Scholars of Western literature and film note three common representations of the Western woman: the pioneer mother, the victim, and the bad woman. Oklahomans are familiar with the pioneer mother—there’s a statue of her in Ponca City. The bad woman can be exemplified by Oklahoma’s many female outlaws like Belle Starr or Cattle Annie and Little Britches. But I can’t name any Oklahoma woman, past or present, whose primary attribute is victimhood.
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The Owasso Historical Museum documents the hometown pride of its citizens.
This Oklahoma venue provides a space for those who have a need for speed.
ROAD Less traveled
OKLAHOMA’S DIRT ROADS AND BEATEN PATHS OFFER VIEWS, RIDES, AND ROAD T R I P S I N AC C E S S I B L E TO M O S T. B U T HOW TO GET STARTED OFF-ROADING? WHERE TO GO? HOW TO STAY SAFE? THIS GUIDE WILL HELP YOU HIT THE TRAILS.
Mutually Assured Deliciousness
Peruvian and Chinese cuisine live in wedded bliss at Tulsa’s Pachac.
THE High GROUND
As the world hunkered down, one Oklahoman prepared for the toughest athletic challenge of his life. But the hardest obstacle to overcome wasn’t legs, lungs, stamina, or Oklahoma’s deceptively hilly terrain—it was losing the person who inspired him the most.
This downtown Tulsa tiki bar stuns the senses and excites the palate.
Foggy Bottom Kitchen’s down-home cuisine is giving Oklahomans yet another reason to get out and enjoy their state parks.
Radio Free Tulsa
Live from Cain’s brings Oklahoma music history to the airwaves.
Highway to History
Derrick Smith Jr. is sharing Oklahoma’s rich heritage from the back of a motorcycle.
ADVENTURE BLACK BOOK
How do you feel most alive? Whether your adrenaline rushes come from death-defying feats, unusual journeys, or one-of-a-kind meals, these fifty-one Oklahoma spots will have you living life to its fullest all year long.
ULTIMATE ADVENTURE 2021 PRESENTED BY RUGGED RIDGE
Tumbleweeding from Oklahoma into Texas
REBA & REX TANGLE OVER HOME ON THE RANGE!
COWGIRL queen Reba McEntire’s plans to lasso actor Rex Linn have triggered a range war — the red-haired spitfire wants to settle in Oklahoma while the bullheaded former CSI: Miami hunk’s hankering for fast-paced Tinseltown, sources say.
The oil-enriched town preserves and celebrates its Western heritage.
Making Something Totally Unique and Completely Custom
The RELUCTANT Convert
How the beloved author of the Chronicles of Narnia helped a struggling veteran rediscover his faith
PUTTING CORONA ON ICE IN OKLAHOMA
History of Ranch Rodeo
A working cowboy’s event, the modern-day version of a rodeo is vastly different from its predecessor, the traditional ranch rodeo. Instead of the glamorous and sometime theatrical performances of today’s professional rodeos, ranch rodeos remain dedicated to the skill and determination necessary to work a ranch. From their grass-roots evolution in the 19th century to the thousands of annual events today, ranch rodeos connect generations of cowboys and cowgirls across the country.
WATCH OUT LA: FEDS CALCULATE RISKIEST, SAFEST PLACES IN US
Spending her life in Los Angeles, Morgan Andersen knows natural disasters all too well. In college, an earthquake shook her home hard. Her grandfather was affected by recent wildfires in neighboring Orange County.
Harvest Fest Event Recap: Woodstock Meets Sturgis
Just a short scenic drive east from Tulsa lies a utopia of sprawling campsites and natural beauty known as Copperhead Rally Grounds in Spavinaw, Oklahoma.
The Angels’ Dylan Bundy has succeeded in ways that would not have been predicted a decade ago