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Portraiture — Real as Ritual


Pop

Louis Fowler
Portraiture, aka OKC native Nathan Siler backed by The Fellowship Students, has such a lushly melancholy and bleakly pretty sound, I’m surprised the guys aren’t from Manchester, England.
 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Tony Romanello and the Black Jackets — Pleased to Meet Us


Rock

Louis Fowler
It’s probably no accident that the title of Tony Romanello and the Black Jackets’ EP invokes The Replacements’ Pleased to Meet Me; as on that 1987 album, the ’Mats reconciled their roots-punk past with a more mature power-pop sound, so do these Tulsans.
 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

No Justice — America’s Son


Country

Louis Fowler
When something really catches my ear, I tend to imagine it in the closing credits of a movie, and then I work backward, formulating a plot and actors. “Never Gonna Be Enough,” the opening track on Red Dirt rockers No Justice’s latest, America's Son, had me doing that within 10 seconds.
 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Hooked on a feeling

The Captain’s Sideshow crew will leave you hanging.


Performing Arts

Louis Fowler
The Captain’s Sideshow
9 p.m. Friday
Voodoo Lounge
530 S. Broadway
237-2803

 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Trivial pursuits

Win or lose at bar trivia, at least you can drink.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
If you’ve ever been ridiculed for being a fountain of useless knowledge, here’s your chance at comeuppance.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Dream warriors

Formerly known as Sundress, Austin band Shrines brings its dream-pop sound back to Norman.


Music

Louis Fowler
The Shrines with Merchandise and Crown Imperial
8 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Boo!-mer Sooner

You’ll want to watch your step on the OU Ghost Tour.


Features

Louis Fowler
OU Ghost Tour
7 p.m. Saturday and Monday
Northeast entrance of Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center
OU campus, Norman
visit.ou.edu
Free

 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Comedy by the slice

Rose State hosts comedian Jim Gaffigan during his White Bread tour.


Performing Arts

Louis Fowler
Jim Gaffigan
7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday
Rose State College of Performing Arts Theatre
6420 S.E. 15th, Midwest City
tickets.com
733-7960
$39.75-$49.75

 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Street cred

Jabee wants to turn OKC into a hip-hop hot spot, one track at a time.


Music

Louis Fowler
Jabee with Admirals, eLTeaZee, Taylor Mcenzie, Militant Mindz and Knoble Savage
8 p.m. Saturday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The elite ate

Eat, drink and be in hoops heaven for March Madness and the NBA playoffs.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
For many sports fans, staying at home isn’t an option.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

One in Three

Oklahoma City’s Nathan Mickle makes up a third of the new vocal group The American Three, dedicated to belting out standards.


Music

Louis Fowler
Press materials for The American Three tag the new vocal group as “fun and wholesome,” with a little Rat Pack thrown in “just for flavor!” It’s that extra flavor that Three member and lifelong Ol’ Blue Eyes fan Nathan Mickle believes fits his song stylings to a T.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Banned in the USA

Once deemed too un-American for your eyes, the works of ‘Art Interrupted’ get a second chance for public viewing.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy
through June 9
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm, Norman
ou.edu/fjjma
325-3272
free
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Young at art

As ‘Momentum’ proves, Oklahoma’s emerging artists have no intention of slowing down.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still
8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday
50 Penn Place
1900 Northwest Expressway
ovac-ok.org
879-2400
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Marriage ‘Pains’

Show me that smile again: Former ‘Growing Pains’ star Kirk Cameron wants to save your marriage.


Features

Louis Fowler
Kirk Cameron
7 p.m. Friday
First Baptist Church
301 N.E. 27th, Moore
fbcmoore.org
$20-$35
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Hungry heart

Area restaurants want you to forget the cheap box of candy and show some effort this Valentine’s Day.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
Of all the corporate-sponsored, greeting-card holidays, the one that can make or break a relationship the most is Feb. 14, better known as Valentine’s Day.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
 
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