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StART it


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An abandoned lumber yard isn’t your typical setting for a good time. But for a month-long public arts project, it’s ideal. Norman Arts Council’s StART Norman initiative will turn the vacant yard into a lively downtown stop beginning with a re-opening celebration 6-10 p.m. Friday on the southwest corner of W. Main Street and Webster Avenue in Norman. Admission is free. Call 360-1162 or visit startnorman.com.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Rock it


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70 bands in 14 venues. Need we say more? How about a DJ set from electronic music heavyweight Moby? (Heavy in reputation; not stature.) That’s what the ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown Festival offers Oklahoma City residents as part of the school’s fifth annual celebration. Music commences 3 p.m. Friday throughout Bricktown and continues throughout the rest of the day. Admission is free. See page 4 for our full story and page 31 for a special pull-out guide.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Take 9 it


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Warm, Wet and Wacky. No, it’s not what you’re thinking. (Get your mind out of the gutter.) It’s the fast-paced entertainment production Take 9 launching its spring season with a theme tailored for the impending warm weather. See the interactive live performance group perform 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at the Red Room Event Center, 114 W. Main St. in Norman. Admission is $10. Visit take9online.com.

Wednesday, April 9

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Twain it


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Mark Twain had a great mustache, but he had an even better propensity for making us laugh. Exhibit A: Is He Dead?, a fast-paced comedy about a starving artist in debt to an insatiable loan shark. See David Ives’ modern adaptation 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main St. Tickets are $5-$21. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

ACM it


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The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) has produced some powerhouse bands, and it’s still just in its infancy. See current students and potential next-big-things The Hitt Boyz, Good Culture and Honey in an ACM student show 10 p.m. at VZD’s Restaurant & Club, 4200 N. Western Ave. Admission is $5. Call 524- 4203 or visit vzds.com.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Treat it


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The words “treat yourself” have special meaning to fans of TV’s Parks & Recreation. But this week, they apply to everybody because Treat Yourself is the theme of this month’s Plaza Sunday event, where guests can indulge in brunch, shopping, live music and more 1-4 p.m. Sunday in the Plaza District, NW 16th Street between Blackwelder and Indiana avenues. Visit plazadistrict.org.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Feline it


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Look, dog lovers. Cats are awesome too, okay? It’s just like Jack Byrnes said in Meet the Parents: “Cats make you work for their affection. They don’t sell out the way dogs do.” If this quote speaks to you, check out Oklahoma City Cat Club’s Allbreed Cat Show featuring more than 40 breeds 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Bricktown Hotel and Convention Center, 2001 E. Reno Ave. Tickets are $3-$4. Call (918)360-1601.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Toadie it


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You probably know Toadies by the songs “Possum Kingdom” and “Tyler” (because those songs are awesome), and this year marks the 20th anniversary of their seminal album Rubberneck. Yeah, we’re old. See the alt-rock heroes 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St. in Tulsa. Tickets are $19-$34. Call (918)584-2306 or visit cainsballroom.com.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Lawn it


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Looking for a happy hour you can take the little ones to? Western Avenue Association’s On the Lawn provides patrons large and small the opportunity to enjoy offerings from some of the district’s finest merchants (and live music by Spaghetti Eddie). Activities are 5-8 p.m. Thursday on the Chesapeake Lawn at 62nd Street and Western Avenue. Admission is free. Visit visitwesternavenue.com/events.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Preserve it


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Unless you have, like, a really big TV, opportunities to revisit cinematic classics on the big screen don’t come along all that often. The Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s Film Preservation Festival gives you that opportunity for five consecutive evenings, beginning with Orson Welles’ The Lady from Shanghai 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, 415 Couch Drive. Tickets are $7-$9. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.

Tuesday–Wednesday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Miley, The Lips and ... The Beatles?


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If you’re reading this edition of Oklahoma Gazette hoping to find out why, exactly, The Flaming Lips are recording with Miley Cyrus, well, we’re sorry.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Written on the wall(s)


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In what appears to be a slow news day, or indication that someone needs to look into use of police manpower, three people thus far have been arrested for applying their artistic license a little too liberally on public buildings.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Fujiyama Mama


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With the Cold War heavy on people’s minds and all kinds of insanity going on in Russia, our most formidable Cold War enemy, people’s minds inevitably turn to the eventual nuclear apocalypse that will end us all.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Flip's Wine Bar & Trattoria faces uncertain future


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Flip's Wine Bar & Trattoria's owners were informed March 24 that their lease would not be renewed, according to documents obtained by Oklahoma Gazette.
 
Friday, March 28, 2014

Bike it


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Hey, ladies. Do you love to bike? As a way to thank their female customers, Schlegel Bicycles Pro and Multi-Sport Shop will host Ladies Night 2014, featuring a raffle and complimentary wine, beer and snacks from Pelotón Wine Bar & Cafe. The fun takes place 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Schlegel Bicycles, 900 N. Broadway Ave. Admission is free. Call 232-4040 or visit schlegelbicycles. com.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
 
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