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JANUARY 2020

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Health & Wellness LATIN DANCING FOR FITNESS

WELLNESS WARRIOR

WORKOUTS FOR EVERY MOOD

CREATIVE WORKSHOPS


LIFESTYLE LETTER

JANUARY 2020 PUBLISHER

Kathy Slemp | kslemp@lifestylepubs.com EDITOR

Louann Buhlinger | lbuhlinger@outlook.com AD DESIGNER

Chad Jensen

Seeing your way clear to achieving new goals in 2020 FIVE, FOUR, THREE, TWO, ONE … GO! It’s a new year. As we begin 2020, some of us may be setting goals for what we want our future selves to feel and look like. January is a time to cleanse, start fresh and create a plan for the year.

LAYOUT DESIGNER

Dana Rudolph CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Louann Buhlinger, Debra Laizure, Nicolette Martin, Kathy Slemp CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Michael McRuiz

In the process of setting goals, we should remember to extend ourselves a little grace in the process. Cutting ourselves a break when looking back will help us set achievable goals that are fun. And, if the tasks we set to achieve our goals are fun, we will do them! Sometimes kicking off resolutions is difficult. Using Mel Robbins’ Five Second Rule to get up and go may help. Simply state what you want to do, count down, and then get up and do it. It sounds simple but it works more times than not and Mel includes tips on her site at www.MelRobbins.com.

CORPORATE TEAM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Steven Schowengerdt

At Tulsa Lifestyle, we are celebrating being a part of the community for eight

CHIEF SALES OFFICER Matthew Perry

years. We love sharing your stories and writing about what is special in the city.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER DeLand Shore

This issue includes stories about fitness and wellness including workouts for

ART DIRECTOR Sara Minor

every mood, Latin dancing for body and mind, and tips from a wellness warrior

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR Janeane Thompson

who has overcome health challenges. These stories are engaging and motivating. Happy New Year, Tulsa. Thank you for being a part of our story.

EDITORIAL MANAGER Nicolette Martin AD MANAGER Chad Jensen REGIONAL SALES DIRECTOR Eric Williams WEB APPLICATIONS Michael O’Connell

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INSIDE THE ISSUE JANUARY 2020 FEATURES 12 Workouts for Your Moods Do you need a pick-me-up but don’t quite have the energy? These activities will get you moving and out of your post-holiday funk

18 The Beauty of Latin Dancing for Mind and Body Dance troupe Baila Tulsa offers salsa and bachata classes

26 Wellness Warrior Emerging from a cancer battle a new stronger woman, inside and out

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34 Creative Art Retreats at Tulsa Stained Glass Currently celebrating their 45th anniversary

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Good Times

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22 Travel Destination 26 Inspired By 30 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Trend Setter


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GOOD TIMES

Monday Evening Manhattans benefiting Crosstown Learning Center Crosstown Learning Center celebrated its 50th anniversary of providing quality, nationally accredited early care and learning for Tulsa children and their families the evening of November 18, 2019. Crosstown, with presenting sponsor Manhattan Construction Group, hosted a cocktail hour and dinner at Southern Hills Country Club for supporters and sponsors. PHOTOGRAPHY BY DAVID MAXEY PHOTOGRAPHY. CrosstownTulsa.org

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Fur Ball Gala “It’s Raining Cats and Dogs” benefits Oklahoma Alliance for Animals The Gala was held November 16, 2019 at Southern Hills Country Club. Co-chairs were Ashley Dwyer Phillips and Lori Phillips. The Phillips family donated two acres of land between Osage Casino and the Tulsa Botanical Gardens for the future OAA facility. Dr. Brady Robbins received a special award for making a positive difference in spay and neuter. AnimalAllianceOK.org

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1. Doctors and staff from the Animal Emergency Center on 41st Street support a lot of the causes and events for OAA. | 2. Dr. Jana Robbins; Jamee Suarez, president of Oklahoma Alliance for Animals; and Carol Underwood, Carrie Underwood’s mother. | 3. Supporters Steve and Ruthie Duenner. | 4. Tripod Petey is a three-legged fur-baby that OAA helped save. | 5. Rob Phillips, Ashley Dwyer and daughter Presley Sokolosky, and Lori Phillips at the presentation of two acres of land donated to OAA. | 6. Supporters Tiffany Campbell and Cindy Morrison. 8

