Thursday, March 25, 2010

What To Do in Tulsa This Weekend

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As heard every Friday morning on the KRMG Morning News with Joe Kelley, here's a bunch of exciting stuff to do in Tulsa this weekend.

Friday, March 26



Tasha's Pick: The Elders
When: 7:30pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
Take a group of Kansas City musicians with a passion for Celtic music and an Irishman with a love of all things American and you get arse-kickin' music from the heartland, a cross-pollinatioin of elements that is high-octane and progressive, yet rooted in tradition. Tickets are $28.


Breakfast with Bunny (Green headings = Events for kids and families)
When: 10-10:45am
Where: Whiteside Community Center, 4009 S. Pittsburgh Ave.
Have a fun-filled breakfast, play games and visit with the Easter Bunny. Caregivers, bring your
camera for those memorable bunny photos. Ages 2-5. Cost is $6.

2010 AKC Nationals (Red headings = Community events)
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Where: Expo Square, Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex, 4145 E. 21st Street
You can roll over, but don't play dead this weekend. See thousands of breeds of dogs at this all-weekend agility competition.

Mini Masters: The Cowboy Life in Art
When: 10am
Where: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Road
Gather your little cowboys and cowgirls and experience the art of Charles Russell, Olaf Seltzer, Frederic Remington and more. Then, let the kids become cowboy and cowgirl artists themselves. Register for this free event by calling (918) 596-2774. For ages 3-6.

Toddler Tunes
When: Friday, 10:30am; Friday, 11:15am
Where: Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.
Groove with the Midtown School of Performing Arts for an energetic music program that includes scarves, balls, puppets, instruments and more. For newborns to 5-year-olds and their caregivers.

1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends
When: Friday, 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Dance and sing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your fave Sesame Street buds in this high-energy musical (read: great for solid nap times). Tickets start at $15.

Green Country RV and Outdoor Show
When: Friday, noon-9pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, noon-6pm
Where: Expo Square QuikTrip Center, 4145 E. 21st Street
It's camping and road trip season, y'all, so you'd better stock up. Check out 260,000 square feet of exhibits from the leading RV dealers, ranging from deluxe motor homes to travel trailers to outdoor gear, all adding to up $50 million of merchandise on display. Admission is $8; kids under 12 are admitted free.

Acquire the Fire
When: Friday, 6pm; Saturday, 7:45am
Where: Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
A 27-hour worship, live music and Bible message marathon. Visit AcquiretheFire.com for more.

Campus On Fire, La Moustache, Jonathan Hatley and Friends (Blue headings = Music events)
When: Doors at 6:15pm, show at 6:30pm
Where: Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main Street
With Franke Lee, StArBoX, Serpent Wise, Up Was Down, Patrick Day, Swan and Sword and, yeah, more. Tickets are $9.

1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends
When: Friday, 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Dance and sing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your fave Sesame Street buds in this high-energy musical (read: great for solid nap times). Tickets start at $15.

Moms' Night Out with Ttownmoms.com
When: 7pm
Where: Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill at Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Catoosa
Put on your best non-mom jeans, set dad up with the kids and head out to this gathering of busy T-Town moms, where appetizers are on the house. Come have a 'rita with me - I'll be there. If you plan to come out with us, RSVP here.

Mnt. Sprout
When: 7pm
Where: Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. Second Street
Randy Crouch and Dinosaur Trio open. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Tulsa 66ers v. Albuquerque (Orange headings = Sports events)
When: 7pm
Where: Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center
Watch the 66ers take on Albuquerque. Tickets start at $10.

Tulsa Festival de Films: A Town Called Panic
When: Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 12pm and 3pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
The madcap misadventures of Cowboy, Indian and Horse continue in this feature film from the creators of the Belgian TV series of the same name. The first stop-motion film event to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival, a lighthearted and wacky romp, it is sure to entertain the child in (and with) each of us.

Wally Brown at the Theatre Organ Club
When: 7pm
Where: Tulsa Technology Center, BA Campus, at 129th E. Ave. and 111th Street in Broken Arrow
Wally Brown, a favorite among the Sooner State Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society, will play a 1928 Robert-Morton theatre pipe organ. Admission is free.

ORU Baseball
When: 7pm
Where: J.L. Johnson Stadium on the ORU campus, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Watch the Golden Eagles take on North Dakota.

The Elders
When: 7:30pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
Take a group of Kansas City musicians with a passion for Celtic music and an Irishman with a love of all things American and you get arse-kickin' music from the heartland, a cross-pollinatioin of elements that is high-octane and progressive, yet rooted in tradition. Tickets are $28.

