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Something tells us the mixture of Bill Shakespeare and Cole Porter
is akin to chocolate and peanut butter. Join us at Summerstock
Productions’ staging of Kiss Me, Kate to be sure. The raucous musical
runs at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the
University of Central Oklahoma’s Mitchell Hall Theatre, 100 N.
University Drive in Edmond. Tickets are $15-$20. Call 974-3375 or visit
The Declaration of Independence remains a hotly debated document,
whereas there is no debate surrounding the Declaration of Pain, lest you
want your teeth to be past tense. The DoP is the latest MMA
cage-fighting event at Sugar Creek Casino, 4200 N. Broadway in Hinton.
At 7 p.m. Saturday, it features lots of people who can beat you up.
Tickets are $25-$100. Call 542-2946 or visit sugarcreekcasino.net.
Few men get an airport named for them; even fewer, an airport and a
Tony-winning Broadway musical. That makes Will Rogers one lucky Okie.
From tonight through Saturday, join Lyric Theatre for five performances
of The Will Rogers Follies at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker.
Tickets are $60-$74. Call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.
From Washington, D.C., comes the touring exhibition called The
Combat Paper Project, enlisting for a second formal reception at
Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan. Join Purple
Heart poet Jason Poudrier from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday for a look at combat
veterans processing war’s impact through their art. Admission is free.
Call 232-6060 or visit iaogallery.org.
The work of Wilma Mankiller, first modern female chief of the
Cherokee Nation, is depicted in the The Cherokee Word for Water. Shot in
Tahlequah and set in 1980s rural Oklahoma, the movie will screen at
7:30 p.m. tonight and Thursday, and 5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday,
at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Tickets are $6-$8. Call
236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
Go Back to the Future with an outdoor showing of 1985’s
Oscar-winning time-travel comedy at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, part of Oklahoma
City Riversport’s Summer Movie Series. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to
the Boathouse District, 725 S. Lincoln, but please leave your flying
DeLorean at home. Admission is free. Call 552-4040 or visit
I don’t practice Santeria, I ain’t got no crystal ball, but tell
Sanchito that if he knows what is good for him, he’ll be at Thursday’s
Sublime concert at OKC Downtown Airpark, 1701 S. Western. Joined by
Rome, the ’90s ska-punk band headlines a bill with Pennywise, Twiztid,
Kottonmouth Kings and HB Surround Sound at 4:30 p.m.; doors open at 3
p.m. Tickets are $30-$55. Call 364-3700 or visit zooamp.com.
Attention, pickers (and we don’t mean of noses and/ or scabs): Pickers’ Night Out promises “a vintage shopping experience like no other in Oklahoma!” Part shopping event and part party, the two-day, juried event runs from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Farmers Public Market, 311 S Klein. Call 232-6506 or visit pickersnightout.com.