This week in Tulsa: January 13 - 19
BY Staff Reports
Jan 19, 2013
1/19/13 at 3:15 AM
Sunday: Tulsa Remodel and Landscape Show
Sunday is the last day of the Tulsa Remodel and Landscape Show at the Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center.
The show features exhibits, seminars and demonstrations, and many experts will be on hand to answer questions and give advice.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults and free for those younger than 18.
Visit tulsaworld.com/homeshow for more information and go to tulsaworld.com/homeshowtickets for tickets.
See a variety of sea creatures at the Oklahoma Aquarium. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World
Pay a visit to the Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive in Jenks, to see a variety of sea creatures in numerous exhibits.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $13.95 for adults, $11.95 for seniors and members of the military, $9.95 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children 2 and younger.
For more, visit tulsaworld.com/okaquarium
Visit the Gilcrease Museum to see its latest exhibits. MATT BARNARD / Tulsa World file
Check out any of the exhibits at our local museums.
"Edgar Payne: The Scenic Journey" is at Gilcrease, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road, through March 24. The exhibit has more than 100 pieces and is the first major retrospective of Payne's work since the 1970s. Admission is $8.
Or enjoy any of the exhibits relating to local history at the Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria Ave. Admission is $5.
Tulsa's James Woodard (bottom) drives past Oral Roberts' Damen Bell-Holter at ORU. MATT BARNARD / Tulsa World
Wednesday: TU basketball
The Tulsa men's basketball team plays its second straight home game when it hosts Texas-El Paso at 7:05 p.m. at the Reynolds Center. Tickets range from $10 to $39 and are available at tulsaworld.com/tusports
Visitors explore the gardens at Philbrook Museum in this 2011 photo. ADAM WISNESKI / Tulsa World
Thursday: Philbrook Third Thursday
This month's Philbrook Third Thursday program is focused on photography. Attendees at the interactive event will learn about possible photo projects from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The cost of the program is included with museum admission.
Philbrook Museum of Art is at 2727 S. Rockford Road.
The Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center will host a healthy living expo Thursday. TOM GILBERT/Tulsa World file
Thursday: Live Healthy
A healthy living expo will be at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center, 701 S. Main, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
This event will feature cooking demonstrations from three restaurants - Full Moon Café, In The Raw and Wolfgang Puck Bistro.
Tickets are $10 in advance by calling 918-251-1518, or $15 at the door.
Speakers will talk about living healthy in 2013.
All kinds of comfort food will be served up in Muskogee this weekend. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file
Thursday-Sunday: Soul Food Cook-off
The ninth-annual Dr. Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook-off in Muskogee starts Thursday, with the documentary "Soul Food Junkie" being shown at The Roxy Theater from 7 to 10 p.m.
At 7 p.m. Friday at the theater, an R&B Yearbook concert will feature live music honoring legendary R&B artists. Then starting at noon Saturday, some of the best cooks in the state will gather for the cook-off at the Muskogee Civic Center. Admission is $10 and includes food samples and a free drink.
Sunday will feature a gospel show at the Roxy Theater.
For more information, including admission prices, call 918-684-6363 or 888-687-6137.
Pleas Thompson (holding sign, left) and others
walk during a procession to the Martin Luther King
Jr. Commemorative Service last January.
MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file
Friday-Sunday: MLK events
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, with the downtown parade scheduled for 11 a.m. that day. But several other events are set to commemorate the life of the civil rights leader this weekend.
- From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Tulsa Dream Center, 200 W. 46th St. North, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Society will honor youth who participated in the MLK speech, essay, art and oratorical contests. The Keeping the Dream Alive Award, which recognizes those that are perpetuating King's legacy, will also be presented at Friday's event.
- At 2 p.m. Saturday, "Two Cousins Walking Through Faith" - a play that tells the story of living through the 1960s civil rights movement - will be performed at the Booker T. Washington Historical Site, 1631 E. Woodrow Place. Admission is $5 plus a canned food item. Children younger than 5 are admitted for free.
- Then at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, a procession will gather for the Walk in Peace at Seventh Street and Cincinnati Avenue. The group will begin marching at 5:30 p.m. and head to 13th Street and Boston Avenue, where an interfaith commemorative service will be held at 6 p.m. at Boston Avenue Methodist Church. The Rev. John Nunes, president of Lutheran World Relief, will be the guest speaker and the oratorical contest winner will recite the "I Have a Dream" speech.
Mounds-area resident and guitar star Junior Brown. Courtesy
Friday: Junior Brown
On Friday, longtime Mounds resident Junior Brown brings his trademark guitar to Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., to celebrate his first all-new album release in more than seven years. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Brown's experience and playing style ranges from Western swing to country and western, surf rock, rockabilly, rock 'n' roll, jazz, blues, swing, pop, bluegrass, hard rock and Hawaiian.
His early popular songs include "Highway Patrol," "My Wife Thinks You're Dead" and "Sugarfoot Rag."
Tickets: $14; 1-877-4-FLYTIX, tulsaworld.com/cains
Sammy Hagar and his band,
The Wabos, will perform at
The Joint inside the Hard
Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on
Friday: Sammy Hagar & the Wabos
The Red Rocker Sammy Hagar brings his party band, The Wabos, to The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Friday. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $60-$85, available at tulsaworld.com/hardrockcasino, the venue box office or by calling 918-384-ROCK. All patrons must be at least 21.
The California rocker is well-known for his work in Montrose, Chickenfoot and Van Halen, as well as for his solo work. His live sets often combine works across his career.
