Art of Interpretation. In a rarity of Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis, the theater presents a live performance on the film screen. The Habit of Art will be presented live from London as a part of National Theatre Live. Benjamin Britten finds his former collaborator and friend, W.H. Auden, to receive counsel on his newest opera, Death in Venice. In an imagined meeting between the two, they are observed and interrupted by their future biographer and a young man who is from the local bus station. Playwright Alan Bennett has received five-star ratings for his tale of music, poetry and artistry. The production starts at 5:30pm. For ticket information or more about the production, call 585-3456.
Twurk it Out. If you can't "Wait" to see the Ying Yang Twins live, then your wait is over. Tonight at Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. Second St., the Ying Yang Twins look to shake up the building with some of their greatest hits. While its last album, Chemically Imbalanced, was released in 2006, that hasn't slowed down this dynamic duo. The twins, Eric "Kaine" Jackson and DeAngelo "D-Roc" Holmes, will pull fan favorites from their albums, such as "Salt Shaker," "Whistle While You Twurk," and "Wait (The Whisper Song)." The show starts at 7pm. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit flytrapeventcenter.com.
Walk Over MS. Multiple Sclerosis affects thousands across the country as it attacks the central nervous system of people. One group that's constantly fighting for research and for assisting those affected is National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Oklahoma chapter has planned the Tulsa Walk MS for today. More than 1,500 are expected to turn out to walk the three-mile scenic walk for the more than 3,000 battling MS in Oklahoma. Registration starts at 7:30am, and the walk begins at 9am. Walk begins at the Temple Israel, 2004 E. 22nd St. Breakfast items will be provided as well as finish-line food. Proceeds benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
For more information, visit nationalMSsociety.org/walkMSok
or call 800-344-4867.
Sound of the Night. For years throughout the 1990s, her voice rang beautifully through the introduction of the most nasally nanny in America. Ann Hampton Callaway brings her sound and melodies to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center tonight for a performance. Not only was she the voice behind the opening of the CBS-hit The Nanny, but she's also a Tony-nominated actor for her Broadway performance of Swing!. In addition, she's a pianist, composer, singer and lyricist. (Her resume must be incredible.) The show starts at 7pm, and its proceeds benefit Oklahomans for Equality. Tickets are $30 and $60 for patrons. For more information, visit tulsapac.com.
Slugging It Out. Don't start slowing down and slugging around from the weekend. After all, the beginning of the week can be the beginning or the end of a long weekend at the Gray Snail Saloon, 1334 E. 15th St. in Lincoln Plaza. Enjoy $2 well drinks or $1 domestic drinks, or grab some munchies from its legendary happy hour menu for $3.50, such as chicken fingers or snail wings. Enjoy drinks with friends on the patio and listen to the Blue Ribbon Brothers live, or join them on other nights of the week for a full slate of live music offerings. For more information, call 587-7524.
Old School Rocker. For more than four decades, audiences around the world have embraced and listened to the sounds of Jeff Beck. Now, the England guitarist brings his electric presence to the Brady Theater stage, 105 W. Brady. Working with such greats as Rod Stewart throughout his career, this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has produced such classic albums as, You Had it Coming, Flash and Truth. As a part of his major world tour, Beck is sure to be in top form and ready to rock out the theater. Tickets are $37.50, $47.50 and $57.50. The show starts at 7pm with special guest Gary Hoey joining in on the fun. For more information, visit bradytheater.com.
Shoot Out. Put on your sharp shooters as well as your cowboy boots for Hold Up for Charity. Claremore Mayor Brant Shallenburger will present singer Patti Page with a key, and she will also be on hand throughout the night for meet-and-greets with people and fun. There's also a few surprises in store for a fun evening out on the town -- think about the title of the evening a little bit literally. The night is hosted by Will Rogers Down and Patti Page, and proceeds benefit one of Page's charities, the National Committee of Grandparents for Children's Rights. Tickets are $20 and include a BBQ dinner. For more information, call 283-8800 or 341-8688.
Pampering Paradise. With the smell (and sneeze quickly following) of spring in the air, it's the time of the year where women begin to pamper and prepare for summer. Spring Fling allows women to get into the swing of things and get those arrangements underway. The event includes manicures and massages, a live fashion show each hour, tips and tricks from cosmetic counters as well as raffles and goody bags. The event will be held at Belk Tulsa Hills, 7309 S. Olympia, and it starts at 11:30am and ends at 6:30pm. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased from Belk Department store at Tulsa Hills. Proceeds benefit Crosstown Learning Center. For more information, call 447-6823 extension 210.
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