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  • Annie Lennox: 'Twerking Is Not Feminism'

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Annie Lennox, former member of the Eurythmics, has been doing plenty of interviews to promote her new album, Nostalgia. Lately, those conversations have often turned to a different topic: Beyonce. Lennox labeled Bey "feminist lite" in an interview at the end of September. Talking with NPR in a...

  • College Football Halftime Show Rocks The Stadium Like A Hurricane

    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    This collegiate marching band takes rocking the crowd to a whole new level. During the halftime show of Ohio State's Oct. 18 game against Rutgers , The Ohio State University Marching Band didn't just play a classic rock medley -- its members expertly formed rock tribute symbols, including...

  • Lessons, friendships offered by Oklahoma City dance club

    BY STEVE GUST, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The Oklahoma City Swing Club offers dance lessons every month. Styles include West Coast swing, country and western, ballroom and square dancing.

  • Sleater-Kinney Is Back With A Brand New Album

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    Sleater-Kinney is back! After an indefinite hiatus, some recent teases and a few major hints, the band announced that Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss will release a new album, "No Cities to Love," on Jan. 20, via Sub Pop. Sleater-Kinney will also go on a 13-date tour in 2015,...

  • Lorde's 'Royals' song banned in San Francisco (for now)

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    No Royals allowed! Even though Lorde sings, “We’ll never be royals….” in the chorus of her hit Royals song, two San Francisco radio stations have banned the song from their airwaves – at least while their town’s beloved San Francisco Giants are taking on the Kansas City Royals in the...

  • Success of Heard on Hurd continues in Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Bands, food and people all made up the second Heard on Hurd in downtown Edmond. Organizers plan to make it a regular event.

  • Oklahoma City University's dance program wins grant

    By Leslie Berger, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    The grant is for the Community Dance Center, which offers classes for children taught primarily by Oklahoma City University students.

  • Album Review: Sondre Lerche, “Please” (Mona Records)

    BY KELLEN MCGUGAN, for The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Let it be known: if Norwegian pop genius Sondre Lerche's new album "Please" is your first foray into the artists body of work, you have been missing out. Lerche has a knack not only as a wordsmith, twisting melodies around clever lyrics, but as a truly talented guitar player, pounding out...

  • Oklahoma Band Q&A: Dylan Stewart

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Becky Carman talks to Norman’s Dylan Stewart about selling records out of his backpack, getting named after Bob Dylan and the circus.

  • Album Review: Perfume Genius, 'Too Bright' (Matador Records)

    BY BEAU BLACKSTOCK, for The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Album Review: Perfume Genius, “Too Bright” (Matador Records)

  • Album review: White Violet, 'Stay Lost' (Normaltown Records)

    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Album review: White Violet, ‘Stay Lost’ (Normaltown Records)

  • Jack White's Keyboardist Found Dead in Hotel Room

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    The keyboardist for Jack's White's tour band was found dead in his hotel room in Mexico, and reports say police found drugs and alcohol in the room, according to TMZ. Isaiah "Ikey" Owens was found dead Tuesday morning. He had just played a gig with White the night before in Puebla, Mexico....

  • Bono Apologizes For The New U2 Album

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    At Apple's September event, where the iPhone 6 and 6s and Apple Watch were unveiled, it was announced that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," would not simply be available on iTunes for a free download, but that the album would automatically get added to your iTunes library -- and therefore...

  • Mark Bell, LFO founder and Bjork producer, dies

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    (CNN) -- Mark Bell, who founded the highly influential techno music duo LFO and later collaborated with Bjork on several iconic albums, has died. Bell died of complications after a surgery earlier this month, but the announcement of his death only came Monday via his label, Warp Records....

  • Pop star Demi Lovato is 'engaged' to a 5-year-old

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    (CNN) -- There's cute. And then there's adorable. Five-year-old Grant pegged both when he proposed to pop star Demi Lovato during a stop on her Demi World Tour in Moline, Illinois, over the weekend. Lovato is making no secret of new relationship, posting it to her Instagram account.

  • Kesha Accuses Producer Dr. Luke For Sexual, Physical And Emotional Abuse In Lawsuit

    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Kesha has sued super producer Dr. Luke, a longtime collaborator and founder of her record label Kemosabe Records, for sexual assault and battery, TMZ reports. The pop singer, 27, alleges Luke, born Lukasz Gottwald, 41, made her use drugs and forced himself on her sexually for years, beginning...

  • Oklahoma City-area community news

    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Oklahoma City-area community news

  • Canterbury Choral Society's season opener offers glimpse at inspiration

    By Rick Rogers, For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    Three versions of “Gloria” were performed at Canterbury Choral Society’s season-opening concert in Oklahoma City.

  • Iggy Azalea leads American Music Awards nods

    Published: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    Australian rapper Iggy Azalea is poised to dominate this year's American Music Awards. The "Fancy" artist leads the 2014 round of nominations with a total of six, including nods for artist of the year; best new artist; favorite female artist in the pop/rock and rap categories; and favorite...

  • Halloween parade, Zombie Ball to haunt Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City

    From Staff Reports | Published: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    The Halloween parade and Zombie Ball will be held in Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City.



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