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  • Video: Adam Wakefield duets with coach Blake Shelton, covers Vince Gill on 'The Voice'

    Video: Adam Wakefield duets with coach Blake... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 24, 2016

    The first part of the two-part "The Voice" Season 10 finale aired Monday night on NBC, and country-soul finalist Adam Wakefield brought plenty of Oklahoma spirit to his last round of competitive performances. The four finalists - Wakefield, of Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton's team;...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 24, 2016: Hear Flogging Molly at the Diamond Ballroom

    What to do in Oklahoma on May 24, 2016: Hear... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 24, 2016

    Today's featured event: Los Angeles punk-rockers Flogging Molly are returning to Oklahoma City for the first time in more than four years in concert at 8:30 tonight at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern Ave. Special guests Potato Pirates will open the show. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For...

  • Photos & video: Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani perform on Billboard Music Awards and he debuts new song on 'Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    Photos & video: Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, May 23, 2016

    Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton and his girlfriend, pop star Gwen Stefani, performed their duet "Go Ahead And Break My Heart" on Sunday night's Billboard Awards, which aired on ABC. Here's a clip from the performance, or you can watch the full duet here. As previously reported, the...

  • Interviews & video: Older and Bolder Dancers kick up their heels to inspire others

    Interviews & video: Older and Bolder Dancers... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, May 23, 2016

    A version of this story appears in Monday's Your Life section of The Oklahoman. Older and Bolder Dancers kick up their heels to inspire others  Hips swaying and hands clapping, a dozen women step, turn and slide to the raucous rhythm of The Kentucky Headhunters’ twangy tune “Dumas...

  • Monday Catchy Quote No. 415

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, May 23, 2016

    A catchy quote from a movie, TV show or other source to brighten the beginning of your week: Tony: You ever been to Germany? Peter: No. Tony: Oh, you'll love it. Peter: I can't go to Germany! Tony: Why? Peter: I got... homework. Tony: All right, I'm gonna pretend you didn't say...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 23, 2016: Take part in the Myriad Gardens' Full Moon Bike Ride and Run

    What to do in Oklahoma on May 23, 2016: Take... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, May 23, 2016

    Today's featured event: The Myriad Botanical Gardens' Full Moon Bike Ride and Run returns for a new season at 7 tonight for the run and 8 tonight for the ride. Participants can meet at the Band Shell by the Great Lawn, just off Sheridan Avenue. Join other runners in a 5K run, led by Ultramax...

  • Photos & interviews: Paseo Arts Festival maintains bohemian spirit, celebrates 40th anniversary

    Photos & interviews: Paseo Arts Festival... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sun, May 22, 2016

    A version of this story appears in the Sunday Life section of The Oklahoman. Keeping it quirky Paseo Arts Festival celebrates 40th anniversary, maintains bohemian spirit Although it was about 25 years ago, Collin Rosebrook has clear memories of a girl selling crocheted bikinis off a chopper...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 22, 2016: See Perpetual Motion Dance's 'Wanderlust'

    What to do in Oklahoma on May 22, 2016: See... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sun, May 22, 2016

    Today's featured event: Perpetual Motion Dance is poised to explore the human desire to break the grid of our daily routines, pursuing new paths and experiences with its 2016 spring concert "Wanderlust" at 2 p.m. today at the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. at...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 21, 2016: Hear Randy Rogers Band at The Criterion

    What to do in Oklahoma on May 21, 2016: Hear... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Sat, May 21, 2016

    Today's featured event: Standout Texas country music act Randy Rogers Band will play at 8 tonight at The Criterion, 500 E Sheridan Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. Randy Rogers Band in January released its new album “Nothing Shines Like Neon,” featuring guest vocalists Alison Krauss, Jerry...

  • Garth Brooks adds second Yankees Stadium show

    Garth Brooks adds second Yankees Stadium show Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks has added a second show to his highly anticipated tour stop at Yankees Stadium. Tickets went on sale this morning for the planned stadium show Saturday, July 9, but a second concert was added within an hour due to demand. So, Brooks also will...

  • Video: Thompson Square debuts new single 'You Make It Look So Good' with home video featuring infant son

    Video: Thompson Square debuts new single \'You... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Multiplatinum-selling country duo Thompson Square, which consists of Miami, OK, native Keifer Thompson and his wife Shawna, released today their highly anticipated new single “You Make It Look So Good” across all digital retailers and streaming partners. Download the song...

  • Video: Blake Shelton makes media rounds for new album 'If I'm Honest,' out today

    Video: Blake Shelton makes media rounds for new... Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Fri, May 20, 2016

    Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton has released his new album "If I’m Honest," available now on iTunes. “I have never recorded a more personal or reflective album in my career,” Shelton writes in a note in the album. “If I’m Honest touches both the highs and lows of the past year...



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