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  • Ariana Grande bringing 2015 tour to Oklahoma City April 3; tickets on sale Saturday

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Pop music’s biggest breakout star of the year, Ariana Grande will bring her first North American headlining tour to Oklahoma City for an April 3 show at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno. Produced and promoted exclusively by Live Nation, “The Honeymoon Tour” will support of her Billboard No. 1 album, “My Everything.” Tickets for […]

  • Video: Blake Shelton "Neon Light" official video

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Country superstar and Tishomingo resident Blake Shelton has released the official music video for his new Top 15 single “Neon Light,” from his forthcoming album”Bringing Back the Sunshine” by sharing it with fans himself via Twitter. The music video for “Neon Light,” Shelton’s fastest growing single and highest chart debut of his career, showcases scenes from shows along the […]

  • Rihanna rips CBS for pulling 'Thursday Night Football' intro

    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    When CBS pulled Rihanna’s intro to its inaugural broadcast of Thursday Night Football, it was generally accepted as a prudent, no-brainer move. Given the simmering Ray Rice controversy, beginning a broadcast with the frivolity of a pop song would have been tone-deaf. But there was at least one person who was unhappy with the decision: Rihanna. She tweeted Tuesday morning: "CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? No, [expletive] you! Y'all are sad for penalizing me for this."

  • Video: BRONCHO releases sophomore album "Just Enough Hip to Be Woman" today

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Oklahoma punk band BRONCHO is releasing its sophomore album “Just Enough Hip To Be Woman” today via Dine Alone Records. BRONCHO will play a hometown release show with Low Litas at 10 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Opolis, 113 N Crawford, Norman. For more information, go to opolis.org. “Just Enough Hip To Be Woman” is a […]

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 16, 2014: Hear Wink Burcham at Tulsa's Mercury Lounge

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Today’s featured event: TULSA – Hear New Tulsa Sound singer-songwriter Wink Burcham play his weekly date at 10 tonight at the Mercury Lounge, 1747 S Boston Ave. For more information on Wink’s music, go to www.facebook.com/WinkBurcham. For more information on the show, go to http://www.mercurylounge918.com. For more events, go to newsok.com/events. -BAM

  • Robin Thicke Admits Drug Abuse, Lying to Media in Wild 'Blurred Lines' Deposition

    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    "Blurred Lines," the pop hit that quickly became one of the most fascinating and controversial songs of the young century, says the Hollywood Reporter, has now spawned even more to discuss thanks to the appearance of absolutely bizarre depositions given by the song's singer,  Robin Thicke , and producer Pharrell Williams. The sworn testimony, revealed for the first time in a Los Angeles federal court on Monday, covers such subjects as authorship, song credit, drug abuse and media promotion, and almost certainly will change perceptions of a hit recording that was dubbed last year's Song of the Summer.

  • Video: "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" trailer debuts, tickets on sale Oct. 29

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The first full trailer for the upcoming blockbuster “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1″ has now debuted, and we finally get to see the Mockingjay, aka Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), go to war. We also get to see Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson), Gale Hawthorne (Liam Hemsworth), Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), Plutarch Heavensbee (the late […]

  • Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Keith Urban to perform on Nov 5 CMA Awards

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    The Country Music Association is bringing together Tishomingo power couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, along with some of the other biggest names in country music, as performers for the 48th Annual CMA Awards — and each one a nominee for CMA Entertainer of the Year. Nine-time nominee Lambert, three-time nominee Shelton, three-time nominee Luke Bryan […]

  • 6 science-fiction and fantasy movies inspired by the Bible

    Herb Scribner, Deseret News | Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Not all biblical films are direct retellings of Bible stories. In fact, these common stories actually have connections back to the Bible.

