Archives: July 2014

The Marlands’ Mysterious Legacy

77 Counties

In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander delves into the strange, sometimes sordid stories of Governor E.W. and his daughter-slash-wife Lydie Marland.

Cornerstone: The YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City

Good Reads

Over a Century of Staunch Community Support • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •…

Fashion Backward

On the Web

Readers Shared Their Favorite Fashion Eras In Our Poll Last Month. Here Are Some Of Your Comments → “Satin, velvet, beads, rhinestones … ahhh, the beautiful era of the 1920s. Gone were the tight corsets, women cut their hair in stylish bobs and became emancipated with fashion.” – Katie   “Old Hollywood glamour is definitely my favorite style era. It…

Go Red For Women

Pat Goodin, Kristine Garner, Tracy Renfro   The scarlet shade represents lifesaving commitment to mutual support and sharing knowledge at the American Heart Association’s annual luncheon and educational seminar. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

Gaillardia White Out

Timothy Fields, Charlotte Edwards, Eddie Walker   Gaillardia Country Club continues a crisp, classy tradition with its annual social gathering and lobster boil. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

Dean McGee Awards

Mayor Mick Cornett, Dr. Bob Blackburn   Four titans of downtown OKC’s development are honored as part of an illustrious gala at the Skirvin. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

Infant Crisis Auction

Marc and Debby Howard, Leslie Blair and Mark Hanstein   Babies in need will benefit hugely from the funds collected at this high-energy event organized by Infant Crisis Services’ Teen Associate Board. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

Boots, Bandanas & BBQ

Douglas and Kerri Tapp, Doug Sauter   Guests support the upkeep of the Oklahoma Governor’s Mansion by dressing Western and delighting in an evening of dining and square dancing. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

Bryan White’s “Shine”

Cool Sounds

Stepping Back to the Mic • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •…

Meyers Young Audience Theatre

Michael Martin, Mary Elizabeth Drake, Nathan Goodrich   Organizers and supporters cheer a collaboration with OCU to share a production of “South Pacific” with a packed house of schoolchildren at no charge. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

St. Anthony POP!

Graham and Sarah Glaser   Tasty treats, live music and an assortment of delicious beverages add sparkle to a fundraiser for St. Anthony’s hospital care. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

Academic Awards Banquet

Jari Askins, Madison Rae Lockhart   The future and present both look bright as the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence holds its annual celebration for exceptional state high school graduates.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

JDRF Hope Gala

Kristen Taylor and Jackie Davey   The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation marks the Kentucky Derby with a Run for the Roses-themed fundraiser. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics

August’s Prime Entertainment Picks

This Month’s Top 10

The Arts Council of OKC’s sensational Storytelling Festival, a sculptor who works in LEGO at Science Museum Oklahoma, gripping dramas both old and new – there are all kinds of sources for entertainment and enlightenment in this bustling metro, so if you can’t make it to everything, here’s where to start.

5 x 5

Shannon Price, Katie and Morgandi Collins, Kim Wallace   Five is the magic number in the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond’s fundraising sale of small-scale artistic creations. Click here to see more and purchase photos.   Categories: On The Scene