Barry Friedman http://publicradiotulsa.org en Now on View at Gilcrease, "Form and Line: Allan Houser's Sculpture and Drawings" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/now-view-gilcrease-form-and-line-allan-housers-sculpture-and-drawings <p>A fine show recently opened at the Gilcrease Museum here in Tulsa; "Form and Line: Allan Houser's Sculpture and Drawings" will be on exhibit through June 29th. One of the most widely known and admired Native American artists of the 20th century, the Oklahoma-born <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allan_Houser">Houser</a>, who died at 80 in 1994, was a Chiricahua Apache sculptor, painter, and book illustrator. He was also a dedicated and highly influential teacher of art, most notably at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:43:37 +0000 Rich Fisher 54665 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Now on View at Gilcrease, "Form and Line: Allan Houser's Sculpture and Drawings" Dr. Andrea Mazzarino on "Campaigning for the Rights of the Disabled in Russia" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/dr-andrea-mazzarino-campaigning-rights-disabled-russia <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak with Dr. Andrea Mazzarino, an anthropologist specializing in contemporary Russia who's currently a Fellow at the Europe and Central Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. While working with Human Rights Watch, she has researched and written various reports on human rights abuses. Last night, with the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Games set to begin in Sochi (pictured here) in a matter of days, Dr. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 21:20:04 +0000 Rich Fisher 53910 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Dr. Andrea Mazzarino on "Campaigning for the Rights of the Disabled in Russia" Notes on Oscar Wilde, "Earnest," Science Fiction, "The Critic as Artist," and the TU College of Law http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/notes-oscar-wilde-earnest-science-fiction-critic-artist-and-tu-college-law <p>Oscar Wilde is now rolling into Tulsa, so to speak, in a big way. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:26:44 +0000 Rich Fisher 49210 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Notes on Oscar Wilde, "Earnest," Science Fiction, "The Critic as Artist," and the TU College of Law "The Screwtape Letters" --- the C.S. Lewis Satirical Classic of Christian Faith --- Onstage in B.A. http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/screwtape-letters-cs-lewis-satirical-classic-christian-faith-onstage-ba <p>On this edition of our show, we speak with Max McLean, the producer and director of &quot;The Screwtape Letters&quot; --- he also formerly starred in this production --- which will be staged at the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center on Saturday the 5th at both 4pm and 8pm. This is a theatrical adaptation of the C.S. Lewis novel of the same title, which is a widely cherished little book (commonly seen as a masterpiece, and dating from the early 1940s) that presents letters written by one of Satan&#39;s leading demons (named Screwtape) to his nephew (named Wormwood). Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:20:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 47353 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Screwtape Letters" --- the C.S. Lewis Satirical Classic of Christian Faith --- Onstage in B.A. The Playhouse Tulsa Presents "I Hate Hamlet" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/playhouse-tulsa-presents-i-hate-hamlet <p>On today's show, we speak with Courtneay Sanders, artistic director of The Playhouse Tulsa, which has recently begun its new season with a funny play called "I Hate Hamlet" by Paul Rudrick. The play will be staged in the Williams Theatre at the Tulsa PAC through Saturday the 14th. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:09:32 +0000 Rich Fisher 46104 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Playhouse Tulsa Presents "I Hate Hamlet" LOOK Celebrates Its 30th Season with "Hello, Dolly!" and Other Great Shows http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/look-celebrates-its-30th-season-hello-dolly-and-other-great-shows <p>LOOK Musical Theatre, a revered nonprofit that began as the Gilbert &amp; Sullivan Society of Tulsa (with "LOOK" later signifying Light Opera Oklahoma) is currently marking its 30th season; the organization was founded in 1983 by John and Jane Carmichael Everitt in association with The University of Tulsa. Every June, LOOK presents professional performances in repertory fashion; these shows are produced and staffed by dozens of professionals: artistic, technical, and marketing personnel from regions both local and national. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:53:58 +0000 Rich Fisher 40969 at http://publicradiotulsa.org LOOK Celebrates Its 30th Season with "Hello, Dolly!" and Other Great Shows "Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/gene-therapy-and-boy-who-saved-it-encore-presentation <p>On this edition of ST, we listen back to an interview that first aired in May of last year. At that time, we spoke with Dr. Ricki Lewis, a geneticist, journalist, professor, and genetic counselor. She's also the author of one of the most widely used college textbooks about genetics --- "Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications" --- and her latest book, now out in paperback, is "The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It." Dr. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:42:12 +0000 Rich Fisher 37621 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It" (Encore presentation.) "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oil-politics-islamic-republic-iran <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Paasha Mahdavi, who is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at UCLA. As part of the University of Tulsa Collins College of Business Lecture Series, Mahdavi will deliver a free-to-the-public talk on "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" on Wednesday the 13th at 7pm in the Tyrrell Hall Auditorium on the TU campus. Mahdavi's ongoing research concerns the study of national oil company governance and the political consequences of oil nationalizations, and he joins us today by phone. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:46:22 +0000 Ricf Fisher 35505 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" "From Max Weber to Mark Rothko" (A Lecture at Philbrook) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/max-weber-mark-rothko-lecture-philbrook <p>The widely praised "Models &amp; Muses: Max Weber and the Figure" exhibit at the Philbrook Museum of Art here in Tulsa will close on February 3rd. On this installment of ST, we revisit this terrific show --- the first museum survey of Weber's work in two decades, and an exhibition which originated at Philbrook --- in order to explore one aspect of Weber's long and influential career in American modern art. Namely, that aspect is his relationship with Mark Rothko, the pioneering abstract painter who, while still a young man, was briefly a student of Weber's in the middle 1920s. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:58:16 +0000 Rich Fisher 33033 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "From Max Weber to Mark Rothko" (A Lecture at Philbrook) Gov. Fallin Declines the Expansion of Medicaid in Oklahoma: A Reaction from the OK Policy Institute http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/gov-fallin-declines-expansion-medicaid-oklahoma-reaction-ok-policy-institute <p>On this installment of ST, we are discussing Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's recent decision not to join the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 21:03:52 +0000 Rich Fisher 29930 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Gov. Fallin Declines the Expansion of Medicaid in Oklahoma: A Reaction from the OK Policy Institute