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Review: Larger-Than-Life and Life-Size LEGOS on display at Tulsa Botanic Garden 

Held at the Tulsa Botanic Garden this spring is Nature Pop, a series of statues made of LEGOS on display to visitors of the scenic garden. Onlookers of statues at the garden were regaled with folk songs sung by music duo “Two Crows for Comfort.” (Accompanying this article is a video with the sights and […]

Review: Beautiful performance of Tulsa Opera singers touches the hearts of viewers at the Center for Creativity 

The recent performance of Tulsa Opera singers at the “I Can’t Enjoy Opera” workshop changed someone’s opinion that opera is a boring art. Two opera singers and a pianist presented four arias at the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Center for Creativity on Feb. 24.  Maddie Breedlove, a singer and a Filstrup Resident Artist in the […]

Review: New dining business opens with food and musical grooves

The Drip, which features ice cream, coffee, pizza, and live music, seems to have a way of bringing the people of small-town Cleveland together. The Drip is a recently opened eatery in the local area of Cleveland, Okla. Located at 220 S. Broadway St., the new establishment provides the community with a chance to get […]

Review: ‘Inevitable Beethoven’ celebrates a composer’s legacy 

On March 2, the Tulsa Signature Symphony once again put on a riveting and moving display of musicality. The show featured a chorus of 90 musicians and singers and acting done by Kurt Harris, who starred as Ludwig van Beethoven during the performance.   The packed audience at the Tulsa Community College’s VanTrease Performing Arts Center […]

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 […]

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 […]

Review: ‘Shared Legacies’ Recognizes Black-Jewish Unity for Civil Rights 

With the week leading into Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many events were planned and scheduled to commemorate the local observance of the 45th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Parade.   On Jan. 11, I was able to attend one of these events by watching the documentary “Shared Legacies: The African American-Jewish Civil Rights […]

Review: ‘Godzilla Minus One’ reveals a tragic past through fact and fiction

“Godzilla Minus One” unexpectedly presents itself as a piece of Japan’s history retold. The story follows a man named Kōichi Shikishima (played by Ryunosuke Kamiki), an ex-kamikaze pilot, as he navigates life in post-World War II Japan. After having survived an attack by Godzilla on Odo Island, which took the lives of many of his […]

Review: This Local Tea Lounge Provides New Forum for Local Entertainers

On Sept. 26, a local tea lounge, Mi Tea Lounge, 427 S. Boston Ave., hosted a small event. This event helped citizens of the Tulsa area discover local artists and listen to music while having an excellent time. Similar to an earlier program, the new monthly sessions, “Tempo and Tea,” creates a space for anyone […]

Review: Lady Day arrives in Tulsa

Woody Guthrie Center hosts an exhibit of rare photographs of Billie Holiday  In the year 1957, a photographer named Jerry Dantzic is hired by Decca Records to photograph one of jazz’s greatest icons, Billie Holiday. These photographs all took place during a weeklong run of performances at a nightclub in Newark, N.J., known as Sugar […]

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