POSTED ON JUNE 8, 2011:
Phone Home. Get ready for an out of this world experience. Central Park, 1500 S. Main St., in Broken Arrow, is presenting E.T.: The
Extra-Terrestrial as part of Thursday Night Theater. Head out at 9pm and see everyone's favorite celestial being. Don't forget the lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets for a night under the stars with Elliott and friends. No pets allowed on this alien adventure -- but friends from space are welcome to join in the movie magic. Visit brokenarrowok.gov for more information.
Pieced Together. Detroit-based artist Joseph Bernard will have his works of collage paintings on display at Joseph Gierek Fine Art, 1512 E. 15th St., June 9-July 2. Bernard's use of acrylic, photographs, cans and more is beautifully crafted and an uncanny sight to see. Patrons can try to piece together the meaning of each work of art while deciphering the many materials used. Come see Killing Time Tuesday-Saturday from 11am-6pm. Visit Gierek.com for more information.
Glitter Galore. The 2011 Tulsa Pride is here. Festivities start at noon at the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, 621 E. 4th St., and you won't want to miss the fun in store at this all day party. Complete with food, drinks, beautiful drag queens and of course, a colorful parade. Not to mention musical entertainment from acts like Eric Himan and Stars Go Dim. Get ready to have some fun while supporting the local LGBT community. Visit okeq.org for more information.
Push Those Pedals. Tulsa Tough is getting ready to roll on through three beautiful areas of Tulsa. June 10-12 tighten up your laces and bike through the Blue Dome District, Brady Arts District and River Parks. If you're in for something a little longer sign up for the two Gran Fondo races taking you through Tulsa's surrounding areas Saturday and Sunday. The races vary in skill level but there is sure to be something for everyone. If cycling isn't your thing be sure to check out the festival complete with street vendors and artisans at St. Francis' Cry Baby Hill. You don't want to miss this weekend of fun. Visit tulsatough.com for more information.
Classy Cocktail. Enjoy some unique wine in a classy and relaxed atmosphere at Vintage 1740, 1740 S Boston Ave. With a wine list in the hundreds and a decent selection of beer, there is something to tickle every taste bud. Bring friends or family down for some relaxation and good conversation. With a friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff, comfortable seating arrangements and a nice outside patio -- business or pleasure this is for you. Visit facebook.com/Vintage-1740 for more information.
Serenades Under Sunset. Oklahoma Tradition since 1947, Starlight Concerts at the River Parks
Amphitheater, 2100 S. Jackson Park, is in full swing for another steamy Oklahoma summer. Bring the entire family and enjoy some relaxing tunes in a relaxing setting beginning 8pm. With the amphitheater on the water and seats right on the shore, the entire family will love it. Enjoy the Midsummer Night's Medley with Concert Suite from Cirque Du Soleil, An Irish Tribute and more. Visit starlightbands.net for more information.
Work that Rolodex. Based on the hit movie and including the No. 1 song, 9 to 5 The
Musical is coming to Tulsa. You won't want to miss the work of Grammy Award-winning songwriter Dolly Parton and Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello in this crowd pleasing musical at the Chapman Music Hall, 101 E. 3rd St., June 14-17. With friendship, revenge and, of course, show stopping tunes -- this is sure to bring a smile to anyone's face. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Questionable Love. After countless trips to speed dating events with no luck, former cop Guido is at his wits end when he meets a Slovenian immigrant and chambermaid, Sonia. The two hit it off and soon leave for a romantic getaway -- only for things to take a turn for the worst. Sonia's past comes back to haunt her. Come to the Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave., to witness The Double Hour, winner of the Best Italian Film at the Venice Film Festival. With a twisted plot and romance, this Italian film will keep you at the edge of your seat until the final moments. Visit circlecinema.com for more information.
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