A bundt pan, a handful of ingredients and a treasured family recipe make mouthwatering holiday magic … whether or not the rum cooks off this tasty Christmas cake.
Archives: November 2013
One story, multiple spins. In the richly traditional version of the Oklahoma City Ballet or a fresh hip-hop influenced tale by the Race Dance Company, “The Nutcracker” returns to enliven the holidays.
Call it “juvenile and crass” or “brilliantly scathing” – either are often correct, and sometimes both simultaneously – the metro-focused commentary website The Lost Ogle is a huge, hilarious presence in social media, and surprisingly adept at tackling major stories.
In her ongoing travels through the state, author and photographer M.J. Alexander heads to Shawnee to check out the (curiously uncelebrated) birthplace of Brad Pitt. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it.
Four generations have a new nexus for holiday merriment, as the Goodin family prepares to deck the halls of their beautifully remodeled home.
Whether or not central Oklahoma winds up having a white Christmas, our days will be merry and bright for certain: there are too many festive celebrations to leave room for gloom. Slice’s guide to holiday merriment has the details you need to add joy to your world.
AS HOLIDAY TRADITIONS GO, mine follow a predictable pattern of descending dangerously deep into the fourth quarter with a “what-me-worry?” ambivalence that suggests my holiday preparations are either 1.) finished by Labor Day or; 2.) done by a staff of 30. Why I punish myself with last-minute shopping year after year will require therapy to decode, but this is exactly…
I AM IN A DEEP STATE OF DENIAL. Christmas is not coming. Not yet. It can’t be. I’m a devout daylight worshipper (albeit slathered in SPF 50 and hidden in the shade of a big umbrella thanks to the genetic tendency to roast a deep crimson), and Central Standard Time is my Kryptonite. Leaving work in the subterranean, post-5-p.m. darkness…
Children accompany their dad to his aircraft to say goodbye before his deployment. Like them, we wish him and all our nation’s soldiers a safe return, and thank our veterans for their selfless service. To submit your photo for Last Look, visit sliceok.com/last-look Categories: 405 Life, Last Look
Vintage character meets modern convenience in the houses on the Heritage Hills Historic Homes Tour, a beautifully inspirational exploration of a venerable Oklahoma City neighborhood, and the thrills of living in the past.
Holiday meals are works of careful craftsmanship; shouldn’t their presentation equal that artistry? These suggestions can help set the table in style.
Steak seared tableside on a lava stone or complex combinations of the best the sea has to offer – dining at Edmond’s Café Icon is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds.
Female artists, crafters, musicians and entertainers combine for a double-day show at the OKC Farmer’s Public Market … and this 10th iteration is their last “her-rah.”
The venue is amazing, and the lineup more than does it justice. Edmond’s Armstrong Auditorium is launching a fresh season of wonders.
A gadget enthusiast takes a quick, critical look at speakers’ ability to deliver the wow factor to the home theater experience.
Don’t let winter push your exercise regimen into hibernation; the easiest way to be in shape next summer is to avoid losing the benefits of physical fitness now.
In her ongoing travels through the state, author and photographer M.J. Alexander gallops into Grant County, where a stroke of good luck uncovered a century-old – and astonishingly vivid – slice of Wild West wonder.
A Conversation with Dave Lopez
A give and take about hard work, enthusiasm and popcorn with OKC Public Schools interim superintendent Dave Lopez as he heads back to class.
Remembering the way we were with a look back at Oklahoma’s nirvana for one-stop shoppers, OTASCO.