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How cultures in OKC and Oklahoma interact

Cecilia Vargas sings a duet with Robert Ruiz

Mariachi festival promotes pride, prepares Hispanic youth

The Second Annual Anita Martinez Mariachi Festival kicked off a week of activity Thursday with a concert that featured visiting artists and local talent. Mariachi...
homeless camp west of downtown

Single day count reveals number of homeless in Oklahoma City

About 80 volunteers gathered at the OKC Homeless Alliance West Town facility Thursday morning at NW 4th and Virginia before there was even a...
OKC March for women rights

Hundreds come to Okla Capitol for Women’s March

“We’re pissed off and we’re not going anywhere,” said Krystal Lambert. It seemed to represent the general tone of the 2018 version of the...
MLK Day 2018 Ceremony at Okla Hist Ctr

MLK Day OKC – New challenges for next generation

The schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day stays the same in OKC, but realities for black Americans continue to change each year revealed...
volunteer helping Marla Jean Hadley

Volunteer passion fuels Red Andrews Christmas dinner

The line for the 71st Annual Red Andrews Christmas dinner finally started to dwindle at 2:30 p.m. Christmas Day wrapping up about six hours...
Plaza Mayor sign stranded

Stranded but resilient, Plaza Mayor merchants start over

Mall merchants were left stranded within weeks of the busiest shopping days of the year when Plaza Mayor mall closed Oct. 31. The notice they...
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, OKC, 2017

Diverse faith communities join for Thanksgiving service

Leaders and representatives of 11 faith communities helped lead the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Mayflower Congregational Church Tuesday. It was an extraordinary display of unity...
Open Streets OKC looking south

Happy crowd enjoys Capitol Hill Open Streets OKC

"I got a sword!" Grayson Debouse was fired up about his balloon shaped into a yellow sword Sunday. With a big smile, he pointed to...
Capitol Hill Library ribbon cut

Big emotions mark Capitol Hill Library opening

“My legs are shaking. My voice is probably shaking. I am so excited.” said Mary Sosa, a longtime Capitol Hill civic leader. She talked with...
Dancers in the Parade of the Americas

Fiestas de las Americas touches southside hearts

“This is a thing that is very special for us. It's dear to our heart. It's a celebration that we take pride in every...