Greater Tulsa Reporter
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma President Ted Haynes and his wife, Shiela, have been selected as co-chairs; senior U.S. District Judge Terence Kern and his wife, Jeanette, have been named honorary co-chairs for “A Stately Affair in Tulsa,” the biennial black-tie gala fundraiser for Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and OSU-Tulsa.Read More
For Tulsan Paula Wood, getting back to work means ditching her alarm clock and high heels.
After retiring from Tulsa Public Schools as the director of School and Community Relations last spring, it was hardly the time to slow down. In fact, it was actually her cue to focus once again on her design business, which she’s maintained all along, but now, she can devote more time to it. And today, it shows no signs of slowing down.Read More
On Friday, Dec. 2, 108 Contemporary in the Brady Arts District premiered Syncretic, an exhibit showcasing the works of the inaugural class of recipients of the Tulsa Artist Fellowship (TAF). Established in 2015 by the George Kaiser Family Foundation, TAF was created to retain and recruit artists from across the U.S. Fellows receive a stipend, housing and studio space to allow them to work on their craft. The initial group of 12 visual artists moved to Tulsa in 2016. This exhibit is a celebration of the fellowship’s first year.Read More
My favorite television shows are those on HGTV, Food Network, Create TV, PBS, ESPN and Tennis Channel. My most favorite, however, is Food Network with its galaxy of star chefs and cooking shows, including the extraordinary Ree Drummond, known by television viewers as the Pioneer Woman.Read More
Cue the bright lights, family gatherings and seasonal cheer as the holidays bring forth some of the best entertainment in the region at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.Read More
The Broken Arrow Warren Theatre will host its second annual Holiday Series in Broken Arrow starting Saturday Dec. 3. Tickets will be free for the public, and there will be a limited number available. Tickets may be picked up starting the Tuesday before each show in person at the box office. All seating will be reserved. A kid’s combo pack will be available for purchase at the concession stand.Read More
Tulsa Opera’s 69th season kicked off Oct. 21 and 23 with a vibrant presentation of Georges Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, to be followed by three additional productions to complete the 2016-17 season, productions that were chosen specifically to meet the wishes of the local opera audience, says Tulsa Opera General Director and CEO Greg Weber.Read More
Tulsa is blessed with a rich musical history. Artists as diverse as Leon Russell, The Gap Band, Hanson and Garth Brooks have all called this city home at one time or another.Read More
Will Rogers Memorial Museum opened Nov. 4, 1938, three years after the death of the man who remains Oklahoma’s most recognizable native. On that day, thousands of people dotted the hillside of the native limestone Memorial, streets were teeming with horses and floats for a giant parade, and there was gridlock on the highway between Tulsa and Claremore.Read More
In October, Philbrook Museum of Art opened Native Fashion Now, a critically acclaimed exhibition from the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts.Read More
Tulsa Ballet began its 60th anniversary season with Creations in Studio K, Sept. 16-25, with three world premiere works.
Up next is Onegin, Oct. 28-30. Based on Alexander Pushkin’s verse-novel Eugene Onegin, this full-length ballet tells a dramatic tale of unrequited romance.Read More
On Oct. 9, Gilcrease Museum opens Chocolate: The Exhibition, an exploration of the relationship between human culture and chocolate, a treasure of the rainforest. The exhibit runs through Jan. 8.Read More
On Sept. 9, Chamber Music Tulsa kicked off its 2016-2017 season with the Dover Quartet, who sweeped the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition.Read More
The Voices of Unity is a multi-ethic choir that is preserving the history of the American Negro Spirituals and promoting unity within the community through music. In the spirit of that mission, they primarily sing a’cappella with a repertoire of classic such as: Wade in the Water, Ezekiel Saw De Wheel, Ain’t-a That Good News, Deep River and I Hear a Voice a-Prayin’. However, as their reputation has grown, so has their variety of music. The choir performs many classical, gospel and holiday tunes for area weddings, various organizations and community events, as well as private parties. They also perform current hits from Adele and Pharrell Williams.Read More
Fall is in the air, which means the Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee is just around the corner, Sept. 30-Oct. 29.
At the 60-acre park, visitors will find a collection of culinary creations, over 30 shops with crafts, décor, clothing, and entertainment for the entire family. More than just a haunted house, the castle provides an array of thrills between 11 different attractions:Read More