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Thursday, November 8, 2007

‘Schindler’s’ scribe to receive award
Curling up in a cozy spot with a new book. There is just nothing like it. That expectation of a new adventure with a great author captured all the book lovers and library supporters who are members of the 2007 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award committee during a luncheon at Southern Hills Country Club’s Snug Harbor. The group gathered to learn more about this year’s Distinguished Author Award recipient, Thomas Keneally, author of the award-winning “Schindler’s List.” Keneally will be here Dec. 7 to accept the award during a black-tie dinner at Central Library. He will also present a free public lecture on Dec. DANNA 8. SUE The Tulsa Library ALKER Trust sponsors the anPEOPLE & PLACES nual award, which dannasue.walker gives formal recogni@tulsaworld.com tion on behalf of the Tulsa County community to internationally acclaimed authors who have written a distinguished body of work and made a major contribution to the field of literature and letters. The award consists of a $40,000 cash prize and an engraved crystal book. The 2007 committee chairwoman, Lacy Whitehead, welcomed everyone to the luncheon and TCCL CEO Linda Saferite spoke about the impact the Tulsa Library Trust has on the library system. She also thanked Peggy Helmerich, for whom the award is named, for her patronage and support. Thanks also went to Pattie Bowman, who hosted the luncheon. Mary Wheeler-Brown, award selection chairwoman, was also on the program. During a career that spans four decades, Keneally has written some 30 novels, more than a dozen nonfiction works, plus several plays and screenplays. He was born in Sydney, Australia, in 1935. He completed his education at various schools in New South Wales’ north coast before beginning theological studies for the Catholic priesthood. He abandoned this vocation in 1960 and turned to clerical work and teaching before publication of his first novel, “The Place at Whitton,”

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The Junior League of Tulsa’s Chic Boutique begins Thursday at the Marriott Southern Hills, 1902 E. 71st St.

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Junior League of Tulsa boutique full of finds
noon shopping pass. Highlights during Chic Chic Boutique, the Junior Boutique are the Jingle Bell Brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 League of Tulsa’s annual p.m. Friday, which is $30 per shopping extravaganza, will person and includes a threebe Thursday through Sunday at the Marriott Southern day shopping pass, as well as a custom ornament from the Hills, 1902 E. 71st St. Garden Deva, Hedgecock Shop for holiday decorasaid. Another event is Santions, gourmet food, jewelry, ta’s Workshop & Candy coats and footwear at the Cane Cafe, which is 9 a.m. to Chic Boutique. Vendors noon Saturday and 11 a.m. to from across the country will 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are be there, including Marissa’s $20. Room, beaded gifts from Other shopping times inSpiffy Spoonz, 3-D Ranch, clude 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. FriSophisticated Images, Social day and Saturday, and Grace, and Bears, Baubles noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admisand Beads, among others, sion for a single day of shopsaid Belinda Hedgecock, the ping is $6, and a three-day league’s communications pass is $15. council vice president. The Junior League of TulThe four-day event starts sa is a nonprofit organization with the Sneak Peek Preview of nearly 1,000 women comParty from 6 to 9 p.m. Thurs- mitted to promoting volunday, featuring local artists teerism, developing the poAngie Bovaird of Blair B De- tential of women, and signs and Debbie Vinyard of improving communities Happy First apparel, Hedge- through the action and leadcock said. ership of trained volunteers. Bovaird has seen her origiFor tickets, visit Starship nal jewelry on celebrities Records or the video rental such as Trisha Yearwood, departments at Reasor’s groSheryl Crow and Miranda cery stores. Purchase online Lambert. Vinyard’s line of at either www.tulsachic tees and hoodies are a world.com/gettix or www.tulcelebration of life, with 10 saworld.com/jltulsa. percent of all sales going to For a complete list of support leukemia and lymevents or more information, phoma research. call 663-6100. Tickets for Thursday night are $25 and include a shopJason Ashley Wright 581-8483 jason.wright@tulsaworld.com ping tote and Sunday after-

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Peggy Helmerich (left), Lacy Whitehead and Pattie Bowman gather at the Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award all-committee luncheon.

