POSTED ON MARCH 9, 2011:
Thurs., Mar. 10
Paper Products. Tulsa's downtown martini and coffee lounge is once again spotlighting a new artist for the month of March. Take in some culture at Club 209, 209 N .Boulder Ave., with the Methods exhibit. Tulsa University's School of Art explores print making in these inspired works. Look deeply at the underlying designs of the photos or stand back and take the work as a whole. Take a load off and settle into the comfy couches anytime between 7pm and 2am, Thursday through Saturday. Visit club209tulsa.com for more information.
Fri., Mar. 11
Splash Around. Snuggle into that warm and cozy sleeping bag while staring up at nature's beauty. It might not be the beautiful star-covered night sky expected when camping out, but it is just as captivating and a little more terrifying. Gather up the courage to Sleep with the Sharks at the Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Dr., Jenks. The fin-loving party starts at 7pm and goes all night long. Swim over to the sleepover to join in a splash of activities, snacks and movies. Visit okaquarium.org for more information.
Sat., Mar. 12
Stained. The stars have aligned and that "Mom" tattoo you've always dreamt about, is about to become reality. Get your body art inked by some of the hottest tattoo artists in the nation as they visit Tulsa's Renaissance Hotel, 6808 S. 107th E. Ave., for the Immersed in Ink Tattoo & Arts Festival. If a human-skin canvas isn't a dream come true, check out the graffiti wall accessible to the public, the human suspension show and the hardcore midget wrestling. This may not be mom's event, but there is surely something for everyone. The ink flows March 11-13. Visit immersedinink.com for more information.
Sun., Mar. 13
Backwoods Jam. These six southern gents are on the verge of taking the country by storm with their rock-inspired country tunes and cowboy chic scruff. Their tour embraces music-lovers as family and is claiming new followers with each show. Rock with these Tennessee boys when they take the stage at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main. Opening for The Dirty Guv'nahs is Tulsa's own Panda Resistance. Don't miss this stellar show at 8pm. Visit cainsballroom.com for more information.
Mon., Mar. 14
Courtside. The sports arena is heating up with March Madness and Harvard Sports Bar, 4775 S. Harvard Ave., is just the place to finish out the season. Grab some buddies, a happy hour brew and belly up to the bar. If the game takes a turn for the worst, there is always a friendly bartender to ease the pain and serve up another cold one. Enjoy the company of pretty girls and basketball-loving buddies at Tulsa's corner bar. A room full of flat-screen televisions should offer the perfect view of that winning three-point shot.
Tues., Mar. 15
Winter Moods. With each passing season, relationships evolve, time ages and truth surfaces. Journey with Tom and Mary as they explore Another Year of the good, the bad and the ugly. This happily married couple finds themselves faced with the unhappiness of friends and family in the midst of their own bliss. This dramatic comedy plays at Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis, March 11-17. Visit circlecinema.com for more information.
Wed., Mar. 16
Pledge Allegiance. The record-breaking band, OneRepublic, comes to the stage at Osage Event Center, 951 W. 36th St. N. Bringing All the Right Moves to Tulsa, this alternative rock band is sure to strum through some cult favorites and serenade followers with a few lesser-known tunes. These guys will have nothing to Apologize for when that microphone sparks at 7pm. Visit milliondollarelm.com for more information.
Thurs., Mar. 17
No Blarney. Once a year the time for acting a maggot comes round and the stouts pour green. That mischievous shamrock celebration, St. Patrick's Day, fills the streets of Tulsa. Join the leprechauns at one of Green Country's Irish pubs like Arnie's or CJ Moloney's, or do a jig on Cherry Street when Kilkenny's Irish Pub hosts live music. Feel free to break out the bagpipes and have a little Celtic celebration in the streets. So grab the blokes and head out on the town to enjoy a little luck of the Irish.
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