Oklahoma City Conventioner - Spring / Summer 2013
The Pocket Guide to Dining & Entertainment - The only magazine designed exclusively for OKC's convention goers.
Visit our website to view the current issue on your mobile device. S/S 2012 THE POCKET GUIDE TO DINING & ENTERTAINMENT OKCCONVENTIONER.COM LIKE US ON FACEBOOK FOLLOW US ON TWITTER 2 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 3 Inspired by the scissor-tailed flycatcher, the new 380-foot long Skydance Bridge connects downtown pedestrians to the OK River. SPRING / SUMMER 2013 8 FOOD & DINING welcome 14 NIGHTLIFE 18 SPORTS 20 CASINOS 22 CULTURE 27 AUTOMOBILE ALLEY 28 GROUP ACTIVITIES 32 STAY ACTIVE 34 SHOPPING If you have any questions or need extra copies of the Oklahoma City Conventioner, don’t hesitate to call our office at 405.249.7097. 38 NORMAN We hope you enjoy your visit and invite you to return soon! 42 EDMOND 44 EVENT CALENDAR MUSEUMS / PERFORMING ARTS ON THE COVER: The Chesapeake Boathouse casts a dramatic nighttime glow across the newly revitalized Oklahoma River and serves as the visual anchor to OKC’s Boathouse District. 4 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 As publishers of the Oklahoma City Conventioner, allow us to extend our welcome to OKC! We hope we can provide a glimpse of the diversity Oklahoma has to offer. We have everything you would expect in a major city...world class hotels, professional sports, full gaming casinos and race track, a zoo, historic museums, live music and theater. What you might not expect will be the taste of a uniquely rich cultural heritage formed from the red earth so abundant in Oklahoma. Historic Bricktown and the Western Heritage Museums will take you back to the Land Run Era of the Wild West via walking trails, water taxi, or on a river cruise up the rechanneled Oklahoma River. The Classen Curve area offers upscale dining and shopping against a uniquely modern backdrop. As OKC residents and business owners for over 36 years, we are eager to show you “our town.” We know you will enjoy the casual atmosphere and friendly people of OKC and find the dining, entertainment and shopping second to none. Sincerely, The Matlock Family ©Copyright 2013, Matlock Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the consent of the publisher. The Oklahoma City Conventioner is published quarterly and is distributed at conventions and through concierge/information desks at major hotels in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Norman. For individual copies, please send your requests to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Oklahoma City Conventioner, PO Box 890753, OK 73189. Advertising Inquiries: S/S 2013 OKC, | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 5 Contact Marshall Matlock, email@example.com, 405.249.7097 73 85 MAIN 12 57 9 1 58 6 80 84 88 50 39 7 2 41 24 SHERIDAN 64 27 31 11 85 51 23 29 32 10 20 49 36 15 87 38 74 56 67 37 77 82 45 34 13 16 53 30 3 33 14 28 55 5 78 CALIFORNIA 8 22 TIAN HRIS 86 19 83 LIE C 52 4 CHAR 40 42 ARTE MICK 44 R EY M ANT A HOM 17 61 60 LE 48 OKL A RENO 21 76 81 JOE C 46 26 35 63 25 69 18 47 43 N Legend RESTAURANTS & BARS/CLUBS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Abuelo’s Club One15 Biting Sow Bolero Spanish Grill Bourbon Street Café Bricktown Brewery Bricktown Burgers Bricktown Sonic Cafe BRiX Capt. Norm’s Dockside Bar Chelino’s CityWalk Club Albee Coach’s Coyote Ugly Dollhouse Lounge & Burlesque Drinkz Earl’s Rib Palace Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Hooters of Bricktown IHOP In The Raw Sushi JJ’s Alley 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 Mantel Wine Bar & Bistro Marble Slab Creamery McDonald’s Melting Pot Mickey Mantle Steakhouse Michael Murphy’s Dueling Pianos Nonna’s Ristorante & Purple Bar Nonna’s Streetside Café Peachwave Frozen Yogurt Pearl’s Crabtown Purple Martini RedPin Bowling Lounge ROK Bar Frequency SKKY Bar Ultra Lounge Spaghetti Warehouse Starbucks TapWerks Texadelphia Toby Keith’s “I Love This Bar & Grill” Whiskey Chicks Wormy Dog Saloon Zio’s Italian Kitchen 6 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 SHOPS 47 Bass Pro Shops 48 Bricktown Candy Co. 49 The Artist Studio Bricktown Marketplace Canal Convenience Store Red Dirt Emporium Put A Cork In It Winery 50 CocoFlow 51 Guestroom Records 52 House of Bedlam 53 Painted Door (Nonna’s) 55 Redhawks Giftshop 56 The Store 57 Chickasaw Nation Visitor Center ENTERTAINMENT & VENUES 58 American Banjo Museum 60 Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark 61 Coca-Cola Events Center 63 Harkins Theater 64 Rocky’s HOTELS 67 Hampton Inn 69 Residence Inn PARKING & TRANSPORT 73 Bricktown Main St. Parking 74 Bricktown Parking Garage 76 METRO Transit Trolley Stop 77 Limousine Parking 78 Oklahoma City Carriage Co. 80 Sure Beats Walking Segway Tours 81 Water Taxi Ticket Booth SERVICES & LANDMARKS 82 ACM@UCO 83 BodyWorks 84 Bricktown Police Station 85 OK Corral—Buffalo Project 86 Sonic Corp. Headquarters 87 The Bricktown Association 88 Federal Corporation S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 7 FOOD & DINING FEATURED DINING DESTINATIONS Nonna’s Euro -American Ristorante & Bar (see our ad on pg 3) Situated in a century-old warehouse on the corner of two of Bricktown’s main thoroughfares, Nonna’s features an eclectic menu highlighting fresh ingredients among refined surroundings. The enormous second floor patio dining space overlooks Redhawks Field at Bricktown and offers an excellent view of the OKC skyline. Nonna’s is a great place to host a dinner meeting, featuring several private dining suites that can accommodate up to 40 dinner guests. Stop by for happy hour at Purple Bar on the second floor for half-price appetizers Tue-Sat 3:30-6:30pm. Grab one of Avis’ desserts from the patisserie on your TIP way out for a late night treat back in your hotel room. 1 Mickey Mantle Dr., Bricktown 405.235.4410 // nonnas.com Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse (see our ad on pg 13) Located in the heart of Bricktown, Mickey Mantle’s puts a modern twist on the classic steakhouse with contemporary interiors and an inventive menu. In addition to aged USDA prime steaks, Mantle’s has excellent seafood offerings & an extensive wine list. The #7 Lounge offers a sleek, modern setting with a multitude of HD screens to catch a game. Looking to host a dinner meeting while in town? Mickey Mantle’s has private dining for groups of 10-66. Call 405.473.2108 to book your event. While you can’t go wrong with any steak here, the TIP “Cowboy Cut” rib eye is truly special. 