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Ride it


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Hey, how long has it been since you erupted more than 240 feet in the air? Well, pardner, that’s too long. You can do that on the Eruption, just one of the many fun rides at Frontier City, 11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road. New this year is the Wild West Water Works, billed as the largest family aqua activity in the state, “with 198 ways to get wet.” Admission is $22.99- $26.99. Call 478-2140 or visit frontiercity.com.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Watch it


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Fresh off an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film, the French-language middle-school dramedy Monsieur Lazhar moves to the head of the class at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, for five screenings between Friday and Sunday. Bring a hankie. Tickets are $5-$8. Call 236- 3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Laugh it


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As seen on HBO, Showtime and Comedy Central, comedian Alex Reymundo describes himself as “red-nexican” and “hickspanic.” Call him whatever you want after catching him at one of seven gigs tonight through Sunday at The Loony Bin, 8503 N. Rockwell. Tickets are $8-$12. Call 239-4242 or visit loonybincomedy.com.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Drag it


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For a drag show that’s loud in a different way, head to the Oklahoma River for drag boat racing Friday through Sunday at the Ozarka OKC Nationals. Among the models racing is the Liquid Quiker, which can hit speeds in excess of 250 miles per hour. Tickets are $20 per day, or free for kids 12 and under. Call 800-745-3000 or visit okcmotorsports.com.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Read it


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The robot uprising is Tulsa’s fault. A native of that city, Daniel H. Wilson penned the bestselling novel Robopocalypse last year, with movie rights selling to some guy named Steven Spielberg. Now, Wilson’s back with Amped, a techno-thriller of superhuman feats that he’s ready to sign, come 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway. Call 842-2900 or visit fullcirclebooks.com.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Spook it


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Local author David A. Farris will discuss deadly outlaw shootouts, strange creatures, unexplained flying objects and more, 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Norman Public Library, 225 N. Webster in Norman. It’s all from his latest book, Oklahoma Outlaws, Spooky Stories and All-Around Folklore. Admission is free, but registration is required. Call 701-2679 or visit justsoyouknow.us/norman.

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David A. Farris interview

 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Fest it


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For Reduxion Theater Company, it just makes sense — and sensibility — to stage a three-day Jane Austen Festival, June 14-16, at its Broadway Theater, 1613 N. Broadway. On the schedule are a stage reading of Pride and Prejudice, bestselling author Linda Berdoll and more presentations and exhibitions than you can shake a Northanger Abbey at. Tickets are $10- $25. Call 651-3191 or visit reduxiontheatre.com.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Prom it


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Weren’t asked to prom? Or were too blitzed to remember it? Either way, you’re invited to “the tackiest prom you never attended,” aka Tuxedos and Tiaras, Easter Seals Oklahoma’s annual fundraiser, auction and gala. With a Vegas-style casino and culinary delights from The Wedge, Pops, Kamp’s 1910 Cafe and more, the event begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52nd. Tickets are $100. Visit ez.com/estackyprom.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
 
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