When planning your start-of-summer activities, be sure to put the Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum at the top of the list. America’s Favorite Zoo has many fun events and exhibits sure to please everyone in your family.
This year the Light Opera Oklahoma season promises to be an exotic experience with the beauty of the south Pacific, the wonders of Spain and the magic of love potions as LOOK presents three provocative shows in the summer festival.
A rare signing event is coming to Tulsa Tuesday, June 2, when David Lladro unveils the new Lladro Utopia Collection at Nielsens Exclusive Gifts, located at 81st Street and Lewis Avenue. The signing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. David Lladro is the youngest son of co-founder Vicente Lladro. Lladro, the world-renowned Spanish designers and creators of artistic porcelain sculptures, has created the 18-piece collection to honor the works of the Lladro Brothers as they reinterpret the themes that have remained constant throughout the last 50 years of Lladro history.
Disney’s “The Lion King”, now in its ninth sold-out year on Broadway, is continuing its United States tour with a limited six week engagement at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center beginning May 25.
Cindy Cain, a nationally-known local Jazz and Blues singer, remembers where she got her love of the indigenous American music.
“I got hooked on jazz music as a child by listening to a two LP record set of jazz and blues of my mothers from the 1920s and 1930s. I love the lyrics of jazz standards and the emotional release of the blues,” she says.
A star-studded event is planned for the 2006 Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame Induction Gala set for Wednesday, June 21 in the International Ballroom of the Downtown Doubletree Hotel, says Chuck Cissel, CEO.
Growing up, many women fear the day they begin dressing like their mother. No so with the women of Over the Top, a fashion jewelry, accessory and home accent shop in The Shops of Seville at 101st and Sheridan. The three co-owners represent three generations of one family and each one admires and brags on the other’s fashion and jewelry sense.
James D. McKay, D.O., adjunct clinical associate professor of medicine at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, is the recipient of the 2005 Researcher of the Year award from the American College of Osteopathic Internists (ACOI).
With exercises led by a shark and a pirate on the west bank of the Arkansas River just off the Jenks bridge, area children are learning getting and being fit can be a fun family affair. Each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. through May 6, The Orthopedic Hospital of Oklahoma and The Oklahoma Aquarium have teamed up for a free “Shape Up With Shipley” fitness program.
One of Tulsa’s bright, shining music stars, Eldredge Jackson, will premiere his brand new CD, “Listening Pleasure,” at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame in the month of May. According to Jackson, “This CD means so much to me; we’ve taken a couple of years to put it together, but believe me, this CD is one that I am very proud of and one that I believe everyone will want to make a part of their personal jazz collection.” Nationally known smooth jazz artist and fellow Tulsan Wayman Tisdale collaborated with Eldredge, producing what both men believe has captured the soul and passion of Eldredge’s saxophone playing. Inside Scoop spoke with L.A.-based Tisdale recently about the new CD and the collaboration. Tis says, “Eldredge is a tremendous talent and it was truly a great experience working with such a professional cat, and what a dynamic artist! I recommend that all of Tulsa pick this one up—it’s the real deal.”
On May 9 Tulsans will be able to stretch out, lean back and peer into infinity.
After three and a half years of planning, fund-raising and construction, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum Planetarium, situated next to the Air and Space Museum at 3624 N. 74th E. Ave. (on 36th Street North between Sheridan Road and Memorial Drive), will be open for business.
Oklahoma’s only Renaissance Festival invites everyone to step back in time to England where sorcerers, kings, gypsies and maidens faire cheer on knights in shining armor.
Whether you are a beginner or a pro, love rock or twang, the first inaugural Tulsa Guitar and String Show should be a red-letter weekend. Set for May 6 and 7 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 100 E. Second St., music enthusiasts will find more than 10,000 square feet of instruments, amps and other guitar and string related products along with great entertainment and seminars.
The Mental Health Association in Tulsa has announced the Third Annual Fashion/Talent Show, “Up, Up & Away with Stigma,” to be held May 5 at Laureate Psychiatric Clinic & Hospital. The Fashion Show is a chance for participants of the Association’s programs, and other area non-profits, to strut their stuff and show off their self-confidence. This year in addition to modeling down the runway, participant talents will be showcased through music, artwork, poetry, crafts and more.