February 2016

“FLUID-INDUCED EARTHQUAKES” IS TOPIC OF DISCUSSION AT ECU’S BIRDSALL-DREISS LECTURE SET THURSDAY, MARCH 3

“Fluid-Induced Earthquakes: Insights from Hydrogeology and Poro-mechanics,” will be the topic of discussion as Dr. Shemin Ge presents East Central University’s Birdsall-Dreiss Lecture set for Thursday, March 3, at 4 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center inside the Bill S. Cole University Center.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will offer an overview and physical insights of fluid-induced seismicity from hydrologic and poro-mechanics perspectives.

SYMPHONIC BAND, WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT SET FOR SUNDAY, FEB. 28, AT ECU

East Central University’s Wind Ensemble and Symphonic band will present music of Karrick, Sousa and Sparke during its Midwinter Concert on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The Symphonic Band will be performing “Critical Mass” by Doug Stalter, “Nettleton” by Johnnie Vinson and “Urban Dances” by Eril Morales.

The Wind Ensemble is performing the first movement of “A Sacred Suite” by Brant Karrick, “Riders for the Flag” by Sousa and “Hymn of the Highlands” by Philip Sparke.

AFTER 20 YEARS, DAVIS RETURNS TO ROLE OF TEVYE IN ECU’S PRODUCTION OF “FIDDLER ON THE ROOF”

Twenty years after playing the role of Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof” at East Central University, Jamie Davis is back to do it again.

Davis, 46, will perform the role of the father of five daughters in the ECU Theatre and Music Department’s 2016 production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” set for March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. each night at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

“FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” TO BE PRESENTED BY ECU THEATRE, MUSIC DEPARTMENTS, MARCH 3-5

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.

AWARD-WINNING OKLAHOMA BUSINESS WEEK SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 5-9 AT ECU

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.

COMEDY "PK" COMES TO ECU

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.

PIANIST AVGUSTE ANTONEV TO PERFORM AT ECU ON FEB. 19

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.

SPEND VALENTINE’S AFTERNOON WITH TWO HANDSOME ‘BEAUX’

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.

BOOK “THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY” IS FOCUS OF BIG READ PROGRAM IN ADA, AT ECU

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.

ECU STUDENT SENATE PRESIDENT SPEAKS AT LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEON

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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