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December 2017

After School Program

December 1-22, 2017 | 3 - 6 p.m.

Now, an Engaging Afterschool Program that’s Affordable...Did you know, “Children in afterschool programs benefit from a wide variety of essential supports and activities that encourage healthy behaviors, increase knowledge and skills, and provide learning opportunities,” (Afterschool alliance.org).The Afterschool program at the Thrive Center offers art & craft, homework assistance, sports, dance, piano lessons, Christian life skills and more. Cost - $5 per day for ages 5 through 12 years, Monday to Friday, 3 pm to 6 pm at 555 S. Memorial. For details and registration visit IGCenter.org or call 918 836 5525

Location:

International Gospel Center

555 South Memorial Dr
Tulsa, Ok 74112


For more information, contact:

Lajeane Cooke
(918)-836-5525

IGCenter.org


Pops I - Home for the Holidays Featuring Jeff Shadley, Trumpet

December 2, 2017 | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Kick off your holiday season with TSO’s  family-centric newest holiday tradition! This evening of diverse holiday mix of classical and jazzy holiday favorites will feature the local favorite, trumpeter and vocalist Jeff Shadley along with members of the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra led by guest Pops conductor Ron Spigelman. 

Location:

Lorton Performance Center

550 S Gary Pl
Tulsa, OK 74104


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/pops-i/


Brown Bag It 2017-18 Series Announced for Tulsa PAC Trust

December 6, 2017 | 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust’s Brown Bag It free noontime concert series on select Wednesdays at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center is back with another exciting line-up. The popular series, which was established in the early 1980s, is once again returning to the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of January. Vocalist Janet Rutland kicks off the 2017-18 Brown Bag It season. Janet is equally comfortable singing Hank Williams or Johnny Mercer. Rutland will be accompanied by pianist Spencer Sutton for a set of vintage pop, jazz and country music. The mission of the series is to offer the community an opportunity to visit the Performing Arts Center facility and hear quality musical presentations. Audiences are invited to bring and eat lunch during the concerts, creating an informal atmosphere. Likewise, the musicians are encouraged to “inform” as well as perform by giving background information or program notes during the concert, breaking down the barriers between performer and audience. Each concert lasts 40 minutes. Concert Schedule First Wednesday from 12:10pm - 12:50pm Tulsa Performing Arts Center – Westby Pavilion Free and family friendly! September 6, 2017: Janet Rutland October 4, 2017: Annie Ellicott November 1, 2017: Trio Balan-Kan December 6, 2017: Tulsa Festival Ringers* February 7, 2018: Barron Ryan March 7, 2018: the bART Center for Music April 4, 2018: TSO Woodwinds Quartet May 2, 2018: TSO Brass Quintet June 6, 2018: Luis Eduardo Garcia, African Drums *The December concert will be held in John H. Williams Theatre at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. About the Tulsa PAC Trust: The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust is a non-profit organization formed with private funds in 1977 after the construction of the City of Tulsa’s Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Its Board of Trustees, appointed by the Mayor, share a passionate love of the arts and a dedication to the cultural life of the city. TPACT presents a season of entertainment events, assists the Performing Arts Center with facility improvements and gives grants to local arts organizations.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 East 2nd Street
Tulsa, Ok 74013


For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


Collinsville Hometown Christmas

December 7-9, 2017 | 7 - 9 p.m.

