Are we there yet?

An update on Tulsa’s recent transportation advances



Transportation affects our lives every day. From road construction to public transit to bike trails, we all have an interest in making sure our transportation network advances Tulsa. Here is a snapshot of what’s going on with transportation planning for the future — today.

Buses are cleaner than your car

By the year 2020, 40 percent of the U.S. population will be older adults, and 25 percent of those over age 75 will not drive.

It will be necessary to keep this growing demographic from becoming isolated, as the car determines mobility options in many parts of the metro.

Tulsa Transit’s recent addition of 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses and 35 Lift paratransit vehicles to its fleet will enable it to provide more cost-effective service and perhaps increase service for this demographic.

If you catch a ride on one of the buses, you’ll notice how quiet it runs and how smooth the ride feels. The ride may even convince you to buy the $40 unlimited monthly pass and take the bus to work!

These buses will run much cleaner than the old diesel buses, and eventually all of Tulsa Transit’s fleet will be converted to CNG fuel, saving nearly half of the current fuel budget, which can be plowed back into providing more frequent service.  

Complete Streets

Something happened a few months ago that has the potential to change the way the city of Tulsa designs and builds streets.

On Feb. 2, the City Council passed an ordinance that supports a policy of designing streets to accommodate all types of transportation modes, including pedestrians, bicyclists, public transit riders, freight providers, emergency responders and motorists.

This represents a big step forward in implementing the transportation component of the city’s new comprehensive plan (commonly known as PlaniTulsa).

What’s more, it aligns Tulsa with a U.S. Department of Transportation policy that urges state and local governments to go beyond minimum standards to accommodate bicycles and pedestrians.

It also means that street design will start to systematically take into account the context of land use to determine street and sidewalk width, transit stops, bike lanes and on-street parking.

Some examples of this approach to street design already exist around Tulsa. The stretch of Peoria Avenue in the heart of Brookside takes into account the context of the adjacent land use quite well by incorporating median islands, stamped pavement to define pedestrian space and on-street parking to create a buffer between pedestrians and cars.

Just recently, 15th Street, from Peoria to Utica avenues, was reduced to two lanes to make room for more angled parking to accommodate the adjacent land uses.

The “Complete Streets” policy will support a context-sensitive process for new street projects around the city.

This isn’t your schoolyard bike rack

Complete Streets and new buses aren’t the only ways Tulsa is recognizing other modes of transportation besides the car.

This summer, around 100 new bike racks will be installed downtown, on Cherry Street, on Brookside and in the Pearl District.

These bike racks will finally signal that it’s all right to ride your bike to a restaurant, and when you do, there will be a place to park it.

Restaurant owners downtown have reported that nearly half of their employees ride a bicycle to work.

Right now, many of these employees are chaining their bikes to no-parking signs or gas meters. Installing these new bike racks will signal a new, welcoming attitude for cyclists.

The transportation pocketbook

These are not just transportation options for their own sake. Such choices have a big impact on household economics.

In 2010, an INCOG study revealed that seven in 10 Tulsa metro households spend more than 45 percent of their income on housing and transportation combined.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is using this new measure of housing plus transportation cost to determine the relative economic impact of the “drive till you qualify” phenomenon, in which would-be homeowners ventured farther into the suburbs to find houses they could afford, only to pay higher transportation costs.

HUD noticed that transportation costs often outweighed the cost of similar housing closer to work, resulting in a net loss for families trying to keep their housing costs low.

Planning for the future

All this is only the beginning.

In October 2011, INCOG adopted the Tulsa region’s first-ever regional transit system plan.

The plan, commonly known as Fast Forward, takes a realistic long-range view of what public transportation options should be over the next 30 years.

It lays out a path for developing corridors of transit that connect major activity centers. After all, transit is really about connecting where people want to go with when they want to go there.

In the coming months, INCOG will begin the process of studying in detail one of the highest-ridership corridors, Peoria Avenue/Riverside Drive.

The existing Tulsa Transit route carries 1,500 passengers daily and at times becomes standing room only.

The process of studying the corridor, known as Alternatives Analysis, will determine the right fit for major transit improvements on that corridor as well as the costs and trade-offs among different transit options.

