The World at Your Fingertips. Looking for a free event that will simultaneously expand your horizons and give you the chance to help a needy family or two? Bring your open mind and heart to the 7th annual Multicultural Diversity Festival at Tulsa Technology Center, 4600 S. Olive Ave., in Broken Arrow, 6-9pm. Meet interesting new people, learn about other cultures and contribute to the food and book drive if you feel so inclined. Call 918-259-4430 for more information.
Put on your listening ears and gallop on down to the Chapman Music Hall at the Tulsa PAC, 110 E. 2nd St., for a little history lesson from Michael Wallis, best-selling author and Writers Hall of Fame inductee. Hear the voice of Sherriff from Cars and Cars 2 share some little-known fascinating tales about the American West in "Way Down Yonder in the Indian Nation." The show starts at 10:30am. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Monster Mash. Ever wonder what those tiny Mattel trucks would look like life-sized, zooming around at full speed, soaring over obstacles or smashing into them? Well, wonder no more. Take your seat (on which you'll surely sit on the edge) at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, for Monster Jam. The 12-feet tall, ten-thousand pound monster trucks take center stage at 7:30pm. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
Seeing Stars. Prepare to be dazzled by the wonders of space. Grab a telescope and soar on over to the Tulsa Air and Space Museum, 3624 N. 74th E. Ave., for a starter course on how to use your distance-defying gadget. Hands-on instruction from TASM and Tulsa Astronomy Club pros lasts from 3-5pm. Call 918-834-9900 for more information.
Chili con Coches. Bring your crew down to one of the biggest indoor auto racing events in the world, the 26th annual Chili Bowl Nationals midget-car racing series at the QuikTrip Center of Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St., revving up at 6pm. Come early to meet other fans and peruse the wares of more than 100 vendors of racing products and apparel at the annual tradeshow. The event lasts through Saturday. For more information, visit exposquare.com or call 918-838-3777.
Work of Art. Don your best beret and call your hippest friends, then rendezvous at Lot No. 6, 1323 E. 6th St., for TU graduate Kelly Finegan's latest mixed media exhibit. Kelly uses canvas, paper, paint, ink and stitched imagery to create each individual masterpiece. Stop by between 2pm and 2am to grab a drink and admire her inspired work. Visit tulsaclub.net for more information.
Blue and Gold. Cheer on the Golden Hurricane as TU Basketball faces off against the UTEP Miners at the Reynolds Center, 3208 E. 8th St., at 7pm. As the Hurricane comes sweeping down the plains to knock out the opponent, you won't want to miss one dribble of the ball.
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Deep Into the Soul . Leave the kids at home for this one, but be sure to bring your thinking cap. Venture Into the Abyss at the Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis, as this film explores the emotional complexities surrounding a death row inmate and the families of his victims. Consider the question "why do we kill?" with your closest of companions. Visit circlecinema.com for more information and show times.
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