NEW GENRE Arts Festival Celebrates with Free Tickets for Living Arts of Tulsa Events, September 4 – 12, 2015

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published September 2, 2015, For

CloudEyeControl_halflife_photocredit_Eugene_Ahn_02_convertedTulsa, Okla., USA — Described as Experimental, Thought-Provoking Art that Makes You Talk, New Genre XXII-B Arts Festival will Push Your Limits with exploratory, contemporary artistic productions that will also push and stretch the envelope —  September 4 – 12, 2015 at Living Arts of Tulsa  and the Tulsa Performing Arts Center (PAC) — with tickets offered free for the first time, due to generous sponsors.

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Tulsa: Brady Arts District Rocks On with Heart Health Focus at 108 Contemporary Gallery

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published August 28, 2015, For

TULSA, Okla., USA — “OH, Tulsa!”  What next?
Recently designated as “Center of the Universe” during a July Brady Arts District music festival, focused on three outdoor stages and filled with musical talent (ranging from “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.” to “Roxy Roca” on the Bank of Oklahoma stage at Guthrie Green), — Tulsa was further celebrated and critiqued during the Living Arts of Tulsa OH, TULSA! Biennial this month, continuing through today–Last call!

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State of the Art Reimagined at 2014 Oklahoma Arts Conference; Tulsa to Host 2015 Events

Students involved in arts programs are three times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement and awards

By Glenda Rice Collins, For The Oklahoman
Published November 2, 2014

NORMAN — Some 400 arts enthusiasts gathered at the Embassy Suites Conference Center recently for the 2014 Oklahoma Arts Conference, “Our Town, Repurposed. Our State, Reimagined,” three days of sessions designed to ensure sustainability of the state’s diverse and vibrant arts spectrum and to rev up arts curriculum in public education.

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OK Mozart International Festival approaching 3rd decade

By Glenda Rice Collins, E-E Columnist

Important studies conducted by the Oklahoma Arts Council provide evidence of the proven value of the arts in our communities — stronger economy, improved academics, revitalized communities, enriched culture and creative workforce.

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