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Broadway, Her Way!


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Craving a Broadway show? There’s no need to go to New York; just see one of Broadway’s brightest stars, Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner, perform her one-night-only concert event, Broadway, Her Way! Skinner, who also will star in Lyric’s productions of A Little Night Music and The Little Mermaid, will perform classic, instantly recognizable Broadway works 8 p.m. Thursday at Lyric Theatre, 1727 NW 16th St. Tickets are $25. Call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Energy FC vs. L.A. Galaxy II


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The World Cup might be over, but that’s no reason to shed your soccer fever. OKC Energy FC, the metro’s new professional soccer team, is smack dab in the middle of its inaugural season with plenty of games left to play. See them square off against the L.A. Galaxy II 7 p.m. Saturday at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School’s Pribil Stadium, 801 NW 50th St. Tickets are $7-$24. Visit energyfc.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Steely Dan


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Steely Dan rocking out in Oklahoma City isn’t anything new, but it has been a while. The last time jazz-rock gods Walter Becker and Donald Fagen visited this great city was in 1972 — as in more than four decades ago — and that’s why the band’s triumphant return will be a more intimate event with limited seating. The show begins at 8 p.m. Monday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $46-$122. Call 800-745-3000 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Monday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Monty Python Live (mostly)


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Few, if any, comedy troupes had the long-lasting international appeal that Monty Python did. With a rotating cast of funny men like John Cleese, Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle, the ol’ gang is getting back together for the first time in over three decades with a live broadcast event, Monty Python Live (mostly). Laughing commences 1:30 p.m. Sunday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Road, and Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King Ave. Tickets are $12.50-$17. Visit fathomevents.com.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Teen Creative Writing Course


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We like to write here at Oklahoma Gazette (we don’t really have a choice), and if you’re reading this right now, there’s a good chance you do too. No matter your skill level, aspiring writers can learn to engage and captivate readers with the Metropolitan Library System’s Creative Writing course. The one-hour course is 4:30-5:30 p.m. each Wednesday at the Midwest City Library Family Place, 8143 E. Reno Ave. Admission is free. Call 732-4828 or visit metrolibrary.org.

Wednesday, Wednesday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Flexible fuzz


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Oklahoma often gets unfairly portrayed in the media, but then we do something like this and have to wonder if maybe we weren’t asking for it all along. This is the stuff of idiot buddy comedies starring the likes of Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen, except it’s real and we have nobody but ourselves to blame for our tainted image.
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Can’t keep this man down


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Being ousted from a company can’t keep Aubrey McClendon, former CEO of Chesapeake Energy, down. McClendon was forced out last year after a governance scandal and other boring business problems.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Haters gonna hate ... polar bears and Obama


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It’s a toss-up over what Sen. Jim Inhofe hates most: polar bears or President Barack Obama.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Thou shalt not budge ... yet


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Remember the 10 Commandments monument? You know, the enormous one that seems to scream, “Hey, you! Look at me!” and has graced the lawn in front of the Oklahoma State Capitol since November 2012?
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Westbrook to release fashion line


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As prodigious as he is on the basketball court, Russell Westbrook has made just as many waves off of it. Not because he’s getting in trouble with the law or anything like that, but — let’s face it — the man has style.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Erykah Badu


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Erykah Badu has more soul than you. That’s not a slight against you or anything; she just does. Known by people who know what they’re talking about as the “First Lady of Neo-Soul,” Badu has become the face of modern rhythm and blues, with sensual hooks, socially conscious lyrics ... and that voice. See her perform 8 p.m. Saturday at WinStar World Casino, 777 Casino Ave., in Thackerville. Tickets are $45-$75. Call 800-622-6317 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.

Saturday
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Urban Agrarian Midtown Market


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Nothing says “Friday” like fresh produce. And that’s why Urban Agrarian hosts the Midtown Market, featuring live music, yoga and some of the freshest organic edibles around, each Friday until October. It all goes down (your esophagus) 1 p.m. to sunset at the corner of NW Ninth Street and Walker Avenue. Admission is free. Call 231-1919 or visit urbanagrarian.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

RiffTrax Live: Sharknado


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If there ever was a movie destined for RiffTrax treatment, it’s Sharknado. The brilliantly trashy film made some serious waves (get it?) upon its release last summer, and now you can laugh along with the Mystery Science Theater 3000 comedians and see it on the big screen 7 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at AMC Quail Springs 24 with IMAX, 2501 W. Memorial Road, or Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive, in Norman. Tickets are $9.50-$12.50. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday, Tuesday

 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hardcore Legend: An Evening with Mick Foley


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Mick Foley: wrestler, author, generally interesting person. He’s also a hell of a performer, with a one-man stage show featuring everything from comedy to surrealism. See the WWE star and best-selling author perform Hardcore Legend: An Evening with Mick Foley — plus a Q&A and meet-and-greet — 7:30 p.m. Monday at Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. Tickets are $25. Call 866-966-1777 or visit ticketstorm.com.

Monday

 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

2014 U.S. Senior Open


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The great thing about golf is that you can play it — and be good at it — well into your senior years. But it’s even better when you’re playing at one of the region’s most scenic and prestigious courses. The 2014 U.S. Senior Open features some of the sport’s most recognizable names — Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie, Vijay Singh and more — and the major USGA championship officially tees off 7:15 a.m. Thursday at Oak Tree National, 1515 W. Oak Tree Drive in Edmond, with the final round on Sunday. Tickets are $20-$225. Call 726-9700 or visit 2014ussenioropen.com.

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