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OKG Newsletter


Topic: norman

Head of the class

A handful of OKC-area schools make Newsweek’s list of top high schools in the nation.


News

Gazette staff
Several Oklahoma City metro schools were named by Newsweek as among the 1,000 best high schools in the country.
 
Monday, May 21, 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

Andy hardy

Known for painting soup cans, Andy Warhol also shot photos, some of which feature famous faces and go on display in Norman.


Visual Arts

Susannah Waite
The Cult of Personality: Andy Warhol, Harold Stevenson and Portraiture
and
Vernet to Villon: Nineteenth-Century French Master Drawings from the National Gallery of Art

opening Friday, through Sept. 9
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm, Norman
ou.edu/fjjma
325-3272
$3-$5
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Evolution theory

Folksinger Sarah Jaffe ditched diary-style exposition for more purposeful songwriting, and the end result 'Wins.'


Music

Joshua Boydston
Sarah Jaffe with Secret Colours and Sherree Chamberlain
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$8-$10
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Spook it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Local author David A. Farris will discuss deadly outlaw shootouts, strange creatures, unexplained flying objects and more, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster in Norman. It’s all from his latest book, Oklahoma Outlaws, Spooky Stories and All-Around Folklore. Admission is free, but registration is required. Call 701-2679 or visit justsoyouknow.us/norman.

Thursday

Hey! Read This:
David A. Farris interview

 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Jazz hands

Pianist Bert Dalton brings the heat to the 29th incarnation of Norman’s Jazz in June with his Brazilian-flavored project.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Jazz in June
Thursday-Saturday
Norman
jazzinjune.org
free
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Village people

Occupy’s protests have given way to communal advocacy.


Features

Greg Horton
The Occupy movement has all but disappeared from the news, but it is growing and refocusing in Oklahoma. Occupy Tulsa and Occupy Oklahoma City have added groups in Bartlesville, Lawton, Norman, Shawnee and Stillwater, among others.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Horse, of course

On the brink of breaking out, Oklahoma buzz band Horse Thief reins in its psychedelic folk to embark on a tour.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Horse Thief with The Gentle Art of Floating and The Samurai Conquistadors
9 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

No place like home

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Sooner Theatre clicks its red heels three times for the beloved ‘Wizard of Oz.’


Performing Arts

Susannah Waite
The Wizard of Oz
7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
The Sooner Theatre
101 E. Main, Norman
321-9600
$10
 
Friday, June 29, 2012

Municipal money

More than 220 OKC employees earn more than $100,000 annually.


News

Jerry Bohnen
Salaries on parade: It’s one of the more popular issues of Parade magazine, listing the salaries of people around the country.
 
Monday, July 2, 2012
 
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