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Kylie’s country The Sooner State’s rising star takes the stage tonight at The Brewhouse

Also inside ... • Meet Me on Bourbon Street • Boru’s Ghost • Mall Marathon • Oklahoma at SXSW

^ Film Review: ‘Hall Pass’ • friday • feb. 25 • 2011

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Reynolds gives Oscar-worthy performance If People magazine had been choosing The Sexiest Man Alive back in 1978, the winner would have undoubtedly been Burt Reynolds. He was 42 then; handsome, funny, and just beginning a fiveyear run as America’s top boxoffice star. It seemed that Burt would soon be a card-carrying member of Hollywood’s elite Alist club, right up there with Jack Nicholson and Al Pacino. It didn’t turn out that way. By the mid-80s, Reynolds was reduced to TV shows and lousy roles in bad movies. In 1997, his career got a brief boost with “Boogie Nights,” which earned Reynolds an Academy Award nomination but didn’t lead to better roles – that is until 2001, when German director Sonke Wortmann let the former boxoffice king poke fun at his hasbeen status in “The Hollywood Sign,” an overlooked satire on the movie-making business. We meet Kage Mulligan (Reynolds) in a hilarious prologue, where we learn how the boozy once-great star not only blows his last chance at acting

Mary Anne Hempe Forgotten Video but also derails the career of Tom Greener (Tom Berenger), who was just getting his start in Hollywood. Fast-forward to seven years later, with Tom returning to L.A. after a lengthy sabbatical to try and sell his script for “The Hollywood Sign.” Actually, the script was Tom’s former girlfriend Paula Carver’s (Jacqueline Kim), who was shopping it around when Tom was still an actor. Paula’s script was a downer, though, which is always a hard sell. So Tom stole her idea and made it into a crowd-pleaser. After a brief meeting with his old agent Robbie Kant (Kay E. Kyser), Tom is thrilled to find out that Robbie doesn’t think he’ll have any problem selling it. Sadly, Tom’s joy is short-lived; when Robbie is hit by a truck and killed, all Tom’s dreams of a comeback die with him. Robbie was Tom’s only connection in la-

‘The Hollywood Sign’ Starring: Burt Reynolds, Tom Berenger, Rod Steiger Plot: Three washed-up actors plot a heist designed to finance their triumphant comeback. Review: Great performances, despite a confusing plot. MPAA: Rated R for language

la land. Or was he? At Robbie’s funeral, Tom hooks up with old pal Kage (still on the sauce), and legend Floyd Benson (the late Rod Steiger, chewing the scenery with glee), an Oscar-winner who hasn’t been able to land work for years. The three has-beens decide to drive up to the Hollywood sign and get drunk; after decades in L.A., none of them have ever seen it up close. But they discover much more than they bargained for. There’s a body in the hills below the sign, which eventually leads them back to Paula and the insane idea of ripping off a local mobster (Al Sapienza) to the tune of $8 million. It’s enough to finance “The

Hollywood Sign” themselves and finally make the comebacks they’ve all dreamed of. It’s a long con that will require a convincing performance from all three – if they can still remember how to act. “The Hollywood Sign” went straight to video, probably because the plot involving the heist is such a mess it’s impossible to tell what’s going on. Oddly enough, it doesn’t really matter since the performances from Berenger, Steiger, and Reynolds more than balance things out. It looks like the three screen vets had a riot together — they’re great fun to watch. Reynolds is a hoot throughout and even has two serious scenes that made me choke up (when he tells Tom about the death of his son, and especially when he’s watching his old movie, 1966’s “Navaho Joe”). Burt Reynolds turned 75 two weeks ago and still works regularly in TV and movies. Here’s hoping there’s at least one more Oscar-worthy role in his future.

