Oklahoma Shakespeare wraps up first season on new stage with ‘Macbeth’ 

Madison Stone Assistant Arts Editor  Oklahoma City is a city still growing in urban culture and the arts—the recent renovation of the botanical gardens, the instillation of the 17-acre Scissortail Park and the long-awaited opening of the First Americans Museum act as herald to the innovation of Oklahoma’s capital city. One of the most notable expressions of culture and art found in OKC, … Continue reading Oklahoma Shakespeare wraps up first season on new stage with ‘Macbeth’ 

An outline of the beautifully tragic “Red (Taylor’s Version)” 

Peyton King  Assistant Arts Editor  If you’re an 18 to 20-something girl who likes coffee, singer-songwriter tunes and sweater weather, chances are you’ve either heard about or have already listened to Taylor Swift’s rerecorded and reclaimed “Red (Taylor’s Version),” since its release Friday, Nov. 12.   Whether you’re a “Swiftie” or not, you’re probably going to … Continue reading An outline of the beautifully tragic “Red (Taylor’s Version)” 

OBU Theatre to present Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play 

Nathan Goforth  Assistant Features Editor  In a previous edition of The Bison, OBU’s Theatre production of “Vintage Hitchcock” was featured. Now, as promised, it returns for a follow-up check in as the show prepares to open for show. “Vintage Hitchcock” will open for showings November 5, 6, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m and November 7, 13 at 2:30 p.m in the Sarkeys Black Box Theater. “Vintage” is, … Continue reading OBU Theatre to present Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play 

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month through literature 

Madison Stone Assistant Arts Editor  November is National Native American Heritage Month.  “The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people,” said the National Congress of American Indians. “Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general … Continue reading Celebrating Native American Heritage Month through literature 

OBU’s Campus Activities Board to Host a New Take on Freshman Follies 

Peyton King At 8:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, OBU’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) will be hosting their annual Freshman Follies talent and variety show inside Raley Chapel’s Potter Auditorium. Freshman Follies is a freshman-led show that gives new students the opportunity to show off their talents on campus.  In the past, themes for Follies have … Continue reading OBU’s Campus Activities Board to Host a New Take on Freshman Follies 

Dr. Alan Noble releases book “You Are Not Your Own”  

Peyton King Associate Professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University, editor-in-chief of Christ and Pop Culture and author of numerous articles, Dr. O. Alan Noble released a new book Oct.12 entitled, “You Are Not Your Own: Belonging to God in an Inhuman World.”   In “You Are Not Your Own,” Noble explores how Christianity transforms the … Continue reading Dr. Alan Noble releases book “You Are Not Your Own”  

Tony Awards announce the return of Broadway 

Madison Stone The 74 Tony Awards took place Sunday, Sept. 26.  The Awards, which recognize outstanding Broadway productions and the talent surrounding them, were delayed over a year beyond their original 2020 date due to the pandemic. Many see the show’s return as the first step in the triumphant revival of theater, and even its title acts as herald: “The Tony … Continue reading Tony Awards announce the return of Broadway 

Emmys 2021 Recap: Winners, Big Moments and Controversy 

The Emmy Awards are a hot topic every year, and 2021’s show was no different. Between sweeping wins, memorable speeches and ever-present controversies, there’s plenty to keep screen junkies and critics alike talking for weeks to come.  Comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer hosted the awards, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater in L.A. on Sept. 19. This year’s Emmys was held in-person, as opposed … Continue reading Emmys 2021 Recap: Winners, Big Moments and Controversy