Cirque du Soleil, Alliday Show, Winterfest
BY Staff Reports
Saturday, December 15, 2012
12/15/12 at 2:48 AM
Saturday: Alliday Show
The third annual Alliday Show will be at Expo Square's Ford Truck Exhibit Hall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
About 50 local vendors will be selling their handmade arts and crafts. Jewelry, accessories, toys, artwork, soap and more will be among the items for sale.
Admission is free.
Saturday, Sunday: Cirque du Soleil
Cirque Du Soleil brings its Chinese acrobatic arts show back to Green Country with "Dralion." The shows run through Sunday at the BOK Center. Performances are 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday.
The show features the company's world-famous acrobats, along with clown characters and singers, gymnasts and musicians.
Tickets are $37-$147, available at tulsaworld.com/bok or 866-726-5287.
Saturday, Sunday: 'Joseph'
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will be at the Tulsa Convention Center through Dec. 23.
The Tim Rice-Andrew Lloyd Webber musical takes the biblical story of Joseph from the book of Genesis and sets it to music that ranges from calypso and country to Elvis-style rock and full-out Broadway ballads.
This weekend's performances are at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $20-$30, available at 877-885-7222 and tulsaworld.com/tpttix
Saturday, Sunday: Winterfest
Winterfest continues outside the BOK Center through Jan. 6.
Attractions include a 9,000-square-foot outdoor skating rink, carriage rides, visits from Segway Santa and a warming tent set up outside the ice rink. A 44-foot Christmas tree beside the rink features more than 35,000 lights.
Admission is $5-$10.
For a full Winterfest calendar with prices and daily hours of operation, visit tulsaworld.com/winterfest
Saturday, Sunday: PAC shows
"A Christmas Carol" is at the PAC's John H. Williams Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12-24.
Jeff Goode's dark Christmas comedy "The Eight: Reindeer Monologues," recommended for mature audiences, is at the Liddy Doenges Theater 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10-$15.
Tulsa Ballet's "The Nutcracker" continues at the PAC's Chapman Music Hall at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $20-$86.
Tickets are available at 918-596-7111 or tulsaworld.com/mytix
Saturday, Sunday: 'Christmas at the Movies'
Signature Symphony's "Christmas at the Movies" will be at the Tulsa Community College VanTrease PACE at 8 p.m. Saturday and at the Broken Arrow PAC at 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Enjoy the music of classic Christmas movies such as "Babes in Toyland," "Holiday Inn," "It's a Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street," "A Charlie Brown Christmas," "Home Alone" and "The Polar Express." Mark and Kim Frie are the featured vocalists.
Tickets are $15-$49, available at tulsaworld.com/mytix, 918-259-5778 or 918-595-7777.
Saturday, Sunday: Red Dirt Christmas
This weekend brings the 17th annual Red Dirt Christmas blowout. Longtime local musicians the Red Dirt Rangers bring the ball together at Cain's Ballroom at 8 p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Great Divide, the Bo Phillips Band and The Damn Quails also will perform. Tickets are $16-$19.
Or enjoy a Christmas dance at Cain's with Tulsa's Western swing group, The Round-Up Boys. Tickets are $7.
Tickets are available at 866-977-6849 or tulsaworld.com/protix, or at the door for the dance with The Round-Up Boys.
Saturday: Jazz Hall Induction Gala
The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 11 E. First St., will honor people who have "fostered the proud legacy of Oklahoma jazz, blues and gospel" at a black-tie Induction Gala at 6 p.m. Saturday.
A reception, dinner and awards ceremony will be part of the event.
Tickets are $100. Call Bettie Downing at 918-281-8609 to RSVP.
Dancers perform the overture of the Cirque du Soleil production
“Dralion.” KEVIN ANDERSON/for the Tulsa World
The second annual Alliday Show will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Ford Truck Exhibit
Hall at Expo Square. Courtesy
Carly Casey (the Narrator) and Robbie Bennett (Joseph) appear
in the Tulsa Theater Project production of “Joseph and the
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the Assembly Hall of the
Tulsa Convention Center. MICHAEL WYKE/Tulsa World
John Cooper (left), Brad Piccolo and Ben Han of the Red Dirt
Rangers perform earlier this year. This weekend they will be at
Cain’s Ballroom for their annual Christmas blowout.
MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file