A proud history

Through coaching changes, conference changes and various ups and downs, TU basketball has created a high standard of success, producing wins and top-notch student-athletes.



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For most college basketball junkies, phrases such as “bracket busters,” “mid-majors” or even “Cinderellas” usually conjure images of giant-killing programs such as Gonzaga, Butler, Xavier, Valparaiso and Dayton.

But to find one of the original party crashers, look no further than The University of Tulsa.

“You’ve got smaller conference teams that have had success at the national level,” says Tubby Smith, University of Minnesota head coach. “But I think Tulsa has been able to sustain that for a longer period of time. Tulsa’s figured it out better than most non-BCS schools.”

Smith should know. He led Tulsa to its first appearance in the Sweet 16 in March 1994. That and other watershed moments in TU hoops history are part of a larger narrative that culminates this year with the school’s historic 100th season — a landmark that provides a perfect opportunity to look back at one of college basketball’s most accomplished programs.

Paving the way

While Francis Schmidt (1918-22) and Chet Benefiel (1932-39) are credited as two key coaching pioneers, TU enjoyed its first taste of big-time college basketball with the arrival of Clarence Iba (brother of Oklahoma State University’s legendary Henry Iba) in 1949.

Although Iba finished his 11-year career with a losing record (137-147), he is best remembered for taking Tulsa to its first major post-season tournaments — the 1953 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) and the 1955 NCAA tournament — and for coaching All-American Bob Patterson.

Jim KingWhen Joe Swank took the helm in 1960, the talent pool kept flowing with All-MVC (Missouri Valley Conference) players such as Jim “Country” King (whom Iba recruited), Bill Kusleika and Bobby “Bingo” Smith, who highlighted the program’s ability to attract top-flight athletes.

From 1968-75, under the leadership of Ken Hayes, the program enjoyed seven winning seasons and featured talented athletes such as Ron Carson, Steve Bracey, Dana Lewis and Ken Smith. But perhaps no one captured the fans’ imagination better than scoring phenomenon Willie Biles, who still holds the school’s single-game scoring record, with 48 points against Wichita State University on March 3, 1973, and St. Cloud State University on Dec. 13, 1973. Hayes eventually left TU for New Mexico State University. Working with TU’s small budget had worn him down. Playing in the brutal MVC with little reward didn’t help. Jim King returned to his alma mater to fill the position but found the same reality to be too great a mountain to climb. Something special, perhaps magical, would need to take place for TU to reclaim its past glory.

The golden standard

Nolan Richardson came to Tulsa in 1980 as both a hot property and somewhat of an oddity.

He had just won a national championship at West Texas Junior College but also came to a program that had never employed an African-American coach.

It didn’t take long for Richardson’s outgoing personality and up-tempo style to grab the city’s attention.

In that first season, Tulsa defeated defending NCAA champions and No. 8-ranked Louisville, as well as No. 16-ranked Wichita State.

Although snubbed by the NCAA tournament (only 48 teams were invited that year), Richardson and his team stormed the NIT and shocked the basketball world with an overtime victory against Syracuse University in the title game.

“Basketball took off like a wildfire,” Richardson says. “I remember, when I first got here, I had about 200 tickets to just give away. I’ll never forget when (university President) Dr. (Paschal) Twyman called me in and told me we could sell those tickets now. The rest of it is history.”

After five consecutive postseason tournament appearances — two in the NIT and three in the NCAA —Richardson left for the University of Arkansas, where he coached the Razorbacks to a national championship in 1994.

J.D. Barnett had the unenviable job of replacing him. And although TU reached the post-season four times over the next six years, Barnett never recreated his predecessor’s level of success.

Ironically, Tulsa’s next coach was a former assistant coach under Barnett at Virginia Commonwealth University. Orlando “Tubby” Smith brought back the up-tempo, pressing style of basketball that TU fans enjoyed during the Richardson years.

