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  • Oklahoma concert ticket ticker

    Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Oklahoma concert ticket ticker

  • Miranda Lambert grows Oklahoma roots, lets them show on 'Platinum'

    By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    The Texas native, who has called Tishomingo home for about eight years, is bringing her “Certified Platinum Tour” in support of her Grammy-winning album “Platinum” to Chesapeake Energy Arena Friday night.

  • Oklahoma band Q&A: Softaware

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    Becky Carman interviewed Colin Nance of Softaware about getting over being self-conscious, working for the Civic Center Music Hall and not strictly being a techo dude.

  • Got 'Momentum'? Exhibition gives young Oklahoma artists opportunities

    By Brandy McDonnell, BAM | Published: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s “Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still,” an annual exhibition that showcases the work of Oklahoma artists 30 and younger, is opening with two nights of festivities Friday and Saturday, plus free gallery hours Sunday and Monday.

  • 'House of Cards' showrunner loves an entertainment marathon

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Season 3 of “House of Cards” came out a week ago. Are you finished yet? Netflix’s strategy is to release all 13 episodes of the drama at once, causing temporary paralysis in some fans during hours-long viewing marathons — “binge-watching” as it’s now known. At least no calories are implied....

  • Jury hears closing arguments in 'Blurred Lines' case

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lied about how they crafted the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" and should be financially punished for using music by Marvin Gaye, a lawyer for the late singer's family told a jury Thursday. An attorney for Williams and Thicke, however,...

  • News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EST

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of Tennessee college students wants a federal court to require the state to accept their school identification cards as valid voter identification. The out-of-state students attending Fisk University and Tennessee State University say in the lawsuit filed in...

  • Movie review: 'Chappie'

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    If you can’t go home again, at least you can have a bit of fun trying to get there. That’s the lesson from Chappie, South African director Neill Blomkamp’s return to his native country after the misfire that was his big Hollywood film, Elysium, two years ago. His 2009 debut, District 9, was a...

  • Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal. The pop music duo has sued Brooklyn-based Early Bird Foods & Co. in federal court, accusing the company of violating trademark protections with its "phonetic play" on Daryl Hall and John Oates'...

  • 'Dr. Phil': To air 'intervention with Bobbi Brown's partner

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Dr. Phil" will air what the TV show is describing as an "intervention" conducted with Nick Gordon, the partner of hospitalized Bobbi Kristina Brown . In a release Thursday, the show said Gordon and his mother, Michelle, described him as haunted by what happened to Brown and...

  • When in Paris: Kim Kardashian and Jared Leto go platinum

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — Kim Kardashian made a fashion statement of her own at Balmain's show Thursday, showing off newly platinum locks. But the reality star wasn't the only one proving her blond ambition at Paris Fashion Week in a rather unfortunate clash. Actor Jared Leto turned up at the same show,...

  • Let yourself go

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    TODAY • Victoria Theatre Association presents “Parallel Lives” by Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy today and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton. Tickets: $20 at • The Joint Township District...

  • Arquette, Schwarzenegger films to premiere at Tribeca fest

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival unveiled the second half of its slate of 97 movies, including films starring recent Oscar-winner Patricia Arquette and Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as documentaries on Rosanne Barr and R&B star Mary J. Blige. Two days after announcing the festival's...

  • Cold War-era thriller premieres as opera

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Take a little brainwashing, add a few political assassinations and stir in a villainess evil enough to rival Lady Macbeth. The enduring result is "The Manchurian Candidate," first as a novel, then two movies and now — an opera. "When you look for an operatic subject, you look for something...

  • Trial over hit song 'Blurred Lines' drawing to a close

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvin Gaye was part of the soundtrack of Pharrell Williams' life growing up, and the Grammy-winning singer-producer told a jury that he did not borrow from his idol's work to craft the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines." Williams' testimony about how he wrote the song could be crucial...

  • Oklahoma City school district students present concert

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    El Sistema is an orchestra program serving students in the Oklahoma City school district

  • Edmond Santa Fe students to perform 'My Favorite Year'

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    “My Favorite Year” will be performed by the Edmond Santa Fe High School Performing Arts Program.

  • Carrie Underwood line of workout clothing combines function, style

    By Linda Miller, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Checotah native Carrie Underwood’s new workout line, Calia by Carrie Underwood, lands at Dick’s Sporting Goods this week.

  • Music therapy association will hold conference in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    The annual conference of the Southwestern Region of the American Music Therapy Association is March 26-28 in Oklahoma City.

  • Maurice Johnson to perform in Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Mar 5, 2015

    Guitarist Maurice Johnson and the Peace, Love & Jazz Band will be featured Sunday in concert at The Depot in Norman.



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