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Archive for: March, 2017

‘Killing Richard Glossip’ world premiere to be held in Oklahoma City

New Killing Richard Glossip graphic

By Patrick B. McGuigan A private screening of the first episode in Discovery ID’s documentary “Killing Richard Glossip” is slated for Wednesday, April 5 at the Paramount Cinema in Oklahoma City, The City Sentinel has learned. The “by invitation only” event for what is deemed a “real-time” presentation will feature a panel discussion and question and answer […]

OPINION: A modest proposal, from one ‘loyal and true’ — Why not raise the roof? Or the ceiling?

Nancy Lieberman. Slate.com

Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel editor and publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – May it please the court of public opinion, and more importantly OSU Athletic Director Mike Holder. Herewith my credentials, in condensed resume form: Patrick B. McGuigan, Bishop John Carroll school, class of 1968, boys basketball, baseball and football player. Bishop McGuinness Class of […]

COMMENTARY: Senator Shortey’s Shortcomings

Steve Fair

by Steve Fair Last week the Oklahoma State Senate unanimously voted to strip Senator Ralph Shortey, R-Oklahoma City, of his privileges as a State Senator. He can still vote, but he doesn’t have an office, a legislative assistant or a parking place. Shortey was evidently caught in a motel room with a 17 year old […]

OSU’s Allied Arts season finale presents international ensemble Mnozil Brass

The final concert of the Oklahoma State University 2016-2017 Allied Arts series will feature the internationally renowned Mnozil Brass band on April 4 in Stillwater.  Mnozil Brass Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter STILLWATER, OK – The Oklahoma State University 2016-2017 Allied Arts series will close out this season with the performance of the internationally renowned Mnozil Brass band. The innovative, comedic and accomplished Austrian septet will appear on Tuesday, April 4 at 8 p.m. at the Sereteam Center Concert Hall on […]

COMMENTARY: Shortey, and the fork in the road

Sean Cummings

By Sean Cummings Do as I say not as I do. I often heard this as a child. Usually, it was about smoking. This week it has come up again. “Guess what Shortey was caught doing?” That’s how it all started. Truthfully, It was the tackiness of it all that got to me. Craigslist, Motel […]

COMMENTARY: No to the Magic Christian: The front-runner for Oklahoma County Sheriff is the worst choice. Both Taylor and Macy are better

OK County Sheriff

Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher and editor OKLAHOMA CITY – In the Republican primary, two well-qualified men have stepped up, seeking to take the place of former Sheriff John Whetsel, who resigned a few weeks ago. R. Brett Macy has never run for office, but a case can be made that new blood is what’s needed […]

Oklahoma City Get Down celebrates hip-hop culture March 31

The Oklahoma Zulus are co-presenters of The Oklahoma City Get Down, a celebration of hip-hop culture on March 31.  Oklahoma Zulus Twitter photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Friday, March 31, rap artists Guerrilla Breed and the Oklahoma Zulus will present The Oklahoma City Get Down, a celebration of hip-hop culture. The event will take place at 7 p.m. March 31 at Russell’s in the Tower Hotel, 3233 NW Expressway. Cover charge is $5. Founded by Stephen “Koopa” […]

Capitol Report for March 18: Still more on ‘gubernatorial election 2017’ – and praise for Fallin’s choice of Keating for OU Regents

News 9 Alex Cameron (left and CapitolBeatOK publisher Patrick B. McGuigan discuss politics on the Capitol Report.  Photo provided.

In this week’s edition of Capitol Report on News9, the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City, Patrick B. McGuigan continued his analysis of what he’s called – jokingly – the 2017 gubernatorial race. On the Democratic side, former state Sen. Connie Johnson is calling for civic engagement. She wants people to get involved regardless of whom […]

Service Corps’ Bill Phillips Award goes to Single Parent Support Network (SPSN)

Rhonda Thomas, executive of the Single Parent Support Network, has been designated winner of the Bill Phillips award from ESCCO. Photo Provided

Staff Report Executive Service Corps of Central Oklahoma (ESCCO) has named the Single Parent Support Network (SPSN) its 2017 Bill Phillips Award winner. The Bill Phillips Award was established to recognize and honor the contribution of Phillips, the founding Executive Director of ESCCO. Single Parent Support Network (SPSN) serves the single parent family population by […]

In Putnam Heights Neighborhood, Adopt-A-Park Program blends resources with community foundation

In the historic Putnam Heights neighborhood, a resident enjoys a walk with her faithful companion. Photo Provided

Staff Report Through Oklahoma City’s Adopt-A-Park Program, Putnam Heights Preservation Area, Inc., the neighborhood association for the Putnam Heights Historic Preservation District ambitiously adopted the four acres of public park space that graces this grand old neighborhood. For the last 21 years Putnam Heights has maintained the wide medians and park space, mowing, controlling weeds, […]

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