Dr. Ken Bohannon (right) takes a journey through his own musical past as he plans to present a faculty recital beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 in the USAO Alumni Chapel. Performing a selection of material from operas, musical theatre and contemporary compositions, Bohannon will be accompanied by Dr. Stephen Weber (left). The pair is scheduled to travel to Arkansas State University at Beebe on Feb. 11 to perform as part of a talent exchange program with ASU.
Bringing more than 30 years of professional experience to the stage, Dr. Ken Bohannon will perform musical selections that have helped to shape his career at a recital scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7 in the Alumni Chapel at the University of Science and Arts.
Dr. Scott Atran will deliver the first keynote address for the Ableson Religious Reconciliation Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the USAO Ballroom. Atran is an anthropologist who has interviewed and lived among known terrorists in order to better understand what drives a person to become violent in the name of religion. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (405) 574-1362.
Is religion a biological urge? What makes a belief sacred? What motivates a person to kill in the name of God?
These are just a few of the questions that will be addressed by Dr. Scott Atran when he delivers the keynote address for the first Ableson Religious Reconciliation Lecture beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the USAO Ballroom at the University of Science and Arts.
Two representatives of the Women’s Services and Family Resources Center are scheduled to speak at USAO on the impact of volunteerism beginning at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28 at USAO. The event was organized by two graduating students to raise awareness about the impact of at-risk families on the community.
Representatives from the Women’s Services and Family Resources Center in Chickasha are scheduled to speak on the impact of volunteerism beginning at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28 in the USAO Ballroom.
The USAO Concert Choir rehearses for an upcoming concert featuring the Lincoln Elementary 5th and 6th grade choirs, the USAO Chamber Choir and several guest performers. The concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 29 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.
Students from the Lincoln Elementary 5th and 6th grade choirs will join the USAO Concert and Chamber choirs for an evening of holiday music scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 29 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.
Crystal Wyatt directs the Lincoln Elementary 5th and 6th grade choirs as they join with the USAO Concert and Chamber choirs for a holiday concert. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 29 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium at USAO.
Several area choirs will combine for a holiday concert scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 29 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium at the University of Science and Arts.
Members of the Chicago Tap Theatre perform a number from their holiday extravaganza, “Tidings of Tap!” The dance troupe comes to Chickasha to perform the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium on the campus of USAO. Tickets are $12 with discounts available for students and seniors.
The natural treasures of Cahuita are just one of many sights that travellers will experiences on a trip to Costa Rica organized by the University of Science and Arts. The second informational meeting about the trip is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Nov. 15 in Davis Hall, room 203. For more information, call 405-574-1207.
A second informational meeting about an upcoming trip to Costa Rica is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. for Nov. 15 in Room 203 Davis Hall on the campus of the University of Science and Arts.
The USAO ShowBand takes the stage beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 16 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. Members of the Chickasha Main Street program will be set up in the lobby before and after to educate attendees on local businesses and organizations located in Chickasha’s downtown business district.
The USAO ShowBand has used its talents to raise money and awareness for a variety of causes over the years. This fall, the ensemble hopes to draw attention to a cause worthy of every Chickasha resident’s attention – Chickasha’s own Main Street District – with an upcoming concert.
Three USAO alumni, Shane Harris (left), Michelle Skinner (center) and Steve Sanders (right) return to campus for a recital with current students as part of the Alumni Homecoming festivities this weekend. The recital begins at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Chapel.
A joint recital featuring alumni, students and the university chamber choir is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Alumni Chapel as part of the Alumni Homecoming festivities.
KAISER, a surreal but timely adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, runs at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 10 in the Davis Hall Little Theater. The show is free to USAO students, staff and faculty. Tickets are $10 at the door with a $5 discount for students. The play is appropriate for audience members over 13; younger audiences may be disturbed by nightmarish makeup and stylized violence.
During this hotly contested presidential election, fueled by a sluggish economy and a polarized electorate, Katie Davis, associate professor of theatre arts, feels like the time is right for some political commentary from long ago.
“I want to present a play that reminds audiences of the importance of the thinking voter - while giving them a theatrical experience that will surprise and delight them,” Davis says.