Oklahoma’s school-to-prison pipeline

Reimagining discipline in Oklahoma public schools



Georgia Brooks

 

“When schools are suspending students at high rates, we are, in fact, contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline. (African-American students) are significantly more likely to be suspended than students of another race.” 

— Former Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard, as reported in Sept. 11, 2015 edition of The Oklahoman 

 

Schools too often problematize students of color and exclude them. The disproportionate punishment of students of color in general, and young black males in particular, appears strikingly evident in both the Tulsa and Oklahoma City school districts, according to a 2015 report from The Oklahoman. This raises concerns about fairness and justice. 

Nationally, schools suspend and expel three times more black primary and secondary school students than white students, as reported to the Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR). American Indian and Native Alaskan students comprise less than 1 percent of the student population, yet account for 2 percent of out-of-school suspensions and 3 percent of expulsions. Others students of color also experience disproportionate disciplinary sanctions. The U.S. Department of Education reports imbalances in school discipline begin as early as pre-K.

These early discrepancies in how schools mete out punishment seed down-the-line hardships for disciplined students and social problems for communities. In 2015, the Civil Rights Project said the staggering and foreseeable consequences borne by suspended and expelled students include: learning deficits, an enhanced risk of becoming high school dropouts and a predisposition toward criminality.

The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy defines the school-to-prison pipeline as “a social phenomenon where legal policies, education policies and social constructs funnel struggling children from schools to jails and prisons.”

Contributing factors to the school-to-prison pipeline include poverty, implicit bias, school policies (e.g., zero-tolerance, overemphasis on testing), ineffective strategies for meeting the needs of students with disabilities and the failure to address trauma-related issues tied to the destruction of traditional Native American cultures. 

The Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the USCCR hosted public hearings in 2015 on the “school-to-prison pipeline.” The USCCR is an independent, bipartisan agency charged with studying and advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters and issuing federal civil rights enforcement reports. 

School administrators, teachers, legal professionals, nonprofit organizations, academics and advocates offered verbal and written testimony. The Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the USCCR sought to determine the extent to which the application of school disciplinary and juvenile justice policies in Oklahoma discriminatorily impact students on the basis of race, color and/or sex. 

The Center for American Progress said that due in part to the pipeline, consignment to confinement now seems a mathematical probability for boys of color. “C” for convict has become the 21st century scarlet letter. 

Dr. Paul Ketchum, professor of criminal justice at the University of Oklahoma, noted that the race of the offender more profoundly influences the severity of juvenile court referrals, expulsions and school-based arrests than does the offense itself. There is nothing to suggest that nonwhite students have worse behavioral problems than white students, though nonwhite students have disproportionate contact with “the system.” This leaves boys of color academically delayed, disinterested and virtually abandoned by educators. They drop out, not just from school, but from productive life — a vicious cycle begun. 

For African Americans, the school-to-prison pipeline represents just one facet of “the New Jim Crow”: a latticework of laws, policies and practices that ensnare thousands of black men in the system’s vortex. That entanglement leads inexorably to incarceration and, with it, a pariah-like, lifelong status. This near-death spiral captures children, families and communities in a web of poverty and privation that saps our nation’s productivity and prosperity. Life in lockup adversely affects individual and family prospects across generations.

The Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the USCCR made several recommendations:

  • A national study on the impact of school funding on race/color-based gaps in educational outcomes
  • Uniform licensing requirements to ensure that all law enforcement officers working in schools are properly trained and equipped to respond in an age-appropriate manner
  • State-imposed mandatory disciplinary policy reforms for schools with significant disparities in disciplinary actions on the basis of race, color or disability (e.g., cultural competence/implicit bias training)
  • School district-initiated measures to ensure that students receive a quality educational experience, even if in the context of an alternative schooling arrangement.  

Disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline is both imperative and urgent. We must act with dispatch and decisiveness to reimagine discipline in Oklahoma public schools. 

The Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the USCCR seeks to foster constructive dialogue leading to the creation and implementation of strategies that slow, and ultimately eliminate, the school-to-prison pipeline. The operative assumption is that knowledge-sharing must precede behavior modification.

