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Oklahoma City Museum of Art

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art—OKCMOA—is the namesake visual arts organization of Oklahoma City. The Museum’s 110,000 square foot facility, constructed in 2002, is located in the heart of...

Oklahoma City

Barak Goodman's Oklahoma City -- a documentary about exactly what you think it's about -- benefits from fortuitous timing. The film is brisk, tense and informative, always compelling as it surveys the rise of the right-wing militias that boomed in the Clinton era. Elements of Goodman's précis of the standoffs at Waco and Ruby Ridge might...

Beats a Weekend in Oklahoma City

14 years ago by Patrick Williams
It's everyone's dream to be an illegal immigrant, right? Walking for days through the desert with little food or water, watching painful blisters pop up on your heels and burning or freezing your feet since no one told you to wear decent shoes. And the most fun of all --...

PBS' Oklahoma City Offers a Terrifying Reminder of Anti-Government Hatred

4 years ago by Alan Scherstuhl
In October of last year, in southwestern Kansas, three members of a militia called “The Crusaders” were arrested and charged with planning to blow up an apartment complex in tiny Garden City housing 120 Somali immigrants. According to Tom Beall, the Acting U.S. State's Attorney, one defendant had said that...

Chilangos Tacos Opens Second Location at Legacy Hall in Plano

1 day ago by Lauren Drewes Daniels
A good taco will take you places. Jon Garay and Joel Mendoza had dreams of bringing the street food they grew up on in their native Mexico City to Dallas, but both did it the wrong way the first time around. However, this was one of those good mistakes. Garay...

Dallas Diners Are Flocking to One of the Best New U.S. Restaurants — in Oklahoma City

2 years ago by Amanda Albee
Having grown up in Oklahoma, I can confirm the classic one-liner: The reason Texas doesn’t fall off into the Gulf of Mexico is because Oklahoma sucks. It’s home to some of America’s lowest-paid teachers and coincidentally has the highest prison incarceration rate in the union. It’s the breeding ground of...

Texans Can Keep Dreaming About Weed Reform. It Could Take Awhile.

1 day ago by Jacob Vaughn
Last year, there were a record number of bills filed in the Texas Legislature. But do this day, smoking the good stuff in the Lone Star State is likely to result in criminal penalties. The fight continues. Some are optimistic about it. Others not so much.

Oklahoma City's COOP Ale Works Takes Their Maiden Voyage to Texas

5 years ago by Lance Higdon
A group of visionary Oklahomans made their inaugural appearance at the Untapped Festival last year, gripping attendees’ attention with a self-assured style honed in a hostile environment. This year, for the Fort Worth edition of the cool beer/good music festival, our neighbor to the north has gifted DFW with a...

Bryan Callen Performed at Addison Improv in Shadow of Rape Allegations

22 days ago by Danny Gallagher
Four women accused actor and stand-up comedian Bryan Callen of sexual misconduct as far back as 1999 in a Los Angeles Times story published in July. This news came on top of revelations that Callen and his partner Brendan Schaub on their former podcast Fighter and the Kid tested positive for COVID-19 following...

Oklahoma City: My Top 10 Observer-ations

10 years ago by Richie Whitt
10. Regrettably, I didn't go to the Oklahoma City National Museum, but apparently Jason Kidd did. Can't believe that tragedy was 16 years ago all the sudden. 9. Stayed in a hip, happening part of OKC called "Bricktown." Think of it as Dallas' West End, with a canal running through...

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