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After a month of sweltering shoots and perspiring celebs, filming for 'Bringing Up Bobby' wraps in Oklahoma City


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Joe Wertz
The shoot wrapped on Aug. 13 in Oklahoma City, said Sofia Sondervan-Bild, one of the film's producers.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Paul Skinner shakes up his pop-country sound for a grimier approach


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Joe Wertz
On Thursday, Skinner is officially back with a new album and a new sound that he feels like fully supporting.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Ravaged by flooding, Stage Center will close for at least a year as the Arts Council of Oklahoma City figures out a long-term plan


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The multiuse arts complex at 400 W. Sheridan was decimated by a torrential "500-year rainfall event" that brought 9 inches of rain in hours.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Staten Island's 10-piece afrobeat brigade The Budos Band is all-instrumental, impossibly cool and more soulful than ever


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Joe Wertz
If Blood Sweat & Tears stole The Doors' electric organ, raided a university percussion closet and grabbed anything that would fit in a hand or under an arm, it might sound like Budos Band.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Stage Center to remain vacant at least one year


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The multi-use arts complex at 400 W. Sheridan a torrential "500-year rainfall event" that brought 9 inches of rain in hours and left many homes and businesses underwater.
 
Saturday, August 14, 2010

On the set: Final day of filming for 'Bringing Up Bobby'


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Many of the movie's stars had scenes during the final day of filming, including a sweltering outdoor shot filmed in the backyard of a multimillion-dollar metro home, which Oklahoma Gazette visited.
 
Saturday, August 14, 2010

The Kids Are All Right

 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

Jazz singer Champian Fulton blows back into the metro with a new album


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Champian Fulton's pilgrimage to Maker's Cigar Bar & Lounge is fast becoming an annual affair.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

FreeTulsa! takes spotlight from on-hiatus DFest


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More than 125 bands are slated to play Friday and Saturday on more than a half-dozen stages scattered near Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, in Tulsa.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Damaged by flooding, the lights dim at Stage Center, home to a half-dozen community arts nonprofits


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If a playwright were to pen a stage drama inspired by Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's history, the technical crew's cue sheet might have more ink than the script. Stagehands would have to prepare s...
 
Thursday, July 15, 2010

Diaz and Cruise trade toothy smiles in 'Knight and Day,' a boring chase movie that's short on smirk


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Joe Wertz
June Havens is typical in every way. A smoking-hot, blond car mechanic from Boston who's returning home with a suitcase filled with car parts, she finds herself " literally! " bumping in the same guy ...
 
Thursday, July 1, 2010

OKC Pride weekend starts with a party, ends with a parade, all with edgy entertainment and activism


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OKC PrideBlock Party7-11 p.m. Friday"The Strip," N.W. 39th Street and N. Pennsylvania Avenue Festival 10 a.m. Saturday-SundayMemorial ParkN.W. 36th Street and N. Classen BoulevardStreet Dance and Show...
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Cinema connoisseur and marijuana aficionado Doug Benson hits Oklahoma City with a stand-up set


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Doug Benson with Graham Elwood, Leah Kayajanian and Cameron Buchholtz7:30 p.m. MondayCity Arts Center3000 General Pershing951-0000www.cityartscenter.org$20 advance, $25 doorComedian Doug Benson loves ...
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Junebug Spade makes solid music with little flair


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Junebug Spade " "Fashion & Fame" Oklahoma City quartet Junebug Spade has made a second album offering to follow last year's self-titled release. The two have many similarities: Both are EPs record...
 
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Junebug Spade makes solid music with little flair


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Junebug Spade " "Fashion & Fame" Oklahoma City quartet Junebug Spade has made a second album offering to follow last year's self-titled release. The two have many similarities: Both are EPs record...
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010
 
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