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INSIDE

TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S

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• JESSICA BOHNE

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• LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT

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• THE THUNDER MOBILE APP

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• RECAP OF 2013

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• HOROSCOPES

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• OKLAHOMA CITY BALLET

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photography by Lauren Wright

• ALTERNATIVE VIEWING

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• SO, YOU'RE GOING ANTIQUING?

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by Beth Ann Mock

YOUR GUIDE FOR MANEUVERING ANTIQUE ALLEY AND OTHER FABULOUS PLACES IN THE 405

by Carissa Stevens

• CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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• SO6IX EVENTS

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LEGAL AND CREDITS

PUBLISHER

Jack McBride jack@so6ix.com

PUBLIC RELATIONS & CLIENT SERVICES Lauren Wright lauren@so6ix.com

THE 6 APP DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS Mindy Gasspari mindy@so6ix.com

MARKETING CONSULTANT Christina Fallin christina@so6ix.com

ON THE COVER... PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHY BY: LAUREN WRIGHT FEATURING: JESSICA BOHNE

Lauren Wright, Debbie King, Myke Smith and Jesse Stinson

MANAGING EDITOR Lauren Wright

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR Lauren Wright

DISTRIBUTION

Nathan Stager and Connor Kach

STAFF WRITERS

Jacqueline Larocco, Beth Ann Mock and Dadhichi Toth

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Carissa Stevens

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L E T T E R F R O M T H E S TA F F Welcome to 2014 We have put together a great issue for you this month filled with awesome entertainment from around OKC. This month we were able to do an incredible photo shoot with members of the Oklahoma City Ballet. Getting to work in close proximity with them, I was truly inspired by the true beauty and athleticism that each ballerina so elegantly displays in each movement. I highly recommend catching there next show Carmen in February. Also, we shot and interviewed Jessica Bonhe, one of the Thunder Girls. She is an amazing girl who really has it together. We also feature some great reads in this issue ranging from interviews with several of the city’s great musicians and bands, breaking down movie streaming services, in depth look at the Thunder’s new app, and even recapping what all happened in 2013. I’m most excited this month because with it comes the new year and it’s time for all the resolutions for self improvement, life changes,

and goals for the future. Time to take a look into our lives and figure out what each of us need to do to improve ourselves and be a happier person. Although change is hard, especially when it’s giving up something we love, change is what defines us as people and the paths we choose in this life. Happy New Year!!! “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” -Winston Churchill “Let him who would move the world first move himself” -Socrates

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1. What's it like being a Thunder Girl and getting to entertain crowds? Is it still as exciting to you as it was 4 years ago? Entertaining and performing for the fans is the easy part! Our fans are so supportive and have an indescribable energy on game days. It's absolutely still as exciting to me as it was in my first season, but instead of being nervous and anxious before performing, I get excited and just have fun!

2. What's your favorite part about being a Thunder Girl? My teammates have become my family here and I'm really fortunate to be surrounded by so many smart and caring women. I cherish the friendships I've made during my four seasons as

a Thunder Girl, not to mention all of the wonderful fans I’ve met.

3. You're not just a Thunder Girl, but also a personal trainer! What's it like balancing those two? Any similarities? It's busy! Early mornings of training and late evenings of practices and games pretty much consume my life.

Luckily I have a great boss and

clients who are very supportive of the Thunder. I don't really think of either of my jobs as "work" because I get to be motivating and encouraging in both and I'm always surrounded by positive people with goals.

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definitely my favorite. There was so much energy from our fans!

8. You're from Wisconsin - how has life been in Oklahoma and what's grown to be your favorite part about OKC?

5. What would you say is your biggest accomplishment, whether it is from Thunder Girls or training? Traveling! I've been so fortunate with Thunder Girls to be chosen to represent the Thunder on four international tours, including three trips to China and the 2013 NBA Global Games in

I love it here! The people are friendly and have an amazing sense of pride which I can relate to coming from a big college town (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Thunder game days in OKC are by far my favorite, you can't go two blocks without seeing a fan ready to Thunder up!

Istanbul and Manchester. I was also one of eight Thunder Girls selected to perform at All-Star

9. Tell us your favorite healthy meal and favorite

Weekend in Houston last February. It was one of

not-so-healthy cheat meal!

my favorite experiences.