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18th Annual Uncorking the Cure for MS The National MS Society held Uncorking the Cure for MS presented by WPX Energy and Patricia and Newton Box at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Tulsa on Friday, Nov. 8. Tulsa’s own Jill Donovan was presented with the 2019 MS Hope Award. The event raised $190,000 and had approximately 300 attendees. NationalMSSociety.org/Chapters/OKE

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1. Jill Donovan and Lucia and Brent Laughlin. | 2. John Orsulak and Dr. Greg Gray and Lucia Laughlin. | 3. Newton and Patricia Box - Honorary Chairs. | 4. Rita Keim-Bacon and Mike Keim. | 5. Gail Muncrief and Haley Vann.

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HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

ARTICLE NICOLETTE MARTIN

WO R KO U T S F O R YO U R MOODS NEED A PICK-ME-UP, BUT DON’T QUITE HAVE THE ENERGY? THESE ACTIVITIES WILL GET YOU MOVING AND OUT OF YOUR POST-HOLIDAY FUNK

NEW YEAR, NEW US. We don’t mean to be cliché, but is there really any better time for working on yourself than when Jan. 1 rolls around—whether you’re focused on your physical health or your mental health? It sure seems like the perfect time, but there will also be days when you’re just not quite feeling it. The holidays are over, the days are shorter and, let’s face it, there’s not really a ton to look forward to until spring sprouts. But, whatever your mood is this time of year, there’s still an activity you can do that’s worthwhile—and will give you a boost! Here’s how to choose the right one.

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YO G A A regular yoga practice can help to ease anxiety by increasing body awareness, reducing muscle tension, relieving stress

FEELING ANXIOUS

and sharpening attention + concentration.

01 R AG D O L L Ragdoll pose is great for relaxation and to release tension. Stand tall + reach your arms up, then allow them to fall gently toward the floor as you bend down.

02 C H I L D ’ S P O S E This calming and restorative pose is a common beginner’s position. Starting from your knees, sit back on your heels then walk your arms forward, bringing your torso down until you can rest your forehead on the floor.

03 S AVA S A N A Relax one body part at a time, one muscle at a time + one thought at a time through a daily Savasana practice.

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FEELING BORED

CLIMBING When you feel like you’re in a rut with your workouts and just don’t feel motivated anymore, try something new and exciting! Rock climbing is a great way to introduce something different without it feeling like a workout.

01 C L I M B I N G GYM S Climbing gyms have been popping up everywhere as the sport becomes more mainstream + are a great option for those who prefer to be adventurous indoors.

02 B O U L D E R I N G Bouldering, great for developing power, is a type of rock climbing where the climber doesn’t use ropes or harnesses, generally done on a much smaller scale.

03 S H A P E U P Since climbing can use different muscles from traditional workouts, it’s important to keep up with strengthening those. Key areas to pay attention to include upper body, lower body, core, fingers and wrists.

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RUNNING There’s a reason people who are active runners describe something called a “runner’s high.” Studies show that aerobic exercises release

FEELING DOWN

mood-boosting endorphins.

BEGINNERS If you want to get into running but aren’t sure where to start, check out a couch-to-5K program to ease into it.

C A S UA L R U N N E R S Challenge yourself by switching up your running routine. Whether you’re changing your route or upping your distance, a new twist could give you a nice refresh.

ENTHUSIASTS Whether you’re into 10Ks or half marathons, consider signing up for a new race and decreasing your time.

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FEELING STRESSED

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

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When your head is full of thoughts, it can get overwhelming. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) provides a break from that with short bursts of 100% focus followed by rest. Here’s a quick circuit.

01 K E T T L E B E L L SW I N G S Do as many reps as possible in 45 seconds, followed by 15 seconds of rest.

02 H I G H K N E E S Climb it out for 45 seconds, followed by 15 seconds of rest.

03 P L A N K Hold your plank for 45 seconds, followed by 15 seconds of rest. Repeat the circuit three times for a quick workout that touches on strength, cardio + core.

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Jazi Hiriart, founder and director of Baila Tulsa, guides dancers in the free Thursday night Latin dance class.