After enduring a painful year of NCAA probation brought on by sanctions incurred by the track and field program, little was expected of the team heading into the 1993-94 season.

shea sealsLed by Gary Collier and Shea Seals, TU surprised everyone by winning the MVC regular-season title. Because of an upset loss in the conference tournament, TU squeaked into the NCAA tournament as the No. 12 seed. Playing in Oklahoma City, the Golden Hurricane dominated the University of California, Los Angeles, and then came back from behind to defeat Oklahoma State University. Smith’s team duplicated the feat the following season with another Sweet 16 appearance.

When Smith departed for The University of Georgia in 1995, TU hired Steve Robinson, a University of Kansas assistant, who kept the NCAA train rolling. Two years later, he left for Florida State University and was replaced by Bill Self, Oral Roberts University head coach. By his third season, Self had concocted a formula that would take Tulsa to unprecedented heights.

Few will disagree that the 1999-2000 team was the best in TU history. The squad finished the season 32-5 and narrowly missed the Final Four with a 59-55 loss against North Carolina. Guard Eric Coley, a player that Self says, “could play with anybody,” was one of the keys to that team’s success.

While on vacation in Florida in 2000, Self received a call from ESPN reporter Andy Katz asking him about rumors he was on the list to replace Lon Krueger, University of Illinois head coach, who was leaving to lead the Atlanta Hawks. Self had not heard he was a candidate.

“If that had happened right after the season, I wouldn’t have done it,” Self admits. “I was too emotional with what was going on at Tulsa and how good everyone had been to me. It was strange timing. I didn’t want anything like that to occur because I was totally content where I was.”

Nevertheless, Self took the Illinois job June 9, 2000.

Still a force

Self’s replacement, Buzz Peterson, came from Appalachian State University. After a disappointing follow-up to the 2000 Elite Eight season, first-year coach Peterson led Tulsa to the NIT. Rumors were already swirling that he was going to leave for The University of Tennessee. In light of the possible change, TU’s players decided they weren’t ready for the season to end and kept playing all the way to the school’s second NIT title.

When longtime assistant coach John Phillips took over for Peterson April 9, 2001, it was business as usual. Phillips led Tulsa to a Western Athletic Conference (WAC) tournament title and a pair of NCAA appearances. But after a losing season in 2003-04 and a poor start to the 2004-05 campaign, Phillips bowed out on Christmas Day.

Since that time, Tulsa has once again found the balance between stability and success with head coach Doug Wojcik. The Naval Academy alum earned his basketball stripes as teammate David Robinson’s point guard and as an assistant at high-profile schools such as The University of North Carolina and Michigan State University.

Wojcik has led Tulsa to a school record — four consecutive 20-win seasons, along with three post-season tournament appearances. In 2007-08 TU made an impressive run to claim the inaugural College Basketball Invitational (CBI) title.

Throughout all the coaching and conference changes, TU basketball has somehow managed to maintain a remarkable level of competitiveness. The numbers don’t lie: 14 NCAA appearances, 10 NIT appearances, two NIT championships, one CBI championship, seven All-Americans and more than 90 all-conference selections.

Perhaps more importantly, Tulsa can proudly lay claim to some of the finest student-athletes to grace the basketball court and the classroom. For Wojcik, that’s what this 100th-season celebration is really all about.

“I represent a great community,” Wojcik says. “I represent a very good private institution academically, which I really like. I know what I have here at Tulsa. It’s a great job. I have a better job, in my mind, than a lot of people, including some BCS schools. This season is a celebration of all the former players and coaches and the success. It’s just another great way to tell people our story.”

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June 2019

Stop by avid Hotels pop-up lounge at the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough cycling festival, June 7th-9th. Sit and enjoy FREE snacks, drinks, stationary charging bikes, merch and more!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tulsa Tough - Cry Baby Hill
735 W 13th St
Tulsa , OK  74127
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Sponsor: avid Hotels (an IHG Hotel)

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The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books, and perhaps unexpectedly, at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new...

