OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
See how residents of one of the city’s most historic neighborhoods deck
their halls, at the 35th annual Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour. From 4 to 8
p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, the fundraiser features five
architecturally notable houses and one porch party. Tickets are $5-$15,
including shuttle service and refreshments. Visit mestapark.org.
The Flaming Lips will ring in 2011 performing their landmark 1999 album, ‘The Soft Bulletin.’ Why did that disc have such a hard impact?
Music Joshua Boydston New Year’s Eve Freakout featuring The Flaming Lips with Stardeath and the White Dwarfs 8:30 p.m. Friday Cox Convention Center 1 Myriad Gardens coxconventioncenter.com 602-8500 $10-$25
What worked: jovial staff serving generous meals What needs work: Please refrain from spraying cleanser on the dining room tables during hours of operation. The Tip: Above-average Tex-Mex food, generally with some superior dishes.
Sekhet Bast Ra offers an oasis to people seeking a different sort of spirituality.
Features Louis Fowler
Driving south on N. Pennsylvania Ave., just before N.W. 23rd St., is an
old shopping center that hosts, most notably, a Domino’s Pizza. But just
a few doors down, at 2714 N. Penn. Ave., in the otherwise-threadbare
frontage, is a striking mural of a winged goddess that almost begs one
to stop and investigate.