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OKG Newsletter

Topic: name

Straight outta high school

Local rapper Kulprit D comes of age in the hip-hop game with his latest project.


Louis Fowler
How did Eazy-E get his nickname? What about Dr. Dre or Ice Cube or any other master MC with a moniker? Chances are few of them got it as part of a misunderstanding at high school.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Dream warriors

Formerly known as Sundress, Austin band Shrines brings its dream-pop sound back to Norman.


Louis Fowler
The Shrines with Merchandise and Crown Imperial
8 p.m. Saturday
113 N. Crawford, Norman
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Stage it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Based on Chaim Potok’s 1972 novel, My Name Is Asher Lev is the latest production of Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main. The drama of a Jewish painter forced to make a choice between his art and his faith stages at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The show ends its run on April 27. Tickets are $16- $21. Call 232-6500 or visit

Thursday-Saturday, ongoing

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Beaming with blues

In the current blues-rock revival, Luella and the Sun radiate with economy and eccentricity.


Zach Hale
Luella and the Sun with Fiawna Forté
9 p.m. Saturday
Kamps 1310 Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Psych it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Make a Vow to pick up the album of that name by Naam, and then to see the Brooklyn-based psych band play its brand of “id-driven dark boogie” at 8 p.m. Tuesday at The Conservatory, 8911 N. Western. Missouri punk act Radkey opens. Tickets are $10. Call 607-4805 or visit


Wednesday, July 31, 2013

My name is ____

We asked some local bands how the @#%! they came up with a name like that. Here's what they told us.


Zach Hale
ADDverse Effects
“Our name is a double entendre. The initial thought was, as a band, when you add the verse, these are the effects. But the flesh-meaning is a thought against current popular hip-hop, which pins us as a poor side-effect of that nonsense. We love that we sound nothing like the shit on the radio now, so ADDverse Effects is a good problem to have.” —Joshua Rehanek, vocals
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

My Name Is Nobody

All good, no bad, no ugly.


Rod Lott
Thanks to his Academy Award-winning swan song of On Golden Pond, we don't automatically associate Henry Fonda with Westerns, but the legendary actor made nearly two dozen of them, perhaps none more more memorable than Sergio Leone's 1968 epic, Once Upon the Time in the West.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Twang it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

They don’t just give the name Luke to people who aren’t awesome. (Luke Skywalker, anyone?) But Luke Bryan earned it, with No.1 singles galore and an Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year award to his name. If seeing a country megastar live in concert is your kind of night, see Bryan on his That’s My Kind of Night Tour 7:30 p.m. Friday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets start at $26.50. Call 602-8700 or visit


Wednesday, January 29, 2014