COLLINSVILLE HOSTING SECOND ANNUAL “HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS” VARIETY SHOW Collinsville, OK (October 31, 2017) – Collinsville is bringing back their popular Hometown Christmas variety show for a second year this December. There will be three performances this year, running nightly at 7:00 from Thursday, December 7 through Saturday, December 9. All performances will take place at Herron’s Crown Opry Theater on Main Street. This Dickensian-themed variety show lasts two hours, with over 80 performers to entertain you with holiday songs and dances. This show promises to bring you an evening you will always remember and is a great way to celebrate Christmas with the entire family! Tickets are available for purchase beginning November 1. All proceeds from ticket sales go to benefit three of Collinsville’s nonprofit missions: Arubah Community Clinic, Dividing Bread, and Main Street Ministries. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased online anytime by visiting the Hometown Christmas Facebook page or in person Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce, located at 1126 W Main Street. Seating is limited to 300 per performance and tickets will sell quickly, so purchase your tickets early! Generous sponsors making this event possible are: American Bank of Oklahoma, Hometown Insurance Agency, Collinsville Kids’ Academy, T&S Plumbing, Collinsville Collision Center, Collinsville Family Pharmacy, City of Collinsville, Collinsville Chamber of Commerce and Collinsville Downtown, Inc. Don’t miss this wonderful Christmas experience in charming downtown Collinsville! For more information, call the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce at (918) 371-4703 or Collinsville Downtown, Inc. at (918) 371-5530.

Location:

Herron's Crown Opry Theater

1015 W. Main St.
Collinsville, OK 74021


For more information, contact:

Cyndee Green
(918)-938-1929
eat1@eau1eav1eaw1


COLLINSVILLE HOSTING SECOND ANNUAL “HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS” VARIETY SHOW

December 7-9, 2017 | 7 - 9 p.m.

Collinsville is bringing back their popular Hometown Christmas variety show for a second year this December. There will be three performances this year, running nightly at 7:00 from Thursday, December 7 through Saturday, December 9. All performances will take place at Herron’s Crown Opry Theater on Main Street. This Dickensian-themed variety show lasts two hours, with over 80 performers to entertain you with holiday songs and dances. This show promises to bring you an evening you will always remember and is a great way to celebrate Christmas with the entire family! Tickets are available for purchase beginning November 1. All proceeds from ticket sales go to benefit three of Collinsville’s nonprofit missions: Arubah Community Clinic, Dividing Bread, and Main Street Ministries. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased online anytime by visiting the Hometown Christmas Facebook page or in person Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce, located at 1126 W Main Street. Seating is limited to 300 per performance and tickets will sell quickly, so purchase your tickets early! Generous sponsors making this event possible are: American Bank of Oklahoma, Hometown Insurance Agency, Collinsville Kids’ Academy, T&S Plumbing, Collinsville Collision Center, Collinsville Family Pharmacy, City of Collinsville, Collinsville Chamber of Commerce and Collinsville Downtown, Inc. Don’t miss this wonderful Christmas experience in charming downtown Collinsville! For more information, call the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce at (918) 371-4703 or Collinsville Downtown, Inc. at (918) 371-5530.

Location:

Downtown Collinsville

1015 W. Main St.
Collinsville, OK 74021


For more information, contact:

Cyndee Green
(918)-371-4703
eat1@eau1eav1eaw1

www.collinsvillechamber.org


Living Nativity

Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
December 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 & 16, 2017

