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Thunder Girls (Oklahoma Gazette / File)

Things to do: NYE event roundup

Things to do: NYE event roundup

Opening Night 2015 Boom! Pow! Happy New Year! Now in its 27th year, Opening Night runs 7 p.m.-midnight Wednesday in and around various downtown venues, including a grand finale countdown at Bicentennial Park. The night’s live entertainment spans 16 stages and more than 20 acts, including everything from comedy from OKC Improv to live R&B-jazz


Goodwill Festival brings fun, raises funds, awareness

The Peace, Love & Goodwill Festival at the Myriad Botanical Gardens this weekend promises fun for everyone while raising money and awareness for Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma and its mission.

Art de Aguilar

Deep in the valleys of southern Mexico lives a ceramic artist whose whimsical personality and artwork touch everyone within contact. Guillermina Aguilar Alcantara is a master of Mexican popular art, and the eldest of Ocotlán, Oaxaca’s Aguilar sisters, world-famous for their artwork. She has made the journey to Oklahoma City to create, display and sell

Swine breeds success

In 1986, Edmond Memorial High School’s principal kissed a pig after the students raised an unprecedented amount of money for a good cause. Since that infamous smooch, the school’s students have raised more than $3.5 million for various charities, during the annual, appropriately named Swine Week.  “They are truly passionate about Swine Week, and it’s

His name is Lucca

Tony Lucca might seem like a new arrival on the scene, but he’s no stranger. The longtime singer-songwriter has made regular appearances in Oklahoma City, including numerous shows at The Blue Door (where he will return in October). But Thursday’s performance at the Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center is his first since his run to the

Deck downtown

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas throughout downtown Oklahoma City. Now in its 10th year, Downtown in December has done its very best to relocate the North Pole into the heart of the city in hopes of attracting locals to discover all it has to offer. “I think a lot of residents don’t

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