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okcBIZ, Oklahoma Gazette honored

okcBIZ, Oklahoma Gazette honored

Oklahoma Gazette and its sister magazine, okcBIZ, earned several honors this year from the Oklahoma pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The organization announced the awards Saturday at a banquet in Tulsa. okcBIZ won best magazine in the state, besting second-place Tulsa People and third-place Oklahoma Today. Writer Kelley Chambers took third-place honors in magazine News Writing for a

Arch tone

One would be wrong. “There is no theme, per se,” says Melissa Hunt, executive director of AIACOC. “We decided that Architecture Week itself is the theme, because the week is all about celebrating architecture and promoting the importance of good design.” Fair enough, especially since the nine select spots comprising April 14’s self-guided tour harbor

There they grow!

The $502,000 project embraced the firm’s identity while also maintaining the site’s legacy via images that pay homage to former owner John Kirkpatrick, including one in the lobby. Kirkpatrick’s wall-size world map was removed carefully from plaster and remains on display.     Ending an NBA lockout is even better when your team’s home looks

Tech check

3 in 1 Microdock XtremeMac $59.99 It happens to the best of us: Our iPhone runs out of juice during the workday, and our charger cords are at home. XtremeMac’s Microdock is a perfect workplace solution, offering a recharge at a moment’s notice and without hogging precious desk space (or car dashboard). Its tiny front

Map quest

How did the Dawes Commission appropriate land among the tribes? Where did the original 10 blocks of homes in Midwest City sit? What would Guthrie look like from the vantage point of a hill? No matter the question, there’s a map for that. The Oklahoma Historical Society houses thousands upon thousands of historic maps related

Next stage

And unlike, say, Broadway’s debacle of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” the stage is set for a rosy year. “Around the country, there’s been some real challenges, but in Oklahoma City, we’ve been really blessed to have great support and a real appreciation for the arts,” says Larry Payton, Celebrity Attractions president. “For Oklahoma, the

‘Made’ it

Now in its second year, the contest promotes the intent of its host, the Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture.  “The mission of the Oklahoma City Foundation for Architecture is to promote excellence in our physical environment by educating our community to recognize it, design professionals to provide it, and by doing projects that demonstrate it,”

On Broadway

After two years of borrowing space at City Arts Center, Reduxion ripped its way through runs of “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Hair” in a new, theater-in-the round space that its artistic director, Erin Woods, describes as “vampiric.” That’s due not to any element of danger, but the color of the