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Junior’s samples

Nonetheless, on September 10, 1973, the day Junior’s restaurant officially opened, Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” was number one. Gaye may not have been a social critic, but he understood that even in the midst of social upheaval, people enjoy food, booze and carnal cavorting. Ironically enough, the Croce song may have better predicted

Gift of the grape

What do you get the boss? What’s appropriate for a client or employee? How much is enough or too much? okcBIZ consulted several metro wine experts to get their general guidelines. 1. Know the person’s preference. Vance Gregory, owner of Edmond Wine Shop, 1520 S. Boulevard in Edmond, says the most important factor is to

Appointment Book

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

April Appointment Book

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the original lineup of the Grammy-winning jazz instrumentalists Béla Fleck and the Flecktones reassemble for a concert at 8 p.m. April 10 at Rose State College Performing Arts Theatre, 6420 S.E. 15th in Midwest City. Tickets are $45. Call 297-2264 or visit myticketoffice.com.   MUSICBrightmusicApril 23-24Musical Narratives,

Shave ’n’ save

Every morning, the Edmond resident walks into his bathroom and surveys the countertop, where history resonates. Many of the shaving goods there are akin to what were commonly used more than a century ago: shaving soaps, specialty creams and multiple brushes, plus a soft towel, straightedge razor, double-edged safety razor and handheld bowl. Oh, and

Next stage

And unlike, say, Broadway’s debacle of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” the stage is set for a rosy year. “Around the country, there’s been some real challenges, but in Oklahoma City, we’ve been really blessed to have great support and a real appreciation for the arts,” says Larry Payton, Celebrity Attractions president. “For Oklahoma, the

Mane focus

An accomplished artist by trade, she also serves as a horse whisperer. Mentored by several famous equestrian instructors during the past decade, her goal is to educate individuals of all ages about the animal. “During the many years in and out of the horse industry, I have seen many broken spirits along the way,” Hustis