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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Western

Slumber party

Four decades strong, the Grammy-winning Asleep at the Wheel hasn’t slowed down. Next, the country group rolls into Yukon.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Blackout Block Party with Asleep at the Wheel, Johnny Cooper and more
11 a.m. Sunday
Grady’s 66 Pub
444 W. Main, Yukon
gradys66.com
364-8789
$10-$25
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Django, Kill! (If You Live Shoot!)

Viewer, watch!


Western

Rod Lott
Is there a title more intriguing yet baffling than the punctuation-heavy Django, Kill! (If You Live Shoot!)? Don't answer that. The important thing is just that the 1967 Italian cult favorite now has been unleashed uncensored on Blu-ray from Blue Underground.
 
Thursday, July 12, 2012

Packed parking


Letters to the Editor

Justin Howe
With regard to a recent story on parking problems along N. Western Avenue (July 11, Oklahoma Gazette), I live on N.W. 42nd Street, just east of Western. Between Francis and Western, there are 16 duplexes, constantly occupied, averaging three adults (and three cars) per structure. These duplexes have two-car detached garages, all of them have shared one-car driveways, so the third car of the pair of units invariably ends up in the street.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The Last Challenge / The Hanging Tree

Fairly nice shootin', Tex.


Western

Rod Lott
Two Westerns from the days when Hollywood relied on them pull into the DVD-R outpost from Warner Archive. Neither is essential, but its wide landscapes and reliable tropes make for comfortable-enough watching.
 
Monday, July 30, 2012

Ten Thousand More Ways to Die: Spaghetti Western Collection

Saddle up ... for, oh, about 18 hours.


Western

Rod Lott
Anyone who believes public-domain DVD box sets don't contain any good movies, take note: You're dead wrong.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The way back home

Country king Vince Gill returns home to headline a benefit concert at Northwest Classen High School, whose stage he played as an unknown.


Music

Rod Lott
Vince Gill with The Mojo Men, Rick White and Bill Maxwell
2 p.m. Sunday
Hudson Performance Hall at Northwest Classen High School
2801 N.W. 27th
nwcfriends.org
840-2146
$50-$100
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
 
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