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May 12, 2016


  • We'd love to meet you!
  • Capitol Steps in OKC
  • Invisibilia returns
  • Giveaways


NPR News Series: Developing Nations vs. Climate Change
Ari Shapiro interviews Indian woman wearing #letDelhibreathe shirt
Can a country pull its people out of poverty without emitting tons of carbon in the process? All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro and team recently traveled to India to report a series of stories from New Delhi and the Sundarbans, exploring tensions between economic development and climate change. Their reports, marked #ATCinIndia in social media, continue through next week.

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Cocktails and Conversation with KGOU Staff May 31
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Logan Layden, Jacob McCleland, Brian Hardzinski and Kate Carlton Greer at SPJ Awards Banquet on April 30
KGOU's award-winning news staffers would love to share some conversation and hear what's important to listeners and their communities. We're planning a listener meet-up at the O Bar atop the Ambassador Hotel in Midtown Oklahoma City on Tuesday, May 31, from 5:30 to about 7 p.m. It will be a chance to say hello and purchase a beverage if you wish. Save the date and we'll see you there!

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The Capitol Steps Return to OKC July 16
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The Capitol Steps, a Beltway-based musical comedy troupe, brings their special brand of political parody back to Oklahoma City Community College's Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater on July 16. It's a new revue featuring selections from the Steps' newest album,
What to Expect When You're Electing. Tickets are $35-$45 and are available from the OCCC box office at (405) 682-7579 or online.

Invisibilia Returns for Second Season
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Alix, Hanna and Lulu  
Latin for "invisible things", Invisibilia explores the unseen forces that shape human behavior -- our ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions -- interweaving narrative storytelling with scientific research. The Peabody-nominated show is co-hosted by award-winning journalists Alix Spiegel, Lulu Miller and, joining for Season 2, Hanna Rosin. Seven new episodes begin June 19 in the Sunday Radio Matinee time slot at 12 p.m., repeated Friday nights at 8 p.m.

Can't wait? We can't either! KGOU will be repeating four great Invisibilia episodes from Season 1, beginning Sunday, May 22 at 12 p.m. First up is "The Secret History of Thought", followed by "Fearless", "How to Become Batman" and "Entanglement".

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Book Giveaway ~ YBYG Guide to Growing Great Tomatoes
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Mike speaks to a great crowd at the Myriad Gardens April 21.  
Mike McGrath, host of You Bet Your Garden, has written an informative Guide to Growing Great Tomatoes, full of tips for gardeners of all skill levels. Whether you have an entire backyard to work with or only one container, Mike can help you experience the joys of homegrown tomatoes while avoiding the pitfalls. He signed a few copies of the book while he was here, and we're giving them away. Fill out our contest entry form for your chance to win!

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Ticket Giveaway ~ OK Mozart Festival Concert in Bartlesville
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The Signature Symphony, conducted by Andrés Franco and OK Mozart College All-State Orchestra take festival-goers on a journey through 100 years of symphonic dance music, beginning in Peru and then crossing the Atlantic for ethnically inspired pieces by Mozart and Strauss. A Musical Voyage from the Americas to Europe - A World of Brilliant Sound will be at the Bartlesville Community Center on Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m.

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Congratulations to our winners!
In our last issue, KGOU gave away tickets to see the Avett Brothers in concert at Chesapeake Arena Sept. 22. Our winners are Joe, Annie, Elisabeth, Anna, and Mary -- enjoy the show!
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