Author: Devin Banks

Tulsa Community College partners with Norman Public Schools to graduate students with associate degrees

Tulsa Community College is collaborating with Norman Public Schools to give an opportunity to high school students to earn an associate degree. The cost for this is $5,500, which is close to half the cost of an Associate degree by the time a student finishes high school. But how would you be able to get […]

Second Annual Service Excellence Award nominations open 

Tulsa Community College is receiving award nominations for its employees who have demonstrated leadership in his/her service and excellence in contributions to the college. It recognizes the excellent and distinguished work of TCC faculty and staff each year. The award, funded by the TCC Foundation, offers $1,000 each to 15 full-time employees in the following […]

Fulton Street opens for readers and coffee lovers in Greenwood district

Fulton Street Books and Coffee, 21 N. Greenwood Ave., has opened its newest location in the historic Greenwood district. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Dec. 1. Owner Onikah Asamoa-Caesar recognized a number of supporters who helped her to achieve this milestone. It was an emotional occasion and opportunity for her. She teared up from the […]

Review: Keating’s ‘Lost Dream of Route 66’ exhibit highlights the unseen stories of the storied highway

The University of Tulsa recently sponsored an exhibit “Lost Dream of Route 66” by Edward Keating. The photographs were of the early and famed Route 66 from 1977 to 2003. The photo display shown was not only a piece of the history of Route 66, but it was also a part of Edward Keating’s life […]

TCC Connection interviews local filmmaker Lisandro Boccacci

Lisandro Boccacci is a filmmaker with years of experience. He has worked with “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Tulsa King,” and “The Killers of the Flower Moon” productions. However, he is best known instead for his short films, including “Bankrupt on Boardwalk” (a semifinalist in the 2019 Los Angeles Cine Festival), “Out from Smoke & Ash” […]

Review: Gypsy’s Coffee House sponsors a short films night 

Gypsy’s Coffee House sponsored a short film night featuring local filmmakers. Area cinematographers made the films. The movies titles ranged from comedy, horror, and drama to much more.    Local film producer Lisandro Boccacci hosted a weekly event during December at the Gypsy Coffee House, 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. On every Monday during the month […]

Do you like Jazz? The get together for the Jazz Jam at the Interurban Grill

The Jazz Depot hosts the weekly Jazz Jam in downtown Tulsa at Baxter’s Interurban Grill, 717 S. Houston Ave., #100. The event is held on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The Jazz Jam is an event where anyone can go and just enjoy the performances or participate in a performance using instruments provided […]

Tulsa Public Schools Celebrates Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival

Tulsa Public Schools recently hosted its second annual Hispanic Heritage Festival at the Gathering Place on Sept. 23. The festival was a free one-day event. Music and entertaining performances, local vendors, food, and much more were available to the public. It was a family friendly event. Anyone could go and have fun watching the performances […]

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church celebrates its 63rd anniversary by sharing its culture with its annual festival

The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1222 S. Guthrie Ave., sponsored its annual festival with fun activities for the entire family. The three-day festival, recognizing its 63rd anniversary, offered food and entertainment celebrating the culture. The event was held Sept. 21-23. According to an organizer of the event, she estimated that about 4,000-5,000 people have […]

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