The Zuits at Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
When: 7:30pm
Where: Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. First Street
The original "crayon mafia." Get in on a night of great music and swing dancing. Ticket prices are $10, or $5 for TOSS members.

UnBirthday Costume Party and Art Show (Purple headings = Theatre and arts events)
When: 8pm
Where: Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. Fourth Street
ArtBeat Magazine presents an Alice in Wonderland-insired costume party and art show, specifically for Oklahoma artists and art lovers. Don't miss performances by Portico Dans Theatre and improv skits by Wonderland characters. Come in costume and enter Wonderland for free, or pay $10 at the door.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
When: Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 8pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 100 E. Second Street
In Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning 1955 drama, a powerful Southern family gathers at a birthday celebration for their patriarch, Big Daddy, who doesn't know that he is dying of cancer. In a scramble to secure their part of his estate, family members hide the truth about his diagnosis from him and Big Mama. I just love these heart-warming tales of family life. Tickets are $16.

Center of the Universe Art Show
When: 8pm
Where: Dwelling Spaces, 119 S. Detroit Ave.
Check out this art show full of screen prints and t-shirts that are, according to the artist, from another dimension. Also, enjoy the outer worldy sounds of Ghosts, Tulsa's premiere psychedelic rock band. Grab a cold beer and some Astronaut ice cream while you're there.

Comedy Night for Playhouse Theater
When: 8pm
Where: Agora Coffeehouse, 4959 S. 79th E. Ave. in the Fontana Shopping Center
Have some laughs for a great cause. Tulsa comedians Jack Merrywell & Hilton Price will be doing their stand-up bits. Crayons Improv will perform, too. Tickets are $10 and benefit Playhouse Theatre, a nonprofit Theatre in Tulsa.

Steve "Mudflap" McGrew at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 7pm, 9pm and 11pm
Where: The Loony Bin in Tulsa, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Tulsa-born country comedian Steve "Mudflap" McGrew takes on the lighter side of relationships from that marked male perspective. He's worked as an editorial cartoonist for the Houston Chronicle and shared the stage with comedians like Bill Hicks, Sam Kinison, Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker and the Beach Boys. Cost is $12.

The Chimpz and Friends at Momma's Express
When: 8:30pm
Where: Momma's Express, 61st Street and U.S. 169 in the All-Star Sports Complex
Delish pizza, good beer, rad live music by The Chimpz, Barron Von Swagger, Restless Ribbon and The Ne're Do Well. Cover is $7.

The Lonelys and Whitney Fenimore Haiti Relief Show
When: 9pm
Where: Joe Momma's downtown, 112 S. Elgin Ave.
Whitney Fenimore and The Lonelys headline this Haiti Relief Show. To get in, just bring aid items - basic toiletries work great. Not Easily Broken will also play.

Steve "Mudflap" McGrew at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 7pm, 9pm and 11pm
Where: The Loony Bin in Tulsa, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Tulsa-born country comedian Steve "Mudflap" McGrew takes on the lighter side of relationships from that marked male perspective. He's worked as an editorial cartoonist for the Houston Chronicle and shared the stage with comedians like Bill Hicks, Sam Kinison, Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker and the Beach Boys. Cost is $12.

Midnight Movie at Circle Cinema: The Room
When: Friday, 11pm; Saturday, 11pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
See The Room, an American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies, in your pajamas at Tulsa's only independent movie house.


Saturday, March 27

Tulsa Children's Museum presents Jambalaya Jass Band

Tasha's Pick: Oh, Daddy-O! Jazz For the Entire Family
When: 11am and 3pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
Thanks to the Tulsa Children's Museum, the entire family can enjoy a syncopated beat and Dixieland jazz. Jambalaya Jass Band heats up the stage as they introduce young and old alike to what makes jazz so cool and unlike any other musical style: Collaborative improvisation. After the concert look for hands-on, interactive exhibits that expand understanding of concepts introduced in the concert. Tickets are $10.

Wish Lemons Run 5K, Fun Run and Dog Walk
When: Registration starts at 7:30am; First run starts at 8:30am
Where: Youth and Family Center, 11th and Main downtown
John Wish and Wanda for this annual run that supports the Eugene Field Foundation and First United Methodist's Youth and Family Center. Register at Fleet Feet on Friday or on Saturday before the race.

EcoFest with Tulsa Community College/North Tulsa Farmers Market
When: 9am-3pm
Where: TCC Northeast Campus, Apache and Harvard
Living green and eating healthfully are easier than you think. Come to the first annual Ecofest to get good with the green. Look for door prizes, too, along wtih container-grown tree giveaways, presentations and games and activities for the kids.