7 S. Mickey Mantle Dr., Bricktown 405.272.0777 // mickeymantlesteakhouse.com Ludivine Chefs Jonathon Stranger and Russ Johnson maintain an ambitious, seasonal farm-to-table menu at this delicious homage to Oklahoma producers. Ludivine is all about finding the highest quality local ingredients and preparing them respectfully. What’s not to love? Ludivine has a great bar with knowledgeable bartenders. Come before your dinner reservation during happy hour and enjoy half-price appetizers Tue-Fri 5-7pm. Packard’s New American Kitchen From the moment you set foot on the original tile floor from the 1925 Packard automobile showroom, you know you’re in a special place. Packard’s is the newest gem in Midtown OKC, just north of downtown. They offer a fresh look at American fare in food that is exceptional yet comfortable, perfection without pretention. Their focus is on using high quality ingredients, locally-sourced when possible, and creating a comfortable atmosphere where they may be enjoyed. Packard’s has an incredible rooftop deck where TIP the views of downtown are rivaled only by the skilled bartenders’ craft cocktails. 201 NW 10th St., Midtown 405.605.3771 // packardsokc.com Red PrimeSteak Red PrimeSteak is a modern fine-dining restaurant situated beyond the traditional steakhouse experience. Superb spice rubs, crackling crusts and other vibrant flavors create a steak that is unique and deeply delicious. Located in the elegant 1911 Buick Building, Red also has several impressive event spaces on the second floor offering expansive views of downtown and Automobile Alley and capable of hosting events for 10-200 seated diners or up to 300 cocktail guests. Red offers a free luxury shuttle to and from ChesTIP apeake Arena for patrons dining before a Thunder game. 504 N. Broadway Ave., Automobile Alley 405.232.2626 // redprimesteak.com The Wedge Pizzeria Every town deserves a killer independent pizza joint. In OKC, that’s the Wedge. Their pecan wood-fueled brick ovens give their pizzas a unique, delicious flavor. Everything is made inhouse from scratch, including grass-fed beef meatballs and marinara sauce. Local and organic ingredients are used whenever possible from OK producers and their own raised-bed garden. The Wedge’s beer selection includes the very best local brews, including COOP Ale Works on tap, and their wine menu has something for everyone! Don’t miss the rotating $10 Blue Plate Special TIP on Mondays. The Wedge’s Deep Deuce location is an easy walk TIP from the Convention Center and has an amazing patio. 805 N. Hudson Ave., Midtown 405.778.6800 // ludivineokc.com 230 NE 1st St., Deep Deuce, +1 Other Location 405.270.0660 // thewedgeokc.com 8 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 9 FOOD & DINING CONT. Ludivine’s Jonathon Stranger puts the finishing touch on his Crappie fillet with dock, wild garlic & field cherries. Other Local Favorites 1492 New World Latin Cuisine Latin // Midtown 1207 North Walker Ave. 405.236.1492 1492okc.com Crabtown Seafood/Cajun // Bricktown 303 E. Sheridan Ave. 405.232.7227 pearlsokc.com Big Truck Tacos Mexican // Uptown 520 NW 23rd St. 405.525.TACO (8226) bigtrucktacos.com Cuppies & Joe American // Uptown Bakery, Coffee Shop 727 NW 23rd St. 405.528.2122 cuppiesandjoe.com Bolero Spanish Grill & Tapas Bar Spanish // Bricktown 200 S. Oklahoma Ave #140 405.602.0652 bolerotapasbar.com Deep Fork Wood Grill & Seafood American // Western Ave. Corridor 5418 N. Western Ave. 405.848.7678 deepforkgrill.com Cattlemen’s Steakhouse Steakhouse // Stockyards City 1309 S. Agnew Ave. 405.236.0416 cattlemensrestaurant.com Earl’s Rib Palace BBQ // Bricktown 216 Johnny Bench Dr. 405.272.9898 earlsribpalace.com Cheever’s Café American // Uptown 2409 N. Hudson Ave. 405.525.7007 cheeverscafe.com FLINT American // Downtown 15 N. Robinson Ave. (inside Colcord Hotel) 405.605.0657 flintokc.com Chelino’s Mexican // Bricktown 15 E. California Ave. +11 other locations 405.235.3533 chelinos.net Hideaway Pizza Pizza // Automobile Alley 901 N. Broadway +6 other Metro locations 405.796.7777 hideawaypizza.com 10 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Iguana Mexican Grill Mexican // Automobile Alley 9 NW 9th St. 405.606.7172 iguanamexicangrill.com Paseo Grill American // Paseo 2909 Paseo St. 405.601.1079 paseogrill.com In The Raw Sushi Sushi // Bricktown 200 S. Oklahoma Ave. #130 405.702.1325 intherawsushi.com Pearl’s Fish House Cajun // Meridian 1920 S. Meridian Ave. 405.688.9888 pearlsokc.com Iron Starr Urban BBQ BBQ // Crown Heights 3700 N. Shartel Ave. 405.524.5925 ironstarrbbq.com Kitchen No. 324 Café // Downtown 324 N. Robinson Ave. 405.763.5911 kitchen324.com La Luna Mexican Café Cafe // Downtown 324 N. Robinson Ave. 405.763.5911 kitchen324.com Louie’s Bar & Grill // Meridian 412 S. Meridian Ave. +11 Other Metro Locations 405.942.1141 louiesgrillandbar.com Picasso Café American // Paseo 3009 Paseo Dr. 405.602.2002 picassosonpaseo.com Rococo Restaurant & Wine Bar American // Uptown 2824 N. Pennsylvania Ave. 405.528.2824 rococo-restaurant.com S&B’s Burger Joint Burgers // Automobile Alley 20 NW 9th St. 405.270.0516 sandbburgersokc.com Stella Modern Italian Cuisine Italian // Midtown 201 N. Walker Ave. 405.235.2200 stellaokc.com The Mule Gastropub // Plaza 1630 N. Blackwelder Ave. 405.601.1400 themuleokc.com Sushi Neko Sushi // Western Ave. Corridor 4318 N. Western Ave. 405.528.TUNA (8862) sushineko.com Musashi’s Japanese Steakhouse Japanese // Western Ave. Corridor 4315 N. Western Ave. 405.602.5623 musashis.com Trapper’s Fishcamp & Grill Seafood // Meridian 4300 W. Reno Ave. 405.943.9111 pearlsokc.com Mutt’s Amazing Hot Dogs American // Uptown 1400 NW 23rd St. 405.525.DOGS (3647) mutts-hot-dogs.com Vast Fine Dining // Downtown 333 W. Sheridan Ave. (Devon Tower) 405.702.7262 vastokc.com S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 11 Photo by Layman Photography AUTOMOBILE ALLEY The psychedelic façade of the Womb Gallery & Dwelling Spaces in Auto Alley. Automobile Alley is an upscale urban shopping and entertainment district just north of downtown on Broadway Ave. Formerly home to the bulk of OKC’s auto dealerships, the district is