Q&A: Rick Springfield
Nearly 35 years since his first hit single, “Jessie’s Girl,” Rick Springfield is still enjoying all the twists and turns life brings while keeping his “dark side” in check and creative juices flowing.
Son of a Nutcracker
Buddy the Elf is still trying to figure out what’s your favorite color in Elf the Musical, the Broadway version of the hilarious fish-out-of-water holiday favorite.
Acrobatic Eye Candy
More than just a Cirque-style show with its vast array of astounding acrobatic athletes, Cirque Dreams Holidaze is a theatrical musical combining spectacle and fantasy into a holiday celebration.
License to Chill
River Spirit Casino’s new Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant gives Tulsans a taste of Caribbean fever in the heart of the Midwest.
Fall into Fabulous
Welcome the arrival of autumn and Thanksgiving guests with gorgeous decorations both indoors and out. Find ideas and items at an Affair of the Heart.
Fried Yeasty Sugar Bombs
Cream-filled, glazed or even topped with bacon, doughnuts are an irresistible confection beloved in classic and new forms. While some doughnut shops stay traditional, for others sky’s the limit.
Into the Woods
Deer hunting can be an exhilarating activity that tests a number of skills. For those with no experience, however, it’s important to consider a number of things. The hunt starts here.
Count Your Blessings
Yes, the highlights of Thanksgiving Day are watching the parade (and the game) and eating turkey. But this special holiday isn't just about the entertainment and the food.
The geeks, including groups like Nerdy Girls, are taking over as nerd-friendly obsessions gain mainstream acceptance.
A Date to Rejuvenate
Life comes with the good, the bad, the fantastic and sometimes the ugly. When you’ve had it rough, fear not. You can pick up and recoup from life’s curve balls and hit the reset button.
Move It or Gain It
This time of year, it's hard to maintain your weight, let alone lose extra pounds. But with the right know-how, you can make sure those eats and drinks don’t creep up and hit you hard.
For your guests this Thanksgiving, whip up this from-potpie-to-cookies menu, or mix and match recipes for any holiday party or event.
November may be about turkey, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy their uncomplicated fowl cousins that are ridiculously satisfying when done right.
Passion from the Pen
Tulsa has seen a lot of changes in the past 75 years. And no one knows that more than local resident, noted journalist and charity supporter Danna Sue Walker.
Don’t know the difference between Black Beauty and Seabiscuit? Let the Arabian Horse Association educate you for free while it determines its “Super Bowl” champions.
A Cut Above
The uptick in boutique butcher shops — that source their meats from local farms — has revolutionized the way many purchase, prepare, savor and even contemplate meat.
Though growing crops in urban environments is not novel, an almost revolutionary zeal for the practice is sweeping Green Country thanks to a new breed of farmers.
Films allow us to cope and to grow, to laugh and to change, and Tulsa’s independently owned Circle Cinema has been housing the magic of the movies for almost 90 years.
Fans of anime, sci-fi, comics, film and even the Fonz will descend on Comic Con to celebrate their favorite characters, meet their idols, partake in some cosplay and be themselves.
Q&A: Michael Rooker
We grilled The Walking Dead bad boy and Guardians of the Galaxy’s Yondu on his “dark side,” doing the convention circuit and whether Merle redeemed himself.
Join the fight with any of these seven ideas that incorporate the breast cancer awareness message into several routine activities, making it easy to show your support.
Wickedly Good Times
Get your pumpkin cookie cutters and orange streamers ready, because this is your year to do the monster mash and throw a ghostly get-together like never before.
Send your heart racing when you take a race-kart (not go-kart) for a 50 mph spin on one of the largest indoor asphalt tracks in the country at Xtreme Racing and Entertainment.
Set a New Pace
Whether it’s on a treadmill, on tracks or hills around Tulsa or just outside of your own home, there’s no excuse great enough to keep you exempt from taking a run.
Treat your little (and big) monsters to a frightful feast of our favorite spooky and silly Halloween snacks.
The Italian Job
We went on a quest that took us through pasta, gravy and more Limoncello than can possibly be healthy, but here are the 25 greatest spots to eat Italian food in Green Country. Capisce?
All in Good Taste
Executive chef John Oje opted to forgo serving up dishes to the masses and instead focus on feeding the sick and those in pain who need to sustain their strength in a fight to beat cancer.