Salmon and grilled asparagus is my favorite meal. I also love homemade protein bars with

6. One piece of advice to the young girls who look up to you and the Thunder Girls? Be

positive

and

never

let

failure

Arbonne protein. They taste like no-bake cookies and they are made with all healthy ingredients.

or

disappointment get in the way of reaching your

My cheat meal is a big bowl of Lucky Charms.

goals. Surround yourself with motivated and goaloriented people who will encourage you to work

10. What are your future plans and goals?

hard but who are also happy and good-hearted.

I am going to continue dancing for Thunder

Most importantly, don't be afraid to take a break

as long as I can. I'm also working towards my

every now and then to enjoy the little things in life

NANBF Bikini Pro card; I placed third in my last

- it's how we all keep our sanity!

qualifying competition. I'd love to eventually do fitness modeling.

7. Describe a "Typical" day for you! My alarm goes off at 3:50 a.m. (eek!) Then, it's off to the gym to start my day with a quick workout before my clients come in at 5:30 a.m. I train clients and teach bootcamps for OneHealthyBod all morning, and head home around noon to catch a quick nap and hang out with my dogs before

11. What life lesson have you learned from being a personal trainer? Everyone needs someone or something to motivate them, and when they find that drive and motivation, the possibilities are endless.

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12. Fun fact about yourself, please! When I turned 16, my first vehicle was a Black 1989 Ford Bronco named Spike.


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YUCATAN TACO STAND 100 E California Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73104 405.604.5384 • yucatantacostand.com Experience the bold tastes and flavors usually found only in the Yucatan region of Mexico, Central and South America. Yucatan Taco Stand proudly features the freshest Latin fusion cuisine, in a fast casual setting. They are famous for their award winning tacos, signature nachos and world-class margaritas as well their bold Latin inspired dishes. Yucatan’s made from scratch menu also includes such great culinary offerings as handmade Banana Leaf Wrapped Tenderloin Tamales, Latin Caterpillar Roll, Paella De Venezuela, Vegetarian Mix-Mex Grill, Roasted Tequila Lime Chicken, Brazilian Shrimp Diablo and much more.

SUSHI NEKO 4318 N Western Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73118 405.528.8862 • sushineko.com Quaint atmosphere, amazing sushi, great staff, and delectable drinks are just a few things to describe Sushi Neko. A part of the Western Concepts Restaurant Group, this is another one of their great ventures. Sushi Neko features many of the well-known rolls such as Philadelphia or California, but you can also venture out and try rolls such as Atomic Tootsie or Captain Crunch. Neko’s hand rolls and sashimi are not to be overlooked. This sushi spot can get extremely packed inside and on the patio so be sure to call for reservations!

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SAUCED ON PASEO 2912 Paseo Okahoma City, OK 73103 405.521.9800 • saucedonpaseo.com Tucked in the bohemian heart of the historic Paseo District, Sauced on Paseo brings together the quirky charms of its neighborhood with an assortment of mouth-watering pizza, sandwiches and appetizers. The restaurant specializes in authentic New York-style pizza, with signatures pies including the Spartacus and Full Monty. Featuring a spacious patio perfect for leisurely meals or people watching, Sauced on Paseo boasts a one-of-a-kind atmosphere that reflects the area’s cultural and artistic traditions. Murals at the eatery were created by neighborhood artists. Each month, Sauced on Paseo will spotlight works by local artists.

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PHO’NOMENAL 7504 N May Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73116 405.608.4151 The latest craze seems to be the Vietnamese noodle soup filled with ingredients like rice noodles, a protein, vegetables, and herbs.

If

you’ve noticed, many across the city have popped up recently. Pho’Nomenal off of May in Oklahoma City has a great selection, wonderfully flavored broth, and a friendly staff. In the mood for more than just soup? Give their crab rangoons a try. They’re delicious! Also, you can’t leave without giving their Boba, bubble tea, a try. This is another traditional and popular drink that you’ll find in many Vietnamese restaurants.


MEDITERRANEAN IMPORTS & DELI 5620 N May Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73112 405.810.9494 • medimportsokc.com

ONE SMART COOKIE 12100 N Rockwell Ave Okahoma City, OK 73162 405.721.5959 • 1smartcookie.com Think sugary, buttery, deliciousness, and adorable – think One Smart Cookie! This delightful little cookie shop in Oklahoma City is doing much more than a simple cookie. They hand make, bake, and decorate cookies for all occasions. Iced sugar cookies from scratch are turned into a work of art and can even be put into a cookie bouquet! They do everything from birthday parties, Christmas cookies (every holiday really), typical cookies like chocolate chip, snicker doodle, but don’t overlook the lemon bars and cake balls! One Smart Cookie is perfect for any occasion or just a quick pick-me-up. Stop in or call today and place an order!

