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New VOK blog: The Apache House

Published 8y ago -

The Apache House is our latest addition to the Voices of Oklahoma Blogs. Tate James has been running the site at his own place since April, in collaboration with Seth Clark and Jared Flaming. As Tate describes it: The Apache House was born out of the wonderful... More »

Tuesday Links

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Norman Music Festival will become 2 day event Further declines in state revenue expected OKC school district appeals order to reinstate teacher Oklahoma company planning to build electric cars State awarded $1.5 million to boost foster care adoptions Home desi... More »

This week in Okie blogs / Art & Culture

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Oklahoma Rock Newsblog: Remembering 9/11 OKC Central: Banjos now playing in Bricktown Cameron Buchholtz Podcast: Leah Kayajanian & Derek Smith Doug Dawgz Blog: The Tower Theatre The Apache House: Interview with Reese Truesdell Oolagah Lake Leader: [Video] ... More »

This week in Okie blogs / Art & Culture

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The Archivist: ‘I hope they plant enough redbud to hang every Judas in the state’ Doug Dawgz Blog: Story of the old Tower Theatre Found in Collections: Historic maps of Oklahoma Irritated Tulsan: Great Tulsa architecture Massahoma, Oklachusetts: Au... More »

This week in Okie blogs / Art & Culture

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Blog Oklahoma: Oklahoma, Go Blog Something Day! Cameron Buchholtz: OKC’s Funniest Person – Leah Kayajanian The Apache House: Interview with artist Zachary Carlisle Davidson Oklahoma Rock Newsblog: Interview with El Paso Hot Button Fresh Greens: Mon... More »

Bricktown looks to become musical mecca

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From The Journal Record: Jim Cowan, executive director of the Bricktown Association, thinks the founding fathers of Bricktown would have approved of the entertainment district’s push to become a musical hub. The founding fathers of Bricktown, the late Neal H... More »

Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame asks for money to expand

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From NewsOK: A music trail featuring interpretive markers across Oklahoma with information about artists, composers and performers who have ties to the state would bring in thousands of visitors each year, a proponent of the plan said Monday. The trail is an e... More »

UCO School of Rock seeks to make Bricktown a music hub

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From NewsOK: While rock bands rang in the grand opening of the University of Central Oklahoma’s Academy of Contemporary Music from Bricktown’s United Way Square on Wednesday, civic and education officials sang the school’s praises in its newly renovated ... More »

UCO’s ‘School of Rock’ grand opening today

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From The Associated Press: Grand-opening festivities are set for the University of Central Oklahoma’s Academy of Contemporary Music, also known as the “School of Rock.” The first ACM in the U.S. will celebrate Wednesday with a free public con... More »

A Woody Guthrie diary

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by Gene Perry The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival can make you believe in ghosts. He may have died more than 40 years ago, but last week Woody Guthrie haunted Okemah, OK, the town where he was born... More »

A torch is passed at The Blue Door

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by Danny Marroquin You may not know the burgeoning songwriter John Fullbright, who's currently planning his first 5 or 100 albums in the solitude of the East Oklahoma countryside. If you do, anything I write here is obsolete with what your ears have already t... More »

Interview with local musicians David Dunn

Published 9y ago -

by Michelle Mann David Dunn is a young band based out of Oklahoma City. Their manager Chad Davis describes them as “a versatile band, balancing a gorgeous acoustic sound perfect for small, intimate settings with an energetic, passionate, rock feel during la... More »