My excellent colleagues George Lang and Kyle Roberts have launched a new video series for LOOKatOKC called “Got It Covered.” In the third installment, Justin Witte performs a horn-tastic cover of Oklahoma rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson’s hit “Fujiyama Mama”
Archive for October 2011
Happy Halloween! In honor of the spooky season, I have an audio-visual treat for you, dear readers
For their latest episode of “Static on Tour,” my excellent colleagues George Lang and Kyle Roberts ventured to the Oklahoma City Zoo to feature “Rock Awesome” local kindie rockers Sugar Free Allstars performing “Ghostbusters,” which Allstar Chris “Boom!” Wiser calls “one of the best Halloween-related…
What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 31, 2011: Trick-or-treat at the Oklahoma City Zoo’s Haunt the Zoo for Halloween
Today’s featured event:
Spend a fall evening with exotic animals, intricately carved jack-o’-lanterns and eco-friendly candy at the 28th annual Haunt the Zoo for Halloween from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50. Information: 424-3344 or www.okczoo.com.
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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 29, 2011: Get in on family-friendly Halloween fun at Arcadia Lake’s Storybook Forest
Today’s featured event:
EDMOND – Take the family on a hayride, roast marshmallows and collect goodies from storybook characters at Arcadia Lake’s Storybook Forest from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly through Monday at Spring Creek Park. Information: 216-7471 or www.edmondok.com.
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TULSA — Pretty Lights dazzled the Brady Theater Friday night.
Derek Vincent Smith, the mastermind behind the increasingly popular electronic music project Pretty Lights, made good on his promise to create a massive multi-sensory concert experience. His more than two-hour set blended classic rock samples with synthesized noise, shimmering colors with vivid lights, and sheer sonic power with…
From Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. Check out some of Pretty Light’s video and music clips by clicking here, and look for my review of tonight’s Tulsa show in the wee hours!
Pretty Lights illuminating Tulsa this Friday
Column: Derek Vincent Smith, mastermind behind
From Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. For more Halloween-related events, go to www.wimgo.com.
‘Tis the season for frights and fun
From spine-tingling terrors to family-friendly adventures, venues across Oklahoma are offering a variety of entertainment options leading up to Halloween.
Here are my picks for the top Best Bets happening around Oklahoma this weekend, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. For even more events, go to www.wimgo.com.
1. Watch the Oklahoma City Philharmonic kick off its 2011-12 pops season with “Mysterioso: A Pops Concert of Music, Magic, Mayhem and Mirth!” featuring guest conductor Jack Everly, magician and illusionist Joseph Gabriel, the comedy duo Les Arnold and Dazzle, quick-change artists David and Dania, and vocalist Christina Bianco, at…
From Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. 2 1/2 of 4 stars.
Movie review: “The Rum Diary”
Writer-director Bruce Robinson (“The Killing Fields”) takes a fairly standard narrative approach to the late Hunter S. Thompson’s stream-of-altered-consciousness style, and the result is a film that rambles as badly as a drunkard’s journal.