Pecan - Walnut Festival & Living Nativity Heart of the Shepherd @ Shepherd’s Cross December 7, 8 & 9 & 14, 15 & 16 2017 Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 p.m. • The Living Nativity is an indoor, heated walk through event complete with farm animals and costumed characters inside a gambrel roof barn at Shepherd’s Cross, an authentic working farm, just north of Claremore OK on Scenic Route 66. • Come to the farm and enjoy the peace of a few hours spent in the country, contemplating that original Christmas when the Christ Child was born in a stable. • Christmas light display – white light – peaceful & reflective • Open the barn door and step back in time - spinning, weaving and wool working demonstrations throughout the day. • Complimentary apple cider & cookies. • Enjoy a Shepherd Christmas children’s audio-visual program. • This year the Living Nativity will feature Christmas Musicians or a Dramatic Story each hour : o Christmas Musicians include either a violinist, flutist, guitarist, gospel musicians, quartets, cellists  The Living Nativity is rich with old time gospel music o The Inn Keeper’s Wife - the story of Christ’s birth from the perspective of the Innkeeper’s Wife’s – written & told by Frankie Campbell o Menagerie at the Manger - the story of Christmas from the animals at the manger – written & told by Linda Allen o Musicians needed. Go to the Living Nativity page to find information about volunteering • Picture in the manger – with family & friends – start a new tradition • Shepherd’s Shop will be open, featuring a host of Made in Oklahoma crafts & gifts from over 50 artisans – lovely unique Christmas gifts o Animal Welfare Approved, farm fresh grass fed, free range, natural lamb meat is available. o 100% natural wool yarns and fibers are available; processed at our own mini-wool mill. Shepherd’s Cross is an “eco-friendly” wool mill. o A Fair Trade Shop that sells hand made products from missions, and returns 100% of the proceeds to those missions, is a part of Shepherd’s Shop, representing several nations. o This is walnut & pecan harvest season on the farm. Farm fresh black walnuts & native pecans will be available at down home country prices; or enjoy pre-picked or buy whole and we will crack for. o Amish Made fudge & nutty treats available o Watch as your pecans are cracked in the silo • Enjoy watching the sheep resting in the pastures, as they did that first Christmas night. • The event is donation based admission. Suggested donation is $5.00 per person. • Journey with the Shepherds – Wagon Ride in the pasture with the sheep - as they journeyed to see the Christ on that first hallowed night. Available every two hours ($7 per person; cancelled in inclement weather). 100% of proceeds benefit missions. • Buses or groups of 20 or more, please schedule in advance. • Shepherd’s Cross is home to a non-profit Christian organization called Heart of the Shepherd that hosts this event. Shepherd’s Cross provides the farm, animals and the barn for the event. • Make an Evergreen Wreath to take home – great family or group activity; $15 each; 100% of proceeds benefit missions • Make a Christmas Ornament – to take home; $5.00 each; 100% of proceeds benefit missions • The Living Tree - Provide a gift to the less fortunate – this is Heart of the Shepherd’s “Angel Tree” • Free Children’s activity – bird feeder and/or woolly sheep • Shepherd’s Special Bundle Deals: o #1: Includes all donation based activities – suggested donation $5 per person o #2: Journey with the Shepherds - $7 per person – Includes all donation based activities plus a wagon ride o #3: Christmas Journey & Ornament - $ 9 per person – Includes all donation based activities, wagon ride & make an ornament o $4: Christmas Journey & Wreath - $ 20 per person – Includes all donation based activities, wagon ride & make a wreath • Christmas Coloring Contest • Farm Museum & Educational Silo & Bible Garden self-guided tours • The Living Nativity will proceed even in the case of inclement weather. Activities take place inside the heated Amish built gambrel roof tour barn, which houses some of the animals as well as the wool processing, farm museum, games, hands on learning stations, story time and the gift shop. • Shepherd’s Cross is an accredited Agritourism facility, a Made in Oklahoma Company, is Animal Welfare approved, and is a distribution site for the Oklahoma Food Co-op. • If your family would like to volunteer in the Living Nativity please contact us. Shifts are for two hours, throughout the day. Participants experience a memorable, peace filled, quality family time. Costumes are provided; pictures made available after the event. Volunteers receive a Free Wagon ride & the opportunity to scale to the fourth floor of the silo; one free wreath making per volunteer group; & make an ornament for each participant • The Dickinson family has been providing a Live Nativity to the Claremore area for over 25 years. • Event sponsored by Heart of the Shepherd – a Christian Public Non-profit organization (501-C3) that operates at Shepherd’s Cross • To find out more information about this woolly event please visit our website: www.ShepherdsCross.com - go to Living Nativity at the bottom of the tool bar http://www.shepherdscross.com/livingnativity.html or call 918-342-5911 https://www.facebook.com/ShepherdsCross Contact: Shepherd’s Cross Inc. & Heart of the Shepherd Inc. Dr. Diane Dickinson, owner & executive director eat3@eau3eav3eaw3 918-342-5911 16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017

Location:

Shepherd's Cross

16792 E 450 Rd
Claremore, Ok 74017


For more information, contact:

Diane Dickinson or Amy Kinsey
(918)-342-5911
eat4@eau4eav4eaw4

www.shepherdscross.com/livingnativity.html


Christmas Cantata,

December 17, 2017 | 10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

You're invited to join us for a presentation of the miraculous story of Christmas through traditional carols and Christmas favorites. It also reminds us that the story of God's love didn't stop there. Come join us for this celebration of the birth of Jesus.

