Author: M.J. Alexander

Music Meets Art in Windows to the West

In her ongoing travels through Oklahoma, author and photographer M.J. Alexander prepares for a February premiere of a symphony composed by her husband, Ed Knight, inspired by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s magnificent triptychs of the West.

Roping, Riding, Retweeting: Rodeo Kids

Timeless Silhouettes Encircle The Rodeo Arena: slim men atop fences, boot heels hooked on the rail below. Straight-backed cowgirls, gliding astride mounts with braided manes. Lassos flying up and out in the fading light as ropers work on their release.…