Woody Guthrie http://kgou.org en Rebuilding Continues On Woody Guthrie's Okemah Home http://kgou.org/post/rebuilding-continues-woody-guthries-okemah-home <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Work is continuing in Okemah on the rebuild of folk legend Woody Guthrie's boyhood home.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:51:05 +0000 Associated Press 17867 at http://kgou.org Rebuilding Continues On Woody Guthrie's Okemah Home Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With Americana Music http://kgou.org/post/entertaining-hours-your-week-americana-music <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The music of Rodgers and&nbsp;</span>Hammerstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, those inspired by Woody Guthrie, and Cole Porter fill the state this weekend and next. This week's&nbsp;</span>OneSix8<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;gives you the 411 on each event.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.lyrictheatreokc.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lyric </span>Theatre</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> continues its 2013 season with another classic musical. This time, a British schoolteacher named Anna moves to Siam in the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1860s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as the governess for the King </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mongkut’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> children in<a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kgou/events.eventsmain?action=showEvent&amp;eventID=1364254">&nbsp;</a></span><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kgou/events.eventsmain?action=showEvent&amp;eventID=1364254" style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The King and I.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">”&nbsp;</span></a></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She falls in love with the kids but struggles with the differences between British and Siamese lifestyles.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:42:40 +0000 Kate Carlton 9329 at http://kgou.org Entertaining The Hours Of Your Week With Americana Music Coming Home: The Woody Guthrie Center Opens In Tulsa http://kgou.org/post/coming-home-woody-guthrie-center-opens-tulsa <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15394720/woody-guthrie">Woody Guthrie</a>'s relationship with his home state has always been complicated. The singer-songwriter left Oklahoma and traveled the nation, composing some of the best-known songs of his time and ours. But to many in the state, his progressive political views did not fit with a strong conservative streak during the Cold War period. His reputation there is now closer to a full restoration as Oklahoma opens his archives.<p>The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa owes its existence to the rediscovery of a grave. Tue, 28 May 2013 20:01:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney 6790 at http://kgou.org Coming Home: The Woody Guthrie Center Opens In Tulsa 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