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Northwestern bands to present Masterworks Concert

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Fine Arts Department will present a masterworks band concert Tuesday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. in Herod Hall auditorium, Alva campus. This will be the band's...

 

Brooklyn artist planning talk, workshop at Northwestern

The April Artist-in-Residence with the Visual Arts program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is Daniel Herr. The Brooklyn, New York, native will have an artist talk and experimental drawing... Full story

 

Alva celebrates Easter on the Square

Alva Easter egg hunt started at 10 a.m. Saturday, where hundreds of kids of all ages raced to grab the prized eggs. On the other side of the square was the egg drop, in which people lined up to try... Full story

 

Northwestern Choirs to present Soundscapes IV Concert

Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Fine Arts will present its fourth annual Soundscapes concert Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in the Alva Independent School District Bus Barn (Old Armory) at 230 Choctaw. Admission is free and op...

 

Years of research, fine-tuning lecture notes leads to new book for Ridgway

It may have taken 25-plus years of continuous research and the fine-tuning of lecture notes as he prepared his information to teach students in a music appreciation class at Northwestern Oklahoma... Full story

 
 By Katie Strehl    Local    April 18, 2019

Freedom teens dazzle at the prom

About 30 Freedom High School students went to this year's prom. The theme this year was Grease, a reference to the popular 1978 teen movie. The junior class hosted the event and decorated the legion... Full story

 

Northwestern's annual Bahama Breakaway set for April 25

Northwestern Oklahoma State University students will be enjoying Bahama Breakaway on Alva’s downtown square Thursday, April 25, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Each year Northwestern’s Student Government Association (SGA) sponsors this fun event for...

 

Northwestern to host Riders in the Sky April 23

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will host the final performance in the Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series 2018-19 lineup with Riders in the Sky on Tuesday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in Herod Hall...

 

Baseball, Hot Dogs and Apple Pie

Northwestern Oklahoma State University alumni, friends and community are invited to attend the annual "Baseball, Hot Dogs and Apple Pie" on Tuesday, April 16. The event will take place at the David...

 

Fun in the mud at Freedom Buzzard Rally

The 2019 Buzzard Rally will be held Easter weekend in Freedom. Muddy fun is in store for participants in several events. Entries in the mud run will be registered from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20. Drivers may enter either the bog pit or the fast...

 

Spring Music Program: 'We're Going on a Trip with Miss Freedom'

This group of Freedom Public School kindergarten through fifth grade students will be featured at this year's Miss Freedom Contest. The spring music program, titled We're Going on a Trip with Miss...

 
 By Stacy Sanborn    Local    March 31, 2019

A bigger, better battle of bulls; Alva's Bull Battle event expands

Next weekend, the Woods County Fairgrounds in Alva will host the fourth annual Bull Battle, opening its doors at 4 p.m. on Friday. Bull Riders, Inc. (BRI), an Oklahoma-based sanctioning organization, will showcase bull riders competing for $7,500 in...

 

Northwestern to host third annual guitar festival

Northwestern Oklahoma State University will host the Third Annual NWOSU Guitar Festival April 5 between 9:30 a.m. and noon in the Fine Arts Building. The festival’s purpose is to provide young guitarists an outlet to perform and receive constructiv...

 

International students to offer annual Festival of Cultures April 5

International food, culture and performances will be available for enjoyment at Northwestern Oklahoma State University on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom during the annual Festival of Cultures. The event is open to the...

 

Northwestern to host Jeanetta Calhoun Mish for Visiting Writer Series

Northwestern Oklahoma State University's Department of English, Foreign Language and Humanities will host essayist, scholar and 2017-18 state poet laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish for the Visiting...

 

'Talking Tombstones' return

Alva Masonic Lodge 105, in partnership with the Cherokee Strip Museum, will present "Talking Tombstones." This fun and historical event will take place in the Alva Municipal Cemetery on Saturday,... Full story

 

How you'll know you're dead

One of Ben Zawalich's earliest memories is standing in the Egyptian Room at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) and looking at a mummy, a small mummy, in a display case (see photo, this page). That... Full story

 
 By Marione Martin    Local    March 29, 2019

Free workshop Saturday on endangered historic places

Historic places in Oklahoma show us the courage, struggles and accomplishments of early settlers. Preservation Oklahoma is the state's only private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to...

 

Northwestern Fine Arts to present 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' April 11, 12, 13

More than 80 people have been in rehearsals, building set, getting costumes and stage props ready as the Northwestern Oklahoma State University Fine Arts Department prepares for "Joseph and the Amazin... Full story

 

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