Posted by Hannah Royal | Posted in Entertainment Updates | Posted on 01-07-2011
Here are my top 5 non-Independence Day Oklahoma events for this weekend, as they appear in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. For a list of Fourth of July festivities, click here. For even more options, go to www.wimgo.com.
1. Hear red dirt musicians Greg Jacobs with Travis Linville, Terry Ware and John Fullbright at 8 p.m. Friday at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Information: 524-0738 or www.bluedoorokc.com.
2. See the top dogs at the 2011 OKC Summer Classic Dog Show, hosted by the Oklahoma City Kennel Club and Mid-Del-Tinker Kennel Club. The event continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Information: www.okcsummerclassic.com.
3. Watch Carpenter Square Theatre’s production of the comedy “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Bricktown Central Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, 2001 E Reno. Information: www.carpentersquare.com.
4. View new art during the monthly Paseo Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts District, from NW 30 and Dewey Avenue to NW 28 and Walker Avenue. Hours are 6 to 10 tonight and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information: 525-2688 or www.thepaseo.com.
5. Laugh aloud at OKC Improv’s Stand-Up Showcase, hosted by BradChad Porter and featuring James Curtis, Ryan Drake, Dan Skaggs and Leah Kayajanian, at 10 p.m. Saturday at Ghostlight Theatre Club, 3110 N Walker. Saturday’s 8 p.m. show will feature the improv troupes The Laughing Stocks, Twinprov-ing the World and Fortune’s Fools. Information: www.okcimprov.com.
- Best Bets for July 22-24, 2011: See Ragtime, hear the Old 97′s, catch Country Joe McDonald
- Wednesday Video Spotlight: Blake Shelton’s “Red River Blue” preview, “The Voice” duet with Brad Paisley
- What to do in Oklahoma on July 16, 2011: Hear Dr. Pants at VZD’s
- New Harmony artist, former TH resident to exhibit work at Clabber Girl
- Blake Shelton to play Letterman tonight, Fallon on Wednesday