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Blues Boy Willie's love of the harmonica is evident when he steps on stage and his latest album brings back porch jam back to the roots of the blues. He began his career in the small cotton farming community of Memphis, Texas. On Nov. 20, he joins the USAO Showband for its fall concert. The concert is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on the USAO campus. The performance is free and open to the public. (Click photo for slideshow)
He's known as the undisputed King of the Juke Joint Blues and as a professional classic bluesman. He's written some 300 songs so far and he mesmerizes audiences of all ages. On Nov. 20, Blues Boy Willie comes to Chickasha as the special guest of the USAO Showband during their fall concert.
The greenhouse of the DroverGen Energy Research Laboratory soaks up the sun's energy during a bright fall day. The lab will host an open house Nov. 12 from 3-6 p.m. at the lab on the south end of Austin Hall off of Grand Avenue. USAO students, faculty, staff and the public are invited to the event.
It may be the only lab of its kind in the state. It focuses on the potential of 'green' energy and will be a hands-on learning tool for USAO faculty and students. USAO is showing off the DroverGen Energy Research Laboratory with an open house Nov. 12.
The cast of Lysistrata go through their lines during a recent rehearsal. The USAO production is scheduled Nov. 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Hall Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for all non-USAO students. Admission is free with a USAO I.D. Due to explicit language, crude humor and graphic scenes of a sexual nature, no one under the age of 17 will be admitted without an adult guardian.
When Aristophanes' Lysistrata opens on the USAO stage Nov. 12 it will feature a cast of USAO students -- many new to the stage at the college and some veterans.
The USAO Concert Choir presents its annual fall concert Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Name Cathedral, 214 South 7th Street in Chickasha. The free concert features sacred music from the medieval period to contemporary favorites.
A presentation of sacred music is scheduled Nov. 17 as the Concert Choir of the University of Science and Arts presents an Advent Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Name Cathedral in Chickasha.