Press Releases


Holba' Kana'li Film Series features "The Dead Can't Dance" Oct. 20


Monday, December 03, 2012


The Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities will present the zombie movie "The Dead Can't Dance" 2 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 at the McSwain Theatre in Ada, Okla.

Jae L. and Crossover to Appear With Special Guests at McSwain Saturday, Oct. 15


Monday, December 03, 2012


ADA, Okla. – The historic McSwain Theatre will be rocking with the sounds of Jae L. Stillwell and Crossover and special guests 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15.

Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting Gospel Concert set Oct. 1


Tuesday, December 04, 2012


The 2011 Chickasaw Nation Gospel Singing Concert in Tishomingo, Okla. will include performances by several local and professional musical talents.

Jae L. and Crossover To Appear With Special Guests at McSwain Saturday


Tuesday, December 04, 2012


Jae L. Stilwell and Crossover, along with six special musical guests, are set to rock the house at the historic McSwain Theatre in Ada, Okla.

McSwain Gallery hosts "Ancient to Abstract" art exhibit


Friday, November 30, 2012


The Chickasaw artist enjoys learning about historical subjects and translating them onto canvas in a contemporary manner.

McSwain Film Series continues with "Dancing on the Moon" Sept. 9


Friday, November 30, 2012


"Dancing on the Moon," a story of three Native American friends on their way to powwow, will be shown 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9, at the McSwain Theatre in Ada, Okla.

"Ancient to Abstract" exhibit scheduled at McSwain Gallery


Friday, November 30, 2012


The McSwain Theatre Art Gallery will showcase the works of Chickasaw artist Tracie "Tuck" Davis in September.

McSwain hosts New Years Eve celebration


Thursday, November 29, 2012


Tickets are on sale now for the Jae L. Stilwell and Crossover's annual New Years Eve celebration beginning at 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31.

McSwain Theatre Hosts Legendary Bluegrass Band Sept. 25


Thursday, November 29, 2012


Three-time National Fiddle Champion Byron Berline and his band will present an exciting evening of traditional bluegrass and Western swing music 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 at the McSwain Theatre in Ada.

Native American Film, Director to Kick Off McSwain Film Series


Tuesday, November 27, 2012


"Turquoise Rose,"a film from Navajo writer/director Holt Hamilton, will be the first film shown in the Holba’ Kana’li (Moving Pictures) Film Series beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009 at the McSwain Theatre.