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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Festival

The Walkmen — Heaven


Rock

Joshua Boydston
Few bands enjoy the steady acclaim that The Walkmen have, with each passing album stacking right up to the one prior. Heaven is no exception, sounding like a victory lap for an amazing career.
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Tunes by 10

To celebrate a decade of bringing indie and alternative acts to Norman, Opolis has assembled quite a lineup for a free, two-day show.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Opolis X
6 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
free
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Elena

Money matters within the hierarchy of a blended family go under scrutiny in an icy Russian drama.


Drama

Phil Bacharach
Elena
7:30 p.m. Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch
okcmoa.com
236-3100
$5-$8
 
Tuesday, August 14, 2012

We’ve been had

So The Walkmen aren’t just a flash in the pan like every other alt-rock band of the aughts. Who knew?


Music

Joshua Boydston
The Walkmen with Milo Greene
7 p.m. Tuesday
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm, Norman
ou.edu/fjjma
325-3272
free
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Red-hot rock

The success of Red Wanting Blue has other bands colored green with envy.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Red Wanting Blue with John Calvin
8 p.m. Monday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Moon it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Festival alert! At 6 p.m. Friday at Plunkett Park, 100 N. University in Edmond, it’s the University of Central Oklahoma’s Asian Moon Festival. Celebrate the rich culture of the Far East with a fashion show, a dragon dance, a lantern contest, face painting, martial arts performances, goody boxes for the kids ... and oh, yeah: free food! Admission is free. Call 974-3588 or visit uco.edu.

Friday

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Mesta it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Festival alert! From noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, the 17th annual Mesta Festa takes place in Perle Mesta Park, 1900 N. Shartel, with a chili cookoff, OKC Thunder Girls, OKC Barons Ice Girls, street hockey, hands-on science experiments, local food vendors, live music, children’s activities ... and oh, yeah: local microbrewery beer tastings! Admission is free. Visit mestapark.org.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Row it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Festival alert! From Thursday to Sunday, the Oklahoma Regatta Festival returns to the Oklahoma River’s Boathouse District, 725 S. Lincoln Blvd. Expect rowing, kayaking, dragon boating, stand-up paddle boarding, live music, a children’s area, a wine garden, a zip line ... and oh, yeah: night racing with fireworks! Admission is free. Call 552-4040 or visit headoftheoklahoma.com.

Thursday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Rock it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Festival alert! From 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, the Rock Island Arts Festival rocks the Rock Island Train Depot, 100 E. Chickasha Ave. in Chickasha. On tap are art, food, local wineries, a kids’ Creation Station, graffiti walls, live music, a junk-art competition ... and oh, yeah: a living history performance of American hero Ada Lois Sipuel-Fisher! Admission is free. Call 514-9169 or visit rockislandartsfestival.org.

Friday-Sunday

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Plaza it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Festival alert! From noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the 1700 block of N.W. 16th, it’s the Plaza District Festival, with live music, more than 40 artist booths, hourly dance performances, Kidapalooza art projects, a live mural painting, a Velvet Monkey Salon fashion show, food vendors, three beer tents, a Bigfoot calling contest ... and oh, yeah: shopping! Admission is free. Call 367-9403 or visit plazadistrictfestival.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
 
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