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OKG Newsletter


Topic: okc

Ghoul school

Have you heard the one about the secret society and the kidnapped rock? Jeff Provine’s ghost tour will tell all.


Features

Carmen Forman
Thursday-Saturday
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Twin Sister — In Heaven

NYC indie-pop dreamers concoct a solid debut album after an infectious single.


Indie

Matt Carney
Ever since “All Around and Away We Go” reminded me of Talking Heads last summer, I’ve kept my eyes out (and many fingers crossed) for flashes of Twin Sister’s name across the blogosphere. Much to my delight, it showed up last summer alongside fellow NYCers’ The Pains of Being Pure at Heart on a touring bill aimed at the Midwest, with a stop at OU’s campus (not three minutes’ walk from my house) right smack in the middle of it.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Boy bands + Jesus = weird

Are you looking for a revival? You may not find it at this ‘Altar.’


Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Altar Boyz
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 2 p.m. Saturday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, through Oct. 29
Lyric at the Plaza
1725 N.W. 16th
lyrictheatreokc.com
524-9312
$40
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Shimmy show

A nationally renowned dance troupe utilizes local belly dancers for more intimate performances.


Features

Charles Martin
Club Bellydance
7:30 p.m. Friday
Edmond Community Center
28 E. Main, Edmond
$20-$25
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Chromeo must vie

Joke band or no, the electrofunk duo Chromeo does what it can to get audiences a-dancin’.


Music

Matt Carney
Chromeo with Breakbot and Mayer Hawthorne
7 p.m. Friday
Cain's Ballroom
423 N. Main, Tulsa
cainsballroom.com
918-584-2306
$27
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

‘Act of violence’

Metro organizations coalesce in opposition to the death penalty.


News

Greg Horton
The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty gathered Oct. 11 to raise awareness of what the group calls “the injustice of the death penalty.”
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Occupational goals

Occupy OKC demands change for the greater good.


News

Clifton Adcock
The 21-year Army veteran at first was unsure whether he wanted his name included in this story.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

From tusk till brawn

Weird and winning, ‘Walrus’ makes sport of an arm-wrestling champion whose life gets turned topsy-turvy.


Drama

Rod Lott
Walrus
8 p.m. Saturday
City Arts Center
3000 General Pershing
cityartscenter.org
951-0000
$5
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Water hogs

Who are the city’s biggest water users?


News

Clifton Adcock
This year has been a hard one for Oklahoma City’s water supply.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Pedal power

The inaugural Oklahoma Bike Summit is slated for Nov. 4-5.


News

Carmen Forman
A group of Oklahomans is holding the state’s first-ever bike summit in the hopes of making Oklahoma more bike-friendly.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
 
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