My friend RT Valine and his wife Jacquie were visiting the Bureau one evening and we got to discussing food and cooking. The Valines live in rural Allen, Oklahoma. When the conditions are right, they have access to wild morel mushrooms.
My first encounter with the music of My Brightest Diamond was a track on a RED + HOT compilation. During the summer break, my neighbor’s teenage daughter and her friend used to hang out in my living room and spin CDs on my hi-fi. One day she brought over Dark Was the Night, the fifteenth entry in the RED + HOT series.
It’s been years since the Dollyrots played Oklahoma City. But fortune finally favored the city’s denizens: last April they opened for Bowling for Soup, a band they’ve long been associated with, at the Tower Theatre. Eleven months later to-the-day, the Dollyrots headlined at the 89th Street Collective. The last time they played
I took the same medium format gear to the Pastures of Plenty backstage as I had on Thursday and Friday. I’ve already written about the facilities improvements to the outdoor venue. Unless you care to read about them, I
I took the same medium format gear backstage to the Pastures of Plenty as I had on Thursday. I’ve already written extensively about the fantastic facilities improvements […]
I drove to Okemah in early December to see folk singer and songwriter Tim Easton. Easton was on the first leg of a multi-city recording session for his new album Exposition. After we had lunch at the Hen House Café I took some pictures of him working in his makeshift
As most Woodyfest supporters know, festival favorite Audrey Auld Mezera died of complications from cancer three years ago. The Tasmanian native was known for her flaming red hair, her wry humor, and her kind and boisterous personality.
Last Sunday I drove out to the Lawton area with custom leatherworker and hiking enthusiast Michael Parham. Our goal was to photograph the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, and especially the rock formation called Crab Eyes, with a large format camera. […]
Returning to the scene of their very first show, former Okies Skating Polly played to a sold-out house at OPOLIS on Saturday. The show was the first stop in a 15-city tour promoting the release of their fifth full-length album The Make It All Show. Vice Magazine calls it “rip-roaring,” […]
On 26 May, central Oklahoma felt an earthquake. The vibrations were from the needle dropping on Godfather of Alt-Rock Tyson Meade’s new long player, Robbing the Nuclear Family. The 55-year-old rocker played piano and sang the entire album to an attentive audience at historic music venue VZD’s Restaurant and […]