The Oklahoma Advisory Committee to the USCCR conveyed its recommendations to its headquarters in Washington, D.C., together with a request to disseminate the suggestions to the following federal agencies with relevant jurisdiction: The Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights; the Department of Education, Office of Indian Education; and the Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. In addition, the proposals will be shared with Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation and public schools.

Local and state leaders should continue to monitor school discipline data and consider appropriate site and/or system-based interventions designed to reduce significant disparities in the application of discipline, especially suspensions and expulsions. Concerned individuals should request demographic discipline data from school boards and school administrators from which they may determine the prevalence and significance of a school-to-prison pipeline. Apathy and a lack of transparency serve no one’s interest.

Schools have begun to grapple with this troublesome issue. In July 2016, Tulsa Public Schools adopted new student discipline guidelines that introduced alternatives to suspension for less serious offenses. The TPS Board of Education adopted the TPS Behavior Response Plan for 2016-2017. This plan reflects a new disciplinary approach emphasizing intervention over punishment in appropriate cases. While much remains to be done, such progress should spark hope and provide the foundation for a continued commitment to identify sustainable solutions.

Visit usccr.gov for more information on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

 

 

 

Hannibal B. Johnson, a graduate of Harvard Law School, is an attorney, author, consultant and college professor. He serves on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and is the author of books on African-American history and culture.   

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Contact: Barbara L. Eikner Trabar Communications LLC Phone 918-645-4508 Email: Trabar@windstream.net Post Office Box 54741 Tulsa, Oklahoma 74155 Trabar...

Cost: Free

Where:
Black Wall Street Archives, Arts and Curio
116 N Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa,, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Don Thompson Images
Telephone: 918-585-2227
Contact Name: Roberta Clardy
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Class draws from release technique, classical modern dance, improvisation, and various somatic practices. We combine technique, interior awareness, and specific movement qualities in floor work and...

Cost: Donations. Thanks to support from Tulsa Community Foundation and donors like you

Where:
Fly Loft studio 3
117 N Boston
Tulsa, OK  74103
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If you saw a car on a golf green, you would probably try to avoid hitting it, but at FlyingTee, the object is to hit it on purpose to benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma. Bob Hurley Ford and River...

Cost: $10 for 5 balls with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks
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Cost: $7-$14

Where:
Loony Bin
6808 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa
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VFW Post 577's Centennial Lounge
1109 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa
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Wyld Hawgz
6151 E 31st St
Tulsa
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa
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Pit Stop
816 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa
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With school closures set to begin on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at the request of OEA (Oklahoma Education Association) in their efforts to secure school funding and the second failure of the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Eastwood Baptist Church
948 S 91st E Ave
Tusla, OK  74112
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Sponsor: Eastwood Baptist Church
Telephone: 918-836-8686
Contact Name: Shirley Pittenger
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Enjoy intoxicating fragrances and a kaleidoscope of color when over 100,000 blossoms usher in spring at Tulsa Botanic Garden’s annual Tulsa Botanic Blooms! festival. As one of the...

Cost: Free for Garden members, $8 ages 13+, $4 ages 3-12. Kids 2 and 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
Contact Name: Lori Hutson
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Opening to the public on Thursday, Nov. 16, the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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A leading figure in both contemporary film and art, Apichatpong Weerasethakul (born 1970) has developed a singular, realist-surrealist style in which the portrayal of the everyday alongside...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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In 1968, the Oklahoma Art Center, OKCMOA’s predecessor, purchased the 150-piece permanent collection of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, the first art museum in the nation’s...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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The work of renowned artist Christopher Curtis will be featured at Tulsa Botanic Garden’s first sculpture exhibit March 17 through August 26. Curtis works primarily in stone and he often...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 ages 13+, $4 ages 3-12. Kids 2 and 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
Contact Name: Lori Hutson
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Create an original character alongside Kevin at Stark's Character Design workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12 :30 p.m. Thursday, April 19. Registration is required by...

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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Book Signing - Hannibal Johnson's new OK history book, The Sawners of Chandler, Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 South Peoria Ave.,Thursday, May 17, 7:00 pm. George and Lena...

Cost: 0

Where:
Tulsa Historical Society
2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Tulsa Historical Society
Telephone: 918-712-9484
Contact Name: Michelle Place
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FlyingTee patrons are invited to participate by hitting the longest drive, with unlimited chances to take the lead through the month. The top 5 leaders qualify to compete in a championship round...

