Thursday, April 8, 2010

What to Do in Tulsa This Weekend

Cherry Street Farmers Market

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

Friday, April 9

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Tasha's Pick: Tulsa Drillers v. Corpus Christi Hooks (Orange headings = Sports events)
When: 7:05pm
Where: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.
It's Fireworks Friday, y'all - don't miss this second night ever of baseball at ONEOK Field.

Spring Traders Encampment at Woolaroc (Green headings = Stuff to do for kids and families)
When: Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm
Where: Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Reserve near Bartlesville
Check out the Authentic 1840’s trader camps set up at the Mountain Man Camp at Woolaroc. The public is welcome at no additional charge to view the customs and lifestyles of the early day traders.

Mini Masters: The Cowboy Life in Art
When: 10am
Where: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road
Come experience the life of a cowboy as it appears in works of art by Charles Russell, Olaf Seltzer, Frederic Remington and more. Become a cowboy or cowgirl artist yourself as you create artwork inspired by cowboys in action.

Kids Closet Connection Consignment Sale (Red headings = Community Events)
When: Friday, 10am-8pm; Saturday, 9am-3pm
When: Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center
Kids Closet Connection is a consignment sales event that sells gently used kid related items. Shop and save 60-90% off retail prices on name brands such as Gap, Old Navy, Gymboree, Justice, and Janie & Jack just to name a few.

Oil Can Classic
When: Friday, 10am; Saturday, 9am; Sunday, 10am
Where: Expo Square, 21st and Yale
Horses, horses and more horses.

Art Adventures: Josef Alber
When: 4pm
Where: Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.
Learn about Josef Alber, the German artist who discovered he could alter the mood of a painting by changing the way he combined colors. Make your own color combination masterpiece to display in the library and also one to take home. For grades 1-5.

OU Baseball
When: 6:30pm
Where: Norman
Watch the Sooners take on Massachusetts.

OSU Baseball
When: 6:30pm
Where: Stillwater
Watch the Cowboys take on Texas Tech.

Harlem Globetrotters
When: Doors open at 6pm, Show at 7pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
By popular demand, the Globetrotters have returned again to Tulsa. Tickets start at $20.

Pajama Bounce at Bounce U
When: 7-8:30pm
Where: Bounce U, 8922 S. Memorial Drive.
Wear your PJs and bounce the night away. Cost is $6.95 per child. Don't forget your socks.

Theatre Tulsa's Annual Hats Off Celebration
When: 7-9pm
Where: The Sun Building, 907 S. Detroit Ave.
Get the 2010-2011 season at Theatre Tulsa started off right with this spring fundraiser. Get food, drinks, music, a cash bar and silent auction for a ticket price of $15.

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

Tulsa Drillers v. Corpus Christi Hooks
When: 7:05pm
Where: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.
It's Fireworks Friday, y'all - don't miss this second night ever of baseball at ONEOK Field.

Monte Montgomery at All Soul Acoustic Coffeehouse (Blue headings = Music events)
When 7:30pm
Where: All Soul Acoustic Coffeehouse, 2952 S. Peoria Ave.
If you have tickets to this show, count yourself lucky - they've sold out. Montgomery was named one of the "Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitar Players" by Guitar Player Magazine. Big-time stuff.

Bye Bye Birdie (Purple headings = Art and theatre events)
When: Friday and Saturday, 7:30pm
Where: Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center, 701 S. Main Street in Broken Arrow
Watch the Broken Arrow High School Drama kids work their stuff in this classic play.

The Land of the Dragon
When: Friday, 7:30pm; Saturday, 7:30pm; Sunday, 2pm
Where: Clark Theatre, 4825 S. Quaker
Set in a mythical version of ancient China, this is a fantasy of pure princesses, helpful minstrels, evil step-aunts, and of course, dragons. Look for family fun, fantasy, and adventure. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. Call 746-5065 for more information or to make reservations.

80's PROM
When: 8pm-2am
Where: Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. Second Street
Check out the annual party and masquerade known as the 80's Prom. Listen for djs Robbo, Moody, Chris Close, Lynn K, Kylie and Deathjest and don't miss what promises to be the biggest and best fashion show in 80s Prom history. This year's event is a double-decker, expecting to hold 1,500 party-goers on two floors. And that's a lot of Aqua Net, tulle and mullet gel.

The Heartless Bastards
When: Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm
Where: Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main Street.
Wade Ogle and Black Elk open. Tickets are $17 in advance, $19 the day of.

The Drinking Party
When: Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 8pm
Where: Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. Fourth Street
A new translation and staging of Plato's Symposium by Midwestern Theater Troupe. his production features an original translation by local scholar Amy Page Wilson, and is adapted for the stage by John Cruncleton. Tickets are $10.