  • UPDATED: Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie and Tae to appear TONIGHT on "Late Show with David Letterman," playing Grand Ole Opry Sept. 23

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    UPDATED AT 1:45 p.m. MONDAY: Maddie and Tae gave a sassy performance Friday night and let Letterman reveal some big news about their debut EP. To view the performance and read all about it, click here. Oklahoma-Texas country duo Maddie and Tae will make their late-night television debut when they perform tonight on “The Late […]

  • Video: Maddie and Tae perform on "Late Show with David Letterman," release EP Nov. 4

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    As previously reported, Oklahoma-Texas country duo Maddie and Tae made their sassy late-night television debut Friday when they performed their smash debut single “Girl in a Country Song” on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” The duo – Tae Dye, 18, of Ada, and Maddie Marlow, 19, of Sugarland, Texas – let the venerable host […]

  • Monday Catchy Quote No. 332

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    A catchy quote from a movie, TV show or other source to brighten the beginning of your week: Peeta: See Katniss, the way the whole “friend” thing works is that you have to tell each other the deep stuff. Katniss: The deep stuff? Peeta: Yeah. Katniss: Like what? Peeta: Like… what’s your favorite color? Katniss: […]

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Sept. 15, 2014: Hear For King & Country at the Oklahoma State Fair

    Brandy McDonnell | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Today’s featured event: Hear Australian-American Christian pop sibling duo For King & Country at 7:30 tonight at the Chickasaw Entertainment Plaza at the Oklahoma State Fair. The show is free with outside gate admission to the fair, which continues through Sunday. For King & Country will release Tuesday its highly-anticipated, sophomore album “Run Wild. Live Free. […]

  • OU football: Brian Bosworth ESPN '30 for 30' documentary scheduled for Oct. 28

    mel bracht | Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    In “Brian and The Boz,” the dual identities of former OU linebacker Brian Bosworth are examined as he looks back on his life and passes on the lessons he’s learned to his son

  • This Is What Happens When 'Fight Club' Comes To Church

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    "Fight Church," an upcoming documentary, explores the world of fight ministries, where pastors use violence as a tool for religious connection, posing the question, "Can you really love your neighbor as yourself and then punch him in the face?" Directed by Bryan Storkel and Academy Award-winner Daniel Junge, the feature-length documentary, which comes out Sept. 16, “follows several pastors and fighters in a quest to reconcile their faith with a sport that some consider violent and barbaric,” with appearances from professional MMA fighters like Benson Henderson and current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, according to BuzzFeed.

  • 'Orange Is The New Black' writer divorces husband, dates 'Poussey'

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    It sounds like a "Orange Is the New Black" story line. Back in May, "Orange" writer Lauren Morelli wrote a brave op-ed about how she realized she was gay while on the set of the Netflix series. This was an issue, since she had just married a man a few months before moving to New York for the show, according to USA TODAY. Now she has filed for divorce from her husband of two years and is reportedly dating actress Samira Wiley, who plays "Orange's" Poussey.

  • WATCH: The first full 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' trailer is here

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    It’s here! The first full-length trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1" has arrived, according to USA TODAY. There is so much in this trailer. Katniss and Gale shooting exploding arrows. The world crumbling. Peeta on TV. Katniss standing up to President Coin. Effie wearing gray. Katniss and President Snow Skyping.

  • Ken Burns examines Roosevelt family in latest documentary

    By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    The 14-hour project took about seven years to produce.

  • Toby Keith reportedly 'too drunk to perform' in Indiana

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Toby Keith made a tour stop at the Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana just outside of Indianapolis Saturday on his “Shut Up & Hold On” tour presented by Ford F-Series Trucks, and according to many of the concert goers, Toby was too drunk to perform, put on a terrible show, and now some fans are demanding their money back, according to SavingCountryMusic.com. A cavalcade of attendees took to Twitter and Facebook to complain about Toby Keith forgetting words, and generally stumbling through his performance.

  • LAPD Allegedly Handcuffed And Detained A "Django Unchained" Actress For Kissing Her White Partner

    Published: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Daniele Watts was handcuffed and put in the back of a squad car after she and partner Brian Lucas were caught kissing in a car, Buzzfeed reports. The interracial couple said police kept asking if they actually knew each other.