‘The Garden’ ballet premieres at OU to music by professor Michael Lee

News from the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts

NORMAN, Okla., USA–The University of Oklahoma Schools of Dance and Music will present, in collaboration,  the world premiere of The Garden, at 8 p.m. March 9 in Sharp Concert Hall of Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd St., on the OU Norman campus. This special event is complimentary to the public.   Continue reading

OKM: Adam & Kizzie bring heart and soul vibes with ‘EEDO’ echoes

By Glenda Rice Collins,  Updated June 13, 2016

BARTLESVILLE, Okla., USA– Dressed in red and white baseball jackets, blue shoes, and white-framed eyeglasses, ala Elton John,  Adam & Kizzie, one of Oklahoma City’s favorite duos,  took the OK Mozart, Opus 32 season stage with musical authority at the Bartlesville Community Center Saturday night, to top off opening day community festivities with unique.flair. OK Mozart (OKM) is recognized as Oklahoma’s premier music festival. Continue reading

Miró Quartet Returns for OK Mozart, Opus 32 Festival in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

By Glenda Rice Collins, Updated June 9, 2016

BARTLESVILLE, Okla., USA — The internationally-acclaimed Miró Quartet returns for the OK Mozart music festival’s 2016 Opus 32 season, June 11 – 18, with several 2 p.m. matinee concerts next week in the intimate performance space of the OKM Ambler Hall, which opened last fall in the heartland.   Continue reading

José Torres-Tama featured at Living Arts of Tulsa Artcar Fest with immigration themes

TULSA, Okla. USA — Featured as part of Living Arts of Tulsa’s Artcar Weekend XXII, visiting guest performance artist, New Orleans-based José Torres-Tama, a native of Ecuador, presents dynamic aspects of a “work in process,” Saturday, May 21, during the Artcar Burning Car celebration at 8:30 p.m., at 532 N. 72nd West Avenue in Tulsa. For Jose, immigration themes prevail.  Continue reading

REVIEW: Contemporary Dance Oklahoma

The following guest review, an essay  by University of Oklahoma freshman Nadia Moore, in partial fulfillment of an arts appreciation curriculum requirement for all OU students, reveals more about the stature of contemporary dance and exceptional arts leadership at OU. Nadia, an accounting major, also plays the  flute in OU’s Pride of Oklahoma marching band.           Continue reading

‘Stirring the Fire’ Empowers Women Globally; ‘Girl Rising’ Film Debuts at OU

By Glenda Rice Collins, E-E Columnist

NORMAN–The poignant and profound photography of artist Phil Borges has produced “Stirring the Fire: A Global Movement to Empower Women and Girls,” an exhibition which opens April 13 at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma, continuing through July 28.

Sponsored by World Literature Today, the OU award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, Stirring the Fire  opens in conjunction with the 2013 Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature & Culture.

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