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Whatever You Do, Don't Say, "The Iraq." Beauties compete in the third preliminary competition for the Miss Oklahoma Pageant for the chance at scholarship money, a shot at Miss America, and the likelihood of unfortunate videos showing up on YouTube. At the Mabee Center at 7:30pm.
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Get on your bikes and ride in the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough, three days of challenging races over as many courses. Race in any number of categories, or stand on the side and cheer on the riders. There are also free family rides and a Tough-ending festival Sunday evening. Go for the racers. Stick around for Crybaby Hill. June 7-9.
The Real Southern Belle. The Tulsa-based Liberty Foundation brings out The Memphis Belle, the world-famous B-17 bomber. Actually, it's a replica of the iconic -- and first WW2 bomber to complete 25 missions -- craft, but it actually flies, and you can actually ride in it. You can even sit in that little gunner's bubble thing that hangs underneath the plane. I mean, if you've got the stones. Tulsa Air and Space Museum Saturday and Sunday.
Shiny and Loud. Cadillacs, Corvettes, Camaros, and tons of other vintage and collactible cars that don't start with the letter C will be on display at The Leake Collector Car Show and Auction Friday through Sunday at the QuikTrip Center at ExpoSquare.
Figaro. More than just classical music is on tap at Bartlesville's annual gift that is the OK Mozart International Festival. Listeners will find jazz, folk, and roots music to name but a few. Not to mention tours, lectures, and even kids' activites. At the Bartlesville Community Center, June 9-15.
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"What Do You Want Me To Do, Draw You A Picture?" Journalist Glenn Frankel comes to town to discuss his book, The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend, about what is arguably the greatest Western of all time. Following Frankel's appearance will be a screening of John Wayne's best performance ever in The Searchers. Frankel starts at 7pm at the Circle Cinema.
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Too Wise to Woo Peacfully. Tulsa Shakespeare in the Park and the University of Tulsa bring to the stage Much Ado About Nothing at the Guthrie Green. Updated and set in 1940s Tulsa, the free show will delight audiences and give you a chance to get outside. Tuesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 16. Shows start at 8:30pm with a 7:30pm preshow.
Looking Down On Creation. The Child Care Resource Center's annual Top of the Town fundraiser features views from the top of quite a few Tulsa buildings: 17 stops, 12 bands, visits to new restaurants and hotels, trolley and pedicab rides, and the feeling of helping people, since it's you know, a fundraiser. It starts at 6pm. Tickets at the door or through ccrctulsa.org.
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