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Interview: Olivia Munn talks her Oklahoma roots, #MeToo, Time's Up Initiative during visit to her alma mater
On a gusty spring day, Olivia Munn, the actress known for her onscreen work in HBO’s “The Newsroom,” in the “X-Men” film franchise and on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” swept back into the Sooner State to be recognized for her leading lady role in Hollywood’s #MeToo moment. Munn, 37, received the inaugural Voice... Read More
Wolfe electrified Kool-Aid, then he electrified fiction
No journalist ever moved to fiction with the panache of Tom Wolfe. But then no one ever moved to anything with quite the panache of Tom Wolfe. The white-suited writer, who died Monday at the age of 88, transformed the field of nonfiction, but his four giant novels were equally impossible to ignore. Wolfe crashed... Read More
Though familiar, 'Initiation' is a great beginning
Book review: Though familiar, 'Initiation' is a great beginning Read More
Calling Time's Up: Oklahoma native Olivia Munn receives home-state award for standing up to sexual harassment
Olivia Munn recently received the inaugural Voice for Justice Award for her activism against sexual harassment in the workplace at the recent OU Women’s and Gender Studies Board of Advocates fourth annual Voices for Change gala. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Carrie Underwood, 'Pioneer Woman' Ree Drummond, Charlie Christian and more included in 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame class
An "American Idol," "The Pioneer Woman" and a late, great guitar god are among the accomplished honorees who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame this year. Read More
What to do in Oklahoma on May 16, 2018: Hear Radney Foster at the Blue Door
Renowned Texas singer-songwriter Radney Foster will play a two-night Oklahoma City stand at 8 p.m. today and Thursday at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Read More
By The Bard's book: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park launches new book club in conjunction with 34th summer season
During its 2018 season, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park is not only performing works by William Shakespeare, but the venerable arts organization also is offering fans a chance to delve into this season’s selections as literature. Read More
Author to sign book at children's museum
Jasmine Moran will sign her new autobiography, "The Path I Chose: In My Own Words," from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum, 1714 State Highway 9, Seminole. Read More
Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park launches Bard's Book Club to go with with 34th season
During its 2018 season, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park is not only performing works by The Bard, as well as classic and contemporary plays that reflect his influence, but the venerable arts organization also is offering fans a chance to delve into this season’s selections as literature. Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'Where the Dead Sit Talking' by Brandon Hobson
Oklahoma author pens dark novel about unwanted foster children. Read More
Oklahoma Book Award winner to give reading in Norman
Ron Wallace won the 2018 Oklahoma Book Award for Poetry. Read More
Oklahoma book signings
Two signings this week. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Photography book captures history of Oklahoma City's Diamond Ballroom.
The writing isn't the best, but the photos speak for themselves Read More
Food Briefs
Food briefs Read More



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