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That's exactly how many hours there are in one week -- 168. Each week, KGOU's Events Calendar Producer helps you find great ways to entertain yourself over the weekend and beyond. These are our picks for arts, live music, exhibitions and festivals to entertain the hours of your week.

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10:34 am
Thu December 4, 2014

A Symphony, Classic Stories And A Photo Exhibit Fill This Week's OneSix8

Guest conductor John Giordano.
Credit TCU School of Music

The University of Central Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra performs alongside talented guest musicians Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Hall Theater.

The concert features pianist Sallie Pollack, D.M.A., performing Chopin’s “E Minor Piano Concerto” with guest conductor John Giordano, chairman of the jury for the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.  

Ralph Morris, conductor of the UCO Symphony Orchestra, says the concert is an excellent learning opportunity for his students.

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11:20 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Post-Thanksgiving Event Ideas From KGOU's Events Listings

Santa "floats" the Oklahoma River during annual the annual Holiday River Parade.
Credit Holiday River Parade

This week's OneSix8 offers some ideas on what to do in lieu of, or after the Black Friday bargain hunting.

The 10th annual Holiday River Parade starts Friday, November 28 at 6 p.m. on the Oklahoma River.

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10:52 am
Fri November 14, 2014

A Tony-Winning Comedy And Other Live Events Occupy This Week’s OneSix8

Stacey Logan as Masha and Haulston Mann as Spike in the City Rep production.
Credit Promotional photo from CityRep

Entertain the hours of your weekend with crazy comedy, family theater, live music and one-act operas in the Oklahoma City metro.

CityRep Theater presents the hit comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at the Civic Center Music Hall through Sunday, November 23.

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12:34 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Entertaining The Weekend With Music, Comedy And Children's Theatre

Peter Nero at the piano.
Credit : http://www.peternero.com/photos/nggallery/thumbnails/

This week's OneSix8 highlights live performances from two Grammy winners, an acclaimed comedian and the talented kids of Oklahoma City.

Renowned jazz pianist Peter Nero performs his concert: “For Art’s Sake: A Salute to Art Tatum” at the Armstrong Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 6.

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1:27 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Halloween Treats For Adults Fill This Week's OneSix8

"Treats and Tricks on 39th" event poster
Credit OKC Pride

This week’s OneSix8 acknowledges that adults can enjoy Halloween just as much, if not more than children.

OKC Pride, in conjunction with the 39th District OKC, presents the inaugural “Treats and Tricks on 39th” Halloween Block Party, Friday, Oct. 31 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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9:17 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Fall Festivities, Halloween Horrors, And A Dog Walk Entertain The Hours Of Your Week

Evil Dead: The Musical opens October 10 at the Pollard Theater in Guthrie.

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7:26 am
Fri October 3, 2014

A Regatta, Classic American Tale, And Art Exhibit Entertain Your Week

Kayakers on the Oklahoma River.
Credit Facebook.com/OklahomaRegattaFestival

The 10th annual Oklahoma Regatta Festival continues through October 5 at the Boathouse District along the Oklahoma River in Oklahoma City.

The multi-day event celebrates the rowing, kayaking, dragon boating and related activities that have helped transform the Oklahoma River into a world-class urban aquatic venue.

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10:33 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Preservation Hall, Music Of The Dust Bowl, Watch-Out And Groovefest Entertain Your Week

A shot outside the home of traditional New Orleans jazz, Preservation Hall at 726 St. Peter Street the French Quarter.
Credit Phil Roeder / Flickr Creative Commons

Oklahoma City University opens its 2014-15 Distinguished Artists Series with a performance by the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band Thursday, September 25.

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10:55 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Visual Art 12X12, Chinese Culture, Vet Assistance And A Bike Ride For MS Entertain Your Week

A painting by 12x12 featured artist Nuthatch Atkinson.
Credit Ovac-ok.org

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) hosts its annual 12x12 Art Fundraiser at Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City Friday, September 19.

The event features the work of 150 local artists in a variety of media including painting, sculpture, photography and ceramics.

Each artist has one cubic foot of space to let his or her imagination run wild, giving collectors the opportunity to bid for each 12x12 piece in silent and blind auctions starting at $175 per work.

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10:33 am
Thu September 11, 2014

The State Fair, Wiggle Out Loud And Bluegrass Entertain Your Week

Kids soaring on one of the carnival rides at the 2012 Oklahoma State Fair.
Credit OKStateFair.com

The Oklahoma State Fair returns to the State Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City Thursday, September 11 through Sunday, September 21.

Organizers expect to amuse hundreds of thousands of visitors with carnival rides, artistic exhibits, commercial expos, concerts and Disney On Ice in addition to many other special events.

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