Saturday at noon on Classical 88.7 HD1 – The 79th consecutive season of the Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee Radio Broadcasts launches on December 12, 2009 at 11:30 am with a live performance of Puccini's Il Trittico, starring Patricia Racette singing all three leading soprano roles. Mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe also appears in the Puccini triple-bill.
Friday at 8:00 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – They are an enemy that knows no borders trafficking between Afghanistan and Pakistan and terrorizing both countries. We'll explore the origins of radicalism in the region, and examine the fight on both sides of the border to eliminate the Taliban and terrorist threats on our Documentary of the Week, Friday at 8:00 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Tulsa, OK – Students at Tulsa's Bishop Kelley High School get out of class a little early. Fire alarms started sounding about 2:45 Friday afternoon and classrooms on the sprawling campus near 41st and I-44. Faculty and students were evacuated. Fire trucks and an EMSA ambulance responded to a fire in the athletic department's weight room.
Fire officials say the contents of the building will be a complete loss. There is no dollar amount to the damage at this time. The fire may have started in the a golf cart.
KINGFISHER, Okla., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- United Country Lippard Auctioneers, Inc., (www.lippardauctions.com) announces the public auction of the former Kingfisher Regional Hospital, according to Troy Lippard, auctioneer.
"Kingfisher Regional Hospital recently built a new facility on the South end of town," explained Lippard. "Therefore we will be offering the old building at absolute public auction which means it sells to the highest bidder with no minimums and no reserves."
Saturday, December 5 at noon on Classical 88.7 HD1 – For nearly five decades, the great American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne won the hearts of opera audiences around the world for breathtaking achievements in bel canto singing, whose composers and masterworks she helped restore to the repertory. But her own deepest passion was for recital singing an art form she could bring to fans both within and beyond the orbit of the great opera houses.
Friday at 8:00 pm on Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Intelligence Squared, our Documentary of the Week, features an Oxford-style debate which examines these questions: Are Obamanomics our nation's saving grace? Or a national disgrace? Was the government bailout of banks and insurance companies a godsend for the economy or a dire misstep? Be listening this Friday evening at 8 on Public Radio 89.5 HD1.
Tulsa, OK – Ground is broken later for a new shopping center in North Tulsa. The Shoppes on Peoria, the new 27,000 square foot retail development center will be located in north Tulsa at 1731 N. Peoria Avenue.
It is at the site of the old Seminole Shopping Center, known by developers as the Banfield site, after a long time meat market that was located there.