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Gone Fishin’ on Green Lake

Well worth an exploratory trip, the Green Lake region of Wisconsin is home to fine dining, fishing and quite a bit more.

Dodgeball’s Unhappy Family

Lauren Hammack shares a comedic look back at some of the related low points awaiting the unwary in gym class.

Seoul-ful Dining in Korea’s Gwangjang Market

The tranquil beauty of Changdeokgung Palace and chaotic bustle of the massive Gwangjang Market help give visitors to Seoul a spectrum of sights to experience.

On Film: Coming-of-Age Movies

Sixteen Candles to Juno, check out some of the greatest films about entering adulthood to be found on leading streaming services.

Speaker Box: The Month in Music

A look ahead to Oklahoma native Blake Shelton returning for a pair of performances, plus rereleases of two old films starring Neil Young.

A Triathlon Tale

Swimming, biking and running times 1,200 – Sandy Kimerer explains the massive competition of an impending triathlon.

The Johnstons’ Sleek Retreat

The Johnstons’ home on the links is a sleek, modern work of art – and thanks to the design of architect Bruce Bockus, the exterior is every bit as striking as its interior.

Mesta Festa Remains the Besta

Now in its 21st year, block party Mesta Festa remains a joyous, and tempting, way to highlight its neighborhood’s delights.

Good Taste: Jamil’s Steakhouse

Thanks to a famed array of complimentary appetizers, the excellent entrees are merely part of the savor at the venerable Jamil’s Steakhouse.

At the Bar: Trapper’s Bourbon Bar

Top-quality whiskies (and prizes!) await as rewards for exploring Trapper’s well-stocked Bourbon Bar.

A Trifecta of Taco Temptations

The taco’s origins are one of history’s mysteries, but these three examples showcase the tasty proliferation of its availability around the metro.

Festive Fire Pits

Autumn is coming – and one of these stylish fire pits could be perfect as your outdoor space’s center of attention.

A Recipe for Rich Bison Pot Roast

A wholehearted convert to the joy of cooking, chef Elizabeth Howe dishes up directions for making a full-flavored and lower-fat indulgence.

Bootie Call

’Tis the season for short boots, and these little beauties should become staples of your wardrobe.

Favorite Things: Wright’s Floral Market

Wright’s Floral Market in Norman offers a bouquet of fresh possibilities in home décor.

The Wimmers: Lives in Art

Husband-and-wife duo Mike and Jime Wimmer are both visual artists as well as educators – so they’re firm believers in the importance of art to society and the next generation.

Memories of the Oklahoma State Fair

Remembering the way we were with a look back at the growth and evolution of our great State Fair.

Ponca City, Here We Come

The Marland Mansion is only the beginning; find pleasures to peruse amid the ongoing revitalization of downtown Ponca City.

Brew Views

No less a sage than Plato said, “It was a wise man who invented beer,” and while over-indulging in alcohol is never a good idea, we’re happy to provide an extra helping of photos. We’ve toured some of the metro’s most inviting bars, brewhouses and beverages for our September “Booze & Brews” feature, and now we’d like to invite you to do the same in these photos. Prosit!

September Must-Dos

Vast creativity in a small space at 12 x 12, plus the start of new seasons for four area artistic organizations.

The Impact of Wine, Women and Shoes

Game-changing philanthropists Impact Oklahoma look to make a fundraising splash at the 2016 Wine, Women and Shoes event.

Oklahomyths: The World’s “Highest” Hill

In a series devoted to fact-checking Sooner State folklore, M.J. Alexander uncovers why claims of Cavanal Hill’s global notoriety don’t quite measure up.

Elements of Style

One of the foremost reasons to anticipate the advent of fall is the justification for updating your wardrobe. With an emphasis on clean, crisp neutrals, these highlights of autumn fashion are ideal for building an outstanding look.

SQ 777: A Growing Controversy

Slated to come up on the ballot this November, State Question 777 is known as the Right to Farm Amendment – advocates and opponents sound off on whether it’s the right call.

