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Arts & Entertainment The 2015 Festival of the Arts is now underway and will take place thru Sunday April 26 in downtown Oklahoma City at the Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens.  Photo provided.

The 2015 Festival of the Arts is underway in downtown OKC »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 2015 Festival of the Arts is now underway and will take place thru Sunday April 26 in downtown Oklahoma City. The festival area stretches…

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On Friday and Saturday April 24 and 25, special guest conductor Jeff Tyzik and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic will take big band music lovers on a trip back to the heyday of New York’s Cotton Club.  Photo provided.

Smoky, Sultry and Swingin,’ A Night at The Cotton Club with the OKC Philharmonic »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Friday and Saturday April 24 and 25, special guest conductor Jeff Tyzik and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic will take big band music lovers…

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Walker Degerness as Tommy Albright and Mackenzie Menter as Fiona MacLaren are among the 38-member cast presenting the romantic musical  Brigadoon at Oklahoma City University, April 24-26.  The award-winning show, OCU’s season finale, also features a 34-piece orchestra. Three performances: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, in Kirkpatrick Auditorium, 2501 N. Blackwelder. Tickets ($12-25) from 405.208.56227 or  www.okcu.edu/tickets. Photo provided.

OCU’s production of Lerner & Loewe classic ‘Brigadoon’ set for April 24-26 »

Staff Report Jaded New York tourists stumble across a mysterious Scottish town in the romantic musical  Brigadoon, the April 24-26 finale of Oklahoma City University’s opera and music theater season.…

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Community

Presti presses reset button »

Scott Brooks

By Mark Rodgers The case of Scott Brooks is a curious one. Hard to comprehend for some. Easy to see…

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YWCA OKC’s Our Sisters’ Closet celebrates eight years of helping others »

Our Sisters’ Closet, the upscale resale shop of YWCA Oklahoma City, is celebrating its 8th anniversary this month.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Our Sisters’ Closet, the upscale resale shop of YWCA Oklahoma City, celebrated its 8th…

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The 2015 Festival of the Arts is underway in downtown OKC »

The 2015 Festival of the Arts is now underway and will take place thru Sunday April 26 in downtown Oklahoma City at the Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 2015 Festival of the Arts is now underway and will take place thru…

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April 26, 2015, 1:18 am
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News

Dialogue Institute Recognizes Honorees at Friendship Dinner »

Friends gather for a photo at The Dialogue Institute's eleventh annual Friendship Dinner.From left to right, Ray Shaik, Rabia Shaik, Mari Fagin, Joan Koremblit and Michael Korenblit. Photo by Nasreen Iqbal

By Nasreen Iqbal, Special to The City Sentinel About 150 people gathered on April 7 at the Tower Hotel in Oklahoma City for The Dialogue Institute Oklahoma City’s eleventh annual Friendship Dinner and Awards Ceremony. The institute formed in 2002 as a nonprofit organization dedicated…

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Prayer, discernment, reformation: Tulsa case underscores nationwide concerns police-involved killings »

Brady Henderson, shown here during a recent television interview, is a progressive who serves as an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma. He is not the only Republican concerned about police-involved shootings and other violence against minorities.

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – Intense. That’s a word to describe responses to the shooting of a Tulsa man. The case involving Reserve Deputy Robert Charles “Bob” Bates drew wide attention. Bates, who is white, fatally shot Eric Courtney Harris, who was…

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Murrah Bombing: OK Senate remembers state employees killed or injured, House honors those who persevered »

State Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, with microphone at left, introduces state employees remembering the impact of the Murrah Building Bombing.
Senate Staff Photo

CapitolBeatOK Staff OKLAHOMA CITY – As people in Oklahoma prepared to remember those who died in Oklahoma City Bombing twenty years ago (April 19, 1995) the state Senate paused Thursday (April 16) to honor and remember state workers who were injured or who died in…

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Gov. Fallin signs death penalty measure, execution critics decry her decision »

Gas Chamber pic

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin on Friday (April 17) signed House Bill 1879, a measure allowing the state to perform executions through nitrogen hypoxia if the current method of execution – lethal injection – is ruled unconstitutional or becomes unavailable. The United…

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Education OSU graduate students Quinn Vandenberg (left) and Jonathon Button joined the TEDxOStateU speaker lineup to talk about their venture Life Out of the Box, which is helping children and working with local artisans around the world. The pair joined a wide cross section of thought leaders at Oklahoma State University to participate in the recent TEDxOStateU 2015.  Photo provided.

TEDxOStateU 2015 faculty, students, others offer ideas worth spreading 

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Thought leaders with ideas worth spreading took to the stage for TEDxOStateU on April 10 at Oklahoma State University. With the theme of “Ideas,” presenters brought to the OSU campus thought-provoking…

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Government (L-R) Oklahoma Representatives Emily Virgin and Cory Williams, and Norman Mayor Cindy Rosenthal will speak during the 2015 Oklahoma Sierra Club Lobby Day event at the State Capitol on April 8.  Photos provided.

Representatives Williams and Virgin, and Norman Mayor Rosenthal to Speak at Sierra Club annual Lobby Day event

Staff Report The Sierra Club of Oklahoma will hold their annual Lobby Day at the Oklahoma state Capitol on Wednesday, April 8 in Oklahoma City. Supporters will gather at 10 a.m. in Room 412a. Sierra Club…

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Editorial Patrick McGuigan, Publisher, The City Sentinel

For the sake of the ten, and for the sake of us all: Prison Reform Now

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – American prisons are often graduate schools of crime, places where foundational purposes of Western law – restitution and justice – are myths. In Oklahoma, prisons and jails are…

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Commentary Ronald Regan, picture taken from web

For Kids: Tear Down That Wall

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   Education is the source of personal reformation and the pathway to achievement of dreams. Throughout my carrer in writing, reporting and teaching, I have supported education reform in the broadest…

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Business Our Sisters’ Closet, the upscale resale shop of YWCA Oklahoma City, is celebrating its 8th anniversary this month.  Photo provided.

YWCA OKC’s Our Sisters’ Closet celebrates eight years of helping others

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Our Sisters’ Closet, the upscale resale shop of YWCA Oklahoma City, celebrated its 8th anniversary on Thursday, April 24. The resale store opened its doors in 2007. Since then they…

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Sports Scott Brooks

Presti presses reset button

By Mark Rodgers The case of Scott Brooks is a curious one. Hard to comprehend for some. Easy to see for others. The longtime assistant rescued the Thunder from the depths of 2009 P.J. Carlesimo hell.…

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Health Sarah Getto, an Oklahoma singer-musician-songwriter will perform at People with Disabilities Awareness Day, noon to 4:30 p.m., on Monday, April 20, at the state Capitol. Nine hundred Oklahomans with disabilities and advocates are expected to attend.  Photo provided

Musical artist Sarah Getto to entertain at Disabilities Awareness Day at State Capitol

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Award-winning Oklahoma singer-musician-songwriter Sarah Getto will be the featured performer at the 21st People with Disabilities Awareness Day from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20. Event organizers estimate 900…

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Faith The Rev Dr Don Alexander, Senior Minister at First Christian Church, Oklahoma City for 30 years, will be the guest preacher for a special worship service on Sunday April 19 at 10:30 a.m.  The service will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Murrah Building on April 19, 1995. Photo provided.

Rev Don Alexander to preach at 20th anniversary bombing memorial service

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Rev Dr Don Alexander has been the Senior Minister at First Christian Church in Oklahoma City for 30 years. He will be the guest preacher for a special worship service…

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