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PURSUITS | See & Do

E Edwards St, Edmond, 340.4481, edmondfinearts.com Michelle Mikesell Feb 4-28 The cozy gallery in the Paseo is home to intriguing art, inside and out: this month it welcomes internationally exhibiting artist Mikesell, whose craft it describes as “killing the idealized beauty of an expected image in order to revive it and create something arresting.” Neat! JRB Art at the Elms 2810 N Walker Ave, OKC, 528.6336, jrbartgallery.com Ephemeral Gradations Feb 6-28 The community art space for public exploration of art welcomes a foursome of female creators from art collective Fringe: Krystale Brewer, Kalee Jones W, Laura Reese and Brooke Rowlands explore visual nuance. The Project Box 3003 Paseo St, OKC, 609.3969, theprojectboxokc.com Thomas Batista: The Ladies Feb 10-Mar 8 Longtime metro resident and arts educator Batista works through the persistence of memory; portraying the essences of people and places remembered through overlapping fields of vibrant color. Kasum Contemporary Art 1706 NW 16th St, OKC, 604.6602, kasumcontemporary.com ONGOING David Holland Through Feb 15 State Capitol Governor’s Gallery OKC, 521.2931, arts.ok.gov Paul Walsh Through Feb 21 Firehouse Art Center Norman, 329.4523, normanfirehouse.com OKC125 Through Feb 27 The Underground OKC, 990.2448, romyowens.com/#okc125 John Wolfe Through Feb 28 Santa Fe Depot Norman, 307.9320, pasnorman.org

MUSEUMS Ledger Art Exhibition Feb 2-Aug 31 The term refers to a Plains style of Native American narrative art that flourished after the Civil War - see a sensational crop of examples unfold at Red Earth. Red Earth Museum 6 Santa Fe Plaza, OKC, 427.5228, redearth.org A Step Back in Time Feb 5-Mar 5 Roll back the years with an exhibit of UCO archive photography showcasing life on campus at the turn of the century. UCO Melton Gallery 100 N University Dr, Edmond, 974.3375, uco.edu/cfad Madonnas of the Prairie Feb 13-May 10 Reflect on the inspirational legacy forged by the women of the west in this collection of more than 100 works contributed by multiple artists. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 1700 NE 63rd St, OKC, 478.2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org Intent to Deceive Feb 14-May 10 What happens when your van Gogh turns out to be a van Faux? This exhibit spotlights fakes and forgeries in the art world, including opportunities for side-by-side comparison. OKC Museum of Art 415 Couch Dr, OKC, 236.3100, okcmoa.com A World Unconquered Feb 26-Sep 6 A career retrospective - including discussion of his legacy - on the 100th anniversary of Oscar Brousse Jacobson’s arrival at the University of Oklahoma. Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art 555 Elm Ave Norman, 325.3272, ou.edu/fjjma ONGOING School of Art & Art History Student Exhibition Through Feb 15 Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art Norman, 325.3272, ou.edu/fjjma Bill Hensley Through Feb 28 Exhibit C OKC, 767.8900, chickasawcountry.com

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Frederic Remington’s American West Through Mar 31 Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art Norman, 325.3272, ou.edu/fjjma The First 50 Years Through Apr 25 Oklahoma Heritage Museum OKC, 523.3231, oklahomaheritage.com Beyond the Battlefield: Depictions of War Through May 10 Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art Norman, 325.3272, ou.edu/fjjma Coyote Songs - Desperado Dreams Through May 10 National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum OKC, 478.2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org Conflict Cast in Bronze Through July 12 National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum OKC, 478.2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org Orly Genger Through Oct 2 Campbell Park OKC, 951.0000, oklahomacontemporary.org

