Don't Miss calendar: Tulsa Shock take on New York in final home game of season Thursday
BY NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Thursday, September 20, 2012
9/20/12 at 5:33 AM
Music, sports and a movie screening are on the calendar this week.
Catch the Tulsa Shock's last home game of the season.
The Shock play New York at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the BOK Center. Tickets are $10-$120, available at tulsaworld.com/shock
Six bands will perform at The Shrine, 112 E. 18th St., starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, as part of a benefit concert for St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Tickets are $5 at the door.
The bands playing are: Tom Skinner Science Project, Good Morning Grizzly, Reverent Riot, Ryan Tedder with One Mind, Aviyn and Move Trio.
Raffle prizes will also be given out.
Music at the Mansion
Trio Spiritoso will perform at the Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria Ave., at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. The classical music ensemble formed in 2004 and is composed of flutist Carol Hilborn, oboist Amy Pickard, and cellist Gordon Robson. Tickets are $3-$5.
Dance Jubilee, chili festival
The Swing Dance Jubilee and Chili Festival will be at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs, three miles east of Claremore on Highway 20, on Saturday, Sept. 22.
Beginning at 11 a.m., $5 taster kits can be purchased to sample chili in three categories: verde, salsa and traditional red. The chili cook-off is sanctioned by the International Chili Society.
Live music performances begin at 1 p.m. inside the Dog Iron Saloon, and featured bands include Travis Kidd, A Bar Bunkhouse Boys and The Texas Playboys with Leon Rausch.
For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/gatesway or call 918-258-3900.
Australian worship band Hillsong will bring its Cornerstone Tour to the BOK Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.
"Cornerstone" is the group's latest album.
Tickets are $26-$38, available at tulsaworld.com/bok
Keep it Wild
A trail run and mountain bike racing event will be held at Turkey Mountain, 68th Street and Elwood Avenue, on Sunday, Sept. 23.
The event, presented by Tatur Racing and Hammerhead Bikes, is the first of its kind, with a mountain bike race and a trail run race running simultaneously.
The first races begin at 9:30 a.m., and race-day registration begins at 8 a.m. A USAC Mountain bike race license will be required for mountain bikers.
Registration costs are $20-$30. For more information, visit tulsaworld.com/keepitwild
'Half the Sky'
Catch a screening and panel discussion of the documentary "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" at the Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave., at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24.
The discussion will focus on the education and economic empowerment messages of the film.
The documentary follows Pulitzer Prize-winning husband and wife Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as they travel through 10 countries to tell the stories of inspiring individuals and activists working toward better opportunities for women.
For more, visit tulsaworld.com/ywcatulsa
Original Print Headline: Dance Jubilee, chili festival
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- Gladiator of the Political Pencil, through Nov. 4
1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road
- Discover the Real George Washington: New Views from Mount Vernon, through Sept. 23
- Dreams and Visions: The American West and the Legacy of Imagination, through Nov. 4
TULSA AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
3624 N. 74th East Ave.
- Outreach to Space hands-on exhibit, through Dec. 31
TULSA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
2445 S. Peoria Ave.
- A Glimpse Inside: Interior Views of Tulsa Stores, through Oct. 15
Tulsa Shock center Chante Black looks for an open player against the Los Angeles Sparks. The Shock take on New York in the last home game of the season Thursday. KEVIN PYLE / for The Tulsa World