Plant a Row for the Hungry
When: 9am-2pm
Where: Southwood Landscape and Nursery, 9025 S. Lewis Ave.
Get out your green thumbs, folks, because Southwood is giving away free three-packs of selected veggie plants in exchange for canned food donations. It's all to promote the Plant a Row for the Hungry program. OSU Master Gardners will be on hand to provide gardening tips, LeeAnn Barton with Dave Wilson Nursery will hold workshops at 9am and 1pm on how to grow fruit in your backyard. Alan Storjohann, host of KRMG's The New Gardening Show, will broadcast live from the nursery.

Ladies Lifestyle Extravaganza Women's Expo
When: 9am-6:00pm
Where: Claremore Expo Center, 400 S. Veterans Parkway in Claremore
Ladies, here's your chance to get in a full day of shopping, arts and crafts, accessories, beauty, fashion, home decor, cooking demos, health and wellness and seminars on how to make your life even better. Be sure to say hi to my friend Sarah Roe, the 918 Coupon Queen, while you're there. She'll speak at 1pm on how to access and use coupons to save you stacks of cash on your grocery bill.

Justin Bieber Tix on Sale
When: 10am
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
It's time for Bieber fever to begin, baby. Tickets for this July 6 concert start at $31.50. Or, snag one of the VIP packages, which include everything from top-priced reserved tickets on the floor to tickets to the pre-show sound check to a commemorative souvenir concert ticket. Those start at $139.50.

Green Country RV and Outdoor Show
When: Friday, noon-9pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, noon-6pm
Where: Expo Square QuikTrip Center, 4145 E. 21st Street
It's camping and road trip season, y'all, so you'd better stock up. Check out 260,000 square feet of exhibits from the leading RV dealers, ranging from deluxe motor homes to travel trailers to outdoor gear, all adding to up $50 million of merchandise on display. Admission is $8; kids under 12 are admitted free.

Spring Hunting Event at Bass Pro Shops
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm
Where: Bass Pro Shop, 101 Bass Pro Drive in Broken Arrow
Learn how to be a more successful turkey hunter by taking advantage of the seminars and workshops available this weekend at Bass Pro. This weekend's selection includes seminars on learning turkey vocalizations, how to navigate the turkey woods with a GPS and how to effectively use turkey decoys.

OK Healthy Living Expo
When: 10am-6pm
Where: Tulsa Select Hotel, 5000 E. Skelly Drive
Get free samples, free or low-cost screenings, beauty products, essential oils, recycling information, accupuncture sessions and more.

1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends
When: Friday, 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Dance and sing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your fave Sesame Street buds in this high-energy musical (read: great for solid nap times). Tickets start at $15.

Oh, Daddy-O! Jazz For the Entire Family
When: 11am and 3pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
Thanks to the Tulsa Children's Museum, the entire family can enjoy a syncopated beat and Dixieland jazz. Jambalaya Jass Band heats up the stage as they introduce young and old alike to what makes jazz so cool and unlike any other musical style: Collaborative improvisation. After the concert look for hands-on, interactive exhibits that expand understanding of concepts introduced in the concert. Tickets are $10.

Organic Gardening and Composting Workshop and Seed Swap
When: 11am-1pm
Where: Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd Street
Join Master Gardener Teri Holms and the Tulsa Community Gardens Association for an introduction to composting and other earth-friendly gardening techniques. Don't forget to bring your extra packets of seeds so you can swap 'em.

Momma's Saturday Book Club
When: 11:30am
Where: Joe Momma's downtown, 112 S. Elgin Ave.
Grab the kids and head downtown for story time and a slice of cheeseburger pizza. Don't miss out on the dough tossing demo and the door prizes, kids.

Play with Abstraction
When: 1-4pm
Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Ave.
Get inspired by the work of Hans Hofmann (see his work on display right now at Philbrook, too) and dabble in abstraction yourself. Explore compositional tricks and techniques with color, shape and textures to create an abstracted, still-life painting. All skill levels are invited to attend. Cost is $40, or $32 for Philbrook members. Call (918) 748-5379 to register.

Rogers County Luck O' Turtle Race
When: 1pm
Where: Claremore Recreation Center, 595 Veteran's Parkway in Claremore
Ever been to a turtle race? Here's your chance to try you luck and pick a winner.

PAWS for Reading
When: 1-2pm
Where: Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd Street
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners, you know. Read to your favorite furry, four-pawed friend this weekend. Each reader receives a free book. For ages 7-12.

