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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Norman

Not just a grocery store

Solve problems over supper at Midway, Norman’s neighborhood gathering spot.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
When is a grocery store not a grocery store? When it’s part Mayberry diner, political center of Norman, classic-car gearhead clubhouse, mecca for emerging musicians, as well as a fine place to get a hearty bowl of homemade chili or soup and a wholesome sandwich.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Meyer on fire

New York agrees with Oklahoma native Meredith Meyer, whose spirited new sound reflects her uptempo surroundings.


Music

Charles Martin
Meredith Meyer with Eureeka!, Head Cabinets and The Pizza Thieves
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$5
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Dust off your tights

Norman Ballet breaks out ‘The Oklahoma Nutcracker,’ now in its 10th year.


Performing Arts

Joshua Boydston
The Oklahoma Nutcracker
3 p.m. Sunday
Nancy O'Brian Center for the Performing Arts
1809 Stubbeman, Norman
normanballetcompany.com
364-1818
$20
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Depth & Current — Depth & Current

Norman guitar loudsmiths engineer an awesome sonic nightmare.


Rock

Matt Carney
I always enjoy conversations — be they digital or in-person — with Hook Echo Sound and Nice People Records owner/engineer/operator Chris Harris, mainly as he’s one of the Oklahoma music community’s few remaining people who speaks his mind forcefully and directly.
 
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

A simple man

Subdued songs say so much when the man delivering them is indie rock’s beloved David Bazan.


Music

Joshua Boydston
David Bazan with Sherree Chamberlain
9 p.m. Sunday
Opolis
113 N. CRAWFORD, NORMAN
opolis.org
820-0951
$12 ADVANCE, $14 DOOR
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wanton ‘West’

Spice up the weekend with the steamier side of the Old West.


Performing Arts

Charles Martin
The Wild, Wild West
9 p.m. Saturday
The Hidden Castle
1309 S.W. 24th, Norman
$5
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Chill out

Winter’s cold fury might scare the weak at heart, but that doesn’t mean the metro calendar hibernates into spring.


Features

Charles Martin
For those already suffering from winter’s cabin fever, plenty of opportunities await to keep you venturing outdoors.
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Smag 7: Comfort cuisine


Food and Drink Features

Carol Smaglinski
Mexican fare, burgers, pizza, steak: Metro eateries have ’em! Why not you?
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Gift this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Native American art gallery Tribes 131, 131 24th Ave. N.W. in Norman, hosts its 21st annual holiday show and sale, including hand-decorated ornaments, jewelry and gifts.
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

A cut above

Specialty meat purveyors supply selection and service not common at chain supermarkets.


Food and Drink Features

Doug Hill
In supermarkets, where most people shop for groceries, it’s rare to find anything in the meat case but plastic-wrapped parts on foam trays shipped from hundreds of miles away.
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
 
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