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The Festival of the Arts’ Legacy

Arts Council OKC director Peter Dolese retraces the origins and expansion of the week-long celebration of creativity that is the Festival of the Arts.

The Natural Touch for Self-Care

Natural products from lotions to fragrances in conscientious self-care that are perfect for a season of renewal.

An Oklahoma Story in Stone

Nearly 150 years after Sophia Pitchlynn died in what was then Indian Territory, her gravestone still stands silent vigil in Garland Cemetery.

Appetite for Disruption

Technology continues to revolutionize the restaurant industry, and local establishments are working to digest the broad range of possibilities.

Pity the Fools

Clods, cretins, buffoons and (unfortunately) more, here’s a tongue-in-cheek taxonomy of the kinds of fools that are roaming the streets.

April Must-Dos

Check out our top recommendations for fun stuff to do this month in the 405.

Plantation Exploration

Graceful, regal architecture and a grim human cost – Louisiana plantations are discussing more of their painful history, and becoming more of a must-visit.

Western Heritage Icons

Kevin Costner, Michael Martin Murphey and Clark McEntire head up the honorees at the 59th annual Western Heritage Awards.

Speaker Box: Jenny Lewis Live

A look forward at exceptional April concerts coming to OKC venues from Jenny Lewis, The Wailers and Bon Iver.

Favorite Things: Chateau Designs

Rose Clark, proprietor of Chateau Designs & Interiors, gives us a tour of some prime elements of the home decor she has in store.

Good Taste: Big Truck Tacos

Innovative combinations, vegetarian-friendly options, even daily mystery creations via the 5th Amendment – it’s been a delicious decade for Big Truck Tacos.

Chalk’s Xs and Os

A sports bar with osso bucco and crab nicoise salad? Chalk in Chisholm Creek has imaginative surprises alongside its classics, for all sports fans’ enjoyment.

At the Bar: The Jones Assembly

If it’s a special occasion and you want to sample some elevated examples of the cocktail craft, head upstairs to the Jones Assembly’s T Room.

The Bare Bones of Success

Oklahoma’s longest-running film festival is gearing up for its 20th year, and the success of Bare Bones is largely due to the dedication of Sharon Butterfly Ray.

Spring Color Chorus

The dull days of winter are finally behind us; time to light up your life by giving your wardrobe a burst of color.

Best of the 405 2019

Our annual showcase of greatness in central Oklahoma is back for a 7th year; these are your choices (and ours) for more than 90 highlights of life in the 405.

Loretta Oden: Native Tastes

Chef Loretta Oden has made a name for herself in the wide-ranging realm of Native cuisine; her special salad recipe showcases the Three Sisters of corn, squash and beans.

Sporting Sojourns

A day trip to Guthrie or a bucket-list jaunt to Wimbledon, sports fans should bear these destinations in mind.
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This quintessential New Orleans musical institution guarantees an electrifying night of music! The group will perform songs from their most recent releases as well as traditional New Orleans...

Cost: Varying

Where:
McKnight Center Performance Hall
419 S. Monroe
Stillwater, OK  74074
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An opera for our time. This stirring work delves into the life of Jim Thompson, the real-life Vietnam veteran who was the longest-held prisoner of war in American history, and the issues he faced...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
OKC, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Painted Sky Opera
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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By Tom Cipullo An opera for our time. This stirring work delves into the life of Jim Thompson, the real-life Vietnam veteran who was the longest-held prisoner of war in American history, and the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Painted Sky Opera
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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We're poppin' champagne on the patio this Saturday and raffling off a bottle of Perrier-Jouet valued at $300! Come pre-party with us and DJ Catherine Ouellette from 6pm-10pm -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sheraton Oklahoma City Downtown Hotel
1, N Broadway Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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An opera for our time. This stirring work delves into the life of Jim Thompson, the real-life Vietnam veteran who was the longest-held prisoner of war in American history, and the issues he faced...

Cost: $35-$50

Where:
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N Walker Ave
OKC, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Painted Sky Opera
Telephone: 405-594-8300
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