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November’s Prime Entertainment Picks



Mary Lynn Rajskub. Photo courtesy OKC Comedy

It’s A Big, Busy Metro Out There – If You Can’t Make It To Everything, Here’s Where To Start→

 

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Funny Business

Laugh and the metro laughs with you; cry and you probably missed out on the amazing slate of irrepressible mirth that is this month’s OKC Comedy lineup. Crackerjack local comedians star alongside W. Kamau Bell, former host of FX’s “Totally Biased,” the hilariously deadpan Mary Lynn Rajskub (she’s Chloe on “24” but you should remember her from “Mr. Show”), regular radio presence Tom Segura and the talented Kyle Kinane.

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Very Merry Merchandise

We haven’t reached the heart of the holiday season yet, but wouldn’t you like to enjoy it when it does arrive without being stressed about your shopping list? The Junior League of Oklahoma City is ready to give guests the gift of a holly, jolly jump-start on present purchasing thanks to the more than 100 vendors combining their specialty wares of every description to make up the 2014 Mistletoe Market.

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Alfre Woodard courtesy Oklahoma Heritage Museum

Luminous Lives

Membership in it is the state’s highest honor; the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s exceptional collective will be noticeably more illustrious after this induction ceremony and banquet adds the presences of sculptor Harold Holden, musicians Wanda Jackson and Blake Shelton, political servant and engineer Neal McCaleb, business leader Thomas McCasland, philanthropic medical research supporter Peggy Stephenson and actress Alfre Woodard. Congratulations to all.

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Brie My Guest photo courtesy 3 Girls Photography

Grape Moments In History

As a city grows and develops, it gradually attains a character of its own; a certain distinctive vintage, if you will. The Edmond Historical Society is devoted to chronicling and appreciating its community’s maturation, so the perfect way for it to toast another year of growth is the Wine Through Time fundraising event, whose auctions and tastings are buoyed by a well-chosen set of 16 premium wines.

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Voices United

The stage is booked, the red carpet is rolled out and the spotlight is ready – it’s time once again for Celebrity Sing. The cavalcade of spectacular talent (and opportunity to snag auction treasures) helps United Way of Norman fulfill its philanthropic mission by funding dozens of programs at 27 nonprofit agencies around the city. It’s a singing, dancing, community-supporting wonder.

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Here We Come A-Marveling

Caroling isn’t required for those taking the Assistance League of Norman’s Holiday Home Tour, though there are generally a few choruses of oohs and ahhs. Five private residences will deck their halls a trifle early for the enjoyment of those who love seasonal décor, or beautiful architecture, or helping fund the Assistance League’s philanthropic community support projects. Tidings of comfort and joy!

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Holiday River Parade photo courtesy Carl Shortt

Water Wonderland

Sun is down, water’s streaming, and on top, lights are gleaming. So go with the flow to the seasonal show at the Holiday River Parade. It’s the tenth sailing of the free family event that features a skiing demonstration, beautifully decorated and lit boats, a fireworks display and to cap it off, a fly-by from Santa Claus. Yo ho ho ho!

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Turkey Trot 5K courtesy OKC Turkey Trot

Walking Up An Appetite

While you’re counting your blessings this year, remember that the capacity to help others, to directly influence and improve the life of someone in need, is itself a tremendous gift. So before your feast, consider stretching your legs at the 15th OKC Turkey Trot 5k and 1-mile fun run; proceeds fund the family support and substance abuse programs of the Eagle Ridge Institute.

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OKC Thunder photo courtesy OKC Thunder

Storm Front

Is this the Oklahoma City Thunder’s year? It’ll take a while to find out, but along the way we get to investigate other questions about how Adams will develop, how new pieces like Morrow and McGary will fit, whether KD has another MVP performance on tap and how much fun this season will be to watch – whether or not it ends with a ring, it starts here and now.

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Off Stage, On The Spot

William Gillette has made a name for himself with his convincing stage portrayal of the great detective Sherlock Holmes, but when one of his houseguests is found murdered, the actor must hope he has absorbed enough of the art of detection to unravel the mystery himself. Carpenter Square invites you to enjoy Holmes for the holidays in a humorous whodunit: “The Game’s Afoot.”

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October’s Prime Entertainment Picks

A massive choral concert, the Garden Tour for Connoisseurs, a theatrical premiere from Lyric and the return of 6 Degrees of Bacon – there are all kinds of sources for entertainment and enlightenment in this bustling metro, so if you can’t make it to everything, here’s where to start.

12 x 12 Offers 175 Degrees of Art

Although the pieces are small, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s 12 x 12 Art Sale is big fun and a bigger vehicle for creative support.

The Plaza District’s Bigger, Better Block Blowout

Toast the expansion of a homegrown neighborhood in the annual Plaza District Festival.

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September 2018

Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
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Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
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Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
View map »


Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
Website »

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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
View map »


Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
Website »

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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
View map »


Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
Website »

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Organizations making a positive impact on the health of Oklahomans will be honored at the 2018 Champions of Health Gala. All proceeds benefit the Oklahoma Caring Foundation, a non-profit...

Cost: TBD

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
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Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Telephone: 918.551.2164
Contact Name: Ellen Devereux

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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
View map »


Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
Website »

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Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
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Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
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Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
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Take Steps is the Foundation’s largest nationwide fundraising event where patients, loved ones, friends and supporters empower and inspire each other to continue the fight against...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stars and Stripes Park
3701 S Lake Hefner Dr
Oklahoma City, OK  73116
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Sponsor: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Telephone: 972.386.0607
Contact Name: Jackie Peterson
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Price Tower Art Gallery in Bartlesville will host Women Artists of the West's 48th annual juried art exhibition, featuring over 200 original art works, created by women in all mediums, subjects...

Cost: Free 2018-09-21,22,23

Where:
Price Tower Art Gallery
510 S. Dewey Ave.
Bartlesville, OK  74003
View map »


Sponsor: Price Tower Arts Center
Telephone: 918.336.4949
Contact Name: Angelina Bourgou
Website »

More information

Escape the ordinary, and learn about OKC from a different point of view. Relax in the climate controlled cabin on one of our 65’ cruisers, or enjoy the breeze on the viewing deck and listen...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

More information

The evening Cocktail Cruise offers stunning views of the downtown skyline, the Boathouse District and Finish Line Tower, the Wheeler Ferris wheel and quite possibly an amazing Oklahoma sunset. Come...

Cost: $15 for Seniors and kids under 12, $20 Adults

Where:
Regatta Landing
701 S. Lincoln Blvd.
OKC, OK  73109
View map »


Telephone: 405.702.7755
Contact Name: Business Office
Website »

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