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My Friend, Death


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Saturday is Free Comic Book Day, but Tyler Kelting has already been publishing strips of his post-apocalyptic comic book series My Friend, Death on his website. The Edmond-based writer/artist will sign the first two issues of the series 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 7 at New World Comics, 6219 N. Meridian Ave. Admission is free. Call 721-7634 or visit myfrienddeath.com. See related story on page 40.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Tipsy Artist Birthday Party


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Have you ever enjoyed an adult beverage but wondered what to do with your other hand? Then you should check out Tipsy Artist parties, which have seen a steep rise in popularity in the current wine-and-paint party boom. (It’s also a great early Mother’s Day present. Hint, hint.) The Tipsy Artist Birthday Party features gift baskets and giveaways — and, of course, wine and painting — starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Tipsy Artist Paint Palace, 124 W. Oklahoma Ave. in Guthrie. Tickets are $29-$40. Call 757-8779 or visit tipsyartist.com.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Mayweather vs. Maidana


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Call us old-fashioned, but we still think boxing is pretty rad, especially when it involves one of the sport’s dignitaries like WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd Mayweather. See Mayweather take on WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos Maidana in a live broadcast — and on the big screen, no less — 8 p.m. Saturday at Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive; AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd.; and Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King Ave. Tickets are $10-$25. Visit fathomevents.com.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Western Avenue On the Lawn


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We all know how kids love their little furry friends, which is why the Oklahoma Humane Society is joining forces with On the Lawn, the monthly family-oriented celebration of area families and businesses. This month’s event features a pop-up kids play-zone, an outdoor mini-market and an OK Humane Society adoption park. The fun takes place 5-8 p.m. Thursday at 62nd Street and Western Ave. behind Whole Foods. Admission is free. Visit visitwesternavenue.com.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

First Friday Gallery Walk


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Do you like leisurely strolls? Better yet, do you like leisurely strolls through a variety of art galleries, exhibition openings, restaurants and live performances from local musicians? Then check out the First Friday Gallery Walk 6-10 p.m. Friday and noon-6 p.m. Saturday in the Paseo Arts District, 3022 Paseo Street. Admission is free. Call 525-2688 or visit thepaseo.com.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Colourmusic with Eureeka and Luna Moth


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Fresh off the release of their pretty damn awesome third LP, May You Marry Rich, Stillwater-based freak-rock trio Colourmusic knows how to bring the psych. So, too, do locals Eureeka and Luna Moth, and when these three get together ... well, don’t say we didn’t warn you. The show starts at 8 p.m. Friday at Womb Gallery, 25 NW 9th St. Admission is free. Call 600-6366.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Drinkin’ and gunnin’


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Because some of Oklahoma’s finest contributions to the advancement of human civilization have started with the words, “Hold my beer and watch this,” an Oklahoma City gun range has taken the steps necessary to be the first gun range to serve liquor by the drink.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Capitol crumble


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What do the gray bat, the American burying beetle and the Oklahoma State Capitol building have in common? All are endangered.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Starring Mary Fallin as Obama?


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Oklahoma’s Republican lawmakers have long been champions for local control. That is unless it’s an issue they disagree with.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Yay for inmates!


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It appears that Houston-based Sysco Foods tried to get a free meal from the state of Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Missed connections


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Craigslist isn’t just for selling old couches or posting sad-but-hopeful missed connections notes anymore. No, really. It’s for stopping crime. You’ve been warned.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Chenoweth Thunders up


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Broken Arrow native and Broadway star Kristen Chenoweth will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame in June. This award celebrates the talent of performers who “have established themselves as true superstars — with appearances on screen, stage, recordings, and at the Bowl,” according to Hollywood Bowl’s website.

 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Let Coburn Google that for you


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Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, really hates government waste. Each year, he compiles a report showcasing government spending he deems ridiculous. Though he still has the rest of the year to drum up his 2014 report, he’s not wasting any time. This time, he’s after the National Technical Information Service (NTIS).
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

BLOW


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They just don’t wrestle like they used to. And by that, we mean we miss seeing the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) on our television sets. True to the original 1980s style, BLOW features colorful, over-the-top wrestling of the female variety, including an appearance from WCW’s Sweet Sherry and original GLOW girl Godiva. The bout begins 7 p.m. Thursday at OKC Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave. Tickets are $10-$15. Visit ticketstorm.com.

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon


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Several cool things happened in 2001: Wikipedia launched, Apple introduced the first iPod. But one of the coolest was the inaugural Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, a tribute to those who were killed in and affected by the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in 1995. The 14th annual race is 6:30 a.m. Sunday in downtown Oklahoma City, with checkin at the Health & Fitness Expo at Cox Convention Center, One Myriad Gardens. Registration is $10-$325. Visit okcmarathon.com.

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