In this episode, Thaddeus Strassberger is making a name for himself in the wide world of opera. We go backstage to see how he immerses himself in the craft and skill of stage design and direction. Kristin Treager has led a life of twists and turns. We buckle up and go along for the ride to hear how she went from champion professional race car driving to the court room. Visual artist Brenda Mallory uses reclaimed objects, textiles and beeswax to create her works of art. We join her as she salvages items and explores and refines her organic process. In our Cherokee Almanac, we take a look back at “Oklahoma’s favorite son” and the events that led to Will Rogers’ national fame.
Thaddeus Strassberger is making a name for himself in the wide world of opera. As a stage director and designer, his talents strech from Oklahoma to London, where he now makes him home. We go backstage to see how he immerses himself in a world of creativity and character to bring opera to life.
Kristin Treager is an assistant D.A. for Dallas County, Texas, but her path to this career was quite an interesting one. While attending law school Kristin was also a champion professional race car driver. After all the twists and turns, she’s left her racing career behind and now serves her community by protecting those most vulnerable in our society, children.
Brenda Mallory is a visual artist based in Porltand, Oregon. Her mixed media work includes working with reclaimed objects, textiles and beeswax to create dialogues around interruptions to nature and human culture. We join her as she collects salvaged items and explores how her organic process often leads the conversation.
Will Rogers is a household name, but a lot happened before he became known as “Oklahoma’s favorite son.” In this Cherokee Almanac, we take a look back at everything that led up Will Rogers’ explosion to the heights of national fame.
In this Cherokee Language Lesson, we join Gasila and Sinasd as they learn Cherokee weather words.