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'Oklahoma!' homecoming: As the Tony-winning revival of the musical closes on Broadway, the next stage is OKC

NEW YORK — Illuminated by the unusual lighting design, several audience members jolted as a gun went off toward the end of the...

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Puppet play: Lyric Theatre planning feline fun for young audiences with Dr. Seuss' 'The Cat in the Hat'

Some of the most celebrated roles in musical theater history have been taken from the pages of books: Jean Valjean, the main...

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Cinematic adventure: OKC Philharmonic to play along with classic film 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'

Archaeologist Indiana Jones' big-screen adventures just wouldn't be the same without the sweeping score by legendary composer...

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Interviews and video: Closing on Broadway, Tony-winning revival of 'Oklahoma!' next comes to OKC to launch national tour

After the radically reimagined Tony Award-winning revival of the classic musical takes its final bows Saturday and Sunday on...

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Waving 'Her Flag': Oklahoma artist Marilyn Artus continues her cross-country project celebrating the 19th Amendment's 100th anniversary

Marilyn Artus started 2020 literally wearing a banner marking her home state's place in the history of women's suffrage. The...

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Listen: Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson releases new single 'Forever Valentine,' written and produced by Bruno Mars

“Forever Valentine” is Wilson’s first new solo music since the 2017 release of his album "In It To Win It."

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Watch: Trailer debuts for Oklahoma-made family film 'The Adventures of A.R.I. My Robot Friend'

With an almost entirely Oklahoma-based crew, it's the second film that Ace Entertainment Films Inc. produced in Oklahoma,...

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BAM's Blog Top 10 movies of 2019: 'Jojo Rabbit,' 'The Farewell,' 'Us' and more highlight stellar year for cinema

The film industry closed out the 2010s with female filmmakers, international auteurs and moviemakers of color having achieved...

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Movie review: Despite strong performances, fact-based story 'Three Christs' has trouble with the truth

The film is loosely drawn from Milton Rokeach's controversial 1964 psychiatric case study "The Three Christs of Ypsilanti," but...

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Movie review: Japanese animated film 'Weathering With You' mixes teen romance and mythical meteorology

A 2019 Toronto International Film Festival premiere, it is the newest title from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki...

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'Weathering With You' PG-13 1:51 3 of 4 stars Mythical meteorology meets teen romance in the visually striking, tunefully...

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Norman Music Festival announces 2020 headliners

NORMAN — The Drums, Kero Kero Bonito, Y La Bamba, MIKE and Oklahoma acts Johnny Manchild and the Poor Bastards, Twiggs and Kat...

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Theater review: 'Miss Saigon' brings lavishly tragic tale of the tolls of war to Civic Center

The abhorrent and unabating collateral damages of war are luridly explored in theater impresario Cameron Mackintosh’s lavish...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Top 10: The Oklahoman film critic Brandy McDonnell lists her favorite movies of 2019

The year just past may have boasted more of its share of real-life oddball characters, outrageous dialogue and unexpected plot...

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Tickets on sale Friday to Alison Krauss' spring OKC concert

The 27-time Grammy Award winner in November received the National Medal of Arts for her extraordinary contributions to American...

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Watch: Samantha Crain announces new album 'A Small Death,' releases video for new song 'An Echo'

The follow-up to her 2017 album "You Had Me at Goodbye" is available for pre-order.

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Oklahoma-made film 'Golden Arm' to have world premiere at SXSW

“Golden Arm” is the debut feature for writing team Ann Marie Allison and Jenna Milly, and it uses sports and humor to deliver a...

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Theater review: 'Miss Saigon' brings lavishly tragic tale of the tolls of war to OKC Civic Center

The musical shows that war all too often turns boyish soldiers into broken men, women into commodities and children into...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art celebrating fourth annual Night of Hygge tonight

Based on the Danish lifestyle, the museum's Night of Hygge features coziness, friends and art.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 16, 2020: Hear Oklahoma trumpeter David B. Hooten at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium

In addition to being an internationally acclaimed musician, Hooten is also a local business owner and currently serves as...

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Oklahoma native Charlie Wilson, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and more to perform on Grammy Awards

In addition, current Grammy nominees Camilla Cabello, H.E.R., Jonas Brothers, Rosalía and Tyler, The Creator are set to deliver...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 15, 2020: See special fan preview screenings of the Japanese animated film 'Weathering With You'

“Weathering With You” made its North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and had a sold-out U.S....

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Bon Jovi bringing 2020 tour to Oklahoma

The trek will feature Bryan Adams.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 14, 2020: See 'Miss Saigon' at the Civic Center Music Hall

"Miss Saigon" is adapted from Giacomo Puccini's opera "Madame Butterfly" by "Les Miserables" masterminds Claude-Michel...

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Oscar nominations: Brad Pitt earns supporting actor nod

Movie star and Oklahoma native Brad Pitt will have the chance to add another Academy Award to his crowded trophy case. Pitt,...

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Pearl Jam, Matchbox Twenty, Lenny Kravitz added to growing 2020 Oklahoma concert calendar

For Oklahoma music lovers, 2020 is already shaping up to be a good year for concerts, with three notable shows at three...

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Pearl Jam to play OKC show in support of new album 'Gigaton'

Oklahoma City is one of just 16 shows in 14 different cities to be announced, according to the OKC venue's announcement.

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Matchbox Twenty and Wallflowers bringing 2020 tour to OKC for summer show

“Matchbox Twenty 2020” will get underway on July 17 at the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and wrap up with...

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa to debut Hard Rock Live concert experience with spring Lenny Kravitz show

The 45,000-square-foot venue, formerly known as The Joint: Tulsa, will reopen as Hard Rock Live on April 26, with four-time...

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2020 Oscar nominations: Brad Pitt competing for best supporting actor, lack of diversity creates controversy, Martin Scorsese makes history

Todd Phillips' R-rated smash "Joker," starring Joaquin Phoenix as a failed mentally ill comedian who turns to crime and...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 13, 2020: Hear the Faculty Artist Concert 'Magrill on a Monday' at the UCO Jazz Lab

The concert will be a family affair, as Magrill will be joined by his wife, soprano Pamela Richman, who is a lecturer at UCO,...

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Interviews and video: 'Miss Saigon' national tour brings epic tale set during the Vietnam War to OKC

The musical boasts beloved songs like "Last Night of the World," "I'd Give My Life for You," "I Still Believe," "Sun and Moon"...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 12, 2020: Hear songwriter Wes Collins play a Winter Wind concert at Norman's The Depot

Collins has played throughout the Southwest, from the legendary Bluebird Cafe in Nashville to a formal showcase at the...

