Bob Dylan Center Tulsa, OK

“They Gave The Walls A Talking” Member Opening

March 7, 2024 6-7pm

They Gave The Walls A Talking Member Opening

“They Gave The Walls A Talking” Member Opening

March 7, 2024 6-7pm

They Gave The Walls A Talking Member Opening

Join us on Thursday, March 7 for the U.S. premiere of “They Gave The Walls A Talking: The Extraordinary Story of The Pogues and Shane MacGowan.” After an opportunity for guests to view the new exhibition at the Bob Dylan Center, the event will relocate to The Canopy where Victoria Mary Clarke, wife of Shane MacGown, and Niall Stokes, curator of the exhibit, will share remarks and a glimpse into the creation of this special exhibit in conversation with author and editor Anne Margaret Daniel with members in attendance.

Tickets and Details

Members please reserve your tickets at the link above.

Thursday, March 7

6–7 p.m.: Exhibition viewing, introductory remarks and refreshments
Bob Dylan Center
116 E. Reconciliation Way
Tulsa, OK 74103

7:30–8:30 p.m.: Presentation, discussion and refreshments with Victoria Mary Clark (MacGowan’s wife), Anne Margaret Daniel (music scholar) and Niall Stokes (exhibition curator)
The Canopy

Please note: guests must check in at the Bob Dylan Center before arriving to The Canopy. Guests are encouraged to attend the exhibition viewing at the center and accompany staff across the street to The Canopy for the presentation.

About Niall Stokes

Niall Stokes

Niall Stokes is a music journalist who has served as editor of the long-running fortnightly Ireland music and political magazine Hot Press based in Dublin. He has edited the magazine since 1977. He has been a longstanding champion of Irish music, most famously U2 in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s. He was Chairman of the Independent Radio and Television Commission (now the BCI) between 1993 and 1998 and has written several books, including Into the Heart: The Stories Behind Every U2 Song.

About Victoria Mary Clarke

Victoria Mary Clarke

Bio coming soon.

About Anne Margaret Daniel

Anne Margaret Daniel

Anne Margaret Daniel is a writer and editor who teaches at the New School University in New York City and at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, she has lived in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., New York City, and England. Her essays on literature, music, books, and culture have appeared for the past twenty-five years in books, critical editions, magazines, and journals including The New York Times, Hot Press, The Spectator, and The Times Literary Supplement. Anne Margaret has degrees in American history and English literature from Harvard (A.B.), Georgetown (M.A.), and Princeton (Ph.D). She also has a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. As a graduate student at Princeton in 1996, she gave the keynote lecture at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Centenary Conference held at his alma mater, and has published extensively on his work, and on American Modernism, since. She writes about music as often as she can. In spring 2017, Daniel taught the first course at a New York university in the combined arts and letters of Bob Dylan.

Daniel’s edition of Olivia Shakespear’s forgotten fin-de-siècle novella Beauty’s Hour: A Phantasy was published by Valancourt in 2015, and her bestselling edition of the last complete short stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, I’d Die For You And Other Lost Stories, was published by Scribner / Simon & Schuster in 2017. Her edition of The Great Gatsby was published by W.W. Norton / The Norton Library in 2022, and her second edition of the Oxford World’s Classics Tales of the Jazz Age in 2023. She is currently working on a novel set in the movie and music businesses in Los Angeles, a book about Bob Dylan, and is co-editing with Jackson R. Bryer the letters of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald.