Pennyroyal Tea and Popcorn. An autobiography (recordings by Cobain) by filmmaker A.J. Schnack, Kurt Cobain: About a Son goes onscreen at 4:30pm this afternoon at Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis. This 96-minute, firsthand account follows Cobain's successes and failures as Nirvana's frontman. And in other news for Feb. 1 (and quite a sway in events), it's National Popcorn Day! Enjoy multiple flavors such as caramel, ranch, kettle corn, white cheddar and more available at a special price. Hey, we can agree it's better than heroin right? Visit circlecinema.com for more information or call 592-3456.
Digital's the Trend. "Themes: A Selection of Recent Work" showcases the work by local artist Don Emrick. Stop by the opening reception at Artifacts Gallery, 819 E. 3rd St., 5-8pm to view his digital photography, abstract digital work and experimental or alternative techniques. About his work, Emrick states, "I try to encompass and blend not only traditional photographic processes, but also alternative techniques and digital media. I view my work as a continual exploration of photography and digital art." A photography instructor at Tulsa Community College and Rogers State University, Emrick has been showing his work in galleries in Tulsa and Oklahoma City since 1993. The exhibit runs through February 29. Call 810-0252 for more information.
Walking Masterpiece. Join conductor Vladimir Lande and the Tulsa Oratio Chorus tonight at 7:30pm in the Chapman Music Hall of the Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St., for An Imperial Evening of music presented by the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. Pieces for tonight's performance include Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture, Mussorgsky: Prelude to Khovanshchina, Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor, and Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition. Tickets are $16-$48. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Looking to get outside and exercise this afternoon? The Riverwest Inline Hockey League readies for another season and you can still register to join a team for $88, which gets you 10 games, 8 practices, playoffs and a jersey. Visit riverwestinlinehockeyleague.com
for all the information you need. The Tulsa Cocks, pictured above, practice Sunday, Feb. 3, at 11am, 12pm and 1pm at the Riverwest rink, 2015 S. Jackson Ave. Swing by to play or to cheer on the Cocks this afternoon and see if the league's right for you. The season starts Feb. 10th. Call 459-9966 for more information
Nostalgic Realism. "The Eye of the Collector: The Jewish Vision of Sigmund R. Balka" showcases images of traditional Jewish life and religion while documenting the Jewish quest to make a new home in America. Stop by the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 E. 71st St., to view more than 200 works donated by New York attorney Sigmund Balka. Works include paintings, drawings, prints and photographs from more than 100 artists. The exhibit runs through April 27, and can be viewed Monday through Friday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm. Call 492-1818 for more information.
Dance for Beads. Man do these guys play some shows. A steady rotation between Tulsa, OKC and Kansas, The Plumbers keep on with their busy schedule, playing a Mardi Gras show at 10pm tonight at Jewel, 3340 S. Peoria. "Because bad music deserves a second flush," The Plumbers cover all the hits that will get you dancing. Think "Baby Got Back," "Billie Jean," "Sex Machine" and more. So, chow down on a king's cake for Fat Tuesday, and then sweat off the calories at Jewel. Visit www.theplumberssuck.com for more band information.
Peace and Quiet. The harmful effects of a stressful daily life are radiating from your face. Get a workout in a warm, relaxed environment. Yoga is all the rage these days and now's the time to get involved. There are numerous yoga studios around town that offer a variety of classes that can fit any schedule. The Yoga Room, 3403 S. Peoria, is a full-service studio with mats, props, locker rooms, showers and a retail area. Wednesday features four different classes to choose from; each lasts about an hour. Drop-ins start at $10 and Monday has one free class starting at 12:05pm. Call 808-YOGA for price packages, class descriptions and more.
Fresh Young Talent. The Dennis R. Neill Equality Center art gallery, 621 E. 4th St., hosts its monthly First Thursday reception from 6-9pm tonight. Meet this month's artist Jessica Newman and see her oil paintings and fine drawings. Although Newman explores a variety of media, charcoal is her favorite. A fascination with the human body remains the theme of most her work. The exhibit runs through the month of February, and can be viewed Monday through Saturday, 3-9pm. Call 743-4297 for more information.
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