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Epic romance: Sweeping spectacle 'Miss Saigon' brings war-torn love story to OKC

An epic tale of a doomed romance forged during the waning days of the Vietnam War, the musical "Miss Saigon" has been breaking...

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deadCenter Film Festival to celebrate '20 Years of Okie Shorts' with free Sunday screenings

The screenings will showcase several of the Oklahoma-made short films that have screened over the years as part of deadCenter's...

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Garth Brooks reaches new milestone with Blake Shelton duet 'Dive Bar'

Brooks is the first country star of the 2020s to score a five-decade streak.

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Listen: Ronnie Dunn releases cover album 'RE-DUNN'

Dunn covers the likes of Electric Light Orchestra's "Showdown," George Strait's "Amarillo by Morning," The Hollies' "Long Cool...

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Indigo Girls to play OKC concert

Tickets are on sale today.

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Listen: St. Vincent drops funky remix of Beck's 'Uneventful Days'

"Uneventful Days" is from Beck's fall album "Hyperspace."

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art film program launches 2020 awards season preview

Museum Films is kicking off the series this weekend with the OKC Museum of Art hit "Parasite."

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Alliance of Women Film Journalists names 'Parasite' the best film of 2019

In a year when the Golden Globes and BAFTAs have been criticized for failing to recognize women filmmakers, 13 of the 25 EDA...

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Interview: OKC duo Husbands gets intentional with sophomore album 'After the Gold Rush Party,' plans Tower Theatre release show

It was the first time the duo worked in a professional recording studio, collaborating with Grammy-nominated Oklahoma producer...

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Movie review: '1917' delivers immersive and intimate World War I story

The film - which earned two Golden Globes Sunday, for best dramatic motion picture and best movie director for Mendes - was...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 10, 2020: Hear OKC acts Jason Scott, Twiggs and J and the Bishops play a David Bowie tribute show at 51st Street Speakeasy

All the bands will performing songs by the late, great Ziggy Stardust, as well as their original music.

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Movie reviews for Jan. 10, 2020

'1917' R 1:59 3 1/2 of 4 stars Academy Award-winning writer-director Sam Mendes, co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns and legendary...

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Going for 'Gold': OKC duo Husbands gets intentional with sophomore album

Danny Davis and Wil Norton were working on a Godzilla musical in college when they discovered their mighty creative bond. "We...

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St. Vincent, John Legend, Foo Fighters and more to perform on 'Let's Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince'

Sheila E., Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are the co-musical directors of the special.

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Oklahoma native and cowboy coffee connoisseur Kent Rollins featured on Disney+ series 'The World According to Jeff Goldblum'

In each episode, Goldblum travels around the world to explore a variety of topics from experts in the field.

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Season preview: Lyric Theatre presenting world-premiere Native American musical 'Distant Thunder,' The Go-Go's mash-up show 'Head Over Heels,' Tony winners...

Lyric will open its 2020 subscription season Feb. 19-March 8 with Emily Mann's 1995 play "Having Our Say," which relates the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 9, 2020: Check out opening reception for Tulsa artist Whitney Forsyth's exhibit 'Re-New' at Artspace at Untitled

"Re-New," which will be on view through Feb. 29, features a series of mandalas. The mandala is a symbol of wholeness that is...

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Lyric Theatre programs variety with its 2020 season

From a world-premiere musical about the modern Native American experience and a heartfelt two-woman show about African American...

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Jennifer Garner unveils organic baby food made with squash from her Oklahoma family farm

Garner is co-founder of Once Upon a Farm, which produces organic, cold-pressed baby food with ingredients from farms across the...

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New OKC art gallery Objets Trouvé to feature work by Oklahoma sculptor Harold Castor

Castor became known as one of the significant mid-century sculptors working in New York City in the 20th century, with large...

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John Moreland announces free OKC in-store performance and signing for release of new album 'LP5'

Moreland is set to release his eagerly anticipated fifth solo album, "LP5," on Feb. 7 via Old Omens/Thirty Tigers.

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Anthony Michael Hall to attend OKC screenings of 'Sixteen Candles' and 'The Breakfast Club'

At the conclusion of each screening, Hall will be doing a question-and-answer session, signing autographs and taking pictures.

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Norman Music Festival 2020 headliners to include The Drums, Kero Kero Bonito, Y La Bamba, MIKE and more

The 13th annual free, independent festival will return to downtown Norman April 23-25, with music at several indoor and outdoor...

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New documentary 'A Piece of Home,' honoring Oklahoma WWI and WWII servicemen, to air on OETA

The documentary is a part of OETA’s award-winning Oklahoma history series "Back in Time."

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to sing Grammy Awards duet; Billie Eilish, Lizzo and Aerosmith also slated to perform

Hosted for the second year by Alicia Keys, the Grammys will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles from 7 to...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 8, 2020: Check out the multimedia interactive art installation 'Elemental Worlds' at Science Museum Oklahoma

"Elemental Worlds" lets visitors use digital drawing tools to decorate and color one of 12 animals that will come to life in...

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Oklahoma native Luke Dick's documentary 'Red Dog' released on DVD and streaming services

A hit at the 2019 deadCenter Film Festival, where it won the Special Jury Prize for Best Documentary Feature, "Red Dog" also is...

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Video: Miranda Lambert croons 'Tequila Does' on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

The former Tishomingo resident got her 2020 off to a hot start with her performance Monday night.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 7, 2020: See the exhibit 'Find Your Western' at the National Cowboy Museum

The exhibit explores the West as a genre and its creative influence around the world.

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Video: Superstar country band Rascal Flatts, which includes Oklahoman Joe Don Rooney, announces farewell tour

The trio has sold more than 23 million albums, scored 17 No. 1 hits and become the most awarded country group of the last decade.

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Photos and video: Brad Pitt wins big while Bill Hader wins the red carpet at 2020 Golden Globes

Hosted for the fifth time by a razor-tongued Ricky Gervais, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual star-studded...

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Rascal Flatts to appear Tuesday on 'CBS This Morning'

"CBS This Morning" airs from 7 to 9 a.m. weekdays on CBS.

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Photos and video: Oklahoma native St. Vincent performs with Nirvana reunion at L.A.'s The Art of Elysium gala

The event featured a special music performance by Dave Grohl & Friends, which included surviving Nirvana members Grohl on...

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The Drifters, Cornell Gunter's Coasters and The Platters to come together for Oklahoma concert

The three Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups will perform favorites like "Under The Boardwalk," "Stand By Me," "On Broadway,"...

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Interview: Grammy-nominated violinist Jennifer Koh returns to Oklahoma for third concert with OKC Philharmonic

The orchestra will ring in the New Year Saturday with the internationally acclaimed violinist performing as the featured...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 5, 2020: Hear Vanilla Sugar at Norman's Red Brick Bar

Hailing from Los Angeles, Vanilla Sugar, aka Texas native Jessica Perry, makes eclectic music composed of keyboards, samples...

