OK Mozart’s Amici String Quartet to Perform
The OK Mozart Festival is pleased to present the Amici New York String Quartet Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. in downtown Bartlesville. The quartet is also taking their show on the road for two fun engagements in Jenks and Tulsa.
Broadway Continues Popularity Locally and Nationwide
The month of May at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center has fewer events than usual. Why? Early in the month we host West Side Story (April 30-May 5), presented by Celebrity Attractions, and then the focus of the turns towards the launch of SummerStage in our Second Street theaters and Disney’s The Lion King in Chapman Music Hall (June 4 – July 7). 150 seats have to be removed in our biggest theater to make aisles for an animal parade, and the doors need to be enlarged at the back of the theater to allow elephant ingress. The preparation for The Lion King is a story in itself.
Crawfest Benefits Needy Causes
All things Cajun comes to Tulsa for CrawFest 2013 on May 18.
Cajun Ed’s Hebert’s Specialty Meats, 2101 E. 71st St., will host CrawFest from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cajun favorites will be available such as Crawfish Etouffee, Crawfish Boudin, Boiled Crawfish, Boiled Shrimp, Red Beans, Cajun Sausage Sandwiches, Corn Maque Choux, Homemade Pralines and Bread Pudding. Other favorites will be available on the grill including Beef and Pork Sausage, Pork Boudin, and hot dogs for the little ones.
Country Newcomer Opens for Leon Russell
Leon Russell’s Birthday Bash, on April 6, was opened by a country fireball and relative newcomer on the country scene, although, at 25 years old, singing and performing is anything but new to her.
Mayfest, Blue Dome Enhance Art and Diversity Downtown
While Tulsans can enjoy art pretty much any time in the growing Brady Arts District, the month of May brings two highly anticipated but, in many ways, quite opposite arts festivals.
The BAPAC: Offering Education and Culture
The Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center (BAPAC) opened in 2009 to serve as an anchor for downtown Broken Arrow’s burgeoning Rose District. According to Executive Director Mark Frie, it has done not only that but so much more.
Camp Fire’s Just Plane Fun Benefits Tulsa-Area Youth
Camp Fire Green Country is fueling up for its 14th annual fundraising event, Just Plane Fun, where 20-person teams compete in a tug-of-war with a 100,000-pound plane. Each team strives to pull the plane in the fastest time, with winners in each division, as well as overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.
Water Safety Knowledge Important Year Round
Swimming is not the only knowledge a person needs when spending time near the water.
There is much more involved, including learning about water safety, says Sarah Clavin, director of marketing and communications for Miller Swim School. That is the idea behind Miller Swim School’s ThinkSafe program.
Wild Horses Photographed
Throughout the state, wild horses still run on thousands of acres where they are cared for by area ranchers. By looking closely, a combination of letters and numbers can be seen under their manes. These detail where they were captured and how old that they are.
Spring Fling at Laughrigdge
Camp Laughridge held its Spring Fling April 6. The event honored Ken McQueen for his service to the camp. From left are Kenley and Dr. Brooke McQueen, Ken and Dru McQueen, Dr. Katie McQueen and Marshall McQueen.
CAN Holds Annual Ball
DO: The Child Abuse Network () held its annual dlelight Ball April 26 at The Mayo Hotel. Event proceeds continue CAN’s mission to provide collaborative investigative and intervention services to children who are victims of alleged abuse or neglect. Pictured from left are Jeffery Tommerup, Energy Company, Scott and Kayla Vaughn, GlobalHealth, Inc., Kevin Gross, Hillcrest HealthCare System, and dlelight Ball Chair Adrienne Barnett.
Spring Brings a Variety of Eco-Events to Green Country
Spring jumping in to bloom gets me in the mood to plant things, clean things, reconnect with my neighbors and reset my house from its long winters’ hoard. Luckily, local businesses and organizations have many an event to help me accomplish my goals.
Oklahoma’s 2013 Renaissance Festival Grows Bigger, Better With New Features
Through the month of May, the growing village of Castleton will display the rich cultural tapestry, the beauty, and the grandeur that a person would have seen in Renaissance England…right here in Oklahoma.
Emmy Winning Artist to Entertain at OSUIT
Emmy-award winning American artist and puppeteer Wayne White will inform and entertain as he discusses his influential and impressive art career, including work on Pee Wee’s Playhouse, at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology April 13.
Tulsa Director Debuts Documentary
The Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa is proud to present the premier screening of “One Life For Another” on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Hardesty Arts Center. Together with the Circle Cinema, the Council has sponsored local filmmaker Zach Litwack and his efforts to screen this latest documentary.
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