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Enlightened: The Complete First Season

But is it any good? Dern tootin’!


Television series

Rod Lott
Earlier this week, HBO announced the cancellation of Enlightened, which just completed its second season. It’s a damn shame, because in her four-decade career as an actress, Laura Dern never has been better.
 
Sunday, March 24, 2013

Art de Aguilar

World-renowned for her ceramics, Mexico’s Guillermina Aguilar Alcantara makes a temporary home in the Paseo.


Visual Arts

Rachael Cervenka
Guillermina Aguilar Alcantara
5-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
Paseo Pottery
3017 Paseo
525-3017
free

4-6:30 p.m. Saturday
Folk.Life
4411 N. Western
524-1500
free
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Aquabats! Super Show! Season One! 2012

Ritalin! Not! Necessary! But! It! Won't! Hurt!


Television series

Rod Lott
For those Ritalin-chompin’ children who find Nickelodeon’s Yo Gabba Gabba! too slow-paced, The Hub’s The Aquabats! Super Show! should satiate them. After all, its title has double the exclamation points.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Music Made Me: Laura Leighe

Local singer Laura Leighe reveals the five albums that perfected her pop music.


Music

Rod Lott
Boyz II Men, II (1994)
I believe this was the first CD that I bought with my own allowance at Duncan’s local music store. It’s another really fun, soulful album — vocally, harmonically, musically outstanding. I remember lying on my bedroom floor and studying the lyrics, mesmerized for hours. I loved the singles, but my favorites were the opening track, “Thank You,” and the last track, their gorgeous, soul-grabbing rendition of The Beatles’ “Yesterday.” I was just learning about harmony at the time, and loved listening to their rich, thick, beautiful sound.
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Southwest’s best

From paints to cardboard, four artists interpret the meaning of the American Southwest for a new exhibition.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Art of the American Southwest
through June 29
JRB Art at The Elms
2810 N. Walker
jrbartgallery.com
528-6336
free
 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Film it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
For the first time since March, Film Night at Oklahoma Contemporary, 3000 General Pershing, returns Thursday night with Erasing David. The 2010 documentary follows one man’s attempts to “vanish” for 30 days in this age of omnipresent surveillance. It screens at 6 p.m. with refreshments served at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. Call 951-0000 or visit oklahomacontemporary.com.

Thursday

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Erasing David DVD review      

 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Bert Stern: Original Madman

Our snap judgment: See it!


Documentary

Rod Lott
For someone who claims to be so uncomfortable in front of the camera, Bert Stern never shuts up in Original Madman, the documentary about him. And I'm sure glad he didn't, as the story of his life is a must-absorb for anyone interested in film, fashion, photography, art, design, advertising, popular culture, counterculture ... oh, hell, let's say American history in general.
 
Thursday, August 1, 2013
 
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