Head over to circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis, to catch a glimpse of the colorful beauty infiltrating Tulsa as the seasons come and go. Photographer, Don Thompson displays the full spectrum of the city in his Impressions of Tulsa exhibit. Mosey through and discover the deep reds of the fall and the cool blues of the summer amidst the snowy and frigid backdrop of winter. The exhibit lasts through Feb. 27 and serves as a nice reminder of scenes yet to come to Green Country this year. Visit circlecinema.com for more information.
Changing Perspective. Finding an artist who is fluent in several art forms is an extraordinary discovery and one that deserves an audience. UTW's own Libby Williams displays her oil and charcoal renderings at Tulsa Artists' Coalition, 9 E. Brady, through Feb. 26. Stroll through An Urban Portrait and discover the city through someone else's eyes. Opening night, 6-9pm, offers the opportunity to meet with Libby and get an insider's view of the changing landscapes depicted in the gallery. Visit libbywilliamsart.com for more information.
Go Get Your Gun. Go on a wild ride through swamp country with a fine cowboy, Slim, and his trusty sidekick, Shadow as they dare to protect Maria and her infant from a mysterious two-headed swamp pig beast. Hold onto to your holster when a delirious Preacher and a local voodoo witch, Gris Gris, come a knockin' and complicate matters further. Don't miss this incredibly dark, yet intriguing production of Sam Shepard's Back Bog Beast Bait at Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. 4th St., Feb. 3-6 and 10-12 at 6pm. Visit nightingaletheater.org for more information.
Peace Be With You. Delve into the inspiring journey of Karol Wojtyla as he navigates his way through Nazi occupied Poland during World War II. Watch as he rises from the ashes to become one of history's most revered religious leaders, Pope John Paul II. Performer Jeremy D. Stanbary carries audiences through Wojtyla's lingering legacy in his one-man drama, Lolek. Join the masses at Sarkey's Performing Arts Center on the campus of St. Gregory's University, 1900 W. MccArthur St., Shawnee, at 2pm. Visit stgregorys.edu for more information.
Rabbit in the Hat. Falling in love with animated characters who are full of gumption despite life's ensuing trials has never been so easy.
Don't miss the moving tale of The Illusionist as he encounters a young girl enthralled by his talent while the world around him pushes him to the backburner amidst the rising rock stars of a new era. UTW's Joshua Peck introduces the film on Feb. 4 and explains how this controversial production, based on an un-filmed 1956 screenplay by French mime, Jacques Tati, came into being. Abracadabra yourself down to the Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis. The film only shows through Feb. 10, so don't delay. Visit circlecinema.com
for more information.
Droppin' It Dogg Style. The streets of L.A. and Compton have come to jam a night in Tulsa. Swag your way over to Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, to jump in the mosh pit with Snoop Dogg and all the T-Town gangstas. While rapping along to Wet and Drop It Like It's Hot, you can belly up to the bar and have a little Gin and Juice. All true-to-life (or wanna-be) gangstas are advised to leave all weaponry at home when the stage lights up at 8pm. Visit cainsballroom.com for more information.
Missing Something. Dorks, dweebs and geeks alike are rarely seen as courageous and brave men willing to risk their lives for the betterment of an acquaintance. When Willum Cubbert meets The Nerd who saved his life in the Vietnam War, he finds himself trying to slough off the strangely attached bumbling oaf. Roll in the aisles as this unsuspecting duo gets themselves in precarious predicaments at the Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center, 2520 S. Yorktown Ave. Feb. 9-10. Visit casciahallpac.com for more information.
Train Derailed. Hop onboard the Scream Tour as it coasts through T-Town and stops at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver. Step into the presence of the Prince of Darkness when he creeps on stage and sets Green Country aflame. Don't miss legendary Ozzy Osbourne as he takes the masses on his own Crazy Train with a guest appearance from fellow rocker, Slash. Join Tulsa in screaming bloody murder at 7:30pm sharp. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
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