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Clark Youth Theatre Performs at the American Association of Community Theatre's National Festival
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Earlier this summer, the Tulsa-based theatre company, Clark Youth Theatre, was honored to perform at the very first YouthFest during the American Association of Community Theatre’s 2017 National Festival. Only a handful of youth theatre companies from across the U.S. were invited to participate in the festival, which happened in Rochester, Minnesota. At this special […]

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"Humility Is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age"
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On this edition of our show, an interesting if rather unsettling discussion with Edward D. Hess, who is a co-author of the newly released book, “Humility Is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age.” As was noted of this volume in a detailed appreciation posted at the online San Francisco Review […]

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"The First Tour de France: Sixty Cyclists and Nineteen Days of Daring on the Road to Paris"
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On this edition of ST — with the Tour de France now in full swing — we learn about both the origins and the development of the greatest race in all of cycling. Our guest is Peter Cossins, who’s written about professional cycling since the early 1990s — and who is a contributing editor at […]

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"Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care — and Why We're Usually Wrong"
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Our guest on ST Medical Monday is Dr. Robert Pearl, who was until recently the executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group, which is responsible for the health care of 3.8 million Kaiser Permanente members nationwide; Dr. Pearl was also selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the most powerful physician-leaders in the […]

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Providing a Support System for Young Adults Who Have None
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The transition from childhood to adulthood — the adolescent and post-adolescent years, and all that go with them — can be difficult, of course, for a host of reasons. Whether it’s finding a job, finishing school, locating a place to live, discovering what one’s goals really are, deciding on a career path, and so forth […]

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"Fade In, Crossroads: A History of the Southern Cinema"
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What can American motion pictures tell us about the American South, and what can the South tell us about the movies? Our guest is Robert Jackson , an Associate Professor of English here at the University of Tulsa. He tells us about his new book, which is just out from Oxford University Press: “Fade In, […]

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"Everyone Brave Is Forgiven" (Encore Presentation)
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(Note: This interview originally aired back in March.) Our guest is Chris Cleave, the British novelist whose bestselling WWII-era yarn, “Everyone Brave Is Forgiven,” is now in paperback. As was noted of this book by an Amazon critic: “We’ve been wondering lately: What is the secret sauce that makes novels like Anthony Doerr’s ‘All the […]

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"Most American" — The Popular Oklahoma Author Rilla Askew Offers a New Collection of Essays
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On this edition of ST, we welcome the award-winning Oklahoma writer Rilla Askew back to our show. Her new book, just out, is her first-ever nonfiction volume; it’s a collection of nine linked essays entitled “Most American: Notes from a Wounded Place.” In this timely and reflective work, she argues that the State of Oklahoma […]

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Getting to Know Palomar, the Recently Opened Family Justice Center in Oklahoma City
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On this installment of ST Medical Monday, we speak by phone with Kim Garrett, the executive director and founder of Palomar, the nonprofit Oklahoma City Family Justice Center, which opened its doors earlier this year and has already aided thousands of people. Drawing on the resources of hundreds of professionals and volunteers, Palomar helps OKC-area […]

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