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Stop Making Sense


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There are concert movies, and there’s Stop Making Sense. The 1984 film, directed by Jonathan Demme, documented a series of Talking Heads performances for the ages, and 30 years later, it’s still an aural and visual experience unlike any other. Enjoy it on the big screen 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Tickets are $5-$9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

Thursday

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Summer Feast 2014


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If you’d like a little gypsy jazz to go along with your cosmopolitan cuisine, we have the event for you. Summer Feast 2014 features the widely renowned gypsy jazz act Ivan Peña Quintet (pictured) and some rather enticing food options: chicken and beef kebabs over wild rice, freshly seasoned green beans, salad, bread, cheesecake and a complimentary glass of wine. Chow down 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Catering Creations, 3750 W. Main St., Suite 3-C, in Norman. Tickets are $30. Call 364-1400.

Friday

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Reggae Fest


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Hooray, Bricktown! Get your dreads ready; it’s time for another edition of Bricktown Reggae Fest, featuring Jamaican food, beverages, beads and, of course, some of Oklahoma’s finest reggae bands. The all-ages fest goes down 4 p.m.-midnight Friday and 2:30 p.m.-midnight Saturday at the corner of Sheridan and Oklahoma avenues in the heart of Bricktown. Admission is free. Call 236-4143 or visit bricktownokc.com.

Friday–Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jeff Dunham


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If you think ventriloquism is a dying art form, Jeff Dunham and his vivacious puppets have something to say to you. The wildly successful comedian and performing artist has become the face of modern-day ventriloquy, appearing on every late night TV show and Comedy Central special imaginable. See him in person 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday at Grand Event Center, 777 Grand Casino Blvd., in Shawnee. Tickets are $65-$80. Call 964-7263 or visit grandresortok.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Shrek The Musical


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He might be one ugly ogre, but you still need to see Shrek in the flesh. The Oscar-winning film series is getting the stage treatment with Shrek The Musical, performed by a cast of 51 talented teens as part of Sooner Theatre’s summer production camp. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Sooner Theatre, 101 E. Main St., in Norman. Tickets are $10. Call 321-9600 or visit soonertheatre.com.

Thursday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Spacial Recognition


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You wouldn’t think ceramics and photography have all that much in common. But when you see the innovative works of Caroline Cohenour and Jean Keil, you’ll be singing a different tune. The opening reception of their new exhibit, Spacial Recognition, coincides with the Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk, 6-10 p.m. Friday at In Your Eye Studio & Gallery, 3005-A Paseo St. The exhibit runs through August 30, and admission is free. Call 525-2161 or visit inyoureyegallery.com.

Friday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

John Fullbright


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Some musicians are just better enjoyed while outdoors, chillin’ on a blanket and drinking a cold beverage. John Fullbright is one of those musicians. The Bearden-based singer-songwriter’s latest album, aptly titled Songs, is chock-full of earthy, intimate folk numbers, which ought to translate just fine to the Great Lawn. See Fullbright — along with food trucks and ice-cold Coop beer — 8 p.m. Friday at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is free. Call 445-7080 or visit myriadgardens.org.

Friday

 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Deep Deuce Dive


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We know it’s summer, and the last thing you want to do is dive down a giant Slip ’N Slide, play volleyball, chow down on food truck cuisine and listen to live music. But please bear with us. Aw, heck. Of course you want to do those things. So check out the inaugural Deep Deuce Dive, featuring all of the aforementioned awesomeness. The party is from 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday at NE Second Street and Central Avenue. Admission is free, and guests must be 21 and older. Visit downtownokc.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour


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When it comes to entertainment, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is about as theatric, extravagant and flat-out fun as it gets — especially in a live setting. Suplex your life and see all your favorite wrestlers — John Cena, Bray Wyatt and more — in the WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $15-$95. Call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Saturday 

 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Hayes Carll


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There’s not a more appropriate hometown for an artist than The Woodlands, Texas, for Hayes Carll. The 35-year-old singersongwriter’s music is steeped heavily in blues and Americana, yet there’s a certain mystique to his sound that makes it seem like it came from deep within the thickets of the Lone Star State. See Carll 8 p.m. Thursday at the always intimate Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley Ave. Tickets are $30-$35. Call 524-0738 or visit bluedoorokc.com.

Thursday

 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Internet Cat Video Festival


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Have you ever asked yourself, “I can has Internet Cat Video Festival?” Well, you have basically just been gifted the human equivalent of capturing the red dot, because the Internet Cat Video Festival is really happening. See all your favorite memes on the big screen beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is free, and yes, you can dress up like a cat. Call 445-7080 or visit myriadgardens.org.

Saturday

 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Oklahoma River Cruises Disco Night


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Do you consider yourself “Hot Stuff”? Do you have “Night Fever”? Do you like to “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty”? Then head on down to Oklahoma River Cruises Disco Night — featuring a boogie-themed atmosphere, adult beverages and breathtaking view. (Bellbottoms and platform shoes are optional.) The boat departs 8 p.m. Saturday from Meridian Landing, 4345 SW 15th St., and boarding begins at 7:45 p.m. Tickets are $30, and reservations are required. Call 702-7755 or visit okrivercruises.com.

Saturday

 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Monty Python’s Spamalot


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You all know Monty Python and the Holy Grail, aka one of the greatest works of art in cinematic history. But have you seen the musical? Join Sir Lancelot, Sir Robin and the gang for Lyric Theatre’s production of Monty Python’s Spamalot, a raucous, Broadway-esque reimagination of the film. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $35-$74. Call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.

Wednesday–Saturday

 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Batman Day


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Batman might be three-quarters of a century old, but he can still fight crime with the best of them. To celebrate the 75th year since The Dark Knight first appeared in a comic book, DC Comics declared July 23 Batman Day. Enjoy a special event, complete with Batman-themed giveaways and merchandise, beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Barnes & Noble, 6100 N. May Ave. Admission is free. Call 843-9300 or visit barnesandnoble.com.

Wednesday, July 23

 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Paseo FEAST


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Art enthusiasts, heed your call. Go to the second 2014 installment of Paseo FEAST, an art-funding and fine-dining event at which five local artists discuss their projects. The tri-annual event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Lottinville’s, 801 Signal Ridge Drive, in Edmond. Tickets are $30 and include dinner and a ballot. To make a reservation, call 525-2688 or visit paseofeast.com.

Tuesday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
 
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