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Those still stinging from the 2012 NBA Finals have another shot at retribution, as the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat return to The ’Peake in a showdown of the league’s two best teams. See Kevin Durant and the Thunder take on LeBron James and the Heat 7 p.m. Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $163.20-$315. Call 208-4652 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Chaperone it


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The Drowsy Chaperone is hardly a drowsy production. The Tony Award-winning musical comedy is a lighthearted, family-friendly show that recalls the best of the Golden Age of musicals. See University Theatre’s rendition 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Rupel J. Jones Theatre, 563 Elm St. on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman. Tickets are $15-$30. Call 325-4101 or visit ou.edu/finearts.

Thursday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Red Dirt it


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It doesn’t get more Okie than Red Dirt music, and Turnpike Troubadours are about as red as Red Dirt gets. See the band on the heels of its breakthrough 2012 album Goodbye Normal Street 7 p.m. Friday at Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern Ave. Special guests Shinyribs will open, and tickets are $19-$24. Call (877)977-6849 or visit diamondballroom.net.

Friday

 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Bob it


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Say it with us: Bobrauschenbergamerica. A mouthful, maybe, but its combination of music, dancing, love stories and (you guessed it) chicken jokes certainly makes for a bellyful of laughter. See the tribute to American pop artist Robert Rauschenberg 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell Hall Theatre on the University of Central Oklahoma campus, 100 N. University Drive in Edmond. Tickets are $10-$14. Call 974-3375 or visit uco.edu.

Thursday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Crawl it


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Spring is right around the corner, which means Norman Music Festival is too. To support this year’s fest, a variety of downtown Norman watering holes will host the Stupid Cupid Main Street Pub Crawl. The debauchery begins at 9 p.m. with live music starting at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Bison Witches, 211 E. Main St. in Norman. Tickets are $20 for the pub crawl or $10 for admission to only the concert. Visit facebook.com/normanmusicfestival.

Friday

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Love it


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Which do you love more: the Plaza District or your significant other? If you’re torn by this question, play it safe and satisfy both with Love on the Plaza, an evening of romance, art, music and shopping. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. Friday in the Plaza District, 16th Street between Blackwelder and Indiana avenues. Admission is free. Call 367-9403 or visit plazadistrict.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Jam it


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Feeling all icky from this Valentine’s Day nonsense? Go see some 12 feet tall, 10,000 lb. machines plowing through anything in their path in the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam. The mayhem begins 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. A driver meet-and-greet will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5-$25. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Saturday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Milk it


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Neutral Milk Hotel isn’t some oddly titled bed-and-breakfast; it’s an oddly titled band that has ascended to legendary status over the last decade and a half. See the enigmatic, hauntingly powerful indie band with fellow Athens, Ga. natives Elf Power 7 p.m. Friday at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St. in Tulsa. Tickets are $33-$48. Call (918)584-2306 or visit cainsballroom.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Ado it


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If your Valentine’s Days usually consists of jealous lovers and accusations of infidelity, you can relate to the characters in William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. In celebration of his 450th birthday (and relationship drama), CityRep Theatre will perform the classic production 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $8-$35. Call 297-2264 or visit myticketoffice.com.

Friday–Sunday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Romance it


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Arguably the quintessential romance, Romeo and Juliet needs no introduction. The Broadway production starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad was captured on camera, and you can see it on the big screen 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday at AMC Quail Springs Mall 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd., and Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive in Norman. Tickets are $7-$9.75. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday, Sunday

 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Joint it


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Willie Nelson, live from The Joint. We couldn’t script it any better if we tried. Get high on music (and only music) with the country legend live in concert 8 p.m. Thursday at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 777 W. Cherokee St. in Catoosa. Tickets are $50-$60. Call (918)384-7625 or visit hardrockcasinotulsa.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Gala it


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Even if you don’t like to eat, dance, gamble or participate in live or silent auctions, there are other reasons to attend the Edmond Women’s Club’s Havana Nights Gala, like the fact that all proceeds will benefit local charities. Nevertheless, put on your cocktail attire and eat, dance, gamble and auction the night away at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Ave. Tickets are $125 per person or $200 per couple. Visit ewc.org.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Jazz it


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In the context of jazz, the trumpet can be lethal. Just ask Allen Vizzutti, one of the most accomplished trumpeters and composers in the world. See Vizzutti literally blow your mind at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday as part of the 44th Annual SWOSU Jazz Festival in the Fine Arts Center at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 100 E. Campus Drive in Weatherford. Tickets are $3-$10. Call (580)774-3063 or visit swosu.edu.

Friday

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Rom-com it


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Do you like Shakespearian theater? Then check out the aptly titled As You Like It, a romantic comedy penned by ol’ Bill himself, reimagined as the story of Western pilgrims voyaging to India in 1968. Shows commence 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and run through March 1 at the brand-spankin’-new Reduxion Theatre location, 914 N. Broadway Ave. Tickets are $18-$22. Call 651-3191 or visit reduxiontheatre.com.

Friday–Saturday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Heart it


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The Paseo Arts Association hearts art a lot, which is why they’ve partnered with Oklahoma Heart Hospital for their annual The Art of Heart exhibit. This year’s show features the contemporary work of OKC sculptor Barbara S. Scott. See Scott’s work at an opening reception 6-10 p.m. Friday at Paseo Art Space, 3022 Paseo St. The show runs through February, and admission is free. Call 525-2688 or visit thepaseo.com.

Friday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
 
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