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So there’s this basketball team here in OKC called the Thunder. You may have heard of them? Well, they’re kind of good at sports and stuff (like, really good), and their games are as electric in person as the team’s name would suggest. See them play the Brooklyn Nets 7 p.m. Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Call 602-8700 or visit nba.com/thunder. 

Thursday
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Nine it


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If you’re looking for generic sketch-comedy, do not go see Take 9. If you’re looking for sketch-comedy unlike anything else, go see Take 9’s New Year’s Eve Bash, an interactive variety production featuring live music, giveaways and lots of laughs. The fast- paced show starts at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Red Room Event Center, 114 W. Main St. in Norman. Tickets are $35 or $65 for couples. Visit take9-nye.ezevent.com.

Tuesday

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Book it


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Author Laura Moriarty has written four novels, and she was recently awarded the George Bennett Fellowship for Creative Writing at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. In other words, she’s good. Moriarty and Oklahoma author Joy Harjo will present a reading of their works along with a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at The Paramount OKC, 701 W. Sheridan Ave. Admission is free. Call 517-0787 or visit theparamountokc.com. 

Saturday
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Soul it


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New Year’s Eve is all about positivity. So why not spend it with the Positive Productions Band? See the soul and R&B act 9 p.m. Tuesday at The Centre, 4325 NW 50th St. Tickets are $25-$30 and include hors d’oevres and a breakfast buffet served after midnight. Call 208-3456.

Tuesday
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Laugh it


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Saddle up, partner. Comedian Cowboy Bill Martin wants to make you hee-haw (that’s laugh, for you city folk). But this ain’t no ordinary rodeo; Cowboy Bill brings a different kind of funny that has been likened to “Gary Busey with an edge” by The Fort Worth Star Telegram. See him perform 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tuesday, 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday at The Loony Bin, 8503 N. Rockwell Ave. Tickets are $8-$30. Call 239-4242 or visit loonybincomedy.com.

Tuesday, Thursday–Sunday

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Folk it


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Don’t let the name fool you; Carrie Newcomer is an established musical presence. With 13 solo albums — including her most recent, Kindred Spirits — Newcomer’s thought-provoking lyrics have mesmerized for over two decades. See the folk songstress 7 p.m. Sunday at Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave. in Norman. Tickets are $20. Call 307-9320 or visit ticketstorm.com. 

Sunday

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Film it


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If you haven’t already noticed, or if you just flat- out hate movies, let us tell you: Movie season is in full effect. One of the year’s more understated films, the Italian La granda bellezza (aka The Great Beauty), plays 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Tickets are $7-$9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

Friday–Sunday

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Laugh it


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Let’s face it: we all love to laugh at the expense of others. Comedian Jim Gaffigan knows this (the guy just put out a book called Dad Is Fat, after all), which is a big reason he has ascended to the top of the stand-up ranks. See Gaffigan poke fun at himself (and maybe eat a Hot Pocket or two) 9 p.m. Friday at WinStar World Casino, 777 Casino Ave. in Thackerville. Tickets are $40-$60. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.

Friday

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Warhol it


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With the death of Lou Reed, the world lost one of its brightest creative minds in 2013. In remembrance of the iconic songwriter, party like it’s 1969 at the NYE Warhol Party, a Velvet Underground and Lou Reed tribute show. At 8 p.m. Tuesday, “Run Run Run” to Opolis, 113 N.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Open it


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For the biggest event of the year, it’s only appropriate that Downtown OKC feature 10 venues with 16 stages full of some of the best talent Oklahoma has to offer. Ring in 2014 with Opening Night, an annual New Year’s Eve celebration capped off with a grand fireworks-filled finale, starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in downtown OKC. Wristbands are $8-$10 and can be claimed at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave., until 11:30 p.m. Visit artscouncilokc.com.

Tuesday

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Burlesque it


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Do you like New Year’s Eve? Do you like cabaret-style performances? You’re in luck. See an awardwinning cast in the Vegas-style entertainment of Adèle Wolf’s Burlesque & Variety Show: New Year’s Eve Bash! — the most alluring way to say, “Hell-o,” to 2014. The show starts at 10 p.m. Tuesday at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. Tickets are $20-$35. Call 445-1696 or visit adelewolf.com.

Tuesday
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Ziggy it


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The glitz and glamor of New Year’s Eve is hard to top. But if anyone could, it was David Bowie’s flamboyant alter ego Ziggy Stardust. See locals Stardeath and White Dwarfs perform Bowie’s classic 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bricktown Music Hall, 103 Flaming Lips Alley. Tyson Meade, New Fumes and Takeoff Eyeslow will also perform. Tickets are $18-$20. Call 600-6092 or visit ticketstorm.com.

Tuesday

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Short it


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Feature-length films get all the love, but almost all of today’s brightest movie directors started out making shorts. See the official lineup of short films presented at 2013’s Sundance Film Festival 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Tickets are $7-$9. Call 236- 3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

Friday–Sunday

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Root it


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Love & Addiction can be thorns in your side, unless we’re talking about Oklahoma City native Aisha Eustache, whose debut EP of the same name is as engaging as its title would suggest. See the soul/R&B singer in her return to her hometown 8 p.m. Saturday at Urban Roots, 322 NE 2nd St. Tickets are $10. Call 278-7906 or visit ticketstorm.com.

Saturday

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Meet it


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After each matinée performance of Oklahoma City Ballet’s The Nutcracker, kiddos can get autographs and take pictures with Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince himself. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday–Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets start at $15. For more information, call 848-8637 or visit okcballet.com/nutcracker.

Friday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
 
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