POSTED ON MARCH 27, 2013:
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Shopping With a Purpose. Fashionistas can feel especially good about their finds at the Abersons and Friends Warehouse Sale at the central offices of Family & Children's Services, 650 S. Peoria Ave. Not only will shoppers discover ridiculously discounted prices on shoes, clothing and housewares, but the event will benefit the behavioral health services agency that has been devoted to Tulsa families since 1925. Sale hours 10am-7pm. Also with limited hours on March 29.
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Expect an impressive array of beats when electronic dance music artist Josh Gard, known to a growing legion of fans as FIGURE, plays the IDL Ballroom, 230 E. 1st St. He's performed in front of thousands at major EDM festivals, so he definitely knows how to get a crowd moving. Tickets $20 and available at iamsubkulture.com. 18 and up. Doors open at 9pm.
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Space Can Be Sexy. No, they probably won't be wearing those bulky astronaut suits. But expect some lovely ladies of burlesque to be out of this world as they present Red Hot Tails from Outer Space at the Nightingale Theater, 1416 E. 4th St., with live music by The Calamities. Show at 8pm. Tickets $12. Also on March 29.
Check Out Those Headlights. Yes, it may be an odd Easter tradition. But the Hooters/Cancer Sucks! Annual Car and Bike Show at Hooters, 8108 E. 61st St., has become well-established as a place for auto aficionados and anyone willing to donate to help stamp out cancer. Trophies will be presented around 3pm.
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Earn Your Thirst. Anyone seeking a fitness challenge that includes an adult beverage "water stop" should check out Monday Pint Night. Runners gather weekly at Fleet Feet, 418 E. 2nd St., for a 6pm workout that includes a stop at a local restaurant or bar. This week, the troopers will trek to the recently-opened Chimera, a sophisticated and urbane coffee shop that also serves sandwiches and alcohol.
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The Man Behind the News. He's no longer in our living rooms reporting the news every evening, but iconic television journalist Tom Brokaw will be recounting insights from a storied career at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., from 10-11:30am. The event is part of a speaker series from Oklahoma State University's Spears School of Business and presented by OSU-Tulsa Business Forums. Tickets are $82 and available at mabeecenter.com.
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A Literary Light. Fans of fiction won't want to miss An Evening with Margaret Atwood at 7pm at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. The much-admired author of groundbreaking novels even has fans in the sci-fi set, and her poetry and non-fiction writing has also won acclaim. Hear Atwood talk about her writing life and answer questions from the crowd. Tickets are $15 and available at tulsapac.com.
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All Shucks. Sometimes the title of an event says it all. Oysters & Ale at Central Center in Centennial Park, 1028 E. 6th St., features a "come and go" buffet from Bodean Seafood Restaurant and lots of suds from local breweries. The event benefits Hospice of Green Country, which provides end-of-life care to patients and families regardless of their ability to pay. Buffet from 5:30-8:30pm. Reservations required, $50 to attend. Details at hospiceofgreencountry.org.
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