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Jingle spurs

The Adelante! Gallery slips on its most festive cowboy boots to celebrate a Cowgirl Christmas.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler

Cowgirl Christmas with Our Cowboys
6-10 p.m. Friday
Adelante! Gallery
3003 Paseo St.
adelantegallery.com
(214) 587-7686
Free

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Scream queen

Don’t put labels on Screaming Females — they just want to play the best rock ’n’ roll they can.


Music

Louis Fowler

Screaming Females with The Big Kid Show, Blast Shield Down and Dirty Dish
8 p.m. Wednesday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western Ave.
conservatoryokc.com
879-9778
$7

 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Que sera, Sera

Americana artist Sera Cahoone has come a long way from the mountains of Colorado.


Music

Louis Fowler

Sera Cahoone with Joe Pug
8 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford Ave., Norman 
opolis.org
820-0951
$10-$12

 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Fair to Midlake

Denton’s Midlake hits the big time after a decade in the indie scene with an opening stint for Pearl Jam.


Music

Louis Fowler

Midlake with Pearl Jam
7:30 p.m. Nov. 16
Chesapeake Energy Arena 
100 W. Reno Ave.
chesapeakearena.com 
602-8700
$80.40

 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Toby Keith — Drinks After Work


Country

Louis Fowler
“Guilty pleasure” is one of the dirtiest phrases in the English language — a term created to make fans of something considered mostly unpopular by the ruling pop-culture intelligentsia feel shame.
 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Fired up

Former fireman Roy McCallister tames the flames through the art of glassblowing.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler

Istvan Gallery and Urban Art 7th Anniversary
Nov. 8-27
Istvan Gallery
1218 N. Western Ave. 
istvangallery.com
831-2874

 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Out on a limb

Burgeoning gallery Grease Trap found an artistic way to bring mannequins back to life.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Local Parts
7 p.m. Nov. 9
Grease Trap Gallery
5100 N. Classen Circle
facebook.com/greasetrapgallery
625-9100
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Weed control

After 40 years, comedy legends Cheech & Chong are still smokin’ and still jokin’, all on their own terms.


Music

Louis Fowler
Cheech & Chong with War and Tower of Power
7 p.m. Saturday
Lucky Star Casino, Concho
7777 N Highway 81, El Reno
luckystarcasino.org
262-7612
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Sea change

Local artist Jann Jeffrey took a trip to the ocean and came back more inspired than ever.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler

La Mer²: The Ocean Squared
Nov. 1–Nov. 30
Jann Jeffrey Gallery
3018 Paseo St.
jannjeffrey.com
607-0406

 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Get the Blu’s

It’s time to spread the word about Oklahoma City’s barbecue secret.


Restaurant Reviews

Louis Fowler
It was about a year ago when Blu’s Bar-B-Q & Burgers opened quietly at 612 N. Robinson Ave., becoming Oklahoma City’s little secret for great Southern cooking.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tonk-adile Dundee

Roots singer-songwriter Audrey Auld might hail from Australia, but her sound is pure Americana.


Music

Louis Fowler

Audrey Auld
7 P.M. Sunday
Performing Arts Studio
200 S. Jones Ave., Norman
pasnorman.org
307-9320
$15

 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Slaid, Slaid songs

Americana singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves loves it most when his audience cries.


Music

Louis Fowler

Slaid Cleaves
8 P.M. Thursday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley Ave.
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$20-$25

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Cultish comedy

"Weird Al" Yankovic’s Oklahoma-sized motion picture debut, UHF, celebrates 25 years this month.


Comedy

Louis Fowler

The summer of 1989 was one of the biggest blockbuster summers of all time, with hit movie after hit movie released, including Batman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. In the middle of this cluttered schedule, a little low-budget comedy starring song-parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic titled UHF was quietly released and then quickly disappeared into the cinematic flotsam.

 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Dissenter sandman

According to a recent study, Oklahomans are having a harder time getting a good night’s sleep.


News

Louis Fowler
There are few things worse in life than not getting a good night's sleep.
 
Friday, October 11, 2013

Word of mouth

The Oral History Association comes to Oklahoma to help preserve the past and guide the future.


Features

Louis Fowler
Hidden Stories, Contested Truths: The Craft of Oral History
Skirvin Hilton
1 Park Ave.
Wednesday-Sunday
oralhistory.org/annual-meeting
272-3040
Free-$165

 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
 
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