Family owned for 30 years, Mediterranean Imports and Deli offers only the highest quality in gourmet food from around the world. Whether you have a dinner party to prepare for or simply an international craving to satisfy, this is the place for you. Give the falafel sandwich or gyro a try! They do it all from the traditional hummus and pita to stuffed grape leaves. Without having to travel across seas for delectable Mediterranean cuisine, we have it right here in our backyard. We’re lucky to have such a restaurant here in Oklahoma City!

CHILI LIME POPCORN Serves 8 Ingredients: 1/2 cup popcorn kernels 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder Zest of two limes 1 lime wedge Directions: • Pour one tablespoon of oil, popcorn kernels, and salt into a heavy bottomed pot.  Mix well, then place over medium to high heat.  Hold the lid over the top, slightly offset to allow steam to escape.  As the kernels begin to pop, keep shaking the pot to keep them from burning. • When the popping slows, remove the pot from heat and let it stand for a minute.  Squeeze the lime juice over the popcorn, pour the remaining oil over the popcorn, then add in the chili powder and lime zest and toss to distribute everything.  Serve immediately or store in ziplock bags until you’re ready to eat. so6ix.com | JANUARY 2014

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LOCAL

ENTERTAINMENT

LOWER 40 Kyle, Zach, Sherman, Michael, and Nick are an

PINK PONY

assorted group of guys from various towns across

Steven Battles and Christina Fallin, he’s

Oklahoma that have an unending passion for

Chrome and she’s Pink. Battles had already been

music. This group of gentlemen, better known as

playing in the music scene for years, and then he

Lower 40, are quick rising stars from right here in

met Pink. The two lovebirds started dating and

our own backyard. Signed to Land Run Records,

worked together like magic. Steven had worked

with a combined 81 years of experience playing

up some of his songs on Christina’s turntables and

music, they are getting recognition from all over

bass guitar and it worked out really well; Thus the

the United States. Lower 40 was voted as one

beginning of Pink Pony last April. With Chrome

of CMA’s “Who New to Watch.”

What a huge

being a punk rocker with golden pipes, and Pink

accomplishment! During our interview, Lower 40

desiring to dance nu disco, these two can play

said their favorite part about being musicians is

anywhere and everywhere. The most rewarding

performing the music. Seeing the reaction from

part for Pink Pony is the Oklahoma music scene,

people is an immediate reward for what they do.

they describe it like a family. Who wouldn’t love

So far one of their most memorable moments was

a musical family? So far, the most memorable

opening up for country star Scotty McCreery, at

moment for this duo was talking to Parliament in

the Brady Theater in Tulsa. For Lower 40 it was

Baku, Azerbaijan about Oklahoma culture from

kind of a reality check that this was all real and

Pink Pony’s perspective as part of a cultural

a sign of their future. Their first single “Call Me

exchange. Want more of Pink Pony? Check out

Crazy” is playing on radios now and they release

their radio show on KOSU & The Spy FM (91.7 FM)

their freshman album “Lower 40” in February 2014.

Tuesday nights at Midnight called TUESDAYS,

Visit lower40music.com for more information.

WITH PONY.

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2AM CHASE KERBY

Adam Aguilar, Bryan McMasters, Austin Speer,

Solo Artist and a Band Member, Chase Kerby,

and Ryan McMasters, the guys who make up the

swoons Oklahoma crowds with his amazing voice

band 2AM, started in 2005, and has been gracing

and entertaining personality. He’s been compared

the Oklahoma music scene with a little bit of

to everything from Radiohead to Jeff Buckley to

everything from covers of the most popular music

Muse. Chase does both solo work and also with

to their own originals. Composed of four best

his band Defining Times. Chase has always been

friends that are more like brothers since back in

inspired to write and play music for the fact that

high school. You can catch these guys all around

he was looking for an outlet. It’s always been the

the city in places like Bakers Street, Dan O’briens,

best therapy for him whether he’s writing, playing,

Russel’s and more. They’re not just an Oklahoma

or listening. Typically, he’s inspired by the events

City band; this group has played in big time name

in his life whether it be angst, love, stress, etc.

festivals like Austin City Limits, SXSW, and an

Like many of the others, the crowds and fans are

Albuquerque festival. Of course life does happen

the most rewarding part; being able to comfort

and families begin to grow, so they haven’t

and relate to people. Chase isn’t inexperienced

traveled as much as they would like to outside of

when it comes to making and releasing albums.

the Oklahoma area lately. A new year can mean

He’s released three with Defining Times, three

new things for 2AM. They hope to put out another

with his previous band The City Lives, and one

record or even an EP as soon as possible to give

with his first band Chasing Paris. Excitingly, he’s

their fans new music. They love being able to

about to release his debut solo record early next

connect with the crowds and like the others, see

year! For downloads and to learn more, check

a reaction from people when they’re playing. It’s

out DefiningTimes.Bandcamp.com and follow @

very rewarding. To learn more about 2AM, check

definingtimes on twitter.

