Dillon International Holds Lunar New Year Event
Dillon International will ring in the Year of the Horse at its 19th-annual Lunar New Year benefit dinner.
This year’s celebration of the popular Asian holiday, to be held on Feb. 8 from 6–9 p.m. at Tulsa’s Hyatt Regency Downtown, 100 E. 2nd St., will honor company founders Deniese and Jerry Dillon, whose vision has led to more than 6,000 children joining adoptive families throughout the United States.
Stu McDaniel, middle, of GuRuStu, an award-winning creative advertising agency, held an open house during the holiday season at the agency’s new location at 628 E. Third St. in Tulsa. Enjoying the tour and festivities are Tulsa County Commissioners Ron Peters and Karen Keith.
The Wayne Bradshaw family of Tulsa welcomed Samantha Isler home during the holidays. From left, at a Rotary Club of Tulsa luncheon, are Wayne Bradshaw, daughter Tina Miller, Isler and Linda Bradshaw. Isler is an actress on the sitcom Sean Saves the World and the granddaughter of Wayne and Linda.
Ebony Clark, winner of the 2013 National American Miss Oklahoma Jr. Pre-Teen Pageant, takes part in the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Jan. 20 in downtown Tulsa. Ten-year-old Clark was awarded $1,000, trips to Hollywood and to Disneyland, and a one-year modeling contract. The program is based on inner beauty, poise and presentation. Emphasis is placed on the importance of gaining self-confidence, learning new skills, upholding a good attitude, and achieving personal goals.
Crystal Bridges Announces Warhol Acquisitions
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, located in Bentonville, Ark., announces a series of new acquisitions of works by artist Andy Warhol that includes two gifts and a recent purchase. The works are exhibited, together with works already in the Crystal Bridges collection, in the museum’s Twentieth-Century Art Gallery.
BOK Center Finishes Year As 13th Ranked Venue in U.S.
The -managed Center finished 2013 ranked 13th in the United States and 34th in the world in Pollstar Magazine’s 2013 Year End Top 200 Arena Venues based on ticket sales. During this period, the Center reported ticket sales of 426,536 tickets sold.
Valentine’s Day: A Long History of Love and Legend
Feb. 14 has long been known as a day of romance and appreciation for loved ones. However, Saint Valentine and how he is tied to the origination of the holiday remains somewhat shrouded in mystery.
Newly-Renovated Circle Cinema a Tulsa Gem
As all of you must know by now, the nationwide premiere of “August: Osage County” was Friday, Jan. 10. It is an incredible film, and we’re rooting for it to win several awards.
Sandi Patty Valentine’s Concert at Mabee Center
PROJECT Supporting the Needy Women of the Tulsa Community announced that Sandi Patty will perform a Valentines Concert at the Mabee Center at 7:30 pm, Feb. 14 with doors opening at 6:30 pm. A Meet and Greet will be held at 6:00 pm. As one of the most highly acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, and eleven million units sold, Sandi Patty is simply known as The Voice.
Credence Clearwater Revival to Perform in Tulsa
Classic rock and roll band Credence Clearwater Revisited will perform live at 7 p.m., Saturday, January 25, at the Osage Event Center.
Tickets are $45 general admission at the Osage Casino Gift Shop/Box Office, 951 W. 36 Street North, or call (918) 699-7667. Tickets can also be purchased online at https://tickets.osagecasinos.com/
Tulsa Camerata Teams with Tulsa Opera for Concerts at Philbrook
Chamber music isn’t always an instrumental affair; many composers wrote small-scale works for instruments and voices. From the lieder with instruments obbligato of Brahms and Schubert, to quartet-backed song cycles of Britten and Barber, to scaled-down works by Mahler, the addition of voices to chamber groups affords limitless possibilities.
The Ten Tenors Kick Off a New Year at the Broken Arrow PAC
Continuing its fifth anniversary season, the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center kicks off 2014 with internationally acclaimed singing sensation The Ten Tenors, who will be celebrating Broadway’s greatest hits on Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $20-$60 and are available at brokenarrowpac.com or 918-259-5778.
Price Tower Arts Center Announces 2014 Gala, “Bau” in the “Haus”
Price Tower Arts Center is pleased to announce its 10th annual fundraiser, “Bau” in the “Haus” to be hosted on January 25, 2014 at the Bartlesville Community Center. The main gala event will start at 7 p.m. in Community Hall, with a reception featuring the Jackie Myers band beginning at 6 p.m. in Lyon Gallery. Tickets are available now for purchase as well as reserved table sponsorships.
Bruno Mars Brings ‘Moonshine Jungle World Tour’ to BOK
Renowned singer/songwriter/producer/musician Bruno Mars has announced the eagerly anticipated additional leg of his blockbuster “Moonshine Jungle World Tour.” Following two back-to-back nights in Mars’ hometown of Honolulu, Hawaii, April 18 and 19, the acclaimed trek will hit arenas and amphitheaters across North America throughout summer 2014, with a Tulsa performance on Weds. June 4, 2014 at the Center. Tickets for this performance will go on sale Feb. 3 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will be available online at www.bokcenter.com, Arby’s Box Office at the Center and all ticket outlets.
Arvest Winterfest Celebrates Another Successful Season
Arvest Winterfest celebrated its sixth anniversary by welcoming nearly 140,000 guests to downtown Tulsa over the course of 38 days this past December into January. This -produced event featured outdoor ice skating, horse and carriage rides, live entertainment, a climate-controlled warming tent and holiday concessions. Winterfest favorites including the awe-inspiring fireworks display, Oklahoma’s largest Christmas tree and a day of free skating also returned this year.
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