Don't Miss calendar: United Film Festival comes to Circle Cinema
BY NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Thursday, October 11, 2012
10/11/12 at 5:58 AM
Shoppers, animal lovers and art appreciators will all find something to suit their taste this week.
It's time for some more Just Between Friends consignment sale shopping. This event will be at the SpiritBank Event Center, 10441 S. Regal Blvd., Thursday, Oct. 11 through Saturday, Oct. 13.
Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, which is also the half-off sale day.
Children's and maternity clothes, toys, games, DVDs and more will be on sale at the event.
Admission is $3, or free with the donation of a package of diapers. The diapers will go to the Hope Pregnancy Center, a nonprofit organization that exists to provide help to those experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.
United Film Festival
The 10th annual United Film Festival will be at Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave., Thursday, Oct. 11 to Sunday, Oct. 14.
The event, which began in Tulsa in 2002 and has since spread to Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco and London, features numerous indie films and highlights local innovative filmmakers.
Among this year's highlight are "Sadermania," which tells the inspirational tale of friendship between Hulk Hogan and his biggest fan; "Act Naturally," about two estranged sisters who come together after inheriting a nudist resort; and "GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling," the story of the first all-female wrestling show. Screenings begin at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at noon Saturday and Sunday. Individual tickets start at $8. An all-access pass is $51.75. To buy tickets and for more information, including a full list of films, visit tulsaworld.com/unitedfilmfest
The Imagination Movers - a band that formed in New Orleans almost 10 years ago and now has a national touring act and a children's television show that airs on the Disney Junior channel - will be in Tulsa for a live show at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.
The group says it combines the best elements of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and rock 'n' roll music.
General admission tickets are $19-$40, and VIP passes are $123. Tickets are available online at tulsaworld.com/mabee or by calling 918-495-6000.
Dogtober Fest will be at Village Vet Animal Clinic, 2026 W. Houston St. in Broken Arrow, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13.
The event is a free family-friendly community fair for pets and pet lovers. Animal demonstrations, contests, games, food and adoption opportunities will be part of the event.
Dogtober Fest will benefit animal-rescue organizations.
Philbrook Second Saturday
Admission to Philbrook Museum is free on the second Saturday of each month.
Families will enjoy the exhibits, free art activities and live music. Pack a picnic lunch to eat on the lawn, or buy lunch at La Villa Restaurant. Saturday's hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2727 S. Rockford Road
- Gladiator of the Political Pencil, through Nov. 4
1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road
tulsaworld.com/gilc rease, 918-596-2700
- Panoramic Landscapes of the American West: Gus Foster's Views of this Broad Land, through Oct. 21
- 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
Eli McElroy, 3, of Berryhill rides a Big Wheel at the Just Between Friends children's consignment sale last year. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World file
Imagination Movers — Scott Durbin, Dave Poche, Rich Collins and Scott "Smitty" Smith — will be in Tulsa on Saturday. ADAMS PHOTOGRAPHY / Courtesy