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The Best-Laid-Up Plans

Writer Lauren Hammack’s noble intentions for recovering from surgery … and the ignoble, though humorous, results.

Mirror, Mirror …

Their function is constant but their forms vary widely – reflecting on mirrors’ artistic possibilities can pay huge decorative dividends.

August Must-Dos

August highlights include a Moveable Feast in Norman, the return of the AMP Festival to Automobile Alley and a full concert slate from the revitalized Tower Theatre.

A New Shoe To-Do

Whether it’s for the new school year or just because autumn is coming, check out these fresh new sneakers that belong in your closet.

Damon Lane: Behind the Forecast

Chatting about topics from severe weather to skin cancer with illustrious local meteorologist Damon Lane.

Scenic, Serene Mackinac Island

Reveling in the placid, scenic charms of the time-displaced oasis that is Michigan’s Mackinac Island.

Sooner Size Me

M.J. Alexander disrupts a common myth about Oklahoma’s size supremacy over states east of the Mississippi.

Long Live the King

A look back at local reactions to Elvis’ death and ruminations on his enduring legacy.

Good Taste: The Mantel

Relish a colorful showcase of seafood presented by elegant, enduring Bricktown dining destination The Mantel.

Vintage Tractor Time Machines

A colorful photoessay focusing on old tractors that, though weathered by the slow flow of time, are making a comeback.

At the Bar: Mama Roja

If you’re feeling superstitious or like drinks that are delicious, try a Herradura-fueled Horseshoe Margarita at Mama Roja.

Art Exploring Oklahoma’s Past

Through work from Henry Wantland Jerome Tiger, a new pair of exhibitions tells state stories at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

2017 Faces of the 405

Portraits of outstanding central Oklahoma businesses, vendors and industries – people readers should get to know.

Christine Dowd: Culinary Connections

Try a healthy summer recipe for salad skewers from chef Christine Dowd, who praises the rewards of cooking with and for family.

Favorite Things: Urban Threads

Urban Threads proprietor Cherami Thomas shows off some of her favorite fashionable merchandise.

Burgers and Beyond at Nic’s Place

Burger maestro Justin Nicholas tackles diner-style food in the stylish Midtown hideaway Nic’s Place.

Vicki Lawrence: Mama’s Memories

On a trip through OKC, TV star and longtime comedian Vicki Lawrence shares some wit and medical advice.

Brian Bogert’s Mediterranean Marvel

Restaurateur Brian Bogert got the chance to move into a home he has loved for decades, and is making the most of his dream.

Bohol Beauty in the Philippines

A journey to the lush Bohol Island in the Philippines reveals an idyllic atmosphere of natural splendor and otherworldly beauty.

Mission Academy: Hopes High

OKC’s Mission Academy offers help to high school students struggling to overcome addiction, and hope to their families.

Nature Day Trips in Oklahoma

Wanting to enjoy the great outdoors doesn’t necessarily mean arranging a great big trip – cures for wanderlust are available without leaving the state.

OKC’s Top Tacos

In a community containing many, many options, we went looking for the very best. If you’re in the mood for Mexican food, consider these local taquerias must-try experiences.
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More than 20 speakers in a one-track session designed for the digital marketing professional, marketer, business owner or anyone interested in branding, PR, advertising, social media, SEO, search,...

Cost: $250

Where:
Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd St
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: BigWing
Telephone: 405.475.4185
Contact Name: Janelle Archer
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This year will mark the eighth time the John F. Kennedy Awards have been celebrated, honoring individuals making a significant contribution to Oklahoma, its communities and its people, while paying...

Cost: $300

Where:
Skirvin Hilton Hotel
1 Park Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Santa Fe Family Life Center
Telephone: 405-840-1817
Contact Name: James Timberlake
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More than 20 speakers in a one-track session designed for the digital marketing professional, marketer, business owner or anyone interested in branding, PR, advertising, social media, SEO, search,...

Cost: $250

Where:
Tower Theatre
425 NW 23rd St
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: BigWing
Telephone: 405.475.4185
Contact Name: Janelle Archer
Website »

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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
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Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
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Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
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Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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A fabulous art auction to raise money to help support Oklahoma A+ Schools at UCO.

Cost: $100

Where:
CHK|Central Boathouse
732 Riversport Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73129
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Sponsor: Oklahoma A+ Schools at UCO
Telephone: 405.974.3791
Contact Name: Heather Bryant
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The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
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Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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Join supporters in communities across the nation for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This family-friendly event raises funds to support the...

Cost: $10 for adults or children six and older

Where:
Stars and Stripes Park
3701 S. Lake Hefner Drive
Oklahoma City , OK  73116
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Telephone: 405.403.7762
Contact Name: Emily Drover
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Let’s end childhood cancer. Together! This September, supporters across the country will unite to participate in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer, an exciting, family-friendly...

Cost: $10 for Registration

Where:
Stars and Stripes Park
3701 S Lake Hefner Dr
Oklahoma City, OK  73116
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Sponsor: ALSAC St. Jude Oklahoma City
Telephone: 405.403.7762
Contact Name: Emily Drover
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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
View map »


Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
Website »

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Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

More information

The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

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