NEARLY A HUNDRED years since its construction, Cain’s Ballroom still is reinventing itself. Oklahoma’s premier music venue has lived many lives over the last century: the birthplace of Western Swing, a sacred site of punk rock history, and one of the top-ranked concert venues in the country, to name a few. Now, two veteran journalists are navigating the uncharted waters of a pandemic to make the historic ballroom the site of a nationally syndicated public radio show.
Tulsans and executive coproducers Julie Watson and Kelly Burley hope to export the show, which features songs and stories from the beating heart of Oklahoma music, to public radio stations across the country.
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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.
THE FIELD OF STORIES
IN HER NEW MEMOIR, POET WARRIOR, PUBLISHED BY W. W. NORTON IN SEPTEMBER, U.S. POET LAUREATE JOY HARJO TRAVELS THE ROADS, RIVERS, AND RHYTHMS OF HER LIFE, TAKING READERS ON A JOURNEY ACROSS GENERATIONS AND SINGING POWERFUL LESSONS ON THE CYCLICAL NATURE OF TIME AND BECOMING.
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.
RESIDENTS SNITCH ON BUSINESSES, NEIGHBORS AMID SHUTDOWNS
One Tulsa, Oklahoma, bar owner said more than a dozen motorcyclists showed up unannounced, but he served them a round of shots anyway to celebrate a birthday.
A GATHERING OF WARRIORS
SPECIAL OPERATIONS TEAMS COMPETE FOR THE GLORY IN YAJOUZ, JORDAN
BLACK WALL STREET
Prior to the massacre of May 31, 1921, when a mob of white men over two days burnt the black district of Greenwood to the ground, it was one of the most Affluent African American districts in the entire United States.Founded on Indian Territory in 1906 by Mr. O.C. Gurley and his family, a wealthy land owner, who purchased 40 acres of land in Tulsa, named it Greenwood after a Mississippi town. Gurley was able to purchase this land through the Dawes Act. A US Law that gave land to individual Native Americans and many Black Sharecroppers looking for better opportunities in a post-Civil War era and from racial oppression.Oklahoma was considered a safe haven and became home to more than 50 black townships in the State.
Cowgirl Iconic-Nancy Bragg Witmer
Some women were just born to the occupation of rodeo performer, trick rider and roper, and Nancy Bragg Witmer was one of them.
The Last Lebanese Steak House In Tulsa
At Jamil's, where rib-eyes and smoked pork ribs come with sides of tabbouleh and hummus, the particular rituals of an Oklahoma tradition endure.
Dreamtrack: 2019 Sooner Nationals - Tulsa
2019 Sooner Nationals - Tulsa
Tulsa Race Massacre
A century ago, America’s simmering racial tensions boiled over on the streets of one Oklahoma city, leaving dozens dead and hundreds more injured. Scott Ellsworth explores what remains the worst single incident of racial violence in US history – the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
REVOLUCIÓN A RITMO DE MICROVIDEO
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