Cost: No additional charge with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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At the OK Ethics luncheon, championship coach Bill Blankenship will speak on his experiences and the lessons being a mentor to hundreds of young adults have taught him. He will speak about choosing...

Cost: $50

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Tulsa Downtown
616 W. Seventh St.
Tulsa, OK  74127
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Sponsor: OK Ethics Business Consortium

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If you saw a car on a golf green, you would probably try to avoid hitting it, but at FlyingTee, the object is to hit it on purpose to benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma. Bob Hurley Ford and River...

Cost: $10 for 5 balls with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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SUSAN EDDINGS PEREZ | SPRING COLLECTION At Royce Myers Gallery Opening Reception April 19th 5-8pm Susan Eddings Perez is an artist and award winning Interior Designer from Tulsa, OK....

Cost: Free

Where:
Royce Myers Gallery
1706 S Boston Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74119
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Schlotzsky’s Austin Eatery is kicking off spring by hosting patio parties at its Tulsa, Oklahoma location! On Thursday, April 19th from 5:00-8:00 pm, guests can enjoy $6 food and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Schlotzsky’s Austin Eatery
10205 S. Memorial
Tulsa, OK  30339
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join us at MAINLINE ART BAR for an incredible group exhibit entitled 'NEGATIVE SPACE'.  we'll offer light refreshments, live music, full bar and LOCAL ART!    ...

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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A Pocket Full Of Hope® will host An Evening Of Hope at the Historic Big 10 Ballroom. The ballroom is a historic treasure in the Tulsa area and was once home to some of the greatest entertainers...

Cost: $25 donation

Where:
Big 10 Ballroom
, OK


Sponsor: A Pocket Full Of Hope
Telephone: 918-902-5351
Contact Name: Lester Shaw
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Contact: Barbara L. Eikner Trabar Communications LLC Phone 918-645-4508 Email: Trabar@windstream.net Post Office Box 54741 Tulsa, Oklahoma 74155 Trabar...

Cost: Free

Where:
Black Wall Street Archives, Arts and Curio
116 N Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa,, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Don Thompson Images
Telephone: 918-585-2227
Contact Name: Roberta Clardy
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The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is planning an historic walking tour of downtown Collinsville for Thursday, April 19. The tour will begin at 7:00 pm inside Herron’s Crown Opry Theater at...

Cost: 10

Where:
Herron's Crown Opry Theater
1015 W 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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The Collinsville Chamber of Commerce is planning an historic walking tour of downtown Collinsville for Thursday, April 19. The tour will begin at 7:00 pm inside Herron’s Crown Opry Theater at...

Cost: 10

Where:
Herron's Crown Opry Theater
1015 W 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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If you saw a car on a golf green, you would probably try to avoid hitting it, but at FlyingTee, the object is to hit it on purpose to benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma. Bob Hurley Ford and River...

Cost: $10 for 5 balls with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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Where:
Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa
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Where:
Flying Monkey Tavern
424 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa
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Cost: $38

Where:
Hard Rock Casino - The Joint
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa
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Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow
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Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Blackbird On Pearl
1336 E 6th St
Tulsa
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Los Cabos - Owasso
8455 N Owasso Expy
Owasso
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Cost: $18-$23

Where:
The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa
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Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks
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This show takes place somewhere between Magic Mike and Iron Chef.

Cost: $29

Where:
Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa
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The classic Tony-winning Broadway take on this fairy-godmothers-and-glass-slippers fairy tale comes to Broken Arrow.

Cost: $25-$65

Where:
Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center
701 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa
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With school closures set to begin on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at the request of OEA (Oklahoma Education Association) in their efforts to secure school funding and the second failure of the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Eastwood Baptist Church
948 S 91st E Ave
Tusla, OK  74112
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Sponsor: Eastwood Baptist Church
Telephone: 918-836-8686
Contact Name: Shirley Pittenger
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In 1968, the Oklahoma Art Center, OKCMOA’s predecessor, purchased the 150-piece permanent collection of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, the first art museum in the nation’s...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Website »

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The work of renowned artist Christopher Curtis will be featured at Tulsa Botanic Garden’s first sculpture exhibit March 17 through August 26. Curtis works primarily in stone and he often...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 ages 13+, $4 ages 3-12. Kids 2 and 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
Contact Name: Lori Hutson
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Opening to the public on Thursday, Nov. 16, the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Website »

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Enjoy intoxicating fragrances and a kaleidoscope of color when over 100,000 blossoms usher in spring at Tulsa Botanic Garden’s annual Tulsa Botanic Blooms! festival. As one of the...

