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OPINION: Why binge-watching old shows is more fun than binge-watching new ones
But binge-watching "House of Cards" the weekend it comes out does not feel like a relaxing reward. It has nothing to do with reclaiming time and everything to do with time being dictated to you.
Sure, in theory, you can watch whenever you want.
Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' debut: Social media reacts
Jimmy Fallon kicked off a new era on "The Tonight Show" Monday night and garnered mostly positive reviews. Here's a sampling of reaction on social media.
2-18 Good Reads
NOTE: Email email@example.com to have your name entered into a drawing for the following titles: “Magic Tree House: Heroes” combo and/or “A Book of Babies.” Deadline is 10 a.m. Feb 24. Winner will be notified by return email. Winner is responsible for picking up the book at The Edmond Sun at 123 S. Broadway. All entrants must be 18 or older to win.
Heritage Hall’s Performing Arts Department will bring “Starlight Express” to audiences Feb. 20-22.
Expectations are sky high as, once again, Heritage Hall becomes the first company in the state to stage a production of this magnitude. The story follows a child’s dream in which his toy train set comes to life and the various engines compete to become the fastest engine in the world. Adding to the allure of this fast-paced musical, the 22 cast members perform on roller skates. Ferguson enlisted local skating choreographer Christopher Castleberry to coach the actors and choreograph their moves.
Bible historian to give guest lectures at OCU
A Biblical history expert will give three presentations Feb. 20 at Oklahoma City University for the annual Neustadt Lectures.
Edmond author shares inspiring experiences in new memoir
Author Jan Zubia celebrated last week with the nationwide release of “Green Pastures, Still Waters,” an inspiring new memoir.
Zubia describes in detail how God met her family in the midst of despair as they relied solely on God to provide for their needs financially and emotionally in “Green Pastures, Still Waters: A Journey with God.”
OK County 4-H plans Food Fest for youth
Do your kids love to cook? The Oklahoma County 4-H Food Fest will give children the chance to show off their cooking skills and their nutrition know-how.
The 4-H Food Fest is scheduled to get under way from 5-8 p.m. March 3 at the Oklahoma County OSU Cooperation Extension Service, 930 N. Portland, in Oklahoma City.
Taos painter brings West to life in OKC exhibit
How do you like to get your information? If you’re someone who just wants the bottom line — the Readers’ Digest version — or an up-to-date-140-characters Twitter tweet, here’s the scoop. “Amazing exhibit featuring Walter Ufer at the Natl. Cowboy & West. Heritage museum. One of a kind. Do not miss! Now until May 11.” If abbreviated sound bites leave you cold then read on.
Walter Ufer? I have to admit it wasn’t a name I recognized but it turns out that he was one of the 12 members of the Taos Society of Artists and widely acclaimed in his prime but relegated to relative obscurity following his premature death.
Edmond Art Association plans demonstration
Michael and Alisha Ruby will give a slide presentation and share their experiences in the wilds and “not so wilds” of the U.S.A from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 24 at the regular monthly members meeting of the Edmond Art Association. To view their photography, go to Majestic Buffalo Nature Photography at www.majesticbuffalonp.com. Visitors are welcome. Meetings are at the Fine Arts Institute of Edmond, 27 E. Edwards St. Members may attend for free. Guest fee is $2.
Carpenter Square Theatre presents ‘Good People’ through March 15
Carpenter Square Theatre continues its 30th anniversary season with “Good People,” David Lindsay-Abaire’s award-winning comedy-drama that explores the struggles and hopes that come with having next to nothing in America. Performances are Feb. 21-March 15, 800 W. Main in downtown Oklahoma City.
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