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OKG Newsletter


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Leggo my emo

Jimmy Eat World is the reluctant luminary of emo, stuck in ‘The Middle’ of the genre, but paying it no mind


Music

Phil Bacharach
Jimmy Eat World with David Bazan & Band
7 p.m. Saturday
Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern
www.diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$22 advance, $24 door
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Blasting off

Oklahoma, we have no problem. The Rockettops are ready to soar into space from their launchpad at ACM@UCO.


Music

Joshua Boydston

The Rockettops with fos and Matt Stansberry Band
7 p.m. Saturday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab, 323 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com,974-4700
$6

 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Cork and canvas

A new business combines classic paintings, art instruction and wine to create an evening of culture, learning and fun.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Most of us grow up with art of one sort or another. Rare is the refrigerator not graced with the crayon scrawls of a fearsome crimson or sky-blue beast that is actually just the family cat or dog. Scraps of bad poetry are stuffed under beds and in drawers, and doodles in spiral notebooks get tossed with the biology notes.
 
Tuesday, February 15, 2011

CFN Quote of the Week


CFN

Gazette staff
“We had people in the business community calling and asking us to bring up the international law aspect in press conferences. I think they hoped someone else would stand up because they didn’t want to get muddied.”
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Komeback

Late-’80s locals Kustom Kar Kommandos promise their reunion show will be loud and lewd. You’ve been warned.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Kustom Kar Kommandos
9 p.m. Saturday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club, 4200 N. Western
vzds.com, 524-4203
$5

 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Bang on!

The Boom Bang’s shows may involve silly antics, but the local band is serious about making the best music it can.


Music

Joshua Boydston

The Boom Bang with Copperheads and the Purple Church
9 p.m. Saturday
Opolis, 113 N. Crawford, Norman
Opolis.org, 820-0951
$7

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Pan-seared sounds

Your fortune reads: 'Lo-Pan will blast your ears with some tasty metal.'


Music

Stephen Carradini

Lo-Pan with Gypsyhawk, Dischordia and Foreign Contaminant
7:30 p.m. Sunday
The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western
ConservatoryOKC.com, 607-4805
$7

 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Hero worship

Rewriting the rules of alt-country, Lonesome Heroes are so awesome, we could cry.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The Lonesome Heroes
9 p.m. Wednesday, The Deli
309 White, Norman
theDeli.us, 321-7048


 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Filling a niche

LGBT community news returns, this time with a shorter name and wider coverage area.


News

Emily Summars
The Gayly, a newspaper focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender topics and events, is filling the void left by its predecessor, The Gayly Oklahoman, which closed in 2006 after covering the beat for more than two decades.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
 
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