Category Archives: Out & About

Best Storyteller in Tulsa finals Friday

This Friday, April 28th at 8 pm, the BEST STORYTELLER IN TULSA will be crowned by “Ok, So” during their yearly Grand Slam.

Ok, So… is Tulsa’s version of the Moth heard on public radio and is a semi-competitive storytelling event. Over 100 people have competed and it has now come down to the finals – time to crown a winner.  Continue reading

Tulsa filmmakers conquer mountains

Local, first-time filmmakers conquer the elements and rediscover individual purpose among towering mountains and daunting trails, while capturing it all on film in a new release.

The Trip: Mountains & Manhood” premieres April 19 at the Bare Bones International Film Festival in Muskogee, Okla.

In July 2016, a group of men loaded their packs and headed into the wilderness of Colorado, following a 25-year tradition. They entered the woods with baggage, defeat, fear, doubt and addiction, but left with victory and fresh vision.   Continue reading

Exhibit celebrates heroes of Holocaust

Turbulent Spirits, by Knigin

Tulsa’s Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art has partnered with the Tulsa Performing Arts Center to honor the late Michael Knigin show, “Remembrance 2000” during April.

Knigin’s exhibit features 25 pieces on canvas, all commemorating both dead and living heroes of the Holocaust.

Knigin’s art serves as an ongoing reminder of the past and a step toward building a better future.    Continue reading

Green Day at BOK

Green Day guitarist and lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong

Green Day brought their Revolution Radio tour to Tulsa’s BOK Center recently, delivering an energetic and entertaining set of their music past and present, along with a few surprises.

Following an audience sing-along to Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” and the appearance of a large pink rabbit mascot, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong exploded onto the stage for the band’s opening song, “Know Your Enemy.”

Green Day was greeted by an enthusiastic audience of diverse ages and three of those audience members were actually welcomed onstage at different times throughout the evening.

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John Fullbright at Gilcrease March 12

John Fullbright performs at Islington Assembly Hall in London, United Kingdom on June 5th, 2014. Brigitte Engl/Redferns/Getty Images/Rolling Stone

Tulsa Roots Music and Gilcrease Museum present  singer-songwriter John Fullbright in a Music on Exhibit series Sunday March 12 at the museum’s Tom Gilcrease, Jr. Auditorium at 2 pm. The concerts is free with museum admission.

Mr. Fullbright “joins the lineage of terse Southwestern songwriters like Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, sticking to a few folky chords and reaching for unassailable clarity,” according to the New York Times. Continue reading