Fund art, get full: That’s the idea behind Paseo FEAST (Funding Emerging Art with Sustainable Tactics), a series of public dinners in which five local artists make presentations to compete for microgrants. The next takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Joey’s Pizzeria, 700 W. Sheridan. Dinner and voting power can be yours for $30, so make reservations. Call 525-2688 or visit thepaseo.com.
Shark Week? Puh-leeze. 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 7 p.m. Thursday, the B&B Oklahoma City Windsor 10 at 4623-A N.W. 23rd unleashes Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning classic as part of its Retro Night series. Tickets are $5. Call 917-7469 or visit bbtheatres.com.
Alert! Alert! Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main, is Out of Sterno! Described as a “coming-of-age story with an Alice in Wonderland twist,” the zany, feminist comedy stages at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and ends its run July 20. Tickets are $15-$20, with student rush tickets for $5. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.
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Craving some gossip about Confederate generals? You’re in luck! Civil War scholar James “Bud” Robertson will discuss Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson and Gen. Robert E. Lee at the second Summer History Symposium, starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the University of Science and Arts’ Te Ata Memorial Auditorium, 1727 W. Alabama in Chickasha. Admission is free. Call 574-1229 or visit usao.edu.
It’s never too early to celebrate America’s birthday. So see you from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Stars & Stripes River Festival at the Boathouse District, 725 S. Lincoln! Family-friendly activities include live music, food trucks, rubber duck races and fireworks. Admission is free. Call 552-4040 or visit oklahomariverevents.org.