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  • Jazz in June heats up summer nights with free, live music

    Summer nights are heating up with swinging tunes during the 31st annual Jazz in June, scheduled for June 19-21....

    June 13, 2014

  • Johnny Rivers rolling into Riverwind

    Johnny Rivers rolling into Riverwind In 1964 Johnny Rivers performed his current hit “Maybelline” for a crowd of young people on the TV dance show American Bandstand. After the three minute song, host Dick Clark asked Rivers when he got ...

    May 9, 2014

  • Joey Frisillo’s paintings to grace Norman Depot

    Joey Frisillo’s paintings to grace Norman Depot Tulsa artist Joey Frisillo has been inspired by the colors of Oklahoma’s earth, sky and waters. As anyone who has lived here for any length of time can tell you, that’s going to be a lot of ...

    May 9, 2014

  • Sam Noble Museum celebrates with Block Party

    In celebration of recently receiving the National Medal of Museum and Library Service, the University of Oklahoma’s Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History is throwing a party....

    May 9, 2014

  • Summer Breeze to bring local, national musical acts to Norman

    by Hannah Cruz  The idea is simple: Free live music, a park and an audience. It’s a formula that’s proven successful for the Performing Arts Studio’s Summer Breeze Concert Series, now in its 14th year....

    May 9, 2014

  • Local film documents life, faith after 2013 Moore tornado

    When the May 20, 2013, EF-5 tornado barreled through Moore, Okla., leaving a wake of death and destruction in its path, many were left wondering: Where was God? It’s a question Steven Earp, lead pastor at Elevate Church in Moore, has set ...

    May 9, 2014

  • Festival of the Four Winds a new direction for OU

    Despite Native American Nations playing a big part in Oklahoma’s culture, there are still misunderstandings about how they operate as sovereign nations. It’s an issue that is getting addressed in a big way during the first Festival of the ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Shawn Mullins to lullaby Sooner Theatre

    There’s no question Grammy nominee singer/songwriter Shawn Mullins will be playing his 1999 hit single “Lullaby” during his upcoming performance 8 p.m. April 11 at The Sooner Theatre, 101 E. Main St....

    April 11, 2014

  • Museum fossil trip an exciting step into past

    Take a step into the past during the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History’s Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip....

    April 11, 2014

  • StART Norman transforms downtown with month-long arts programming

    From vacant to thriving, an abandoned old lumberyard in downtown Norman is being transformed with month-long arts programming during StART Norman by the Norman Arts Council....

    April 11, 2014