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THE BE AUT Y OF L ATIN DANCING F OR MIND AND BODY DANCE TROUPE BAILA TULSA OFFERS SALSA AND BACHATA CLASSES ARTICLE LOUANN BUHLINGER PHOTOGRAPHY MICHAEL MCRUIZ

Baila literally means “dance” in Spanish. The Baila Tulsa dance team, made up of 15-20 women of all ages and levels of experience, dance at special events, schools and festivals throughout the year. Baila Tulsa is currently in its eighth season and performs as an act of community outreach and

CAN YOU HEAR THE BEAT? Pa– pa– pa–, pa pa. It’s

engagement. They don’t have a set fee for their per-

the “son clave” beat that gives Latin music pulsating

formances since they take any donations to offset

style with building and releasing musical tension.

team costs. “I believe it is important to have women

When you hear it, your hips start to move, and your

uplifting each other,” said Jazi. “Latin dancing is a

feet are soon to follow. You’re dancing … and exer-

great cardio workout and a way to stay active and fit.

cising. Salsa and bachata is a sure way to spice up

It has helped me maintain my weight and improve

your health and wellness routine while adding a lot of

coordination, agility and confidence.”

stress-relieving fun to your workout.

Each year, Baila Tulsa recruits new dancers in

“I enjoy dancing so much that it is my happy

January and July from the community. Those who

place,” says Baila Tulsa founder and director,

attend the free Latin Thursdays, 8-9 p.m. at Miami

Jahaziel Hiriart, better known as “Jazi.” Dancing is

Nights, a Cuban restaurant in Tulsa at 21st and

one of the only times when I can focus on my body’s

Sheridan know all about their team. The good news

movement and take my mind off everything else.

is that there is no experience required and you can

Dancing helped me get out of a funk when I was

participate in the free class on Thursdays and get

depressed, and it allowed me to connect with other

comfortable before considering joining the team.

people who became lifelong friends.”

More than 70 women have been a part of Baila Tulsa with ages ranging from 13 years of age to 63. Jazi credits Philip and Carla Poitras of TulSalseros Dance

Dancing is one of the only times when I can focus on my body’s movement and take my mind off everything else. - Jazi Hiriart

Company, pioneers of the Tulsa Latin dance community, for helping her start Baila Tulsa. Latin and salsa dancing exercises virtually all major muscle groups including the heart, glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps, calves and core in order to perform the various step sequences. The upper body and arms must maintain specific positions, so they will receive a workout as well, but to a lesser degree. This type of dancing will improve flexibility, balance and coordination.

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THE BEAUTY OF LATIN DANCING

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L ATIN DANCING POST URES TO TR Y AT HOM E

BODY POSITION: The body (center) should be very "lifted" and "up." In Latin dances, weight is held more forward on balls of the feet. This allows more free movement in the hips.

BASIC ARM POSTURE: Bring your forearms up to your elbow height. Palms down as if playing the piano. No drop-dead elbows. Imagine a balloon under arms. Move elbows to the right and the left creating a pendulum swing motion

BASIC LEG POSITION: The leg motion is the result of bending and straightening the knees. Practice this movement by alternating legs. Notice how your hips and shoulders naturally move. Practice this move along with the arm pendulum.

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Jazi is the founder and director of Baila Tulsa. By day, she is the manager of social & emotional wellbeing at The Opportunity Project. She also volunteers for TYPros Foundation, Tulsa Honor Academy and Tulsa Global Alliance. This year, Jazi’s co-directors are Meriah Pasag who is a barber at Tonsorial Barbershop and Autumn Worten who is an ESL (English as a second language) teacher at VIPKid. Learn more about Baila Tulsa and Miami Nights Restaurant and Lounge on Facebook @BailaTulsa

and

@MiamiNights.Tulsa,

where you will find weekly posts on Latin dance events in the community.

