July 2017 Around Town

Holland Hall recent graduate Grant Gebetsberger ’17 was named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Inclusion in this program is one of the highest honors bestowed upon graduating high school seniors. The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as evidence of community service, leadership,…

June 2017 Around Town

Film fans, students, architects and designers, and those who were curious about what topics possibly could be included in an architecture and design film festival, braved stormy Tulsa weather to pack the Circle Cinema, April 20-23. The Architecture & Design Film Festival:Tulsa, presented by Tulsa Foundation for Architecture, showcased a range of films devoted to the creative spark that produces…

May 2017 Around Town

Since Dr. Reis was a young child, she has wanted to be a veterinarian. Dr. Reis earned her DVM from Washington State University, and she loves that she continues to learn every day while at work. She has four pets: a Pomeranian mix named Penny, two cats named Oliver and Rudy, and a Holland Lop rabbit named Hermione. Dr. Reis…

April 2017 Around Town

The Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women (OCSW) honored Linda Capps, vice chairman of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and Willa Johnson, Oklahoma County Commissioner for District One, with the 2017 Kate Barnard Awards which were established in 1998 to honor outstanding women in public service whose leadership has benefited Oklahoma women and families.

March 2017 Around Town

The 6th Annual Music Trivia Charity Event will be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Catoosa on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 6-10 p.m. Come together to honor and memorialize those who have fought this horrible disease, and raise awareness and funds to continue the battle. With your donations, American Parkinson’s Disease Association provides resources, education, referral…

February 2017 Around Town

Blue Sky Bank is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new branch, located in downtown Tulsa’s latest shopping destination, the Boxyard. The Boxyard, located at the corner of 3rd and Franklin, is constructed out of 39 repurposed shipping containers and features attractions such as restaurants, bars, clothing stores, and a coffee shop.

January 2017 Around Town

The Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless is pleased to present our annual fundraiser, “The Heart of Henry.” This dinner and awards ceremony is named in honor of Henry Zarrow – a man whose heart was dedicated to giving to and embracing those in need, especially in the Tulsa Community. This year’s Heart of Henry Chair, Mr. Chip McElroy, President…

December 2016 Around Town

In a time when first responders are put in danger daily by an ever growing violent world, Matthews Ford leads the way in community involvement by continuing their seven years of partnership into 2017 with Broken Arrow's talented Police Chief Boggs assisted by Lisa Ford.

November 2016 Around Town

The Castle is open Thanksgiving Day through New Year’s Eve from 6-10 p.m. and offers multiple activities during the holiday season. Drive through Castleton Village and enjoy over 2000 holiday displays with thousands of colorful lights, or take a hayride through the village or ride the ponies or the camel (all weather permitting). Stop in the Castle for free family…

October 2016 Around Town

A comedy charity show to benefit shelter dogs in Oklahoma. Tulsa rescue, Single Dog Seeking and Oklahoma rescue, Fetch Fido A Flight have partnered with The Loony Bin comedy club to bring you "Comedy to the Rescue" on October 5th at 6:30. Both rescues save animals from the shelters to prevent euthanasia. All of the proceeds go directly to the…

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Disney Theatrical Productions and Celebrity Attractions brings the highly anticipated national Broadway tour of Disney’s NEWSIES to Tulsa. The Tony® Award-winning production premieres at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement of eight performances only September 13-18.

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Tulsa Sunrise Rotary Club is hosting its Fifth Annual Maine Lobster Fest & Charity Auction on August 27th to raise funds to increase awareness of Autism and provide Assistance Dogs for children and adults afflicted with this debilitating disease. Proceeds go to Autism Center of Tulsa and Glad Wags Service Dogs. Families affected by autism need guidance to access resources…

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U.S. Secretary of Education John King, on May 4, 2016, announced the selection of Gracie Rule of Tulsa, who attends Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa, as a 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Rule is one of 160 outstanding American high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service and contribution to school and community, as…

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Folk and pop legend Judy Collins performed many of her hit songs as guest of the Woody Guthrie Museum, Apr. 24 at the Tulsa PAC.

