POSTED ON MARCH 20, 2013:
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A Town Named Cool. Growing up in Cool, Texas and placing third place on American Idol, you're going to have more cool than you'll know what to do with. Casey James brings his unique blues-country combo to Red Dirt Dance Hall, 6214 S. Sheridan Road tonight. It won't start until 10pm but you'll want to get there early; it's going to be a fun night. Call 918-491-1200 for tickets.
Now you'll know what life was like when Great-Grandmother Yenta was young. The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, 2021 E. 71st St., presents Views from the Old Country, offering works by several artists depicting the difficult but inspiring lives of Jews who moved from Eastern Europe to Indian Territory a century ago. Call 918-492-1818 for more info.
Does This Body Make Me Look Fat? One of the funniest (and whitest) people alive takes the stage at the Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady St. Jim Gaffigan brings his wry, quiet take on uncool life with five young children. Whether you identify with him or not, he's hilarious. The comedy starts at 7pm. Tickets are available at protix.com.
Ice, Ice, Baby. It may be getting warmer outside, but it's still freezing at the BOK Center as the Tulsa Oilers take on Allen at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave., at 4:05pm. It's the last home game of the season so you won't want to miss this. After today, we'll bid hockey adieu until the fall. Visit bokcenter.com for tickets.
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Flashback. It'll be a retro show for Broadway in Bartlesville's last show of the season. Dreamgirls tracks a 1960s girl band as it tries to make it to the top. With unforgettable music, this show is worth the trip up Highway 75. The curtains rise at 7:30pm at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 SE Adams Blvd., Bartlesville. Call 918-336-2787 for tickets.
Si Se Puede. With Cesar Chavez' birthday coming up, the Hispanic Resource Center presents What Kind of Kin?, featuring Rilla Askew, a local author whose new novel deals with the tragedies facing undocumented workers. Immigrants are especially invited to attend to share their own stories. The event will be at Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd., from 7-8:30pm. Call 918-549-7323 for more info.
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Become the Pagemaster. Whether your thing is fiction, biography, or anything in between, the Tulsa Writers' Café provides a vehicle for local talent to display their skills and exchange ideas. Bring your latest poem and prepare to workshop! This event is free and takes place 7-9pm at the Harwelden Mansion, 2210 S. Main St. Call 918-494-8696 for details.
COURTESY OF LIVING ARTS
Spaced Out. Have you ever wondered what you would do if an alien life form merged your DNA with that of a plant? These artists have! Ritual Room, Saya Woodfalk explores a (hopefully) fictional extraterrestrial race called the Empathics and their experience of interspecies hybrids. The show's last day is today at Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. Brady St. See it while you can! Call 918-585-1234 for information.
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