Uncovering Oklahoma https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com Uncovering Creative Places and People in Oklahoma Tue, 17 Nov 2020 15:15:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3 https://i0.wp.com/www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/cropped-Icon-Logo-for-Uncovering-Oklahoma-2019.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Uncovering Oklahoma https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com 32 32 8768895 Between Art and Quarantine https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/11/between-art-and-quarantine/ Tue, 17 Nov 2020 15:15:51 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=24008

Originally aired during the November 2nd Friday Virtual Art Walk special, Erinn Gavaghan gives a tour of MAINSITE’s exhibition, Between Art and Quarantine. Between Art and Quarantine features work by Norman artists Cody Giles, Brad Andrew Stevens, Shevaun Williams, and Joshua Boydston — as well as images from sister cities Arezzo, Italy; Colima, Mexico; and Seika, Japan — centered around or inspired within the continued health crisis.

Between Art and Quarantine be available for in-person viewing beginning on Wednesday, November 18 at MAINSITE Contemporary Art from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Wednesday through Saturday until Saturday, December 19.

Visit the Norman Arts Council website for more information and the Norman Arts Council YouTube channel to watch the complete artist interviews in 4K HDR, which I’ve also included below.

Thank you to the Norman Arts Council for commissioning me for this project! Thank you to my supporters on Patreon for their continued support of making Uncovering Oklahoma possible! Supporters get awesome rewards, like early access to my episodes. Big thanks to my superstar supporters the Keller-Kenton Family. Join today!

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3×10 Relics of the 45th https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/11/3x10-relics-of-the-45th/ Fri, 06 Nov 2020 22:07:47 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23867

Inspired by his fortune, Geoff invites Sam to visit with Michael Gonzales at the 45th Infantry Division Museum. The museum’s curator talks about his first encounter and the findings of paranormal investigators who have visited.

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Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

We would love to thank Michael Gonzales for taking the time to share his stories with us about the museum. 

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Sprinkled Bakery https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/11/sprinkled-bakery/ Thu, 05 Nov 2020 14:50:53 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23840

Sprinkled Bakery is a family-owned and operated dessert bakery that uses the finest quality ingredients they can get and baked in small batches.

They feel that every day here at Sprinkled Bakery is a celebration. There are lots of fantastic treats for you to try, including gluten-free and sugar-free options as well. Sprinkled Bakery is located in Northwest Oklahoma City, along Northwest Expressway, between Rockwell and Council. Find them online at https://www.sprinkledbakery.com or in person at 7640 NW Expressway, Suite 111 at the Silver Springs Shopping Center in Oklahoma City.

Cupcakes on display at Sprinkled Bakery - photo by Dennis Spielman

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3×08 A Personal Ghost Tour of Fort Washita – Part 2 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/3x08-a-personal-ghost-tour-of-fort-washita-part-2/ Fri, 23 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23655

In this second installment of ghost stories about Fort Washita, Sam and Geoff hear tales about spirits at a bridge, the stickball post, an unsettling experience at a rendezvous event, and the cabin. 

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The stickball post at Fort Washita - photo by Dennis Spielman

Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

We want to thank Lori Hamilton for setting up interviews with Jim Argo, Michael Freeland, Ken Golden, and Brianna Teel.

If you love what we’re doing, want us to keep being artist owned and patron supported, click here. In return, you can get bonus content, including early access to other shows from The Show Starts Now Studios!

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3×07 A Personal Ghost Tour of Fort Washita – Part 1 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/3x07-a-personal-ghost-tour-of-fort-washita-part-1/ Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:44:58 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23573

With Fort Washita closed and no plans for any ghost tours, Sam organizes an interview for storytellers to share their tales. In this first of two parts, hear the history of the fort and spooky tales involving the parade grounds, vanishing dogs, the west barracks, the blacksmith shop, and the spring-well head.

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Fort Washita Visitor Center - photo by Dennis Spielman

Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

We want to thank Lori Hamilton for setting up interviews with Jim Argo, Michael Freeland, Ken Golden, and Brianna Teel.

If you love what we’re doing, want us to keep being artist owned and patron supported, click here. In return, you can get bonus content, including early access to other shows from The Show Starts Now Studios!

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Artful Inlets https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/artful-inlets/ Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:50:48 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23543

The Artful Inlets program started in 2019 as a cooperative effort between the city of Norman Stormwater Division, Norman Arts Council, and the Public Arts Board to bring attention to sometimes hidden stormwater infrastructure around the city. Norman’s Stormwater Program Manager, Carrie Evenson, the Norman Arts Council’s Public Art Manager, Debby Williams, provides an overview of the project in this episode. The 2020 artists, Kris Wilson, Kody Haskins, Laura Nelsen, Ken Hall, Michael Wilson, and Bonnie Amspacher, add their thoughts on the program and the message behind their works.

