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Welcome Home, Michael Nicholson!

Welcoming Home Michael Nicholson

By Alyssa Foresman

Alyssa Foresman is a local writer and blogger. She was a 2015 cast member in Oklahoma’s City’s Listen to Your Mother show, a National show which gives motherhood a microphone. Her blog can be found online at

Growing up, our house was the central hub for my sister’s teenage artist/musician friends. Her friends would disappear to her bedroom to listen to the newest post-punk music album, gather in the living room to watch a B horror flick on VHS, or gather in the music room to practice their instruments. If I was lucky, I was included, but most the time, I was the annoying little sister that wouldn’t disappear....  Read more...

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Cold? Try some hot music to warm you up!


Osage Casino 918 Bar 
1/8 & 1/9 Friday & Saturday – 9pm – Signal Twenty-Nine
1/15 & 1/16 Friday & Saturday – 9pm – Chance Anderson
1/29 & 1/30 Friday & Saturday – 9pm – Hi-Fidelics

Frank and Lola’s Restaurant & Bar 
1/9 Saturday – 10pm – Green Corn Rebellion
1/16 Saturday – 10pm – Aaron Lee Tasjan
1/23 Saturday – 10pm – Dustin Pittsley Band
1/30 Saturday – 10pm – Wink Burcham

Okie’s Bar 
1/9 Saturday – 9pm – KALO

Elk’s Lodge 
1/15 Friday 8pm – Way Layed “Unplugged”

Painted Horse Bar & Grille 
1/16 Saturday – 8pm - Signal Twenty-Nine
1/23 Saturday - 8pm – Telegram Nation
1/30 Saturday – 8pm – Mark Gibson

Solo Club
1/6 Wednesday – 9pm – Susan Herndon
1/13 Wednesday – 9pm – Paul Roper
1/20 Wednesday – 9pm – Robert Hoefling
1/27 Wednesday – 9pm – Garret Brown

Angelo’s Tavern
Thursday nights – 9pm – Open Mic Night
1/8 Friday – 9pm – Edge of Zephyr
1/15 Friday – 9pm – Interlaced
1/22 Friday – 9pm – Jason Kinney Band
1/29 Friday – 9pm – John Paul Adams Band

Cherokee Casino Ramona 
1/8 Friday – 9pm – Mike Black & The Stingrays
1/9 Saturday – 9pm – Trett Charles
1/15 & 1/16 Friday & Saturday – 9pm – Justin Heskett
1/22 Friday – 9pm – VCR
1/23 Saturday – 9pm – Wayne Garner Band
1/28 Thursday – 7pm – Retrorockerz
1/29 Friday – 9pm – Paul Bogart
1/30 Saturday – 9pm – The Tiptons


Special thanks to Stacy Lewallan for calendar information.... 

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Unearth history, art, culture at Oklahoma's top museums!

A great story on planning for the new year from our local paper, the Examiner-Enterprise. Start planning a trip to Oklahoma today! 

Whether looking to discover the magic of science, the allure of decades past or the magnificence of art, find it all in the Sooner State. Oklahoma’s museums will take visitors on a journey through history, into artistic landscapes, or along the old cattle trails and highways that crisscross the region. Here, highlights the top tier museums of Oklahoma. So, after you’ve checked out local gems in Bartlesville and Dewey, including Woolaroc Museum &Wildlife Preserve, the Bartlesville Area History Museum and the Tom Mix Museum, discover some of Oklahoma’s other great museums....  Read more...

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