String Quartet Concludes Chamber Music

Chamber Music Tulsa is concluding its 2004-05 season with “the finest quartet based in New York,” the American String Quartet. The public concert is scheduled for Sunday, May 15 at 3 p.m. in the PAC’s John H. Williams Theatre.

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Gilcrease Museum’s Joe Schenk Plans for Growth


With the quiet charm of a Southern gentleman and the practical outlook of a mid-westerner, Gilcrease Museum Executive Director Joseph B. Schenk reflects the locales of his upbringing and adult life.

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Street of Dreams Home Tour Highlights Eagle Rock

The 2005 Street of Dreams luxury home tour runs from Saturday, March 19 through Sunday, April 3 at Eagle Rock, an 83-acre premiere gated community at 141st Street and South Sheridan Road in Bixby. Proceeds from the event benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of Oklahoma and the Bixby Rotary Foundation. Eagle Rock developer Tom Wenrick says, “This event provides a venue for northeastern Oklahoma with a beautiful setting like no other. Eagle Rock features only 56 individualized one-half to 3-acre home sites on the last available mountain in the South Tulsa area overlooking the Arkansas River and the Tulsa skyline.”

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Zoo Friends Readying for Waltz

The Tulsa Zoo’s signature event and fundraiser, WALTZ on the Wild Side, will take place on June 17 at the Tulsa Zoo. The committee chairs are Shelley and Raymond Denny.

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Ihloff Salon & Day Spa Cited By National Salon Magazine

Ihloff Salon & Day Spa has been named one of the top 200 fastest-growing salons in North America by Salon Today Magazine. The business, founded by Marilyn Ihloff in 1980, employs 106 people and has locations in Utica Square and the Renaissance Center.

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Price Arts Tower Plans Fun in 3D

The Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville is proudly presenting its annual Gala Fundraiser on April 9, Fun in 3D: Drink, Dance and Dine with Dennis Oppenheim.

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Auction of Art and Architecture Coming Soon to Tulsa Event Center

Atkinson’s Hammer Auction Group presents the “Treasure of Art and Architecture Auction” preview on Friday, April 1, 7:00 p.m. and live auction, Saturday, April 2, 11:00 a.m.

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Queens of Hearts: Survivors Feted by Area Businesses


Can you name a handful of breast cancer survivors you know? What about heart disease survivors?

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of American women and people aren’t aware of it. Survivors know, but often keep mum about their experience and concerns to shield loved ones from concern and avoid “worried looks from friends.”

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Tulsa Zoo Hosts Koala Exhibit April Through July

The Tulsa Zoo is adding a couple of mates to its class! Maloo and Coombah, a pair of male koalas, will make the Tulsa Zoo their Outback from April 1 to July 31. This cuddly pair is on loan to the Tulsa Zoo from the San Diego Zoo. This exhibit is presented by Jackie Cooper Imports.

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Spring Jazz Concert Series Set

Chuck Cissel, CEO of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, has announced the 2005 Spring Jazz Concert Series performance dates.

The Spring Jazz Concert Series began March 20 with the “Cole Porter Show” and ends May 15 with “The Rat Pack.”

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Hudson River Exhibit is Perfect for Philbrook

Niagara Falls, the Hudson River, Yosemite Valley and the vivid leaves of autumn as natural wonders of the New World fascinated the participants of the Hudson River School, America’s first school of landscape painters. The world’s best collection of Hudson River school paintings resides at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn. and is traveling to Tulsa’s Philbrook Museum of Art. The exhibition features 55 exceptional works that encompass all of these themes by every major figure in the Hudson River School, including 13 paintings by Thomas Cole, 11 paintings by Frederick Church and five by Albert Bierstadt. The national tour is sponsored by MetLife Foundation.

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Chess a Popular Pastime At South Tulsa Coffeehouse


Check out Java Dave’s at 81st Street and Harvard Avenue on any Friday night and you’ll find an eclectic gathering of intense regulars and nervous looking newbies. They’re not here for the coffee, or even the free wi-fi access. They’re here to play a game that has frustrated and fascinated devotees for centuries. That game is chess, but don’t think of these gatherings as some Mensa meeting for the pocket protector set. It is closer to a street corner basketball pick-up game and often played with the same intense ferocity. When a match gets really good, other players will hover over the table as if it were a heavyweight title bout.

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Owasso Trainer is Miracle Worker With Problem Pets


What do you do with dog that won’t listen, tears up things and bites? Bring it to Brenda Hughes, a successful dog trainer with an excellent reputation, who makes valuable family members of dogs who were doomed.

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