L ATIN DANCING STARTER G UIDE FREE LATIN DANCE LESSONS AND DANCE PARTY Thursdays at Miami Nights from 8-9pm; dancing until midnight, 6510 East 21st Street, Tulsa, OK 74129. A host of experienced dancers lead this session and rotate each week. Free. OSU’S OLLI COURSE ON LATIN DANCING Jazi Hiriart teaches those 50 and older. Spring schedule to be announced online at education.okstate.edu/olli/. Check site for fees. LATIN DANCE LESSONS AT THE DANCE PLACE Mondays-salsa and Tuesdays-bachata at 6 p.m., 3310 West 42nd Place, Tulsa, OK 74107. TDPTulsa.com. $20 per class. January 2020 | Tulsa Lifestyle

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TRAVEL DESTINATION

ARTICLE KATHY SLEMP | PHOTOGRAPHY MICHAEL MCRUIZ

FIRST CLASS TRAVEL TO CHICAGO UNITED BRINGS THE BOMBARDIER CRJ-550 TO TULSA

The United Airlines Bombardier CRJ-550 approaching a gate at the Tulsa International Airport.

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The self-serve refreshment center in the CRJ-550.

Looking towards the front window and cockpit area of the Bombardier CRJ-550.

The Bombardier CRJ-500 first class section with self-serve bar and storage space for all carry-on luggage.

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The roomy first class cabin features a selfserve refreshment center for the first class flier. There are additional closets and space for all carry-ons. Nick Depner, regional director for Midwest & Canada Sales explained, “This deletes the pain point of storage, bag delivery and waiting,” for your bag. The Bombardier CRJ-550 will average four daily flights to Chicago and new locations will be added in the near future. When booking you can look at the “details”  to be sure it’s the CRJ-550.  If you’re looking for a luxury spa or weekend getaway, consider flying in style on the Bombardier CRJ-550 to Chicago and relaxing at the Langham Hotel. 

Travel in style to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

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United now offers a first-class direct flight to Chicago on the Bombardier CRJ-550.


The Bombardier CRJ-550 Economy Plus and Economy sections. All seat areas were designed to enhance comfort.

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INSPIRED BY

Wellness wa r r i o r LISA HARDIN IS A SUCCESSFUL TULSA BUSINESS OWNER WITH A FULL, EXCITING LIFE. In June 2017, she received a call that changed her life forever. She had uterine cancer. YOUR DOCTOR CALLS WITH A DIAGNOSIS. WHAT HAPPENED NEXT? It’s never good news when it’s the doctor on the other end of the line. All I heard was a fog-horn blaring in my head. The first thing I did was cry. Then I scheduled a full hysterectomy two weeks later. I knew nothing would ever be the same again. AFTER SURGERY CAME CHEMOTHERAPY. WAS IT WHAT YOU EXPECTED? After doing a ton of research I thought I knew it all. They send you to a required ‘Chemo Class’ before treatment to learn about the process. What they don’t tell you is your hair falls out in huge clumps which is traumatizing. They also don’t tell you that because your hair follicles are dying at a rapid rate, your scalp feels scalded as the hair falls out like someone is pouring boiling water on it. The worst is the enormous weight gain from the combination of chemo and steroids. Most people think you automatically lose weight with chemo, which is true for many cancers, but not with mine. It was a real shock. YOU CONTINUED TO EXERCISE THROUGH CHEMO. WHY? I’ve always worked out and didn’t want to stop. My oncologist encouraged me to continue my exercise plan, even on days when I didn’t feel like it. He said, ‘Lisa, don’t get down. Because if you get down, it takes three days to get back up.” I was mentally and physically destroyed after chemo, so I

EMERGING FROM A CANCER BATTLE A NEW STRONGER WOMAN, INSIDE AND OUT

reached out to a personal trainer, Steve Alexander, to help me gain back my strength. Some days were spent on the floor just trying to get up. Steve stayed on the floor with me, through my tears, and helped me get strong again. He saved my life.

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ARTICLE DEBRA LAIZURE PHOTOGRAPHY MICHAEL MCRUIZ


Exercising through chemo treatments strengthened her body and soothed her soul.

DID YOU ADJUST YOUR DIET DURING THIS TIME?

HOW DID HAVING CANCER EFFECT YOUR BUSINESS?

I was sick and not eating. I went back to my pre-cancer diet of

I didn’t tell my clients about my cancer except for a select few. My

healthier choices such fruit smoothies to help with my nausea. I

oncologist divided each of my chemotherapy treatments into three

did my own juicing at home but kept gaining weight due to the

separate treatments, always on Friday. This allowed me to not be as

steroids. I embraced a medically developed Ketogenic weight loss

sick and take the weekend to recover. I also added a second office

program and have thankfully lost the chemo weight.

at home for days when I felt too bad to drive. But I tried to keep my usual routine of working out, putting on my work clothes and makeup, and getting to work every day. I took 20-minute power naps and got a great wig that matched my hairstyle. I did everything I could to seem as normal as possible.

