POSTED ON JUNE 23, 2010:
Ready to catch Beatle Mania like it was the 1960s? Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison come to life in 1964 The Tribute, at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second St. The tribute returns for the 25th consecutive year at the PAC and focuses on the Beatles’ touring years as well as the most documented years at the group’s pinnacle. Relive the conversations, hairstyles, costumes and — most importantly — the music of the most popular rock ‘n’ roll group of the 20th Century. The one-night show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $25 and $46. For more information, visit tulsapac.com.
Broadcast Battle. The crack of a baseball bat is nothing but the norm at ONEOK Field, 100 W. Fifth St., but Phil pitching to Brent on the field is another story. Team TV takes on Team Radio for the annual charity event Homerun for the Homeless. Watch some of your favorite local celebrities, such as Danny Cahill of the Biggest Loser or Justin the Intern from KHits, swing, pitch and slide around the bases for a fun night of softball. Funds raised go toward the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless. Gates open at 6pm and the game starts at 7pm. Tickets are $5 for adults and kids get in free. For more information, call 583-5588.
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah. Ready to catch Beatle Mania like it was the 1960s? Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison come to life in 1964 The Tribute, at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second St. The tribute returns for the 25th consecutive year at the PAC and focuses on the Beatles' touring years as well as the most documented years at the group's pinnacle. Relive the conversations, hairstyles, costumes and -- most importantly -- the music of the most popular rock 'n' roll group of the 20th Century. The one-night show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $25 and $46. For more information, visit tulsapac.com.
Caught in the Nails. As the inaugural season of the AFL begins to wind down (only a month left to go), there's still opportunities to see the Tulsa Talons in action. They take on the Cleveland Gladiators on the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, turf. They've ranked in the coaches' poll at No. 7 and are only weeks away from the playoffs. Boost up the local team to make sure that they go far by checking out the game and its hard-hitting action. Tickets start at $10 and go up to $85. The game starts at 7pm. For more information, visit tulsatalons.com.
Cowboys & Indians. A bit of the Wild West comes to life in the Osage Hills called Woolaroc. It should come as no surprise then that Woolaroc Kidsfest 2010 has the theme of "A Return to the Wild, Wild West!" (Re-en) actors showcase the authentic lives of Cowboys, Mountain Men and Indians during those times. In addition, kids will have the opportunity to observe and sometimes participate in the history and stories. There's also crafts, entertainment and food available. Adults are $8 and children 11 and under are free. Gates open at 10am and close at 5pm today. For more information, visit woolaroc.org.
Sip of Variety. There's nothing more enjoyable on a summer evening than a glass of wine with the sunset. Vintage 1740, 1740 S. Boston Ave., is the eclectic wine bar that would meet that need. Featuring more than 60 wines from all over the world -- with a rotating menu every month -- the bar offers customers to sip on wine from a taste, by the glass or by the entire bottle. The menu also boasts a number of specialty drinks from the Vintage Cosmo to the Vintage Mocha. The bar opens at 4pm, Monday through Saturday. For more information, visit vintage1740.com or call 582-0700.
Dust Off the Toy Chest. All of your favorite life-filled toys have returned for a third installment of the popular Pixar Franchise. Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Hamm and others return in Toy Story 3, which is playing at the Cinemark IMAX, 10802 E. 71st St. South, in what other form than 3D. After playmate Andy has grown up and prepares for college, he decides to donate the toys to a local daycare where the normal mayhem ensues and their escape is imminent. Tickets for the 3D experience are $13 for adults and $10.50 for children. For showtimes and other information, visit Cinemark.com.
Heat is On. Temperatures have been soaring past 90 degrees lately, and it doesn't appear to be getting any cooler in the future. That's OK, as the Pearl Gallery, 1201 E. Third St., opens its newest show, "The Long Hot Summer Show." Opening today at 5pm, the show features Nudes and Whimsy as the prime exhibit on display. The opening continues until 8pm tonight, and the show runs through July 29. The gallery is open Tuesday-Friday, 11am-5pm. For more information, on the exhibit or the gallery, visit pearlgallerytulsa.com.
Pinned Down. After a long day of turning out puffy tacos and those gigantic burritos, the Eloté Café turns into a Luchador Bar, 514 S. Boston, on every other Thursday night. Watch the tecnicos and the rudos try to take each other down in luchador wrestling matches. You can see Margarita the Meter Maid try to slam down La Corredora and many others. In-between matches, take in a few shots of tequila or a few beers as the new bar continues to boast the first eco-friendly bar. Get there early as seats fill up fast. Matches start at 9pm. For more information, call 582-1403.
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