in the midst of a renaissance with hip new establishments popping up everywhere. Walk down Broadway and it’s hard to miss the explosion of color adorning the facade of the Womb Gallery (@WombGallery), the psychedelic art gallery curated by Wayne Coyne and The Flaming Lips. Nestled within the Womb you’ll find Dwelling Spaces (dwellingspaces.net), the edgiest gift shop in town. Good times radiate from this epicenter on NW 9th with S&B’s Burger Joint (sandbburgersokc.com), Iguana Mexican Grill (iguanamexicangrill.com) and Shop Good (shopgoodokc.com) all within a stone’s throw from each other. Keep exploring Broadway to find Plenty Mercantile (read more on pg 35), Hideaway Pizza (hideawaypizza.com), upscale RED Primesteak (redprimesteak.com) & Coffee Slingers (coffeeslingers.com), all highly recommended. Reaching Automobile Alley from downtown couldn’t be easier with a Spokies bike share kiosk (see pg 33) at Broadway & NW 9th St. Visit OKCConventioner.com for a full list of featured OKC Entertainment Districts. 12 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 13 NIGHTLIFE A drink from the bar at VAST is accompanied by the best view in town. Whether you’re looking for a craft beer and a barstool to watch the game, a glass of wine and live music, or a cocktail lounge with a dance floor, you won’t have to venture far to quench your thirst. FEATURED NIGHTLIFE DESTINATIONS Nonna’s Purple Bar (see our ad on pg 3) On the second floor of Nonna’s Euro-American Ristorante & Bar is Nonna’s Purple Bar, a sleek and modern space bursting with color. The bar features large windows and ample patio seating for great views of Bricktown. Don’t miss happy hour at Purple Bar for half-price appetizers Tue-Sat 3:30-6:30pm. Purple Bar has live music on Friday and Saturday TIP evenings from 8-11pm. 1 Mickey Mantle Dr., Bricktown 405.235.4410 // purplebarokc.com Saints Saints is the new kind of Irish Pub located in the heart of the revolutionized Plaza District. Their retake on classic 14 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Irish cooking is presented in an eclectic, cozy setting and pairs beautifully with a wide variety of specialty beers and an ever-adapting cocktail menu. Saints is a great starting point during LIVE on The Plaza, a family- and pet-friendly art walk held the 2nd Friday of each month on NW 16th St. Saints has one of the best whiskey selections in the TIP city. Try something new, straight or in an expertlycrafted cocktail. 1715 NW 16th St., Plaza District 405.602.6308 // saintspubokc.com James E. McNellie’s Public House Inspired by the public houses of Dublin, McNellie’s is a neighborhood gathering place focusing on a welcoming atmosphere, reasonably-priced cuisine and a wide selection (350+) of draught and bottled beers. McNellie’s can also accommodate private group events from 2 to 200. Check their website for more information, monthly specials, featured beer pairing dinners, beer tastings and more. Try one of the many local brews on tap...COOP’s F5 TIP IPA is a hoppy tornado of deliciousness. 1100 Classen Dr., Midtown +1 location in Norman 405.601.PINT (7468) // mcnelliesokc.com S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 15 NIGHTLIFE CONT. Drunken Fry Bar // Western Ave. Corridor 5100 N. Classen Blvd. 405.226.5030 drunkenfry.com Edna’s Bar // Western Ave. Corridor 5137 N. Classen Blvd. 405.840.3339 ednasokc.com Red Primesteak’s expertly crafted Mojito. Other Local Favorites 51st Street Speakeasy Bar // Western Ave. Corridor 1114 NW 51st St. 405.463.0470 51stspeakeasy.com Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery Brewpub // Belle Isle Corridor 1900 NW Expressway 405.840.1911 belleislerestaurant.com Biting Sow – Live Blues Music Bar/Music Venue // Bricktown 1 E. California Ave. 405.232.2639 Blue Note Lounge Lounge // Uptown 2408 N. Robinson Ave. 405.600.1166 thebluenotelounge.com Bricktown Brewery Brewpub // Bricktown 1 N. Oklahoma Ave. 405.232.2739 bricktownbrewery.com BRiX Restaurant + Sports Lounge Sports Bar // Bricktown 27 E. Sheridan Ave. 405.702.7226 brixokc.com Club One15 Ultra-lounge // Bricktown 115 E. Sheridan Ave. 405.605.5783 clubone15.com Coach’s Bar & Grill Sports Bar // Bricktown 20 S. Mickey Mantle Dr. +1 location in Norman 405.232.6224 coachsrestaurants.com Cock O’ the Walk Bar // Western Ave. Corridor 3705 N. Western Ave. 405.524.0304 cockothewalk.net Drinkz Bar and Lounge Lounge // Bricktown 115 E. Reno 405.231.8660 drinkzbar.com 16 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Flip’s Wine Bar & Trattoria Wine Bar // Western Ave. Corridor 5801 N. Western Ave. 405.843.1527 flipswinebar.com JJ’s Alley Bar/Music Venue // Bricktown 212 E. Sheridan Ave. 405.605.4543 The Lobby Café & Bar Bar // Western Ave. Corridor 4322 N. Western Ave. (inside Will Rogers Theatre) 405.604.4650 willrogerslobbybar.com Red Pin Restaurant & Bowling Lounge Lounge // Bricktown 200 S. Oklahoma Ave. 405.702.8880 bowlredpin.com Republic Gastropub Gastropub // Classen Curve 5830 N. Classen Blvd. 405.286.4577 republicgastropub.com Tapwerks Pub // Bricktown 121 E. Sheridan Ave. 405.319.9599 tapwerks.com Urban Wineworks Winery // Plaza 1749 NW 16th St. 405.525.9463 urbanww.com VZD’s Restaurant & Club Bar/Music Venue // Western Ave. 4200 N. Western Ave. vzds.com The Mantel Wine Bar & Bistro Wine Bar // Bricktown 201 E. Sheridan Ave., 405.236.8040 themantelokc.com Whiskey Chicks Bar // Bricktown 115 E. Reno Ave. 405.228.0087 whiskeychicksokc.com The Other Room Lounge // Paseo 3001 Paseo St. 405.602.2002 picassosonpaseo.com Wormy Dog Saloon Bar/Music Venue // Bricktown 311 E. Sheridan Ave. 405.601.6276 wormydog.com Red Piano Lounge Lounge // Downtown 1 Park Ave. (inside the Hilton Skirvin) 405.702.8555 redpianolounge.com S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 17 SPORTS A bronze sculpture of Oklahoma-born Mickey Mantle stands outside the Chicksaw Bricktown Ballpark. The energy inside Chesapeake Arena during Thunder home games is unrivaled. Since the 2008 arrival of our new NBA franchise the OKC Thunder, the level of excitement downtown on game nights has skyrocketed. The NBA isn’t the only game in town, though. OKC has several successful sports franchises that can provide an exciting evening on the town. HOCKEY The OKC Barons (okcbarons.com) play their hockey in the Cox Convention Center. The Barons are the top AHL affiliate to