'13's top 13

Meet our Class of 2013 Brainiacs, 13 of the best and brightest Tulsa high school grads.



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“Pomp and Circumstance” has played, the graduation party confetti has been picked up; the Class of 2013 has graduated. From this point, Tulsa high schools send their seniors off to do everything from jumpstart a musical career to attend the nation’s most prestigious universities. All are going somewhere, but we’ve found the select few that stand above the rest. 


Kelsey Ritchie

Bishop Kelley High School
Texas Christian University

Achievements: 4.67 GPA; valedictorian; ACT score of 34; National Merit Scholar; TCU Chancellor’s Scholar; AP Scholar; National Champion in Extemporaneous Commentary at the National Forensics League National Speech and Debate Tournament; hall of fame inductee for Tulsa County 4-H Youth Development Foundation; Youth Member of the Year for the American Paint Horse Association; three-time state champion in domestic extemporaneous speaking; state champion in original oratory; world champion of the American Quarter Horse Youth Association.

Community Service: All Stars Therapeutic Riding Center volunteer; John 3:16 Mission volunteer; Catholic Charities volunteer.

Involvement: National Honor Society president; national youth president of the Pinto Horse Association of America.

Q & A

What is your favorite memory from high school?

My high school experience was truly awesome. From road-tripping across the state for Friday night football games, planning pep rallies and working the all night freshman lock-in, my favorite memory is definitely a hard choice! However, this winter nine members of the speech and debate team went to Boston for a week for the Harvard Speech and Debate tournament. Walking the freedom trail, experiencing the "ivy league" life and shopping made it a wonderful trip!

What will you miss most about high school life?

One of my favorite things about high school has been going to all of the amazing concerts at Cain's. I will definitely miss those downtown nights!

What's your best piece of advice for high schoolers?

Prioritize and give up on the idea of sleep! Get involved in everything you can, find what you're passionate about and try to figure out a way to make that passion into first a major in college and then a career. Try your hardest in school, appreciate your parents, start college applications the summer before your senior year but most importantly have a great time.

What did you want to be growing up, what are your plans now?

I grew up around the equine industry, and I always wanted to be a veterinarian. However, the more I got involved with speech and debate, the more I discovered my true love was talking. I plan on double majoring in political science and business with a minor in journalism broadcasting. I want to go to Law School and practice law, but my ultimate dream is hosting a political talk show on something like CNN or Fox News.

What are you looking forward to most about college?

I'm so excited to meet new people. I love talking to everyone, and I'm so excited to get involved with a lot on campus! I expect college to be an independent and glorified version of my high school experience.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

I would love to spend a few years in D.C. right when I get out of law school. Then, I'd like to settle down in Oklahoma or Texas as a practicing attorney and live on a big ranch.


Brennen VanderVeen

Broken Arrow High School
University of Tulsa

Achievements: 5.17 GPA; valedictorian; ACT score of 32; National Merit Scholar; took 11 AP classes.

Community Service: Participated in Walk for Wishes, Race for the Cure, Relay for Life, and Laps for Little Ones

Involvement: Member of academic team, Latin club and National Honor Society; mock trial participant; worked during the summer at United Warehouse as a general laborer.

Q & A

What is your favorite high school memory?

I really enjoyed having a debate on the Affordable Care Act (commonly called Obamacare) in AP Language during junior year.  I was one of the leaders of the debate, and one of my close friends was on the other side.  I had a lot of fun through the challenge of our discussion.

What will you miss most about high school life?

I'm staying local, but several of my closest friends will be moving, some of them very far away.  Even though I'm sure I'll meet new people, it'll be strange never seeing people whom I'm used to seeing every day.

What's your best piece of advice for those entering high school and current high schoolers?

This will probably sound typical, but avoiding procrastination is probably the best advice I can give.  Having a designated time and place to do homework will keep one's stress in line.

What's your favorite thing to do in Tulsa?

I'm a bit of a homebody, but I really enjoy the Tulsa Zoo.  I have good memories with my friends there.

What did you want to be growing up? What are you planning to be now?

I wanted to be a teacher when I was much younger.  Now, I'd like to be a judge or attorney.

