The 5th Annual Wine, Women, & Shoes event promises to reach new heights with more wine, food and fun than ever before. This event, held in the Grand Ballroom at the Tulsa Convention Center, benefits the Tulsa through two days of wine, food, shoes, fashion and shopping for this spring’s newest arrivals.
We have the paintings so we know what Thomas Jefferson looked like. We have his writings so we know what he thought. But, says John Erling, “We’ll never hear Thomas Jefferson’s voice again.”
To Bob Fraser, one of the real challenges at Woolaroc is maintaining the great history and traditions of this national treasure and still provide the guests a fresh adventure. “It is a balancing act due to the fact that people love the rich tradition of Woolaroc that has been built over the last 86 years.
The Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa has announced that Ken Busby has been elected to the Arts Education Council of Americans for the Arts, the nation’s nonprofit organization for advancing the arts.
The 51st Holland Hall Book Fair will be Saturday, Feb. 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This Holland Hall tradition attracts book lovers from Tulsa and the surrounding region. It features tens of thousands of used books with a huge selection of rare books, children’s books, games, puzzles, stuffed animals, CDs, videos and s.
PATRIOTIC CEREMONY: The 55th Tulsa Boat, Sport and Travel Show was held recently at the QuikTrip Center at Expo Square. Hundreds of boats, recreational vehicles and sporting equipment welcomed visitors. The opening presentation of the event featured members of the U.S. Marine Corp.
To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of legendary band Widespread Panic, the State of Georgia’s House of Representatives and Senate have put forth Resolutions to be passed in honor of the Athens, GA sextet. On February 15, members of Widespread Panic will stand before the General Assembly to be recognized and honored for their music, service, charity and longevity. This honor has been also bestowed on Georgia music legends, and fellow Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductees Ray Charles and James Brown.
In addition to choreography, costume design and music, one of the most creative components of a ballet performance is production and staging. Tulsa Ballet’s Production and Stage Manager Jessica Flores is very familiar with the level of creativity, logistics and planning required to smoothly execute a ballet performance. Flores is responsible for all of the technical aspects, and the quality execution of all production elements for Tulsa Ballet performances, and also responsible for stage suitability and safety of dancers in rehearsal and in the theater.
Reach Out and Read Oklahoma believes in the power of books in breaking the chains of generational poverty, beginning with our children. The organization is offering a list of recommended books for Black History Month in February.
Following the huge success of last year’s event, OK MOZART will officially kick off its season with a gala Launch Party at Bartlesville Community Center on Thursday, Feb, 24 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. At that time, Executive Director Shane Jewell will announce the lineup of musicians and celebrated artists for the 2011 Festival season, as well as provide highlights of other specially planned activities.
Organizers of 2011 Tulsa International Mayfest, taking place May 19-22 in the heart of beautiful downtown Tulsa, are seeking volunteers for the festival. Mayfest volunteers are vital to the festival’s success. Each year, volunteers log thousands of hours making the festival the nationally renowned event that it has become.
Bark Walk is set for Saturday, April 16, 2010 at the Haikey Creek Park in Broken Arrow.
Benefiting Tulsa Boxer Rescue – Bark Walk & Pet Fest has added several new post-walk attractions for 2011. This fun-filled family fundraiser, now in its second year, will feature a 1 mike walk-a-thon, through beautiful Haikey Creek Park. Route highlights will include plenty of water, food and fun for dogs of all breeds and their human companions. Pet Fest is free, there is a $25 minimum donation to walk.
All you flappers and dappers Grab your top hats and pearls and head out on the town to enjoy a great evening; jazz and swing music by local musicians, live dance numbers, silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, an art deco gallery and much more.
Tulsa Oratorio Chorus will perform Sunday, March 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Tulsa. The Chorus will offer Sergei Rachmaninoff’s (1873 – 1943) “All-night Vigil” (often called “Vespers”). Rachmaninoff’s masterpiece “Vespers” is an a cappella choral composition of texts taken from the Russian Orthodox All-night vigil ceremony. Presented by the powerful 100 voice Tulsa Oratorio Chorus under the direction of Tim Sharp, this choral work allows the chorus to demonstrate all of the beauty inherent in the human voice – from the lowest basses to the most ethereal sopranos. The beauty and acoustic of Trinity Episcopal Church will be the perfect setting for this concert.
Owasso Community Theatre Company is proud to present Anne of Green Gables, a play by Alice Chadwicke adapted from the novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. The stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm. But the orphanage sends young, befreckled Anne by mistake, and their lives will never be the same. Her warmth and wit affects everyone around her – even, eventually, the cold Marilla! We follow Anne through her rebellious years, her transformation into a young woman, and her romantic pairing with Gilbert. The play is directed by Sara Griffey and is presented by a cast of talented local teens and adults. It is recommended for ages 10 and up.