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Oklahoma City joins national Youth Climate Strike on March 15

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma junior high, high school, and college students are planning to rally at the State Capitol on Friday, March 15 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. to raise awareness about what advocates describe as “the growing climate crisis.” The Oklahoma City event is organized by students from […]

Moody’s Investor Service gives Oklahoma City government top-notch bond rating

Oklahoma City Manager Craig Freeman.  File Photo

Staff Report Moody’s Investor Service cited Oklahoma City “management’s ability to navigate challenging financial times” in revising its outlook to stable for the City’s top-notch bond rating. Moody’s affirmed the City of Oklahoma City’s Aaa rating in a report issued in February, revising last year’s negative outlook to stable for 2019. It’s the ninth year […]

BlackSpace Oklahoma to host Placemaking Storytelling Project in March

BlackSpace Oklahoma, in partnership with the Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Humanities will host a lecture series, “Placemaking through Storytelling” in March at The Auditorium at Page Woodson.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY​, OK – BlackSpace Oklahoma, in partnership with the Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Humanities, will introduce their organization and initiatives with the lecture series ​NE OKC Placemaking Storytelling Project. ​ NE OKC is a community based organization leading […]

Get Lucky with art, music and and food at the Paseo in March

The Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) will feature oil paintings and pen and ink works by artist Roland Miguel.  Photo provided.

    Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK (February 18, 2019) – As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail! The community is invited to the First Friday Gallery Walk every month. This month’s walk is Friday, March 1, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The Paseo Art […]

Bartlesville woman to be honored during People with Disabilities Awareness Day at State Capitol

Katie Wehmeyer, seen outside the Bartlesville DRS office, is pursuing a medical career after receiving support from the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services staff. Photo provided.

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma resident Katie Wehmeyer will be honored as the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services’ (DRS) Client of the Year on Tuesday, March 12 at People with Disabilities Awareness Day (PDAD). The annual event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at the state […]

2019 Oklahoma Aviation Art Contest winners announced

The Oklahoma 2019 International Aviation Art Contest winners were selected by ‘celebrities judges’ from the Oklahoma aviation and aerospace community. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) has announced the names of twelve students that placed in the Oklahoma 2019 International Aviation Art Contest. The state-level art contest, sponsored by the OAC, encourages youth, ages 6 to 17, to reflect on aviation by designing a piece of art […]

A Night with Ralph Ellison Gala set for March 9

The 2019 Ralph Ellison Gala celebration “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, March 9 at the Oklahoma History Center. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Ralph Ellison Foundation celebration gala, “A Night with Ralph Ellison” will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 6 – 9 p.m.  The event will take place at the Oklahoma History Center’s Devon Great Hall in Oklahoma City.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The […]

Oklahoma City University again awarded Tree Campus USA status

Oklahoma City University was honored with 2018 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Arbor Day Foundation once again has honored Oklahoma City University with Tree Campus USA recognition for 2018. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation that recognizes colleges and universities for effective urban forest management and for engaging […]

ACLU’s Allie Shinn tapped as new Freedom Oklahoma Executive Director

ACLU-OK Deputy Director, Allie Shinn will become the new executive director of Freedom Oklahoma starting March 4. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Freedom Oklahoma has announced that Allie Shinn will become the organization’s new Executive Director starting March 4. A long time advocate for LGBTQ rights, Shinn comes to Freedom Oklahoma from the ACLU of Oklahoma, where she served as Deputy Director. During her time at […]

Professor Anita Hill to speak at Oklahoma History Center Feb. 22

Professor Anita Hill will be the special guest speaker at the The Dr. Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Center for Social Justice and Racial Healing gala on February 22.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Dr. Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher Center for Social Justice and Racial Healing at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will host a special event on Friday, February 22 featuring special guest Professor Anita Hill. The event will be held at 6 p.m. […]

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