POSTED ON NOVEMBER 17, 2010:
Cue the Zamboni. Take the stands at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, to witness the Tulsa Oilers face-off against the Quad City Mallards. Whether itís the love of the game or the possibility of a good scramble that gets butts in seats, donít be the one to miss this ice cutting night. Come watch as the Mallards from Moline, Ill., come to battle it out with Tulsaís very own Oilers. The puck drops at 7:05pm and the doors open at 6:05pm. Tickets range from $12 to $42. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
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A Little Twang. Dust off the old cowboy boots and hat and head over to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. to see the legendary Texas Trio, The Flatlanders as they perform hits from their latest release Hills and Valleys. This album exemplifies the magical mythical synergy of Joe Ely's bad boy rocker, Jimmie Dale Gilmore's mystical cowboy and Butch Handcock's stellar song-crafter. Each of these musicians has achieved successful solo careers but you don't want to miss the chance to see them all together in the John H. Williams Theatre. The show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets are $26. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Beginning of the End. Come seek out the Horcruxes with Harry, Ron and Hermoine in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Join in the adventure to outwit Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters when Harry and his friends are forced to take this journey without the protection of Professor Dumbledore. Diehards may want to make it to the 12:01am or the 3am showings at Cinemark IMAX Theatre, 10802 E. 71st St. S. Children's tickets are $9 and adults are $11. Visit cinemark.com for a full listing of show times and more information.
Get Wet. Just another American Saturday Night, as Brad Paisley boot scoots into the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver. The H2O World Tour splashes into Tulsa with Darius Rucker and Justin Moore as the opening acts. Push in as close as possible to get a good look at the guitar slinging, cowboy hat wearing, not to mention award winning Paisley. Sparks are bound to fly when the stage comes to life at 7:30pm. The doors start swinging at 6:30pm. For those that want to watch the sweat drip, tickets are $59.75. The $25 tickets are meant for those that actually go just for the music. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
Crossing Lines. Travel back to 1945 as Odeum Theatre Company presents After Miss Julie. This provocative tale of passion and power weaves its way into the Charles E. Norman Theatre, 110 E. 2nd St., and invites mature audiences to dabble in the life of a young privileged Miss Julie as she stumbles into a servants' party. Watch as she crosses dangerous social lines with her father's chauffeur John. This treacherous tango takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $20. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
On the Field. Tumble into Side Line Sports Bar & Grill, 5936 S. Lewis Ave., to get the full 360-degree view of Monday night's football game when the Denver Broncos take on the San Diego Chargers. Happy hour at Side Line begins at 2pm and wraps up at 7pm., just in time for a little pre-game action as kick-off is at 7:30 pm. At half time, or whenever necessary, feel free to order up some good American-style grub to compliment that nice cold beer. Visit tulsasideline.com for more information.
Cue the Zamboni. Take the stands at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, to witness the Tulsa Oilers face-off against the Quad City Mallards. Whether it's the love of the game or the possibility of a good scramble that gets butts in seats, don't be the one to miss this ice cutting night. Come watch as the Mallards from Moline, Illinois, come to battle it out with Tulsa's very own Oilers. The puck drops at 7:05pm and the doors open at 6:05pm. Tickets range from $12 to $42. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
Soar into action. Go invade the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., to watch the ORU Golden Eagles take on the University of Arkansas Little Rock Trojans. Cheer on our Eagles as they attempt to out dribble, out maneuver and out shoot the visiting Trojans. Yell along with Coach Scott Sutton as he tries to lead the Eagles to another victory. Be there for tip-off at 7:05pm. Tickets start at $10. Visit orugoldeneagles.com for more information.
Gobble Gobble. Pilgrims, Indians, cowboys, hippies and everyone in between, that all-American time of Thanksgiving beckons again and invites Tulsans from every imaginable background to set aside a moment to remember all the good things in life. Sure, eat turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes until you burst, but don't forget to give a nod to the greatness of life and for a moment, set aside the thoughts of personal have-nots and perhaps give a little time, energy or food to those less fortunate.
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