The Sandman at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 8pm and 10:30pm
Where: The Loony Bin, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Watch as The Sandman gets volunteers from the audience and makes them do all kinds of hilarious things. Who knows, maybe you or one of your friends could be the star of the show. Please be advised - show rated Heavy R.

Moon Over Buffalo
When: Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 8pm
Where: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse, 1800 S. Main Street in Broken Arrow
On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George’s dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom.

Poetry Delight: Mercy Gallagher Teague and Damion Shade
When: 8pm
Location: Shades of Brown Coffee and Art, 3302 S. Peoria Ave.
Xome to Shades of Brown around to see Ithica's own Damion Shade and Mercy Gallagher throw down against the forces of spending a Friday night not listening to awesome poetry.

The Sandman at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 8pm and 10:30pm
Where: The Loony Bin, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Watch as The Sandman gets volunteers from the audience and makes them do all kinds of hilarious things. Who knows, maybe you or one of your friends could be the star of the show. Please be advised - show rated Heavy R.


Saturday, April 10


Tasha's Pick: Tulsa Art Studio Tour
When: Saturday and Sunday, noon-5pm
Where: Eight studios throughout Tulsa
Art lovers get a passport to experience the creative process, meet 10 Tulsa artists and buy works directly from their creators. Check out Tulsa Art Studio Tour on the Web for a list of artists. Passports to the tour include a map and are $5 in advance (grab 'em online or at one of the listed Tulsa retailers/art galleries), $10 at the door.

Cherry Street Farmers Market
When: 7-11am
Where: Cherry Street, just east of Peoria
It's the first week of the 13th season of this beloved farmers' market in the heart of one of Tulsa's most cherished historic districts. Get everything from fresh produce to live music to the best darned breakfast burritos you've ever tasted.

Keystone Ancient Forest Open Hike Day
When: 8am-2pm
Where: Keystone Ancient Forest, west of Sand Springs about a mile north of HWY 64 on 209th W. Ave. (Prue Road), bordering Keystone Lake.
The Keystone Ancient Forest is only open to the public on the 2nd Saturday of each month.

Tulsa Arms Show
When: Saturday, 8am-6pm; Sunday, 8am-4pm
Where: Expo Square, 21st and Yale Ave.
When you come to a Wanenmacher's Gun Show, you see a gun show full of guns, knives, ammo and some military artifacts. Adult admission is $10, kids under 12 get in for $3.

SpringFest Garden Market and Festival 2010
When: Saturday and Sunday, 9am-4pm
Where: Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave.
Time to get ready for spring planting, y'all. This is the place to find every imaginable type of plant, gardening information, garden art, food and fun. It's a Tulsa springtime classic. Proceeds from SpringFest Garden Market and Festival benefit the Tulsa Garden Center.

Herb Day on Brookside
When: 9am-5pm
Where: 41st and Peoria
Get everything from herbs and plants to art and Oklahoma wine.

Spring Traders Encampment at Woolaroc
When: Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm
Where: Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Reserve near Bartlesville
Check out the Authentic 1840’s trader camps set up at the Mountain Man Camp at Woolaroc. The public is welcome at no additional charge to view the customs and lifestyles of the early day traders.

Oil Can Classic
When: Friday, 10am; Saturday, 9am; Sunday, 10am
Where: Expo Square, 21st and Yale
Horses, horses and more horses.

Kids Closet Connection Consignment Sale
When: Friday, 10am-8pm; Saturday, 9am-3pm
When: Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center
Kids Closet Connection is a consignment sales event that sells gently used kid related items. Shop and save 60-90% off retail prices on name brands such as Gap, Old Navy, Gymboree, Justice, and Janie & Jack just to name a few.

Free Second Saturday at Philbrook
When: 10am-5pm
Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Ave.
Free admission and family activities await you and yours at Philbrook Museum.

Southeastern Pottery Class
When: 10am-2pm
Where: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road
Grind, sift and prepare native clays before coiling open vessels using Southeastern/Mississippian Ancient pottery techniques. Finish your work with the application of prehistoric Southeastern designs and stone burnishing. Cost is $105, or 90 for members.

2010 African-American Heritage High School History Bowl
When: 10am
Where: Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford
The bowl challenges high school teams over topics relating to African-American history. Trophies are awarded to first-, second- and third-place teams. All student team members will receive a certificate for participation. This event is for all ages.

PAWS for Reading
When: 10am
Where: Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend.

Momma's Saturday Book Club
When: 11:30am
Where: Joe Momma's downtown, 112 S. Elgin Ave.
Make some crafts, read a book and eat some pizza with your spawn. The book this week is the P.D. Eastman classic, Sam the Firefly - a favorite in the Ball house.

