The cast of characters at the fourth annual Patriot Cup should be major league.
The Enbridge oil slick never reached Lake Michigan, but it slid as far down river as the delta of Morrow Lake, not too far from the city of Kalamazoo.
Now that vacation season is upon us, the hunt is on for fun and affordable destinations. How's this for a possibility: a place with 12 separate eco-regions, the most ecologically diverse place in the entire country; a place that's home to Rocky Mountain foothills, cypress swamps, high plains and tablelands, river valleys and canyon lands, prairies and grasslands, hardwood forests and pine-covered mountains.
Welcome to Tulsa, Skylar.
Shock rookie Skylar Diggins talks about life on, off the court Welcome to Tulsa, Skylar.
BRAVETTA HASSELL World Scene Writer
Thompson Square heads to Tulsa for Cain's show Keifer and Shawna Thompson - aka Thompson Square - are the two-time winners of the Academy of Country ...
JENNIFER CHANCELLORWorld Scene Writer
Summer movies have specific audience: young men, teen boys The summer movie season is a young man's game. That's who Hollywood targets once the weather heats up ...
MICHAEL SMITH World Scene Writer
Nour Habib: The week ahead: Mayfest, art advice and 'The Outsiders' And the second concert in the Musical Mondays series is this week
Nour Habib Scene Writer
Best bets: Mayfest, Concert series Sunday is the last day to attend the 41st annual Tulsa International Mayfest in downtown Tulsa.
SEEN: Quit thinking and just shoot I've written in this space before about my new 'old love' of shooting film with cheap plastic cameras ...
'Psych' stars Roday, Hill tease eighth season Two reasons for the popularity of the USA series 'Psych' are its inside jokes and theme storylines, like ...
ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press
Share your best class reunion stories Most likely to succeed.
JASON ASHLEY WRIGHTWorld Scene Writer
People & Places: Inaugural dinner to honor Iron Gate founders Keenan Barnard had seen homeless people before.
Second Helping: Halibut and steak dishes are classic, filling fare This is a recap of Scott Cherry's restaurant reviews in last week's Weekend section. The full reviews ...
SCOTT CHERRY World Scene Writer
Birth control query shock for parent Dear Amy: My daughter, who is almost 12 years old, visited a hospital a couple of months ago, and during ...
Anne Heche takes on God in comedy 'Save Me' to make people giggle Beth Harper is a mess. She's obnoxious, undependable, out of control and mean to people, including her ...
RITA SHERROW World Scene Writer
American will favor passengers without roller bags If you're traveling light, you can board earlier on American Airlines.
DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer
Tulsa Symphony announces 2013-2014 season New music, new conductors, a new way to experience Disney's classic animated film 'Fantasia' and a special ...
JAMES D. WATTS JR.World Scene Writer
Eagles DVD set gives band's history, never-before-seen footage There's a reason that the Eagles were the opening-night act for Tulsa's BOK Center and the Ford Center ...
'Star Trek' likely to launch Benedict Cumberbatch into stars Benedict Cumberbatch's mission at the moment is to boldly go into a conversation by phone from London ...
JULIE HINDS Detroit Free Press
'Montaro Caine' is actor Poitier's debut as novelist Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier's first novel, 'Montaro Caine,' is a corporate thriller that veers ...
JENNIFER KAY Associated Press
Book Review: Easy Rawlins is back, and unstoppable Easy Rawlins isn't dead after all.
RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer
Books: Author investigates woman's 1937 murder in China It was a fact buried in a footnote - a mention of the murder of a young English woman in Peking in ...
Walter Mosely brings back Easy Rawlins character in 'Little Green' In 2007, Walter Mosley seemingly ended his detective series with Easy Rawlins in 'Blonde Faith.'
DAVID L. ULIN Los Angeles Times
Books: 'Woman Upstairs' is spellbinding Midway through 'The Woman Upstairs,' Claire Messud's spellbinding, psychologically acute and deliberately ...
MIKE FISCHER Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Book ahead Author Charles W. Sasser, who co-wrote the memoir 'Back in the Fight: The Explosive Memoir of a Special ...
Staff and Wire reports
Coming Sunday: Get to know the Tulsa Shock's new star, Skylar Diggins She’s the new face of the franchise and it’s fair to say she’s become something of a celebrity during ...
DATELINE TULSA: Amber Hilberling gets national spotlight from lock-up She says she still doesn't know what happened when her husband fell to his death.
DAVID HARPER World Staff Writer
Chris Moore: "A Very Special" Episode of The Big Bang Theory An exploration of comic books for the ladies and a harsh truth for the men in this past week's The Big ...
