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The Marlands’ Mysterious Legacy

In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander delves into the strange, sometimes sordid stories of Governor E.W. and his daughter-slash-wife Lydie Marland.

Getting Healthy, Going Red

With support and strength from the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women and a variety of local healthcare providers, OKC metro women have the means to make their health – and their lives – better.

Oklahoma Revs Up Sustainable Energy

While the Sooner State remains a major player in the oil and natural gas industries, greener alternative energy options harnessing the power of sun and wind (both of which we have in abundance) are becoming more practical – and more widespread throughout the metro. Take a look at the road to a more sustainable future.

Excellence in Leadership

Statewide organization Leadership Oklahoma recognizes people and businesses who guide by example and mentor others to do the same at its annual gala.

Great Oklahoma Vacations and Getaways

It’s the perfect time of year to take a break – but getting away from it all doesn’t necessarily mean going very far. Head in any direction from the OKC metro and you’ll find something amazing to see or do in the Sooner State; or indulge yourself in plenty of places to take a vacation right here in the city. Read on for relaxation.

Momentum

Music, food, dozens of vibrant creations – there’s a lot to take in inside the Farmers Public Market as OVAC’s annual show helps select young artists fire up their careers.

Make-A-Wish Luncheon

Shopping amid designer purses and sharing an informative lunch – the 7th annual “If Purses Were Wishes” luncheon is a great time on behalf of Make-A-Wish Oklahoma.

Design Elevated at The Show House

More than a dozen of the metro’s finest interior designers, decorators and vendors of furnishings raise their work to new heights for the luxurious, lofty Symphony Show House at OKC’s Founders Tower.

Memories of Shepherd Mall

Remembering the way we were with a look back at OKC’s first major indoor shopping center: consumer haven Shepherd Mall.

Thabo Sefolosha: Joy and Thunder

A conversational give and take about rituals, the power of fan support and the importance of appreciating life as it happens with star OKC Thunder defender Thabo Sefolosha.

Junior League of Norman Gala

The JLN and supporters of its community-buoying work set sail for mystique at its annual charity ball: Carnevale.

Chefs’ Feast

Tempting, tasty treats and accompanying entertainment help the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma raise over $126,000 for feeding chronically hungry schoolchildren.

Whiz Kids Banquet

The one-on-one tutoring program for at-risk students raises a toast to its generous mentors at the ninth annual Champions of Hope event.

Soak Up Pagosa Springs, Colorado

A getaway once known only for its deep, deep hot springs, this beautiful Rocky Mountain town continues to develop as a relaxing, rewarding vacation spot for foodies, shoppers and more.

Haiget’s Gets Diners Into Africa

Subtly savory or simply searing, Haiget’s rewards adventurous palates by bringing the bold, flavorful delights of Ethiopian and Kenyan cuisine to Edmond.

The Fine Arts Institute Looks 5 x 5

The Edmond FAI raises some funds and has some fun at its 5 x 5 Art Show and sale, in which one numeral describes the date, time, admission fee, size of the artistic cornucopia and price for taking a piece home. Think Cinco!

Allied Arts Honorary Chair

The arts support organization recognizes Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby for his service to creativity, in an event that raised over $876,000 to bolster the state’s arts community.

Arts! Arts! Arts!

Broadway and TV star Betty Buckley visits the OU Weitzenhoffer College of Fine Arts’ annual fundraiser for a salute to the arts’ potential.

Sheldon Russell’s “The Hanging of Samuel Ash”

Homemade Strawberry-Vanilla Jam

For a sweet, sensational summer treat to enjoy year-round, try this simple recipe to make exquisite strawberry-vanilla jam.

Champions of Youth Gala

Ronald J. Norick and Sonic Drive-In get a round of grateful appreciation at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County’s annual fundraising fete.

Tyson Meade and John Fullbright Sound Off

OKC Ballet Gala

A fairytale evening comes gloriously to life in “Once Upon a Time,” the OKC Ballet’s exquisitely graceful black-tie fundraiser.

Gifts That Say It With Flowers

Let your sentiment blossom with these beautifully floral-themed presents of all descriptions.

May’s Prime Entertainment Picks

Stirring theater, concert seasons ending while others begin, creativity collected in festival form – 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.
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Thabo Sefolosha: Joy and Thunder

A conversational give and take about rituals, the power of fan support and the importance of appreciating life as it happens with star OKC Thunder defender Thabo Sefolosha.

Memories of Shepherd Mall

Remembering the way we were with a look back at OKC’s first major indoor shopping center: consumer haven Shepherd Mall.
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April 2019

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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Celebrate Easter with a trip to Andy Alligator’s Fun Park! On Saturday and Sunday, get $5 off an All-Day Pass with our Eggcellent Easter Special. All-Day Passes include Go-Karts,...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Andy Alligator's Fun Park & Water Park
3300 Market Pl
Norman, OK  73072
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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 Annual Mentorship Exhibition features pieces from Oklahoma City high school students that visit the Artspace studio each month. Throughout the duration of the program, the students engage with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Sponsor: Artspace at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

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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
Website »

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The OSU Symphony Orchestra will conclude the 2018-19 season with Schubert's monumental and majestic Symphony No. 9 in C ("The Great"). The concert opens with The European Anthem,...

