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Tiaras, tutus and techno

The ballet company now boasts the largest number of dancers in its history and hopes to continue its record-breaking attendance run after its current season. The season opens in October with four performances of Cinderella. Created by Jacob Sparso and using Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless score, the ballet has all of the elements of

OKG7 Eat: Snack to the future

Classic 50’s Drive-In 1521 W. Lindsey St., Norman  321-2271 Looking like the type of Friday night hangout where greasers and bobbysoxers would mingle together over burgers and malts before a switchblade-laden rumble, Classic 50s Drive-In is a tried-and-true Norman institution. The classic long coney with cheese ($3.19) is a treat, as is their selection of

Last call for Stage Center?

Johansen won an award from The American Institute of Architects for his work on the building in 1972. Kestrel Investments Inc. paid $4.2 million to the Oklahoma City Community Foundation for the theater last July and has plans to build a 14-16-story office tower (which will be home to the new OGE Energy Corp. headquarters)

Show ’nuff!

The Nutcracker So, what’s to do for the remaining three and a half weeks until Christmas, you ask? I am so glad you did. Because there are some cool things to go see between now and the big day. To help you out, we have compiled a handy-dandy list of the cream of the crop,

LIFE

If it’s a holiday classic you’re seeking, see the Oklahoma City Ballet perform Robert Mills’ adaptation of The Nutcracker, featuring the Oklahoma City Philharmonic performing Tchaikovsky’s iconic score. Performances begin 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets start at $15.

I love this par

For the past few years, she has become a golf enthusiast, combining her passion for the sport with her need to help children with cancer by creating the Schooner Fall Classic, a women’s collegiate golf tournament with a purpose. “One of Tricia’s goals is to help support women’s golf,” said Juliet Nees-Bright, executive director of

Ishtar

Derided before it even premiered in the spring of 1987, the last stand (directorial, at least) of Elaine May cast Dustin Hoffman and Warren Beatty against type: Hoffman is Chuck, the P-magnet; Beatty, Lyle the dolt. Both are struggling songwriters stuck in the New York City supper circuit. The joke is that they’re struggling because

Passion play

A, B, A, B, B, A, up, down, up, down, select. If that means anything to you, you’re the exact type of patron who Stephen Kovash, the founder of the Istvan Gallery, wants. “The Istvan is one of the few commercial galleries in Oklahoma City that actually show urban, street, young people, hip — whatever

The Thief of Bagdad

The 1924 fantasy-adventure is considered widely as actor/writer/producer Douglas Fairbanks’ tour de force. Raoul Walsh (White Heat) may serve as director of the silent Arabian Nights adaptation, but the show is Fairbanks’ and the performer knows it, traipsing with abandon through the exquisite, no-expense-spared sets. (They come courtesy the mind and body of Oscar-winning production

Classic Albums: Peter Gabriel: So

To Classic Albums newcomers, the franchise delivers the “definitive authorised story” of a culture-shaking disc in feature-length form, relying on video clips, concert footage and many a talking-head interview from the talents who were there, on both sides of the studio glass. In this case, that includes Gabriel, other musicians, members of the tech team

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