Entertainment

Cowley College Music Department to present Christmas Vespers Concert

Celebrate the holiday season with music by attending Cowley College’s annual Christmas Vespers Concert on Dec. 10! The Cowley College Singers and Cowley College Concert Choir will perform traditional Christmas music. There is no cost to attend the event, which will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Robert Brown Theatre, […]

“The Librarians” brings adventure to TV for binge-watching pleasure

Sometimes a television series will begin and, despite my interest in it, it completely falls off my radar before I have the chance to watch it. “The Librarians” — a TNT series currently in its fourth season — is one such show. It seems like the announcement of the series […]

Christmas in the City to kick off with Merry Monday, tree lighting

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the City event will kick off with Merry Monday on Nov. 20 in downtown Arkansas City. Live music will begin and food vendors will open at 4 p.m. The festivities will continue until 7:30 p.m. Food vendors include Ark City […]

Tracking Santa sightings in downtown Arkansas City through December

Santa Claus will make several appearances next month in Arkansas City, starting with Merry Monday. Santa will be on hand to light the Christmas decorations and pose for photos with children starting at 6:15 p.m. Following Merry Monday, Santa can be found nearly somewhere in Ark City every weekend. North […]

Alderbrook plans Festival of Wreaths fundraiser Dec. 16 for blessing boxes

Alderbrook Village will be host to a holiday fundraiser this year called the Festival of Wreaths. The event, which will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 16, features wreaths that have been donated by local businesses. “(The) wreaths will be auctioned during our festive event and proceeds will benefit […]

Robert Brown Theatre packs them in for performances of Mary Poppins

Cowley College’s Visual and Performing Arts Department performed Disney’s and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins, a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, to large audiences Nov. 9-11 inside the Robert Brown Theatre. The performance was directed and choreographed by theater director Cara Kem. “Mary […]

Southwestern College Choral Union rehearsals begin; concert is Dec. 3

WINFIELD — The Southwestern College Choral Union (SCCU) began rehearsals on Nov. 7. Rehearsals will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday at Darbeth Rehearsal Hall in Winfield. SCCU is a community and college ensemble that offers choral and vocal education, plus performance opportunities, to a broad range of […]

Nine Lives improvisational comedy troupe to perform family show Nov. 10

WINFIELD — Southwestern College’s Nine Lives Laughatorium and Good Times Improvisational Comedy Troupe will perform a community show at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at Messenger Recital Hall in the Darbeth Fine Arts Center. The public is invited to attend and there is no admission charge. The theme for the show […]

Beauty and the Beast rescheduled for Nov. 10 at Agri-Business Building

The 2017 Fall Friday Family Movie Series will end at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 in Arkansas City with a Disney movie at the Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave. The 2017 live-action version of “Beauty and the Beast,” cosponsored by the Optimists and Soroptimists of Arkansas City, is a new […]

Original works presented by Nightingale, other students at Writers Corner

The first Writers Corner of the academic year was a success, with nine students and three faculty writers presenting 25 original works. The event is hosted each semester by the students in the creative writing program at Cowley College. “We had a really nice crowd, with quite a lot of […]