I never ring in a new year with a lot of fanfare. Halloween has always been my holiday of choice because I enthusiastically endorse any opportunity to assume another identity and consume candy with abandon. New Year’s, on the other hand, is perennially overhyped like a summer blockbuster – a sure sign of impending disappointment. It’s also a holiday that’s…
Archives: December 2014
A new year is upon us. All the trappings and trimmings of the holidays have been packed away (maybe), and thoughts have turned to all the things we will and will not do (maybe) in the coming year. In our house, there was no Christmas tree to take down and haul away. We didn’t make the trek to the tree farm…
Adam Hall, Killi Stump, Edith and Michael Laird Lavish luxury is the byword as the arts support organization hosts its Hotel ZaZa-inspired biennial gala at the OKC Golf & Country Club. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Exploring the State Through Camera Lense Here in the clutch of winter, when trees are bare and the sky is gray, it can be all too easy to forget our state’s abundant potential for beauty. Unless, that is, you have a reminder to hand in the form of gloriously colorful coffee-table tome “Oklahoma Unforgettable.” The new collaboration between exceptional…
A Bygone Band Climbs Back Into the Saddle In some respects, five years isn’t a tremendously long time. When you’re hoping for a new album from a band whose members had drifted a bit apart geographically, though, it can feel close to an eon. That might explain some of the excitement Norman-based red dirt tunesmiths Mama Sweet were met…
The perfect combination of comfort and style is of fundamental importance in shopping for chairs – these suggestions should help when it’s time to have a seat.
Remembering the way we were with a look back at the solo-screen glory days of OKC’s Continental Theater.
Versatile gear for looking sharp and feel great during your winter workouts, and even afterward.
A conversational give and take about following dreams, finding inspiration in history and the importance of little details with master of illusion Rob Lake.
In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander pays tribute to the tale of a special landmark and marketing sensation: the Topsy-Turvy Truck of Tonkawa.
Greg and Maressa Treat, Karma and Brett Robinson Guests happily partake of a museum tour, tasty treats and shining examples of the art of brewing in the OKC Museum of Art’s beer-sampling fete. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Acrobatic entertainment troupe Cirque du Soleil prepares to transport OKC audiences to a whole new world in “Varekai.”
Amanda Bleakley, Aimee Harlow, and Gena Timberman For One Night Only, Lyric Theatre brings the Motown sound of “Dreamgirls” to its annual fundraiser at the Skirvin Hilton. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Russell Westbrook and Tara Nouri Peppers Ranch hosts this cheery benefit in Gaillardia, but it’s the children in their foster care community who will benefit from patrons’ generosity. Click here to see more and purchase photos. Categories: On The Scene, Party Pics
Take a look at four metro residents who embraced change by jumping the tracks on their previous careers, and are now making their ways along more rewarding paths. There’s a big difference between our views of life at 15 and 50, and that often includes what our dream jobs are.
Saying the OKC metro has been having a busy decade would be a colossal understatement – the new year is a prime time to take a moment of appreciation for some high points in all the progress made … and check in on a few developments we’re still eagerly anticipating.
Starting each day right is a snap with simple, homemade granola – this customizable recipe is even packed with protein.
Tempting tastes and an inviting old-school vibe make the R&J Lounge and Supper Club a hangout spot for the ages.
Russian dancers, New Zealand ukulelists, a celebration of chocolate and creativity and much more – 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.
Paseo space The Project Box hosts an assemblage of painting, photography, video and music for “Wanderlust,” a conversation in art about contemporary Africa.
Good times are about to get rolling in Galveston, and Mardi Gras celebrations are just the icing on an already spectacular getaway cake.