The corridor would connect Brookside, Cherry Street, downtown and points north and south, serving a variety of businesses and neighborhoods. More information on that study can be found at www.fastforwardplan.org.

* American Institute of Certified Planners

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This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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This marks the first time this remarkable collection has been exhibited internationally. OKCMOA will present some of the most important works from the Victoria and Albert’s outstanding...

Cost: Free with admission

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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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

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK  73102
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An introduction to Modern Dance technique including fundamental principles of contraction/release, spiral, and shift of weight. Students focus on movement from the inside out, encouraging use of...

Cost: $18.75 or $15 with punch card

Where:
Fly Loft studio 3
117 N Boston
Tulsa, OK  74103
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For those with Modern Dance Technique training. Very similar to Advanced Modern MIX. Who: Dancers with Modern technique training Bring: movement clothes, layers, cotton socks. When:...

Cost: $18.75 or $15 with punch card

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Fly Loft studio 3
117 N Boston
Tulsa, OK  74103
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In this exhibition, 108 | Contemporary will feature Oklahoma artist members by hosting a juried survey of their work. Included pieces will be constructed from fiber, wood, ceramics, metal, and...

Cost: Free

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

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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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East Village Bohemian Pizzeria
818 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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Crystal Skull
1005 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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The Starlite
1902 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Pit Stop
816 S Sheridan
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $13-$54

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BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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BOK Center
200 S Denver Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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2-WEEK SPECIAL EXHIBIT ON OKLAHOMA-BORN ASTRONAUT WILLIAM "BILL" POGUE AT TASM TULSA, Okla. – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 3, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium...

Cost: Free with Admission

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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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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Transform a piece of clay into your own creation that you can take home.

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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Student chamber music ensembles compete for a $6,000 award.

Where:
Meinig Recital Hall, Lorton Performance Center
550 S Gary Pl
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Centennial Lounge at VFW Post 577
1109 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Hodges Bend
823 E 3rd St
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Run
3141 E Skelly Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Yeti
417 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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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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2-WEEK SPECIAL EXHIBIT ON OKLAHOMA-BORN ASTRONAUT WILLIAM "BILL" POGUE AT TASM TULSA, Okla. – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 3, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium...

Cost: Free with Admission

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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FREE GAME - no tickets required. Doors open at 11AM, game begins at 12PM.

Cost: $12, $17, $22

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74171
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Sponsor: Mabee Center
Telephone: 918-495-6000
Contact Name: Box Office
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Dixie Friend Gay is a nationally acclaimed artist whose prolific career spans more than three decades. The remarkable breadth of her artistic production encompasses public art, sculpture, painting...

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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All children ages 13 and under, accompanied by an adult, will be allowed in to all 2017-18 ORU Athletics ticketed sports. ALL KIDS – IT’S FREE! is strictly a promotion. These tickets have no...

Cost: $12, $17, $22

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74171
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Sponsor: Mabee Center
Telephone: 918-495-6000
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Cost: $8

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Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$40

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Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hunter is one of the breakout authors of the past year. Her novel, We Were the Lucky Ones was inspired by the incredible true story of one Jewish family separated at the start of WWII, determined...

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Magic City Books
221 E Archer St
Tulsa, OK
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The Gypsy Coffee House
303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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This winner of the 2014 Tony for Best Musical is the story of a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by eliminating the eight relatives (all played by one...

Cost: $24-$55

Where:
Chapman Music Hall, Tulsa PAC
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Yeti
417 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Run
3141 E Skelly Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $8

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Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Lefty's On Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$40

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Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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2-WEEK SPECIAL EXHIBIT ON OKLAHOMA-BORN ASTRONAUT WILLIAM "BILL" POGUE AT TASM TULSA, Okla. – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 3, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium...

Cost: Free with Admission

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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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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For Remind & Renew 2018, we're going to be dealing with the intersection of brain research, congregational life, change, conflict, and resilience. These days are very hard for doing...

Cost: $20-$100

Where:
Phillips Theological Seminary
901 N. Mingo Rd.
Tulsa, OK  74116
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A Modern Dance inspired exercise class. Fifty minutes of fun, freedom, and flow.  Who: ALL levels Bring: movement clothes, layers, cotton socks When: Wednesdays, Nov. 29 - Dec. 20,...