Cost: General Admission: $10; Students & Seniors: $7

Where:
Oklahoma State University Department of Music
132 Seretean Ctr
Stillwater, OK  74078
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Sponsor: Oklahoma State University Department of Music
Telephone: 405.744.6133
Contact Name: Dr. Thomas Dickey
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The Annual Mentorship Exhibition features pieces from Oklahoma City high school students that visit the Artspace studio each month. Throughout the duration of the program, the students engage with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Sponsor: Artspace at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
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 »

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Potbelly Sandwich Shop is giving back to the local neighborhood with Feed Your Smile, a fundraiser supporting Concordia Life Care Community.  Show this flyer on your smartphone or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
8500 N Rockwell Ave
OKC, OK  73132
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Sponsor: Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Telephone: 405-792-5112
Contact Name: Katy Fabrie
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The Annual Mentorship Exhibition features pieces from Oklahoma City high school students that visit the Artspace studio each month. Throughout the duration of the program, the students engage with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Sponsor: Artspace at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

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RexFest will feature an interactive art exhibit called a luminarium created by Architects of Air. From April 25-28, visitors can walk through the inflatable sculpture, which disperses light and...

Cost: $8 for kids; $10 for adults; $30 for families of four

Where:
Together Square
400 W Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Delta Dental

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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
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

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The Annual Mentorship Exhibition features pieces from Oklahoma City high school students that visit the Artspace studio each month. Throughout the duration of the program, the students engage with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
View map »


Sponsor: Artspace at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

More information

RexFest will feature an interactive art exhibit called a luminarium created by Architects of Air. From April 25-28, visitors can walk through the inflatable sculpture, which disperses light and...

Cost: $8 for kids; $10 for adults; $30 for families of four

Where:
Together Square
400 W Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: Delta Dental

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

"Deliberately silencing the internal chatter and not overthinking. Conscious, but not over-trying. With this approach, things just seem to happen—it’s where all the substance is...

Cost: Free

Where:
Individual Artists of Oklahoma
706 W. Sheridan Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Sponsor: Individual Artists of Oklahoma
Telephone: 405.412.2541
Contact Name: David Smith

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Shop over 200 vendors at this indoor event with everything from vintage furniture, retro and mid-century decor to handmade goods, antiques, industrial finds and architectural salvage!

Cost: $5 at the door, 13 and under free

Where:
Heritage Place
2829 S. MacArthur
Oklahoma City, OK  73128
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Sponsor: Junk Hippy
Contact Name: Kristen Grandi
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A Sporting Chance will host the 25th annual Track and Field Meet at Branson Junior High in Branson, Missouri. A Sporting Chance provides year-round sports and recreation programs designed for those...

Where:
Branson Junior High
263 Buccaneer Boulevard
Branson, MO  65616
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Sponsor: A Sporting Chance
Telephone: 404-314-2188
Contact Name: Hannah Schachinger

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RexFest will feature an interactive art exhibit called a luminarium created by Architects of Air. From April 25-28, visitors can walk through the inflatable sculpture, which disperses light and...

Cost: $8 for kids; $10 for adults; $30 for families of four

Where:
Together Square
400 W Sheridan Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Sponsor: Delta Dental

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This one-day festival is rooted in the printing of large-scale woodblocks carved by local Oklahoma artists. We bring in a 5-ton steamroller and print pre-carved blocks throughout the day on Tyvek...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
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Sponsor: Artspace at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Contact Name: Evan
Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 405.478.2250
Contact Name: Jenni
Website »

More information

The Annual Mentorship Exhibition features pieces from Oklahoma City high school students that visit the Artspace studio each month. Throughout the duration of the program, the students engage with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Artspace at Untitled
1 NE 3rd st
Oklahoma City, OK  73104
View map »


Sponsor: Artspace at Untitled
Telephone: 405-815-9995
Website »

More information

Andy Alligator's is celebrating teachers! On Saturday and Sunday, teachers with a valid ID will receive a FREE All-Day Pass and $5 off for each family member! An All-Day Pass includes...

Cost: Teachers receive a FREE All-Day Pass; family members get $5 off

Where:
Andy Alligator's Fun Park & Water Park
3300 Market Pl
Norman, OK  73072
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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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Get a sample of the nightlife of Spain at Tulsa Botanic Garden's "Viva La Vida." The Garden is bringing star chef Jamie Bissonnette (Toro restaurants in Boston, NYC, Bangkok and...

Cost: $250

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
Contact Name: Lori Hutson
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2nd annual gathering of "The Big Lebowksi" fans at The Dude Abides OKC All Oklahoma City Urban Achievers, Abiders and Coen Brothers fans are invited to join us at Fassler Hall OKC and...

Cost: Free, contests have entry fee

Where:
Fassler Hall
421 NW 10th
Oklahoma City, OK  73103
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Sponsor: Revolve Productions
Telephone: 405.810.6977
Contact Name: Tobi Coleman
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