pop Humor Without Reservations Tribes 131’s annual irreverent art exhibit kicks off Sunday Page 5
ALSO INSIDE Review: OU Drama’s “The Odyssey, a play.” Page 5
Tulsa pop-rockers Stars Go Dim to play at OU Page 3
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New releases A r t h u r: A drunken playboy (Russell Brand) stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesnâ€™t like. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) H a n n a: A 16-year-old who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives. PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) S o u l S u r f e r: A teenage surfer girl summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack. PG. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) Y o u r H i g h n e s s: When Prince Fabiousâ€™ bride is kidnapped, he goes on a quest to rescue her... accompanied by his lazy useless brother Thadeous. R. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14)
Also showing â€˘ B a t t l e : L o s A n g e l e s: PG-13. (Warren Theater) â€˘ D i a r y o f a W i m p y K i d 2 : R o d r i c k R u l e s: PG. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ H o p: PG. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ I n s i d i o u s: PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ D r i v e A n g r y: R (Robinson Crossing) â€˘ L i m i t l e s s: PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ T h e L i n c o l n L a w y e r: R. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ N o S t r i n g s A t t a c h e d: R. (Robinson Crossing) â€˘ P a u l: R. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ R a n g o: PG. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ T h e R o o m m a t e: PG-13. (Robinson Crossing) â€˘ S o u r c e C o d e: PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ S u c k e r P u n c h: PG-13. (Warren Theater, Hollywood Spotlight 14) â€˘ T a k e M e H o m e T o n i g h t: R (Robinson Crossing) â€˘ T a n g l e d: PG. (Robinson Crossing) â€˘ T r u e G r i t: PG-13. (Robinson Crossing) â€˘ U n k n o w n: PG-13 (Robinson Crossing)
Double-dose of distinguished documentaries The only thing better than a riveting documentary is a second one thatâ€™s just as exciting. Lucky for you we have just the ticket with our Double-Dose Documentary weekend. When the stock market collapsed in 2008, I had no idea what was going on. One day everything was fine and the next $20 trillion had evaporated and a bunch of bankers were begging congress to give it all back to them or the world would end. The catch was that the bill would be sent to the American taxpayers, but that seemed to be fine with the bankers. So fine, in fact, that when their request was granted, they gave themselves multimillion dollar bonuses for being so clever. Somehow it was all legal, too â€” an especially bitter pill to swallow for the 30 million people who lost their homes and jobs in the swindle of the century. It was all very confusing. Not anymore. Thanks to â€œInside
Mary Anne Hempe Forgotten Video Jobâ€? (2010), Charles Fergusonâ€™s fascinating deconstruction of the whole mess, I now know exactly what happened and I am livid. While you might think that two hours chronicling a financial breakdown sounds a bit boring, the elements of this story are so shocking thereâ€™s never a dull moment. Iâ€™ll let narrator Matt Damon explain the details; suffice it to say youâ€™ll be furious when you find out how deep the corruption goes. Ferguson interviews a variety of people (loved the New York madam), presenting both sides of the story, although itâ€™s pretty hard to sympathize with the bankers. â€œInside Jobâ€? won this yearâ€™s Oscar for Best Documentary, and deservedly so. Al Gore caused quite a stir with
â€œAn Inconvenient Truth,â€? but it turns out that the fear-laced Oscar winner was only half the story. The other half is 2010â€™s â€œCool It,â€? a controversial look at a more positive approach to global warming that offers actual solutions. Danish environmentalist Bjorn Lomborg knew heâ€™d ruffle some feathers when he published â€œThe Skeptical Environmentalistâ€™s Guide to Global Warmingâ€? in 2001. Lomborg didnâ€™t deny the existence of global warming, but claimed things werenâ€™t as bad as weâ€™ve been led to believe and encouraged the world to look at more cost-effective ways of fixing the problem. Capping and trading carbon emissions, he claimed, would cost a fortune and would have only the smallest effect on the environment. Working with a group of the worldâ€™s top political scientists and economists, Lomborg came up with a list of alternate ways to cool things down. Lomborgâ€™s book ignited a
firestorm of criticism which led to an investigation by the Danish Ethics Council. Lomborg was declared a fraud for deluding the public into thinking such options were even possible. A group of scientists appealed the ruling, since it set a dangerous precedent that new scientific inquiry could be squelched just because people werenâ€™t ready to hear it. Lomborg was subsequently cleared of the charge; â€œCool Itâ€? is his response to his critics. And he still has a lot. But just as many are coming over to his way of thinking, which is innovative, affordable, and makes a lot of sense. We wonâ€™t know until we actually do something, but that could take awhile. As one scientist notes, it takes about 50 years for change of this magnitude to be put into practice. We can only hope that future generations will be able to finally solve the problem. Both â€œInside Jobâ€? and â€œCool Itâ€? are rated PG-13. Check â€˜em out!
