Not since Leon Russell and Joe Cocker did the Mad Dogs and Englishmen Tour will such a distinguished and talented group of players take center stage in a performance. It will happen Nov. 4 at the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Concert & Induction Ceremony.
Winterfest, the area’s largest outdoor holiday celebration, is now guaranteed to be a reality through 2012 thanks to a unique public/private partnership between Arvest and the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. The 38-day event, open daily from Nov. 26, 2010 through Jan. 2, 2011, will feature outdoor ice skating beneath the skyline, delicious seasonal concessions, horse and carriage rides and free holiday entertainment on the ONEOK Outdoor Stage. This year’s celebration will feature several new enhancements including a nostalgic Ferris wheel and carousel and a Holiday Market in the Center Grand Lobby.
Thanks to a multi-year agreement which will help pay a portion of the massive operating costs associated with the festival, Arvest Winterfest presented with the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation will include several more opportunities for charity nights to benefit local non-profits. The sponsorship provides for complimentary skating vouchers for at-risk youth, non-profits and charity groups along with more charity nights to feature half-price skating and discounted ride tickets for the public.
Encouraging Conservation in Oklahoma () announces its newest partnership in sustainability with Tulsa’s Inn at Woodward Park, the first bed and breakfast to qualify for a gold certification.
Hillary Scott Named Songwriter Of The Year
“Need You Now” Wins Song Of The Year Honors
Foray Music Named Publisher Of The Year
Jim Lauderdale Presented With “Inspiration Award”
The longest running musical of all time, Les Misérables, will sweep U.S. audiences off their feet in a special one-night, in-theater event on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. local time and can be seen in Tulsa, Cinemark Tulsa & (10802 East 71st Street) and Broken Arrow, Cinemark Broken Arrow (1801 East Hillside Drive).
Oklahoma country star set to play The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa
American country music legend Loretta Lynn will perform live in concert at 7 p.m., Nov. 5, at the Osage Event Center. Tickets starting at $30 are available at the box office at L.L. Tisdale Parkway and 36 Street North. Or call 699-7667.
If you enjoy some fun, spooky and fright, then you won’t want to miss “The Haunted Woods of Boogerman Road,” voted NEO’s best outside walk-thru haunted attraction. Each night Oct. 29 – 31, the woods open at 7 p.m.
Savory Chef, located at 82nd Street and Memorial Drive in The Renaissance Shopping Center in Tulsa, is offering hands-on and demonstration style cooking classes every week. Whether one aspires to be a great chef for friends and family or just wants to spruce up a menu, Savory Chef can make the experience both filling and fun.
164 players attended the Happy Hands Golf Tournament at Meadowbrook Country Club in September. The net profit was more than $32,000 to provide scholarship assistance for children who attend Happy Hands.
The campaign to rebuild Admiral Twin Drive-In is underway since it was destroyed by fire on Sept. 3, 2010. The community’s desire to see this Tulsa landmark rebuilt developed into a cause that was backed by the action, effort and dollars of many.
The University of Tulsa hosted a surprise retirement party for Bonnie Williams Oct. 14 at the Oneok Club Level Suite in H.A. Chapman Stadium. Williams has worked in the TU athletic department in various positions for nearly 20 years.
Center has raised its national and worldwide ranking by Pollstar Magazine, a leading industry publication, based on ticket sales Jan. 1, 2010 through Sept. 30, 2010. The Center now ranks #5 in the US and #15 in the world of the top arena venues.
The touring exhibition, “Faces of the Frontier: Photographic Portraits from the American West, 1845-1924,” opened Sunday, Oct. 10 at Gilcrease Museum. Presented by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, the show explores how the American West was dramatically reconstituted during the 80 years between the Mexican War and the passage of the Indian Citizenship Act in 1924. More than 100 photographic portraits in the exhibition tell the story of those who contributed to the transformation of this region.
The Tulsa Ballet opened its 54th season recently with Swan Lake. Guest artist Erina Takahashi and Soo Youn Cho shared the lead roles of Odette and Odile.