Bowled Over? Think Again
By focusing on children and making it more about entertainment than competition, many of these former “blue-collar country clubs” are staying out of the gutter.
Disney’s Newsies has been receiving rave reviews for years and features something for everyone, including drama, romance, humor and an endearing, masterful musical score.
Doing Deco Different
The Deco District hasn’t received the same colloquial familiarity as other districts in the downtown area. Now, a local merchants’ group is looking to change that perception.
The Need for Read
While independent bookstores usually can't compete with Amazon on price or selection, the truth is they don't have to. The customers aren't necessarily looking for bargains.
Addicted to that Rush
If you are an adrenaline junkie, then embrace your wild side with these nine heart-pounding attractions. Buckle up; you’re in for a wild ride.
Holding Out for a Gyro
Looking for a hand-held meal that is not only savory, but also affordable? Then try this delicious Mediterranean delicacy that’s pronounced “year-oh.”
Throw a Pigskin-Loving Party
Nothing is more Oklahoman than the urban picnic at a tailgate party with the perfect combination of sports, food and fun. But there is a science to the tailgate.
Are you ready for 11 days of fun at the Tulsa State Fair, enjoying live concerts, crazy competitions, livestock competitions, carnival rides galore and deep-fried treats?
Gotta Shed ‘Em All
Whether it’s just going on a walk, jog, hike or exploring somewhere new, the digital augmented reality gaming trend could be something you’ll want to fall into.
Football season is snack season, and finger food is the name of the game. Score some big points with these crowd-pleasing favorites.
Rise and Dine
Here, we present the ultimate, syrup-soaked guide to 31 spots that will make you happy to set the alarm and where it’s acceptable to hit the bottle before noon.
The Thrill of the Grille
With a playbook of drink options, plenty of screens and fresh food that never gets flagged for not being delicious, Fat Daddy’s is a perfect place to experience the big game.
Hold On Tight
The top bull riders in the world will once again invade Tulsa to go up against some of the rankest bulls in the nation, as the stars of the PBR vie for their piece of the $140,000 payout.
Keeping It Cowboy Cool
With a motto like north, south, east and Western wear, you’d expect a retail store to be expansive. But Drysdales is so much more than a sizable store. It’s a destination.
To those who don’t have animals, “pet people” can sometimes seem nuts. But there’s plenty of testimonials and evidence that owning a pet is good for you.
There’s nothing your dog wants more than to be with you. With plenty of dog-friendly restaurants, shops, hotels, and parks, you can take your dog along for a great day.
Park and Go
For many parents, sometimes finding the perfect local park involves more than lacing up sneakers. Fortunately, we found parks that you can explore as a family.
For those who enjoy exploring the wonders of the architectural world, Green Country offers a dazzling display of riches and a dizzying array of Art Deco architectural flourishes.
The summer is winding down, and it’s time for you to cherish the rest of this warm weather and put your outdoor space to good use with an end-of-summer bash.
Back in the Saddle
Following up on recent hits like Les Miserables and Chicago, Theatre Tulsa is “cowboying up” in its return to the stage with a pair of Western-production masterpieces.
Being buff and toned means nothing with a weak spirit, so find your balance between cardio, strength training and discipline to become the healthy individual you were meant to be.
Sweetest Tastes of Summer
Forget the store-bought popsicles and try these fantastic alternatives to the summer classics. The hardest part will be waiting for them to freeze so you can wow your family and friends.
Taco Bout Good
From tacos to tamales and all sorts of enchiladas in between, these 38 south-of-the-border spots serve some of Green Country’s top eats.
Model of Consistency
For over 30 years, John Casablancas has been helping those with big dreams of success on the runway and on film and those just needing a confidence boost.
Hop on your motorcycle, put your kickstand up and discover five of the best routes for motorcycles in eastern Oklahoma.
Add some exercitement to your workouts this summer with activities on both land and water that make your heart pump oxygen and spew adrenaline.
Something special is brewing in Tulsa’s coffee scene. Take a break from Starbucks while indulging in some local nouveau coffee joints that offer plenty of ways to perk you up.
The housing market has come back. Now what? With the correct approach and a little work, you can help sell your home during Green Country’s hottest selling period in years.
Make a Splash
From kiddie playgrounds and thrilling slides to lazy rivers, lakes and pools, beat the summer heat at these spots that are sure to keep the entire family cool.
