POSTED ON NOVEMBER 3, 2010:
Putting a spin on local spinners, Red Bull Locally Thrown takes on the disco ball dancehall. Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., opens its doors to a familiar, albeit all-new kind of local music. Tulsa’s music scene has phenomenal bands and amazing mix artists. Tonight these come together as four local DJs take it to the table to spin their best mixes of Oklahoma’s best live music. Bands include Shiny Toy Guns, Stardeath and White Dwarfs and Tulsa’s favorite hip-hop artist, PDA. Doors open at 7pm and the tables start turning at 8pm. Tickets are $5. Visit cainsballroom.com for more information.
Strokes of Genius. Beauty, art and all of life are in the eye of the beholder. November's featured local artist at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, 621 E. 4th St., is Di Klepac. Known for her use of color and heavy strokes in textured tempura, Klepac sees life from an artist's perspective and gives spectators a view they will seldom see. Come join Oklahoman's for Equality at 6pm for a reception and the launching of the November showcase. Opening night lasts until 9pm, and visitors will have the opportunity to meet Klepac. Visit okeq.org for more information.
Table Tricks. Putting a spin on local spinners, Red Bull Locally Thrown takes on the disco ball dancehall. Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., opens its doors to a familiar, albeit all-new kind of local music. Tulsa's music scene has phenomenal bands and amazing mix artists. Tonight these come together as four local DJs take it to the table to spin their best mixes of Oklahoma's best live music. Bands include Shiny Toy Guns, Stardeath and White Dwarfs and Tulsa's favorite hip-hop artist, PDA. Doors open at 7pm and the tables start turning at 8pm. Tickets are $5. Visit cainsballroom.com for more information.
Drawing That Map. Bring out the boots, beers and cowboy hats, Dierks Bentley is coming to Hard Rock Tulsa's, The Joint, 777 W. Cherokee St. in Catoosa. The Up on the Ridge tour gives its heart, soul and well, every mile is sure to be a memory. Even want to be cowboys are welcome to come a little closer and rock or sway through the night. The doors open at 6:30pm and all that talent and charm takes the stage at 8pm. Tickets are $40, $50 or $60. Hats and Wranglers are not required but a minimum age of 21 is. Visit hardrockcasinotulsa.com for more information.
Evil Plans Go Awry. Without the villains of life, there would be no need for the heroes or vice-versa. Opening November 5 at Cinemark Tulsa, 10802 E. 71st St., Megamind: An IMAX 3D Experience brings a new kind of superhero to the screen. Upon accidentally destroying his greatest enemy, Megamind, voiced by Will Ferrell, decides to recreate him in a superhero named Titan, voiced by Brad Pitt. Join the action as the hero and the villain face off and learn just what they're made of. Adults can take flight for $13 and children under 12 can wield their very own set of laser-deflecting goggles (aka 3D glasses) for $10.50. Visit cinemark.com for show times.
Showdown or Slaughter. Week 9 in the NFL brings the Pittsburgh Steelers to the Cincinnati Bengals' doorstep, and Crow Creek Tavern, 3534 S. Peoria, is an excellent place to tune in to Monday Night Football as the Steelers try to avenge last season's defeats. With plenty of drink specials, including $3.50 Jager shots and $5.50 Jager bombs, Crow Creek is the place to be on Brookside to watch a little football. The game kicks off at 7:30pm on ESPN, so grab your friends, grab a drink and enjoy the game. Visit crowcreektavern.com for more information.
Leaps and Bounds. Choreography that goes a little beyond the basic plie and point, waltzes its way into the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Presented by Choregus Productions, Trey McIntyre Project takes the stage at the John H. Williams Theatre, 110 E. 2nd St. Performing Wild Sweet Love, Pork Songs and Jaialdi, the highly acclaimed dance company bounds through life's journey in a fresh, engaging and artistic style. Witness this bold ballet production Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm. Tickets are $40. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
No Respecter of Age. Over the hill doesn't mean dead as Caroline Picard will most definitely point out and prove as she takes the stage at The Loony Bin, 6808 S. Memorial Drive. Known as the 'Cajun Queen,' Picard isn't afraid to rock the boat and tell it like it is, no strings attached, unless of course they provide a hearty laugh. Come out to protest the revolution or join the ranks on Wednesday through Saturday at 8pm. Repeat offensive performances will take place Friday and Saturday at 10:30pm. Tickets for Wednesday and Thursday are $6. Friday and Saturday admission is $10. Visit loonybincomedy.com for more information.
Calling All Gamers. Pac-Man, Dig Dug or Galaga. Whatever the pleasure, The Max Retropub, 114 S. Elgin Ave., is ready to coordinate the showdown. After 20 years of practice, kicking the life-size machine and furiously punching that little red button, it is time to show the world, or at least The Max patrons, what you're made of. Take part in Tourney Night for a $5 entry fee. The game changes weekly but the winner always takes all. For everyone that missed the glory days of arcade games and can't seem to maneuver that joystick to save a life, feel free to watch the action with beer in hand and Saved By the Bell in the background. Visit themaxretropub.com for more information.
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