POSTED ON JANUARY 11, 2012:
Eat No Chicken. Now that the not-so-health conscious are trying to kick off the year with good habits, it's finally time to break out the pots and pans in hopes of making a scrumptiously nutritious meal. Learn how to make an animal-friendly breakfast at Vegan Cooking Class. Swing by Whole Foods Market, 1401 E. 41st St., at 6:30pm for a delicious start to the New Year.
Sleuth Satisfaction. Find who done it with the candlestick in the library at the Crime Solving Dinner Theater at Dave & Buster's, 6812 S. 105th E. Ave. Have a seat for a wholesome meal while Mr. Creep-A-Lot unveils the murderer who conspicuously disposed of Ms. She-Dead beginning at 10pm. Reservations to this intriguing murder mystery are required.
Dare to Dream. Celebrate the life, times and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a film documenting the great Civil Rights leader at Suburban Acres Library, 4606 N. Garrison Ave., from 4-5pm. Then join in the parade festivities on Monday, Jan. 16. The celebration begins at John Hope Franklin Blvd. and N. Elgin Ave. Visit tulsamlksociety.org for more information.
Take a Stand. The stock market has fallen, commonplace folks are fighting for life and struggling with the ideals of the American dream. Take a drive with New York taxi drivers as they decide if a strike will help their cause in Clifford Odets' 1935 one-act play, Waiting for Lefty. Get behind the movement at Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., Jan. 13-15 and 19-21. Visit tulsapac.com for more information.
Beer and Brains. Come wet your whistle with bestselling author Matt Bondurant (The Wettest County in the World) at McNellie's Sidebar, 409 E. 1st St., at 7pm. Up your intellect and hear him speak about his new novel, The Night Swimmer while having a few brews with your buds at Books, Beer & Bondurant. Visit booksmarttulsa.com for more information.
Bali Ha'i. All hands on deck for the production of Rogers and Hammerstein's South Pacific at the Bartlesville Community Center, 300 S.E. Adams Blvd., in Bartlesville. All are welcome to explore paradise and fall in love with the classic tale of love and war. Shove off at 7:30pm. Visit bartlesville communitycenter.com for more information
Put Your Right Foot In. Reminisce of days of ol' while lacing up the four-wheeled, what's-an-inline, good-time roller skates. Grab a hot dog from concessions, hold your honey tight around the rink, don't forget the Hokey Pokey and enjoy Adult Skate Night at Skateland, 1150 S. Sheridan. Get things rollin' at 8pm. Visit skatelandtulsa.com for more information.
New Exposure. Go down to the depths of elegance to an era long gone and greatly forgotten. A period drama with a modern twist follows the lives of beautiful women and their Madam through the walls of L'Apollonide. Explore the House of Pleasures at Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis. The ladies are on display through Jan. 19. Visit circlecinema.com for more info.
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