What are you looking forward to most about college?

I'm looking forward to having a greater degree of independence.  It'll be the first time I'm living outside of my home.

Where do you see yourself in ten years?

I see myself somewhere in the legal profession.


Lauren Thomas

Metro Christian Academy
University of Tulsa

Achievements: Valedictorian; headmaster’s honor roll; Oklahoma Academic Scholar; Princeton Book Award nominee.

Community service: Mission work with Asbury United Methodist Church in Guatemala and Jamaica.

Involvement: Vice-president of National Honor Society; member of MCA Leadership Class, a group of 20 students that organizes school functions and serves the student body; captain of the MCA track team.

Q & A

What is your favorite high school memory?

My favorite high school memory is eating lunch outside every day with all of my friends. We would go out and all sit in a circle on the sidewalk and eat as long as the weather was nice. It was so fun to hang out with everyone and just enjoy the outdoors in the middle of the day.

What will you miss most about high school life?

I will miss hanging out with my mom every day. When I would get home from school I would talk to her about my day and then every night we would sit in our living room and talk or watch TV until it was getting late. I am going to miss her so much!

What's your best piece of advice for high schoolers?

My advice would be to not take life too seriously. Yes, work hard in school or sports or whatever else you do, but remember that the things that really matter are your relationships with your family and friends, so save some time and energy for them!

What's your favorite thing to do in Tulsa?

I have a lot of things I love to do in Tulsa, but my favorite is to go to Cosmo Café on Brookside and get the grilled cheese special! I also love to hang out downtown and try new restaurants, go to concerts, play sand volleyball at 71st and Riverside and go to Woodward Park.

What did you want to be growing up? What are you planning to be now?

Growing up, I remember wanting to be a gymnast or basketball player. Now I am planning to pursue a degree in biomedical engineering, but I have a lot of interests so I will be keeping my options open.

What are you looking forward to most about college?

I am mostly excited about being around many new and different kinds of people, narrowing my field of study and picking my own church and getting involved there.

Where do you see yourself in ten years?

It is hard to imagine where I will be because the possibilities are endless, but I hope to be finished with my education, married and pursuing a career I truly love.


Kaze Mauser

Tulsa School of Arts and Sciences
University of Central Oklahoma

Achievements: Prize-winning jazz piano player — more than a dozen soloist awards in local and state competitions; All-State Jazz Ensemble pianist; competed in the Mingus Competition in New York City and was selected as one of the competition’s outstanding soloists; recipient of the TSAS Louis Armstrong Award.

Community Service: Played at countless benefit and fundraising concerts supporting TSAS.

Involvement: Member of the Jazz Ambassadors, played in the student jazz combo called “The Passing Tones.”

Q & A

What is your favorite high school memory?

My favorite high school memory would be getting to be around such a great community of teachers and friends. I couldn’t have asked for a better high school experience, and my peers and school environment are most definitely responsible for that.

What will you miss most about high school life?

Mostly, I will just miss living in Tulsa.

What's your best piece of advice for those entering high school/current high schoolers?

For current or in-coming high schoolers, my piece of advice for you would be to play the game. Keep your end goal in mind at all times and keep working towards the greater good.

What's your favorite thing to do in Tulsa?

My favorite thing to do in Tulsa is play gigs around town. The music community in Tulsa is unique in its style, friendliness and accessibility, and it always provides a good time whether you’re playing or listening. It will be hard finding a more well-rounded musical community anywhere else.

What did you want to be growing up? What are you planning to be now?

At different points in my life, I have wanted to be an entomologist, a coroner, and a musician. You could say that my aspirations have been all over the place, but at the moment I plan to study biochemistry and hopefully attain a masters degree in a related field. For what is man without desire?

What are you looking forward to the most about college?

I am looking forward to more specific learning in fields that I am interested in. The transition from general requirements to shaping a trade/career has been long awaited.

Where do you see yourself in ten years?

Married with children.........on the moon.