Cost: Free for Garden members, $8 ages 13+, $4 ages 3-12. Kids 2 and 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
Contact Name: Lori Hutson
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A leading figure in both contemporary film and art, Apichatpong Weerasethakul (born 1970) has developed a singular, realist-surrealist style in which the portrayal of the everyday alongside...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Website »

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Book Signing - Hannibal Johnson's new OK history book, The Sawners of Chandler, Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 South Peoria Ave.,Thursday, May 17, 7:00 pm. George and Lena...

Cost: 0

Where:
Tulsa Historical Society
2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Tulsa Historical Society
Telephone: 918-712-9484
Contact Name: Michelle Place
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FlyingTee patrons are invited to participate by hitting the longest drive, with unlimited chances to take the lead through the month. The top 5 leaders qualify to compete in a championship round...

Cost: No additional charge with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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Come meet some of our available cats and dogs, and maybe make a furrever friend! See all of our adoptables at www.animalaid.org/adopt Not adopting right now? Consider a donation!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Southern Agriculture
6501 E 71st St
Tulsa, OK
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Sponsor: Animal Aid of Tulsa
Telephone: 918-794-6688
Contact Name: Michelle Morris
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Contact: Barbara L. Eikner Trabar Communications LLC Phone 918-645-4508 Email: Trabar@windstream.net Post Office Box 54741 Tulsa, Oklahoma 74155 Trabar...

Cost: Free

Where:
Black Wall Street Archives, Arts and Curio
116 N Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa,, OK  74120
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Sponsor: Don Thompson Images
Telephone: 918-585-2227
Contact Name: Roberta Clardy
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join us at MAINLINE ART BAR for an incredible group exhibit entitled 'NEGATIVE SPACE'.  we'll offer light refreshments, live music, full bar and LOCAL ART!    ...

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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Contact improv is about choices, listening, sharing and generosity. It is a partner dance form based on the physical principles of touch, momentum, shared weight, and most quintessentially -...

Cost: $18.75 or $15 with punch card

Where:
Fly Loft studio 3
117 N Boston
Tulsa, OK  74103
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If you saw a car on a golf green, you would probably try to avoid hitting it, but at FlyingTee, the object is to hit it on purpose to benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma. Bob Hurley Ford and River...

Cost: $10 for 5 balls with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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Where:
Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa
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Where:
Osage Casino - NINE18 Bar
951 W 36th St N
Tulsa
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa
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Where:
Los Cabos - Owasso
8455 N Owasso Expy
Owasso
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa
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Where:
Lefty's on Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa
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Where:
Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow
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Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks
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Where:
River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa
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Cost: $10

Where:
Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa
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Where:
Wyld Hawgz
6151 E 31st St
Tulsa
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Cost: $10

Where:
Rabbit Hole Improv
2504 E 14th Pl
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$15

Where:
The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa
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Cost: $5

Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa
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Where:
Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa
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Where:
The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa
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Where:
The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa
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Where:
The Run
3141 E Skelly Dr
Tulsa
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Where:
Dusty Dog Pub
5107 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa
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Size matters to the members of an Irish-American self-help group who share a similar shortcoming. This bawdy comedy presented by Tulsa Project Theatre is a revealing portrait of how menÑand...

Cost: $15-$25

Where:
Tulsa PAC - Liddy Doenges Theatre
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK
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Find outdoor furniture, home appliances, and all kinds of resources for your next DIY project.

Where:
Expo Square
4145 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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Richie Cunningham, Potsie, Ralph Malph, and the Fonz are back to help save Arnold's Drive In from demolition by hosting a dance contest and wrestling match.

