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Weekdays 11:30am and 7:30pm, StudioTulsa offers down-to-earth interviews that make sense of complex issues and uncover 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, and so forth.

Weekdays 11:30am and 7:30pm, StudioTulsa offers down-to-earth interviews that make sense of complex issues and uncover 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, and so forth.
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Weekdays 11:30am and 7:30pm, StudioTulsa offers down-to-earth interviews that make sense of complex issues and uncover 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, and so forth.

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@KWGSNEWS

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800 S. Tucker Drive Tulsa, OK 74104 (918) 631-2577


Episodes

A Conversation with the Wyoming-Based and Bestselling Author, C.J. Box

1/18/2018
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On this edition of ST, we speak with Wyoming's own C.J. Box, who is the bestselling author of more than 20 novels, including the popular Joe Pickett series. A winner of the Edgar Alan Poe Award for Best Novel, the Gumshoe Award, the Western Heritage Award for Literature, and various other honors, Box is among the most popular writers at work today within the mystery/suspense/detective genre. He's currently visiting our community in order to appear at the Rotary Club of Tulsa, and he joins us...

Duration: 00:32:44


"Simple Recipes and Nutrition Tips for Emotional Balance" (Encore Presentation)

1/18/2018
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(Note: This interview originally appeared in September of last year.) We offer a discussion about how what we eat affects not only our health and our mental state, but also our emotional disposition -- how food affects mood, as it were. Our guest is Dr. Leslie Korn, an expert in this regard. She's a clinician specializing in mental health nutrition and integrative medicine, and her newest book, just out, is "The Good Mood Kitchen." Dr. Korn has served as a Fulbright scholar on traditional...

Duration: 00:32:43


Dr. Aaron Carroll Offers "The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully"

1/17/2018
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Wait a sec -- is coffee good for you? Or bad? And what about chocolate -- should we avoid it, or does it actually have positive nutritional aspects? Tips about food can be confusing, as we all know, and things always seem to be in flux. On this edition of ST Medical Monday, our guest is Dr. Aaron Carroll, who brings some stability (and sound advice) to these matters. Carroll is the author of a new book, "The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully." Dr. Carroll is a Professor of...

Duration: 00:26:26


Tulsa PAC to Host an Evening with the Highly Acclaimed Composer and Conductor Eric Whitacre

1/15/2018
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we present a conversation with the award-winning composer, conductor, and choral director Eric Whitacre, who will soon appear with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra and the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus at the Tulsa PAC (on Saturday the 13th, beginning at 7:30pm). Whitacre will be the guest conductor for an evening of his instrumental and choral compositions exclusively -- including "Water Night," "Equus," "Deep Field," and "Godzilla Eats Las Vegas." And please note that...

Duration: 00:32:27


Jared Johnson, an Active Drummer on the Tulsa Scene, Offers "The Grapes of Wrath Project"

1/15/2018
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On this edition of ST, we listen back to our conversation from September with Jared Johnson, who's a fine drummer on the Tulsa-area music circuit as well as a drumset instructor at Northeastern State University. Jared gigs widely on the local scene, playing in all sorts of bands and musical settings, and mainly works as a jazz drummer. When we spoke with him last year, he told us about his then-new modern jazz album, a self-produced collection of original compositions entitled "The Grapes of...

Duration: 00:25:59


"Reverse Selfie" -- An Engaging New Book of Poems from Tulsa Poet, Victoria McArtor

1/15/2018
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On this edition of ST, we speak with the locally based poet, poetry teacher, and literary activist, Victoria McArtor. She tells us about her new book, "Reverse Selfie," which is a collection of poems written in response to -- or in conversation with, or in tribute to -- various Tulsa landmarks. This book, which actually began as a write-one-poem-every-day-for-a-month project back in 2015, also features striking photographs by Matthew Phipps, thereby capturing in both words and images the...

Duration: 00:33:28


"Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice"

1/15/2018
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For a number of different (and often unsettling) reasons, issues of race and racism have by now come into focus in American life in a pervasive manner that we, as a society, have not seen in decades. Or maybe, actually, we as a nation have never been as racially aware -- or alert -- as we are at this moment. Thus we're discussing an important textbook in this regard on today's ST; "Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice" first appeared back in the 1990s, and it has...

Duration: 00:43:41


Housing and Health: A Conversaion with Dr. Megan Sandel of Boston Medical Center

1/15/2018
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On this edition of ST Medical Monday, a detailed discussion of how being "housing insecure" can seriously and negatively affect an individual's -- or a community's -- health and well-being. Our guest is Dr. Megan Sandel of Boston Medical Center, who is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health. She's given many lectures over the years with titles like "Housing and Health" and "The Housing Vaccine: Why Stable Decent Affordable...

Duration: 00:26:08


Closing Soon, and Very Much Worth a Visit -- "Stuart Davis: In Full Swing" at Crystal Bridges

12/20/2017
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we're talking about a large and impressive exhibit on view at Crystal Bridges Museum over in Bentonville, Arkansas, through January 1st. This far-reaching show -- entitled "Stuart Davis: In Full Swing," and offering, per The New York Times, "a universe of jazzy patterns and blazing colors" -- profiles the long career of an influential American artist who consistently and creatively made images from the early 1900s through the early 1960s. More than 80...

