February 2011

SERBIAN PIANIST PERFORMING MARCH 5 AT ECU

Serbian pianist Milica Jelača Jovanović will perform Saturday [MARCH 5] at East Central University in the ECU Piano Series sponsored by ECU’s Music Department. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR SPEAKING MARCH 9 AT ECU

A Holocaust survivor who has spent his life honoring the memory of those lost in the Holocaust will speak at 7 p.m. March 9 [WEDNESDAY] in the Ataloa Theater in East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

The Louise Young Diversity lecture will be presented by Max Glauben, who will describe the horrors he experienced and escaped as a teenager until he was liberated by the U.S. Army in 1945.

ECU NIGHT SET MARCH 7 IN McALESTER

Current and prospective East Central University students, along with former students and friends of ECU, are invited to ECU Night in McAlester, scheduled for March 7 [MONDAY].

ECU Night will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. in the student lounge of the Wanda Bass Building at the McAlester campus of Eastern Oklahoma State College.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS PLANNING BANQUET, ENTERTAINMENT ON FRIDAY

The International Student Connection Club and the Global Education Office at East Central University will present an international banquet and entertainment Friday [FEB. 25] to raise money for international students’ scholarships for next fall.

The banquet of exotic foods from 10 different countries, including food donated by local restaurants, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Trinity Baptist Church Center at 123 N. Mississippi.

DALLAS BRASS TO PERFORM “AMERICAN MUSICAL JOURNEY” AT ECU

The internationally acclaimed Dallas Brass will perform its “American Musical Journey” show at East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m. March 4 [FRIDAY]. 
 

The performance incorporates a full complement of brass and percussion for a musical travelogue through American history, from the time of George Washington to the present day.
 

ARTISTIC HISTORIAN TO SPEAK AT ECU ABOUT 1921 TULSA RACE RIOT

Artistic historian Eric Humphries will discuss his work on the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday [FEB. 23] in the Estep Multimedia Center at East Central University. The center is on the first floor of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

Humphries’ work is on exhibit until March 18 in the Pogue Art Gallery in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. The gallery is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
        

ECU PRESENTING CHAMBER MUSIC IN THE ART GALLERY CONCERT

A Chamber Music in the Art Gallery concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday [FEB. 24] in the Pogue Art Gallery at East Central University. The gallery is in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
            

ECU faculty and students will perform music from Italy, Spain, France, America and Poland. Admission is free. 
           

5TH ANNUAL ECU FACULTY, STUDENTS, FRIENDS COMPOSER CONCERT SET FEB. 21

Original compositions by faculty, students and friends of East Central University will be featured in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 [MONDAY] in the Ataloa Theatre in ECU’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
           

Several works on the program will have their premiere performances, including “Elegy for Saxophone and Piano” by Dr. Mark Hollingsworth and “Mizmar Kaf Gimmel” (Psalm 23) by Dr. Alan Marshall.  
           

ECU BRINGING MUSICAL SOUTH PACIFIC TO ATALOA STAGE

Audience members probably won’t find their true love in a stranger they see across the crowded Ataloa Theatre, but East Central University is planning several enchanted evenings when “South Pacific” opens Thursday [FEB. 17] in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Friday and at 2 p.m. Sunday [FEB. 20].

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