across a lake to die an agonizing death. But the hunter, a teenage girl, gives chase. â€œI just missed your heart,â€? she observes, and then dispatches the beast, skins and dresses it. Her dad (Eric Bana) is the only one not impressed at her prowess. What he has raised here north of the Arctic Circle is a strong, resourceful and remorseless killing machine. And what he has in mind for her is the heart of â€œHanna,â€? a furious neck-snapping thriller that summons up memories of a dozen other movies and manages to improve on most of them. â€” The Orlando Sentinel
A team of moviemakers takes millions of dollars, a classic comedy and a sheet of tracing paper, and produces a travesty. They had the blueprint for a great movie in the 1981 Dudley Moore-John Gielgud â€œArthur.â€? Sublime performances. Wicked jokes. The soulful relationship between the rich, spoiled drunk and his sarcastic guardian. The whole algorithm was there. Their job was just to faithfully reproduce it. And they couldnâ€™t. My head hurts. â€œArthurâ€? is not one of those where-did-it-allgo-wrong calamities. Its basic design flaw is clear: Russell Brand doesnâ€™t have much talent for vulnerability. As Arthur Bach, perpetually sozzled heir of a dragon lady businesswoman, he is presented as a poor little rich boy using booze as a shield against a life of alienation. This is a bit like casting Jason Statham as a sensitive Nobel Prize winner. â€” Minneapolis Star Tribune
The real story of surfer Bethany Hamilton is so remarkable that it makes the film version seem embroidered by Hollywoodâ€™s heavy hand, even though itâ€™s not. At 13, Bethany was attacked by a 14-foot tiger shark while surfing with friends off Kauaiâ€™s North Shore. Her arm was severed, and, though she lost 60 percent of her blood, she survived. A month later, she was back in the water, training to become a professional surfer. Just over a year later, she won her first national title. Two years after that, she turned pro. â€œSoul Surferâ€? is a feel-good dramatization of Bethanyâ€™s story, and while it may not be perfect in moviemaking terms, everyone comes away from it feeling hopeful and more than a little of ashamed of their ridiculous petty complaints. Itâ€™s a good, solid family film.
â€œYour Highness,â€? which often feels as if it was written under the influence, has no narrative momentum â€” the story dawdles in fits and starts â€” and Danny McBride, usually effective in supporting roles, simply isnâ€™t leading-man material. The late John Belushi or even Seth Rogen might have killed with this character, but McBride is mostly just annoying. The actor wrote â€œYour Highnessâ€? for himself, so you canâ€™t begrudge him his starring role. But that doesnâ€™t mean you have to like it. â€” The Miami Herald
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If you must see â€œArthur,â€? choose a theater that serves alcohol. Youâ€™ll be needing it. Like a 3D adventure, this fiasco is best viewed through beer goggles.
In a remote snowy forest in the far north, a figure in camouflage stalks a reindeer with bow and arrow. An arrow flies, the deer tumbles off
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COVER ART: Artwork from the annual art show hosted by Tribes 131. â€˘ ALSO INSIDE: Drama performance sophomore Taylor Shackmann portrays the goddess Athena in â€œThe Odyssey.â€? â€˘ (cover photos provided)
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Tulsa-based pop rock band Stars Go Dim will perform along with “American Idol” finalist Jason Castro tonight at the University of Oklahoma. The free performance will begin at 7:45 p.m. at Walker Adams Mall, 300 W. Third St.