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Violinist Jennifer Koh returns to OKC for third performance with Oklahoma City Philharmonic

Over the centuries, the capacity of music to connect people in diverse, often surprising ways has been widely acknowledged and...

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Lyric Theatre planning world premiere Native American musical 'Distant Thunder'

The book for the musical is written by famed director/choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett and her actor/writer son, Shaun...

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National Cowboy Museum receives Henry Luce Foundation grant for upcoming Spiro Mounds exhibit

The Spiro Mounds in LeFlore County, Oklahoma, are one of the United States’ most important ancient sites, and this exhibition...

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Movie review: Uproarious and profound, documentary 'Red Dog' chronicles songwriter Luke Dick's childhood at the notorious OKC strip club

A Nashville, Tennessee-based singer-songwriter who has penned award-winning hits for Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves and Eric...

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Movie review: Oklahoma-bred auteur Terrence Malick beautifully explores epic issues with fact-based WWII drama 'A Hidden Life'

The three-time Oscar nominee's "A Hidden Life" is based on the true story of devout Austrian peasant farmer Franz Jägerstätter,...

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Movie reviews for Jan. 3, 2020

'A Hidden Life' PG-13 2:54 3 1/2 of 4 stars With "A Hidden Life," three-time Oscar nominee Terrence Malick has created a war...

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Steve Martin donates unique banjo to OKC's American Banjo Museum

The banjo, now a part of the museum’s permanent collection, will become the centerpiece of an upcoming exhibit at the American...

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OKC's Spaghetti Eddie launches new duo Parker & Alexander, releasing 'All of Us: Bible Songs for Everyone'

"All of Us: Bible Songs for Everyone" will be available at Apple Music/iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music, and other streaming...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 2, 2020: See the exhibit 'Caballeros y Vaqueros' before it closes at the National Cowboy Museum

The exhibit explores the global roots of cowboys and their gear, from saddles and stirrups to bridles and quirts.

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Carrie Underwood to release fitness and lifestyle book 'Find Your Path'

Throughout "Find Your Path," she opens up about her personal journey towards optimal health, from her passion for sports as a...

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OKC singer-songwriter K.C. Clifford to celebrate new self-titled album's release with hometown show

The three-time Woody Guthrie Award-winning singer-songwriter has been making records since 2000, but this album marks the first...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 31, 2019: Ring in the New Year with Husbands and more at Opolis in Norman

Admission to the New Year’s Eve show is $10 and limited to music fans ages 21 and older.

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Downtown OKC ready to ring in 2020 with Opening Night New Year's Eve celebration

The long-running family-friendly downtown New Year’s Eve event is set for 7 p.m. to midnight Tuesday at Bicentennial Park and...

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Grand Opening: Arts Council Oklahoma City ready to ring in 2020 with Opening Night New Year's Eve celebration

The large, light-wrapped ball has been liberated from storage, the celebratory fireworks show has been devised, and a race...

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Carrie Underwood announces plans to 'pass the hosting torch,' won't return to host 2020 CMA Awards

Underwood co-hosted the Country Music Association's awards show for the past 12 consecutive years.

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Why Not? Comedy Show returning to OKC

The Why Not? Comedy Show will partner with a local nonprofit organization and donate a percentage of sales to a cause...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 30, 2019: Hear guitarist Edgar Cruz at the UCO Jazz Lab in Edmond

the popular local musician will reunite with his brother, Mark Cruz, a fellow guitarist now based in Austin, Texas.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 29, 2019: Catch John Fogerty in concert at Tulsa's River Spirit Casino

The "Bad Moon Rising" singer-songwriter also will perform Tuesday at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 28, 2019: Take the kids to see the 'PAW Patrol Live!' show 'The Great Pirate Adventure' at Tulsa's BOK Center

“The Great Pirate Adventure” follows the first "PAW Patrol Live!" show, “Race to the Rescue,” now in its fourth season.

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Preview: Opening Night 2020 brings New Year's Eve entertainment to downtown OKC

Produced by the Arts Council Oklahoma City, the family-friendly downtown New Year’s Eve celebration is set for 7 p.m. to...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 27, 2019: Hear Elizabeth Speegle at Saints in the Plaza District

The Oklahoma singer-songwriter specializes in a jazz-laced fusion of pop and blues.

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OKC's Opening Night to ring in 2020 with assorted entertainment

A year ago, Joe Coover rang in 2019 with the best start any performer could hope for: Multiple packed houses. "We had so many...

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Tulsa-based Woody Guthrie Center to celebrate 80th anniversary of 'This Land Is Your Land' with NYC concert

The program will feature performances by Oklahoma natives John Fullbright and Branjae, Gangstagrass, Haley Heynderickx, Jeff...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 26, 2019: Hear Cody Barnett & the Misfires at Ponyboy

Led by central Oklahoma singer-songwriter Cody Barnett, the band blends Americana, red dirt, Southern rock and soul music into...

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Movie review: Greta Gerwig stays faithful to 'Little Women' while giving venerable story new relevance

Beloved by generations of female readers, Alcott's tale of four sisters growing up in genteel poverty in 1860s Massachusetts...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 25, 2019: Celebrate Christmas at Chickasha's famed Festival of Light at Shannon Springs Park

Additional attractions this year include an ice skating rink, Ferris wheel, carousel, food trucks, carriage rides through the...

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Video: Hear Reba McEntire as Will Smith and Tom Holland's boss in the animated adventure 'Spies in Disguise'

They are part of an all-star voice cast that also includes Karen Gillan, Rachel Brosnahan, Rashida Jones, Ben Mendelsohn, Masi...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 24, 2019: See Lyric Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol' in the Plaza District

Lyric's ninth annual production of the cherished classic brings to the Plaza District the Victorian tale of a miserly...

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National Cowboy Museum planning special events for exhibit 'Two Grits,' exploring the history of the 'True Grit' movies

"Two Grits - A Peek Behind the Eyepatch" explores the similarities and the differences between the 1969 and 2010 versions of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 23, 2019: View the exhibit 'A New Moon Rises' at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History in Norman

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The museum is closed every year on...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 21, 2019: Hear Angels and Airwaves at The Criterion

The band - guitarist/vocalist Tom DeLonge, guitarist David Kennedy and drummer Ilan Rubin - is in the midst long-awaited North...

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Movie review: Imelda Marcos documentary 'The Kingmaker' proves a chilling cautionary tale

"The Kingmaker" starts as a captivating portrait of a woman who can with a straight face refer to her family's plundering of...

