Don't Miss calendar: Living Arts of Tulsa hosts skeleton workshop for Day of the Dead parade
BY NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Thursday, October 25, 2012
10/25/12 at 4:43 AM
The U.S. National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show will be at Expo Square through Saturday, Oct. 27, with competitions, performances, tours and shopping opportunities. About 2,000 horses are registered for this year's show.
From 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, visitors can enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and music during an art walk at the Exchange Center.
Attendees can also watch acclaimed horsewoman Sylvia Zerbini lead her horses through an array of tricks during performances of her Grande Liberte show at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 1 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is $10 for adults and $7.50 for students and seniors. Kids 12 and younger are free.
Ragtime for Tulsa
Ragtime for Tulsa will have its final program on the "History of Ragtime" on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum, 2445 S. Peoria Ave. Classic ragtime will be featured in performances by pianist Bill Rowland.
The focus of the program will be the music of Scott Joplin, James Scott and Joseph Lamb, considered the premier ragtime composers. Admission is $5.
Broken Arrow fun and games
Night Out on Crime with Fun and Games on Main will be at the Broken Arrow Farmers Market pavilion, 418 S. Main St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27.
The community event will include live entertainment, food, a petting zoo, inflatable games, candy and children's costume contests.
The event aims to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and strengthen partnerships between the police and the community.
At 5:45 p.m., a pumpkin hunt will be held at Central Park, 1500 S. Main St. The HUB, 507 N. Main St., will show an "after-party movie" in its parking lot.
CHiT|CHaT 7, an event featuring eight local artists and their work, is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at Fassler Hall, 304 S. Elgin Ave.
The artists will present their work in 20 slides and will have 20 seconds to discuss each slide. Printmakers, painters, photographers and architects will be among those participating. Tulsa World photographer John Clanton will present his Everyday People project at the event ( tulsaworld.com/everydaypeople). Other artists include Jeff Dalton, Daniel Sutliff, Al Pagano, Kenny Dennis, Mike Sottong, Shekoofah Kedhri and Laurie Keeley.
Living Arts of Tulsa is hosting a workshop from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27-28 for those who want to build papier-mÃ¢ché skeletons to use in the Day of the Dead skeleton parade on Nov. 1. The cost is $25 to build one skeleton, and families or groups can work together to make one. Supplies are included, but personal supplies may also be used.
During the festival, life-size papier-mÃ¢ché skeletons will be paraded into the main stage on Brady Street.
For more information, call 918-585-1234 or visit tulsaworld.com/livingarts
Arts and crafts
The Alpha Rho chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha is hosting its Arts and Crafts Benefit Bazaar at Oliver Middle School, 3100 W. New Orleans in Broken Arrow, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. Find more than 100 crafters. Admission is free. For more information, call 918-251-0617
Also on Saturday, the Whale of a Tale Arts & Crafts Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Catoosa Community Center, 105 E. Oak St. in Catoosa. The sale benefits Catoosa Public Library. Door prizes, a kids craft corner, face painting and costume contests will also be part of the event. For more information, email email@example.com or call 918-853-8030.
2727 S. Rockford Road
- Gladiator of the Political Pencil, through Nov. 4
1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road
Tulsa Air and Space Museum
- Dreams and Visions: The American West and the Legacy of Imagination, through Nov. 4
3624 N. 74th East Ave.
Tulsa Historical Society
- Take Flight, through Nov. 4
- Outreach to Space hands-on exhibit, through Dec. 31
2445 S. Peoria Ave.
- A Look Back: Barnard Elementary School, through Nov. 3
- Dream Exhibit: A Tale of Wonder, Wisdom & Wishes, through Dec. 22
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Delaquaw, an Arabian stallion, waits inside his stall in preparation for the start of the U.S. National Arabian and half-Arabian Horse Show in Tulsa. Tulsa World file
Crime and drug prevention awareness will be showcased at the Broken Arrow Farmers Market pavilion, 418 S. Main St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Tulsa World file