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A Labor Day tradition returns with Arts Festival Oklahoma at Oklahoma City Community College, 7777 S. May Ave., from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. In addition to browsing top-quality arts and crafts, visitors can enjoy food and live music. Admission is free, but parking is $5. Call 682-7576 or visit occc.edu/afo.

Friday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Rock it


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Why the long face? Smile Empty Soul will help you turn that frown upside down ... and rock it off your pretty little face. The hard-rock act plays Wednesday at The Chameleon Room, 3034 N. Portland Ave., in support of their new album, Chemicals. Tickets are $10-$13. Visit ticketstorm.com.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Grease it


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Those summer nights are about to get more summery thanks to cult classic Grease 2. Catch the T-Birds, the Pink Ladies and all their wild shenanigans this weekend at The Boom, 2218 N.W. 39th St. The fun starts at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $15. Call 367-3774 or visit whatisthenextstage.com.

Thursday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Learn it


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Stimulate your ears and your brain with History Through Music, a program examining the development and appreciation of the blues from its roots in nineteenth-century slavery to its popularity in the 20th century. Catch your instructors, Dr. Harold Aldridge and Miss Blues, at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. Admission is $25. Call 522-5202.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Cartoon it


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As the mastermind behind some of popular culture’s most iconic images (and co-creator of Pee-wee’s Playhouse), artist Wayne White is as complex an individual as his warped sense of humor would suggest. Catch Beauty Is Embarrassing — a documentary on the life and times of the complicated artist — 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Magic it


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Unfortunately, the pets that disappeared in May’s severe weather outbreak were not performing magic tricks. But world-renowned illusionist and Norman native Rob Lake will at Magic for Moore, a performance benefitting local animal-rescue charities Friends for Folks and Second Chance. The show is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Norman’s Nancy O’Brian Center for the Performing Arts, 1809 N. Stubbeman. Tickets are $10-$35. Visit roblake.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Rock it


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’90s alt-rockers unite! Catch legendary bands Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction and others Tuesday as they come roaring to the Uproar Festival at Zoo Amphitheater, 2011 N.E. 50th, for a full afternoon and night of rock-star royalty. Doors open at 2 p.m. and tickets are $25-$79.50. Visit rockstaruproar.com.

Tuesday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Broadway it


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If Broadway and Disney classics are your song and dance, rejoice in the sounds of Liz Callaway as she kicks off the University of Central Oklahoma’s 16th annual Broadway Tonight Series at Mitchell Hall Theater on Edmond’s UCO Campus, 100 N. University. The Emmy-winning performer will be joined by The Young Voices of Edmond at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $25. Call 974-3375 or visit uco.edu.

Friday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Print it


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Liven up that blank T-shirt at the University of Oklahoma Print Club’s fifth annual Tee Party. The come-and-go event starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the OU School of Art & Art History inside the Fred Jones Art Center, 520 Parrington Oval, Norman. There will be free printmaking demonstrations, so bring your own tee, pillowcase, apron or whatever blank canvases you have laying around. Admission is free. Call 325-2691 or visit art.ou.edu.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Box it


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We Oklahomans are fighters, but WBU World Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi really is a fighter, and a great one at that. Catch the OKC native defend his title against Hungarian Gyula Vajda at Concho’s Lucky Star Casino, 7777 U.S. 81, at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25-$150. Visit catboxentertainment.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Sinbad it


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If you’ve ever dreamt about turning a movie theater into a comedy club, that dream is about to become reality. Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla — a comedy special featuring the tenured entertainer — will air at 8 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Norman’s Regal Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Puppet it


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Jeff Dunham ain’t no dummy, but his characters usually are. Once dubbed “the most popular comedian in the United States” by Time magazine, the versatile performer brings his unique blend of ventriloquism and stand-up comedy to Newkirk’s First Council Casino Hotel, 12875 N. Highway 77. Dunham and his puppets will take the stage Friday at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $52.50-$125. Visit firstcouncilcasinohotel. com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Untame it


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Rein in the emotion and soul of America’s iconic wild horse at Untamed: The Mustang’s Plight and Behavior Through Art, now on display at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52nd. Artist Jennifer Cocoma Hustis will be at the opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Call 602-3760 or visit sciencemuseumok.org.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Fit it


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Hey, how’s your health? Find out at the seventh annual Strong & Healthy Oklahoma Health Fair, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope United Methodist Church, 11600 N. Council. Attendees can receive free screenings from physicians for glaucoma, visual acuity, cholesterol, high blood pressure, basic lung functioning and bone density. Kids can get free immunizations, too! No reservations required. Call 722-5281.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Kid it


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Tomorrow’s Picasso might be today’s Firehouse Art Center summer program student. From paintings and drawings to collages and sculptures, the works of the 5-to-13-year-old program grads currently can be seen Mondays through Saturdays at the venue, 444 S. Flood in Norman, through Aug. 31. Admission is free. Call 329-4523 or visit normanfirehouse.com.

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