Rascal Flatts performs at the BOK Center in 2010. MICHAEL WYKE / Tulsa World file
Friday: Rascal Flatts
Country group Rascal Flatts returns at 7:30 p.m. Friday to Tulsa's BOK Center. The Band Perry will open.
Tickets start at $22.75, available at tulsaworld.com/bok or 1-866-726-5287.
The band's No. 1 country singles include "These Days," "Mayberry," "Bless the Broken Road," "Fast Cars and Freedom," "What Hurts the Most," "My Wish," "Take Me There," "Here" and "Here Comes Goodbye."
Wayne Newton, "Mr. Las Vegas," will play at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa at 8 p.m. Saturday. Courtesy
Saturday: Wayne Newton
"Mr. Las Vegas" Wayne Newton brings his iconic show back to Tulsa on Saturday for an 8 p.m. concert at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
Tickets are $35-$45, available at tulsaworld.com/hardrockcasino, the venue box office or by calling 918-384-ROCK. All patrons must be at least 21 years old.
His most popular hits are "Danke Schoen," "Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast," "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" and "Years."
Jazz artist Darell Christopher will perform at the Jazz Depot this weekend. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World
Saturday, Sunday: Jazz Hall
Native Tulsan Darell Christopher, an accomplished gospel, jazz and R&B vocalist, is bringing his music back to the Jazz Depot, 111 E. First St. His performance at 5 p.m. Sunday will pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
And at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Shelby Eicher and his Band of Gypsies will perform at the Depot.
Tickets for both shows are $15-$20, available at tulsaworld.com/okjazz or 918-281-8609.
Tulsa forward David Beauregard
(10) advances the puck during the Oilers’
game against Arizona at the BOK Center on
Dec. 2. CORY YOUNG/ Tulsa World
Saturday, Sunday: Oilers
The Tulsa Oilers play two home games against Wichita this weekend at the BOK Center.
The Oilers play at 7:35 p.m. Saturday and 4:05 p.m. Sunday.
On Sunday, four game tickets and one large-topping pizza start at $49. There will also be a post-game skate with the players.
Regular ticket prices range from $13 to $43 and are available by going to tulsaworld.com/oilers
Tulsa Youth Opera members rehearse for a Sunday
performance. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World
Sunday: Tulsa Youth Opera
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Tulsa Youth Opera will give a free performance of the first work it presented - Hans Krasa's "Brundibar," at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 E. 71st St.
"Brundibar," about two children who confront and triumph over an evil organ grinder with the help of some animal friends, was written during Czechoslovakia's occupation and first performed by children at the Terezin concentration camp.
For more: 918-582-4035, tulsaworld.com/tulsaopera
The Gilcrease Museum will show documentaries of photographers Ansel Adams, Frans Lanting and Robb Kendrick on Sunday. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World file
Sunday: Fun at Gilcrease
Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road, will show two documentaries in conjunction with its current exhibit of photographs of the American West by National Geographic photographers.
"Ansel Adams: Photographer" is a portrait of the acclaimed artist, who created some of the most iconic images of the Western landscape. It will be followed by "National Geographic Live!" showcasing the work of photographers Frans Lanting and Robb Kendrick.
The films start at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Gilcrease Auditorium. The films are free with museum admission.
Also Sunday, families with kids ages 3 to 15 can enjoy "Funday Sunday" from noon to 4 p.m. at Gilcrease. Attendees will write poetry honoring Martin Luther King Jr. during the free event.
For more, call 918-596-2700 or visit tulsaworld.com/gilcrease
Fill up your calendar with a variety of activities this week, from a bridal show to a model car competition.
Live Healthy Expo
A healthy living expo will be at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center, 701 S. Main St., at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17.
This event will feature cooking demonstrations from three restaurants - Full Moon Café, In the Raw and Wolfgang Puck Bistro.
Tickets are $15 at the door.
Speakers will talk about living healthy in 2013.
Philbrook Third Thursday
This month's Third Thursday program at Philbrook is focused on photography. Attendees at the interactive event will learn about possible photo projects from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The cost of the program is included with museum admission.
Philbrook Museum of Art is at 2727 S. Rockford Road.
Tulsa's libraries are offering a variety of events for kids and teens this weekend. On Thursday, Jan. 17, teens can redesign a T-shirt with bleach at Helmerich Library from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. or play video games at Zarrow Regional Library from 6 to 7 p.m.
From 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, manga/anime fans can join like-minded teens meeting at Broken Arrow Library.
Kids 5 to 12 can have fun with Legos at Zarrow Regional Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
And everyone 8 and older is welcome to drop in at Central Library from 1 to 3 p.m. for some chess lessons from a 20-year veteran of the game.
Visit tulsaworld.com/library for more information.
Brides-to-be who missed the recent wedding shows or want to see more can head to the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, for the Weddings of Tulsa Bridal Show.
Wedding experts, vendors and giveaways will be part of the event.
Tickets are $8 in advance at tulsaworld.com/mabee or $10 at the door.
Call 918-619-6519 for more information.
A 1/25-scale Model Car Show and Competition will be held at Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford Ave., 1-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21. The competition is free and open to individuals ages 5 and older, and participants can register their entries on the day of the event.
Categories are divided by age: 5-11, 12-16 and 17-adult. Participants can also compete in professional, hydraulics or parent/child categories.
New this year will be a classic car exhibit in the library's parking lot, featuring real versions of many of the models displayed at the competition.
Tulsa City-County Library features many resources, including books, periodicals and DVDs, for all skill levels of model making.
For more information, call 918-698-0486.