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Goes it


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Anything can go at Anything Goes, Cole Porter’s classic high-seas musical comedy. It’s being staged by the landlocked Summerstock Productions, Friday-Sunday through July 29 at the University of Central Oklahoma’s Mitchell Hall Theatre, 100 N. University Drive in Edmond. It’s de-lovely. Tickets are $15-$20. Call 974-3375 or visit summerstockok.com.

Friday-Sunday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Stage it


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Oklahoma native Pearl Mesta (née Skirvin) was the D.C. socialite of the ’50s — so much so that Irving Berlin based the musical Call Me Madam on her. With five performances scheduled between today and Saturday, Lyric Theatre stages the production on “The Hostess with the Mostes’” at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $33- $74. Call 297-2264 or visit okcciviccenter.com.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Art it


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As clockwork as owing taxes is the Oklahoma Pastel Society’s annual Small Works show — always a big deal! With pretty li’l pieces from 20 members, this year’s exhibition begins with a 6-10 p.m. Friday reception at Adelante! Gallery, 3003 Paseo, and is viewable thereafter Thursdays through Saturdays until Sept. 1. Admission is free. Call 214-587-7686 or visit adelantegallery.com.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Dream it


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Anyone who saw the Disney films Cinderella, Tangled and The Princess and the Frog, and thought, “Meh, could use some world-class ice skating,” boy, are you in luck! Disney on Ice presents just that in Dare to Dream, with 10 performances scheduled between Thursday and Tuesday at the Oklahoma State Fair, 3001 General Pershing. Tickets are $14-$40. Call 948-6800 or visit okstatefair.com.

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Skate it


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Turns out there’s a reason 1979’s Skatetown, U.S.A. has never hit VHS or DVD: It really sucks. The alleged comedy starring Scott Baio and Patrick Swayze will get a live, Mystery Science Theater 3000-style beating from The Movie Clubbed, whose members include a few Oklahoma Gazetteers, at 8 p.m. Saturday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Also to be skewered: a 1972 short by the OKC Urban Renewal Authority. Tickets are $5-$8. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

Saturday

Hey! Read This:
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXIV DVD review    

 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Plaza it


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Gazette staff
Festival alert! From noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the 1700 block of N.W. 16th, it’s the Plaza District Festival, with live music, more than 40 artist booths, hourly dance performances, Kidapalooza art projects, a live mural painting, a Velvet Monkey Salon fashion show, food vendors, three beer tents, a Bigfoot calling contest ... and oh, yeah: shopping! Admission is free. Call 367-9403 or visit plazadistrictfestival.com.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Echo it


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Act now and get the work of two renowned American Indian artists for the price of one, as Echoes and Rituals: The Artwork of Robert Taylor and Harvey Pratt begins a run through Feb. 9, 2013, at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52nd. The exhibition opens with a free reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Call 602-6664 or visit sciencemuseumok.org.

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Spec it


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Gazette staff
Kids these days: Who knows what crazy things they’ll come up with? You, provided you attend The Spectacle: A New Media Collective Exhibition, showing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 18 in the Fred Jones Art Center, 520 Parrington Oval in Norman. It’s full of film, video, tech art and — from the looks of Tania Khouri’s photo below — goo-smearing women! Admission is free. Call 325-7370 or visit art.ou.edu.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Doug it


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Described as “honest songwriting delivered in a hauntingly beautiful yet gritty, neo-traditional Americana wrapper,” the East Nashville duo known as Doug and Telisha performs 8 p.m. Thursday at The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley, in support of their current album, Ghost of the Knoxville Girl. Tickets are $15. Call 524-0738 or visit bluedoorokc.com.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

’Ween it


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Gazette staff
Last week’s season premiere of The Walking Dead drew a record 10.9 million viewers. We’re expecting significantly fewer people at Saturday’s sixth annual Gazette’s Halloween Parade, but we promise more zombies! Beginning at 7 p.m., it marches through Automobile Alley and Midtown. For all the details, see the official program! Admission is free, because we love our city. Call 528-6000 or visit okgazetteparade.com.

Saturday

Hey! Read This:
Gazette’s Halloween Parade 2012 official program  

 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
 
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