The City Sentinel
Archive for: October, 2017

ANALYSIS – Capitol Review: Budget still murky, death penalty controversy deepens, Costello presses mental health policy reforms

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Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – House Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka, said on October 27 that House Republicans were ready to move on to alternative options for addressing the $215 million budget shortfall after a vote that day on a revenue package in a Joint Committee on Appropriations and Budget (JCAB) meeting. Although the Legislature […]

Capitol Report for October 28: Consumers of American Journalism absorb two examples of why press freedom matters

News9 Alex Cameron (left0 and Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK editor, give the Capitol Report.  Photo provide.

On this week’s Capitol Report – the weekend segment broadcast on Oklahoma City’s News9 and Tulsa’s Newson6 — news analyst Patrick B. McGuigan focused on two widely covered stories illustrating the continuing importance of the protected liberties news reporters enjoy in the American legal system. First, he pointed to the work of two reporters for […]

Painted Sky Opera’s November 10 Masquerade Ball comes after terrific ‘Tosca’ kicks off Season 2

Saira Frank and J. Warren Mitchell performed in Painted Sky Opera’s production of Tosca. Photo by Wendy Mutz

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Painted Sky Opera will hold a Masquerade Ball on Friday, November 10 in the historic confines of the downtown Skirvin Hotel. The black-tie gala will support the professional opera troupe’s education programming and future productions at the Civic Center Music Hall.   According to leaders of the opera company, […]

Memorial honors Lydia Polley as beloved peace and justice advocate

OK-CADP board member Rex Friend spoke of Lydia Polley’s the tenacity as an activist during her memorial service at the Mayflower Congregational Church on October 14.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Born Lydia Pfrimmer in Arkansas on July 18, 1931, Lydia Gill Polley, a lifelong peace and justice advocate, transitioned from this world on September 24, 2017.  A well attended celebration of her life was held at Mayflower Congregational Church in Oklahoma City. The event was […]

Old Trinity of Paseo Quilt Show builds homes for Peppers Ranch foster children

The Old Trinity Chapel Event Center of Paseo, 3000 N. Lee, in Oklahoma City will host a “Hippie at Heart--Quirky to Modern Art Quilt Show and Giveaway” on Friday, November 3.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Old Trinity Chapel Event Center of Paseo, 3000 N. Lee, in Oklahoma City will host a “Hippie at Heart–Quirky to Modern Art Quilt Show and Giveaway” on Friday, November 3.  The free event will take place from 5 – 10 p.m. during the Paseo […]

McClintock Saloon blends the old and new west with a French connection

Michel Buthion (left) and Lindsey Ocker are the new proprietors of McClintock Saloon & Chop House in Oklahoma City’s Stockyard City.  McClintock Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – When you walk into McClintock you have the feeling you have just entered the Long Branch Saloon. That is if you are old enough to remember the Gunsmoke television series. A classic 50 foot long hand-crafted oak and brass bar, complete with a large painting […]

Local UN Chapter hosts annual luncheon to promote “Global Goals, Local Leaders”

On October 28, the United Nations Association of Oklahoma City will host its annual U.N. Day Luncheon at Mayflower Congregational Church in Oklahoma City.  File photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 28, the United Nations Association of Oklahoma City (UNA-OKC) will host its annual U.N. Day Luncheon featuring a panel on community development.  The event will take place from 12 – 1:45 p.m., at Mayflower Congregational Church, 3901 NW 63rd Street, in Oklahoma City. […]

OKC Unitarian Church to screen Baynard Rustin documentary on Nov. 10

The public is invited on Friday, November 10 to the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City’s screening of “Brother Outsider, the Life of Baynard Rustin.”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City will host a screening of the film, “Brother Outsider, the Life of Baynard Rustin” on Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The documentary will be shown in Daniel Hall at First Unitarian Church, […]

Donations needed for Pets and People’s charity auction on Nov 11

Pets and People Humane Society is looking for donations of tax deductible items and gift certificates to create auction baskets that will raise money to fund medical treatment for dogs and cats to be spayed or neutered.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter YUKON, OK – Pets & People Humane Society will hold its 16th annual Charity Auction fundraiser on Saturday, November 11.  The auction and dinner will be held at 7 p.m. at the 10 West Main event center in Yukon. The charity event is Pets & People’s largest fundraiser of […]

Oklahoma Hip Hop Festival to host tribute to The Roots band

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The City of Oklahoma City has declared November as Hip Hop History Month. To honor this recognition, the third annual Oklahoma Hip Hop Festival will host a one-night event celebrating one of hip hop’s most iconic collectives. The festival, themed The Next Movement: Tribute to the […]

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