the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers and rank among the leaders of the AHL’s Western Conference. If you haven’t experienced live hockey, you owe it to yourself to check out a game. Tickets start at $14 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster outlets or the team’s box office at the Cox BASKETBALL Convention Center. The major sports buzz around OKC these days is around BASEBALL NBA’s young Western Conference powerhouse, the Okla- The Oklahoma City Redhawks (oklahomaredhawks.com) homa City Thunder (thunder.nba.com). The hype is justi- occupy the nationally renowned Redhawks Field at Brick- fied. All Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and the town. The Redhawks play in the Pacific Coast League as talented role players around them are a joy to watch live. the Houston Astro’s A A A affiliate. Redhawks Field offers The team’s home court in the Chesapeake Energy Arena everything you love about the ballpark experience with has earned its “Loud City” moniker. When the Thunder is tickets starting at $11. Visit the Redhawks website to pur- rolling, there’s no other place you’d want to be. Check the chase tickets or visit the ticket office at Redhawks Field at Thunder Schedule on p. 44 or visit their website for game Bricktown. times and ticket information. 18 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 19 CASINOS Remington Park, Oklahoma’s only major league horse racing. Photo courtesy of RP. The Oklahoma City area has several casino and gaming options within a short distance from downtown. Whether you’re seeking horse racing, table games, slots, or poker, you’ll have no problem finding your game. Your entertainment options aren’t limited to gambling, though. Each of the casinos below features several dining and nightlife options and frequently host big name musical Remington Park Head to OKC’s Adventure District to test your handicapping skills at Oklahoma’s only major league horse racing attraction. In addition to live seasonal horse racing and daily simulcast races, Remington Park’s casino floor offers 750 electronic gaming machines and features the Bricktown Brewery at Remington Park and Henry Hudson’s Pub. Remington Park is open daily until midnight or later. Visit their website for directions, hours and race details. One Remington Pl., Adventure District 405.424.1000 // remingtonpark.com and comedy acts. Riverwind Casino Grand Casino Riverwind Casino is located in Norman, just a quick 20-minute drive south on I-35 from downtown Oklahoma City. Riverwind is a Vegas-style hotel and casino. They offer poker, blackjack, baccarat and more than 2700 electronic games In addition to a variety of dining and lounge destinations, Riverwind’s luxurious 1500 seat Showplace Theatre plays host to nationally-recognized entertainment, MMA fights and more. Just 20 minutes east of Oklahoma City on I-40, Grand Casino offers 125,000 square feet of luxurious surroundings for their 1800 Vegas-style slot machines, poker, blackjack craps and Oklahoma’s only Keno lounge. Dining options include a massive buffet, sports grill and an upscale steakhouse. 777 Grand Casino Blvd., Shawnee 405.964.7777 // grandshawnee.com 20 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 1544 W. State Highway 9, Norman 405.322.6000 // riverwind.com S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 21 CULTURE MUSEUMS / PERFORMING ARTS Downtown OKC, Inc.’s Starlight Supper illuminates the Arts District’s Bicentennial Park. Photo by J. DeLozier Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum The Memorial features a museum and monument erected in remembrance of the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Open 24/7, the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial is a powerful place as night falls and the Field of Empty Chairs begin to glow. Take some time to walk the grounds and contemplate how hope rose from such a horrific event. A free guided video tour is available by searchTIP ing iTunes or YouTube for “Outdoor Symbolic Memorial Walking Tour” on your smartphone (length = 17:56). 620 N. Harvey Ave., Downtown 405.235.3313 // oklahomacitynationalmemorial.org Oklahoma City Museum of Art The OKCMOA’s extensive collection is highlighted by works from O’Keeffe, Calder and Renoir to name a few. The museum has also received wide acclaim for its comprehensive collection of glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly spanning three decades of his finest work. Chihuly’s 55-foot tall Eleanor Blake Kirkpatrick Memorial Tower in the museum’s atrium can even be appreciated from the exterior if you find your22 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 self in the neighborhood after hours. The newly updated interior of the Museum Café is an excellent lunch or dinner option as well. OKCMOA screens indie, foreign and classic TIP films every Thursday – Sunday evening. 415 Couch Dr., Downtown 405.236.3100 // okcmoa.com National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Known for their extensive collection of classic and contemporary western art, the museum features well known works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, among countless others. Perhaps its most iconic piece is sculptor James Earle Fraser’s 18-foot plaster tribute to the Native American people, The End of the Trail. It’s easy to spend hours combing through this tribute to the American West, but it’s worth seeing the grounds and statues if you only have a short time to explore. The gift shop has some great lost-wax cast TIP bronze replicas of Frederic Remington’s western sculptures. 