Archives: October 2012

Give Thanks

Before stuffing our faces with the bounty on the Thanksgiving table this month, I’d like to take a (pre-tryptophan-impaired) mental inventory of all those things that merit giving thanks for in the first place. First, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving because we’ve won that great cosmic lottery that landed us in America. Second, the very fact that Thanksgiving represents the legitimate opening…

Team Spirit

With much of our attention directed to giving thanks this month, we couldn’t help turning our focus to the OKC Thunder, an organization that defines the concept of community champions.

Little by Little

Meager dimensions characterize the stars of the show, but it’s a major event for the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, and there’s nothing diminutive about the artistic impact of the Western-inspired title creations in the Small Works, Great Wonders Winter Art Sale.

The Pursuit of XXcellence

Cherry-pick the best parts from a massive art exhibit, a craft show of skilled artisans’ work, multiple live musical performances, a tasting event courtesy of a bevy of restaurants and a killer two-day party, cram it all into the Farmers Market building, lace it liberally with attitude and enjoy.

Weekend Wonderland

The snow was falling, the carols playing and Christmas lights sparkled all around me. It was a perfect holiday moment. And you can experience it, too – in Frisco, Texas.

Fall In

Roy Bishop of Oklahoma City captured one of the great joys of childhood and the season as his then-two-year-old niece Clare made clear her appreciation for a bounty of fallen leaves on a perfect Thanksgiving Day. Categories: 405 Life, Last Look

Life at the Top

It could be the first glimpse of the morning sun piercing the night’s blackness, or the twinkling lights of the city slowly coming to life. Maybe it’s the impending thunderstorm, with lightning dancing on the horizon. Or it could be something as simple as standing on the balcony on a crisp autumn day, gazing at Oklahoma City life 19 stories below.

Fiat Nitor

Let there be bright! This is the 10th anniversary season for Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble, and for this occasion they’re ready to share with a larger audience than ever.

Is This the Droid You’re Looking For?

The Samsung Galaxy S III from AT&T is the flagship Android smart phone. The latest in the Galaxy line, it’s kicking some serious butt worldwide. Following on the heels of the HTC One X, these two devices are giving the Apple iPhone a run for its money.