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MUSIC The Wise Guys July 19 Together since the 1970s, Oklahoma City party band The Wise Guys perform from 8 to 10 p.m. July 19 at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, to benefit the American Red Cross’ ongoing tornadorelief efforts. Call 445-7080 or visit www.myriadgardens.org. ART Hopituy: Kachinas from the Permanent Collections July

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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

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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.

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Set for 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club, the party is co-chaired this year by Beverly and Mark Funke, and Jane and David Thompson. “In the past, this was a seated gala, but last year, the co-chairs wanted to mix it up a bit,” says Kristy

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STAGE Batman Live, Oct. 10-14 It’s been a good year for the Dark Knight. Fresh from a summer blockbuster, he’s motoring in to the Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno, for eight action-packed performances of Batman Live, Oct. 10-14. Tickets are $19.50-$69.50. Call 800-745-3000 or visit chesapeakearena.com. MUSIC Carrie Underwood, Oct. 25 Blown Away by

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ART American Moderns, 1910-1960 Sept. 27-30 From Georgia O’Keeffe to Norman Rockwell, see 53 paintings and four sculptures by American Moderns, 1910-1960. The exhibition opens Sept. 27 at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch, and remains on display through Jan. 6, 2013. Admission is $10-$12. Call 236- 3100 or visit okcmoa.com. STAGE Kunal Nayyar

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MUSIC Yanni, Aug. 15 His locks may not be as free-flowing, but Yanni still has that New Age instrumental stuff all sewn up. With a new album in Truth of Touch, the world-famous musician performs at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $45-$125. Call 297-2264 or

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MUSIC The Avett Brothers July 27 Still coasting on the success of their major-label debut, the acclaimed Avett Brothers return to town with more sibling revelry. They’ll play their rootsy folk rock 8 p.m. July 27 at Chesapeake Arena, 100 W. Reno. Tickets are $35-$39.75. Call 800-745-3000 or visit chesapeakearena.com. BOOKS James Rollins July 17

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MUSICPaul Simon and the Faraway Nearby Nov. 6 Get on the bus, Gus, because the legendary Paul Simon brings the sounds of silence to the stage of Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. He’ll play 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Tickets are $65-$85. Call 297-2264 or visit okcciviccenter.com. THEATERMike Epps and Friends Nov. 26 Laugh

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