Visit the Artful Inlets for yourself throughout Downtown Norman.

Thank you to my supporters on Patreon for their continued support of making Uncovering Oklahoma possible! Supporters get awesome rewards, like early access to my episodes. Big thanks to my superstar supporters: Revolve Productions and the Keller-Kenton Family. Join today!

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Monday Music Discovery for October 12, 2020 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/monday-music-discovery-for-october-12-2020/ Mon, 12 Oct 2020 18:33:25 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23489 Welcome to the Monday Music Discovery, a weekly mixtape of both new music video videos and singles of all genres of music by local bands in Oklahoma. In today’s Monday Music Discovery, enjoy new music from Dillon Chase, Schat & the Skeleton Trees, XYZ E1EVENN, and Salem Blue. If you’re interested in having your music video or new single highlighted, connect here.

The Kick by Dillon Chase

Artist Statement: This video was filmed all across my home state of Oklahoma. It is the introduction to my latest album “Grounded.” The Kick is a song celebrating second chances. Inspired by the film “Inception” I reinterpreted their telling of “The Kick” to describe the times I need God to give me a “Kick” waking me up from my slumber and revealing the goodness of life all around me. Sonically the song takes you into dark sounding almost aggressive energy into mysterious ambient moments. Add in thought-provoking lyrics and it becomes something you experience more than just listen to.

Map by Salem Blue

Artist Statement: Map is an acappella song that was recorded on an iPhone, believe it or not. We ultimately loved the way it sounded and that ended up being the final version you hear today! Our goal with the video that accompanies it was simple: to create the exact environment that you imagine when you hear the song. We tried waiting for it to rain naturally, but in summer in Oklahoma that’s a long wait haha. We ended up “making it rain” ourselves and I think it actually worked out better that way (no water on the cameras). I think it turned out super well; I absolutely get lost in it every time I watch it and Sarah’s performance was perfect. Enjoy!

O.C.D (You Mad) by XYZ E1EVENN

Artist Statement: It’s someone out there hating on you right now, just play this.

Hang On by Schat & the Skeleton Trees

Artist Statement: This song was written the day I found that tragically my friend, Asa Miller, had lost his battle with depression. I was in my band room, honestly just praying about it. I was so heartbroken, so angry, so hopeless. A moment later, I know how this will sound, I almost audibly heard the words “3rd fret.” So I listened, and put the capo on the 3rd fret of my guitar. Almost immediately, the song “Hang On” poured from me. 

When I finished writing it- which was probably 5-7 minutes later- I felt a glimmer of peace, though I was still completely crushed. I want people to know this song is supposed to help them understand that even though we can feel worthless, and feel like people are better off without us- this is untrue. I want them to know they are loved, cherished, and irreplaceable.


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3×06 The Wilderness of Sutton https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/3x06-the-wilderness-of-sutton/ Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:13:00 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23432

The Professor invites Sam for a walk through Sutton Wilderness in Norman to share his research on the area. Stories include the Sutton Goatman, spirits still working at the Griffin Memorial, and a disaster. 

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Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

If you love what we’re doing, want us to keep being artist owned and patron supported, click here. In return, you can get bonus content, including early access to Uncovering Oklahoma.

Thank you for listening to Tales Unveiled!

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Re: Earth Refill Shop https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/re-earth-refill-shop/ Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23408

Re: Earth Refill Shop is Oklahoma’s first dedicated refillery with a mission to instill in people the beginnings of a waste less lifestyle. People can bring in their own containers and fill those containers with all-natural, biodegradable, eco-friendly, USA-made products for their home, body, pet, and bath. Ditch that single-use lifestyle, and start doing a refill lifestyle.

Visit Re: Earth Refill Shop at 8259 State Hwy 17, Elgin, OK 73538 or their Facebook page for more information.

Be sure to check out my previous story, Pink Elephant Coffee and Snowcones, which is also located in Elgin. Thank you to my supporters on Patreon for their continued support of making Uncovering Oklahoma possible! Supporters get awesome rewards, like early access to my episodes. Big thanks to my superstar supporters: Revolve Productions and the Keller-Kenton Family. Join today!

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stepmom’s self-titled album https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/stepmoms-self-titled-album/ Wed, 07 Oct 2020 22:25:51 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23396

The dreamy punk band, stepmom, takes a moment to talk about their self-titled debut album in this creator conversation.

