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Marcia Bruno-Todd

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Healthy disrupter. Boricua. Community-oriented. These are the three descriptors that best encapsulate Marcia Bruno-Todd, the director of programs and community impact at Leadership Tulsa.  Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Bruno-Todd moved to Lawton in her pre-school years. After graduating from Oklahoma State University and receiving her Master of Public Administration from Arkansas State University, Bruno-Todd worked in a variety of...

Sweet Serendipity

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An amalgam of events aligned to create the bustling Vintage Wine Bar in downtown Tulsa.  A brilliant high school physics teacher, Colin Sato, put his career on hold to become a chef. He walked into one of the city’s top restaurants unannounced and started work as a line cook the next morning.  A young bartender, Matt Sanders, decided to stock a...

Wendell Franklin

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After 23 years as a Tulsa police officer, detective and supervisor, Wendell Franklin became the department’s chief in February. The first African-American to hold that position in the city’s history, he is a born-and-raised Tulsan who is optimistic about positive change. We caught up with Franklin and got his thoughts on … … his background. I bring a historical perspective to...

Homes, Gardens, Pups and St. Patrick

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Everything you need for sprucing up your house and yard can be found at the Tulsa Home and Garden Show on March 12-15 at Expo Square. Stick around Expo Square for the canine athleticism featured at the Tulsa Dog Training Club Agility Trials from March 13 to 15. You don’t want to miss the first welcome of spring at Tulsa...

Trolls, Dinosaurs and Hoops High Jinks

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Immerse yourself in the world of singing, dancing, rainbows, glitter and hugs at Oklahoma City’s Cox Convention Center when Trolls Live runs March 6-8. Kids of all ages can enjoy the hoops fun of the famous Harlem Globetrotters, who visit OKC’s Chesapeake Arena on March 14 and Tulsa’s BOK Center on March 15. The ultimate in monster truck racing...

Installation Overload

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Artist Frank Buffalo Hyde is featured at Gilcrease Museum’s exhibition I-Witness Culture, running through May 10, with a focus on Native Americans’ use of social media and the representation of today’s Native peoples. With a March 15 debut, Tulsa Treasures: Private Collections in Public is an exhibition at Philbrook Museum of 18th-century French objects, regional art, furniture and more....

From Rodeos to Wrestling

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Tulsa Oilers home hockey matches are scheduled for March 3, 14, 20, 22 and 24 at the BOK Center, which also hosts the alpha male drama of the Big 12 Conference wrestling championships March 7-8. Visit Tulsa’s Expo Square for two equine events: the Route 66 Morgan Classic on March 18-21 and the Green Country Spring Fling, showcasing Arabian horses,...

Rock, Country and Christian Music, Plus Comedy

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BOK Center’s lineup includes Kiss on March 12; country duo Dan and Shay on March 20; Christian rap artist TobyMac on March 21; and country music star Alan Jackson on March 26. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa welcomes the Prince tribute band Purple Xperience on March 11; country artist Easton Corbin on March 19; comedian Jim Jefferies on...

A Smörgåsbord of Shows

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Discover the rhythmic, rousing Stomp, presented by Celebrity Attractions, on March 6-8 at the Tulsa PAC. Signature Symphony performs Classics: Beethoven 5 on March 14 at Tulsa Community College’s VanTrease PACE with a breathtaking collection of arias. The force will be with you at Tulsa Symphony’s Star Wars in Concert on March 14 at the PAC. OKC Broadway offers the...

Gangland Dancers

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Tulsa Ballet brings 1950s Chicago to Oklahoma in a performance where women rule, mafioso style. The renowned dance company presents Vendetta at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center from March 26 to 29. The work depicts Rosalia Carbone’s tragic wedding day, when a long-standing grudge between rival mob families explodes, says Bethany Kirby, the ballet’s marketing manager. The godfather, feared patriarch...