True to Himself

Not one to fit in while growing up, Adam Neely flew the Oklahoma coop as soon as he finished high school and headed to...

Marketing His Journey

When Tulsa-born Gary “Litefoot” Davis began his career as a musician and actor, he knew he took a chance. “I resolved myself to this truth:...

Mudbound Magic

The average author may not live to see an original work garner any recognition – no awards, international translations or on-screen adaptations. Former Oklahoman...

Muskogee Proud

Puerto Rico native Victor Lezama got his first taste of the Sooner state when he attended the University of Oklahoma in the late 1990s. He...

Nigh Time for a Solution

From Oklahoma’s longest-serving governor and lieutenant governor – the elder statesman of Sooner politics – comes a straightforward solution to the state’s continual budget...

Mural Magic

Art lovers can find Bob Palmer’s 2,500-plus murals worldwide, from Canada and Mexico to Macedonia and Croatia, but his history-steeped work in Oklahoma has...

Country Music Confidante

George. Reba. Merle. Glen. Ronnie. Tammy. For 40-plus years, Tom Carter has had first-name relationships with country music royalty. Many journalists covering the genre might...

From Polka Dots to Artistic Vision

Combine bunnies, bicycles, wildflowers and rotary telephones with the colors of Henri Matisse and the lines of Paul Cezanne, and you’ll come close to...

The Voice of The Met

In the 86 years that the Metropolitan Opera has had radio broadcasts, only four people – one born and raised in the Sooner State...

A Moment of Wonder

Those who have visited the Center of the Universe in downtown Tulsa in the past year are already familiar with Grace Grothaus Grimm’s art,...