Best bets for what to do in Tulsa
BY Staff Reports
Feb 16, 2013
2/16/13 at 2:29 AM
All four men's college basketball teams play in the state Saturday, highlighted by the second installment of Bedlam basketball.
The Oklahoma State men host Oklahoma at 12:30 p.m. at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Tickets start at $25 and are available at tulsaworld.com/osusports
Tulsa faces Houston at 3:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Center. Tickets range from $10 to $39 and are available at tulsaworld.com/tusports
ORU faces Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 7:30 p.m. at the Mabee Center. Tickets range from $15 to $35 and are available at tulsaworld.com/orusports
Saturday: Rick Springfield
Rick Springfield will perform
Saturday at River Spirit
Event Center. Courtesy
Rick Springfield, the Grammy-winning 1980s rock, pop and TV icon, returns to Tulsa for a 7 p.m. Saturday concert at River Spirit Event Center, 8330 Riverside Parkway.
This time around he'll perform his hits and songs from his new studio album, "Songs for the End of the World," released in October.
Springfield has had 17 Top 40 Billboard hits, including "I've Done Everything for You," "Affair of the Heart" and "Human Touch."
Tickets are $40, on sale at tulsaworld.com/riverspirit and at the River Spirit Casino box office.
Tulsa’s Michel Beausoleil sets himself for a shot during the Oilers’ game against Denver at the BOK Center. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World
Saturday: Tulsa Oilers
The Tulsa Oilers play Fort Worth at 7:35 p.m. Saturday at the BOK Center. Saturday's second intermission will feature teams from the Tulsa Junior Oilers President's Cup Mite Travel Tournament. Ticket prices range from $13 to $43 and are available by going to tulsaworld.com/oilers
Saturday: 'Barefoot in the Park'
The Playhouse Tulsa continues its production of Neil Simon's first Broadway smash, "Barefoot in the Park," with shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.
The story of a newly married couple whose different attitudes toward life threaten to tear them apart stars Chris Crawford, Courtneay Sanders, Ron Friedberg and Barbara Murn.
Tickets are $10-$25, available at 918-596-7111 or tulsaworld.com/mytix
Saturday, Sunday: Car show
Darryl Starbird's 49th annual National Rod & Custom Car Show will be at the Expo Center through Sunday. The show will feature more than 1,000 entries, with the top cars competing for a $10,000 cash prize.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $25 for adults, $15 for individuals ages 13-16, $10 for those ages 11-12 and free for children 10 and younger.
For more, call the National Rod & Custom Car Hall of Fame Museum at 918-257-4234.
The Vintage Tulsa Show will be held this weekend at Expo Square’s Exchange Center. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World file
Saturday, Sunday: Vintage Tulsa
Vintage vendors from across the country will be at the Vintage Tulsa Show this weekend at the Exchange Center at Expo Center. The event will feature antiques, collectibles, toys, jewelry, art, books, clothing, furniture and more.
Admission is $6 per day, $3 for kids 9-12. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Saturday, Sunday: Theater
The touring production of "The Next Hit Broadway Musical" will be performed 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Robson PAC, 101 E. Stuart Roosa Blvd. in Claremore. This Off-Broadway hit uses audience suggestions to create, on the spot, a series of songs from imaginary musicals.
Tickets: $37, 918-596-7111.
"Shrek: The Musical" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Broken Arrow PAC, 701 S. Main St., and at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 SE Adams Ave.
BA tickets: $20-$60, 918-259-5778. Bartlesville tickets: $16-$57, 918-336-2787.
Sunday: Dog Bowl
The Dog Bowl again returns to Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Proceeds benefit local nonprofit Forrest and Jenny's Place animal rescue group. The day includes competitions for dogs, live music from Klondike5 String Band, eats from Capp's BBQ and a silent auction.
The family-friendly fundraiser aids placement of homeless pets and public education.
A $10 entry fee applies to dogs that compete. Dogs not competing are welcome for free with proof of rabies vaccination.
Learn more at tulsaworld.com/cains
Tulsa Opera will give a preview
of its upcoming production
at the Philbrook Museum on
Sunday. Tulsa World file
Sunday: Museum fun
Studio artists from Tulsa Opera will give a preview of the company's upcoming performance of "The Most Happy Fella" at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Road. This performance is free with museum admission.
This Sunday is also "Funday" at Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road, with special activities for families with children ages 3-15. Events will celebrate President's Day and include hands-on art making and taking part in an "art hunt" for prizes.
'Barefoot in the Park'
This romantic comedy about a newlywed couple, presented by Playhouse Tulsa, will continue at the Tulsa Performing Art Center's John H. Williams Theatre, 110 E. Second St., 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.
Tickets are $25, available at 918-596-7111 or tulsaworld.com/mytix
'Love & Lust'
Tulsa poets, singers and dancers will perform in this annual "erotic" event at Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. Brady St. Performers will showcase "their inner sensuality." The show is at 8 p.m. Saturday, with doors opening at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $7 for Living Arts members and $10 for the public. Call 918-585-1234.
For something a little different, take your sweetheart on a weekend run. This event includes a fun run, 5k and 10k. The first race begins at 7:45 a.m. Saturday at Fleet Feet Sports, 418 E. Second St.
Registration is $16-$83, depending on which runs you will participate in. Race participants will receive a custom reversible Fleet Feet beanie. A photo booth at the event will be free to race participants.
Call 918-492-3338 or register online at tulsaworld.com/sweetheartrun2013
The University of Tulsa’s Shaquille Harrison (left) breaksaway from Oral Roberts’ Shawn Glover during a December gameat Oral Roberts University in Tulsa. MATT BARNARD/Tulsa World file