Ten poets to read at Second Sunday Poetry Pop Staff A group of ten Oklahoma poets will read from their work at the April 10 Second Sunday Poetry Reading at the Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave. The free reading begins at 2 p.m., and refreshments will be served. All of the poetry presented is included in “Ain’t Nobody Who Can Sing Like Me, Recent Oklahoma Poetry.” Those reading will be: Carl Sennhenn, retired Rose State College professor, Oklahoma Poet Laureate 2001-2003; Michael Snyder, professor
Stars Go Dim, Jason Castro to play today Pop Staff Writer
Tulsa-based pop-rock band Stars Go Dim will perform along with “American Idol” finalist Jason Castro tonight at the University of Oklahoma. The free performance will begin at 7:45 p.m. at Walker Adams Mall, 300 W. Third St. Michael Wittig, bass player of Stars Go Dim, said playing in Oklahoma, especially at a college, is something the band enjoys. “Oklahoma is our home state so naturally we love playing here ... the people are friendly and real,” Wittig said. “(And) we love playing at colleges because they always treat us really well and like hearing new music.”
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Wittig said his band has played with well known national acts including John Mayer, Jason DeRulo, Far East Movement, Mike Posner and Justin Bieber recently, adding that Castro isn’t the only “American Idol” contestant the group has worked with in the past. “We’ve already performed with Chris Daughtry and Kris Allen so let’s do it again,” he said. “So far, all (“American Idol”) contestants we’ve had the pleasure of playing with have been very humble and friendly ... (we’re) looking forward to meeting Jason Castro. We have some mutual friends I believe.” Wittig described SGD’s music as “soulful pop music,” and the group’s current single, “Like I Mean It,” recently began on airing on mtvU, an
MTV Networks station that plays music targeted at college-aged adults. “Think Train, Script, and One Republic with a very soulful singer,” he said about SGD’s sound. SGD’s entire album, “Like Gone Mad,” is free if you download it from the band’s website, www.starsgodim.com/free. “All we ask is that if you like it to please share the link with as many people as possible,” Wittig said. Castro was a finalist on season seven of Fox’s hit TV show “American Idol,” finishing fourth overall. The Texas native is married to OU graduate Mandy Mayhall (he proposed to her during an OU home football game) and he released his self-titled debut album in April 2010.
of English and humanities at Oklahoma City Community College; Jim Spurr, nationally published poet; Jennifer Kidney, who holds a Ph.D. in English from Yale University and taught at university level for two decades; Susan Shannon, who coordinates the University of Oklahoma Native Art Show and produces Indian Times for KGOU; Bruce Maylor, M.D., an Oklahoma physician, fly fisherman, photographer, genealogist, story teller, and amateur musician;
Nathan Brown, Ph.D., a musician and photographer as well as a poet who teaches writing at the University of Oklahoma and has published five books of poetry; Rockford Johnson, who has published All Things Flow, a book of poetry; Jonathan Stalling, who teaches Poetry and East-West Literature at the University of Oklahoma; Jim Drummond, a criminal defense lawyer in Norman. He holds a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from C.C.N.Y, and has published both poetry and short fiction.
