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Barhop with a map that shows how soaked our city is and where the most booze oozes


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Joe Wertz
From winemakers and brewers to retailers and more, there are 649 (legal) ways to get a drink in Oklahoma County, as of February. Here's a different view of the permits the Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enfo...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

A run-down on all 10 Academy Award-nominated short films


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Joe Wertz
Oscar Tune-Up: Academy Award-Nominated Short FilmsAnimated5:30 p.m. Friday-SaturdayLive action8 p.m. Friday-SaturdayOklahoma City Museum of Art415 Couchwww.okcmoa.com/film278-8237$8 adults, $6 seniors...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Alt-country icons Old 97's continue a three-day Oklahoma tour with a Bricktown show


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Old 97's with Telegraph Canyon8 p.m. FridayWormy Dog Saloon311 E. Sheridan www.wormydog.com601-6276$20  Rhett Miller still dreams about his band.Since forming in Dallas in 1993, Old 97's have recorded...
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Say 'Hi' to Henry Rollins


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Joe Wertz
Henry Rollins 8 p.m. SundayDiamond Ballroom8001 S. Easternwww.diamondballroom.net866-977-6849$19 advance, $24 doorHenry Rollins is a musician, author, actor and all-around underground...
 
Saturday, February 20, 2010

Hilarious 'In the Loop' shows the messy, petty side of war


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Joe Wertz
In the run-up to real war, the messiest battles are waged behind the scenes by bureaucratic troops armed with memos, leaked reports, white papers and committees. These soldiers are as fierce as they a...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Folk-inspired pair of singer/songwriters Jenny and Tyler return to Norman from Nashville


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Joe Wertz
Jenny and Tyler with John Calvin7 p.m. Saturday, Café Plaid333 W. Boyd, Normanwww.cafeplaid.com360-2233FreeJenny and Tyler Somers' played their first Oklahoma show last fall, a small college campus gi...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Oklahoma-filmed 'The Killer Inside Me' survives Sundance scrutiny over its sadistic depictions


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Joe Wertz
Last Saturday, indie distributor IFC Films bought the U.S. rights to "The Killer Inside Me," a star-studded project shot last spring on location in Oklahoma, in a deal signed amid mixed reactions from...
 
Thursday, February 4, 2010

Perspective-skewing Oklahoma City Museum of Art installation challenges ideas of art


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Joe Wertz
Anti.Gravity.Material.Light'Through April 11Oklahoma City Museum of Art415 Couchwww.okcmoa.com236-3100$12 adults, $10 seniors, students and children Jason Peters is almost always armed. His piece is ...
 
Thursday, January 28, 2010

Haiti relief concerts feature Travis Linville, DJ Neu, The City Lives and more


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Joe Wertz
A series of relief concerts raising funds for earthquake-ravaged Haiti are booked in throughout the metro. Here are five worth supporting. "Joe WertzRock for ReliefTravis Linville, Penny Hill, the Bri...
 
Thursday, January 28, 2010

Oklahoma City Home & Garden Show to host celebrities


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Joe Wertz
More than 400 exhibitors, vendors and experts come together this weekend for the Oklahoma City Home & Garden Show, a three-day showcase of products and services for local homeowners, remodelers an...
 
Thursday, January 14, 2010

French film director\'s autobiographical documentary \"The Beaches of Agnes\" succeeds


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Joe Wertz
The Beaches of Agnes"Friday-Saturday, Jan 15-16Oklahoma City Museum of Art415 Couch Drive 236-3100 A whimsical, self-guided journey back through the peaks and valleys of her life, "The Beaches of Agnè...
 
Thursday, January 14, 2010

'35 Shots of Rum' curiously lighthearted despite the brooding


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Joe Wertz
35 Shots of Rum,Thursday-Sunday, Jan 14-17 Oklahoma City Museum of Art415 Couch Drive236-3100 In "35 Shots of Rum," Joséphine and her father, Lionel, seem to need little more than each other. Employ...
 
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Oklahoma Film Critics' Circle releases their picks and pans for the year


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Joe Wertz
Iraq War thriller "The Hurt Locker" was named the Best Movie of 2009 by the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Kathryn Bigelow was also named Best Director for her role in steering the war drama, which fol...
 
Thursday, December 31, 2009

Norman volunteers prepare to serve massive free Christmas dinner


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Joe Wertz
Holidays are no time to go hungry, and for 23 years a group of Norman volunteers has ensured that thousands of Oklahomans haven't dined alone on Chr...
 
Thursday, December 24, 2009

Garth Brooks sues hospital over building name dispute


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Joe Wertz
Country superstar Garth Brooks has filed a lawsuit against a Yukon hospital he claims reneged on an agreement to name a building after his mother, Colleen Brooks, who died of cancer in 1999. Brooks,...
 
Thursday, December 24, 2009
 
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