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Cold-hearted

Brave souls hit the water to raise money for Special Olympics Oklahoma’s statewide fundraiser, the Polar Plunge.


Features

Charles Martin
Polar Plunge
11 a.m. Saturday
White Water Bay
3908 W. Reno
specialolympicsoklahoma.org
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Strip club

With a shoestring budget but a deep pool of talent, Oklahoma City University students give stage time to brand-new musicals.


Performing Arts

Charles Martin

OCU Stripped
8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Oklahoma City University, Petree Recital Hall
2501 N. Blackwelder
Free, donations accepted

 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Off-script

Among other projects, OKC Improv collaborates with Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park with ‘Fortune’s Fools,’ a Shakespearean comedy minus the Shakespeare.


Performing Arts

Charles Martin
Few scenes in the city have blossomed as quickly as improv. Five years ago, it was barely a glimmer; now, local improv troupes can be found at arts festivals, working with student theater programs and touring nationwide.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

PALing around

A black-tie boxing event raises funds for the Police Athletic League, a mentoring program for at-risk youth


Sports

Charles Martin
OKC Charity Fight Night
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Coca-cola Bricktown Events Center, 425 E. California
706-7484, okcfightnight.com
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Rise and shine

New artists showcase their work at Mainsite Contemporary Art


News

Charles Martin
Emergent Artists 2010
Wed.-Sat., through Feb. 5
Mainsite Contemporary Art
112 E. Main, Norman
Mainsite-art.com 292-8095
 
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Mystery meat


Performing Arts

Charles Martin
Whodunit Dining Room, a mystery dinner theater, celebrates its 20th year of sleuthing by reviving a cast favorite, ‘Showdown at Madam Yahoo’s Saloon!’
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Soul music


Performing Arts

Charles Martin
An ambitious new musical from an Oklahoma-based playwright stages an encore ahead of a national tour.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Bones about it


Visual Arts

Charles Martin
With all creatures great and small, the new Museum of Osteology is America’s only skeleton museum.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

‘Bi’ the way


Visual Arts

Charles Martin
Take a guided tour of the ‘Biennale,’ an ambitious, international art show spread across downtown.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The art of crunch


Visual Arts

Charles Martin
Frazzled shoppers scurrying across the metro in search of perfect presents can skip the malls and opt for local art.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Alt lang syne


Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
Commercial districts across the metro will burst with revelers looking for alternatives to the packed-in crowds downtown.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Art is dead


Visual Arts

Charles Martin
An early fascination with animal bones leads artist Joey Williams to adopt a style that has earned him the moniker of SkullMaster.
 
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Powerhouse rockers Emit issue intelligent anthems as they hone their skills through higher education


Music

Charles Martin
Members of Emit, Oklahoma City's emerging powerhouse rock band, have rock ambitions on temporary hold until they finish their degrees.
 
Thursday, November 25, 2010

Musicians emerge from an artists' collective to form psych-rock outfit Conspiracy of Angels


Music

Charles Martin
Conspiracy of Angels is not so much a band, as it is the arrowhead for an artist collective its Oklahoma City founders have fostered for three years.
 
Thursday, November 18, 2010

The Creativity World Forum heralds the role of innovation and connectivity in the global economy


Features

Charles Martin
A forum on creativity might seem nebulous, but organizers of the 2010 Creativity World Forum believe that it is fundamental to the continued maturation of Oklahoma commerce, education and culture.
 
Thursday, November 11, 2010
 
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