Cost: $13-$18

Where:
Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
1800 S Main St
Broken Arrow, OK
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Where:
American Legion Post 308
11328 E Admiral Pl
Tulsa
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Where:
Bad Ass Renee's
6373 E 31st St
Tulsa
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With school closures set to begin on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 at the request of OEA (Oklahoma Education Association) in their efforts to secure school funding and the second failure of the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Eastwood Baptist Church
948 S 91st E Ave
Tusla, OK  74112
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Sponsor: Eastwood Baptist Church
Telephone: 918-836-8686
Contact Name: Shirley Pittenger
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The 4th annual Run to the Well event is a chip-timed, certified course race that raises money for well building in East Africa through Kibo Group International.  Kibo Group is a...

Cost: cost starts at $20-$45

Where:
Riverwalk Crossing
Jenks, OK  74037


Sponsor: Kibo Group International
Telephone: 918.232.1727
Contact Name: Mary-Margaret Watson
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Tulsa Garden Club presents our community's longest-running garden tour featuring five private south Tulsa gardens and two interiors. Proceeds benefit Tulsa Garden Center/The Mansion...

Cost: $10

Where:
throughout south Tulsa
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Tulsa, OK  74136
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Sponsor: Tulsa Garden Club
Telephone: 918-625-1161
Contact Name: Brenda Michael-Haggard
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Opening to the public on Thursday, Nov. 16, the 110th anniversary of Oklahoma statehood, “The Art of Oklahoma” celebrates the Museum’s outstanding and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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Website »

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DSA MEMBERS OFFER FREE BRAKE LIGHT REPAIR * 21 April, 10:00a-3:00p 2160 S Garnett Rd (Plaza Santa Cecilia) (GCDSA in partnership with Dream Act Oklahoma Tulsa) * Volunteers from...

Cost: Free & open to the public.

Where:
Plaza Santa Cecilia
2160 S Garnett Rd
Tulsa, OK  74129
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Sponsor: Green Country Democratic Socialists of America
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The Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium will be hosting two showings of Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens on Saturday, April 21 in the Planetarium Theater at 11 a.m. and 2...

Cost: $18.00

Where:
Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium
3624 North 74th East Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74115
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Sponsor: Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium
Telephone: 918-834-9900
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Enjoy intoxicating fragrances and a kaleidoscope of color when over 100,000 blossoms usher in spring at Tulsa Botanic Garden’s annual Tulsa Botanic Blooms! festival. As one of the...

Cost: Free for Garden members, $8 ages 13+, $4 ages 3-12. Kids 2 and 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
Contact Name: Lori Hutson
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DSA MEMBERS OFFER FREE BRAKE LIGHT REPAIR * 21 April, 10:00a-3:00p 2160 S Garnett Rd (Plaza Santa Cecilia) (GCDSA in partnership with Dream Act Oklahoma Tulsa) * Volunteers from...

Cost: Free & open to the public.

Where:
Plaza Santa Cecilia
2160 S Garnett Rd
Tulsa, OK  74129
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Sponsor: Green Country Democratic Socialists of America
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A leading figure in both contemporary film and art, Apichatpong Weerasethakul (born 1970) has developed a singular, realist-surrealist style in which the portrayal of the everyday alongside...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Website »

More information

In 1968, the Oklahoma Art Center, OKCMOA’s predecessor, purchased the 150-piece permanent collection of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art, the first art museum in the nation’s...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
View map »


Website »

More information

The work of renowned artist Christopher Curtis will be featured at Tulsa Botanic Garden’s first sculpture exhibit March 17 through August 26. Curtis works primarily in stone and he often...

Cost: FREE for Garden members; $8 ages 13+, $4 ages 3-12. Kids 2 and under free

Where:
Tulsa Botanic Garden
3900 Tulsa Botanic Drive
Tulsa, OK  74127
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Botanic Garden
Telephone: 918-289-0330
Contact Name: Lori Hutson
Website »

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Book Signing - Hannibal Johnson's new OK history book, The Sawners of Chandler, Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 South Peoria Ave.,Thursday, May 17, 7:00 pm. George and Lena...