Location:

Beaver Street Baptist Church

102 West Beaver Street
Jenks, OK 74037


For more information, contact:

Terry Jarrard
(918)-299-1257
eat5@eau5eav5eaw5


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
December 19, 2017

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


January 2018

Classics III - An Evening with Eric Whitacre

January 13, 2018 | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

TSO welcomes GRAMMY® Award-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre as a guest conductor and featured composer. His ground-breaking Virtual Choirs have united singers across the globe in a way in which no other composer has done. He will lead the Tulsa Symphony and the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus through a thrilling and diverse collection of his works which include Water Night, Equus, Deep Field, and Godzilla Eats Las Vegas. For more information about Eric Whitacre visit ericwhitacre.com.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/classics-iii/


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
January 16, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series - Bartok, Beethoven, Harbison

January 26, 2018 | 7 - 9 p.m.

An entire evening of musical contrasts of both time period and style, this chamber series concert will feature Bartók’s Contrasts, Duo Sonatas by Beethoven and Harbison’s Songs America Loves to Sing. TSO musicians features include John Rush (principal flute), David Carter (principal clarinet), Ronnamarie Jensen (associate concertmaster), Kari Caldwell (principal cello), and Lyndon Meyer (piano).

Location:

Fly Loft

117 N Boston Ave #208
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/loft-iii/


Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series - Bartok, Beethoven, Harbison

January 26, 2018 | 7 - 9 p.m.

An entire evening of musical contrasts of both time period and style, this chamber series concert will feature Bartók’s Contrasts, Duo Sonatas by Beethoven and Harbison’s Songs America Loves to Sing. TSO musicians features include John Rush (principal flute), David Carter (principal clarinet), Ronnamarie Jensen (associate concertmaster), Kari Caldwell (principal cello), and Lyndon Meyer (piano).

Location:

Fly Loft

117 N Boston Ave #208
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/loft-iii/


Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series - Bartok, Beethoven, Harbison

January 26, 2018 | 7 - 9 p.m.

An entire evening of musical contrasts of both time period and style, this chamber series concert will feature Bartók’s Contrasts, Duo Sonatas by Beethoven and Harbison’s Songs America Loves to Sing. TSO musicians features include John Rush (principal flute), David Carter (principal clarinet), Ronnamarie Jensen (associate concertmaster), Kari Caldwell (principal cello), and Lyndon Meyer (piano).

Location:

Fly Loft

117 N Boston Ave #208
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/loft-iii/


Community BUNCO Bash

January 26, 2018 | 6 - 9 p.m.

More than 140 people attended the last Community BUNCO Bash hosted by the BA Senior Center! Come and enjoy the next fun-filled event set for Friday, January 26th at the Center located at 1800 South Main in Broken Arrow. Dinner will be served at 6 pm with BUNCO beginning at 7 pm. Fabulous prizes and door prizes make the evening fun and exciting. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Proceeds of this event benefit the Broken Arrow Senior Center.

Location:

Broken Arrow Senior Center

1800 South Main Street
Broken Arrow, Ok 74012


For more information, contact:

Ami Bucher
(918)-259-8377
eat12@eau12eav12eaw12

www.baseniors.org


February 2018

Classics IV - Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3

February 3, 2018 | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Concertmaster Rossitza Jekova-Goza is the featured soloist, and will perform Korngold’s dramatic Violin Concerto. Principal Guest Conductor, Daniel Hege will conduct the Tulsa Symphony as they perform Medea’s Dance of Vengeance by Samuel Barber and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3  “Scottish.”