Cost: $12.50 adult entry

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
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Then, Here/Now: Creating Community in the Center is a group exhibition that illuminates the histories and presence/presents of LGBTQIA+ art collectives and projects that help to ensure visibility...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “Godspell” 2012 Revised Version Conceived and Originally Directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK MUSIC AND NEW LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Originally...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
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Cost: $25

Where:
Woody Guthrie Center
102 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Whittier Bar
2405 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Teresa Miller will sign copies of her book Love Can Be: A Literary Collection About Our Animals, and Tulsa SPCA will have dogs available for adoption.

Where:
Magic City Books
221 E Archer St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $12

Where:
The Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $15

Where:
Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $32.50-$152.50

Where:
Brady Theater
105 W Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
East Village Bohemian Pizzeria
818 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Guthrie Green
111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Track 5.
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Rabbit Hole Bar & Grill
116 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Where:
Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK
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Soundpony
409 N Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books, and perhaps unexpectedly, at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new...

Cost: $12.50 adult entry

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
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The Please Touch the Art exhibit breaks the rules of traditional art exhibits and makes art accessible, especially for visitors who are visually impaired or blind. Guests are encouraged to touch...

Cost: free & open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74135
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Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong

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Think you can't do something? Think again! Step out of your comfort zone and try something new at the I Can't workshops this summer, featuring all new community partners.

Cost: Free & open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong
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Please join us for our yearly summer music series as part of your Tulsa City-County Library's Summer Reading Program.  Ryan has long been one of Tulsa’s most popular musicians.  Best known as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Library
400 civic center
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Tulsa City-County Library
Contact Name: Rebecca H

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Then, Here/Now: Creating Community in the Center is a group exhibition that illuminates the histories and presence/presents of LGBTQIA+ art collectives and projects that help to ensure visibility...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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Magi 4 Christ Campers meet each Monday at 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM. At 4241 S. 37th W. Ave., Tulsa, OK. 74107.  We are a Christian group of camping enthusiasts. We are family friendly. Meeting...

Cost: Donations only

Where:
Hope House
4241 S. 37th W. Ave.
South Door Activity Center
Tulsa, OK  74107
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Sponsor: Magi 4 Christ Campers
Telephone: 918-906-0564
Contact Name: Dorothy Brown

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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “Godspell” 2012 Revised Version Conceived and Originally Directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK MUSIC AND NEW LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Originally...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Where:
Blackbird on Pearl
1336 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
East Village Bohemian Pizzeria
818 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Rabbit Hole Bar & Grill
116 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Juicemaker Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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The Please Touch the Art exhibit breaks the rules of traditional art exhibits and makes art accessible, especially for visitors who are visually impaired or blind. Guests are encouraged to touch...

Cost: free & open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74135
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Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong

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The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books, and perhaps unexpectedly, at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new...

Cost: $12.50 adult entry

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »

More information

Then, Here/Now: Creating Community in the Center is a group exhibition that illuminates the histories and presence/presents of LGBTQIA+ art collectives and projects that help to ensure visibility...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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You’re invited to a special Reading Partners Celebration! Meet us at the Reading Tree on June 11, and dance to live music by Hot Toast, hear storytimes and enjoy free ice cream as we celebrate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gathering Place (under the Reading Tree)
2650 S John Williams Way E
Tulsa, OK  74114
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “Godspell” 2012 Revised Version Conceived and Originally Directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK MUSIC AND NEW LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Originally...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
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Where:
Lefty's On Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Guthrie Green
111 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Where:
Blackbird on Pearl
1336 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Website »

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Where:
Whittier Bar
2405 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Whittier Bar
2405 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Gypsy Coffee House
303 N MLK Jr Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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The Please Touch the Art exhibit breaks the rules of traditional art exhibits and makes art accessible, especially for visitors who are visually impaired or blind. Guests are encouraged to touch...

