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Archive for: October, 2017

COMMENTARY: The ‘Uranium One’ story is (not fake) news, and big media has paid (at least some) attention Patrick B

Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher of CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel.  File Photo

by Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – In American journalism, a lot can happen in a week. On Tuesday (October 17), a pair of reporters for The Hill wrote this: “Before the Obama administration approved a controversial deal in 2010 giving Moscow control of a large swath of American uranium, the FBI had gathered substantial […]

Canterbury Voices and Horseshoe Road partner to present Bluegrass and Blue Jeans concert

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Canterbury Voices is partnering with Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road to present Bluegrass and Blue Jeans, the first concert in Canterbury’s 2017-2018 season. The performance will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, October 27 at the Oklahoma City Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, […]

Capitol Report for October 21: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ worthy of curriculum inclusion, and 30 year anniversary of Senate rejection of the Bork nomination

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

In this week’s Capitol Report segment for News9, analyst Patrick B. McGuigan lamented the decision of the Mississippi school district to remove Harper Lee’s classic novel, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ from the Middle School Curriculum. In discussion of the news with reporter Alex Cameron, McGuigan quoted a letter, written by a taxpayer in that state, […]

An Editor’s Memory: Paul Zahler honored for humanitarian work, and ‘Kelly’ Green remembered

At left, Rabbi Abby Jacobson of Oklahoma City, with Father Paul Zahler of Shawnee’s St. Gregory’s Bendictine Monastery. Photo from Maria Scaperlanda’s Facebook page.

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – From an Editor’s notebook and fond memories: Father Paul Zahler of St. Gregory’s honored for a lifetime of humanitarian work, and the great lady known as “Kelly” Green is remembered. Tuesday, October 17, Father Paul Zahler was honored at the annual dinner of the Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma. During […]

OKC holiday shoppers anticipate Peace Festival’s goods, entertainment and edification

Over 60 organizations will gather to display their wares for the 32nd annual Fall Peace Festival, on Saturday, November 11, at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo by John Walters

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Over 60 organizations will come together on Saturday, November 11 for the 32nd annual Fall Peace Festival in downtown Oklahoma City. The free event will provide a wide array of entertainment, information and items for holiday shoppers. The family-friendly festival will be held from 10 a.m. […]

Holiday shopping “with a conscience” begins Nov. 9 at PAMBE Ghana’s annual Global Market

Located at 6516 N. Olie in Oklahoma City, the PAMBE Ghana Global Market sells products from around the world purchased directly from artisans or from certified members of the Fair Trade Federation. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – PAMBE Ghana will begin a year-end fundraising effort with the opening of the Global Market, a seasonal fair trade shop, in Oklahoma City. Proceeds raised from the Global Market will go to benefit the La’Angum Learning Center in northern Ghana. This year, the Market will […]

Silver Soirée fundraiser to benefit Fred Jones Museum of Art school bus fund

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter NORMAN, OK – The third annual Silver Soirée fundraiser to benefit the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art will be held on Friday, October 20 from 7 – 11 p.m. The event will take place at the Railhouse Event Center, 102 W. Eufaula Street, in Norman. Proceeds from the […]

Capitol Report for October 14: Democrats have their own policy and style differences, hopeful report on Gross State Receipts

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

  The October 14 Capitol Report on News9, focused on public policy and other issues impacting Oklahoma, kicked off with an upbeat summary of gross tax revenues for the Sooner State. Patrick B. McGuigan reviewed the most recent information from Treasurer Ken Miller, including a total of $1 billion tax receipts during September. Some of […]

OKC group to rally for White Cane Safety Day on Oct 14

Heartland Council of the Blind members and Visual Services clients and staff demonstrate white cane use as they walk through Penn Square Mall at last year’s National White Cane Safety Day.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  Heartland Council of the Blind (HCB) and the Department of Rehabilitative Services’ (DRS) Visual Services will hold a rally on Saturday October 14, to observe White Cane Safety Day.  The event will take place at Penn Square Mall, 1901 Northwest Expressway in Oklahoma City, from 11 […]

World-renowned ukulele artist Jake Shimabukuro to perform at OSU Allied Arts concert

World-renowned ukulele artist, Jake Shimabukuro will perform live at the Oklahoma State University Seretean Center Concert Hall in Stillwater on October 17.  Jake Shimabukuro Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter STILLWATER, OK –World-renowned ukulele artist, Jake Shimabukuro will perform at the Oklahoma State University Seretean Center Concert Hall in Stillwater on Tuesday, October 17, at 8 p.m. One of the most talented ukulele players in history, Shimabukuro’s performance style draws comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis. Along with his […]

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