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THE

THUNDER

MOBILE APP ITunes and Google Play stores. The Thunder App is a must-have for Thunder fans who want to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to keeping track of their favorite NBA team. The smooth and quick navigation allows fans to check stats, buy tickets and merchandise, follow the schedule and keep up with and view Thunder news, photo galleries, videos, promotions, social media and more. Another important function of the app, allows fans to buy tickets from Ticketmaster and even sell and buy tickets through the resale marketplace, a safe and authentic online way to obtain tickets from other fans. The app also allows Thunder Season Ticket Members to log in and view their account. From there they can manage the account, transfer tickets and even post tickets for sale. During games, Game Tracker offers detailed, real-time running facts and figures about game action. With the flick of a finger, fans can not only see a detailed box score of the game, but a There's a new way for fans to follow Thunder

running play-by-play and even a shot tracker for

Basketball, quickly and easily from their Apple or

every shot of both the Thunder and its opponent.

Android smartphones and tablets. It's fast, full of

It's the perfect digital companion for fans to

information and free. The Thunder Mobile App is

have for every game, home and road, whether

available for immediate download from the Apple

watching on FOX Sports Oklahoma, listening on

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the Thunder Radio Network or in their seats at

information about the Thunder,” said Dan Mahoney,

Chesapeake Energy Arena.

the Thunder's VP of Corporate Communications. “This app provides them that and more. We are extremely proud of it, but always striving to make it better.”

Another feature of the Thunder app is interaction with ThunderWatchAndWin.com, a website that allows fans to stay connected to their team and have a chance to win prizes by

Mahoney said the Thunder will be looking for

answering trivia, voting on calls of the game and

ways to improve the app and add new features,

engage with other fans via Twitter, Facebook and

digital video and other content. “This won't be

other social media. To develop the mobile app, the Thunder worked with the NBA and YinzCam, a developer that has produced similar apps for a multitude of NBA, NFL and NHL teams. “We know our fans are passionate, loyal supporters of our team and are hungry for

static. This is a product for our fans and we will respond to their feedback and

opinions.

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are

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RECAP OF 2013 Kanye West and Kim Kardashian gave birth to North West ON JUNE 15.

James Gandolfini died at the age of 51 on June 19.

Miley Cryus brought out the “twerk heard around the world” at the MTV Video Music Awards on August 25.

Corey Monteith of Glee died at the age of 31 on July 13. The long-awaited Pixar/Disney move Monsters University was released June 21. 26

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Paula Deen was fired from the Food Network on June 21 for claiming she had made racial comments before. The U.S. Government shut down from October 1 through 16. Three women Two bombs who had been exploded at held captive the Boston for a decade Marathon on April 15. were freed on October 25. so6ix.com | JANUARY 2014

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The horrible typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on November 7 and 8.

A devastating tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, killing 19 people on May 20.

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Paul Walker died in a car crash at the age of 40 on November 30.


Grammy Awards: Record of the Year: Gotye: Somebody That I Used to Know Album of the Year: Mumford & Sons – “Babel” Song of the Year: Fun. – We Are Young

Michael Douglas and Katherine Zeta-Jones split in August after 13 years together. ACADEMY Awards: Best Picture: Argo Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth split and BROKE off their engagement in September. The hit TV show The Office aired their final episode on May 16.

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JANUARY 2014 BY

Dadhichi Toth

www.astrology.com.au

work pressures continue to mount. You may have a tendency to burn out before the year even begins, so take a rest and ensure that you control your temper.

AQUARIUS (JANUARY 20 - FEBRUARY 18) You begin the year with a sense of urgency and you will do anything to achieve your goals throughout 2014. Be careful not to steamroll others, especially around the 2nd, 9th and 17th. A lift in your health and wellbeing can be expected around the 20th when the Sun returns to your sign of Aquarius. You should start to feel really good after this.

