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Gilcrease engages guests with “After Dark” event

The event showcased the museum’s newest gallery on Norman Rockwell’s work, gave cocktail demonstrations and brought Tulsans of all ages together. Gilcrease Museum every so often hosts “After Dark” events, a chance for the Tulsa community to visit the museum for free, generally with some interactive component and a new exhibit. This past week featured […]

TU’s performance is filled with many familiar scenes from the famous novel, accurately caputring its tonal range. Photos by Brennen Gray

Upcoming “1984” promises to delight

The play appeals to both fans of the book and those unfamiliar with the story. Don’t call this propaganda, but the TU Theater Department has done it again. Laura Skoch directs Andrew White’s adaptation of “1984” by George Orwell. I sat in on a dress-rehearsal, and the production proved fantastic. The adaptation follows the novel’s […]

Amanda Chastang (left), Hannah Smith (right) and Tori Gellman (not pictured) delivered the introduction. Photo by Dalton Stewart

“The Vagina Monologues” affirming, maybe problematic

TU’s production brought a range of emotions to the stage over two widely-attended nights. Over 20 years ago, Eve Ensler first released “The Vagina Monologues,” a play of personal monologues collected from various interviews around the topic of, you guessed it, vaginas. TU once again put on this production last Friday and Saturday, performing the […]

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TU puts on symphonic tribute to Yevtushenko

In memory of former professor Yevgeny Yevtushenko, the University of Tulsa hosted a symphony featuring pieces composed to the tune of his poems. The University of Tulsa and the TU Symphony Orchestra paid tribute to the late Yevgeny Yevtushenko on Monday, February 12, with a symphony in Lorton Performance Center. Almost a year after his […]

Full of tap dancing and a live orchestra, the performance appealed to larger audiences than your typical ballet show. Courtesy Tulsa Ballet

Tulsa Ballet puts on Broadway-themed performance

The ‘20s-themed show, “Strictly Gershwin,” made its way to North America after a wildly popular run in Europe. The dancers floating across the stage to the live orchestra music in Tulsa Ballet’s performance of “Strictly Gershwin” transported the audience back to the glitz and glamor of 1920s Hollywood. From the opening strains of music by […]

Pictured is the recipe for the deviled salmon, simple and somewhat unbalanced. Photo by Michaela Flonard

Blue Apron costly, convenient, somewhat healthy

The meal kit subscription service simplifies cooking, but meal planning could easily replace it, for a better cost and more control. Subscriptions are the rage these days. Everything, from theater-going to grocery shopping, can be done on a month-to-month or week-to-week basis. Blue Apron is a meal kit service that promises to simplify cooking at […]

The Echo Dot, convenient but not overwhelmingly helpful, is a well-priced tool. Photo by Adam Lux

Echo Dot no longer a novelty, but has its flaws

Sponsored content: The Amazon Echo Dot has many useful features for a college student. I’ve been using a new piece of tech. For the past couple of weeks, an Amazon Echo Dot, provided for review by U.S. Cellular, occupied my bedside table. One of the most apparent and exciting aspects of the Echo Dot is […]