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OKG Newsletter


Topic: things

Meet it


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After each matinée performance of Oklahoma City Ballet’s The Nutcracker, kiddos can get autographs and take pictures with Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker Prince himself. Performances begin at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday–Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets start at $15. For more information, call 848-8637 or visit okcballet.com/nutcracker.

Friday–Sunday

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Trans it


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When we say, “Go see Trans-Siberian Orchestra,” it’s not a fancy way of telling you to take a hike across Siberia. No, literally, go see Trans-Siberian Orchestra as they perform their acclaimed rock opera The Lost Christmas Eve at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $41.50-$71.50. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Ziggy it


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The glitz and glamor of New Year’s Eve is hard to top. But if anyone could, it was David Bowie’s flamboyant alter ego Ziggy Stardust. See locals Stardeath and White Dwarfs perform Bowie’s classic 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bricktown Music Hall, 103 Flaming Lips Alley. Tyson Meade, New Fumes and Takeoff Eyeslow will also perform. Tickets are $18-$20. Call 600-6092 or visit ticketstorm.com.

Tuesday

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Warhol it


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With the death of Lou Reed, the world lost one of its brightest creative minds in 2013. In remembrance of the iconic songwriter, party like it’s 1969 at the NYE Warhol Party, a Velvet Underground and Lou Reed tribute show. At 8 p.m. Tuesday, “Run Run Run” to Opolis, 113 N.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Root it


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Love & Addiction can be thorns in your side, unless we’re talking about Oklahoma City native Aisha Eustache, whose debut EP of the same name is as engaging as its title would suggest. See the soul/R&B singer in her return to her hometown 8 p.m. Saturday at Urban Roots, 322 NE 2nd St. Tickets are $10. Call 278-7906 or visit ticketstorm.com.

Saturday

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Hoop it


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So there’s this basketball team here in OKC called the Thunder. You may have heard of them? Well, they’re kind of good at sports and stuff (like, really good), and their games are as electric in person as the team’s name would suggest. See them play the Brooklyn Nets 7 p.m. Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Call 602-8700 or visit nba.com/thunder. 

Thursday
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Nine it


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If you’re looking for generic sketch-comedy, do not go see Take 9. If you’re looking for sketch-comedy unlike anything else, go see Take 9’s New Year’s Eve Bash, an interactive variety production featuring live music, giveaways and lots of laughs. The fast- paced show starts at 9 p.m. Tuesday at Red Room Event Center, 114 W. Main St. in Norman. Tickets are $35 or $65 for couples. Visit take9-nye.ezevent.com.

Tuesday

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Book it


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Author Laura Moriarty has written four novels, and she was recently awarded the George Bennett Fellowship for Creative Writing at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. In other words, she’s good. Moriarty and Oklahoma author Joy Harjo will present a reading of their works along with a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at The Paramount OKC, 701 W. Sheridan Ave. Admission is free. Call 517-0787 or visit theparamountokc.com. 

Saturday
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Soul it


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New Year’s Eve is all about positivity. So why not spend it with the Positive Productions Band? See the soul and R&B act 9 p.m. Tuesday at The Centre, 4325 NW 50th St. Tickets are $25-$30 and include hors d’oevres and a breakfast buffet served after midnight. Call 208-3456.

Tuesday
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Laugh it


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Saddle up, partner. Comedian Cowboy Bill Martin wants to make you hee-haw (that’s laugh, for you city folk). But this ain’t no ordinary rodeo; Cowboy Bill brings a different kind of funny that has been likened to “Gary Busey with an edge” by The Fort Worth Star Telegram. See him perform 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tuesday, 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday at The Loony Bin, 8503 N. Rockwell Ave. Tickets are $8-$30. Call 239-4242 or visit loonybincomedy.com.

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