The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival and Thlopthlocco Matrilineal Sons & Daughters announced the inaugural Native Maestro Series, featuring Oklahoma native artists.
The free event will be at 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, at the Noble Middle School Auditorium in Okemah. A second event, the Thlopthlocco Matrilineal Art Showcase, will open to the public Saturday, July 13, at the Citizens State Bank in downtown Okemah.
Featured artists include:
Timothy Tate Nevaquaya (Comanche) — native flute
Kyle Bell (Thlopthlocco Tribal Town) — filmmaker
Maggie Boyett (Shawnee/Kiowa) — modern dancer
Barbara McAlister (Cherokee) — classical mezzo-soprano
Aaron Beck — guest pianist
Nicole Emmons (Citizen Potawatomi) — filmmaker/artist
Jerod Tate (Chickasaw) — classical composer