The Oklahoma Today Podcast
Season 3, Episode 46: Keeping Animals Wild with WildCare Oklahoma

Season 3, Episode 46: Keeping Animals Wild with WildCare Oklahoma

October 3, 2022

Dogs, cats, birds, and hamsters can all go to the regular vet when they get sick. But who doctors Oklahoma's wild animals? This week we talk with the folks at WildCare Oklahoma in Noble about their mission and how you can help. Plus we answer the Question of the Week and help fill your calendar with Podvents. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 45: The Wildflower Festival with Katherine Whalen

Season 3, Episode 45: The Wildflower Festival with Katherine Whalen

September 26, 2022

Katherine Whalen with St. Francis of the Woods joins the editors to talk about the upcoming Wildflower Festival in Coyle. Plus, we throw down on holiday pies in our Question of the Week and help plan the week ahead in Podvents. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 44: The Many Joys of Banjos with Lucas Ross

Season 3, Episode 44: The Many Joys of Banjos with Lucas Ross

September 19, 2022

The American Banjo Museum's Lucas Ross joins the editors to talk about the annual Banjo Fest, including inductees into the Banjo Hall of Fame, Bricktown's free Banjo Bash concerts, and why novices should come pluck a few strings on their next date night. Plus a very musical Question of the Week and our fun and funny Podvents will keep the rest of your week lively. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 43: Oklahoma State Fair Food with Holly Kinyon

Season 3, Episode 43: Oklahoma State Fair Food with Holly Kinyon

September 12, 2022

The Oklahoma State Fair rolls into town this week, so we talked with Holly Kinyon about some of the wild new foods you can try and some fun events fairgoers won't want to miss. Plus, the editors spill the beans on their fair food favorites in the Question of the Week and spotlight fun happenings across the state in Podvents. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 42: Zoologist Tracey Dolphin and Bison in Oklahoma

Season 3, Episode 42: Zoologist Tracey Dolphin and Bison in Oklahoma

September 5, 2022

Tracey Dolphin from the Oklahoma City Zoo joins the editors to talk about bison and what it's like working with the official state mammal. Plus we help plan your week with Podvents and answer the Question of the Week with you. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 41: Okie-Tex Star Party with Mike Dennis

Season 3, Episode 41: Okie-Tex Star Party with Mike Dennis

August 29, 2022

It's almost time for one of Oklahoma's most stellar events: The Okie-Tex Star Party. This week on the podcast, Oklahoma City Astronomy Club's Mike Dennis joins the editors to talk about how Kenton became Oklahoma's star-gazing paradise and how to get started in amateur astronomy. Plus we answer the Question of the Week and take a trip around the state with Podvents. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 40: Historic Black Towns with Derrick Smith, Jr.

Season 3, Episode 40: Historic Black Towns with Derrick Smith, Jr.

August 22, 2022

This week on the podcast, 13 Black Towns Motorcycle Tour organizer Derrick Smith, Jr. talks about how growing up in Tatums inspired him to create a free event to preserve and teach the history of all-black Oklahoma towns. Plus, the editors wade into the sweet tea debate in our Question of the Week and highlight fun upcoming activities in Podvents. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 39: The Five Moons Festival with Leslie Kraus

Season 3, Episode 39: The Five Moons Festival with Leslie Kraus

August 15, 2022

University of Oklahoma dance professor Leslie Kraus joins the editors to talk about the upcoming Five Moons Festival, celebrating the lives and legacies of five Native American ballerinas with Oklahoma ties who became international stars. Plus we put a little extra mustard on our Question of the Week and highlight statewide happenings in Podvents. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 38: Going Electric with Steve Jenkins from the Bob Dylan Center

Season 3, Episode 38: Going Electric with Steve Jenkins from the Bob Dylan Center

August 8, 2022

The opening of the Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa was yet another feather in the city's cap. We talk with Director Steve Jenkins about how the center is using the vast Bob Dylan archives and catalog to tell new stories about one of America's greatest musicians. Plus we answer the Question of the Week and help plan your next trip with Podvents. We hope you listen!

Season 3, Episode 37: Endangered Ark Foundation in Hugo

Season 3, Episode 37: Endangered Ark Foundation in Hugo

August 1, 2022

This week the editors talk with folks from the Endangered Ark Foundation in Hugo, where circus elephants enjoy their retirement. Plus we talk about driving for food in our Question of the Week and help plan for more fun in Podvents. We hope you listen!

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