PISCES (FEBRUARY 19 - MARCH 20) Your social activities are both exciting and challenging this month. You’re likely to enjoy the company of some friends and feel antagonised by others. The New Moon on the 1st heralds the beginning of new friendships. The 8th and the 11th will be key days when this area of your life will be highlighted. Friendships can slow and disputes may occur around the 25th.

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TAURUS (APRIL 20 - MAY 20) The New Moon in your ninth house indicates the resolution of legal conflicts and the resurgence of interest in some study or higher education. Travel will captivate your attention, and the combination of the Sun and Venus on the 11th of January will also help further your professional activities.

GEMINI (MAY 21 - JUNE 20) The first month of 2014 is an intense one and much of your energy will be focused on emotional and possibly even sexual issues. The New Moon on the 2nd brings with it a vital energy that can help you break through some of your inner complexes and fears. Money should work well for you when Jupiter transits your zone of finance.

CANCER (JUNE 21 - JULY 22) The New Moon ensures a new and refreshing state of affairs in your relationships. This is evident as the New Year commences, so don’t be shy about coming forward when social offers are made. On the 8th, Mercury connects with Venus, brining you a peak period of romantic


CAPRICORN (DECEMBER 22 - JANUARY 19)

A New Moon in your Sun sign indicates that you will turn over of new leaf, and that there will be an intensification of your personality and impact on the world around you. You have a strong sense of self and you want to put your best foot forward. Challenges occur on the 3rd, but you can smooth things between the 11th and the 17th. Use this time to express yourself and communicate exactly what you want. Friendships continue to challenge you around the 25th.

opportunities. Be careful around the 25th, however, when communications could cool down and worries of all sorts could appear greater than they are.

LEO (JULY 23 - AUGUST 22) Work is uppermost in your mind this month but take care after the 2nd when arguments and power plays are likely. You’ll be impulsive during the first month of 2014, so try to think carefully before making any rash decisions. Excellent opportunities occur on the 12th of January when Mercury promises some excellent partnerships. The 25th is difficult as your mind may be sluggish or not in the mood for people.

VIRGO (AUGUST 23 - SEPTEMBER 22) This month, the New Moon in your zone of romance and creativity ensures a great start to the year with loads of confidence and opportunities to meet new people. This will reach fever pitch around the 8th when Mercury and Venus combine, producing colourful, inventive and exciting conversations. Your creativity also hits a new high around 23rd, but try not to overdo it in the last week of the month.

LIBRA (SEPTEMBER 23 - OCTOBER 22) 2014 starts off with a bang and your workload

may become untenable. Demands on the home front create friction, especially on the 1st, 4th, 7th, 9th and 17th. Try not to accommodate too many people as you will not get anything done. Jupiter’s influence on your career sector means that opportunities can develop, but you need to balance work and play.

SCORPIO (OCTOBER 23 - NOVEMBER 21) The New Moon occurs in your zone of short travels and communication, and it is powerfully connected to the deep and intense Pluto, your ruling planet. Superficial answers won’t be satisfactory at this time, and after the 18th, Venus will cause you to challenge others, which will be to your advantage. Contracts also favour you.

SAGITTARIUS (NOVEMBER 22 - DECEMBER 21) You have a strong focus on finances as Mercury and the Sun cleverly endow you with insights into how you can improve your financial status. Be careful, however, because Mars at right angle to Jupiter on the 9th shows that you may bite off more than you can chew. Venus also shows your passionate disposition around the 17th when you actively engage with those who may not be above board. Take care. so6ix.com | JANUARY 2014

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ALTERNATIVE

VIEWING BY

Beth Ann Mock

As the cost of cable packages continues to rise out of control, many people are ‘cord cutting.’ This means they’re ditching their cable packages and exclusively using streaming services that are cheaper and can be enjoyed on just about any device on the market. The services typically have vast libraries that continue to expand and the difference in price when compared to a cable package is a wide one.

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content, much of it original, but it is annoyingly ad-heavy.

Hulu Plus is certainly worth its low

price. Because it’s affiliated with ABC, NBC, and FOX, Hulu Plus can feature all of the shows from these networks in their current seasons. No more NETFLIX

waiting until you forgot how the last season of a

Netflix is the grand-daddy of the services and

favorite show ended to see the next one like you

the one that most people use. They have several

would with Netflix.

