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Cutting room

The program is capped at $5 million. Rather than keep it in place, or even raise the amount to lure more filmmakers, the Oklahoma Legislature likely is letting the program sunset on July 1, 2014. Simpson, director of the Oklahoma Film & Music Office, says for Oklahoma not to continue with this program would be

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MUSIC Jewel May 4 No “Foolish Games” here: Singer/ songwriter Jewel has had lots of hits — enough to embark upon a greatesthits tour! At 8 p.m. May 4, it stops at Riverwind Casino, 1544 State Highway 9 in Norman. Tickets are $40-$60. Call 322-6000 or visit riverwind.com. ART Herb Ritts: Beauty and Celebrity May

Back to the future

The Paramount building, 701 W. Sheridan, was designed for screening and distribution of Paramount Pictures movies and promotional materials for theater operators around the state when film reels arrived by rail. From roughly the 1930s until the 1960s, every major movie studio had a film exchange building on Film Row. As air travel became commonplace,

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THEATER 100 Years of Broadway Feb. 12-17 From The Phantom of the Opera to Les Misérables, some of the Great White Way’s all-time finest musicals are celebrated in Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway. The revue stages Feb. 12-17 at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $15- $50. Call 297-2264 or visit

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FILM Downton Abbey Dec. 26 The PBS runaway smash and Emmy darling Downton Abbey premieres its third season in January, but thanks to OETA, fans can see the first episode early, on the big screen and for free! Catch the British hit at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 26 at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch.

Gazette’s Halloween Parade set for Oct. 27

Gazette’s Halloween Parade began as the Gazette’s Ghouls Gone Wild Parade in 2007, with almost 20,000 spectators and 64 entries. Last year, the parade boasted more than 60,000 in attendance, with 65 entries and more than 2,000 participants and 200 volunteers. This year, Gazette’s Halloween Parade will showcase many entertaining floats and walking groups. Live

‘Hi-Def Hitch’

Hi-Def Hitch Oct. 25-30 Eight of Alfred Hitchock’s best films screen Oct. 25-30 at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Titles in the “Hi-Def Hitch” showcase include “Psycho,” “The Birds” and “Rear Window,” all in digital high-definition. Per-movie admission is $8. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.  

Film house fever

The only crunch of popcorn will be your own. The recliners go all the way back, feet up, making sleep possible, except for the crystal-clear, 120-inch screen keeping your eyes wide open. You don’t want to miss a thing. All is well. For however long you remain in the comfortable dwelling, you are the king