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“The Long Surrender” (GSD) 2011 While the duo of Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler – better known as Over the Rhine – are not as well known in this part of the country, but this Ohio duo certainly have a loyal following and a catalog of solid album releases that are quite impressive in their artistic
integrity. And the thing about the husband-wife team is that they really are more than musicians. They are artists. And listening to “The Long Surrender,” produced by Joe Henry, you feel as if you are exiting winter’s twilight and entering a spring-like morning sun. Bergquist’s soulful voice, like something off of the soundtrack of some long-forgotten European art film, is framed by the chamber-pop and acoustic melancholy A song like “Soon” has a cinematic quality while “Rave On” features Americana imagery and haunting Heartland psychedelia that sticks with you. On “Only God Can Save Us Now” is more straightforward folk with a Southern edge that gives it heft. This 13-track gem is far more subdued than fan favorites like 1992’s “Patience.” And that’s what this album requires, patience and surrender. — Andrew W. Griffin
funk, smooth Motown, rock and classical, nothing really is ever out of season. “Fish Market Part 2” roils conventional music’s waters with guest appearances by Jack Spade, Elzhi, Fat Ray and many others. Government name Charles Stewart of Chicago by way of Los Angeles, Chali 2na (Charlie the Tuna) has made a career of bringing artists of all stripes together. His part in creating the ground breaking open mic music scene at South Central’s Good Life Café is featured in 2008 documentary “This Is the Life.” These 22 tracks include “4 Yo Luv” that expresses affection for music, the city and life over homage to The Yardbirds’
1965 pop hit “For Your Love.” A tinkling, vaguely Asian sound spices “Across the Map” featuring J-Live and Chali 2na’s ocean deep bass vocals. “I’m not a player hater/ more like a worker lover,” J-Live intones. “Focused Up” boasts power chorus by Ang 13, Raw Power, Shockwave, Street Cred and Laid Law lightened by a lilting jazz flute. Kingston, Jamaica chanteuse Tanya Stephens rocks “No Bad Mon” proving that reggae and hip hop are not so distant cousins. Chali 2na’s musical bazaar is a tasty selection that will open your ears to hip hop’s seven seas of sound. — Doug Hill
rocker “Bless Her Crazy Heart.” Watson embraces his Texas Swing side on “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” and “High Price of Fame” is jaunty in a Texas Country kind of way. Nice fiddle, too.
Aaron Watson “The Road & The Rodeo” (Big Label) 2010 This traditional Texan has always been a joy to listen to. With his easygoing approach and keen sense of country melodies, Aaron Watson serves up the cowboy charms and catchy choruses on “The Road and The Rodeo,” his newest studio album since “Angles and Outlaws.” Watson’s cover of Tom Petty’s 1996 single “Walls” is a bit rushed while his original, “Fast Cars Slow Kisses,” is engaging and kinetic. Watson gets in a Jason Boland and Waylon Jenningsstyled mood on the outlaw-
Chali 2na “Fish Market Part 2” (Decon Records) 2010 This new mix tape disc by the former MC for Jurassic 5 may challenge your notions of musicality and that’s a good thing. One of hip hop’s adorable aspects is the fearless propensity for borrowing from other genres. Reeling in
Over the Rhine
Contemporary Christian singer to perform in Ada Pop Staff
A limited number of tickets are still available for the performance featuring contemporary Christian singer/songwriter Mark Schultz 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the McSwain Theatre in Ada. Schultz inspired a full house at the McSwain during 2010’s Come Alive Tour. He’s back to perform favorites such as “Remember Me,” “Love Has Come” and “All Has Been Forgiven,” as well as his latest collection of songs that explore life’s greatest joys and toughest challenges while
celebrating God’s presence in every moment. Joining Schultz will be fellow contemporary Christian artist Jason Gray and violin virtuoso David Klinkenberg. Tickets are $40 for platinum seats, $35 for premium seats, $25 for regular seats and the upper balcony is $10 seating. Special rates are available for groups of 15 or more. For tickets and more information visit, www.McSwainTheatre.com, call 580-332-8108 or visit the box office at 130 W. Main St. in Ada.
Christian singer/songwriter Mark Schultz will perform Saturday at the McSwain Theatre in Ada.