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in 1964. Since then, he has been a fulltime writer. With the publication of “Schindler’s Ark,”(the book’s original title), Keneally found himself embroiled in a controversy over whether his book was fiction or nonfiction. Although the story of Oskar Schindler, a German industrialist during World War II who saved Jews assigned to work in his factory, is historical truth, Keneally wrote the book as a novel. After deliberation, the judges deemed the work a novel and awarded it the Booker Prize. Keneally was awarded the Order of Australia in 1983 for his services to Australian literature. Among the committee members at the luncheon were Peggy Helmerich, Scott Filstrup, Mollie Williford, Mary Lou Daniel, Phyllis Dotson, Helen Jo Hardwick, Joan Hoar, Mary Shaw, Jane Hawkins, Barbara Sylvan, Jean Tate, Anne Burlingame, Larry Bartley, Jennifer Anthony, Marian Bovaird, Tulley Bowman, David Brennen, Natalie Brundred, Shelley Campbell, Sara Carlson, Diane Cariker, Anne Cleveland, Sara Dale, Laura Daniel, Josie Driskill, Ellen Duecker, Ellen Full-

er, Peggy Gary, Laura Gubser, Joan Hauger, Bonnie Henke, Clydella Hentschel, Cathy Herrin, Donna Kincaid, Mary McGraw, Patsy Mandeville, Deanna Mizel, Sandra Norman, Sarah Phoenix, Joanna Potts, Beth Rainey, Karen Rebele, Paula Robinson, Joan Seay, Donna Shelton, Pat Sherbert, Debra Street, Laurie Sundborg and Susie Tatum-Woody. To prepare for Keneally’s visit to Tulsa, the Circle Cinema is presenting a free screening of Steven Spielberg’s awardwinning 1993 motion picture “Schindler’s List,” based on Keneally’s novel. It will be shown at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave. The film showing is presented by the Circle Cinema in partnership with the Tulsa City-County Library System, Tulsa Library Trust and the Council for Holocaust Education. Cost to attend the Dec. 7 dinner is $100 per person and seating is limited. For more information or to order tickets, contact Larry Bartley at 596-7985.
Danna Sue Walker 581-8342 dannasue.walker@tulsaworld.com

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TODAY’S EVENTS

theater
“Rocket Man,” the story of a man determined to transcend the boundaries of his life, 8 p.m., Heller Theatre, 5328 S. Wheeling. 746-5065. “The Red Road,” the story of Verna Yahola, a Creek Indian who owns and runs the All Nations Cafe in Sapulpa, and the day in June 1977 when Patty Jones, a Choctaw Indian country singer and member of the Grand Ole Opry, comes to town to tape the 10th anniversary of her television program, 7:30 p.m., Gilcrease Museum, 1400 Gilcrease Museum Road. 596-2700.

2134 N. Madison Place. 596-1470. Hip-hop, for ages 10-15, 6-6:45 p.m., Henthorne Community Center, 4825 S. Quaker Ave. 746-5053.

music
Sound Proof, featuring drink specials, food by Atlas Grill and music by A.D.D., 5-7 p.m. Thursdays, Tulsa Press Club, 415 S. Boston Ave. 583-7737. Oklahoma Jubilee Chorus, rehearsals, auditions and voice lessons, seeking women singers, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, call for location. 493-7464.

or existing business, for adults and teens, pre-registration required, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rds St. 250-7307. Green Country Watercolor Society meeting, 9:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 121 W. College, Broken Arrow. artburkeen@aol.com.

ON THESE THINGS
B Y J OYCE S EQUICHIE H IFLER
Claiming is the secret of making something work or seeing it fail. We should realize how our words make things happen or help them to fail. What we think or claim with our mouths has more punch because we are always more decisive about the downside of anything than we are about our ability to do something well. Every time we agree with someone that nothing is going to save us, we set failure into motion. Depression and hopelessness are results of downside talking. But when we decide to keep quiet until we can say something positive, hope seeps back in and things begin to change for the better. Most people do not want to admit they have anything to do with their problems, but if they listen to themselves and monitor what they say, they will recognize how they set things in motion. But the good thing is they can feed good words into their plans and win hands down.

