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  • Posted on: 23 February, 2016
    Emelia Robinson, who plays Grandma Tzeitel, is fitted for a dress by costume designer Raegan Thomas in preparation for East Central University’s 2016 production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” The production is set for March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. each night in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The East Central University Theatre and Music Departments will present “Fiddler on the Roof,” March 3-5, in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The performances begin at 7:30 p.m. each night.

    “Fiddler on the Roof” is set in 1905 pre-revolutionary Russia. The story centers on a philosophical milkman named Tevye, with his witted-tongued wife Golde and their five daughters – Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava, Sphrintze and Bielke.

  • Posted on: 19 February, 2016

    Oklahoma Business Week, a one-of-a-kind, award-winning summer camp designed to expose high school students to the world of business, is set for June 5-9 at East Central University.

    Camp participants, those who have completed grades 9-12, become part of a “company” and work together in various events and competitions. Meanwhile, they will have the opportunity to interact and learn from business leaders from across the nation.

  • Posted on: 15 February, 2016

    ECU SCREENS continues the Foreign Film Festival with "PK" on Friday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    ECU SCREENS is collaborating with Sigma Tau Delta and The Honors Student Association to show the heartfelt comedy "PK," a movie made in India. This “biting, whip-smart satire” (Los Angeles Times) is free and open to the public. The Asian Student Association will be selling chai and samosas before the screening.

  • Posted on: 11 February, 2016

    Pianist Avguste Antonov will present a free concert, hosted by the East Central University Music Department, on Friday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in ECU’s Faust Hall.

    Antonov is artist in residence at The Master’s Touch School of Music and Performing Arts, LLC., in Grapevine, Texas and leads an active solo career.

  • Posted on: 10 February, 2016

    ECU SCREENS continues its spring season with "The Beaux’ Stratagem" on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    A wild comedy of love and cash, "The Beaux’ Stratagem" is “exuberant fun . . . exhilarating” (Guardian). Enjoy Blue Bell ice cream cups during intermission, in keeping with British theatre tradition.

  • Posted on: 09 February, 2016

    In an effort to promote literacy, encourage the reading of classic literature and expand cultural horizons, the Ada community, in partnership with East Central University, has launched “The Big Read”.

    “The Big Read” community reading program, which is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, came from one of only two grants initiated in Oklahoma and one of only 75 nationwide.

  • Posted on: 08 February, 2016

    East Central University student Caleb Savage (center) was a featured speaker recently at a Legislative Luncheon at Pete’s Place in Krebs, Okla. Also pictured are ECU President John R. Hargrave (left) and Glen D. Johnson, chancellor of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Savage, ECU’s student senate president, Ada resident and Del City High School graduate, spoke about the importance of a college education and how grateful he is to have the opportunity to purse a degree.

     

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  • Posted on: 05 February, 2016

    ECU SCREENS continues the Foreign Film Festival with “Phoenix” on Friday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

     Before the show, come to the University Center at 3 p.m. for a German cabaret experience featuring German sweets and song provided by ECU's Music Department. Named one of the top five foreign language films of 2015 by the National Board of Review, “Phoenix” is free and open to the public.

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