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INSPIRED BY

(CON TI N U ED)

Hardin credits trainer Steve Alexander with saving her life.

WHICH IS HARDER: PHYSICAL OR MENTAL STRESS?

DOES VOLUNTEERING HELP IN YOUR HEALING PROCESS?

They are both hard at different times. When you are diagnosed

Volunteering has been cathartic. I need a checkup every three

with cancer, it’s like a black curtain is dropped in front of you. You

months and I would dread going to the treatment center. I would

can’t see the future because all you see is the cancer. People are

become anxious and physically ill just sitting in the parking lot. Last

talking about their new houses and their upcoming vacations, and

January, I started volunteering each Friday to turn that negative

you are just trying to survive. I’m constantly worried with every

response into a positive experience. I’ve met some of the best peo-

ache and pain that the cancer is back, so it’s always on my mind.

ple that I love dearly through volunteering.

Cancer changes who you are, it changes your perspective on life, and how you handle day-to-day issues. When you get through the cancer journey—you are a different person.

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Hardin commemorated her last chemo treatment with a photo shoot celebrating her bald head. Photo: Mindy Kincade

Po i s o n , Ba l d a n d S t i l l S ta n d i n g To commemorate her last cancer treatment, Hardin posed for a photo shoot without her wig.

icebreaker when she visits with patients at Oklahoma Cancer Specialist and Research Institute.

She says, “It’s hard to lose your hair. You are fully aware

Last year she started a podcast called "Poison,

that it will grow back, but it’s still traumatic. Instead of my

Bald and Still Standing"  that discusses her cancer

bald head being a negative, I wanted to celebrate that I

diagnosis and surviving chemo to help others with

had made it through cancer, and I was alive.”

their cancer journey. This year she plans on starting a

Formerly a brunette, she now sports a short plat-

support group for cancer survivors.

inum blonde hairstyle and wears bright red lipstick.

She says, “There many groups to support you when

She says it’s because she is a completely different

you are going through cancer, but none to help you live

person than before her cancer battle, but also as an

again after you are told you could die.”

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LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOPS

and fantasias to celebrate the con-

JANUARY

TIMES VARY

and Parthenia Viols. Parthenia and

10 - 11

soprano Sherezade Panthaki present a program of songs, dance suites,

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clusion of the 12 days of Christmas –

Tulsa Stained Glass offers a variety of

Twelfth Night! Parthenia is a quartet

The National Cheerleaders Association

workshops throughout the month and

of “viols,” stringed instruments that

& National Dance Alliance present the

hosts private parties and corporate

were extremely popular in European

Oklahoma Classic 2020. The event will

events. Learn stained glass construc-

music.

blend

begin at 9 a.m. and last until 8 p.m. on

tion, then design and make a beautiful

together with a rich, resonant sound.

both Friday and Saturday, and take

stained glass piece. DoodleBohmBa

ChamberMusicTulsa.org

place in the Exhibit Halls at Tulsa’s Cox

The

instruments

Cox Business Center

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workshops are state approved for Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). No experience required. For workshop schedule, details and reservations or to schedule an event visit TulsaStainedGlass.com.

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16 - 19

CRAFT CLASSES AND STORY TIME

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AXEL

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Craft classes are free every Tuesday

BOK Center

5

at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday at 1

Cirque du Soleil is back on ice

p.m. Story time is held on Thursday

with "AXEL," a new electrifying

PARTHENIA VIOL CONSORT WITH SHEREZADE PANTHAKI

at 11 a.m. by Miss Carol Meyer who

experience fusing world-class ice

leads the kids in music and storytell-

skating with breathtaking acrobatics.

ing for 30 minutes of great active fun.

Follow Axel and his dynamic group of

Saint John's Episcopal Church,

Visit TulsaToyDepot.com for more

friends whose passion for live music

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JANUARY

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR and graphic arts come to life in an

exhilarating adventure that reminds

us that our dreams are within reach. CirqueduSoleil.com/AXEL

20 - 22

BLUE MAN GROUP: SPEECHLESS

Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E 2nd St.

