Best Bets for July 29-31, 2011: Check out Bricktown Reggae Fest, Color Me Badd, “Streetcar Named Desire” and more
Hear are my picks for the top 5 events happening around Oklahoma City this weekend, as listed in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman. For more entertainment options across the state, go to www.wimgo.com.
1. Catch hot country duo The JaneDear Girls, with special guests Aaron Vaughn and Samantha Rose, in concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern. Information: 677-9169 or www.diamondballroom.net.
2. Watch Oklahoma City Theatre Company’s production of the Tennessee Williams classic “A Streetcar Named Desire” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Civic Center’s Freede Little Theatre, 201 N Walker. Information: 297-2264 or www.okctheatrecompany.org.
3. Listen to Carlton Pride and Zion, The Ark Band, Watusi and more Friday and Saturday during the free Bricktown Reggae Festival under the tents at Sheridan and Oklahoma avenues. Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Information: 236-4143 or www.bricktownokc.com.
4. View the new exhibit “Can You See Me Now: Photos Made on Phones” during an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Artspace at Untitled, 1 NE 3. On view through Oct. 1, the exhibit features 34 landscapes, urbanscapes, portraits, abstractions and still life images captured by cellphone cameras. Information: 815-9995 or www.artspaceatuntitled.org.
5. Hear Oklahoma City-based vocal group Color Me Badd at 9 p.m. Saturday at Casablanca Lounge, 13801 Quail Pointe Drive. Information: 749-3550 or www.ticketstorm.com.