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Film it


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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.

Wednesday-Saturday 

 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

McFly it


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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 riversportokc.org.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Ska it


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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.

Thursday  

 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Elvis it


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If you’re a fan of Elvis Presley, prepare to get “All Shook Up.” From Thursday to Saturday, Grand Casino at 777 Grand Casino in Shawnee pays tribute to the king of rock ’n’ roll, with performances by Elvis impersonators and those who worked with the legend. Even The Flying Elvi will swoop in from a 5,000-foot jump! Tickets start at $14.99 a day or $39.99 for three-day passes. Call 964-7777 or visit grandshawnee.com.

Thursday-Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Sick it


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Aussie alt-metal rockers Sick Puppies hope their new album, Connect, does just that with listeners. They’ll unleash tracks from it 7 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern. Opening are Lock Seventeen and TwoFold. Tickets are $19-$24. Call 677-9169 or visit diamondballroom.net.

Thursday
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Price it


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Plinko alert! Everyone’s favorite TV game show not starring Vanna White or Alex Trebek has accepted the call to “Come on down!” Hosted by Jerry Springer, The Price Is Right Live stage show has six performances scheduled at at Lucky Star Casino, 7777 U.S. 81 in Concho: 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $30. Call 262-7612 or visit luckystarcasino.org.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Bruce it


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What do people think of Bruce Springsteen? (Spoiler alert: They love him.) The documentary Springsteen & I includes the perspectives of fans worldwide. Catch it — with previously unseen concert footage — at 7:30 p.m. Monday at AMC Quail Springs Mall 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive in Norman. Visit fathomevents.com.

Monday

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Pick it


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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.

Saturday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Tune it


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A theater legend whose résumé includes Nine, The Will Rogers Follies and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, nine-time Tony winner Tommy Tune taps his way onto the stage of Lyric Theatre at the Plaza, 1727 N.W. 16, at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday for Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales. (Apologies for all the Ts.) Call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.

Thursday-Friday

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Art it


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With works from an array of media from local talents, the one-night-only Art for Moore art sale benefits The Salvation Army as it helps rebuild communities damaged in the May tornadoes. The public is invited from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Boldt Construction, 101 W. Hefner. Admission is free. Call 694-6154 or visit salvationarmyokcac.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Laugh it


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What to get an event that’s turning 5? Your butt in a seat, for starters. Improv Festival Oklahoma celebrates its first half-decade in the biz of make-it-up comedy with several shows at Sooner Theatre, 101 E. Main in Norman. From 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday, shows run every 90 minutes. Passes are $30. Call 701-8938 or visit festival.reddirtimprov.com.

Friday-Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Peace it


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Peace — be it personal or political, at home or abroad — is the theme for a 33-piece exhibition of art now on display inside Oklahoma City Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, 7777 S. May. Women Call for Peace features painting, sculptures and prints, and is viewable from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, through Aug. 29. Admission is free. Call 682-7576 or visit occc.edu/cp.

Daily, ongoing

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Art it


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For his latest exhibition of paintings, Unfortunate Son, local artist Eric Humphries found inspiration in his father’s letters to home from the Vietnam War. Personal mementos and photographs supplement the large-scale canvases, on display daily through July 31 at Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster in Norman. Admission is free. Call 701- 2600 or visit pioneer.lib.ok.us.

Daily, ongoing

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Rock it


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How ironic that Whitesnake’s biggest hit began, “No, I don’t know where I’m going,” since we know exactly where the ’80s hair band’s fans are going: First Council Casino, 12875 N. Highway 77 in Newkirk. At 8 p.m. Friday, that’s where Whitesnake will slide in for a concert. Actress Tawny Kitaen, however, will not be there to do the splits atop a Jaguar. Tickets are $42.50-$90. Call 580-448-3015 or visit firstcouncilcasinohotel.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Feast it


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Fund art, get full: That’s the idea behind Paseo FEAST (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics), a series of public dinners in which five local artists make presentations to compete for microgrants. The next takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Joey’s Pizzeria, 700 W. Sheridan. Dinner and voting power can be yours for $30, so make reservations. Call 525-2688 or visit thepaseo.com.

Tuesday

 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
 
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