Altus business accounting sophomore Tiffany Scholl takes a break from studying to view artwork in the USAO Art Gallery. This piece by Carolyn Cornwell Faseler is one of nearly 50 works on display through March 14. Faseler's artwork is joined by Vicki Maenza's original paintings. The exhibit features vivid colors and shapes representative of Latin America and the Southwest.
New York Times best selling author and Pulitzer Prize Award finalist Dr. Stephen Greenblatt is making his Chickasha debut March 6 at USAO. At 8 p.m. in the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium, Greenblatt will address a public crowd about history's most famous playwright, William Shakespeare. As part of the annual Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium, the evening event is free and open to the public.
USAO's Festival of Music and Ideas returns Feb. 18-23 for five nights of music, drama, guest lectures and more celebrating the life and times of composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The second in the series of five events planned through spring, 2009, the Beethoven Festival features each of the university's music ensembles, musical guests, theatrical performances and much more. Special guest conductor and world-renowned violinist Yuval Waldman returns as performer and director for the series. Each event is free and open to the public.