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Movie review: 'Bombshell' is more flash and sparkle than incendiary storytelling

Academy Award-winning makeup artist Kazu Hiro ("Darkest Hour") and the entire makeup team deserve kudos for their...

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Interview: Robert Earl Keen talks moon landing memories, 'Americana Podcast' and spacey Christmas celebrations before OKC tour stop with 'Countdown to...

This year's theme is taken not only from the headlines but also from a formative experience in the prolific singer-songwriter's...

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Movie reviews for Dec. 20, 2019: 'Bombshell,' 'The Kingmaker' and more

'Bombshell' R 1:48 2 1/2 of 4 stars More flash and sparkle than truly incendiary storytelling, "Bombshell" frenetically...

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'Lunar Tunes & Looney Times': Robert Earl Keen's 'Countdown to Christmas' blasting into OKC

Fortunately for Oklahoma fans, the road goes on forever and the party never ends for Robert Earl Keen. So, when the Texas...

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Oklahoma singer Brian Nhira plans final hometown Christmas concert with friends from 'The Voice'

Over the course of this Tulsa Christmas concert series, Nhira has hosted numerous contestants from the hit NBC show "The Voice"...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 19, 2019: See 'It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' at Guthrie's Pollard Theatre

Joe Landry's adaptation follows the familiar film story but frames it as a live 1940s radio broadcast of the tale of George...

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Downtown OKC's Myriad Gardens planning winter solstice activities

Entertainment on Saturday will include live music from the Christian Pearson Trio and amazing feats from Hooplahoma and her Cyr...

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Science Museum Oklahoma opens 1929 Pullman parlor car for tours, adds two new holiday events

The museum’s Pullman parlor car was built for the Missouri Pacific Railroad and was donated to the Kirkpatrick Center, now...

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Ninth annual 'A Blackwatch Christmas' album features 10 Oklahoma music acts

Recorded at Blackwatch Studios in Norman, “Christmas In Color” features 10 songs by 10 Oklahoma music acts, including LCG & the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 18, 2019: View the exhibit 'Photographing the Street' at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

The museum's winter hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Third...

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Indigenous short film 'Little Chief,' filmed in Oklahoma by director Erica Tremblay, to screen at 2020 Sundance Film Festival

The 2020 edition of the prestigious Park City, Utah, festival will run Jan. 23 to Feb. 2.

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National Cowboy Museum hosting 25th Cowboy Christmas Ball featuring Michael Martin Murphey

Guests can expect an alcohol-free event including a dinner buffet, traditional Western songs and dances dating more than 100...

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Video: Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood and Aaron Neville sing beautiful tributes to Linda Ronstadt on the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors

Underwood, Yearwood and Yearwood's husband, Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks, also spoke eloquently...

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Oklahoma Film Critics Circle names 'Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood' best film of 2019

In addition to top film honors, Tarantino’s revisionist love letter to Hollywood also won for Shawnee-born movie star Brad...

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Watch: Tulsa activist and musician Branjae caps breakout year with feature on Oklahoma music series 'Play It Loud'

In the second episode of "Play It Loud" Season 4, Branjae talks with host Adam Hampton about her powerful song "Street Light,"...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art launching Richard Linklater film series

The holiday series starts Thursday in the museum's Noble Theater, 415 Couch Drive.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 16, 2019: See the Native American ceramics exhibit 'Colors of Clay' at the National Cowboy Museum

Paired with the exhibition is a collection of wall images from famed 19th century photographer Edward J. Curtis.

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Oklahoma City A&E holiday gift guide: Highlights from local museum gift shops, musical options, cinematic companions and more

For fans of some of the most popular film franchises and television series, intriguing companion items are available.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 15, 2019: Catch Nobody's Girl playing a Winter Wind concert at The Depot in Norman

The new trio is award-winning songwriters Betty Soo, Grace Pettis and Rebecca Loebe.

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The art of shopping: Artistic and entertaining gifts abound for last-minute holiday shoppers

Celebrants looking for last-minute gift ideas can find a bounty of possibilities in the arts and entertainment fields. Screen...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 14, 2019: Hear OKC alternative rockers Crooked Vinyl at Bison Witches in Norman

Oklahoma alternative outfit Moonlight Ford and garage/psychedelic rock band Dire Gnome also are on the bill.

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Listen: Blake Shelton releases 'Fully Loaded: God’s Country,' featuring romantic duet 'Nobody But You' with Gwen Stefani

Written by Nashville heavy-hitters Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and Tommy Lee James, the song "reflects on a...

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Photos and video: Movie 'Hell on the Border,' about legendary Oklahoma lawman Bass Reeves, out today on Digital and On Demand, with special Tulsa event planned

"Hell on the Border" is just one project that suggests a resurgent interest in Reeves unique place in American history.

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'Impractical Jokers' stars bringing new 'The Scoopski Potatoes Tour' to OKC

The Tenderloins, creators and stars of truTV’s hit show "Impractical Jokers," announced today a new comedy tour called “The...

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Thriller 'Asking For It,' starring and produced by Kiersey Clemons, wraps in Oklahoma

Regular attendees of the deadCenter Film Festival may remember that Clemons co-starred opposite honorary Okie Nick Offerman in...

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Interview: Charlie Daniels talks 40th anniversary of 'The Devil Went Down to Georgia,' side project Beau Weevils, Twitter and more before tonight's Oklahoma...

The North Carolina native, 83, said he still loves making music as much as he did when he first started playing in rock 'n'...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 13, 2019: Hear Cody Canada, Jason Boland and Mike McClure at the Tower Theatre

The Yellow House was a hub of musical activity for the red dirt music scene as well as a home base for the three Oklahoma-bred...

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Give the 'Devil' his due: Charlie Daniels reflects on 40th anniversary of his most famous song

Back in 1979, music fans first became acquainted with a bold musician named Johnny who crosses bows with the Prince of Darkness...

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Oklahoma's Honey Springs Battlefield and Visitor Center plans Civil War Christmas event

The event is planned to provide fun for adults and children alike. Children are encouraged to bring their smiles and wish lists...

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Scissortail Park to host inaugural holiday event Sugar Plum Promenade

Downtown OKC's sprawling new park, 300 SW Seventh, gets in on the festive fun with a holiday train, free photos with Santa, hot...

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Oklahoma Shakespeare plans 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'As You Like It,' Oklahoma premiere of 'Bernhardt/Hamlet' and more for 2020 season

Oklahoma Shakespeare will stage four of its 2020 productions in its Paseo space, with one summer show outside on the Myriad...

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Theater review: Staged by Oklahoma Shakespeare, 'Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker' is a rare holiday treat

Designed as an immersive, all-ages theatrical experience, "Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker" invites patrons to attend a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 12, 2019: Hear Ramblin' Jack Elliott at the Blue Door

Elliott is considered one of the country’s legendary foundations of folk music.

