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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that one of the biggest festival weekends of the year is beginning (unless "under a rock" is the name of the latest ultra-hip downtown speakeasy I don’t know about, in which case you’re probably going to some obscure festival I’ve never heard …

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This weekend calls for some serious shopping and a stop at the ATM. My motto is usually "Take out more than you plan to spend," but that’s gotten me into some trouble before.

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Nothing makes life better than a great cartoon. BookSmart Tulsa presents "Cartoon Life: Editing The New Yorker" with current NYer Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff, on Thursday, May 19, at 6 p.m., at Philbrook Museum. The event is free, and for all ages.

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Mused. organization continues their POP (Poetry on Poetry) series with local artists reading poems by Alice Walker and lyrics by Kendrick Lamar this Sunday, May 22, at Enso Bar from 4-6 p.m. during the Blue Dome festival.

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Start of your Saturday, May 21st, of Tulsa Craft Beer Week with a unique mix of foreign foods and local beer. German eatery and bar Fassler Hall is joining up with local company Marshall Brewing to bring you an exceptional experience with their Beer Brunch. Starting at noon and ending at 2 p…

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"I think, therefore I am." I’ve never been one to fret too much over whether or not I exist. I’ll trust Descartes. Unfortunately, a confident "I am!" begs the question: But…who am I? That’s something I’m still trying to figure out.

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This will be a whimsical weekend for those needing to relieve some tension. If you’re looking to laugh your socks off, you have options this weekend!

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Oklahomans take pride in pulling ourselves up by the bootstraps in times of crisis. After a tornado destroyed parts of North Tulsa, Oklahomans came together once again to rebuild. MuGen Music and Management, Tulsa’s newest recording label, has joined hip-hop and rock together to benefit thos…

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Chances are, you’ve heard Bob Dylan’s archive has found a home here in Tulsa, thanks to the George Kaiser Family Foundation and the University of Tulsa. To celebrate the arrival of the archive, and Dylan’s contribution to music and culture, GKFF turned to his former guitarist, Steve Ripley, …

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Started in 2013, Tulsa Craft Beer Week (TCBW) is exactly what it sounds like — a weeklong celebration of the best brew in town and around. Events include beer-paired meals, pint nights, tap takeovers, beer release parties, brewer meet-and-greets, and more.

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Tulsa boasts some interesting film events this weekend that showcase local talent and history.

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I first heard of Kendall Whittier After 5 over coffee and pastries at Pancho Anaya Bakery. Kendall Whittier Main Street Executive Director Ed Sharrer mentioned the concept and how exciting it would be for the neighborhood to invite Tulsa to East Admiral Boulevard and South Lewis Avenue to se…

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Rooster Days, one of Oklahoma’s oldest festivals, runs Thursday through Saturday, at Central Park, 1300 S. Main St. There’s a three-day carnival (4-10, Thursday, Friday; 10-10, Saturday), with food, live entertainment, shopping, and the Rooster Days Run; and a downtown parade Saturday mornin…

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Tulsa music lovers have their choice between a jazz pianist/vocalist, a legendary classic folk rock balladeer and a cappella harmonies in local concerts at three different venues this weekend. 

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Travel back in time to an age of kings, queens, jesters, and jousters at the annual Oklahoma Renaissance Festival at The Castle in Muskogee. From live music to magic shows, jousting tournaments to camel rides, archery to getting your name on a piece of rice, the festival has something for ev…

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The Kentucky Derby might be known as the fastest two minutes in sports, but two Tulsa events — one old, one new — are drawing out the festivities surrounding the world’s most famous horse race on Saturday, May 7.

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I love a good musical or stage spectacle as much as the next theater kid, but if you’re like me, you more frequently crave things a little off the beaten path — things you haven’t seen before. This weekend has no shortage of new, locally grown performances. You can see these out-there perfor…

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Cinco de Mayo commemorates the day in 1862 that General Ignacio Zaragoza led Mexico’s far outnumbered army to victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla, an important and symbolic victory for Mexico that kept the country out of the hands of Napoleon III’s empire.

