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At the arenas

The BOK Center in Tulsa features Jimmy Buffett on June 4, family-friendly Kidz Bop Live! on June 14, and Father John Misty and Jason Isbell on June 29. Visit bokcenter.com for details. This month, the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City has Luis Miguel on June 4, Twenty One Pilots – The Bandit Tour on June 25, and Cody Johnson...
Give the kids a thrill at the eighth annual Stars and Stripes River Festival at Riversport Adventures in Oklahoma City on June 29. Whitewater rafting, races, food trucks and a fireworks display abound. Visit riversportokc.org. International canines strut their stuff June 8-9 for the Oklahoma City International Dog Show at State Fair Park. Visit iabca.com. Recognized by CNN and USA Today,...

At the Museums

When he’s not performing, singer/songwriter Bob Dylan spends his time sketching, drawing and painting. Tulsa’s Gilcrease Museum, in conjunction with the Bob Dylan Center, presents Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond through Sept. 15. The exhibit showcases writings, drawings and personal effects from the performer. Visit gilcrease.org for details. The Philbrook Museum in Tulsa commissioned Jason Lee (photographer, actor and...

Music and Comedy

The award-winning musical Fiddler on the Roof is presented June 18-23 by Celebrity Attractions in Tulsa at Chapman Music Hall. Visit celebrityattractions.com or call 918-596-7111 for tickets. The Oklahoma City Philharmonic, featuring artist Gregory Lee on the violin, presents the music of Antonio Vivaldi and Johannes Brahms on June 1 at the Civic Center Music Hall. Visit okcphil.org for tickets. Steve...
Starting June 22, some of the world’s finest art can be seen by traveling not to London or Paris but to Oklahoma City. Thanks to generous local donors, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art hosts Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibit runs through Sept. 22 and is...

Roserock Microcreamery

Using all-natural ingredients, Roserock offers fresh, artisanal ice cream in a rainbow of flavors, from the familiar to the offbeat. Each batch is handcrafted in 2½-gallon units, so pretty much anything is possible. Traditional vanilla and chocolate are offered, along with specialized flavors incorporating Oklahoma bounty, such as Stilwell strawberries, blueberries, Porter peaches, local honeys and buttermilk. Vegan options are...
Serving coffee from Guatemala and El Salvador, Coffee Slingers Roasters pays meticulous attention to the craft of turning “something unpalatable into a deliciously aromatic beverage,” as the company says on its website. Don’t look for extremely dark brews at Coffee Slingers because, as the baristas say, over-roasting kills nuanced flavors in the beans. Instead, find expertise and blended choices,...
Phyllis Gardner has changed her mind about a few activities since going to live at Inverness Village, a retirement community in Tulsa. “I made fun of yoga before I came here,” she says. “Now, I recruit people all the time to come to our class. It’s amazing how much that class can make you feel better for days afterward.” Nursing homes...

Scene

Bringing crowds downtown with Salsafest, chihuahua races and masked Mexican wrestling, Elote Café and Catering is more than a restaurant; it’s a destination. With both meat and vegetarian options, menu favorites include fried avocados, white queso, puffy tacos, fresh fruit pico bites and guacamole made fresh every hour. The adventurous go for the smokin’ hot quesadilla, brimming with sautéed jalapeño,...