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Earth Day Celebration
Friday, April 22, 2022 - Saturday, April 23, 2022
Tulsa Arts District
JOHN FULLBRIGHT headlines Oklahoma’s most ambitious Earth Day Celebration, returning live to the Tulsa Arts District with FREE environmental speakers, community booths, music & performance, kids activities, healthy sustainable cuisine, electronic recycling, electric vehicles & more.
Kelsey Putman Hughes on Renewable Energy in Oklahoma
Reverend Gerald Davis on Social Justice
Chef Nico Albert (Cherokee) on Traditional Indigenous Foods
Barbara VanHanken on Arkansas River Issues
Rebecca Jim on Oklahoma’s Tar Creek Superfund Site
JOHN FULLBRIGHT & his band
Inspyral Circus Arts
PERFORMANCE VIDEOS by ANI DIFRANCO, JOY HARJO, AMBER VALLETTA and more…
Friday, April 22, 9PM, FREE @ ahha – Film Screening, concert & reception for the new film “Aunt Carrie’s Fight Against Black Fox Nuclear Power Plant.” In 1973, Carrie Dickerson embarked on a years-long battle against PSO’s Black Fox nuclear power plant near Tulsa. Citizens from all walks of life joined the battle, resulting in the only citizen-led defeat of a nuclear plant already under construction in U.S. history. With songs about Carrie’s struggle by Marilyn McCulloch. ahha: 101 E. Archer St., Tulsa, OK 74103
Saturday, April 23, 3:00-7:00PM, FREE @ Guthrie Green – The big event features environmental speakers, educational/community booths & demos, music & performance, family activities, sustainable cuisine and more in an internationally recognized urban park utilizing solar and geothermal power. Guthrie Green: 111 Reconciliation Way, Tulsa, OK 74103
SCHEDULE OK EARTH DAY CELEBRATION 2022
FRIDAY, APRIL 22 @ ahha – FREE
8:00-9:00PM – Sustainable Wine Tasting & Reception (private event).
9:00-10:00PM – Film Screening: Aunt Carrie’s Fight Against Black Fox Nuclear Power Plant. Songs by Marilyn McCulloch. FREE public event.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23 @ GUTHRIE GREEN – FREE
3:00-3:30 – Public Radio Tulsa’s Scott Gregory introduces Okcate Smith (Muscogee) & Joy Harjo (Muscogee, via video) for Land acknowledgment. Music by Wheat Penny.
3:30-4:00 – Video by Amber Valletta (Cherokee). Sustainable fashion show.
4:00-4:30 – Speaker: Rev. Gerald Davis (Environmental Justice). Music by Monhollon Bros.
4:30-5:00 – Video by Ani DiFranco. Speaker: Nico Albert, Burning Cedar Indigenous Foods (traditional Native foods). Performance by Perizad Bellydance.
5:00-6:00 – Video trailer Carrie’s Fight Against Oklahoma’s Nuclear Power Plant. Speakers Barbara VanHanken (Arkansas River issues) & Rebecca Jim (OK’s Tar Creek superfund site). Music by Autumn Shade.
6:00-7:15 – Speaker: Kelsey Putman Hughes (renewables). Music by JOHN FULLBRIGHT.
Special thanks to George Kaiser Family Foundation, OK Sierra Club, Carrie Dickerson Foundation, Chimera and Renewable by Andersen for supporting Oklahomas biggest Earth Day Celebration.