T-Town Via Hollywood. Bill and Brady Kincaid, simultaneously played by Edward Norton, are born and bred Okies living very different lives in Leaves of Grass. Visit the Circle Cinema Theatre, 10 S. Lewis, to watch as these two brothers get in situations that most Oklahomans don't encounter on a day-to-day basis, or maybe taking down local drug lords is in your everyday repertoire and the rest of us are just naive. With a cast that boasts names such as Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon and Keri Russell, Leaves of Grass has wowed critics and audiences across the nation. Be there for the last showing at 5:20pm. Rated R for violence, pervasive language and drug content. Adult ticket price is $8.50. Visit circlecinema.com for more information.
British Invasion. A day frozen in history, Dec. 8, 1980 will play out live in front of audiences as Theatre Tulsa presents, The Day They Shot John Lennon. Watch as a community struggles to muddle through the loss of a legend or relive the tragedy by way of this one-act play and tribute to the famous Beatle. The death of Lennon was felt around the world and mourned by millions. Be at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center's Liddy Doenges Theatre, 110 E. 2nd St., Oct. 29--30 and Nov. 4--6 at 7:30 pm. A matinee also shows at 2pm on Oct. 31. Tickets are $15. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Wake Up the Echoes. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane travels to South Bend, Ind. to rain down and whip through Notre Dame's Fighting Irish. Well, maybe not, it might look more like an Irish revolution burning through a damp windstorm. Who knows? Either way, the game kicks off at 1:30pm, and whether it's an Irish win or a Hurricane victory that you seek, be sure to tune in. Undoubtedly, there will be some lucky Tulsans traveling to the Hoosier state, for everyone else, NBC is providing live coverage.
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Get Ghoulish. One night a year it is completely acceptable to live out the most haunting and disturbing fantasies with little or no judgment from peers. Become Spiderman or the Wicked Witch of the West for one evening and join in one of the many Halloween events in Tulsa. Small ones can troll through neighborhoods trick or treating or get lost and spooked in the Tulsa Corn Maize. For those looking for a good scare, visit The 13th Ward in Jenks or Tulsa's Hex House. Events for the faint of heart and the criminally insane are happening across Green Country, so join in the fun and here's to a safe and happy haunting.
Dancing Skeletons. The phrase 'night of the dead,' can be intimidating and now that it's November, shouldn't the scary be left behind? Well there is one last skull-filled celebration left, join Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. Brady, as they host the Dia de Los Muertos Arts Festival & "Altared Spaces" Exhibit. Some believe that this is the day the dead are allowed to return and rejoin the living and in celebration of this, the festival both mourns and rejoices the passing of loved ones. Come partake in the food, music, dancing, fireworks and more. The cost is $5 and children 12 and under are free. Visit livingarts.org for more information.
Live Liquor Lounge. After a bloody battle and lots of tears, Mercury Lounge, 1747 S. Boston Ave., is back in full swing. Come on out and celebrate the return of the liquor license. Be it whiskey, vodka or just a good beer, Mercury has it in stock and a perfect patio to enjoy it on. Rock out to the juke box or sink the eight ball at the lounge's pool table, whatever your pleasure may be, but don't miss out on a good time at one of Tulsa's favorite bars.
Boom, Kah, Boom. Tap along to the deep beat of a bass drum as Choregus Productions presents DRUMLine Live at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center's Chapman Music Hall, 110 E. 2nd St. The flair of the marching band has dazzled packed stadiums for decades and that style and sound has finally been captured in a brilliant musical showcase. Based on the 2002 movie Drumline, this theatrical event celebrates the noise and the funk of historically black college and university marching bands. Showing Nov. 3-4, the snares start sounding at 7:30pm. To sit centerfield, tickets are $45. Addition seating is available for $35 or $25. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Hopeless Romantic. Grammy winner Julio Iglesias dances into SpiritBank Event Center, 10441 S. Regal Blvd. Performing more than 40 years worth of music, the Starry Night World Tour promises to reminisce with Latin lovers and woo a new generation. Selling more than 300 million albums worldwide makes Iglesias one of the top-10 best-selling music artists in history. The romance sparks at 8pm. Tickets range from $45 to $120. Visit spiritbankeventcenter.com for more information.
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