Oklahoma City

Interview, photos and video: Navajo artist Baje Whitethorne Sr. returns to OKC’s Red Earth Festival

By Brandy McDonnellA version of this story appears in Saturday's The Oklahoman.Long-awaited return: Annual Red Earth Festival brings Native American artists and culture to downtown Oklahoma CityAlthough the sun was shining outside Friday morning, a storm was brewing in vibrant purples, yellows and crimsons inside the Cox Convention Center.“There was a lot of that on the way out here,” said Baje Whitethorne Sr., of Flagstaff, Arizona, considering his depiction of a kaleidoscopic cloudscape over a majestic purple landscape.Read more on NewsOK.com

Long-awaited return: Annual Red Earth Festival brings Native American artists and culture to downtown Oklahoma City

By Brandy McDonnellFeatures writerbmcdonnell@oklahoman.comAlthough the sun was shining outside Friday morning, a storm was brewing in vibrant purples, yellows and crimsons inside the Cox Convention Center.
“There was a lot of that on the way out here,” said Baje Whitethorne Sr., of Flagstaff, Arizona, considering his depiction of a kaleidoscopic cloudscape over a majestic purple landscape.Read more on NewsOK.com

Vintage barber shop brings classic cuts and atmosphere to Oklahoma City

By Kaelan DeeseBusiness writer KDeese@oklahoman.comHusband and wife business partners are bringing back the classic look and feel of old-time barbershops to the Oklahoma City metro area.
The storefront is called V's Barbershop, a franchise that started 20 years ago in Phoenix.
Franchise owners Sharif and Stacie Khan moved to Oklahoma City from Houston one year ago.Read more on NewsOK.com

Together Square opens in downtown Oklahoma City

Staff reportA tip off between NBA star Blake Griffin and Mayor David Holt on Sunday kicked off the opening of downtown’s newest park, Together Square.
Directly west of Myriad Gardens, the area features a basketball court branded by the Team Griffin Foundation, a futsal soccer pitch branded by The Energy Assist Foundation and a large open space for public use.Read more on NewsOK.com

The Sparrow Project to benefit from home tour in Oklahoma City

By Richard MizeReal Estate editor rmize@oklahoman.comThere is life after high school for some intellectually disabled adults in Moore and south Oklahoma City, thanks to The Sparrow Project.There is life after high school for some intellectually disabled adults in Moore and south Oklahoma City, thanks to The Sparrow Project.
The Sparrow Show Home fundraiser June 8-23 will make it easy for people to support the nonprofit while touring "the most incredible and new and upcoming trends in home furnishings," founder Allison Richey said.
The new home, just finished by Craig Smith Building, is at 12901 Endor Court in the upscale Rivendell neighborhood.Read more on NewsOK.com