The real and imaginative adventures of Dennis Spielman

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The MAZE of Hochatown

A few weeks ago, Leslie and I took an overnight trip to Hochatown. One of the fun attractions we visited was the 29,000-square-foot wooden maze at The MAZE of Hochatown. This maze took us over an hour to complete, and not only did we have to find out the way out, but there were Hochatown Hotspots & Towers to complete our game card to win prizes.

Worth a visit!

Art Lessons with Katelynn Knick

Working with Arts Council Oklahoma City, I’ve launched Sessions from Art & Victory. Sessions are one-off artistic lessons for people to enjoy at home or in the classroom. To kick off the session series, teaching artist Katelynn Knick shares how to make a coffee filter watercolor painting, a pop-up paper sculpture, and a god’s eye. 

Helen Frankenthaler inspired Coffee Filter Painting with Katelynn Knick

Alexander Calder inspired Pop Up Sculpture with Katelynn Knick

God’s Eye with Katelynn Knick

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Happy Adventures!

Pie Junkie and Not Cho Cheesecake on Take A Bite with Phi

Take a bite of some sweets with Phi as she travels to Pie Junkie in Oklahoma City, where she learns how to make an oatmeal chocolate chip pie. Then Phi travels along Route 66 to Bethany, where Glen Whitaker of Not Cho Cheesecake decorates their chocolate wasted cheesecake.

Cynthia Gutiérrez: La casa que nos inventamos

From the La casa que nos inventamos exhibition at Oklahoma Contemary, this interview features artist Cynthia Gutiérrez. Her No pertenecemos a la misma Tierra I-III (We Don’t Belong to the Same Earth) is on view in their Main Gallery.

La casa que nos inventamos runs through Jan. 9, 2023. Admission is always free. More info at

Elevated Dynamic at Project 3810

For November’s Project 3810 profile, I spoke with Elevated Dynamic. Karis and Jack Long share their story of why they started their business, what services they offer, and what they love about Project 3810.

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