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.
Wednesday, May 7
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.