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Theater review: Oklahoma Shakespeare throws a festive holiday party with 'Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker'

An original Christmas show locally crafted and produced qualifies as a rare holiday treat. But that's not even the most unique...

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Watch: Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins perform 'Hell Right' on 'The Voice'

"Hell Right" is one of the five new tracks on Shelton’s upcoming album "Fully Loaded: God’s Country," due out Friday.

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OKC rapper Jabee to host Sixth Annual Gift Raps hip-hop fundraiser

Admission to the show is in the form of donations of socks, gloves, toys, coats and nonperishable food items.

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All Aboard holiday train event returning to Norman's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

The theme of the model train installation is “Oklahoma of the 1960s” with a return of the T-Trak model train scale replica of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 11, 2019: Hear Ian Moore's holiday concert at the Blue Door

Moore’s relationship with Oklahoma extends back to the 1990s and he continues to play often in popular venues around OKC.

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Oklahoma featured in 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Season 3

Created by Amy Sherman-Palladino (“Gilmore Girls”), the Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-winning series stars Rachel Brosnahan...

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Andrew Bird plans spring OKC tour stop

A handful of the spring tour dates, including one in Oklahoma City, are rescheduled from the portion of performances that were...

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Silversun Pickups bringing 30-date 2020 tour to Oklahoma

The band will perform in cities including Los Angeles, Austin, Washington D.C., as well as two shows at New York City’s...

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Photos and video: Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood, Jonas Brothers and many more to perform on Kennedy Center Honors special

The Kennedy Center Honorees for 2019 are R&B collective Earth, Wind & Fire, actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt,...

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Tame Impala announces North American tour, including Oklahoma show

Perfume Genius will support the full North American tour beginning in May.

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Watch: First trailer for anticipated sequel 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife,' set in Oklahoma, features lots of callbacks and Tulsa native Tracy Letts

Most of the original cast have committed to returning as their beloved characters, although it’s not clear exactly what their...

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Bill Hader and Brad Pitt among Golden Globe Awards nominees

The three-hour telecast hosted by Ricky Gervais will air live on NBC at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5.

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Lance McDaniel, executive director of Oklahoma's deadCenter Film, announces plans to step down

In accordance with best practices, deadCenter is opening up the executive director position to all interested applicants.

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Sequel 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' to be set in Oklahoma

Emmy-nominated actor Carrie Coon, known for her roles in TV's "Fargo" and "The Leftovers" and in the movies "Gone Girl" and...

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Preview: Oklahoma City Ballet dancers share their favorite aspects of 'The Nutcracker'

OKC Ballet will bring the holiday classic back to the Civic Center for eight performances Saturday through Dec. 22.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 8, 2019: Check out Old 97's 'Holiday Hoopla!' at the Tower Theatre

The show will feature DIY punk rock magician Casey Magic and a special solo acoustic set by frontman Rhett Miller.

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Holiday favorites: Oklahoma City Ballet dancers share what they love about 'The Nutcracker'

For many children, families and dance enthusiasts, the Christmas season isn't complete until they waltz into the Civic Center...

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Video: Hallmark holiday movie 'A Christmas Love Story,' starring Kristin Chenoweth and Scott Wolf, premieres tonight

The telefilm focuses on a youth choir director (Chenoweth) who needs to write a big song for a big Christmas Eve show but finds...

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Review: OKC Philharmonic festively delivers old-school entertainment with 'The Christmas Show'

An old-school variety show with all the jingle bells and even a few wolf whistles, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic's "The...

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Listen: Oklahoma musician Chase Kerby releases lovely holiday ode 'Angels in the Snow'

Kerby wrote the song about three years ago, shortly after his father passed away.

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Kristin Chenoweth to executive produce, star in Disney+ comedy series 'The Biggest Star In Appleton'

The Mouse House's new streaming service is developing the half-hour, single-camera comedy from Chenoweth, playwright and screen...

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OKC Zoo introducing Breakfast with Santa this weekend

Breakfast with Santa tickets include admission to the zoo.

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Oklahoma's deadCenter Film names 2020 Vision Award recipients

The ceremony will take place during deadCenter’s Glitter Ball Winter Formal on Jan. 31 at Factory Obscura, 25 NW Ninth, in...

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Review: OKC Philharmonic festively delivers old-school entertainment with 'The Christmas Show,' starring Tony nominee Max von Essen

Watching spotlight dancer Bianca Bulgarelli tapping away a top a baby grand was a high point of the program; many people in the...

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Interviews, photos and video: Red Earth Treefest lets Oklahoma Native American tribes share their culture during the holidays

Red Earth Treefest has moved this year to the Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Student Center, where it opened Thursday...

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Preview: Trans-Siberian Orchestra bringing 'Christmas Eve and Other Stories' back to OKC and Tulsa

The globe-trotting tale centers on a lost girl trying to reunite with her despairing father. The rock opera is set on Dec. 24...

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Interview and video: Red dirt standout Stoney LaRue brings new album 'Onward' home for Oklahoma shows

The Oklahoma musician teamed up with Grammy Award-winning producer, singer and songwriter Gary Nicholson to make "Onward,"...

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Movie review: Stagy quality diminishes power of Noah Baumbach's 'Marriage Story'

It's a prime example of Oscar bait, boasting a universal, emotionally torturous topic, a sharply written script and a...

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Extended interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma artist Romy Owens close to completing massive hometown public art project 'Under Her Wing Was the Universe'...

After more than two and a half years of creating, fundraising and problem-solving, Romy Owens' "Under Her Wing Was the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 6, 2019: See Jewel Box Theatre's 62nd season closer 'Little Old Ladies in Tennis Shoes'

Deborah Franklin is directing Sandra Fenichel Asher’s 1980s comedy about a bachelorette who moves into a new neighborhood and...

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'Marriage Story' R 2:16 2 1/2 of 4 stars Oscar-nominated writer-director Noah Baumbach's ("The Squid and the Whale") divorce...

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Rocking the holidays: Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings 'Christmas Eve and Other Stories' to OKC

Trans-Siberian Orchestra is going back to its beginnings with its 2019 "Winter Tour." The members of the multiplatinum-selling...

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Moving 'Onward': Red dirt musician Stoney LaRue forging ahead with his new album

Stoney LaRue keeps moving ahead on his new album. "Everything kind of transitioned in my life to what the name of the album is,...

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Native holiday: Red Earth Treefest gives tribes the chance to showcase their cultures

Susan Howard brought a veritable cornucopia of crops — garlands of dried corn on the cob, baskets of plastic pumpkins and...

