at P O Box 52344, Tulsa, 74152 United States
Chautauqua brings history alive through scholarly performers who explore ideas or events by acting out the life and words of people from history.
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If you missed Woody Guthrie tonight - oh my, where were you! This was the best Chautauqua performance ever! Mark your calendars now for the first full week in June 2016. We plan on bringing an equally great Chautauqua on the Cold War! Be a part of Chautauqua. Send your donation now to help bring Chautauqua 2016 under the big tent on the beautiful grounds of the Tulsa Historical Society. For $250 you can be a Friend of Chautauqua and be invited to the special events exclusively for our Friends. But, most importantly, thank you so much to everyone who attended this year and donated to support this year's workshops and performances! You really stepped up and showed your support for Chautauqua! Thank you everyone! Every single dollar is important and helps us bring the Humanities to Tulsa!
We hope you've been enjoying our Tulsa Chautauqua. Saturday brings us to our last day. Woody Guthrie is in town. Hear Randy Noojin portray, in words and in song, Oklahoma's own Woody Guthrie. Recorded music begins at 7 and the performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Also on Saturday, Sally Ann Drucker will hold a noon workshop on awriting Your Memoir and at 5:30 Vanessa Adams-Harris presents African-American Women - Education and Perseverance. All events are at Tulsa Community College, PACE auditorium, 81st and Hwy 169. Dont miss these wonderful free events
Must say - this is the best Chautauqua ever!!! Now, for Friday night - you mustn't let anything stop you from attending! Here is the line up: 7:00 - Randy Noojin brings you a live performance of Woody Guthrie songs and you are welcome to sing along! 7:30 p.m. - Doug Mishler as ERNIE PYLE Noon workshop - Dr. Noel Pugach/Film and Discussion of Steinbeck's "The Red Pony" 5:30 p.m. workshop - Randy Noojin/The Man Behind the Myth of Woody and the Dust Bowl Ballads - A Hootenanny Sing-A-Long
Wow! If you missed Wednesday night's performance - we are sorry for you! Sally Anne Drucker was outstanding as Hazel Doris Lucas Shaw. But look out for Thursday! Vanessa Adams-Harris will be Lena Lowery Sawner. If you know Hannibal Johnson, he is writing a book that includes stories about her life. This is one interesting lady and you will want to hear about her experience in the Dust Bowl! Where: Chautauqua 2015, The Performing Arts Center, Tulsa Community College, Southeast Campus Be there at 7:00 for music (and we have a "Woody Guthrie" style surprise for you on Thursday and Friday before the performance!) The scholar's performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Also, don't forget our Thursday workshops: Noon - Dr. Doug Mishler/The Worm's View; Ernie Pyle and America 5:30 p.m. - Dr. Sally Ann Drucker/Dorothea Lange - Documentary Photographer
What an awesome performance of Steinbeck on Tuesday evening. We had an outstanding turnout! Wednesday brings us Sally Ann Drucker as Hazel Doris Lucas Shaw. You will definitely learn something about The Dust Bowl that you didn't know! The Shaws were featured in Ken Burns' documentary The Dust Bowl. Come to the Performing Arts Center on the campus of TCC Southeast. Recorded music starts at 7 and the performance starts at 7:30. It's free and it is the most fun you'll ever have learning something new! The Noon workshop will feature scholar Vanessa Adams-Harris on Perspective and Identity. She will look at how people of color talk about, view, and express themselves. At 5:30 hear Dr. Noel Pugach discuss the New Deal Farm Policies and Programs.
Get ready! This Tuesday, June 2nd, Noel Pugach will bring John Steinbeck to life! Recorded music starts at 7:00 p.m. and the presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on the Southeast Campus of Tulsa Community College. At noon on Tues, also at TCC Southeast, join Randy Noojin (who will portray Woody Guthrie this coming Saturday night) for a workshop called "Songs to Grow On, A Selection of Woody's Songs For Children." Bring the kids and join in this sing-a-long to Woody's songs for children, including a detailed look at all the verses of "This Land is Your Land." At 5:30 p.m., Doug Mishler ( who will play Ernie Pyle this Friday night) will present a workshop examining the truth and fiction in how the Dust Bowl was reported to the American people.
It's almost time! Tulsa Chautauqua June 2 - 6, 2015 The Dust Bowl The Performing Arts Center - Tulsa Community College, Southeast Campus Event Schedule: TUESDAY, JUNE 2 12:00 noon/Randy Noojin/Songs to Grow On, A Selection of Woody's Songs For Children 5:30 p.m./Doug Mishler/Reporting On The Dust Bowl, Truth and Fiction 7:30 p.m. JOHN STEINBECK portrayed by Dr. Noel Pugach WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3 12:00 noon/Vanessa Adams-Harris/Perspective and Identity 5:30 p.m./Noel Pugach/New Deal Farm Policy and Programs 7:30 p.m. HAZEL DORIS LUCAS SHAW portrayed by Sally Ann Drucker THURSDAY, JUNE 4 12:00 noon/Doug Mishler/The Worm's View, Ernie Pyle and America 5:30 p.m./ Sally Ann Drucker: Dorothea Lange/Documentary Photographer 7:30 p.m. LENA LOWERY SAWNER portrayed by Vanessa Adams-Harris FRIDAY, JUNE 5 12:00 noon/Noel Pugach/ Film and Discussion of Steinbeck's The Red Pony 5:30 p.m./Randy Noojin/The Man Behind The Myth of Woody and The Dust Bowl Ballads- A Hootenanny Sing-A-Long 7:30 p.m. ERNIE PYLE portrayed by Dr. Doug Mishler SATURDAY, JUNE 6 12:00 noon/Sally Ann Drucker/Writing Your Memoir 5:30 p.m./Vanessa Adams-Harris/African-American Women, Education, and Perseverance 7:30 p.m. WOODY GUTHRIE portrayed by Randy Noojin
Friends, Tulsa Chautauqua needs your help. We are now a member organization of The Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa which means that we no longer receive any funding form AHCT. As such, we are financing and managing Chautauqua independently and need your support. All donations are still managed on our behalf by the AHCT and, therefore, are tax deductible as allowed by law. If you donate to Tulsa Chautauqua, you will receive a tax letter from the AHCT. Please think about helping us. Checks can be made out to: AHCT/Tulsa Chautauqua and mailed to: Tulsa Chautauqua LLC P. O. Box 52344 Tulsa, OK 74152 Cash is also acceptable! We will appreciate any donation - large or small. If you donate at the $250 or above level - you will be recognized as a Friend of Chautauqua. Other donations are recognized as a Contributor. We have a very dedicated committee of long-time Chautauqua volunteers who are determined to keep Chautauqua alive in Oklahoma - but we can't do it without you!
Civil War from Both Sides: Generals Robert E. Lee & W.T. Sherman When: Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m. Where: VanTrease Performing Arts Center, TCC Southeast Campus Cost: $20 adults, $7 students All proceeds to benefit Tulsa Chautauqua