Valentine's Day activities abound
BY NOUR HABIB World Scene Writer
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
2/12/13 at 2:41 AM
Valentine's Day is Thursday, and sticklers who prefer to celebrate holidays the day of rather than on the nearest weekend have several options.
'Taste of Chocolate & Comedy'
Laughing Matter Improv will present "Taste of Chocolate & Comedy" at 7:30 p.m. at the Henthorne Performing Arts Center, 4825 S. Quaker Ave. The event will feature "the good, the bad and the ugly side of love," according to a news release from the PAC.
Laughing Matter is a live comedy show that uses suggestions from the audience for its performances. All attendees will also get a taste of chocolate with the show.
Tickets are $10, available at 918-746-5065.
Christian vocalist David Phelps will perform a Valentine's concert at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center, 701 S. Main St., at 7:30 p.m.,
Phelps gained acclaim during his years with the Gaither Vocal Band.
"Noted as a lyric tenor for his ability to sing in a high tessitura for sustained periods, Phelps has consistently garnered rave reviews for his three octave range," says the BA PAC website.
Tickets are $20-$30, available at tulsaworld.com/bapac or 918-259-5778.
Valentine's Day Dance
All-star vocalist, trumpeter and bandleader Jeff Shadley and his Big Band Orchestra will present "This Valentine's Day Swing and Dance" at 7 p.m. at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. First St. Dance to the music and enjoy complimentary champagne and dessert.
Tickets are $10-$20, and table seating is available. Call Bettie Downing at 918-281-8609.
Tulsa Camerata will perform a Valentine's Day show at Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Road, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature three musical works inspired by love: LeoÅ¡ JanáÄek's Second String Quartet, Carter Pann's Nicky's Trio and Arnold Schoenberg's Transfigured Night.
Tickets are $5-$20. Visit tulsaworld.com/camerata or call 918-406-5440.
"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
For those who want to
celebrate on the weekend,
consider the following Saturday
Fleet Feet Sports,
418 E. Second St.
For something a little different,
enjoy the company
of your sweetheart while
running. This event includes a
fun run, 5k and 10k. The first
race begins at 7:45 a.m.
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.
‘LOVE & LUST’
Living Arts of Tulsa,
307 E. Brady St.
Tulsa poets, singers and
dancers will perform in this
annual “erotic” Living Arts
event, showcasing “their
inner sensuality.” The show
begins at 8 p.m., with doors
opening at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $7 for Living
Arts members and $10 for
the general public. Call 918-
Nour Habib 918-581-8369
Courtneay Sanders is Corrie and Chris Crawford is Paul in Playhouse Tulsa's production of "Barefoot in the Park" by Neil Simon.