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The other day someone asked me what my favorite thing is about Tulsa. While the people and atmosphere always stand out to me, I believe spring was at the top of my mind as I quickly answered with "our landscape." And it’s true. I love Tulsa in every season — yes, even the dog days of summer …

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On May 26, 2013, photographer Western Doughty received an excited 4 a.m. phone call from his friend, the late historian and journalist Lee Roy Chapman. Lee Roy and Marcos Matheos had recently confirmed a rumor they'd long chased: the original tour bus of Bob Wills — the King of Western Swing…

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TulsaPeople Magazine made a strong showing at the annual SPJ awards on April 30, 2016. Read some of the award-winning content below:

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Tulsa further solidified its growing reputation as a hub for historically significant American music when it recently became the permanent home of the Bob Dylan Archive.

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Connoisseurs of libations have their work cut out for them this weekend. Whether you’re an oenophile or a Teutophile, a tequila lover or a craft beer geek, Tulsa has you covered with a handful of events celebrating the devil’s sauce in its various incarnations. Just remember to have your pho…

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Your favorite stories come to life with local flavor this weekend on Tulsa stages — and they’re pulling out all the stops, too. Expect huge casts, big dance numbers and even live animals.

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Each year the Tulsa’s Young Professionals embark on a challenge to take a neglected or underused area of town and help citizens see the area’s potential. It’s a event called Street Cred and in the past TYPros has taken on Red Fork, 61st and Peoria, and the North Star neighborhood.

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A week ago, we lost a true artist and one of the greatest musicians and performers the world has known. Prince’s spirit, genius, and influence have resonated through artists of all walks, and he always remained his freaky, experimental, wonderful self.

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It wasn’t long ago that tattooing was illegal in Oklahoma. In fact, my husband was one of the last to get an illegal tattoo in mid-2006 in his college friend’s basement. I still can’t believe he didn’t get blood poisoning.

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For three years, Tulsa has been blessed with a diversity of voices, artists, practices, beliefs, and talents as put in front of us by the Woody Guthrie Center and the Cypher 120 open mic night. Help both entities celebrate their third anniversaries this weekend with concerts, drinks, dancing…

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There are 15 magical weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day. School’s out, so road trips with friends and family are in. The one thing everyone in the minivan loves — from Grandpa grumbling about Millennials, to the two munchkins screaming, "I’m not touching you!" — is food. 

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1) The late Tyrone Wilkerson (second from right), a Tulsa playwright, actor and teacher at Carver Middle School, received the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa’s 2002 Jingle Feldman Artist/Scholar Award for his one-man show, "o, I got somethin’ t’say alright." He is pictured with the la…

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Jeff Martin is a Tulsan with a passion for all things literary. A writer and editor, his most recent book, "The Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books," received praise from The Economist and The New Yorker. 

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When 15-year-old Annie Ellicott volunteered to sing Nat King Cole’s "Orange Colored Sky" at a concert for her high school jazz band, she couldn’t have imagined the spark it would ignite in her. Now an adult, Ellicott makes a living as a professional jazz singer, dividing her time and perform…

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Lace up your corset and belt your kilt. The year is 1569 in Castleton, a border town between England and Scotland. Inside the gates, laundress Sophie Waters wanders the village looking for patrons. 

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Designer Showcase is the largest fundraiser for the Foundation for Tulsa Schools. In preparation, a group of designers reinvents a luxury home in Tulsa. Tickets are sold to tour the final product and raise money for Tulsa Public Schools.

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Jim Stovall had plenty of notice that his life was going to change immensely. He was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease in his teens and didn’t go completely blind until his late 20s. 

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Julia Roberts, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Hanson and Kevin Durant. What do these famous names have in common? At some point they have all worked with Tulsans Brian Blagowsky and Greg Price, co-owners of AMP, or Advertising and Motion Picture Equipment.

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Within every successful woman is vision and drive to excel in her profession and advance her community. 

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Certain high schools in Oklahoma seem to be synonymous with success in specific sports.

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Most people use sticky notes for quick jottings. Leave it to Tulsa artist Colleen Stiles to turn "doodles" on a Post-it Note pad into a 120-piece art installation. Called "Captured Moments," it debuted at the Tulsa Artists’ Coalition Gallery in January.