Return of a Legend. Take a step back in time this week at Lola's at The Bowery, 5 E. Brady St. to listen to tunes Hank Williams style. Experience the look and the sound of Williams as he performed in 1951 through a tribute band comprised of incredibly talented musicians that also play in the OKC-based country band, City Moon. City Moon provides the "Drifting Cowboy" sound that backed Hank, complete with the doghouse bass and honky-tonk guitar, steel and fiddle that so much defined the music of that era. City Moon's Hank Williams Tribute promises to hold true to the original arrangements and style of Hank Williams Sr. Call 592-7995 for more.
Get Your Groove On. Rock band? Musical theatre? GrooveLily is the best of both. With backgrounds in classical music, musical theatre, jazz and rock, these three New Yorkers are making a musical experience that's all their own. Intelligent and witty original songs connect soaring vocals with the blazing six-string electric violin of Valerie Vigoda, the lightning-fingered piano of Brendan Milburn, and the joyful drums of Gene Lewin. This performance is part of the PAC Trust's Music@2nd&Cin series. Call 596-7109 for tickets.
Opa! Get back to your Greek roots or maybe go and discover unfound cultural territory at the 49th Annual Greek Holiday Festival or Tulsa's Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1206 South Guthrie. On this last day of celebration, check out the authentically-dressed Greek dancers, chew on tyropita, rather cheese pie, or a piece of baklava. Either way, try something you didn't know much before at this Greek festival. Admission for the public is $2, but you only have to pay once to get in at any time. For more information, visit holytrinity.ok.goarch.org.
Riding with Mom. The 24th Annual Bike MS: The Mother Road Ride is the same MS 150 ride but with a new route this year... this statewide cycling event is heading from Tulsa to Oklahoma City for some fabulous fun along Route 66!
This two-day ride will start Sat., Sept. 26 and go along historic Route 66 from Tulsa to Oklahoma City with the overnight stay in Chandler on day one. With many stops along the way at many of the historic landmarks, cyclists will get an experience like none they've had before. The registration fee is $50. Funds raised will support direct services for the more than 21,000 people with MS and their families in Oklahoma and national MS research to find a cure for this chronic disease of the central nervous system. Call 1-800 FIGHT MS or visit www.nationalMSsociety.org/bikemsok
Don't Play and Drive. Hit a grown-up playground for a night on the town at Dave & Buster's, 6812 S. 105th East Ave. Catch up with friends at their early or late happy hour offered throughout the week or hit the arcade for the latest and greatest in video game and interactive simulation to blow off steam after work. If you're looking for a double dose of food and fun, try their $15.99 Eat and Play combo special, which should get you full and hyper for the hours-long rush of playtime. Kiddies can come too, with a 25-year-old parent or guardian. (Sorry, kids.) Call 449-3100 for more information.
Sneak Peek. Check out a glimpse of PBS's upcoming season of ART 21: Art in the 21st Century at Living Arts Gallery, 307 E. Brady. The focus of the hour-long show revolves around "the breadth of artistic practice in the United States today," and the ball doesn't drop on the fifth season. The episode to be previewed "Transformation," features working artists Cindy Sherman, Paul McCarthy and Yinka Shonibare MBE and allows audiences to interpret and compare each artist's profile. There will also be educational materials for teachers available at the screening. This is the first of two previews of the upcoming season. This session is free to the public. For information, call 585-1234 or visit livingarts.org.
Bring Me a Dream. From Nashville, TN, to stages throughout the U.S. to Tulsa's own Loony Bin, 6808 S Memorial Dr., The Sandman has been known to make grown men and women cry from uncontrollable laughter. Watch as he gets volunteers from the audience, puts them under his spell and has them do all kind of things you won't believe! Maybe you and your friends will be the stars of the show. Call 392-5653 for reservations.
Fair Trade. Celebrate this year's "Art 4 Art" event with a trendy cocktail and art opening party at KEO Restaurant, 3524 S. Peoria, and Aberson Exhibit's in Center One on Brookside. Featured artists include Shelly Lewis Stanfield and Darshan Phillips. Original artwork from both artists, as well as artwork from the Tulsa Girls Art School (TGAS) students will be on display and 25 percent from the sale of any artwork will go back to TGAS. Call 592-7080 or visit www.tulsagirlsartschool.com.
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