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Twilight it


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Have a lawn chair, blanket or set of ears? Let singer/songwriters Susan Herndon, Parker Millsap and Rachel Brashear serenade you under the moonlight at the Arts Council of Oklahoma City’s Sunday Twilight Concert Series. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Myriad Gardens Great Lawn Stage, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is free. Call 270-4848 or visit artscouncilokc.com.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

September it


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Ever wondered why Oktoberfest is never in October? Bask in the autumnal glow of Septemberfest, a family-friendly celebration of Oklahoma’s history and culture featuring arts and crafts, Thunder Girls and more. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma Governor’s Mansion and Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. Admission is free. Call 557-0198 or visit okhistory.org.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Culture it


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Get cultured at Art in the City: A Cultural Connection. The second annual multicultural community festival features a variety of local and regional music acts, spoken word artists and dance troupes. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday evening at Memorial Park & Spraygrounds, 1150 NW 36th St. Admission is free. Visit obmapac.org.

Friday—Sunday

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Stomp it


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If you’re like us, rhythm ain’t exactly your forte. Luckily, you can live vicariously through acclaimed international percussion sensation STOMP, which knows a thing or two about the subject. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Fine Arts Center, 100 Campus Dr. in Weatherford. Tickets are $5-$20. Call (580)774-3019 or visit swosu.edu.

Tuesday

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

N9ne it


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Few know flow like rap mogul Tech N9ne. Don’t believe us? Ask the millions of people who have bought his albums, or just catch the Kansas City rapper — along with Mayday, Prozak, Stevie Stone and others — at 6:30 p.m. Sunday inside the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern Ave. Tickets are $29-$34. Call (866)977-6849 or visit diamondballroom.net.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Treat it


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Workers of downtown OKC, we love you. But the Downtown OKC, Inc. staff really loves you. They love you so much, they’re going to deliver free ice cream (repeat: free ice cream) to your workplace door. You can also grab your treat at the ice cream tent on the east side of Leadership Square, 211 N. Robinson Ave. The deliciousness commences at 10:30 a.m. Friday. Visit downtownokc.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Blues it


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Got the blues? Rentiesville’s Blues Fest has your cure. The annual dusk- ’til-dawn event takes place at DC Minner’s Down Home Blues Club in the tiny town of Rentiesville in McIntosh County. It includes 33 bands, jam sessions and campgrounds to alleviate that hankering. Tickets are $10; $15 at the gate. Call (918)855-0978 or visit dcminnerblues.com.

Friday—Sunday

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Witch it


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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s the two witches from Oz in the award-winning production of Wicked! Catch the, well, wickedly popular Broadway musical as it opens its three-week run at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $35- $140. Call 297-2264 or visit wickedthemusical.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Art it


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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.

Wednesday

 
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
 
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