Here are my picks for the Best Bets in entertainment this weekend, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. For more events, go to newsok.com/events.
1. Hear Grammy-winning folk music star Patty Griffin, with special guest Anais Mitchell, at 8 p.m. Friday at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Information: 524-0738 or www.bluedoorokc.com.
2. See the rodeo action when the Professional Bull Riders return to Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno, at 8 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Information: (800) 745-3000 or www.chesapeakearena.com.
3. EDMOND – Watch Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor Hal Holbrook give his critically acclaimed one-man performance of “Mark Twain Tonight!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mitchell Hall Theater, 100 N University Drive. It’s part of the University of Central Oklahoma’s Broadway Tonight series. Information: 974-3375 or www.click4tix.com/uco.
4. Catch Fastball and Junebug Spade in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Bricktown Music Hall, 104 E Flaming Lips Alley. Information: www.facebook.com/BricktownMusicHall or www.ticketstorm.com.
5. Check out the closing reception for “Swoon,” a group exhibit from the Oklahoma City women’s art organization Fringe, from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N Western Ave. Information: www.facebook.com/fringeokc.