11-30-19: Jim Blair Melissa Monroe, & Angelina Cummings from Buddy Holly in The Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll Show

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio: Jim Blair (Top) plays Buddy Holly in The Legends of Rock ‘n’ Roll Show, bottom left Melissa Monroe, Manger at The Auditorium at the Douglass; and on the bottom right is Angelina Cummings, back-up and lead singer.

Coming to OKC at Historically  Remodeled – Auditorium at the Douglass on 600 N. High Ave.

Buddy Holly and The Legends of Rock ‘n Roll is a tribute act to Buddy, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper. This year is the 60th anniversary of the plane crash that caused us to lose these legends. Starting in 2013 as a theatrical production of ” The Buddy Holly Story,” this show basically recreates the Winter Dance Party show in 1959.

Jim Paul Blair has been playing in bands since he was 13 years old.  Growing up on Western Swing, he began playing bluegrass in college, working with Garth Brooks during his Oklahoma State University  Days in the early 1980’s. He spent 10 years in Nashville, working the festival circuit before settling back in NE Oklahoma.   Jim ventured into theatre in 2009, winning the Muskogee Little Theatre Actor of the Year for his portrayal of Hank Williams in Lost Highway, and again in 2013 for his portrayal of Buddy Holly. Jim serves on the board of directors of the Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival and also as host of Oklahoma Music Shop.  JIM BLAIR & Angelina Ocummings (Blond & Vocalist and plays Buddy Holly’s wife in the Buddy Holly and legends of rock ‘n’ roll show).

Melissa Monroe Is the manager and operator of The Auditorium at the Douglass.She in charge of bookings as well as setting a path for future growth of The Auditorium.  She has been in this role only 15 months and is trying to forge a path for bringing the arts to the Innovation District in OKC – which focuses on science and math. Many see a connection between artistry and those sciences.

 

Angelina  Ocummings is an amazing vocalist and plays Buddy Holly’s wife in the Buddy Holly and legends of rock ‘n’ roll show.

General Admission tickets: $15 by 12/2/19 and $20 at the door.
VIP tickets: $30 by 12/2/19 and $35 at the door.

The Auditorium at The Douglass – Showing Buddy Holly and The Legends of Rock ‘n Roll

Facebook: @BuddyHollyBand
Instagram: auditoriumatthedouglass
Phone: 405-652-9541
600 N. High Avenue, OKC (2 blocks from Health Sciences Center)

11-23-19: LIVE OSJ radio remote at The Santa Market!

LIVE REMOTE FROM THE SANTA MARKET! THE EAGLE 1640 RADIO REMOTE AT THE PAVILION AT THE STATE FAIRGROUNDS

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! THIS WEEK: A LIVE OSJ radio remote! OSJ is a Diamond Sponsor for the 10th Annual The Santa Market this coming Saturday, November 23, at the OKC fairgrounds in the Pavilion building.

The funds raised at the The Santa Market go to the Alzheimer’s Association. OSJ has been a participating sponsor for the last eight years.
The OSJ Radio show will have a live remote from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. that morning. Come by and say hello, or be a live call-in guest by calling 405-608-4377. We’ll also have live interviews from some of our favorite OSJ clients.
The Santa Market will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It features FREE admission, FREE parking, and over 200 vendors!
I would love to interview you. We’ll hear from many of that day’s vendors and artists. We’ll have prize giveaways including cash. We’d love for you to join us!

11-16-19: Salvation Army’s Liz Banks & Rob Teel

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio: Salvation Army’s Liz Banks & Rob Teel, and they are needing your help to Ring that Red Kettle bell this season!

Kenneth “Rob” Teel currently serves as co-founder/chief information officer for Aether Innovation and as chaplain in the U.S. Air Force at the 137th Special Operations Wing. Previously worked for Hitachi Vantara as America’s Leader for the Center of Excellence for the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Rob is on the advisory board for The Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma. He loves a good laugh, music, great food, volunteering, and participating in outdoor and high adventure activities.

Liz Banks is the volunteer coordinator for The Salvation Army of Central Oklahoma and has served in this position since 2013. In her role she coordinates volunteers for various programs, including the Boys & Girls Club, Client Choice Food Pantry, Senior Centers, Red Shield Diner & Kitchen, and Disaster Relief. She is actively recruiting volunteers for bell ringing, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

phone:  (405) 246-1100
Facebook: @SalArmyCentralOK
Instagram: @SalArmyCentralOK
Twitter: @SalvationArmyOK

11-9-19: THE SANTA MARKET! Guests- Carly Cartmill (Santa Market Board Member); Molly Nye (Co-Founder); Nathan Gunn (Santa Market Vendor)

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturdays 9:05 a.m. on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website “Home Page” anytime! In-studio: (Left to Right) “The Stuffed Animal Lady”-Carly Cartmill (& Santa Market Board Member) Molly Nye (Co-Founder of Santa Market) Top; Nathan Gunn (Artist & Santa Market Vendor)  Also we had Megan Clark-Nye as a phone-in guest!

PHOTO: (left to right) Megan Clark-Nye; Santa; Molly Nye; and Joan Clarke

Joan Clarke is one of the three founders of the Santa Market. Lost her husband in 2007 to Alzheimer’s. Works primarily with donation acquisitions, collections for our Alzheimer’s booth and silent auction, and sponsorship. All three ladies have equal input in vendor approval and show set up.

Molly Nye is one of the three founders of the Santa Market. Mother in law of the third founder, Megan Nye, daughter of Joan Clarke. Works primarily with applications, taxes, state fair regulations, floor plans, banner construction and more.

Megan Clark-Nye is one of the three founders of Santa Market, her mother is Joan Clarke, her mother in law in Molly Nye. The loss of her father at age 29 has made her determined to find a cure. It is that determination that keeps the Santa Market growing every year.

Nathan Gunn (artist and vendor at Santa Market)

Carly Cartmill  is an Original Santa Market vendor, 10 years ago. Santa Market board member and board secretary since SM became non-profit. Carly works full time as Sales Coordinator for Nortek Air Solutions, is a children’s book author of six children’s books and known as the ‘Stuffed Animal Lady’ at The Santa Market venue.

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The Santa Market will be happening 11/13/19 (Saturday) at the OKC State Fair Grounds-Pavilion Building from 9 AM to 5 PM.

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