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Broadway it


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If Broadway and Disney classics are your song and dance, rejoice in the sounds of Liz Callaway as she kicks off the University of Central Oklahoma’s 16th annual Broadway Tonight Series at Mitchell Hall Theater on Edmond’s UCO Campus, 100 N. University. The Emmy-winning performer will be joined by The Young Voices of Edmond at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $25. Call 974-3375 or visit uco.edu.

Friday—Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Print it


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Liven up that blank T-shirt at the University of Oklahoma Print Club’s fifth annual Tee Party. The come-and-go event starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the OU School of Art & Art History inside the Fred Jones Art Center, 520 Parrington Oval, Norman. There will be free printmaking demonstrations, so bring your own tee, pillowcase, apron or whatever blank canvases you have laying around. Admission is free. Call 325-2691 or visit art.ou.edu.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Box it


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We Oklahomans are fighters, but WBU World Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi really is a fighter, and a great one at that. Catch the OKC native defend his title against Hungarian Gyula Vajda at Concho’s Lucky Star Casino, 7777 U.S. 81, at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $25-$150. Visit catboxentertainment.com.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Sinbad it


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If you’ve ever dreamt about turning a movie theater into a comedy club, that dream is about to become reality. Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla — a comedy special featuring the tenured entertainer — will air at 8 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Norman’s Regal Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Puppet it


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Jeff Dunham ain’t no dummy, but his characters usually are. Once dubbed “the most popular comedian in the United States” by Time magazine, the versatile performer brings his unique blend of ventriloquism and stand-up comedy to Newkirk’s First Council Casino Hotel, 12875 N. Highway 77. Dunham and his puppets will take the stage Friday at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $52.50-$125. Visit firstcouncilcasinohotel. com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Untame it


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Rein in the emotion and soul of America’s iconic wild horse at Untamed: The Mustang’s Plight and Behavior Through Art, now on display at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52nd. Artist Jennifer Cocoma Hustis will be at the opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Call 602-3760 or visit sciencemuseumok.org.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Fit it


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Hey, how’s your health? Find out at the seventh annual Strong & Healthy Oklahoma Health Fair, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope United Methodist Church, 11600 N. Council. Attendees can receive free screenings from physicians for glaucoma, visual acuity, cholesterol, high blood pressure, basic lung functioning and bone density. Kids can get free immunizations, too! No reservations required. Call 722-5281.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Kid it


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Tomorrow’s Picasso might be today’s Firehouse Art Center summer program student. From paintings and drawings to collages and sculptures, the works of the 5-to-13-year-old program grads currently can be seen Mondays through Saturdays at the venue, 444 S. Flood in Norman, through Aug. 31. Admission is free. Call 329-4523 or visit normanfirehouse.com.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Riff it


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If you think Starship Troopers should’ve been called Starsh!t Poopers, you’ll want to see the RiffTrax Live gang mercilessly mock that sci-fi turd. Watch the 1997 film get ripped a new one, 7 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Norman’s Regal Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Thrash it


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Metalheads should find Wretched anything but. The deathcore band from North Carolina plays Tuesday at The Chameleon Room, 3034 N. Portland. The group threatens to “devastate and destroy all naysayers,” so you’ve been warned. Son of Perdition is its latest album, not to be confused with that Tom Hanks movie where he wore the hat. Tickets are $10- $13. Call 537-8136 or visit ticketstorm.com.

Tuesday

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Wax it


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Dust off those flat, black, music-playing thingies and get your artistic groove on at Art on the Record. Local NPR affiliate KOSU invites artists young and old to create unique, vinyl-based paintings during Friday’s monthly Film Row Frolic. The event takes place at the Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan. Call 232-6060 or visit iaogallery.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Rap it


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He may have released two albums claiming he isn’t a human being, but here’s a lil’ known fact: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. — aka Lil Wayne, Weezy, Lil Tunechi, etc. — actually is. Proof: Skeptics can see the enigmatic performer make his triumphant return to Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, with T.I. and 2 Chainz. Tickets are $59.75-$102.60. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Film it


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Perhaps making amends for last year’s Lola Versus, actress Greta Gerwig assumes screenwriting duties as well for Frances Ha, directed by Noah Baumbach (Greenberg). The critically acclaimed indie comedy about a young woman in New York City screens at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Tickets are $7-$9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Hear it


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Say the hard rockers of Heavy Glow, “We dig ’60s Detroit, ’60s San Francisco, ’70s Midwest, ’90s Seattle, ’20s-’40s Mississippi Delta, ’50s Chicago/Chess Records.” Safe to say, if you dig any of those, too, you should catch the band at 7 p.m. Monday at The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western, alongside The Kamals, Big Okie Doom and, um, Black Pussy. Tickets are $5. Call 607-4805 or visit conservatoryokc.com.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Just it


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It may call itself Just an OK Art Show, but the fourth incarnation of the event looks anything but “just” — not with work from eight artists (including photographs by Lyndsey Marie), comedy by James Nghiem, free beverages and live music from Limber Limbs and Larry Chin. It all goes down from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Lettering Express, 2130 W. Reno. Admission is $5. Call 235-8999 or visit letteringexpressok.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
 
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