Cost: 0

Where:
Tulsa Historical Society
2445 South Peoria
Tulsa, OK  74114
View map »


Sponsor: Tulsa Historical Society
Telephone: 918-712-9484
Contact Name: Michelle Place
Website »

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FlyingTee patrons are invited to participate by hitting the longest drive, with unlimited chances to take the lead through the month. The top 5 leaders qualify to compete in a championship round...

Cost: No additional charge with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
View map »


Telephone: 918-528-7717
Website »

More information

DSA MEMBERS OFFER FREE BRAKE LIGHT REPAIR * 21 April, 10:00a-3:00p 2160 S Garnett Rd (Plaza Santa Cecilia) (GCDSA in partnership with Dream Act Oklahoma Tulsa) * Volunteers from...

Cost: Free & open to the public.

Where:
Plaza Santa Cecilia
2160 S Garnett Rd
Tulsa, OK  74129
View map »


Sponsor: Green Country Democratic Socialists of America
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Contact: Barbara L. Eikner Trabar Communications LLC Phone 918-645-4508 Email: Trabar@windstream.net Post Office Box 54741 Tulsa, Oklahoma 74155 Trabar...

Cost: Free

Where:
Black Wall Street Archives, Arts and Curio
116 N Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa,, OK  74120
View map »


Sponsor: Don Thompson Images
Telephone: 918-585-2227
Contact Name: Roberta Clardy
Website »

More information

join us at MAINLINE ART BAR for an incredible group exhibit entitled 'NEGATIVE SPACE'.  we'll offer light refreshments, live music, full bar and LOCAL ART!    ...

Cost: free

Where:
MAINLINE ART BAR
111 n main street
tulsa, OK  74103
View map »


Telephone: 918-704-3330
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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

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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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Come check out our FIRST home game of the 2018 Season!! Roughneck Roller Derby vs Oklahoma Victory Dolls Roller Derby's Tornado Alley Roller Girls. Don't miss out on this...

Cost: 10.00

Where:
Ninowski Recreation Center
1367 E 71st ST S
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: Roughneck Roller Derby
Contact Name: Mel
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If you saw a car on a golf green, you would probably try to avoid hitting it, but at FlyingTee, the object is to hit it on purpose to benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma. Bob Hurley Ford and River...

Cost: $10 for 5 balls with regular playing time

Where:
FlyingTee
600 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks, OK  74037
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Telephone: 918-528-7717
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Wyld Hawgz
6151 E 31st St
Tulsa
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Cost: $10

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Rabbit Hole Improv
2504 E 14th Pl
Tulsa, OK
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The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa
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The Run
3141 E Skelly Dr
Tulsa
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Noam Faingold, director of the bART Conservatory, presents the world premiere of his piece Others, followed by a performance of Mahler's Fifth Symphony by Signature Symphony.

Cost: $12-$37

Where:
VanTrease PACE
10300 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$15

Where:
The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa
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This market and festival will feature more than 100 vendors of hebs, perennials, natives, and heirloom plants, as well as gardening products. There will also be live music and food.

Where:
Downtown Sand Springs
Main & Broadway Streets
Sand Springs, OK
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Cost: $8-$10

Where:
Rhema Ninowski Rec Center
1367 E 71st St
Broken Arrow, OK
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Tulsa Rugby Pitch
3772 Riverside Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $6-$16

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ONEOK Field
201 N Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $23

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BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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This self-guided tour includes stops at five South Tulsa gardens and two interiors. The tour showcases unique designs and benefits Tulsa Garden Center's mansion restoration.

Cost: $10

Where:
Various Locations
Tulsa, OK


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Cost: $25-$35

Where:
VFW Post 1320
1201 W Dewey
Sapulpa, OK
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Los Cabos - Broken Arrow
151 Bass Pro Dr
Broken Arrow
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Los Cabos - Jenks
300 Riverwalk Terrace
Jenks
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Los Cabos - Owasso
8455 N Owasso Expy
Owasso
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Lefty's on Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa
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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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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa
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Where:
Osage Casino - NINE18 Bar
951 W 36th St N
Tulsa
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Cost: $10

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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa
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Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa
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Cost: $55-$70

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River Spirit Casino - Paradise Cove
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa
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Pit Stop
816 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa
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Cost: $5

Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa
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Battle of the Bands to benefit food bank

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Project Cuffway struts in on April 13

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