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Art aimed at cracking smiles By Nanette Light Pop Staff Writer
A group of Native American artists are putting the funny in their art, hoping their puns and humorous images — many chronicling their heritage’s plight — will send smiles and not crickets. Tribes 131 Fine Art Gallery will host an opening reception for its fourth annual Humor Without Reservations art show from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the gallery, 131 24th Ave. N.W.. The show — which features the humorous works of 28 canvas artists, a poet and a comedian — will run through May 10. Benjamin Harjo Jr., co-creator of the show, said the exhibit is a chance for artists to add levity to their typically more serious works. He said the exhibit is not exclusive to Native American artists and will include works of other cultures. “It challenges them to think in a humorous way about life in general,” Harjo said, describing one piece by artist Steven Judd titled “Lego My Land,” a play on words with Legos depicting Native American’s land battle with North American settlers. Artist Brent Greenwood said this is the first year he has submitted pieces for the show, calling humor “good medicine” for his people’s “tragedies.” “That was a part of the healing for us. ... We’ve made light of the tragedy,” said Greenwood, whose work includes a painting titled “Don’t Squeeze the Shaman” and giclee (digital art print ) “There Goes the Neighborhood,” which depicts images of the Sooner Schooner and 1889 Land Run in the background and two Indians in the foreground. Greenwood said his shaman painting was sparked by a family joke at the dinner table while discussing some nonIndian’s tendencies to touch Native Americans’ feathers and clothing while
“Don’t Squeeze the Shaman,” left, by Brent Greenwood will be shown at the Humor Without Reservations art show from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Tribes 131 Fine Art Gallery, 131 24th Ave. N.W. dressed in their cultural attire for ceremonies. “For some reason someone said ‘Don’t squeeze the shaman,’ and we all cracked up. I said, ‘hey, that would be a cool painting,’” Greenwood said, of the work that features caricatures of a nonnative couple and shaman caricature and plays off the 1960s catch phrase
“Please, don’t squeeze the Charmin,” featured in a two-decade long advertising campaign for Charmin toilet paper. “I like to make a statement or little jab ... open the door so to speak so hopefully people will have a better understanding of who our people are,” Greenwood said.
“The Odyssey,” a play Greek poet Homer’s Odyssey springs to life through OU Drama’s current staging. It is a journey in its own right at a little over three hours. Thankfully, director Matthew Ellis Photo Provided captures the wit OU Drama junior Madison Neiderhauser, as Mary Zimmerman infuses in her adap- Odysseus, and OU Drama sophomore Stella Highfill as Calypso perform in “The tation of this 8thOdyssey.” century B.C. epic poem through cosactors move in-and-out durtuming, modern day vernacular and a full cast of characters ing Odysseus’ journey, often as a new character. from sheep to goddesses. Blackouts, incidental music The play begins with a disand the turning of the center gruntled teenager storming on stage oval wooden platform, stage carrying a copy of aid the multiple scene Robert Fitzgerald’s translation changes. of “The Odyssey.” Confused Zeus’ palace is placed far by the poem’s language as she stage left, high above the calls out for her muse, Taylor play’s unfolding action. Schackmann is suddenly Lighting and sound effects transformed into the goddess help establish his power over Athena. Hurled back in time, mere mortals just as it assists she must help Odysseus in believing a Cyclops is in return home through a series your midst. A single spotlight of encounters with characters is used to symbolize the such as Circe, the Cyclops, giant’s one-eye. Poseidon, Calypso, and the Kourtney Kae impresses Sirens. Schackmann’s portray- throughout the play. She al of Athena is dead on with completely embodies each unwavering confidence and character she plays from the poise. She is a siren in her wooing siren to the hunched own right. Set in the round, nurse Eurycleia shuffling the audience becomes a part about the stage. of the myth’s action. The 21 Johnnie-Margaret
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McDanel, Lillard artwork on display tonight at Form and Function Lab By Doug Hill For Pop
As with most grade school classmates we lose track of each other after starting careers and becoming involved in adult life. That’s what happened with construction worker-sculptor Brett McDanel and artist Nick Lillard until just recently. They’d both gone to Jackson Elementary together over 2 decades ago. Earlier this year McDanel was on foot, nosing around downtown Norman searching for gallery space to show his often whimsical sometimes ominous welded metal assemblages. Serendipitously he learned his old chum literally held the key to the perfect place. Lillard has been an established and valued presence on Norman’s visual arts scene for some time and was instrumental in helping McDanel with the means to display his work. Art by both men and others will be on view and available for purchase tonight from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Form and Function Lab, 123 E. Main, suite 200. Led by Lillard the Lab is a multi-discipline design studio used by a collective of local artists for painting, sculpting and furniture making. It’s a second floor former warehouse space with high ceilings and tall windows allowing an abundance of natural light by day and stunning view of the city at night. “I’m interested in art like Brett’s because he’s taking objects that aren’t useful anymore and is being creative with them,” Lillard said. “I’m looking for artistic relevance in my life and there’s vitality to his work which achieves that.” Lillard’s own work is often executed on a grand scale. He was speaking before an intricately painted mural that covers the Lab’s entire east wall. Another striking piece painted on cotton fabric is as big as a tall mast ship sail. Lillard created a ten foot tall steel robot, becoming one with his art by climbing inside the behemoth and causing it to perambulate at Art Walks past. Part of his
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Plant sale with local farmers Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Native Roots Market, 132 W. Main St. Keep an eye out for their “Bag Monster” who will be roaming around 2nd Friday and making appearances at the green footprints downtown. ECO 2nd Friday Scavenger Hunt From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, the Norman Arts Council’s hunt will lead participants to Michelangelo’s Coffee & Wine Bar, Gray Owl Coffee, Blu Fine Wine & Food, Pink Elephant Café, and end at STASH. Environmental groups will also be set up at each venue to greet participants and inform the participants of the environmental efforts throughout Norman. Participants who complete the trip to all five locations will enter to win prizes from the Norman Arts Council and the Oklahoma Travel and Recreation Department.
