Follow the vibrations of a bass, the windy urgency of the kazoo, and the rhythmic thump of a two-piece drummer, and eventually, youll find the Hosty Duo. Together, Mike Hosty and Mike Byars comprise the Americana act, using their musical prowess to charm crowds statewide. Catch the two performing at 9 p.m. Christmas night at VZDs Restaurant & Club, 4200 N. Western. Hey, it beats hanging with your mother-in-law, right? Call 524-4200 or visit www.vzds.com. Saturday
Celebrate Christmas and the Movies as the Ambassadors Concert Choir uses clips from Christmas cinema classics like White Christmas and The Polar Express to present its annual holiday production, promising some mighty fine hand-clapping toe-tapping gospel music. The concert begins 7 p.m. Christmas Eve at St. John Baptist Church, 5700 N. Kelley. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Call 206-6772. Friday
Seen Black Swan already? Then tiptoe into the life of another young ballerina, this one torn between her passion for dancing and her devotion to the man she loves. The 1948 British classic The Red Shoes screens 2 p.m. Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for seniors and children. Call 236-3100 or visit www. okcmoa.com.
is more than just a word meaning happiness, joy and jubilation. Its
also Cirque du Soleils new production, with an international cast that
defies gravity. Five performances deliver thrills tonight through Sunday
at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Tickets are $28-$99.
Call 800-754-300 or visit www.coxconventioncenter.com. See Eric Webbs related story on Page 46.
top Still shopping? No need to grab the first Bath & Body Works basket you stumble across. Through
Christmas Eve, JRB Art
at The Elms, 2810 N. Walker, hosts a special gift gallery filled with
pieces by local and national designers and artists: paintings,
sculpture, ornaments, jewelry and more. Call 528-6336 or visit www.jrbartgallery.com. See Charles Martins related story on Page 42.
your final chance well, until next December, at least to catch A
Territorial Christmas Carol, an Oklahoma take on the Charles Dickens
classic. Now in its 23rd year, the play stages 8 p.m. tonight and
Thursday at The Pollard Theatre, 120 W. Harrison in Guthrie. Tickets are
$15- $25. Call 282-2800 or visit www.thepollard.org.
the treadmill and work off that Christmas meal with hearty laughs. With
singles like Letter to My Penis, Rodney Carrington is wellequipped to
bestow his own form of holiday cheer. The multimillion album-selling
country comedian and Bixby resident performs three shows between Sunday
and Monday at FireLake Grand Casino, 777 Grand Casino in Shawnee.
Tickets are $49- $84. Call 964-7263 or visit www.firelakegrand.com.