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Sculpt fiction

Two renowned sculptors combine for one sharp exhibition at [Artspace] at Untitled.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Don Reitz and Marko Kratohvil
through June 1
[Artspace] at Untitled
1 N.E. Third
artspaceatuntitled.org
815-9995
free

 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Spyda “the Wise Musician” — Mr. Metaphor


Hip Hop/Rap

Louis Fowler
Oklahoma City’s rap revolution continues with Mr. Metaphor from Spyda “the Wise Musician,” a self-proclaimed “worldwide producer” with a style that’s “more doper than rocks of crack.”
 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Core values

IAO’s annual erotic art show returns to get it on — thoughtfully — with the metro.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Biting the Apple
7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday
Individual Artists of Oklahoma
706 W. Sheridan
iaogallery.org
232-6060
$25
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Reality bites

Would-be reality TV stars in the metro vie for a chance to be on Big Brother.


TV Reviews

Louis Fowler
Under a warm Oklahoma sun on a Saturday afternoon last month, a throng of would-be reality television stars gathered in the parking lot of Bob Moore Kia of Edmond to audition for the upcoming 15th season of CBS’ hit reality show Big Brother.
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Royal rush

With a new lineup, the Blacklist Royals return to make a claim for the rock ’n’ roll throne.


Music

Louis Fowler
Blacklist Royals
9 p.m. Saturday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Portraiture — Real as Ritual


Pop

Louis Fowler
Portraiture, aka OKC native Nathan Siler backed by The Fellowship Students, has such a lushly melancholy and bleakly pretty sound, I’m surprised the guys aren’t from Manchester, England.
 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Tony Romanello and the Black Jackets — Pleased to Meet Us


Rock

Louis Fowler
It’s probably no accident that the title of Tony Romanello and the Black Jackets’ EP invokes The Replacements’ Pleased to Meet Me; as on that 1987 album, the ’Mats reconciled their roots-punk past with a more mature power-pop sound, so do these Tulsans.
 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

No Justice — America’s Son


Country

Louis Fowler
When something really catches my ear, I tend to imagine it in the closing credits of a movie, and then I work backward, formulating a plot and actors. “Never Gonna Be Enough,” the opening track on Red Dirt rockers No Justice’s latest, America's Son, had me doing that within 10 seconds.
 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Hooked on a feeling

The Captain’s Sideshow crew will leave you hanging.


Performing Arts

Louis Fowler
The Captain’s Sideshow
9 p.m. Friday
Voodoo Lounge
530 S. Broadway
237-2803

 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Trivial pursuits

Win or lose at bar trivia, at least you can drink.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
If you’ve ever been ridiculed for being a fountain of useless knowledge, here’s your chance at comeuppance.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Dream warriors

Formerly known as Sundress, Austin band Shrines brings its dream-pop sound back to Norman.


Music

Louis Fowler
The Shrines with Merchandise and Crown Imperial
8 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Boo!-mer Sooner

You’ll want to watch your step on the OU Ghost Tour.


Features

Louis Fowler
OU Ghost Tour
7 p.m. Saturday and Monday
Northeast entrance of Donald W. Reynolds Performing Arts Center
OU campus, Norman
visit.ou.edu
Free

 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Comedy by the slice

Rose State hosts comedian Jim Gaffigan during his White Bread tour.


Performing Arts

Louis Fowler
Jim Gaffigan
7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday
Rose State College of Performing Arts Theatre
6420 S.E. 15th, Midwest City
tickets.com
733-7960
$39.75-$49.75

 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Street cred

Jabee wants to turn OKC into a hip-hop hot spot, one track at a time.


Music

Louis Fowler
Jabee with Admirals, eLTeaZee, Taylor Mcenzie, Militant Mindz and Knoble Savage
8 p.m. Saturday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The elite ate

Eat, drink and be in hoops heaven for March Madness and the NBA playoffs.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
For many sports fans, staying at home isn’t an option.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
 
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