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OKC's RACE Dance Collective presenting eighth annual 'RACE's Hip Hop Nutcracker'

Performances are this weekend at Oklahoma City Community College's Visual and Performing Arts Center.

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Oklahoma-made movie 'Minari' to premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival

It will be the third straight year that a movie filmed in Oklahoma has debuted at Sundance.

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Kristin Chenoweth talks her goal to produce on Broadway on 'Rachael Ray Show' episode airing Friday

As part of her recent run of TV appearances, the actor and singer appeared Wednesday night on "Conan," where she and host Conan...

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Film 'A Thousand Little Cuts,' starring 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' actress Marina Sirtis, lensing in Oklahoma

Marina Sirtis, best known for her role as Counselor Deanna Troi on the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and...

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Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth to appear today on 'The Dr. Oz Show'

It's just one of many TV appearances Chenoweth will make this week.

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Theater review: Lyric Theatre keeps blessing OKC with faithful 'A Christmas Carol'

From the theater magic of snow falling on stage to the singing of time-honored carols like "I Saw Three Ships," "Good King...

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Preview: OKC's Painted Sky Opera presenting encore production of family-friendly Christmas show 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

After last year's successful debut, OKC's only professional opera company is adding a third performance for its weekend run at...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 5, 2019: See Oklahoma City University's American Spirit Dance Company perform its 'Home for the Holidays' dance spectacular

Under the direction of Oklahoma Governor's Arts Awards honoree Jo Rowan, the American Spirit Dance Company's holiday...

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Oscar-nominated filmmaker Taylor Sheridan to receive first Reiner of the Year Award from National Reining Horse Association Wednesday in OKC

The National Reining Horse Association Hall of Fame Committee has developed the new award supported by the Reining Horse...

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Theater review: Lyric Theatre keeps 'A Christmas Carol' well

Lyric Theatre continues to keep Christmas well with its ninth annual production of Charles' Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." The...

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Kingly Christmas show: Painted Sky Opera brings back family-friendly yuletide show 'Amahl and the Night Visitors'

Mark Johnson is tapping into his family history as he reprises the role of a "slightly deaf and somewhat daffy" king in Painted...

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Ron Howard and St. Vincent to premiere films at 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Organizers of the prestigious Utah festival, which will run Jan. 23 to Feb. 2, announced Wednesday the lineup of 118 feature...

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Video: Carrie Underwood and Chris Harrison get into shenanigans on 'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special'

Carrie Underwood was in the driver's seat for a segment called "Mud on the Tires," a kind of countrified version of "Comedians...

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Oklahoma artists showcased in biennial exhibit '24 Works on Paper,' opening Thursday in OKC

In this exhibition, 24 artists from across Oklahoma masterfully explore the limitless possibilities of paper.

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University of Central Oklahoma School of Music staging 'There's No Business Like Snow Business' holiday revue

“There’s No Business Like Snow Business” continues the UCO School of Music’s 18-year tradition of festive holiday revues,...

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ACM@UCO making live music with student-organized Holiday Wrap-Up Thursday

Admission is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged to benefit Oklahoma City nonprofit Positive Tomorrows,...

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Video: Kristin Chenoweth, Rascal Flatts, Trisha Yearwood and more celebrate the season on 'CMA Country Christmas'

For King & Country, Chris Janson, Tori Kelly, Lady Antebellum, Runaway June, Brett Young and Chris Young also were among the...

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Carrie Underwood, Chris Harrison, Jonas Brothers and more to appear tonight on 'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special' TV special

In addition, cancer survivor Addie Pratt will represent St. Jude Children’s Hospital and team with Paisley on a new song.

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Drama 'Thirteen Minutes' officially announces production in Oklahoma

Principal photography began in November with Oklahoma City, El Reno and Minco serving as primary locations.

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani record new duet 'Nobody But You' for his upcoming album 'Fully Loaded: God's Country'

Shelton and Stefani have previously recorded together "Go Ahead and Break My Heart" for his 2016 album “If I’m Honest” and the...

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Video: Team Gwen's Rose Short advances to Top 8 on 'The Voice' after covering Blake Shelton's 'God's Country'

Shelton is nominated for a Grammy Award for best country solo performance for his intensely swampy country version of "God's...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 4, 2019: See work by Oklahoma artists in the exhibit 'Small Works IX' at Norman's The Depot

One of the most popular exhibits at The Depot Gallery each year, "Small Works IX" features the work of 10 artists who have...

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Martin Scorsese planning March start for filming 'Killers of the Flower Moon' in Oklahoma, as 'The Irishman' wins best picture from National Board of Review

"Killers of the Flower Moon" is being adapted from the critically acclaimed true-crime best-seller by David Grann (“The Lost...

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Maroon 5 announces 2020 OKC concert featuring Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor will open for all show dates.

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Pitbull to play Oklahoma show in 2020

Armando Christian Perez, aka Pitbull, is a globally successful musician, performer, business entrepreneur, fashion icon and...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 3, 2019: Hear the husband-and-wife piano duo of Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium

The two-piano program will feature Brahms’s majestic “Variations on a Theme by Haydn” and Lutoslawski’s vigorous "Paganini...

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Oklahoma musicians celebrating #GivingTunesday to support Red Dirt Relief Fund

The Red Dirt Relief Fund will stream performances on its Facebook live from the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley Ave., starting at 8...

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Video: Garth Brooks' two-part A&E special 'The Road I'm On' begins tonight

Part of A&E Network’s Emmy Award-winning "Biography" franchise, the special offers an intimate look into the Oklahoma native's...

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Ticket information announced for Alan Jackson's 2020 Oklahoma show

The country music icon will launch his tour right after the first of the year - Jan. 10 - and will be headlining arenas and...

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Watch: Garth Brooks talks stadium and 'Dive Bar' tours, his duet with Blake Shelton, his 'Biography' special and more on 'Good Morning America'

"I'm having so much fun. ... I'm not sure the 'Dive Bar' tour is over to tell you the truth - and we'll make our announcement...

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'Wing' closer to liftoff: Enid public art project gets closer to completion

ENID — A massive steel structure towers and twists across a green space, creating a striking gateway to downtown Enid with its...

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Preview: Oklahoma Shakespeare revives interactive holiday show 'Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker'

Adapted by playwright Erin Woods from Austen’s novels and family letters, "Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker" was a seasonal...

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Preview: Canterbury Voices to perform holiday encore with lush version of Handel's 'Messiah'

Although George Frideric Handel's beloved Baroque-era oratorio has become a holiday favorite, Canterbury Voices isn't going for...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Dec. 1, 2019: Take advantage of Sonic Free Family Day at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

The event will include free admission to all exhibitions on view, including "Dale Chihuly: Magic & Light" and the special...

