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Super Saturdays

You don’t need special powers for Superhero School — just affection for comic books.


Youth

Bryan Mangieri
Superhero School
10 a.m. May 11, May 25
New World Comics
6219 N. Meridian
newworldcomics.net
721-7634
Free

 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Perfect situation

Ooh-whee-ooh, Tweezer looks just like Weezer. Oh-oh, and the tribute band is local.


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Tweezer
10 p.m. Tuesday
Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewing Company
50 Penn Place
belleislerestaurant.com
840-1911  

 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Syracuse indie rockers Ra Ra Riot bring a catchy string theory to OKC


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Ra Ra Riot thrust itself upon the Syracuse, N.Y., music scene as somewhat of an anomaly. The indie-rock group formed over winter break and lined up a show at a Syracuse University architecture b...
 
Thursday, March 19, 2009

Tennessee transplant Luke Dick rejoins local musical missionaries


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Despite signing a publishing deal and moving to Nashville, Tenn., in 2006, Luke Dick hasn't broken ties with the band he left behind. Returning to the state a few times a year, the singer/songwriter o...
 
Thursday, December 11, 2008

New York trio Nada Surf storms city stage before sailing for calmer seas


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Nada Surf emerged in 1996 when alternative rock ruled the airwaves with the ironic ode to high school, "Popular." The band found a modest hit in the song, but trends changed a few years later, and Nad...
 
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Local H brings a year's worth of bad relationships to Oklahoma City


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Illinois grunge band Local H will play in Oklahoma City Friday. Although it would seem easy to dismiss the duo as such, Local H is far more than a one-hit wonder. Sure, the group may be best known fo...
 
Thursday, May 29, 2008

Rock act Deconstructing Jim combines two singers with three-part harmonies


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Illinois rock band Deconstructing Jim has two sides: " one that displays a knack for catchy, uplifting numbers to hum along to, and " the other, which wants to pull the listener beneath, into the dang...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Rough life informs songs of Slow Car Crash


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Perhaps if not for the tough times, Slow Car Crash front man Omarr Escoffie' still would be singing about wizards and dragons. The Los Angeles musician joked that his first song attempt featured th...
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007

American Indian tries to save dying language through music


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Rock 'n' roll just might save a language that is in danger of dying out. The man that made this part of his mission is American Indian recording artist and Grammy winner Robert Mirabal. "In the Bloo...
 
Thursday, November 1, 2007

Stint as a nanny fuels singer/songwriter's new record


Music

Bryan Mangieri
The eclectic, roots-rock-flavored music of Derek James takes style notes from singer/songwriters like Jack Johnson and John Mayer, and rings of rock 'n' roll bands like Coldplay. Interestingly enough...
 
Thursday, October 11, 2007

Pinback set to storm Bricktown from 'The O.C.'


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Although many might recognize the California-based indie-rock band Pinback because of a song they did for Fox network's teen television drama "The O.C," the themes the band explores in other tunes mig...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Riddle of Steel joining Okie label-mates for Conservatory show


Music

Bryan Mangieri
With St. Louis-based Riddle of Steel having finished recording its third album, guitarist and vocalist Andrew Elstner expounded upon the task of choosing a moniker for the new release through a simile...
 
Thursday, September 6, 2007

Singer/songwriter ditched college for country music


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Reaching the ten-year milestone of recording prompted Texan and country music artist Cory Morrow to release "Ten Years," a collection of previously recorded songs, now revamped for fans old and new. ...
 
Thursday, August 16, 2007

Texas metal band Upside lives to party


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Upside just likes to get wasted and party, said the band's lead singer, Sid Goldsmith. "It fits in the lifestyle. I think it's definitely part of our everyday life," he said. "It shows on stage, on r...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Karaoke king doesn't let being bipolar keep him from performing


News

Bryan Mangieri
Many people only know it as a title to a Nirvana song, but lithium is a hell of a drug, usually used to treat mental disorders. Matt Jones, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, said alt...
 
Thursday, July 12, 2007
 
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