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Author of the “What Ifs?”

At 42, Edmond native and author Tammi Sauer makes her living thinking like a kid. More specifically, she makes her living imagining like a...

The Experience of the Mother Road

In the 1920s, the future Father of Route 66, Tulsan Cyrus Avery, convinced the Interstate Highway Commission to take the proposed new highway through...

Elemental Culture

Encouraged by a friend while in high school, Gregory Jerome began to explore writing hip-hop songs, but always in private. It was not until...

Native Son

Born in Ethiopia, raised in Austin, Texas, and now a resident of Norman, Eyakem Gulilat has been many places and navigated many life situations....

Okie at Heart

James Pepper Henry, the new executive director of the Gilcrease Museum, has an impressive work history, as associate director for the Smithsonian’s National Museum...

Curtain Call

A legendary designer has decided to step back from his profession and reflect on a lustrous career. Phil Long, who has designed and coordinated many events...

A Family Tradition

Layer upon layer of denim stretches across a 32-yard table. With steady precision, a worker makes a series of cuts, initiating a process that...

Preserving Old North

Old North Tower, a revered icon at the University of Central Oklahoma, is undergoing a multimillion dollar renovation that will give the building a...

The Power Of Lights

For a person who really didn’t like hanging Christmas lights when he was a child, Chuck Downs has made a big turnaround. His family’s...

A Fair Representation

Some Oklahomans leave their state at the earliest chance. Others bemoan its perceived deficiencies but remain residents, never finding the opportunity or marshaling the...