The Oklahoman

WEEK AHEAD

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WHOA NELLY

Hip-hop artist Nelly brings the “Lil Bit of Music Series” tour to Oklahoma City at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Zoo Amphitheat­re, 2101 NE 50th St. Blanco Brown and Harper Grace are also on the bill. Tickets start at $39.50, and VIP and meet-and-greet packages are available. Call 800-514-3849, or go to www.thezooamph­itheatre.com.

CRAWL BEFORE YOU DRIVE

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalitions OK Art Crawl takes place statewide from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. The drive-by exhibition features over 200 Oklahoma artists displaying work in front of their houses, businesses, garages and more. Go to www.ovac-ok.org/ok-art-crawl for a map of participat­ing artists’ locations in Oklahoma.

SIBLING REVELRY

Watkins Family Hour, the musical project of brother and sister Sean and Sara Watkins, of Nickel Creek, performs an 8 p.m. Wednesday concert at Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23rd St. Songwriter Courtney Hartman opens. Call the Tower box office at 405-7086937 with questions, or visit www.towertheat­reokc.com for tickets and the venue’s COVID-19 protocol.

FALL OF POMPEII

“The Painters of Pompeii” traveling exhibition closes Sunday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Dr. The historic presentati­on of ancient Roman paintings will return to Europe after leaving Oklahoma City. OKCMOA is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For admission informatio­n, visit www.okcmoa.com, or call 405-236-3100.

FINE FOLK

The Oklahoma History Center presents the Folklife Festival from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at OHC, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. The free event is open to the public and primarily outdoors and offers entertainm­ent, crafts and food from various cultures. Exhibition­s include Mexican, Venezuelan, South and Southeast Asian dance troupes. Call 405-522-0765, or go to www.okhistory.org for details.

IN THE PINE

Chamber Music in Oklahoma launches its 62nd season with internatio­nally renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine, performing in recital with pianist Matthew Hagle, at 4 p.m. Sunday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 8005 Dorset Drive. Single tickets may be purchased at the door for $20 each. Students with ID are admitted free of charge, as are music teachers if accompanie­d by one or more students. For programs, informatio­n and more, go to www.cmok.org.

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ARCHIVIO FOTOGRAFIC­O DEL MUSEO ARCHEOLOGI­CO NAZIONALE DI NAPOLI
Catching attention forcefully in “The Painters of Pompeii” is a fresco in which grape leaves completely surround the head of Bacchus, god of wine. ARCHIVIO FOTOGRAFIC­O DEL MUSEO ARCHEOLOGI­CO NAZIONALE DI NAPOLI

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