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A Museum Confidential Podcast: "Paintings for the Future"

On this episode of ST, we offer another Museum Confidential podcast. (The podcast, now in its second season, is co-created twice a month by our own Scott Gregory and Jeff Martin of Philbrook Museum.) This time out, MC learns about a special, much-discussed exhibition now on view at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. It's a remarkable series of works by the obscure yet visionary Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944). The exhibit is titled "Paintings for the Future" and closes April 23rd.

"Brexit: Its Past, Present, and Future" at the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations

Our guest on ST is Dr. Ted Bromund, a Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation who specializes in Anglo-American relations, U.S. and British relations with Europe and the European Union, America's leadership role in the world, and international organizations and treaties. A columnist for Newsday, Forbes, and Great Britain's Yorkshire Post, Bromund also writes regularly for National Review, The Weekly Standard, and FoxNews.com. He recently gave an address titled "Brexit: Its Past,

"Brexit: Its Past, Present, and Future" at the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations

"Cherokee America: A Novel"

Our guest is the novelist Margaret Verble. Her new book, which she tells us about, is "Cherokee America." Set on the American frontier in the spring of 1875, and specifically in the Cherokee Nation — which would later be part of Oklahoma — this novel follows a series of complex family alliances and cultural and racial clashes in the aftermath of the Civil War. It's a vivid (and often funny) novel of blood relations and home lands, of buried histories and half-told truths, and of past grief and

Training Medical Professionals in How to Deal with Abuse, Neglect, and Sex Trafficking

Our guest on ST Medical Monday is Dr. Jordan Greenbaum, a child abuse physician who works with victims of suspected physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and sex trafficking at the Stephanie Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She also directs the Global Health and Well-Being Initiative with the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, providing training on all aspects of child maltreatment for medical and non-medical professionals all

Training Medical Professionals in How to Deal with Abuse, Neglect, and Sex Trafficking

American Theatre Company Presents "Sunday in the Park with George"

On this edition of ST, we're discussing a new production being offered by the Tulsa-based American Theatre Company. It's "Sunday in the Park with George," the Stephen Sondheim masterpiece, which will run from tonight (Friday the 15th) through the 24th at the Tulsa PAC. Based on the familiar Seurat painting, "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte," this landmark musical — which won a Pulitzer Prize and was nominated for ten Tony Awards — blends the past and the present into a

"It Felt Like the Future Was Now" at Philbrook Downtown

On this edition of StudioTulsa, we chat with artist Joel Daniel Phillips, who is currently a Tulsa Artist Fellow. A California native, he tells us about his new show, "It Felt Like the Future Was Now," which is on view at Philbrook Downtown through May 19th. Per the Philbrook Downtown website : "Phillips chooses images charged with history. The labor, both physical and emotional, needed to create his graphite drawings is part of what draws the viewer into the work. Phillips creates a tension

"Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation"

On this installment of ST, a discussion of the history of race relations in America — and of a landmark Supreme Court decision that profoundly shaped this history. Steve Luxenberg is our guest; he is a longtime senior editor at The Washington Post, and his new book is "Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation." As Louis Menand of The New Yorker Magazine has noted: "Luxenberg has chosen a fresh way to tell the story of Plessy.... 'Separate' is

"Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation"

A Locally Based Call to Rethink (and Reform) How Oklahoma Collects and Uses Its Court Fees and Fines

On this edition of StudioTulsa, we're discussing court fees, court fines, collection costs, and other court-related expenses, which, all told, make up somewhere between 80 and 90 percent of the budget for the State of Oklahoma's court system. Therefore, and quite regrettably, our state's jails are by now brimming with people whose only "crime" is being unable to pay such costs. Our guests are both members of an informal working group here in Tulsa that is calling for dramatic reform of how the

A Locally Based Call to Rethink (and Reform) How Oklahoma Collects and Uses Its Court Fees and Fines

Getting to Know Tulsa Cares, a Nonprofit Delivering Social Services to Those Affected by HIV/AIDS

Where does Northeastern Oklahoma now stand, when it comes to HIV/AIDS care? On this edition of ST Medical Monday, we learn about Tulsa Cares, a local nonprofit that, per its website , is "committed to creating a community where all people with HIV/AIDS have equal opportunities for healthy living. We advance our mission through empowerment, inclusion, and the creation of hope by offering tailored, integrated resources and advocating for the end of HIV stigma." One of our guests is Kate Neary, the

Getting to Know Tulsa Cares, a Nonprofit Delivering Social Services to Those Affected by HIV/AIDS

"Making Modern America" at Philbrook

Our guest is Catherine Whitney, the Chief Curator and Curator of American Art at Philbrook Musuem of Art here in Tulsa. She tells us about a just-opened, far-reaching exhibit at Philbrook, curated by herself, called "Making Modern America." Featuring 60+ paintings, photographs, design objects, and prints — and on view through May 26th — this show explores how U.S. artists working from 1910 to 1960 depicted the dramatic social and environmental changes of this pivotal era. "Making Modern

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