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Archive for: May, 2018

Rep. Tammy West praises signing of legislation to promote accountability and transparency

Oklahoma state Rep. Tammy West, a Republican, represents parts of Bethany, Warr Aces and northwest Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

Staff Report State Rep. Tammy West, R-Bethany and Warr Acres, on Friday, May 11. praised Governor Mary Fallin for signing into law House Bill 2860, which requires the State Department of Education to make a link to school district financial data available to the public on the front page of the department’s website. The bill […]

Jim Roth appointed Dean of OCU Law School

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University’s President Robert Henry recently announced that Jim Roth has been appointed as the next Dean of OCU’s Law School. A former Oklahoma County commissioner and Oklahoma Corporation commissioner, Roth will begin his term as dean on July 1. Roth currently serves as […]

Special Olympic athletes to compete at 49th annual Summer Games in Stillwater

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK -The campus of Oklahoma State University will welcome more than 5,000 Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes May 16-18 during the 49th annual Special Olympics Summer Games.  Oklahoma staff and thousands of volunteers are preparing for three full days of competitions, Olympic-style ceremonies, Olympic Village, food, housing and more. On Wednesday morning, […]

Kay Floyd elected Senate Democratic Leader

Oklahoma state Sen. Kay Floyd of Oklahoma City has been elected Democratic Leader in the upper chamber.  Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Senate Democratic Caucus announced last week that they have elected Sen. Kay Floyd (D-Oklahoma City) to serve as Senate Democratic Leader for the 57th Oklahoma Legislature.

Floyd, who currently serves as Senate Democratic Caucus Chair, will succeed Sen. John Sparks (D-Norman) in January 2019. Sen. Floyd will be the first woman to […]

‘Three Decembers’ opera (in English) is alternately somber, humorous and affirming

Catherine McDaniel (center), André Chiang, and Katie Bolding perform in Painted Sky Opera’s “Three Decembers” at the Civic Center Friday, May 11 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m..  Photo by Wendy Mutz.

Patrick B. McGuigan The sophomore season for Painted Sky Opera, Oklahoma City’s professional opera troupe, winds up this weekend with “Three Decembers.” Jake Hegge crafted “Dead Man Walking,” one of the most widely performed modern American operas (adapted from the book and motion picture of the same name). Drawing from an unpublished work by playwright […]

OKC celebrates 13th annual Bike to Work Day on May 18

Oklahoma City will celebrate its 13th annual Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 18.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  On Friday, May 18, Oklahoma City will celebrate its 13th annual Bike to Work Day.  Those who bike to work are invited to meet at the Myriad Botanical Gardens for complimentary coffee and breakfast provided by Junction Coffee, courtesy of the Downtown OKC Partnership from 7:15 – 9 a.m. National Bike […]

The African Children’s Choir to perform at Oklahoma City’s First Church

The renowned African Children’s Choir will perform a free concert in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, May 16 at First Church. at 6:30 p.m. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Wednesday, May 16, the renowned African Children’s Choir will perform in Oklahoma City.  The concert will take place at First United Methodist Church, 131 NW 4th Street at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. “The choir that will be coming to your area […]

ABC documentary “The Last Defense” to air June 12 spotlighting death row inmates Julius Jones and Darlie Routier

“The Last Defense” executive producers (L-R) Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Christine Connor and Julius Jones’ lawyer, Dale Baich, discuss the case at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.  Twitter photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK –  A new documentary series, titled “The Last Defense,” executive produced by actress Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, will begin airing on Tuesday, June 12 on the ABC Television Network at 9 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST). The program takes an in-depth look at the cases […]

Painted Sky Opera’s “Three Decembers” at Civic Center May 11 and 13

Catherine McDaniel (center),  André Chiang, and Katie Bolding perform in Painted Sky Opera’s “Three Decembers” at the Civic Center Friday, May 11 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m..  Photo by Wendy Mutz.

Staff Report Oklahoma City – The Painted Sky Opera company’s production of “Three Decembers” (by Jake Heggie) is coming for two performances (May 11 and May 13) at the Civic Center Muck Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. Based on a play by Terrence McNally, this opera by modern American composer Jake Heggie follows an aging […]

VA and Osage Nation to host Presumptive Conditions Event

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter PONCA CITY, OK – On May 7-8, the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs and the Osage Nation of Oklahoma will host a Presumptive Conditions Campaign event at the Osage Nation Casino Event Center, 64464 State Highway 60 in Ponca City.  

The two day event, from 9 a.m. to 4 […]

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