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Downtown Arts Organizations Commemorating The Race Massacre

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Notes from Black Wall Street (Or How to Project Yourself into the Future), a solo exhibition show by Crystal Z Campbell, is now open at ahha through July 25. On the occasion of the centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Campbell’s new commission considers the wake of this event into the present day.

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The Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Project presented by Living Arts of Tulsa encapsulates local artists’ response and influence of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre over the last 100 years. The show is on display through June 19.

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Tulsa Artists' Coalition Gallery is back open and features Reaching Back and Going Forward: Learning our history to build a better world and future. The exhibition featuring 12 artists commemorates the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

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The Tulsa Symphony and Festival Chorus are joining forces with the world-renowned trempeter, composer, educator and bandleader Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra to present All Rise (Symphony No. 1) on Sunday, June 6 at the BOK Center.

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Woody Guthrie Center is celebrating the release of Fire in Little Africa's album release with spotlight cases in their gallery. The gallery features original artwork by Antonio Andrews (Dialtone) and videos of the Fire in Little Africa project.

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World Stage Theatre Company presents Tulsa 21! Black Wall Street at the Performing Arts Center from June 3 to June 12. The play weaves the narrative of the historical account of the Massacre with true stories of people who live in Tulsa today. All stories are based on factual archival research.

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My Soul Looks Back and Wonder How I Got Over: Skip Hill and Letitia Huckaby is on display at 108 Contemporary through June 20. Hill and Huckaby use collage and fiber for this specific body of work and are influenced by the Tulsa Race Massacre.

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