Daily, ongoingBang this
We know you have many events to choose from combining drag, burlesque, DJs and billiards, but allow us to suggest “Bang Bang!” The onomatopoeia-titled entertainment event runs from 9 p.m. tonight to the wee small hours of the morning at Hidden Castle, 1309 S.W. 24th Ave. in Norman (um, it’s not so hidden when you list the address, guys). Admission is $5. Call 310- 6518 or visit www.hiddencastlemusic.com.
As Hank Williams Jr. once sang, “Are you ready for some volleyball?” (Note: We may have the sport wrong.) Too bad, because all the hot net action goes down Saturday and Sunday as the Redland Rendezvous 2011 Volleyball Tournament hits the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Call 602-8500 or visit www. coxconventioncenter.com.
bottom Tomahawks, medicine men, a lady with a bowl of chili peppers — it must be “American Indian Printmakers.” And it is! The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, showcases more than 50 original prints, including etchings and lithographs, for its first-ever exhibition on American Indian printmaking, showing through May 8. Call 478- 2250 or visit www.nationalcowboymuseum.org.
Daily, ongoingHowl this
top Remember when James Franco cut off his arm in “127 Hours” and screamed? Well, now he’s howling in “Howl” — see what we did there? — a biopic about celebrated Beat Generation poet Allen Ginsberg. And ladies, if Franco doesn’t float your boat, maybe this will: Jon Hamm. “Howl” screens at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Admission is $8. Call 236-3100 or visit www. okcmoa.com.
Get smart and buy art at “smART Show.” The juried exhibit at Paseo Art Space, 3022 Paseo, highlights small, original work for the beginning collector. Each piece, whether two- or threedimensional (no glasses needed!), is priced between $25 and $199. Hours are 6-10 p.m. Friday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday for the opening weekend, and the exhibition continues through Jan. 29. Call 525-2688 or visit www. thepaseo.com.
Friday–Saturday, ongoingTruck this
Forget your whiny little Prius! These trucks are roaring, spitting macho machines with names like Predator and Incinerator. The Lazy E Arena, 9600 Lazy E Drive in Guthrie, will get down and dirty with “Monster Mania,” a monster truck show 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $14-$34, but springing for the VIP package ($51) gets you in early for a little alone time with the trucks. Call 282-7433 or visit www.lazye.com.