POSTED ON OCTOBER 5, 2011:
Artfully Wicked. Grab your cauldron and broom and fly into Joe Momma's Pizza at 112 S. Elgin Ave. Have a wicked good time at Evan Taylor's Death of a Witch Returns. Drowned in a pond, flattened by an asphalt roller, and crushed under a hay barrel, the Wicked Witch of the West has found herself in some pretty dreadful situations. See the current dire straights she's been caught in while enjoying live music and good eats. For more details visit facebook.com/deathofawitch
Belly dancing, henna tattooing, and hooka smoking. Who could ask for more? This years I Am Festival boasts some of the most transcendental activities you could hope for in a festival. Experience a group meditation or enjoy free yoga classes while the kiddos check out face painting and balloon magic in the Kids Zone. The festival is two days of family fun everyone can enjoy. The event is held at Bixby's Washington Irvington Park, 13700 S. Memorial Dr. Learn everything you need to know about the festival at iammindbodyspirit.com.
Canvasing Main Street. Enjoy a leisurely stroll in Jenks Downtown District this fall. Art on Main is a signature show that elegantly displays some of Oklahoma's most unique and inspiring artists and their latest works. From sculpture and blown glass, to paintings, jewelry, photography and wood carvings. There is something here for every art lover. Wine samples will also be provided as you let your eyes feast on beauty and let your ears drown in musical delight with live music provided by local musician Grady Nichols. Don't miss this artistically epic event. Call 918-299-5005 or visit jenkschamber.com/artonmain for a list of artists attending.
Boom, Boom, Boom. The Sound and Rhythms of Afghanistan (S.A.R.A.) and internationally acclaimed percussionists Salar Nader and Abbos Kosimov are giving Tulsans the opportunity to learn percussion techniques of Central Asia and Afghanistan at the S.A.R.A Drumming Workshop. Dance the night away while learning Attan -- the national dance of Afghanistan. Enjoy all the excitement and become well-versed in a new and exciting way to express yourself. Hear all the commotion at Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. Brady St. Call Shirley Elliot at 918-596-2367 or visit tulsapactrust.org for more information.
Carved Cute. Fall is finally back and what better way to kick it off then by going to St. Steven's Pumpkin Patch! St. Steven's United Methodist Church, 400 W. New Orleans St., in Broken Arrow invites you to grab your little ghouls and goblins to enjoy pumpkin hunting, face painting and storytelling. Don't forget every Saturday there will be a petting zoo or horseback rides. The patch will be open Oct. 10--31, Monday thru Saturday, 10am-7pm and Sunday, 12:30-7pm. For all the details call 918-455-4202.
Catch Some Waves. Radio waves that is. Grab your cast iron skillet and head down to B'nai Emunah, 1719 S. Owasso Ave., for an evening of some good old fashioned home style cooking with southern cooking mega-star, Paula Deen. Tune in to hear TV commentator Dr. Gail Saltz interview Deen about her life, career and the traditions of her southern kitchen. Pour yourself a tall cold glass of sweet tea and listen to the show broadcasted at 7pm from the legendary ninety-second street "Y" in NYC. For more information about this broadcast or a list of other broadcasts call 918-583-7121 or visit tulsagogue.com.
Puzzled. Don't miss this special opportunity to get a glimpse of Jane Phillips Jigsaw Puzzle collection. The astonishing collection is now on display to the public for only the second time in the Phillips Home history. Visitors will be awed as they view this 27 piece collection of pastime jigsaw puzzles, including five very rare pre-1932 puzzles. Check out this impressive collection Oct. 12-15 at the Frank Phillips Home, 1107 Cherokee Ave., in Bartlesville. For more information and special reservations call 918-336-2491 or visit frankphillipshome.org.
Have a Gay Ol' Time . Take a trip to Claremore's Rogers State University this week and get an education in gay. Witness the compelling full length play titled, Queerly Educated, written by Rogers State's own S. Patrick Mills. This show gives the audience a rare look into the lives of those growing up and living LGBTQ in our own little part of the world. The performance is held Oct. 13-15 at 7:07pm at RSU Claremore's Baird Hall Performance studio, 1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd., in Claremore. For reservations and other details call 918-343-6882 or send an e-mail to email@example.com.
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