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  • Formed in stone

    According to Steve Westrop, University of Oklahoma geology and geophysics professor, 99.99 percent of all species that once inhabited the earth are now extinct. What they left behind are physical remains enshrined in stone. Often the ...

    June 13, 2014

  • Norman filmmakers screening at 2014 deadCENTER Film Festival

    Oklahoma City’s deadCENTER Film Festival began in the first year of the new century and has grown dramatically in those 14 years. It’s the Sooner state’s largest film festival....

    June 13, 2014

  • “Oil and Wood” exhibit features art masterpieces

    The works of two distinguished professors emerti of the OU School of Art & Art History are being exhibited during “Oil and Wood: George Bogart and Jim Henkle,” at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art through Sept. 14....

    June 13, 2014

  • 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