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Summer Guide: Arlo Guthrie speaks about touring, Oklahoma connections ahead of May 16 show

Summer Guide: Arlo Guthrie speaks about touring, Oklahoma connections ahead of May 16 show

In 2016, Guthrie brought his Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour to Tulsa’s Brady Theater.

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Commentary: A win for community journalism

“The Gazette is the future. Impressive execution of the marijuana issue and especially applaud their partnering with another news organization to increase their depth of coverage. It’s that kind of forward thinking that assures the Gazette will lead the future.”

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Despite debt from previous events, WoodyFest continues to sing

The festival’s Women of WoodyFest series also continues Saturday at The Blue Door.

Artist Jack Fowler attempts to project an image of Woody Guthrie on the Oklahoma State Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State officials turn the lights off on artist Jack Fowler’s projected Woody Guthrie-themed protest

On Feb. 27, Fowler projected an image of folk legend Woody Guthrie on a large tarp covering renovations to the north end of the Oklahoma state Capitol.

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Smithsonian Folkways debuts previously unrecorded Woody Guthrie songs on its new Roll Columbia collection

Guthrie was commissioned to write 26 songs in the 1940s for a documentary about Columbia River dams in the Pacific Northwest.

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The Blue Door’s annual tribute to Woody Guthrie confronts perceived fascism

Blue Door owner Greg Johnson has been organizing a Woody Guthrie tribute every year since 1991.

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Cover Story: Public Enemy’s Chuck D says Woody Guthrie’s spirit lives on in OKC rapper Jabee’s new album

“Today is a Dust Bowl of a different sort,” Chuck D said. “You have a political climate that’s akin to a Dust Bowl, and it’s swirling in the minds of confused Americans.”

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Folk rock legend Graham Nash headlines this year’s WoodyFest

Other performers at WoodyFest include Annie Oakley, Beau Jennings, The Turnpike Troubadours, John Calvin Abney, Red Dirt Rangers, Ellis Paul and John Fullbright.

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Star-studded tribute show celebrates the Bob Dylan Archive’s Tulsa arrival

On a Night Like This organizer Steve Ripley played with Bob Dylan on the Shot of Love tour in the early ’80s.

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