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Plaza Alley Walls open at District Fest

The 17th annual Plaza District Festival benefited from excellent weather Saturday, Sept. 26. In addition to the usual festival fare of vendors, food trucks...

Pope’s visit should ‘enrich our impoverished discourse’

(Editor's Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though contributions...
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Love in the time of Google

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — What would Cinderella’s story look like in 2015? In such a modern-day fairytale, our heroine might swap glass slippers for Louboutins, might be...
Austin

Racial divide widens under Austin’s whitening

AUSTIN, Texas — The millennials have spoken. They have chosen this proudly odd capital city as their own, flooding it with startups and sustaining a...

Vital Conversations: Truth seekers can lose arguments

(Editor's Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though many...
George Milburn

Meet George Milburn, a forgotten Oklahoma writer

Oklahoma produced several writers of note during the 1930s, when the state was thought to yield only dust and immigrants. Most of them were...
Bob Funk Jr

Q&A: Bob Funk Jr. — ‘Soccer can unify a community ‘

Bob Funk Jr. is perhaps best known as the owner of Oklahoma City's Energy FC. Before that, Funk Jr. was the owner of another...
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Months into drug rehab, teen says violin saved her life

It's been said that music is very much like religion: How deeply it affects a person can largely depend on when they discovered it. A...
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A tale of two festivals

I wish Open Streets OKC could be more like WestFest. Both festivals are billed as family-friendly, all-day events. Both seek to highlight the growing walkability...
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Surveys seek bar patrons’ opinions on smoking

The human nose supposedly can detect more than 1 trillion smells. Several bars in the Oklahoma City metro are currently running online surveys to determine whether...

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