MUSIC Jazz Lab Concerts Feb 2-28 UCO students and metro residents alike step to the Jazz Lab for some sizzling shows: Terell Stafford Feb 2, Peggy Moran Feb 3, The Central Jazz Jam Feb 5, 12 and 26, Shortt Dogg Feb 6, Smilin’ Vic Feb 7, Souled Out Feb 13, Miss Brown to You Feb 14, the Civilized Tribe Dixieland Band Feb 17 and Heath Jones Feb 27. UCO Jazz Lab 100 E 5th St Edmond, 359.7989, ucojazzlab.com VZD Shows Feb 3-17 Drop by the restaurant and club for a dose of tunes: The Hey Diddles Feb 3, Kierston White and Eliza Bee Feb 10 and David Bruster Feb 17. VZD’s 4200 N Western Ave, OKC, 524.4200, vzds.com Tuesday Noon Concerts Feb 3-24 Add a bit of music to your lunch break as the free weekly concert series courtesy of OU School of Music students and faculty plays on. Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art 555 Elm Ave Norman, 325.3272, ou.edu/fjjma Noon Tunes Feb 5-26 Free lunchtime serenades to sonically spice up your Thursdays: Joe Baxter & the Lost Cause Feb 5, the Classen SAS Honor Guitar Ensemble Feb 12, Miss Brown to You Feb 19 and Dennis Borycki Feb 26. Downtown Library 300 Park Ave, OKC, 231.8650, mls.lib.ok.us Simo Feb 6 Frank Swart, Adam Abrashoff and J.D. Simo let their powers combine for dizzying, swaggering, face-rocking, guitar-driven blues-rock. Possibly to the max. ACM @ UCO Performance Lab 329 E Sheridan Ave, OKC, 974.4700, acm-uco.com Carmen in Concert Feb 6 & 8 Singers and musicians recount a concert version of Bizet’s stirring and tragic musical tale in this two-night-only special event. OU Catlett Music Center 500 W Boyd St, Norman, 325.4101, ou.edu/finearts OCU Concerts Feb 6-21 Music in myriad forms for more than just OCU students: Distinguished Artist Series guests the Canadian Brass Ensemble Feb 6, a Project 21 concert Feb 13, the OCU Jazz Ensemble Feb 16 and OCU Orchestra Feb 21. OCU Kirkpatrick Center 2501 N Blackwelder Ave, OKC, 208.5227, okcu. edu/music Blue Door Shows Feb 6-28 Self-billed as “the best listening room in Oklahoma,” it certainly has some of the best music, including Brittany Shane Feb 6, Tom Skinner/Greg Jacobs/Randy Pease Feb 13 and the Red Dirt Rangers Feb 28 check online for updates. The Blue Door 2805 N McKinley Ave, OKC, 524.0738, bluedoorokc.com

Philharmonic: Mystery & Magic Feb 7 Listeners will discover the wonders of Ravel, Elgar and Mendelssohn with cellist Julie Albers and the OKC Philharmonic. OKC Civic Center 201 N Walker Ave, OKC, 842.5387, okcphilharmonic.org

an original symphony inspired by Prix de West artist Wilson Hurley’s magnificent landscapes. National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum 1700 NE 63rd St, OKC, 478.2250, nationalcowboymuseum.org

Brian Gorrell & Jazz Co. Feb 8 Gorrell is the Director of Jazz Studies at the UCO Jazz Lab, but he also blows a mean saxophone - catch the intoxicatingly eclectic sounds of his combo in a hot set on a cool evening. Santa Fe Depot 200 S Jones Ave, Norman, 307.9320, pasnorman.org

Philharmonic: Pixar in Concert Feb 20-21 The OKC Philharmonic orchestra plays selections from the studio’s stable of animated hits. OKC Civic Center 201 N Walker Ave, OKC, 842.5387, okcphilharmonic.org

Philharmonic: Knights and Princesses Feb 8 The Philharmonic’s Discovery Series entertains young listeners with a suite of fairytale music - pieces featuring Cinderella, Beauty & the Beast, Romeo and Juliet and more. OKC Civic Center 201 N Walker Ave, OKC, 842.5387, okcphilharmonic.org Glenn Miller Orchestra Feb 10 Decades after their founder’s passing, the boisterous big band retains his name and remains in high demand for lovers of swinging sound the world around. OCCC Theater 7777 S May Ave, OKC, 682.7576, occc.edu/cas Opolis Shows Feb 10 Metro, meet Opolis - you’ll make beautiful music together, thanks to rocking guest acts like February headliner That 1 Guy - check online for adds and updates. The Opolis 113 N Crawford Ave, Norman, opolis.org Gary Allan Feb 13 Allan’s raspy voice and unusually thoughful songs make him a slightly difficult radio fit but a rewarding live listen for country fans. Riverwind Casino 1544 W Hwy 9, Norman, 322.6464, riverwind.com OU Concert Series Feb 13-26 The OU School of Music presents pianist Kevin Chance Feb 13, Steel Pan Festival Feb 14, an Inner sOUndscapes concert Feb 15, Donna Mitchell-Cox Feb 16, Piano Rendezvous Feb 17, the N. American Saxophone Alliance Feb 20, OU Jazz Bands Feb 24 and OU Wind Symphony Feb 26. OU Catlett Music Center 500 W Boyd St, Norman, 325.4101, ou.edu/ finearts Eric Johnson and Mike Stern Feb 14 Two devastatingly skilled guitarists, one stage, a concert woven of lasting memories. ACM @ UCO Performance Lab 329 E Sheridan Ave, OKC, 974.4700, acm-uco.com Legends in Concert Feb 14 It’s the next best thing to a time machine as Grand Casino presents a Valentine’s banquet at which guests are serenaded by Cher, Johnny Cash, Whitney Houston and Michael Jackson (all in tribute form). Grand Casino 777 Grand Casino Blvd, Shawnee, 964.7777, grandresortok.com The Conservatory Feb 15 Sonic jams of all descriptions in an OKC hotspot: this month’s slate is headlined by The Toasters Feb 15 - check online for adds and updates. The Conservatory 8911 N Western Ave, OKC, conservatoryokc.com Weiss & Sussmann Feb 15 American pianist Orion Weiss and French violinist Arnaud Sussmann do more than make beautiful music; the exceptionally skilled guests anchor a masterful evening by Chamber Music in Oklahoma. Christ the King Church 8005 Dorset Dr, OKC, cmok.org Winter Wind: Dan Weber Feb 15 Weber’s a musical storyteller with a powerful pen and a knack for verbal imagery; at his best his new works sound authentically timeless. Santa Fe Depot 200 S Jones Ave, Norman, 307.9320, pasnorman.org Windows to the West Feb 20 The OCU Symphony Orchestra presents