Duration: 00:31:07


Great Gift Suggestions for the Holidays...from Two of Our Music Hosts Here at Public Radio Tulsa

12/19/2017
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we offer some can't-miss suggestions for that music lover on your holiday shopping list. Our guests are both hosts of newly inaugurated music programs here at Public Radio Tulsa: Denis McGilvray (who shares with us a few world-music tips) hosts The Rhythm Atlas on Sunday nights at 6pm on Public Radio 89.5, and Jason Heilman (who tells us about a few of his favorite classical albums of 2017) is the host of the soon-to-launch Classical Tulsa, which will air...

Duration: 00:27:02


ST Medical Monday: "The Case Against Sugar"

12/19/2017
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On this installment of ST Medical Monday, an interesting if rather alarming conversation with the award-winning science reporter and author Gary Taubes, whose books include "Why We Get Fat" and "Good Calories, Bad Calories." He joins us to talk about his newest book, which is just out in paperback: "The Case Against Sugar." As was noted of this book by a critic at The Seattle Times: "Taubes sifts through centuries' worth of data.... Practically everything one wants to know about sugar --...

Duration: 00:39:44


Making Comics, Telling Stories, Exploring Identities: "As the Crow Flies"

12/19/2017
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On this edition of ST, we speak with the Denver-based artist and author Melanie Gillman, who holds an MFA in comics from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Gillman is a queer, nonbinary, and award-winning cartoonist who specializes in color-pencil work and creates narratives with LGBTQ young-adult themes and subjects. Currently living and working here in our community as a Tulsa Artist Fellow, Gillman has a new book out; it's a graphic novel called "As the Crow Flies." We discuss this book on...

Duration: 00:40:58


An Upcoming Lecture Here at TU: "How to Make Oklahoma's Women's Incarceration Crisis Disappear"

12/14/2017
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Our guest on this edition of StudioTulsa is Stephen Galoob, an Associate Professor of Law here at TU. Prof. Galoob will give a free-to-the-public lecture at noon tomorrow (Friday the 15th) at the TU College of Law; his talk is entitled "How to Make Oklahoma's Women's Incarceration Crisis Disappear (With Nothing Up Our Sleeves)." It's based on certain findings that he and some of his law students have been looking into lately -- i.e., a handful of existing if little-known provisions within...

Duration: 00:35:14


Holiday Gift Suggestions for Book-Lovers from Nancy Pearl

12/13/2017
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak once again with our longtime book reviewer, Nancy Pearl. A retired librarian, bestselling author, literary critic, and former Tulsan, Nancy, now based in Seattle, is a well-known reading advocate who was named the 2011 Librarian of the Year by Library Journal. Here are the books that she recommended to us on today's program: "The Talented Ribkins" by Ladee Hubbard "10 Restaurants That Changed America" by Paul Freedman "4321: A Novel" by Paul Auster...

Duration: 00:30:33


"The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence"

12/13/2017
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Artificial "machine" intelligence is, of course, a part of our lives now -- we have cruise control in our cars, automatic checkout services at the supermarket, and (most importantly?) those smartphones in our pockets. But what will life be like when artificial "sentient" intelligence becomes the norm? And when will that happen? On this edition of ST, we're talking about various AI-related matters with Amir Husain, an inventor and computer scientist whose new book is called "The Sentient...

Duration: 00:32:03


Social Service Administration and Beyond: Chatting with Dr. Harold Pollack of the Univ. of Chicago

12/12/2017
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On this installment of ST Medical Monday, we offer a wide-ranging chat with Dr. Harold Pollack , the Helen Ross Professor at the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration. He's written prolifically on the inter-related topics of poverty, policy, crime, and public health; his articles have appeared in scholarly journals like Journal of the American Medical Association and Social Service Review as well as in political magazines like The Nation and The New Republic. (His...

Duration: 00:26:07


An Introduction to Museum Confidential: The Podcast

12/12/2017
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On this edition of StudioTulsa, we are pleased to present the first episode of Museum Confidential: The Podcast, a bi-weekly endeavor which Public Radio Tulsa has been co-creating with Philbrook Musueum of Art since mid-October. Hosted by Jeff Martin of Philbrook and edited and produced by our own Scott Gregory, this podcast is an extension of the popular "Museum Confidential" exhibit now on view at Philbrook, which will run through early May of 2018. Both the podcast and the exhibit, as...

Duration: 00:27:08


"An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution" (Encore Presentation)

12/12/2017
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(Note: This interview originally aired back in August.) Our guest is Marcus Eriksen, a naturalist, author, and environmental activist whose latest book -- "Junk Raft" -- details his 2008 sea voyage on a craft made from plastic bottles and other recycled materials; it's a trek he made in order to demonstrate the blight of plastic waste in the world’s oceans. As was noted of this book by Kirkus Reviews: "Accompanied by a fellow activist and sailor, Eriksen...sailed from Los Angeles to Hawaii...

Duration: 00:32:07


"The Trump Administration and the Middle East" at the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations

12/12/2017
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On this edition of ST, an in-depth chat about President Donald Trump and the Middle East. Our guest is Daniel Benaim, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress (where he researches U.S. policy in the Middle East) as well as a visiting lecturer at New York University. He's also been a foreign-policy speechwriter at the White House, the U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Senate. He joined us just before giving an address on "The Trump Administration and the Middle East" at the...

Duration: 00:35:09


"This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm"

12/6/2017
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Our guest is the author and journalist Ted Genoways, who is a contributing editor at Mother Jones, The New Republic, and Pacific Standard. A fourth-generation Nebraskan, Genoways has a new book out that profiles a subject near and dear to his heart. "This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm" vividly documents the lives and labors behind a small family farm located in York County, Nebraska. As this book makes clear, while the family farm lies at the very heart of...

Duration: 00:30:54

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