StudioTulsa on 89.5-1

Weekdays 11:30am and 7:30pm
Rich Fisher

StudioTulsa featurtes down-to-earth interviews that make sense of complex issues and offer new perspectives on topics we might take for granted. It's an award-winning program covering the arts, sciences, news events, books, politics, culture, economics, history, social trends, the media, the humanities, and so forth --- and it's been a popular show here at Public Radio Tulsa ever since it began in August of 1992.

The program is hosted by Rich Fisher and produced/edited by Scott Gregory.

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StudioTulsa
6:28 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

"Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity"

Aired on Tuesday, November 19th.

Our guest is author and journalist Andrew Solomon, whose hefty, far-reaching, and award-winning book, "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity," was one of the most widely acclaimed works of nonfiction to be published last year. The book has just appeared in paperback; Solomon joins us today by phone.

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StudioTulsa
5:52 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

"The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence"

Aired on Monday, November 18th.

On this edition of ST, we speak with Dr. Rick Hanson, a neuropsychologist and author whose books include "Buddha's Brain," "Just One Thing," and "Mother Nurture." Dr.

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StudioTulsa
1:52 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

"Diplo-Mapping: The Maps Diplomats Draw and Their Consequences"

Aired on Friday, November 15th.

When lines are drawn on a map --- when the borders of a given state are finally, somehow, agreed upon --- how are the people and culture connected with these lines affected, both immediately and over time? How, and why, are societies or customs changed --- or not changed --- when such lines are established?

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StudioTulsa
1:30 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

At TU's Hulings Lecture, an Oil Industry Veteran Will Discuss and Dissect the BP Spill of 2010

Aired on Thursday, November 14th.

Our guest on this edition of ST is a retired petroleum engineering executive and author, John Turley, who will deliver the free-to-the-public Norman M. Hulings, Jr., Memorial Lecture here on the TU campus tomorrow evening (Friday the 15th). Turley's lecture begins at 6pm in the Great Hall of the Allen Chapman Activity Center, which is at 440 S. Gary Avenue.

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StudioTulsa
4:41 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

StudioTulsa on Health: A Conversation with Brent Wolfe of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau

Aired on Wednesday, November 13th.

On this edition of ST on Health, guest host John Henning Schumann conducts an interesting conversation with Brent Wolfe, director of the Tulsa County Juvenile Bureau. Most of us probably already know that Oklahoma's incarceration rate is alarmingly high --- our state ranks a shameful third in the nation in this regard --- but what might not be as commonly known is that many of these incarcerated adults began to run afoul of the law as juvenile offenders.

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StudioTulsa
1:47 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

A Chat with the Artist Karen Moody Tompkins (Who Was Recently an ARTworks Resident at Holland Hall)

Aired on Tuesday, November 12th.

On this installment of StudioTulsa, we speak with the New York-based artist, Karen Moody Tompkins, who works in a variety of media and who grew up in Tulsa. She originally moved to NYC to attend the Pratt Institute, and she has since shown her work in more than 40 exhibitions.

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StudioTulsa
4:36 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

TU's Presidential Lecture Series Welcomes the Award-Winning Playwright Tony Kushner

Aired on Monday, November 11th.

On this edition of ST, we speak with Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who's well-known and widely celebrated for his drama, "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes," which first appeared in the early 1990s, and which was thereafter converted into an HBO-TV miniseries  that was directed by Mike Nichols.

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StudioTulsa
2:07 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Making the Case for "Improve Our Tulsa"

Aired on Friday, November 9th.

On Tuesday of next week, November 12th, the citizens of Tulsa won't just cast a ballot for Kathy Taylor or Dewey Bartlett. They'll also vote on the $918-million "Improve Our Tulsa" capital improvements package, which is intended to fund improvements to our city's infrastructure --- with 70% of the package being devoted to street repair/repaving/refurbishment alone.

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StudioTulsa
1:26 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Notes on Oscar Wilde, "Earnest," Science Fiction, "The Critic as Artist," and the TU College of Law

Aired on Thursday, November 7th.

Oscar Wilde is now rolling into Tulsa, so to speak, in a big way.

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StudioTulsa
2:07 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Barbara Grossman, the Noted Artist and Painter, Is the 2013 Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at TU

Aired on Wednesday, November 6th.

Today we're pleased to share an interesting discussion with Barbara Grossman, the 2013 Ruth B. Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at the University of Tulsa's School of Art.

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