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June 22, 2018

Passenger Rail Will Return, Connecting Tulsa to OKC News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Passenger Rail Will Return, Connecting Tulsa to OKC

TULSA -- Effective Thursday June 21, 2018, in a 12 page document, WATCO Companies L.L.C. of Pittsburg, Kansas, issued a Request for Proposal to begin the process of securing a private rail carrier to provide passenger service for an initial period of 10 years between downtown Tulsa and the newly reconfigured Santa Fe Hub in Oklahoma City.  Sources confirm the project will roll out in 2 phases and the route will extend from downtown Tulsa through the cities of Sapulpa, Bristow, Stroud, Chandler and Midwest City into...

June 20, 2018

Planet Fitness invites locals to official Grand Opening July 12th News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Planet Fitness invites locals to official Grand Opening July 12th

The newest Planet Fitness location in Bartlesville OK is holding a FREE Grand Opening event on Thursday, July 12th 2018. PF of Bartlesville hopes to share the judgement free lifestyle it embodies through an event that includes local food trucks, a resident DJ, and lots of free activities and prizes. Planet Fitness is also providing a FREE entrée from any food truck for all who attend. The event is being held outside of the new Planet Fitness club located at 514 SE Washington Blvd from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Local trucks...

June 18, 2018

Woolaroc Announces Major Acquisition to the Museum Collection News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Woolaroc Announces Major Acquisition to the Museum Collection

In the fall of 2013, Woolaroc hosted their first national art show at the museum called “Lewis & Clark, Corps of Discovery.”   The show featured 100 paintings by the artist Charles Fritz as he followed the actual journals of Lewis & Clark and painted what they actually encountered.   Providing another perspective to the art of Fritz was an incredible collection of bronzes by the sculptor Richard Greeves who has called the Shoshone/Blackfoot reservation in Wyoming his home for the...

June 15, 2018

Price Tower Youth Architecture Camp News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Price Tower Youth Architecture Camp

Drawing thousands of visitors from around the nation and world annually as Frank Lloyd Wright’s only realized skyscraper, the Price Tower is proud to announce the return of its 2nd annual Youth Architecture Camp this summer. For students ages 8 to 12, this STEAM inspired camp offers the opportunity to learn about the foundations of architecture and design, Frank Lloyd Wright, and other concepts while creating individual and team projects of their own. This year’s camp will offer a curriculum themed on city...

June 07, 2018

Summer Sundown Movies presented by The Bartlesville Film Society and Price Tower Arts Center News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Summer Sundown Movies presented by The Bartlesville Film Society and Price Tower Arts Center

The Bartlesville Film Society and Price Tower Arts Center are coming together to present the Summer Sundown Screenings.   June 29th Iron Giant The Bartlesville Film Society and the Price Tower Arts Center are partnering together to present this year's Summer Sundown Movies lineup. On Friday, June 29th we will be showing a FREE screening of the Warner Bros. classic animated film "The Iron Giant" outside under the stars at the Price Tower beginning at dusk. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and families to...

May 31, 2018

OKM Music Festival features Country Fest, Concert Under the Stars, Chamber Series, Woolaroc News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

OKM Music Festival features Country Fest, Concert Under the Stars, Chamber Series, Woolaroc

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 23, 2018) - Bartlesville’s long-running music festival is 34-years-old, and organizers have prepared a special celebration from June 9-15. The music explosion includes a three-band Country Fest, a Concert Under the Stars, a Chamber Series and the beloved Woolaroc concert. Several free Showcase concerts and plenty of children’s activities ensure there is something for the whole family. “We are so pleased to announce our new brand during this festival season: ‘It’s more...

May 31, 2018

Theater Bartlesville announces 2018 – 2019 Season! News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Theater Bartlesville announces 2018 – 2019 Season!

In its’ 93rd year in the city, the doors of Theater Bartlesville will open once again in August when work will begin on the season’s first production, A.R. Gurney’s The Dining Room.  Gurney, a popular and iconic playwright, wrote penetratingly witty studies of American families and traditions, and his many plays and novels include The Cocktail Hour, Sylvia, and  Love Letters, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.  In 2016, The Obie Awards presented A.R. Gurney with a Lifetime...

May 07, 2018

7ply: The Art of Skateboarding Opens at Price Tower News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

7ply: The Art of Skateboarding Opens at Price Tower

Skateboarding has been described as being halfway between athleticism and artistic expression and since it's inception has captured the imagination and passion of people across the globe. Passion that carries well beyond the act of skating and spills out into every medium across the artistic spectrum.  Enter the coming 7ply: The Art of Skateboarding exhibition at Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. According to guest curator Ryan Crane, the exhibition is intended to "explore the relationship between the...

April 24, 2018

Thunder Youth Basketball summer camp coming to Bartlesville News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Thunder Youth Basketball summer camp coming to Bartlesville

The Oklahoma City Thunder will hold a Thunder Youth Basketball camp in Bartlesville this summer. Registration for the Hustle Camp, scheduled for June 21, is now open.    The camp is open to children ages 6 to 14, offering them an introduction to the fundamentals of the game and the opportunity to hone their basketball skills beyond the basics. Thunder Youth Basketball camps also emphasize the importance of teamwork, sportsmanship and respect.    The Hustle Camp is a single-day camp and will be held...

April 23, 2018

Women Artists of the West Tallgrass Rendezvous - 48th National Exhibition News Photo - Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Women Artists of the West Tallgrass Rendezvous - 48th National Exhibition

Women Artists of the West Tallgrass Rendezvous - 48th National Exhibition "Well I’ve never been to heaven, but I’ve been to Oklahoma". So sings Hoyt Axton, and if you have never been to Oklahoma, it is time to pack your boots and get ready for this special art event taking place at the world famous Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, September 20 - November 4, 2018. Price Tower Arts Center is a 19-story landmark completed in 1956 by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The ongoing mission of Price...