Happy days are here again! It’s time to banish those gray and rainy early spring days and get ready for one of Oklahoma’s most enjoyable outdoor months … ah, May. With our minds on leisurely pursuits in balmy (not yet broiling!) climes, we’ve turned our focus to some of the best locations in the metro for celebrating the community’s spirit…
Archives: April 2015
Mother’s Day always makes me feel like writing out a lengthy, formal apology to my mom. Sure, I’m good company now, but I incubated in alpha for a long time before I was suitable for polite company. If I were the same kid today, I’d be medicated. But back then, any observer might have just called me “busy” and a…
Dr. Robert and Nancy Payne Ellis are lauded for their steadfast support in this fete for elite patrons of community arts.
Oklahoma to Virginia: A First Novel Revisiting the Second World War It’s the name of a small town in Oklahoma, and a group home for children there, and now the first novel by Virginia writer Hilary Holladay: “Tipton.” The tale was never intended to be very long; Holladay started writing it as a short story about a teenaged orphan…
A Tulsa Singer Searches for the Meaning of Home and a Punch in the Chest Not so very long ago, John Moreland was a raucous, snarling frontman for a punk band, immersed in a pursuit of sounds louder, angrier and more hardcore. But after graduating high school, his script flipped thanks to his father’s music – he found himself…
It doesn’t take much of nature’s touch to make a decorative impact; small flower arrangements like these should be hugely popular.
The function is useful and the form divine in these eye-catching purses, clutches and handbags.
Top-notch interior design is temporarily enshrined in the “Treasure in the Trees,” the 2015 Symphony Show House.
Remembering the way we were with a look back at a nondescript farmhouse that contorted its way into the public eye.
A conversational give and take about recognizing perfect moments and finding fulfilling work with the Better Business Bureau’s Kitt Letcher.
The American Heart Association’s glamorous gala benefits cardiac research and health, while guests have fun and look fantastic.
A rich, sweet, sensational fundraiser to benefit Automobile Alley fills an evening with music and tasty treats.
Northern Louisiana has plenty to offer travelers, with a lagniappe – a little something extra – in the form of a wealth of public art.
Prevent Blindness Oklahoma has a tremendous time treating guests to food, drink, auctions and raffles and a great party at the IAO Gallery.
In her ongoing travels through the state, author and photographer M.J. Alexander makes the most of Memorial Day to commemorate the double sinking of the USS Oklahoma.
OKC is by size one of the largest cities in the country, counting among its many and varied features a number of enclaves with energy and character all their own. Vibrant community atmospheres like these don’t come about by accident; just ask some of the pioneers and planners who have poured their energies into making the metro’s districts come alive.
For health care with an emphasis on patient convenience, wherever the patient is, online medicine is the next best thing to old-school house calls.
Their capacity for number of guests tends to be somewhat circumscribed, but for providing exceptional service, luxurious amenities and ideal locations for exploring their host cities? The sky’s the limit in these eminently welcoming examples of Oklahoma’s boutique hotels
Want to start Mother’s Day right? Here are a couple of quick recipes for a frittata and chocolate crescent rolls; just the menu for a delicious and thoughtful breakfast in bed.
Small-scale OKC restaurant Land and Sea brings tasty possibilities from ocean and earth alike to the table.
An immense outdoor concert, festivals for the young and the rest of us, art exhibits the celebrate the state and way beyond – 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.
Bird-focused art is migrating to the Sam Noble Museum in Norman in a new traveling exhibit centered around the life and legacy of John James Audubon.
Inspired by the life of their animal-loving sibling, a Guthrie family gears up to renew their fundraising, pet-saving run for its 7th year.