Sleep Inn & Suites
12024 North I-35 Service Rd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73131
Phone: (405) 478-9898
Fax: (405) 478-0022
As a part of the University of Central Oklahoma School of Music's Jazz Studies Division, the UCO Jazz Lab is, as the name suggests, a sort-of laboratory dedicated to Jazz. This venue is a jazz fan's dream come true, because it presents performances by from known as well as not-yet-known artists from all over the country. In addition to its location as a venue for performances, the UCO Jazz Lab also has its own recording studio. This helps fledgling musicians find their voice and hone their chops. There are also workshops arranged here that delve into the technical aspects of jazz music production behind the scenes. Check website for complete calendar of events and more information.
Located just off I-44 at Martin Luther King Boulevard, this movie theater is the city's newest and largest. Of course, this Cinemark theater still has the standard touches: a video arcade and snack bar. The decor is characterized by lots of colorful neon lighting, and wall space all the way up to the high ceiling is covered with posters advertising the latest attractions. This theater is fast becoming popular for its huge, slightly curved screens and plush stadium seating. With features like these, moviegoers are sure to have the ultimate viewing experience.
Nothing is more exciting than a day at the races, especially when your horse is winning on the track. In addition to watching the ponies run, you can enjoy fine dining at the on-site Silks Restaurant or catch the show from your own personal box seat in the Club One lounge. Check out their 'Twilight Thursdays', where you can place bets, sample appetizers and drink for one great low price. This place is also popular for the after work crowd, where people come to the Bricktown Brewery and Henry Hudson's Pub, both perfect spots to have a drink and not necessarily gamble.
The Omnidome is Oklahoma's first large-format theater, offering sensory overload with a 70-foot diameter dome and 36,000 watt sound system. Films on offer are generally educational, having to do with exhibits in the Omniplex Science Museum. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
The 'Zoo Amphitheater' has featured live entertainment since the 1930's. It is a beautiful outdoor venue where a large grass berm carves into the sandstone rock and every seat provides an intimate view. The venue is part of the OKC Zoo and it has seen some of the biggest names grace its stage over the last eight decades. The Amp still remains a popular venue for international as well as national acts and it provides the perfect backdrop for listening to music on those warm, humid Oklahoman nights.
Oklahoma City Ballet is Oklahoma City's professional ballet company. Providing outstanding performances and educational experiences to the community, Oklahoma City Ballet continues to enrich Oklahoma's cultural landscape. Performances are held at the beautiful Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. Shows vary from season to season, encompassing a mix of traditional and contemporary pieces, but the year always closes with “The Nutcracker,” a perennial holiday favorite.
This LGBT club located right off I-44 is hosted within OKC's largest gay resort, the Habana Inn. The Copa presents theme nights throughout the week and some of the shows range from DJs and karaoke to boxer shorts and drag queens, every night is something new. The proprietors also host many events for the LGBT community of Oklahoma and even if you are a not a guest at the resort, the club is open for everybody. Check website for show calendar and details.
This massive multiplex has 24 screens for your viewing pleasure and is situated in the formidable Quail Springs Mall. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.
This second Starplex, situated in Northpark Mall, is one of two discount theaters in Oklahoma City. Both movie ticket prices and concession prices are more than reasonable - $1 hotdogs! - ensuring that loyal customers keep coming back. Enjoy the latest releases with your friends or family without having to worry about the impact on your wallet. Check the website for details of upcoming shows.
Will Rogers Theatre is a perfect option if you are looking for a classy venue. This privately owned venue is an elegantly done space that offers professional services and modern amenities. Wireless internet, event planning team, spacious dance floor, fully-stocked bar and many other facilities await you at Will Rogers. Weddings, Receptions, birthday parties, corporate meets, social functions and similar events are hosted here. Truly, the exceptional venue combined with apt services make for a successful and memorable event. For venue hire, booking and other details, call ahead.
Summertime brings shows under the stars at this community theater. The talented local actors perform classics such as "Oklahoma!" and originals like the musical "Razzle Dazzle." In cooler weather, the shows move inside. You will enjoy the snack bar, but no alcohol is served.
The OKC Infoshop is a community venture run by volunteers who wish to bring free entertainment and information to people. All programmes run collectively are arranged by the members through mutual decisions. They also run a "Bike Recyclery" where they offer bicycles and related services for almost no cost. The Prairie Dog Lending Library is a similar venture, the membership for which simply needs a donation of 5$. Many talks, programmes and concerts have been held as part of their initiatives. Bands can contact them with their work and they will be featured.