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OKG Newsletter


Topic: OKPOP

Wills' way

The Bob Wills archives make its way to Oklahoma


News

Phil Bacharach
Bob Wills is coming back to Oklahoma — in a sense.
 
Friday, April 6, 2012

Watching history

A treasure trove of Oklahoma TV news footage is donated to the Oklahoma Historical Society


News

Rachael Cervenka
Today, the Oklahoma Historical Society accepted a donation from Griffin Communications containing a treasure trove of television news footage: all archives documenting the nearly 50 years of significant news coverage by the company, which owns Oklahoma City’s KWTV Channel 9 and Tulsa’s KOTV Channel 6.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Wills power

Oklahoma legend Bob Wills finally gets his cinematic due thanks to OKPOP.


Features

Louis Fowler
Chuck Berry. Little Richard. Elvis Presley. These are usually the first names that come to mind when rattling off who the originators of rock and roll were. Sadly, only to those in the know, the name Bob Wills — the King of Western Swing — very rarely makes the list. But if Tulsa’s Oklahoma Museum of Pop Culture (OKPOP) has its way, it could rewrite the pop music history books forever.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Friends in high places

Tulsa’s proposed OKPOP Museum has a compelling new advocate in Garth Brooks.


Music

Devon Green
Oklahoma Historical Society’s (OHS) plans for a pop culture museum have gained a powerful advocate. Garth Brooks, international country star and state royalty, has advocated for a collection highlighting Oklahoma’s contributions to the performing arts.
 
Friday, May 23, 2014
 
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