Roll this “You snooze, you lose” alert No. 1! “Another Hot Oklahoma Night,” an exhibit focused on Oklahoma’s role in the history of rock ’n’ roll, closes after Friday! So jump in your car (or giant inflatable bubble) and head to Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi, or risk being haunted by the ghost of Michael Been. (Too soon?) Call 522- 5248 or visit www.okhistorycenter.org.
top “You snooze, you lose” alert No. 2! “Bruce Goff: A Creative Mind,” an exhibit focused on the unrealized projects of the worldrenowned architect, closes after Sunday! So jump in your car and head to Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm in Norman, or risk being haunted by the ghost of Frank Lloyd Wright. (Too nonthreatening?) Call 325-3272 or visit www.ou.edu/fjjma.
bottom From 1994, the Oscar-nominated “Farinelli” is a biopic about Carlo Broschi, a famous, fawnedover singer castrated at childhood. Think of him as the 18th-century Justin Bieber as you watch the French/Italian film unspool at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 425 Couch. Tickets are $8. Call 236-3100 or visit www.okcmoa.com.
Don’t believe Billy Hassell can reinvent the American landscape? Bite your tongue and check out the artist’s latest exhibition, “Memento.”
On display through Feb. 6, 2011, at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, 1900 W. MacArthur in Shawnee, the paintings showcase his bold, colorful interpretations of the Southwest. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $3 for students and kids 6-17. Call 878-5300 or visit www.mgmoa.org.
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Hear The Beatles, Coldplay and Pink Floyd on New Year’s Eve … as covered by The Seeker Band, that is. The group plays from 9 a.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Saturday at Coach’s Brewhouse, 110 W. Main in Norman. Tickets are $5, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting Oklahoma Homeless, so you can start the new year with good karma and get your groove on at the same time. Call 321-2739 or visit www. brewhousemusic.com.
top Bristol Palin, bah! Witness some real dancers rumba, salsa and Cha-Cha- Cha their pants off (not literally, pervs) as “Burn the Floor” ignites the stage (again, not literally) of Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. The Latin and ballroom spectacular kicks off a six-day run at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets are $16- $60. Call 297-2264 or visit okcciviccenter.com.
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Ring in 2011 with high-energy soul as the award-winning, consonantheavy contemporary dance band Shortt Dogg plays the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth in Edmond, for the venue’s annual New Year’s Eve party. Doors open at 8 p.m. Friday; the music stars at 9 p.m.; your feet hit the dance floor by 9:01 p.m. Tickets are $50, which includes a Hideaway Pizza buffet. Nom-nomnom! Call 359-7989, ext. 273 for reservations.