With Hitchcock hitting theaters Friday (read our review), see how another legendary director paid tribute to the master of suspense at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. At 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, it screens The Bride Wore Black, Francois Truffaut’s 1968 thriller about a wedding-day widow taking revenge on the five men who killed her hubby. Admission is $5-$8. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
Former Blazers enforcer Ron “The Ice Man” Aubrey ushers in his new nightclub, Gecko’s at 5810 S. Western, with a fight night at 6 p.m. Thursday. Twelve pro boxers will take the ring, including undefeated lightweight Herbert Acevedo and heavyweight Ty Cobb (not the baseball player, in case you were wondering). Tickets are $20-$25. Visit ticketstorm.com.
Wednesday, Dec. 19, ongoing
Visitors to Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 N.E. 52nd, may have noticed a genuine 1929 Pullman parlor train car near the southwest corner of the first floor. Now through Jan. 6, 2013, they can tour it, too! Free guided tours will take place open to close, Thursdays through Sundays. Museum admission is $9.95-$11.95. Call 602-6664 or visit sciencemuseumok.org.
Wednesday, Dec. 12
For a unique, handmade holiday gift, consider the items at City Arts Center’s 15th annual pottery sale. Located at 3000 General Pershing, the venue has bowls, platters, mugs, teapots, ornaments and more, all benefiting the center’s ceramics education program. Through Dec. 21, the sale runs from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call 951-0000 or visit cityartscenter.org.