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Rock this


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Oklahoma Gazette invites you to an evening of free psychedelic pop, as Texas-based band Sundress rocks Opolis, 113 in Norman, at 9 p.m. Friday. Also on the bill are Oklahoma’s own The Pretty Black Chains. Admission is free, in case the mention in the first line didn’t sink in. Call 820-0951 or visit opolis.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rube this


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Rube Goldberg lives! Or at least his spirit does, in Mechanics and Invention: A Showcase of Rube Goldberg Projects, running through May 5 at the University of Central Oklahoma Nigh University Center, 100 University Drive in Edmond. The student-created exhibit highlights machines that inflate a balloon and pop it, with no human help, in 10 steps or less. Admission is free. Call 974-5210 or visit uco.edu.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Film this


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You must remember this: A kiss is just a kiss. Need a refresher? Catch the 70th anniversary of Casablanca, back on the big screen for one night only, 7 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs Mall 24, 2501 W. Memorial, and Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 Martin Luther King. Prior to the classic film, Turner Classic Movies’ Robert Osborne hosts a behind-the-scenes documentary. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Read it


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Kids dig superhero movies? Introduce them to words, too, as the annual Free Comic Book Day returns Saturday at various stores and libraries throughout the metro. Visitors can choose from specially produced titles featuring The Avengers, Superman, Spider-Man, Transformers, Snoopy, The Simpsons, The Smurfs, Sonic the Hedgehog, Voltron, Mega Man, Donald Duck and many more. Visit freecomicbookday.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Art it


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Johnny Cash, Snoop Dogg, Estelle Getty — pop-culture icons one and all, and all featured in Teams, a one-nightonly art exhibition from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Twisted Root Gallery, 3012 N. Walker. Chat with local artist Jack Fowler, down a drink and groove to the beats of DJ Jon Mooneyham. Admission is free. Call 208-4288 or visit twistedrootgallery.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rock it


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Do not adjust your sets. Television of Saints is the new album of Seattle singer/songwriter Rocky Votolato, who returns to town to channel his folk-influenced blend of alt-rock, 8 p.m. Sunday at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford in Norman. Opening is fellow Emerald City musician Kevin Long. Tickets are $10-$12. Call 820-0951 or visit opolis.org.

Sunday

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bite it


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Wanna lunch with comely Cami Stinson? Make a date from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Bank of Oklahoma Plaza, 201 Robert S. Kerr, as the local, jazzy vocalist performs with The Riot as part of Downtown OKC’s Soundbites outdoor concert series. Free every Thursday in May, future Soundbites acts include Born in November, Kylie Morgan and Matt Stansberry. Call 235-3500 or visit downtownokc.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Run it


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In most cases, drinking beer while running is ill-advised. Exception: Saturday’s second annual McNellie’s Pub Run, starting 11:30 a.m. at the Midtown hot spot, 1100 Classen Drive. In addition to traditional race and fun-run options, the Guinness Challenge adds a trio of 12-ounce pints to a four-mile course. Hic! Registration is $15-$45. Visit mcnelliespubrun.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Rock it


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Recently, Rolling Stone called JD McPherson’s new album “forward-thinking”; Oklahoma Gazette called it “soulful.” What do you call it? If you have no answer, correct that by catching the Broken Arrow musician at 9 p.m. Friday at VZD’s Restaurant & Club, 4200 N. Western. Opening are OKC’s own The Wurly Birds. Tickets are $12-$14. Call 524-4203 or visit vzds.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Art it


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Former Oklahoma City Thunder player Desmond Mason has moved up to the Oklahoma state Capitol! Or at least his paintings have. His exhibit, Generation Next: Chapter 1, is on display daily through July 1 in the East Gallery, 2300 N. Lincoln. “The process for making this artwork was more mental than physical,” Mason said. Admission is free. Call 521- 2931 or visit arts.ok.gov.

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