TU Softball
When: 1pm
Where: Hardesty Complex, at the University of Tulsa, 11th and Harvard
Watch the Hurricanes take on Memphis.

1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends
When: Friday, 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Dance and sing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your fave Sesame Street buds in this high-energy musical (read: great for solid nap times). Tickets start at $15.

American Indian Traditional Dances
When: 2-3:30pm
Where: Hardesty Regional Library, Connor's Cove, 8316 E. 93rd Street
All Nations Indian Youth, a group of intertribal dancers coordinated by Alice White Cloud, will perform a variety of traditional American Indian dances representing their different tribes. Stay tuned for a demo of the oral tradition of storytelling. For all ages.

Family Game Day Challenge
When: 2-3:30pm
Where: Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.
The past and the present collide in a family head-to-head video game challenge: Atari vs. Wii, Pac Man vs. Mario and more in this battle for bragging rights. For ages 9 and up; families are, of course, welcome.

OSU Softball
When: 2pm
Where: Stillwater
Watch the Cowgirls take on Baylor.

ORU Baseball
When: 2pm
Where: J.L. Johnson Stadium on the ORU campus, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Watch the Golden Eagles take on North Dakota.

Oh, Daddy-O! Jazz For the Entire Family
When: 11am and 3pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
Thanks to the Tulsa Children's Museum, the entire family can enjoy a syncopated beat and Dixieland jazz. Jambalaya Jass Band heats up the stage as they introduce young and old alike to what makes jazz so cool and unlike any other musical style: Collaborative improvisation. After the concert look for hands-on, interactive exhibits that expand understanding of concepts introduced in the concert. Tickets are $10.

TU Softball
When: 1pm
Where: Hardesty Complex, at the University of Tulsa, 11th and Harvard
Watch the Hurricanes take on Memphis.

Tulsa Festival de Films: A Town Called Panic
When: Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 12pm and 3pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
The madcap misadventures of Cowboy, Indian and Horse continue in this feature film from the creators of the Belgian TV series of the same name. The first stop-motion film event to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival, a lighthearted and wacky romp, it is sure to entertain the child in (and with) each of us.

Tulsa Symphony: The Music of France
When: 7:30pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
TSO guest Andrew Grams conducts pianist Sun Min Kim, winner of the Crescendo Award Competition, and the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus in a program featuring French composers Berlioz and Rave

Steve "Mudflap" McGrew at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 7pm, 9pm and 11pm
Where: The Loony Bin in Tulsa, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Tulsa-born country comedian Steve "Mudflap" McGrew takes on the lighter side of relationships from that marked male perspective. He's worked as an editorial cartoonist for the Houston Chronicle and shared the stage with comedians like Bill Hicks, Sam Kinison, Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker and the Beach Boys. Cost is $12.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
When: Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 8pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 100 E. Second Street
In Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning 1955 drama, a powerful Southern family gathers at a birthday celebration for their patriarch, Big Daddy, who doesn't know that he is dying of cancer. In a scramble to secure their part of his estate, family members hide the truth about his diagnosis from him and Big Mama. I just love these heart-warming tales of family life. Tickets are $16.

Signature Symphony and Chorale
When: 8pm
Where: TCC Van Trease PACE, 10300 E. 81st Street
Get performances of The Poulenc Gloria and Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D major (the Titan). Tickets start at $21.75.

The Original Wailers (Bob Marley's Band)
When: Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm
Where: Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. Second Street
Local Hero and The Rebellion open. Tickets are $17.50 in advance, $20 at the door.

The Crispy Family Adult Variety Show
When: 8pm
Where: Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. Fourth Street
Looking for some good, old-fashioned vaudeville with a side of naughtiness? The Nightingale Theater's always going to have your back in this regard.

Randy Houser
When: Doors at 7pm, Show at 8:30pm
Where: Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main Street
Brandon Clark Band opens. Tickets are $21 in advance, $25 the day of.

Steve "Mudflap" McGrew at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 7pm, 9pm and 11pm
Where: The Loony Bin in Tulsa, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Tulsa-born country comedian Steve "Mudflap" McGrew takes on the lighter side of relationships from that marked male perspective. He's worked as an editorial cartoonist for the Houston Chronicle and shared the stage with comedians like Bill Hicks, Sam Kinison, Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker and the Beach Boys. Cost is $12.

Midnight Movie at Circle Cinema: The Room
When: Friday, 11pm; Saturday, 11pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
See The Room, an American black comedy about love, passion, betrayal and lies, in your pajamas at Tulsa's only independent movie house.


