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Woody Guthrie Centennial Events

Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life, Local News.
February 13, 2012

February 5 – April 29

Gilcrease Museum

Woody at One Hundred: The Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration, curated by the GRAMMY Museum and Nora Guthrie at the Woody Guthrie Archives, offers a look at the life of the cultural icon and native Oklahoman. The exhibit tells the story of Guthrie, displaying the influence he has had on American culture and thought.

March 10, 2012

8:00 AM

The University of Tulsa

A symposium, Different Shades of Red: Woody Guthrie and the Oklahoma Experience at 100, will examine the Oklahoma roots of Woody Guthrie.

Three panels will compose the symposium. One, A Culture of Protest, will explore where Guthrie’s views were derived from. Another, Red Dirt Roots, focuses on the musical influences on the singer-songwriter. The third, Echoes of Woody, tries to square Guthrie’s cultural influence with Oklahoma’s history.

 

March 10th

7:30 PM

Brady Theater

“This Land Is Your Land”: a concert celebrating the music of Woody Guthrie. Artists scheduled to perform include John Mellencamp, Arlo Guthrie, Del McCoury Band with Tim O’Brien, Rosanne Cash, The Flaming Lips, Hanson, Jimmy LaFave, and Old Crow Medicine Show.

 

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