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Make it


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The only thing better than making it is taking it. Thankfully, there’s a winter class in which you can do both. Make & Take features nail and string art creation for adults and kids alike. The workshop is from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. in State Fair Park. Admission is free. Call 951-0000 or visit oklahomacontemporary.org.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Rap it


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There are rap moguls, and then there’s Jay Z. The rapper, record producer, label owner, sports agent, investor, entrepreneur and all-around baller will perform as part of his Magna Carter World Tour 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $32.50- $125. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Noise it


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Music and visual arts don’t have to be exclusive to one another. In fact, they’re probably more related than you think. Noise Makers, a group exhibition exploring the relationship between the two mediums, opens 6 p.m. Friday at Mainsite Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main St. in Norman, and will run through Jan. 11. Admission is free. Call 360-1162 or visit mainsite-art.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Elf it


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Around the holidays, it’s recommended you stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup. At least that’s what everyone’s favorite oversized elf, Buddy, thinks. See Elf on the big screen 7 p.m. Monday at Harkins Theatres, 150 E. Reno Ave. Admission is free, but registration is required. Visit downtownindecember.com.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sludge it


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Here in Oklahoma, we know a thing or two about wind, but Windhand is here to teach us how to rock. The female-fronted sludge metal act’s new record, Soma, recently landed on Stereogum’s Best Albums of 2013. You can see them play 6 p.m. Sunday at The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western Ave., along with Power Trip, Iron Reagan and more. Tickets are $10. Call 607-4805 or visit conservatoryokc.com.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Folk it


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Singer-songwriter Dar Williams’ new album is called In the Time of Gods. If it sounds ambitious, that’s because her music definitely is. See who The New Yorker calls “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters” 8 p.m. Thursday at The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley Ave. Tickets are $20-$30. Call 524-0738 or visit bluedoorokc.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sock it


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You know that crazy pair of socks you only wear around the holiday season? Now you can slip ’em on for a good cause in the Reindeer Run, a 5k or 10k run benefitting NorthCare’s CrisisCare for Kids. The race begins 9 a.m. Saturday in NorthCare’s south parking lot, 4436 NW 50th St. Registration is $25. Call 858-2706 or visit northcare.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Root it


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For the last two years, a quaint little art gallery has inhabited the outskirts of the Paseo. Twisted to Texas commemorates Twisted Root Gallery’s second anniversary with live music, art and food. Festivities are from 4 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturday at Twisted Root Gallery, 3012 N. Walker Ave. Admission is $5. Call 208-4288 or visit twistedrootgallery.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Keen it


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Robert Earl Keen’s music spans a wide variety of styles — folk, country and bluegrass among them. See the Texas-based singer-songwriter take on the sounds of the season with the Robert Earl Keen Christmas Show 7 p.m. Thursday at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St. in Tulsa. Tickets are $21- $36. Call (918) 584-2306 or visit cainsballroom.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Crack it


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One, two, three, four, the Sugar Plum Fairy is workin’ the floor. At least she might be in Hip Hop Nutcracker, a Race Dance Company production featuring original music and an urban-centric story line. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School, 801 NW 50th St. Individual tickets are $6-$15. Visit racedance.com.

Friday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Carol it


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If you’re like us, when you read A Christmas Carol, you do it in your best Charles Dickens voice (or at least a British accent). Thankfully, Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park presents Dickens himself (played by Wil Rogers) to tell his story as he would have when he toured America in 1868. The reading starts at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Overholser Mansion, 405 NW 15th St. Tickets are $35. Call 235-3700 or visit oklahomashakespeare.org.

Thursday—Friday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Flick it


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Ah, the holidays — time to bust out those beloved Christmas classics, like Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Story and Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. See the latter receive the RiffTrax treatment 7 p.m. Thursday at Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 Martin Luther King Ave.; AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd.; and Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive in Norman. Tickets are $12.50. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Glow it


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Of the many bright spots each holiday season, seeing the array of lights adorning the landscape is undoubtedly the brightest. The University of Central Oklahoma celebrates each year with WinterGlow, which features caroling and Santa himself in addition to some beautiful scenery. Activities are from 6-9 p.m. Friday on the UCO campus, 100 N. University Drive in Edmond. Admission is free. Call 974-2363 or visit uco.edu/winterglow.

Friday

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Tweeze it


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Oh, wee-ooh, they sound just like the band Weezer. Oh, oh, and you’re gonna see them play. If you’re a fan of ’90s radio rock, see Tweezer — a Weezer cover band — play all the nerd-rock hits Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery, 1900 Northwest Expressway. Call 840-1911 or visit belleislerestaurant.com.

Wednesday, Nov. 27

 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Adventure it


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Did you know Santa is an accomplished outdoorsman? It’s true; just check out all the Santaapproved activities at Santa’s Adventures on the Oklahoma River. Climb rocks, zip down lines and more beginning at 1 p.m. Friday-Sunday at the Chesapeake Finish Line Tower in the Boathouse District, 725 S. Lincoln Blvd. Call 552-4040 or visit downtownindecember.com.

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