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Northwestern Fine Arts to present 'The Act of Murder' Feb. 16, 17, 18

Nearly 30 people have been in rehearsals, building set and getting costumes and stage props ready as the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Reichenberger Fine Arts Department prepares for "The Act...

 By Marione Martin    Local    February 5, 2023 

Quilt exchange connects Oklahoma, Washington

Joanne Prewett of Alva is one of the talented quilters featured in this month's exhibit at Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva. The "Fabrics of the Heartland" display features the fabric art of four...


Alva vocal music students recognized

Alaina Pierce attended the OkMEA (Oklahoma Music Educators Association) high school state vocal honor festival on Jan. 21 in Tulsa. She was awarded special recognition and a medal for earning this...


4-H Talent Show

On Jan. 11, the Alfalfa County 4-H Talent Show and Fashion Show was held at the Burlington School auditorium. Members of the 4-H and Cloverbuds from Burlington, Cherokee, and 4Him 4-H performed...


Deadline to register for 20th Campus Art Show is Feb. 22

The deadline to register artwork to display in the 20th annual Northwestern Oklahoma State University Art Society (NAS) Art Show in the J.W. Martin Library on March 5-31 will be here soon. Entry forms should be submitted no later than Feb. 22....


Auditions for the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute to be held across state

OKLAHOMA CITY- High school actors, singers, writers, dancers, visual artists, filmmakers, musicians and photographers are invited to apply and audition for the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at... Full story


Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series presents an evening of Vivaldi

The Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series wants you to join them on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Herrod Hall for an evening of Vivaldi featuring Cecilia's Muse of the Enid Symphony Orchestra, featuring soloists Caroline Cox Turek on violin and...


Northwestern to hold dedication ceremony for Cunningham Hall, formerly South Hall

Northwestern officials have announced a dedication ceremony open to the public on Jan. 20 to rename the female residence hall South Hall to Cunningham Hall. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in... Full story


Tour de Quartz featured at Graceful Arts Gallery

Talented students are featured in this month's exhibit at the Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva. The Tour de Quartz features work by students who participated in the 2022 Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute....


FAPC predicts food trends on the menu for 2023

Tastes change – often quickly and sometimes drastically. It’s exciting to learn about the next big thing in the food industry. Last year, interactive foods and celebrity food collaborations were all the hype as numerous brands hopped on the...


Poinsettias are a long-time holiday favorite

Although the Christmas tree takes center stage in many homes for holiday decorations, the poinsettia is also a popular addition to seasonal décor. There is no other plant that symbolizes Christmas like the poinsettia. With over 100 varieties...

 By Ky Smith    Local    December 16, 2022

Deck the halls with magic

Burlington will celebrate the magic at this year's homecoming. The theme of the homecoming is Disney. All through the week were dress-up days for the students. Pre-K through 6th grade competed in a...


Edsall preserves the past in paintings

As one of the featured artists this month, Sage Edsall was present at Graceful Arts Gallery during the Alva First Friday Art Walk Dec. 2. Edsall currently lives in Woodward, having moved there after... Full story


Alva Schools holiday concerts scheduled

The month of December will be a busy time for the Alva Schools. Students from all three elementary schools, AMS and AHS will be preparing for their upcoming Christmas concerts. All concerts will be held in the Alva High School auditorium and are...


Holiday concerts scheduled

A number of holiday concerts are scheduled in Alva beginning in December. Here’s a partial list: Thursday, Dec. 1 NWOSU Jazz Ensemble Concert will be held at 7 p.m. in Herod Hall auditorium on the Northwestern campus. Free and open to the public.... Full story


Northwestern's annual children's theater production

Northwestern Oklahoma State University students will be on the stage in Herod Hall Auditorium for the annual children’s theater production of “Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom” for a public performance on Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets available at...


Northwestern's Dr. Eduardo Moreira to give piano performance Nov. 18

Dr. Eduardo Moreira, assistant professor of music at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will be performing a solo piano recital at Alva's First Baptist Church in Alva, located at 714 College Ave....


'For Unto Y'all' to be performed by ACT I youthful cast

Dusty cowboys, a hapless trio of adventurers and an angel who looks a lot like the Lone Ranger lead the youthful ACT I cast in a fond and faithful onstage re-telling of the Gospel story of the birth...


Elementary school's annual Color Run fundraiser

The Alva Elementary Schools hosted their annual Color Run fundraiser on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Students, family, staff and community members all came together to enjoy a fun evening outside while running... Full story


Miss Woodward Presley Pruett wins 2022 Miss Cinderella crown

ALVA, Okla. – Presley Pruett, Miss Woodward, won the title of Miss Cinderella for the 70th Miss Cinderella Pageant at Northwestern Oklahoma State University Friday, Nov. 4. Pruett took home the Tale... Full story


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