405 Magazine - Slice June 2012

Happy Feet

Sure, leather boots are still in style for manly footwear, but this time of year many Oklahoma City Men say the flip-flop is the way to go.

Winners of the West

Excellence tends to beget excellence: for over 50 years, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum has avowedly been America’s premier institution of Western history, culture and art – so when it assembles 100 of the nation’s finest contemporary Western artists for a show, the event should bring collectors and aficionados at a gallop.

To Live

What’s it all about, really? Parsing the meaning of life has kept philosophers – and the rest of us – busy since the dawn of humanity, and one of the only things we’re sure about is that there’s no single maxim or slogan that serves as a universal answer.

The Great Race

Don’t blink. It only takes a fraction of a second, but even an instant’s distraction can be critical when the objects of scrutiny are moving over 260 miles per hour.

This & That

A dash of this, a jigger of that - a brief collection of trivia, miscellany, current events, tidbits of popular culture and other ephemera that we think are cool.

Dragon's Breadth

Sitting in a doctor’s examining room, with a paper gown strategically draped and a cold draft up your backside, is not one of life’s most pleasant experiences. But it’s a piece of cake compared to sitting in that same examining room and hearing a doctor nonchalantly say he needs to test you for cancer – ASAP.

Allied Artini

The OKC Farmers Public Market reverberates to the sounds of the street as Allied Arts’ young professionals group Catalyst presents food, drinks, prizes and a vehicle for supporting the arts in central Oklahoma. To see more photos click here.

Pliner Signing

Savvy shoe shoppers flock to Dillard’s at Penn Square Mall for a special sale of Donald J Pliner shoes – and the chance to have them signed by the namesake designer. To see more photos click here.

ONE Event

The Norman Arts Council’s lone fundraiser is a one-of-a-kind event in several ways, filling MAINSITE Contemporary Art with beauty, food, music and lots of fun. To see more photos click here.

Western Heritage

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum honors the brightest stars of the Western stage and those who have helped preserve its cultural legacy in a black-tie celebration. To see more photos click here.