Tulsa Art Studio Tour
When: Saturday and Sunday, noon-5pm
Where: Eight studios throughout Tulsa
Art lovers get a passport to experience the creative process, meet 10 Tulsa artists and buy works directly from their creators. Check out Tulsa Art Studio Tour on the Web for a list of artists. Passports to the tour include a map and are $5 in advance (grab 'em online or at one of the listed Tulsa retailers/art galleries), $10 at the door.

Dude, Can You Count? Booksigning
When: 2-4pm
Where: Barnes and Noble, on 71st Street between Memorial and Mingo
Ever wonder how basic math errors would affect the world around us? Then check out this book by University of Tulsa math professor Christian Constanda. Dr. Constanda will be at Barnes to sign your copy this Saturday. While you're there, be sure to ask him about Math Awareness Month.

Where the Wild Art Is
When: 2pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
Opera, tap, ballet, literature and poetry come together for an entire afternoon of performing arts. Tickets are $5.

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

OU Baseball
When: 2pm
Where: Norman
Watch the Sooners take on Massachusetts.

OSU Baseball
When: 2pm
Where: Stillwater
Watch the Cowboys take on Texas Tech.

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

ORU Baseball
When: 5:30pm
Where: J.L. Johnson Stadium at ORU, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
Watch the Golden Eagles take on Oakland.

Rock the Hunger
When: 6pm
Where: Club Utopia, 520 E. Third Street
An all ages concert event to raise non-perishable food items to benefit the “Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. Admission to this event is five cans of food or $5.00, 100 percent of which goes directly to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

Tulsa Drillers v. Corpus Christi Hooks
When: 6:05pm
Where: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.
It's Rally Towel Giveaway night! For the first 5,000 fans. Tickets start at $5.

Drums for Peace
When: 6:30pm
Where: Living ArtSpace, 307 E. Brady Street
Meet some of an amazing breed of Peace and Justice Activists right here in Tulsa. If you've got a heartbeat and peace in your heart, you'll want to be a part of this annual Event.

Rock 'n' Roll Street Party
When: 7pm
Where: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Catoosa, east of Tulsa off of I-244
Come as you are, but you're welcome to dress up as your favorite rocker. Tickets are $75 per person and benefit Street School, the only tuition-free, non-profit, alternative high school of choice in the Tulsa area that provides education, therapeutic counseling and outreach programs.

Tulsa Talons
When: 7pm
Where: BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave.
Watch Tulsa's own arena football team take on Dallas. Tickets start at $10.

Bye Bye Birdie
When: Friday and Saturday, 7:30pm
Where: Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center, 701 S. Main Street in Broken Arrow
Watch the Broken Arrow High School Drama kids work their stuff in this classic play.

2010 Young Artists Competition Concert
When: 8pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second Street
The concert is the culmination of a statewide competition for pianists between the ages of 21 and 28 who currently are enrolled in or have graduated from an Oklahoma institution of higher education.

Brandon Jenkins
When: Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm
Where: Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. Second Street
Tickets are $8.50, or $12 at the door.

The Drinking Party
When: Friday, 8pm; Saturday, 8pm
Where: Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. Fourth Street
A new translation and staging of Plato's Symposium by Midwestern Theater Troupe. his production features an original translation by local scholar Amy Page Wilson, and is adapted for the stage by John Cruncleton. Tickets are $10.

The Sandman at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 8pm and 10:30pm
Where: The Loony Bin, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Watch as The Sandman gets volunteers from the audience and makes them do all kinds of hilarious things. Who knows, maybe you or one of your friends could be the star of the show. Please be advised - show rated Heavy R.

Wolfhawk and The Flying Eagles
When: Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 2pm
Where: Green Country Event Center, 12000 E. 31st Street.
Wolfhawk is the totem of well-known Tulsa poet, Deborah Hunter. She will be
performing poems which reflect not only her African-American heritage but her Native
American heritage. Tickets are $5.00 each.

Saxophonist Denny Morouse Live at Ciao!
When: 9pm
Where: Ciao!, 3306 S. Peoria Ave.
Come see Denny Morouse, along with Bill Crosby on bass, my buddy Scott McQuade at the piano keyboard, and Anthony Yohe on drumset.

Totally '80s Dance Party/GHC Trunk Show
When: Doors at 10pm
Where: LUX, 69th and Lewis
Dress in your favorite '80s attire (you know you saved every bit of it) and party like it's 1989. Check out the red carpet, complete with parazzi, as you head into the show. Cover is $10, but if you show up with a Greenhouse Clothing shirt or koozie it's $5. By the way, GHC is unveiling five new designs at the show, and its entire online inventory will be available as well.

