Thurs., Mar. 3
Spare Frame. Grab those stylin' shoes and the 12-pound ball out of the closet; it's time for Strike Night. Bowling is a favorite American pastime and when coupled with pizza and beer, there's seldom a better way to spend the evening. Knock over some pins at Andy B's RiverLanes, 8711 S. Lewis Ave., and help support the Tulsa Sports Commission. Friends and family can come out and cheer on the best bowler in town during this annual fundraiser. The ball gets rolling at 4pm and the frames finish up at 6pm. Visit tulsaports.org for more information.
Fri., Mar. 4
Curious Movement. Watching a dancer float through the air and gracefully come back down to earth has never been so mesmerizing. Dreams Dammed is not the traditional twinkle toe ballet or rhythmic tap found in studios across the nation. Audiences are in for a treat and a little surprise as these performers pay homage to Butoh using playful or sometimes grotesque choreography to explore beauty. Donned in white body makeup, this performance is bound to cause a stir when it slides on stage at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., March 4-5 at 8pm. Be prepared for something a little out of the ordinary in this Living Arts dance presentation for the New Genre Arts Festival XVIII. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Sat., Mar. 5
Crank it Out. One of the hottest duos in country is making their way to T-Town and the night is going to be off the charts. Hop on board with Sugarland as they storm the stage at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver. A little rock and a lot of red dirt, these two stars know how to party on their Incredible Machine tour and still manage to pull a few heartstrings with "Shine the Light" and "Stand Back Up." The sparks start flying at 7:30pm. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
Sun., Mar. 6
Believe in Fairies.
For all the children who never grew up, a whimsical boy and his wild friends have come to play. See Peter Pan at the Henthorne Performing Arts Center, 4825 S. Quaker Ave, as he rescues Wendy and fends off Hook on his journey through Neverland. This enticing story of Indians, mermaids and pirates has captured audiences for more than a century and serves as a nice reminder to keep that childhood spirit throughout a lifetime. Peter takes flight at 7:30pm March 4-5 and 11-12 with additional airtime on March 6 and 13 at 2pm. Visit cirtyoftulsa.org
for more information.
Mon., Mar. 7
Life Works. Throw a little culture into the week by exploring the Alexandre Hogue Gallery at the University of Tulsa, 800 S. Tucker Dr. The Figure exhibit travels to Tulsa from the Midwest Paint Group in Chicago, Ill. and stays in Green Country for the month of March. Take a gander at the many oil on canvas paintings like Jeremy Long's "Colleen Study." The opening reception and gallery talk is March 3. Visit utulsa.edu for more information.
Tues., Mar. 8
Flashing Fun. Fun masks, plenty of drink and rockin' good music are just a few of the enticements on Mardi Gras. Do a little jig in the Blue Dome District while watching a parade of eccentric costumes and intriguing floats stroll down Elgin. The parade starts at 7pm but the fun doesn't end there. Dance into Enso and Electric Circus at 1st and Detroit for a bead-throwing kind of night. DJ Moody and DJ Dilation will be serving up the tunes while patrons work their feathered Mardi Gras masks. Visit tulsamardigras.com for more information.
Wed., Mar. 9
Hat and All. Maybe Green Country is just always on his mind or maybe he knows how much Okies love a good jam session but whatever the reason, Willie Nelson is coming in concert at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 SE Adams Blvd., Bartlesville. Join the legendary singer on his latest tour as he rocks through the decades with classic tunes like "On the Road Again" and more recent hits like "Beer for My Horses." The guitar strummin' starts at 7:30pm. Visit bartlesvillecommunitycenter.com for more information.
Thurs., Mar. 10
High School Halls. Take one aspiring actress, the new kid in town and a nerdy want-to-be journalist; Combine their personalities, insecurities and deepest secrets and suddenly the high school's first Speech and Debate club is formed. Travel through the minds of Diwata, Howie and Solomon as they walk the tightrope between adolescence and adulthood in this hilarious dark comedy. The drama unfolds at Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., March 4-6 and 9-12. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
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