Detail from artist Nick Lillard’s mural, which covers the Form and Function Lab’s entire east wall. personal aesthetic views art as being entirely compatible with engineering. McDanel’s pieces range in size from small enough to hold in your hands to one weighing a hundred pounds. “Most of these are made from found metal,” McDanel said. “I search scrap yards, auto salvage, yard sales and by the side of the road, trying not to buy much.” This sculpture series resemble birds and that has a personal meaning for him. “I feel like I’ve been set free over the past couple of years,” he said. “Birds just seem to come natural for what I’m doing and where I am in my life right now.” Most of his pieces have either been mig welded or bolted together. McDanel has an eye for finding where industrial design has borrowed from nature and brought the circle together again. Sleek stainless steel auto parts or discarded cutlery become wings in his mind. An inert Army surplus hand grenade is transformed into a bird’s body. “Although some people find a deeper meaning in my work, the bottom line is that I just enjoy doing it,” McDanel said. As a younger man he had a significant mentor, well known in the metro, whom he credits for artistic development. “I worked for Norman photographer Tom Lee about 10 years ago and
learned from him that form and figure can be an expression for so many things in the world.” This point of view opened his eyes to the many different art mediums including stained glass, charcoal drawing, painting and woodworking. “Tom was in a wheel chair and didn’t have some capabilities that others have but made his photography work anyway and that was an amazing thing to me,” McDanel said. “It made me realize how much is out there for me to go get.” Current inspiration comes from a less sophisticated source. “I’ll be real honest with you, my girlfriend’s 7 and 10 year old children are constantly bringing me drawings and other art they do,” McDanel said. “It’s the coolest thing on the planet because they have uninhibited artistic drive that just blows my mind. They’re making the title and price labels for my exhibition.” Lillard said that part of the Form and Function Lab’s ethos is for nothing to remain static. Among his current projects is an “Upright Tadpole.” It’s a high-profile, street-legal tricycle capable of carrying heavy loads but which retains a bicycle’s sense of freedom. “Everything is constantly changing here,” he said. “That’s what the Lab is all about.”
Artist Timothy Elliot From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., STASH, 412 E. Main St. will feature an artist who paints things into old paintings, repurposing them. This show will feature amended old arts (mostly paintings) that Elliott has rescued from all over. This is a very kid friendly show, because they tend to love the monsters that he paints. Artist Heidi James Realist painter Heidi James will be featured from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Performing Arts Studio at The Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave. Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art The museum, 555 Elm Ave, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. is offering Op art as the classroom art activity; live music by the OU School of Music’s Native Flute Studio, Saxophone Quartets, and the OU Steel Drum Band; and short films Bicycle Cowboy and Mr. Hypnotism by the deadCENTER Film Festival. Corazon Watkins and Carolyn Faseler Exhibition Firehouse Art Center, 444 S. Flood, will feature the Corazon Watkins & Carolyn Faseler Exhibition, which will be on display at the FAC Gallery through April 18. Sarah Engel and Stewart Street Stringworks Sonder Music, 225 E Gray St., presents Sarah Engel and Stewart Street Stringworks with a multimedia art exhibit exploring homemade musical instruments, with live performance by The Gimp’s Nephew at 8:30 p.m. Dreamer 33: Music Made Visual Dreamer Concepts (324 E Main St.) will host an opening reception for Dreamer 33: Music Made Visual featuring more than 25 artists who created works related to music. 2011 OU MFA Exhibition: Opening Reception MAINSITE Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main St., will present a diverse body of work, including media, photography, and painting, by Samantha Dillehay, Mark Zimmerman, and Michael Elizondo Jr. For more events and information, visit www.2ndFridayNorman.com. For information on other Norman Arts Council events, visit www.NormanArts.org or call 3601162.