Now Playing New Releases: Drive Angry 3D: A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter. R. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Hall Pass: A married man is granted the opportunity to have an affair by his wife. Joined in the fun by his best pal, things get a little out of control when both wives start engaging in extramarital activities as well. R. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14)

Now Showing: Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son: Big Momma is back as an undercover agent at an all-girls school investigating a muder. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Black Swan: This psychological

thriller focuses on the relationship between a fragile veteran ballet dancer and her rival. R. (Robinson Crossing) The Dilemma: Best friends face a challenge in their relationship when one discovers that the other’s wife is having an affair. PG-13. (Robinson Crossing) The Eagle: A young Roman soldier tried to honor his father’s memory by finding the lost legion’s golden emblem. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Gnomeo and Juliet 3D: Garden gnomes are caught up in a neighborly feud. G. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Gulliver’s Travels: This comedy starring Jack Black follows the travels of writer Lemuel Gulliver, who ends up on the island of Liliput, with its tiny citizens. PG. (Robinson Crossing) Harry Potter and the Deathly

Hallows, Part 1: The first part of the last book. Harry seeks to destroy the Horcruxes that hold the soul of The Dark Lord. PG-13. (Robinson Crossing) I Am Number Four: With only a few others like him, John must ward off a deadly enemy who has killed three before him. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Just Go With It: In an effort to impress a girl, a plastic surgeon asks his assistant to pose as his soon-tobe ex-wife. Starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Justin Bieber: Never Say Never: The story of performer Justin Bieber. G. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) The King’s Speech: Colin Firth portrays King George VI of Britain and his ascension to the throne, with special attention paid to the speech

therapist who helped him. R. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Megamind: Supervilian Megamind had it all. He had conquered his nemesis and had free range of the city. But Megamind finds himself bored without a hero to fight. PG. (Robinson Crossing) No Strings Attached: Two friends engage in a physical relationship and struggle to keep feelings out of it. R. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) The Roommate: When she meets her college roommate, Sara thinks she’s found a friend. She soon finds that friendship is not on the mind of Rebecca and begins to fear fo her safety. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Season of the Witch: 14th-century knights transport a suspected witch to a monastery, where monks deduce her powers could be the

source of the Black Plague. PG-13. (Robinson Crossing) The Tourist: Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie star in this thriller about an American tourist in Italy seduced intointo assisting a mystery woman. PG-13. (Robinson Crossing) Tron Legacy: This sci-fi flick takes a look at the future, as a virtual-world worker tries to take down the Master Control Program. PG. (Robinson Crossing) True Grit: A remake of the 1969 John Wayne classic, Jeff Bridges stars as Marshal Reuban J. Cogburn, a man who helps young Mattie Ross track down her father’s killer. PG-13. (Warren Theater) Unknown: After awakening from a coma, a man (Liam Neeson) finds that he is unrecognizable to all the loved ones in his life. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14)

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Oklahoma lives large at SXSW pop staff reports The Oklahoma Film & Music Office has officially announced its plans for the 2011 South By Southwest Conference and Festival that will take place March 11-20 in Austin, Texas. Branded as Oklahoma’s Buffalo Lounge, the state will have its own venue to host four days of film and music events, March 1417. The goal is to provide exposure for participating Oklahoma companies and talent to an international audience. Jill Simpson, director of OF&MO, said “Oklahoma has seen significant growth in all three of these emerging industries in recent years. SXSW is the premiere conference and festival to combine all three sectors. OF&MO has had a presence at SXSW since 2005. This year, we would like to maximize Oklahoma’s presence at the festival by bringing together a variety of companies and performers from across the state at one shared

venue.” All Buffalo Lounge events will take place at Friends, located in the heart of downtown Austin, in the midst of the conference and festival events. The Oklahoma Film Party, Red Dirt Reel, will be from 3 to 6 p.m. March 14 and will feature participating sponsors representing their companies that support the Oklahoma film industry. The goal of this event is to showcase to SXSW Film attendees that Oklahoma has everything for independent filmmakers. Following the film event will be Oklahoma’s first interactive event at SXSW, OpenBeta 6, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. The event will be emceed by blogger Becky McCray of Small Business Survival and will begin with a keynote presentation by Oklahoma native, Austin resident and founder of Kent Savage. The speech will be followed by a dozen lightening talks by participating Oklahoma interactive companies.

