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Beatles, Titanic, and Pawnee Bill

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For fans of the original Fab Four, Celebrity Attractions presents 1964: The Tribute, one of the world’s foremost Beatles cover bands, at 8 p.m. July 12 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. OKC’s Lyric Theatre presents two popular musical hits this summer. First is Disney’s Newsies, July 9-14 at the Civic Center Music Hall. It showcases the story of the...

What’s in a Name?

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Slaughterville was not the most elegant name for a town, local residents had to admit. Some even toyed with the idea of changing it … but that was before People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals offered an alternative. In exchange for changing the name of the Cleveland County town to the more animal-friendly Veggieville, as the group proposed in...

A Convoluted Past

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Generations of Oklahoma school children dress in prairie duds every spring to commemorate the Land Rush of 1889 … from the perspective of non-Native American settlers. But with the 130th anniversary of the April 22 opening of Unassigned Lands in Indian Territory, historians examine long-term impacts of that and other historical developments affecting tribal sovereignty. “People focus on the Land Run,”...