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  • Making it Up with Lexi Audas

    Lexi Audas’ career in makeup began as an experimental necessity. The eldest of three daughters who all danced competitively, she learned how to ap...
  • Fire In Little Africa Album Review

    by Mary Noble In mid-March of 2020, more than 70 rappers and performance artists hailing from all over Oklahoma came together and recorded 143 trac...
  • Riley Amanda: Transgressing Beauty

    At the start of our conversation, Riley Amanda misspoke saying breast-stroke when they meant to say brushstroke. This freudian slip was fitting, s...
  • You Do Not Know Me Film Premiere

    You Do Not Know Me: A Spoken Word Film from Myles Dement on Vimeo.   You Do Not Know Me: A Spoken Word Film explores themes of police state viole...
  • Roach and Nia Danielle Lovemore Rutledge on Queer Friendship

    Nia Danielle Lovemore Rutledge and Roach posing with their collaboration Rochelly Elias (Roach) and Nia Danielle Lovemore Rutledge met in highscho...
  • Kalup Linzy: Growing with Your Characters

    Kalup Linzy’s performance and visual art stems from a host of influences, themes and imagination delicately interlaced in order to achieve Linzy’s ...
  • ASLUT POLICY RADAR: LGBT+ Edition

    In Oklahoma, it’s not always easy to be “Out and Proud.”  Legislative processes move slowly in this Bible-Belt state where politicians are caught i...
  • Gagan Moorthy: People/Place, Pictured

    Gagan Moorthy is the only person I’ve met who’s Instagram handle is just his first name, which somehow makes talking to him feel like talking to so...
  • Tulsa Shines: Fire In Little Africa’s New Album

    by Adam Townsend “Shining” was the lead single from Motown signee Fire in Little Africa’s self-titled album. With a smooth, luxurious jazz instrume...
  • IAMSHABAKA x WAXTRAK: NEW AGE HIP-HOP

    IAMSHABAKA and Waxtrak team up to give us hip-hop gold packaged under the name Shadowmoon. From the smooth boom-bap production to IAMSHABAKA’s high...
  • Psychedelic Psalms

    Tristan Wright tells a coming-of-age story through his psychedelic single Purpose. The groovy track puts the listener in a trance orchestrated by W...
  • Gabrielle B. Soulful Intentions

    Intentionality may seem antithetical to the emotions—the latter are typically the bread and butter of soul music. We tend to think of emotions as u...