Five celebrated musicians make up the legendary Canadian Brass offering their own unique blend of virtuosity, spontaneity and humor in concerts, presenting a wide-ranging repertoire spanning five centuries of classical music as well as Dixieland, Latin, jazz, blues, gospel, Broadway, holiday, ragtime and more! Now in their fourth decade the Quintet maintains an extensive world-wide touring schedule, continues to add to a discography of over 100 albums and to bring innovative and pioneering projects in music education to life!
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Political hopefuls from across Oklahoma are expected to descend on the state Capitol for the first day of filing paperwork to have their names placed on the 2014 election ballot and one person is already in line.
The three-day filing period runs from 8 a.m. Wednesday until 5 p.m. Friday. More than 300 elective positions are up for grabs, including both U.S. Senate seats, all of the five congressional seats, and statewide offices, including governor and lieutenant governor.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Members of the Oklahoma House plan to take up legislation that would authorize a $160 million bond issue to repair the nearly 100-year-old State Capitol.
The Senate-passed legislation will be debated on Wednesday by the House Appropriations and Budget Committee.
The building's interior features polished marble floors, valuable artwork and a dome that was added in 2002. But behind the walls are major problems that include a plumbing system with rotting pipes that has never been completely restored and a hodgepodge of electrical systems.
Last week, we at Public Radio Tulsa (KWGS and KWTU) were very pleased to welcome Ms. Henke's Kindergarten Class from Lee Elementary School. The students have lately been learning about sound waves, echoes, vibrations, and related concepts, so a visit to a nearby radio station seemed like a great way to see (and hear!) such ideas in action.
On Thursday and Friday of this week, the TU Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will mark its 25th anniversary with a symposium here on campus regarding the moral and ethical issues involved in human medical research. The event is entitled "Protecting Human Subjects from Harm: Traversing the Moral & Legal Boundaries of Biomedical Research" and is described in detail at this link. Our guest on ST is the scholar who'll give the keynote address at this event: Dr.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan has announced $6.6 million in grants to renew support for 55 homeless housing and service programs in Oklahoma.
The grants announced Tuesday support programs that include street outreach, client assessment and direct housing assistance to individuals and families with children who are homeless. The grants also support job training; health care; mental health counseling; substance abuse treatment; and child care.
GANS, Okla. (AP) — Authorities have discovered a body inside a home that burned two weeks ago in eastern Oklahoma.
Authorities in Sequoyah County say firefighters believed the home was vacant when they extinguished the blaze in Gans two weeks ago. But according to Fort Smith television station KHBS, a man's body was discovered inside the home on Monday.
Authorities say the victim's body was sent to the medical examiner's office for an autopsy and positive identification.
Fire investigators say they don't yet know how the fire started.