Sunday, March 28

In Its Shadow

Tasha's Pick: 1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends
When: Friday, 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Dance and sing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your fave Sesame Street buds in this high-energy musical (read: great for solid nap times). Tickets start at $15.

Spring Hunting Event at Bass Pro Shops
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm
Where: Bass Pro Shop, 101 Bass Pro Drive in Broken Arrow
Learn how to be a more successful turkey hunter by taking advantage of the seminars and workshops available this weekend at Bass Pro. This weekend's selection includes seminars on learning turkey vocalizations, how to navigate the turkey woods with a GPS and how to effectively use turkey decoys.

Compost Bin Sale, Contest and Workshop
When: 11am-3pm
Where: Tulsa Community College Metro Campus, downtown at 11th and Boston
Get the dirt on composting at this event. City of Tulsa residents can purchase a Garden Gourmet compost bin, which retails for over $100, for $40. Composting workshops will be in full swing for composting newbs. Stay tuned for the compost contest, with prizes for the best dirt in town. There will be a prize for the best compost "recipe," too.

Green Country RV and Outdoor Show
When: Friday, noon-9pm; Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, noon-6pm
Where: Expo Square QuikTrip Center, 4145 E. 21st Street
It's camping and road trip season, y'all, so you'd better stock up. Check out 260,000 square feet of exhibits from the leading RV dealers, ranging from deluxe motor homes to travel trailers to outdoor gear, all adding to up $50 million of merchandise on display. Admission is $8; kids under 12 are admitted free.

Tulsa Festival de Films: A Town Called Panic
When: Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 12pm and 3pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
The madcap misadventures of Cowboy, Indian and Horse continue in this feature film from the creators of the Belgian TV series of the same name. The first stop-motion film event to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival, a lighthearted and wacky romp, it is sure to entertain the child in (and with) each of us.

TU Softball
When: 12pm
Where: Hardesty Complex, at the University of Tulsa, 11th and Harvard
Watch the Hurricanes take on Memphis.

1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends
When: Friday, 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Dance and sing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your fave Sesame Street buds in this high-energy musical (read: great for solid nap times). Tickets start at $15.

OSU Softball
When: 1pm
Where: Stillwater
Watch the Cowgirls take on Baylor.

ORU Baseball
When: 1pm
Where: J.L. Johnson Stadium on the ORU campus, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Watch the Golden Eagles take on North Dakota.

Tulsa Festival de Films: A Town Called Panic
When: Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 12pm and 3pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
The madcap misadventures of Cowboy, Indian and Horse continue in this feature film from the creators of the Belgian TV series of the same name. The first stop-motion film event to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival, a lighthearted and wacky romp, it is sure to entertain the child in (and with) each of us.


Tulsa 66ers v. Albuquerque
When: 4pm
Where: Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center
Watch the 66ers take on Albuquerque. Tickets start at $10.

1-2-3 Imagine! with Elmo and Friends
When: Friday, 10:30am and 7pm; Saturday, 10am, 2pm and 5:30pm; Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Dance and sing with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all your fave Sesame Street buds in this high-energy musical (read: great for solid nap times). Tickets start at $15.

Pam Crosby Swings the Classics
When: 5pm
Where: Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. First Street
Go see my friend Pam lay down the jazzy tunes. Tickets start at $15.

Tulsa Festival de Films: St. Louis Blues (Un transport en commun)
When: 5pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
Passengers sharing a cab sing their way from Dakar to St. Louis. This event is part of Tulsa Festival de Films, a month-long festival of a selection of short films by French film makers. A reception will follow St. Louis Blues that honors guests from French-speaking West Africa.

Changed Forever
When: 7:30pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
With special permission from the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, the Oklahoma Center for Arts Education has created an original performance that incorporates pieces from the archives of the Alfred P. Murrah Building bombing 15 years ago. The 45-minute performance will incorporate dance, music, theatre and multi-media video, and will be followed by a 45-minute question-and-answer period. Performance is free, and donations will be accepted at the door.

New Web Site Party, Free Film and Reception
When: 8pm
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
Celebrate the launch of Circle Cinema's new Web site and see Sita Sings the Blues for a $5 donation.

So. What are YOU doing this weekend?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

thank you tasha!!!

Leah said...

So great! I have our entire Saturday planned now! Free seeds, learning about composting at the library, (then getting a great deal on a compost bin on Sunday), Native american dancing at the library for the kids...Thank you for helping us avoid another weekend of the same old same old.

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