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Cost: free

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
777 West Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74015-0399
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Billy and Renee's
6373 E 31st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: 918-836-0655
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Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 582-7669
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 794-4208
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 599-9200
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Cost: $10

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The Venue Shrine
112 E. 18th St.
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 949-1345
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Cost: $10

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Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (319) 804-9727
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Utica Square
21st Street and Utica Avenue
Tulsa, OK
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Philbrook will host a talk with Chicano watercolor artist Wenceslao Quiroz, whose art is currently displayed in Cheech MarinÕs collection.

Where:
Philbrook Museum of Art
2727 S Rockford Road
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

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Comedy Parlor
328 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 921-3535
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Presented by The STEMcell Science Shop

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The Boxyard
502 East Third Street
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $20

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Safari Joe's H2O Water Park
4707 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Telephone: (918) 749-7385
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See dozens of 4-H and livestock exhibits.

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Expo Square - Exchange Center & Pavilion
4145 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $39-$49

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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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This exhibit features the work of Photographers of Tulsa Oklahoma Group, a group of talented local photographers that includes novices to seasoned professionals. PHOTOG members encourage and help...

Cost: free and open to the public

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McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: McKeon Center for Creativity
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Barton
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This traveling exhibition curated by Josephine Stealey, chronicles a history of American basketry from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its presence within the...

Cost: Free

Where:
108|Contemporary
108 E M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108|Contemporary
Contact Name: Ellen McGivern

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 join us in welcoming current Tulsa Artist Fellowship participant CARRIE DICKASON and her lively, inquisitive exhibit 'Revealing Patterns'.       'Revealing...

Cost: free

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mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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Performances Fri., July 21 at 7:00 p.m Sun., July 23 at 2:30 p.m Thurs., July 27 at 7:00 p.m Fri., July 28 at 7:00 p.m Sun., July 30 at 2:30 p.m Tickets Tickets will go on sale...

Cost: $10.00

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Boston Avenue Church
1301 S Boston Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: Music Office
Telephone: 918.699.0138
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American Legion Post 308
11328 E Admiral Pl
Tulsa, OK
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Ed's Hurricane Lounge
3216 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 587-6426

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Cost: $10

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Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (319) 804-9727
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Smitty's 118 Tavern
118 East Main St
Jenks, OK
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Telephone: (918) 995-2277
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Cost: $30-$40

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River Spirit Casino - Paradise Cove
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Monster mud trucks get down and dirty.

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Tulsa Raceway Park
3103 N Garnett
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 437-7223
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Come face to face with dinosaurs.

Cost: $18-$34

Where:
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918.894.4350
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Cost: $10

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Comedy Parlor
328 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 921-3535
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Inner Circle Vodka Bar
410 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 794-2400
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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River Spirit Casino - LandShark Pool Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 928-5299
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Accio dancing shoes! DJs Uber and Afistaface will be spinning enchanting tunes.

Where:
The Unicorn Club
222 E 1st Street
Tulsa, OK  74135
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Telephone: (918) 551-7447

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Utopia Bar & Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK  74145
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Dusty Dog Pub
5107 S Harvard
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 933-5473
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Cost: $10

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Comedy Parlor
328 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 921-3535
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The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 895-6200
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The Fur Shop
520 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 949-4292
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The Bistro At Seville
10021 S Yale Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 599-9200
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 794-4208
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Broadway at Boston Avenue presents a musical comedy that shows loving families come in all shapes and sizes.

Cost: $10

Where:
Boston Avenue Methodist Church
1301 S Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Pepper's Grill
2809 E 91st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 296-0593
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Grab a snack, find a seat, and let your imagination run wild! Each weekend in July, we’ll look at timeless truths from Hollywood blockbusters. At every service, you can expect a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Life.Church
7071 E. 121st Street S.
Bixby, OK  74008
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Sponsor: Life.Church
Telephone: 918-938-0900
Contact Name: Lesley Hemphill
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This exhibit features the work of Photographers of Tulsa Oklahoma Group, a group of talented local photographers that includes novices to seasoned professionals. PHOTOG members encourage and help...

Cost: free and open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: McKeon Center for Creativity
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Barton
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Car need washing?  Bring it on down to Jiffy Lube, 2726 S. Harvard, on Saturday, July 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The car wash will be hosted by Crossroads Clubhouse, a local...

