Follow Your Dreams is the theme of the 17th Annual Jenks Vocal Music Department’s Holiday Home Tour to be held Sunday, Dec. 6 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. All transportation is by bus from the Jenks 7th and 8th Grade Center at 101st Street and Delaware Avenue. Join teachers and students as they celebrate the season by opening up four fabulous homes decorated to perfection for the holidays.
Terry Woodson conducts for Frank Sinatra Jr. He recently came through town with “Sinatra Sings Sinatra” and played in Broken Arrow as part of the grand opening week encore of the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center. Woodson says of the new , “this is a gorgeous building, absolutely gorgeous.”
Greater Tulsans enjoyed fried pickles, corn dogs and funnel cake for almost two weeks as fair-goers tilted and whirled about the midway.
Prize animals of all breeds lined the stalls as farmers and breeders displayed the funniest and most beautiful animals in the state. The showings and competitions are highly anticipated every year.
The Tulsa Glassblowing Studio is dedicated to providing a dynamic, safe environment for those interested in learning, creating and promoting glass art.
Sculptor Ernest Massuet will visit Nielsens Exclusive Gifts, located at 81st Street and Lewis Avenue, on Oct. 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admirers will have the unique opportunity to experience the process of creation of a Lladró piece through the hands of a sculptor from the City of Porcelain in Valencia, Spain, where all the Lladró sculptures are created.
The Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center opened with a big week of amazing shows. The management executed to flawless perfection and the talent was impeccable.
Little House on the Prairie, a new musical based on the beloved Laura Ingalls Wilder series of classic American books, will arrive on Nov. 10 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.
RadioRadio is simply one of Tulsa’s best bands. They play their own brand of pop rock, pulling influences from heroes but the band’s particular flavor is all their own. The music is based around melodies and much of the body of their music is in the production. In addition to the instrumentation and vocals, the band mixes in loops and effects that creates a truly unique sound.
Wedding cakes are often the centerpiece of the wedding reception and the finale to any great wedding. No more is the traditional round-tiered white cake with butter cream frosting. Often the cake is designed with the overall wedding theme or a design that captures the personality of the bride and groom. For instance, having a wedding in the fall might inspire a flurry of fall leaves upon the cake, as well as a decadent carrot or spice cake inside.
Just back from a trip to the Baltic countries, my husband, Bill, and I have been talking about the things we would show tourists if we ran a tour company in Tulsa. What would be on the must-see list for people who don’t know much about our city, and where would we take them?
The Tulsa State Fair featured a broad range of musical performances throughout the fairgrounds. Among the national and local performers, the event featured something for everyone’s musical interests.
RadioRadio is simply one of Tulsa’s best bands. They play their own brand of pop rock, pulling influences from their heroes but their particular flavor is all their own. The music is based around melodies and much of the body of their music is in the production. In addition to the instruments and singing, the band mixes in loops and effects that creates a truly unique sound.
The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame announced two upcoming special musical events for the 2009 Autumn Music Season. Chuck Cissel, artistic director and executive producer of the Autumn Jazz Concert Series and the 21st Annual Induction Banquet Gala, says, “We are thrilled to present four months of Sunday afternoon concerts from September thru December 2009 at the Jazz Depot.”
The American Miniature Horse Registry National Championship was held at Expo Square from Sept. 10 through Sept. 19. Once again, the smallest equine competitors demonstrated their mighty determination and spirit as they competed for top titles.
Living Arts, Tulsa’s only contemporary arts organization, has moved into the former Bed Check building at 307 E. Brady St. The move is made possible thanks to a generous contribution from the George Kaiser Family Foundation. The new Living Arts center is 12,000 square feet and houses exhibits, installations, performances, videos, musical concerts, and arts-education services. The center opened Aug. 28 with an Anniversary Celebration and exhibit of the organization’s past 40 years.