Cost: free & open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74135
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong

More information

The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books, and perhaps unexpectedly, at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new...

Cost: $12.50 adult entry

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »

More information

Then, Here/Now: Creating Community in the Center is a group exhibition that illuminates the histories and presence/presents of LGBTQIA+ art collectives and projects that help to ensure visibility...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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Enjoy lunch and a behind-the-scenes tour to learn how the Food Bank fights hunger in eastern Oklahoma by distributing the equivalent of 450,000 meals each week. You can help too. Food for...

Cost: No Cost

Where:
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
1304 N. Kenosha Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74106
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Sponsor: Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
Telephone: 918-936-4551
Contact Name: Regan Leake
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Join us for a movie in the garden to celebrate this year's Adult Summer Reading Program theme: "A Universe of Stories" In this classic 80's film from Steven Spielberg, a young boy summons the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Library
400 civic center
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Tulsa City-County Library
Telephone: 918-549-7323
Contact Name: Rebecca H

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Every Wednesday Live Event Trivia is at The Willows Family Ales - Show starts at 7 and is free to play! Movie scenes, Finish the Lyric, Classic Trivia, and more! The crew from T-Town Tacos will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Willows Family Ales
418 south peoria ave
tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: The Willows Family Ales
Telephone: (918) 895-6798
Contact Name: Julian Morgan
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “Godspell” 2012 Revised Version Conceived and Originally Directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK MUSIC AND NEW LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Originally...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Where:
Cellar Dweller
417 W 7th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Coffee House on Cherry Street
1502 E 15th ST
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $2-$14

Where:
Loony Bin
6808 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK
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Where:
Mother Road Market
1124 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

Where:
Duet
108 N Detroit Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Soundpony
409 N Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Inner Circle Vodka Bar
410 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Track 5.
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow, OK
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Where:
Juicemaker Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Website »

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The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books, and perhaps unexpectedly, at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new...

Cost: $12.50 adult entry

Where:
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
View map »

More information

The Please Touch the Art exhibit breaks the rules of traditional art exhibits and makes art accessible, especially for visitors who are visually impaired or blind. Guests are encouraged to touch...

Cost: free & open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74135
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong

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Join Tulsa City-County Library’s Imagination Station for stories and songs in the park. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair. Afterward, cool off in the splash pad. Sponsored by the Tulsa Library...

Cost: Free

Where:
QuikTrip Plaza
41st and Riverside
Tulsa, OK  74132
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Sponsor: river parks
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell

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Then, Here/Now: Creating Community in the Center is a group exhibition that illuminates the histories and presence/presents of LGBTQIA+ art collectives and projects that help to ensure visibility...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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A FORMAL CLASSY ( DRESS AS YOUR BEST ) fundraising event to ensure sincere community work of BlmTulsa and community. To build people and community creating a better environment for all. There will...

Cost: $50

Where:
Oklahoma Jazz Hall Of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: BLMTulsa, Elite Bridges of Faith Basketball Camp
Telephone: 918-209-1565
Contact Name: Mareo Johnson
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A FORMAL CLASSY ( DRESS AS YOUR BEST ) fundraising event to ensure sincere community work of BlmTulsa and community. To build people and community creating a better environment for all. There will...

Cost: $50. Tables $4.50-$6.00

Where:
Oklahoma Jazz Hall Of Fame
5 S Boston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74103
Tulsa, OK  74126
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Sponsor: Black Lives Matter Tulsa
Telephone: 918-209-1565
Contact Name: Rev. Mareo
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We hope you’ll join us for a fun and casual evening of crime fighting on Thursday, June 13th!  This is a great chance for you and your friends to experience the newly-renovated and...

