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  • Posted on: 25 November, 2014

    The 2014 Oklahoma Premiere of the Oklahoma City Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” with new set designs and costumes, is set for 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The production is being presented by Devon Energy and the Chickasaw Nation.

    The new sets were designed by Emmy Award winning scenic designer Gregory Crane and the elaborate new costumes are from Colorado designer Susanne Hubbs, whose designs have been featured in Dance Magazine.

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2014

    Jason Proctor, 2014-2015 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year (fourth from left) poses with 2013-2014 District Teacher of the Year honorees during the Marvin Stokes Endowed Lectureship held Nov. 10 at East Central University’s Raymond Estep Multimedia Center in the Bill S. Cole University Center. Proctor was the keynote speaker.

  • Posted on: 20 November, 2014

    The ECU Singers, East Central University Gospel Choir and University Chorale are performing a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ada.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2014

    Two cherished holiday performances of the Oklahoma City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” can be seen at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The production is being presented by Devon Energy and the Chickasaw Nation.

  • Posted on: 13 November, 2014

    A masked avenger will deliver an interactive lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Ataloa Theatre of East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    As a founding member of the Guerilla Girls, who goes by the name of “Frida Kahlo,” she is a famous artist, but no one will know who she is because she’ll be wearing a gorilla mask. She will discuss sexism, racism and corruption in politics, art, film and pop culture through facts, humor and outrageous visuals, according to the Guerilla Girls’ website.

  • Posted on: 12 November, 2014

    East Central University will host a public forum featuring an expert panel discussion and question and answer session on the environmental impact of fracking, a controversial method of drilling for natural gas, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 in the ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The forum will be preceded at 5:30 p.m. by a screening of the award-winning feature film “Promised Land,” directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon, John Krasinski, and Frances McDormand.

  • Posted on: 10 November, 2014

    High school students, who wish to play like a Tiger, dress like a Tiger, eat like a Tiger and learn like a Tiger have an opportunity to experience that for one day on Wednesday, Nov. 19, during Tiger Connection at East Central University. Those attending Tiger Connection will receive a free lunch, free t-shirt and will be placed in a drawing for a $500 scholarship. For more information, contact ECU enrollment management specialists at or call 580-559-5385 or 580-559-5254.


  • Posted on: 04 November, 2014

    Santa comes to town and toys come to life as the ECU SHOWTIME production of “Babes in Toyland,” takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8, in the Dorothy Summers Theatre on the East Central University campus. From left to right are: Mrs. Claus, played by Nicole Irwin of Ada; Santa Claus (or the Great Toymaster), portrayed by  Dalton Cummins of Ada; Toy Doll played by Addie Schmitt; Alan, portrayed by Tufton Green of Anadarko; and Miss Mary Quite Contrary, played by Allie Bush of Sapulpa.


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