Keep the family hydrated to the max and stay cool all summer long at Tulsa's bigger, better water park, Safari Joe's H2O.
Escape to Paradise
These summer cocktails will have you living on island time.
This eye-catching, tasty combo will make you the poolside hero of any party, or be the hit of the bridal brunch or baby shower you may be throwing this summer.
From old-school institutions to newcomers, these 31 steakhouses and restaurants are a cut above the rest when it comes to satisfying your desire for a perfect steak.
Celebrity Club’s Mike Samara, at age 92, has woven his secret sauce for longevity into the Tulsa dining institution with the Rat Pack feel.
For the Love of the Game
Many high school athletes work on more than their tans over the summer so that they are in better shape — mentally and physically — when classes and sports resume.
Grilling Up Greatness
From burgers to ribs, use our smoking hot tips to take your grilling exploits from not-too-bad to lip-smackin' great.
The Write Stuff
Let this list of great Tulsa-related reads be your guide as you plot out your airplane paperback companion, your literary beach read or some fun page flipping at the lake.
It’s time to celebrate dad again. We know … we should be celebrating dad all year long. But since most of us often forget to show our appreciation we need days like June 19 to focus on pops.
Vacation travel is exciting, yes. But the packing process can be stressful. To avoid headaches and mass dumpage into your bags, follow these tips to keep your sanity.
It’s a Cool, Cool Summer
From Riverside sippin’ to water wonderlands, the 918 offers more than enough opportunities for you to experience what makes the summertime our favorite season of the year.
Whether you’re walking, jogging or sprinting, lace up your running shoes and get ready to hit the trails this season, either off-road or on one of Tulsa’s public pathways.
The hamburger is a taste we never tire of, and one that local chefs can’t help tinkering with. But with so many options, where are the best found? We’ve found the 34 best patties and buns.
Now That’s the Ticket
From double features on IMAX size screens to moderately priced admission for the entire carload, the Admiral Twin Drive-In delivers a unique and nostalgic moviegoing experience.
Treat Mom Right
For most moms, Mother’s Day usually includes a meal she didn’t prepare, a little bit of pampering and handmade gifts and cards made by your pint-sized sweeties. Let's shake it up this year.
Keep the family hydrated to the max and stay cool all summer long at Tulsa's bigger, better water park, Safari Joe's H2O, which opens for wild water-based fun this Memorial Day.
As Memorial Day weekend arrives, rock music lovers flock to Pryor by the thousands for days of entertainment, partying and an unforgettable concert-going experience at Rocklahoma.
Scorpions’ Rudolf Schenker
Despite previous rumblings that the German rocker and the Scorpions might have lost their sting and readied for retirement, he assures us that some of the best is yet to come.
Keeping the Faith
Although church camp may not look exactly like it did years ago, each has a magical way of combining faith and fun and allowing the campers to be themselves.
That’s Your ‘Cue
Whether you’re a barbecue junkie or just craving some tender, juicy protein, Rib Crib has mastered the art of BBQ to a T, and it’s a grub-down you don’t want to miss.
Meat and Greet
From tender, flavorful, fall-off-the-bone, perfectly smoked ribs, pulled pork, juice-bursting links and every type of meat in between, go hog wild at these 22 smoking joints.
Big Easy Does It
Offering an impressive array of Gulf region culinary delights from stuffed alligator and fresh crawfish to boudin and étouffée, Hebert’s will have Cajun foodies proclaiming “galee.”
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Bypass the bar scene (well, maybe for a while) and make the most of your time as you and your friends learn that there’s more to girls time than what meets the eye.
Farm Fresh, Table Ready
Take the garden to your home this spring and summer with weekly visits to Green Country’s many, bountiful farmers markets.
Grin and Scare It
Tulsa is filled with spooky spots sure to give you chills even in the middle of summer. And a ghost tour with Teri French-White can point them out in all their goose bump inducing detail.
Refresh and Recharge
We all need a little skin rejuvenation, and the Tulsa area offers plenty of ways to renew yourself with treatments that allow the body and mind to achieve balance.
Get ready to improve your fortunes with our guide to Asian dining in Green Country. Trust us, you’ll be licking your chopsticks after trying any of our 25 favorites.
Back to Pandora
Unique among Cirque du Soleil shows for its storyline, Toruk, based on James Cameron’s blockbuster hit Avatar, redefines what we’ve come to expect from this circus troupe.