After the presentations, Oklahoma-based DJ Ostara will perform for the crowd, spinning her mixes of original Oklahoma music. A follow-up event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. March 15 for attendees to continue to network. The music portion of SXSW begins March 15, with Oklahoma artists featured during the first Okie Soundcheck party from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Performing will be Brine Webb, Josh Roberts, Ryan Lawson, The SKYS, Jabee, Jacob Abello, Rainbows are Free, DEERPEOPLE and The Non. The third annual Sax, Clogs, & Rock-n-Roll music event will be from noon to 5 p.m. March 16. Attendees will be able to listen to Oklahoma artists including John Fullbright, Sherree Chamberlain, Emory Grey, Ben Kilgore, Fiawna Forte, Kite Flying Robot and Audra Mae. To close the Oklahoma events, Oklahoma-based music label Tate Music Group will showcase their signed musicians from noon to 5 p.m. March 17.

OF&MO is also pleased to announce that SXSW has selected six Oklahoma bands to be official SXSW artists for the first-ever Oklahoma Showcase in Austin. These include Oklahoma City-native Graham Colton, Broncho, Colourmusic, Pretty Black Chains, OK Sweetheart and the Boom Bang. Oklahoma’s Buffalo Lounge will feature a popup retail store stocked with Oklahoma merchandise provided by Mary Beth Babcock of Tulsa’s Dwelling Spaces. It will be a chance to sell Oklahoma merchandise to those in attendance. Other features include space for filmmakers and musicians to sell their DVDs and CDs, a “newsstand” for Oklahoma companies to display their publications, free Wi-Fi available to all attendees, as well as a computer kiosk with high-speed Internet and printing capability. For more information, visit the Buffalo Lounge Facebook page or e-mail

Mardi Gras, jazz combine for eventful day By Debra Levy Martinelli Special to pop

Mardi Gras lovers don’t have to go to New Orleans to celebrate. They can don colorful costumes and masks, enjoy great food and music, and support one of the community’s annual festivals at Meet Me on Bourbon Street. The annual spring fundraising event for Jazz in June, Norman’s free, three-evening outdoor music festival — now in its 28th year — is slated for 6 to 9 p.m. March 5 at the Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave. It coincides


with the Norman Mardi Gras Parade. “The parade and the Meet Me on Bourbon Street party provide the community with two fun events on the same night with fantastic Mardi Gras synergy,” said Jazz in June President Farrel Droke. This year’s Meet Me on Bourbon Street celebration features local Dixieland jazz legends The Civilized Tribe, led by Jazz in June festival veteran Brian Gorell.

Tickets for Meet Me on Bourbon Street are $25 online at or $30 at the door. Attendees must be 21 or older. Jazz in June was founded by the Norman Arts and Humanities Council and the Cimarron Circuit Opera Company in 1984 to bring high-quality blues and jazz acts to Norman. Today, about 50,000 people attend the festival. For more information about Meet Me on Bourbon Street and Jazz in June, visit or call 325-2222.

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World Music Series brings Iranian classical music to OU By Holly Jones Special to pop

The University of Oklahoma School of Music presents Iranian classical music by the Oshagh Ensemble as part of the Masala World Music Series at 3 p.m. Sunday in Sharp Concert Hall. The ensemble features Siamak Shajarian, vocalist, accompanied by Esmaeel Tehrani, on the santour and Shahram Mazhari on the tombak. The ensemble will present a free workshop from 2 to 3 p.m. March 5 in the Scholars Room in Oklahoma Memorial Union. Established in 1980, the Oshagh Ensemble is committed to preserving and promoting Iranian or Persian classical music in the United States.