Oklahoma Community Orchestra Feb 22 Music is an all-ages treat as the Orchestra presents a Children’s Concert, featuring Britten, Prokofiev and a special appearance by KFOR’s Emily Sutton. OCCC Theater 7777 S May Ave, OKC, 425.1990, okorchestra.org The King’s Singers Feb 24 Drawing on wide-ranging influences and far-flung performance travels, the exceptional vocal ensemble presents “Postcards From Around the World.” Armstrong Auditorium 14400 S Bryant Rd, Edmond, 285.1010, armstrongauditorium.org August Burns Red Feb 28 Crank it up down by the river with the Diamond Ballroom’s powerful shows: this month’s headliners are backed by Miss May I, Northlane and Erra. Diamond Ballroom 8001 S Eastern Ave, OKC, 866.977.6849, dcfconcerts.com UPCOMING Winter Wind: Tom Skinner Mar 1 The Depot’s indoor acoustic series continues with Skinner, one of the pioneers of the Red Dirt music scene back in the day and still thrilled to take the stage. Santa Fe Depot 200 S Jones Ave, Norman, 307.9320, pasnorman.org Venice Baroque Orchestra Mar 3 Israeli maestro of the mandolin Avi Avital sits in with the Italian orchestra for a night spotlighting masterpieces from the 17th and 18th century. Armstrong Auditorium 14400 S Bryant Rd, Edmond, 285.1010, armstrongauditorium.org

SPORTS Thunder Basketball Feb 2-24 OKC brings the noise against a slate of NBA opponents: Orlando Feb 2, New Orleans Feb 6, the L.A. Clippers Feb 8, Memphis Feb 11, Dallas Feb 19, Denver Feb 22 and Indiana Feb 24. Chesapeake Arena 100 W Reno Ave, OKC, 208.4800, thunder.nba.com OU Men’s Basketball Feb 3-28 It’s a long road to the NCAA Tournament, but getting there is half the fun for fans as the Sooners face West Virginia Feb 3, Iowa State Feb 9, Texas Feb 17 and TCU Feb 28. Lloyd Noble Center 2900 S Jenkins Ave, Norman, 325.2424, soonersports.com OSU Women’s Basketball Feb 4-21 From preseason to the last tip before the Big 12 Tournament, OSU figures to make the home court roar: they host Baylor Feb 4, Texas Feb 11, Iowa State Feb 14 and Kansas Feb 21. GallagherIba Arena 1046 W Hall of Fame Ave, Stillwater, 877.255.4678, okstate.com OU Women’s Basketball Feb 4-28 It’s a long road to the NCAA Tournament, but getting there is half the fun for fans; the Sooners face Iowa State Feb 4, Kansas State Feb 7, TCU Feb 14, Baylor Feb 25 and Kansas Feb 28. Lloyd Noble Center 2900 S Jenkins Ave, Norman, 325.2424, soonersports.com Harlem Globetrotters Feb 7 It’s become an annual tradition for the fabulous athletes to visit OKC, and their on-court wizardry is a new, fresh wonder every year. Chesapeake Arena

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Slice February 2015  

Slice is a lifestyle magazine serving central Oklahoma, featuring restaurants, events, shopping and culture.

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Slice is a lifestyle magazine serving central Oklahoma, featuring restaurants, events, shopping and culture.

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