Cost: $12/class or $10 with punch card

Where:
Fly Loft studio 3
117 N Boston
Tulsa, OK  74103
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A Modern Dance inspired exercise class. Fifty minutes of fun, freedom, and flow.  Who: ALL levels Bring: movement clothes, layers, cotton socks When: Wednesdays, Nov. 29 - Dec. 20,...

Cost: $12/class or $10 with punch card

Where:
Fly Loft studio 3
117 N Boston
Tulsa, OK  74103
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The second in our Healthy Eating Series to get you back on track after all the holiday indulgence. We're losing the fat and calories but keeping all of the delicious flavor! In this class,...

Cost: $65 per person

Where:
The Girl Can Cook Cooking Studio
315 South Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: The Girl Can Cook
Contact Name: Chef Candace Conley
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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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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
The Venue Shrine
112 E 18th St
Tulsa, OK
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Centennial Lounge at VFW Post 577
1109 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10

Where:
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame
5 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5-$12

Where:
Loony Bin
6808 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK
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The Coffee House on Cherry Street
1502 E 15th St
Tulsa, OK
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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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2-WEEK SPECIAL EXHIBIT ON OKLAHOMA-BORN ASTRONAUT WILLIAM "BILL" POGUE AT TASM TULSA, Okla. – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 3, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium...

Cost: Free with Admission

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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For Remind & Renew 2018, we're going to be dealing with the intersection of brain research, congregational life, change, conflict, and resilience. These days are very hard for doing...

Cost: $20-$100

Where:
Phillips Theological Seminary
901 N. Mingo Rd.
Tulsa, OK  74116
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The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma will host “Sweet Opportunities,” a reception for interested volunteers on Thursday, January 25 at 1:30 p.m. The Food Bank will share myriad...

Cost: Free

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: 918-936-4512
Contact Name: Teressia Kehr
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Part of our new "You Can Make It" Series, Paella!  Yes, Paella!  And, pictured is one of the many times we have made paella in our workshops...look delicious?  You bet...

Cost: $65 per person

Where:
The Girl Can Cook Cooking Studio
315 South Main Street
The Rose District
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: The Girl Can Cook
Contact Name: Chef Candace Conley
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Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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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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2-WEEK SPECIAL EXHIBIT ON OKLAHOMA-BORN ASTRONAUT WILLIAM "BILL" POGUE AT TASM TULSA, Okla. – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 3, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium...

Cost: Free with Admission

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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For only January and February - four-legged family members can join you for a walk at the Botanic Garden - Fridays and Saturdays in January and February only.  Dogs must be on a leash (no...

Cost: FREE for Garden members and member dogs; Regular admission for non-members and $

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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Who wants to learn about some new wines?! Yes, we're back with another wine class experience with Sommelier Joe Breaux and his new online wine store, Bevio. French wine sets the standard...

Cost: $65 per person

Where:
The Girl Can Cook Cooking Studio
315 South Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK  74012
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Sponsor: The Girl Can Cook
Contact Name: Chef Candace Conley
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  An entire evening of musical contrasts of both time period and style, this chamber series concert will feature Bartók’s Contrasts, Duo Sonatas by Beethoven and...

Cost: $40

Where:
Fly Loft
117 N Boston Ave #208
Tulsa, OK  74103
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Sponsor: Tulsa Symphony
Telephone: 918-584-3645
Contact Name: Amy Roark
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Run
3141 E Skelly Dr
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Soul City
1621 E 11th St
Tulsa, OK
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Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Osage Casino Tulsa - NINE18 Bar
951 W 36th St N
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Inner Circle Vodka Bar
410 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Lefty's On Greenwood
10 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Hunt Club
224 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Woody Guthrie Center
102 E M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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This contemporary ballet company is known for its distinctive repertoire of groundbreaking works and vituoso dancers.

Cost: $15-$45

Where:
John H. Williams Theatre, Tulsa PAC
110 E 2nd St
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
The Max Retropub
114 S Elgin Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Peruse nearly 175 exhibitors and servixes in home improvement, gardening, energy conservation, home furnishings, and more.