1700 NE 63rd St., Adventure District 405.478.2250 // nationalcowboymuseum.org S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 23 DOWNTOWN MAP so 235 nte rri e Ce nn ial NW 3rd St Ha v nA N Walnut Ave Ex N Oklahoma Ave N Broadway Ave OKC Natl Memorial N Robinson Ave N Harvey Ave N Hudson Ave N Walker Ave N Dewey Ave NW 5th St py N Lee Ave N Shartel Ave NW 6th St OKLAHOMA CITY NW 4th St N Central Ave EK Ga ylo rd Bl NE 3rd St vd Robert S Kerr Ave OKC Museum of Art NE 2nd St Civic Center N Mickey Mantle Dr Couch Dr Skirvin Hilton Park Ave Colcord Dr W Main St W Main St Sheraton Devon Tower Colcord Hotel Renaissance Hotel American Banjo Museum E Sheridan Ave Hampton Inn Bricktown Water Taxi S Robinson Ave S Harvey Ave 270 S Walker Ave S Dewey Ave SW 2nd St Courtyard Marriott Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark Bricktown Canal Myriad Botanical Gardens Chesapeake Energy Arena Coca Cola Bricktown Events Center Joe Carter Ave S Oklahoma Ave Cox Convention Center W California Ave NE 1st St Nonna’s Purple Bar Painted Door W Sheridan Ave W Reno Ave Russell M Perry Ave N Dean A McGee Ave NW 3rd St Johnny Bench Drive E Reno Ave RedPin Bowling SE 2nd Ave Residence Inn Harkins Theatres 40 S Hudson Ave SW 3rd St FOOD & DINING Nonna’s Euro-American Ristorante (see our ad on pg. 3) 270 40 Bricktown Riverwalk Park OK Centennial Land Run Monument NIGHTLIFE Nonna’s Purple Bar (see our ad on pg. 3) SHOPPING Painted Door (see our ad on pg. 35) 24 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 25 YOUR BUSINESS CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR CHILDreN IN NEED HALO ALLIANCE Kenya Uganda Mexico Nicaragua India U.S.A. Through the HALO Alliance program, local businesses have aligned together to support orphanages in Kenya, Uganda, Mexico, Nicaragua, India and the U.S. One by one, these businesses help to provide a safe haven for deserving children in need. Together, we can give these children hope for a brighter future. The chance to grow your brand and bring new hope to children in need both at home and around the world begins with your partnership in the HALO Alliance program. the HALO foundation helping art liberate orphans Visit www.haloalliance.org or call 816.472.4256 to learn more and sign up Dale Chihulyâ€™s Eleanor Blake Kirkpatrick Memorial Tower in the lobby of the OKCMOA. 26 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 27 GROUP ACTIVITIES The Bricktown Water Taxi Don’t be content hiding out in your ho- experience amidst hip, modern furnishings. RedPin isn’t a tel bar. Round-up a group of your fellow bowling alley…it’s a cool lounge and restaurant that also convention goers and build some team camaraderie during your downtime while partaking in some of downtown Oklahoma City’s exciting group activities. features ten state of the art bowling lanes. The attentive waitstaff serves items from the full bar and restaurant right to your lane. RedPin also offers event packages and private event space to host your group. Call 405.702.8880 for more information. OKL AHOMA RIVER CRUISE INDOOR K ART RACING Enjoy unique views of OKC’s downtown skyline and the pris- Strap in for some high speed racing action at Pole Posi- tine Boathouse District aboard an Oklahoma River Cruise tion Raceway (polepositionraceway.com). These are not (okrivercruises.com) on the revitalized seven mile stretch of go-karts…this is indoor karting; electric-powered high- the Oklahoma River. Single-trip tickets are available for $6 performance karts capable of 45mph speeds with one inch and weekend Sunset and Live Entertainment cruises start of ground clearance. It’s said to be the closest a civilian at $29. Oklahoma River Cruises can also arrange a private will get to the experience of actual racing. Compete head to chartered cruise for your group. More information is avail- head with your coworkers on Pole Position’s ¼ mile Euro- able at their website or 405.702.7755. style road course for bragging rights back at the home of- BOWLING fice. Individual admission starts at $19.95. Group packages Gather the crew and head over to RedPin Restaurant and and private meeting space is available. Visit their website Bowling Lounge (bowlredpin.com) for an upscale bowling or call 405.942.2292 for more information. 28 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 29 DINING Chef’s Room featuring Nonna’s great foods and Painted Door gift items. Nonna’s Euro-American Ristorante and Bar occupies 22,000 square feet of upscale space in a repurposed turn of the century warehouse. It’s location in the heart of Bricktown is within walking distance of the Cox Convention Center and surrounding hotels and provides an excellent starting point for a night on the town or before a Thunder game. Upstairs, the Purple Bar offers a change in atmosphere under the cool glow of locally produced mouth-blown glass. Expertly crafted cocktails, beers and an extensive wine list compliment a special bar menu. Half-priced appetizers during the Purple Bar’s daily happy hour and live music on Friday and Saturday evenings make it the perfect spot to close out your day. One of the many things we love about Nonna’s is their uncompromising commitment to quality. Owner Avis Scaramucci is tireless in her efforts to obtain first rate ingredients for the menu. Case in point: Cedar Spring Farms, a state-of-the-art hydroponic growing facility dedicated to keeping the freshest tomatoes, peppers, herbs and microgreens on Nonna’s plates. You’re sure to find something you love at Nonna’s, whether it’s Lunch or Dinner, a sweet treat from Nonna’s Bakery, Private Dining Rooms for 1 to 100 guests, Purple Bar drinks and music, or 2nd Floor Patio Dining offering the best view Bricktown! An added bonus...be sure to visit Painted Door, the perfect store for the perfect gift! The menu showcases these ingredients with honest takes on American and European classics. The seafood selections and certified Angus steaks cooked over applewood flame pair well with Nonna’s award-winning wine list. The breadth of the menu is impressive, including many gluten free and vegetarian options. Nonna’s Euro-American Ristorante & Bar 1 Mickey Mantle Dr., Bricktown 405.235.4410 // nonnas.com 30 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 31 STAY ACTIVE Photo by Layman Photography Rocktown’s 60-Degree Bouldering Wall is great for solo climbs. It’s a struggle to maintain an active RIVER SPORTS lifestyle while on the road. Your hotel Take advantage of the new high-end facilities in OKC’s Boathouse district on the newly revitalized Oklahoma River. In addition to the 13 miles of mixed use trails along the river, Oklahoma City RIVERSPORT (riversportokc.org) offers $10 day passes to the Chesapeake Boathouse’s fitness center, locker rooms, yoga and indoor rowing classes. For $25, you can gain access to kayaks, paddle boards and bicycles in addition to the above amenities. Visit their website or call 405.552.4040 for more information. pool or treadmill is a good start, but here are a few options near downtown OKC where you can get your blood pumping while enjoying a change in scenery. CLIMBING