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OBU Presents ‘The Spring Affair Show’

April 13, 2010

Oklahoma Baptist University's Campus Activities Board promises an evening of unforgettable entertainment as they present "The Spring Affair Show," Saturday, April 17, at 8 p.m. in Raley Chapel. Admittance is free, and the community is welcome to attend.

"The Spring Affair Show will provide a variety of musical acts and comedy that is sure to entertain anyone looking for an out-of-the-ordinary Saturday night," said the show's co-director D.H. Dilbeck, a senior from Edmond, Okla.

The show will feature six musical acts including a cover of Ray LaMontagne's "Burn" sung by Kirt Henderson, a senior from Edmond, along with Braden Echard, a senior from McLoud, Okla., and Anne Risch, a senior from Topeka, Kan.

Other acts include a rendition of Gavin DeGraw's "Chariot," sung by Matt Longacre, a senior from Frederick, Okla., with Lauren Palmer, a sophomore from Oklahoma City; Mikey Power, a junior from Ada, Okla.; David Stephens, a senior from Tulsa, Okla.; and Risch.

A cover of Coldplay's "Cemeteries of London" will be performed by Rachel Jessup, a senior from Grapevine, Texas; Jee Choi, a senior from Gwang Ju, South Korea; Palmer; Leah Palmer, a freshman from Oklahoma City; Risch; and Liz Sidler, a freshman from Justin, Texas.

The Silletarfs will perform "The Whistle Song." The group features Jessi Masterson, a freshman from Oklahoma City; Matt Monhollon, a junior from Eufaula, Okla.; Jon Scott, a sophomore from Fort Gibson, Okla.; and Sydney Staggs, a junior from Checotah, Okla.

Courtney Tice and Luke Simmons will perform a cover of One Republic's "Coming Home." Tice is a junior from Oologah, Okla., and Simmons is a junior from Weleetka, Okla.

The University Chorale also will perform.

Nine emcees will offer different comedic skits throughout the evening. The emcees include Leslie Fort, a sophomore from College Station, Texas; Libby Hammons, a sophomore from Shawnee; Clay Henderson, a sophomore from Edmond; Tim Kurtz, a senior from Heber Springs, Ark.; Zach Melton, a sophomore from Oklahoma City; Tyler Parker, a senior from Fort Gibson; Clay Phillips, a junior from Heavener, Okla.; Scott Risinger, a junior from Oklahoma City; and Ryan Whitlock, a junior from Shawnee.

"I believe that OBU has a tremendous amount of talent, some of which we do not get to see very often," said co-director Emily Roberts, a senior from Guymon, Okla. "Spring Affair gives individuals the opportunity to showcase that talent. This year's show has a vast range of incredibly skilled performers and emcees that are sure to bring entertainment to anyone in the audience."