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OKG Newsletter


Topic: years

12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen's emotionally jarring biopic depicts slavery in a way that few, if any, have ever dared.


Drama

Zach Hale
Slavery was a dark and shameful time in American history — unequivocally the darkest. Yet while the era has been portrayed on the silver screen in countless films, director Steve McQueen (ShameHunger) presents it with unprecedented realism in 12 Years a Slave — one of the most profoundly gut-wrenching, visceral works of 21st-century cinema you're bound to encounter.
 
Friday, November 8, 2013

Root it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

For the last two years, a quaint little art gallery has inhabited the outskirts of the Paseo. Twisted to Texas commemorates Twisted Root Gallery’s second anniversary with live music, art and food. Festivities are from 4 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturday at Twisted Root Gallery, 3012 N. Walker Ave. Admission is $5. Call 208-4288 or visit twistedrootgallery.com.

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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Five-oh

A lot has changed in 50 years, including how longtime attorney and former legislator Jim Howell views the legal system.


CFN

Gazette staff
Born and raised during the Great Depression in a rural setting near Wewoka, Jim Howell knew he had a passion for the law. Fifty years later, he’s as busy as he was in the early 1960s.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Ripple effect

With a new EP in tow, OKC alternative act Ripple Green has its sights set on the U.K. Cheerio!


Music

Joshua Boydston

Ripple Green with Deerpeople and Bed People

8 p.m. Friday

Womb Gallery

25 NW 9th St.

wombgallery.com

Free

 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

What have you done?


CFN

Gazette staff
Students at the University of Oklahoma have been making art for 100 years — what have you been doing? The School of Art and Art History will hold its annual art show Jan. 14 and celebrate its centennial with a public reception and awards ceremony.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Ziggy it


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Gazette staff
The glitz and glamor of New Year’s Eve is hard to top. But if anyone could, it was David Bowie’s flamboyant alter ego Ziggy Stardust. See locals Stardeath and White Dwarfs perform Bowie’s classic 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bricktown Music Hall, 103 Flaming Lips Alley. Tyson Meade, New Fumes and Takeoff Eyeslow will also perform. Tickets are $18-$20. Call 600-6092 or visit ticketstorm.com.

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Monday, December 23, 2013

Warhol it


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Gazette staff
With the death of Lou Reed, the world lost one of its brightest creative minds in 2013. In remembrance of the iconic songwriter, party like it’s 1969 at the NYE Warhol Party, a Velvet Underground and Lou Reed tribute show. At 8 p.m. Tuesday, “Run Run Run” to Opolis, 113 N.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Nine it


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If you’re looking for generic sketch-comedy, do not go see Take 9. If you’re looking for sketch-comedy unlike anything else, go see Take 9’s New Year’s Eve Bash, an interactive variety production featuring live music, giveaways and lots of laughs. The fast- paced show starts at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Red Room Event Center, 114 W. Main St. in Norman. Tickets are $35 or $65 for couples. Visit take9-nye.ezevent.com.

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Monday, December 30, 2013

Soul it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
New Year’s Eve is all about positivity. So why not spend it with the Positive Productions Band? See the soul and R&B act 9 p.m. Tuesday at The Centre, 4325 NW 50th St. Tickets are $25-$30 and include hors d’oevres and a breakfast buffet served after midnight. Call 208-3456.

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Monday, December 30, 2013
 
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