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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Stop

Hear it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Most famous for taking flight in 1983 with “The Wind Beneath My Wings” and then topping Billboard’s country charts with the likes of “Baby Bye Bye” and “I’ll Never Stop Loving You,” singer-songwriter Gary Morris makes a tour stop at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sooner Theatre, 101 E. Main in Norman. Red Dirt duo Curtis & Luckey open the show. Tickets are $20- $45. Call 657-7765 or visit


Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Mad Monster Party?

We'll just drop by.


Rod Lott
Before Hotel Transylvania, there was Mad Monster Party? (question mark theirs), a 1967 quasi-classic of stop-motion animation from Rankin/Bass — the company behind all those old Christmas specials that still air every year, from Rudolph to Frosty. What keeps this Party from being as perennial is that it's three times as long.
Thursday, September 13, 2012


Tim Burton builds a better 'Frankenweenie' and it’s alive! It’s alive! It’s alive with humor and heart.


Rod Lott
One imagines Frankenweenie is the movie director Tim Burton has been waiting to make his entire life.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012

A years-old winning design for a bus stop will jump from sketch to street


Rod Lott
Five years ago, Metro Transit riders waiting for the bus may have been bombarded with questions from a fellow bench sitter. The inquiries weren't the ramblings of a madman, although it might have seemed that way to those being quizzed.
Thursday, September 23, 2010

Print it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Stop worrying about what to do! And start making plans to see Stop Staring at My Prints!, an exhibition of prints created by students at the University of Oklahoma School of Art & Art History. Through Jan. 22, 2013, the work can be seen from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays at the school’s Lightwell Gallery, 520 Parrington Oval in Norman. Admission is free. Call 325-2691 or visit

Daily, ongoing

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Why Stop Now

Don’t even start.


Rod Lott
Why Stop Now is a comedy that tries too hard to be a comedy. C’mon, you know the kind: Although grounded in reality, the film presents characters so quirky, they may as well come with signs around their neck to signal their stock roles, i.e. “Precocious Sibling” and “Black Sidekick.” Incidentally, this one fronts both of those examples.
Thursday, January 24, 2013

Rock it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
With the album Stop the World, alternative-rock act Aranda is just getting started. The Oklahoma City duo plays at 7 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern, opening for Chevy Metal, the 1970s classic-rock cover band led by Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins. Tickets are $14. Call 677-9169 or visit


Hey! Read This:
Aranda interview    

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Taking the bus one stop too far


Gazette staff

Life can be tough when you refuse to come out of your room. Especially when that room is a bus.

Especially when that bus is filled with a rap star’s all-adult posse.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Center stage

Vocal proponents of the vividly colored theater vow to save Stage Center with a variety of proposals.


Tim Farley
Historic preservationists like Lisa Chronister and Catherine Montgomery don’t give up. Controversy over Stage Center, the former Mummers Theater in downtown Oklahoma City, built in 1970, is a classic example.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013