top Hubble Space Telescope researcher Matt Mountain gives you space at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business, 2501 N. Blackwelder. Director of the Space Telescope Science Institute, Mountain will deliver an out-of-this-world, photo-based presentation titled “The Latest from Way, Way Out There.” Admission is free. Call 208-5873.
bottom Have you had your fiber today? Then get out to City Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing, for a look at fiber artist Maggie Casey’s “Bearing the Echo of Proving Ground.” She works with thread and yarn to create pieces that will string you along. On display through May 14, it’s the Oregonbased Casey’s first exhibit in Oklahoma. Admission is free. Call 951-0000 or visit cityartscenter.org.
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Dedicated to childhood cancer research, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation will hold an event 2 p.m. Sunday at VZD’s Restaurant & Club, 4200 N. Western, to reach a goal of raising $100,000. Whether you go to donate or have your head shaven in solidarity by the on-site volunteer barbers, every bit of support will make a difference. Visit stbaldricks.org.
Bring the Noize! The Strange Noize Tour 2011 sounds off 7 p.m. Saturday at Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern. The tour features independent hiphop artists Johnny Richter, Krizz Kaliko, Potluck, Kutt Calhoun and Saigon pictured. Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door. Call 677-9169 or visit diamondballroom.net.
Renowned dance company Ailey II leaps into town at 8 p.m. Saturday at Douglass High School, 900 N. Martin Luther King Jr., as part of its 2011 tour. The Alvin Ailey company features 12 of the country’s biggest and brightest emerging stars from the world of dance. Tickets are $30-$60. Call 524-3800 or visit alvinailey.org.
Have your “Mind Tapped” at 8 p.m. Friday at The Broadway Theater, 1613 N. Broadway, by famed magician and mentalist George Tait. Noted for his mind-reading abilities, which he calls “sleight of mind” techniques, Tait has performed nationwide, entertaining everyone from Ted Nugent to Metallica. The magic costs $15 at the door. Visit okcmagic.com.