Social Media Tulsa is making a name for itself with its live coverage of local events and its annual conference that helps people and businesses get noticed in a noisy world.
If you can't make it to the NCAA tournament, one of the best places to watch the games is in a sports bar with multiple high-definition television screens, good food and drink.
If you can't afford to get out of town for spring break, get creative, make the best of it and have a blast in your own backyard.
Elevating Your Exploring
The beauty and intrigue of historic Tulsa sites and landmarks reminds visitors and locals of the city’s past amid a thriving urban setting. Mingle at some of our favorite stops in the city.
Wheel With It
Tulsa's bicycling community is waiting and there's plenty of room for you on the street, on the trails, or in your neighborhood. Do it. And do it safely.
Sweatin’ to the Newbies
Mix up your normal routine with some unique exercises and enhanced versions of old ones that will make you sweat and keep you engaged. Heck, you may find that fitness is fun.
Seas the Day
Check out our 22 great fish tales focused on places to go for every conceivable underwater delicacy from crabs, calamari and clams to catfish, oysters and octopus.
From groundbreaking inventions and Hall of Fame inductions to operating the oldest original Yamaha dealership in the world, Norm McDonald has experienced the ride of his life.
The Escape Tulsa features pressure, live-action scenarios that test a group’s ability to solve riddles, gather clues, and work together to find a door-opening code before the clock runs out.
Will You Be Mine?
Whether you are single and ready to mingle or all loved up, we’ve got some fun and unexpected suggestions for how to spend your Valentine’s holiday.
Tackling tough subject matter like race relations in To Kill a Mockingbird, The Playhouse Tulsa proves once again its love of theater can’t be measured by a small operating budget.
Let’s Praise the Sandwich
We searched Green Country for the best and found the 20 tastiest places for subs, heroes, grinders, dagwoods, hoagies, double-deckers and more.
Get Buff, Not Broke
From cubicle to conference room or car door to front door, there are endless options for you to get your muscles moving and blood pumping at any time of the day without breaking the bank.
Cheers to Chocolate
Step away from the basic bar and put back the vending machine treat. If you want to buy your sweetheart some chocolate they will truly appreciate, go for some unique area offerings.
More than 25 superheroes and villains trade punches, aerial acrobatics and large-scale theatrics in a race to possess the Cosmic Cube in Marvel Universe Live!
One Singular Sensation
Celebrate the individual stories of hope, sacrifice and dreams as 17 dancers’ tales unfold onstage during a New York audition in Tulsa Theatre’s production of A Chorus Line.
Titans of the Tool Belt
It’s not exactly spring yet, but it’s never too early to start those home improvement projects. And the Green Country Home & Garden Show can help you hammer out some solutions.
New Year, New You
You’re probably setting goals for 2016. Before you prioritize that list, why not start with yourself? You can’t fully help someone else if you’re not the best version of you.
Downtown After Dark
Not every night owl is created equal. So, here’s a varied rundown of 10 slices of local downtown nightlife, from bro bars and lounge life to ‘hood bars and hipster havens.
Life is hectic but yoga can be a haven of peace and healing, a retreat from all the stress of the working world and everything else we find ourselves in the middle of daily.
Winter Survival Guide
The holidays are in the rearview mirror, but now you’re probably broke, it’s cold outside and cabin fever is setting in. But hope of enduring the weeks ahead is not lost.
Whether you’re looking for a caffeine fix, a sweet treat, or just a break from work, skip the ordinary and indulge in these 26 local coffee shops that are good to the last drop.
Get Your Motor Running
Xtreme Racing and Entertainment is providing a nuanced definition of recreational racing to anyone who gets behind the wheel of the “whoa! karts” that can approach 50 mph.
On a Mission
From killing time, to hosting, to just getting out of the house, we offer tried and true ways to capture that warm, fuzzy feeling while keeping most of your sanity intact.
Scrooge and a local cast of nearly 50 bring A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’ holiday tale of redemption, to life for a 39th year.
Be Our Guest
Tulsa native Stephanie Harter Gilmore returns as part of the national touring production of Beauty and the Beast that features well-known musical numbers and that famous Disney magic.
Whether you’d like to take some classes or simply see your designs come to life, Oklahoma’s premier glass studio can help develop that creative spark you didn’t know existed.