How do you describe yourself and your music?

stepmom is a four-piece orchestral dream punk band coming to steal your children.

What’s the origin story behind your name?

Our music can be a bit angsty at times, and what’s more angsty then your relationship with your stepmom?

What were some challenges you faced when making the album?

COVID-19 🙃

What behind the scenes stories do you want to share about the album?

We finished writing the first song “Scary Stuff” while in the studio! Our drummer Brad also solved his Rubix cube 99 times while in the studio.

What are you afraid of?

Currently, I’m afraid we’ll be living in The Handmaid’s Tale if Trump takes office again. PLEASE VOTE FOR GOD’S SAKE.

Where are the best places to go in Oklahoma On a Stormy Night?

When I was little, my dad would open the hatchback of our minivan and we’d sit and listen to the storms pass by. Rain always makes me feel nostalgic.

What are some of your favorite places to perform or listen to live music in Oklahoma?

Concerts at the Tower Theatre are a must! We love performing at The Speakeasy and Opolis. During COVID we’ve enjoyed performing at Scissortail Park!

If one were able to get inside your head as an immersive, interactive art gallery experience, what would it have inside?

TONS of pink sparkle tinsel and melted Barbies hanging from the ceiling.

What else would you like people to know about yourself and your music?

Listen to our debut album <3

You can follow us on Instagram & Twitter at @stepmomband and Facebook.

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3×05 Taking Stock of Ghosts in Stockyard City https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/3x05-taking-stock-of-ghosts-in-stockyard-city/ Fri, 02 Oct 2020 14:06:09 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23332

Keeping closer to home, Sam and Geoff visit the Stockyard City district, a part of Oklahoma City they don’t normally visit. Cindy Scarberry from the Rodeo Opry Foundation was kind enough to host the interview session and brought Stefani and Greg to share tales of the unexplained in the district.

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Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

Now, we would like to take stock of the people that we are thankful for sharing their stories with us for this episode. Thank you, Cindy Scarberry, Stefani, and Greg.

If you love what we’re doing, want us to keep being artist owned and patron supported, click here. In return, you can get bonus content, including early access to other shows like Uncovering Oklahoma!

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Pink Elephant Coffee and Snowcones https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/10/pink-elephant-coffee-and-snowcones/ Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23303

Conceived from a light-hearted joke about opening a snowcone stand to have more family time, Pink Elephant grew to include coffee, scratch-made pastries, and daily lunch specials. Sarah Lile shares how she started her business in Elgin, what they offer, and the kind of place they are for the community.

Visit Pink Elephant for yourself at 7641 State Highway 277 in Elgin.


Pink Elephant was one of two stories I recorded in Elgin so stay tuned next week for my episode about an environmentally friendly retail shop dedicated to refilling your life. Thank you to my supporters on Patreon for their continued support of making Uncovering Oklahoma possible! Supporters get awesome rewards, like early access to my episodes. Big thanks to my superstar supporters: Revolve Productions and the Keller-Kenton Family. Join today!

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3×04 Wagon Trail Tales https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/3x04-wagon-trail-tales/ Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:00:55 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23223 It was June before Sam and the Professor saw each other again. The pandemic didn’t stop the Professor from his research and he was eager to meet Art Peters at the Hinton Historical Museum. 

Subscribe Tales Unveiled’s Wagon Trail Tales episode via Apple PodcastsGoogle PlaySpotifyStitcher, or anywhere you enjoy podcasts. New episodes on Fridays!

Art Peters holds up the lipstick tube he found that he mentioned in the episode - photo by Dennis Spielman
Art Peters holds up the lipstick tube he found that he mentioned in the episode – photo by Dennis Spielman

Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is me, Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

We would like to thank Art Peters at the Hinton Historical Society for the wagon trail tales in this episode. 

If you love what we’re doing, want us to keep being artist owned and patron supported, click here. In return, you can get bonus content, including early access to Uncovering Oklahoma episodes!

Thank you for listening to Tales Unveiled!

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State Fair Food Substitutions Vol. 1 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/state-fair-food-substitutions-vol-1/ Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:56:33 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23209

In light of the State Fair not happening this year, I visited three different places for fair-inspired food. First up for appetizers there’s the Okie Twinkies from Eddie’s in Edmond, then a turkey leg where the meat slides off the bone from Big O’s Pork and Dreams in Emond, and I end the video with dessert from Contrabandz Ice Cream Lab.

