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Strap on your lederhosen. Our beloved Linde Oktoberfest—one of the largest Oktoberfest celebrations in the country—kicks off tonight at River West Festival Park.

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Monday, attend the Corsair Distillery Tasting at MixCo to sample three new Corsair products: "Grainiac" Tennesee 9 Grain Bourbon, Old Punk Barrell Aged Moonshine, and the Fall-featured Pumpkin Spice Moonshine. Corsair Distillery is located in Bowling Green, KY, and specializes in what they c…

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The 50th U.S. Nationals Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show is returning to Tulsa Expo Square this fall. 

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There is nothing like receiving a handwritten note or birthday wish, is there? In today’s digital age, where emails and Facebook messages are the norm, receiving a handwritten note at your desk or in your mailbox is a treat.

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Although George Bizet is best known for "Carmen," his opera "The Pearl Fishers" is just as opulent and romantic. The tuneful and exotic tale follows two loyal friends, Nadir and Zurga, as they compete for the affections of the lovely Leila.

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This weekend, the Cox Business Center will once again be ground zero for all things sci-fi, horror, fantasy and comic book-related, as Wizard World Comic Con returns to Tulsa for a third year with a diverse array of panel discussions, special guests, gaming tournaments and costume contests.

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This weekend, the annual Giving Spirits event helps you whet your whiskey appetite and fight hunger by benefiting the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

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This Saturday, October 15th, marks the fifth annual Eat Street Food Truck Festival in the Blue Dome District. The all-day event begins at 11 am, and will feature 40 food trucks from the Tulsa area, with something to please everyone’s taste buds. Lone Wolf, Masa, Mr. Nice Guys, Andolini’s Piz…

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Mother Nature may not be aware summer is over in Oklahoma, but that hasn’t stopped Tulsa Botanic Garden from celebrating the much anticipated fall season as they host a fun-for-the-whole-family Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, Oct. 15 during their annual "Autumn in the Garden" series of events. 

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Imagine, if you will, the quintessential musical about life in rural Oklahoma—folksy and funny characters, the wind sweeping down the plain, odes to simpler bygone times, and...coming out of the closet?

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Yesterday, the Tulsa American Film Festival kicked off its second year with the opening night film "Transpecos," a gritty, suspenseful border thriller that won the audience award at South By Southwest back in March, and an opening night after party at Fair Fellow Coffee, sponsored by This La…

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The Zapata rail (Cyanolimnas cerverai) is a medium-sized, dark-coloured rail. It has brown upperparts, greyish-blue underparts, a red-based yellow bill, white undertail coverts, and red eyes and legs. Its short wings render it almost flightless. It is endemic to the wetlands of the Zapata Pe…

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Every October, Tulsa-area businesses, organizations and individuals collaborate on events and programs that tell our collective story. Coordinated by Mosaic, the Tulsa Regional Chamber’s diversity business council, Our Story showcases how diversity and inclusion have enriched life in northea…

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Theatre Pops’ production of this award-winning political drama follows the tumultuous election of 1964, and LBJ’s unlikely rise to power. Uncanny in its relevancy, this retelling of true events reminds us that 2016 is hardly unique in terms of unbelievable elections—and that we still have a …

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The Cherokee Art Market is one of those events I look forward to every year. The show has grown over its 11 years and now resides in the expansive Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, providing visitors the chance to talk to artists and purchase artwork of all varieties from the comforts of the con…

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Tulsa Zine Fest’s second annual festival is this Saturday from noon to 4:00 at Hardesty Arts Center. Take a workshop, make some stamps, buy a handful of zines, and watch a printmaking demo. (FYI zine is pronounced zeen, like magazine.)

