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  • Video: British rockers The Struts plan first Oklahoma tour dates

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 5 hr ago

    Breakout U.K. band The Struts has announced its first Oklahoma concerts, with upcoming shows in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The rockers will play April 22 at OKC's Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern Ave. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at Buy For Less locations in OKC, at Reasor's and...

  • Photo showcase 'Behind The Lens with Pattie Boyd and Henry Diltz' heading to Oklahoma

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 6 hr ago

    TULSA - The special photography event "Behind The Lens with Pattie Boyd and Henry Diltz" is embarking on a 13-city spring tour that includes a stop at Tulsa's Circle Cinema. "Behind The Lens" is a live show presented by the artists themselves as they share their amazing stories and iconic...

  • Philadelphia curator to speak on Impressionists at Oklahoma City Museum of Art

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Philadelphia Museum of Art Curator Jennifer A. Thompson, Ph.D., will present "Champion of the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel" at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Part of the James C. Meade Friends' Lecture series, Thompson's talk will focus on Paul Durand-Ruel, an art...

  • Video: Olivia Munn makes quite an entrance in Super Bowl 'X-Men: Apocalypse' spot

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Oklahoma City native Olivia Munn proves she has a penchant for making an entrance in the new TV spot for "X-Men: Apocalypse" that debuted Sunday night during Super Bowl 50. As previously reported, Munn plays Psylocke, a mutant the immensely powerful Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) recruits to be one...

  • Video: Carrie Underwood showing off harmonica skills, love for Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Dolly Parton on tour

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 11 hr ago

    As previously reported, Checotah native Carrie Underwood is off and trekking on her 2016 “Storyteller Tour - Stories in the Round," which she spent much of 2015 working with her team to create. Billed as her most spectacular concert tour to date, Barry Lather (Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Usher,...

  • Monday Catchy Quote No. 403

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 11 hr ago

    A catchy quote from a movie, TV show or other source to brighten the beginning of your week: Ella's Mother: I have to tell you a secret that will see you through all the trials that life can offer. Have courage and be kind. - Click here to learn the source.

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 8, 2016: See art by Tim Hearne at the Oklahoma Capitol

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Today's featured event: See work by Moore artist Tim Hearne in the North Gallery of the state Capitol. In the exhibit "Calculated Lines," Hearne takes a fresh approach to realism, a style of art dedicated to representing subject matter truthfully and avoiding artistic precepts. Through the...

  • Video & interviews: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre takes a sweetly raunchy jaunt down 'Avenue Q'

    Brandy McDonnell | Yesterday

    An abbreviated version of this story appears in the Sunday Life section of The Oklahoman. Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre takes a jaunt down 'Avenue Q' On “Sesame Street,” it’s all sunny days where the air is sweet and where the friendly neighbors happen to include kindly puppets.  ...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 7, 2016: See Poteet Theatre's 'The Last Five Years'

    Brandy McDonnell | Yesterday

    Today's featured event: See Poteet Theatre's production of "The Last Five Years" at 3 p.m. today at the theater at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 222 NW 15. "The Last Five Years" is a musical about a five-year relationship between rising author, Jamie, and a struggling actress, Cathy....

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 6, 2016: Hear Micky and the Motorcars at the Wormy Dog Saloon

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    Today's featured event: Hear Texas country band Micky and the Motorcars at 9:30 tonight at the Wormy Dog Saloon, 311 E Sheridan. As previously reported, Oklahoma-Texas country-rockers Cody Canada and The Departed have released a new video for "All Nighter," the new single from their 2015...

  • Don Williams postpones Oklahoma tour dates after unexpected hip surgery

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    Country Music Hall of Famer Don Williams has been forced to postpone his 2016 tour after unexpected hip replacement surgery, according to an email from his publicist. The recently announced 21-city tour was to include a March 10 show at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa and a...

  • Video: Pentatonix's Kirstin Maldonado, Jeremy Michael Lewis & Voctave sing medley of Disney ballads

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    Grammy-winning singer Kirstin Maldonado of Pentatonix, a former University of Oklahoma student, and her boyfriend Jeremy Michael Lewis joined forces with a cappella group Voctave to deliver a medley of Disney ballads in time for Valentine’s Day.  Jamey Ray, music...

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