• Norman Day 2014 set Friday at Reaves Park

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Jul 2, 2014

    Norman’s annual celebration of Independence Day will kick off at 4 p.m. Friday with children’s activities, games, live music and a fireworks display.

  • Documentary shares story of University of Central Oklahoma music professor's battle with MS

    BY LINDSAY HOUTS, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Jul 2, 2014

    University of Central Oklahoma music professor Jim Klages shares his story of hope and battle with multiple sclerosis in “Healed: Music, Medicine and Life with MS.” The film will be broadcast at 9 p.m. Tuesday on OETA.

  • LibertyFest car show cruises into Edmond

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    Edmond’s LibertyFest holds its 14th annual car show. LibertyFest continues through the Fourth of July with a parade in downtown Edmond and fireworks at the University of Central Oklahoma.

  • Edmond's LibertyFest continues Friday with parade, fireworks

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    A parade and fireworks are scheduled for the Fourth of July in Edmond as part of the 42nd annual LibertyFest. The parade begins at 9 a.m. Friday in downtown Edmond.

  • Midwest City plans s 'Tribute to Liberty' celebration

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    The city of Midwest City will present a family-centered July 4 celebration, “Tribute to Liberty.”

  • Celebrity Attractions' diverse Oklahoma City lineup will be one big party

    BY RICK ROGERS, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Mon, Jun 30, 2014

    Celebrity Attractions’ five scheduled productions for the Oklahoma City lineup won 20 Tony Awards during original Broadway runs.

  • Zendaya Leaves Lifetime’s Aaliyah Biopic

    Published: Mon, Jun 30, 2014

    Production on Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic entitled “Aaliyah: Princess of R&B” has been put on hold after its star, Disney Channel singer and actress Zendaya Coleman (better known as simply Zendaya), has left the pic, according to Variety. Lifetime announced the news through its PR Twitter account on Sunday. "We are sad Zendaya will no longer portray Aaliyah. Production is currently on hold."

  • Vince Gill, Alice Cooper team with Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation to fight cancer

    By Greg Elwell, For The Oklahoman | Published: Mon, Jun 30, 2014

    The worlds of country music and rock ’n’ roll collided Sunday afternoon in Oklahoma City at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation when legends Vince Gill and Alice Cooper took the stage to raise money for cancer research.

  • Eminem's Daughter Graduates High School

    Published: Sun, Jun 29, 2014

    In October, Hailie was named homecoming queen of Chippewa Valley High School and on June 11 she graduated with an Academic Excellence Award, honoring her parents influence on the school website, Huffington Post reports. "My mother and father are because they have pushed me to be the person I am and have given me all the support to achieve what I have," she said.

  • Music fans fill venues for first OKCFest

    By Jessica Allison, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Jun 29, 2014

    “This is amazing that all this has come together in four months and the first time we’ve ever tried to do it,” OKCFest founder Fred Hall said. Organizers of the festival plan to do it again next summer, with more acts and genres. Hall said he wants to add more rock music for next time.

  • Parents Need to Stop Freaking Out About Miley Cyrus Says Shailene Woodley

    Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    Shailene Woodley in the July issue of Vanity Fair came to the surprising defense of another young female celebrity: Miley Cyrus, Time.com reports. “Miley isn’t rude or mean or cruel to anyone in her actions,” the 22-year-old Fault in Our Stars told the magazine. “She just does herself. And regardless of whether you agree with what she’s doing or not, it’s none of your business what she does.”

  • Rose State's Kids College offers summer classes

    BY DENNIS GOSNELL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    Archery, tennis, science and robotics are among the classes for young people offered at Rose State College in Midwest City

  • Oklahoma City school to host music festival in First Christian Church amphitheater

    BY CARLA HINTON, Religion Editor | Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    Harding Fine Arts Academy will host the Hawkstock 2014 Music Festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the amphitheater on the grounds of First Christian Church of Oklahoma City, 3700 N Walker Ave.

  • OKCFest's performers get city in tune with local music fans

    BY BRANDY MCDONNELL, Features Writer | Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    A diverse sampling of music, from country and Americana to bluegrass and rock, brought a festive air to downtown Oklahoma City on Friday, the first day of the inaugural OKCFest.

  • Pageant winners crowned at The Wellington in Oklahoma City

    By Arrianne Rodriguez | Published: Sat, Jun 28, 2014

    Judy Coleman was named Ms. Wellington 2014

  • Beyoncé and Jay Z Showed a Video From Their Wedding Last Night

    Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    Bow down to the king and queen. Beyoncé and Jay Z gave the crowd at the first stop on their highly anticipated “On the Run” tour more to talk about than just the music Wednesday night, Time.com reports.

  • This Is Miranda And Blake's Definition Of 'Us' Time

    Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    It's not easy for country superstars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton to find alone time between their nonstop careers and hectic touring schedules, according to The Huffington Post. "We gotta schedule it in," Lambert told HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri when she sat down with him on Thursday. So how does the country-singing couple unwind in their downtime? In pretty much the most country way possible: "We backroad -- we take our cooler, we take our dogs, we ride four-wheelers and we just sit on the porch. We started fishing because it's spring now," Lambert said.

  • ALBUM REVIEW: How to Dress Well, 'What Is This Heart?' (Weird World Records)

    By Beau Blackstock, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    ALBUM REVIEW: How to Dress Well, ‘What Is This Heart?’ (Weird World Records)

  • ALBUM REVIEW: Ed Sheeran, 'x' (Asylum Records UK)

    By Jessica Allison, Staff Writer | Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    ALBUM REVIEW: Ed Sheeran, ‘x’ (Asylum Records UK)

  • ALBUM REVIEW: Saintseneca, “Dark Arc” (ANTI-)

    By Kellen McGugan, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    ALBUM REVIEW: Saintseneca, “Dark Arc” (ANTI-)