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Don’t be sad — the Great Depression is over (has been for a while now). On Assignment: the Photojournalism of Horace Bristol shines a light on the Oklahoma migrants from the gloomy era, World War II combat and postwar Japan. Bristol’s striking photography will be on display beginning Saturday at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave. in Norman, through March 16. Admission is free. Call 325- 3272 or visit ou.edu/fjjma.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Prog it


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Do you like your progressive rock with a dash of sci-fi magic? Then rock out with Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee and Neal Peart as the revered Canadian band Rush takes to the silver screen. RUSH: Clockwork Angels Tour is a one-night concert film to screen 7 p.m. Monday at AMC Quail Springs Mall 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd. Tickets are $12.50. Call 755-2466 or visit fathomevents.com.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Jam it


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OK, so Eddie Vedder is a little bitter that OKC has a basketball team and his hometown of Seattle no longer does. But we still love him, and so should you. See Vedder and legendary grunge band Pearl Jam 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $80.40. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Hank it


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Legendary country musician Hank Williams may no longer be with us, but his music lives on in the hearts and minds of many. It also lives on in the songs of Hankerin’ 4 Hank, a three-piece tribute act helmed by Jim Paul Blair. See Blair and his version of the Drifting Cowboys 8 p.m. Saturday at The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley Ave. Tickets are $20. Call 524-0738 or visit bluedoorokc.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Criminals now stealing from children, too


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The jobs of child support enforcement officials just got more difficult.
 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

zombies > Congress


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In case you missed it, a recent poll found that zombies are more popular than Congress. Same goes for hemorrhoids, dog poop and toenail fungus.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Just kidding ... too late


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NObama takes on a whole new meaning in the case of one Oklahoma man, Mark Dee Gragg. It wasn’t just a tacky bumper sticker this time, either.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Local girl is a diamond’s best friend


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Crater of Diamonds State Park near Murfreesboro, Ark., has lived up to its name for one lucky Oklahoma City teenager. On Oct. 19th, 14-year-old Tana Clymer hit the jackpot while visiting. Clymer found a 3.85-carat canary yellow diamond — which she has named God’s Jewel — in the 37-acre area in which visitors are allowed to hunt for the precious stones.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Blues that rocks


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Butterfield was a Chicago bluesman and harmonica player who broke out with several albums in the late 1960s. Pryor still plays rockin’ blues across the state and often in our fair city. (Check his gigs at stevepryorband.net.) Other rockers nominated for this prestigious induction include .
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Home cookin’ for oklahoma sports


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Not sure if you’ve heard, but there’s this pro sports team called the Thunder here in Oklahoma City. They have this guy, Russell Westbrook, who’s really good at basketball but hurt his knee toward the end of last season and hasn’t been able to play.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

It’s a comeback! Maybe.


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Don’t call it a comeback, but Garth Brooks might be making a ... comeback.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Verse it


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Roses are red, violets are blue. Nathan Brown is the current poet laureate of Oklahoma, which means he’s really good at poetry (clearly better than us). See the University of Oklahoma professor and alum recite from his recent work Sunday in the Norman Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave. in Norman. Admission is free. Call 307-9320 or visit pasnorman.org.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Vet it


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What better way to commemorate Veteran’s Day than watching the heartwarming stories of veterans with your own eyes? In honor of America’s fallen soldiers, two documentary films, Bill’s Thud and Honor Flight, will screen at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Admission is free. Call 278-8237 or visit okcmoa.com.

Monday

 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Can it


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You can do a lot of cool things with a can: Kick it, smash it, drink delicious beverages out of it. But have you ever built a canned food structure? That’s what teams of architects, contractors, engineers and designers are invited to do at CANstruction, a nonprofit competition benefitting City Rescue Mission of Oklahoma City. The event is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Bricktown Chevy Events Center, 425 E. California Ave. Admission is one can of food. Visit canstruction.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Brass it


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Think you have brass? You’re wrong. Canadian Brass — the popular quintet that has become a household name over the last 42 years — has brass. See, as The Washington Post calls them, “the men who put brass music on the map” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S. Bryant Ave. in Edmond. Tickets are $20-$45. Call 285-1010 or visit armstrongauditorium.org.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013
 
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