The wall boasts not only multicolored bricks but also messages written by those that purchased them. courtesy Tulsa World

Tulsa GOP builds fair “wall”

Despite controversy, the mock-up border wall was allowed to stand at the Tulsa State Fair. In the Tulsa County Republican Party’s booth inside of the Expo Building at the Tulsa State Fair, a construction paper “wall” stirred controversy with some fairgoers. The “wall” in question was the basis of a fundraising campaign for the Tulsa […]

Search for mass graves narrowed

Mayor Bynum recently discussed his plans for locating mass graves from the Tulsa Race Massacre. In the summer of 1921, Tulsa’s Greenwood neighborhood, also known as Black Wall Street, was razed by a mob comprised of the police and white Tulsans. The details regarding the events leading up to the Tulsa Race Massacre have been […]

The film follows Blaze Foley (Ben Dickey) and his muse, Sybil (Alia Shawkat). courtesy IFC Films

Ethan Hawke’s “Blaze” emotionally nuanced

The film observes the life of Blaze Foley and the reverberations of his work. I first heard about “Blaze” while reading Rolling Stone Country’s coverage of AmericanaFest in East Nashville. In the article, it described a set at one of the Fest’s more intimate venues, with actors Benjamin Dickey and Charlie Sexton playing the songs […]