Thursday, October 11
Artists working in and near the historic Kendall Whittier neighborhood will exhibit their varied works for sale at the Art Off The Square fundraising street party which will also feature music, dancing and a variety of foods from food trucks and vendors. The event will be situated just west of Whittier Square along Admiral Boulevard west of Lewis Avenue from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Thursday Oct. 11. Tax-deductible tickets are $75.00 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, please call 918-633-1934 or go to www.historickwms.org.
Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit three Kendall Whittier area nonprofit organizations: Circle Cinema Foundation, Kendall Whittier, Inc,. and Kendall Whittier Main Street. Proceeds from a silent auction and a portion of art sales will help support two Kendall Whittier Inc. activities: the Emergency Food Pantry and Community GROW (Gardening to Reach out and Welcome).
Photography, sculpture, paintings, pottery, silkscreen, jewelry, ink drawings, collages, macro photography, watercolors, wooden boxes, and clocks will be for sale. Participating artists include Tulsa Girls Art School students, Penni Gage, Rusty Johnson, Michael Benton, Caty Smith, Christopher Mantle, Bob Sober, Holt Pagano, Third Street Clayworks, Cassie Hamilton, Tommy Ball, Tahlia Roper, Heathyr Chenoweth, Charles Thomas, University of Tulsa School of Art students, and FabLab Tulsa artisans.
Food and beverage vendors include BurnCo, Grub Truck, Treat Street, Mario’s Chicken/Taco Truck, and Marshall Brewing Company. Performers include the Raks Al-Hassana bellydancing troupe, break dancing from The Legacy Projects, and music by the band 4 Going Gravity.
Tina Hyner’s pottery studio, the Tulsa Girls Art School, the Loose Leaf Collective’s studio, and Ziegler’s Art Supply will all be open during the event.
Silent Auction items include include art lessons from Ross Myers, an overnight getaway at Cherokee Casino, four club level Thunder tickets (with parking pass and authentic “Thunder Pack”) for the Thunder’s Nov. 21 show down with Blake Griffin and the LA Clippers, a case of FineLine Monterey Chardonnay, artwork from Darshan Phillips and Linda Coward, a children’s bicycle and helmet from Lee’s Bicycles, a Firehouse Dinner for six prepared and served by Tulsa firefighters in a local fire station, and a Mexican dinner for up to 10 prepared by Father David Medina and served at the St. Francis Xavier rectory.