Category Archives: Local

Whole Foods to benefit Tulsa Tough Thursday

Whole Foods invites new and regular customers to join in support of a “Community Giving Day” on Thursday, June 22, 2017. That day, 5% of net sales from both Brookside and Yale locations will be donated to support Saint Francis Tulsa Tough’s mission of promoting fitness and healthy lifestyles and showcasing the beautiful city of Tulsa.     Continue reading

High-speed rail may bypass Tulsa

KTUL’s Charles Ely reported Monday on the ongoing issue of high-speed rail service for Tulsa which advocates warn may be ignored as Oklahoma City’s (OKC) influence with State Government is targeted to expanding Amtrack routes only for itself in-state.

Ely noted OKC’s route to Fort Worth was saved in the most recent Federal budget and now the city has applied to obtain additional service to Kansas City.

The concern is that future rail service development will bypass Eastern Oklahoma as Metropolitan Tulsa area service is not an apparent concern of officials in OKC. Continue reading

PAC Gallery features Broc Randall

Broc Randall

Combining mediums and inspiration from all areas of pop culture and beyond, Broc Randall has been honing his artistic craft for almost two decades.  His latest show, “Art By Broc,” will be in the PAC Gallery during the month of June.

He received his bachelor of arts in graphic design from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah before relocating to Little Rock, Arkansas, to work for Dillards corporation. While employed there as a web designer for almost four years, he began creating mixed-media art pieces that incorporated everyday objects. Continue reading

Ruthie Foster at Gilcrease Museum Sunday

Video Report: Tulsa Roots Music & Gilcrease Museum are proud to present the final performance in the 2017 MUSIC ON EXHIBIT series, a special Mother’s Day concert featuring Ruthie Foster.

Foster was born in rural Texas and raised in a family of gospel singers. With a chapel-bred bravado inspired by powerful African-American women such as Mavis Staples and Aretha Franklin, her sound evolved into an inspired blend of blues, folk and gospel.  Continue reading