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/classics-iv/


Brown Bag It 2017-18 Series Announced for Tulsa PAC Trust

February 7, 2018 | 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust’s Brown Bag It free noontime concert series on select Wednesdays at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center is back with another exciting line-up. The popular series, which was established in the early 1980s, is once again returning to the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of January. Vocalist Janet Rutland kicks off the 2017-18 Brown Bag It season. Janet is equally comfortable singing Hank Williams or Johnny Mercer. Rutland will be accompanied by pianist Spencer Sutton for a set of vintage pop, jazz and country music. The mission of the series is to offer the community an opportunity to visit the Performing Arts Center facility and hear quality musical presentations. Audiences are invited to bring and eat lunch during the concerts, creating an informal atmosphere. Likewise, the musicians are encouraged to “inform” as well as perform by giving background information or program notes during the concert, breaking down the barriers between performer and audience. Each concert lasts 40 minutes. Concert Schedule First Wednesday from 12:10pm - 12:50pm Tulsa Performing Arts Center – Westby Pavilion Free and family friendly! September 6, 2017: Janet Rutland October 4, 2017: Annie Ellicott November 1, 2017: Trio Balan-Kan December 6, 2017: Tulsa Festival Ringers* February 7, 2018: Barron Ryan March 7, 2018: the bART Center for Music April 4, 2018: TSO Woodwinds Quartet May 2, 2018: TSO Brass Quintet June 6, 2018: Luis Eduardo Garcia, African Drums *The December concert will be held in John H. Williams Theatre at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. About the Tulsa PAC Trust: The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust is a non-profit organization formed with private funds in 1977 after the construction of the City of Tulsa’s Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Its Board of Trustees, appointed by the Mayor, share a passionate love of the arts and a dedication to the cultural life of the city. TPACT presents a season of entertainment events, assists the Performing Arts Center with facility improvements and gives grants to local arts organizations.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 East 2nd Street
Tulsa, Ok 74013


For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


Tulsa Area United Way Live United Luncheon and Awards

February 13, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

A celebration of the 2017 Tulsa Area United Way campaign and the many individuals and organizations that made it a success.

Location:

Cox Business Center

100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Bonnie Rucker
1-918-295-6601
eat14@eau14eav14eaw14

www.tauw.org/tauw/Calendar_-_Annual_Meeting.asp


9th Annual Whole Person Indoor Triathlon

February 17-18, 2018

The ORU Aerobics Center presents its 9th Annual Whole Person Indoor Triathlon. This Super Sprint Triathlon is perfect for first time and triathletes of all levels ! The Competition consists of a 400-meter swim ( 50 meter pool ), 6 mile bike and 1.5 mile run. Individual competitions will be held on Saturday, and Team competitions on Sunday. Spectators Welcome ! Competition fee is $35/individuals, $45/teams.

Location:

Oral Roberts University Aerobics Center

7777 S. Lewis
Tulsa, Ok 74171


For more information, contact:

Julie Dunn
(918)-495-6640
eat15@eau15eav15eaw15

www.oru.edu/current-students/my-campus-life/aerobics-center/indoor-triathlon.php


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
February 20, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


March 2018

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings Family Concert

March 4, 2018 | 3 - 5 p.m.

For more than 30 years, Carnegie Hall Link Up has paired orchestras with students in grades 3-5 to explore orchestral repertoire and fundamental musical skills, including creative work and composition, through a hands-on music curriculum. Tulsa Symphony became a Link Up partner in the 2015-16 season. Students participate by singing or playing along on recorder with TSO from their seats in the concert hall. In our second season, TSO served over 12,000 students by partnering with their school music programs. Our 2017-18 season will serve upwards of 15,000 students.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/family/


Link Up: The Orchestra Sings Family Concert

March 4, 2018 | 3 - 5 p.m.

