Feb. 25 Thurs.
One for the Classics. The OK Mozart International Festival wants to get its planning on the right track with the OK Mozart Launch Party tonight at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 Southeast Adams Boulevard in Bartlesville. During the launch party, executive director Shane Jewell will announce the list of musicians and artists for the festival as well as any other high points for the upcoming festival. If you're counting down the days until the festival, this is something you probably don't want to miss. The party starts at 5pm. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Food, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served at the event. For more information, visit okmozart.com.
Feb. 26 Fri.
The Queen of Hearts. Tulsa Spotlight Theatre, 1381 Riverside Dr., goes down the rabbit hole with the opening of Alice in Wonderland. The show will run Feb. 26-28, March 5-7 and March 12-13. Friday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. Based on Lewis Carroll's beloved classic and adapted for the stage by Anne Coulter Martens, the play follows Alice's journey through the strange and fantastic world of Wonderland, where she meets such well-know characters as the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts. Adult tickets are $10, senior tickets are $9 and tickets for children under 12 are $8. Early reservations are recommended. Call 587-5030.
Feb. 27 Sat.
Day to the Dogs. LIFE Senior Services brings its annual benefit gala Puttin' on the Dog to the downtown DoubleTree Hotel, 616 W. Seventh St. In its 14th year, the event begins at 6 p.m. and will feature an elegant dinner as well as music, dancing, and silent and live auctions. In 2009, LIFE provided aid to over 22,500 people--including seniors, their families and caregivers--in the Tulsa area. That number is expected to rise to over 25,000 in 2010. Along with its two senior centers, LIFE offers programs including adult day services, affordable housing, workplace caregiver support and more. LIFE hopes that this year's gala will raise more than $225,000, which will be donated to United Way. Individual tickets are $125; sponsorships are available.
For more information, call 664-9000, ext. 275.
Feb. 28 Sun.
Smooth Sundays. Looking for a relaxing time for your Sunday and to wrap up the month? The TU Jazz Combo and Jazz Singers will be performing this evening at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. First Street. TU produces a number of talented musicians, in and out of jazz, every year. These up-and-coming musicians could be the next biggest thing. See if you can spot the next Wayman Tisdale in this group's performance. The show starts at 5pm. For more information, visit okjazz.org.
March 01 Mon.
Cowboys and Indians. The largest exhibition of art, artifacts and archives ever assembled for Charles Russell, one of the most prolific artists of the 20th Century, is on display at Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road. The Masterworks of Charles M. Russell: A Retrospective of Paintings & Sculpture features some of Russell's signature masterpieces as well as the first public viewing from his research collection. The exhibit continues through May 2. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am till 5pm. For more information on this exhibit or others, visit gilcrease.org.
March 02 Tue.
Back to Basics. Three-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer inductee Eric Clapton makes his way back to Tulsa for a long-awaited return. The BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, will be rocking all night to the guitarist who is rumored to recorded in the city at the historic Church Studio back in the day. (Read "Feels Like Religion" at urbantulsa.com.) The show also features a special guest as singer-songwriter Roger Daltrey performs, too. It'll surely be a night of historic music proportions. The show starts at 7:30pm, with doors opening at 6:30pm. Tickets are still on sale now for $57, $77 and $97. For more information, visit bokcenter.com.
March 03 Wed.
Hot Like Fire. Every Wednesday night, adults (or anyone over the age of 17) has the opportunity to play with fire and make really cool instruments with an Adult Glassblowing Class at the Tulsa Glassblowing Studio, 19 E. Brady. For six weeks, learn about the art of glassblowing, its principles and tools to being a proper glassblower. Plus, you have the opportunity to make paperweights, flowers and vases for your household. Class starts today, so make sure you start off hot! Class starts at 6:30pm. Cost of the six-week class session is $400 for all materials and tools. For more information, call 582-4527 or e-mail HYPERLINK "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" email@example.com.
March 04 Thurs.
Shop Till You Drop. Shopping with friends doesn't get any better than this. The Just Between Friends Consignment Sale at Expo Square Exchange Center, 4149 E. 21st St., provides an opportunity to do some great shopping and hang out with great friends. Heading into its final weekend stretch, the sale features shoes, furniture, books, toys, software and "gently used" clothing for babies or for maternity wear. The semiannual event features more than 1,200 consignors and more than 100,000 items for consumption. The sale is open from 9am till 7pm, and it continues through March 6. For more information, visit tulsa.jbfsale.com.
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