Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Arianne obtained her B.A. in Chemistry and Biological Anthropology from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH where she was a member of the Division I Women’s Basketball Team. After graduation in 2014, she joined the Chemistry/Biochemistry Ph.D. program at The University of Oklahoma where she is a fully funded “Science, Mathematics, And Research for Transformation (SMART) Department of Defense Scholar” and “Nancy L. Mergler Dissertation Completion Fellow.” Her research is focused on the development of synthetic methods to rapidly and efficiently construct pharmaceutical drug molecules in hopes of making them more affordable for the general population. During her graduate studies, she has won multiple awards and scholarships, with the most notable being the Oklahoma NextGen Under 30 Award for her community impact in the State of Oklahoma. She is passionate about communicating science to the general public and gives scientific talks to teenagers in middle school and high school and also 50+ aged adults who continue to have a passion for learning. Arianne truly believes to solve the diverse set of scientific problems plaguing our society, we must have a diverse set of minds contributing solutions.
The Yes! Science! production team would like thank Walker Terrace for hosting the show in April and Clarity Coffee for providing our audience coffee.
We’re in the process of setting up our April and May shows, so stay tuned for more Yes! Science!
After developing a passion for sweets from traveling the world, Hema Patel became inspired to open Dolci Paradisoin Oklahoma City. Dolci Paradiso offers guests a broad selection of pasties, including cakes and croissants, cruffins and more, but the primary focus is their gelato.
Each of Dolci Paradiso’s gelato and sorbet recipes are made from scratch in gelato machines handmade in Italy, allowing the flavors to texturize and meld. Additionally, almost all of their ingredients are organic.
Dolci Paradiso pastries at 10740 South May Avenue, Suite 116, in Oklahoma City. For more information about Dolci Paradiso, visit dolciparadiso.com
Banquet Cinema Pub in Oklahoma City is both a restaurant pub and a movie theater, making for a unique social experience. In this Uncovering Oklahoma story, hear from Hunter Wheat and Jeff Patton about how this place is unique to the state, including why they’re great for a date night.
Banquet Cinema Pub is located at 800 NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City. For more information, including showtimes, visit them at banquetcinema.com.
In preparation for National Chili Day next week, Uncovering Oklahoma visited three restaurants in the Oklahoma City metro that serve bowls of chili as part of their regular menu. For this story, Dennis Spielman traveled to Flint in Downtown Oklahoma City for their Bison Chili, The Red Cup in OKC for their vegetarian chili, and The Diner in Downtown Norman for their Championship Chili. The chili featured from each place is completely different from each other. Not only do all of these venues offer bowls of chili, but they also feature it on other menu items such as burgers.
National Chili Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in February, which will be on February 28th for 2019.
Started by husband and wife Laura Szyld and Matt Ruggi, Ganache Patisserie is a European style café and bakery where you can take apart the balance of flavors in your mouth. When you come to Ganache in Oklahoma City’s Chisholm Creek district, Matt encourages guests to enjoy every flavor and relax.
In this Uncovering Oklahoma story, Dennis Spielman interviewed Laura Szyld and Matt Ruggi about what visitors can expect from Ganache Patisserie, including what makes their place great for a date night.
Ganache Patisserie is located at 13230 Pawnee Drive in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit them at https://www.ganacheokc.com
From the backyard to a food truck and now brick-and-mortar, Uncovering Oklahoma visited Chris and Nicole Cornish, the owners of Cornish Smokehouse, an Oklahoma City restaurant that does more than just BBQ. They specialize in jerk cuisine and delicious wood-smoked meats worth trying.
Cornish Smokehouse is located at 801 SW 119th Street in Oklahoma City. To learn more about their specials and hours, visit them either Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram.
An unwilling participant becomes a guest on a demon’s prank show.
After being on hiatus for over a year, Quarter Minutes returns with a new story! The goal for the series in 2019 is to create at least two new videos a month, releasing them on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.
Featuring the talents of Brian Gililland, Pallas, Daniel Aaron Austin, and Dennis Spielman.
Filmed on location at Factory Obscura’s Beyond in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. See their next exhibition at FactoryObscura.com