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Hey! Do this


Gazette staff February 23rd, 2011

Stuff you don't want to miss this week, from punk rock to Pizzarelli.



Read this Judging a book by its cover may be your best bet at the 32nd annual Friends of the Library book sale Saturday and Sunday at the Oklahoma Expo Hall in State Fair Park, 3000 General Pershing. With more than 600,000 books, videos and magazines on sale (most for $1 or less), the possibilities for brainy bargains are endless. Call 606-3763 or visit mlsfriends.org. Saturday-Sunday

Film this With the Academy Awards airing Sunday, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, offers another chance to brush up on nominees with the Australian crime thriller “Animal Kingdom,” up for Best Supporting Actress for Jacki Weaver, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Nominated documentary “Exit Through the Gift Shop” returns 2 p.m. Sunday. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com. Wednesday-Thursday, Sunday

Rock this In celebration of the release of its debut album, “The Danger of Standing Still,” the Oklahoma Citybased band Red City Radio plays 9 p.m. Saturday at The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western, with opening acts Elway and Glorybound. The disc has received early praise from critics for its raucous sound and catchy choruses. Tickets are $8. Call 607-4805 or visit conservatoryokc.com. Saturday



Croon this Get your feet tapping in your seats 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, when crooner and guitarist John Pizzarelli visits the Oklahoma City Philharmonic as a part of its Pops Series. Pizzarelli will be performing the hits of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and other American standards. Tickets are $12- $65. Call 297-2264 or visit okcphilharmonic.org. Saturday-Sunday

Pix this If your bone’s got a little machine, you’ll want to grab a seat at 7 p.m. Friday at Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan, for a screening of “loudQUIETloud,” the 2006 documentary about the reunion of alt-rock fave the Pixies. Executive producer John Krasno will be there for a Q-and-A. Admission is free, so come on, pilgrim. Call 232-6060 or visit iaogallery.org. Friday

Art this Not just one, but two new student exhibits are now viewable through April 17 at the University of Central Oklahoma’s Donna Nigh Gallery, 100 N. University in Edmond. “Organic Observations” showcases ceramic and metal sculptures from Lynette Atchley and Christie Hackler; “Work by Illustration Students” features … well, just that! Admission is free. Call 974-2432 or visit uco.edu/cfad. Daily, ongoing

Ride
this Join Grammy-winning cowboy quartet Riders in the Sky at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Sam Noble Special Events Center of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd. The group, known just as much for its comedic flair as its vocals, celebrates cowboy culture through song and entertainment. Tickets are $32; $22 for kids 12 and under; reservations are requested. Call 478- 2250 ext. 228 or visit nationalcowboymuseum.org. Saturday
 
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