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Magna Carta Holy Sh*t

The former is, of course, met with deafening applause, wild cheering and a palpable sense of excitement, as is the latter. But the icon is greeted with something more, this sort of split-second pause, wherein that uncontainable anticipation is temporarily supplanted with an awestruck, almost audible gasp of, “Oh my god. He is real.” That’s how

A “Phresh” performance

Although apparently meeting expectations with crowd-pleasing hits like “Duffle Bag Boy,” “Birthday Song” and “I’m Different,” his set was little more than him shouting lyrics into the mic; yelling, “Say what?!” for no apparent reason; taking gratuitous bows; and occasionally delivering a few lines of actual rap that made the listener wonder if maybe he

Love ya, too, Eddie Vedder

He knows Chesapeake Energy Arena is a Ticketmaster venue, right? Nevermind that, we guess. The … show … sold out. Didn’t it? However, we did get tickets for sale on Ticketmaster for $64-ish. Plus fees. So, $80-plus. But we digress. What’s disturbing is that on the band’s tour, even as a joke, Vedder, eh, kids

CHICKEN FRIED NEWS

Courtesy He knows Chesapeake Arena’s a Ticketmaster venue, right? Nevermind that, we guess. The … show … sold out. Didn’t it? However, we did tickets for sale on Ticketmaster for $64-ish. Plus fees. So, $80-plus. But we digress. What’s disturbing is that on the band’s tour, even as a joke, Vedder, eh, kids about “the

Back on attack

She had an Oklahoma City shirt, Thunder-blue boots and a vibrant smile that was the perfect accessory to her bedazzled Oklahoma City Thunder handbag. So what if the bag was more fashion than function; it was opening night, and that means celebrating. Talk to any Thunder fan for the past five seasons — every game

Hard and ’toned

There are few modern hard rock bands that come to enjoy the wide appeal and critical acclaim that alt-metal act Deftones has over the course of its 20-plus years as a band, and the five-piece isn’t looking to slow down anytime soon. “I think the fact that people get this band is not so much

Taking the bus one stop too far

And especially when you’re rapper 2 Chainz, huddled on your post-concert bus with 10 others and possibly using narcotics after being pulled over by Oklahoma City police for a broken bus taillight. The rapper, real name Tauheed Epps, was arrested early morning Aug. 22 after an almost nine-hour standoff, multiple news sources reported. NewsOK reported

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Best of OKC 2013 – Places

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma Best place to volunteer REGIONAL FOOD BANK OF OKLAHOMA 3355 S. Purdue Its motto is “Fighting hunger … feeding hope.” Volunteers help the largest private hunger-relief organization in the state do this by sorting and distributing enough food to feed 90,000 people every week. That’s vitally important in a state

5 WTF Facts About Justin Bieber

1. The spelling feature of the layout program Adobe InDesign does not recognize “Bieber” as a word. It does, however, suggest “babyish” for a replacement.   2. Bieber employed a full-time “swag coach” to teach the teen “different swaggerific things to do.” On a related note, the U.S. Department of Labor calculates the current unemployment

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