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A Christmas in Harlem Returns to OKC – With a Brand New Venue

A Christmas in Harlem Returns to OKC – With a Brand New Venue

A Christmas in Harlem is back again, and Part 4 of this annual extravaganza promises to be the best one yet. Culturocity was there in 2013 for the inaugural Christmas in Harlem at Urban Roots, which, unfortunately, is no longer in our midst. Nonetheless, I thought I’d reminisce a bit with a throwback photo from A Christmas in Harlem Part 1, courtesy of [...]

November 23, 2016 Brian C Scott Reviews 0

#preservingoURroots Campaign Launches in Support of Beloved OKC Venue

#preservingoURroots Campaign Launches in Support of Beloved OKC Venue

Recently, a group of artists, entrepreneurs and supporters of the Oklahoma City arts community gathered together at Urban Roots … to discuss Urban Roots. We had all been at Urban Roots together before at various times, for various events, but on this day we came specifically to show our support for the place we call home. We [...]

May 19, 2015 Brian C Scott Reviews 0

“Restaurant: Impossible” Episode Was Not a Reflection of the Urban Roots I Know

“Restaurant: Impossible” Episode Was Not a Reflection of the Urban Roots I Know

I get it. It’s reality TV. It’s designed to overdramatize, sensationalize, scandalize and tell other kinds of lies. It’s just saddening and maddening when it happens at the expense of someone you know and love. Such was the case for me while watching the Restaurant: Impossible episode last night featuring my beloved Urban Roots. Let’s start with the [...]

April 10, 2014 Brian C Scott Reviews 12

The Four People You Meet at Urban Roots: Last Friday Edition

The Four People You Meet at Urban Roots: Last Friday Edition

Last Friday, after a long, stressful work week, my fiancé Jamie and I decided to head to Urban Roots, one of our favorite places to chill, to listen to our favorite artists, Adam & Kizzie. Any live show featuring Adam & Kizzie is sure to be enjoyable. Their intimate renditions of songs from their album, [...]

February 25, 2014 Brian C Scott Reviews, Spotlight 0

The New Urban Roots – After the Cameras are Gone, the Soul Remains

The New Urban Roots – After the Cameras are Gone, the Soul Remains

  This afternoon I got a chance to take a sneak peek at the newly renovated Urban Roots, which has undergone a beautiful makeover. What has not changed at all, however, is the heart and soul that defines Urban Roots. My original plan was to meet artists Adam & Kizzie there for lunch, but we were not aware that Urban Roots [...]

January 30, 2014 Brian C Scott Reviews 0

Encountering Hope at Urban Roots – A Chance Interview with News 9′s Heather Hope

Encountering Hope at Urban Roots – A Chance Interview with News 9′s Heather Hope

On Tuesday November 26th, I had the unexpected privilege of meeting and talking with News 9 reporter Heather Hope at Urban Roots.  We were both attending The Vine Open Mic Poetry Night at the trendy, laid back spot in the historic Deep Deuce district. Urban Roots is quickly ascending in stature as a preferred hangout [...]

December 3, 2013 Brian C Scott Features, Spotlight 0