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 By Marione Martin    Local    June 17, 2018 

Alva and aviation

Alva residents have a long history with aviation. Aircraft have always provided a convenient means to travel among the widespread towns of the state. Locals with an interest in traveling the skies have developed products and established businesses...

 
 Local    June 17, 2018 

Airfield Schedule of Events

Tuesday, June 19 9:30 a.m.- Noon Air Race Classic teams arriving and departing (times approximate) Thursday, June 21 9:00 a.m.- Noon Young Eagle Rides for youth age 8-17 at airport terminal Friday, June 22 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Food Trucks, north of...

 
 Local    June 17, 2018 

Northwestern alum one of two winners on Food Network's Comeback Kitchen

Take two! The number two may quickly become Northwestern Oklahoma State University alumna Amy Pottinger's lucky number because she was one of two people to recently be named this summer's Food...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 17, 2018 

Aerobatic show set for Wings over the Prairie

What's an air show without great flying stunts? The Wings over the Prairie Air Show in Alva next weekend has booked a premiere showman. Randy Henderson of Texas T-Carts fame will be performing two...

 

Northwestern faculty member publishes book on art, music in the 20th century

Max Ridgway, who teaches music-related classes at Northwestern Oklahoma State University as an adjunct instructor of music teaching guitar and strings courses, has published "Modernism: The Strange...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 3, 2018

'An oddball as an artist'

Brian Davis is the unusual artist who has managed to support himself through creating art his whole life. He says his interest in visual arts began at age three when he became "the artist in the...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    June 1, 2018

Art and crafts, theatre performances, race, mud run and softball this weekend

Entertainment opportunities abound in Alva this weekend. Tonight the First Friday Artwalk in downtown Alva is from 6 to 8 p.m. Stop by the Graceful Arts Gallery for the Art on the Salt Fork exhibit featuring Earl Kuhn, Eva McPhail, Vi Thomas, Dallas...

 

Act I Theatre musical 'How The West Was Fun'

The ACT I Stars will treat theatre patrons to a glimpse of the wild west on May 31, June 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the musical “How The West Was Fun,” by James L. Seay for Baker's Plays. Curley (Draven Lehr) and Lobo (Julius Cardonito and Jaylin...

 

'Jade Black' now filming in Oklahoma

Jade Black Films, LLC, and the Oklahoma Film and Music Office (OF+MO) are pleased to announce that principal photography has begun in Oklahoma on the feature film “Jade Black.” Written, directed and produced by Oklahoma native Terry Spears with...

 

Summer art camps at Graceful Arts

Graceful Arts will offer summer art camps on June 19–22 for students aged kindergarten through 10 yeas old, and July 17–19 for students ages 8 to 14. Camps will be held 1-4 p.m. with snacks provided. There is a limit of 40 students per camp. For...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 6, 2018

Retirement brings time to create art

Though he may move a little slower, retirement hasn't changed Gene Dougherty's love of art. After teaching classes in drawing, watercolor and design for 31 years at Northern Oklahoma College in...

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    May 6, 2018

Shaping metal into meaningful art

Tall and lanky with flowing white hair and mustache, Dick Bixler could be an old west gunslinger. Instead Bixler uses his hands to shape metal into art with meaning. The Pratt, Kansas, resident used...

 

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