhibition […]

Oklahoma Society of Professional Journalists host Region 8 Spring Conference

Kathleen McElroy will speak on "the culture of newsrooms" at the Region 8 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) conference on Saturday, March 28. A former New York Times editor, McElroy is an assistant professor in the School of Media and Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University.  OSU Staff Photo

Staff Report The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Oklahoma Professional Chapter will host its Region 8 Spring Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28th at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. This year’s conference focuses on journalism’s “Best Practices” and will feature workshops […]

Merle Haggard to headline concert benefitting SHINE program

Country music legend Merle Haggard will perform at the “Concert for S.H.I.N.E” on Thursday, April 2 at the Grand Event Center in the Grand Casino in Shawnee.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma City District 2 County Commissioner and founder of the S.H.I.N.E. program, Brian Maughan has had the task of finding just the right performer for the 2nd annual “Concert for S.H.I.N.E.” fundraising event for 2015. The S.H.I.N.E. project stands for Start Helping Impacted Neighborhoods Everywhere. His mission was to […]

Oklahoma school teachers could benefit from income tax exemption

A proposal crafted by Sen. AJ Griffin, R-Guthrie, would provide an income tax exemption for Oklahoma school teachers earning less than $40,000 a year

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – Proposals at the Legislature will, if passed in both chambers and signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin, benefit Sooner State school teachers. However, at least one legislator would prefer to limit any tax break by excluding both public charter school teachers and private school teachers. Senator […]

Pioneer Library System welcomes Pulitzer winner Michael Chabon for three presentations

To commemoration the ninth year of The Big Read, the Pioneer Library System will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon who will give readers an inside look at the genre of fantasy writing.  Photo by Alf Anderson/Getty Images

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter To commemorate the ninth year of The Big Read, the Pioneer Library System is bringing a Pulitzer Prize-winning author to Oklahoma. Michael Chabon is a celebrated fantasy author in literature circles, not just for his writing, but also his “lively” public speaking appearances. His work “The Amazing Adventures of […]

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