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  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 5, 2016: Hear Krystal Keith at Norman's Sooner Theatre

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: 7 hr ago

    Today's featured event: NORMAN - Hear country singer-songwriter Krystal Keith play a hometown show at 8 tonight at the Sooner Theatre, 101 E Main. It will be her first show since giving birth to her first child, a daughter named Hensley Jack Sandubrae, in October. “It’s going to be a...

  • Concert showcases young musicians

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 5, 2016

    El Sistema Oklahoma’s spring concert showcased more than 200 Oklahoma City Public Schools students.

  • Vietnamese group to celebrate culture and express gratitude

    By Lindsay Whelchel For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, May 5, 2016

    Funds are needed to build a monument honoring South Vietnamese and U.S. soldiers who fought together during the Vietnam War.

  • UPDATED: Janet Jackson postpones tour, which includes Tulsa show, citing plans to start a family

    Brandy McDonnell | Yesterday

    UPDATED at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: A BOK Center spokeswoman tells me that venue has received no further details at this point other than the show is delayed. I'll let you know more as I learn more. - BAM UPDATED at 5 p.m. May 4: Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Jackson is pregnant with her...

  • Maddie & Tae to play RiverSport Rapids Grand Opening Spectacular Saturday

    Brandy McDonnell | Yesterday

    Platinum-selling Oklahoma-Texas country duo Maddie & Tae will headline the RiverSport Rapids Grand Opening Spectacular at 8 p.m. Saturday. The show at Team USA’s "Road to Rio Tour," presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance, also will feature celebrity emcees and a fireworks...

  • Garth Brooks plans more Canadian tour dates

    Brandy McDonnell | Yesterday

    After last week breaking the Rolling Stones' 2006 ticket sales record for the whole Canadian province of Saskatchewan, Oklahoma country music superstar Garth Brooks has booked more Canadian tour dates. For the first time in 20 years, Brooks, who was born in Tulsa and raised in Yukon, is...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 4, 2016: Hear Eliza Rickman at Graphite Gallery

    Brandy McDonnell | Yesterday

    Today's featured event: Popular singer-songwriter Eliza Rickman returns to Oklahoma City for a solo show after her successful “Welcome to Night Vale” tour. Presented by Istvan Art, the show is set for 7 tonight at Graphite Gallery, 1751 NW 16 in the Plaza Arts District. Tickets are $10 and...

  • Mary Sarah advances to the top 9 on 'The Voice' - and Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani will perform on the show next week

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Tulsa-born and Richmond, Texas-bred country singer Mary Sarah, a member of Oklahoma country music star Blake Shelton's team, advanced to the top 9 on tonight's "The Voice" results episode. The others who advanced to the top 9 of Season 10 include Adam Wakefield and Paxton Ingram, also of...

  • Arts advocates to gather Wednesday for Oklahoma Arts Day at state Capitol

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Representatives of more than 75 arts and cultural heritage organizations from across Oklahoma will kick off Oklahoma Arts Day 2016 Wednesday with a rally at 9 a.m. in the State Supreme Court Ceremonial Chambers at the state Capitol. Oklahoma arts advocates learned over the weekend that efforts...

  • Tickets on sale June 1 for Tahlequah's Medicine Stone festival

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    TAHLEQUAH - Since the event’s inauguration in 2013, the Medicine Stone music and camping festival has drawn thousands of avid fans from around the country, multiplying attendance numbers with each passing year. Showcasing talented performers from Oklahoma's red dirt music scene as well as...

  • Here's how bagpipes are made

    Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Bagpipes are immensely complicated instrument. Each pipe serves a different purpose, and is carved in intricate, decorative ways. Some of the components are just for decoration, but others are absolutely essential. Here's how they're made. This footage comes from "How It's Made," which airs...

  • "Running Man" is the latest internet challenge

    Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    From the New Zealand police to the L.A. Dodgers, everyone's doing the "Running Man." The latest hashtag, #RunningManChallenge, has over 31,000 participants eager to show off their moves to the '90s hit "My Boo" by Ghost Town DJ's.

  • What to do in Oklahoma on May 3, 2016: Hear Joe Bonamassa at the Oklahoma City Civic Center

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Today's featured event: Hear blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa at 8 tonight at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker. This one-night-only engagement is in support of Bonamassa’s two most recent projects: a live CD/DVD and CD/Blu-ray set "Live At Radio City Music Hall," recorded and...

  • Video: Tulsa-born country singer Mary Sarah croons 'Stand By Your Man' on 'The Voice' top 10

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    Never let it be said that Mary Sarah doesn't like a challenge. The country singer, who was born in Tulsa but considers Richmond, Texas, her hometown, raised the bar on Monday night's "The Voice" Season 10 top 10 performance episode, crooning the notoriously difficult Tammy Wynette standard...

  • Video: Dixie Chicks extend hit 'DCX MMXVI Tour,' adding Oklahoma show

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Tue, May 3, 2016

    TULSA - In the midst of their sold-out European tour, the multi-platinum-selling Dixie Chicks announced today additional North American dates to their highly anticipated and hot-selling "DCX MMXVI Tour." The tour now includes a Sept. 8 show at Tulsa's BOK Center, 200 S Denver. The Oklahoma...

  • May Fair celebrates works of art

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    The May Fair Arts Festival in Andrews Park in Norman featured music, a run and food.

  • 'Northeast Renaissance' held at Douglass High School

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    ONE OKC: A Northeast Renaissance featured visual and performing arts, food trucks, a community mural and family activities.

  • Yukon holds Iron Thistle Scottish Festival

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Mon, May 2, 2016

    The Iron Thistle Scottish Festival in Yukon featured Celtic music and dance, athletic competitions and Scottish food.

  • Youth Orchestras to present final concert of season

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, May 3, 2016

    The Oklahoma Youth Orchestras will present the final concert of the season at the Putnam City North High School Auditorium

  • Kacey Musgraves will perform at Muskogee's G Fest in honor of Merle Haggard

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, May 2, 2016

    MUSKOGEE - Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves will perform at the inaugural G Fest to celebrate one of her heroes, organizers announced today.  As previously announced, G Fest organizers are continuing plans for the event in honor of the late "Okie from Muskogee,"...



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