Funny. Outlandish. Edgy. The hit Broadway musical comedy “Pippin” opens on Thursday, March 2, at the University of Science and Arts. The show is a production of the USAO Drama Department under guest Director Dion Stover. At right is Michael McCormick of Marlow, who plays Prince Pippin, son of Charlemagne the Great, searching for a little meaning and direction in his life. From left are Jake Tennell and Meagan Peters of Marlow.
An internationally known artist, Mark Statsz of Bellvue, Idaho, will present his work as the first of three artists under consideration in the USAO Public Art Project this spring.
The first presentation is scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Davis Hall Theater at USAO. Stasz will present his proposal for the public art sculpture to be erected in the Alumni Walk of Fame in front of the USAO Nash Library.
CHICKASHA – An art show featuring the work of faculty from another Oklahoma institution will open Sunday at 4 p.m. at the University of Science and Arts.
The public is invited to a reception at the USAO Art Gallery in Davis Hall to meet the artists and learn more about their unique creations.
Students will pay more for housing and meals – less than 5 percent more – this fall at the University of Science and Arts, but rates will stay below most other colleges with new or refurbished housing, under new room and board plans approved by the USAO Board of Regents on Tuesday.
The price of a four-bedroom apartment in Lawson court will be $1,805, which is $85 more for the standard fall-spring school year. In Sparks Hall, a more traditional residence hall environment, the fall-spring combined rate is $1,145, or $55 more.
CHICKASHA – Two local elementary schools are among the many who already plan to attend a free master class given by musical performers Trio Tulsa at noon on Feb. 28 in the University of Science and Arts’ Alumni Chapel.
Later that day, the group will perform the final concert in this season’s Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series. The group has earned regional, national and international acclaim throughout its 18-year history.