“I don’t know how to explain the rhythm of boxing,” says Hakeem Eli’juwon. “It’s really graceful, like poetry in motion. It’s an art form with your body.”
Art has been enjoyed as a method of self expression and entertainment for tens of thousands of years across cultures worldwide. But in the 20th century, artists began to notice therapeutic benefits to creativity.
The Tulsa Parks team is working on a 10-year master plan for the city, which includes input from residents. Surveys were sent to 40,000 Tulsa households in February, and an open-link survey was available online to Tulsa residents; 1,683 surveys were completed.
Many musicians can say they had their brush with fame, but few can say their music made it into outer space. Tulsa musician George Barton can claim both.
The 37th annual OKM Music Festival takes place June 10-17.
"The Surprise Restaurant Manager" was published in April.
I think everyone remembers their first bicycle. Mine had a cherry red frame, tall U-shaped handlebars, a banana seat that sported yellow flowers and a glittery hot air
Nonprofit providing access to mindfulness and yoga tools, empowering individuals to overcome cycles of neglect, violence and trauma.
Open for lunch, the Palate at Ranch Acres makes a pimento cheese sandwich dubbed the “Claire.” It’s the restaurant’s most popular sandwich, featuring crisp bacon, pimento cheese, avocado, lettuce and tomato, all nestled between thick, toasted bread ($8.95). Call ahead to make sure owners Jan…
In a time when Tulsa County’s teen pregnancy rate is leveling off, rather than the decline the area experienced from 2009-2019, organizations like Amplify Youth Health Collective have mobilized local groups to address the issue. Oklahoma currently has the fourth-highest rate of teen births i…
Shandie Beckwith had never farmed, but envisioned becoming a farmer. In the past year she turned that dream into a reality, and now spends her days farming a quarter acre borrowed from John 3:16 Mission, watching seedlings become vegetables for the families who support her Community Supporte…
During the COVID-19 pandemic, caregivers for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia have faced myriad challenges. Virtual doctor appointments, a lack of support for the caregiver and basic day-to-day tasks were just a few of the difficulties Pat Simmons faced while she cared for her husband,…
In the U.S, more than 6 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Since 2000, deaths from the illness have increased by 145%, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
West Texas and the panhandle are full of seasonal oddities and destinations perfect for a summer road trip from Tulsa. Pack the car, gas up the tank and head west for beautiful sites and historic lessons — all with that Texas spirit.
Many restaurants have improved and expanded their patio spaces since last year. Others have taken advantage of a city ordinance allowing them to use some parking frontage for al fresco dining. And nearly any new restaurant you see being built — take the new Brook downtown for example — is in…
William Franklin’s art and murals can be found on brick walls in downtown Tulsa, hanging in the Oklahoma State Capitol building, on ceilings at the WinStar World Casino in southcentral Oklahoma, television backdrops in London, even at Disney World’s Golden Oak luxury resort.
Now that we’ve watched everything there is to watch on television, it’s time to get outside for some fresh air and a full cinematic experience. Whether you like to stay on top of the latest releases or bask in nostalgia, find an outdoor screening at one of these unique venues.
Even the door leading to where LGBTQ historical archives are stored in downtown Tulsa is a piece of history. It used to be the front door to the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center — until someone shot it with a pellet gun.