Animals of all shapes, sizes find sanctuary on Tulsa farm Nancy Werhane is crazy about animals.
NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Tulsa native Heather Langenkamp talks 'Star Trek' role as 'strange little alien' Tulsa actress Heather Langenkamp makes an appearance in this summer's science-fiction blockbuster "Star ...
Founder of annual wildlife, garden tour is remembered An old photograph of Carol Eames' former west Tulsa home shows a different place from what she ultimately ...
Adam Daigle: My toddler loves to dance Our 21-month-old son would rather dance than eat (his mother would likely agree). So when the music comes ...
Michael Dambold: Dragon Ball Z and Sailor Moon to get new starts in 2013
Coming Sunday: Get to know the Tulsa Shock's new star, Skylar Diggins She will play her first regular-season home game for the Shock on May 27.
Michael Buble's BOK tour stop is postponed Pop-jazz crooner Michael Bublé has postponed his October show date at the BOK Center.
JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Michael Dambold: Trek Expo 2013 has been cancelled, Tokyo in Tulsa still a go The Expo may return next year, but in the mean time gear up for the anime con!
Why I disagree with Angelina Jolie's mastectomy decision Dear Pharmacist, Do you agree with Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts to prevent cancer? ...
SUZY COHEN Dear Pharmacist
Muskogee's Swon Brothers rise to top of 'Voice,' iTunes Colton and Zach Swon were feeling pretty good before they took the stage Tuesday on NBC's live results ...
Mayfest adds kid-centric activities, including gallery for 12-and-younger crowd The 41st annual Tulsa International Mayfest that starts Thursday in downtown Tulsa promises fun for people ...
Birth control query shock for parent Dear Amy: My daughter, who is almost 12 years old, visited a hospital a couple of months ago, ...
Local artist talks about Blue Dome Arts Festival this weekend The Blue Dome Arts Festival is the all-local complement to Tulsa International Mayfest.
Get the beef from butchers on steak cuts and cooking tips Cooking and eating a steak is a feast for the senses.
NICOLE MARSHALL MIDDLETON World Scene Writer
Jennifer Chancellor: Seattle rapper Macklemore wants OKC Thunder to stop using his music Seattle rapper Macklemore, never shy about proclaiming his pride for his home city, wants the ...
Tom Gilbert: A visit with Blue Moon Brewmaster Keith Villa during his tour of Marshall Brewing Co and LDF distribution Keith Villa is the head brewmaster and founder of Blue Moon Brewery. On a recent visit to Tulsa he spoke ...
Los Cabos: New site in Owasso has same big, Tex-Mex flavor We had our eyes on the Cabo Wabo since we first visited the Los Cabos Mexican Grill & Cantina in Jenks ...
SCOTT CHERRY World Restaurant Critic
Scott Cherry: Merritt's Bakery using sausages from Siegi's The skinless sausages from the Tulsa sausage factory are being used in regular and jalapeno breakfast ...
Rita Sherrow: Tulsa's Bill Hader is leaving 'Saturday Night Live' Tulsa's Bill Hader will appear in his last episode of "Saturday Night Live" this weekend.
Tulsa's iconic charcoal grill company Hasty-Bake celebrating 65 years Hasty-Bake celebrates its 65th anniversary this year, and the charcoal grill company continues to diversify ...
Review: 'The Great Gatsby' After watching "The Great Gatsby," there are many words to describe what I saw on the screen: splashy, ...
Allergic to bling: Jewelry choices difficult for those with nickel-sensitivity Holly Embry had always been able to wear bracelets, necklaces and rings made of just about anything, ...
Dr. K: Good posture is not just for looks, protects against back pain Dear Doctor K: I have mild back pain. I sit at a desk all day and tend to slouch. My mother says ...
DR. KOMOROFF Universal Uclick
Scott Cherry: Naples Flatbread to open across from BOK Center Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar has become the first restaurant to sign a lease for space in the new One ...
Jennifer Chancellor: Carrie Underwood on her family birth order: 'I was the accident' Carrie Underwood was interviewed by Marie Claire this week, where she admitted she has "only-child syndrome" ...
Review: 'Star Trek Into Darkness' From the opening scene of "Star Trek Into Darkness," we are off and running.
Muskogee's Swon Brothers advance again on 'The Voice' It was a tribute to a country music legend that convinced America that the Swon Brothers from Muskogee ...
Michael Smith: "The Outsiders"/"Rumble Fish" drive-in double-feature next week The Admiral Twin schedule for May 23: Gates will open at 7 p.m., “The Outsiders” will screen at 8:30 ...