Oklahoma’s WWII Submarine

While it wasn’t affiliated with the Sooner State during its World War II heyday, the USS Batfish submarine has become an Oklahoma landmark.

A Golden Tour of Heritage Hills

Six vintage residences open their doors for exploration on the 50th annual Heritage Hills Home Tour.

Booze & Brews

New bars worth taking for a test drink, established watering holes that amply reward revisitation and recommendations for local beers; the OKC metro is well stocked with possibilities worth raising a glass to.
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Dr. Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate (2013-14), has been keeping journals since he was 12 years old, and they're the basis for this new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center...

Cost: $6 adults (see website for all prices)

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
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Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni
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Entertainer Matt Cowell has performed publicly from an early age. He attended the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and is known for his acoustic, classic...

Cost: Free

Where:
NOIR Bistro & Bar
701 West Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: NOIR Bistro & Bar
Telephone: 405.208.4233
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Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

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This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

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Dr. Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate (2013-14), has been keeping journals since he was 12 years old, and they're the basis for this new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center...

Cost: $6 adults (see website for all prices)

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

Show More...
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Dr. Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate (2013-14), has been keeping journals since he was 12 years old, and they're the basis for this new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center...

Cost: $6 adults (see website for all prices)

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Dr. Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate (2013-14), has been keeping journals since he was 12 years old, and they're the basis for this new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center...

Cost: $6 adults (see website for all prices)

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Dr. Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate (2013-14), has been keeping journals since he was 12 years old, and they're the basis for this new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center...

Cost: $6 adults (see website for all prices)

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

Do you love a fine wine? Craft beer? Sipping bourbon? So do we. Join Mary Eddy’s Kitchen x Lounge for Fork + Bottle, a unique dinner series in which we educate, pair, and taste inspired menus...

Cost: $59 per person

Where:
Mary Eddy's Kitchen x Lounge
900 W Main Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
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Telephone: 405.982.6918
Contact Name: Emily

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The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will present a one-day unique learning experience: The Festival of Arts and Ideas. USAO students and faculty from diverse fields of study will...

Cost: Free

Where:
USAO Ballroom
1727 West Alabama
Chickasha, OK  73018
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Sponsor: University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.574.1362
Contact Name: Zach McGrew
Website »

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This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Dr. Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate (2013-14), has been keeping journals since he was 12 years old, and they're the basis for this new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center...

Cost: $6 adults (see website for all prices)

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

Oklahoma City's premier platform for improvised comedy theatre features weekly performances with shows Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Enjoy buy one get one ticket prices with your...

Cost: $10, or see both shows nightly for $15

Where:
The Paramount Theatre OKC
11 North Lee Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: OKC Improv
Telephone: 405-456-9858
Website »

More information

This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Dr. Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate (2013-14), has been keeping journals since he was 12 years old, and they're the basis for this new exhibit at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center...

Cost: $6 adults (see website for all prices)

Where:
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
1000 Chisholm Trail Parkway
www.onthechisholmtrail.com
Duncan, OK  73533
View map »


Sponsor: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
Telephone: 580.252.6692
Contact Name: Toni
Website »

More information

Oklahoma City's premier platform for improvised comedy theatre features weekly performances with shows Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Enjoy buy one get one ticket prices with your...

Cost: $10, or see both shows nightly for $15

Where:
The Paramount Theatre OKC
11 North Lee Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: OKC Improv
Telephone: 405-456-9858
Website »

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The urban soul sounds of BORN IN NOVEMBER will capture and hold you. With influences from Stevie Wonder and Ray C. Cooke, this talented duo perform R&B with a style all their own. Enjoy...

Cost: Free

Where:
NOIR Bistro & Bar
701 West Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: NOIR Bistro & Bar
Telephone: 405.208.4233
Website »

More information

Commemorating the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and diverse collection of art created by or about...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Telephone: 405.236.3100
Website »

More information

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