Tulsa Ballet’s “On Your Radar” lights up stage

The Tulsa Ballet illustrated its wealth of talent with a show performed entirely by students. Tulsa Ballet opened their 2018 – 2019 season with “On Your Radar.” This performance exclusively featured Tulsa Ballet II, their pre-professional company. It included two pieces by different choreographers to showcase their dancers. “Omens,” the opening number, was a modern […]

Lil Xan will be performing at Springfest this year, likely playing tracks from “Total Xanarchy.” courtesy Columbia Records

Lil Xan worst part of “Total Xanarchy”

Lil Xan’s repetitive lyrics and lack of technique tank an otherwise quality album. First off, I want to make it extremely, undeniably clear that this review reflects only my own personal opinions about Lil Xan’s new studio album “Total Xanarchy,” with exclusion to any other person’s or institution’s opinions and my own opinions of any […]

The tense silences in “A Quiet Place” make for an engaging film. courtesy IMBd

“A Quiet Place” an innovative addition to the horror genre

When you go to see “A Quiet Place,” skip the popcorn. In Bryan Woods and Scott Beck’s original script for “A Quiet Place,” there was only one line of dialogue. Before viewing “A Quiet Place,” I was apprehensive that this fact would be all too apparent as a gimmick and get old after the first […]

Small Buffalo reading a uniquely Tulsan experience

Local Tulsans Laura and Nate Knapp have opened their home up to provide a platform for poets. There’s always anxiety when entering a strange individual’s home. Walking up to the grey house, red door, six-pack in hand, there was no certainty that this would be a comfortable experience. Stepping in, though, and greeted by the […]

Worlds revealed at McFarlin Library in “From Beyond the Unknown”

McFarlin’s Special Collections dazzles with its latest exhibit on science fiction, which offers a glimpse into the genre’s fun and sometimes silly past. Robots. Laser guns. The myth that solely-female planets would welcome visiting men. “From Beyond the Unknown” features snapshots of the best and worst from science fiction of the decades past“From Beyond the […]

TU Theater Department brings Sam Shepard to life

A double feature of one-act plays by prolific playwright Sam Shepard was something new and enjoyable. A tragic love story and a post-apocalyptic Christmas have one thing in common: the late playwright Sam Shepard. The University of Tulsa Theatre Department brought “Fool for Love” and “Action” to Kendall’s Chapman Theatre this past weekend. This double […]

New ideas displayed at Tulsa Ballet’s Studio K

“Tulsa Ballet II Emerging Choreographers Showcase” provides a space for new choreographers. At its heart, dance tells a story. This is what the “Tulsa Ballet II Emerging Choreographers Showcase” was about. The showcase featured three up-and-coming choreographers whose drastically different pieces each told a story. The showcase was performed in Tulsa Ballet’s Studio K, and […]

The variety of plants growing in TU’s greenhouse make the top of Oliphant Hall look like a jungle. photos by Hannah Kloppenburg

A hidden TU gem: the greenhouse is in bloom

Though the weather outside may not be up to scratch just yet, it’s certainly springtime in TU’s greenhouse. The greenhouse, perched atop Oliphant Hall, is home to a multitude of plants used by primarily by undergraduate students and Beta Beta Beta biology honor society for educational purposes. Graduate students and professors also occasionally house their […]

Highlights of the night included Denny, played by Steve Barker, finding himself surrounded by beer cans. Cons included indulgence in the banana slip trope. Photos by Brennen Gray

Heller Theatre puts on triple feature

The Nightingale Theater hosted three plays from local playwrights, with mixed results. Local theatre fans have something to cheer about this month. Heller Theatre Company invited Tulsans to Nightingale Theater for a triple feature last weekend. HTC planned two additional showings for April 13 and 14. TU’s own Michael Wright wrote the first play of […]