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Puggerfest revisits the 60s & 70s at Stars & Stripes Park on Oct 7

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 7, Puggerfest 2017 will take us back to the 60s and 70s at Lake Hefner’s Stars & Stripes Park. 7398 N. Portland, in Oklahoma City.  Lasting from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. it will be the hippest furry happening of the year. A […]

CityRep opens season with Patsy Cline Sept. 16-24, Twain on October 6

In September, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” will star Julie Johnson at The Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theater.  Photo provided.

Staff Report UPDATE:   Stage and screen legend Hal Holbrook is retiring his signature one-man show “Mark Twain Tonight!” after more than six decades of playing the beloved author and humoris, thus canceling the scheduled Oct. 6 performance in Oklahoma City. This week, CityRep opens its sixteenth season with a two week run for the Oklahoma […]

2nd annual OKIP Wrongful Conviction Day Fish Fry set for Oct 7 at Saints Pub

Oklahoma Death Row Exonerees (L-R) Malcolm Scott, Thomas Webb III, and Demarchoe Carpenter have all benefited from work done at the Oklahoma Innocence Project.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Saints Pub, 1715 NW 16th Street, in Oklahoma City’s Plaza District, will host its second annual Wrongful Conviction Day Fish Fry on Saturday, October 7, benefiting the Oklahoma Innocence Project (OKIP). Located at the Oklahoma City University School of Law, 800 N Harvey Ave., OKIP […]

Why Civic Center Improvements (Proposition 7) matter to opera and arts infrastructure

Painted Sky’s Rob Glaubitz on Proposition 7.  Photo provided.

Rob Glaubitz Oklahoma City residents: You may not realize it but the upcoming election on September 12 really matters to the theater community in Oklahoma City and especially to Painted Sky Opera. If you haven’t checked it out yet, Oklahoma City residents vote on several items on September 12, including two sales tax increases and […]

OCPA’s Jonathan Small: ‘No need for a special session’

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Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – After Gov. Mary Fallin announced her intention to convene a special session of the Oklahoma Legislature on September 25, OCPA President Jonathan Small released the following statement: “There is simply no need for a special session. For the fiscal health of Oklahoma, officials should look into moving funds already […]

Oklahoma’s Curbside Chronicle street paper receives global recognition

Founders of The Curbside Chronicle, Ranya and Whitney O’Connor received awards recognizing Oklahoma’s only street paper at the International Network of Street Papers (INSP) Conference in Manchester, England.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This week, Oklahoma’s only street paper, The Curbside Chronicle, received global recognition for its work at the International Network of Street Papers (INSP) Conference in Manchester, England. The Curbside Chronicle, a magazine sold by people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, won in […]

OKC’s Sally’s List Annual Luncheon to host Sen. Barbara Boxer in November

Former U.S. Senator Senator Barbara Boxer will be keynote speaker at the 2017 Sally’s List Annual Luncheon on Friday, November 3 in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2017 Sally’s List Annual Luncheon will feature former United States Senator for California Barbara Boxer as keynote speaker on Friday, November 3. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the National Cowboy Hall and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd […]

Two women enter race for Republican nomination as Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor

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Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Cathy Costello, widow of Mark Costello – who served as Oklahoma Commissioner of Labor from 2011-2015 – has entered the race to fill the position in the 2018 election. Havng entered the race on August 2, Costello will face state Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang, who formally announced her widely […]

Your Property A to Z – Historic Homes

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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 at least make you pay more attention: •    Collapsing basement wall – “All the houses in the area have […]

Planned Parenthood Great Plains to host annual CHOICE gala in Oklahoma City

CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will feature the female performance troupe Broad Comedy on August 26 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will be held Saturday, August 26. at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street. The event will raise funds for the organization’s health centers in […]

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