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American Banjo Museum presents Krewe de Banjo Mardi Gras on Feb. 22

The American Banjo Museum will bring the spirit of the French Quarter to Oklahoma City with its fifth annual Krewe de Banjo Mardi Gras Party on Saturday, February 22.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The American Banjo Museum will bring Bourbon Street and the spirit of the French Quarter to Oklahoma City with its fifth annual Krewe de Banjo Mardi Gras Party on Saturday, February 22 from 6 – 9 p.m.  Festivities reminiscent of an evening at Mardi Gras in New Orleans will be […]

Gorillas on the Line Cell Phone Challenge to kick-off February OKC Zoo events

From Feb. 1 through April 30, OKC Zoo guests will receive free general admission for two when they donate an old mobile device to be recycled as part of the Gorillas on the Line program. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo will offer fun, bargains and educational activities for the month of February. From Saturday, February 1 through Thursday, April 30, the OKC Zoo will host the Gorillas on the Line Cell Phone Challenge. The challenge is for the community-at-large to help […]

Exonerated ‘Central Park Five’ member Raymond Santana to speak in Edmond

Oklahoma Christian University’s “History Speaks” series will feature exonerated 'Central Park Five' member Raymond Santana on Feb. 3.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma Christian University’s annual Black History Month event, History Speaks will feature Raymond Santana, one of the wrongfully convicted ‘Central Park Five’ now known as the ‘Exonerated Five’ on Monday, February 3. The Raymond Santana History Speaks event will take place from 7 – […]

Chefs’ Feast 2020 fundraiser will benefit Regional Food Bank’s Food for Kids Programs

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Tickets are now available for the 33rd annual Chefs’ Feast fundraiser, which benefits the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s Food for Kids Programs. The gala event will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE […]

Congresswoman Kendra Horn introduces bill to rename Oklahoma City post office for Clara Luper

Congresswoman Kendra Horn has sponsored legislation to rename the downtown Oklahoma City Post Office for civil rights activist Clara Luper 
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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Tuesday, January 14, U.S. Congresswoman Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Oklahoma City, introduced legislation (H.R. 5597) to rename the downtown Oklahoma City post office after educator and civil rights leader Clara Luper. Horn’s resolution, cosponsored by the entire Oklahoma congressional delegation, will redesignate the facility as the “Clara […]

Rep. Jason Dunnington introduces House Bill 2876 to end death penalty in Oklahoma

Rep. Jason Dunnington (D-Oklahoma City) has introduced House Bill 2876 to abolish the death penalty in Oklahoma.  File photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Tuesday, January 14, State Representative Jason Dunnington (D-Oklahoma City) introduced House Bill 2876 for consideration during the 2020 legislative session. The bill, if passed and signed into law, would remove the death penalty from among the options in Oklahoma for sentencing in capital […]

CASA to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony in honor of new facility

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Oklahoma County will host an Open House and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 23, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., celebrating their new office building at 1608 NW Expressway. The program will feature special guest speakers Presiding Juvenile Court Judge Trevor Pemberton […]

Brenda Jones Barwick of Oklahoma City named among ‘Enterprising Women’ awardees for 2020

Brenda Jones Barwick has been named of the 2020 awardees by Enterprising Women Magazine.  Photo provided.

The City Sentinel Staff Report RALEIGH, N.C. – Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women magazine, has announced the winners of the 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to the world’s top women entrepreneurs. The only Oklahoman designated in the magazine’s listing was Brenda Jones Barwick, the founder of Jones PR, an […]

Oklahoma Democratic Party to present Blue Tie Gala and Campaign Academy training to kickoff 2020 election year

The Oklahoma Democratic Party will host its Blue Tie Gala Reception on January 18 at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel Reed Conference Center.  Facebook photos

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Democratic Party (ODP) will host its Blue Tie Gala  Reception on Saturday, January 18. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel Reed Conference Center, 5750 Will Rogers Rd, in Midwest City. The evening will include […]

OKC Zoo supports wildlife affected by Australian fires

Female orangutan Negara, 26, came to the OKC Zoo from Perth Zoo in 2016. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In response to the unprecedented wildfires in Australia, the Oklahoma City Zoo Botanical Garden is contributing $10,000 in emergency conservation funds to support the critical care and long-term recovery of Australian wildlife. “During this time of heartbreaking devastation, the Oklahoma City Zoo stands with our […]

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