Laugh this Comedian and hoo-hah BeDazzler Kathy Griffin declined an interview with Oklahoma Gazette, but since we’re not the vindictive type, we’ll go ahead and mention you can catch the Emmy winner doing her thing (telling jokes, not poolside Pap smears) at 8 p.m. Friday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $49-$79. Call 297-2264 or visit okcciviccenter.com.
top Based on a manga and anime series, the live-action “Gantz” film screens for one night only, 7 p.m. Thursday at Hollywood Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive in Norman. The scifi actioner concerns the recently deceased having to hunt and kill aliens using futuristic weaponry. We’re so there! Tickets are $12.50. Call 579-0923 or visit fathomevents.com.
bottom Quick! Cancel that trip to Broadway, because Broadway’s coming to us! Five Broadway performers belt their hearts out 7:30 p.m. Friday as University of Central Oklahoma’s Broadway Tonight series presents Neil Berg’s “101 Years of Broadway.” Held at UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theater in Edmond, the revue features songs from “Cats,” “Phantom of the Opera” and more. Call 974- 3375 or visit uco.edu. Then count how many times we said “Broadway.”
He may not have released a studio album since 2006, but we “Still Believe” in Vince Gill. The Normanborn country superstar and hubby of Amy Grant takes the stage 8 p.m. Friday at Riverwind Casino, 1544 W. Highway 9 in Norman. Tickets are $68-$78, but it’s gotta be worth it, because the guy has as many Grammy awards as I have fingers and toes (20, for the record). Call 322-6464 or visit riverwind.com.
top Before its official premiere, catch a free screening of “The Rock ’n’ Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher.” Shot entirely in Oklahoma, the selfdescribed “awkward comedy” unspools at 8 p.m. tonight at the University of Central Oklahoma’s Constitutional Hall in Edmond, and 9 p.m. Thursday at University of Oklahoma’s Meacham Auditorium in Norman. A filmmaker Q-and-A and karaoke after-party follow. Visit duncanchristopherthemovie.com.
bottom Editorial cartoonist Paul Fell showcases work printed in Oklahoma Gazette and Artizans Syndicate at an exhibit in the Garvey Center University Gallery at Oklahoma Christian University, 2501 E. Memorial. With a 5 p.m. Friday opening reception, the exhibit runs through Feb. 18. This affords you the opportunity to see his cartoons without all the angry letters below, not to mention ink on your hands. Visit oc.edu.
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HGTV addicts, prepare for a massive high! Andrew Downward of “Divine Design” and John Gidding above of “Curb Appeal: The Block” and “Designed to Sell” will appear at the Oklahoma City Home & Garden Show, Friday through Sunday at State Fair Park, 333 Gordon Cooper. The expo features some 500 exhibitors and the Oklahoma Beef Cook- Off. Admission is $11; kids under 12 are free. Visit oklahomacityhomeshow.com.