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Rick Sinnett's Butterfly Mandala mural

Rick Sinnett “Butterfly Mandala”

Mural artist, Rick Sinnett, discusses his “Butterfly Mandala” mural on Lindsey Street in Norman. The mural can be found on the north side of Koda CrossFit at 1210 McGee Drive. The mural is part of...

The Coffee of Norman

The Coffee of Norman

Follow Uncovering Oklahoma on this caffeine crawl highlighting eight of Norman’s independent coffee shops. People from Second Wind, Cool Beans, The Screen Door, Michelangelo’s, Syrup, Gray Owl Coffee, Waving Wheat, and Crimson & Whipped Cream...

NoiseBleedsSound

NøiseBleedsSøund

The alternative rock band out of Oklahoma City, NøiseBleedsSøund, strives to provides its audience an experience rather than just play some music. In this Uncovering Oklahoma video, Parker, Michelle, Jack, Jeff, and Gabe interview each...

We’re All Bad in Bed by Shelby Simpson - photo by Dennis Spielman

We’re All Bad in Bed by Shelby Simpson

In We’re All Bad in Bed, award-winning author and unrepentant ragamuffin Shelby Simpson mines her past (and the past of her most trusted friends) for the ultimate bedroom debacles. From hitting puberty in small-town Oklahoma...

Tap Room inside 405 Brewing Co - Photo by Dennis Spielman

Introduction to 405 Brewing Co.

On Saturday, 405 Brewing Co. opened their doors as Norman’s first and only production brewery with the mission to share craft beer with the local community. As a result of Senate Bill 424 being approved...

Nicole Emmons-Willis - Lady Parts

Nicole Emmons-Willis “Lady Parts”

Lady Parts by Nicole Emmons-Willis is an immersive site-specific installation at Individual Artists of Oklahoma that brings to light the overutilization of hysterectomy in the treatment of fibroids and explores the unknowns of female reproductive...

Ginna Dowling - Inherent Language of Life

Ginna Dowling “Inherent Language of Life”

Norman printmaker and visual storyteller Ginna Dowling celebrates language with Inherent Language of Life, a solo exhibition at MAINSITE that asked the community to develop its own language through instinctual symbols. In this Artist Statement...

Gayle Curry's shoes at Sole Expression at Science Museum Oklahoma

Sole Expression: The Art of the Shoe

Shoes, the designers who create them, and the artists who interpret, have taken the runway in Science Museum Oklahoma’s latest smART Space exhibit, “Sole Expression: The Art of the Shoe.” “Sole Expression: The Art of...

Paul T. Taylor as Mr Burns - photo by mutzphotography.com

Mr. Burns at CityRep

For this excellent Performing Arts Q&A, the Founding Artistic Director of CityRep, Donald Jordan, talks about their upcoming production of the Simpsons inspired play, Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play. What five words would you use...

Valerie Vaughn - I Am The Change Exhibit

Valerie Vaughn – I Am The Change Exhibit

Valerie Vaughn is a photographer, memory maker, story teller, essence reflector and the creative mind behind Project Unlabeled. In this Artist Statement Minute video, Valerie and Laura Stringer talk about, “I Am The Change.” Produced...