OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
Because art tells a story, the University of Central Oklahoma showcases an exhibition full of them in Storytellers. Now
on display through May 5, the mixed-media works can been seen in the
Donna Nigh Gallery of the UCO Nigh University Center, 100 N. University
in Edmond. Admission is free. Call 974-5201 or visit uco.edu/cfad.
Drama Phil Bacharach
In chronicling the real-life tale of Jackie Robinson, who broke Major
League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 when he joined the Brooklyn
Dodgers, 42is schmaltzy, sentimental and shameless. There is no
dabbling in highfalutin niceties like subtext or nuance. Writer-director
Brian Helgeland, who penned the hardly simplistic L.A. Confidential, keeps his focus simple and is content to let his hero worship fly.
OCU alum Erika Hebron feels oh-so-pretty to be part of ‘West Side Story,’ the iconic musical now in OKC as part of a national tour.
Performing Arts Rod Lott West Side Story 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 7 p.m. Sunday Civic Center Music Hall 201 N. Walker okcciviccenter.com 297-2264 $20-$60
When brokenhearted, middle-aged people assemble for a wedding in Italy, that’s amore.
Drama Rod Lott
On paper — or computer screen — Love Is All You Need sounds like an overdose of saccharine. Even swallowing just a few plot keywords could trigger symptoms: “widower,” “wedding” and “breast cancer.”
Red and black antennas waving, they all do it the same.
Drama Rod Lott
Charlton Heston comes second-billed to eventual Sound of Music baroness Eleanor Parker in 1954's The Naked Jungle.
Nowhere in the credits is there room to list the true stars — or at
least the reason for watching: millions and millions of mean-ass ants.