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OKG Newsletter


Topic: things

Wilde it


OKG7 things to do

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This is important: The Importance of Being Earnest, actually. Oscar Wilde’s 1895 “trivial comedy for serious people” opens at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at Oklahoma City University’s Burg Theatre, 2501 N. Blackwelder. Running through April 14, the play is a co-production of TheatreOCU, CityRep and Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. Tickets are $8-$20. Call 208-5227 or visit okcu.edu/ticketoffice.

Friday-Sunday, ongoing

 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Lecture it


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Two things, Downton Abbey fans: 1) He wasn’t real; you’ll get over it. 2) Tonight at 6:30 p.m., you should be present at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, as Jennifer Klos presents The English Country House: Power, Taste and Culture. The associate curator shares insights and photos from her three-week tour of British countryside estates. Admission is free. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

Wednesday

Hey! Read This:
Downton Abbey: Seasons One & Two Limited Edition DVD review


 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Rock it


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How Chic! Nile Rodgers’ 1970s pioneering disco band, Chic (y’know, “Awww, freak out!”), headlines ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown festival. Also performing: Steven Drozd’s Mutating Cell Ensemble and more than 60 ACM@UCO artists. All this goes down Saturday across 13 stages, from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. Admission is free. Visit acm.uco.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Art it


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Oklahoma artists J. Don Cook and Bert Seabourn are scheduled not for a duel, but a dual exhibition at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno. On display through May 31, it opens with a free reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the south lobby of the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory. Call 445-7080 or visit www.myriadgardens.org.

Thursday, daily, ongoing

 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Q it


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Dubbed “Sesame Street meets South Park,” the raunchy, Tony-winning musical Avenue Q opens at 120 W. Harrison in Guthrie, aka The Pollard Theatre. While much of its cast is puppets, don’t bring the kids, lest they be exposed to puppet sex. In other words, a must-see! Running through May 18, Q begins at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $15-$25. Call 282-2800 or visit thepollard.org.

Friday-Saturday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Run it


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Watching 5K runners is kinda boring. Watching 5K runners being pelted with rainbow powder every five minutes, however? Son, that’s surefire entertainment. This year benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Color Me Rad bursts into vibrancy at 9 a.m. Saturday at State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing. Visit colormerad.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hear it


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Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma offers four scoops of Schubert with its spring festival, Schubert & Friends. The first two shows, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m Sunday, are at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 127 N.W. Seventh, while the last two, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, and Thursday, May 23, are at All Souls’ Episcopal Church, 6400 N. Pennsylvania. Admission is $10. Visit brightmusic.org.

Saturday-Sunday, Tuesday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Folk it


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Touring on their acclaimed debut album of Canadian folk pop, Over Land and Sea, Lauren Mann and the Fairly Odd Folk play at 7 p.m. Friday at Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein. Exclaimed Exclaim magazine, Mann “proves that songs don’t have to be angry, whiny or sniveling to be compelling.” Tickets are $6. Call 232-6506 or visit okcfarmersmarket.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Thrills! Chills! Spills!

For a dose of adrenaline, rush into these summer-ready activities.


Features

Rod Lott, Sarah Lobban

 And remember, safety first!

 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
 
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