Cost: Suggested donation

Where:
Jiffy Lube
2726 S. Harvard Ave.
Tulsa
OK, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Jiffy Lube
Telephone: 918.743.4720
Contact Name: Jason
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Practice your bird watching skills by picking up a bird species coloring sheet in the Visitor Center before you explore the Garden. Tulsa Botanic Garden is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10am...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+; $4 for ages 3–12. 2 & under Free

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
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This traveling exhibition curated by Josephine Stealey, chronicles a history of American basketry from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its presence within the...

Cost: Free

Where:
108|Contemporary
108 E M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: 108|Contemporary
Contact Name: Ellen McGivern

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Good Morning Bedlam is performing at Starship Records! Good Morning Bedlam's show is an explosion of energy with soaring harmonies, a banjo player that scissor-kicks in the air, a string...

Cost: Free

Where:
Starship Records
1241 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK  74104
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Contact Name: Christian Cole

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Children's Musical Theatre Main Stage production of "ANNIE" features area students ages 7-17 as the cast of this classic musical.  The cast rehearses and performs 4 to 5 shows on...

Cost: $14-$24

Where:
Bartlesville Community Center
300 SE Adams Blvd
Bartlesville, OK  74003
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Sponsor: Children's Musical Theatre of Bartlesville
Telephone: 918-336-0558
Contact Name: Jan Watt
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 join us in welcoming current Tulsa Artist Fellowship participant CARRIE DICKASON and her lively, inquisitive exhibit 'Revealing Patterns'.       'Revealing...

Cost: free

Where:
mainline art bar
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
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Telephone: 918-704-3330
Contact Name: katy eagleston

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Cost: $10-$45

Where:
ONEOK Field
201 N. Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK  74120
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The Oklahoma Swing Syndicate (TOSS) hosts a Swing dance and lessons  The Oklahoma Swing Syndicate (TOSS) is the only UNESCO recognized dance organization in Oklahoma.  We are a 501c3...

Cost: $7

Where:
Community Center - South Minister Presby Church
3500 So Peoria
1/2 west of Peoria, on 35pl behind the church
Tulsa, OK  74102
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Sponsor: The Ok Swing Syndicate
Telephone: 918-450-691
Contact Name: Rita Robbins
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Join RSVP of Tulsa at the new ballroom of the River Spirit Resort Casino for an evening of great food, music, dancing, and great silent auction items!  Summer casual attire - feel free to wear...

Cost: $125.00

Where:
River Spirit Resort Casino
8330 Riverside Drive
Tulsa, OK  74136
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Sponsor: RSVP of Tulsa, Inc.
Telephone: 918.280.8656
Contact Name: Jovada Miller
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Performances Fri., July 21 at 7:00 p.m Sun., July 23 at 2:30 p.m Thurs., July 27 at 7:00 p.m Fri., July 28 at 7:00 p.m Sun., July 30 at 2:30 p.m Tickets Tickets will go on sale...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Boston Avenue Church
1301 S Boston Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: Music Office
Telephone: 918.699.0138
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The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 895-6200
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Crow Creek Tavern
3534 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 749-9100
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Elwood's
1924 Riverside Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 949-9090
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Cost: $10

Where:
Comedy Parlor
328 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 921-3535
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The Cottage Art Gallery
1443 S Gary Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 728-1928
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Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 599-9200
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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The Wine Loft
7890 E. 106th St. S.
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 970-4766
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - LandShark Pool Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Making plans for this weekend? You can't do better than The Drunkard & The Olio at the historic Spotlight Theater. You know you've always wanted to go, and now's your chance. And if...

Cost: Adults $20, kids $12, seniors & military $17

Where:
Spotlight Theater
1381 Riverside Dr.
Tulsa, OK  74127
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Inner circle goes tiki with Caribbean cuisine, tropical drinks, live music, and fire performers.

Where:
Inner Circle Vodka Bar
410 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 794-2400
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 794-4208
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Riverwalk Crossing
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Starship Records & Tapes
1241 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 583-0638
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Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee Street
Catoosa, OK  74105
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 607-6005
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 607-6005
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Cost: $5

Where:
The Blackbird on Pearl
1336 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Telephone: (918) 949-1345
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