Cost: $500 teams of 4; $125 single; $5K to $1K Sponsorships; law enforcement discount

Where:
LaFortune Park Par 3 Course
5501 S. Yale Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74135
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Sponsor: Crime Prevention Network - Tulsa Crime Stoppers
Telephone: 918-585-5209
Contact Name: Karen Gilbert
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Event Date:  Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm Location:  The Reserve at Grogg's Green Barn Event Details:  Celebrate innovation in taste and words! Join us...

Cost: $125

Where:
The Reserve at Grogg's Green Barn
10105 E 61st Pl
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Sponsor: Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
Contact Name: Dr. Lindsey Smith
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Join Portico Dance Theatre for an Alice in Wonderland style Un-Tea party where your cups are filled with wine instead of tea. The evening includes performances from the upcoming “Project...

Cost: 25-50

Where:
Southwood Landscape & Garden Center
9025 S. Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74137
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Sponsor: Portico Dance Theatre
Telephone: 918-633-1015
Contact Name: Linda Davis
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “Godspell” 2012 Revised Version Conceived and Originally Directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK MUSIC AND NEW LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Originally...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
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The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is bringing back their much-anticipated Outdoor Summer Movies for a sixth year this summer. The movies will take place Thursday evenings in June at the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Collinsville City Plaza
12th and Main Street
Collinsville, OK  74021
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Sponsor: Collinsville Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 918-371-4703
Contact Name: Megan Edwards
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Cost: $25-$40

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Cain's Ballroom
423 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Lefty's On Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Track 5.
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow, OK
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Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK
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Cost: $39.50-$59.50

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Hard Rock Casino - The Joint
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Black Wall Street Gallery
101 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Crow Creek Tavern
3534 S Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $20

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Duet
108 N Detroit Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Los Cabos - Owasso
9455 N Owasso Expy
Owasso, OK
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Utica Square
1709 Utica Sq
Tulsa, OK
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Sisserou's Restaurant
107 N Boulder Ave
Tulsa, OK
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True stories based on a given theme.

Cost: $5

Where:
IDL Ballroom
230 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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The Run
3141 E Skelly Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $15-$20

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The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books, and perhaps unexpectedly, at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new...

Cost: $12.50 adult entry

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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
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The Please Touch the Art exhibit breaks the rules of traditional art exhibits and makes art accessible, especially for visitors who are visually impaired or blind. Guests are encouraged to touch...

Cost: free & open to the public

Where:
McKeon Center for Creativity
910 S. Boston Ave.
TCC Metro Campus
Tulsa, OK  74135
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Sponsor: Tulsa Community College
Telephone: 918-595-7339
Contact Name: Cindy Armstrong

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Then, Here/Now: Creating Community in the Center is a group exhibition that illuminates the histories and presence/presents of LGBTQIA+ art collectives and projects that help to ensure visibility...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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Looking for a fun night out that the whole family can enjoy?  Crayons Improv has created a unique night of comedy that is sure to keep you laughing!  Using audience suggestions, participation,...

Cost: $5

Where:
Heritage United Methodist Church
5300 E. Kenosha
Broken Arrow, OK  74014
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Sponsor: Crayons Improv
Telephone: 918-557-5616
Contact Name: Nicole Miller
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “Godspell” 2012 Revised Version Conceived and Originally Directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK MUSIC AND NEW LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Originally...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
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Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK
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Cost: $10

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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Soundpony
409 N Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Scotty's Lounge
3119 W 61st St
Tulsa, OK
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Pippin's Taproom
6808 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow, OK
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Los Cabos - Owasso
9455 N Owasso Expy
Owasso, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Philbrook Museum of Art
2727 S Rockford Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $14-$24

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Compound Pro Wrestling
4950 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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University of Tulsa - Dietler Commons
800 S Tucker Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $8

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Rabbit Hole Improv
1526 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $12-$15

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The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Penthouse Bar at The Mayo Hotel
115 W 5th St
Tulsa, OK
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Lefty's On Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Juicemaker Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Cabin Boys Brewery
1717 E 7th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $26.50-$62.50

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BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Crystal Skull
1005 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Heirloom Rustic Ales
2113 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Track 5.
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Cost: $15

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Duet
108 N Detroit Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Museum’s Dickinson Research Center is home to more than 700,000 photographs, 44,000 books, and perhaps unexpectedly, at least 1,000 horses. Meet some of the herd in Horseplay, the new...