Persian music is an art form that has its roots in thousands of years of emotions, Siamak f e e l i n g s Shajarian a n d thoughts of the people of one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Sometimes non-measured recitative, and sometimes highly rhythmic, it alternates between a mood of profound meditation, a longing for the absolute and an exultant joyfulness. The repertoire of classical Iranian music is called Radif, which means “arrangement” and “order.” Partly composed, partly improvised, the music is predominantly

instrumental, but the style as well as the terminology is derived from vocal models. Ornamentation and improvisation based on twelve principal modes also play important roles in this music. The words of both composed and improvised singing (chanting) are usually taken from the great contemporary and classics of Persian literature. All Masala Series performances are in OU’s Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd, in the OU Arts District. Tickets for Masala Series events are $8 for adults and $5 for students, faculty, staff and senior adults. For tickets and up-todate information call the Fine Arts box office at 3254101.

Two by Two, celebrating the national association’s Year of Collaborative Performance. Many members will perform in ensembles at 5 p.m. Saturday. All events are free.

Norman is their monthly CAN Connect meeting, scheduled for Tuesday at the Norman Public Library, 225 North Webster Ave. Prior to producing and reporting for Discover Oklahoma, a weekly program produced by the Oklahoma Department of Tourism, Lalli worked in the Oklahoma Film and Music Office for almost nine years as field representative. Lalli has also served as creative services director in the television division of Feed the Children. For more information, call 355-3226, e-mail or visit


Music teachers to host Mall Marathon The Norman Area Music Teachers will host their 21st annual Mall Marathon from March 4 through 6 at Sooner Mall, 3301 W. Main St. Gilliam Music is donating a grand piano for the event. The marathon features music studios in the area that are members of the music teachers’ group, the local affiliate of Music Teachers National Association. The non-stop performances will kick off Friday evening with a High School showcase at 7:30 p.m. Friday. This year’s theme is

Dino Lalli to speak to CAN members “An Evening with Dino Lalli” will be presented as the February workshop of the Cinematic Artists of Norman. The workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Firehouse Arts Center, back entrance, 444 S. Flood Ave. Also on tap for the Cinematic Artists of

Irish music night to benefit animal shelter pop staff report Oklahoma City-area Irish band Boru’s Ghost will play a benefit concert for Second Chance Animal Sanctuary on Saturday at the Norman Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 1309 W. Boyd St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The trio Emerald Flame will open the show at 7 p.m. Second Chance has placed more than 10,000 abandoned dogs and cats in safe, loving homes for 21 years. The agency regularly cares for more than 100 cats and dogs awaiting

adoption. The animals are provided with food and veterinary care, including spaying and neutering. The music of Boru’s Ghost is rooted in the Celtic tradition with modern influences. Emerald Flame includes longtime Norman musician Lee Agnew with Ruth Coates and Carol SaundersYoung. Admission is a $5 donation or donations of dog and cat food (requested brands include Hills Science Diet, IAMS or Purina One). Pet toys are also appreciated. Free child care is available dur-

If you go ... What: Boru’s Ghost benefit concert for Second Chance Animal Sanctuary When & Where: 7 p.m. Saturday at Norman Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1309 W. Boyd St. Admission: $5 donation or dog or cat food

ing the show. For more information, please call 361-3715 or email To learn more about Second Chance Animal Sanctuary, visit

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Country girl

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• Kylie Morgan in concert tonight at the Brewhouse al.

By Doug Hill

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“I’ve been told I have a twang in my voice,” Kylie Morgan said. “Some say that everything I sing is country.” We were in the Moore offices of her label LandRun Records discussing Kylie’s career that has taken off like a rodeo bull out of the chute. One person’s twang is another’s Okie charm. Go away from red dirt and see if you don’t miss it. Morgan’s Sooner State sound is sweet as Cleveland County clover. “My band covers Joan Jett’s ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’ but mostly we stay true to who we are and that’s country music,” she said. True enough that the Country Music Association chose her as the 2010 top artist in the “Who New to Watch” category. “That’s a real honor because it puts me with people like Laura Bell Bundy and the Band Perry who are played on the radio and CMT,” Morgan said. Possibly even more exciting, this Newcastle high school student has been selected to play the lead role in director Ron Morris’ full-length feature film “Blake’s Country.” Production is set for the middle of this year in


Artist: Kylie Morgan Band When: 9 tonight Where: The Brewhouse, 110 W. Main St. More: $5 admission, all ages

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Newcastle high student Kylie Morgan, who topped the Country Music Association’s 2010 list of “Who New to Watch,” will play with her band at 9 tonight at the Brewhouse, 110 W. Main St. Oregon. “Blake is a 15 year old singer trying to get a record deal and live her dream,” Morgan said. “She’s on a tour with other aspiring country singers and there are a lot of obstacles to overcome.”

