February 2008

Art Exhibit Explores Southwest, Latin Influences

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February-26-2008
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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.


Students Use Drama, Fundraisers to Support Local Charity

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February-19-2008
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College students are helping raise funds and awareness to stop violence against women. As part of the national V-Day College Campaign, the student-led Feminist Collective will stage 'The Vagina Monologues' at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 in USAO's Davis Hall Little Theatre. Tickets are $10 at the door, and proceeds benefit the Grady County Women's Service and Family Resource Center. Due to language and content, the play is intended for mature audiences. From left, back to front, are Chelsea Davis, Shannon Harvey, Carlena Murray, Eryn Bass, Megan Solomon, Laura Haithcock, Melody Dobbins, Heather Reimer, Zanéa McLoughlin, Whitney Whitaker and Sarah Powers. Not pictured are Audrey Hodges, Chelsea Huddleston, Dr. Aleisha Karjala, Arielle Green and Tegan Switzer.

 

Shakespeare Historian to Address Public at USAO March 6

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February-13-2008
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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 Invites Public to Join Beethoven Week Feb. 18-23

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February-05-2008
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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.