Located just south of Bricktown, Rocktown Climbing Gym HIKING / RUNNING / BIKING (rocktowngym.com) is the city’s premier climbing destina- In addition to the 13 miles of multi-use trails along the Oklahoma River, both Lake Hefner and Lake Overholser (see map on p. 36) boast several miles of scenic trail and are only a short drive away. If you’d rather stick close to your hotel, take a walk or a run through the newly renovated open spaces and cascading waterfalls of the Myriad Botanical Gardens. The newly established OKC bike share program Spokies (spokiesokc.com) has six kisosks in the downtown area and is a great way to move around town in a healthy way. tion. Formerly a grain elevator, Rocktown offers indoor and outdoor climbs up to 90 feet, including top rope, lead climbs and bouldering. It’s recommended that you bring a partner to climb/belay with, but singles options are also available. Rocktown is open every weekday until 10pm, 8pm on Saturdays and 6pm on Sundays. Visit their website or call 405.319.1400 for more information. 32 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 33 SHOPPING Ralph Lauren, Brooks Brothers and more. Check their website for a full list of retailers and hours. Located 6 miles north of downtown, the upscale Penn Square Mall (simon.com/mall/penn-square-mall) houses Oklahoma City’s only Apple Store, a wide range of apparel and specialty shops, a movie theatre and the city’s premiere designer clothing retailer, Mr. Ooley’s (mrooleys.com). The reclaimed barnwood planters outside Plenty Mercantile hint at the bounty of sustainable goodness waiting behind their yellow doors. Opening its yellow doors just before Thanksgiving 2012, Plenty Mercantile (plentymercantile.com) has quickly become a hub of activity in the bustling Automobile Alley district (read more on pg 12). Plenty offers a responsible assortment of life and style goods that convey a sense of origin and authenticity. When you enter, you’re greeted by a bouquet of pleasant aromas and the smiling grill of a classic Chevy pick-up. Keep browsing to uncover the harmonious undercurrents flowing through their products: quality, tastefulness, sustainability, beauty. Plenty and its passionate owners are raising the bar on shopping in OKC. Whether you’re looking to kill some time between meetings, pick up a souvenir or replace that buffalo wingstained shirt from last night, Oklahoma City has a variety of shopping destinations near the downtown area. Painted Door (painteddoor.com) in Bricktown on the ground floor of Nonna’s Euro-American Ristorante & Bar is a unique specialty shop with an eclectic collection of clothing, hand-crafted pottery, fragrances and home items to name a few. Painted Door also features a selection of “Made in Oklahoma” food and gift items, the perfect way to take a piece of our state home with you. Just west of the Metro on I-40, The Outlet Shoppes (theoutletshoppesatoklahomacity.com) offers a variety of 85 stores including Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Nike, Coach, 34 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Painted Door 124 E. Sheridan . Bricktown . 405.235.4410 ©PDGGGGG S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 35 METRO MAP OKLAHOMA CITY N May Ave No rth N Council Rd we st E W Britton Rd xpy Nichols Hills NW 63rd St EDMOND 35 E Wilshire Blvd National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum NE 63rd St Penn Square Mall 44 Pole Position Raceway 44 40 40 St S Western Ave 35 la ma ho er Riv E Reno Ave Chesapeake Boathouse OK River Cruises 44 35 Airport Rd 40 Wi l l S Sooner Rd S Meridian Ave SW 44th St 15th NE 36th St NE 23rd St See Downtown Map, p. 24 Stockyards City SW Remington Park Racing Casino OKLAHOMA CITY Suburban Contemporary Furnishings W Reno Ave NE 50th St 235 NW 10th St SW 29th St N Lincoln Blvd N MacAuthur Blvd N Rockwell Ave Lake Overholser 66 N Classen Blvd NW 39th St L a k e H e f n e r P kw y Wiley Post Ok John Kilpatrick Turpike Lake Hefner Broadway Extension Hwy W Hefner Rd R og e r s E xp y SW 59th St 240 Will Rogers World Airport 2 mi 2 km NORMAN 44 SW 89th St 35 SHOPPING Suburban Contemporary Furnishings (see our ad on the back cover) 36 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 37 NORMAN LOCAL (see our ad on pg 40) LOCAL is operated by three sisters with a passion for Oklahoma food and farmers. Their dedication to preparing delicious, locally-sourced and sustainable American cuisine shines through brilliantly on the plate. The rotating seasonal menu is always excellent…serious food not taken too seriously. LOCAL also has private dining space and on-site child care. Don’t miss happy hour Tue-Fri 4-7pm in the bar: TIP $3 small plates, beer and cocktail specials. 2262 W. Main St. // American 405.928.5600 // eatatlocal.com Custom glasswork from local artists adorns the impressive dining room at LOCAL. Only 20 minutes south of downtown OKC, Norman retains an eclectic and cosmopolitan feel thanks to the erudite influence of the University of Oklahoma. The presence of so many students means that after a day of meetings, there are a multitude of interesting options for your evening. Many head to Campus Corner for its vibrant concentration of restaurants, bars and live music venues. Or try the renovated downtown along Main St. where you’ll find an eccentric collection of locally owned galleries, pubs and restaurants. If you crave higher stakes action, Riverwind Casino (see pg. 21) should be your destination. Norman has many hidden gems. We recommend that you start exploring with the list below. FEATURED DINING & NIGHTLIFE Crimson & Whipped Cream This wonderful little bakery and coffee shop on Campus Corner hits the spot every time. The staff is always attentive and pleasant, the WiFi is fast, the tunes are great and the coffee and baked goods are out of this world. Stop in after your lunchtime meetings and pick up something to enjoy later in your hotel room. The Roasted Banana Whoopie Pie is a TIP game-changer. 