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Waltzing into the holidays: Oklahoma Shakespeare hosting interactive 'Jane Austen's Christmas Cracker'

Oklahoma Shakespeare is waltzing into the holiday season with a production that is part Regency-era holiday party, part...

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Yuletide encore: Canterbury Voices to again perform Romantic rendition of Handel's 'Messiah'

Eric Hamilton will never forget making his Civic Center debut with Canterbury Voice's 2017 yuletide performance of Handel's...

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Video: Kelsea Ballerini to appear on today's 'Trisha's Southern Kitchen' starring Trisha Yearwood

Hitmaker Kelsea Ballerini will be a guest on today's new episode of the cooking show, and from the looks of the promotional...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 30, 2019: See Carpenter Square Theatre's production of 'The Santaland Diaries'

David Sedaris’ hilarious comedy, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello, is about an out-of-work slacker who takes a job as an...

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Watch: Oklahoma musician Beau Jennings releases new album 'The Christmas Light,' with the music video for 'Home Movies'

The full-length Christmas album features a mix of familiar standards and original songs.

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Oklahoma metal band Rainbows Are Free releases new album 'Head Pains'

The band will celebrate the release of the new album in concert at 9 tonight at the Blue Note, 2408 N Robinson Ave.

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Interview and videos: The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne talks new live album, working with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, 'The Soft Bulletin' legacy and more

The concert was produced by the Lips, their manager Scott Booker and their collaborator Dave Fridmann, who all worked on the...

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Preview: OKC's Downtown in December includes more than 30 holiday events and attractions

Some of this weekend's kickoff activities, including the OKC Tree Lighting Festival, the season's first snow tubing sessions...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 29, 2019: Hear The Swon Brothers in concert at Ole Red Tishomingo - and listen here to their new single 'Travelin' On' with...

They released earlier this month their new single, “Travelin’ On,” featuring fellow Okie and Country Music Hall of Famer Vince...

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OKC-based art-rockers The Flaming Lips release their first live album, revisiting 'The Soft Bulletin' with the Colorado Symphony

Flaming Lips fans surprised that the venerable Oklahoma City-based experimental rockers are just releasing their first live...

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OKC's Downtown in December makes the holiday season merry and bright

From the inaugural Sugar Plum Promenade and the first March of the Trees to the return of an icy favorite and a Native American...

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Movie reviews for Nov. 29, 2019

'Knives Out' PG-13 2:11 3 1/2 of 4 stars After his polarizing blockbuster trip into space with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi,"...

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Event review: 'The Polar Express' Train Ride hauls upgraded yuletide experience to OKC

The Christmas trains are running out of the Oklahoma Railway Museum, 3400 NE Grand Blvd., through Dec. 31.

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UPDATED: Watch live as Miranda Lambert, Celine Dion, 'Hadestown' cast and more perform on Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

Joining the festivities will be stars from a variety of global music genres from pop, R&B and country to Latin and K-Pop, with...

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Guthrie planning Territorial Christmas festivities

The Lighted Christmas Parade and Territorial Governor Ceremonies are planned for Saturday.

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Red Earth Treefest Native American holiday art event relocates to Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

For Red Earth Treefest, 18 tribes headquartered throughout Oklahoma have been invited to participate in the annual holiday...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 28, 2019: See Midwest City's annual Holiday Lights Spectacular

The holiday tradition began in 1995 with just 44 displays and has grown to feature more than 100 animated light displays.

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Review: 'The Polar Express' Train Ride returns to Oklahoma with improved holiday experience

After a two-year absence, "The Polar Express" Train Ride has arrived back in Oklahoma, bringing upgraded production values and...

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Watch: Toby Keith talks about Dolly Parton's influence at her Grand Ole Opry 50th anniversary celebration

Toby Keith, Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr. and Parton appeared...

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Watch: Oklahoma husband-and-wife music duo The Imaginaries release sweet music video for first single 'Thinking 'Bout You'

“Thinking ‘Bout You” is available for purchase now but fans can pre-order a signed copy of their upcoming debut album, due out...

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Oklahoma native Kylie Morgan named one of CMT's Next Women of Country, receives CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship

She released her music independently as a young teen, garnering national attention from music producers and television

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Movie review: 'Knives Out' is a delicious whodunit with an all-star cast

His deliciously tart Thanksgiving treat mixes the twisty puzzles of Agatha Christie's books, the sharp-edged humor of Mike...

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Movie review: 'The Irishman' is a magnetic mob epic, despite its grueling runtime

Even by their superlative standards, De Niro, Pacino and Pesci - the latter came out of retirement at Scorsese's behest, give...

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Movie review: 'Queen & Slim' is a memorable, meaningful road movie, even when the storytelling gets bumpy

On the drive to her house, a minor moving violation leads to a traffic stop with a hostile police officer (Sturgill Simpson),...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 27, 2019: Check out the new 'Illuminations: Starry Starry Night' holiday lights at the Myriad Gardens' Crystal Bridge

The Myriad Gardens is bringing back the immersive, high-tech, nontraditional light show this year with a celestial theme...

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Video: Garth Brooks makes Kelly Clarkson cry with classic covers, meets baby whose gender was revealed during one of his concerts on 'Kelly Clarkson Show'

Brooks also revealed on the original "American Idol" winner's talk show that the topic that he and wife Trisha Yearwood most...

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Video: Miranda Lambert talks about her new single 'Bluebird,' co-written by Oklahoma native Luke Dick

"Bluebird" is one of five songs the country music star co-wrote with Oklahoma native Luke Dick on her new album "Wildcard."

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Garth Brooks announces 2020 stadium tour stop in North Carolina

In addition, it will be the Oklahoma State University graduate's first time to perform in Charlotte in 22 years.

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Video: Garth Brooks returns to 'Words With Friends' with custom tile

Starting today and continuing through Dec. 8, players of the game will be treated to special in-game and real-world giveaways...

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Listen: Blake Shelton releases acoustic version of his party song 'Hell Right'

The acoustic version strips away some, but by no means all, of the rowdy party anthem's original trappings to focus more on the...

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Video: Garth Brooks to appear today on 'The Kelly Clarkson Show,' talk Oklahoma State University days

In Oklahoma City, Clarkson's syndicated daytime talk show airs at 3 p.m. weekdays on KOCO-TV.

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Photos, video and winners list: Carrie Underwood tearfully accepts two trophies at 2019 American Music Awards

The biggest winner of the night was Taylor Swift, who along with the coveted Artist of the Decade honor, earned the top prize,...

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Interview: Tony nominee Max von Essen to star in Oklahoma City Philharmonic's 'The Christmas Show' 2019

For the 15th year, Music Director Emeritus and conductor Joel Levine and director Lyn Cramer are collaborating to create the...

