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Best Bets for Jan. 24-26, 2014: Patty Griffin, PBR, Hal Holbrook's "Mark Twain Tonight!," Fastball and "Swoon" closing reception

by Brandy McDonnell Published: January 24, 2014
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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.

-BAM

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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