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Experience a rich cultural tapestry, and the beauty and grandeur of Renaissance England, right here in Oklahoma! You’ll be transported back to the 16th Century as Castleton Village comes alive with over 600 costumed stage and street performers, merchants, and artisans providing an entertainment experience fit for Royalty.

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Bixby North Elementary PTA will host its second annual Spartan Craft Market to benefit Bixby North Elementary on Saturday, April 2 from 9 am to 4 pm at Bixby North Elementary gym. The Bixby Agora craft market will host more than 50 vendors. Vendors are coming from around the Bixby and Tulsa area to set up and sell everything from…

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Benjamin Zander will speak at Tulsa Town Hall on March 11 and conduct the Tulsa Symphony on March 12. Benjamin Zander is the conductor of The Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and a guest conductor around the world. With London's famed Philharmonia Orchestra he is recording the complete cycle of Mahler symphonies, recordings that have been…

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Join Tulsa Project Theater supporters on February 4th at The Campbell Hotel's Renaissance Square to raise money to replace props and costumes lost in a November fire. The Theatre that just brought you a SOLD OUT run of The Rocky Horror Show invites you to enjoy a sumptuous hors d'oeuvres buffet provided by Maxxwells Restaurant, a complimentary glass of Napa…

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Tulsa Town Hall welcomes David Boren to the Tulsa PAC January 15 at 10:30 a.m. David L. Boren has served as president of the University of Oklahoma for more than 20 years. Before that, as an U.S. Senator (1979-1994), he chaired the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and he currently co-chairs the nonpartisan President’s Intelligence Advisory Board. At Yale, Boren…

December 2015 Around Town

The Hamlet, Oklahoma's original Honey Kissed Ham company since 1986, is now taking orders for your holiday feasts. Save time by ordering online. Some holiday delights include Honey Kissed spiral sliced ham, whole smoked turkeys, spiral sliced Honey Kissed turkey breasts, pies, corporate gifts, party platters and gift baskets. If you would like to relax and let someone else do…

November 2015 Around Town

Let Tom’s Outdoor Living design a custom holiday display perfectly suited for you and your home. Whatever your personal preference — elegant, whimsical or cutting-edge — the outdoor lighting specialists at Tom’s Outdoor Living can create the perfect holiday display to make your yard a joy to behold. Tom’s Outdoor Living will guide you through the design process using your…

October 2015 Around Town

Join local artists for the Brady Arts District’s 100th First Friday Art Crawl, Friday October 2nd. First Friday is a medley of galleries, studios and museums as well as the part-time galleries in various shops opening their doors to showcase art.

September 2015 Around Town

The Oklahoma City Thunder will be returning to Tulsa for an Oct. 13 preseason game against the Dallas Mavericks. This year’s game will mark the seventh time the team has visited Tulsa for an exhibition game.

August 2015 Around Town

Recently, the Oklahoma City Thunder named Monty Williams, Maurice Cheeks and Anthony Grant as assistant coaches and Billy Schmidt as quality control coach. They join assistants Mark Bryant and Darko Rajakovic, shooting coach Adam Harrington and Vin Bhavnani, who’s returning as manager of advance scouting/player development.

July 2015 Around Town

Sue Goetz, the author of "The Herb Lover's Spa Book," will be the Tulsa Herb Society's annual educational speaker at 7 p.m. July 13, at the Tulsa Garden Center.

June 2015 Around Town

Congratulations to St. John's Episcopal Church for creating the book exchange for their community. The church designed their library to look like a little church. The idea originated with a group of women who come together to do needlework and end up talking about books. Dorian Kurin, an architect in the parish, volunteered to design and build the little library,…

May 2015 Around Town

The Campbell Hotel and Event Centers at 2636 E. 11th Street has undergone transformation. Though the block-long building looks the same as it has since 1927 (a requirement of the National Register of Historic Places), the inside has undergone a renaissance. The Campbell used to be a 36-room businessman’s hotel where you could rent a room for two bits a…