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BMX bandit Mat Hoffman jumps to the screen in the deadCENTER documentary 'The Birth of Big Air'


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Joe Wertz
They call him The Condor. Mat Hoffman has pushed farther and further to ride harder and fly higher, and he's logged more time in the sky than any other athlete. Hoffman didn't invent BMX; he pioneered...
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Punk programming is back, thanks to rowdy local host Red City Radio


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Joe Wertz
The Conservatory's capacity isn't maxed-out, but the audience is overflowing with anxious energy. The crowd is four-deep in front of the stage. The band takes the stage without fuss " no guitar noodli...
 
Thursday, May 27, 2010

Descendents guitarist Stephen Egerton assembles some very vocal friends to serve up 'Seven Degrees'


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Joe Wertz
Stephen Egerton with Drag the River, Slorder and more8 p.m. Fridaythe Conservatory8911 N. Westernwww.conservatoryokc.com879-9778$10Stephen Egerton has no shortage of thoughts or ideas. In fact, the mu...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

ACM@UCO rocks Bricktown with a student-led showcase and end-of-semester celebration


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Joe Wertz
ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown7 p.m.-midnight Thursday Downtown Oklahoma Citywww.acm-uco.comOn Thursday, the Academy of Contemporary Music will close out its first set in true rock 'n' roll fashion: with the...
 
Thursday, May 6, 2010

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art explores the underappreciated role of costume designers in Hollywood


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Joe Wertz
Sketch to Screen: The Art of Hollywood Costume DesignOpening ThursdayOn display through Aug. 15Oklahoma City Museum of Art415 Couchwww.okcmoa.com236-3100$10-$12Despite being cast in every important sc...
 
Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Prog-rockers Coheed and Cambria warp their own conceptual timeline with 'Year of the Black Rainbow'


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Coheed and Cambria with Circa Survive and Torche
7:30 p.m. Saturday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
www.diamondballroom.net
866-977-6849
$25
 
Thursday, April 29, 2010

The Sword recalls classic rock and classical-era mythology


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Joe Wertz
The Sword 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Main stageThe Sword sounds exactly like you'd expect an Austin metal outfit inspired by Norse mythology to sound: heavy, hazy and lyrically verbose. A throwback to early m...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010

Norman Music Festival takes over Norman's downtown Saturday and Sunday with almost 200 bands


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Joe Wertz
The Oklahoma Gazette's Norman Music Festival Picks: Audra Mae: She's got the Susan Boyle connection. Burning Hotels: Listen to what the ceiling's saying.Colourmusic: Literally, co...
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010

Local record stores celebrate Record Store Day with shows, discounts and more


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Joe Wertz
On Saturday, more than 700 independently owned record stores throughout the country will celebrate Record Store Day, an event marked by discounts, special releases and in-store performances. Three met...
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010

Annual architecture tour gives the public a chance to see projects from concept to completion


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Joe Wertz
Architecture TourNoon-5 p.m. Saturdaywww.aiacoc.org948-7174$12 advance, $15 doorOn Saturday, architects and owners will open the doors of seven Oklahoma City homes and commercial buildings to show off...
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010

A short documentary by two Oklahoma filmmakers recounts a rough-and-tumble era of Indian Territory


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Joe Wertz
Days before their trial was to start, four men were dragged from an Ada jail by an angry mob. Shortly after midnight on April 19, 1909, the vigilantes made a public statement against rampant lawlessne...
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010

University of Oklahoma receives donation of private collection of Indian art assembled over 50 years


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Joe Wertz
An Arizona art collector has donated an immense collection of American Indian art to the University of Oklahoma.OU President David L. Boren announced James T. Bialac's gift last week during a meet...
 
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

A good day to Die


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Joe Wertz
Every Time I Die with Four Year Strong, Polar Bear Club and Trapped Under Ice7 p.m. SaturdayDiamond Ballroom8001 S. Easternwww.diamondballroom.net866-966-1777$15 advance, $18 doorIn 1998, Every Time I...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Great Contemporary Art Bubble' deftly explores the forces that manage the modern art market


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Joe Wertz
Make no mistake: Art is an industry like any other, one that's cleverly marketed and shrewdly manipulated.Some of the gritty financials of one specific segment are exposed in "The Great Contemporary A...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Okie singer/songwriter Ali Harter stings with a hive-minded new album, 'No Bees, No Honey'


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Joe Wertz
Six months after releasing her full-length debut in June 2007, Ali Harter went international. The small-venue, local release party for "Worry the Bone" was immediately followed by shows booked in France, Belgium and Italy.
 
Thursday, March 25, 2010
 
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