Category Archives: Out & About

Valentine’s Day: Cooking love at home

It sounds so dreamy, doesn’t it – going out for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day?

Except it doesn’t always turn out that way. All too often the restaurant is crowded, the servers cranky and the “exclusive” prix fixe menu is limited and expensive. Not to mention that should you decide to get affectionate – you’re in a public place. Continue reading

January OK fishing report

Jackie Cloyd & Jessica Bond with paddlefish 1/14/17.

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation reminds that fishing is fine in OK winter or summer as Jackie Cloyd and Jessica Bond discovered January 14 while snagging paddlefish on Grand Lake. Regional fishing reports from throughout the state follow:

NORTHEAST

Ft. Gibson: January 16. Elevation below normal, water 39 and clear. Crappie good on minnows and tube jigs around brush structure and docks. Blue catfish good on Carolina-rigged shad at 25-30 ft. drift fishing the bottom. All other fishing slow. Report submitted by Rick Stafford, Wagoner. Continue reading

Folk festival launches GoFundMe campaign

The Woody Guthrie Coalition which presents the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help defray the cost of the 20th annual festival scheduled July 12-16, 2017 in Okemah,OK.

The last several years have been a challenge financially as the costs of travel and lodging have increased. After 17 years of providing a free festival, in 2015 the event in Woody Guthrie’s hometown was forced to charge an admission fee, but organizers report they still struggle to stay afloat. Continue reading

Jerry Lewis interview with attitude

Jerry Lewis in THR interview 2016

Jerry Lewis in THR interview 2016

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) set out to interview 10 nonagenarians in the business — people in their 90s still vital and working — and nine of the interviews went great. One is described as a “train wreck,” but the video follows and you can make up your own mind.

Throughout the shoot the THR reporter noted Lewis complained about equipment, the number of assistants and how the shots were set up.

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BOK Center and PSO partner on new art

bokartpso1Like a steady drum beat, there’s momentum building in Tulsa as the city is quickly becoming the next great music destination. Nowhere else can someone see the stage that Bob Wills made famous or the actual notebooks and papers that Oklahoma-native Woody Guthrie used to write some of his most iconic songs. It’s the rich local music history and the thriving music scene that continue to put Tulsa on the map as one of the nation’s top destinations for live entertainment and music.

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