Student-curated eye-bending sketches and paintings, international feminist photography and a collection of culture-defining kachina figurines; just a taste of the varied treasures awaiting exploration at the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.
Archives: June 2013
One’s an established public policy player, the other a comparatively scrappy upstart, and their goals tend to be mutually opposed – but the state’s leading political think tank collectives Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs and Oklahoma Policy Institute have a surprising amount in common, beginning with a dislike of being pigeonholed along partisan lines.
You say “summer,” we say “vacation,” although that shouldn’t necessarily mean leaving the state. Hiking, swimming, kayaking, fishing, sailing, diving, nature-watching or simply recharging … you can do it all – sometimes in lavish luxury – right here in Oklahoma.
The days are long, the pools and lakes and beaches beckon … it’s past time to think about shielding our bodies from UV damage. Heed these skin protection tips now, or be prepared to pay the painful price later.
Medical science still has no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but until we find one strategies like these can help maintain and even gain mental health in later life.
A pair of monarch butterflies lazily enjoy their reign over a field of sunflowers on a gorgeously sun-dappled day in Oklahoma … it’s good to be kings. Categories: 405 Life, Last Look
In salads or sauces, on baked goods or by the bowlful, fresh berries are one of the highlights of summer cuisine, and they shine especially brightly in these delectable recipes.
The heat is on as Slice staffers gird their palates and brave a gauntlet of Oklahoma-made salsas and hot sauces, plus some suggestions for equipment when it’s time to make your own at home.
Packard’s New American Kitchen puts a fresh face on an old space in the resurgent Midtown section of OKC, with culinary innovation at full throttle.
In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander visits McCurtain County to chronicle the brief life and dwindling legacy of a town named America.
Thought-provoking art exhibits, laugh-inducing live theater, concerts, special events – there are all kinds of ways to beat the heat in this bustling metro, so if you can’t make it to everything, here’s where to start.
The placid, charming Lake Eufaula community of Carlton Landing looks like it has been designed just for this spot … because it has. The Humphreys Company takes a page from the book of planned coastal cities like Seaside for this carefully considered community on the grow. Visitors, prepare to be spellbound.
A give and take about meeting formative influences, making outlandish funeral plans and more with the gleefully goofy Emmy-winning entertainer and Muppet enthusiast Lucas Ross.
A collection of eye-catching vessels to enhance flowers’ decorative powers and make the summertime home, inside and out, a little more naturally beautiful.
Remembering the way we were with a look back at the undeniable draws of the Skyview, Twilight Gardens and more OKC metro drive-ins.
I am a people person. That’s a little strange for me to say, because I’ve always considered myself to be pretty shy (though people who know me often disagree). At big events where I don’t know anyone, I’m a bit of a wallflower. And if you ask me to speak in public, I will most likely be out of town….
BEFORE GASOLINE WAS $4 A GALLON, my husband and I decided to rent an RV, load up the young Hammacks and drive to Canada. Like many of our half-baked follies, two weeks on the road with three small children seemed like a good idea in the preliminary stage. My longstanding preoccupation for homes on wheels is a fetish hatched from…