The Sandman at The Loony Bin
When: Friday, 8pm and 10:30pm; Saturday, 8pm and 10:30pm
Where: The Loony Bin, 6808 S. Memorial Drive
Watch as The Sandman gets volunteers from the audience and makes them do all kinds of hilarious things. Who knows, maybe you or one of your friends could be the star of the show. Please be advised - show rated Heavy R.


Sunday, April 11

Philbrook Museum

Tasha's Pick: Tulsa Opera @ Philbrook: Arias and Art
When: 12:30pm
Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Ave.
Immerse yourself in the music, art and culture of the Belle Époque. Tulsa Opera studio artists will perform the soaring melodies of Jules Massenet's Don Quichotte, Tulsa Opera’s spring production, as well as songs by Maurice Ravel and Jacque Ibert. Philbrook docent Charles Chapman will explore artistic connections of the same era in paintings by Renoir, van Gogh and others.

Bookworks II: Exploring the Book as Art
When: April 11-July 4
Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Ave.
This exhibition explores the broad spectrum of the book as art, beginning with the traditional book format as collaboration between the artist, craftsman and author. But it also presents examples in which the artist manipulates the book format without regard for text or content. The works are drawn primarily from the McFarlin Library Department of Special Collections at The University of Tulsa.

Oil Can Classic
When: Friday, 10am; Saturday, 9am; Sunday, 10am
Where: Expo Square, 21st and Yale
Horses, horses and more horses.

OSU Softball
When: 12pm
Where: Stillwater
Watch the Cowgirls take on Iowa State.

Tulsa Opera @ Philbrook: Arias and Art
When: 12:30pm
Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Ave.
Immerse yourself in the music, art and culture of the Belle Époque. Tulsa Opera studio artists will perform the soaring melodies of Jules Massenet's Don Quichotte, Tulsa Opera’s spring production, as well as songs by Maurice Ravel and Jacque Ibert. Philbrook docent Charles Chapman will explore artistic connections of the same era in paintings by Renoir, van Gogh and others.

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

OU Baseball
When: 1pm
Where: Norman
Watch the Sooners take on Massachusetts.

OSU Baseball
When: 1pm
Where: Stillwater
Watch the Cowboys take on Texas Tech.

Tulsa Drillers v. San Antonio Missions
When: 2:05pm
Where: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.
Get this: The first 500 kids eat free at this game. Then, kiddos, check out the free baseball skills clinic. Don't miss the Up With Trees tree giveaway, either. Yeah, lots to do.

Cavani String Quartet
When: 3pm
Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 100 E. Second Street
Taking its name from the premier violinmaker of 19th-century Italy, the Cavani String Quartet has developed a reputation for musical unity over the course of its 26-year career. Featuring Annie Fullard and Mari Sato on violin, Kirsten Docter on viola, and Merry Peckham on cello, the Cavani Quartet brings its stage presence to the final concert of Chamber Music Tulsa's season. The program will include Mozart's Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K. 546; Beethoven's Quartet in F major, Op. 59, No. 1, "Rasumovsky;" and Beethoven's Quartet in C major, Op. 59, No. 3, "Rasumovsky."

Chuck and Sandy Gardner
When: 5pm
Where: Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. First Street
In the first half of the "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most" show, Sandy will sing such Springtime compositions as "April in Paris." Look also for popular jazz standards, such as the Dave Brubeck classic "Take Five" in the second half. Chuck is on piano, with Bill Crosby on bass and Tony Yohe on drums.

Green Country Roller Girls: Blood, Brass and Babes
When: Doors at 6pm, Bout at 7pm
Where: Broken Arrow Roller Sports, 551 W. Oakland Place
Get your roller derby on this weekend. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Kids under 12 get in free.


Movies

Date Night
When: Opens Friday
From Yahoo! Movies: Tina Fey and Steve Carell are a bored married couple whose routine evening out turns into a dangerous case of mistaken identity. When I grow up, I wanna be Tina Fey. Rated PG-13.

The Art of the Steal
When: Opens Friday
Where: Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave.
In the early twentieth century, Dr. Albert C. Barnes amassed the greatest collection of Impressionist, Post-impressionist, and early Modern artwork in America. His will stipulated that the works could never be loaned or sold - but that didn't stop powers that be from scheming to take over the cultural institution.

High Noon
When: 1:30pm
Where: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Road
This film, considered by many to be one of the greatest Westerns ever made, uses virtually real time to record the actions of its main characters. A small-town sheriff, soon to retire with his new bride, must defend an ungrateful group of townspeople by facing down an old nemesis arriving on the noon train.

2 comments:

Rex Brown said...

Also worth a mention: The Holy Grail opens Friday on the big screen at the AMC Southroads and Two Wheel Oklahoma at 8:30 Sunday morning on OETA!

Anonymous said...

Reflejos Flamencos (Flamenco dancing and music) Saturday at Lola's, 9-11 p.m. Check it out!

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