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Rock it


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Carrie Underwood may be an Okie, but OKG7 holds a soft spot for Kelly Clarkson. The first American Idol is back on top with her fifth album, Stronger, and will perform her hits 7 p.m. Saturday at WinStar World Casino, 777 Casino Ave. in Thackerville, as will piano-rockers The Fray. Tickets are $90-$110 — buy one, get one free! Call 800-622-6317 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Gill it


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Represent, Norman! On the heels of last year’s Guitar Slinger hit album, homeboy Vince Gill returns for a 9 p.m. Friday concert at WinStar World Casino, 777 Casino in Thackerville. The country superstar has earned more Grammys than any male artist in his genre — 27! — so we understand he’s pretty darn good. Tickets are $40-$60. Call 800-622-6317 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Art it


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Make love, not war. Also, Make Art, Not Trash, according to the women behind the Fringe gallery, 4027 N. Classen Blvd. The environmentally conscious art show features works using materials that normally would be discarded. See how junk can become gems, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, through Aug. 18. Admission is free. Call 698-0278 or visit fringeokc.com.

Saturday, ongoing

Hey! Read This:
Fringe feature

 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Riff it


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The master would not approve. But we do! RiffTrax Live is back on the big screen to revisit the worst movie they tackled on Mystery Science Theater 3000: 1966’s Manos: The Hands of Fate, of course. Watch the misbegotten horror thriller get ripped a new one, 7 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, Cinemark Tinseltown USA and Norman’s Hollywood Spotlight 14. Visit fathomevents.com.

Thursday

Hey! Read This:
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXIII review   

 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Punch it


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Five Finger Death Punch is just one of many metal bands with scary-sounding names at Friday’s Kattfest: Battlecross, Killswitch Engage, Pop Evil, Trivium, God Forbid — see what we mean? Gates open at 3:30 p.m. at OKC Zoo Amphitheatre, 2011 N.E. 50th. Tickets are $36.25- $75.25. Call 364-3700 or visit zooamp.com.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Bite it


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Shark Week? Pshaw! That’s kids’ stuff. For OMG, holy-crap, pee-your-pants action, real men and women open wide for Jaws, the 1975 blockbuster that forever changed the movies. At 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Cinemark Tinseltown, 6001 Martin Luther King, unleashes a digitally restored print of Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning classic. Tickets are $4-$6. Call 424- 0461 or visit cinemark.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Payday heyday


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When our fair state beats out the other 49 for the top spot on a list, we celebrate. So break out the bubbly: Oklahoma has the most payday-advance borrowers in the U.S.!
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Bull it


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This is no bull: The nation’s top 35 bull riders face the fiercest bucking bulls — be careful saying that phrase quickly — on the planet at the WinStar World Casino Invitational, at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. Saturday in Thackerville, featuring performances by Randy Rogers Band and Kevin Fowler. Tickets are $15-$45. Call 800-745-3000 or visit winstarworldcasino.com.

Friday-Saturday

 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Rock it


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Lita Ford knows what she likes, and she knows she likes dancin’ with you. The ’80s big-hair guitar goddess is back with a new album, Living Like a Runaway, and a 5:30 p.m. Friday date to rock the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2011 N.E. 50th. Also on the bill: Poison and Def Leppard. Tickets are $49.50-$125; it ain’t no big thing. Call 364-3700 or visit zooamp.com.

Friday

 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Hear it


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Okie-bred singer-songwriter Susan Herndon brings a slice of Red Dirt-flavored folk to Midway Deli, 601 W. Eufala in Norman. She’s set to appear from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday to kick off the second season of the Midway Concert Series. Admission is $10. Stephen Rickey Lee is also on the menu — er, bill. Call 321-7004.

Friday

 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
 
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