Center of the Action
All under one roof, Incredible Pizza houses a roller coaster, bumper cars, mini bowling, games, trampolines, laser tag and go kart racing — not to mention great options for lunch and dinner.
Antes and Action
With a wide variety of gaming options, promotions, grub, nightlife and Jimmy Buffett-style paradise, the River Spirit Casino is delivering in spades.
What could possibly be more subjective than a list of best desserts? After all, sweet tooths are like fingerprints in that no two are alike. Here are our 16 tastiest bakeries and desserts.
It’s a Major Award
Catch a glimpse of a deranged Easter Bunny when A Christmas Story: The Musical arrives from Broadway for its first local production. In fact, we triple-dog-dare ya.
So Much Sparkle
Most of the things we love about the winter holidays are also pretty stressful. Which is why so many get wildly enthused about the Rhema holiday light display.
Locating the most eggcellent joints to grab the most important meal of the day isn’t as easy as you would think. But we got up before dawn to narrow the list to 21of our favorite eye-openers.
On a Mission
Satirical, but weirdly respectful toward its subject material, The Book of Mormon is surprisingly sweet, managing to be uplifting and hopeful even as it offends.
Prove your brat-wurth, brag on beefy beer lovers, show off that Bavarian style and doll up your wiener dog during the Oktoberfest festival. And don’t worry about being “chicken.”
Hot to Trot
The Arabian Horse Show is a wonderful opportunity to see one of nature’s most beautiful creatures up close and see who takes home a national championship.
Any Way You Slice It
From paper plate joints to bistros, here are our 18 favorite deep-dish, thin-crust, Neapolitan-style, traditional, out-of-the-box, wacky, life-changing pizza joints in the Tulsa area.
A pop culture celebration, Wizard World Comic Con is not just about comics. Fans of movies, art, TV, sci-fi, cosplay and even professional wrestling will have plenty to geek over.
Well, Hello, Mr. Fancy Pants
Evil Dead’s Bruce Campbell is lollygagging his way to Tulsa for a groovy time at the Comic Con. Be there, but don’t be square.
Whether it is having a baby, receiving cancer treatment or rehabbing from burns, Hillcrest Medical Center is committed to your well-being and the health and wellness of your family.
From local pubs and restaurants to wine bars and speakeasies, let’s raise a glass as we toast our 33 favorite watering holes and great places to wet your whistle before and after a meal.
Tulsa’s Great Raft Race is back, but do you have what it takes to conquer the eight-mile water workout?
Don a kilt and prepare to toss a caber as pageantry, brute strength, strong drinks and plenty of bagpipes will be on display during the three-day Scotfest.
With T-Town’s cosmopolitan nature, fashion awareness, and robust economy, the city is perfectly poised for Tulsa Fashion Week, which will be both a showcase and a celebration of life.
Looking to capitalize on the success of last season’s Les Miserables, Theatre Tulsa is tackling the challenging and popular-again production of Miss Saigon to open their 93rd season.
Well-Being Under the Sun
Get your mind, body and soul back on track at the I AM Yoga festival, which aims to harness the power of celebration, wellness, and love to create happier, healthier Tulsans.
Raising the Bar
Taking the party in a new direction, Legends spins good times with DJs, block parties, VIP loft, plenty of dance space and shuttle service to the BOK during country-themed events.
Round Table Revelry
While Spamalot features iconic scenes from the Holy Grail movie and maintains the same very-British comedic tone throughout, it ultimately follows its own story.
Sorry, They’re Open
With irreverent charm and one of the most unique conversation-starting atmospheres in the area, the Mercury Lounge offers plenty of rowdy fun and incredible musical acts.
Come Save Away
At Just Between Friends events, you can save some serious cash on gently-used clothing, toys and various other children’s items while also establishing new relationships.
Profile: Leon Russell
The ultimate rock ‘n’ roll session man, Leon Russell's long and storied career includes collaborations with a virtual who's-who of music icons including the Rolling Stones.
Reboot Your Life
With yoga, a spa, overnight accommodations, dining options and acres of scenic tranquility, The Canebrake offers plenty of ways to hit the reset button on life and relaxation.
Blurring the lines between real and surreal, the Tokyo in Tulsa convention features gamers, vendors, entertainment, eats, culture and cosplay.
Beat the hot boredom blues of summer and take the whole family to a cool, dimmed theatre to see a cast, between the ages of 8-18, perform Broadway’s third-longest running show, Cats.
