Sound Portrait http://publicradiotulsa.org en Teachers Speak Out at Oklahoma Watch-Out Forum http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/teachers-speak-out-oklahoma-watch-out-forum <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Teacher pay and school accountability were among the biggest topics discussed during a community forum Wednesday evening tackling issues facing Oklahoma public-school teachers.</span></p><p>A panel of educators, joined by other teachers and representatives from education and public-policy groups in the audience, talked about the challenges they see in schools and classrooms on a daily basis.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 18:17:19 +0000 Oklahoma Watch 58829 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Teachers Speak Out at Oklahoma Watch-Out Forum Extremeism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/extremeism-religious-passion-and-problem-perception <p><em>Kindness. Empathy. Compassion. When religious passion is channeled by a true believer, it can be a powerful contributor to the common good.&nbsp;There's a fine line between passion and extremism. That's where religion becomes angry, triumphant. God loves me more than God lives you.&nbsp;The trouble is that we can't always see these things clearly. We rely on the media, but it loves a fight. How can we tell what's true or false?</em></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:54:47 +0000 Frank Christel 56352 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Extremeism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception Religious Passion: The Media Trialogue http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/religious-passion-media-trialogue <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Extremism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception&nbsp;</strong></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:05:49 +0000 Frank Christel 54806 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Religious Passion: The Media Trialogue Religious Passion: The Bad Trialogue http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/religious-passion-bad-trialogue <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Extremism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception&nbsp;</strong></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:21:34 +0000 Frank Christel 54232 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Religious Passion: The Bad Trialogue Religious Passion: The Good Trialogue http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/religious-passion-good-trialogue <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Extremism: Religious Passion and The Problem of Perception&nbsp;</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Trialogue</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 2014: The Challenge of Civil Discourse&nbsp;</span><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is the first of three public discussions regarding the topic of religious extremism. <strong><a href="http://www.occjok.org/programs/interfaith.html">Learn More</a></strong></span></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:42:50 +0000 Frank Christel 54013 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Religious Passion: The Good Trialogue Sights and Sounds of the 2014 Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/sights-and-sounds-2014-oklahoma-music-educators-association-conference <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here’s an impressionistic sound portrait of wandering through the workshops, exhibit halls, and performances of the 2014 Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference. This recording was made&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">by Classical 88.7 KWTU</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on January 16 and 17 at the downtown Tulsa Assembly Center. Heard (in order) are highlights of:</span></p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:22:40 +0000 Frank Christel 53182 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Sights and Sounds of the 2014 Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference Oklahoma Watch Forum on Mental and Emotional Health http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-watch-forum-mental-and-emotional-health <p>Terri White, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services commissioner, and Michael Brose, Mental Health Association in Tulsa executive director, were featured guests at “Oklahoma Watch-Out” on Nov. 20, 2013.</p><p>This public question-and-answer forum, focusing on mental and emotional health issues, was recorded at the Circle Cinema in Tulsa by Public Radio Tulsa.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:08:50 +0000 Editor 50968 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma Watch Forum on Mental and Emotional Health