Hulu Plus shows have ads,

rental options and a huge collection of movies that

too, but far fewer than you have to endure during

usually can’t be found on standard cable. Netflix

regular television viewing. Also, if you opt to take

has a variety of television shows, but they don’t

advantage of Hulu’s free service, you’ll be limited

currently have access to any current seasons of

to watching it on your PC only. I’d pay the small

shows. What Netflix does have is some amazing

subscription rate for Hulu Plus instead of using

original programming. People are bingeing on

Hulu for free. Hulu Plus will give you a free week

“Orange is the New Black” and “House of Cards,”

of service so you can decide.

two riveting shows that have garnered gushing praise from critics that is well deserved.

The

streaming and rental-by-mail systems are billed separately, with plans ranging from $7.99 to $19.99 a month. A month long free trial is available. For just $15.98 you can enjoy unlimited streaming and one DVD at a time.

iTUNES iTunes is throwing its hat in this ring as well. You can rent movies on your computer with the iTunes 10, but you’ll need iOS 3.1.3 or later to watch on HULU/HULU PLUS

your iPhone, iPad, or iPad Touch. You pay for each

Hulu is free and Hulu Plus costs a flat $7.99

movie individually; there isn’t a monthly plan. The

a month for streaming. Hulu has a lot of great

rental period is thirty days. You’ll have 24 hours

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after accessing the movie to watch it before it

at $8 a month. Redbox Instant does offer a one

disappears from your catalog.

Older titles are

month trial period. The monthly plan includes four

available at $2.99 and new releases for $6.99.

credits at the actual box stations and unlimited

iTunes has less of a selection and is not as much

streaming. There is an option to stream only for $6

of a bargain or as convenient to use as Netflix or

a month, but this service only has 4,600 titles and

Hulu Plus are.

no TV shows. It can be used on your computer, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, iPhone, iPad, and only seven other devices. If you’re thinking of ditching your cable package, you can’t beat a combo of what Netflix and Hulu Plus have to REDBOX INSTANT

offer for fewer than twenty

Verizon is coming in dead last with its Redbox

bucks a month. Plus, you can

Instant service. With the smallest catalogue of any

use them on almost any device

of the providers, Redbox Instant is not a bargain

out there.

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So, You’re Going Antiquing?

Your Guide For Maneuvering Antique Alley And Other Fabulous Places in the 405 BY

Carissa Stevens unique. Rather than being told what pieces look best paired together, you get to be the judge. But going through the process can be tiresome and discouraging. So go in armed and ready for battle!

The best kind of homes are ones that feel like personal reflections of the inhabitants.  Sort of like a mini art gallery of successful treasure hunts done over a lifetime. Rather than speeding up the process and picking out a ready made set where

FIRST THINGS FIRST:

all pieces were made to go together and require

• Make a list of things you are looking for before

assembly, go on an antique hunt for something

you leave the house, with measurements. There

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is nothing worse than realizing the fantastic

BEFORE HANDING OVER THE MULLAH:

chinoiserie cabinet you’ve just scored for $20

• Don’t be shy about asking for a discount. Seriously.  

won’t fit through your doorway.

• Inspect for damages. Many damages can be

• Bring cash. Cash is bargaining power. “I know the

repaired. But if a chunk of wood is missing from

price tag says $50 but I’ve only got $40…” Plus,

the side of a hand carved credenza, you have a

many shops give a discount for paying cash. Not

problem. No amount of wood glue will fix that.

all, but some.

• Happened upon a gorgeous ginger jar or vase?

• Think you’ve found a diamond in the rough?

Ask if there is another one just like it somewhere,

Check out the “bones” first. Use your imagination.

and if so, buy it. Everything looks better in pairs.

Anything can be reupholstered, painted or

• Before making the dreaded call to an ex-

gutted. But if the structure of the piece isn’t to

boyfriend or a neighbor to figure out the logistics

your liking, move on.

for getting a monster piece home, ask if the seller will deliver. Or at best, help get it to your car.

• Ask the seller about the history of the piece. It’s always way cooler to have a piece that has a

 

story to go with it.