Aisles of Abundance
Affair of the Heart features unique and often handmade items ranging from jewelry and handbags to furniture, clothing and gourmet foods displayed throughout 800 booths.
Whirlwind of Sound
The third annual Center of the Universe music festival returns, bringing local, national and international acts covering genres from rock and funk to indie and rap.
Profile: Stephen Stills
Famed for his work in Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash, two of pop music's most successful and enduring groups, Stephen Stills was playing professionally by the age of 15.
Whether you discover the treasure of a great buy or a nostalgic find you haven't seen in ages, it's a sure bet you won't be disappointed when you visit I-44 Antique Mall.
Escape the daily grind, springing into action at the Air Port, where bouncing off the walls is encouraged and everyone flies first class.
Not a Bad View
With things heating up outside, you’ll need some place cool to chill. Lucky for you, we’ve done the painstaking research and come up with a list of 18 patios for you to try or revisit this summer.
Fire Your Guns
Hunting down zombies, traitors or bachelorettes, immerse yourself in combat scenarios using military-realistic replica weapons at Hard Knocks.
Just Roll With It
Smoking cigars is more of an event in and of itself rather than something you do during one. So stop by Classic Cigars, hang out on the patio and smoke a hand-rolled cigar.
Profile: Huey Lewis
With their simple, straightforward rock ‘n’ roll, the San Francisco-based group became one of America's most popular pop/rock bands of the mid-'80s.
Unmasking the Magic
With extravagant costumes, soaring music, and a love triangle to end all love triangles, The Phantom of the Opera continues to meet fans’ visions with new character twists.
Profile: Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams negotiated the shifting tides of the '80s so well that it never seemed like he was changing his music to fit the times.
Drink It In
Whether you’re a craft beer connoisseur thirsty for information or if you’re just plain thirsty, there will something for you to enjoy at the 2015 Tulsa Craft Beer Week.
Drawn to the Stage
Theatre Tulsa offers many educational opportunities as well as onstage fun for people of all ages including Owasso sixth grader Axyl Langford who shares a lead in Treasure Island.
Recess for All Ages
Gather up the kids and use these top ideas to plan a family-friendly getaway or embark on an invigorating adventure around the great state of Oklahoma this Spring Break.
Profile: Elvis Costello
When Elvis Costello's first record was released in 1977, his bristling cynicism and anger linked him with the punk and new wave explosion.
Craving something different for dinner? Looking to change up the weekend entertainment options? Good. We’re here to help with an inside scoop on booming destinations in the Tulsa area.
Profile: Dwight Yoakam
With his stripped-down approach to traditional honky tonk and Bakersfield country, Dwight Yoakam helped return country music to its roots in the late '80s.
From the sexy sass of Roxie Hart and the va-va-voom of Velma Kelly to the sardonic wit of their attorney Billy Flynn, this celebrity criminal satire is packed with unforgettable characters.
Ladies and Gentlemen ...
Just in time for the 51st anniversary of The Beatles’ arrival in America, The Woody Guthrie Center will open a traveling exhibit curated by the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles.
Montreal-based theater troupe Cirque du Soleil has “adapted” another impressive hit with “Varekai” that blends explosive acrobatics and a new lease on life for the ill-fated Icarus.
America's longest-running play enters its 62nd season at the Tulsa Spotlight Theatre. The fabric tomatoes audience members receive to throw at villains are relatively new.
Mr. Right Now
The top-selling artist in music history, Garth Brooks is back with seven shows at the BOK Center.
Billed as the nicest theater in the country by its visionary mogul Bill Warren, the 18-auditorium Broken Arrow megaplex will change your movie-watching experience.
Go Nuts for Ballet
Tulsa Ballet is providing a unique spin on the classic “The Nutcracker,” setting the magical journey of young Marie Stahlbaum in a homage to Tulsa’s art deco history.
Not Rinky Dink
With an expanded ice surface, skate below the skyline over the 52 days of Winterfest.
Listen to live music, enjoy a delicious meal and ring in a new year with a possible payday at Osage Casinos.
Nearly 30,000 are expected to geek out—with many donning their favorite hero's attire—at the Wizard World Comic Con featuring Captain Kirk, the Karate Kid and the original Hulk.
