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The Tulsa Zeitgeist

A couple of months ago in this space, I wrote about a then-upcoming event at Tulsa’s Will Rogers High School auditorium, honoring the musical legacy...

Heat(ed)Ice Cream Cravings

Anytime Edmond native Josh Richardson returns to this part of the country during the NBA season, the fourth-year Miami Heat player always stops at...

Restorative Power of Words

In 2017, then-Gov. Mary Fallin addressed an audience in Washington about what she called Oklahoma’s “dubious honor.” For decades, the state has led the nation...

Pulling the Strings

Be it cotton, wool or paint, the art from Sullystring has bright colors and eye-catching patterns and begs the observer to touch it –...

Straight Down the Middle

He digs for information so he can quote from and cite primary texts. He interviews as many as people possible to give a full telling...

A Convoluted Past

Generations of Oklahoma school children dress in prairie duds every spring to commemorate the Land Rush of 1889 … from the perspective of non-Native...

Training Feathered Dragons

Falconry is often thought of as the extinct hobby of medieval knights, yet hunting with birds of prey thrives in the state. Lauren McGough, an...

At the Corner of Hope and Reality

If you live in Tulsa, you may have seen Emeka Nnaka, a motivational speaker and advocate for those with physical challenges. The Georgia native...

Eager for a Berry Good Harvest

Norman Asher loves everything about blackberry season, but a few parts stand out more than others. He gets a big kick out of seeing the...

‘Frozen in Time’

Teenagers grab a late breakfast after hunting for waterfowl. Elementary-aged kids race their bicycles down Poplar Street. Adult walkers greet each other on Garrison...
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