Tag: art

Review: Philbrook offers some sunshine with ‘Art in Bloom’ Review

During the first weekend of April, Philbrook Museum sponsored “Art in Bloom.” The three-day event was filled with wonder and exploration. The beauty of nature and flowers were shown, with some displays having deep meanings and backstories.   The exhibits were inspired by the architecture and art of the museum. Local exhibitors who created floral arrangements […]

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” […]

Reporter’s Notebook: ‘Please, Touch the Art’ exhibition breaks common man’s barriers in art perception 

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Tulsa Community College (TCC). To support the idea of inclusion, the TCC Center for Creativity organizes the “Please, Touch the Art” exhibition regularly. The exception was made only during the COVID pandemic when the college was offering distance learning and when students were not on campus.    The 2023 […]

Preview: Mizna’s Arab Film Festival returns to Circle Cinema, Nov. 9 

Circle Cinema, Tulsa’s only nonprofit independent historic theater, offers many unique viewing experiences for its members and guests. Circle screens an array of films, from Hollywood blockbusters to local independent films. It also showcases documentaries, silent films, and special screenings that are followed by one-of-a-kind panel discussions. Circle Cinema truly offers moviegoers visual experiences you […]

Workshop teaches how one can sculpt with clay

In the summer of 2023, the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Center for Creativity conducted a series of fun events for the public, including workshops to inspire individuals to try something new. One of the workshops was for novices willing to try sculpting tiny polymer clay animals.  Sarah Bowen, full-time artist and art educator, and owner […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Designer of the popular Strawberry Shortcake character, Muriel Fahrion, uncovers secrets of cartoon drawing 

The legend of the “American Greetings” card industry, Muriel Fahrion, recently revisited Tulsa Community College (TCC) with a workshop on cartoon drawing offered for all ages of Tulsans.  The celebrity artist is known as the creator of Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears, and The Get Along Gang characters, and as a person who never stops joking. […]

Review: “Sunodos: Act of Attention” Exhibition Captures the Environmentalist Imagination

During the First Friday Art Crawl on June 2, Tulsa Artist Fellowship opened the exhibition “Sunodos: Act of Attention” at the Flagship x Tulsa Artist Fellowship performance space (112 N. Boston Ave., Tulsa, OK 74103). The exhibition displayed work from Steve Blesch, Shane Brown, Darren Dirksen, Yatika Starr Fields, Nic Annette Miller, Hayley Nichols, Rachel […]

Review: Social Distortion Gigging at Cain’s Ballroom

“Social Distortion is a punk rock band born in the late 1970s. The band debuted in Fullerton, Calif. and is playing a gig at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa on Aug. 6.” Social Distortion is a punk rock band born in the late 1970s. The band debuted in Fullerton, Calif. and is playing a gig at […]

Review: Portraits of the Past: The artwork of Johnny Montgomery 

Veteran, artist, historian, and activist. These are some of the words used to describe Johnny Montgomery, a painter from South Carolina and member of the Gullah nation. His work was recently presented for the Black Wall Street Rally on May 12-13, showcasing his art for many to see for the very first time. The event […]

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