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Topic: rick

‘Nerd’ humor

An early-’80s comedy has a hard time translating to the 21st century.


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer

The Nerd
8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Through March 5
Pollard Theatre
120 W. Harrison, Guthrie
282-2800
$15-$20

 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Lisztomania

Sex, symphonies and slapstick — all key to Ken Russell’s cult classic.


Comedy

Rod Lott
Ken Russell was either a genius or a madman, but more likely both. The iconoclastic filmmaker made movies that were loved by many — Tommy, Altered States, The Devils, Crimes of Passion — but despised by many, many more. Regardless of your opinion of them, one cannot deny they are different.
 
Monday, August 20, 2012
soundcity

Grohl on

Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl makes a music documentary, ‘Sound City.’

Dave Grohl’s not just a Foo Fighter. Now he’s a film director.

Sound City, his documentary on the historic L.A. recording studio of the same name, is set to screen locally once and once only: at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Harkins Bricktown Cinemas 16, 150 E. Reno. It’s scheduled for nowhere else in the state.

Fresh from its Jan. 18 premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the film includes such music heavyweights as Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac’s Stevie Nicks, Rick Springfield, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor, Barry Manilow, Pixies’ Frank Black, producer Rick Rubin, Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo, John Fogerty, Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and many, many more.

For tickets, visit harkinstheatres.com. —Rod Lott

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‘Land’ ho!

Look, up in the sky! It’s local artist Rick Sinnett, working on ‘This Land,’ a mural adorning the outside of Rocktown Climbing Gym.


Visual Arts

Liz Blood

Drive Interstate 40 just south of Bricktown, and you might see artist Rick Sinnett. He’s the one swinging from a rope anchored to the top of Rocktown Climbing Gym, wrangling a 5-gallon bucket of paint as he works on his latest mural, This Land.

 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Kanye West — Yeezus

The skills match the ego.


Hip Hop/Rap

Zach Hale
Try as you might, but there’s no escaping Kanye West. Turn on the TV, radio, computer — hell, take a stroll downtown and you might see his mug projected on the side of a building. It’s an undeniable fact of life in 2013: Kanye West is bigger than Buddha, Krishna and The Beatles (today, anyway) and he’ll be the first to let you know about it.
 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Olympus Has Fallen

And it can't get up!


Action

Rod Lott
As Aaron Eckhart grows angry and Morgan Freeman pulls strings from the sidelines, a possibly crazy but altogether decent man dishes out some superheroic justice to save the city. The result is an excellent movie, arguably the best of the year.
 
Saturday, August 3, 2013

Million-dollar members

OKC council chooses which projects are most important with $1 million discretionary spending programs.


News

Tim Farley
If Oklahoma City Council members had a million bucks to spend any way they’d like, it turns most of them would (and will) improve public transit, roads and develop a needed “quiet zone” in downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Moving on

Rick Cain helped re-introduce public transit to the metro area. He retires in February.


News

Tim Farley
When Rick Cain took the reins as chief of the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) 10 years ago, most Oklahoma City residents didn’t know public transit existed.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Mayoral candidate denied access speak at City Council meeting


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City officials refused to let longtime resident Joe “Sarge” Nelson speak to the council Tuesday about dilapidated buildings because of his mayoral candidacy.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Public schools need improvement now


Commentary

John Thompson

School “reform” is a legacy of “liberal PTSD from losing the War on Poverty.”

 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 
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