POSTED ON JANUARY 26, 2011:
Thurs., Jan. 27
Battle of the Sexes. Finally, that night has come for the boys to be left home alone with a microwave dinner and the girls to escape. Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour has come to Tulsa with headliner, Bill Bellamy. Bill's charming good looks may cause mild hyperventilation when he takes the stage at Osage Event Center, 951 W. 36th St. N., but his explanation of how men truly view women will most likely leave ladies in stitches. The show starts at 7pm and you don't want to miss a single punch line. Visit milliondollarelm.com for more information.
Fri., Jan. 28
Never Restless. Acoustic music got a bump up the day this man started his singer/songwriter career. Join the swarms of Tulsans lining up to see James McMurtry at All Soul Acoustic Coffee House, 2952 S. Peoria Ave. (All Soul Unitarian Church). Respected by his predecessors and praised by his followers, McMurtry's music takes audiences back to a time when revolution and protest were on the forefront of everyone's mind. So come enjoy a hot cup of joe and a steamy ground-shaking performance at 7:30pm. Visit allsoulcoffeehouse.com for more information.
Sat., Jan. 29
Our Kinda Party. Grab those fancy cowboy boots and that ten gallon hat, it's time to boogie down to the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, to cowboy up with Jason Aldean. For the rough and tough men that aren't so easily swayed by the sparkling eyes and killer smile, Aldean promises to put on a fiery night of some of his biggest country hits. So whether it's the eye candy or the boot-scootin' that gets you out the door, be ready 'cause the party starts at 7:30pm. Visit bokcenter.com for more information.
Sun., Jan. 30
Shattered. Life never goes exactly as planned and as the days pass by, reminders of hopes, dreams and the fragility of the human existence creep in via the most unsuspecting avenues. Journey through the ups and downs of an average American family with the Heller Theatre cast of A Delicate Balance. Relating with Agnes and Tobias as their complacent lives become disrupted by longtime friends and an unhappy daughter, audiences are sure to be moved by the drama and filled with laughter during this Pulitzer Prize winning play. Performances are Jan. 28-29, Feb. 1, 4-5 at 7:30 with a matinee on Jan. 30 at 2pm. Get comfortable at Henthorne Performing Arts Center, 4825 S. Quaker. Visit tulsaparks.org for more information.
Mon., Jan. 31
Eye of the Beholder. True creativity can be hard to come by and is a true treasure when discovered. Walk the halls of Price tower, 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, and take in a taste of talent and originality in the latest exhibit, Bruce Goff: A Creative Mind. As one of the most experimental and innovative architects of the twentieth century, Goff's handiwork is not to be missed. Venture into his inspired mind by viewing such works as his 1973 painting, Afternoon of a Faun. The exhibition is available to the public Tuesday through Sunday. Visit pricetower.org for more information.
Tues., Feb. 1
After the Working Day. Tickling the ivories to lyrics written by Nick Hornby, Ben Folds presents piano rock at its finest. If phenomenal music tends to bring out tears, bursts of laughter or dancing shoes show up at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., and you're sure to experience the whole spectrum of human emotion. Enjoy a night under the disco ball as Folds rocks through tunes from his newest and highly acclaimed album. The Lonely Avenue tour kicks off in Tulsa at 8pm with opening act, Street Corner Symphony. The sheer instrumental genius of the night will be enough to send fans into a feelings frenzy. Visit cainsballroom.com for more information.
Wed., Feb. 2
Upside down. As the ups and downs of humanity flood everyday life, sometimes the natural reaction is to bury your head in the sand or jump down a Rabbit Hole. Go through the journey of serious loss and intimate rediscovery with Aaron Eckhart and Nicole Kidman in this captivating film. With the loss of their 4-year-old son, Howie and Becca are forced to continue on and seek out the small pleasures of beauty, laughter and happiness. Don't miss out on this world shifting journey at Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave. Visit circlecinema.com for more information.
Thurs., Feb. 3
What a View. The night is cold but the club is jumpin'. Grab a coat and a few friends for an evening in the Brady District. With hot coffee on to brew, walls filled with local art and a nice selection of alcoholic beverages, Club 209, 209 N. Boulder Ave., is the most inviting place in town on a chilly winter's night. For the brave and the truly talented, the club lends its ear to you. Open mic night invites poets, singers and masochists alike to present the performing arts every Thursday. For spectators that are a little less prone to seek stage time, you can always sink into a comfy chair or challenge a friend to a game of chess. Visit club209tulsa.com for more information.
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