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OKG Newsletter


Topic: sexy

You’re doin’ fine, Oklahoma (by doin’ everything that moves)


CFN

Gazette staff
There’s no better way around this: Oklahomans like to boink. Shtup. Roll in the hay. Get it on. Bang a gong. File acts of congress. Adjust the horizontal knob. Kern-hole. Unite for the greater good.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

'Grease' girl

She’s still the one that we want — ooh, ooh, ooh, honey: Olivia Newton-John, of course.


Music

Becky Carman
Olivia Newton-John
9 p.m. Friday
WinStar World Casino
777 Casino Ave., Thackerville
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800-622-6317
$35-$55
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Loving Candy

In 1979, the OU student charmed the pants off America as Playboy's 25th anniversary Playmate. And then ...


Features

Rod Lott
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful girl — a woman, really. There’s no question she was a woman. Otherwise, this particular story would not exist.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Amanda Earhart — Tell Me What You Want


Pop

Alyssa Grimley
Amanda Earhart’s sound is hard to categorize. Think today’s pop, but with fewer thump-thump club beats and synthesizers, traded for more undoctored vocals and guitar. Throw in a dash of country twang and a sprinkling of piano and violin, and that’s a start.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Hear it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
The music of Nashville duo Escondido is inspired by spaghetti Westerns, so we say, “Pass the parmesan!” Riding high on a David Lynch-approved debut disc, The Ghost of Escondido, the alt-country act opens for indie folk’s Lord Huron at 8 p.m. Friday at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford in Norman. Tickets are $8. Call 820- 0951 or visit opolis.org.

Friday

Hey! Read This:
David Lynch's Good Day Today/I Know album review     
Lord Huron interview   
Ten Thousand More Ways to Die: Spaghetti Western Collection DVD review    

 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The Naked Jungle

Red and black antennas waving, they all do it the same.


Drama

Rod Lott
Charlton Heston comes second-billed to eventual Sound of Music baroness Eleanor Parker in 1954's The Naked Jungle. Nowhere in the credits is there room to list the true stars — or at least the reason for watching: millions and millions of mean-ass ants.
 
Monday, July 15, 2013

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec

‘Extraordinary,’ indeed!


Action

Rod Lott
How ironic that un film par Luc Besson — the Frenchman behind such action smashes as the Taken and The Transporter series, among others — would fail to play American theaters, yet that’s what happened with The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec. The 2010 adventure finally sees the light of day on these shores from Shout! Factory; its absence from our multiplexes is not indicative of its quality.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Bert Stern: Original Madman

Our snap judgment: See it!


Documentary

Rod Lott
For someone who claims to be so uncomfortable in front of the camera, Bert Stern never shuts up in Original Madman, the documentary about him. And I'm sure glad he didn't, as the story of his life is a must-absorb for anyone interested in film, fashion, photography, art, design, advertising, popular culture, counterculture ... oh, hell, let's say American history in general.
 
Thursday, August 1, 2013

LETTERS

Also: Don’t lock up drug offenders


Letters to the Editor

Christopher Mock
In his Nov. 27 Oklahoma Gazette letter to the editor, Doug Rixmann makes the absurdly broad statement that “socialists are not happy people.” 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Song and dance

Chicago the musical hits the marquee of the Civic Center Music Hall — and a nearly sold-out run.


Features

Giancarlo Gonzalez
Chicago, the award-winning national touring musical revival, is a spectacular treat for Oklahoma City. This is the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, and its sleek, jazzy, fun, dark, sexy, amazing songs and dances, along with its high-energy performances, will make for a memorable night for those lucky enough to see it. Accolades cover the show from head to toe.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
 
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