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Best Bets for Oct. 8-10, 2010

by Brandy McDonnell Published: October 8, 2010

Here is a list of just a few of the great events going on this weekend around Oklahoma. There are many, many more at Seriously, this weekend is absolutely jam-packed, with fun spread out across our fair land. So, if you can’t find something to do, you must not be trying very hard.

1. Hear Muse with Passion Pit at 7:30 tonight at the Ford Center, 100 W Reno. To read Entertainment Editor Gene Triplett’s interview with Chris Wolstenholme of Muse, click here. Information:

2. TULSA – Listen to Oklahoma country music superstar Carrie Underwood with Billy Currington and Sons of Sylvia at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the BOK Center, 200 S Denver. To read my interview with Carrie, click here. Information:

3. Take in live music, visual and performing arts and children’s activities from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Plaza District Festival, 1700 block NW 16. Information: 308-5991 or

4. Hear Oklahoma band the Red Dirt Rangers at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Information: 524-0738 or

5. Taste more than 80 different beers the at the seventh annual Art on Tap from 7 to 10 tonight at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. Information: 236-3100 or

6. Watch Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre’s production of Oklahoma playwright Tracey Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “August: Osage County” at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center, 201 N Walker. Information: 848-3761 or

7. Laugh aloud as the Austin, Texas-based improv group The New Movement Theater makes its Oklahoma debut at 8 tonight at Ghostlight Theatre Club, 3110 N Walker. Oklahoma City duo Twinprov will open the show, part of OKC Improv’s fall run. Information: 343-1570 or

8. Celebrate Pistol Pete’s 87th birthday at the Oklahoma City Zoo with the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association on Sunday. Bring a pumpkin bigger then your head to the party and receive free zoo admission. Plus, all guests wearing Oklahoma State University school colors will enjoy cake with Pistol Pete at 2 p.m. in the Zoo’s Global Plaza while supplies last. For more information, visit

9. THACKERVILLE -Listen to comedian Gabriel Iglesias at 9 tonight at WinStar World Casino. Information:

10. TULSA – Celebrate the release of Tulsa-based band OK Sweetheart’s new CD Release at 7 tonight at The Church Studio, 304 S Trenton Ave. The show also will feature Ben Kilgore and Sherree Chamberlain. Information:


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by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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