The world-renowned bald and blue trio

embarks on a new journey of discovery, the result of more than 27 years spent observing

humanity. "Speechless"

features new and original compositions, acts and instruments alongside iconic Blue Man Group moments

based in joy, art, music, comedy, social

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commentary and hilarious absurdity. CelebrityAttractions.com

24 - 25 CIRCLE CINEMA PRESENTS FLASH GORDON Circle Cinema

Based on the 1930's comic strip, and featuring the music of super-group Queen, this feature film has Flash and Dale Arden racing through space to battle Ming the Merciless, to save the Earth from destruction. Tickets:

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN IN CONCERT

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third installment of J.K. Rowling’s

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nied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen. TulsaPAC.com

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JANUARY

PEDIATRIC DENTAL GROUP

from infants to teens our priority is to build a lasting relationship with our patients

provide the best care possible and make a positive impact on their lives

Introducing Adventure Vision at our Utica Avenue location! Pediatric Dental Group now offers vision and dental services all under one roof. VISIT OUR LOCATIONS

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LET US ENTERTAIN YOU Create Stained Glass or Mosaic Projects COMPANY & GROUP OUTINGS Promote Team Building | Encourage Creativity Foster Excitement & Adventure Enjoy 3 Hours of Laughter & Fun Make Memories - decorate the home or office with your new art work!

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TREND SETTER

Richard Bohm of Tulsa Stained Glass, speaks at events promoting spontaneous self-expression art for improving communication and one's happiness quotient.

TAKE A CREATIVE ART RETREAT

TULSA STAINED GLASS DELIVERS FRESH ARTISTIC ADVENTURES FOR 45 YEARS

ARTICLE KATHY SLEMP | PHOTOGRAPHY AMBER GREGG

STARTING IN A HOBBYIST’S LIVING ROOM, RICHARD BOHM,

Tulsa Stained Glass offers DoodleBohmBa creative art retreats which

FOUNDER AND OWNER OF TULSA STAINED GLASS RAP-

include mosaics, stained glass sculptures, mixed media, jewelry, col-

IDLY GREW THE COMPANY INTO A FULL-SERVICE STAINED

lage, painting and doodling. Each retreat workshop offers five CEUs for

GLASS STUDIO. Since 1975, Tulsa Stained Glass has served the

licensed therapists and counselors. Bohm remains an advocate for help-

Tulsa community with custom stained glass for residential, reli-

ing others reach new heights and speaks at events sharing how creating

gious and business applications. The studio offers multiple options

art is a powerful way to express feelings, find healing, maintain emotional

of three-hour, “no experience required,” Stained Glass Expressions

balance and focus on what matters most. Tulsa Stained Glass continually

workshops for the beginner or those wanting to perfect the craft; as

strives to deliver fresh artistic adventures while maintaining the centu-

well as workshops for various skill levels and lengths of time. They

ries-old quality of traditional stained glass. “We remain true to our roots

host private parties for birthdays and various occasions, and com-

providing custom stained glass, repairs and classes,” says Bohm.

pany and group workshops to encourage creativity and team building. The retail space includes glass, tools, and supplies along with

View the January schedule at TulsaStainedGlass.com for special events

stained glass art both old and new.

celebrating the 45th anniversary.

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Playtime today. Strong skills tomorrow.

At Holland Hall, students as young as 3 years old learn the importance of the arts. They paint, draw, sing and sculpt. And they have opportunities to meet and work with world-famous artists-inresidence every year for ARTworks. The school is commited to offering a wide range of arts because each student has a creative niche to fill, and we want them to find it at Holland Hall. From a study of major artists in the primary school to playwriting, photography and dance in the upper school, we know the arts stimulate critical thinking skills and problem-solving capabilities. And we believe that by facilitating meaningful self-expression, we empower our students to express ideas more clearly and forcefully.

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EARLY PREK–GRADE 3 PROGRAM? Our Primary School Director of Admission Amber Graybill can help. Contact her at agraybill@hollandhall.org or (918)481-1111 or visit www.hollandhall.org/ps for information about Welcome Wednesdays.

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