Visit Eddie's for their Okie Twinkies - photo by Dennis Spielman

Visit Eddie’s Bar & Grill for their Okie Twinkies at 2828 E. 2nd Street in Edmond.

Turkey leg from Big O's - photo by Dennis Spielman

Visit Big O’s Pork & Dreams for their Turkey legs on Fridays and Saturdays at 285 S. Santa Fe Avenue in Edmond.

Contrabandz Ice Cream Lab's Red Velvet Rolled Ice Cream Taco in front of the OKC sculpture - photo by Dennis Spielman

Visit the Contrabandz Ice Cream Lab website to find their next location to get their Red Velvet Rolled Ice Cream Taco.


My goal was to have five different places for this collection, but schedules didn’t work out, so I still hope you enjoy this episode! Thank you to my supporters on Patreon for their continued support of making Uncovering Oklahoma possible! Supporters get awesome rewards, like early access to my episodes. Big thanks to my superstar supporters: Revolve Productions and the Keller-Kenton Family. Join today!

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3×03 The Stage is Set at Constantine Theater https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/3x03-the-stage-is-set-at-constantine-theater/ https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/3x03-the-stage-is-set-at-constantine-theater/#comments Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:15:40 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23138

After getting a fortune from one of those old Zoltar machines, Sam and Geoff visit with Garrett Hartness at the Constantine Theater interview for the history of Pawhuska and stories about the theater. 

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Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

We would like to thank Garrett Hartness at the Constantine Theater for setting the stage with great stories within this episode. 

If you love what we’re doing, want us to keep being artist owned and patron supported, click here. In return, you can get bonus content, including early access to other shows from The Show Starts Now Studios, including Uncovering Oklahoma!

Thank you for listening to this episode of Tales Unveiled!

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Women and Music Podcast https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/women-and-music-podcast/ https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/women-and-music-podcast/#comments Wed, 16 Sep 2020 14:48:40 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23087 Explore the journeys and accomplishments of those in the music industry in this Creator Conversation interview with Alexa Ace and Micayla Chandler about their podcast, Women and Music.

In your own words, what is Women and Music about?

Women and Music is a space where we celebrate the journeys and accomplishments of those in the music industry, from artists to managers and everyone in between. Knowing there’s no clear steps to getting into the music business, we talk about the paths individuals took to get to where they are while hopefully providing insights and resources for people looking to get into the business one way or another.

Who is the podcast intended for?

We think everyone can relate to Women and Music; whether you’re looking to hear from a new artist talk about what it takes to make it; or hear some of the stories tour photographers have to share; Women and Music is a place for everyone.

Why did you want to start the podcast?

AA: We wanted to directly connect women and their voices to an eager audience. Gold Hand Girls has been around for four years now, and it was time for us to establish ourselves as a proper multimedia community. Women and Music is one of many ideas in which we hope to help provide opportunity for those in the industry. Short story, we’re just getting started.

What’s a good episode for first time listeners to check out?

AA: Gurj Bassi. Gurj is a prime example of a badass woman in the music industry – she’s the Head of Music Marketing and Partnerships at Sirius XM! I had the chance to work with Gurj when I was freelancing for Pandora, and her composure left me beyond inspired. What a woman!

MC: I’d also recommend diving into our very first episode featuring Sizzy Rocket. This episode gives listeners the opportunity to get to know an artist on a deeper level. We chat about the meaning behind Sizzy’s music (including a song about Tulsa, OK), what the hustle of being an independent musician looks like and how to embody a rebel spirit in your daily life.

What have been some challenges and lessons learned in the production of your podcast?

AA: If we’re being real, starting a podcast is difficult in general. We didn’t just wake up and decide to start a podcast. Micayla and I first sat down to start planning our podcast back in October 2019, and just recently launched last month. With no overhead capital, we’ve taught ourselves how to wear all hats other than producing. We’ve learned the in’s and out’s of recording as well as learned what it takes to pitch artists to be guests.

MC: And we’re still learning!

AA: It sounds simple but when we’re both Geminis creating evergreen content, well, things have to be laid out months ahead, including how you’re going to pay for studio time, equipment, advertising, a producer and then some. That’s why we started a Patreon page, giving our incredible fans an opportunity to access more content! From exclusive behind-the-scenes to creative Instagram Wallpapers and more available only on Patreon, we hope to inspire our followers to reach for their dreams while we share with them ours. These funds will also allow us to focus on creating more content and expanding our team. Membership levels begin at $5 a month.

Any behind-the-scenes stories you wish to share?

