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Best Bets for July 12-14, 2013: International Finals Youth Rodeo, Horse Thief, Lyric Theatre's "The King and I" and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly

by Brandy McDonnell Modified: July 12, 2013 at 7:20 am •  Published: July 12, 2013

Here are my picks for the Best Bets in central Oklahoma this weekend, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Life section of The Oklahoman. For more events, go to

1. Hear Oklahoma City psychedelic folk-rock band Horse Thief at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at The Blue Note Lounge, 2408 N Robinson Ave. Fellow Oklahomans Moongiant will open the show. Information: 600-1166 or

2. See Lyric Theatre’s staging of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I” at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker. Information: 524-9312 or

3. Listen to soul band Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, plus special guest Avant, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101 NE 50. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Information: or

4. SHAWNEE — Watch the roping, riding, barrel racing and more as the annual International Finals Youth Rodeo concludes with performances at 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, 1700 W Independence. Information: 275-7020 or


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...
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