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Mayer it


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Seven Grammys are no big deal, right? Not if you’re John Mayer, who has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. See the accomplished guitarist and pop phenomenon 7 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Singer-songwriter Phillip Phillips will open. Tickets are $49.50-$69.50. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Skate it


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Ice skating is fun enough as it is, but skating outside in the midst of beautiful downtown OKC is breathtaking (no really; it’s a workout). Now in its 3rd season, the Devon Ice Rink has become Downtown in December’s premier attraction. See for yourself 7 days a week at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is $10 and includes skate rental. Call 445-7080 or visit downtownindecember.com.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Stage it


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Every time a bell rings, an angel sees It’s a Wonderful Life, a Radio-On-Stage Show, and you should too. Adapted from Frank Capra’s beloved 1946 film, this unique take is set as a live radio show — using costumes and microphones from the period. The production is showing 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and runs through Dec. 21. Tickets are $5-$20. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.

Friday—Saturday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Gobble it


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Guinness World Record Gobbler Challenge just sounds awesome, doesn’t it? That’s what is taking place at the fourth annual Edmond Turkey Trot — a 5k run and 1-mile “family wobble” — which is teaming up with other cities to break the world record for most combined participants in a multi-venue race. Trotting begins at 8 a.m. Thursday in downtown Edmond. Registration is required. Visit edmondturkeytrot.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Wade it


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Stillwater native Wade Tower was raised on the best of the bunch — Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin — and the Christian performer has captivated crowds in a similar fashion. See Tower in concert 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Santa Fe Presbyterian Church, 1603 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Edmond. Admission is free. Call 341-3300 or visit santafechurch.org.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tube it


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Oklahoma City has its fair share of traditions, but one of the coolest (literally) is snow tubing in downtown OKC each year. Slide your way down to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, 2 S. Mickey Mantle Drive, noon-8 p.m. Saturday- Sunday. Tickets are $10. Call 218-1000 or visit downtownindecember.com.

Saturday–Sunday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Who it


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Who do you think has the longest running sci-fi television series? Doctor Who, duh. Experience the show’s 50th anniversary with Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor, 7:30 p.m. Monday at Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive in Norman; AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd.; and Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King Ave. Tickets are $12-$15. Visit fathomevents.com.

Monday

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Red it


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Not to be confused with the RED movies (which aren’t good at all), Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre’s RED won six Tony Awards when it was performed on Broadway, so you know it’s good. See the production 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at the Freede Little Theatre in Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $8-$35. Call 848-3761 or visit myticketoffice.com.

Friday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Sabor it


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Home-brewed beers? Check. Signature dishes from some of OKC’s best restaurants? Check. Viva la vida and head to Viva Sabor! II, an event celebrating the culinary diversity of Oklahoma. The party is 6-10 p.m. Friday at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $35. Call 616-5031 or visit okchispanicchamber.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Dance it


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If you’ve ever looked into a kaleidoscope, the variety of colors you saw was extraordinary. Similarly, the variety of styles you see at a Kaleidoscope Dance Company concert covers all ends of the spectrum. The group’s fall concert is 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday at Mitchell Hall Theater on the University of Central Oklahoma campus, 100 N. University Dr. in Edmond. Tickets are $4-$14. Call 974-3375 or visit click4tix.com/uco.

Thursday–Saturday

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Violin it


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Thanksgiving and Hanukkah coincide this year, and you know what that means. OK, neither do we. But we do know internationally renowned violinist Yuval Waldman will perform a program of Jewish music in celebration of this uncommon occurrence. Lend him your ears 8 p.m. Saturday at Emanuel Synagogue, 900 NW 47th St. Admission is free but requires a reservation. Call 833-2306.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Rage it


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We don’t know what it is, but professional fighting is just way cooler in a cage. See a variety of mixed martial artists do their thing at Rage in the Cage, a special cage fight event exclusively featuring Oklahomans. Matches begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave. Admission is $25-$50. Visit ticketstorm.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Womb it


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Few galleries do psychedelic (or salacious) like The Womb. The Flaming Lips-affiliated space presents Bad Trip, a new exhibit from artists (and brothers) Oliver and Spencer Hibert. Expect the imagery to be, um, vivid. The opening reception is 7 p.m. Friday at Womb Gallery, 25 NW Ninth St. Admission is free. Call 600-6366 or visit wombgallery.com and okgazette.com for additional coverage.

Friday

 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Bike it


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There’s something romantic about leisurely bike rides under a moonlit sky, and now you can cruise through downtown on a Full Moon Bicycle Ride. The ride begins 8 p.m. Sunday at the Myriad Botanical Gardens Bandshell, 301 W. Reno Ave. A $5 donation per rider is suggested. Call 445-7080 or visit myriadgardens.org.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Ball it


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It goes without saying that Thunder basketball games are an experience. It was, after all, voted the place to take out-of-towners by your Gazette-reading peers. So go see Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the rest of the gang take on the Denver Nuggets 7 p.m. Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit nba.com/thunder.

Monday

 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
 
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