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Race it


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Let your heart race — again! — at Remington Park, 1 Remington Park, as the venue opens its live thoroughbred racing season at 6:30 p.m. Friday. With expectations to set an all-time attendance record this year, the season continues Fridays and Saturdays through Aug. 18, then Wednesdays to Saturdays through Dec. 9. Admission is free. Call 424-1000 or visit remingtonpark.com.

Friday-Saturday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Best it


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We think this year’s Best of OKC winners deserve recognition beyond last week’s issue, so we decided to throw a party, and invite you, too! Come celebrate with Oklahoma Gazette from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill in Lower Bricktown. We’ve roped in The Damn Quails to provide live music, with singer-songwriter Gabriel Kelley opening. Admission is free, because we love our readers!

Thursday

Hey! Read This:
• Best of OKC 2012 results  
The Damn Quails interview   

 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Art it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
In our backyard, we find dog poop. In Margaret Aycock’s backyard, she finds inspiration. For beautiful proof, attend the artist’s exhibit of oil paintings, Oklahoma, the Place Where I Call Home, on display daily through Sept. 16 in the Governor’s Gallery of the Oklahoma state Capitol, 2300 N. Lincoln. Admission is free. Call 521-2931 or visit arts.ok.gov.

Daily, ongoing

 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bull it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
This is no bull: The nation’s top 35 bull riders face the fiercest bucking bulls — be careful saying that phrase quickly — on the planet at the WinStar World Casino Invitational, at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday in Thackerville, featuring performances by Randy Rogers Band and Kevin Fowler. Tickets are $15-$45. Call 800-745-3000 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.

Friday-Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

West it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Visitors to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd, have until Sunday to glimpse National Geographic: Greatest Photographs of the American West. The exhibition showcases powerful images from the scientific institution’s 125-year collection, including canyons, critters and country folk. Admission is $5.75-$12.50. Call 478-2250 or visit nationalcowboymuseum.org.

Wednesday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Red it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Starting Friday, if you’re Seeing Red, you must be at In Your Eye Gallery. That’s when the venue at 3005-A Paseo debuts the exhibit devoted to that color with a free reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Featuring 12 artists working in a variety of media, Seeing Red runs through Feb. 24. Admission is free. Call 525-2161 or visit inyoureyegallery.com.

Friday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

March it


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Keep the girls covered, ladies, because while the Norman Mardi Gras Parade indeed has beads, this one’s family-friendly and focused on creativity, not debauchery. The 19th annual event kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Norman, with music from The Zydeco All Stars and more. Related events are planned at nearby businesses. Admission is free. Visit normanmardigrasparade.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Jam it


OKG7 things to do

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Earplugs ready? Good, because Monster Jam roars into Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, for three big ol’ shows: 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday Sunday Sunday! Tickets are $8-$28. Call 800-745-3000 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Saturday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Read it


OKG7 things to do

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Until your home requires more square footage, one never can own too many books or videos. So buy some more from among more than 600,000 items available at the 34th annual Friends of the Metropolitan Library System Booksale! It’s open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at State Fair Park’s Oklahoma Expo Hall, 3001 General Pershing. Admission is free. Visit mlsfriends.org.

Saturday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Rock it


OKG7 things to do

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How Chic! Nile Rodgers’ 1970s pioneering disco band, Chic (y’know, “Awww, freak out!”), headlines ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown festival. Also performing: Steven Drozd’s Mutating Cell Ensemble and more than 60 ACM@UCO artists. All this goes down Saturday across 13 stages, from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. Admission is free. Visit acm.uco.com.

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