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Nature in Art Series


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Nature really is all around us. That newspaper or computer screen you’re looking at? Yeah, nature. It’s also everywhere in art, as The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma’s new Nature in Art Series so adeptly portrays. Check out the first show with featured artist Paul Snyder 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Nature Conservancy’s Midtown office, 408 NW Seventh St., and later this month at H&8th Night Market. Admission is free. Visit nature.org/oklahoma. 

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The eyes of ... Chenoweth


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Okie sweetheart Kristin Chenoweth, best known for playing Glenda the Good Witch in the Broadway musical Wicked, has mentioned that she might be playing mascara-stained Tammy Faye Bakker in Rise, the new musical about her fame and subsequent scandal that was big news.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Nobody’s perfect. But still. Yikes!


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We all write shoddy headlines from time to time. Actually, we take that back. Our headlines are pretty much flawless. But The Oklahoman — oh, The Oklahoman — got a little carried away with one of its own recently, as you’re probably aware.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Carrie on


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The Billboard Music Awards are usually a pretty good barometer of what’s popular among the general public. Billboard would know — it’s kinda what they do.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Cool rancher


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A burglar in Enid roiled the wrong rancher when he decided to go shopping around town and give himself the five-finger discount.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Shannon the copycat


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The news that Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, would step down at the end of the year put potential replacements in hyper mode to launch a campaign to replace him.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Hey, what’s that smell?


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Popular pizza joint Upper Crust, 5860 N. Classen Blvd., had to be evacuated recently during the lunch hour rush. And it wasn’t because your Uncle Vinny decided to hang out there all day either.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

'V' guys

Reduxion Theatre Company changes directions with an elaborate production of Shakespeare’s Henry V.


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Henry V

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Broadway Theater

914 N. Broadway Ave., Suite 120 

reduxiontheatre.com

$16-$22

 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Pyramids, Mummies and Cleopatra: Recent Discoveries


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Is there anything more awesome than the pyramids, mummies and Cleopatra? We’re seriously struggling to come up with things that are. Dr. Zahi Hawass is kind of an expert on said things, and he’s also one of the best damn archaeologists around. As part of the Museum’s Friends’ Lecture Series, Hawass will speak on the topic 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Admission is free for museum members and $5 for non-members. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mother’s Day at the Zoo


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Do you really love your mom? Prove it by taking her to the zoo, where all your favorite monkeys, tigers and elephants (Oh my!) would like to wish her a happy Mother’s Day. And so would the zoo, which is offering free admission to all the moms of the world (human moms, of course) 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50th St. Call 424-3344 or visit okczoo.com.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Guest Chef Dinner Series: Jonathon Stranger


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Jonathon Stranger ain’t no stranger to cookin’. The chef and co-owner of Ludivine knows a thing or two about the kitchen — and what to do in it. He also wants to share the breadth of his knowledge with you, and he’ll do so at Francis Tuttle’s School of Culinary Arts Guest Chef Dinner Series. There will be five seatings every 30 minutes beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at Francis Tuttle Technology Center, 12777 N. Rockwell Ave. Tickets are $50. Call 717-7799 or visit francistuttle.edu.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Secret Garden Spring Festival


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The secret’s out: The Secret Garden Spring Festival is a fun (and sightly) way to spend your day. The family-friendly fest includes such awesome things as jump roping, movies, a scavenger hunt (!) and a class designed to help kids make their own secret gardens. Activities begin 10 a.m. Friday at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave., and run through May 18. Admission is free for members and $3-$5 for non-members. Call 445-7080 or visit myriadgardens.org.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Washita River Bottom Bluegrass Jubilee


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What’s better than camping? Camping and seeing live bluegrass music, of course! The Washita River Bottom Bluegrass Jubilee features big-time acts like The Byron Berline Band, The Red Dirt Rangers and several others just itching to pluck a banjo. Reserve your campsite for the three-day fest Friday–Sunday at the illustrious Reding Farms in Chickasha (pictured). Tickets are $15-$40. Visit redsiloproductions.com.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Oklahoma Colors: Earth, Sky and Water


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One of the great things about Oklahoma is the variety of colors in our landscape. Our dirt is red, for crying out loud. Artist Joey Frisillo’s new exhibit, Oklahoma Colors: Earth Sky and Water, celebrates the diversity of our environment. The exhibit opens with a reception 6-9 p.m. Friday at Depot Gallery, 200 S. Jones Ave., in Norman and runs through June 28. Admission is free. Call 307-9320 or visit pasnorman.org.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger


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We promise not to mention that Sean Lennon — the son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono — is one half of The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, aka The GOASTT. Dammit. Did we just mention that? Anyway, he and his other half, model-turned-musician Charlotte Kemp Muhl, also happen to be pretty good at the whole music thing. Check out their modernist take on ’60s psychedelia 8 p.m. Saturday at ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 329 E. Sheridan Ave. Tickets are $12. Call 974-4700 or visit acm.uco.edu.

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