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The Resurrection of Black Wall Street

February 8 - February 10
Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States

In the early 1900s, Tulsa was home to a famous African American business district known as Greenwood. Booker T. Washington visited the area and christened it "Black Wall Street" because it was so prosperous. Sadly, much of it was destroyed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This new play, written by Rebecca Marks Jimerson and Henry Primeaux, is based on…

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7:00 pm

Elton John

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
BOK CENTER, 200 S Denver
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States

After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape, true global icon and superstar Elton John announced his final tour  ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ is coming to BOK Center on February 9, 2019. The concert is the 7th show announced for BOK Center’s “10 for 10”…

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8:00 pm

The Green Book

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd
Tulsa, OK 74103 United States

This play by Calvin A. Ramsey is about a time in the 1930s through 1960s when many African-Americans were traveling by car for the first time. Their excitement was tempered by the knowledge that segregation existed and laws varied from state to state. These vulnerable citizens had to know where to find safe accommodations, restaurants,…

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