• LOOKatOKC Swimsuit 2015: Richele

    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    Meet Richele. Richele is sultry and knows her way around a camera. She is easy-going but has a serious side when it comes to pursuing her career. Richele keeps herself busy has a hair and makeup stylist. The Barn at the Plaza was the setting for Richele's photo shoot. Here's a little about Richele: Q: What are you binge watching? Richele: "American Horror Story" Q. What would be your No. 1 summer concert to attend? Richele: Keith Urban Q: What's your dream job? Richele: To go do hair and makeup for professional photo shoots around the world. Q. If you were the "Bachelorette," what type of guys would you want to pick from? Richele: Hmmmm ...

  • Perspectives from the fringe: On new records from Hop Along and Action Bronson

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    HBO Now’s been a total gamechanger in the Carney household of one. After guzzling (or rather, re-guzzling) “Game of Thrones,” my attention turned to “The Wire,” the network’s much-acclaimed and ethically knotty mid-aughts police drama, where the good guys aren’t so obvious to spot and the drug dealers keep pet fish. (Seriously, how is it possible not to empathize with somebody who cares as much about his fish as Wee-Bey does?) Like a Flying Lotus record it’s dense, a thick strata of show formed by its many, many characters’ thin layers of perspective. But the overwhelming volume of differing perspectives on crime and policing in Baltimore isn’t what makes “The Wire” great.

  • Unconfined: Interdisciplinary artist Molly O'Connor speaks out

    Ebony Iman Dallas, ArtSpeaks writer/designer | Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Why limit your creativity to one discipline — one box? Why not limit-less? These are the questions that come to mind post observing interdisciplinary artist Molly O’Connor perform as Emily Kzany, the teenage Goth poet, and now witnessing her breadth of work lining the walls of The Project Box. Her latest show, “Relics from the Akashic Prairie” is on display through June 27 at 3003 Paseo, OKC. “Relics from the Akashic Prairie is a body of work inspired by dreams, spiritual readings, random thoughts and moments of synchronicity,” O’Connor said. If you have not had a chance to check it out, here is a preview straight from O’Connor.

  • LOOKatOKC Swimsuit 2015: Emily

    Updated: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    Welcome to LOOKatOKC’s second installment of The Women of OKC Swimsuit edition. Meet Emily. Her look says it all. She is organized and driven and juggles career and family with her Tumblr blog, “The Vintage Doll.” Here’s a little about Emily: What are you binge watching? “New Girl.” What would be your No. 1 summer concert to attend? Rev. Horton Heat What is your dream job? To be a spokesmodel for teaching young women self-confidence. If you were the “Bachelorette,” what type of guys would you want to pick from? Honorable, honest, hardworking men who are total dorks like me … and a pompadour and cuffed blue jeans wouldn’t hurt.

  • LOOKatOKC Swimsuit 2015: Jaimie

    Updated: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    Jaimie is LOOKatOKC’s first installment of the Women of OKC swimsuit editions. She is vivacious, energetic and fun to be with. Here’s a little about Jaimie. Q. What are you binge watching? A: I don’t have much time to watch TV, but when I do my guilty pleasure is “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” Q: What would be your No. 1 summer concert to attend? A: I think it would be so much fun to go to iHeartRadio in Las Vegas because you get to see tons of artists and a variety of styles. Q: What’s your dream job? A: I currently have my dream job being an NBA dancer. Q: If you were the “Bachelorette,” what type of guys would you want to pick from? A. Adventurous,

  • Lacey Lett says goodbye to LOOKatOKC with style

    BY LACEY LETT, For LOOKatOKC | Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    This is my last column for LOOKatOKC. I started with the magazine more than five years ago. A lot changes in five years. You meet new people and you lose some. Your favorite hangouts change and priorities change. Basically, in generic terms, you grow up. Here’s some of my favorite columns over the years. Some will be outdated and some will still hit home to you. I just thank you so much for grabbing this magazine and turning to my page. I care that you cared. Secret Bars Back in July of 2010, I wrote about my never-ending quest for Oklahoma City to have a secret bar. “Finding secret bars in New York City is like a scavenger hunt for adults.