In some ways Morgan’s real life is similar to the script but without the drama. Her potentially most hazardous challenge now however is being a learners’ permit motorist. “I drove here today,” she said.

“Mom’s still working out the kinks of being in the passenger’s seat. I’m getting a big white 2005 Chevy truck that’s been jacked up a few inches for me and has some new wheels.” That sounds like song materi-

“My creative inspiration comes from day to day things that I do,” Morgan said. “Something happens and I feel this need to put it in a song.” Her career began unconventionally when Morgan wrote “She’s Our Miracle” about a friend’s 3-year-old sister Emily, who was fighting cancer. The composition got attention from the American Cancer Society, which adopted it as its theme song. She began performing it at Relay for Life events regionally, which resulted in significant exposure. Morgan has corporate sponsors and recently sang our national anthem at an Oklahoma City Thunder game. She has opened shows for Gloriana, Steel Magnolia and Ty England, among others. Morgan cited friends and family as being inspirations but in

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Farrellys ‘Hall Pass’ forgettable By Christopher Kelly McClatchy Newspapers

Ever since their 1998 modern classic “There’s Something About Mary,” writers-directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly have struggled to try to recapture lightning in a bottle and conjure up yet another raunchy comedy with a heart of gold. They have come close a few times — 2003’s blissfully silly “Stuck on You,” starring Matt Damon and Greg Kinnear as the world’s most wide-eyed conjoined twins, remains widely underappreciated, and 2005’s “Fever Pitch” was an appealing, PG-13rated change of pace for the filmmakers. Yet most of their post-“Mary” work reeks of a certain kind of Hollywood desperation: The gags have become more deliberately “shocking,” even as the emotions feel increasingly manufactured. Their latest effort, “Hall Pass,” starring Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis

‘Hall Pass’ 2 stars (out of 5) Directors: Peter and Bobby Farrelly Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Owen Wilson, Christina Applegate Rated: R (graphic sexual content, nudity, strong language, drug use) Running time: 98 min.

as a pair of married suburban men yearning for the freedom of youth, falls right in line with the likes of “Me, Myself and Irene” (2000), “Shallow Hal” (2001) and “The Heartbreak Kid” (2007). Any time a movie needs to resort to two sequences involving unexpected bowel moments for laughs, you know you’re in trouble. Wilson plays Rick, perpetually horny after nearly 20 years of marriage to Maggie (Jenna Fischer). He and his best friend, Fred (Sudeikis), similarly frustrated in his marriage to Grace (Christina Applegate), can’t quite

believe their luck when their wives give them a hall pass — a week off from marriage to sleep with other women. The wives are inspired by a psychologist friend (Joy Behar, awkward and miscast), who insists this strategy will save their relationships. What follows is yet another slapdash bromance in which overgrown children must learn to finally become men (see also: “The Hangover,” “Wedding Crashers,” “I Love You, Man,” and too many other titles of late to count). Except this one is especially slapdash, with more than a dozen characters dropping in and out of the proceedings at will, and illogical chaos erupting at every turn. (The climax involves a jealous barista/club DJ, played by Derek Waters, who smashes Fred’s minivan, and then chases the two men from Providence, R.I., to Cape Cod.) And while Sudeikis is a pleasant-enough second

banana, Wilson remains a little too lackadaisical and glibly above-it-all to play a convincing suburban schlump. The real disappointment is that the Farrelly brothers still have the capacity to push buttons and upend expectations; they serve up a side of subversion with their raunch. One soon-to-be-infamous sequence in “Hall Pass” features Rick being administered medical attention by a naked African-American man, who rescues him from the hot tub at his gym (use your imagination). The Farrellys gleefully exploit stereotypes about race and homosexuality in a manner that is at first brazenly funny until it turns painfully uncomfortable. It’s an all-too-brief reminder of the artistry behind the Farrellys’ brand of lowbrow comedy. Too bad the rest of “Hall Pass” is just lurching, strained and forgettable.