MAKE IT MODERN: Once you’ve found your dream piece, make it look like it belongs with the other furniture in your home with a quick update.  • Add custom cut glass. It’s cheaper than you think. (City Glass is fantastic) • Replace hardware. My current fave is Trader Mike’s for his insane brass drawer pulls collection. They are a steal hidden in a shoebox under a table. so6ix.com | JANUARY 2014

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• Spray paint, gold leaf, chalkboard paint and re-upholster.

man’s treasure, right? Just keep in mind that upholstered items may need to be completely

• Think about the inside too. Paint the inside of an old farmhouse pendant in an eye-popping teal or gold. Or add mismatched vintage wallpaper as a

gutted. Also, don’t be shy. It’s on a curb for you to take it. If it was enough to make your stop your car for a second glance, it belongs in your house.

liner for an unexpected surprise when opening

(After a good cleaning and update of course.) Oh,

a drawer. • Give a newer bookshelf or chest a bit of texture with a hammer or bag of marbles. Then slap on a fresh coat of paint. Voila! Insta-antique. • Replace glass doors with mirrors. (City Glass does this too)

and I’d steer clear of mattresses…   Take a Destination-less Drive – You don’t always need a set agenda. Often times the best finds are made when you are completely and

REGULAR HAUNTS: Trader Mikes – Ask Mike nicely and he’ll show you his collection of tanks in the back. Also keep

utterly lost.   Dig. – Literally. Look under tables, inside cabinets or ask what they’ve got in the back that

an eye out for jewelry, boots and vintage maps. isn’t out yet.

  Asher’s Antique’s – Excellent place for unique items you won’t find anywhere else in Oklahoma.

  Estate Sales or Garage Sales – When

(Most items are sourced directly from Europe by

someone dies, gets divorced or has a baby often

the owners.) Don’t leave without a custom candle

times family members just want to get rid of

and or quote painting.

everything. Quickly.

 

 

Verdigris – Dried Sea life and apothecary canister awesomeness. There are no words. Just go.

Word of Mouth – Have a friend who mysteriously acquired a ridiculously awesome piece? Chances are the shop won’t have another

  Craigslist – Set Google alerts for items you’ve got on your wish list. Look every day. The good stuff goes quickly.

just like it. But it could be a good place to check back regularly for other unique finds. Hound your

 

friend and make them give up

Big Trash Day – One man’s trash is another

the details.

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ERIC DUNCAN CHIPS AND ALE’S NORMAN CHRISTIAN PEARSON – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY SQUADLIVE DAN O’BRIEN’S PUBLIC HOUSE OKLAHOMA CITY TARA DILLARD SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 11 GRANT STEVENS SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY URBAN ADDICTION RUSSELL’S OKLAHOMA CITY

OKC PHILHARMONIC PRESENTS: SIZZLING SPARKLERS January 11 Civic Center Music Hall 201 N Walker Ave Oklahoma City, OK JANUARY 2 LIFE OF THE PARTY BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY TARA DILLARD SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 3 LIFE OF THE PARTY DAN O’BRIEN’S PUBLIC HOUSE OKLAHOMA CITY CHRISTIAN PEARSON – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY PIANIST – MARK VOLLERSTEN CHIPS AND ALE’S NORMAN SUPERFREAK BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY TARA DILLARD SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY 50

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JANUARY 4 COVER ME BADD RUSSELL’S OKLAHOMA CITY ELECTRIC AVENUE DAN O’BRIEN’S PUBLIC HOUSE OKLAHOMA CITY JASON YOUNG BAND RIVERWIND CASINO NORMAN GRANT STEVENS – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY SQUADLIVE BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 5 EDGAR CRUZ SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 7 DAVID MORRIS – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY

KATT WILLIAMS January 11 Lucky Star Casino 7777 U.S. 81 Concho, OK


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JANUARY 23 NICNOS BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY TARA DILLARD SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 24 DRIVE DAN O’BRIEN’S PUBLIC HOUSE OKLAHOMA CITY LOWER 40 WHISKEY CHICKS OKLAHOMA CITY M.I.C BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY CHRISTIAN PEARSON – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY RICK JAWNSUN CHIPS AND ALE’S NORMAN TARA DILLARD SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY TRENT TIGER (ACOUSTIC) TOBY KEITH’S BAR & GRILL OKLAHOMA CITY

CHICAGO January 14-19 Civic Center Music Hall 201 N Walker Ave Oklahoma City, OK JANUARY 12 EDGAR CRUZ SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 14 DAVID MORRIS – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 14-19 CHICAGO CIVIC CENTER MUSIC HALL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 15 80’Z ENUF BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY GRANT WELLS SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 16 REPLAY BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY

TARA DILLARD SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 17 ERIC TAYLOR CHIPS AND ALE’S NORMAN GROOVE MERCHANTS UCO JAZZ LAB EDMOND LOWER 40 WORMY DOG SALOON OKLAHOMA CITY CHRISTIAN PEARSON – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY SUPERFREAK DAN O’BRIEN’S PUBLIC HOUSE OKLAHOMA CITY TARA DILLARD SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY

