Monday, May 22, 2017

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Insane Clown Posse

Who says Insane Clown Posse isn’t family friendly?

After reading OKC City Councilman John Pettis' comments on limiting the number of concerts for Lost Lake Ampitheater, the complaint that stands out is...
Seventh Day Rebellion

Seventh Day Rebellion: Song swap ‘a refuge for artists’ at JJ’s...

Every Sunday, Oklahoma singer-songwriters take the stage to perform original work in a cozy narrow bar tucked inside a Bricktown alley. The hole in the...

Sundaze: Sleep can be a dangerous activity

Along the journey through my early 30s, I've discovered a dangerous activity in which participation is not entirely voluntary. It's a subtle activity with little...
religion

In Africa, children largely conform to parents’ religion

Ile-Ife, NIGERIA — It was the hour of prayer. I saw Muslim brothers and sisters rush for prayers. The males filed into the mosque after the...
Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, Oklahoma’s Poet Laureate, illuminates culture

After hearing Oklahoma's award-winning Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish speak in April at Full Circle Bookstore, I can’t wait to hear her speak Thursday at...
Doomsday Clock

Sundaze: Give the Doomsday Clock its own TV show

I don't know much about the Doomsday Clock, other than that it gets moved every once in awhile and, we are supposed to do...
Daryl Ross Halencak

Daryl Ross Halencak poetry: ‘Sister Moon’ and ‘Private First Class’

Sister Moon by Daryl Ross Halencak Sister Moon and I look for nighttime shine, past the darkened clouds, over the rainbow, through the shadows. Will we gaze beyond the...
Aleppo

Aleppo: On worst times (poetry from Nepal)

Aleppo: On Worst Times By Bipin Khatiwada Old man Looks at houses. Tears stream from eyes, Beading dust where children played. He puts on glasses; Sees homes ravished, breaking hearts. Soldiers enter...
Drag Variety Extravaganza

Drag Variety Extravaganza reinforces camaraderie

Drag culture exhibits its own traditions and expectations of both performers and spectators. There's a camaraderie among the performers that encourages sharing appearance and performance...
Norman Music Festival

Weather dampens Norman Music Festival, not spirits

An ash tray dangled by a chain from the ceiling in the dark, smoky dive they call the Bluebonnet Bar on east Main Street...
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