  • A deadCenter movie to fit your personality

    By Savannah Evanoff, For LOOKatOKC | Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    It’s time for the 15th annual deadCenter Film Festival and you might know exactly what films you would like to see. Or maybe not. If you’re new to a film festival, you may not know which one will have you on the edge of your seat in anticipation, or which one will have you at the back of your seat falling asleep. This guide will help you decide which movies to watch based on your personality type. Starting with the dreamer, someone who leaves theaters bright-eyed and filled with new goals and inspiration for achieving them, and ending with the daredevil, someone who isn’t afraid to try any movies, or anything else for that matter. This guide will help you determine which films will are a fit for your deadCenter

  • 4 new songs to fight the flooding blues

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    Fire up your Soundclouds, your Spotifys, your iTuneses, it’s about to get hot in here.

  • A frank conversation about death

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    On Sufjan Stevens’ new record “Carrie & Lowell,” and the light it sheds on the indie songwriter’s already impressive back catalogue.

  • 5 great new songs you (probably) haven't heard yet

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Our pop music columnist dishes on five new recommendations for your iPhone.

  • The Patriarch is turning a home into a big house party

    BY LACEY LETT, For LOOKatOKC | Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    A solid house party comes equipped with good music, beer and enough people to bump into for a few conversations. That’s the aim for The Patriarch - Craft Beer House and Lawn, a new bar located in downtown Edmond right off Main Street, in a 112-year-old house. Patriarch manager Michael Cotton wants the house to feel like home. “We really wanted to be a place that’s about community where great conversations are happening,” he said. “We want there to be this communal atmosphere.” More commonly known as the Hunt House, the home was built in 1903 by Citizens Bank of Edmond co-founder William Hunt. He died one year after it was built. Owners Bryce Thompson and Stephen Russell fell in love with the house

  • Courtney Barnett and Father John Misty, smart-alecks with soul

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    In praise of two of the moment's funniest working songwriters.

  • This land is Moreland's: Tulsa's John Moreland opens up on new album

    By Becky Carman, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    John Moreland’s new album “High on Tulsa Heat” was mostly recorded on a whim in a few days in July 2014 and finally gets released on April 21. Becky Carman interviewed Moreland about his plaintive ballads, ruminations on being lovesick, loneliness and, above all, the idea of home.

  • Five new songs to funk up your April

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    From ice-cold funk-pop to the heir to the throne of the Postal Service, our pop music columnist's got you covered.

  • Take a deep breath and relax at Udander

    By Lacey Lett, For LOOKatOKC | Published: Tue, Apr 7, 2015

    Exhaling might be the best therapy for a stressful day. With that intention, Udander (Danish for exhale) opened in downtown OKC. Owners Andrea Mason and Katie O’Brien came up with the idea after being inspired by other spas they’ve visited across the country. However, Scandinavia insipired Udander, 131 Dean A. McGee Ave. The concept is new to Oklahoma City and O’Brien said customers are loving it. “We are so excited to see that our concept is resonating with so many,” O’Brien said. “You can stay 45 minutes for just a steam and sauna or a spend a full day with an Udander retreat. It really is tailor made for anyone.

  • On 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' Kendrick Lamar moves out of the block and into his brain

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    California rapper Kendrick Lamar follows his 2012 major-label debut “good kid, m.A.A.d. city” with a record of funk and jazz-indebted hip-hop as unique as his own thumbprint.

  • Cheap Rent: It's hard out there for a print

    By Nathan Poppe, Entertainment Writer | Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Meet the newest screen printing crew in OKC. Nathan Poppe spent three days with the Cheap Rent to see what it takes to turn a house into a home business.

  • Frank’s Wurst keeps getting better for owner

    BY LACEY LETT, For LOOKatOKC | Published: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    Who said watching TV rots your brain? It inspired it for one local food cart owner. “I had a healthy addiction with the Food Network and the Travel Channel,” said Kody Hookstra, owner of Frank’s Wurst. “I became obsessed with mobile food.” Then three years ago, his obsession became a reality with Frank’s Wurst, a hot dog food cart based in Oklahoma City. It’s a job he wanted since traveling with his former band Glister. “Playing in a band we got to go to Austin a lot, and eating at a food truck was one of our favorite things to do,” he said. Frank’s Wurst started as a food cart, but expanded in Feburary to serve food from the 51st Street Speakeasy kitchen, 1114 NW 51st St.

  • The 6 best boasts on Drake’s new mixtape

    BY MATT CARNEY | Published: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    The Drake-iest lines from Drake’s latest.

  • New Farmer's Market bar aims to help revitalize sleepy district

    By Lacey Lett, For LOOKatOKC | Published: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    Power House owner Clay Berkes embraces the old and the new with bar and restaurant




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