Here are my picks for the Best Bets in entertainment in the Oklahoma City area this weekend, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. For more events, go to newsok.com/events.
1.See Lyric Theatre’s staging of Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Lyric at the Plaza, 1725 NW 16. Performances continue through Feb. 15. Information: 524-9312 or www.lyrictheatreokc.com.
2.Catch the antics of the Harlem Globetrotters when they play at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno. Information: (800) 745-3000 or www.chesapeakearena.com.
3.Watch the Oklahoma City Ballet’s “Carmen — A Triple Bill,” also featuring George Balanchine’s “Rubies” and Matthew Neenan’s “EXURGENCY,” at 7 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker. Information: 848-8637 or www.okcballet.com.
4.View “How I See OKC,” a photographic exhibit about homelessness in Oklahoma City, at an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N Western. Information: 831-2874.
5.NORMAN — Hear Boyd Street Brass, MidLife Crysis and Squad Live at the University of Oklahoma School of Music’s inaugural Norman Rocks! at 7 p.m. Saturday at Catlett Music Center, 500 W Boyd St. Information: 325-4101.