Bob Blackburn http://kgou.org en Oklahoma Silent Movie Picked For 2013 National Film Registry http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-silent-movie-picked-2013-national-film-registry <p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 21:15:05 +0000 Associated Press & KGOU Staff 19481 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Silent Movie Picked For 2013 National Film Registry Woody Guthrie Welcomed to Oklahoma with New Archives http://kgou.org/post/woody-guthrie-welcomed-oklahoma-new-archives <p><a href="http://www.woodyguthrie.org/">Woody Guthrie’s</a> relationship with his home state has always been complicated. The singer-songwriter left dust bowl Oklahoma and traveled the nation, composing some of the best-known songs of his time and ours.</p><p>But to many in the state, his progressive political views did not fit with a strong conservative streak during the Cold War period, but his reputation is now closer to a full restoration as Tulsa prepares to host his archives. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 11:20:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 4547 at http://kgou.org Woody Guthrie Welcomed to Oklahoma with New Archives OKPOP Museum Plans to Save Bob Wills' Legacy http://kgou.org/post/okpop-museum-plans-save-bob-wills-legacy <p></p><p>Like many states, Oklahoma has provided the world of popular culture with lots of talent. From Bob Wills to Garth Brooks, Kristin Chenoweth to Leon Russell, and Will Rogers to Ron Howard.</p><p>But when it comes to the cultural legacy of those in this list and others, they currently have no home.</p><p>The proposed <a href="http://projectokpop.com">OKPOP museum</a>, planned for construction near downtown Tulsa, would connect popular culture with Oklahoma roots to the state’s broader history and place in the world.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:37:14 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 3589 at http://kgou.org OKPOP Museum Plans to Save Bob Wills' Legacy