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Dan Deacon — America


Electronica

Joshua Boydston
Lots of adjectives can be used to describe mad-pop scientist Dan Deacon’s back catalog: zany, fun, disorienting, loud, clashing, dysfunctional and dizzying.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Sweep well

For 'Mary Poppins,' University of Oklahoma grad inhabits the role of chimney sweep in the most delightful way.


Performing Arts

Rod Lott
Mary Poppins
7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov. 7
through Nov. 11
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker
okcciviccenter.com
297-2264
$20-$75

 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Tour it


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.

Saturday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Special ‘Bulletin’

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
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Viva Vaqueros!

A family-run restaurant in Norman is based on the principle of doing one’s best.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Los Vaqueros Mexican Restaurant
1316 N. Interstate Drive, Norman
310-3910

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.       
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Valley of the wines

Takes some notes from the French and improve the quality of wines you drink.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
France’s Loire Valley can be compared to the least-favored stepchild to her shining twin siblings Burgundy and Bordeaux.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Keeping order

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.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
 
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