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  • Posted on: 30 November, 2011
    Bruce Peil

    A landscape artist widely recognized for his oil paintings of the American West will teach a three-day workshop Dec. 13-15 [TUESDAY-THURSDAY] at East Central University. Bruce Peil, a native Oklahoman who lives in Athens, Texas, will conduct his American Landscape Art Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day in ECU’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Peil, whose paintings are in many corporate and private collections, also teaches workshops at his studio in Athens, Texas, where he and his wife operate an artist retreat.

  • Posted on: 29 November, 2011
    Photo of Alley Cats
    If Thanksgiving turkey and Black Friday specials don’t get you into the holiday spirit, a special Christmas show at East Central University should do the trick.
    The Alley Cats, America's premier Doo-Wop group, will present their Christmas show, “Jingle Bell Rock – A Harmoniously Hysterical Holiday Hit,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 [TUESDAY] in the Ataloa Theatre in ECU’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Theatre.
  • Posted on: 28 November, 2011
    Photo of ECU Singers
    The East Central University Chorale and the ECU Singers will perform two new works by Ada composers Victoria Davison and Rudy Lupinski in concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 [MONDAY] at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
    Dr. Steve Walker, ECU professor of music, conducts both groups. Accompanists will be Dr. Starla Hibler and Rudy Lupinski, piano, and Juliana Overmier, flute. The concert is open to the public and admission is free.
  • Posted on: 21 November, 2011
    Photo a home in the tour

     The home of Jim and Shelley Hamby

    Rumors claim the home of Jim and Shelley Hamby, built in 1939 at 405 N. Crown Point Dr., once was a bootlegger’s home.

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     The home of Jerry and LaVonda Jones

  • Posted on: 15 November, 2011
    A scene from Shot In The Dark
    A wealthy family’s chauffeur is murdered and all the evidence points to their maid. It’s an open-and-shut case – until a young magistrate talks with the maid and decides she is innocent in “A Shot in the Dark,” a comic mystery that runs Thursday through Saturday [NOV. 17-19] at East Central University.
  • Posted on: 11 November, 2011
    The Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will offer turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, rolls and desserts to at least 3,000 people on Nov. 21 [MONDAY]. The dinner, which is free and open to everyone in the community, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex, 1710 N. Broadway Ave.
    Student organizers in the Human Resources Club at East Central University say they are expecting more people this year.
  • Posted on: 11 November, 2011

    In an effort to reduce motor vehicle-related deaths and injury, the leading killer of children under 14, Safe Kids Oklahoma will sponsor a car seat check-up event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday [NOV. 17] at Reynolds Recreation Center, 1005 N. Willow St., in Pauls Valley.

  • Posted on: 10 November, 2011
    photo of Chickasaw princess

    East Central University President John Hargrave, game officials and senior Chickasaw Princess Nacobi Walker watch as the coin she tossed flies into the air to start the football game between ECU and Harding University during Chickasaw Nation Appreciation Day on Nov. 5. An Information Fair and tailgating were held earlier for Chickasaw high school and middle school students. The Chickasaw Nation Color Guard posted the colors before the game and Chickasaw Nation Martial Arts gave a demonstration at halftime.


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