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It's not easy being green
Guest star David Schwimmer (left) and Liz (Tina Fey) get drawn into Jack’s (Alec Baldwin) goofy scheme to give the network a “green” mascot on a new “30 Rock.”

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Oklahoma State Foosball Championships, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., competition runs through Sunday, check Web site for information, Holiday Inn Select, 5000 E. Skelly Drive. 622-7000. “Embracing the Divine Feminine,” explore, discuss and experience the emerging feminine nature of God, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Unity Center of Tulsa, 1830 S. Boston Ave. 582-6624. Thursday Night Carve-In, learn from the Eastern Oklahoma Woodcarvers Association, 6-9 p.m., Central Center, 1028 E. Sixth St. Submit items one week in advance to Events, Tulsa World, P.O. Box 1770, Tulsa, OK 74102, fax to 581-8353 or e-mail at events@tulsaworld.com. Events must be in a public place and open to the public. For more information, call 581-8320.

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information
Essential Health Advice for Back and Neck Pain, seminar with Dr. John Main, a complimentary country-style dinner will be served, reservations requested, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Bailey Medical Center Auditorium, 106th Street and North Garnett Road, Owasso. 376-8504. Learn the Cherokee language, 6 p.m., Maxwell Park Library, 1313 N. Canton Ave. 446-7438. French lessons, 6-7 p.m., Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe, 1342 E. 15th St. 813-6798. 888.737.2812 How to Write A Business Plan, members of SCORE, counselors to America’s small business, will work with a library representative to show you how to put together a great plan for your new

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7 a.m.
II Good Morning America Meryl Streep; the dangers of plastic surgery. JC Today John Stamos;

Don’t-miss TV for Thursday

film
“Two Angry Moms” movie screening, a documentary about two fed-up moms trying to change the school lunch program, see the movie and join the discussion afterwards with parents and experts interested in improving school food, 6 p.m., BounceU, 8922 S. Memorial, Suite A. 249-0090 or parentsforhealth@yahoo.com.

Kj The Steve Wilkos Show A woman seeks help to regain custody of her daughter.

4 p.m.
GG Oprah Winfrey

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[(ESPN2) E: 60 (3 p.m.) [(ESPN2) Madden Nation

Caroline Kennedy; TV chef Giada De Laurentiis. (HD) (CC) 9a.m.
FX Rachael Ray Sara

dance
Square dance lessons, 7-9 p.m., Riverlanes, 8711 S. Lewis Ave., 272-2482. Ballet classes, adults and teens, 5:30-6:30, Cherry Street Studios, 2908 E. 15th St. 749-5775. Home school jazz dance class, ages 6 and over, 11 a.m.noon, Lacy Community Center,

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[(ESPN2) College Football

Wednesday-Thursday, November 7-8, 2007

Ramirez (“Grey’s Anatomy”); Jarod Miller brings deadly animals. (CC)
JC Live With Regis and

Kelly Vince Vaughn (“Fred Claus”); John Stamos (“ER”). 10 a.m.
FX The Martha Stewart

Live (6 p.m.) [(ESPN2) Major League Soccer Chicago Fire vs. New England Revolution. (6:30 p.m.) ] The First 48 (7/11 p.m.) [(ESPN2) E: 60 (9 p.m.)