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one instance, a young lady she’d never met inspired Morgan to write. “It’s about Phoebe Prince who took her own life because of being bullied,” she said. Her thoughts on the subject included the need for bullying to be addressed in no uncertain terms. “I think about how if someone had stood up for Phoebe she might still be here.”

Prince’s case was widely covered in the media and some classmates are currently facing criminal prosecution on the matter in Massachusetts. Morgan’s song will be included in her album “Out Loud” which drops later this year. It has been partially recorded at Reba McEntire’s Starstruck Studios in Nashville. “I’ve been writing and preparing this album for the past two years,” Morgan said. One of my favorites from

Morgan’s set list is called “Country Girl” and it’s available right now on YouTube. “I’m the kind of girl who says it with a smile/ as sweet as molasses downhome style,” Morgan sings. She pledges that we’ll never see Lindsey Lohantype headlines about this country girl. “I’ve been raised to always be a good girl,” Morgan said. “I’ve seen what fame can do and I’ve promised myself and my

family that I won’t let that happen.” Morgan and her guitar band can’t wait to rock a rowdy Friday night saloon. “I really enjoy playing someplace where I can get the crowd pumped,” she said. “I want to give people the best show I can and don’t ever want anyone to yawn or get bored at my performances.” The Kylie Morgan band will perform at 9 tonight at The Brewhouse, 110 W. Main St. Admission is $5, and all ages are welcome.

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18 “Love of Ledger Art- History in Pictures,” 10 p.m., Tribes 131 Gallery, 131 24th Ave. NW Blue Moon, pop, 8 p.m., Othello’s Soye, R&B, 10 p.m., $5 cover, The Brewhouse Little River Band, 8 p.m., Riverwind Casino, $18-$28 Zanzibar presents Caravact, Syloken, 9 p.m., Opolis, $5 “A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 8 p.m., Rupel Jones Theatre Latin American Folkloric music, 7-8:30 p.m., Scholars Room, Oklahoma Memorial Union on OU campus

SATURDAY 19 Adam Ledbetter Jazz night, jazz, 8 p.m., Othello’s Loose Change with Chain Gang, classic rock, 9 p.m., $5 cover, The Brewhouse Tone Death Parade, 9 p.m., $5, Opolis, free beer ‘til 10 p.m. Hosty Duo, 10:30 p.m., Deli “A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 8 p.m., Rupel Jones Theatre Disney’s “High School Musical,” 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sooner Theatre, $10

Disney’s “High School Musical,” 7:30 p.m., Sooner Theatre, $10

25 Art After Hours, William Baziotes, “Expressing the Subconscious,” 6 p.m., Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, free “A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 8 p.m., Rupel Jones Theatre Kylie Morgan, country rock, 10 p.m., $5 cover, The Brewhouse “Native American Philosophy: Themes and Problems,” Lee Hester lecture, 3:30 p.m., Dale Hall room 125, speaking at College of Arts and Sciences annual FOCUS week



Anthony Nagid Jazz Quartet, jazz, 7 p.m. , Othello’s

22 Travis Linville, 7-9 p.m., Deli

Trivia night, 9 p.m., The Abner, 121 E. Main St.

Sutton Concert Series, OU Wind Symphony, 8 p.m., Sharp Concert Hall, $8

Trivia night, 8:30 p.m., Bison Witches, 211 E. Main St.

Bob Warren at The Chouse, 7 p.m., $10, The Sunday Flyers with Edie Rasmussen and Bob Gale, 5-7 p.m., Deli


Sutton Concert Series, Accademia Filarmonica and OU Chorale, “The Music of Vivaldi,” 3 p.m., Sharp Concert Hall, $8

Tapes ‘N Tapes, Oberhofer, 9 p.m., $15, Opolis

“A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 3 p.m., Rupel Jones Theatre

WEDNESDAY 23 Karaoke at Mooney’s, 9 p.m.

