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Building bridges

The Oklahoma Arts Council, which supports arts and education through grants, developing programs and services for the arts, wants that economic boom to continue. “We’ve seen an explosion of the arts and cultural industry in Oklahoma,” says Kim Baker, executive director of the Oklahoma Arts Council. “In a 2009-10 economic impact study we had commissioned

SkyDance Bridge receives national award

Situated near Harvey Avenue, the 380-foot-long, $5.8 million bridge commissioned by the city of Oklahoma City includes a sculpture of a scissor-tailed flycatcher perched on it that rises 192 feet above the highway. Americans for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that works toward the advancement of arts and education. Public art experts Jean Greer,

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