Friday, November 2, 2007 11:20:55 AM oktuw_amc1107-1108

THE TULSA
600 Riverwalk Terr./392-9959/selectcinemas.com
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT www.dtmovies.com AMERICAN GANGSTER (R) 11:30 1:00 3:30 4:30 7:00 8:00 10:20 MARTIAN CHILD (PG) 11:05 1:35 4:05 7:15 9:45 BEE MOVIE (PG) 11:00 11:45 12:30 1:30 2:15 3:00 4:00 4:45 5:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 9:20 9:50 DAN IN REAL LIFE (PG-13) 11:25 1:50 4:25 7:15 9:55 SAW IV (R) 11:35 2:10 4:50 7:35 10:20 30 DAYS OF NIGHT (R)11:00 1:35 4:10 7:05 9:45 THE COMEBACKS (PG-13) 11:50 2:30 4:55 7:40 10:25 GONE BABY GONE (R) 11:05 1:45 4:25 7:05 10:00 RENDITION (R) 11:15 2:00 4:40 7:30 10:10 ELIZABETH (PG-13) 11:20 2:05 4:35 7:20 10:05 MICHAEL CLAYTON (R)11:25 2:15 5:00 7:40 10:20 WE OWN THE NIGHT (R) 11:40 2:20 5:00 7:45 10:25 TYLER PERRY’S WHY DID I GET MARRIED? 11:05 1:45 4:30 7:25 10:15 (PG-13) ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (PG-13) 11:00 1:55 4:45 7:35 10:25 THE GAME PLAN (PG) 12:00 2:35 5:10 7:40 10:10 THE KINGDOM (R) 12:10 2:45 5:15 7:45 10:20 3:10 TO YUMA (R) 11:10 1:50 4:30 7:10 9:50 THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE (R) 10:15PM
AMERICAN GANGSTER (R) 1:00 4:30 8:00 MARTIAN CHILD (PG) 1:00 4:00 7:00 9:45 BEE MOVIE (PG) 1:10 3:10 5:10 7:10 9:30 KING OF THE MOUNTAIN (NR) 7:20PM SAW IV (R) 1:30 4:30 7:30 10:00 DAN IN REAL LIFE (PG-13) 1:10 4:10 7:10 9:30 30 DAYS OF NIGHT (R) 1:20 4:20 9:50 MICHAEL CLAYTON (R) 1:30 4:30 7:30 10:00 GAME PLAN (PG) 1:20 4:20 7:20 9:50

10802 E. 71st St. S. 918-250-1482
• Adult Evening $7.75 • Adult/Fri/Sat after 6pm $8.00 • Child/Senior $5.25 • Adult Matinee before 6pm $6.00 Students (at Theatre) $6.50 • 1st Matinee (Mon-Fri) $5.00

Show Fashion show; chef Laurent Tourondel; Dr. Brent Ridge discusses the flu. (CC)
II The View Ter i Hatcher;

Purchase Tickets Online @cinemark.com
AMERICAN MARTIAN CHILD (PG) N GANGSTER (R) N 1:20 4:30 7:05 9:40 12:20 1:10 2:00 3:45 4:35 SAW IV (R) N 5:25 7:10 8:05 9:00 10:35 12:05 12:40 2:25 3:00 4:45 BEE MOVIE (PG) N 5:25 7:10 7:45 9:35 10:05 12:00 12:30 1:00 2:20 2:50 3:20 4:40 5:10 5:40 7:00 7:30 30 DAYS OF NIGHT (R) 1:30 4:50 7:50 10:35 8:00 9:20 9:50 10:20 WE OWN THE NIGHT DAN IN REAL LIFE 1:15 7:15 (R) (PG-13) N 12:00 2:35 5:05 7:35 10:00 MICHAEL CLAYTON GONE BABY GONE (R) 1:40 4:40 7:25 (R) ACROSS THE UNIVERSE 12:45 4:05 7:40 TYLER PERRY’S WHY 4:15 (PG-13) DID I GET MARRIED? THE GAME PLAN (PG) 2:00 4:45 7:30 (PG-13) 1:50 4:25 7:05 9:55 TIMES EFFECTIVE TODAY ONLY. N = NO PASSES OR SUPERSAVERS

a castoff couple from “Dancing With the Stars”. (HD) (CC) 3 p.m.
GG Dr. Phil A feud between

Actress Arigon Starr. Photo by Ventura Imagery

Advanced Ticketing at amctheatres.com or (918) 622-9544
A.M.Cinema - All seats $4, Digital 3D $6, before noon on Fri., Sat., Sun., & holidays - denoted by ( ) AMC Select- Special films for select tastes.

