Ryan LaCroix

All Things Considered Host / Operations Director

Ryan LaCroix joined KOSU’s staff in 2013 after teaching for four years at ACM@UCO. He has been the co-host of The Oklahoma Rock Show since its inception in 2010. Ryan is also a contributing writer for Oklahoma Today magazine and the co-author of two books for the Oklahoma Historical Society. He has served on the Norman Music Alliance Board of Directors since 2013, the governing body of Norman Music Festival. He holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and lives in Blanchard with his wife and son.

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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.
 

This week, we talk about new music from alternative R&B/pop musician How To Dress Well, the YouTube fight with independent labels and the lovely sounds of Zola Jesus.


KOSU, Dunlap Codding and Robot House Creative host The Mix, a  free monthly outdoor concert series in Oklahoma City.

The next edition of the series takes place at 7pm, Thursday, July 10 at DC on Film Row and will feature Stillwater rock band Taddy Porter and Oklahoma City rock musician Rachel Brashear.

The 14th annual deadCENTER Film Festival is in full swing in downtown Oklahoma City.

The Oklahoma documentary This May Be The Last Time revisits the mysterious death of director Sterlin Harjo's grandfather and how hymns played a role then and now in uniting families and communities in times of worship, joy, mourning, hope, tragedy. This deeply personal journey starts in Oklahoma’s Native churches and carries on through astounding connections to slavery in the deep American South and onward as far away as the Scottish highlands. 

This May Be The Last Time screens at deadCENTER on Saturday at 8pm at Noble Theater at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art and Sunday at 4:30pm at Fred Jones Theater at Harkins.

The 14th annual deadCENTER Film Festival is in full swing in downtown Oklahoma City.

One of the homegrown films premiering at the festival is The Posthuman Project. The film recalls teenage movies of the past...if those teenagers had superpowers.

The 14th annual deadCENTER Film Festival launches today in downtown Oklahoma City. Of the 24 feature-length films screening at the festival, ten of those are made in Oklahoma or have an Oklahoma connection.

LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

This week, we talk about new music from Canadian musician Caribou, a throwback to pop-punk sounds from Philadelphia band Nona, and a new dancepop EP from 19-year-old Shamir.

The 14th annual deadCENTER Film Festival launches on Wednesday, June 11 in downtown Oklahoma City. While the festival is ticketed, there are several opportunities for the public to enjoy free outdoor screenings of the 1984 version of Footloose, the music documentary Take Me to the River and an Aerosmith concert documentary.

WBUR's Here & Now featured Oklahoma musician John Fullbright on their show today.

Host Robin Young interviews John and has him play some music from his new album, Songs.

LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

This week, we talk about new music from Canadian musician Owen Pallett, a new solo album from Hüsker Dü frontman Bob Mould, and a new tune from Norwegian singer Sondre Lerche.


OETA's Susan Miller recently featured Oklahoma City's film exchange district, better known as Film Row, on the ONR (Oklahoma News Report).

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