AA: The very first time we were ever put in front of a mic, we were also recording our first episode with Sizzy Rocket. So when we say it’s our first podcast ever we REALLY mean it. Not to mention, we probably did a solid five minutes of extreme dancing before recording.

MC: A really special moment was when Alexa and I first heard our podcast intro. After a few weeks working on finding a powerful sound that mirrored the mood we were aiming to set on Women and Music, we decided to record our intro to hear how it sounded. We put our headphones on and bursted into tears. It was a rewarding and emotional moment because everything we had been working months to produce was finally coming to realization. We created something tangible that others could experience. It’s a memory I’ll always cherish.

What do you hope people will take away after listening to your podcast?

AA: I hope they find inspiration. Our most recent podcast episode is with rock journalist Erica Campbell. She’s been featured on Nylon, LadyGunn, The Huffington Post and more. She’s awesome and also discusses how as a black woman she never saw someone like her doing the job she wanted. She’s an example of positive change. Erica became what she wanted to see!

MC: Dream! Dream as big as possible then don’t let anything or anyone stand in your way of accomplishing your goals. For us, that dream is to shine a light on individuals who are leading, uplifting and challenging the music industry. Having a career in music doesn’t have a singular path so we’re here to celebrate and explore the music profession as a whole. We hope you find a spark within to chase after your own desires along the way.

Anything else you want to say or let people know?

AA: The music industry will come out of 2020 strong, and this time women will be on top.

MC: We are proud to call Oklahoma our home and are excited to be shaking up a conversation through Women and Music right here in our own state! But like Ace said, we’re just getting started!


Alexa Ace

Entrepreneur, published music photographer and women’s rights activist Alexa Ace founded Gold Hand Girls in 2016 after discovering the lack of women in positions of power within the music industry. While simultaneously driving the Gold Hand Girls’ mission, Alexa Ace moved to London in pursuit of her own dream in the music industry where she gained experience managing artists and photographing wide-scale artists such as Billie Eilish, P!nk, Nile Rodgers and more, leading to a freelance photographer role for Pandora Radio and Lead Photographer of the Oklahoma Gazette at age 23 in 2018. Alexa is based out of Oklahoma and holds a B.A.S. in Music Business from The Academy of Contemporary Music (US). 

Micayla Chandler

Award-winning public relations agent and entrepreneur Micayla Chandler is the Director of Operations for Gold Hand Girls, overseeing day-to-day operations and marketing of the powerhouse platform. With experience leading innovative marketing campaigns for nationally touring artists, including Lana Del Rey, Post Malone, The Killers, Kane Brown and many more, Micayla brings a creative focus and genuine love of music to Gold Hand Girls. Micayla has held positions for various festivals, amphitheaters, music venues and more, spanning different genres of music from rock to country and indie. Micayla holds a B.A. in Public Relations with an emphasis in Communication from The University of Oklahoma.


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3×02 Welcome to Bartlesville https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/3x02-welcome-to-bartlesville/ Fri, 11 Sep 2020 18:07:00 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23080

With a full schedule, Sam and Geoff arrive in Bartlesville for various ghost stories about the town and visit a mysterious attraction. 

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Tales Unveiled is a production of The Show Starts Now Studios and is produced by Dennis Spielman. The voice of Sam Saxton is Dennis Spielman. The voice of Professor Geoff DeRoot is Jeff Provine.

We would like to thank Tim, Michelle, Norma, Jessie, and Maria Gus for sharing stories with us. We’d also like to thank Visit Bartlesville for the interview connections. 

If you love what we’re doing, want us to keep being artist owned and patron supported, click here. In return, you can get bonus content, including early access to other shows from The Show Starts Now Studios!

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Not Cho Cheesecake https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/2020/09/not-cho-cheesecake/ Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:31:50 +0000 https://www.uncoveringoklahoma.com/?p=23002

After visiting a cheesecake bakery out of state, Shoshianna Moore was inspired to start one in Bethany. Not Cho Cheesecake is a place along Route 66 where you come in with a sweet tooth and leave as family.

Visit Not Cho Cheesecake at 3933 N. College Avenue in Bethany, Oklahoma or online at https://www.notchocheesecake.com

Shoshianna Moore and Glen Whitaker standing inside Not Cho Cheesecake - photo by Dennis Spielman

Thank you to my supporters on Patreon for their continued support of making Uncovering Oklahoma possible! Supporters get awesome rewards, like early access to my episodes. Big thanks to my superstar supporters: Revolve Productions and the Lynn and Steve Keller-Kenton Family. Join today!

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