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Woody Guthrie Center Grand Opening

Oklahoman Modified: April 24, 2013 at 11:33 pm •  Published: April 26, 2013
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1 to 5 p.m.: Special events at the center:

1 to 2 p.m.: “Been Here and Gone: A Discussion with Photographer John Cohen” — Cohen will talk about his photography of Woody Guthrie and the American folk scene of the 1950s and 60s.

2:30 to 2:45 p.m.: Film screening: “Woody Guthrie Legacy.”

2:45 to 3:45 p.m.: “I Ain't Dead Yet: New Music from the Woody Guthrie Archives with Nora Guthrie” — Presentation focuses on new recordings being created by contemporary musicians using Woody's previously unpublished lyrics. The one-hour multimedia program features musical excerpts and examples of lyrics used by musicians Billy Bragg, Wilco, The Klezmatics and many others.

4 to 5 p.m.: Book signing with Grammy Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli. He will sign copies of his book, “This Land Is Your Land: Woody Guthrie and the Journey of An American Folksong.”

2 to 6 p.m.: Free concert at Guthrie Green. Lineup includes Ripple Green, Samantha Crain, Ramsay Midwood and JD McPherson.

by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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