Where:
The Exchange Center at Expo Square
4145 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Bad Ass Renee's
6373 E 31st St
Tulsa, OK
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Crystal Skull
1005 S Sheridan Rd
Tulsa, OK
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Bistro at Seville
10021 S Yale Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

Where:
Centennial Lounge at VFW Post 577
1109 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Blackbird on Pearl
1336 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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For only January and February - four-legged family members can join you for a walk at the Botanic Garden - Fridays and Saturdays in January and February only.  Dogs must be on a leash (no...

Cost: FREE for Garden members and member dogs; Regular admission for non-members and $

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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2-WEEK SPECIAL EXHIBIT ON OKLAHOMA-BORN ASTRONAUT WILLIAM "BILL" POGUE AT TASM TULSA, Okla. – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 3, the Tulsa Air and Space Museum & Planetarium...

Cost: Free with Admission

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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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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SWENext DesignLab is a half-day event on Saturday, January 27, for middle schoolers in grades 6-8 who want to experience the creative and innovative facets of engineering....

Cost: $5-$7

Where:
Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center
6808 South 107th East Avenue
Tulsa, OK  74133
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Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers
Telephone: 630-305-0003
Contact Name: Jenny Balogh
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All children ages 13 and under, accompanied by an adult, will be allowed in to all 2017-18 ORU Athletics ticketed sports. ALL KIDS – IT’S FREE! is strictly a promotion. These tickets have no...

Cost: $12, $17, $22

Where:
Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, OK  74171
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Sponsor: Mabee Center
Telephone: 918-495-6000
Contact Name: Box Office
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Hear pieces by Bizet, Monteverdi, Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Wagner, and Tobias Picker, Artistic Director of Tulsa Opera.

Cost: $12-$37

Where:
Van Trease PACE
10300 E 81st St
Tulsa, OK
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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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Dear Diary: Adults reading their teenage diaries Ok, So Tulsa Story Slam presents a show you will not want to miss. Local Tulsan's break out those embarrassing teenage diaries … in...

Cost: 12.00

Where:
Rabbit H
2504 E. 14th Pl.
#B
Tulsa, OK  74114
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Sponsor: Ok So Story Slam
Telephone: 918-264-9915
Contact Name: Ryan HOwell
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The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) continues its 2017-18 Season on Saturday, Jan. 27, with Masterworks II: Mozart & Mendelssohn, featuring Mark O’Connor’s Appalachia Waltz; Mozart’s...

Cost: $30-52

Where:
Walton Arts Center, Baum Walker Hall
495 W. Dickson Street
Fayetteville, AR  72701
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Telephone: 479-443-5600
Contact Name: Symphony of Northwest Arkansas
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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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Soundpony
409 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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River Spirit Casino - Volcano Stage
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

Where:
The Colony
2809 S Harvard Ave
Tulsa, OK
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The Fur Shop
520 E 3rd 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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River Spirit Casino - 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar
8330 Riverside Pkwy
Tulsa, OK
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Osage Casino Tulsa - NINE18 Bar
951 W 36th St N
Tulsa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Riffs
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Hard Rock Casino - Cabin Creek
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK
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Where:
Lot No. 6
1323 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Mercury Lounge
1747 S Boston Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Magoo's Billiards
5002 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK
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The Pit Stop
816 S Sheridan
Tulsa, OK
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The Run
3141 E Skelly Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Centennial Lounge at VFW Post 577
1109 E 6th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

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Reynolds Center
3208 E 8th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$40

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Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Tulsa Rugby Pitch
3772 Riverside Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Tulsa Rugby Pitch
3772 Riverside Dr
Tulsa, OK
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Where:
Yeti
417 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $15

Where:
Woody Guthrie Center
102 E M.B. Brady St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$20

Where:
The Vanguard
222 N Main St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $24.50-$52.50

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Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK
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MUSED. Organization hosts an evening of poetry performance based on Maya Angelou's Phenomenal Women. Local women entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders, and artists read poems written by women.

Cost: $40

Where:
The Brooksider
1332 E 35th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $5

Where:
Reynolds Center
3208 E 8th St
Tulsa, OK
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Cost: $10-$40

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Mabee Center
7777 S Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK
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Cimarron Bar
2619 S Memorial Dr
Tulsa, OK
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