Native Voices at the Autry’s

a woman and her future mother-in-law tears a family apart.
JC The Ellen DeGeneres Show Vince Vaughn (“Fred Claus”); radioshow hosts Johnjay and Rich.

The Red Road
Written and Perfomed by Arigon Starr (Kickapoo, Creek)
Directed by Randy Reinholz (Choctaw) Executive Producers Jean Bruce Scott and Randy Reinholz

SOUTHROADS 20
41st Street and Yale

DIGITAL 3D
TIM BURTON’S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS IN DISNEY DIGITAL 3D (PG) 1:15, 3:15, 5:20, 7:25, 9:30
AMERICAN GANGSTER (R)  1:00, 1:50, 2:25, 3:25, 4:20, 5:10, 6:05, 6:50, 7:45, 8:30, 9:25 THE MARTIAN CHILD (PG)  2:00, 4:35, 7:05, 9:35 DAN IN REAL LIFE (PG13) 2:10, 4:50, 7:35, 10:00 SAW IV (R) 1:05, 1:40, 2:35, 3:25, 4:05, 5:00, 5:45, 6:30, 7:20, 8:00, 9:00, 9:40 THE COMEBACKS (PG13) 1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40, 9:50 THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE (R) 4:30, 9:45 ELIZABETH: THE GOLDEN AGE (PG13) 1:55, 4:30, 7:15, 10:00 WE OWN THE NIGHT (R) 2:20, 5:05, 7:50 THE KINGDOM (R) 1:35, 7:10 MR. WOODCOCK (PG13) 1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40, 9:55

SEA MONSTERS 3-D
Times for Wednesday-Thursday, November 7-8, 2007
12:00PM 1:10PM 2:20PM 3:30PM 4:40PM 5:50PM

St Antony Orthodox Christian Church
31st ANNUAL FALL HAFLI

Adults $8.75/Child or Seniors $6.75
TRANSFORMERS -THE IMAX EXPERIENCE
7:00PM 10:00PM

Gourmet Lebanese Dinner & Bake Sale

November 8th - 11th
A Fabulous Tulsa Tradition!

Adults 12.50
Children $5/12u
Bring Food Donation for Kendall-Whittier Ministry

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Adults $10.25/Children or Seniors $8.25
Visit cinemark.com for film information. Purchase advance tickets at cinemark.com

Sponsored by The Commonwealth; The Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation; SemGroup, L.P.; and the Oklahoma Arts Council.

7:30 p.m. November 8, 9, & 10, 2007
in the Tom Gilcrease Jr. Auditorium Tickets online at: www.gilcrease.org/redroad
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1400 North Gilcrease Museum Road Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127-2100 Info: 918.596.2700 • www.gilcrease.org

CINEMA 8 - Sand Springs
1112 E. Charles Page Blvd. 245-4180

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THE DARJEELING LIMITED (R) 1:30, 4:15, 7:00, 9:30 LARS AND THE REAL GIRL (PG13) 2:05, 4:40, 7:10, 9:45 INTO THE WILD (R) 1:45, 4:55, 8:15 ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (PG13) 1:25, 4:25, 7:30 THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD (R) 1:20, 4:45, 8:05 THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD (R) F 1:20, 4:45, 8:05 -SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT No passes or discount coupons

CINEMA 8 - Broken Arrow
New Orleans @ Elm Place 451-1473

Thurs. Fri. & Sat. 11-9pm/Sunday Noon-3pm West of TU Campus - 6th & Columbia

TULSA DISCOUNT-Movies 8
Across from Woodland Hills Mall 1-800-326-3246: Express 1429 1-800-326-3246: Express 1429

Showtimes available at cinemark.com


								
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