For more than 30 years, Carnegie Hall Link Up has paired orchestras with students in grades 3-5 to explore orchestral repertoire and fundamental musical skills, including creative work and composition, through a hands-on music curriculum. Tulsa Symphony became a Link Up partner in the 2015-16 season. Students participate by singing or playing along on recorder with TSO from their seats in the concert hall. In our second season, TSO served over 12,000 students by partnering with their school music programs. Our 2017-18 season will serve upwards of 15,000 students.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/family/


Brown Bag It 2017-18 Series Announced for Tulsa PAC Trust

March 7, 2018 | 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust’s Brown Bag It free noontime concert series on select Wednesdays at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center is back with another exciting line-up. The popular series, which was established in the early 1980s, is once again returning to the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of January. Vocalist Janet Rutland kicks off the 2017-18 Brown Bag It season. Janet is equally comfortable singing Hank Williams or Johnny Mercer. Rutland will be accompanied by pianist Spencer Sutton for a set of vintage pop, jazz and country music. The mission of the series is to offer the community an opportunity to visit the Performing Arts Center facility and hear quality musical presentations. Audiences are invited to bring and eat lunch during the concerts, creating an informal atmosphere. Likewise, the musicians are encouraged to “inform” as well as perform by giving background information or program notes during the concert, breaking down the barriers between performer and audience. Each concert lasts 40 minutes. Concert Schedule First Wednesday from 12:10pm - 12:50pm Tulsa Performing Arts Center – Westby Pavilion Free and family friendly! September 6, 2017: Janet Rutland October 4, 2017: Annie Ellicott November 1, 2017: Trio Balan-Kan December 6, 2017: Tulsa Festival Ringers* February 7, 2018: Barron Ryan March 7, 2018: the bART Center for Music April 4, 2018: TSO Woodwinds Quartet May 2, 2018: TSO Brass Quintet June 6, 2018: Luis Eduardo Garcia, African Drums *The December concert will be held in John H. Williams Theatre at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. About the Tulsa PAC Trust: The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust is a non-profit organization formed with private funds in 1977 after the construction of the City of Tulsa’s Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Its Board of Trustees, appointed by the Mayor, share a passionate love of the arts and a dedication to the cultural life of the city. TPACT presents a season of entertainment events, assists the Performing Arts Center with facility improvements and gives grants to local arts organizations.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 East 2nd Street
Tulsa, Ok 74013


For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


Fridays in the Loft Chamber Series - Beethoven and Ewazen

March 9, 2018 | 7 - 9 p.m.

The final TSO Chamber Series performance of the season will feature music by Ewazen and Beethoven. Eric Ewazen’s Trio for Trumpet, Violin and Piano (1992), one of Ewazen’s more popular works, showcases the contrasting qualities of the cello and trumpet in four uniquely diverse movements.

Location:

Fly Loft

117 N Boston Ave #208
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/loft-iv/


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
March 20, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


Classics V - Mahler's Symphony No. 4

March 24, 2018 | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

On this final Classics Series concert of the 2017-2018 season, Daniel Hege will lead the Tulsa Symphony in John Adams’ Chairman Dances and Edward Elgar’s In the South (Alassio). TSO is delighted to welcome back the lovely Sarah Coburn, as the featured soprano soloist for Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/classics-v/


April 2018

Brown Bag It 2017-18 Series Announced for Tulsa PAC Trust

April 4, 2018 | 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust’s Brown Bag It free noontime concert series on select Wednesdays at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center is back with another exciting line-up. The popular series, which was established in the early 1980s, is once again returning to the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of January. Vocalist Janet Rutland kicks off the 2017-18 Brown Bag It season. Janet is equally comfortable singing Hank Williams or Johnny Mercer. Rutland will be accompanied by pianist Spencer Sutton for a set of vintage pop, jazz and country music. The mission of the series is to offer the community an opportunity to visit the Performing Arts Center facility and hear quality musical presentations. Audiences are invited to bring and eat lunch during the concerts, creating an informal atmosphere. Likewise, the musicians are encouraged to “inform” as well as perform by giving background information or program notes during the concert, breaking down the barriers between performer and audience. Each concert lasts 40 minutes. Concert Schedule First Wednesday from 12:10pm - 12:50pm Tulsa Performing Arts Center – Westby Pavilion Free and family friendly! September 6, 2017: Janet Rutland October 4, 2017: Annie Ellicott November 1, 2017: Trio Balan-Kan December 6, 2017: Tulsa Festival Ringers* February 7, 2018: Barron Ryan March 7, 2018: the bART Center for Music April 4, 2018: TSO Woodwinds Quartet May 2, 2018: TSO Brass Quintet June 6, 2018: Luis Eduardo Garcia, African Drums *The December concert will be held in John H. Williams Theatre at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. About the Tulsa PAC Trust: The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust is a non-profit organization formed with private funds in 1977 after the construction of the City of Tulsa’s Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Its Board of Trustees, appointed by the Mayor, share a passionate love of the arts and a dedication to the cultural life of the city. TPACT presents a season of entertainment events, assists the Performing Arts Center with facility improvements and gives grants to local arts organizations.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 East 2nd Street
Tulsa, Ok 74013


