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Archive for: August, 2017

Sunita Sharma MacLennan will receive Global Citizen Community Service award on September 9

Sunita Sharma MacLennan ,  Photo provided.

Staff Report Sunita Sharma MacLennan of Her Farm Nepal and Global Mountain Fund will receive World Experiences Foundation’s 2017 Global Citizen Award in Community Service on Saturday, September 9 at the Embassy Suites in Downtown Oklahoma City. According to a biographical sketch published by the World Experiences Foundation, Sunita was born a daughter to a […]

Capitol Report for August 19: Oklahoma’s GOP legislators have to decide what they are for, respecting Jason Murphey

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  In the August 19 Capitol Report segment on News9, the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City, analyst Pat McGuigan used “air quotes” to make points. He said that in the wake of a unanimous and “100 percent correct” decision by the state Supreme Court, Oklahoma’s Republican legislative leaders have to make decisions. Are they really […]

Your Property A to Z – Historic Homes

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by Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections has significant experience inspecting historic homes.  You might like to know what to look for and what not to accept. Let’s start with some ”phrases” that should at least make you pay more attention: •    Collapsing basement wall – “All the houses in the area have […]

Painted Sky Opera’s 2017-18 season brings incarnations of the Diva

Tosca will be presented by Painted Sky Opera on October 6 - 8 at the Civic Center's Freede Little Theater.  Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Now a resident company at the Civic Center in downtown Oklahoma City, Painted Sky Opera’s 2017-18 season will feature three shows about opera’s favorite topic — divas. From the powerful story of Tosca to the ridiculousness of Florence Foster Jenkins to the self-absorption of “Three Decembers” Madeleine Mitchell, Painted Sky […]

Text-to-give campaign launched to help end homelessness in Oklahoma City

Text HelpOKCHomeless to 41444 to help the fight against homelessness in Oklahoma City.  File photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Making a contribution to help the fight against homelessness in Oklahoma City is now easy through the new text-to-give campaign. Text HelpOKCHomeless to 41444 and follow the instructions to make a donation benefiting local service organizations that help people who are homeless. Donations can also […]

Girl Scouts to host 6th Cookies & Cocktails competition

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma will host its 6th annual Cookies & Cocktails fundraiser on Thursday, August 17, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2020 Remington Place, adjacent to the Oklahoma City Zoo. Local restaurants such as Vast, Hacienda Tacos, La Baguette, Pub […]

CityRep prepares for 2017-18 season

In September, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” will star Julie Johnson at The Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theater.  Photo provided.

Staff Report Oklahoma City – Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep), Oklahoma’s award winning professional theatre, recently announced its 2017-2018 Season. The equity troupe’s sixteenth season includes Oklahoma premieres, legendary performances and actors from among the best of Broadway, across the nation and here at home, deemed by organizers as “unique American voices.” In September, “A […]

Planned Parenthood Great Plains to host annual CHOICE gala in Oklahoma City

CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will feature the female performance troupe Broad Comedy on August 26 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will be held Saturday, August 26. at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street. The event will raise funds for the organization’s health centers in […]

OKCU to host screening of civil rights documentary honoring James Baldwin

Oklahoma City University will host a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” about the life of writer James Baldwin on Wednesday, August 30. YouTube photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University will screen the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” on Wednesday, August 30. The screening, which is about the Civil Rights movement, will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Meinders School of Business in the Kerr-McGee Auditorium at N.W. […]

Republican responses to tobacco fee spike illustrate party divisions

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Staff Report From Oklahoma conservatives at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City – all around the Sooner State, in fact – first-wave responses to last week’s widely anticipated state Supreme Court decision axing a tobacco tax levy were all over the proverbial map. While the state’s chief executive and her legislative allies expressed disappointment in […]

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