Rockin' the Fest. Keepin' it real in Tulsa since 1996, Admiral Twin is a local music scene staple that's been around longer than most of the bars and clubs it frequents. This year the trio rocks Mayfest tonight on the Williams Green stage on 3rd between Main and Boston. Come for the art, beer, and fried pickles, stay for a rockin' good time with Admiral Twin as it play tracks from its newest album Center of the Universe. For all of you who didn't know, the center of the Universe is right here in Tulsa. Admiral Twin's big bang starts at 9:30pm. Visit admiraltwin.com for more.
O' Brother, Red Art Thou? Here in the states, it is not unusual to see families divided along Democrat and Republican lines. In My Brother Is an Only Child, playing tonight at the Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis, the familial differences along political lines span to the wingtips of the left and the right. Set in the 60s and 70s in Italy, two brothers, one a communist, one a fascist, must deal with their differences during this particularly turbulent time in Italy's history. If that isn't complicated enough, one brother is in love with the other's girlfriend. Aren't you glad the political system in the U.S. is so calm and easy going? Visit circilecinema.com or call 592-3456 for more.
It's Been Brought. We don't get a lot of big break dancing events in Tulsa. Fans of this urban phenomenon may rejoice. DJ Presto and the Rock Steady crew perform tonight at the Gray Snail, 1334 E 15th. The Rock Steady crew has been break dancin' around the world since the early 80s and are coming to town with the help of Tulsa's own Soul Style Krew. Check out both crews tonight and they burn up the dance floor and remind Tulsans that it's okay to hip and hop from time to time. Want more information? Call 587-7584 and let them break it down for ya.
Icy Fun. Hockey season is right around the corner. The Oilers' Ice Breaker Party, Oilers Ice Center, 64th and Mingo, will let you see the seating chart layout for the new BOk Center and give you a chance to buy your season tickets early for the new season. Bring the kids for the Jupiter jump, games and refreshments. If you've never bought Oilers season tickets before, enter to win the season ticket give-a-way just for new ticket holders. They will also be giving away an autographed jersey. That's more free stuff than you can shake a puck at. Call 632-PUCK for more info and season tickets.
Hero Fraction. Matt Fisher wants you to know that he is more than just a supporting guitarist for Tulsa favorite Hero Factor. Fisher can write, sing and play his guitar in ways not exemplified in his previous projects. If you missed VandeVander-Fisher's solo act-playing at Tiny Lounge on Saturday night, catch a performance tonight at the BruHouse, 3421 S Peoria. Fisher likes to tell stories in his music about love, life, turmoil, and redemption. Call 743-7200 or visit bruhouse.com for more.
The Pen Is Mightier. A student discovers a notebook and decides to hang on to it. Innocent enough, right? Wrong. From the popular manga and anime series, Death Note, Cinemark Tulsa, 10802 E 71ST, tells the story of a notebook with the power to kill someone by simply writing down a name in its pages. It's kind of a cool concept when you think about it. Is a murderer on the loose? Just write down his name. No problem right? Well like all things, there is a catch. Call 250-1482 or visit fathomevents.com for tickets.
Beauty Everywhere. Tornados aside, the weather has been great lately. There's no reason not to get out to the Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Road, and check out the beautiful gardens surrounding the house of fine art. While you're there might as well check out the "Painting the Italian Landscape: Views from the Uffizi" exhibit and marvel at this collection of paintings from as far back as the Renaissance. This exhibit has been getting rave reviews so be sure and check it out before it leaves on June 1. The museum will be open Tues.-Sunday 10am-5pm. They stay open until 8pm on Thursdays. Call 748-5385 or visit philbrook.org for more.
Set the Table. Ever wonder where Martha Stewart got the idea to market lifestyle merchandise with her name on it? Enter Russel Wright. Sarah Lichtman presents her lecture entitled "The Natural Table: Russel Wright, Manitoga, and Nature's Influence," at the Price Tower Arts Center, 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville. Lichtman will discuss how Wright, an icon of modern dinnerware, let nature inspire his work and the creation of his home and studio, Manitoga. The lecture is $8 for the public and $6 for Price Tower members. Call 336-4949 or visit pricetower.org for more.
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