Cost: $12.50 adult entry

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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK  73111
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The first annual Mayo Moto Street Classic is an immersive motorcycle experience featuring TT flat track racing, drag racing, moto-inspired art and music at Mayo Place in Tulsa's East. The festival...

Cost: $35

Where:
Mayo Place
525 E. 6th Street
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Mayo Moto Museum
Telephone: 918.850.0500
Contact Name: Julie Watson
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Then, Here/Now: Creating Community in the Center is a group exhibition that illuminates the histories and presence/presents of LGBTQIA+ art collectives and projects that help to ensure visibility...

Cost: Free

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East M. B. Brady St.
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Telephone: 918-585-1234
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America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa Broken Arrow! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you...

Cost: 59.95

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn Tulsa- Broken Arrow
420 W Albany St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Dinner Detective
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Please join us on the evening of Saturday, June 15 for a screening of The Ordinance Project, followed by a Q&A with director Austin R. Williams, in conjunction with our exhibit Then, Here/Now:...

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Where:
Living Arts of Tulsa
307 East Mathew B. Brady Street
Tulsa, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Living Arts of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-585-1234
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BROKEN ARROW COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE Presents “Godspell” 2012 Revised Version Conceived and Originally Directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK MUSIC AND NEW LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ Originally...

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S. Main St.
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
Telephone: 918-258-0077
Contact Name: Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
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Back by popular demand, we've found some more wild and crazy stories told by the funniest people in Tulsa! Blue Whale Comedy Fest and Story Club of Tulsa present "Offbeat: Crazy and Hilarious...

Cost: 12.50

Where:
Duet Jazz Club
108 N. DETROIT AVENUE
Tulsa, OK  74105
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Sponsor: Story Club of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-596-2008
Contact Name: Ryan Howell
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Help DVIS and the Tulsa Drillers knock out violence! We are in our 16th year of raising funds for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Join us by pledging per home run or making a...

Cost: $1+

Where:
Tulsa, OK


Sponsor: DVIS
Telephone: 918-508-2709
Contact Name: Jenée Day
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Cost: $10

Where:
The Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Uncle Bentley's Pub & Grill
4902 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Utica Square
1709 Utica Sq
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $44-$62

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Brady Theater
105 W. M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Whitty Books
2407 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Whittier Bar
2405 E Admiral Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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Soundpony
409 N Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Los Cabos - Owasso
9455 N Owasso Expy
Owasso, OK
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Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK
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Cost: $55

Where:
Osage Casino Tulsa - Skyline Event Center
951 W 36th St N
Tulsa, OK
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Rabbit Hole Bar & Grill
116 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Scotty's Lounge
3119 W 61st St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $12

Where:
Duet
108 N Detroit Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $8

Where:
Rabbit Hole Improv
1526 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Track 5.
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Cost: $15-$20

Where:
IDL Ballroom
230 E 1st St
Tulsa, OK
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Juicemaker Lounge
3508 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Fuel 66
2439 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Bad Ass Renee's
6373 E 31st St
Tulsa, OK
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Lefty's On Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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ONEOK Field
201 N Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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This irreverent and risque take on Cinderella is performed entirely in Spanish.

Cost: $30

Where:
El Coyote Manco
2160 S Garnett Rd
Tulsa, OK
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This documentary follows the fight for the passage of nondiscrimination legislation for LGBTQ communitites and people with HIV/AIDS in Kansas City in the early '90s.

Where:
Living Arts
307 E Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK
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Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area
6850 S Elwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Veterans Park
1811 S Boulder Park Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow, OK
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