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Race Relations and Policing in Tulsa: Where Should We Go from Here?
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Last night, a jury here in Tulsa acquitted one Betty Shelby — a white Tulsa Police officer — who had been charged with first-degree manslaughter after she shot and killed an unarmed black man named Terence Crutcher last September. Some people in this community feel that justice has been served, while others feel, as was […]

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Taco Truck Theater: The Immigrant Experience as Performance Art
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This edition of ST features a discussion with José Torres-Tama, the New Orleans-based performance artist who will soon present his Taco Truck Theater / Teatro Sin Fronteras project at Living Arts of Tulsa. This production will be staged on Thursday and Friday, the 18th and 19th, with both shows starting at 8pm. Also on our […]

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The TSO Concludes Its Season with Haydn's "Symphony No. 90" and Stravinsky's "Firebird"
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Our guest on StudioTulsa is Daniel Hege, the Principal Guest Conductor for the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, who returns to our show to speak about the final TSO concert of the season (for which he’ll be at the helm). That concert will happen tomorrow night, Saturday the 13th, at the Tulsa PAC. On the program, three […]

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ST Medical Monday: Getting to Know the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (or OHAI)
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On this edition of our program, we learn about the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, or OHAI, which was, per its website , “established in 2012 by a grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. OHAI understands that good health is key to successful aging. We focus in improving the health of older adults across the […]

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Speedcubing, Anyone? — Notes on "Cracking the Cube" (Encore Presentation)
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On this installment of ST, we listen back to an entertaining interview from November of last year. At that time, we spoke with journalist Ian Scheffler about his then-new book, “Cracking the Cube: Going Slow to Go Fast and Other Unexpected Turns in the World of Competitive Rubik’s Cube Solving.” As one Erno Rubik — […]

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"How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back"
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On this edition of ST Medical Monday, we’re joined by Elizabeth Rosenthal, formerly of The New York Times, who tells us about her widely acclaimed new book, “An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back.” This volume, which grew out of the “Paying Till It Hurts” series of […]

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To Be Staged Soon Here in Tulsa: "In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)"
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we are discussing “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play),” a contemporary comedy by the much-acclaimed American playwright Sarah Ruhl, which will be staged here in Tulsa from May 12th through the 22nd. It’s being presented by American Theatre Company, and you can fine more information (including ticket details […]

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In Conversation with David Dawson, the Noted British Choreographer
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Our guest on this edition of ST is David Dawson, the noted British choreographer . Tulsa Ballet will soon stage one of Dawson’s most celebrated works, “A Million Kisses to My Skin,” as part of a three-piece presentation at the Tulsa PAC. It’s the “Signature Series” evening, happening from May 11th through the 14th, and […]

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"How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual" (Encore Presentation)
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On this installment of ST, we listen back to our chat from last fall with David Burkus, a well-respected expert on business and management practices who’s also a bestselling author, an in-demand speaker, and an associate professor of management at Oral Roberts University. Burkus joined us in November to discuss his latest book, “Under New […]

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