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Tri this What if we told you 7 p.m. Saturday brings not one, not two, but three country music superstars to the Oklahoma City Arena, 100 W. Reno? Act now, and with your order of George Strait, we’ll give you Reba McEntire, too! But wait, that’s not all! We’ll even throw in — meow — Lee Ann Womack! Now how much would you expect to pay? Yes, $79.50-$89.50. Call 602-8700 or visit theokcarena.com. Saturday

Ride this Move ’em on! Head ’em out! Set ’em out! Ride ’em in! And get yourself sitch-ee-ated for four actionpacked performances as the International Finals Rodeo presents professional cowboys and cowgirls competing for cash, prizes and our eternal respect, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at the State Fair Park, 333 Gordon Cooper. Call 948-6827 or visit ifrodeo.com. Friday-Sunday

Art this 
bottom Ruth Ann Borum is January’s featured artist at DNA Galleries, 1705-B N.W. 16th. She promises “paintings on wood incorporating abstract forms, figures from my imagination, and the occasional rainbow” in her exhibit, which debuts Friday during the Plaza District’s monthly “LIVE on the Plaza” event. Call 371-2460 or visit dnagalleries.com. Friday, ongoing

Quilt this If
a stitch in time saves nine, how many will be saved by the three-day
Oklahoma Winter Quilt Show? We don’t know — argh, we hate maths! — but
we do know that the event offers seminars, workshops, demonstrations and
a vendor mall, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at Cox
Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens. Admission is $8 or $15 for a
three-day pass. Get me something cozy, please. Visit
qscexpos.com/oklahoma. Thursday-Saturday

Celebrate this He
had a dream, and it’s one worth celebrating. On Monday, the federal
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Oklahoma City MLK Coalition
remembers King’s legacy with its 28th annual Holiday Parade, beginning
at 2 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 127 N.W. Seventh. In
addition, a silent march begins at 9 a.m. at the Freedom Center, 2609 N.
Martin Luther King, ending at the Oklahoma Historical Society, 800
Nazih Zuhdi, with a bell-ringing ceremony. Monday

Color this 
top The
Pulitzer-winning novel and Oscar-nominated film become a soul-stirring
musical in “The Color Purple.” Nominated for 11 Tony awards, the
critically acclaimed show returns to Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N.
Walker, for three consecutive 7:30 p.m. performances, beginning Tuesday.
Tickets are $15- $50. Call 297-2264 or visit okcciviccenter.com. Tuesday-Wednesday, ongoing

Hear this
 bottom Oklahoma
City Philharmonic tackles Brahms, Chopin and Rachmaninoff (what, no
Schroeder?) for “From the Pens of Great Pianists,” featuring renowned
guest ivory-tickler Horacio Gutiérrez. The one-time program of romantic
piano masters keys off at 8 p.m. Saturday at Civic Center Music Hall,
201 N. Walker. Tickets are $12-$50. Call 842-5387 or visit
okcphilharmonic.org. Saturday

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