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Arts & Entertainment 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

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

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…

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Nicole Van Every simmers and burns in the the title role of “Tosca” at the Civic Center’s Little Freede Theatre tonight. Photo Provided

Tonight and Tomorrow – ‘Tosca’ cast soars with tale love’s triumph and tragedy »

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, October 7 – The Painted Sky Orchestra’s production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca” concludes its run at the Civic Center tonight (8 p.m.) and tomorrow (2…

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The sixth annual Halloween Spectacular performance of Adèle Wolf’s Burlesque & Variety Show returns to Oklahoma City on Oct. 28.  Photo by BSukmaneePresents

Burlesque queen Adèle Wolf presents her 6th Annual Halloween Spectacular »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 28, the sixth annual Adèle Wolf’s Burlesque & Variety Show Halloween Spectacular will return to Oklahoma City. …

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Community

OKC Holiday Shoppers anticipate Peace Festival’s goods, entertainment and edification »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Over 60 organizations will come together on Saturday, November 11…

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Holiday shopping “with a conscience” begins Nov. 11 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…

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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…

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News

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…

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Puggerfest 2017 becomes a disco scene with the “Village Pug” performers »

Boo, a female pug available for adoption through Homeward Bound Pug Rescue, looks like she’s smiling during Puggerfest 2017.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On a perfect fall day Oklahoma City’s Stars & Stripes Park became the grooviest scene ever with cute snorts and curly tails all decked out in 60s and 70s garb. The 14th annual Puggerfest raises funds…

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Celebration of Life event will honor peace and justice activist Lydia Polley on Oct. 14 »

Lydia Polley speaking at the 2013 OK-CADP annual dinner.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden and Patrick B. McGuigan October 4, 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Born Lydia Pfrimmer in Arkansas, Lydia Polley came to Crescent, Oklahoma, with her parents at the age of four. She proclaimed to be, “an Okie ever since.” Lydia was a lifelong…

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American Architectural Foundation to host National Urban Ecosystems Forum in Oklahoma City this week
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Forum participants will tour some of Oklahoma City’s open space developments to learn about public-private partnerships that have proven successful for the city, such as the Myriad Botanical Gardens. Image courtesy Myriad Botanical Gardens.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The American Architectural Foundation (AAF) and Kirkpatrick Foundation will present the National Urban Ecosystems Forum in Oklahoma City on Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29. The forum will bring together multi-disciplinary leaders from Oklahoma…

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Education Ray and Pat Potts will be honored with the OKCU Meinders School of Business Hall of Honors Lifetime Achievement Award on October 19.  Photos provided.

OKCU Hall of Honor to recognize new inductees

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business will honor five business and community leaders during the 31st annual Oklahoma Commerce & Industry Hall of Honor luncheon on…

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Government Oklahoma State Capitol

COMMENTARY: Patchak and Payouts – As we find ourselves in times of trouble, speaking words of wisdom

Patrick B. McGuigan At the Capitol in Oklahoma City, a special session of the Legislature begag Monday morning, September 25. Oklahoma faces a budget crunch – in other words, business as usual. It is a distressing…

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Editorial Rep. Scott Biggs. File photo

Commentary: Scott Biggs and the ‘four-corners’ stalling tactic on criminal justice reform

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Once upon a time in Oklahoma, elected representatives of the people enacted  the Justice Reinvestment Initiative (JRI), a package of laws designed to shift some criminal justice provisions from unnecessarily…

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Commentary Patrick B. McGuigan

COMMENTARY: Getting the right answer by changing the question: If left-wing academic bias is a given, why should taxpayers finance it?

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – You have to love a policy wonk who asks a question different from the one people assume is “the question” of the day. Neal McCluskey is such a wonk.…

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Business Jack Werner, Photo provided.

Your Property A to Z – Historic Homes

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…

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Sports This month soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma City and Tulsa by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona.  Photo provided.

FC Barcelona to host Soccer Camp in Oklahoma City and Tulsa

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This summer two soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona. The Oklahoma City camp will be held from…

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Health Remington Park jockey Bryan McNeil and Dr. William Meyer present a “Superstar” trophy to Stan Evans, a patient of the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood disorders in children, as mom Lindsey Evans looks on. Photo provided.

Oklahoma Superstars honored during Children’s Cancer Awareness month

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An Oscars-themed event celebrating Children’s Cancer Awareness month was recently held at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Oklahoma children battling cancer, their families and…

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Faith Julie Conrady. Photo provided.

First Unitarian Church of OKC sponsors the ordination of Julie Conrady

Staff Report The congregation at the First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City in celebrating the ordination of Julie Conrady. Her formal ordination ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 17 at 4 p.m/ at First Unitarian…

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