Colleen Almeida Smith: Merida makeover creates controversy for Disney The website A Mighty Girl has created a Change.org petition asking that the princess be returned to her ...
By BRAVETTA HASSELL World Scene Writer
By MICHAEL SMITH World Scene Writer
The summer movie season is a young man's game. That's who Hollywood targets once the weather heats up and school gets out.
Movie News: Read all of our coverage on movies including reviews, features and previews
By JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Keifer and Shawna Thompson - aka Thompson Square - are the two-time winners of the Academy of Country Music's coveted Vocal Duo of the Year award. The rising-star pair roll into Tulsa for a headline gig Thursday at Cain's Ballroom.
I've written in this space before about my new "old love" of shooting film with cheap plastic cameras - known as toy cameras in the photo world.
Keenan Barnard had seen homeless people before.
By JAMES D. WATTS JR. World Scene Writer
New music, new conductors, a new way to experience Disney's classic animated film "Fantasia" and a special concert by singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant are some of the highlights of the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra's 2013-2014 season.
By RITA SHERROW World Scene Writer
Beth Harper is a mess. She's obnoxious, undependable, out of control and mean to people, including her family, friends and neighbors.
By JULIE HINDS Detroit Free Press
Benedict Cumberbatch's mission at the moment is to boldly go into a conversation by phone from London about "Star Trek Into Darkness."
By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer
If you're traveling light, you can board earlier on American Airlines.
It was a fact buried in a footnote - a mention of the murder of a young English woman in Peking in the winter of 1937.
By RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer
Easy Rawlins isn't dead after all.
By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press
Two reasons for the popularity of the USA series "Psych" are its inside jokes and theme storylines, like the recent 100th episode inspired by the movie "Clue" that had multiple endings.
By DAVID L. ULIN Los Angeles Times
In 2007, Walter Mosley seemingly ended his detective series with Easy Rawlins in "Blonde Faith."
By SCOTT CHERRY World Scene Writer
This is a recap of Scott Cherry's restaurant reviews in last week's Weekend section. The full reviews are available at tulsaworld.com/cherrypicks and at tulsaworld.com/weekend
By Staff Reports
Sunday is the last day to attend the 41st annual Tulsa International Mayfest in downtown Tulsa.
There's a reason that the Eagles were the opening-night act for Tulsa's BOK Center and the Ford Center in Oklahoma City: Those venues' managers know what their audience wants.
By MIKE FISCHER Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Midway through "The Woman Upstairs," Claire Messud's spellbinding, psychologically acute and deliberately claustrophobic new novel, a character explains to the first-person protagonist how our view of a story is framed by the way it begins.
By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press
Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier's first novel, "Montaro Caine," is a corporate thriller that veers into science fiction as it follows a beleaguered New York CEO on an unexpected quest to secure two mysterious coins that may hold significant scientific and commercial value.
By JASON ASHLEY WRIGHT World Scene Writer
Most likely to succeed.
By Staff and Wire reports
Author Charles W. Sasser, who co-wrote the memoir "Back in the Fight: The Explosive Memoir of a Special Operator Who Never Gave Up," will sign books from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Steve's Sundry, Books & Magazines, 2612 S. Harvard Ave.
Dear Amy: My daughter, who is almost 12 years old, visited a hospital a couple of months ago, and during an exam a nurse asked her if she uses birth control.
An old photograph of Carol Eames' former west Tulsa home shows a different place from what she ultimately grew it into. The land is flat, plain and unremarkable in the picture. There are trees here and there and a lot of grass.
By NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Nancy Werhane is crazy about animals.
By SUE MANNING Associated Press
Jane Lynch doesn't mind being upstaged by her latest co-star Olivia - after all she "has no bad side, she is always ready to pose and she sits perfectly still when you put her in your lap.
When the Palazzo Pitti museum in Florence, Italy, decided to celebrate its native son, navigator and explorer Amerigo Vespucci, it came to Tulsa's Gilcrease Museum.
Pop-jazz crooner Michael Bublé has postponed his October show date at the BOK Center.
By SCOTT COLLINS Los Angeles Times
If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars.
By LYNN ELBER Associated Press
The CW network is bringing a popular radio music series to television and is going heavy on escapist fare in its new programming for next season.
By BILL SEVIER Ask a Master Gardener
Find out what's coming up in Tulsa's gardening community
Dear Amy: My father has cancer, along with other health issues. Though his prognosis is fine, my mother seems to be showing a complete lack of concern or involvement with his health care.
Dear Pharmacist, Do you agree with Angelina Jolie's decision to remove her breasts to prevent cancer? - S.I., Atlanta
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