POSTED ON APRIL 18, 2012:
7 + One
Memory Matters. Commemorate the Holocaust in this 15th annual interfaith event entitled, "Why Memory Matters: Israel's Yad Vashem." Hear featured speaker Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, expert in the Righteous Among the Nations, an official title awarded by Yad Vashem on behalf of the State of Israel and the Jewish people to non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. Temple Israel, 2004 E. 22nd Place, at 7 p.m. Call 918-495-1100 for more information.
Once Bitten. Come (very carefully) to the Tulsa Convention Center, 100 Civic Center, to Discover the Dinosaurs. Get up close to this hands-on exhibit featuring ancient bones and a host of fun activities from 12-9pm. Visit discoverthedinosaurs.com for more information.
Shall We Dance? Join Booker T. Washington High School's Foundation for Excellence, who will honor retiring jazz band and orchestra instructor James Kirk for his years of service to the school with Gospel, Grits & Gershwin. Hear Booker T.'s jazz band and the Funky D's, the High-stepping drum corps, as they pay tribute. 9:30am-12:30pm at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 111 E. 1st St. Visit btwfoundation.net for tickets and more information.
Think Pink. Race for a cause -- and Run Tulsa Pink -- in support of women and children whose lives have been touched by cancer of any form. Choose the 1 mile fun run or the (also fun) 5K, compete for the most fabulously pinkest costume prize, and be sure to stick around for the Pink Cave after party. It all begins at 7pm at the OU Tulsa Schusterman Center, 4502 E. 41st St. Visit runtulsapink.eventbrite.com for registration and more information.
Learn to Flow. Find peace through discipline at The Yoga Room, 3403 S. Peoria Ave. Join the free Yoga Basics class, 12:05-12:55pm or consider one of the 40 other classes taught in this professional studio. Visit theyogaroomtulsa.com for more information.
Brighter Days Ahead. Hit up Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main St., for the singular combination of R&B, roots rock and more cooked up by JJ Grey & Mofro. As always, tickets are available at several locations throughout town. Visit cainsballroom.com for more information.
Entropy + Extropy = Kate Rivers. Experience (not just see) the nesty, mixed media art of Rivers' Free Entrophy, showing at Living Artspace at 307 E. Brady St. Visit livingarts.org for more information.
A Clean Start. It's time to get outdoors with the Actors Company of Tulsa production of Slawomir Mrozek's Vatzlav, "A sideshow comedy of political absurdity" performed at 21st St. & Boston Ave. under a big, striped circus tent. Visit vatslav.com for more information.
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