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Norman native Maggie McClure steers her singing career toward a new destination: the silver screen.


Music

Susannah Waite
Few at her age can say they have achieved as much as singer, songwriter and pianist Maggie McClure.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Light it up

Healthier and happier, but no less glam, The Darkness should shine among the three days and 40 bands of Rocklahoma.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Rocklahoma featuring The Darkness, Rob Zombie, Megadeth and more
Friday-Sunday
1421 W. 450, Pryor
rocklahoma.com
866-310-2288
$60-$380
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Turnpike Troubadours — Goodbye Normal Street


Country

Phil Bacharach
On Goodbye Normal Street, their third full-length album, Turnpike Troubadours serve up a potent brew of country, bluegrass, folk and even Creole (just to kick it up a notch). The quintet from Stillwater produces music that’s straightforward and simple, but hardly simplistic.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Perfect Sense

Love means never having to say ‘you’re sorry’ ... because your partner can’t hear you, anyway.


Sci-Fi

Rod Lott
If Contagion were exported to Scotland — and injected with a dose of speculative fiction in customs — the result might make Perfect Sense. The film fails only to fit snugly into one genre, being a thriller, a romance and sci-fi, but sci-fi only in the sense that Children of Men and Never Let Me Go were. This is equally brainy, and maybe just a smidge less bleak.
 
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Act of Valor

By sea, by air, by land, with cheese.


Action

Rod Lott
“Based on real acts of valor,” Act of Valor may prove a better Navy recruitment film than action film in the short term. While not the first movie depicting Navy SEALs doing their thing, it's the first movie to do so starring actual, active-duty Navy SEALs. Seriously — for privacy reasons, their names aren't even in the credits.
 
Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Racing Dreams

Vroom to grow.


Documentary

Rod Lott
How many pre-teens not only have a idea of what they want to do with their life, but actually already are doing something about it? The answer: At least three, based upon those you'll meet in Racing Dreams, a fun, fast-paced, feature-length documentary about kids competing for the national karting championship as they chase hopeful NASCAR futures.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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For those not about to rock ...

Rocklahoma comes to your home.

Can’t make the trip to Pryor for Rocklahoma this weekend? Bang your head in the air-conditioned comfort of your own home, as HDNet brings the metal to you.

Seven hours of live coverage from the sixth annual music festival will be beamed starting at 4 p.m. Sunday. That means HDNet viewers can catch performances by Rains, Blackstone Cherry, Charm City Devils, Puddle of Mudd, Jackyl, Art of Dying, Queensrÿche, Hellyeah and Chickenfoot. Oklahoma City’s own Aranda pictured also is part of that lineup.

In Oklahoma, HDNet can be found on the following channels:
• AT&T U-verse, 1105
• Charter, 770
• DirecTV , 306
• DISH, 362
• Suddenlink, 771

Air-guitar without shame, viewers. —Rod Lott

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Mutant Girls Squad

Yes, another story about teen girls with octopus arms.


Action

Rod Lott
If you thought the X-Men series could use schoolgirl uniforms and tools protruding from naughty bits, have the Sushi Typhoon guys got a movie for you! It's called Mutant Girls Squad and, being from Japan, is three times crazier than America would think to make, or have the guts.
 
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

To the ’core

Looking for a local hardcore band with balls? Well, bud, meet Chud.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Chud with Dangerous Boys Club and Shattered Fixtures
8:30 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$6
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

So and so good

No need to go nuclear, now that Nuclear is coming to you — the uncompromising Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s, that is.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s with Dinosaur Feathers and Whispertown
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$12-$14
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
 
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