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Experience it


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There are those who think Jimi Hendrix was a god, and there are those who think he wasn’t quite a god but was definitely a higher deity of some sort. Either way, pay tribute to Hendrix alongside musical greats like Zakk Wylde, Doyle Bramhall II and Hendrix’s own bassist, Billy Cox, 7 p.m. Saturday at Grand Casino Hotel and Resort, 777 Grand Casino Boulevard in Shawnee. Tickets are $65-$85. Call 964-7777 or visit grandboxoffice.com.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Boom it


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Are you the type of girl who attracts the wrong type of guy? And by wrong type of guy we mean they’re attracted to the wrong sex. Then you can relate to Cass, the central character in The Boom Dinner Theatre’s production of All My Ex-Boyfriends Are Gay. See the world premiere comedy show 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (with dinner at 6:30 p.m.) at The Boom, 2218 NW 39th St. Tickets are $15. Call 367-3774 or visit whatisthenextstage.com.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Destroy it


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If you think you’re bad to the bone, you drink alone or you just flat-out love rock ’n’ roll, then you either work for Oklahoma Gazette or you’re a George Thorogood fan. Those who are the latter should rock out to George Thorogood & the Destroyers 8 p.m. Saturday at 7 Clans Paradise Casino, 7500 Hwy 177 in Red Rock. Tickets are $40. Call (866)723-4005 or visit okparadisecasino.com.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Film it


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Not to be a downer or anything, but everyone’s going to die someday — bet on it. You can also bet on acclaimed UK indie film Everyone’s Going to Die being well worth your time. See the SXSW and Edinburgh International Film Festival favorite 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Tickets are $7-$9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Orchid it


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Orchids aren’t your average plants — they’re basically the Fabio of gardening: muscular, luxuriant and a flowing head of hair. (Just kidding about the last one.) See for yourself at the First Annual Orchid Show starting Friday and open through March 29 at the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory inside Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is $4-$7. Call 445-7080 or visit myriadgardens.com.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Dropkick it


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You’d be hard-pressed to find a band that embodies St. Patrick’s Day more than Dropkick Murphys. It makes perfect sense, then, that they would launch a St. Patrick’s Day-themed tour. You can see them with Lucero and Skinny Lister 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern Ave. Tickets are $23-$28. Call (866)977-6849 or visit protix.com.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Spell it


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How good of a speller are you? Wait, no. How good of a speller are you after downing a few cold ones? Find out at the fourth installment of the Oklahoma City Midtown Rotary Spelling Bee(r) 6:30 p.m. Thursday at The Paramount OKC, 701 W. Sheridan Ave. Tickets are $35. Visit facebook.com/ midtownrotary.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Orchestrate it


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When an orchestra consists of 65 members, “epic” doesn’t even begin to describe it. The Haifa Symphony Orchestra is the most revered musical institute of Northern Israel, and you can see it live 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S. Bryant Rd. in Edmond. Tickets are $28- $68. Call 285-1010 or visit armstrongauditorium.org.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Horse it


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You’re probably familiar with the War Horse story by now, but you’ve never seen anything like National Theatre’s original stage production. Complete with life-size puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, see the London-based rendition pre-recorded for the big screen 7 p.m. Thursday at Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. Tickets are $12-$14. Visit fathomevents.com.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Mardi Gras it


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Do you consider yourself a Mardi Gras pro? And by that we mean, how exactly did you get that many beads? Then check out the 20th Annual Mardi Gras Parade — featuring live music, masks and lots of beads — 7 p.m. Saturday along Main Street in downtown Norman. Admission is free. Visit normanmardigrasparade. com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Master it


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As one half of famed musical duo Hall & Oates, John Oates doesn’t just embody awesome; he exemplifies it. Make your dreams with the formerly mustachioed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee as he hosts a master class 7 p.m. Thursday at the ACM@ UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave. Admission is free. Call 974-4700 or visit acm-uco.com.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Mullally it


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When you have an Emmy to your name, you’re kind of a big deal. When you have two Emmys to your name, you’re a really big deal. Oklahoma City-raised Megan Mullally is a really big deal, having won two Emmys for her role in TV’s Will & Grace. She will return to OKC with her “edgy, comedic rock show” Nancy & Beth 8 p.m. Thursday at the Plaza Theatre, 1725 NW 16th St. Tickets are $25. Call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Book it


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You like to read, right? (Of course you do; you’re reading right now. Duh!) Then join your friends at the Friends of the Metropolitan Library System’s annual book sale, where you can peruse hundreds of thousands of books, magazines and more, many for $1 or less. The sale is open to the general public 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Oklahoma Expo Hall on the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds, 3001 General Pershing Blvd. Call 606-3763 or visit metrolibrary.org.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

MAP it


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If you were around OKC in the 90s, you know how much progress we’ve made because of the Metropolitan Area Projects, better known as MAPS. Local artists created works exploring the project’s impact as part of the MAPS 20th Anniversary Artist Projects exhibition, and an opening reception will be held 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday at Individual Artists of Oklahoma, 706 W. Sheridan Ave. The exhibit runs through March 15. Call 232-6060, or visit oklahoma.uli.org.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Film it


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If you’re one of those who thinks they just don’t make ’em like they used to, you’ll want to check out B&B Theatres’ Retro Nights, a monthly film screening of a bona fide classic. The series kicks off with Vincente Minnelli’s Meet Me in St. Louis at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday at Windsor 10 Theater, 4623 NW 23rd St. Tickets are the retro price of $5. Call 917-2299, or visit bbtheatres.com.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
 
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