Tulsa’s 50th Anniversary EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The first ever Native U.S. poet laureate, JOY HARJO will explore the theme of Environmental Justice with her jazz band at Tulsa’s biggest Earth Day Celebration. The event features internationally prominent environmental speakers, an Electric Vehicle Village, educational booths & demos, regional & nationally touring musical artists, environmental art, family activities & circus arts, local cuisine and more. Earth Day is the most widely recognized annual environmental event in the world, demonstrating support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day took place in 1970. Fifty years later, nearly 200 countries participate. Sign up for our email newsletter for announcements on speakers and music to be announced in the coming weeks.
WHAT: Tulsa’s 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration
WHERE: Guthrie Green, Living Arts & Duet Jazz
WHEN: Saturday, April 18, 2020 – 3:00-9:00PM
HOW MUCH: Free
THERE’S MORE: A special ticketed Earth Day dinner & concert 4/22 at Duet Jazz.
PARTICIPANTS at past events include Sierra Club Executive Director MICHAEL BRUNE, 350.org leader BILL McKIBBEN (via video), Ponca activist & actress Casey Camp-Horinek, community organizer Ashley Nicole McCray, OK Sierra Club Director Johnson Grimm-Bridgwater, Cherokee actress-model-activist Amber Valletta (via video), reggae artist Prezident Brown, and visual artists Joel Daniel Phillips, Rich Barlow and Peggy Weil, whose 88 CORES video project is based on core samples from the Greenland Ice Sheet.
TULSA EARTH COALITION is comprised of many of Tulsa’s most active environmental and social justice organizations: Green Country Sierra Club, Carrie Dickerson Foundation, Tulsa Talks Climate, Tulsa Ready for 100, and All Souls Green Team among them.
General inquiries, please contact Michael Koster: 505-670-0755, ThirstyEarFest@gmail.com
Brought to you by Tulsa Earth Coalition, OK Sierra Club, Carrie Dickerson Foundation, and OK Roots Music.