This Week in This Land

Posted by Tasha on August 23rd, 2013 in Culture

Burger House north Tulsa

Like TashaDoesTulsa.com and This Land Events? Odds are that you’ll love This Land Press, too. Each week we publish a variety of stories about Oklahoma, with the aim of broadening the understanding of life and culture in the state.

In case you’ve been busy, here’s a selection of what’s been posted this week.

A steak extravaganza. Clash of the (ranching) titans. A frybread throwdown. Cardboard boating. Just a few of the things you can do in Oklahoma this weekend. Here’s the list of the best things to do in Oklahoma this weekend.

SUMMER NIGHTS: They are but few. Make the most of what’s left of the season with this list of the best 75 free things to do in Oklahoma this summer.

ON SALE: Select items in our online store are 25 percent off. We’re talking mugs, shot glasses, kids’ tees, totes, DVDs, and CDs. Sale ends Aug. 31.

MEMENTOS: Sift through Depression-era color photos of Oklahoma, courtesy The Library of Congress.

RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE: Australian officials are urging their citizens to boycott the United States after three teenagers killed an Australian baseball player in Duncan, Oklahoma, last week.

HAPPY NATIONAL RADIO DAY: Ever wonder what Oklahoma sounds like? Find out and celebrate one of our favorite holidays at the same time. Subscribe to our podcast.

BARING BRUISES: What’s the best way to knock a girl down? “The best way is to use your hips.” Clara Nipper on life in the roller derby:

CULTURE CARETAKERS: Damian Rozell reclaims his musical history in Tulsa in this edition of This Land Presents:

LETTER FROM CHINA: “I need to buy the condoms I found on my bed last night at the ‘Matrimonial Hotel’ in Sandu. It’s the labels, not the rubbers, that I’m after.” The latest from the intrepid Sheilah Bright.

HOSTING AN EVENT? Our celebrations are stories we tell ourselves about where we live and who we are. Hosting an event in Oklahoma this fall? We want to know about it. Send me a message with details and you might make the This Land events page.

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What have you been reading/watching/listening to this week?

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3 Comments to This Week in This Land

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    On October 15, 2013 at 1:48 pm

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    Is this what Tulsa looks like? Like a 3rd world w/ shack stores? Looks like this town s leading the way to the new america of a 3rd world type country. Wait! Dont tell me … Ur Gov and mayor etc r all elected republican officials leading th way for the state to go back so far right. Uhmmm . . .

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