331 White St. // Bakery & Coffee Bar 405.307.8990 // crimsonbakery.com 38 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Benvenuti’s Ristorante Italian // 105 W. Main St. benvenutisristorante.com McNellie’s The Abner Ale House Pub // 121 E. Main St. mcnelliesnorman.com Bison Witches Bar & Deli Deli // 211 E. Main St. bisonwitches.com Misal of India Indian // 580 Ed Noble Pkwy. misalofindia.com Blackbird Gastropub Gastropub // 575 S. University thegoodlifeok.com/blackbird The Mont Restaurant Mexican/Bar Menu 1300 Classen Blvd. themont.com Blu Fine Wine & Food Wine Bar // 201 S. Crawford Ave. 405.360.4258 thegoodlifeok.com/blu Coach’s Bar & Grill Sports Bar // 102 West Main St. 405.360.5726 coachsrestaurants.com Coriander Café Vietnamese // 323 White St. coriandercafe.com Gray Owl Coffee Coffee Shop // 223 E Gray St. 405.701.2929 In The Raw Sushi Sushi // 575 S. University Blvd. 405.701.1323 intherawsushi.com Interurban American // 1150 Ed Noble Pkwy. interurban.us Logan’s On the Corner Bar // 749 Asp Ave. 405.801.2321 O Asian Fusion Sushi/Asian // 105 12th Ave. SE 405.701.8899 oasianfusion.com O’Connell’s Irish Pub & Grill Irish Pub // 769 Asp Ave. oconnellsnorman.com Othello’s Italian // 434 Buchanan Ave. 405.701.4900 othellosnorman.com Seven47 American // 747 Asp Ave. seven47.com Ted’s Café Escondido Mexican // 700 N. Interstate Dr. 405.307.8337 tedscafe.com Victoria’s Pasta Shop Italian // 327 White St. 405.329.0377 S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 39 LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT ROSHNI ROBERT The Artist: Roshni Robert is originally from Washington state but now lives and works in Norman, OK. Her series of work featured next month at LOCAL reflects observational specimen illustrations of Oklahoma flora and fauna. “I look out the window. I look for movement, a flicker of color, the movement of a branch. These are the inspirations for my work- the colors and the shapes. This is my third spring in Norman, Oklahoma and each year I am overwhelmed by the speed with which things explode out of their dormancy here. I am caught up with it and feel my own rush to create work that represents my curiosity and eagerness to meet every bird and every leaf arriving in my yard. I have been painting in a hurry too, two finished paintings a week on average. My color palate has changed from dark blue, dark green and dark brown to soft blue and pink and pale yellow- sunrise colors. Making this work is my chance to present Oklahoma as a beautiful place, as my place. It is an offering.” Current Exhibition: Roshni’s work is on exhibit May 10 through July 7 in The Gallery space at LOCAL (2262 W. Main St., Norman, eatatlocal.com) and can be viewed during their normal business hours, Tue-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am, Sun 10am-3pm. Craig Swan’s “Sun Dial” on Main St. in Norman casts moving scissor-tailed flycatcher shadows on the surrounding sidewalk. 40 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Robert, Roshni. Anthocharis Midea, The Falcate Orangetip. 2013. S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 41 EDMOND Cafe Evoke A spacious coffee bar in downtown Edmond, Cafe Evoke offers a cool and comfortable atmosphere in which to en joy expertly prepared coffee drinks, a flavorful selection of small plates and a revolving list of delicious wines and craft beers. The icing on the cake is the beautiful wall mural by DNA galleries’ Dylan Bradway. Evoke is open until 10pm or later every night TIP except Sunday. 103 S. Broadway Ave. // Coffee Bar 405.285.1522 // cafeevoke.com Café 501 Café // 501 S. Boulevard cafe501.com The clean lines of Cafe Evoke’s inviting interior create a brilliant environment in which to sip. A regular on numerous national “Top Places to Live” lists, Edmond is an upscale community just north of OKC proper. In addition to world class golf courses and an excellent restaurant and nightlife scene, Edmond has gained national acclaim for its efforts to engender city-wide adoption of public art initiatives. The resulting collection of over 100 works adds a flourish of charm to the city. After the sun sets, head downtown. A large cluster of Edmond’s best dining and socializing spots concentrate around Broadway and Boulevard St. to the west of the University of Central Oklahoma’s campus. Here are a few of Edmond’s best to get you started. FEATURED DINING & NIGHTLIFE Boulevard Steakhouse Boulevard hits all the notes you want in a great steakhouse: USDA Prime beef cooked to perfection, a soothing atmosphere and impeccable service. Along with the steaks, the seafood and accoutrements will satisfy even the most discerning diner. After dinner, visit the adjacent Martini Lounge for a cigar and nightcap. The Portobello mushroom soup’s rich flavor TIP and velvety texture are not to be missed. 505 S. Boulevard // Steakhouse 405.715.2333 // boulevardsteakhouse.com 42 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Charleston’s American // 3409 S. Broadway, Ste. 400 405.478.4949 charlestons.ehsrg.com Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler Burgers // 33 E. 33rd St. 405.348.3214 johnniesburgers.com Kang’s Asian Kitchen Japanese/Sushi 2080 E. 2nd St. kangsasiankitchen.com Coach’s Restaurant & Brewery Sports Bar // 3005 S. Broadway coachsrestaurants.com Let’s Do Greek Greek // 180 W. 15th St. Ste. #150 letsdogreek.com Coolgreens American // 1189 E 15th St. 405.562.1020 coolgreens.com Louie’s Grill & Bar Sports Bar // 1389 E. 15th St. louiesgrillandbar.com Dan McGuinness Pub Irish Pub // 3005 S. Broadway danmcguinnesspub.com/Edmond Hideaway Pizza Pizza // 116 E. 5th St. 405.348.4777 hideawaypizza.com Humble Pie Pizzeria Pizza // 1319 S. Broadway 405.715.1818 humblepieok.com Italian Jim’s / Bella Forte Glass Studio Italian // 13 S. Broadway 405.330.2190 italianjims.net Interurban American // 1301 E. Danforth Rd. 405.348.2792 interurban.us Othello’s Italian // 1 S. Broadway othellosofedmond.com Signature Grill Fine Dining // 1317 E Danforth Rd. signaturegrilledmond.com The Sushi Bar Sushi // 1201 NW 178th St. thesushibarok.com Vin Dolce Wine Bar Wine Bar // 16 S. Broadway vindolcewinebar.com Zarate’s Latin & Mexican Grill Mexican // 706 S. Broadway zarateslatingrill.com Zen Asian Dining Asian Fusion // 3209 S. Broadway, Ste. 127 zenasiandining.com S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 43 EVENT CALENDAR may SPORTS Thunder Basketball - Chesapeake Energy Arena (thunder.nba.com) All Month – Playoffs Barons Hockey - Cox Convention Center (okcbarons.com) All Month – Playoffs Redhawks Baseball - Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark (oklahomaredhawks.com) 1-2 – vs Nashville, 7:05 9-10 – vs Tacoma, 7:05 28-31 – vs Omaha, 7:05 7 – vs