July 15, 2012
This time around, we’re all about death and decay the Oklahoma way.
IMAGINARY OKLAHOMA: In 1968, a boy and his family visit a famous Dewey, Oklahoma, museum in John Crowley’s “Tom Mix.”
KAREN DALTON: Thomas Conner tells the story of Enid’s Karen Dalton, a near-forgotten singer who’s being rediscovered.
FOUR MEN HANGING: Tamara Hawkinson writes about a photograph of four men hanging inside an Ada barn.
CLOSER EXAMINATION: Jennie Lloyd looks inside the rusting, broken office of the Oklahoma Medical Examiner.
THE KING CONVENTION: Natasha Ball is king for a day at the annual meeting of the Elvis Presley Fan Club.
NEW POETRY: Michael Wright paints a portrait of May in Tulsa.
THE HIPPODROME: Inside the Tulsa Convention Center, Holly Wall finds an archival treasure trove.
ORIGINAL OKIE: Wink Burcham is a living embodiment of the New Tulsa Sound. This month, be on the lookout for a video of Burcham putting on a special performance for our film crew.