I’ll be in the MIX tonight at the historic Cain’s Ballroom from 7-11. Looking forward to this event! Details below via Philbrook.org:
MIX Returns April 6th
Tulsa Gets Ready to MIX It Up at Cain’s Ballroom in Anticipation of Philbrook Downtown
March 6, 2013 (Tulsa, Okla.) Philbrook Young Masters Society invites Tulsa to relish in music, mixology, and live art installations at the second MIX event, which benefits the Museum. On Saturday, April 6, 2013, 7-11 p.m., nearly 20 of the hottest bartenders from across Tulsa will compete to be named the best “MIX-ologist” while DJ Moody pumps music throughout the historic Cain’s ballroom.
This year, guests will sample a variety of libations from Aaron Post of Valkyrie, Noah Bush of Hodges Bend, Liz Taylor-Pounds of Lucky’s, Tony Collins of McNellie’s, and Ryan Stack of Juniper, to name a few. Guests will vote for their favorite drink of the evening from the nearly 20 serving. The winning bartender will walk away with a grand prize of $500.
Advance tickets, which cost $75 for Philbrook Members and $100 for not-yet Members, can be purchased at philbrook.org/MIX. No tickets will be available at the door on the night of the event. Patron and sponsor packages starting at $500 are also available. Proceeds benefit Philbrook educational programming and Museum operations.
Created in 2012 by the Philbrook Young Masters Society, a group of donors under the age 45, MIX draws attention and energy to Philbrook Downtown, a new satellite space scheduled to open on June 14, 2013. Event co-chairs Blake Loveless and Nancy Van Doren expect a crowd. “MIX created such a buzz in 2012 they reached capacity and turned people away,” reflected Loveless. “So, we moved this year’s event to Cain’s Ballroom near Philbrook Downtown to handle a larger crowd for this one-of-a-kind night.”
The 2013 MIX event committee includes: Co-Chairs, Nancy Van Doren and Blake Loveless; Jack and Holly Allen; Chris Amburgy; Joe Breaux; Jennifer Donnelly, Lauren Graber; Bonnie Hackler; Krista Herman, Julia Herron, Jillian and Will Ihloff; Jean Milwee; Laura Nelson; Joe Olujic; Susan Peterson; Bruce and Shea Roach; Jill and Adam Strange; Torre Waldo; Courtney Wilson; Megan Wright; Neely Wynn; and Megan Zetik.
A general art museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Philbrook has featured world-class art, immaculate gardens, and engaging educational programming since opening in 1939. Today, Philbrook includes two campuses: a 23-acre estate, which includes an historic home and modern museum complex in Midtown Tulsa as well as a 2-story modern gallery space in Downtown Tulsa, which is scheduled to open in June 2013.