First Friday Art Crawl is a year-round monthly event that features galleries, studios and museums opening their doors to showcase local art and music.
Journey Into Enchantment
Every year the best from the Arabian horse breed and their trainers, owners and exhibitors travel to Tulsa to compete for top honors, red roses and a U.S. National Championship.
Cheers to Beers
October ushers in a celebration of barley and hops with the annual four-day authentic German celebration Oktoberfest.
Tulsa State Fair
Whether you’re flying high above the crowd or nibbling on savory roasted nuts watching the chainsaw demonstration, there is something for every appetite and adventure level.
Profile: Grady Nichols
Blowing and going for over 20 years, the saxophone phenom has carved out a solid career making sweet music on his terms.
Playing for Laughs
While it’s too easy to take life too seriously at times, there exists a community committed to chortle and not lacking in the laugh department.
Journey Through the Past
Monet and the Seine brings the founder of French Impressionist painting into the 21st century and proves we’re still busy catching up to his genius.
Ride Cowboy Ride
Guilherme Marchi begins his hunt for second world title in Tulsa when the second half of PBR season kicks off in the BOK Center.
Don’t come off like a city slicker at the event asking how much a bull weighs or what’s that bell thingy? We’ve got answers.
Buckoff Bad Boy
Like Secretariat leaving the gates, there is a lot of weight being thrown around at a pretty rapid speed when Shepherd Hills Tested blows out of the chute.
All Guts, Little Glory
Working together as one cohesive unit, timing and positioning are crucial for the bullfighters who sacrifice their bodies for the safety of the riders.
Injuries have derailed some of Douglas Duncan’s goals. But thanks to a rehab-intense summer, Tulsa may provide the perfect opportunity to get back to business.
With their first album coming out, the Tulsa-area darlings of The Voice haven’t given up on their dreams of success.
A Music Lover’s Dream
As awesome as music, artwork and food can be, the Center of the Universe Festival is about so much more.
Even with the Woody Guthrie Center showcasing an incredible body of work, can Guthrie's spirit and message still resonate with a changing culture?
Don't get tripped up when tipping. When unsure whether to tip or not, put yourself in the other person’s work shoes and go with your gut.
Profile: Andy Chrisman
The Church on the Move worship leader strikes the right chord breeding excitement with top-notch, pre-message musical presentations.
Under Emma Hunton’s Spell
We get the newest girl in green to talk about the Elphaba sorority, bullying and the pressures of assuming the broom stick of Oz’s misunderstood witch.
OK Mozart continues to prove why it’s considered by many to be the premier festival of its kind featuring orchestra musicians, concert artists and performances of artistic excellence.
The continued head banging success of Rocklahoma proves, even after reconfiguring itself three years into existence, that you can’t stop rock ‘n’ roll.
Bruce Springsteen has had plenty of “Glory Days” since capturing the nation’s attention in 1973. Some of those seminal moments are on display at the Woody Guthrie Center.
Art in Full Bloom
With 41 years of roots deeply planted in Tulsa’s history, Mayfest found its start in the spring of 1973, and has been going strong ever since.
Where’s the love? For beer aficionados, it will be in abundance in the Brady Arts District during Hanson’s inaugural craft suds and sounds event Hop Jam.
Explore the Depths
Visitors to the Oklahoma Aquarium watch in awe as sharks live life outside just out of reach. But for Bryan Maciha, he dove into a career that puts him face to razor-sharp, serrated teeth.
Pints Up, Party Down
No need to shed leprechaun tears fretting over where to wear your favorite lime green top hat this year. It’s really easy being green at these joints.
Like the proverbial phoenix, Willie Nelson has renewed his artistic vision throughout a career that spans more than 50 years, 100+ albums and literally countless miles on the road.
Grand Dame for Guests
The Campbell Hotel offers a warm and welcoming lobby complete with oversize fireplace, long dim hallways and some of most unique rooms you’ll find in the state.
Shoot to Thrill
An entertaining mix of theater, comedy and athleticism, the Harlem Globetrotters, now based out of Phoenix, Ariz., have been playing their fabulous brand of ball since 1927.
Beauty and the Beast
A fairy tale love story comes to life in this lush, romantic Broadway re-imagined musical for all generations with a new approach to the visuals.
The national tour of Chicago returns to Tulsa with award-winning actor and star of stage, television and film, John O’Hurley in the starring role of Billy Flynn.