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Watch it


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This year’s Academy Awards might be behind us, but movie fanatics seeking a look at the history of the Oscars by way of an acclaimed documentary are in luck. And the Oscar Goes to… features behind-the-scenes footage related to all things Hollywood, and you can see it at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday at AMC Quail Springs 24 with IMAX, 2501 W. Memorial Road, and Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King Ave. Tickets are $4.25- $12.50. Visit fathomevents. com.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Jon Stewart takes on Hobby Lobby


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Jon Stewart has pretty much established himself as the King of the Takedown. The host of The Daily Show has a knack for finding the B.S., seeing through the B.S. and explaining with snark-laden wit why, exactly, it is B.S.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Live and learn — or don’t


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We need to face the ugly truth: Sometimes people refuse to learn from their mistakes. Take Tulsa native Christopher M. Miller, for example.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bad driver


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The devil is in the details, and it’s always that one careless mistake that comes to haunt you. That’s a lesson Jaime Valenzuela-Buelna learned the hard way during a traffic stop.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Throwing stones at glass houses


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Three years after her hyperbolic statement that called the “agenda” of the gay community worse than that of a terrorist, Rep. Sally Kern still defends her opinion. Janet Parshall, host of radio show In the Market recently interviewed Kern on the subject, News Channel 4 reported.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hamm conundrum


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Corporate CEOs often are pleased to tout their accomplishments and the growth of their companies thanks to their efforts. But in the case of Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm, who is going through a divorce, he might want to ratchet up the company’s success to some other dude.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Kind of awesome


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Put yourself in the shoes of snack bar company Kind. You’re looking for an endorsement deal from a well-known athlete, one who embodies the essence of your company (and its name) better than anyone else.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Family matters

Oklahoma City Museum of Art puts family first with an all-ages celebration.


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Free Family Day

noon-5 p.m. Sunday

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

415 Couch Drive

okcmoa.com

236-3100

Free

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Zoo it


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Malee is turning 3 years old, but she weighs upwards of 3000 lbs. ... because she’s an elephant. To celebrate her growing up (and outward), the Oklahoma City Zoo is throwing a super-sized birthday bash with cake, party favors and more from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the zoo, 2000 Remington Place. Zoo admission is $5-$8 and free for children 2 and under. Call 425-0262 or visit okczoo.com.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Red Carpet it


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Short films are the lifeblood of young, up-and-coming filmmakers. That’s why Moore Norman Technology Center’s Digital Video Production and Graphic Design classes will present eight student-produced shorts at its sixth annual Red Carpet Film Festival 7 p.m. Saturday at The Sooner Theatre, 101 E. Main St. in Norman. Tickets are $7. Call 364-5763, ext. 4120 or visit redcarpetfilmfest.webs.com.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Photo it


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Photographs of Native culture are nice and all, but most are taken from an outsider’s perspective. Our People, Our Land, Our Images depicts the indigenous people from the view of those who live in it. See the exhibit of 50 works by 26 indigenous artists spanning three generations beginning April 11 at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave. in Norman. Admission is free. Call 325-3272 or visit ou.edu/fjjma.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Entertain it


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Looking for free fun for the entire family? Check out Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s Free Family Day, a program organized around Lisa Hoke’s exhibition Come on Down and featuring live entertainment from Sugar Free All Stars, Spaghetti Eddie! and Michael King the Magician. Activities are from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 415 Couch Drive. Admission is free. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

StART it


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An abandoned lumber yard isn’t your typical setting for a good time. But for a month-long public arts project, it’s ideal. Norman Arts Council’s StART Norman initiative will turn the vacant yard into a lively downtown stop beginning with a re-opening celebration 6-10 p.m. Friday on the southwest corner of W. Main Street and Webster Avenue in Norman. Admission is free. Call 360-1162 or visit startnorman.com.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Rock it


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70 bands in 14 venues. Need we say more? How about a DJ set from electronic music heavyweight Moby? (Heavy in reputation; not stature.) That’s what the ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown Festival offers Oklahoma City residents as part of the school’s fifth annual celebration. Music commences 3 p.m. Friday throughout Bricktown and continues throughout the rest of the day. Admission is free. See page 4 for our full story and page 31 for a special pull-out guide.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Take 9 it


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Warm, Wet and Wacky. No, it’s not what you’re thinking. (Get your mind out of the gutter.) It’s the fast-paced entertainment production Take 9 launching its spring season with a theme tailored for the impending warm weather. See the interactive live performance group perform 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at the Red Room Event Center, 114 W. Main St. in Norman. Admission is $10. Visit take9online.com.

Wednesday, April 9

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
 
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