The Tulsa-based Queen of Cards® has just released eight new cards in its Institute of Laugh Therapy™ line of black and white, vintage photo twisted humor cards.
Price Tower Arts Center, 510 Dewey Avenue, Bartlesville, is displaying the exhibition “Building Images: Seventy Years of Photography at Hedrich Blessing.” The exhibition opened June 3. Hedrich Blessing is the world’s most renowned group of architectural photographers. Founded in Chicago in 1929, Hedrich Blessing currently has two offices in the United States and 11 staff photographers. Hedrich Blessing photographers have photographed worldwide for leading architects, interior designers, hoteliers, graphic designers and furniture manufacturers.
The owners of the Art & Soul Studio Gallery, Sue Treece and Rhonda Jackson, invited Elena Voznesenskaya-Pound, a Russian icon painter, to teach this unique and ancient art at their gallery on Cherry Street. The classes will begin July 25. “It is a good fit to our studio, because we are a showcase of local artists and a fine art school, and are looking for spiritual material,” Treece says.
An evening of great music, good food and good friends will be the scene next month for Jon Glazer’s CD release party and live concert at the TCC VanTrease Performing Arts Center Black Box Theatre.
SummerStage 2005 is off to a rousing start and continues through August. The month of July packs in plenty with theatre for fans of both musicals and plays, international dance, children’s fare and a geared-for-adults puppet show, comedy improv and two of SummerStage’s popular cabaret performances. Top that off with a two-week Broadway run in Chapman Music Hall, and you have one blockbuster July at the Tulsa PAC.
Chuck Cissel, Chief Executive Officer of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, announced recently the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame’s inductees for 2005, and the line-up for the new Oklahoma JazzFest!
The inaugural American Heart Association Go Red “could have been easily mistaken for a decades-old event”, claimed keynote speaker Mary LoVerde. In its first year, the luncheon drew over 400 people and surpassed its financial goals, raising over $100,000. At a post-event gathering at the home of Honorary Chair Kathy Taylor Lobeck, Go Red Chairman Ann LaGere admitted, “it was great fun!” and credited a superb committee, supportive sponsors, and the foresight of Tulsa Chapter Executive Director Mandy Leihmus.
Light Operal Oklahoma (LOOK) announced the details of their exotic 2005 season of musical comedies. Professional actors, musicians and designers were recruited from across the county by Light Opera Oklahoma’s artistic director, Eric Gibson.
The Barthelmes Conservatory in downtown Tulsa adopted a fresh and innovative vision last fall under the leadership of the new Executive Director, Aida Aydinyan.
Opening Monday, April 25 is LANDed: Innovative Garden Sculptures in Philbrook’s garden. Five pavilions from a national competition of architects have been built of materials as varied as steel, glass, plastic, aluminum, wire, rope and vines. They are interactive and offer varied views of the garden. Ongoing is Focus2: Josiah McElheny’s glass landscapes created of reflective glass on a glass mirror giving the viewer a new experience in reflective interaction. Philbrook is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursdays until 8:00 pm including the 5:00 p.m. Muse with light refreshments and serving lunch and brunch at la Villa Restaurant on the garden. (918)749-7941 or philbrook.org.
Tulsa International Mayfest 2005, presented by MidFirst Bank, is May 19-22 in Downtown Tulsa.
The Mayfest Youth Art Gallery will be co-sponsored by Public Service Company of Oklahoma and The Hille Foundation.
The music stopped for a moment at the Cain’s ballroom, but only because the performer on stage had a few words for the crowd.
“You know,” he said as the crowd quieted, “I had the chance to look around this historic place while we were setting up this afternoon, and the history here just blows me away.”
Tulsa area seniors can step back in time Sunday, May 1, from 2-5 p.m. at Historic Cain’s Ballroom at 423 N. Main St. in Tulsa.
Senior Star Living-Burgundy Place and Woodland Terrace Senior Living Communities are hosting the third annual dance.