Not Nemo. A lot of cool indie movies have been coming from the Middle East in recent years. Jellyfish, playing tonight at the Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis, is no exception. This beautifully cinematic film follows the lives of three very different women in Tel Aviv. One of the women is getting married, another is a server at the wedding and one woman is in the country as a worker who had to leave her son behind in the Philippines. See how these women interact and the journey they take through this beautiful Israeli city. Call 585-3456 or visit circlecinema.com for more.
Bubbly Personality. Tired of magic shows that offer you no further understanding of physics and mathematics? Who isn't? Tom "Bubble Guy" Noddy is performing his brand of magic at the Tulsa Air and Space Museum, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave., using ordinary bubbles and an extraordinary understanding of the physics that make his bubble creations work. Expect to see a cube bubble, smoke bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles and more. Noddy will also explain how it is possible for him to create his amazing bubbles. Showtimes are 11am, 1pm and 4pm today, 11am, 1pm, 3pm Saturday and 3pm on Sunday. Call 834-9900 or visit tulsaairandspacemuseum.com for more.
History Lesson. The Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St., is hosting the 2008 SummerStage festival, which brings unique plays to the stage you would normally have to go elsewhere to see. The Chosen is certainly no exception to this rule. Directed by Julie Tattershall of Heller Theater, this play is set during the World War II era and follows the story of two Jewish boys and their fathers. One family is orthodox and the other is not. The play follows the boys' struggle for identity, intellectual and religious freedom in the face of the recently revealed news of the Holocaust. Catch a performance tonight at 8pm or tomorrow, Sunday, at 2pm.
Tickets are $10. Call 596-7111 or visit tulsapac.com
for more information.
Smooth Sounds. What could be better on a Sunday afternoon than some good jazz? Today at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. 1st St., J3, an acoustic jazz and blues band performs. Pianist Jack Wolf, singer and guitarist Rick Gill and bassist Doug McDuffie promise to take you to the jazzier side of life. J3 is playing as part of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame's Summer Concert Series that runs through August 17. Fans of good music won't want to miss this. The show starts at 5pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors, college students and Jazz Hall members and $3 for students over 12 years of age. Call 596-1001 or visit okjazz.org for more.
Living on the Edge. But if you cannot afford not to, we would prefer you not call the Riverside restaurant home. The River's Edge Café is catching some serious rays these days, but nevertheless, the place is still serving up cold beverages and cool vibes with fans and water hoses for your heat-reducing pleasure. You can catch some live outdoor music almost every weekend of the summer and Wednesdays are Acoustic Open Mic night from 7-7:30pm. Check out our Live Music calendar on page 40 to see which bands are playing this weekend.
Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot. Is Oklahoma getting steamy enough for you yet? If not, eleven Tulsa artists are fogging up the windows of Color Connection Gallery, 2050 Utica Square, with their August exhibit "Hot Paintings." The exhibit features pieces in a variety of sizzling styles, as well as unique 3-D works handcrafted by regional artists. Gallery hours are Tue.--Sat., from 10am-5:30pm. For more information contact Diane Salamon at 742-0515 or check out colorconnectiongallery.com.
Bringing Down the Ball. It's not just you. It has been raining more frogs than normal. It's ok. This happens every time Apocalyptica plays a concert. Fans of screeching guitars, melodic vocals and end times will definitely have a good time at this show. DJ Moody, recent winner of UTW'S Absolute Best of Tulsa award for Best DJ, opens the show. Prepare for the end when the show starts at 7pm. Tickets are $18.25 in advance and $20.25 the day of the show. Call 584-2306 or visit cainsballroom.com for more.
Tree and Equal. Support Okie equality and art by coming out to Oklahomans for Equality's latest exhibit, "TreeSpeak," going on at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center Gallery, 621 E. 4th St. The show is a New Orleans-focused ensemble featuring the works of native Tulsa photographer Shelly Ledford and painter Dawn DeMott. A meet-the-artist reception is scheduled for tonight from 6-9pm. The exhibit was scheduled specifically in August to commemorate the Katrina tragedy and celebrate the rebirth of New Orleans. Call 743-4297 or visit www.okeq.org/gallery.cfm for more.
Share this article: