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We’re No. 2!


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Oklahomans are a proud bunch, and we’re especially proud of the progress we have made in the last few years. We have an NBA team and a fancy new skyscraper in downtown OKC, and food trucks are sprouting up like weeds — portable, delicious weeds.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Big Love’s


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Bet you wouldn’t have thought the biggest company in Oklahoma would run a chain of gas stations, truck stops and convenience stores.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

More teachers needed


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Looking for a new career? Area schools might have your answer.

 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Something is a-fowl at Triple S Ranch


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Make sure you have your ducks in a row if the feds come a-knockin’. A ranch outside of Hughes County learned that the hard way.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

We’re No. 8!


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All these numbers, all the time.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

We’re No. 11


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The Oklahoma state government is the 11th most corrupt in the union, according to yet another list. Researchers at Indiana University and the University of Hong Kong studied 25,000 convictions of public officials in the U.S. and blah, blah, blah.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 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.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour


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This tour is “Bad”; it’s a “Thriller”; some of the stunts might look “Dangerous” and “Off the Wall”; but Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour is entertainment at its most enthralling and extravagant. See the lavish Michael Jackson tribute featuring out-of-this-world choreography and high-flying theatrics 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Cheapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $50-$175. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

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