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OKG Newsletter


Topic: world

National spotlight

Two Tulsa women have become national icons for equality as they fight Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage.


News

Angela Chambers
Oklahoma couple Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin experienced a strange, dreamlike moment when they heard the words “Bishop v. the United States of America” in a courtroom.
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Slam it


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Gazette staff

If you’re a world champion poet, you’re good at what you do. If you’re a three-time world champion poet, you’re Buddy Wakefield, a revered slam poet from Shreveport, La. See Wakefield on his world tour, Riled Up and Wasted on Light, 8 p.m. Saturday at The Paramount OKC, 701 W. Sheridan Ave. Admission is free. Call 517-0787 or visit theparamountokc.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Mayweather vs. Maidana


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Call us old-fashioned, but we still think boxing is pretty rad, especially when it involves one of the sport’s dignitaries like WBC Welterweight World Champion Floyd Mayweather. See Mayweather take on WBA Welterweight World Champion Marcos Maidana in a live broadcast — and on the big screen, no less — 8 p.m. Saturday at Regal Spotlight Stadium 14, 1100 N. Interstate Drive; AMC Quail Springs 24, 2501 W. Memorial Rd.; and Cinemark Tinseltown USA, 6001 N. Martin Luther King Ave. Tickets are $10-$25. Visit fathomevents.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BREAKING: Botched execution creates new chapter in capital punishment debate


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Natural selections

The Nature in Art Series depicts the natural world from a uniquely local perspective.


Visual Arts

Devon Green

Nature in Art Series
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, ongoing 
The Nature Conservancy
408 NW 7th St.
nature.org/Oklahoma
858-8557 
Free 

 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Iz you going?

A colorful man who has led an equally colorful life, comedian Eddie Izzard possesses talent without bounds.


Performing Arts

Devon Green

Force Majeure

8 p.m. Saturday

Rose State College Performing Arts Theater

6420 SE 15th St, Midwest City

sold out


8 p.m. Sunday

Brady Theater

105 W. Brady St., Tulsa

eddieizzard.com/gigs

918-582-7239

$38.50-$56.50

 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour


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Gazette staff

This tour is “Bad”; it’s a “Thriller”; some of the stunts might look “Dangerous” and “Off the Wall”; but Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour is entertainment at its most enthralling and extravagant. See the lavish Michael Jackson tribute featuring out-of-this-world choreography and high-flying theatrics 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Cheapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $50-$175. Call 602-8700 or visit chesapeakearena.com.

Tuesday–Wednesday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Energy FC vs. L.A. Galaxy II


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Gazette staff

The World Cup might be over, but that’s no reason to shed your soccer fever. OKC Energy FC, the metro’s new professional soccer team, is smack dab in the middle of its inaugural season with plenty of games left to play. See them square off against the L.A. Galaxy II 7 p.m. Saturday at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School’s Pribil Stadium, 801 NW 50th St. Tickets are $7-$24. Visit energyfc.com.

Saturday

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Immortalized

With its Immortal World Tour, Cirque du Soleil pays tribute to the King of Pop with an extravagant, high-flying touring show.


Performing Arts

Zach Hale

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour
8 p.m. July 22-23 
Chesapeake Energy Arena 
100 W. Reno Ave. 
cirquedusoleil.com 
800-745-3000
$50-$175 

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour


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Gazette staff

When it comes to entertainment, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is about as theatric, extravagant and flat-out fun as it gets — especially in a live setting. Suplex your life and see all your favorite wrestlers — John Cena, Bray Wyatt and more — in the WWE Live SummerSlam Heatwave Tour, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave. Tickets are $15-$95. Call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Saturday 

 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
 
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