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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Brew it


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If you’ve ever drunk some beer and thought, Man, I wish this was coffee instead, the folks at Black Mesa Brewing Co. and Elemental Coffee Roasters have the brew for you. The OKC-based companies will debut Red Badger Stout, a coffee-infused craft beer, with a tasting event from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday at Elemental Coffee, 815 N. Hudson Ave. Admission is free, but space is limited. Call 633-1703 or visit facebook.com/elementalcoffee.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Folk it


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While not yet old enough to drink, Parker Millsap’s rugged voice and timeless songwriting style suggest a decade-long whiskey binge. (Wait until you’re of age, Parker.) In support of his new, self-titled album, the budding folk musician will play 8 p.m. Saturday at The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley Ave. Admission is $20. Call 524-0738 or visit bluedoorokc.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Raise it


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For those with aHUS, a rare blood disease, the drug Soliris has proven to be vital. But Bianca, a young woman in Australia with aHUS, can’t access the drug in her country. For Bianca is a theater production and fundraiser by Hartel Dance Group benefitting her cause. See the play and contribute 8 p.m. Thursday–Saturday at Magnolia Studios, 722 N. Broadway Ave. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Visit biancasbattle.com.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Flute it


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Let’s be honest here; the flute is one sexy instrument. No one knows this better than Emily Butterfield, associate professor of flute at the University of Central Oklahoma School of Music, and few play the woodwind better. See Butterfield perform in concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth St. in Edmond. Tickets are $10. Call 974-5004 or visit uco.edu/cfad/events.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Celebrate it


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Did you miss out on the recent New Year’s Eve festivities? Or maybe you just love celebrating a new year so much you want to do it all over again (save the hangover)? Then celebrate the Chinese New Year with a variety of traditional activities (and some alluring scenery, too) 8 p.m. Friday at Doll House Burlesque Lounge, 210 E. Sheridan Ave. Call 455-3655 or visit dollhouseokc.com.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Robot it


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It’s 2014, and you know what that means: robots. If you’ve been wondering where all the robots are — since, you know, it’s the future and all — you’re in luck. Oklahoma City University hosts the VEX Robotics state championships for elementary, middle and high school students 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday in the Abe Lemons Arena at NW 27th Street and Florida Avenue. Admission is free. Visit roboticseducation.org.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Park it


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Some plays shy away from hard-hitting issues. Clybourne Park is not one of those plays. The R-rated comedic production tackles topics like race and gentrification, and it won a bunch of awards as a result (a Tony and a Pulitzer, no less). See the University Theatre production 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 in the Weitzenhoffer Theatre, 563 Elm Ave. in Norman. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students. Call 325- 4101 or visit ou.edu/finearts.

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