For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


Pops II - Voyage of Discovery: Space, The Final Frontier

April 14, 2018 | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

The TSO will transport audiences out of this world! Guest Pops Conductor Ron Spigelman and the Tulsa Symphony will perform Voyage of Discover: Space, The Final Frontier, featuring Holst’s The Planets – accompanied by images from NASA. Also on the program will be music from the Star Trek Enterprise, and from John Williams’ epic Star Wars score.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/pops-ii/


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
April 17, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


May 2018

Brown Bag It 2017-18 Series Announced for Tulsa PAC Trust

May 2, 2018 | 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust’s Brown Bag It free noontime concert series on select Wednesdays at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center is back with another exciting line-up. The popular series, which was established in the early 1980s, is once again returning to the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of January. Vocalist Janet Rutland kicks off the 2017-18 Brown Bag It season. Janet is equally comfortable singing Hank Williams or Johnny Mercer. Rutland will be accompanied by pianist Spencer Sutton for a set of vintage pop, jazz and country music. The mission of the series is to offer the community an opportunity to visit the Performing Arts Center facility and hear quality musical presentations. Audiences are invited to bring and eat lunch during the concerts, creating an informal atmosphere. Likewise, the musicians are encouraged to “inform” as well as perform by giving background information or program notes during the concert, breaking down the barriers between performer and audience. Each concert lasts 40 minutes. Concert Schedule First Wednesday from 12:10pm - 12:50pm Tulsa Performing Arts Center – Westby Pavilion Free and family friendly! September 6, 2017: Janet Rutland October 4, 2017: Annie Ellicott November 1, 2017: Trio Balan-Kan December 6, 2017: Tulsa Festival Ringers* February 7, 2018: Barron Ryan March 7, 2018: the bART Center for Music April 4, 2018: TSO Woodwinds Quartet May 2, 2018: TSO Brass Quintet June 6, 2018: Luis Eduardo Garcia, African Drums *The December concert will be held in John H. Williams Theatre at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. About the Tulsa PAC Trust: The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust is a non-profit organization formed with private funds in 1977 after the construction of the City of Tulsa’s Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Its Board of Trustees, appointed by the Mayor, share a passionate love of the arts and a dedication to the cultural life of the city. TPACT presents a season of entertainment events, assists the Performing Arts Center with facility improvements and gives grants to local arts organizations.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 East 2nd Street
Tulsa, Ok 74013


For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


Rose Festival 2018

May 5, 2018

Broken Arrow Rose Festival: Rose District Farmers Market May 5, 2018, 8am - 3pm Live music, art contest (all ages), Rose Show, food trucks, children’s activities, and more!

Location:

Rose Festival 2018

418 S. Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74012


For more information, contact:

Beverly Forrester

eat24@eau24eav24eaw24

facebook.com/events/Bringbacktheroses


Pops III - Home Grown

May 12, 2018 | 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Home Grown, the Tulsa Symphony Pops Series season finale will showcase the exceptional musical talent that Oklahoma celebrates. This fun evening will feature well-loved jazz vocalist Annie Ellicott, the superb artistry of pianist Barron Ryan, the smooth sounds of saxophonist Clark Gibson, as well as Tulsa Symphony Orchestra musicians Steven Haefner, Dana Higbee, Tim McFadden and Jarrod Robertson.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK 74103


For more information, contact:

Amy Roark
(918)-584-3645
eat0@eau0eav0eaw0

tulsasymphony.org/2017-2018/pops-iii/


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
May 15, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


June 2018

Quilt Tulsa 2018

June 1-2, 2018 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All Roads Lead to Oklahoma. Largest quilt show in Oklahoma.

