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Topic: stand

Sleepwalk with Me

From A to Zzzz, comedian Mike Birbiglia’s account of his noctural disorder is a sleeper hit.


Comedy

Rod Lott
Early in Sleepwalk with Me, protagonist Matt Pandamiglio (comedian Mike Birbiglia, more or less playing himself) addresses via narration the feelings his character holds for his live-in girlfriend, Abby (Lauren Ambrose, Wanderlust) with the lines, “I think falling in love for the first time is such a transcendent feeling. It's like pizza-flavored ice cream: Your brain can't even process that level of joy.”
 
Monday, December 17, 2012

Young at art

As ‘Momentum’ proves, Oklahoma’s emerging artists have no intention of slowing down.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still
8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday
50 Penn Place
1900 Northwest Expressway
ovac-ok.org
879-2400
$10-$15
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Last Stand

Welcome back, Arnie. But that's it?


Action

Rod Lott
Early in The Last Stand, the small-town sheriff played by Arnold Schwarzenegger says, "It's my day off. Should be a quiet weekend." That's the new way of saying, "I've got one week to retirement," because it signals — with flashing neon and everything — that life is going to royally upend those plans.
 
Friday, May 17, 2013

Women Who Kill

More like maim.


Comedy

Rod Lott
An hour of stage comedy by female stand-ups, Women Who Kill errs in putting its not-so-secret weapon right upfront: Amy Schumer, who might just be the funniest person in America right now. Even her throwaway lines (“Do you ever have Oxycontin mouth?” she asks no one, rhetorically) pierce the flesh.
 
Friday, July 26, 2013

Sinbad it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

If you’ve ever dreamt about turning a movie theater into a comedy club, that dream is about to become reality. Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla — a comedy special featuring the tenured entertainer — will air at 8 p.m. Thursday at AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial; Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King; and Norman’s Regal Spotlight 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive. Visit fathomevents.com.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Laugh it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Do you like to laugh out loud? Then check out Opolis Comedy Night, featuring comedic whiz kid James Nghiem as he releases his new album That Lonely Beast. Other performers include Cameron Buchholtz, Ryan Drake, Jeramy Westbrook and more. Laughs commence 9 p.m. Thursday at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford in Norman. Admission is $5. Visit opolis.org.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Standing up for hope

Sooner Stand Down helps homeless veterans with everything, including backpacks, healthcare, sobriety and life skills.


News

Tim Farley
Air Force veteran Rickey Bell doesn’t blame anyone except himself for being homeless and without a full-time job.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
 
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