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At the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations: "Allies or Frenemies? U.S.-Turkey Relations"
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On this installment of ST, we speak with Blaise Misztal, the director of the National Security Program at the Bipartisan Policy Center, which is a Washington-based think tank aimed at developing principled, politically viable policy solutions. Over the years, Misztal has researched a variety national security issues, including U.S.-Turkey relations, Iran and its nuclear program, […]

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Love & Death (& Dance & Drama): Tulsa Ballet Offers "Onegin" by the Late John Cranko
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On this edition of ST, we are discussing “Onegin,” the universally acclaimed 20th-century ballet by the late choreographer John Cranko, with music by Tchaikovsky, which Tulsa Ballet will present this coming weekend (October 28th through the 30th) at the Tulsa PAC. This ballet — based on the Alexander Pushkin verse-novel called “Eugene Onegin” — offers […]

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Our Gadgets, Ourselves — "Children of the New World: Stories"
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Is technology taking over and/or fundamentally changing and/or worsening our lives? It’s a debatable question…or series of questions…but, for whatever it’s worth, there do seem to be more and more books and novels and TV shows these days in which technological devices are taking over, fundamentally changing, or even, yes, worsening our lives as human […]

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Getting to Know Suanne Gersdorf and the Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute
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Recently, Tulsa’s St. John Health System and the Tulsa Cancer Institute joined forces to become the Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute (or OCSRI). Our guest on StudioTulsa Medical Monday is Suanne Gersdorf, who became the chief executive officer of OCSRI about a year and a half ago. She arrived at this position with more […]

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A Chat with Laleh Mehran, a University of Tulsa Feagin Guest Artist Who's Speaking on Campus Tonight
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On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Laleh Mehran, a Denver-based multi-disciplinary artist who moved to the United States from Iran when she was a child in the 1970s. Her art work explores cultures and locations, ideas and identities, patterns and shapes — and it seems especially focused on issues of technology, […]

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"Into the Sun: A Novel"
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Our guest on this edition of ST is Deni Ellis B├ęchard, whose previous books includethe novel “Vandal Love” and the memoir “Cures for Hunger.” He joins us to discuss his new book, a novel called “Into the Sun.” This book explores, as a critic for Kirkus Reviews noted, “how living in Afghanistan profoundly affected a […]

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"The French Chef in America: Julia Child's Second Act"
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On this installment of ST, we speak with Alex Prud’homme, who is Julia Child’s great-nephew as well as the co-author of her autobiography, “My Life in France” (which was adapted into the hit movie, “Julie & Julia”). Prud’homme joins us to discuss his new book, “The French Chef in America: Julia Child’s Second Act.” In […]

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Tulsa Opera Presents Georges Bizet's "The Pearl Fishers"
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On this installment of ST, we learn about an exciting new production of Bizet’s “The Pearl Fishers,” which Tulsa Opera will present at the Tulsa PAC on both Friday (the 21st) and Sunday (the 23rd). As noted of this production at the Tulsa Opera website: “Georges Bizet’s sensual tale of forbidden love and the bonds […]

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"Native Fashion Now" at the Philbrook Museum of Art
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we learn about “Native Fashion Now,” a traveling exhibition on view at the Philbrook Museum here in Tulsa through January 8, 2017. Our guest is Christina Burke, the Curator of Native American and Non-Western Art at Philbrook, who tells us how this show thoroughly and engagingly blends cutting-edge/modern-day fashion with […]

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