Living Arts presents several upcoming workshops and community events as part of  "Transform Hate" and "Transforming Hate: Speaking Volumes" exhibits opening January 2015.

Saturday Feb 14th:1p to 5pm
Sunday Feb 15th: 1p to 5p
Cost $40 ($30 Members) 
Scholarships based on need available
Instructor- Media Artist Geoffrey Smith
Location - Living Arts of Tulsa
Special Video screening and presentation Feb 26th 7pm as part of the exhibition’s closing ceremonies
Students can bring their own Video camera, Still camera, iPad or SmartPhone to the workshop

Speaking Volumes Transforming Hate though the art medium of Video Art. In this workshop students will learn the basic camera operations and shoot composition. Then they will be taught editing skills and techniques on Living Arts own Casablanca editing systems. After these skills are taught the students will work alone and or in groups to create a unique piece of Video Art to go with the Speaking Volumes theme. Their Video Art will be presented at the closing reception Feb 26th. Bring your visual creative ideas and images on how we Transform Hate through Video Art.  



•John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation hopes you will be able to join them for all
three of these programs:

The JHFCR Dan Harrison Docent Education Program will host an information session at 2:00 PM, Saturday, 24 January at the Greenwood Cultural Center.  During the program, we will share information about the next series of docent education classes that are set to begin in February.  The classes will be offered in three formats:  day evening, and Saturday sessions.  Participants will have opportunity to sign-up for the classes during the information session.  Please plan to attend.  RSVP to Jean M. Neal at or 918-295-5009
The OU-Tulsa Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, the OU-Tulsa Zarrow School of Social Work Graduate Student Association, Phoenix Rising School, and the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation will present "Race Relations in Tulsa" at 5:30 PM, Thursday, 5 February at Perkins Auditorium on the OU-Tulsa campus.  The program will feature a screening of "Hate Crimes in the Heartland," the documentary film about Tulsa's 2012 Good Friday murders, followed by a panel discussion.  The panel will include Kavin Ross, Dr. Lisa Byers, and Walter Evans.  The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
After an extended hiatus, we are happy to announce that the informal, monthly Community Conversations have resumed!  Now on the third Tuesday each month, good people are invited to meet and talk with other good people about ideas and concerns that will make Tulsa a better, stronger community.  Our next community conversation will be Tuesday, February 17, from 6:30 -8:00 at Panera Bread, 1624 E. 15th Street.