Philbrook Museum of Art has opened the exhibit, Amazing! Works, featuring Mel Bochner prints from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation on. The exhibit runs through Jan. 6, 2019.
Tulsan Rhys Martin has written a fascinating book called “Lost Restaurants of Tulsa,” which will debut Dec. 3. The following is from the Rhys Martin website: “The book features many former popular Tulsa restaurants. In the early 20th century, Tulsa was the Oil Capital of the World. The rush of roughnecks and oil barons built a culinary foundation that not only provided traditional food and diner fare but also encouraged upper-class experiences and international cuisine.
The recent Tulsa Pop Culture Expo, organized by the leaders of Tulsa Pop Kids and held Nov. 2-4 at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Tulsa, was a huge success.
With a generous grant from the Oklahoma Arts Council, a Grove couple is staking their 40-plus years of entrepreneurial spirit toward a new venture that will be their first retail business, Whitney Art Gallery of Extraordinary Art.
Arthur Greeno, a leader of Tulsa Pop Kids and a 1987 graduate of Union High School, returned to his alma mater recently to share the topic, “How to be a ‘REMARK’able Leader!” The Union graduate has made a name for himself in the community through his entrepreneurship and leadership.
The Cabinet of Wonder, a Mark Dion project done in collaboration with Mark Scogin and Merrill Elam-Architects, opened to the public at the Gathering Place ONEOK Boat House on Saturday, Nov. 3. The first-of-its-kind installation is the inaugural piece of a program in which various recognized artists will travel to Gathering Place to leave their mark on Tulsa by creating public art installations throughout the park.
Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa celebrated its 40th anniversary with this year’s event held Oct.18-21 at Tulsa’s River West Festival Park. Oktoberfest is an authentic Bavarian culture event in the heart of Oklahoma and represents an incredible setting patterned after Oktoberfest Munich in Bavaria, Germany.
The September opening of the Black Wall Street Gallery in Tulsa’s historic Greenwood District launched a 12-month Conciliation series pairing the works of one black artist with one white artist for a monthly joint exhibition highlighting diversity and unity.
The Oklahoma Aquarium will celebrate its 15-year anniversary with a grand opening of its newest exhibit, the Polynesian Reef. Officials marked the event with a ribbon cutting ceremony and luau party open to the public Sept. 22.
Dress for Success Tulsa has scheduled its 2018 “An Evening of Empowerment Gala” Fashion Show and Auction for Thursday, October 25 at 6 p.m. at the Mike Fretz Event Center at 11545 East 43rd Street Tulsa. This is the organization’s largest annual charity event which will include dinner with a live and silent auction. The Fashion Show Models are representatives of corporations and businesses in the Tulsa community that demonstrate leadership and success in their respective fields.
My children came back to Tulsa recently from their homes in New York City and San Francisco and marveled at the breadth and convenience of our entertainment options. Tulsa’s theaters, parks, sports complexes and casinos offer non-stop activity. What’s more, tickets are more plentiful here, often less expensive, and parking and traffic aren’t such ordeals. Our Tulsa renaissance is thrilling to observe and fun to share.
For the thrill seekers of Castleton, the Castle is proud to introduce Casa Morte’s Murder Castle.
Guests will travel back to the 1893 World Exposition of Chicago to meet the infamous H.H. Holmes. Accredited with building a hotel that claimed the lives of nearly 300 victims, Holmes’ holds the title of America’s First Serial Killer. Guests will check in with the bellhops and leave their fate to the staff of the sinister hotel. This haunt is rated for advanced level scares while remaining below the extreme haunt scale.
The start of autumn means summer has faded and fall is here. Oklahoma farmers markets are still open to serve consumers through the fall harvest. Buyers can taste the difference of locally-grown squash, okra, peppers and more. These fall markets also have year-round favorites such as meat, eggs, dairy, jams, bread and other packaged food. Oklahoma has 40 farmers markets accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program () and Senior Farmers Market benefits across the state. -accepting farmers markets help more families have access to fresh quality food. To find the nearest -accepting farmers market visit onieproject.org/farmersmarkets.
POSTOAK Lodge & Retreat, a sponsor of the upcoming “Plein Air Tulsa! Painting in the Osage” competition, is excited to host the 2nd annual event scheduled for Oct. 19-21, according to Trisha Kerkstra of POSTAL.
Chamber Music Tulsa marks a 65th anniversary, opening its 2018-19 season this month at the Tulsa . Known formerly as Concertime, Chamber Music Tulsa presents a stellar lineup of the world’s foremost chamber music ensembles each season. The organization also is recognized for its community outreach, bringing chamber music to schools and nonprofits, staging pop-up concerts at unlikely places, and facilitating discussions about music and related history.