Tacoma, 7:05 11-13 – vs Salt Lake, 7:05 8 – vs Tacoma, 11:05 14 – vs Salt Lake, 11:05 MUSIC Mondays – J azz Jam at Picasso Cafe (picassosonpaseo.com) Fridays – L ive Music @ Nonna’s Purple Bar (see our ad on pg 3) purplebarokc.com Saturdays – L ive Music @ LOCAL, Norman, (see our ad on pg 40) (eatatlocal.com) 3 – ZZ Top – Lucky Star Casino, Concho (luckystarcasino.org) 4 – Jewel - Riverwind Casino (riverwind.com) 10-12 – John Fullbright – The Blue Door (bluedoorokc.com) 11 – Turnpike Troubadours – Lucky Star Casino, Concho (luckystarcasino.org) 19 – John Fullbright & band, FREE SHOW! – Norman, Lion’s Park 24-26 – R ocklahoma feat. Guns N Roses, Alice in Chains, Korn, Bush, Cheap Trick et al. – Pryor (www.rocklahoma.com) 30 – Samantha Crain & the Midnight Shivers – Opolis, Norman (opolis.org) CULTURE First Friday – F irst Friday Gallery Walk, The Paseo (thepaseo.com) Second Friday – L IVE on the Plaza, Plaza District (plazadistrict.org) Second Friday – 2 nd Friday Circuit of Art, Norman (2ndfridaynorman.com) Last Friday – H &8th Night Market, Food Trucks & Live Music (see our ad on pg 13) - Hudson & 8th St. (h8thokc.com) All Month – Into the Void - Fred Jones Museum (ou.edu/fjjma) 9 (opening) – Herb Ritts: Beauty and Celebrity - OKC Museum of Art (okcmoa.com) 3-4 – C irque de la Symphonie - Civic Center Music Hall (okcciviccenter.com) 4–B etter Block OKC - Farmer’s Market District (betterblockokc.com) 17 – J erry Seinfeld - Civic Center Music Hall (okcciviccenter.com) june SPORTS Redhawks Baseball - Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark (oklahomaredhawks.com) 10 – vs Iowa, 7:05 14-15 – vs Round Rock, 7:05 22 – vs Omaha, 7:05 11 – vs Iowa, 11:05 16 – vs Round Rock, 6:05 23 – vs Omaha, 6:05 12-13 – vs Iowa, 7:05 17 – vs Round Rock, 7:05 24-25 – vs Omaha, 7:05 MUSIC Mondays – Jazz Jam at Picasso Cafe (picassosonpaseo.com) Fridays, Saturdays – L ive Music @ Nonna’s Purple Bar (see our ad on pg 3), purplebarokc.com Saturdays – L ive Music @ LOCAL, Norman, (see our ad on pg 40) (eatatlocal.com) 44 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 For up-to-the-minute event information, visit OKCConventioner.com/Event-Calendar. MUSIC - CONT. 1–D ropkick Murphys – Diamond Ballroom (diamondballroom.net ) 7 – J erry Jeff Walker - Riverwind Casino (riverwind.com) 15 – H uey Lewis & The News – Frontier City (frontiercity.com/entertainment/ concerts) 17 – B eau Jennings & The Tigers, FREE SHOW! – Norman, Lion’s Park 22 – T he Dirty Dozen Brass Band – Norman, Jazz in June (jazzinjune.org) 24 – B illy Idol – Lucky Star Casino, Concho (luckystarcasino.org) 28 – S on Volt – Diamond Ballroom (diamondballroom.net ) 29 – N ew Kids On The Block, Boyz II Men, 98 Degrees - Chesapeake Energy Arena (chesapeakearena.com) CULTURE First Friday – F irst Friday Gallery Walk, The Paseo (thepaseo.com) Second Friday – L IVE on the Plaza, Plaza District (plazadistrict.org) Second Friday – 2 nd Friday Circuit of Art, Norman (2ndfridaynorman.com) Last Friday – H &8th Night Market, Food Trucks & Live Music (see our ad on pg 13) - Hudson & 8th St. (h8thokc.com) All Month – H erb Ritts: Beauty and Celebrity, OKC Museum of Art (okcmoa.com) All Month – Into the Void - Fred Jones Museum (ou.edu/fjjma) 5-9 – deadCENTER Film Festival (deadcenterfilm.org) 25-29 – T arzan - Civic Center Music Hall (okcciviccenter.com) july SPORTS Redhawks Baseball - Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark (oklahomaredhawks.com) 4 – vs San Antonio, 8:30 14 – vs New Orleans, 6:05 29 – vs Iowa, 7:05 1-3 – vs Albuquerque, 7:05 26-27 – vs Iowa, 7:05 30-31 – vs Reno, 7:05 11-13 – vs New Orleans, 7:05 28 – vs Iowa, 6:05 MUSIC Mondays – Jazz Jam at Picasso Cafe (picassosonpaseo.com) Fridays, Saturdays – L ive Music @ Nonna’s Purple Bar (see our ad on pg 3), purplebarokc.com Saturdays – L ive Music @ LOCAL, Norman, (see our ad on pg 40) (eatatlocal.com) 2 – J ustin Bieber - Chesapeake Energy Arena (chesapeakearena.com) 5 – Beyonce - Chesapeake Energy Arena (chesapeakearena.com) 13 – Whitesnake – Lucky Star Casino, Concho (luckystarcasino.org) CULTURE First Friday – F irst Friday Gallery Walk, The Paseo (thepaseo.com) Second Friday – L IVE on the Plaza, Plaza District (plazadistrict.org) Second Friday – 2 nd Friday Circuit of Art, Norman (2ndfridaynorman.com) Last Friday – H &8th Night Market, Food Trucks & Live Music (see our ad on pg 13) - Hudson & 8th St. (h8thokc.com) 28 (closing) – Herb Ritts: Beauty and Celebrity - OKC Museum of Art ( okcmoa.com) 28 (closing) – Into the Void - Fred Jones Museum (ou.edu/fjjma) 9-13 – T he King & I - Civic Center Music Hall (okcciviccenter.com) 23-27 – T he Will Rogers Follies - Civic Center Music Hall (okcciviccenter.com) S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 45 M-F 8:30am-7:30pm drive thru sat 9am-1pm sun 2-6pm free delivery JUST IN CASE... MEDICAL & EMERGENCY Immediate Care of OK Urgent Care 800 24th Ave. NW, 3400 Tecumseh Rd. Norman 8am - 8pm 405.321.7100, 405.307.6900 immediatecareok.com Walgreens 535 NW 9th St. 405.231.2133 Walgreens (24 Hour) 5120 N. May Ave. 405.942.2471 St. Anthony Hospital ER 1000 N. Lee Ave. 405.272.6137 Wilson Pharmacy 7128 E. Reno Ave. *Free Delivery to Mid-Del area 405.737.3464 TRANSPORTATION 7128 east reno ave, MWC / WilsonPharmacyOK.com 405-737-3464 Airport Express Executive Sedan/Group Transport 405.681.3311 airportexpressokc.com Independent Cab Company 405.603.4222 okctaxicab.com TECHNOLOGY Moonstone Medical Massage Apple Store 1901 NW Expressway Penn Square Mall 405.767.6600 Best Buy 3333 N. May Ave. 405.949.9911 AT&T Store 2131 Northwest 23rd St. 405.606.7035 Verizon Store 5401 N. Penn Ave. 405.843.9113 SUPPLIES Swedish Deep Tissue Prenatal 9am-6pm 405.503.0314 1328 N. Interstate Dr., Norman 46 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013 Broadway Wine Merchants Liquor Store 824 N Broadway Ave. 405.231.0031 Whole Foods Market 6001 N. Western Ave. 405.879.3500 wholefoodsmarket.com RADIO KOSU 91.7 - NPR / The Spy KOMA 92.5 â€“ 60s & 70s JakeFM 93.3 - Country KHBZ 94.7 - Alt Rock KRXO 107.7 - Classic Rock S/S 2013 | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | 47 This is not a sofa bed, itâ€™s an eye-catching, sleep-inducing, marvel of modern engineering. CONTEMPORARY FURNISHINGS 50 Years & 4 Generations Strong 201 N. Portland, OKC | 405.946.4387 suburbancontemporary.com | OKCCONVENTIONER.COM | S/S 2013