Cover Story

 
Cover Story


 
Home field advantage

Home field advantage

Home field advantage
Ryan Franklin’s new diamond in Shawnee
By Linda Miller
Professional baseball player Ryan Franklin, a pitching whiz from Spiro, laid down his glove in 2011 in favor of a career that still keeps him in the swing of the sport without months on the road.
Along with spending more time with family,


AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER FACES CRITICAL MOMENT

AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER FACES CRITICAL MOMENT

AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL CENTER FACES CRITICAL MOMENT
After legislature votes on funding, center could raise billions in economic impact
Or Legislature could make dream of completed museum a reality
By Heide Brandes
Two decades after it was proposed and seven years after the start of construction, the $170 million American Indian Cultural Center and Museum


Ferris O’Brien

Ferris O’Brien

Ferris O’Brien: The Spy teams up with KOSU and reigns supreme again
By Heide Brandes
Photos by Michael Downes
Ferris O’Brien is brimming with nervous energy as he stands next to the lime green old VW van at Oklahoma City’s Plaza District. It’s the anniversary of The Spy radio station’s special programming, the VDub Sessions,


Desmond Mason

Desmond Mason

ART & ATHLETICS – PAINTING EMOTION

Desmond Mason keeps on pushing the limits with art, creativity in Oklahoma City

By Heide Brandes


The Fear of His Passion

The Fear of His Passion

For 30 years Al Bostick has fought the fear of his passion and lived his dream as an artist in Oklahoma.


Cathy O’Connor:  A Woman on a Mission

Cathy O’Connor: A Woman on a Mission

Meet the single-minded and determined maestro conducting the class act that is the Oklahoma City Renaissance.


Visionary Scott Klososky

Visionary Scott Klososky

Scott Klososky—Edmond’s best-kept secret—is the hot go-to guy for global Internet strategies and enterprise social technology. CLICK PHOTO FOR FULL STORY


The New Voice of the Oklahoma Sooners

The New Voice of the Oklahoma Sooners

Read how faith and family helped Toby Rowland reach his dreams. CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO READ MORE.


HAVE SHOW, WILL TRAVEL

HAVE SHOW, WILL TRAVEL

From a life in a small Oklahoma town to music superstar, Patti Page’s life is taking center stage and could be the next hot ticket on the Great White Way if the show’s creator has anything to do about it.


Lyric’s Michael Baron

Lyric’s Michael Baron

Lyric Theatre’s new artistic director, Michael Baron, has been shaking things up in the local theatre scene in central Oklahoma. Clif Warren spoke with Baron about what guided him to a life of performance, and to Oklahoma City specifically.