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Memories of Ho-Ho the Clown

Remembering the way we were with a look back at the decades of laughter and joy Ed Birchall brought to OKC kids as Ho-Ho the Clown.

Jazz in June’s Sizzling Serenade

Summer will sound sensational for the throngs gathered to hear Jon Cleary, Harumph, Roxy Roca, Beto & the Fairlanes and more free performers.

King of Beasts: Matisse in His Time

Fauvist master and influential artist Henri Matisse stars in an immense exhibit of 20th century talent – that’s going nowhere else in North America.

Animal Aid at the See Spot Run

Get some exercise and help fund Guthrie animal sanctuary Free to Live at a fundraiser in honor of resident Chris Cowden.

Speaker Box: The Month in Music

Upcoming Oklahoma concerts from soul throwback Leon Bridges and the mysterious Maxwell, plus a rich (and sad) Replacements biography.

A Recipe for Vegetarian Taste

Inspired by his stint exploring vegetarian flavors for OKC hot spot Red Cup, Chef Patrick Clark II makes a marvelous summer mouthful.

The Story of “America’s Corner”

The signs surround the capital but their topic is an enigma; M.J. Alexander delves into the story of the self-proclaimed “America’s Corner.”

Free, Fit and Fab in the 405

Community organizations like the Wellness Alliance offer budget flexibility in moving toward better health.

Bottoms Up!

Lauren Hammack tries to maintain her sense of humor in the face (so to speak) of an impending colonoscopy.

Showing Your Home’s Soul With Art

When doing home décor, remember to embrace art’s soul-elevating decorative potential.

Cindy Kottwitz: Home Sweet Barn

Cindy Kottwitz uses her “prairie chic” aesthetic to make her custom-built Kingfisher barn a lovingly designed home.

Main Street Yukon in a Day

Head west to explore some of Yukon’s tasty pleasures – and don’t be surprised if you start planning a return trip.

At the Bar: Ludivine’s “I’m Only Sleeping”

Locavore haven Ludivine is paying tribute to the Beatles with a drinks menu inspired by “Revolver” – try an “I’m Only Sleeping,” and pleasant dreams.

Costa Rica and Pura Vida

Amid hot springs, lush foliage and an incredible variety of wildlife, traveling in Costa Rica encourages taking breaks to find pure life.

June Must-Dos

Native cultures commingle for the Red Earth Festival, Prix de West lauds the best in Western art, OKC Jazz Fest’s smooth operators and more.

Good Taste: Tommy’s Study in Salmon

A rich menu gets off to an artful start at Tommy’s Italian American Grill via this smoked salmon appetizer.

Sonoma’s Wine Country Weekend

Delighting in wine rarely tastes so fine – Wine Country Weekend is recurring in September, and here’s why oenophiles should go.

Antique Garden’s Local Allure

Find some new favorite merchandise at this local boutique selling more than antiques.

All Tied Up in Style

Fashionable men’s neckties and bow ties as accessories for Father’s Day and beyond.

Hot Rods and Loving Homes

Classic Recreations’ Jason Engle is using his expertise at building muscle cars to encourage stronger foundations for foster kids.

Downtown Apartments Move Upscale

The price tags are not insubstantial, but ongoing construction in the heart of the city is making it the center of attention for renters.

Unity Reigns at the OKC Pride Festival

Immense, entertaining and welcoming to all, the LGBTQ-friendly festival celebrates openness, inclusion and equality.

Oklahomyths: First Elected Female?

In a series devoted to fact-checking Sooner State folklore, M.J. Alexander examines misconceptions about our first elected female official.

Patrono: Defenders of the Flavor

Whether or not any patron saints are involved, the appeal is undeniable in this downtown dinner spot – it’s a must to receive your patronage.

Oklahoma Gems

Summer is a great time to go exploring for new sights. These Oklahoma attractions might not be A-list landmarks, but they’re worth stepping off the interstate for a visit.

Film Nirvana: deadCenter at 16

In its 16th year, deadCenter Film Festival keeps dazzling cinephiles with thought-provoking, emotionally engaging and simply joyous examples of the crème de la cinema.

Erin Cooper: Artistic Impact

Her murals are eye-catching and invite interaction – by going way up in scale, Erin Cooper has taken her art to the next level.

OKC Perspectives: Three Tales, One City

In conversations about creativity, capitalism and more, D.G. Smalling, Matt Goad and Roy Williams share thoughts on how they see OKC.
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February 2019

Through March 2019, Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park. Whiteout is comprised of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Campbell Art Park
NW 11th and Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary
Telephone: 405.951.0000
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
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Visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will be able to let their imaginations run wild as they travel back in time with life-size animatronic dinosaurs along a half-mile...

Where:
Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX  75069
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Sponsor: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
Telephone: 972.562.5566
Contact Name: Stephanie Jennings
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Men and women from across the American West played critical roles - both “over there” and on the home front - in helping the Allies win World War I. The National Cowboy & Western...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
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Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
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The most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families on the planet is back - Monster Jam is one of the only sports where male and female world-class drivers, some generational rivals,...

Cost: Tickets start at $15

Where:
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK
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Sponsor: FELD Entertainment
Telephone: 800.745.3000
Contact Name: Kasey Littlefield
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Through March 2019, Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park. Whiteout is comprised of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Campbell Art Park
NW 11th and Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary
Telephone: 405.951.0000
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

More information

Men and women from across the American West played critical roles - both “over there” and on the home front - in helping the Allies win World War I. The National Cowboy & Western...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

More information

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Through March 2019, Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park. Whiteout is comprised of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Campbell Art Park
NW 11th and Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary
Telephone: 405.951.0000
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

More information

Men and women from across the American West played critical roles - both “over there” and on the home front - in helping the Allies win World War I. The National Cowboy & Western...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

More information

Show More...
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Through March 2019, Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park. Whiteout is comprised of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Campbell Art Park
NW 11th and Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary
Telephone: 405.951.0000
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

More information

Men and women from across the American West played critical roles - both “over there” and on the home front - in helping the Allies win World War I. The National Cowboy & Western...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

More information

Show More...
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Through March 2019, Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park. Whiteout is comprised of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Campbell Art Park
NW 11th and Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary
Telephone: 405.951.0000
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

More information

Men and women from across the American West played critical roles - both “over there” and on the home front - in helping the Allies win World War I. The National Cowboy & Western...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

More information

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Through March 2019, Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park. Whiteout is comprised of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Campbell Art Park
NW 11th and Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary
Telephone: 405.951.0000
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

More information

Men and women from across the American West played critical roles - both “over there” and on the home front - in helping the Allies win World War I. The National Cowboy & Western...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

More information

JAKE OWEN Multiple chart-topping singer/songwriter Jake Owen’s new single “Down To The Honkytonk” is rapidly climbing the Billboard Country Airplay charts. Owen’s songs...

Cost: $50, $75, $100

Where:
Osage Casino's Skyline Event Center
Tulsa, OK

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Through March 2019, Oklahoma Contemporary is partnering with Madison Square Park Conservancy to bring Erwin Redl’s installation Whiteout to Campbell Art Park. Whiteout is comprised of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Campbell Art Park
NW 11th and Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
View map »


Sponsor: Oklahoma Contemporary
Telephone: 405.951.0000
Contact Name: Lori Brooks
Website »

More information

Men and women from across the American West played critical roles - both “over there” and on the home front - in helping the Allies win World War I. The National Cowboy & Western...

Cost: $12.50

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 Northeast 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

More information

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel. At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you...

Cost: $59.95

Where:
The Skirvin Hilton
1 Park Ave
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: The Dinner Detective
Telephone: 866.496.0535
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