When I think of Virginia, I think of the early eastern settlements, especially sophisticated Williamsburg. I was still thinking that way when I headed to Roanoke, little realizing that, for many years, it was on the Virginia equivalent of the western frontier. It’s come a long way, baby!
Archives: September 2012
There’s nothing more exciting in college athletics than the iconic OU vs. Texas game. It’s a game that brings families, fans and foodies together every year. Slice’s resident foodie likes to support her team with a tailgate party any sports fan would be proud to serve.
Kyle Sheppard, Bryan Evans, Jim Roth, Erica Evans For more photos from Benefit for AIDS Walk OKC click here.
Alice Cooper, Dr. Stephen Prescott Categories: On The Scene
In 1964, James T. Bialac bought a painting. Over 40 years later, the Arizona lawyer’s private collection of Native American art was among the greatest in existence.
Cherokee Ballard, Chris Stinchcomb, Kirstin Reynolds For more photos from the Kirkpatrick Foundation’s Animal Lovers Reception click here.
For those who truly care about their food – not just the dishes’ finished flavors but also the process of its production and the people involved – the best restaurant of all might be one without walls.
LeighAnn Pierce, Brett Price, Amanda Kirkpatrick, Travis Lawler, J.T. Sherman
Sure, axe-wielding, demon-possessed, undead were-zombie ghouls are scary in theory, but there’s a special kind of creepiness in the concept of having our humdrum lives interrupted by a faceful of Nature at its most malevolent.
The mean streets of Gotham City – and their iconic shadowy protector – come to the Chesapeake Arena October 10-14 in the stunt-studded, visually spectacular stage show “Batman Live.”
A conversation with Liberté boutique owner Danielle Keogh and store manager Eden Turrentine
Most vocal compositions can be performed with four voices, although eight allows for division of parts and 16 produces a richer sound.
Mike and Cindi Shelby, Kathey Sandler and Dr. Al Moorad For more photos from the INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Patron Party click here. Categories: On The Scene
A stay-at-home mom of two, Shea Adamson’s foray into design was born out of frustration.
The good news about the restaurant business in general is that it is becoming more diverse and sophisticated. The better news for local food lovers is that Oklahoma City’s dining scene is thriving.
Al Eschbach and Jim Traber
They’re the self-described Odd Couple of sports and the epitome of a love-hate relationship – as much with each other as with their listeners every weekday afternoon and game days on WWLS Radio, The Sports Animal.
When I think of October, I have visions of black and orange Halloween decorations, dark maroon and dried brown leaves, a warm hearth and rich comfort food.
Orchids are among nature’s most spectacular showpieces, producing prismatic splendor from near-black to brilliant white and a thousand varied and variegated shades between, but not even the most dedicated botanical breeder has ever produced a transparent one.
Cherokee Ballard, Cameron Dunn, Danielle Dupuy For more photos from Tour de Palate click here. Categories: On The Scene
Photo Courtesy OKC Ballet October 14-21, Civic Center, 201 N Walker Ave, OKC, 843.9898, okcballet.com Graceful, moving artistic performances unparalleled throughout the metro are the Oklahoma City Ballet’s forte – what better way to begin a new season than with not one, not two, but three state premieres? The assembly of elegance titled “Director’s Choice” begins with a bittersweet conflict…
Fully 20 of the region’s most prominent creative organizations receive funding through the work of Allied Arts, and uncounted thousands of Oklahomans benefit aesthetically and spiritually from that central agency.
To heighten awareness and promote preservation of Oklahoma City’s architectural history, and to ensure the protection of our enduring cultural landmarks for years to come. Those are pretty good reasons to participate in a venerable event that offers its own ample rewards: one of the city’s most elegant and storied neighborhoods reopens its doors from noon to 5pm October 6-7 in the 46th annual Heritage Hills Historic Homes and Gardens Tour.
A small military force can rout a much larger one, though it helps to have some tactical advantage.
Gina and Joseph Buendia For more photos from Concept Home Preview Party click here. Categories: On The Scene