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Local libraries feature robot building classes for kids and teens

The Metropolitan Library System is giving kids and teens ages 10-16 a chance to construct their own robots in two free six-week sessions through a program called “The Green City Robotic Challenge.” Photo provided.

  By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Amidst all the 21st century electronic gadgets that make life easier, the Metropolitan Library System (MLS) is giving kids and teens, ages 10-16, a chance to construct their own robots in two free six-week sessions. The program is called “The Green City Robotic Challenge.”   The robots will be […]

Enoch Kelly Haney retrospective “Touching the Past” opens at Gaylord-Pickens Museum

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer On April 26, the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum will open the exhibit honoring Enoch Kelly Haney, “Touching the Past”. In keeping with the gallery’s mission to showcase Oklahoma artists, the exhibit will be a retrospective of internationally recognized painter and sculptor’s 40-year career. An opening reception will be held Thursday, […]

Public is invited to attend WildCare’s annual Spring Baby Shower

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The WildCare Foundation will hold its annual Spring Baby Shower on Saturday, April 28 from 2 – 5 p.m. at its facility 7601 84th St. four miles east of Noble, OK. Admission is free. Thousands of wild orphans arrive at WildCare each year, and each baby animal needs proper care, […]

M.J. Alexander’s photographic exhibit “Portrait of a Generation” on display at the State Capitol

: In 2009, Oklahoma photographer M.J. Alexander was selected to photograph women's rights activist and Ms. Magazine founder Gloria Steinem for the cover of Ms. Magazine.  This photo was taken during that photo shoot.  Photo by MJ Alexander

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer M.J. Alexander is an Oklahoma writer, poet, playwright, lyricist and photographer who documents people and places of the American West. Her work, focusing on the American Indian culture, is currently on display at the Oklahoma State Capitol. “ ‘My Portrait of a Generation’ exhibit has recently relocated from the Tulsa […]

Gridiron 2012 to “occu-pie” the mind

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Staff Report February is here, so it won’t be long before the state’s finest parody on politics, policy and people hits the stage. Hold the dates: February 22, 24 and 25. Rehearsals for the 2012 OKC Gridiron Show began Sunday, January 8. The script and the casting are complete. This year’s show, titled “Washington is […]

Sen. Holt welcomes new Midtown constituents

State Sen. David Holt, District 30, stands in his Capitol office with a Northwest Classen High School jersey. As a result of reapportionment, Holt's district now includes the near-northwest parts of the Midtown area.

Staff Report Sen. David Holt of Oklahoma City, a Republican, said he’s pleased to welcome 7,984 additional constituents in Midtown Oklahoma City to the District 30 legislative district he already serves. Holt gained new parts of The City Sentinel’s Midtown readership area following redistricting and the departure of Sen. Andrew Rice, an Oklahoma City Democrat, […]

Andrew Rice will resign from Senate on January 15

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Senate Minority Leader Andrew Rice, an Oklahoma City Democrat, announced today (Tuesday, October 18) he was resigning effective Jan. 15, 2012. In a statement sent to The City Sentinel and other news organizations, Rice said he had submitted letters to Secretary of the Senate Paul Ziriax, President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman, […]

Two teachers from Wilson Arts Integration Elementary School in Oklahoma City have been selected to receive the Clara Luper Arts Integration Award.

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Special to The City Sentinel Susan Bumgarner, a pre-kindergarten teacher and Greg Eskridge, the school’s drama teacher, received the awards recently at the Black Liberated Arts Center (BLAC,) Inc., officials said. The Clara Luper Arts Integration Award is given to a classroom teacher/artist who has done notable work using arts integration. Winners must also show […]

The CouchSurfing Phenomenon becoming big in Oklahoma

Starting from their home in Reading Pa., Collin Whitlock (pictured) and his father Jeff Whitlock toured Route 66 donning their customized plate. Photo by Jeff Whitlock.

  By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer In the US, cross-country drivers typically pass through Oklahoma City, especially with the popularity of historical Route 66. Now, finding a local to put them up has become a lot easier through the Internet phenomena called CouchSurfing. CouchSurfing.org is an international non-profit network that connects its travelers with locals […]

Monday night storms slam water treatment plant, some Midtown residents lose power

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staff report As the sun set on Monday evening, August 8, severe storms slammed north and west Oklahoma City. City officials contacted The City Sentinel to report that this evening’s storm caused a power outage at the Hefner Water Treatment Plant and pump station. OG&E is on the way to transfer the plant to backup […]

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