LUKE BRYAN January 31 Chesapeake Energy Arena 100 W Reno Ave Oklahoma City, OK ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan announced today a new headline tour will launch the first of 2014, “That’s My Kind of Night Tour.” This booty shaking country star will grace Chesapeake Energy Arena on January 31. Tickets are on sale now – don’t miss this! so6ix.com | JANUARY 2014

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS JANUARY 25 ANNIE UP RUSSELL’S OKLAHOMA CITY

GRANT STEVENS – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY STARS DAN O’BRIEN’S PUBLIC HOUSE OKLAHOMA CITY UNINVITED GUEST BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 26 EDGAR CRUZ SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 28 DAVID MORRIS – PIANIST SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 29 GRANT WELLS SKIRVIN HILTON HOTEL OKLAHOMA CITY

THE WEATHERMEN BAKER STREET OKC OKLAHOMA CITY

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HEART January 31 Grand Casino Hotel & Resort 777 Grand Casino Bloulevard Shawnee, OK Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first showed the world that women can rock when their band, Heart, stormed the charts in the ‘70’s with hits like “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Barracuda,” “Straight On,” and so many more. These sisters haven’t slowed down yet. They’ll make a stop in Shawnee at the Grand Casino Resort. 52

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3 DOORS DOWN January 31 First Council Casino & Hotel 12875 U.S. 77 Newkirk, OK Taking a little turn from the typical 3 Doors Down sound, these guys are touring their acoustic version this time around. Titled “Songs From the Basement,” this tour is going to be a little different but wonderful! They plan to play a mix of new and hits. Be sure to grab your tickets and head on our to the First Council Casino in Newkirk.


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OKC THUNDER VS SACRAMENTO KINGS CHESAPEAKE ENERGY ARENA OKLAHOMA CITY JANUARY 21

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KYLIE MORGAN Oklahoma City native, Kylie Morgan, is an up and coming country music star. Kylie has two influences in her music career, her mom and Shirley Temple. “I always saw Shirley Temple singing and dancing around, and I thought, why couldn’t I do that?” Kylie said. The last five years she has been dedicated in a serious manner to her music, doing whatever it takes. See that guy over there, Zach? That’s Kylie’s sweetheart who plays guitar for her and duets with her wherever they play. You can find them in restaurants, bars, and venues, like Remington Park, around Oklahoma. Her most prized position is her 1947 Gibson (pictured above) that was passed down from her great Grandpa. It was found in the Guthrie flood floating down the street. The guitar has been through a lot, including two floods, two fires, and the May tornado, which Kylie and her family lost everything. The vicious Tornado broke it in half and was later able to be repaired back together, which only adds more character to the antique gem. Kylie hopes to move to Nashville with Zach in the next couple of years and get signed to a major record label. Some fun facts about Kylie: she loves seafood and has won over 100 gymnastic medals over the years. She was voted one of CMAs “Who New To Watch.” That’s not all for this do-it-all girl, Kylie is a peer spokesperson for PACER. org’s National Bullying Prevention Center, which engages and educates communities nationwide to address bullying with a focus on teen-to-teen involvement. She’s already opened for Jason Aldean, Steel Magnolias, Glorianna, and Jane Dear Girls. Keep your eye on this one. For more on Kylie, check out www.kyliemorgan.com. 60

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ZACH MARTINI Zach Martini, Moore native, is an up and coming country star himself. The other half to Kylie Morgan, he sings and plays guitar for her when they duet across the city. Zach has seriously been pursuing music for two years now with an underlying passion for it a good portion of his life. Zach explained that he plays and listens to mostly Country, but of course there’s a little bit of everything added in there. Kylie and his favorite right now would be Jake Owen.

Just like his

other half, he loves seafood. Could these two country loves be any cuter? A little fun fact about Zach and Kylie, he asked her to be his girlfriend on the 20 something of the month and Kylie insisted they wait until the first so it would always be easy to remember! So funny. They travel a lot for music, where they just spent over a week in Nashville and worked on some music. In his spare time, Zach loves to workout and is a member of Cross Fit. He also hopes to move to Nashville in a few years with his sweetheart and fully pursue a career in music and entertainment. His favorite guitar to play with would definitely be Gibson as well. Just like his twitter bio says, “Good music, good people, guitars, and good food is what I like,” that can some up Zach pretty well. To keep up with Zach, follow him on Twitter at @ ZachMartini. so6ix.com | JANUARY 2014

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