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New Shift

New Shift. New Shows. New Future.

Together, we can make Oklahoma Better! I am Dennis Spielman, the Producer of Uncovering Oklahoma, and today I am presenting my campaign to lift people’s voices with the Uncovering Oklahoma Network. As you know, Uncovering...

Tobi for AMP Festival - Provided Image

Building the AMP Festival

The first annual AMP Festival came to 9th Street in Automobile Alley on August 27th, 2016. The outdoor festival celebrated Art and Music created by women and girls with live music hosted all-female bands, female-fronted...

Beginnings by Grant Adams album cover

Beginnings by Grant Adams

Here in this Tuesday Treat Q&A, Grant Adams talks about his appropriately titled debut album, Beginnings. He also shares how a sick day from school got him into music, his favorite places for music in...

10 Things to Look Forward to in Oklahoma for 2017

10 Things to Look Forward to in Oklahoma for 2017

With 2016 behind us, it’s time to look forward to the wonderful things happening in Oklahoma for 2017. Here are 10 things I’m excited about this year. 1. Sea Turtle Island Oklahoma Aquarium – 300...

Curator’s Tour of ArtNow

Curator’s Tour of ArtNow

ArtNow from Oklahoma Contemporary is a survey of what artists are making right now in Oklahoma. In assembling this collection, curators Kelsey Karper and Jennifer Scanlan considered dozens of artists — seeking ideas from colleagues,...

O Brother Poster

O, Brother!

For this Tuesday Treat, I’m highlighting the wild independent comedy about a Mayor’s Chief of Staff who is caught on an adultery website and loses his wife and job in the public scandal in the movie, O, Brother! I have a triple threat with answers from Lance McDaniel, Spencer Hicks, and Stephanie Peña.

Bakersfield Mist at Carpenter Square Theatre - Provided photo

Bakersfield Mist at Carpenter Square Theatre

Carpenter Square Theatre begins the New Year with “Bakersfield Mist,” an award-winning comedy-drama by Stephen Sachs that will play January 6-28, 2017. In this Performing Arts Q&A, Artistic Director, Rhonda M. Clark, talks about the...

Midtown Shopping Plaza in Winter - photo by Dennis Spielman

Shopping Guide to Midtown OKC

To help with the gift giving of the holiday shopping season, here’s another gift guide in my series on district shopping. This shopping guide on Oklahoma City’s Midtown district was written for those looking for...