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The Tulsa Voice contributor Denver Nicks will celebrate the launch of his second book, "Hot Sauce Nation," with a celebration of all things spicy on Saturday at Lassalle's New Orleans Deli. The book follows his personal journey into history, culture, immigration, and the art of spice. Nicks …

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The Brady Arts District's First Friday Art Crawl is this Friday, October 7, and in addition to the abundance of art in the district that is now customary on First Fridays, one local performing arts group is celebrating a milestone in style. In honor of Tulsa Ballet’s 60 anniversary, the comp…

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I’m now too old for music festivals; I realized this in 2014 when I attended Riotfest in Chicago. I was constantly searching for shade, water, food that wasn’t fried, a spare solitary moment away from the crowds. I was hellbent on having a good spot for The Cure, though, so I immersed myself…

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Traveling boy Art Garfunkel performs tonight in Tulsa at the Hard Rock Casino. Though perhaps best known as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, the singer has also head a successful solo career spanning decades and 10 albums.  His solo achievements include a top 10 hit, three top 20 hits,…

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The weather forecast makes for a perfect overnight stay at Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area this Saturday, Oct. 1. If you’re mourning summer’s end or celebrating fall’s arrival, consider paying tribute at the site’s once-a-year BaseCamp event. The event allows campers to purchase an ove…

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Just as we caught that first cold front this week, Tulsans are ready to take on fall. For many that means only one thing—it’s time for the Tulsa State Fair. The Tulsa State Fair runs through Oct. 9 at the fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st St.

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On Thursday evening, from 5:30 onward, Philbrook hosts "True Grit: Facts and Fictions," a multi-part event centered around the 1969 John Wayne film "True Grit" and the novel of the same name, by Charles Portis, which inspired it. The event is free and the first 75 guests receive a free copy …

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Music is a language that all the world speaks. In Japan, a dedicated fan base of country and western music—which began when American tunes were broadcast to Allied Forces in WWII—is a testament to the cross-cultural power of music that can speak to the soul, despite being sung in a foreign l…

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Organizations like the Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy offer parents and teens a wealth of resources to help reduce the dread associated with "The Talk" and to turn sexual education into a positive experience for families. 

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There are certain rules for polite conversation. Don’t talk politics or religion at the dinner table. Don’t bash your ex while on a date. And don’t bring up death. Ever.

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Never content to sit back and do nothing — even in retirement — Ginny Creveling has gone back to school at age 69.

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After returning from the Vietnam War, Ralph Henderson worked with horses. He found it aided his recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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The Tulsa Historical Society and Museum has inducted 175 Tulsans into its Hall of Fame. In the event’s 30th year, it will induct nine community leaders this month.

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Explorer Pipeline’s tank stations are under tight security with high fences and cameras monitoring the giant tanks of petrochemicals within.

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A $60 Care Card purchase benefits Family & Children’s Services programs and saves 10 to 20 percent at more than 200 local stores and restaurants Oct. 28-Nov. 6. Visit www.carecardok.com.

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1. All Sports Ball co-chairs Mary and Jim Bush and the late Lo Detrich, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation spokeswoman, are surrounded by invitations to the October 2000 All Sports Ball, in this TulsaPeople photo published the same month. The popular CFF fundraiser featured barbecue, music, and sile…

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Noah Richardson’s self-recorded music has traveled from his attic studio to entertain a Russian robot and help an Iranian poet write verses.

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Move over Curly, Laurie, Ado Annie and Aunt Eller. After 73 years, a new Oklahoma-inspired musical is sweeping down the plains.

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As Tulsa’s arts scene transitions to its fall schedule, two local dance companies are kicking off their seasons of rehearsals, community classes and feature performances.

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Oct. 1 — JDRF One Walk 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Guthrie Green, 111 E. M. B. Brady St.Benefits Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Oklahoma Chapter Tulsa. Contact Marisa Littlefield, 918-877-1951 or mlittlefield@jrdf.org; www.tulsajrdf.org.  

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Philip Montgomery, head football coach for the University of Tulsa, and his wife, Ashli, will be among thousands of Tulsans walking local streets as celebrity team captains for the 2016 Tulsa Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 

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Meet Fitz, a 5-pound Maltese/Yorkshire terrier mix (Morkie). Don’t equate his ability with his size; as a therapy dog, he touches many lives with his big heart.