Food connoisseur Tony Trong, 84, who is part of the Nguyen family, came to the U.S. in 1975 after the fall of Saigon. He was among the first Vietnamese immigrants who moved to Oklahoma.
Praised in these very pages back in June as one of six flicks not to miss at deadCENTER, the documentary Beauty Is Embarrassing returns to town with four screenings between Thursday and Sunday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Directed by Okie-raised Neil Berkeley, it’s about Wayne White, the artist who designed most of the Pee-wee’s Playhouse puppets. And it’s awesome. Tickets are $5-$8. Call 236- 3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
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Are you “ready to ruuummmbbbbbllllllllllllleee”? If you aren’t at this very moment, you will be after hearing celebrity ring announcer Michael Buffer say it at OKC Charity Fight Night, a black-tie night of boxing, dinner and cocktails benefitting the Oklahoma City Police Athletic League. UFC fighter Matt Hughes co-hosts. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Chevy Bricktown Events Center, 425 E. California Ave. Call 706-7484 or visit okcfightnight.com.