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Taylor B’s Beat: February 2014

Taylor B’s Beat: February 2014

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, or Singles’ Awareness Day as I prefer to think of it now, I usually write about love songs for the February issue of OKIE. The prompt from my editor was “songs that make me think of you, and I can’t stand it.” However, I [Read More]

The Best Albums of 2013

The Best Albums of 2013

Deafheaven – Sunbather The best album of 2013. Sunbather is possibly the most accessible metal symphony recorded.  With an expertly designed pink album cover, it visually stands out in a genre known for tasteless dark retreads of horror graphics. With naturally [Read More]

The #Worst Things in Music 2013

The #Worst Things in Music 2013

7. Who Are You People? Shortly after Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs won the Grammy for Best New Album in 2011, Twitter became deluged with tweets of a common theme: “who the are ‘The Suburbs?’” Two years later, the indie ensemble promoted their album Reflektor with TV [Read More]

Taylor B’s Beat: December 2013 Edition

Taylor B’s Beat: December 2013 Edition

This holiday season, should you decide to give the gift of music to your loved ones, don’t fall victim to the scam of repackaged or “deluxe” albums. Music sales have been on the rise, slightly, since 2012. Most of these increases are thanks to digital sales rather [Read More]

Mum’s the Word: Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Festival in Guthrie, OK

Mum’s the Word: Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Festival in Guthrie, OK

The biggest band in the world now was responsible for quadrupling the population of Oklahoma’s first capitol city during the first weekend of autumn. Mumford and Sons brought their Gentlemen of the Road “stopover” music festival, concurrent with their tour, to Guthrie [Read More]

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Lawton Marketing Group Wins International Advertising Award

Lawton Marketing Group Wins International Advertising Award

Lawton, OK, January 2018- Lawton Marketing Group (LMG) was honored in the 13th Annual Davey Awards by the Academy of [Read More]

Lessons I Learned From RAYMOND

Lessons I Learned From RAYMOND

by Randy Pennington (Lawton, OK) Raymond McAlister December 18, 1957 ~ January 10, 2018. Our first article about [Read More]

Jenny Perry, Recipient of the 2016 One to Six Art Purchase Award

Jenny Perry, Recipient of the 2016 One to Six Art Purchase Award

(Lawton, OK) The One to Six Art Purchase Award was created to support the mission and goals of the Lawton Arts & [Read More]

2016 Lawton Cultural Award Winners Announced

2016 Lawton Cultural Award Winners Announced

(Lawton, OK) Since 1979, annually the City of Lawton and the Lawton Arts & Humanities Council asks the public to [Read More]

Cache Road Square to host Christmas for Kids drive

Cache Road Square to host Christmas for Kids drive

Coffee and Cars is hosting a toy drive to support Christmas for Kids on Saturday, December 10th. Stop by Cache Road [Read More]