Location:

Central Park - Expo Square

4145 East 21st Street
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:

Judy Helms

eat27@eau27eav27eaw27

www.greencountryquiltersguild.com/2018-quilt-show/


Brown Bag It 2017-18 Series Announced for Tulsa PAC Trust

June 6, 2018 | 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.

The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust’s Brown Bag It free noontime concert series on select Wednesdays at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center is back with another exciting line-up. The popular series, which was established in the early 1980s, is once again returning to the first Wednesday of every month, with the exception of January. Vocalist Janet Rutland kicks off the 2017-18 Brown Bag It season. Janet is equally comfortable singing Hank Williams or Johnny Mercer. Rutland will be accompanied by pianist Spencer Sutton for a set of vintage pop, jazz and country music. The mission of the series is to offer the community an opportunity to visit the Performing Arts Center facility and hear quality musical presentations. Audiences are invited to bring and eat lunch during the concerts, creating an informal atmosphere. Likewise, the musicians are encouraged to “inform” as well as perform by giving background information or program notes during the concert, breaking down the barriers between performer and audience. Each concert lasts 40 minutes. Concert Schedule First Wednesday from 12:10pm - 12:50pm Tulsa Performing Arts Center – Westby Pavilion Free and family friendly! September 6, 2017: Janet Rutland October 4, 2017: Annie Ellicott November 1, 2017: Trio Balan-Kan December 6, 2017: Tulsa Festival Ringers* February 7, 2018: Barron Ryan March 7, 2018: the bART Center for Music April 4, 2018: TSO Woodwinds Quartet May 2, 2018: TSO Brass Quintet June 6, 2018: Luis Eduardo Garcia, African Drums *The December concert will be held in John H. Williams Theatre at 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. About the Tulsa PAC Trust: The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust is a non-profit organization formed with private funds in 1977 after the construction of the City of Tulsa’s Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Its Board of Trustees, appointed by the Mayor, share a passionate love of the arts and a dedication to the cultural life of the city. TPACT presents a season of entertainment events, assists the Performing Arts Center with facility improvements and gives grants to local arts organizations.

Location:

Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 East 2nd Street
Tulsa, Ok 74013


For more information, contact:


(918)-596-7111


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
June 19, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


July 2018

Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
July 17, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


August 2018

Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
August 21, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


September 2018

Day of Caring

September 7, 2018 | 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

A community-wide day of service which will include thousands of volunteers from hundreds of companies across the Tulsa area.

Location:

Tulsa City County Library

400 Civic Center
Tulsa, Ok 74103


For more information, contact:

Bonnie Rucker
1-918-295-6601
eat14@eau14eav14eaw14


Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
September 18, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


October 2018

Drawing on Memories

Monthly on the Third Tuesday | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
October 16, 2018

There is a gallery discussion of specific art pieces followed by a hands-on, interactive activity. This program provides an opportunity for the person with the disease to use remaining motor skills and non-linear communication to recreate a representation of them that lets other recognize their essence. Meet others directly affected with an early-stage diagnosis. Snack and drink provided. Event is free but space is limited, please call 800-272-3900, or visit alz.org/Oklahoma.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:


(800)-272-3900
eat6@eau6eav6eaw6


November 2018

Unite!

November 8, 2018 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

A celebration of the end of the 2018 Tulsa Area United Way campaign including a reveal of the total amount raised.

Location:

Philbrook Museum of Art

2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK 74114


For more information, contact:

Bonnie Rucker
1-918-295-6601
eat14@eau14eav14eaw14


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