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Beverly fills

The metro's historic pancake diner offers up more than just the traditional breakfast fare.


Restaurant Reviews

Louis Fowler
Beverly’s Pancake House
3115 Northwest Expressway
848-5050

What works:
It’s arguably the best diner food in Oklahoma City. Of course, I haven’t eaten at all the diners. Yet.
What needs work:
Please make sure you get my order correct next time. No hard feelings.
Tip(s):
Open 24 hours, it’s a much better choice than McDonald’s at 3 a.m.
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Moore, please

Many of Moore’s restaurants want you to know they’re open for business and ready to take your order.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
A number of Moore’s restaurants are still feeling the effects of the devastating weather the city endured in May.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Maurice Johnson — Peace, Love & Jazz


Jazz

Louis Fowler
A swanky, ’60s cocktail vibe permeates Oklahoma City jazz guitarist Maurice Johnson’s Peace, Love & Jazz, right from the opening track, “In and Out,” which could have been the theme song to a heist caper starring Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood. It sounds like Burt Bacharach meets George Benson, with smooth melodic grooves hinting at just a little bit of underlying danger.
 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Another Round — Just Walk Away


Rock

Louis Fowler
When you get to a movie early, you have to sit through numerous ads. Among the most entertaining are for the National Guard: Strong, determined individuals kick in doors and save children from raging flood waters while a specially made tune from Nickleback or Hinder blasts in the background, providing a fist-bumping soundtrack to these heroes’ courageous acts.
 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Takeoff Eyeslow — The Prescription


Hip Hop/Rap

Louis Fowler
Before Kanye West went off on his screaming, no-wave punk nonsense, he was the only honest mainstream rapper, mixing high-quality, production with heart-wrenching lyrics exploring the more truthful aspects of relationships.
 
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

It might get loud

Scratch that — it will get loud. After all, that’s the whole point of Okie Noise Fest.


Music

Louis Fowler
Okie Noise Fest 2 with Psychotic Reaction, Copperheads, Fire Bad! and more
3 p.m.-midnight Saturday
Bad Granny’s Bazaar
1759 N.W. 16th
free
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Fox news

To make their live debut in the 405, Fort Worth blues rockers Foxtrot Uniform have two dates all sewn up.


Music

Louis Fowler
Foxtrot Uniform with Them Hounds
9 p.m. Friday
Blue Note Lounge
2408 N. Robinson
thebluenotelounge.com
600-1166
$5

Foxtrot Uniform with Quaker City Night Hawks
9 p.m. Saturday
Grady’s 66 Pub
444 W. Main, Yukon
gradys66.com
364-8789
$7
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Kitchen aid

Celebrity chef and OKC native Rick Bayless comes home to help tornado victims.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
OK Chefs Relief pop-up: Rick Bayless
11:00 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday
Downtown OKC, east of Leadership Square
$10

5:30 p.m. Monday
Will Rogers Theater
4322 N. Western
willrogerstheater.com
604-3015
$60

5:30 p.m. Monday
The Tasting Room
4322 N. Western
thetastingroomokc.com
604-3015
$1000 per couple


 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

This Is the End

If only that were true ...


Comedy

Louis Fowler
To me, few things are as annoying as being stuck in a conversation with a group of stoners who’ve spent most of the day tokin’ it up.
 
Friday, June 14, 2013

Pushing [Un]boundaries

Untitled brings a new dimension to art with ‘[Un]bound,’ a 3-D printmaking exhibit.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
[Un]bound: 3D Printmaking
through Sept. 7
[Artspace] at Untitled
1 N.E. Third
artspaceatuntitled.org
815-9995
free
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

A time to heal

New Orleans band Generationals joins several Oklahoma locals to rock and raise money for victims of the Moore tornado.


Music

Louis Fowler
Generationals with The Wurly Birds, Skating Polly and Colin Nance
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
$10

 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Howard stern

After losing control of the Zoo Amp, Howard Pollack refuels and returns with a new music destination in OKC Downtown Airpark.


Music

Louis Fowler
Music always has been in Howard Pollack’s blood — maybe not onstage, but definitely behind the scenes.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

New Zoo revue

With new management and upgrades, the iconic Zoo Amphitheatre venue returns to rock.


Music

Louis Fowler
As the bitter battle over management of the Zoo Amphitheatre played out in public last summer, Oklahoma City music fans may have worried whether the outdoor venue at 2011 N.E. 50th would be open for business this summer.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Ice, ice baby

A local business knows that ice sculptures are a cool way to heat up any summer party.


Features

Louis Fowler
With the possible exception of a French clown blowing a golden trumpet while riding a white stallion, nothing adds class and sophistication to a summer party like an ice sculpture.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Prinz of tides

Local musician Dustin Prinz has postponed his album-release party, but he has a darn good reason.


Music

Louis Fowler
Oklahoma City musician Dustin Prinz was all ready to go with an album-release party Saturday when the worst possible thing that could’ve happened did: He decided the disc needed more songs.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
 
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