SwagHER Fitness Black Light Zumba and Skate Party, Star Skate, 6-8 p.m., $7, swagherfitness@

24 Karaoke at Mr. Bill’s and Henry Hudson’s, 9 p.m.

Jackpot Bingo, 8-11 p.m., Sooner Legends Restaurant and Bar, 1220 24th Ave. NW Karaoke, O’Connell’s, 10 p.m. Bang, Bang!, Hidden Castle, 8-11 p.m., live music, burlesque, performance art, $5

Bingo, O’Connell’s, 9 p.m., 769 Asp Ave.

Last day for “On the Loose” exhibit at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art


The Ngheims with Mockingbird and Black Canyon, 10:30 p.m., Deli

Karaoke at Henry Hudson’s, 9 p.m.

Tenderheart, singer/ songwriter, 7 p.m., Othello’s Unwed Sailor, Giant Cloud, 9 p.m., $8, Opolis Resident Funk, 10:30 p.m., Deli “A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 8 p.m., Rupel Jones Theatre Resident Funk, 10:30 p.m., The Deli

Disney’s “High School Musical,” 2 p.m., Sooner Theatre, $10



“A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 8 p.m., Rupel Jones Theatre

“A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 3 p.m., Rupel Jones Theatre

Boru’s Ghost and Emerald Flame Irish band concert, benefitting Second Chance, doors open at 6:30 p.m., $5 donation or pet food items, Norman Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1309 W. Boyd

Arvel Bird, winter winds series, 7 p.m., Santa Fe Depot, $15

Greg Trooper at Blue Door Galapagos, Eclipse-A Pink Floyd Tribute Band, 10:30 p.m., The Deli Camille Harp, singer/songwriter, 8 p.m., Othello’s

The Workweek, 10:30 p.m., The Deli

People, People, Riley Jantzen (exMayola), 9 p.m., $7, Opolis

Susan Herndon, singer/ songwriter, 8 p.m., Othello’s

Susan G. Komen, Stomp for the Cure, 7 p.m., $10-20, Riverwind Casino

Student Film, Junebug Spade, Gang Starr Museum, 9 p.m., $5, Opolis


Mike Hosty solo, 10:30 p.m., The Deli Anthony Nagid Jazz Quartet, jazz, 7 p.m., Othello’s Sutton Concert Series, Eldon Matlick, horn, 3 p.m., Pitman Recital Hall, OU, $8



Telekinesis, The Love Language, 9 p.m., $10, Opolis

2 Trivia night, 9 p.m., The Abner, 121 E. Main St. March 1- Trivia night, 8:30 p.m., Bison Witches, 211 E. Main St. Tapes ‘N Tapes, Oberhofer, 9 p.m., $15, Opolis Bingo, O’Connell’s, 9 p.m., 769 Asp Ave.

Karaoke at Henry Hudson’s, 9 p.m.

Jackpot Bingo, 8-11 p.m., Sooner Legends Restaurant and Bar, 1220 24th Ave. NW Karaoke, O’Connell’s, 10 p.m. Bang, Bang!, Hidden Castle, 8-11 p.m., live music, burlesque, performance art, $5 “On the Loose” exhibit at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

Tuesday noon concert, Drege Percussion Studio, noon, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, free

OU Boggess Organ Series, Simon Gledhill, organ, 8 p.m., Sharp Concert Hall, $8

3 Emit with Jesse Alan Horn, indie rock, 10 p.m., $5 cover, The Brewhouse Lauren Deger, jazz, 7 p.m., Othello’s Zach Walchuck hosts open mic night, 9 p.m., Othello’s OU Opera Theatre, Two Stravinsky Operas, “Le Rossignol” and “Marva,” 8 p.m., Reynolds Performing Arts Studio, $15

pop - Feb 25, 2011  

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