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  • Rodney Carrington filming new comedy special this weekend

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bixby comedian Rodney Carrington is filming his new comedy special in Nashville, Tenn., at the Polk Theater as part of his wildly popular “Here Comes the Truth” Tour. He has entertained audiences all over the United States and Canada with his raunchy humor, and will be...

  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum opening 4 exhibits in February

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63, will host four simultaneous exhibitions starting in February that showcase the American West’s diverse history, artistry and evolving culture that continues to shape our nation today. “We’re very excited about these exhibitions as...

  • Photos, video & interview: The ties that bind - National Cowboy Museum exhibit explores the art and history of bolo ties

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

      An abbreviated version of this story appears in Thursday's Life & Style section of The Oklahoman. YOLO Bolo National Cowboy Museum exhibit explores the art and history of bolo ties It has been a style choice of superstars and politicians, with singing cowboy Roy Rogers, rapping...

  • Images & interview: Oklahoma artist Ebony Iman Dallas showcases strength with 'Women in War Zones'

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    A version of this column appears in Friday's Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. Oklahoma City artist pays tribute to 'Women in War Zones' Ebony Iman Dallas firmly believes in the strength and resilience of women. “I grew up with a very strong group of women – my mother, my aunts – who...

  • Interview: Jason Aldean brings big country sound to Oklahoma City tonight with 'We Were Here Tour'

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    A version of this interview appears in Friday's Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. Jason Aldean brings big country sound to Chesapeake Arena tonight Like his latest hit goes, country music fans are sure gonna know Jason Aldean was here. Over the past decade, the Georgia native has...

  • Movie review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    A version of this review appears in Friday's Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. 2 1/2 of 4 stars. 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' is surprisingly entertaining  "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains." So...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Feb. 5, 2016: See 'Quilts and Color' before it closes at Oklahoma City Museum of Art

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    Today's featured event: See the special exhibition "Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston" before it closes Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Museum hours are 10 am. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. "Quilts and Color"...

  • Homeless artists to exhibit work at Paseo Gallery One in February

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, Feb 5, 2016

    This month, artists who are experiencing homelessness will display their work in an art show in the Paseo District. The exhibit will begin with an opening reception during the Paseo First Friday Gallery Walk Friday and will be on view throughout the month of February at Paseo Gallery One, 2927...

  • Work by Italian artists debuts at Paseo Plunge during 'Cultural Connections' encore

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    As previously reported, Norman Arts Council brought three Italian artists to Oklahoma as a part of an art exchange program between sister cities called Cultural Connections last fall. Those who missed the exhibition - "Cultural Connections: Arezzo In Norman" - will get a second chance to see the...

  • Photos: Carrie Underwood stages biggest tour of her career with "The Storyteller Tour- Stories in the Round"

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Checotah native Carrie Underwood’s “Storyteller Tour - Stories in the Round” launched Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla., and continued Monday in Atlanta, both to sold-out 360-degree crowds.  The tour's 17 semi-trucks and eight buses rolled into Greensboro, N.C., for the third show Wednesday...

  • Garth Brooks breaks his Ottawa ticket sales record - again

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    No joke: Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks today once again broke his Ottawa, Ontario, ticket sales record. His previous record was 36,952 tickets sold and was set Sept. 2-3, 1996, when Canadian Tire Centre was called Ottawa Palladium. As of today, he has sold more than 60,000...

  • Video: Screening of documentary ‘Through the Lens Darkly’ planned in Oklahoma City

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    A one-night-only screening of the documentary “Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers And The Emergence Of A People"  is planned for 9:12 p.m. Feb. 25 at Cinemark Tinseltown and XD, 6001 Martin Luther King Blvd. A 2014 Sundance Film Festival selection, the film explores how...



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