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Thursday, December 10, 2009 - Sunday, December 13, 2009 Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but This Week in Film & Music is so delightful, and if you’ve no place to go, here’s a show, here’s a show, here’s a show. There can be no signs of stopping, when we have a movie for those who love shopping. Check out The September Issue at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art with the lights down low, and a cuppa Joe, cuppa Joe, cuppa Joe. When you finally get to have a night, don’t be out in the storm. Let deadCENTER treat you right with shortSUITES at Photo Art Studios to keep you warm. This rhyme is mercifully dying, but there’s one more thing before good-bying, if you love Red Dirt so, check out the 14th Annual Red Dirt Christmas at Cain’s to leave you feeling all aglow, all aglow, all aglow.

Thursday, December 10 – Sunday, December 13 The September Issue Anna Wintour, the legendary Editor-In-Chief of Vogue magazine for twenty years, is the most powerful and polarizing figure in fashion. The September 2007 issue was and remains the biggest ever, weighing over four pounds, reaching an audience of thirteen million people and impacting the global fashion industry more than any single publication. An intimate, funny, and surprising look at Wintour and her team of larger-than-life editors, the film reveals the extraordinarily passionate people behind the magazine. Oklahoma City, Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr., (405) 236-3100, Thursday 7:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday 5 p.m., $8 For more information: http://www.okcmoa.com/film

Thursday, December 10 Sir Threadius Mongus Sir Threadius Mongus returns to Tulsa with new music and a new lineup. This is your chance to experience classic STM songs in addition to some new tunes. STM members include Annie Ellicott, Josh Raymer, Matt Hayes, Michael Staub, Zach Elkins, Jeff Davis & friends. Tulsa, Crystal Pistol, 417 N. Main, 10 p.m., FREE! For more information: http://eo-eo.facebook.com/group.php?gid=63521306484

Friday, December 11 Shannon Curtis and Maggie McClure Singer/Songwriter Shannon Curtis is a Pop artist who plays the piano and sings love songs. Curtis is currently traveling and playing shows all over the United States. Accompanying Curtis will be Oklahoma's very own Maggie McClure. McClure’s acoustic/pop music is becoming widespread and has recently made an appearance on MTV's "The Hills.”

Norman, Othello's, 434 Buchanan, (405) 360-2353, 7 p.m., FREE! For more information: http://www.othellosnorman.com/index.php

Friday, December 11 shortSUITES The shortSUITES offers popular shorts from the deadCENTER Film Festival throughout the year on each second Friday every month. The December's shorts delve into diverse themes including: hope, murder, generosity, revenge, reconciliation, regret, humor, good and bad decisions, and humility. Total running time is 89 minutes. Films include: My Dad, The Line, The Kid, Goodbye Bear, And What Remains, and The Predator's Return. Oklahoma City, Photo Art Studios, 1738 NW 16th St., 8:30 p.m., FREE! For more information: www.deadcenterfilm.org

Friday, December 11 The Messenger Ben Foster stars as Will Montgomery, a U.S. Army Staff Sergeant who has just returned home from a tour in Iraq and is assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. He is partnered with fellow officer Tony Stone (Woody Harrelson) to bear the bad news to the loved ones of fallen soldiers. When Will finds himself drawn to Olivia (Samantha Morton), to whom he has just delivered the news of her husband's death, Will's emotional detachment begins to dissolve and the film reveals itself as a surprising, humorous, moving and very human portrait of grief, friendship and survival. Tulsa, Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis, (918) 592-3456, Friday 5:30 & 7:45 p.m., Saturday 1 & 8 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m., $8.25 For more information: http://circlecinema.com/

Saturday, December 12 Western Swing with the Byron Berline Band As a three-time National Fiddle Champion, Byron Berline has been touted as one of the nation's most inventive fiddlers. His skill, versatility, and artistry continue to be recognized both critically and commercially. The Double Stop Fiddle Shop is proud to host this special event showcasing the best in western swing music. Join the Byron Berline Band and a variety of special guests as they perform a number of standard and original compositions for this fun-filled family event. Guthrie, Double Stop Fiddle Shop, 121 E. Oklahoma Ave., (405) 282-6646, 8 p.m., $10 For more information: http://doublestop.com

Saturday, December 12 Doug Gabriel Branson’s five-time winner of Male Vocalist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, and Instrumentalist of the Year in 2000, Doug Gabriel not only shares his talent, but also shares his tremendously talented family. Whatever your taste in music you will

hear it all, and long before you leave the theatre, you will know why Doug's show was voted Best Morning Show three years in a row in Branson. With his talented voice and amazing ability on guitar and piano, you will also see Doug play the world famous "Mufftar" a guitar made out of a 1969 Thunderbird muffler. Miami, Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main St., (918) 540-2425, 7 p.m., $18 For more information: http://www.colemantheatre.org

Saturday, December 12 Cheap Trick Combining a love for British guitar pop song craft with crunching power chords and a flair for the absurd, Cheap Trick provided the necessary links between '60s pop, heavy metal, and punk. Led by guitarist Rick Nielsen, the band's early albums were filled with highly melodic, well-written songs that drew equally from the crafted pop of the Beatles, the sonic assault of the Who, and the tongue-in-cheek musical eclecticism and humor of the Move. Their sound provided a blueprint for both power pop and arena rock stylings. Red Rock, 7 Clans Paradise Casino, 7500 Hwy 177, (580) 723-4005, 7 p.m., $30 - $60 For more information: http://www.okparadisecasino.com/

Saturday, December 12 14th Annual Red Dirt Christmas Enjoy an Oklahoma Christmas with Red Dirt artists Cross Canadian Ragweed, the Red Dirt Rangers, and the Mike McClure Band. All three groups are the leaders of Red Dirt country that brings back the heart and soul of southern rock. The groups of friends are bound to play all the favorites and the new releases along with some jam sessions. Tulsa, Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., (918) 584-2306, 8:30 p.m., $25 For more information: http://www.cainsballroom.com/

Sunday, December 13 Kayden's Day Benefit Concert Kayden Ward is an infant that was born with a rare, incurable condition, Congenital Vascular Lymphedema. To help raise money towards medical costs, award-winning recording artist, Johnny Cooper of Wichita Falls, TX and the Bobby Dale Band of Lawton, OK are donating their time to perform at Kayden's special fundraising concert. Dale even wrote a special song for the infant called "Kayden's Day" with artist Andy Moser. Chickasha, University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma Ballroom, 1727 W. Alabama, (580) 318-6768, 2 p.m., $35 For more information: www.babykayden.org

Sunday, December 13 The Jazzmen

Holiday music with a jazz twist will mark the season when The Jazzmen come to town. The group features Kate Dinsmore on vocals, Anthony Nagid on keyboards, Jon Butler on guitar and vocals, David Leach on bass, and Mark Giamario on percussion. This show will bring together an enormous breadth of musical talent and enthusiasm and provide the perfect way to begin to celebrate the holiday season this year. Norman, Santa Fe Depot, 200 S. Jones Ave., (405) 226-0076, 7:30 p.m., FREE! For more information: www.thepas.org

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