Public Radio Tulsa – TechNation focuses on the impact of technology in our lives. Hosted by Dr. Moira Gunn, TechNation presents interviews with people from every aspect of our lives - from internet entrepreneurs to scientists, from astronauts to media critics, from sci-fi novelists to politicians. In Gunn's words, "Everyone is a piece of the puzzle. Everyone is essential."
Public Radio Tulsa – Friday's Documentary of the Week features features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. The Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous and heartbreaking tales told with honesty, bravery, and wit. In this episode: a batboy for the New York Yankees goes on a wild goose chase for a left-handed bat-stretcher; an Irish-Catholic family obsessed with the Kennedys dedicates a summer to spying on their idols; a comedian experiences the ultimate heartbreak; and a drill sergeant faints at the sight of blood.
Public Radio Tulsa – On Monday at 4:00 pm, Classical 88.7 HD1 presents a special program devoted to Frederic Chopin's 200th birth anniversary, featuring the American pianist Garrick Ohlsson in a solo recital recorded earlier that day in Chopin's birthplace of Warsaw, Poland.
This program is remarkable in that Ohlsson, the first and only American to win the prestigious Chopin International Competition, was selected from all the pianists worldwide for this honor; second, the recital will be given in Poland the morning of March 1, Chopin's birth date.
Public Radio Tulsa – The premise of the contest is simple: Send in your original short story that can be read in three minutes or less. That's no more than 600 words. Your essay must be inspired by the photo provided, and we must receive it by 11:59 p.m. ET on Feb. 28, 2010. We'll read the winning story on-air as well as post some of our favorites on NPR.org. Learn More
Public Radio Tulsa – With an atmosphere of agreement that capping carbon is good for the planet, world leaders are still generating a lot of hot air arguing how to do it. And, the inconvenient truth is that this isn't just an international political problem - the actual process of greening cars, cows, and coal-fired power plants will be even more exhausting than getting 190 countries to sign a treaty. This edition of America Abroad explores the issue - from the Peruvian rainforest where economic development is slashing a weapon in the war on warming, to the U.S.
Public Radio Tulsa – Full coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics is here. You'll find the latest updates from NPR and the Associated Press, athlete biographies, schedules, competition results and medal counts in addition to photos and stories heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Public Radio Tulsa – Celebrated as an expert in French music, Ms. Graham has been honored by the French government as a "Commandeur dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres."
This season alone, she performs a variety of repertoire in many different countries, beginning with Berlioz in Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina. She performs Mozart and Berlioz at the Metropolitan Opera, Bernstein and Rorem at Carnegie Hall, and Massenet in Munich and Paris.
Public Radio Tulsa – An Oxford style debate will examine the motion: "California Is The First Failed State" on the next Documentary of the Week, Friday evening at 8.
Speakers for the motion: Andreas Kluth, writer for The Economist; Bobby Shriver, member Santa Monica City Council, and Sharon Waxman, editor in chief of thewrap.com. Speakers against the motion: Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC; Van Jones, former Obama Administration advisor, and former California governor Gray Davis.
Public Radio Tulsa – Iran has rarely been out of the headlines in recent years, and that's unlikely to change any time soon. The country's opposition movement is urging mass protests this Thursday, on the anniversary of the Islamic revolution; the controversy over Tehran's nuclear program continues to intensify; and there are signs Washington is losing patience with the idea of engaging with the Iranian authorities. So how should the US and its allies respond, if at all? Should there be talks, sanctions, or even a policy of regime change?