405 Magazine - Slice May 2013

Them Hounds Prove Worth Hunting Down

Them Hounds After hammering out their sound since forming in August of 2011, OKC psychedelic blues-rock quartet Them Hounds are on track to have 2013 be their year: their 11-track self-titled debut LP dropped in March, and their furious tour…

The Top 10

Exhibits, soirees, a paean to the West and a three-day musical blowout – it’s a big, busy metro out there, so if you can’t make it to everything, here’s where to start.

Boys of Summer

These Rosary School kindergarteners, Sullivan McCollum, Nate Grim, Drew Harris and Thatcher McMorris, bring to mind this excerpt from the poem “Kindergarten Scholar,” penned by the photographer’s father, William Edgar Elliott, in 1965 for her brother Billy. Tucking covers, under…

Arkansas, Naturally

Don’t be fooled by the sleepy Ozark setting: discerning travelers to northwest Arkansas will find themselves in hog heaven as Bentonville has developed into a haven of luxury and refinement without abandoning its cultural roots.

Slice Awards Party

Slice readers, their favorite personalities and lovers of the good life in the metro fill the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum for a community-wide celebration of the best of everything in central Oklahoma.

Omelette Party

The OKC Museum of Art celebrates its film program and the versatile tastiness of a theme ingredient in “Lights, Camera, EGG-tion!” at the Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center … a glittering success to the tune of over $100,000 that will fund museum exhibits and projects. That’s a wrap!

Shiloh Camp Party

Shiloh Camp is a weeklong getaway of sports, crafts, ministry and adventure for hundreds of inner-city youth … so the knowledge of what their nearly $18,000 contribution will enable gives this fundraiser’s guests one more reason to enjoy the evening.

A World of Difference

On the principle that economic stability promotes political stability, the OKC nonprofit named the Institute for Economic Empowerment of Women is using capitalism as a force for global progress: its Peace Through Business mentoring program encourages and trains female entrepreneurs in the war-torn countries of Afghanistan and Rwanda.

The Jet Set

The pilots are top-notch, safety is paramount and the service is out of this world. When it comes to traveling at the highest levels of speed, luxury and convenience, private chartered jets are the only way to fly. And at Will Rogers and Wiley Post, operators are standing by.