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Average is OK


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If you work long days in a room full of 30 hormonal children, you might want to take an extra personal day once in a while. Luckily for Oklahoma City’s youth, OKC’s teachers are just average when it comes to attendance.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Heel!


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Getting into a fight in the mall is one thing, but fighting and hitting someone with high heels is quite another, as 32-yearold Ronnetta Baker learned recently while shopping at Penn Square Mall.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Religious fervor


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It seems that the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and Oklahoma aren’t going to cut their close ties anytime soon — they’re much too close for that. NewsOK.com reports that Quail Springs Baptist Church’s Rev. Hance Dilbeck was elected the convention’s second vice president during its annual meeting in Baltimore June 10-11.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Next, he’s building an invisible jet


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Adrian Peterson is a human being. He’s much bigger, faster and better at football than most other human beings, but he is a human being nonetheless.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The charred smell of success


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A distillery named Twister in Moore is destroyed by ... fire? No, really.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

LibertyFest


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It’s never too early to celebrate the Fourth of July. At least it isn’t at LibertyFest, an event spanning two weekends and featuring live patriotic music, a car show, A Taste of Edmond and more. The fest kicks off with the Concert in the Park 7:30 p.m. Thursday outside UCO’s Mitchell Hall Theatre, 100 N. University Drive, in Edmond. Admission is free. Call 340-2527 or visit libertyfest.org.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sonic Summer Movie Nights


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If you build it, Field of Dreams will come. Well, they built it, and Field of Dreams — arguably the best baseball movie starring Kevin Costner (of which there are many) — is coming to Sonic Summer Movie Nights. The popular film series starts back up 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 2 on the Great Lawn at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Admission is free. Call 445-7080 or visit myriadgardens.org.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

OKC Fest


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We have seen our fair share of festivals here in OKC, but as far as headliner-worthy names go, we haven’t seen anything like OKC Fest. Dierks Bentley? Lady Antebellum? Merle freaking Haggard? Yeah, OKC Fest has them. The music, food and family-friendly fest starts Friday and runs through Saturday near Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno Ave. Tickets to the main stage events are $35. Call 866-977-6849 or visit okcfest.com.

Friday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Comedy Night with Cameron Buchholtz


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Oklahoma City has quietly put together a damn fine collection of stand-up comics, and many of its finest purveyors of laughter will be at Comedy Night with Cameron Buchholtz, featuring none other than the North Star of the local comedy scene himself, (you guessed it) Cameron Buchholtz. Special guests include BradChad Porter, Nathan Joyner, Madison Allen, Justin Keithley and host Jeramy Westbrook. Sets begin at 9 p.m. Thursday at VZD’s Restaurant & Club, 4200 N. Western Ave. Admission is $5. Call 524-4203 or visit vzds.com.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Mistakes Were Made


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Stuff happens. Some might use a different noun, but that’s basically the theme of the new production Mistakes Were Made, a satirical comedy about a high-strung theatrical producer set to receive its Oklahoma City premiere. Laughing commences 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday at Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W. Main St. Tickets are $5-$20. Call 232-6500 or visit carpentersquare.com.

Friday–Saturday, ongoing

 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Riversport Challenge


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Few things are as American as racing, whether by foot, by automobile or by horse. Boat racing is pretty darn American too, so go cheer on competitors at the Riversport Challenge, a dual 500-meter kayak race and 5k running race as part of the SandRidge Energy Stars & Stripes River Festival. The whistle blows at 8 a.m., and events run through 10 p.m. in the Boathouse District, 725 S. Lincoln Blvd. Admission is free, while challenge registration is $35 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. Call 552-4040 or visit boathousedistrict.org.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Midtown Music on Packard’s Rooftop


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As far as local music goes, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better lineup than the one at this weekend’s miniature festival Midtown Music, which features Power Pyramid, Gentle Ghost, Brothels, Sonic Violence and Bored Wax. The fact that the dudes from The SpyFM’s “You’re Welcome” will broadcast live is just icing on the indie-rock cake. The broadcast begins at 5 p.m. and the music at 5:30 p.m. on the rooftop at Packard’s New American Kitchen, 201 NW 10th St. Admission is free. Call 605-3771 or visit packardsokc.com.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Kevin Durant’s rap battle


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Kevin Durant is a super nice dude. We all know that, right? But for some reason, rappers hate the guy.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Skipping lunch is bad for crooks


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It is like your mom used to say, if you are going to rob a house, make sure the two police officers living in the neighborhood are not on their lunch break.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Get off my lawn!


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No. Really. You can’t park there.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
 
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