A glut of exhibit space and a drop in trade show attendance should cause Oklahoma City leaders to rethink their plans to build a new convention center and headquarters hotel downtown, a national planning expert said.
Even if you don’t like to eat, dance, gamble or participate in live or silent auctions, there are other reasons to attend the Edmond Women’s Club’s Havana Nights Gala, like the fact that all proceeds will benefit local charities. Nevertheless, put on your cocktail attire and eat, dance, gamble and auction the night away at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Ave. Tickets are $125 per person or $200 per couple. Visit ewc.org.
There isn’t much middle ground when it comes to how one feels about Wes Anderson, the filmmaker behind Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise Kingdom. His meticulous visual style and unflagging quirkiness have won both ardent fans and detractors; one viewer’s delight is another viewer’s preciousness.
Ink Life Tour Tattoo and Music Festival
a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday
10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Saturday
10 a.m.-9:15 p.m. Sunday
Grand Casino Hotel and Resort
777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee
Friday: Wayne Static of Static-X, Bash
Saturday: Drowning Pool, Love & Death
Sunday: Buckcherry, Murder F.M., The Virgin Mary’s