1:00 4:00 7:00 9:30 Drive Angry in 2D R 12:15 2:45 5:05 7:25 9:45 Tangled in 2D PG 12:20 2:40 4:55 7:05 9:20
Take Me Home Tonight R 12:30 2:50 5:10 7:30 9:55 True Grit (2010) PG13 12:55 4:05 6:55 9:25 The Roommate PG13 12:25 2:35 7:10 No Strings Attached R 4:45 9:35
SOURCE CODE (PG13) 1:40 4:35 7:10 9:50 ARTHUR • (PG13) 1:05 3:55 6:50 9:30
LIMITLESS (PG13) 1:25 4:20 7:05 9:40
HANNA (PG13) 1:35 4:15 7:15 9:55
THE LINCOLN LAWYER (R) 1:00 3:50 6:40 9:25
SOUL SURFER • (PG) 1:45 4:30 7:00 9:45
PAUL (R) 1:10 3:50 6:35 9:35
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID 2 (PG) YOUR HIGHNESS J (R) 1:50 4:20 7:30 10:00 1:20 4:05 7:25 10:05 SUCKER PUNCH (PG13) HOP J (PG) 1:15 2:00 3:45 1:00 3:45 6:30 9:15 4:40 6:45 7:20 9:10 9:50 INSIDIOUS (PG13) 1:30 4:10 6:55 9:40
RANGO (PG) 1:25 4:10 6:55 9:35
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Loose Change, 10 p.m., The Brewhouse, $5 Rainbows Are Free with Locust Avenue, The Deli Carrie Webber and Sarah Grote, 8 p.m., Othello’s The Stumblers, 10 p.m., The Brewhouse, $5 Mama Sweet, The Deli Jenny Labow, 8 p.m., Othello’s Almost Outlaws, 4 p.m., The Brewhouse, free Mike Hosty, The Deli Dennis Borycki Quartet, 7:30 p.m., The Depot, donations encouraged Anthony Nagid Jazz Quartet, 7 p.m., Othello’s The Lonesome Heroes, The Damn Quails, The Deli, 7 to 9 p.m., free The Gussissin and Hydrants, The Deli Desi and Cody, The Deli John Calvin and The Cavalry, 10 p.m., The Brewhouse, $5 cover Camille Harp, The Grown ups, The Deli, free Elise Davis, 7 p.m., Othello’s Caitlin Turner hosts Open Mic, 9 p.m., Othello’s The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sharp Concert Hall, 8 p.m., $15-$25 Soye, 10 p.m., The Brewhouse, $5 Resident Funk, The Deli Olivia Duhon, 8 p.m., Othello’s The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sharp Concert Hall, 8 p.m., $15-$25 The South 77 Band, 10 p.m., The Brewhouse, $5 Gum and Moon, The Deli Walchuk and The Famous Americans, 8 p.m., Othello’s The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sharp Concert Hall, 8 p.m., $15-$25 Mike Hosty, The Deli Anthony Nagid Jazz Quartet, 7 p.m., Othello’s The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sharp Concert Hall, 3 p.m., $15-$25 The Damn Quails, The Deli The Will Callers, The Deli JonBear Fourtet, 10 p.m., The Brewhouse $5 Joe Hopkins, 7 p.m., Othello’s Lauren Deger hosts open mic, 9 p.m. Othello’s