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Preview: Broadway actor Dirk Lumbard returns as Ebenezer Scrooge in Lyric Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'

Lyric's ninth annual production of the cherished classic will come a-caroling Friday-Dec. 24, bringing to the Plaza District...

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Video: 'The Voice' stars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, Carson Daly appear on 'Kelly Clarkson Show' and hilarity ensues

Hilarity ensued as Daly dished on how Shelton's attitude toward shooting the show in Los Angeles has changed since he started,...

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Video: Kristin Chenoweth talks Kanye West, covering Barbra Streisand, her love life and more on 'The Wendy Williams Show,' 'Watch What Happens Live'

Broken Arrow native Kristin Chenoweth gave a couple of wide-ranging TV interviews in the past week.

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Video: Tulsa native Tim Blake Nelson talks about his role, Oklahoma setting on HBO's 'Watchmen'

Tim Blake Nelson's character, Tulsa Police Detective Wade Tillman, wears a reflective mask and goes by the alter ego Looking...

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Oklahoma native Mary Millben to make NFL debut today singing National Anthem at Redskins v. Lions

Millben has performed for three consecutive U.S. presidents: President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama and President...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 24, 2019: Hear Radoslav Lorković play a Winter Wind concert at Norman's The Depot

His 30-year touring career has led him from the taverns of the upper Mississippi River to the castles of Italy, The Canary...

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Yuletide reunion: Lyric Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol' brings back actors, audiences for traditional holiday favorite

For the better part of a decade, Oklahoma merrymakers have been making Lyric Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" a part of their...

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Yuletide variety show: Tony nominee Max von Essen will star in Oklahoma City Philharmonic's annual 'The Christmas Show'

From the sepia-toned cover art to the timeless covers of ballads like "Almost Like Being in Love," "Fly Me to the Moon" and...

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Video: Garth Brooks tries on new hats, plays 'Friends in Low Places' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' and 'Strahan, Sara and Keke'

The two-part documentary “Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On,” which is part of A&E Network’s Emmy Award-winning "Biography"...

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Video: Toby Keith talks his breakout beginnings, work ethic, military support and more on 'Fox News Sunday'

The Norman resident released earlier this fall the new compilation album "Greatest Hits: The Show Dog Years."

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Gravitas Ventures acquires North American rights to Oklahoma native Luke Dick's documentary 'Red Dog'

Luke Dick’s autobiographical movie was both an audience and critical favorite at Oklahoma City's deadCenter Film Festival,...

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Watch: Trisha Yearwood delivers heartbreaking performance of 'Love You Anyway' on 'Good Morning America'

Trisha Yearwood appeared on "Good Morning America" this week to chat about her new album, "Every Girl," as well her upcoming...

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Short film 'Bolero Seniors' completes production in Oklahoma

The short film is being produced by Keigwin and Company founder Larry Keigwin, a native New Yorker, choreographer and curator.

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New show Disney Dance Upon a Dream starring Mackenzie Ziegler coming to Oklahoma

The original story unfolds around a present-day heroine and steps into the magical world of Disney that includes video and...

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Video: Cherokee Nation films nominated for Best Short Documentary at 13th annual LA Skins Fest

Both screenings will take place on Sunday at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. “The III” will be shown during...

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Faith-based feature film 'Birdie' wraps production in Oklahoma

Oklahoma native LaRonn Marzett stars as Luke Bellamy, a recently released prisoner who is focused on doing everything in his...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 23, 2019: Hear Ellis Paul at the Blue Door

A regular at Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, Paul will bring with him new songs from “Storyteller’s Suitcase,” the album...

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'Baby Shark Live!' tour coming to OKC in 2020

Tickets for many upcoming tour dates, including Oklahoma City, are on sale starting today.

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Texas band Shane Smith & The Saints plays on in OKC tonight after bus fire

The group found transportation to their show at Cook’s Garage in Lubbock and performed on schedule Thursday with borrowed...

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Preview: Mannheim Steamroller rolls into OKC with 35th anniversary Christmas tour

Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 40 million albums, 29 million in the Christmas genre.

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Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma filmmaker Greg Coolidge comes home to make Thanksgiving football comedy 'The Turkey Bowl,' starring coaching legend...

A University of Oklahoma alumnus, Coolidge moved to Los Angeles 20 years ago to pursue a filmmaking career.

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Preview: Guthrie's Pollard Theatre bringing back 'It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' for holiday season

The theater shelved its traditional yuletide title, “A Territorial Christmas Carol,” last season after the 2018 deaths of...

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Movie review: Disney's 'Frozen II' keeps blazing a trail for its female fairy-tale characters

The sequel's sly joke about "Frozen's" ubiquitous power ballad "Let It Go" aside, EGOT winner Robert Lopez and his...

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Movie reviews for Nov. 22, 2019

'Frozen II' PG 1:44 3 of 4 stars For a reminder of how significant the ice — er, ground — that Disney's 2013 animated...

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Still rolling: Mannheim Steamroller's 35th annual Christmas tour is coming to Oklahoma City

For a dozen years, Tom Sharpe has relished becoming a part of people's yuletide traditions. "All of the people that you're...

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Concert review: The Chainsmokers bring the beats, the hits and the spectacle to Chesapeake Energy Arena

From their endless energy and their cornucopia of radio hits to their never-ending supply of booming beats and their...

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Word Balloons: Celebrate local comic stores on Saturday

From zombies to dinosaurs to professional wrestlers, Local Comic Shop Day offers a wide variety of offbeat characters as...

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Made in Oklahoma: Writer-director Greg Coolidge returned to his home state to film his Thanksgiving football comedy 'The Turkey Bowl'

For Greg Coolidge, football and Thanksgiving go together like turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy and pumpkin pie...

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Oklahomans Alfre Woodard, Mary Kay Place, James Montague and Craig T. Sanger nominated for 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards

In addition, Bartlesville-bred director Terrence Malick's new film "A Hidden Life" received a Film Independent Spirit nod for...

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Concert review: The Chainsmokers bring the beats, the hits and the spectacle to Chesapeake Energy Arena

Joined by ferocious drummer Matt McGuire, the DJ duo of Alex Pall and Drew Taggart dropped their infectious beats from under a...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 21, 2019: Hear OKC acts Audio Book Club and NET at Ponyboy

Audio Book Club recently released its second EP "Houston, I Am a Problem" for streaming.

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Pollard Theatre to present 'It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play'

GUTHRIE — He may not be Jimmy Stewart, but for the second straight year, Joshua McGowen will play one of the most iconic movie...

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Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Vince Gill and more among Oklahomans nominated for Grammys

Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill and Yolanda Kondonassis are among the musical...

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