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From Here to Eternity. Joseph Gierek Fine Art -- 1512 E. 15th St. -- is exhibiting the work of John Dawson, the Arizona artist who puts his own spin on art from different times in Chasing Yesterdays. The exhibit, which features artistic retoolings of Annie Oakley and Billy the Kid, as well as modern twists on 18th century French art, walks the line between time and eternity. The gallery is open from 11am to 6pm. Call 918-592-5432 for more details.
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That's what you'll get when you see the magnificently musical Rock the Presidents at Tulsa PAC -- 110 E. 2nd St. With music covering every genre (and every president), this show takes a unique look at how we perceive our nation's leaders from Washington to Obama. It's fun for the whole family. The show starts at 7pm. Visit myticketoffice.com for tickets.
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Need for Speed. AMSOIL Arenacross motorcycle racing is taking its multi-city tour through Tulsa. Stars like Jef Gibson and Tyler Bowers will attempt to ride their crotch rockets to glory as they twist, turn, and jump in this indoor, off-road racing event. Engines start at 7pm, but the track party before the race kicks off at 5pm. All the action is at the BOK Center -- 200 S. Denver Ave. Visit bokcenter.com for tickets. Racing continues through Sunday.
Points of Commonality. Join the Church of Holistic Science as resident scholar Samir Al-Hamed discusses the origins of both Western and Eastern religions in the faiths of ancient Mesopotamia. Whether you agree with it or not, it will blow your mind. Discussion to follow lecture. The trip down memory lane begins at 2:30pm above Peace of Mind Bookstore -- 1401 E. 15th St. Call 918-583-1090.
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Put a Bird on It! If you don't know what it means, then you must watch Portlandia, one of the funniest shows on television. But before you fire up Netflix, head down to the Circle Cinema -- 10 S. Lewis Ave. -- for TimeTalks: Portlandia, and witness a webcast interview of stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and director Jonathan Krisel. This event is free and begins at 5:30pm. For more info call 918-592-FILM.
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War Is a Drug. Here's one play that brings the reality of conflict to the forefront. Whether in domestic or international relations, photojournalist Sara must cope with her injuries sustained on assignment in Iraq in Time Stands Still. This play will take you through the heart and soul of human emotion. The curtains rise at 7:30pm at the Henthorne PAC -- 4825 S. Quaker Ave. For more info call 918-746-5065.
A Different Traveling Sisterhood. Delia Ephron, famed screenwriter and playwright, will discuss her new novel, The Lion Is In, as part of the Visiting Author Series sponsored by Book Smart Tulsa. In the book, three women escape their lives together, but you won't want to escape from her presentation, held at B'Nai Emunah Synagogue -- 1719 S. Owasso Ave. -- at 7pm. Call Jeff Martin at 918-697-9042 for more details.
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Eagle Pride. It's nothing but net as the ORU Basketball teams take on Nicholls State at the Mabee Center -- 7777 S. Lewis Ave. Nicholls State has come up from Louisiana; let's see if ORU can smack them down back to the bayou from whence they came. The women's team plays at 5pm and the men's team tips off at 7:30pm. Visit mabeecenter.com for tickets.
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