New Exhibit Shows Earliest Days
Who really invented Tulsa? Find out as the Tulsa Historical Society presents “Becoming Tulsa: Cultivating City Life from a Cattle Town, 1878-1900.” The exhibit includes hundreds of photographs, many rarely seen, and artifacts of the first Tulsans working and enjoying life in what was then a cow town.
Summer Activities Abound in Greater Tulsa
This year, the Tulsa area has an array of educational and exciting summer camps for children of all ages to enjoy. From canoeing to dancing, the summer will be filled with endless activities until the school year begins.
Oklahoma Renaissance Festival Adds New Italian Quarter
The Oklahoma Renaissance Festival won the prestigious RedBud award for “Best Event in 2010” from the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department and the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association. Entries were evaluated by out-of-state judges based on a variety of criteria including value and overall creativity.
Shirley Jones Highlights Destination Claremore
Shirley Jones is one of the most inspirational performers in the nation. Her career reaches from the stage to screen and will continue to guide those who are following in her footsteps. With all of her accomplishments, Jones was the featured performer for Destination Claremore, held April 29 through May 7.
Jason Isbell Hits Grand Slam with Here We Rest
Here We Rest, the new album from Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit (released April 12 on Lightning Rod Records) has resonated with the press as it continues to receive accolades from a wide range of outlets, from to Esquire to Today.
Roy Clark Inspires
Roy Clark was named the Oklahoma Music Ambassador for Children by the Oklahoma House of Representatives April 12.
His career spans from the days of co-hosting the popular television variety show Hee Haw to his performances as a country musician. He recently filmed a public service announcement with students from Roy Clark Elementary School at the soon to be opened Spring Loaded Brewery and former power plant in Sand Springs. The rustic building provided a unique backdrop for filming.
Music Hall Honors Kings of Leon
The Kings of Leon were presented with the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame’s 2011 Rising Star Award prior to their April 8 concert at the Center in Tulsa.
King of the Zoo Turns Two
Zuber, one of the first lion cubs born at the Tulsa Zoo in 16 years turned two years old recently. He was given a large popsicle to enjoy. Zuber, along with brother Thabo, were born to father Kofi and mother Shatari in March of 2009.
Vote for GTR’s Best Of 2011
Vote here for your favorite places in Greater Tulsa!
Ballet Offers Many Benefits
Tulsa Ballet’s March 25-27 performances of “Exceptional Synergy” at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center offers an exceptional example of how ballet is a real synergy of body and mind; one that offers tangible benefits to both.
Wildlife Meet and Greet Held
Recently, two wildlife rescue entities teamed up to create a new show that will be airing soon on Animal Planet. Ned Bruha of The Skunk Whisperer will bring laughs and hope to audiences throughout the nation while saving wildlife from residential areas. Titled, The Skunk Whisperer, Wild Heart Ranch will also be featured in the show. The ranch takes in abandoned or injured wildlife and then releases them back into the wild.
Friendly Shopping at Expo Square
From left are Just Between Friends Founders Daven Tackett and Shannon Wilburn during the event that drew an enormous crowd to the Exchange Center at Expo Square.
OK Mozart Launches Season
OK Mozart, Oklahoma’s Premier Music Festival officially kicked off its season with a Launch Party recently. The lineup of musicians and celebrated artists for the 2011 Festival season was announced. From left are Executive Director Shane Jewell and Board Chair Charlie Daniels.
Weddings Embrace New Trends in 2011
Everything in bridal has been headed towards vintage and rustic. Lucky for us, Oklahoma is a perfect setting for a wedding of this type. Vintage gowns in beautiful laces with rich colors under lace overlays make for a very traditional look with a modern flair. Three-dimensional flowers are going to be prevalent in the textured look of wedding dresses.
Newer Articles | Previous Articles